The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 18 35 48
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +13
Permanent jobs citing LAN 30 41 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 11.63% 10.79% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 47.62% 50.00% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 24 41 2
Average salary £45,000 £33,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.32% -52.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LAN
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
63 82 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 24.42% 21.58% 23.90%
Number of salaries quoted 50 80 59
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

LAN
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

LAN Salary Trend in Bedford

LAN
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Bedford

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing LAN 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 LAN.

1 42 (89.36%) CCNP
1 42 (89.36%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (87.23%) WAN
2 41 (87.23%) Data Centre
3 40 (85.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 38 (80.85%) Load Balancing
5 29 (61.70%) Cisco
6 28 (59.57%) CCDP
6 28 (59.57%) Network Security
7 24 (51.06%) CCSA
7 24 (51.06%) OSPF
7 24 (51.06%) BGP
7 24 (51.06%) CheckPoint
7 24 (51.06%) Network Management
7 24 (51.06%) Spanning Tree
8 23 (48.94%) CCSE
8 23 (48.94%) Firewall
9 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
9 22 (46.81%) MS Visio
10 21 (44.68%) TCP/IP
11 18 (38.30%) Wireless
11 18 (38.30%) Disaster Recovery
12 16 (34.04%) Wireshark
12 16 (34.04%) Check Point Certification
13 15 (31.91%) tcpdump
14 14 (29.79%) VPN
14 14 (29.79%) VLAN
14 14 (29.79%) Riverbed
15 12 (25.53%) SolarWinds
15 12 (25.53%) WAN Optimisation

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing LAN 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 LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 22 (46.81%) MS Visio
2 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
3 4 (8.51%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (87.23%) WAN
2 40 (85.11%) Cisco Nexus
3 28 (59.57%) Network Security
4 24 (51.06%) Spanning Tree
4 24 (51.06%) OSPF
4 24 (51.06%) BGP
5 23 (48.94%) Firewall
6 21 (44.68%) TCP/IP
7 18 (38.30%) Wireless
8 16 (34.04%) Wireshark
9 15 (31.91%) tcpdump
10 14 (29.79%) VLAN
10 14 (29.79%) VPN
11 6 (12.77%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (8.51%) VoIP
12 4 (8.51%) 802.11
13 2 (4.26%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.38%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Consultant
1 21 (44.68%) Network Engineer
2 16 (34.04%) Network Consultant
3 12 (25.53%) Security Consultant
3 12 (25.53%) Network Security Consultant
4 10 (21.28%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) AWS Consultant
6 4 (8.51%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 4 (8.51%) Cisco Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Security Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Applications Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Applications Support
9 1 (2.13%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.13%) Architect
9 1 (2.13%) Junior
9 1 (2.13%) Junior Applications Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (87.23%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (80.85%) Load Balancing
2 24 (51.06%) Network Management
3 18 (38.30%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (25.53%) WAN Optimisation
5 6 (12.77%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.51%) Network Design
6 4 (8.51%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (8.51%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (8.51%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (6.38%) Web Development
8 2 (4.26%) Time Management
8 2 (4.26%) Change Management
8 2 (4.26%) Change Control
9 1 (2.13%) Analytics
9 1 (2.13%) Security Management
9 1 (2.13%) Programme Management
9 1 (2.13%) Line Management
9 1 (2.13%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.13%) Project Management
9 1 (2.13%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (89.36%) CCNP
1 42 (89.36%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (59.57%) CCDP
3 24 (51.06%) CCSA
4 23 (48.94%) CCSE
5 16 (34.04%) Check Point Certification
6 3 (6.38%) CCNA
7 2 (4.26%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 29 (61.70%) Cisco
2 24 (51.06%) CheckPoint
3 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
4 14 (29.79%) Riverbed
5 12 (25.53%) SolarWinds
6 5 (10.64%) F5
6 5 (10.64%) VMware
7 4 (8.51%) Sourcefire
7 4 (8.51%) Citrix
7 4 (8.51%) IronPort
8 1 (2.13%) IBM
8 1 (2.13%) LANDesk
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Advancing People Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
SCC
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bedford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago