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

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 43 53
Rank change year-on-year +7 +10  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 8 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 3.00% 2.40% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.57% 21.05% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 2
Median salary £41,000 £45,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.88% +44.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £34,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £34,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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 Luton with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Luton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 28 38 37
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 10.49% 11.38% 9.61%
Number of salaries quoted 23 35 32
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,000 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton 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 Luton

WAN
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Salary trend for WAN in Luton

WAN
Salary Histogram in Luton

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

Salary histogram for WAN in Luton

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 30 (100.00%) LAN
2 23 (76.67%) Cisco
3 22 (73.33%) DNS
4 21 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (70.00%) Wireless
5 20 (66.67%) ITIL
5 20 (66.67%) Problem Management
6 18 (60.00%) VoIP
7 17 (56.67%) DHCP
7 17 (56.67%) FTP
7 17 (56.67%) TCP/IP
7 17 (56.67%) VPN
7 17 (56.67%) IPv4
7 17 (56.67%) CCIE
7 17 (56.67%) CCNP
7 17 (56.67%) VLAN
7 17 (56.67%) SolarWinds
7 17 (56.67%) Network Management
7 17 (56.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (20.00%) ITIL V3
10 6 (20.00%) Firewall
10 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
10 6 (20.00%) Windows
11 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
12 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
12 4 (13.33%) High Availability
12 4 (13.33%) Linux

WAN
Co-occurring 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 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (100.00%) LAN
2 22 (73.33%) DNS
3 21 (70.00%) Wireless
4 18 (60.00%) VoIP
5 17 (56.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 17 (56.67%) DHCP
5 17 (56.67%) FTP
5 17 (56.67%) IPv4
5 17 (56.67%) TCP/IP
5 17 (56.67%) VLAN
5 17 (56.67%) VPN
6 6 (20.00%) Firewall
7 4 (13.33%) Ethernet
8 2 (6.67%) ADSL
8 2 (6.67%) Frame Relay
8 2 (6.67%) Internet
8 2 (6.67%) IPsec
8 2 (6.67%) ISDN
8 2 (6.67%) SAN
8 2 (6.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Analyst
1 7 (23.33%) Network Analyst
1 7 (23.33%) Operations Manager
2 6 (20.00%) Technical Leader
3 5 (16.67%) Cisco Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Network Manager
3 5 (16.67%) Network Operations Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Network Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Telephony Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.67%) IT Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Network Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Presales Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Blog
2 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) ITIL
1 20 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 17 (56.67%) Network Management
3 6 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 4 (13.33%) High Availability
6 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (10.00%) DevOps
6 3 (10.00%) SDLC
7 2 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (6.67%) Data Privacy
7 2 (6.67%) Logistics
7 2 (6.67%) Network Architecture
7 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (6.67%) Presales
7 2 (6.67%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (56.67%) CCIE
2 17 (56.67%) CCNP
3 4 (13.33%) CCNA
4 2 (6.67%) MCSA
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.67%) VCP6
4 2 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (76.67%) Cisco
2 17 (56.67%) SolarWinds
3 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (13.33%) HP
5 3 (10.00%) Mitel
6 2 (6.67%) 3Com
6 2 (6.67%) Aruba
6 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.67%) EMC
6 2 (6.67%) F5
6 2 (6.67%) Juniper
6 2 (6.67%) Riverbed
6 2 (6.67%) VMware
7 1 (3.33%) Avaya
7 1 (3.33%) Siemens