The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 20 40 46
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +6
Permanent jobs citing LAN 56 46 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.02% 5.42% 4.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 47.46% 29.87% 22.64%
Number of salaries quoted 36 35 32
Median salary £55,000 £59,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.56% +48.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,700 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £78,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%

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
118 154 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 16.91% 18.16% 17.85%
Number of salaries quoted 94 140 141
Median salary £55,000 £51,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% +13.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

LAN Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

LAN
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +18 28 £55,000 -5.98%
Luton +5 20 £57,500 -28.12%
Dunstable - 2 £30,000 -
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 73 (86.90%) WAN
2 59 (70.24%) Cisco
3 57 (67.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 51 (60.71%) Cisco Certification
5 49 (58.33%) CCNP
6 46 (54.76%) CheckPoint
7 38 (45.24%) Firewall
8 35 (41.67%) Data Centre
9 34 (40.48%) Network Management
9 34 (40.48%) CCSA
9 34 (40.48%) Load Balancing
9 34 (40.48%) Network Security
10 33 (39.29%) CCSE
10 33 (39.29%) OSPF
10 33 (39.29%) BGP
10 33 (39.29%) Spanning Tree
11 32 (38.10%) Microsoft
12 27 (32.14%) CCDP
13 26 (30.95%) TCP/IP
14 25 (29.76%) Wireless
15 24 (28.57%) DNS
16 20 (23.81%) MS Visio
16 20 (23.81%) ITIL
17 19 (22.62%) F5
18 17 (20.24%) Problem Management
19 16 (19.05%) VoIP
20 15 (17.86%) Windows
20 15 (17.86%) CCIE
21 14 (16.67%) IPv4
21 14 (16.67%) VPN

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (23.81%) MS Visio
2 8 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (86.90%) WAN
2 57 (67.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 38 (45.24%) Firewall
4 34 (40.48%) Network Security
5 33 (39.29%) BGP
5 33 (39.29%) OSPF
5 33 (39.29%) Spanning Tree
6 26 (30.95%) TCP/IP
7 25 (29.76%) Wireless
8 24 (28.57%) DNS
9 16 (19.05%) VoIP
10 14 (16.67%) DHCP
10 14 (16.67%) FTP
10 14 (16.67%) IPv4
10 14 (16.67%) VLAN
10 14 (16.67%) VPN
11 12 (14.29%) tcpdump
11 12 (14.29%) Wireshark
12 6 (7.14%) BIG-IP
13 3 (3.57%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (10.71%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.19%) Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (36.90%) Network Engineer
2 27 (32.14%) Consultant
3 26 (30.95%) Network Consultant
4 25 (29.76%) Network Security Consultant
4 25 (29.76%) Security Consultant
5 20 (23.81%) Network Security Engineer
5 20 (23.81%) Security Engineer
6 11 (13.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (10.71%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (7.14%) Analyst
8 6 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
8 6 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (7.14%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (7.14%) Network Analyst
9 5 (5.95%) Architect
9 5 (5.95%) Cisco Engineer
9 5 (5.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (5.95%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 5 (5.95%) Technical Leader
10 4 (4.76%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 10 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.14%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.38%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.38%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.38%) Replication
5 1 (1.19%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.86%) Windows
2 13 (15.48%) Linux
3 6 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.48%) Load Balancing
1 34 (40.48%) Network Management
2 20 (23.81%) ITIL
3 17 (20.24%) Problem Management
4 14 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (15.48%) High Availability
6 10 (11.90%) Presales
7 9 (10.71%) E-Commerce
7 9 (10.71%) Migration
8 7 (8.33%) DevOps
9 5 (5.95%) ITIL V3
9 5 (5.95%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (4.76%) SDLC
11 3 (3.57%) Continuous Delivery
12 2 (2.38%) Data Privacy
12 2 (2.38%) Network Architecture
12 2 (2.38%) Power Management
12 2 (2.38%) Server Virtualisation
12 2 (2.38%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (60.71%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (58.33%) CCNP
3 34 (40.48%) CCSA
4 33 (39.29%) CCSE
5 27 (32.14%) CCDP
6 15 (17.86%) CCIE
7 4 (4.76%) MCSA
7 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.57%) CCNA
9 2 (2.38%) Degree
9 2 (2.38%) VCP6
9 2 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (13.10%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.38%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (8.33%) Puppet
2 4 (4.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 59 (70.24%) Cisco
2 46 (54.76%) CheckPoint
3 32 (38.10%) Microsoft
4 19 (22.62%) F5
5 14 (16.67%) SolarWinds
6 7 (8.33%) Mitel
7 6 (7.14%) CA
8 5 (5.95%) VMware
9 4 (4.76%) Avaya
9 4 (4.76%) Siemens
10 3 (3.57%) Citrix
10 3 (3.57%) Riverbed
11 2 (2.38%) 3Com
11 2 (2.38%) EMC
11 2 (2.38%) HP
11 2 (2.38%) Intel