Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 43 58
Rank change year-on-year -4 +15 +3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 7 32 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 1.77% 4.49% 1.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.67% 36.78% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 9 72 12
Luton median annual salary £40,000 £53,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.58% +7.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £33,800 £38,750 £46,250
90th Percentile £45,000 £67,500 £80,225
Bedfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £55,000 £58,500
% change year-on-year -27.27% -5.98% +75.94%

WAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Luton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 60 87 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 15.19% 12.22% 11.15%
Number of salaries quoted 49 76 62
Luton median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £22,450 £32,000 £25,364
90th Percentile £77,000 £72,500 £60,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,750
% change year-on-year -5.00% +4.71% +25.66%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) CCNP
3 4 (57.14%) CCNA
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) Service Management
4 3 (42.86%) MCSE
4 3 (42.86%) MCP
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (42.86%) SAN
4 3 (42.86%) VLAN
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (42.86%) Internet
4 3 (42.86%) ITSM
4 3 (42.86%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (28.57%) Office 365
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
6 1 (14.29%) CCSA
6 1 (14.29%) IBM
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 1 (14.29%) HP

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) IaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) PaaS
2 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) Internet
2 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
4 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (42.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Server Support
3 1 (14.29%) Server Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) ITSM
2 3 (42.86%) Proactive Monitoring
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCNA
2 4 (57.14%) CCNP
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (42.86%) MCP
3 3 (42.86%) MCSE
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (14.29%) CCSA
4 1 (14.29%) CCSE
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Alibaba
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Google
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds