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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 37 72 45
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -27
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 6 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.34% 1.32% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 6.02% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 2
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -0.70%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +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
60 83 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 23.44% 21.96% 25.74%
Number of salaries quoted 49 81 60
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 May 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 (93.75%) Data Centre
2 14 (87.50%) LAN
2 14 (87.50%) WAN
2 14 (87.50%) VPN
2 14 (87.50%) CCNP
2 14 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (87.50%) Wireless
2 14 (87.50%) Riverbed
3 12 (75.00%) SolarWinds
3 12 (75.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 12 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 12 (75.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (12.50%) vSphere
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Internet
4 2 (12.50%) MPLS
4 2 (12.50%) SAN
4 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) SMTP
4 2 (12.50%) .NET
4 2 (12.50%) J2EE
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (12.50%) MS Project
4 2 (12.50%) Web Services

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Project
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) LAN
1 14 (87.50%) WAN
1 14 (87.50%) VPN
1 14 (87.50%) Wireless
2 12 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (12.50%) Internet
3 2 (12.50%) MPLS
3 2 (12.50%) SAN
3 2 (12.50%) SMTP
3 2 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Network Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Solutions Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) J2EE
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (93.75%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (12.50%) UNIX
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) WAN Optimisation
1 12 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (12.50%) Change Management
2 2 (12.50%) Change Control
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) CCNP
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) vSphere
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Riverbed
2 12 (75.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) CommVault
4 1 (6.25%) FalconStor