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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 30 42 28
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Permanent jobs citing WAN 8 4 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 3.38% 1.31% 6.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.51% 13.33% 32.31%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 21
Average salary £48,750 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.87% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £31,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £41,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.63%
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
39 30 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 16.46% 9.80% 20.70%
Number of salaries quoted 35 28 62
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 14 February 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Luton

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 6 (54.55%) LAN
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) CCNP
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
4 3 (27.27%) Driving Licence
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) SNMP
4 3 (27.27%) VPN
4 3 (27.27%) CCNA
5 2 (18.18%) MPLS
5 2 (18.18%) OSPF
5 2 (18.18%) BGP
5 2 (18.18%) EIGRP
5 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
5 2 (18.18%) Network Security
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) Network Design
5 2 (18.18%) Banking
5 2 (18.18%) Retail
5 2 (18.18%) Coaching
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) LAN
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (27.27%) SNMP
2 3 (27.27%) VPN
3 2 (18.18%) BGP
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (18.18%) EIGRP
3 2 (18.18%) MPLS
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security
3 2 (18.18%) OSPF
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) IP Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Project Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior IT Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Driving Licence
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Coaching
2 2 (18.18%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) CCNP
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCNA
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) ISA Server
1 1 (9.09%) Terminal Server
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Forcepoint
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) VMware