The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 71 57 70
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Permanent jobs citing Internet 16 37 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.72% 3.71% 2.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.64% 23.42% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 14 32 24
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Internet
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
166 158 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.85% 15.86% 20.62%
Number of salaries quoted 150 144 212
Average salary £45,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Internet
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Internet Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Internet
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Internet across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Internet Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Internet
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leighton Buzzard - 9 £50,000 -
Luton +3 2 £40,500 +20.89%
Shefford - 1 £33,000 -
Internet
East of England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 23 (54.76%) Windows
2 22 (52.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (50.00%) Project Management
4 20 (47.62%) Cisco
5 19 (45.24%) VMware
5 19 (45.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (42.86%) Windows 7
7 17 (40.48%) Active Directory
7 17 (40.48%) SAN
7 17 (40.48%) Firewall
8 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
8 16 (38.10%) TCP/IP
9 15 (35.71%) .NET
9 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
9 15 (35.71%) CCNA
9 15 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (28.57%) C#
11 12 (28.57%) HTML
11 12 (28.57%) CSS
11 12 (28.57%) VMware ESX
11 12 (28.57%) Degree
12 11 (26.19%) ASP.NET
12 11 (26.19%) MVC
12 11 (26.19%) MCITP
12 11 (26.19%) Mentoring
13 10 (23.81%) jQuery
14 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
14 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 6 (14.29%) MySQL

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Internet 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 Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.90%) IIS
2 5 (11.90%) Apache
3 4 (9.52%) SugarCRM
3 4 (9.52%) Drupal
3 4 (9.52%) WordPress
4 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 3 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (4.76%) CMS
6 1 (2.38%) ColdFusion
6 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.38%) JBoss
6 1 (2.38%) Liferay
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Office
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (4.76%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (40.48%) SAN
1 17 (40.48%) Firewall
2 16 (38.10%) TCP/IP
3 6 (14.29%) Network Security
4 5 (11.90%) DNS
5 4 (9.52%) VPN
6 3 (7.14%) HTTPS
6 3 (7.14%) SSL
6 3 (7.14%) HTTP
6 3 (7.14%) VLAN
7 2 (4.76%) iSCSI
7 2 (4.76%) WAN
8 1 (2.38%) DHCP
8 1 (2.38%) FTP
8 1 (2.38%) LAN
8 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.38%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.29%) MySQL
3 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.76%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (2.38%) JMeter
3 1 (2.38%) Selenium
General
1 4 (9.52%) Marketing
2 2 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Developer
2 13 (30.95%) Network Engineer
3 10 (23.81%) Programmer
4 9 (21.43%) Support Engineer
5 8 (19.05%) Network Support
5 8 (19.05%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Team Leader
6 4 (9.52%) Web Team Leader
6 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Project Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Service Manager
7 3 (7.14%) .NET Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Desktop Manager
8 2 (4.76%) UI Developer
8 2 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (4.76%) .NET Programmer
8 2 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (35.71%) .NET
2 12 (28.57%) CSS
2 12 (28.57%) HTML
3 11 (26.19%) ASP.NET
4 10 (23.81%) jQuery
5 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 6 (14.29%) WCF
7 5 (11.90%) Ajax
8 4 (9.52%) LAMP
8 4 (9.52%) WinForms
8 4 (9.52%) Web Services
8 4 (9.52%) Silverlight
9 2 (4.76%) HTML5
9 2 (4.76%) CSS3
9 2 (4.76%) Flash
10 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
10 1 (2.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Social Media
2 4 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 4 (9.52%) User Experience
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) NHS
2 4 (9.52%) Copywriting
3 1 (2.38%) Wiki
3 1 (2.38%) Replication
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (54.76%) Windows
2 18 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (14.29%) Windows Vista
4 6 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.14%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) Project Management
2 11 (26.19%) MVC
2 11 (26.19%) Mentoring
3 5 (11.90%) CRM
4 4 (9.52%) Web Design
4 4 (9.52%) Web Development
4 4 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 3 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.14%) ETL
6 2 (4.76%) Service Management
6 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL
6 2 (4.76%) Migration
6 2 (4.76%) Change Control
6 2 (4.76%) Waterfall
6 2 (4.76%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) C#
2 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.90%) SQL
4 4 (9.52%) VB
4 4 (9.52%) PHP
4 4 (9.52%) VC++
4 4 (9.52%) VB6
5 2 (4.76%) Groovy
5 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.38%) VBScript
6 1 (2.38%) Java
6 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (52.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (35.71%) CCNA
2 15 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (28.57%) Degree
4 11 (26.19%) MCITP
5 6 (14.29%) CCNP
6 3 (7.14%) CCIP
6 3 (7.14%) MCP
6 3 (7.14%) MCSE
6 3 (7.14%) CCSP
7 1 (2.38%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.76%) SLA
3 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 19 (45.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (40.48%) Active Directory
3 12 (28.57%) VMware ESX
4 5 (11.90%) Terminal Services
5 3 (7.14%) ISA Server
5 3 (7.14%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (7.14%) UAG
6 2 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) SCOM
2 1 (2.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) Cisco
2 19 (45.24%) VMware
3 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.14%) Citrix
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle
6 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.38%) Nimsoft
6 1 (2.38%) HP
6 1 (2.38%) Dell