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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 46 33 24
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Permanent jobs citing WAN 12 17 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.76% 4.91% 9.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.14% 16.04% 34.82%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 36
Average salary £55,000 £48,750 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.82% +13.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
70 106 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 16.09% 30.64% 26.60%
Number of salaries quoted 61 102 100
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 August 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Luton

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 25 (89.29%) LAN
2 18 (64.29%) Windows
3 17 (60.71%) Firewall
4 15 (53.57%) VMware
4 15 (53.57%) CheckPoint
5 14 (50.00%) MPLS
5 14 (50.00%) IIS
5 14 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
6 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (46.43%) Incident Management
6 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (46.43%) F5
7 12 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (42.86%) Oracle Applications
7 12 (42.86%) BIG-IP
7 12 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (42.86%) SQL
7 12 (42.86%) Oracle
7 12 (42.86%) Linux
8 11 (39.29%) ITIL
8 11 (39.29%) MCSE
8 11 (39.29%) Service Delivery
9 10 (35.71%) Statistics
9 10 (35.71%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (35.71%) PRINCE2
9 10 (35.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 10 (35.71%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (25.00%) Cisco
10 7 (25.00%) Capacity Management

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 14 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 25 (89.29%) LAN
2 17 (60.71%) Firewall
3 14 (50.00%) MPLS
3 14 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 12 (42.86%) BIG-IP
5 5 (17.86%) DNS
6 4 (14.29%) DHCP
7 3 (10.71%) VPN
8 2 (7.14%) SMTP
8 2 (7.14%) SAN
9 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
9 1 (3.57%) xDSL
9 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
9 1 (3.57%) Network Security
9 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
9 1 (3.57%) IP Telephony
9 1 (3.57%) Wireless
9 1 (3.57%) Frame Relay
9 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Technical Account Manager
1 6 (21.43%) Technical Manager
1 6 (21.43%) Account Manager
2 5 (17.86%) Network Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
3 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Designer
3 4 (14.29%) Designer
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Mitel Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Junior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Statistics
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) SecurID
2 1 (3.57%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (42.86%) Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Incident Management
2 11 (39.29%) ITIL
2 11 (39.29%) Service Delivery
3 10 (35.71%) Root Cause Analysis
3 10 (35.71%) PRINCE2
4 7 (25.00%) Capacity Management
5 6 (21.43%) TOGAF
6 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.57%) Change Control
7 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.57%) Migration
7 1 (3.57%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (39.29%) MCSE
3 10 (35.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 10 (35.71%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (7.14%) CCNA
5 2 (7.14%) Degree
6 1 (3.57%) MCSA
6 1 (3.57%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) vSphere
2 2 (7.14%) XenApp
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.57%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) VMware
1 15 (53.57%) CheckPoint
2 13 (46.43%) F5
3 12 (42.86%) Oracle
4 7 (25.00%) Cisco
5 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.71%) HP
6 3 (10.71%) Citrix
7 2 (7.14%) Dell
7 2 (7.14%) Juniper
8 1 (3.57%) Brocade
8 1 (3.57%) Aruba
8 1 (3.57%) Veeam
8 1 (3.57%) SonicWALL
8 1 (3.57%) Mitel
8 1 (3.57%) BT
8 1 (3.57%) 3Com
8 1 (3.57%) Veritas
8 1 (3.57%) Lotus
8 1 (3.57%) Avaya
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