The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 58 73 73
Rank change year-on-year +15 0  
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 13 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.05% 1.52% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.97% 6.74% 10.49%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 17
Median salary £60,000 £50,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.22% +12.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £40,900 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £54,750 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.61% -2.35%  

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 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 62 178 162
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 9.78% 22.50% 14.74%
Number of salaries quoted 51 168 138
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

Wireless
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Wireless in Bedfordshire

Wireless
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Wireless in Bedfordshire

Wireless
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Luton +12 6 £60,000 +100.00%
Bedford +15 5 £26,500 -49.52%
Wireless
East of England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 42 (87.50%) Cisco
2 35 (72.92%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (66.67%) CCNP
3 32 (66.67%) LAN
3 32 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 29 (60.42%) VoIP
5 27 (56.25%) TCP/IP
6 26 (54.17%) WAN
7 24 (50.00%) VPN
7 24 (50.00%) Network Management
8 21 (43.75%) ITIL
9 20 (41.67%) DNS
10 19 (39.58%) CCIE
11 18 (37.50%) IPv4
11 18 (37.50%) DHCP
11 18 (37.50%) FTP
11 18 (37.50%) SolarWinds
11 18 (37.50%) VLAN
11 18 (37.50%) F5
12 17 (35.42%) Problem Management
12 17 (35.42%) Firewall
13 11 (22.92%) Juniper
14 9 (18.75%) HP
14 9 (18.75%) CheckPoint
15 8 (16.67%) Finance
15 8 (16.67%) Data Centre
16 7 (14.58%) High Availability
16 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
16 7 (14.58%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (14.58%) Disaster Recovery

Wireless
Top Related 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 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Office
2 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 32 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 32 (66.67%) LAN
2 29 (60.42%) VoIP
3 27 (56.25%) TCP/IP
4 26 (54.17%) WAN
5 24 (50.00%) VPN
6 20 (41.67%) DNS
7 18 (37.50%) DHCP
7 18 (37.50%) FTP
7 18 (37.50%) IPv4
7 18 (37.50%) VLAN
8 17 (35.42%) Firewall
9 7 (14.58%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (12.50%) BGP
10 6 (12.50%) DWDM
10 6 (12.50%) EIGRP
10 6 (12.50%) MPLS
10 6 (12.50%) OSPF
10 6 (12.50%) RIP
10 6 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (10.42%) Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) Analyst
2 9 (18.75%) Network Analyst
2 9 (18.75%) Network Specialist
2 9 (18.75%) Network Support
3 7 (14.58%) Network Support Specialist
3 7 (14.58%) Support Specialist
4 6 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Technical Leader
5 5 (10.42%) Cisco Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Network Manager
5 5 (10.42%) Network Operations Manager
5 5 (10.42%) Operations Manager
5 5 (10.42%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Senior Network Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Principal Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Telephony Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Cisco Network Specialist
7 3 (6.25%) Network Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Blog
3 2 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.08%) CMDB
4 1 (2.08%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.08%) Android
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (50.00%) Network Management
2 21 (43.75%) ITIL
3 17 (35.42%) Problem Management
4 7 (14.58%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (14.58%) High Availability
5 6 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 6 (12.50%) Migration
6 3 (6.25%) Change Management
7 2 (4.17%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (4.17%) Data Privacy
7 2 (4.17%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.17%) Network Architecture
7 2 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.17%) Presales
7 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (2.08%) Change Control
8 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (2.08%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (72.92%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (66.67%) CCNP
3 19 (39.58%) CCIE
4 4 (8.33%) CCNA
5 3 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (6.25%) MCSE
5 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.17%) MCP
7 1 (2.08%) MCSA
7 1 (2.08%) MCSD
7 1 (2.08%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) HP NNM
2 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 42 (87.50%) Cisco
2 18 (37.50%) F5
2 18 (37.50%) SolarWinds
3 11 (22.92%) Juniper
4 9 (18.75%) CheckPoint
4 9 (18.75%) HP
5 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.25%) Mitel
6 3 (6.25%) Riverbed
7 2 (4.17%) Aruba
8 1 (2.08%) Apple
8 1 (2.08%) Citrix
8 1 (2.08%) Dell
8 1 (2.08%) Draytek
8 1 (2.08%) IBM
8 1 (2.08%) Meraki
8 1 (2.08%) NETGEAR
8 1 (2.08%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.08%) Symantec
8 1 (2.08%) VMware