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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 42 64 26
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -38
Permanent jobs citing WAN 55 30 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.68% 2.98% 8.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.18% 11.63% 33.59%
Number of salaries quoted 52 29 82
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
248 258 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.12% 25.65% 25.10%
Number of salaries quoted 222 239 238
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £30,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £57,500
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +14 29 £30,000 -28.57% 4
Luton -11 11 £52,500 +10.52%
Dunstable - 1 £22,000 -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 119 (96.75%) LAN
2 90 (73.17%) Firewall
3 73 (59.35%) Windows
4 62 (50.41%) VMware
5 60 (48.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 59 (47.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 54 (43.90%) DNS
8 53 (43.09%) VPN
8 53 (43.09%) Microsoft Certification
9 52 (42.28%) CheckPoint
10 50 (40.65%) Citrix
10 50 (40.65%) MCSE
10 50 (40.65%) DHCP
11 49 (39.84%) Cisco
12 45 (36.59%) SAN
12 45 (36.59%) Lotus
12 45 (36.59%) Lotus Domino
12 45 (36.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 44 (35.77%) McAfee
14 42 (34.15%) Android
14 42 (34.15%) vSphere
15 39 (31.71%) Windows Phone 8
15 39 (31.71%) Windows Phone
15 39 (31.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 37 (30.08%) Symantec
17 36 (29.27%) Wi-Fi
17 36 (29.27%) SecurID
18 35 (28.46%) Backup Exec
18 35 (28.46%) McAfee ePO
18 35 (28.46%) Blackberry

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (36.59%) Lotus Domino
2 39 (31.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 16 (13.01%) IIS
4 9 (7.32%) IBM Notes
5 3 (2.44%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 1 (0.81%) Apache
Applications
1 25 (20.33%) MS Excel
2 24 (19.51%) MS Office
3 5 (4.07%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.44%) RoboHelp
4 3 (2.44%) FrameMaker
4 3 (2.44%) PaintShop Pro
5 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (9.76%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 119 (96.75%) LAN
2 90 (73.17%) Firewall
3 54 (43.90%) DNS
4 53 (43.09%) VPN
5 50 (40.65%) DHCP
6 45 (36.59%) SAN
7 36 (29.27%) Wi-Fi
8 24 (19.51%) Network Security
8 24 (19.51%) TCP/IP
9 15 (12.20%) MPLS
10 13 (10.57%) BIG-IP
10 13 (10.57%) VoIP
11 10 (8.13%) OSPF
11 10 (8.13%) BGP
12 9 (7.32%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (4.07%) Wireless
14 3 (2.44%) VLAN
14 3 (2.44%) Wireshark
14 3 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (2.44%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.38%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (2.44%) Telecoms
1 3 (2.44%) Finance
1 3 (2.44%) Publishing
2 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (47.97%) Network Engineer
2 39 (31.71%) Network Support
3 37 (30.08%) 3rd Line Support
4 27 (21.95%) PC Support
4 27 (21.95%) PC Engineer
5 26 (21.14%) Support Engineer
5 26 (21.14%) Analyst
6 24 (19.51%) Support Analyst
7 19 (15.45%) Network Analyst
8 18 (14.63%) Network Support Engineer
9 17 (13.82%) Network Support Analyst
10 14 (11.38%) Consultant
10 14 (11.38%) Server Support
10 14 (11.38%) Server Support Analyst
10 14 (11.38%) PC Support Engineer
10 14 (11.38%) Server Analyst
10 14 (11.38%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 13 (10.57%) Server Engineer
12 12 (9.76%) Network Consultant
13 10 (8.13%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.44%) HTML
1 3 (2.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (29.27%) SecurID
2 35 (28.46%) Blackberry
3 10 (8.13%) Statistics
4 2 (1.63%) Firmware
5 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.81%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 73 (59.35%) Windows
2 60 (48.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 59 (47.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 42 (34.15%) Android
5 39 (31.71%) Windows Phone 8
5 39 (31.71%) Windows Phone
6 35 (28.46%) VMS
7 21 (17.07%) Windows 7
8 16 (13.01%) Linux
9 12 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (3.25%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.44%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.63%) Windows NT
12 2 (1.63%) CentOS
13 1 (0.81%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (13.82%) ITIL
1 17 (13.82%) Network Management
2 14 (11.38%) Incident Management
3 13 (10.57%) Service Delivery
4 10 (8.13%) PRINCE2
4 10 (8.13%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (7.32%) Mobile Device Management
6 8 (6.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (6.50%) Load Balancing
7 7 (5.69%) Capacity Management
8 6 (4.88%) TOGAF
9 5 (4.07%) Configuration Management
10 3 (2.44%) Change Control
11 2 (1.63%) Programme Management
11 2 (1.63%) Network Design
11 2 (1.63%) Project Management
11 2 (1.63%) Change Management
12 1 (0.81%) Migration
12 1 (0.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 1 (0.81%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.20%) SQL
2 3 (2.44%) Python
3 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 53 (43.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (40.65%) MCSE
3 35 (28.46%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (22.76%) CCNP
5 19 (15.45%) CCDP
6 15 (12.20%) CCNA
7 14 (11.38%) CCSA
7 14 (11.38%) CCSE
8 10 (8.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (8.13%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (5.69%) Check Point Certification
10 5 (4.07%) Degree
11 4 (3.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (2.44%) CCA
12 3 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (1.63%) MCITP
13 2 (1.63%) CCDA
13 2 (1.63%) CCIP
13 2 (1.63%) HNC
13 2 (1.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.69%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (36.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 42 (34.15%) vSphere
3 21 (17.07%) Active Directory
4 20 (16.26%) XenApp
5 13 (10.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.63%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.81%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.81%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.81%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.81%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.81%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 35 (28.46%) Backup Exec
1 35 (28.46%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 62 (50.41%) VMware
2 52 (42.28%) CheckPoint
3 50 (40.65%) Citrix
4 49 (39.84%) Cisco
5 45 (36.59%) Lotus
6 44 (35.77%) McAfee
7 37 (30.08%) Symantec
8 35 (28.46%) Clearswift
9 17 (13.82%) Microsoft
10 14 (11.38%) F5
11 13 (10.57%) Oracle
12 6 (4.88%) HP
13 5 (4.07%) Juniper
14 3 (2.44%) Dell
15 2 (1.63%) SAP
15 2 (1.63%) SolarWinds
15 2 (1.63%) 3Com
16 1 (0.81%) BT
16 1 (0.81%) Mitel
16 1 (0.81%) Brocade
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