The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 46 55 23
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -32
Permanent jobs citing LAN 58 37 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.01% 3.38% 7.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.86% 13.60% 33.84%
Number of salaries quoted 55 32 58
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,625
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.91%
Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
201 272 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.36% 24.82% 23.54%
Number of salaries quoted 179 245 172
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
LAN
East of England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +18 33 £30,000 -57.14% 3
Luton -16 20 £62,500 +25.00% 1
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 146 (94.81%) WAN
2 101 (65.58%) Firewall
3 86 (55.84%) Windows
4 79 (51.30%) VPN
5 75 (48.70%) DNS
6 72 (46.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 70 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 68 (44.16%) VMware
9 62 (40.26%) Cisco
10 60 (38.96%) Citrix
11 58 (37.66%) DHCP
12 57 (37.01%) MCSE
12 57 (37.01%) Microsoft Certification
13 52 (33.77%) CheckPoint
14 50 (32.47%) SAN
15 49 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
16 48 (31.17%) McAfee
16 48 (31.17%) Lotus
16 48 (31.17%) Lotus Domino
16 48 (31.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 46 (29.87%) Symantec
18 44 (28.57%) vSphere
19 41 (26.62%) CCNP
20 40 (25.97%) Backup Exec
21 38 (24.68%) Android
21 38 (24.68%) Windows Phone 8
21 38 (24.68%) Windows Phone
21 38 (24.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
22 37 (24.03%) Clearswift
22 37 (24.03%) Blackberry

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 48 (31.17%) Lotus Domino
2 38 (24.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 32 (20.78%) IIS
4 14 (9.09%) Apache
5 11 (7.14%) IBM Notes
6 10 (6.49%) MS Exchange
7 8 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.30%) Lync
Applications
1 30 (19.48%) MS Office
2 29 (18.83%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (7.79%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.09%) SaaS
2 1 (0.65%) IaaS
2 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 146 (94.81%) WAN
2 101 (65.58%) Firewall
3 79 (51.30%) VPN
4 75 (48.70%) DNS
5 58 (37.66%) DHCP
6 50 (32.47%) SAN
7 37 (24.03%) Wi-Fi
8 26 (16.88%) MPLS
8 26 (16.88%) TCP/IP
9 18 (11.69%) VoIP
10 14 (9.09%) Network Security
11 13 (8.44%) BIG-IP
12 10 (6.49%) Wireless
13 7 (4.55%) OSPF
13 7 (4.55%) BGP
13 7 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (3.25%) DMZ
15 3 (1.95%) Ethernet
15 3 (1.95%) Unified Communications
15 3 (1.95%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.44%) MySQL
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 8 (5.19%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.25%) Finance
3 2 (1.30%) Retail
4 1 (0.65%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 70 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 45 (29.22%) 3rd Line Support
3 40 (25.97%) Network Support
4 35 (22.73%) Analyst
5 33 (21.43%) PC Support
5 33 (21.43%) PC Engineer
6 27 (17.53%) Support Engineer
7 25 (16.23%) Support Analyst
8 23 (14.94%) Network Support Engineer
9 22 (14.29%) Network Analyst
10 20 (12.99%) Systems Engineer
10 20 (12.99%) PC Support Engineer
11 18 (11.69%) Security Engineer
11 18 (11.69%) Network Security Engineer
12 16 (10.39%) Server Analyst
12 16 (10.39%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
13 15 (9.74%) Server Support Analyst
13 15 (9.74%) Server Support
14 14 (9.09%) Network Support Analyst
15 13 (8.44%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (24.03%) Blackberry
1 37 (24.03%) SecurID
2 10 (6.49%) Statistics
3 8 (5.19%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.90%) Clustering
5 3 (1.95%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.30%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 86 (55.84%) Windows
2 72 (46.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 70 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (24.68%) Windows Phone 8
4 38 (24.68%) Windows Phone
4 38 (24.68%) Android
5 37 (24.03%) VMS
6 23 (14.94%) Linux
7 21 (13.64%) Windows 7
8 12 (7.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.65%) CentOS
9 1 (0.65%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (13.64%) ITIL
1 21 (13.64%) Capacity Management
2 19 (12.34%) Incident Management
3 17 (11.04%) Service Delivery
4 14 (9.09%) Service Management
5 13 (8.44%) PRINCE2
6 11 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
7 10 (6.49%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (5.19%) Configuration Management
9 7 (4.55%) Business Continuity
9 7 (4.55%) Network Management
9 7 (4.55%) TOGAF
10 6 (3.90%) Software Deployment
11 5 (3.25%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (3.25%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (3.25%) Asset Management
11 5 (3.25%) Project Management
12 4 (2.60%) CMMI
12 4 (2.60%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 34 (22.08%) SQL
2 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 57 (37.01%) MCSE
1 57 (37.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
3 41 (26.62%) CCNP
4 28 (18.18%) CCNA
5 16 (10.39%) CCDP
6 12 (7.79%) CCSA
7 10 (6.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 10 (6.49%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (5.84%) Degree
9 7 (4.55%) CCSE
10 6 (3.90%) Security+ Certification
10 6 (3.90%) Check Point Certification
11 3 (1.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.30%) SSCP
12 2 (1.30%) CISM
12 2 (1.30%) CCA
12 2 (1.30%) CISSP
12 2 (1.30%) CCDA
12 2 (1.30%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.49%) SLA
2 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (31.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 44 (28.57%) vSphere
3 20 (12.99%) XenApp
4 19 (12.34%) Active Directory
5 12 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (3.90%) MetaFrame
7 5 (3.25%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.30%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.65%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.65%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.65%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 40 (25.97%) Backup Exec
2 37 (24.03%) McAfee ePO
3 13 (8.44%) Nessus
4 9 (5.84%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.95%) ServiceCenter
5 3 (1.95%) SCCM
6 2 (1.30%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 68 (44.16%) VMware
2 62 (40.26%) Cisco
3 60 (38.96%) Citrix
4 52 (33.77%) CheckPoint
5 48 (31.17%) McAfee
5 48 (31.17%) Lotus
6 46 (29.87%) Symantec
7 37 (24.03%) Clearswift
8 27 (17.53%) Microsoft
9 26 (16.88%) Oracle
10 13 (8.44%) F5
11 7 (4.55%) HP
12 5 (3.25%) SolarWinds
13 4 (2.60%) Juniper
14 3 (1.95%) Riverbed
15 1 (0.65%) NetApp
15 1 (0.65%) Nokia
15 1 (0.65%) Dell
15 1 (0.65%) SAP
15 1 (0.65%) Websense
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Car + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 per annum + + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits,Bonus,Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago