The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 45 42 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Permanent jobs citing WAN 8 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.17% 3.89% 4.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 18.48% 21.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 12
Average salary £55,000 £62,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £34,500 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £63,400 £63,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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 Luton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
32 92 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 8.70% 21.05% 22.79%
Number of salaries quoted 27 83 73
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Luton

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 12 (92.31%) LAN
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco
3 5 (38.46%) Citrix
3 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 4 (30.77%) SAN
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) ITIL
4 4 (30.77%) Firewall
4 4 (30.77%) Terminal Services
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (23.08%) MPLS
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) VMware ESX
5 3 (23.08%) XMPP
5 3 (23.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
5 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
5 3 (23.08%) WLAN
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) HP
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (23.08%) Unified Communications
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) LAN
2 4 (30.77%) SAN
2 4 (30.77%) Firewall
3 3 (23.08%) MPLS
3 3 (23.08%) WLAN
3 3 (23.08%) Unified Communications
4 2 (15.38%) VPN
4 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
5 1 (7.69%) IPsec
5 1 (7.69%) BIG-IP
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (7.69%) VLAN
5 1 (7.69%) SMTP
5 1 (7.69%) DHCP
5 1 (7.69%) HTTP
5 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.69%) ADSL
5 1 (7.69%) DNS
5 1 (7.69%) SSL
5 1 (7.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Couchbase
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
1 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Project Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Services Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Statistics
1 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (15.38%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.69%) MCSA
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) CCA
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) Terminal Services
3 3 (23.08%) VMware ESX
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (15.38%) Terminal Server
4 2 (15.38%) ISA Server
5 1 (7.69%) Xen
5 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) Citrix
3 3 (23.08%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) Juniper
4 2 (15.38%) Mitel
4 2 (15.38%) Websense
5 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) F5
Luton
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Luton
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000 per annum + Car + pension + healthcare
Posted: 14 days ago