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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 52 47 56
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Permanent jobs citing LAN 43 58 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.95% 5.02% 3.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.75% 28.02% 15.21%
Number of salaries quoted 34 57 34
Average salary £48,750 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.28% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £25,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
189 207 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.37% 17.92% 23.97%
Number of salaries quoted 155 186 236
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,000 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +2 22 £43,750 +45.83% 1
Luton -1 11 £55,000 -12.00%
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 80 (90.91%) WAN
2 54 (61.36%) Cisco
2 54 (61.36%) Cisco Certification
3 51 (57.95%) CCNP
3 51 (57.95%) Data Centre
4 45 (51.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 40 (45.45%) Load Balancing
6 38 (43.18%) Firewall
7 36 (40.91%) CCDP
8 33 (37.50%) CheckPoint
8 33 (37.50%) TCP/IP
9 32 (36.36%) Microsoft
10 31 (35.23%) CCSA
10 31 (35.23%) Network Security
11 30 (34.09%) CCSE
12 26 (29.55%) OSPF
12 26 (29.55%) BGP
12 26 (29.55%) Spanning Tree
13 24 (27.27%) VMware
14 23 (26.14%) Network Management
15 21 (23.86%) MS Visio
16 19 (21.59%) Disaster Recovery
17 18 (20.45%) Wireless
17 18 (20.45%) Wireshark
18 17 (19.32%) Windows
18 17 (19.32%) Check Point Certification
18 17 (19.32%) tcpdump
19 15 (17.05%) Citrix
19 15 (17.05%) VPN
20 14 (15.91%) F5

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 11 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.14%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (23.86%) MS Visio
2 9 (10.23%) MS Office
3 6 (6.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.95%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 80 (90.91%) WAN
2 45 (51.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 38 (43.18%) Firewall
4 33 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 31 (35.23%) Network Security
6 26 (29.55%) Spanning Tree
6 26 (29.55%) OSPF
6 26 (29.55%) BGP
7 18 (20.45%) Wireless
7 18 (20.45%) Wireshark
8 17 (19.32%) tcpdump
9 15 (17.05%) VPN
10 13 (14.77%) VLAN
11 8 (9.09%) SAN
12 6 (6.82%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (5.68%) VoIP
14 4 (4.55%) 802.11
14 4 (4.55%) MPLS
14 4 (4.55%) iSCSI
14 4 (4.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.41%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.14%) Couchbase
General
1 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
1 5 (5.68%) Marketing
2 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (29.55%) Consultant
2 25 (28.41%) Network Engineer
3 20 (22.73%) Network Consultant
4 19 (21.59%) Security Consultant
5 16 (18.18%) Network Security Consultant
6 11 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) Infrastructure Manager
7 7 (7.95%) Architect
8 5 (5.68%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.68%) Network Security Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Security Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Cisco Consultant
9 4 (4.55%) Network Specialist
9 4 (4.55%) Cisco Network Consultant
10 3 (3.41%) AWS Consultant
10 3 (3.41%) Unified Communications Manager
10 3 (3.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Implementation Consultant
10 3 (3.41%) Support Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.41%) HTML
1 3 (3.41%) XMPP
2 1 (1.14%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 51 (57.95%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.41%) Statistics
4 1 (1.14%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.14%) Physics
4 1 (1.14%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.32%) Windows
2 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (4.55%) Linux
4 3 (3.41%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.14%) CentOS
5 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.14%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.14%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (45.45%) Load Balancing
2 23 (26.14%) Network Management
3 19 (21.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (14.77%) Service Delivery
5 12 (13.64%) WAN Optimisation
6 9 (10.23%) Project Management
7 6 (6.82%) ITIL
8 5 (5.68%) Time Management
8 5 (5.68%) High Availability
8 5 (5.68%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (5.68%) Line Management
9 4 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (4.55%) Security Patching
9 4 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (4.55%) Network Design
9 4 (4.55%) Programme Management
10 3 (3.41%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.41%) PRINCE2
10 3 (3.41%) Change Management
10 3 (3.41%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.77%) SQL
2 2 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 54 (61.36%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (57.95%) CCNP
3 36 (40.91%) CCDP
4 31 (35.23%) CCSA
5 30 (34.09%) CCSE
6 17 (19.32%) Check Point Certification
7 13 (14.77%) CCNA
8 7 (7.95%) CCDA
9 5 (5.68%) MCSE
9 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (4.55%) CCA
10 4 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (4.55%) MCSA
11 3 (3.41%) MCP
11 3 (3.41%) CCIP
12 2 (2.27%) Degree
13 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
13 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
13 1 (1.14%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (13.64%) Active Directory
1 12 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.95%) Terminal Server
2 7 (7.95%) ISA Server
2 7 (7.95%) VMware ESX
3 6 (6.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (3.41%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (5.68%) Cisco UCCX
1 5 (5.68%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (4.55%) WSUS
3 3 (3.41%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.14%) Cacti
4 1 (1.14%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 54 (61.36%) Cisco
2 33 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 32 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 24 (27.27%) VMware
5 15 (17.05%) Citrix
6 14 (15.91%) Riverbed
6 14 (15.91%) F5
7 13 (14.77%) SolarWinds
8 7 (7.95%) Juniper
8 7 (7.95%) Websense
9 4 (4.55%) HP
9 4 (4.55%) Sourcefire
9 4 (4.55%) IronPort
10 1 (1.14%) Veeam
10 1 (1.14%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.14%) Oracle
10 1 (1.14%) SAP
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago