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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 33 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 15 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 5.05% 2.30% 2.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 45.45% 20.00% 18.52%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 5
Median salary £56,250 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

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
33 25 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 11.11% 11.52% 12.62%
Number of salaries quoted 29 22 25
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,000 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,500
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 18 January 2017.

WAN Salary Histogram in Luton

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 31 (100.00%) LAN
2 21 (67.74%) DNS
3 16 (51.61%) Cisco
3 16 (51.61%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (51.61%) ITIL
3 16 (51.61%) Problem Management
4 15 (48.39%) VoIP
4 15 (48.39%) Wireless
5 14 (45.16%) CCNP
6 13 (41.94%) IPv4
6 13 (41.94%) CCIE
6 13 (41.94%) DHCP
6 13 (41.94%) FTP
6 13 (41.94%) TCP/IP
6 13 (41.94%) VPN
6 13 (41.94%) VLAN
6 13 (41.94%) SolarWinds
6 13 (41.94%) Network Management
6 13 (41.94%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (38.71%) Load Balancing
8 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (35.48%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (35.48%) High Availability
8 11 (35.48%) Windows
8 11 (35.48%) Linux
9 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
9 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
10 7 (22.58%) E-Commerce
10 7 (22.58%) Puppet
10 7 (22.58%) Opscode Chef

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 (6.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (35.48%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (100.00%) LAN
2 21 (67.74%) DNS
3 15 (48.39%) VoIP
3 15 (48.39%) Wireless
4 13 (41.94%) Cisco Nexus
4 13 (41.94%) DHCP
4 13 (41.94%) FTP
4 13 (41.94%) IPv4
4 13 (41.94%) TCP/IP
4 13 (41.94%) VLAN
4 13 (41.94%) VPN
5 5 (16.13%) Firewall
6 2 (6.45%) DMVPN
6 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
6 2 (6.45%) H.323
6 2 (6.45%) Internet
6 2 (6.45%) IPsec
6 2 (6.45%) SAN
6 2 (6.45%) Unified Communications
6 2 (6.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Network Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Technical Leader
4 4 (12.90%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Cisco Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Operations Manager
5 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Network Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Field Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Network Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Network Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Network Operations Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Technology Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (6.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Linux
1 11 (35.48%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) ITIL
1 16 (51.61%) Problem Management
2 13 (41.94%) Network Management
3 12 (38.71%) Load Balancing
4 11 (35.48%) High Availability
5 7 (22.58%) DevOps
5 7 (22.58%) E-Commerce
6 5 (16.13%) ITIL V3
7 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (9.68%) SDLC
8 2 (6.45%) Data Security
8 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (6.45%) Logistics
8 2 (6.45%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (6.45%) Network Architecture
8 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (6.45%) Server Monitoring
8 2 (6.45%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (51.61%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (45.16%) CCNP
3 13 (41.94%) CCIE
4 2 (6.45%) CCNA
4 2 (6.45%) MCSA
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.45%) VCP6
4 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (22.58%) Puppet
2 4 (12.90%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Cisco
2 13 (41.94%) SolarWinds
3 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.90%) Mitel
5 2 (6.45%) 3Com
5 2 (6.45%) Avaya
5 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.45%) EMC
5 2 (6.45%) F5
5 2 (6.45%) HP
5 2 (6.45%) Riverbed
5 2 (6.45%) Siemens
5 2 (6.45%) VMware