The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 70 57
Rank change year-on-year +25 -13  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 25 19 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 4.08% 2.13% 3.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.60% 13.38% 22.16%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 33
Median salary £42,500 £45,750 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.10% -2.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,750 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,900 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 94 142 185
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 15.36% 15.88% 16.65%
Number of salaries quoted 78 133 153
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £40,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Bedfordshire

WAN
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for WAN in Bedfordshire

WAN
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Bedfordshire

WAN
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +20 14 £36,250 -30.28% 7
Luton +2 3 £37,500 -6.25% 1
WAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 50 (100.00%) LAN
2 43 (86.00%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (84.00%) Cisco
4 31 (62.00%) CheckPoint
4 31 (62.00%) Firewall
5 28 (56.00%) Network Management
6 27 (54.00%) CCNP
7 24 (48.00%) CCSA
7 24 (48.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 23 (46.00%) Network Security
8 23 (46.00%) Microsoft
9 22 (44.00%) TCP/IP
10 18 (36.00%) CCNA
11 16 (32.00%) CCDP
12 14 (28.00%) MS Visio
12 14 (28.00%) OSPF
12 14 (28.00%) BGP
12 14 (28.00%) Wireless
12 14 (28.00%) CCSE
12 14 (28.00%) Spanning Tree
12 14 (28.00%) Data Centre
12 14 (28.00%) Presales
13 12 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (24.00%) Wireshark
13 12 (24.00%) tcpdump
14 11 (22.00%) ITIL
14 11 (22.00%) Task Automation
15 10 (20.00%) VoIP
15 10 (20.00%) VLAN
16 9 (18.00%) Change Control

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (28.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (100.00%) LAN
2 31 (62.00%) Firewall
3 24 (48.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 23 (46.00%) Network Security
5 22 (44.00%) TCP/IP
6 14 (28.00%) BGP
6 14 (28.00%) OSPF
6 14 (28.00%) Spanning Tree
6 14 (28.00%) Wireless
7 12 (24.00%) tcpdump
7 12 (24.00%) Wireshark
8 10 (20.00%) VLAN
8 10 (20.00%) VoIP
9 8 (16.00%) DHCP
9 8 (16.00%) FTP
9 8 (16.00%) IPv4
9 8 (16.00%) VPN
10 7 (14.00%) DNS
10 7 (14.00%) Ethernet
10 7 (14.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (4.00%) Finance
1 2 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (42.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (22.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 11 (22.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 10 (20.00%) Consultant
3 10 (20.00%) Network Consultant
3 10 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 10 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 8 (16.00%) Network Security Consultant
4 8 (16.00%) Security Consultant
5 7 (14.00%) Analyst
5 7 (14.00%) Cisco Consultant
5 7 (14.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 7 (14.00%) Network Analyst
5 7 (14.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) Senior Security Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) Support Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Cisco Support
7 5 (10.00%) Network Support
7 5 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.00%) Data Centre
2 12 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (18.00%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.00%) Blog
5 1 (2.00%) CMDB
5 1 (2.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Android
2 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (56.00%) Network Management
2 14 (28.00%) Presales
3 11 (22.00%) ITIL
3 11 (22.00%) Task Automation
4 9 (18.00%) Change Control
5 7 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (10.00%) Load Balancing
7 4 (8.00%) Problem Management
7 4 (8.00%) Time Management
8 3 (6.00%) Business Transformation
8 3 (6.00%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (6.00%) Identity Management
8 3 (6.00%) IT Strategy
8 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (6.00%) SOA
8 3 (6.00%) TOGAF
9 2 (4.00%) Change Management
9 2 (4.00%) Proactive Monitoring
9 2 (4.00%) Project Management
9 2 (4.00%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (86.00%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (54.00%) CCNP
3 24 (48.00%) CCSA
4 18 (36.00%) CCNA
5 16 (32.00%) CCDP
6 14 (28.00%) CCSE
7 8 (16.00%) CCIE
7 8 (16.00%) Check Point Certification
8 3 (6.00%) MCP
8 3 (6.00%) MCSE
8 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 42 (84.00%) Cisco
2 31 (62.00%) CheckPoint
3 23 (46.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (16.00%) SolarWinds
5 5 (10.00%) Mitel
6 4 (8.00%) F5
6 4 (8.00%) Riverbed
7 2 (4.00%) Aruba
7 2 (4.00%) HP
7 2 (4.00%) Juniper
7 2 (4.00%) VMware
8 1 (2.00%) Apple
8 1 (2.00%) Avaya
8 1 (2.00%) Siemens
8 1 (2.00%) Symantec
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