The first table below looks at the demand for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dunstable region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Dunstable region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 16 - 4
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 1 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 1.89% - 28.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% - 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 8
Average salary £22,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Dunstable
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
14 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 26.42% 22.64% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 10
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
Bedfordshire

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

WAN
Salary Trend in Dunstable

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

WAN Salary Trend in Dunstable

WAN
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Dunstable 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Check Point Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Dunstable 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft