The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Consultant
Rank 47 55 44
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Consultant 7 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.54% 1.26% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.58% 1.29% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 1
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
Network Consultant
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
271 311 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 98.19% 97.80% 98.29%
Number of salaries quoted 250 282 282
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Network Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Consultant in the job title across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Network Consultant
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Network Consultant Salary Trend in Bedford

Network Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Network Consultant in their job title 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 with Network Consultant in their job title.

1 18 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 18 (100.00%) Network Security
2 17 (94.44%) Cisco Nexus
2 17 (94.44%) Firewall
2 17 (94.44%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (94.44%) Cisco
2 17 (94.44%) CCNP
3 16 (88.89%) LAN
3 16 (88.89%) WAN
3 16 (88.89%) OSPF
3 16 (88.89%) BGP
3 16 (88.89%) CCSA
3 16 (88.89%) Spanning Tree
3 16 (88.89%) CCDP
3 16 (88.89%) Load Balancing
4 15 (83.33%) CCSE
5 14 (77.78%) Network Management
6 13 (72.22%) Data Centre
6 13 (72.22%) TCP/IP
7 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
8 11 (61.11%) MS Visio
8 11 (61.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (55.56%) Check Point Certification
9 10 (55.56%) tcpdump
9 10 (55.56%) Wireshark
10 4 (22.22%) CCNA
11 3 (16.67%) Network Design
12 2 (11.11%) F5
12 2 (11.11%) MS Office
13 1 (5.56%) CCDA

Network Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Network Consultant in their job title 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 with Network Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 11 (61.11%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) Network Security
2 17 (94.44%) Firewall
2 17 (94.44%) Cisco Nexus
3 16 (88.89%) Spanning Tree
3 16 (88.89%) LAN
3 16 (88.89%) WAN
3 16 (88.89%) OSPF
3 16 (88.89%) BGP
4 13 (72.22%) TCP/IP
5 10 (55.56%) Wireshark
5 10 (55.56%) tcpdump
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Load Balancing
2 14 (77.78%) Network Management
3 11 (61.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (16.67%) Network Design
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 17 (94.44%) CCNP
1 17 (94.44%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (88.89%) CCSA
2 16 (88.89%) CCDP
3 15 (83.33%) CCSE
4 10 (55.56%) Check Point Certification
5 4 (22.22%) CCNA
6 1 (5.56%) CCDA
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 17 (94.44%) Cisco
3 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) F5