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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 31 34 36
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing LAN 25 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 8.01% 4.95% 3.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.23% 25.93% 12.28%
Number of salaries quoted 22 13 7
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
69 54 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 22.12% 19.08% 27.40%
Number of salaries quoted 61 51 53
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -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

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 17 September 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Bedford

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 60 (98.36%) WAN
2 50 (81.97%) Firewall
3 44 (72.13%) Windows
3 44 (72.13%) DHCP
3 44 (72.13%) VPN
3 44 (72.13%) DNS
3 44 (72.13%) Citrix
3 44 (72.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 44 (72.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (70.49%) Lotus Domino
4 43 (70.49%) Lotus
4 43 (70.49%) McAfee
4 43 (70.49%) VMware
4 43 (70.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 39 (63.93%) SAN
6 38 (62.30%) MCSE
6 38 (62.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 38 (62.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 38 (62.30%) Android
6 38 (62.30%) vSphere
6 38 (62.30%) Windows Phone 8
6 38 (62.30%) Windows Phone
7 35 (57.38%) Symantec
8 34 (55.74%) VMS
8 34 (55.74%) Blackberry
8 34 (55.74%) Clearswift
8 34 (55.74%) Wi-Fi
8 34 (55.74%) Backup Exec
8 34 (55.74%) SecurID
8 34 (55.74%) McAfee ePO

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 43 (70.49%) Lotus Domino
2 38 (62.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (14.75%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.64%) IIS
4 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 20 (32.79%) MS Office
1 20 (32.79%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 60 (98.36%) WAN
2 50 (81.97%) Firewall
3 44 (72.13%) DHCP
3 44 (72.13%) VPN
3 44 (72.13%) DNS
4 39 (63.93%) SAN
5 34 (55.74%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (14.75%) Network Security
6 9 (14.75%) VoIP
7 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
8 3 (4.92%) Wireshark
8 3 (4.92%) OSPF
8 3 (4.92%) BGP
8 3 (4.92%) tcpdump
8 3 (4.92%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 41 (67.21%) Network Engineer
2 35 (57.38%) Network Support
3 30 (49.18%) 3rd Line Support
4 24 (39.34%) PC Support
4 24 (39.34%) PC Engineer
5 23 (37.70%) Support Analyst
5 23 (37.70%) Analyst
6 17 (27.87%) Network Support Analyst
6 17 (27.87%) Network Analyst
7 14 (22.95%) Network Support Engineer
7 14 (22.95%) Support Engineer
8 13 (21.31%) PC Support Engineer
9 12 (19.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 11 (18.03%) Server Analyst
10 11 (18.03%) Server Support Analyst
10 11 (18.03%) Server Engineer
10 11 (18.03%) Server Support
11 7 (11.48%) Administrator
12 4 (6.56%) Network Administrator
12 4 (6.56%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 34 (55.74%) Blackberry
1 34 (55.74%) SecurID
2 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.64%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 44 (72.13%) Windows
1 44 (72.13%) Windows Server 2003
1 44 (72.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 38 (62.30%) Windows Phone 8
2 38 (62.30%) Windows Phone
2 38 (62.30%) Android
3 34 (55.74%) VMS
4 18 (29.51%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.75%) Mobile Device Management
2 8 (13.11%) Network Management
3 5 (8.20%) Load Balancing
4 4 (6.56%) Configuration Management
5 3 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.64%) ITIL
6 1 (1.64%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.64%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.64%) Change Control
6 1 (1.64%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.64%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (62.30%) MCSE
1 38 (62.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (21.31%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (19.67%) CCNP
4 7 (11.48%) CCDP
5 5 (8.20%) CCSA
6 4 (6.56%) CCSE
6 4 (6.56%) Check Point Certification
6 4 (6.56%) CCNA
7 3 (4.92%) CCA
7 3 (4.92%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (4.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.64%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (70.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 38 (62.30%) vSphere
3 18 (29.51%) XenApp
4 9 (14.75%) Active Directory
5 8 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.64%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 34 (55.74%) Backup Exec
1 34 (55.74%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 44 (72.13%) Citrix
2 43 (70.49%) Lotus
2 43 (70.49%) McAfee
2 43 (70.49%) VMware
3 35 (57.38%) Symantec
4 34 (55.74%) Clearswift
5 17 (27.87%) Cisco
6 16 (26.23%) CheckPoint
7 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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