The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 60 54 47
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 17 45 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.10% 4.19% 4.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.41% 22.96% 27.18%
Number of salaries quoted 14 35 53
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,950 £35,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
118 196 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.57% 18.27% 17.77%
Number of salaries quoted 109 161 182
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 July 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

WAN
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +12 8 £40,000 -27.27% 4
Bedford -11 4 £44,500 -1.11% 1
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 52 (94.55%) LAN
2 36 (65.45%) Firewall
3 33 (60.00%) Cisco
4 29 (52.73%) Microsoft
5 24 (43.64%) CCNP
5 24 (43.64%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (41.82%) CheckPoint
7 22 (40.00%) TCP/IP
8 21 (38.18%) Windows
9 20 (36.36%) CCDP
9 20 (36.36%) OSPF
9 20 (36.36%) BGP
9 20 (36.36%) Network Security
9 20 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
10 19 (34.55%) Spanning Tree
10 19 (34.55%) Windows Server
11 18 (32.73%) Load Balancing
11 18 (32.73%) VMware
12 17 (30.91%) F5
13 16 (29.09%) Disaster Recovery
14 15 (27.27%) Wireshark
14 15 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (27.27%) tcpdump
14 15 (27.27%) Hyper-V
14 15 (27.27%) Presales
15 14 (25.45%) Windows 10
15 14 (25.45%) Windows 7
15 14 (25.45%) Network Management
15 14 (25.45%) FortiGate
15 14 (25.45%) Office 365

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (25.45%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (23.64%) MS Visio
2 12 (21.82%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.45%) Office 365
2 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 52 (94.55%) LAN
2 36 (65.45%) Firewall
3 22 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 20 (36.36%) BGP
4 20 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
4 20 (36.36%) Network Security
4 20 (36.36%) OSPF
5 19 (34.55%) Spanning Tree
6 15 (27.27%) tcpdump
6 15 (27.27%) Wireshark
7 13 (23.64%) VPN
8 12 (21.82%) BIG-IP
9 9 (16.36%) VPLS
10 8 (14.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 7 (12.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 6 (10.91%) Junos
13 5 (9.09%) VoIP
14 3 (5.45%) Cisco IOS
14 3 (5.45%) SAN
15 2 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.64%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Consultant
1 18 (32.73%) Network Consultant
2 14 (25.45%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 14 (25.45%) 3rd Line Support
2 14 (25.45%) Analyst
3 13 (23.64%) Network Security Consultant
3 13 (23.64%) Security Consultant
4 9 (16.36%) Support Engineer
5 8 (14.55%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (14.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 8 (14.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (12.73%) Network Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
7 6 (10.91%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 6 (10.91%) Operational Support Analyst
7 6 (10.91%) Operations Analyst
7 6 (10.91%) Operations Support Analyst
8 5 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 5 (9.09%) Check Point Consultant
8 5 (9.09%) Cisco Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.55%) Driving Licence
3 6 (10.91%) Mathematics
4 4 (7.27%) Handset
4 4 (7.27%) IVR
4 4 (7.27%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.82%) iSeries
6 1 (1.82%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.18%) Windows
2 19 (34.55%) Windows Server
3 14 (25.45%) Windows 10
3 14 (25.45%) Windows 7
3 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (20.00%) Linux
5 9 (16.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.82%) Unix
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Load Balancing
2 16 (29.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (27.27%) Presales
4 14 (25.45%) Network Management
5 9 (16.36%) ITIL
6 6 (10.91%) Data Protection
6 6 (10.91%) Incident Management
6 6 (10.91%) Security Patching
7 4 (7.27%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (5.45%) Line Management
8 3 (5.45%) Project Management
9 2 (3.64%) High Availability
9 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 1 (1.82%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (1.82%) Change Control
10 1 (1.82%) Coaching
10 1 (1.82%) DevOps
10 1 (1.82%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (1.82%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.82%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.91%) C
2 2 (3.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (43.64%) CCNP
1 24 (43.64%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (36.36%) CCDP
3 12 (21.82%) CCSE
4 11 (20.00%) CCSA
5 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (12.73%) MCP
7 6 (10.91%) MCDST
8 4 (7.27%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (3.64%) CCNA
10 1 (1.82%) CCIE
10 1 (1.82%) CCMSE
10 1 (1.82%) CCSM
10 1 (1.82%) MCSE
10 1 (1.82%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (1.82%) VCAP
10 1 (1.82%) VCDX
10 1 (1.82%) VCP5
10 1 (1.82%) VCP6
10 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.82%) ISO27002
2 1 (1.82%) SAS 70
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (27.27%) Hyper-V
1 15 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (25.45%) FortiGate
1 14 (25.45%) WSUS
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 6 (10.91%) SCDPM
3 4 (7.27%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.82%) Ansible
4 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (60.00%) Cisco
2 29 (52.73%) Microsoft
3 23 (41.82%) CheckPoint
4 18 (32.73%) VMware
5 17 (30.91%) F5
6 14 (25.45%) Dell
6 14 (25.45%) Juniper
7 9 (16.36%) Intel Security
7 9 (16.36%) Red Hat
8 4 (7.27%) Avaya
8 4 (7.27%) CA
8 4 (7.27%) Mitel
8 4 (7.27%) Red Box
9 2 (3.64%) SolarWinds
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