The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 19 - 8
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 1 0 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 1.75% - 23.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% - 80.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 21
Average salary £22,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
WAN
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dunstable region.

Communications & Networking Category
Dunstable
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16 3 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 28.07% 9.09% 29.55%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 25
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 September 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 2 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint