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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 48 45 43
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 5 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.42% 2.16% 3.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.63% 25.81% 17.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 16
Median salary £40,000 £55,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% -12.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,063 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.73% +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 31 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 9.12% 8.36% 21.04%
Number of salaries quoted 29 26 82
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 May 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Luton

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 9 (75.00%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) CCNP
2 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (33.33%) VPN
4 3 (25.00%) VoIP
4 3 (25.00%) SNMP
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Handset
4 3 (25.00%) IVR
4 3 (25.00%) CCNA
4 3 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (25.00%) Red Box
4 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (25.00%) AirWatch
4 3 (25.00%) Driving Licence
4 3 (25.00%) Mitel
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (16.67%) Banking
5 2 (16.67%) Network Design
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management

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 3 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (25.00%) SNMP
3 3 (25.00%) VoIP
4 2 (16.67%) BGP
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
4 2 (16.67%) OSPF
5 1 (8.33%) Firewall
5 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Network Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) IP Network Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Active Directory Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL Service Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Mitel Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Project Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Security Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Telephony Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Information Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Telephony Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 3 (25.00%) Handset
1 3 (25.00%) IVR
1 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Network Design
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Security
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CCNP
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (8.33%) MCP
4 1 (8.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) ISO27002
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Mitel
2 3 (25.00%) Red Box
2 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (16.67%) Avaya
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft