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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 19 29 38
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +9
Permanent jobs citing LAN 26 45 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 9.25% 9.89% 4.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 44.83% 50.00% 17.57%
Number of salaries quoted 20 45 13
Average salary £45,250 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.12% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £25,000 £37,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
58 90 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 20.64% 19.78% 25.61%
Number of salaries quoted 50 86 73
Average salary £46,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.42% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 March 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Bedford

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 32 (91.43%) CCNP
1 32 (91.43%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (85.71%) WAN
3 28 (80.00%) Load Balancing
3 28 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 22 (62.86%) Cisco
5 21 (60.00%) CCDP
5 21 (60.00%) Network Security
6 20 (57.14%) CCSA
6 20 (57.14%) CheckPoint
7 19 (54.29%) OSPF
7 19 (54.29%) BGP
7 19 (54.29%) MS Visio
7 19 (54.29%) Firewall
7 19 (54.29%) CCSE
7 19 (54.29%) Spanning Tree
8 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
9 17 (48.57%) Network Management
10 16 (45.71%) TCP/IP
11 15 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (34.29%) Check Point Certification
12 12 (34.29%) Wireless
13 11 (31.43%) VLAN
13 11 (31.43%) Wireshark
13 11 (31.43%) VPN
14 10 (28.57%) Riverbed
14 10 (28.57%) tcpdump
15 9 (25.71%) SolarWinds
16 8 (22.86%) WAN Optimisation
17 7 (20.00%) Cloud Computing

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 19 (54.29%) MS Visio
2 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
3 3 (8.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (85.71%) WAN
2 28 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 21 (60.00%) Network Security
4 19 (54.29%) Spanning Tree
4 19 (54.29%) OSPF
4 19 (54.29%) BGP
4 19 (54.29%) Firewall
5 16 (45.71%) TCP/IP
6 12 (34.29%) Wireless
7 11 (31.43%) VLAN
7 11 (31.43%) Wireshark
7 11 (31.43%) VPN
8 10 (28.57%) tcpdump
9 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (2.86%) VoIP
10 1 (2.86%) 802.11
10 1 (2.86%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.57%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Consultant
2 15 (42.86%) Network Consultant
3 14 (40.00%) Network Engineer
4 11 (31.43%) Security Consultant
4 11 (31.43%) Network Security Consultant
5 5 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Cisco Consultant
6 4 (11.43%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 4 (11.43%) AWS Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Applications Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Applications Support
8 2 (5.71%) Security Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Network Specialist
9 1 (2.86%) Network Security Specialist
9 1 (2.86%) Junior
9 1 (2.86%) Junior Applications Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Junior Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (80.00%) Load Balancing
2 17 (48.57%) Network Management
3 15 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (22.86%) WAN Optimisation
5 3 (8.57%) Web Development
6 2 (5.71%) Change Management
6 2 (5.71%) Change Control
7 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.86%) Network Design
7 1 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (91.43%) CCNP
1 32 (91.43%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (60.00%) CCDP
3 20 (57.14%) CCSA
4 19 (54.29%) CCSE
5 12 (34.29%) Check Point Certification
6 5 (14.29%) CCNA
7 1 (2.86%) CCDA
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) Cisco
2 20 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
4 10 (28.57%) Riverbed
5 9 (25.71%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.71%) F5
7 1 (2.86%) Citrix
7 1 (2.86%) IBM
7 1 (2.86%) VMware
7 1 (2.86%) Sourcefire
7 1 (2.86%) IronPort
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