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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 49 53 22
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -31
Permanent jobs citing LAN 50 42 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.30% 4.01% 9.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.15% 14.84% 38.21%
Number of salaries quoted 47 38 72
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 £33,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £72,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -2.59%
Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
207 283 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.81% 27.00% 23.71%
Number of salaries quoted 182 259 190
Average salary £37,500 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £64,250
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 30 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 30 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 +10 30 £29,000 -60.00% 1
Luton -23 14 £61,250 +22.50% 2
Dunstable - 1 £22,000 -
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 131 (97.04%) WAN
2 92 (68.15%) Firewall
3 82 (60.74%) Windows
4 72 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 70 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 69 (51.11%) VPN
7 68 (50.37%) VMware
8 66 (48.89%) DNS
9 59 (43.70%) Citrix
9 59 (43.70%) Microsoft Certification
10 58 (42.96%) MCSE
11 56 (41.48%) DHCP
12 51 (37.78%) Cisco
12 51 (37.78%) SAN
13 48 (35.56%) Lotus
13 48 (35.56%) McAfee
13 48 (35.56%) Lotus Domino
13 48 (35.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 47 (34.81%) CheckPoint
15 44 (32.59%) vSphere
16 43 (31.85%) Symantec
17 42 (31.11%) Cisco Certification
18 40 (29.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 40 (29.63%) Windows Phone 8
18 40 (29.63%) Windows Phone
18 40 (29.63%) Android
19 38 (28.15%) Backup Exec
20 37 (27.41%) Wi-Fi
20 37 (27.41%) Clearswift
20 37 (27.41%) Blackberry

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (35.56%) Lotus Domino
2 40 (29.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 25 (18.52%) IIS
4 11 (8.15%) IBM Notes
5 9 (6.67%) MS Exchange
6 8 (5.93%) Apache
7 7 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.48%) Lync
Applications
1 29 (21.48%) MS Office
2 28 (20.74%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (8.89%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.93%) SaaS
2 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.74%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 131 (97.04%) WAN
2 92 (68.15%) Firewall
3 69 (51.11%) VPN
4 66 (48.89%) DNS
5 56 (41.48%) DHCP
6 51 (37.78%) SAN
7 37 (27.41%) Wi-Fi
8 24 (17.78%) TCP/IP
9 20 (14.81%) MPLS
10 14 (10.37%) Network Security
10 14 (10.37%) VoIP
11 13 (9.63%) BIG-IP
12 7 (5.19%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (5.19%) OSPF
12 7 (5.19%) BGP
13 5 (3.70%) Wireless
14 3 (2.22%) VLAN
14 3 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
14 3 (2.22%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.07%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.19%) MySQL
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 6 (4.44%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.96%) Finance
3 2 (1.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (48.15%) Network Engineer
2 45 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 40 (29.63%) Network Support
4 33 (24.44%) PC Support
4 33 (24.44%) PC Engineer
5 31 (22.96%) Analyst
6 29 (21.48%) Support Engineer
7 23 (17.04%) Network Support Engineer
7 23 (17.04%) Support Analyst
8 21 (15.56%) Network Analyst
9 20 (14.81%) PC Support Engineer
10 16 (11.85%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 15 (11.11%) Server Support
11 15 (11.11%) Server Analyst
11 15 (11.11%) Server Support Analyst
12 14 (10.37%) Network Support Analyst
13 13 (9.63%) Systems Engineer
13 13 (9.63%) Server Engineer
14 12 (8.89%) Security Engineer
14 12 (8.89%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (27.41%) Blackberry
1 37 (27.41%) SecurID
2 10 (7.41%) Statistics
3 6 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.70%) Clustering
5 2 (1.48%) Firmware
6 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 82 (60.74%) Windows
2 72 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 70 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (29.63%) Windows Phone 8
4 40 (29.63%) Windows Phone
4 40 (29.63%) Android
5 37 (27.41%) VMS
6 22 (16.30%) Windows 7
7 18 (13.33%) Linux
8 12 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.48%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.74%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.74%) CentOS
10 1 (0.74%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (14.81%) ITIL
2 17 (12.59%) Incident Management
3 15 (11.11%) Capacity Management
4 14 (10.37%) Service Delivery
5 11 (8.15%) PRINCE2
5 11 (8.15%) Mobile Device Management
6 10 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (5.93%) Service Management
7 8 (5.93%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (5.93%) Configuration Management
8 7 (5.19%) Network Management
8 7 (5.19%) TOGAF
9 5 (3.70%) Software Deployment
9 5 (3.70%) Business Continuity
10 3 (2.22%) Load Balancing
10 3 (2.22%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (2.22%) Software Engineering
10 3 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (2.22%) Change Control
10 3 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 26 (19.26%) SQL
2 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 59 (43.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 58 (42.96%) MCSE
3 42 (31.11%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (26.67%) CCNP
5 21 (15.56%) CCNA
6 16 (11.85%) CCDP
7 12 (8.89%) CCSA
8 10 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (5.19%) Degree
9 7 (5.19%) CCSE
10 6 (4.44%) Check Point Certification
11 5 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (3.70%) Security+ Certification
12 3 (2.22%) CCA
12 3 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (2.22%) MCP
13 2 (1.48%) CCDA
13 2 (1.48%) CCIP
14 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (35.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 44 (32.59%) vSphere
3 20 (14.81%) Active Directory
3 20 (14.81%) XenApp
4 14 (10.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (3.70%) VMware ESX
5 5 (3.70%) MetaFrame
6 2 (1.48%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.74%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.74%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.74%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 38 (28.15%) Backup Exec
2 37 (27.41%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (5.19%) Nessus
4 6 (4.44%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.22%) ServiceCenter
5 3 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 68 (50.37%) VMware
2 59 (43.70%) Citrix
3 51 (37.78%) Cisco
4 48 (35.56%) Lotus
4 48 (35.56%) McAfee
5 47 (34.81%) CheckPoint
6 43 (31.85%) Symantec
7 37 (27.41%) Clearswift
8 23 (17.04%) Microsoft
9 20 (14.81%) Oracle
10 13 (9.63%) F5
11 8 (5.93%) HP
12 5 (3.70%) SolarWinds
13 4 (2.96%) Juniper
14 3 (2.22%) Riverbed
15 1 (0.74%) 3Com
15 1 (0.74%) Websense
15 1 (0.74%) NetApp
15 1 (0.74%) Nokia
15 1 (0.74%) Dell
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Car + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits,Bonus,Healthcare
Posted: 22 days ago