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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 40 50 32
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Permanent jobs citing LAN 13 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 4.28% 3.14% 5.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.11% 19.35% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 11
Average salary £45,250 £48,750 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.17% +28.28%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
36 62 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 11.84% 16.23% 21.59%
Number of salaries quoted 30 53 49
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,750 £32,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 28 (93.33%) WAN
2 20 (66.67%) Firewall
3 19 (63.33%) CCNP
3 19 (63.33%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (60.00%) Cisco
5 16 (53.33%) Load Balancing
6 15 (50.00%) Network Security
6 15 (50.00%) CheckPoint
7 14 (46.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (43.33%) VPN
8 13 (43.33%) CCSE
9 12 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (40.00%) CCSA
9 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
9 12 (40.00%) CCDP
9 12 (40.00%) Network Management
10 11 (36.67%) OSPF
10 11 (36.67%) MS Visio
10 11 (36.67%) BGP
11 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
11 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
12 8 (26.67%) Check Point Certification
12 8 (26.67%) SAN
12 8 (26.67%) DNS
12 8 (26.67%) Windows
12 8 (26.67%) Citrix
12 8 (26.67%) VMware
12 8 (26.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 7 (23.33%) Android
13 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (23.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 7 (23.33%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (36.67%) MS Visio
2 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (13.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (93.33%) WAN
2 20 (66.67%) Firewall
3 15 (50.00%) Network Security
4 14 (46.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (43.33%) VPN
6 11 (36.67%) OSPF
6 11 (36.67%) BGP
7 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
8 8 (26.67%) SAN
8 8 (26.67%) DNS
9 7 (23.33%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (23.33%) Wireless
9 7 (23.33%) DHCP
10 6 (20.00%) VLAN
11 5 (16.67%) Wireshark
12 4 (13.33%) tcpdump
13 2 (6.67%) VoIP
14 1 (3.33%) FTP
14 1 (3.33%) HTTP
General
1 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Consultant
2 10 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 9 (30.00%) Network Consultant
4 8 (26.67%) Security Consultant
4 8 (26.67%) Network Security Consultant
5 7 (23.33%) Support Analyst
5 7 (23.33%) Analyst
6 6 (20.00%) Network Support Analyst
6 6 (20.00%) Network Analyst
6 6 (20.00%) Network Support
7 3 (10.00%) Security Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Security Specialist
8 1 (3.33%) Network Specialist
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Security Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Network Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 6 (20.00%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Android
2 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (23.33%) Windows Phone 8
2 7 (23.33%) Windows Phone
2 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (20.00%) VMS
4 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Load Balancing
2 12 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (40.00%) Network Management
3 3 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (6.67%) Change Control
4 2 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.33%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) Logistics
5 1 (3.33%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (63.33%) CCNP
1 19 (63.33%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (43.33%) CCSE
3 12 (40.00%) CCSA
3 12 (40.00%) CCDP
4 8 (26.67%) Check Point Certification
5 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (20.00%) MCSE
6 3 (10.00%) CCNA
7 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 6 (20.00%) vSphere
3 3 (10.00%) XenApp
4 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 6 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) Cisco
2 15 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (26.67%) Citrix
4 8 (26.67%) VMware
5 7 (23.33%) Lotus
5 7 (23.33%) McAfee
6 6 (20.00%) Symantec
6 6 (20.00%) Clearswift
7 5 (16.67%) Riverbed
8 4 (13.33%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.33%) HP
9 1 (3.33%) IBM
9 1 (3.33%) F5
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