The first table below looks at the demand for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 24 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 Luton region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 43 31 30
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 19 16 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 3.99% 4.68% 7.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.33% 16.67% 29.35%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 24
Average salary £62,500 £50,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +15.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £29,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £53,200 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
75 96 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 15.76% 28.07% 24.66%
Number of salaries quoted 65 90 78
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,900 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
Bedfordshire

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

WAN
Salary Trend in Luton

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

WAN Salary Trend in Luton

WAN
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Luton region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Luton

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 36 (92.31%) LAN
2 22 (56.41%) Firewall
3 21 (53.85%) Windows
4 19 (48.72%) CheckPoint
5 18 (46.15%) MPLS
5 18 (46.15%) IIS
5 18 (46.15%) Incident Management
6 17 (43.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (43.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (41.03%) SQL
7 16 (41.03%) Oracle
7 16 (41.03%) VMware
8 15 (38.46%) TCP/IP
9 14 (35.90%) SQL Server
10 13 (33.33%) F5
11 12 (30.77%) Capacity Management
11 12 (30.77%) ITIL
11 12 (30.77%) Linux
11 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (30.77%) Oracle Applications
11 12 (30.77%) BIG-IP
11 12 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (28.21%) Service Delivery
12 11 (28.21%) Cisco
12 11 (28.21%) MCSE
13 10 (25.64%) PRINCE2
13 10 (25.64%) DNS
13 10 (25.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 10 (25.64%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (25.64%) Statistics

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 18 (46.15%) IIS
2 4 (10.26%) Apache
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.56%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (92.31%) LAN
2 22 (56.41%) Firewall
3 18 (46.15%) MPLS
4 15 (38.46%) TCP/IP
5 12 (30.77%) BIG-IP
6 10 (25.64%) DNS
7 8 (20.51%) VPN
8 5 (12.82%) DHCP
9 3 (7.69%) VoIP
10 2 (5.13%) Wireless
10 2 (5.13%) SMTP
10 2 (5.13%) SAN
11 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications
11 1 (2.56%) xDSL
11 1 (2.56%) NetScaler
11 1 (2.56%) OSPF
11 1 (2.56%) BGP
11 1 (2.56%) Internet
11 1 (2.56%) CTI
11 1 (2.56%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) MySQL
General
1 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Technical Account Manager
2 6 (15.38%) Technical Manager
2 6 (15.38%) Account Manager
3 4 (10.26%) Security Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Designer
3 4 (10.26%) Solutions Designer
3 4 (10.26%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Architect
3 4 (10.26%) Designer
4 3 (7.69%) Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (7.69%) Administrator
4 3 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Server Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Statistics
2 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Firmware
4 1 (2.56%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 21 (53.85%) Windows
2 17 (43.59%) Windows Server 2003
2 17 (43.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (30.77%) Linux
3 12 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Incident Management
2 12 (30.77%) Capacity Management
2 12 (30.77%) ITIL
3 11 (28.21%) Service Delivery
4 10 (25.64%) PRINCE2
4 10 (25.64%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (17.95%) TOGAF
6 6 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (12.82%) Service Management
7 5 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.26%) CMMI
8 4 (10.26%) Business Continuity
8 4 (10.26%) SOA
8 4 (10.26%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (10.26%) OO
9 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
10 2 (5.13%) Asset Management
10 2 (5.13%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (28.21%) MCSE
3 10 (25.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 10 (25.64%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (17.95%) Degree
5 6 (15.38%) CCNA
6 5 (12.82%) CCNP
7 1 (2.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.13%) VMware ESX
3 2 (5.13%) ISA Server
3 2 (5.13%) vSphere
3 2 (5.13%) XenApp
4 1 (2.56%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Nessus
2 3 (7.69%) ServiceCenter
2 3 (7.69%) SCCM
3 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) CheckPoint
2 16 (41.03%) Oracle
2 16 (41.03%) VMware
3 13 (33.33%) F5
4 11 (28.21%) Cisco
5 7 (17.95%) HP
6 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
6 4 (10.26%) Citrix
7 2 (5.13%) Websense
7 2 (5.13%) Dell
7 2 (5.13%) Juniper
8 1 (2.56%) Veeam
8 1 (2.56%) Aruba
8 1 (2.56%) Veritas
8 1 (2.56%) Lotus
8 1 (2.56%) Avaya
8 1 (2.56%) Symantec
8 1 (2.56%) 3Com
8 1 (2.56%) BT
8 1 (2.56%) Mitel
Luton
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits,Bonus,Healthcare
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