The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 63 76 52
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -24
Permanent jobs citing WAN 33 19 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.25% 1.92% 4.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.10% 10.67% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 31 19 42
Average salary £33,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £31,331 £32,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.63%
WAN
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
193 178 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.00% 18.00% 23.87%
Number of salaries quoted 173 166 226
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,200 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 November 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 20 November 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 10 £30,000 -
Luton -7 5 £55,000 +10.00%
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 84 (94.38%) LAN
2 52 (58.43%) Firewall
3 51 (57.30%) Windows
4 38 (42.70%) Cisco
5 35 (39.33%) Android
6 30 (33.71%) CheckPoint
6 30 (33.71%) MS Excel
7 29 (32.58%) DNS
7 29 (32.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (31.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (31.46%) VMware
9 26 (29.21%) VPN
10 25 (28.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 25 (28.09%) Citrix
10 25 (28.09%) SAN
10 25 (28.09%) DHCP
11 23 (25.84%) Lotus Domino
11 23 (25.84%) MCSE
11 23 (25.84%) Lotus
11 23 (25.84%) Cisco Certification
11 23 (25.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 21 (23.60%) McAfee
12 21 (23.60%) Wireless
13 20 (22.47%) Wi-Fi
13 20 (22.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 20 (22.47%) Windows Phone
13 20 (22.47%) Windows Phone 8
14 19 (21.35%) Symantec
15 18 (20.22%) Network Security
15 18 (20.22%) SecurID

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 23 (25.84%) Lotus Domino
2 20 (22.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (6.74%) IIS
4 5 (5.62%) IBM Notes
5 3 (3.37%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 30 (33.71%) MS Excel
2 16 (17.98%) MS Office
3 15 (16.85%) RoboHelp
3 15 (16.85%) FrameMaker
3 15 (16.85%) PaintShop Pro
4 8 (8.99%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 84 (94.38%) LAN
2 52 (58.43%) Firewall
3 29 (32.58%) DNS
4 26 (29.21%) VPN
5 25 (28.09%) SAN
5 25 (28.09%) DHCP
6 21 (23.60%) Wireless
7 20 (22.47%) Wi-Fi
8 18 (20.22%) Network Security
9 17 (19.10%) TCP/IP
10 9 (10.11%) VoIP
11 7 (7.87%) MPLS
11 7 (7.87%) OSPF
11 7 (7.87%) BGP
12 5 (5.62%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (4.49%) PBX
14 3 (3.37%) BIG-IP
14 3 (3.37%) Wireshark
14 3 (3.37%) tcpdump
15 2 (2.25%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.74%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (16.85%) Publishing
2 5 (5.62%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.12%) Finance
3 1 (1.12%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (35.96%) Network Engineer
2 18 (20.22%) Network Support
3 15 (16.85%) Author
3 15 (16.85%) Technical Author
4 14 (15.73%) Support Engineer
5 12 (13.48%) Security Consultant
5 12 (13.48%) Network Consultant
5 12 (13.48%) Consultant
5 12 (13.48%) Network Security Consultant
6 11 (12.36%) Analyst
6 11 (12.36%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (11.24%) Support Analyst
8 9 (10.11%) Network Analyst
9 8 (8.99%) Network Support Analyst
10 7 (7.87%) Network Security Engineer
10 7 (7.87%) Administrator
10 7 (7.87%) Security Engineer
11 6 (6.74%) PC Support
11 6 (6.74%) PC Engineer
11 6 (6.74%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.85%) HTML
1 15 (16.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.22%) SecurID
2 16 (17.98%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.37%) Statistics
4 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.12%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 51 (57.30%) Windows
2 35 (39.33%) Android
3 29 (32.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (31.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (22.47%) Windows Phone 8
5 20 (22.47%) Windows Phone
6 16 (17.98%) VMS
7 15 (16.85%) Apple iOS
8 12 (13.48%) Windows 7
9 7 (7.87%) Linux
10 5 (5.62%) Windows XP
11 3 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (2.25%) Windows NT
12 2 (2.25%) CentOS
13 1 (1.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.73%) Network Management
2 10 (11.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (10.11%) Load Balancing
4 8 (8.99%) ITIL
5 6 (6.74%) Service Delivery
6 5 (5.62%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (4.49%) Incident Management
7 4 (4.49%) Project Management
8 3 (3.37%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.37%) Change Control
8 3 (3.37%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (3.37%) Capacity Management
9 2 (2.25%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.25%) Migration
9 2 (2.25%) Logistics
9 2 (2.25%) High Availability
9 2 (2.25%) Change Management
9 2 (2.25%) TOGAF
10 1 (1.12%) Network Design
10 1 (1.12%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.85%) Python
2 6 (6.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (28.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (25.84%) MCSE
2 23 (25.84%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (17.98%) CCNP
4 14 (15.73%) CCNA
5 12 (13.48%) CCSE
6 8 (8.99%) CCSA
6 8 (8.99%) CCDP
7 5 (5.62%) Check Point Certification
7 5 (5.62%) Degree
7 5 (5.62%) SC Cleared
7 5 (5.62%) Security Cleared
8 3 (3.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.37%) CCA
8 3 (3.37%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (3.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (2.25%) HNC
9 2 (2.25%) MCITP
10 1 (1.12%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (25.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 17 (19.10%) vSphere
3 15 (16.85%) Active Directory
4 9 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (10.11%) XenApp
5 2 (2.25%) Firmware
5 2 (2.25%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.25%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.25%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.12%) MetaFrame
6 1 (1.12%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 16 (17.98%) Backup Exec
1 16 (17.98%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.25%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 38 (42.70%) Cisco
2 30 (33.71%) CheckPoint
3 28 (31.46%) VMware
4 25 (28.09%) Citrix
5 23 (25.84%) Lotus
6 21 (23.60%) McAfee
7 19 (21.35%) Symantec
8 17 (19.10%) Microsoft
9 16 (17.98%) Clearswift
10 7 (7.87%) HP
11 6 (6.74%) F5
12 5 (5.62%) Mitel
12 5 (5.62%) Avaya
13 3 (3.37%) Juniper
13 3 (3.37%) Dell
13 3 (3.37%) Oracle
13 3 (3.37%) 3Com
14 2 (2.25%) Aruba
14 2 (2.25%) Brocade
14 2 (2.25%) SonicWALL
Bedfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: good benefits
Posted: 6 days ago