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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank - 49 44
Permanent jobs citing Internet 0 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford - 2.15% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 10.91% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 4
Average salary - £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
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
61 55 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 21.03% 19.71% 26.60%
Number of salaries quoted 46 48 73
Average salary £47,500 £33,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.79% -30.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) MS Project
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Project
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) FalconStor
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault