The first table below looks at the demand for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 39 71 53
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -18
Permanent jobs citing WAN 90 35 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.76% 2.99% 3.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.03% 12.11% 12.42%
Number of salaries quoted 90 32 27
Average salary £40,000 £38,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.57% -4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £37,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £68,600 £49,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%
Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
281 289 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.11% 24.68% 28.25%
Number of salaries quoted 265 264 236
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
East of England

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

WAN
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Bedfordshire region.

WAN Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

WAN
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

WAN
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +10 46 £35,000 -7.89% 3
Luton -2 20 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Dunstable - 2 £35,750 -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN.

1 119 (96.75%) LAN
2 69 (56.10%) Firewall
3 66 (53.66%) Cisco
4 64 (52.03%) VPN
5 58 (47.15%) Windows
6 54 (43.90%) DNS
7 44 (35.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 44 (35.77%) Citrix
8 42 (34.15%) Cisco Certification
8 42 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 40 (32.52%) DHCP
10 36 (29.27%) Microsoft
11 35 (28.46%) CCNP
12 34 (27.64%) SAN
12 34 (27.64%) Symantec
12 34 (27.64%) VMware
13 32 (26.02%) Microsoft Certification
13 32 (26.02%) MCSE
14 30 (24.39%) CheckPoint
15 28 (22.76%) MS Office
16 27 (21.95%) IIS
16 27 (21.95%) SQL
17 26 (21.14%) MS Excel
18 24 (19.51%) Lotus Domino
18 24 (19.51%) Lotus
18 24 (19.51%) McAfee
18 24 (19.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
19 23 (18.70%) CCNA
20 21 (17.07%) MS Exchange
20 21 (17.07%) Capacity Management

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (21.95%) IIS
2 24 (19.51%) Lotus Domino
3 21 (17.07%) MS Exchange
4 17 (13.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 16 (13.01%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (11.38%) Apache
7 7 (5.69%) IBM Notes
8 4 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.63%) Lync
Applications
1 28 (22.76%) MS Office
2 26 (21.14%) MS Excel
3 14 (11.38%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.38%) SaaS
2 2 (1.63%) IaaS
3 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 119 (96.75%) LAN
2 69 (56.10%) Firewall
3 64 (52.03%) VPN
4 54 (43.90%) DNS
5 40 (32.52%) DHCP
6 34 (27.64%) SAN
7 19 (15.45%) MPLS
8 18 (14.63%) VoIP
9 17 (13.82%) TCP/IP
9 17 (13.82%) Wi-Fi
10 15 (12.20%) Wireless
11 9 (7.32%) Network Security
12 5 (4.07%) DMZ
13 4 (3.25%) PBX
13 4 (3.25%) Ethernet
13 4 (3.25%) OSPF
13 4 (3.25%) BGP
13 4 (3.25%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (3.25%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (3.25%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.57%) MySQL
General
1 7 (5.69%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.88%) Finance
3 4 (3.25%) Retail
4 2 (1.63%) Marketing
5 1 (0.81%) Local Government
5 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.81%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 46 (37.40%) Network Engineer
2 24 (19.51%) 3rd Line Support
2 24 (19.51%) Systems Engineer
2 24 (19.51%) Analyst
3 19 (15.45%) Network Support
4 17 (13.82%) PC Support
4 17 (13.82%) PC Engineer
5 16 (13.01%) Security Engineer
5 16 (13.01%) Support Engineer
5 16 (13.01%) Network Security Engineer
5 16 (13.01%) Support Analyst
6 14 (11.38%) Network Analyst
7 13 (10.57%) Network Support Engineer
7 13 (10.57%) Architect
8 11 (8.94%) PC Support Engineer
9 10 (8.13%) Windows Systems Engineer
10 9 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 9 (7.32%) Team Leader
10 9 (7.32%) Server Support Analyst
10 9 (7.32%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.25%) Web Services
2 1 (0.81%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.82%) Blackberry
1 17 (13.82%) SecurID
2 13 (10.57%) Clustering
3 7 (5.69%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 58 (47.15%) Windows
2 44 (35.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 42 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (13.82%) VMS
4 17 (13.82%) Android
4 17 (13.82%) Windows Phone 8
4 17 (13.82%) Windows Phone
5 12 (9.76%) Windows 7
6 8 (6.50%) Linux
7 2 (1.63%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.07%) Capacity Management
2 16 (13.01%) Software Deployment
2 16 (13.01%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (10.57%) Service Management
3 13 (10.57%) ITIL
4 8 (6.50%) Business Continuity
4 8 (6.50%) Asset Management
4 8 (6.50%) TOGAF
5 7 (5.69%) Mobile Device Management
5 7 (5.69%) Project Management
6 6 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (4.88%) Incident Management
7 5 (4.07%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (4.07%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (4.07%) Network Management
7 5 (4.07%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (4.07%) Configuration Management
7 5 (4.07%) Information Security
8 4 (3.25%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.25%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 27 (21.95%) SQL
2 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 42 (34.15%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (28.46%) CCNP
3 32 (26.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (26.02%) MCSE
4 23 (18.70%) CCNA
5 15 (12.20%) CCDP
6 13 (10.57%) Security+ Certification
7 8 (6.50%) CCSA
8 7 (5.69%) Degree
9 5 (4.07%) SSCP
9 5 (4.07%) CISM
9 5 (4.07%) CISSP
10 4 (3.25%) Check Point Certification
10 4 (3.25%) CCSE
11 3 (2.44%) CCSP
11 3 (2.44%) CCDA
12 2 (1.63%) CCIP
12 2 (1.63%) MCP
13 1 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (19.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 20 (16.26%) vSphere
3 18 (14.63%) Active Directory
4 13 (10.57%) MetaFrame
5 9 (7.32%) XenApp
6 7 (5.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (3.25%) VMware ESX
8 3 (2.44%) Hyper-V
9 2 (1.63%) Terminal Server
9 2 (1.63%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.81%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (16.26%) Backup Exec
2 17 (13.82%) McAfee ePO
3 16 (13.01%) Norton AntiVirus
4 13 (10.57%) Nessus
5 3 (2.44%) SCCM
5 3 (2.44%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (1.63%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 66 (53.66%) Cisco
2 44 (35.77%) Citrix
3 36 (29.27%) Microsoft
4 34 (27.64%) Symantec
4 34 (27.64%) VMware
5 30 (24.39%) CheckPoint
6 24 (19.51%) Lotus
6 24 (19.51%) McAfee
7 17 (13.82%) Clearswift
8 14 (11.38%) Oracle
9 11 (8.94%) HP
10 4 (3.25%) SolarWinds
10 4 (3.25%) Mitel
11 3 (2.44%) Riverbed
11 3 (2.44%) Juniper
12 2 (1.63%) Dell
12 2 (1.63%) NetApp
12 2 (1.63%) Websense
13 1 (0.81%) Blue Coat
13 1 (0.81%) Veeam
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bedfordshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum £7K Car Allowance + OT (Up to £20K)
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Depends on experience + Company Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum plus Company Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £5K Car Allow + On-Call + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Luton
Interquest - IQ ESM
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Car + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Vadis People
Salary: circ £35,000 - £40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago