The median annual salary for a Network Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bedford during the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Consultant
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 23 33
Rank change year-on-year -5 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Consultant 3 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 2.34% 7.53% 3.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.40% 8.19% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 7
Median salary £65,000 £63,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.36% +15.45%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 125 171 265
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 97.66% 91.94% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 110 143 190
Median salary £36,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.88% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Network Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford that featured Network Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Network Consultant in Bedford

Network Consultant
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Salary trend for Network Consultant in Bedford

Network Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, Network Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region featuring Network Consultant in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) CCNP
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 10 (100.00%) CCSA
1 10 (100.00%) CCSE
1 10 (100.00%) Network Security
2 9 (90.00%) tcpdump
2 9 (90.00%) Wireshark
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (90.00%) Spanning Tree
2 9 (90.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (90.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (90.00%) OSPF
2 9 (90.00%) BGP
2 9 (90.00%) CCDP
2 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 9 (90.00%) WAN
2 9 (90.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (60.00%) MS Visio
3 6 (60.00%) Network Management
3 6 (60.00%) Presales
4 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (40.00%) Firewall
6 3 (30.00%) CA
6 3 (30.00%) Driving Licence
6 3 (30.00%) BIG-IP
6 3 (30.00%) F5

Network Consultant Skill Set
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 6 (60.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Network Security
2 9 (90.00%) BGP
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 9 (90.00%) OSPF
2 9 (90.00%) Spanning Tree
2 9 (90.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (90.00%) tcpdump
2 9 (90.00%) WAN
2 9 (90.00%) Wireshark
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) BIG-IP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (30.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (60.00%) Network Management
2 6 (60.00%) Presales
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) CCNP
1 10 (100.00%) CCSA
1 10 (100.00%) CCSE
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (90.00%) CCDP
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) CA
3 3 (30.00%) F5