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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 47 60 28
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -32
Permanent jobs citing WAN 52 28 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.59% 2.89% 8.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.88% 11.62% 31.16%
Number of salaries quoted 48 27 82
Average salary £33,000 £36,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.58% -15.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
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
249 241 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 22.00% 24.90% 25.82%
Number of salaries quoted 221 226 255
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £56,000
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 17 September 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 17 September 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 25 £30,000 -26.82% 1
Luton -19 10 £47,750 +49.21%
Dunstable - 1 £22,000 -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 110 (94.83%) LAN
2 84 (72.41%) Firewall
3 76 (65.52%) Windows
4 61 (52.59%) VMware
5 60 (51.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 59 (50.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 53 (45.69%) DNS
8 52 (44.83%) VPN
8 52 (44.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 49 (42.24%) MCSE
9 49 (42.24%) DHCP
9 49 (42.24%) Citrix
10 45 (38.79%) Lotus Domino
10 45 (38.79%) Lotus
11 44 (37.93%) SAN
11 44 (37.93%) CheckPoint
11 44 (37.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 44 (37.93%) Android
12 43 (37.07%) McAfee
13 42 (36.21%) Cisco
14 41 (35.34%) vSphere
15 38 (32.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 38 (32.76%) Windows Phone 8
15 38 (32.76%) Windows Phone
16 37 (31.90%) Symantec
17 36 (31.03%) SecurID
18 35 (30.17%) Wi-Fi
19 34 (29.31%) VMS
19 34 (29.31%) Blackberry
19 34 (29.31%) Clearswift

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 45 (38.79%) Lotus Domino
2 38 (32.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 17 (14.66%) IIS
4 9 (7.76%) IBM Notes
5 3 (2.59%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 1 (0.86%) Apache
Applications
1 28 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 25 (21.55%) MS Office
3 6 (5.17%) MS Visio
3 6 (5.17%) RoboHelp
3 6 (5.17%) FrameMaker
3 6 (5.17%) PaintShop Pro
4 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (10.34%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 110 (94.83%) LAN
2 84 (72.41%) Firewall
3 53 (45.69%) DNS
4 52 (44.83%) VPN
5 49 (42.24%) DHCP
6 44 (37.93%) SAN
7 35 (30.17%) Wi-Fi
8 24 (20.69%) TCP/IP
9 18 (15.52%) Network Security
10 16 (13.79%) MPLS
11 13 (11.21%) BIG-IP
11 13 (11.21%) VoIP
12 9 (7.76%) Wireless
13 8 (6.90%) OSPF
13 8 (6.90%) BGP
14 6 (5.17%) Cisco Nexus
15 3 (2.59%) tcpdump
15 3 (2.59%) Wireshark
15 3 (2.59%) Cisco ASA
15 3 (2.59%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.93%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (5.17%) Publishing
2 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.59%) Finance
3 1 (0.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (45.69%) Network Engineer
2 36 (31.03%) Network Support
3 32 (27.59%) 3rd Line Support
4 26 (22.41%) Analyst
5 24 (20.69%) Support Analyst
5 24 (20.69%) PC Support
5 24 (20.69%) PC Engineer
6 23 (19.83%) Support Engineer
7 19 (16.38%) Network Analyst
8 17 (14.66%) Network Support Analyst
9 15 (12.93%) Network Support Engineer
10 13 (11.21%) PC Support Engineer
11 12 (10.34%) Server Support Analyst
11 12 (10.34%) Server Analyst
11 12 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 12 (10.34%) Server Support
12 11 (9.48%) Server Engineer
13 10 (8.62%) Consultant
14 8 (6.90%) Network Consultant
14 8 (6.90%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.17%) HTML
1 6 (5.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (31.03%) SecurID
2 34 (29.31%) Blackberry
3 10 (8.62%) Statistics
4 7 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.72%) Firmware
6 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 76 (65.52%) Windows
2 60 (51.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 59 (50.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 44 (37.93%) Android
5 38 (32.76%) Windows Phone 8
5 38 (32.76%) Windows Phone
6 34 (29.31%) VMS
7 21 (18.10%) Windows 7
8 16 (13.79%) Linux
9 12 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (5.17%) Apple iOS
11 5 (4.31%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.72%) Windows NT
12 2 (1.72%) CentOS
13 1 (0.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.66%) ITIL
2 13 (11.21%) Service Delivery
2 13 (11.21%) Incident Management
2 13 (11.21%) Network Management
3 10 (8.62%) PRINCE2
3 10 (8.62%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (7.76%) Mobile Device Management
5 8 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (6.03%) Load Balancing
7 6 (5.17%) Capacity Management
8 5 (4.31%) TOGAF
8 5 (4.31%) Configuration Management
9 3 (2.59%) Project Management
9 3 (2.59%) Change Control
9 3 (2.59%) Mentoring
10 2 (1.72%) Migration
10 2 (1.72%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (1.72%) Programme Management
10 2 (1.72%) Network Design
10 2 (1.72%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.93%) SQL
2 6 (5.17%) Python
3 1 (0.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 52 (44.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (42.24%) MCSE
3 26 (22.41%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (16.38%) CCNP
5 14 (12.07%) CCNA
6 12 (10.34%) CCSE
7 10 (8.62%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (8.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 10 (8.62%) CCDP
8 9 (7.76%) CCSA
9 6 (5.17%) Check Point Certification
10 5 (4.31%) Degree
11 4 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (2.59%) CCA
12 3 (2.59%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (1.72%) HNC
13 2 (1.72%) MCITP
13 2 (1.72%) SC Cleared
13 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
14 1 (0.86%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.31%) SLA
2 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (37.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 41 (35.34%) vSphere
3 22 (18.97%) Active Directory
4 20 (17.24%) XenApp
5 13 (11.21%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.72%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.72%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.72%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.86%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.86%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.86%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 34 (29.31%) Backup Exec
1 34 (29.31%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.72%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 61 (52.59%) VMware
2 49 (42.24%) Citrix
3 45 (38.79%) Lotus
4 44 (37.93%) CheckPoint
5 43 (37.07%) McAfee
6 42 (36.21%) Cisco
7 37 (31.90%) Symantec
8 34 (29.31%) Clearswift
9 18 (15.52%) Microsoft
10 15 (12.93%) F5
11 13 (11.21%) Oracle
12 7 (6.03%) HP
13 6 (5.17%) Juniper
14 4 (3.45%) Dell
15 3 (2.59%) 3Com
16 2 (1.72%) Veritas
16 2 (1.72%) SolarWinds
16 2 (1.72%) Aruba
16 2 (1.72%) Mitel
16 2 (1.72%) Brocade
Bedford, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
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