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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 44 45 58
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Permanent jobs citing LAN 48 70 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.39% 6.01% 3.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.75% 30.43% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 35 70 32
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £25,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
173 230 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.83% 19.76% 24.65%
Number of salaries quoted 138 211 240
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +16 29 £45,000 +50.00% 5
Luton +2 8 £55,000 -12.00% 2
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 73 (84.88%) WAN
2 57 (66.28%) Cisco Certification
3 54 (62.79%) CCNP
4 48 (55.81%) Cisco
4 48 (55.81%) Data Centre
5 45 (52.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 40 (46.51%) Load Balancing
7 34 (39.53%) CCDP
8 33 (38.37%) Firewall
9 31 (36.05%) Network Security
9 31 (36.05%) CheckPoint
9 31 (36.05%) TCP/IP
10 30 (34.88%) Microsoft
11 29 (33.72%) Wireless
11 29 (33.72%) CCSA
12 28 (32.56%) CCSE
13 26 (30.23%) OSPF
13 26 (30.23%) BGP
13 26 (30.23%) Spanning Tree
14 25 (29.07%) Network Management
15 24 (27.91%) MS Visio
16 21 (24.42%) Disaster Recovery
17 19 (22.09%) Windows
17 19 (22.09%) Check Point Certification
18 17 (19.77%) Wireshark
18 17 (19.77%) VPN
19 16 (18.60%) VLAN
19 16 (18.60%) tcpdump
20 15 (17.44%) Riverbed
21 14 (16.28%) MS Excel

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 8 (9.30%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.16%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (27.91%) MS Visio
2 14 (16.28%) MS Excel
3 9 (10.47%) MS Office
4 5 (5.81%) RoboHelp
4 5 (5.81%) FrameMaker
4 5 (5.81%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 73 (84.88%) WAN
2 45 (52.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 33 (38.37%) Firewall
4 31 (36.05%) Network Security
4 31 (36.05%) TCP/IP
5 29 (33.72%) Wireless
6 26 (30.23%) OSPF
6 26 (30.23%) BGP
6 26 (30.23%) Spanning Tree
7 17 (19.77%) Wireshark
7 17 (19.77%) VPN
8 16 (18.60%) VLAN
8 16 (18.60%) tcpdump
9 6 (6.98%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (5.81%) SAN
11 4 (4.65%) 802.11
11 4 (4.65%) VoIP
12 3 (3.49%) WLAN
12 3 (3.49%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (3.49%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.49%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.16%) Couchbase
General
1 6 (6.98%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.81%) Publishing
3 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (33.72%) Network Engineer
2 26 (30.23%) Consultant
3 18 (20.93%) Network Consultant
4 17 (19.77%) Security Consultant
5 14 (16.28%) Network Security Consultant
6 11 (12.79%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Author
7 5 (5.81%) Technical Author
7 5 (5.81%) AWS Consultant
8 4 (4.65%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 4 (4.65%) Cisco Consultant
8 4 (4.65%) Network Specialist
8 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (3.49%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.49%) Applications Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) Implementation Consultant
9 3 (3.49%) Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.30%) HTML
2 5 (5.81%) CSS
3 3 (3.49%) XMPP
4 1 (1.16%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 48 (55.81%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.16%) Physics
3 1 (1.16%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.09%) Windows
2 5 (5.81%) Android
2 5 (5.81%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (2.33%) Linux
5 1 (1.16%) UNIX
5 1 (1.16%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.16%) CentOS
5 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (46.51%) Load Balancing
2 25 (29.07%) Network Management
3 21 (24.42%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (13.95%) WAN Optimisation
5 7 (8.14%) Change Management
6 6 (6.98%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.81%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.65%) Security Patching
8 4 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (4.65%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (4.65%) Network Design
8 4 (4.65%) ITIL
9 3 (3.49%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.49%) Project Management
9 3 (3.49%) Web Development
10 2 (2.33%) Change Control
10 2 (2.33%) Supplier Management
10 2 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (1.16%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.63%) SQL
2 5 (5.81%) Python
Qualifications
1 57 (66.28%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (62.79%) CCNP
3 34 (39.53%) CCDP
4 29 (33.72%) CCSA
5 28 (32.56%) CCSE
6 19 (22.09%) Check Point Certification
7 11 (12.79%) CCNA
8 5 (5.81%) CCDA
9 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (4.65%) MCSE
10 3 (3.49%) MCSA
10 3 (3.49%) CCIP
10 3 (3.49%) CCA
10 3 (3.49%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (3.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (2.33%) Degree
11 2 (2.33%) MCP
12 1 (1.16%) HNC
12 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 9 (10.47%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (4.65%) VMware ESX
4 4 (4.65%) ISA Server
4 4 (4.65%) Terminal Server
5 3 (3.49%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) WSUS
2 3 (3.49%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (3.49%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (3.49%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 48 (55.81%) Cisco
2 31 (36.05%) CheckPoint
3 30 (34.88%) Microsoft
4 15 (17.44%) Riverbed
5 13 (15.12%) SolarWinds
6 12 (13.95%) VMware
7 11 (12.79%) Citrix
8 9 (10.47%) F5
9 4 (4.65%) IronPort
9 4 (4.65%) Sourcefire
9 4 (4.65%) Websense
9 4 (4.65%) Juniper
10 2 (2.33%) Mitel
10 2 (2.33%) HP
11 1 (1.16%) Oracle
11 1 (1.16%) SAP
11 1 (1.16%) IBM
11 1 (1.16%) LANDesk
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Advancing People Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
SCC
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Luton
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000 per annum + Car + pension + healthcare
Posted: 14 days ago
Bedford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago