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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 51 30 66
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +36
Permanent jobs citing LAN 41 94 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.59% 7.91% 3.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.55% 38.52% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 31 93 44
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
167 244 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.64% 20.52% 25.94%
Number of salaries quoted 141 230 285
Average salary £47,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015. 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 +10 26 £45,250 +13.12% 2
Luton -24 3 £31,250 -26.47% 1
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £27,500 -
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 65 (84.42%) WAN
2 44 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 41 (53.25%) CCNP
4 37 (48.05%) Cisco
5 31 (40.26%) Wireless
6 30 (38.96%) Cisco Nexus
7 29 (37.66%) Load Balancing
8 28 (36.36%) Microsoft
9 26 (33.77%) Network Security
10 24 (31.17%) MS Excel
10 24 (31.17%) Firewall
10 24 (31.17%) CheckPoint
10 24 (31.17%) CCDP
11 23 (29.87%) TCP/IP
11 23 (29.87%) CCSA
12 22 (28.57%) CCSE
13 21 (27.27%) OSPF
13 21 (27.27%) BGP
13 21 (27.27%) Windows
13 21 (27.27%) MS Visio
13 21 (27.27%) Spanning Tree
14 19 (24.68%) Network Management
15 18 (23.38%) Disaster Recovery
16 16 (20.78%) HTML
17 13 (16.88%) Publishing
17 13 (16.88%) Apple iOS
17 13 (16.88%) Android
17 13 (16.88%) FrameMaker
17 13 (16.88%) PaintShop Pro
17 13 (16.88%) RoboHelp

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 4 (5.19%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 24 (31.17%) MS Excel
2 21 (27.27%) MS Visio
3 13 (16.88%) RoboHelp
3 13 (16.88%) FrameMaker
3 13 (16.88%) PaintShop Pro
4 8 (10.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 65 (84.42%) WAN
2 31 (40.26%) Wireless
3 30 (38.96%) Cisco Nexus
4 26 (33.77%) Network Security
5 24 (31.17%) Firewall
6 23 (29.87%) TCP/IP
7 21 (27.27%) OSPF
7 21 (27.27%) BGP
7 21 (27.27%) Spanning Tree
8 13 (16.88%) VPN
9 12 (15.58%) VLAN
9 12 (15.58%) Wireshark
10 11 (14.29%) tcpdump
11 5 (6.49%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (2.60%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (2.60%) PBX
13 1 (1.30%) VoIP
13 1 (1.30%) 3G
13 1 (1.30%) 802.11
13 1 (1.30%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.90%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
General
1 13 (16.88%) Publishing
2 7 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.30%) Advertising
3 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (28.57%) Consultant
1 22 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 18 (23.38%) Network Consultant
3 14 (18.18%) Security Consultant
3 14 (18.18%) Network Security Consultant
4 13 (16.88%) Author
4 13 (16.88%) Technical Author
5 6 (7.79%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Network Specialist
6 5 (6.49%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Cisco Consultant
7 4 (5.19%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 4 (5.19%) AWS Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Telecoms Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Applications Developer
9 2 (2.60%) Network Security Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Security Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.78%) HTML
2 13 (16.88%) CSS
3 1 (1.30%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.30%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 21 (27.27%) Windows
2 13 (16.88%) Android
2 13 (16.88%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.30%) UNIX
3 1 (1.30%) CentOS
3 1 (1.30%) Linux
3 1 (1.30%) Windows NT
3 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.66%) Load Balancing
2 19 (24.68%) Network Management
3 18 (23.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (10.39%) WAN Optimisation
5 6 (7.79%) Change Management
6 3 (3.90%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.90%) Web Development
7 2 (2.60%) Change Control
8 1 (1.30%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.30%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.30%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.30%) ITIL
8 1 (1.30%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.30%) Validation
8 1 (1.30%) Network Design
8 1 (1.30%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.88%) Python
2 6 (7.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (53.25%) CCNP
3 24 (31.17%) CCDP
4 23 (29.87%) CCSA
5 22 (28.57%) CCSE
6 12 (15.58%) Check Point Certification
7 10 (12.99%) CCNA
8 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.60%) Degree
10 1 (1.30%) CCDA
10 1 (1.30%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.60%) Terminal Services
2 2 (2.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (48.05%) Cisco
2 28 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 24 (31.17%) CheckPoint
4 11 (14.29%) Riverbed
5 9 (11.69%) SolarWinds
6 5 (6.49%) Mitel
7 3 (3.90%) VMware
7 3 (3.90%) Citrix
7 3 (3.90%) Avaya
8 2 (2.60%) Toshiba
8 2 (2.60%) F5
9 1 (1.30%) SAP
9 1 (1.30%) Sourcefire
9 1 (1.30%) IronPort
9 1 (1.30%) Panasonic
9 1 (1.30%) Aastra
9 1 (1.30%) NEC
9 1 (1.30%) IBM
9 1 (1.30%) Siemens
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £14000 - £16000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Luton
Vadis People
Salary: Up to £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago