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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 51 37 70
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +33
Permanent jobs citing LAN 42 84 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.72% 6.75% 3.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.20% 33.07% 12.64%
Number of salaries quoted 32 84 31
Average salary £45,000 £38,750 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% +1.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £70,000
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
181 254 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 16.03% 20.40% 24.07%
Number of salaries quoted 152 239 250
Average salary £45,000 £36,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.28% -18.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 1 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 1 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 +15 26 £45,000 +50.00% 3
Luton -10 5 £33,750 -35.71%
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 63 (84.00%) WAN
2 50 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 46 (61.33%) CCNP
4 37 (49.33%) Cisco
5 36 (48.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 34 (45.33%) Load Balancing
7 31 (41.33%) Wireless
8 28 (37.33%) Microsoft
9 25 (33.33%) CCDP
10 24 (32.00%) Network Security
11 23 (30.67%) TCP/IP
11 23 (30.67%) CheckPoint
12 22 (29.33%) Firewall
12 22 (29.33%) CCSA
13 21 (28.00%) CCSE
13 21 (28.00%) OSPF
13 21 (28.00%) BGP
13 21 (28.00%) MS Visio
13 21 (28.00%) Spanning Tree
14 20 (26.67%) Network Management
15 18 (24.00%) Windows
15 18 (24.00%) MS Excel
16 17 (22.67%) VPN
16 17 (22.67%) Disaster Recovery
17 16 (21.33%) VLAN
18 15 (20.00%) Riverbed
19 14 (18.67%) Check Point Certification
19 14 (18.67%) Wireshark
20 13 (17.33%) tcpdump
20 13 (17.33%) SolarWinds

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 5 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 21 (28.00%) MS Visio
2 18 (24.00%) MS Excel
3 9 (12.00%) MS Office
4 8 (10.67%) RoboHelp
4 8 (10.67%) FrameMaker
4 8 (10.67%) PaintShop Pro
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 63 (84.00%) WAN
2 36 (48.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 31 (41.33%) Wireless
4 24 (32.00%) Network Security
5 23 (30.67%) TCP/IP
6 22 (29.33%) Firewall
7 21 (28.00%) OSPF
7 21 (28.00%) BGP
7 21 (28.00%) Spanning Tree
8 17 (22.67%) VPN
9 16 (21.33%) VLAN
10 14 (18.67%) Wireshark
11 13 (17.33%) tcpdump
12 4 (5.33%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
14 2 (2.67%) 802.11
14 2 (2.67%) SAN
14 2 (2.67%) VoIP
15 1 (1.33%) Cisco PIX
15 1 (1.33%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (10.67%) Publishing
2 6 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (34.67%) Network Engineer
2 21 (28.00%) Consultant
3 15 (20.00%) Network Consultant
4 12 (16.00%) Security Consultant
5 11 (14.67%) Network Security Consultant
6 9 (12.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 8 (10.67%) Author
7 8 (10.67%) Technical Author
8 5 (6.67%) AWS Consultant
9 4 (5.33%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 4 (5.33%) Network Specialist
9 4 (5.33%) Cisco Consultant
10 3 (4.00%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
10 3 (4.00%) Telecoms Engineer
10 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (4.00%) Developer
10 3 (4.00%) Support Engineer
10 3 (4.00%) Applications Developer
11 2 (2.67%) Applications Support
12 1 (1.33%) Avaya Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.67%) HTML
2 8 (10.67%) CSS
3 1 (1.33%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.33%) Physics
2 1 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.00%) Windows
2 8 (10.67%) Android
2 8 (10.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.33%) CentOS
3 1 (1.33%) UNIX
3 1 (1.33%) Windows NT
3 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.33%) Linux
3 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (45.33%) Load Balancing
2 20 (26.67%) Network Management
3 17 (22.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (16.00%) WAN Optimisation
5 7 (9.33%) Change Management
6 4 (5.33%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.00%) Web Development
7 3 (4.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.67%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.67%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.67%) Change Control
8 2 (2.67%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.67%) ITIL
8 2 (2.67%) Network Design
9 1 (1.33%) Time Management
9 1 (1.33%) Logistics
9 1 (1.33%) Validation
9 1 (1.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.67%) Python
2 7 (9.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (61.33%) CCNP
3 25 (33.33%) CCDP
4 22 (29.33%) CCSA
5 21 (28.00%) CCSE
6 14 (18.67%) Check Point Certification
7 9 (12.00%) CCNA
8 2 (2.67%) CCDA
8 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.67%) Degree
9 1 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.33%) CCIP
9 1 (1.33%) HNC
9 1 (1.33%) MCSE
9 1 (1.33%) MCSA
9 1 (1.33%) CCA
9 1 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.33%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (49.33%) Cisco
2 28 (37.33%) Microsoft
3 23 (30.67%) CheckPoint
4 15 (20.00%) Riverbed
5 13 (17.33%) SolarWinds
6 6 (8.00%) Citrix
6 6 (8.00%) VMware
7 4 (5.33%) Mitel
8 3 (4.00%) F5
9 2 (2.67%) Avaya
9 2 (2.67%) Sourcefire
9 2 (2.67%) IronPort
10 1 (1.33%) Panasonic
10 1 (1.33%) Aastra
10 1 (1.33%) NEC
10 1 (1.33%) HP
10 1 (1.33%) IBM
10 1 (1.33%) SAP
10 1 (1.33%) Siemens
10 1 (1.33%) Juniper
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 6,900 car allowance + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
SCC
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: 13 days ago
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago