Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 6 months to 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 42 31
Rank change year-on-year +27 -11 +4
Permanent jobs citing WAN 35 19 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 12.37% 4.99% 8.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 53.03% 22.89% 39.83%
Number of salaries quoted 24 19 61
Bedford median annual salary £38,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.67% +33.33% +50.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £43,950 £41,250
90th Percentile £63,125 £67,600 £55,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +23.29%

WAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 66 83 118
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 23.32% 21.78% 20.85%
Number of salaries quoted 53 83 95
Bedford median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +28.57%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,450 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £67,000 £55,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £48,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.06% +14.12% +6.25%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Bedford

WAN
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN in Bedford.

Salary trend for WAN in Bedford

WAN
Salary Histogram in Bedford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Bedford over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Bedford region with a requirement for WAN.

1 35 (100.00%) LAN
2 34 (97.14%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (94.29%) Cisco
4 29 (82.86%) CheckPoint
5 25 (71.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 24 (68.57%) Network Security
7 22 (62.86%) Firewall
7 22 (62.86%) CCSA
8 21 (60.00%) CCNP
8 21 (60.00%) Network Management
8 21 (60.00%) Spanning Tree
9 20 (57.14%) OSPF
9 20 (57.14%) BGP
9 20 (57.14%) TCP/IP
9 20 (57.14%) CCSE
10 17 (48.57%) CCDP
11 16 (45.71%) tcpdump
11 16 (45.71%) Wireshark
12 15 (42.86%) Data Centre
13 14 (40.00%) Presales
14 13 (37.14%) Driving Licence
15 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
16 11 (31.43%) CCNA
17 10 (28.57%) MS Visio
17 10 (28.57%) Check Point Certification
18 9 (25.71%) Disaster Recovery
19 8 (22.86%) Load Balancing
20 5 (14.29%) Network Design
20 5 (14.29%) Wireless
20 5 (14.29%) ITIL

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Applications
1 10 (28.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 35 (100.00%) LAN
2 25 (71.43%) Cisco Nexus
3 24 (68.57%) Network Security
4 22 (62.86%) Firewall
5 21 (60.00%) Spanning Tree
6 20 (57.14%) BGP
6 20 (57.14%) OSPF
6 20 (57.14%) TCP/IP
7 16 (45.71%) tcpdump
7 16 (45.71%) Wireshark
8 5 (14.29%) Wireless
9 4 (11.43%) DHCP
9 4 (11.43%) DNS
9 4 (11.43%) FTP
9 4 (11.43%) IPv4
9 4 (11.43%) VLAN
9 4 (11.43%) VoIP
9 4 (11.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Consultant
1 14 (40.00%) Network Consultant
1 14 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 13 (37.14%) Network Security Consultant
2 13 (37.14%) Security Consultant
3 12 (34.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 12 (34.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 10 (28.57%) Check Point Consultant
5 9 (25.71%) Cisco Consultant
5 9 (25.71%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 9 (25.71%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 9 (25.71%) Cisco Support
5 9 (25.71%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 9 (25.71%) Network Support
5 9 (25.71%) Network Support Engineer
5 9 (25.71%) Support Engineer
6 8 (22.86%) Cisco Security Consultant
7 5 (14.29%) Check Point Support
8 3 (8.57%) Network Operations Manager
8 3 (8.57%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 13 (37.14%) Driving Licence
3 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.86%) CMDB
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Android
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
1 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) Network Management
2 14 (40.00%) Presales
3 9 (25.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (22.86%) Load Balancing
5 5 (14.29%) ITIL
5 5 (14.29%) Network Design
6 4 (11.43%) Problem Management
7 3 (8.57%) Task Automation
8 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.86%) ITIL V3
8 1 (2.86%) Process Management
8 1 (2.86%) Project Management
8 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.86%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 34 (97.14%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (62.86%) CCSA
3 21 (60.00%) CCNP
4 20 (57.14%) CCSE
5 17 (48.57%) CCDP
6 11 (31.43%) CCNA
7 10 (28.57%) Check Point Certification
8 4 (11.43%) CCIE
9 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.86%) MCP
9 1 (2.86%) MCSE
9 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 33 (94.29%) Cisco
2 29 (82.86%) CheckPoint
3 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.43%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.86%) Apple
5 1 (2.86%) F5
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