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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 39 38 54
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +16
Permanent jobs citing WAN 9 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 3.02% 0.74% 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.13% 6.06% 7.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 4
Median salary £50,500 £58,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.04% +67.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £51,750 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,750 £46,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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 33 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 10.74% 12.18% 19.15%
Number of salaries quoted 30 27 65
Median salary £50,500 £40,000 £57,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.25% -29.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 30 September 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Luton

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 16 (100.00%) LAN
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (43.75%) Linux
3 7 (43.75%) Load Balancing
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (43.75%) High Availability
4 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
4 5 (31.25%) VoIP
4 5 (31.25%) Mitel
5 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
5 4 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (25.00%) Ansible
5 4 (25.00%) DevOps
5 4 (25.00%) AirWatch
5 4 (25.00%) Red Box
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (25.00%) Puppet
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (25.00%) Avaya
5 4 (25.00%) Handset
5 4 (25.00%) IVR
5 4 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (18.75%) DNS
6 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
6 3 (18.75%) Web Services
6 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
6 3 (18.75%) Relational Database

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 4 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (31.25%) VoIP
3 3 (18.75%) DNS
4 2 (12.50%) SAN
4 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (6.25%) Firewall
5 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Mitel Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Telecoms Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Telephony Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Field Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Telephony Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Handset
1 4 (25.00%) IVR
1 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) High Availability
1 7 (43.75%) Load Balancing
2 4 (25.00%) DevOps
2 4 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 2 (12.50%) Line Management
5 1 (6.25%) Fault Management
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) Open Source
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCNP
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) AirWatch
1 4 (25.00%) Ansible
1 4 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Mitel
2 4 (25.00%) Avaya
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Red Box
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Siemens
3 1 (6.25%) VMware