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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 34 26 62
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +36
Permanent jobs citing WAN 33 62 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.48% 8.03% 3.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.74% 35.43% 20.78%
Number of salaries quoted 17 52 30
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £30,000 £32,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
81 175 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.46% 22.67% 14.68%
Number of salaries quoted 64 163 135
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £31,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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
Bedford -5 13 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Luton +3 9 £42,500 -5.55%
Dunstable - 2 £30,000 -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 76 (91.57%) LAN
2 62 (74.70%) Cisco
3 61 (73.49%) Cisco Certification
4 56 (67.47%) CCNP
5 53 (63.86%) Cisco Nexus
6 43 (51.81%) Firewall
7 41 (49.40%) CheckPoint
8 39 (46.99%) Network Management
9 37 (44.58%) Network Security
9 37 (44.58%) CCSE
10 36 (43.37%) Microsoft
11 35 (42.17%) CCSA
12 34 (40.96%) OSPF
12 34 (40.96%) BGP
12 34 (40.96%) Spanning Tree
13 31 (37.35%) CCDP
13 31 (37.35%) TCP/IP
14 28 (33.73%) Data Centre
15 26 (31.33%) Load Balancing
16 23 (27.71%) Wireless
16 23 (27.71%) DNS
17 22 (26.51%) ITIL
17 22 (26.51%) CCIE
18 21 (25.30%) MS Visio
19 20 (24.10%) VoIP
19 20 (24.10%) Problem Management
20 18 (21.69%) VLAN
20 18 (21.69%) SolarWinds
20 18 (21.69%) Disaster Recovery
20 18 (21.69%) DHCP

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 5 (6.02%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (25.30%) MS Visio
2 14 (16.87%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.61%) MS Office
4 2 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 76 (91.57%) LAN
2 53 (63.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 43 (51.81%) Firewall
4 37 (44.58%) Network Security
5 34 (40.96%) BGP
5 34 (40.96%) OSPF
5 34 (40.96%) Spanning Tree
6 31 (37.35%) TCP/IP
7 23 (27.71%) DNS
7 23 (27.71%) Wireless
8 20 (24.10%) VoIP
9 18 (21.69%) DHCP
9 18 (21.69%) FTP
9 18 (21.69%) IPv4
9 18 (21.69%) VLAN
9 18 (21.69%) VPN
10 13 (15.66%) tcpdump
10 13 (15.66%) Wireshark
11 10 (12.05%) SAN
12 6 (7.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.02%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.61%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.41%) Finance
2 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (34.94%) Consultant
2 28 (33.73%) Network Consultant
3 26 (31.33%) Network Security Consultant
3 26 (31.33%) Security Consultant
4 23 (27.71%) Network Engineer
5 20 (24.10%) Network Security Engineer
5 20 (24.10%) Security Engineer
6 11 (13.25%) Architect
7 8 (9.64%) Analyst
7 8 (9.64%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (8.43%) Cisco Engineer
8 7 (8.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 7 (8.43%) Network Analyst
8 7 (8.43%) Operations Manager
9 6 (7.23%) Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (7.23%) Technical Leader
10 5 (6.02%) Cisco Consultant
10 5 (6.02%) Cisco Network Consultant
10 5 (6.02%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 5 (6.02%) Network Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.02%) Web Services
2 2 (2.41%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 28 (33.73%) Data Centre
2 12 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.23%) Driving Licence
3 6 (7.23%) iSeries
4 5 (6.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.41%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.41%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.41%) Replication
7 1 (1.20%) Blog
7 1 (1.20%) CMDB
7 1 (1.20%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.05%) Windows
2 8 (9.64%) Unix
3 5 (6.02%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.82%) Linux
5 1 (1.20%) Android
5 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (46.99%) Network Management
2 26 (31.33%) Load Balancing
3 22 (26.51%) ITIL
4 20 (24.10%) Problem Management
5 18 (21.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (19.28%) Presales
7 10 (12.05%) High Availability
8 6 (7.23%) ITIL V3
8 6 (7.23%) Mentoring
8 6 (7.23%) TOGAF
9 5 (6.02%) Data Encryption
9 5 (6.02%) Data Management
9 5 (6.02%) DDoS Mitigation
9 5 (6.02%) Project Management
10 4 (4.82%) E-Commerce
11 3 (3.61%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (3.61%) GAP Analysis
11 3 (3.61%) Identity Management
11 3 (3.61%) Information Management
11 3 (3.61%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.02%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.61%) SQL
3 2 (2.41%) VBScript
4 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 61 (73.49%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (67.47%) CCNP
3 37 (44.58%) CCSE
4 35 (42.17%) CCSA
5 31 (37.35%) CCDP
6 22 (26.51%) CCIE
7 6 (7.23%) CCNA
8 5 (6.02%) VCP6
8 5 (6.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (3.61%) CCMSE
9 3 (3.61%) CCSM
9 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (3.61%) VCAP
9 3 (3.61%) VCDX
9 3 (3.61%) VCP5
10 2 (2.41%) MCSA
11 1 (1.20%) MCP
11 1 (1.20%) MCSE
11 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) SLA
2 2 (2.41%) QA
System Software
1 10 (12.05%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.41%) VMware Server
3 2 (2.41%) vSphere
3 2 (2.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.61%) Puppet
2 2 (2.41%) SCCM
2 2 (2.41%) Simpana
3 1 (1.20%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 62 (74.70%) Cisco
2 41 (49.40%) CheckPoint
3 36 (43.37%) Microsoft
4 18 (21.69%) SolarWinds
5 12 (14.46%) VMware
6 10 (12.05%) F5
7 8 (9.64%) CA
8 7 (8.43%) Mitel
9 5 (6.02%) Citrix
9 5 (6.02%) HP
10 4 (4.82%) Avaya
10 4 (4.82%) Siemens
11 3 (3.61%) Riverbed
12 2 (2.41%) 3Com
12 2 (2.41%) CommVault
12 2 (2.41%) EMC
12 2 (2.41%) FalconStor
12 2 (2.41%) Intel
12 2 (2.41%) Intel Security
12 2 (2.41%) Oracle
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Interesting work
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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