The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 22 16 23
Rank change year-on-year -6 +7  
Permanent jobs citing LAN 11 22 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 8.21% 12.22% 9.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 52.38% 33.33% 42.62%
Number of salaries quoted 7 21 21
Median salary £65,000 £67,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.98% +47.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  

LAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 21 66 61
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 15.67% 36.67% 21.79%
Number of salaries quoted 16 65 54
Median salary £47,500 £67,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.10% +47.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £41,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing LAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Bedford

LAN
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN in Bedford.

Salary trend for LAN in Bedford

LAN
Salary Histogram in Bedford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Bedford over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for LAN in Bedford

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Bedford region with a requirement for LAN.

1 43 (100.00%) WAN
2 40 (93.02%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (90.70%) Cisco
3 39 (90.70%) Cisco Nexus
4 38 (88.37%) CCNP
5 33 (76.74%) TCP/IP
6 28 (65.12%) Network Management
7 24 (55.81%) CheckPoint
8 21 (48.84%) OSPF
8 21 (48.84%) BGP
8 21 (48.84%) CCSA
8 21 (48.84%) Spanning Tree
8 21 (48.84%) CCSE
9 20 (46.51%) Network Security
9 20 (46.51%) Firewall
10 19 (44.19%) Wireless
10 19 (44.19%) ITIL
10 19 (44.19%) Data Centre
11 18 (41.86%) SolarWinds
11 18 (41.86%) VLAN
11 18 (41.86%) VPN
11 18 (41.86%) DNS
11 18 (41.86%) DHCP
11 18 (41.86%) VoIP
11 18 (41.86%) IPv4
11 18 (41.86%) CCIE
11 18 (41.86%) FTP
12 17 (39.53%) Problem Management
13 15 (34.88%) Wireshark
13 15 (34.88%) tcpdump

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Applications
1 8 (18.60%) MS Visio
2 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 43 (100.00%) WAN
2 39 (90.70%) Cisco Nexus
3 33 (76.74%) TCP/IP
4 21 (48.84%) BGP
4 21 (48.84%) OSPF
4 21 (48.84%) Spanning Tree
5 20 (46.51%) Firewall
5 20 (46.51%) Network Security
6 19 (44.19%) Wireless
7 18 (41.86%) DHCP
7 18 (41.86%) DNS
7 18 (41.86%) FTP
7 18 (41.86%) IPv4
7 18 (41.86%) VLAN
7 18 (41.86%) VoIP
7 18 (41.86%) VPN
8 15 (34.88%) tcpdump
8 15 (34.88%) Wireshark
9 5 (11.63%) BIG-IP
10 3 (6.98%) DMVPN
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Consultant
2 13 (30.23%) Network Consultant
3 12 (27.91%) Network Security Consultant
3 12 (27.91%) Security Consultant
4 8 (18.60%) Network Engineer
5 7 (16.28%) Analyst
5 7 (16.28%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (16.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 7 (16.28%) Network Analyst
6 6 (13.95%) Check Point Consultant
6 6 (13.95%) Cisco Consultant
6 6 (13.95%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 6 (13.95%) Technical Leader
7 5 (11.63%) Cisco Analyst
7 5 (11.63%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 5 (11.63%) Cisco Security Consultant
7 5 (11.63%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 5 (11.63%) Network Manager
7 5 (11.63%) Network Operations Manager
7 5 (11.63%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 19 (44.19%) Data Centre
2 13 (30.23%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (16.28%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.65%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.65%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.33%) CMDB
5 1 (2.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Unix
2 1 (2.33%) Android
2 1 (2.33%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (65.12%) Network Management
2 19 (44.19%) ITIL
3 17 (39.53%) Problem Management
4 14 (32.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (25.58%) Presales
6 8 (18.60%) Load Balancing
7 6 (13.95%) ITIL V3
8 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.65%) Project Management
8 2 (4.65%) Service Design
9 1 (2.33%) Change Control
9 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 40 (93.02%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (88.37%) CCNP
3 21 (48.84%) CCSA
3 21 (48.84%) CCSE
4 18 (41.86%) CCIE
5 14 (32.56%) CCDP
6 2 (4.65%) CCNA
6 2 (4.65%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.33%) MCP
7 1 (2.33%) MCSE
7 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 39 (90.70%) Cisco
2 24 (55.81%) CheckPoint
3 18 (41.86%) SolarWinds
4 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
5 8 (18.60%) F5
6 5 (11.63%) CA
7 3 (6.98%) Citrix
7 3 (6.98%) Mitel
7 3 (6.98%) Riverbed
7 3 (6.98%) VMware
8 2 (4.65%) Intel
9 1 (2.33%) Apple