The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 47 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Permanent jobs citing Internet 7 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.16% 1.85% 4.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.45% 9.09% 17.54%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 10
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £29,200 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £37,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Internet
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
67 55 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 20.68% 20.30% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 60 52 53
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Internet across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Internet
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Internet Salary Trend in Bedford

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Internet also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Internet.

1 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
1 8 (72.73%) CCNA
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
1 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (72.73%) Windows 7
2 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Vista
2 7 (63.64%) Network Security
2 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (63.64%) SharePoint Server
2 7 (63.64%) VPN
2 7 (63.64%) HTTP
2 7 (63.64%) Terminal Services
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) CCSP
2 7 (63.64%) CCNP
2 7 (63.64%) CCIP
2 7 (63.64%) DNS
2 7 (63.64%) HTTPS
2 7 (63.64%) SSL
2 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
2 7 (63.64%) Windows XP
2 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Internet also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
1 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
1 7 (63.64%) SharePoint Server
1 7 (63.64%) IIS
1 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) Drupal
2 1 (9.09%) WordPress
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (18.18%) Photoshop
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) HTTP
2 7 (63.64%) VPN
2 7 (63.64%) DNS
2 7 (63.64%) HTTPS
2 7 (63.64%) SSL
2 7 (63.64%) Network Security
3 5 (45.45%) VLAN
4 4 (36.36%) SAN
5 2 (18.18%) VRRP
6 1 (9.09%) WAN
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (18.18%) Advertising
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) User Experience Designer
2 2 (18.18%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) Flash
3 1 (9.09%) LAMP
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Social Media
2 2 (18.18%) Firmware
2 2 (18.18%) Replication
2 2 (18.18%) User Experience
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) NHS
3 1 (9.09%) Copywriting
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (72.73%) Windows 7
2 7 (63.64%) Windows XP
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
1 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
1 2 (18.18%) Project Management
1 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
1 2 (18.18%) Change Control
2 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Web Design
2 1 (9.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) CCNA
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (63.64%) MCP
2 7 (63.64%) MCSE
2 7 (63.64%) CCSP
2 7 (63.64%) CCNP
2 7 (63.64%) CCIP
3 4 (36.36%) MCSA
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (63.64%) Terminal Services
3 5 (45.45%) ISA Server
3 5 (45.45%) Forefront TMG
3 5 (45.45%) UAG
4 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Dell