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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 30 71 41
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -30
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 12 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 4.32% 2.47% 3.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.05% 11.32% 16.39%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 10
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
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
57 106 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 20.50% 21.81% 22.93%
Number of salaries quoted 48 100 60
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VLAN across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

VLAN Salary Histogram in Bedford

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 15 (88.24%) LAN
1 15 (88.24%) WAN
1 15 (88.24%) VPN
1 15 (88.24%) CCNP
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco Certification
1 15 (88.24%) Wireless
2 14 (82.35%) Riverbed
3 13 (76.47%) SolarWinds
3 13 (76.47%) Load Balancing
4 12 (70.59%) WAN Optimisation
4 12 (70.59%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) Firewall
5 2 (11.76%) Change Management
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.76%) Internet
5 2 (11.76%) MPLS
5 2 (11.76%) SAN
5 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
5 2 (11.76%) SMTP
5 2 (11.76%) .NET
5 2 (11.76%) J2EE
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.76%) MS Project
5 2 (11.76%) Web Services

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Project
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) VPN
1 15 (88.24%) LAN
1 15 (88.24%) WAN
1 15 (88.24%) Wireless
2 12 (70.59%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (11.76%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (11.76%) SMTP
3 2 (11.76%) SAN
3 2 (11.76%) Internet
3 2 (11.76%) MPLS
3 2 (11.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Network Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Solutions Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) J2EE
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) UNIX
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
1 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Load Balancing
2 12 (70.59%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.76%) Change Control
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (88.24%) CCNP
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.76%) vSphere
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Riverbed
2 13 (76.47%) SolarWinds
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) CommVault
4 1 (5.88%) FalconStor