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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 53 50 33
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 3 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.98% 0.67% 3.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.55% 3.17% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 7
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £33,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £37,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -6.25%
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
66 63 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 21.50% 21.07% 25.34%
Number of salaries quoted 58 60 53
Average salary £33,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.17% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
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 27 August 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (100.00%) VPN
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) CCNP
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Network Security
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
2 7 (87.50%) Forefront TMG
2 7 (87.50%) UAG
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) SharePoint Server
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Vista
2 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (87.50%) CCIP
2 7 (87.50%) CCNA
2 7 (87.50%) Terminal Services
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (87.50%) Internet
2 7 (87.50%) ISA Server
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) CCSP
2 7 (87.50%) HTTP
2 7 (87.50%) HTTPS
2 7 (87.50%) SSL

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) IIS
1 7 (87.50%) SharePoint
1 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
1 7 (87.50%) SharePoint Server
1 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (100.00%) VPN
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Network Security
2 7 (87.50%) Internet
2 7 (87.50%) HTTP
2 7 (87.50%) HTTPS
2 7 (87.50%) SSL
3 5 (62.50%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) VRRP
5 1 (12.50%) MPLS
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) VoIP
5 1 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Firmware
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows XP
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Vista
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CCNP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) CCSP
2 7 (87.50%) CCIP
2 7 (87.50%) CCNA
2 7 (87.50%) MCP
2 7 (87.50%) MCSE
3 2 (25.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Terminal Services
1 7 (87.50%) ISA Server
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (87.50%) Forefront TMG
1 7 (87.50%) UAG
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) VMware