The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for Wireless skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 28 36 40
Rank change year-on-year +8 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 5 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 3.73% 1.11% 3.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.81% 3.03% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 9
Median salary £26,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -49.52% +16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,900 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.53% -1.41%  

Wireless 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 21 66 61
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 15.67% 36.67% 21.79%
Number of salaries quoted 16 65 54
Median salary £47,500 £67,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.10% +47.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £41,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing Wireless as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in Bedford

Wireless
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Salary trend for Wireless in Bedford

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Wireless 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 Wireless.

1 21 (95.45%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (90.91%) Cisco
3 19 (86.36%) ITIL
3 19 (86.36%) LAN
3 19 (86.36%) WAN
4 18 (81.82%) DHCP
4 18 (81.82%) VoIP
4 18 (81.82%) FTP
4 18 (81.82%) TCP/IP
4 18 (81.82%) VPN
4 18 (81.82%) DNS
4 18 (81.82%) IPv4
4 18 (81.82%) CCIE
4 18 (81.82%) CCNP
4 18 (81.82%) VLAN
4 18 (81.82%) SolarWinds
4 18 (81.82%) Network Management
4 18 (81.82%) Cisco Nexus
5 17 (77.27%) Problem Management
6 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (27.27%) ITIL V3
7 6 (27.27%) Firewall
8 3 (13.64%) DMVPN
8 3 (13.64%) IPsec
8 3 (13.64%) F5
8 3 (13.64%) Riverbed
8 3 (13.64%) Mitel
8 3 (13.64%) ISDN
8 3 (13.64%) H.323
8 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint

Wireless
Top Related 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 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (86.36%) LAN
1 19 (86.36%) WAN
2 18 (81.82%) Cisco Nexus
2 18 (81.82%) DHCP
2 18 (81.82%) DNS
2 18 (81.82%) FTP
2 18 (81.82%) IPv4
2 18 (81.82%) TCP/IP
2 18 (81.82%) VLAN
2 18 (81.82%) VoIP
2 18 (81.82%) VPN
3 6 (27.27%) Firewall
4 3 (13.64%) DMVPN
4 3 (13.64%) Ethernet
4 3 (13.64%) H.323
4 3 (13.64%) IPsec
4 3 (13.64%) ISDN
4 3 (13.64%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
1 7 (31.82%) Network Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Technical Leader
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Network Manager
3 5 (22.73%) Network Operations Manager
3 5 (22.73%) Operations Manager
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Network Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Telephony Manager
5 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Network Support
6 2 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Principal Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Principal Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.55%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) ITIL
2 18 (81.82%) Network Management
3 17 (77.27%) Problem Management
4 6 (27.27%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.55%) Change Control
5 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 21 (95.45%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (81.82%) CCIE
2 18 (81.82%) CCNP
3 3 (13.64%) CCNA
4 2 (9.09%) MCP
4 2 (9.09%) MCSE
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Cisco
2 18 (81.82%) SolarWinds
3 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
3 3 (13.64%) F5
3 3 (13.64%) Mitel
3 3 (13.64%) Riverbed
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) Apple
5 1 (4.55%) Dell
5 1 (4.55%) Draytek
5 1 (4.55%) NETGEAR
5 1 (4.55%) SonicWALL