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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 15 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 2 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 3.28% - 12.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% - 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 6
Average salary £35,750 - £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Communications & Networking Category
Dunstable
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16 44 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 26.23% 37.93% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 12 40 16
Average salary £37,500 £37,167 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.89% -24.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,350 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,146 £51,500 £73,000
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 18 April 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 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Check Point Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) SLA
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco