The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 44 54 31
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -23
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 6 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.02% 2.58% 4.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 15.15% 24.07%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 9
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -7.89%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +6.75%
VLAN
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 66 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 12.12% 17.01% 20.38%
Number of salaries quoted 30 57 46
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 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VLAN across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

VLAN
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

VLAN Salary Trend in Bedford

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing VLAN 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 VLAN.

1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Wireless
2 6 (85.71%) LAN
3 5 (71.43%) Riverbed
4 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds
4 4 (57.14%) WAN
4 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
5 3 (42.86%) WAN Optimisation
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (28.57%) Change Control
6 2 (28.57%) Change Management
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 1 (14.29%) CCSP
7 1 (14.29%) CCIP
7 1 (14.29%) CCNA
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (14.29%) SAN
7 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
7 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (14.29%) Internet
7 1 (14.29%) ISA Server
7 1 (14.29%) Firewall
7 1 (14.29%) VMware
7 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (14.29%) Network Security
7 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing VLAN 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 VLAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
2 6 (85.71%) Wireless
2 6 (85.71%) LAN
3 4 (57.14%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) Internet
5 1 (14.29%) Firewall
5 1 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (14.29%) HTTP
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
5 1 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 3 (42.86%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (28.57%) Change Control
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCSP
2 1 (14.29%) CCIP
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCP
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
1 1 (14.29%) ISA Server
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (14.29%) UAG
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Riverbed
2 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) VMware