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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 62 56 43
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Permanent jobs citing WAN 34 37 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.65% 3.28% 6.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.48% 21.51% 31.42%
Number of salaries quoted 33 31 82
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
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
166 172 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.81% 15.23% 20.68%
Number of salaries quoted 160 144 241
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 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
(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 -1 14 £66,000 +46.66% 2
Luton 0 4 £35,250 +4.44%
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 82 (86.32%) LAN
2 71 (74.74%) Cisco
2 71 (74.74%) Firewall
3 65 (68.42%) Cisco Certification
4 62 (65.26%) CCNP
5 57 (60.00%) CheckPoint
6 51 (53.68%) CCDP
7 46 (48.42%) Microsoft
7 46 (48.42%) OSPF
7 46 (48.42%) BGP
8 44 (46.32%) Cisco Nexus
9 42 (44.21%) Network Security
10 38 (40.00%) TCP/IP
11 37 (38.95%) Disaster Recovery
11 37 (38.95%) CCSE
12 35 (36.84%) Load Balancing
12 35 (36.84%) Spanning Tree
13 34 (35.79%) Presales
14 33 (34.74%) Data Centre
15 31 (32.63%) Wireshark
15 31 (32.63%) tcpdump
16 30 (31.58%) MS Excel
17 28 (29.47%) F5
18 27 (28.42%) Network Management
19 26 (27.37%) MS Visio
20 23 (24.21%) CCSA
21 21 (22.11%) Windows
22 20 (21.05%) VMware
23 19 (20.00%) Windows Server
24 18 (18.95%) VPN

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 15 (15.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 30 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 26 (27.37%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.11%) MS Office
4 1 (1.05%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.74%) Office 365
2 4 (4.21%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (86.32%) LAN
2 71 (74.74%) Firewall
3 46 (48.42%) BGP
3 46 (48.42%) OSPF
4 44 (46.32%) Cisco Nexus
5 42 (44.21%) Network Security
6 38 (40.00%) TCP/IP
7 35 (36.84%) Spanning Tree
8 31 (32.63%) tcpdump
8 31 (32.63%) Wireshark
9 18 (18.95%) VPN
10 17 (17.89%) BIG-IP
11 12 (12.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 10 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
13 9 (9.47%) VPLS
14 8 (8.42%) Junos
15 7 (7.37%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 3 (3.16%) Cisco ASA
16 3 (3.16%) SNMP
16 3 (3.16%) VoIP
General
1 3 (3.16%) Retail
1 3 (3.16%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.11%) Advertising
2 2 (2.11%) Banking
3 1 (1.05%) Finance
3 1 (1.05%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (28.42%) Consultant
1 27 (28.42%) Network Consultant
2 19 (20.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 19 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 17 (17.89%) Network Engineer
4 16 (16.84%) Technical Leader
5 14 (14.74%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 14 (14.74%) 3rd Line Support
6 11 (11.58%) Analyst
7 8 (8.42%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (8.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (8.42%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (8.42%) Check Point Consultant
7 8 (8.42%) Cisco Consultant
7 8 (8.42%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 8 (8.42%) IP Network Engineer
7 8 (8.42%) Support Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 6 (6.32%) Operational Support Analyst
8 6 (6.32%) Operations Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 33 (34.74%) Data Centre
2 13 (13.68%) Driving Licence
3 6 (6.32%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.21%) iSeries
5 3 (3.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.11%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.11%) Windows
2 19 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 14 (14.74%) Windows 10
3 14 (14.74%) Windows 7
3 14 (14.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (9.47%) Linux
4 9 (9.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.21%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (38.95%) Disaster Recovery
2 35 (36.84%) Load Balancing
3 34 (35.79%) Presales
4 27 (28.42%) Network Management
5 16 (16.84%) Coaching
6 15 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
6 15 (15.79%) Web Filtering
7 14 (14.74%) ITIL
8 11 (11.58%) People Management
9 7 (7.37%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (6.32%) Data Protection
10 6 (6.32%) High Availability
10 6 (6.32%) Incident Management
10 6 (6.32%) Security Patching
11 4 (4.21%) Migration
11 4 (4.21%) Project Management
12 3 (3.16%) Data Management
12 3 (3.16%) DDoS Mitigation
12 3 (3.16%) TOGAF
13 2 (2.11%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.32%) C
2 3 (3.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 65 (68.42%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (65.26%) CCNP
3 51 (53.68%) CCDP
4 37 (38.95%) CCSE
5 23 (24.21%) CCSA
6 11 (11.58%) Check Point Certification
7 8 (8.42%) MCP
7 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (7.37%) CCNA
9 6 (6.32%) MCDST
10 2 (2.11%) CCIE
10 2 (2.11%) CCMSE
10 2 (2.11%) CCSM
10 2 (2.11%) Degree
10 2 (2.11%) JNCIA
10 2 (2.11%) VCAP
10 2 (2.11%) VCDX
10 2 (2.11%) VCP5
10 2 (2.11%) VCP6
10 2 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) ISO27002
System Software
1 16 (16.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (14.74%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.16%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.11%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (2.11%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 16 (16.84%) FortiGate
2 14 (14.74%) WSUS
3 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 6 (6.32%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 71 (74.74%) Cisco
2 57 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 46 (48.42%) Microsoft
4 28 (29.47%) F5
5 20 (21.05%) VMware
6 16 (16.84%) Juniper
7 14 (14.74%) Dell
8 9 (9.47%) Intel Security
8 9 (9.47%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.16%) CA
9 3 (3.16%) NEC
9 3 (3.16%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.11%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.05%) Aastra
11 1 (1.05%) Avaya
11 1 (1.05%) Citrix
11 1 (1.05%) IBM
11 1 (1.05%) Mitel
11 1 (1.05%) Panasonic
11 1 (1.05%) Siemens
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