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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 49 44 54
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Permanent jobs citing LAN 33 51 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.51% 5.16% 4.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.91% 28.33% 18.09%
Number of salaries quoted 31 50 43
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £55,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
138 180 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.68% 18.22% 22.87%
Number of salaries quoted 121 162 251
Average salary £45,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £33,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 30 January 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 January 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 13 £45,250 -7.17% 1
Luton -5 3 £40,000 -12.56%
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £27,500 -
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 68 (87.18%) WAN
2 37 (47.44%) Cisco
3 34 (43.59%) MS Excel
4 33 (42.31%) Wireless
5 32 (41.03%) Windows
6 31 (39.74%) Cisco Certification
7 29 (37.18%) Firewall
8 28 (35.90%) CCNP
9 27 (34.62%) Android
10 24 (30.77%) Network Security
10 24 (30.77%) CheckPoint
11 20 (25.64%) RoboHelp
11 20 (25.64%) Python
11 20 (25.64%) HTML
11 20 (25.64%) CSS
11 20 (25.64%) FrameMaker
11 20 (25.64%) PaintShop Pro
11 20 (25.64%) Publishing
11 20 (25.64%) Apple iOS
12 19 (24.36%) CCSE
12 19 (24.36%) Microsoft
13 18 (23.08%) Network Management
14 16 (20.51%) Cisco Nexus
14 16 (20.51%) Load Balancing
15 15 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
15 15 (19.23%) CCDP
16 14 (17.95%) VPN
16 14 (17.95%) CCSA
17 13 (16.67%) MS Visio
17 13 (16.67%) OSPF

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (8.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 7 (8.97%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 2 (2.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.28%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 34 (43.59%) MS Excel
2 20 (25.64%) RoboHelp
2 20 (25.64%) FrameMaker
2 20 (25.64%) PaintShop Pro
3 13 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 5 (6.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 68 (87.18%) WAN
2 33 (42.31%) Wireless
3 29 (37.18%) Firewall
4 24 (30.77%) Network Security
5 16 (20.51%) Cisco Nexus
6 14 (17.95%) VPN
7 13 (16.67%) OSPF
7 13 (16.67%) BGP
8 12 (15.38%) TCP/IP
9 11 (14.10%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (11.54%) SAN
10 9 (11.54%) DNS
11 7 (8.97%) DHCP
11 7 (8.97%) VLAN
12 5 (6.41%) Wireshark
13 4 (5.13%) tcpdump
14 3 (3.85%) VoIP
15 2 (2.56%) PBX
15 2 (2.56%) FTP
15 2 (2.56%) HTTP
General
1 20 (25.64%) Publishing
2 6 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (25.64%) Author
1 20 (25.64%) Technical Author
1 20 (25.64%) Consultant
2 18 (23.08%) Network Engineer
3 16 (20.51%) Network Consultant
4 15 (19.23%) Network Security Consultant
4 15 (19.23%) Security Consultant
5 7 (8.97%) Support Analyst
5 7 (8.97%) Analyst
5 7 (8.97%) Network Support
6 6 (7.69%) Network Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) Network Support Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Security Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Telecoms Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
9 2 (2.56%) Avaya Engineer
9 2 (2.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.64%) HTML
1 20 (25.64%) CSS
2 1 (1.28%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) SecurID
1 6 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 32 (41.03%) Windows
2 27 (34.62%) Android
3 20 (25.64%) Apple iOS
4 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (8.97%) Windows Phone 8
4 7 (8.97%) Windows Phone
5 6 (7.69%) VMS
6 5 (6.41%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.85%) Linux
8 1 (1.28%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.28%) CentOS
8 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.08%) Network Management
2 16 (20.51%) Load Balancing
3 15 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (7.69%) Change Management
5 4 (5.13%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.85%) ITIL
6 3 (3.85%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.85%) WAN Optimisation
7 2 (2.56%) High Availability
7 2 (2.56%) Change Control
7 2 (2.56%) Logistics
7 2 (2.56%) Project Management
8 1 (1.28%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.28%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.64%) Python
2 3 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (39.74%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (35.90%) CCNP
3 19 (24.36%) CCSE
4 15 (19.23%) CCDP
5 14 (17.95%) CCSA
6 8 (10.26%) CCNA
6 8 (10.26%) Check Point Certification
7 6 (7.69%) MCSE
7 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared
8 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.28%) HNC
9 1 (1.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (11.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 6 (7.69%) vSphere
3 5 (6.41%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
1 6 (7.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 37 (47.44%) Cisco
2 24 (30.77%) CheckPoint
3 19 (24.36%) Microsoft
4 10 (12.82%) VMware
4 10 (12.82%) Citrix
5 7 (8.97%) Lotus
5 7 (8.97%) McAfee
6 6 (7.69%) Riverbed
6 6 (7.69%) Clearswift
6 6 (7.69%) Symantec
7 5 (6.41%) Mitel
8 4 (5.13%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.85%) Avaya
10 2 (2.56%) Toshiba
10 2 (2.56%) HP
11 1 (1.28%) IBM
11 1 (1.28%) Oracle
11 1 (1.28%) SAP
11 1 (1.28%) Siemens
11 1 (1.28%) NEC
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