The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 83 92 62
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -30
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 13 13 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.17% 1.10% 2.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.88% 6.10% 12.31%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 29
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,150 £47,400 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £65,600 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Wireless
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
189 213 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.07% 18.04% 24.06%
Number of salaries quoted 156 190 240
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,750 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Wireless across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Wireless
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Wireless across the Bedfordshire region.

Wireless Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Wireless
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Wireless across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Wireless Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Wireless
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. 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 - 8 £45,000 -
Dunstable -5 3 - -
Wireless
East of England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Wireless 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 Wireless.

1 31 (93.94%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (87.88%) CCNP
3 24 (72.73%) VPN
4 19 (57.58%) Cisco
5 18 (54.55%) LAN
5 18 (54.55%) Data Centre
6 17 (51.52%) Load Balancing
7 16 (48.48%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (48.48%) WAN
8 15 (45.45%) TCP/IP
9 14 (42.42%) Network Management
9 14 (42.42%) VLAN
9 14 (42.42%) Riverbed
10 12 (36.36%) SolarWinds
10 12 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (36.36%) Network Design
10 12 (36.36%) WAN Optimisation
10 12 (36.36%) Finance
11 10 (30.30%) Firewall
11 10 (30.30%) HP NNM
11 10 (30.30%) DWDM
11 10 (30.30%) MPLS
11 10 (30.30%) OSPF
11 10 (30.30%) BGP
11 10 (30.30%) EIGRP
11 10 (30.30%) Juniper
11 10 (30.30%) HP
11 10 (30.30%) RIP
11 10 (30.30%) HSRP
12 9 (27.27%) MS Visio

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Wireless 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 Wireless. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Visio
2 8 (24.24%) MS Office
3 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
4 1 (3.03%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 24 (72.73%) VPN
2 18 (54.55%) LAN
3 16 (48.48%) WAN
3 16 (48.48%) Cisco Nexus
4 15 (45.45%) TCP/IP
5 14 (42.42%) VLAN
6 12 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (30.30%) HSRP
7 10 (30.30%) Firewall
7 10 (30.30%) DWDM
7 10 (30.30%) MPLS
7 10 (30.30%) OSPF
7 10 (30.30%) BGP
7 10 (30.30%) EIGRP
7 10 (30.30%) RIP
8 9 (27.27%) SSL
9 8 (24.24%) VRRP
10 5 (15.15%) VoIP
11 4 (12.12%) 802.11
11 4 (12.12%) Network Security
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (78.79%) Network Engineer
2 12 (36.36%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Network Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Network Specialist
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Network Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.03%) Field Service Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Field Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (54.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Load Balancing
2 14 (42.42%) Network Management
3 12 (36.36%) WAN Optimisation
3 12 (36.36%) Network Design
4 9 (27.27%) Change Management
4 9 (27.27%) ITIL
5 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
6 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (12.12%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (12.12%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (9.09%) PRINCE
7 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 2 (6.06%) Process Improvement
9 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.03%) CRM
9 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 31 (93.94%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (87.88%) CCNP
3 7 (21.21%) CCNA
4 4 (12.12%) CCDP
5 1 (3.03%) MCP
5 1 (3.03%) MCSE
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.03%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Cisco
2 14 (42.42%) Riverbed
3 12 (36.36%) SolarWinds
4 10 (30.30%) HP
4 10 (30.30%) Juniper
5 8 (24.24%) F5
6 4 (12.12%) VMware
6 4 (12.12%) IronPort
6 4 (12.12%) Sourcefire
6 4 (12.12%) Citrix
7 2 (6.06%) Draytek
7 2 (6.06%) Dell
7 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.03%) Mitel
8 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (3.03%) Sophos
8 1 (3.03%) Google
8 1 (3.03%) SonicWALL
8 1 (3.03%) NETGEAR
8 1 (3.03%) AirMagnet