The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 49 57 24
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -33
Permanent jobs citing LAN 51 35 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.42% 3.60% 9.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.48% 14.34% 35.84%
Number of salaries quoted 47 34 95
Average salary £33,000 £42,250 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.89% -3.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,399 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £72,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
LAN
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
249 244 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.56% 25.10% 26.07%
Number of salaries quoted 222 227 258
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £52,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

LAN
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

LAN Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

LAN
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

LAN
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
Bedford +4 27 £30,000 -31.42% 1
Luton -20 7 £50,000 +56.25%
Dunstable - 1 £22,000 -
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing LAN 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 LAN.

1 110 (97.35%) WAN
2 79 (69.91%) Firewall
3 72 (63.72%) Windows
4 61 (53.98%) VMware
5 57 (50.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 57 (50.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 50 (44.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 50 (44.25%) DNS
7 49 (43.36%) MCSE
7 49 (43.36%) VPN
8 48 (42.48%) Citrix
9 46 (40.71%) DHCP
10 44 (38.94%) SAN
10 44 (38.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 43 (38.05%) Android
11 43 (38.05%) Lotus
11 43 (38.05%) CheckPoint
11 43 (38.05%) McAfee
11 43 (38.05%) Lotus Domino
12 41 (36.28%) vSphere
13 38 (33.63%) Windows Phone 8
13 38 (33.63%) Windows Phone
13 38 (33.63%) Cisco
13 38 (33.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 35 (30.97%) Wi-Fi
14 35 (30.97%) Symantec
15 34 (30.09%) SecurID
15 34 (30.09%) McAfee ePO
15 34 (30.09%) VMS
15 34 (30.09%) Backup Exec

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing LAN 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 LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 43 (38.05%) Lotus Domino
2 38 (33.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 14 (12.39%) IIS
4 9 (7.96%) IBM Notes
5 3 (2.65%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.88%) Apache
Applications
1 29 (25.66%) MS Excel
2 23 (20.35%) MS Office
3 5 (4.42%) RoboHelp
3 5 (4.42%) FrameMaker
3 5 (4.42%) PaintShop Pro
4 4 (3.54%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (10.62%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 110 (97.35%) WAN
2 79 (69.91%) Firewall
3 50 (44.25%) DNS
4 49 (43.36%) VPN
5 46 (40.71%) DHCP
6 44 (38.94%) SAN
7 35 (30.97%) Wi-Fi
8 22 (19.47%) TCP/IP
9 19 (16.81%) Network Security
10 13 (11.50%) BIG-IP
11 12 (10.62%) MPLS
12 11 (9.73%) VoIP
13 6 (5.31%) Wireless
13 6 (5.31%) OSPF
13 6 (5.31%) BGP
13 6 (5.31%) Cisco Nexus
14 3 (2.65%) tcpdump
14 3 (2.65%) Wireshark
15 2 (1.77%) DMZ
15 2 (1.77%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (4.42%) Publishing
2 3 (2.65%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.65%) Finance
3 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (41.59%) Network Engineer
2 35 (30.97%) Network Support
3 32 (28.32%) 3rd Line Support
4 26 (23.01%) Analyst
5 24 (21.24%) Support Analyst
5 24 (21.24%) PC Support
5 24 (21.24%) PC Engineer
6 22 (19.47%) Support Engineer
7 19 (16.81%) Network Analyst
8 17 (15.04%) Network Support Analyst
9 14 (12.39%) Network Support Engineer
10 13 (11.50%) PC Support Engineer
11 12 (10.62%) Server Analyst
11 12 (10.62%) Server Support Analyst
11 12 (10.62%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 12 (10.62%) Server Support
12 11 (9.73%) Consultant
12 11 (9.73%) Server Engineer
13 9 (7.96%) Security Consultant
13 9 (7.96%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.42%) HTML
1 5 (4.42%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (30.09%) SecurID
1 34 (30.09%) Blackberry
2 11 (9.73%) Statistics
3 8 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.77%) Firmware
5 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.88%) Clustering
5 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 72 (63.72%) Windows
2 57 (50.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 57 (50.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (38.05%) Android
4 38 (33.63%) Windows Phone 8
4 38 (33.63%) Windows Phone
5 34 (30.09%) VMS
6 20 (17.70%) Windows 7
7 17 (15.04%) Linux
8 12 (10.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (4.42%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.65%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.77%) Windows NT
11 2 (1.77%) CentOS
12 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.81%) ITIL
2 15 (13.27%) Service Delivery
3 13 (11.50%) Incident Management
3 13 (11.50%) Network Management
4 10 (8.85%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (8.85%) PRINCE2
5 9 (7.96%) Mobile Device Management
6 7 (6.19%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (5.31%) Capacity Management
8 5 (4.42%) TOGAF
8 5 (4.42%) Load Balancing
8 5 (4.42%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.54%) Mentoring
10 3 (2.65%) Change Control
11 2 (1.77%) Change Management
11 2 (1.77%) Programme Management
11 2 (1.77%) Network Design
12 1 (0.88%) Logistics
12 1 (0.88%) Problem Management
12 1 (0.88%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.16%) SQL
2 5 (4.42%) Python
3 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 50 (44.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (43.36%) MCSE
3 24 (21.24%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (15.93%) CCNP
5 12 (10.62%) CCSE
6 11 (9.73%) CCDP
6 11 (9.73%) CCNA
7 10 (8.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 10 (8.85%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (7.96%) CCSA
9 6 (5.31%) Check Point Certification
10 5 (4.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (2.65%) Degree
11 3 (2.65%) CCA
11 3 (2.65%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (1.77%) HNC
12 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.77%) Security Cleared
13 1 (0.88%) MCITP
13 1 (0.88%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (38.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 41 (36.28%) vSphere
3 19 (16.81%) XenApp
3 19 (16.81%) Active Directory
4 13 (11.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.77%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.88%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.88%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 34 (30.09%) McAfee ePO
1 34 (30.09%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 61 (53.98%) VMware
2 48 (42.48%) Citrix
3 43 (38.05%) Lotus
3 43 (38.05%) CheckPoint
3 43 (38.05%) McAfee
4 38 (33.63%) Cisco
5 35 (30.97%) Symantec
6 34 (30.09%) Clearswift
7 17 (15.04%) Microsoft
8 13 (11.50%) Oracle
8 13 (11.50%) F5
9 3 (2.65%) Juniper
9 3 (2.65%) HP
10 2 (1.77%) SAP
10 2 (1.77%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.88%) NetApp
11 1 (0.88%) Nokia
11 1 (0.88%) Dell
11 1 (0.88%) 3Com
Bedford, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago