The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 25 42 25
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -17
Permanent jobs citing LAN 31 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 11.52% 2.76% 5.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 58.49% 10.13% 22.92%
Number of salaries quoted 28 8 10
Average salary £30,000 £71,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-57.89% +42.50%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -2.59%
Communications & Networking Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
53 79 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 19.70% 27.24% 24.24%
Number of salaries quoted 46 77 44
Average salary £33,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.47% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £51,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
LAN
Bedfordshire

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 24 July 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Bedford

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 75 (96.15%) WAN
2 55 (70.51%) Firewall
3 50 (64.10%) DHCP
3 50 (64.10%) VPN
3 50 (64.10%) DNS
4 49 (62.82%) Citrix
4 49 (62.82%) Windows
4 49 (62.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 49 (62.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (61.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 48 (61.54%) VMware
5 48 (61.54%) Lotus
5 48 (61.54%) McAfee
5 48 (61.54%) Lotus Domino
6 41 (52.56%) vSphere
7 40 (51.28%) MCSE
7 40 (51.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 40 (51.28%) SAN
7 40 (51.28%) Symantec
8 39 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 39 (50.00%) Windows Phone 8
8 39 (50.00%) Android
8 39 (50.00%) Backup Exec
8 39 (50.00%) Windows Phone
9 37 (47.44%) Wi-Fi
9 37 (47.44%) SecurID
9 37 (47.44%) McAfee ePO
9 37 (47.44%) Clearswift
9 37 (47.44%) Blackberry
9 37 (47.44%) VMS

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 48 (61.54%) Lotus Domino
2 39 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (14.10%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.28%) IIS
4 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 24 (30.77%) MS Office
2 21 (26.92%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (96.15%) WAN
2 55 (70.51%) Firewall
3 50 (64.10%) DHCP
3 50 (64.10%) VPN
3 50 (64.10%) DNS
4 40 (51.28%) SAN
5 37 (47.44%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (15.38%) VoIP
7 8 (10.26%) Network Security
8 4 (5.13%) Wireless
9 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
9 3 (3.85%) OSPF
9 3 (3.85%) BGP
9 3 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (2.56%) DMZ
10 2 (2.56%) Ethernet
11 1 (1.28%) MPLS
11 1 (1.28%) Wireshark
11 1 (1.28%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 51 (65.38%) Network Engineer
2 40 (51.28%) 3rd Line Support
3 38 (48.72%) Network Support
4 33 (42.31%) PC Engineer
4 33 (42.31%) PC Support
5 25 (32.05%) Analyst
6 22 (28.21%) Support Analyst
7 21 (26.92%) Support Engineer
7 21 (26.92%) Network Support Engineer
8 20 (25.64%) PC Support Engineer
9 16 (20.51%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 16 (20.51%) Network Analyst
10 14 (17.95%) Network Support Analyst
11 13 (16.67%) Server Support
11 13 (16.67%) Server Analyst
11 13 (16.67%) Server Support Analyst
11 13 (16.67%) Server Engineer
12 6 (7.69%) Administrator
13 5 (6.41%) Technical Support
13 5 (6.41%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 37 (47.44%) SecurID
1 37 (47.44%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.28%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 49 (62.82%) Windows
1 49 (62.82%) Windows Server 2003
1 49 (62.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 39 (50.00%) Windows Phone 8
2 39 (50.00%) Android
2 39 (50.00%) Windows Phone
3 37 (47.44%) VMS
4 21 (26.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.10%) Mobile Device Management
2 7 (8.97%) Network Management
3 4 (5.13%) Configuration Management
3 4 (5.13%) ITIL
4 3 (3.85%) Service Delivery
4 3 (3.85%) Load Balancing
5 2 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (2.56%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (2.56%) Asset Management
5 2 (2.56%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.28%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.28%) Project Management
6 1 (1.28%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.28%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.28%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.28%) Change Control
6 1 (1.28%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (51.28%) MCSE
1 40 (51.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (29.49%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (25.64%) CCNP
4 12 (15.38%) CCDP
5 6 (7.69%) CCSA
5 6 (7.69%) CCNA
6 3 (3.85%) CCSE
7 2 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.56%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (2.56%) CCA
7 2 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.28%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (61.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 41 (52.56%) vSphere
3 19 (24.36%) XenApp
4 11 (14.10%) Active Directory
5 6 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.28%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 39 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 37 (47.44%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 49 (62.82%) Citrix
2 48 (61.54%) VMware
2 48 (61.54%) Lotus
2 48 (61.54%) McAfee
3 40 (51.28%) Symantec
4 37 (47.44%) Clearswift
5 23 (29.49%) Cisco
6 18 (23.08%) CheckPoint
7 15 (19.23%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.56%) Riverbed
8 2 (2.56%) SolarWinds
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