Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 30 47
Rank change year-on-year +22 +17 +2
Permanent jobs citing LAN 39 29 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 15.23% 8.24% 5.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 57.35% 37.18% 29.67%
Number of salaries quoted 24 70 24
Bedford median annual salary £38,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.91% +4.76% +53.28%
10th Percentile £23,500 £38,750 £41,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £67,500 £61,500
Bedfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -27.27% - +65.41%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bedford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 68 78 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 26.56% 22.16% 17.01%
Number of salaries quoted 51 69 79
Bedford median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -14.29% +50.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £33,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £66,250 £66,250
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,250
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.63% +26.97%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for LAN in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 39 (100.00%) WAN
2 38 (97.44%) Cisco
3 37 (94.87%) CheckPoint
4 35 (89.74%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (87.18%) Network Security
6 25 (64.10%) Firewall
7 24 (61.54%) Cisco Nexus
7 24 (61.54%) Spanning Tree
8 23 (58.97%) CCSE
8 23 (58.97%) OSPF
8 23 (58.97%) BGP
9 22 (56.41%) CCNP
9 22 (56.41%) Data Centre
10 21 (53.85%) Presales
10 21 (53.85%) CCDP
11 16 (41.03%) CCSA
12 14 (35.90%) Load Balancing
13 13 (33.33%) Network Design
14 12 (30.77%) TCP/IP
15 11 (28.21%) Wireshark
15 11 (28.21%) tcpdump
15 11 (28.21%) CCNA
16 10 (25.64%) Network Management
16 10 (25.64%) Driving Licence
17 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
18 7 (17.95%) Check Point Certification
18 7 (17.95%) MS Visio
18 7 (17.95%) Disaster Recovery
19 4 (10.26%) F5
20 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery

LAN
Co-occurring 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 7 (17.95%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) GitHub
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (100.00%) WAN
2 34 (87.18%) Network Security
3 25 (64.10%) Firewall
4 24 (61.54%) Cisco Nexus
4 24 (61.54%) Spanning Tree
5 23 (58.97%) BGP
5 23 (58.97%) OSPF
6 12 (30.77%) TCP/IP
7 11 (28.21%) tcpdump
7 11 (28.21%) Wireshark
8 2 (5.13%) SAN
9 1 (2.56%) BIG-IP
9 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Consultant
1 19 (48.72%) Network Consultant
2 17 (43.59%) Network Security Consultant
2 17 (43.59%) Security Consultant
3 15 (38.46%) Check Point Consultant
3 15 (38.46%) Network Engineer
4 13 (33.33%) Cisco Consultant
4 13 (33.33%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 12 (30.77%) Cisco Security Consultant
6 11 (28.21%) Cisco Engineer
6 11 (28.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (15.38%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
7 6 (15.38%) Cisco Support
7 6 (15.38%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 6 (15.38%) Network Support
7 6 (15.38%) Network Support Engineer
7 6 (15.38%) Support Engineer
8 5 (12.82%) Check Point Support
9 4 (10.26%) Junior Network Engineer
9 4 (10.26%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) JSON
1 2 (5.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (56.41%) Data Centre
2 10 (25.64%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.56%) iSeries
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Linux
1 2 (5.13%) Unix
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) CentOS
2 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Presales
2 14 (35.90%) Load Balancing
3 13 (33.33%) Network Design
4 10 (25.64%) Network Management
5 7 (17.95%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.13%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.13%) DevOps
7 2 (5.13%) Line Management
7 2 (5.13%) Release Management
8 1 (2.56%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.56%) DDoS Mitigation
8 1 (2.56%) Integration Testing
8 1 (2.56%) ITIL
8 1 (2.56%) Process Management
8 1 (2.56%) Project Management
8 1 (2.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
1 2 (5.13%) Python
1 2 (5.13%) Ruby
2 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (89.74%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (58.97%) CCSE
3 22 (56.41%) CCNP
4 21 (53.85%) CCDP
5 16 (41.03%) CCSA
6 11 (28.21%) CCNA
7 7 (17.95%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (5.13%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Ansible
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 38 (97.44%) Cisco
2 37 (94.87%) CheckPoint
3 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.26%) F5
5 2 (5.13%) Nokia
5 2 (5.13%) VMware
6 1 (2.56%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.56%) Clearswift