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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 46 37 43
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Permanent jobs citing WAN 4 19 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.00% 4.69% 3.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.26% 20.65% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 19
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £55,000 £49,000
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
39 92 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 9.75% 22.72% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 34 89 105
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £37,300 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (40.00%) Terminal Services
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) CCNP
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) CCNA
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) SAN
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) MPLS
5 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 2 (20.00%) Wireless
5 2 (20.00%) Mitel
5 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
5 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (10.00%) Network Security
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (10.00%) NAS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
2 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) MPLS
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (10.00%) IPsec
3 1 (10.00%) VLAN
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (10.00%) NAS
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) SSL
3 1 (10.00%) SMTP
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) HTTP
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) ADSL
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Services Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) CCNP
3 2 (20.00%) CCNA
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) MCSE
4 1 (10.00%) MCSA
4 1 (10.00%) CCDP
4 1 (10.00%) CCA
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (10.00%) CCSA
4 1 (10.00%) CCSE
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Terminal Services
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (10.00%) Xen
4 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) Mitel
5 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Dell
Luton
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