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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 49 53 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -30
Permanent jobs citing LAN 53 38 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.61% 3.73% 9.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.99% 14.56% 38.52%
Number of salaries quoted 50 37 94
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,799 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £72,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -1.31%
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
241 261 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.97% 25.64% 24.98%
Number of salaries quoted 216 242 237
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £52,500 £57,500
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +10 29 £30,000 -31.42% 4
Luton -10 9 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Dunstable - 1 £22,000 -
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 123 (97.62%) WAN
2 89 (70.63%) Firewall
3 75 (59.52%) Windows
4 65 (51.59%) VMware
5 62 (49.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 61 (48.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 55 (43.65%) VPN
7 55 (43.65%) DNS
8 54 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
9 53 (42.06%) Citrix
9 53 (42.06%) MCSE
10 51 (40.48%) DHCP
10 51 (40.48%) CheckPoint
11 48 (38.10%) SAN
11 48 (38.10%) Cisco
12 47 (37.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 46 (36.51%) Lotus Domino
13 46 (36.51%) Lotus
13 46 (36.51%) McAfee
14 43 (34.13%) Android
14 43 (34.13%) vSphere
15 40 (31.75%) Windows Phone 8
15 40 (31.75%) Windows Phone
15 40 (31.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 38 (30.16%) Symantec
17 37 (29.37%) Wi-Fi
18 36 (28.57%) Backup Exec
18 36 (28.57%) Blackberry
18 36 (28.57%) Clearswift
18 36 (28.57%) VMS

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 46 (36.51%) Lotus Domino
2 40 (31.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 15 (11.90%) IIS
4 10 (7.94%) IBM Notes
5 5 (3.97%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.79%) Lync
8 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (0.79%) Apache
Applications
1 29 (23.02%) MS Excel
2 25 (19.84%) MS Office
3 4 (3.17%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.38%) RoboHelp
4 3 (2.38%) FrameMaker
4 3 (2.38%) PaintShop Pro
5 2 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (9.52%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 123 (97.62%) WAN
2 89 (70.63%) Firewall
3 55 (43.65%) VPN
3 55 (43.65%) DNS
4 51 (40.48%) DHCP
5 48 (38.10%) SAN
6 37 (29.37%) Wi-Fi
7 24 (19.05%) Network Security
7 24 (19.05%) TCP/IP
8 13 (10.32%) BIG-IP
8 13 (10.32%) MPLS
8 13 (10.32%) VoIP
9 9 (7.14%) OSPF
9 9 (7.14%) BGP
9 9 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (3.17%) Wireless
11 3 (2.38%) tcpdump
11 3 (2.38%) VLAN
11 3 (2.38%) Wireshark
12 2 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (2.38%) Telecoms
1 3 (2.38%) Finance
1 3 (2.38%) Publishing
2 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 40 (31.75%) 3rd Line Support
3 39 (30.95%) Network Support
4 28 (22.22%) PC Support
4 28 (22.22%) PC Engineer
4 28 (22.22%) Analyst
5 26 (20.63%) Support Engineer
6 25 (19.84%) Support Analyst
7 20 (15.87%) Network Analyst
8 18 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
9 17 (13.49%) Network Support Analyst
10 15 (11.90%) PC Support Engineer
10 15 (11.90%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 14 (11.11%) Server Analyst
11 14 (11.11%) Server Support Analyst
11 14 (11.11%) Consultant
11 14 (11.11%) Server Support
12 13 (10.32%) Server Engineer
13 12 (9.52%) Network Consultant
14 10 (7.94%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.38%) HTML
1 3 (2.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (28.57%) Blackberry
1 36 (28.57%) SecurID
2 10 (7.94%) Statistics
3 2 (1.59%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.59%) Firmware
3 2 (1.59%) Clustering
4 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 75 (59.52%) Windows
2 62 (49.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 61 (48.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (34.13%) Android
5 40 (31.75%) Windows Phone 8
5 40 (31.75%) Windows Phone
6 36 (28.57%) VMS
7 21 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 17 (13.49%) Linux
9 12 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.38%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.38%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.59%) Windows NT
11 2 (1.59%) CentOS
12 1 (0.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.29%) ITIL
2 17 (13.49%) Network Management
3 14 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 14 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 10 (7.94%) PRINCE2
4 10 (7.94%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (7.94%) Mobile Device Management
5 7 (5.56%) Capacity Management
5 7 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (5.56%) Load Balancing
6 6 (4.76%) TOGAF
7 5 (3.97%) Configuration Management
8 3 (2.38%) Change Control
9 2 (1.59%) Programme Management
9 2 (1.59%) Software Deployment
9 2 (1.59%) Project Management
9 2 (1.59%) Change Management
9 2 (1.59%) Network Design
10 1 (0.79%) Logistics
10 1 (0.79%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.49%) SQL
2 3 (2.38%) Python
3 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 54 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (42.06%) MCSE
3 34 (26.98%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (22.22%) CCNP
5 19 (15.08%) CCDP
6 14 (11.11%) CCSA
6 14 (11.11%) CCSE
6 14 (11.11%) CCNA
7 10 (7.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 10 (7.94%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (5.56%) Check Point Certification
9 5 (3.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (3.17%) Degree
11 3 (2.38%) CCA
11 3 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (1.59%) CCDA
12 2 (1.59%) CCIP
12 2 (1.59%) MCP
12 2 (1.59%) HNC
12 2 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.35%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (37.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 43 (34.13%) vSphere
3 20 (15.87%) Active Directory
3 20 (15.87%) XenApp
4 14 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.38%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.59%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.79%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.79%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 36 (28.57%) Backup Exec
1 36 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 65 (51.59%) VMware
2 53 (42.06%) Citrix
3 51 (40.48%) CheckPoint
4 48 (38.10%) Cisco
5 46 (36.51%) McAfee
5 46 (36.51%) Lotus
6 38 (30.16%) Symantec
7 36 (28.57%) Clearswift
8 20 (15.87%) Microsoft
9 13 (10.32%) Oracle
9 13 (10.32%) F5
10 4 (3.17%) HP
11 3 (2.38%) Juniper
12 2 (1.59%) SAP
12 2 (1.59%) SolarWinds
13 1 (0.79%) 3Com
13 1 (0.79%) NetApp
13 1 (0.79%) Nokia
13 1 (0.79%) Dell
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