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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 66 53 45
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Permanent jobs citing WAN 22 45 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.40% 4.00% 5.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.10% 24.46% 30.60%
Number of salaries quoted 20 34 71
Median salary £51,750 £49,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.07% +40.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £40,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
156 184 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.01% 16.34% 19.24%
Number of salaries quoted 148 148 212
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £58,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Bedford -8 10 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Luton -3 5 £40,000 -27.27% 1
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 76 (90.48%) LAN
2 64 (76.19%) Cisco
3 63 (75.00%) Firewall
4 57 (67.86%) CCNP
4 57 (67.86%) Cisco Certification
5 52 (61.90%) CheckPoint
6 47 (55.95%) CCDP
7 43 (51.19%) Microsoft
7 43 (51.19%) OSPF
7 43 (51.19%) BGP
7 43 (51.19%) Cisco Nexus
8 37 (44.05%) TCP/IP
9 36 (42.86%) Network Security
9 36 (42.86%) Spanning Tree
10 35 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
11 34 (40.48%) Load Balancing
11 34 (40.48%) Presales
12 32 (38.10%) tcpdump
12 32 (38.10%) Wireshark
12 32 (38.10%) CCSE
13 28 (33.33%) F5
14 27 (32.14%) Network Management
15 26 (30.95%) Data Centre
15 26 (30.95%) MS Visio
16 25 (29.76%) MS Excel
17 22 (26.19%) CCSA
18 20 (23.81%) VMware
19 19 (22.62%) Windows
19 19 (22.62%) Windows Server
20 16 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure

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 15 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (30.95%) MS Visio
2 25 (29.76%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.67%) Office 365
2 2 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 76 (90.48%) LAN
2 63 (75.00%) Firewall
3 43 (51.19%) BGP
3 43 (51.19%) Cisco Nexus
3 43 (51.19%) OSPF
4 37 (44.05%) TCP/IP
5 36 (42.86%) Network Security
5 36 (42.86%) Spanning Tree
6 32 (38.10%) tcpdump
6 32 (38.10%) Wireshark
7 16 (19.05%) BIG-IP
8 13 (15.48%) VPN
9 12 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 9 (10.71%) VPLS
11 8 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 6 (7.14%) Junos
14 4 (4.76%) VoIP
15 3 (3.57%) SAN
15 3 (3.57%) SNMP
General
1 6 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.38%) Advertising
2 2 (2.38%) Banking
2 2 (2.38%) Finance
3 1 (1.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (34.52%) Consultant
1 29 (34.52%) Network Consultant
2 20 (23.81%) Network Security Consultant
2 20 (23.81%) Security Consultant
3 14 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 14 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 14 (16.67%) Analyst
4 13 (15.48%) Network Engineer
5 12 (14.29%) Technical Leader
6 9 (10.71%) Check Point Consultant
6 9 (10.71%) Cisco Consultant
6 9 (10.71%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 8 (9.52%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (9.52%) IP Network Engineer
7 8 (9.52%) Support Engineer
8 6 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 6 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 26 (30.95%) Data Centre
2 13 (15.48%) Driving Licence
3 6 (7.14%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.76%) iSeries
5 3 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (3.57%) Handset
5 3 (3.57%) IVR
5 3 (3.57%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.19%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.62%) Windows
1 19 (22.62%) Windows Server
2 14 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 14 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 14 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (10.71%) Linux
3 9 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 34 (40.48%) Load Balancing
2 34 (40.48%) Presales
3 27 (32.14%) Network Management
4 12 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 12 (14.29%) Web Filtering
5 11 (13.10%) Coaching
6 10 (11.90%) ITIL
7 7 (8.33%) People Management
8 6 (7.14%) Data Protection
8 6 (7.14%) Incident Management
8 6 (7.14%) Security Patching
9 5 (5.95%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (4.76%) High Availability
10 4 (4.76%) Project Management
11 3 (3.57%) Data Management
11 3 (3.57%) DDoS Mitigation
11 3 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
11 3 (3.57%) TOGAF
12 2 (2.38%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.14%) C
2 3 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (67.86%) CCNP
1 57 (67.86%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (55.95%) CCDP
3 32 (38.10%) CCSE
4 22 (26.19%) CCSA
5 10 (11.90%) Check Point Certification
6 8 (9.52%) MCP
6 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (7.14%) MCDST
8 3 (3.57%) CCNA
9 2 (2.38%) CCIE
9 2 (2.38%) CCMSE
9 2 (2.38%) CCSM
9 2 (2.38%) VCAP
9 2 (2.38%) VCDX
9 2 (2.38%) VCP5
9 2 (2.38%) VCP6
9 2 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.19%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.19%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.19%) ISO27002
2 1 (1.19%) SAS 70
System Software
1 16 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (16.67%) FortiGate
1 14 (16.67%) WSUS
2 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 6 (7.14%) SCDPM
3 3 (3.57%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 64 (76.19%) Cisco
2 52 (61.90%) CheckPoint
3 43 (51.19%) Microsoft
4 28 (33.33%) F5
5 20 (23.81%) VMware
6 14 (16.67%) Dell
6 14 (16.67%) Juniper
7 9 (10.71%) Intel Security
7 9 (10.71%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.76%) CA
9 3 (3.57%) Avaya
9 3 (3.57%) Mitel
9 3 (3.57%) Red Box
9 3 (3.57%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.19%) Citrix
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Attractive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Vadis People
Salary: Up to £40,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago