The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 29 34 46
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +12
Permanent jobs citing WAN 8 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 3.74% 2.77% 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.00% 17.95% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 5
Median salary £32,250 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £43,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £50,000 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
20 39 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 9.35% 15.42% 10.67%
Number of salaries quoted 16 35 33
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of job ads across the Luton region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 February 2017.

WAN Salary Histogram in Luton

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Luton region with a requirement for WAN.

1 30 (100.00%) LAN
2 23 (76.67%) DNS
3 21 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (70.00%) Cisco
4 20 (66.67%) ITIL
4 20 (66.67%) Problem Management
5 19 (63.33%) VoIP
5 19 (63.33%) Wireless
6 17 (56.67%) DHCP
6 17 (56.67%) FTP
6 17 (56.67%) TCP/IP
6 17 (56.67%) VPN
6 17 (56.67%) IPv4
6 17 (56.67%) CCIE
6 17 (56.67%) CCNP
6 17 (56.67%) SolarWinds
6 17 (56.67%) VLAN
6 17 (56.67%) Network Management
6 17 (56.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
8 7 (23.33%) Windows
8 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (20.00%) ITIL V3
9 6 (20.00%) Load Balancing
9 6 (20.00%) Firewall
10 5 (16.67%) Linux
10 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
10 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (100.00%) LAN
2 23 (76.67%) DNS
3 19 (63.33%) VoIP
3 19 (63.33%) Wireless
4 17 (56.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 17 (56.67%) DHCP
4 17 (56.67%) FTP
4 17 (56.67%) IPv4
4 17 (56.67%) TCP/IP
4 17 (56.67%) VLAN
4 17 (56.67%) VPN
5 6 (20.00%) Firewall
6 4 (13.33%) Ethernet
7 2 (6.67%) ADSL
7 2 (6.67%) Frame Relay
7 2 (6.67%) H.323
7 2 (6.67%) Internet
7 2 (6.67%) ISDN
7 2 (6.67%) SAN
7 2 (6.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Analyst
1 7 (23.33%) Network Analyst
1 7 (23.33%) Operations Manager
2 6 (20.00%) Technical Leader
3 5 (16.67%) Cisco Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Network Manager
3 5 (16.67%) Network Operations Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Network Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Telephony Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Field Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Junior Operations Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Network Operations Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Field Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Technology Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) ITIL
1 20 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 17 (56.67%) Network Management
3 6 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 6 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 5 (16.67%) High Availability
5 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (10.00%) DevOps
5 3 (10.00%) SDLC
6 2 (6.67%) Data Privacy
6 2 (6.67%) Logistics
6 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (6.67%) Network Architecture
6 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.67%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (56.67%) CCIE
2 17 (56.67%) CCNP
3 4 (13.33%) CCNA
4 2 (6.67%) MCSA
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.67%) VCP6
4 2 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) Cisco
2 17 (56.67%) SolarWinds
3 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (13.33%) Mitel
5 2 (6.67%) 3Com
5 2 (6.67%) Avaya
5 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.67%) EMC
5 2 (6.67%) F5
5 2 (6.67%) HP
5 2 (6.67%) Riverbed
5 2 (6.67%) Siemens
5 2 (6.67%) VMware