The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 44 41 46
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5  
Permanent jobs citing LAN 26 48 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 4.05% 5.93% 3.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 41.27% 27.43% 24.85%
Number of salaries quoted 17 43 32
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,000 £54,850
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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 63 175 165
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 9.81% 21.60% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 51 165 140
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

LAN
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for LAN in Bedfordshire

LAN
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for LAN in Bedfordshire

LAN
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -5 11 £65,000 -2.98%
Luton +7 8 £41,000 -3.52%
Dunstable - 1 £34,000 -
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 86 (92.47%) WAN
2 73 (78.49%) Cisco
3 66 (70.97%) Cisco Certification
4 63 (67.74%) Cisco Nexus
5 58 (62.37%) CCNP
6 50 (53.76%) CheckPoint
7 47 (50.54%) Network Management
8 45 (48.39%) Firewall
9 42 (45.16%) Microsoft
10 41 (44.09%) CCSA
11 40 (43.01%) Network Security
12 37 (39.78%) Spanning Tree
12 37 (39.78%) CCSE
12 37 (39.78%) OSPF
12 37 (39.78%) BGP
13 36 (38.71%) TCP/IP
14 32 (34.41%) Wireless
14 32 (34.41%) Data Centre
15 31 (33.33%) CCDP
16 28 (30.11%) Load Balancing
17 27 (29.03%) MS Visio
18 23 (24.73%) ITIL
18 23 (24.73%) DNS
19 22 (23.66%) VoIP
20 20 (21.51%) CCIE
20 20 (21.51%) Problem Management
21 18 (19.35%) VLAN
21 18 (19.35%) SolarWinds
21 18 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
21 18 (19.35%) FTP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (29.03%) MS Visio
2 18 (19.35%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 86 (92.47%) WAN
2 63 (67.74%) Cisco Nexus
3 45 (48.39%) Firewall
4 40 (43.01%) Network Security
5 37 (39.78%) BGP
5 37 (39.78%) OSPF
5 37 (39.78%) Spanning Tree
6 36 (38.71%) TCP/IP
7 32 (34.41%) Wireless
8 23 (24.73%) DNS
9 22 (23.66%) VoIP
10 18 (19.35%) DHCP
10 18 (19.35%) FTP
10 18 (19.35%) IPv4
10 18 (19.35%) VLAN
10 18 (19.35%) VPN
11 16 (17.20%) tcpdump
11 16 (17.20%) Wireshark
12 6 (6.45%) WLAN
13 5 (5.38%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
1 3 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
1 6 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.15%) Finance
3 2 (2.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (36.56%) Network Engineer
2 31 (33.33%) Consultant
3 30 (32.26%) Network Consultant
4 27 (29.03%) Network Security Consultant
4 27 (29.03%) Security Consultant
5 23 (24.73%) Network Security Engineer
5 23 (24.73%) Security Engineer
6 9 (9.68%) Analyst
6 9 (9.68%) Cisco Engineer
6 9 (9.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 9 (9.68%) Network Analyst
7 8 (8.60%) Cisco Consultant
7 8 (8.60%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 8 (8.60%) Senior Network Engineer
8 7 (7.53%) Operations Manager
9 6 (6.45%) Architect
9 6 (6.45%) Check Point Consultant
9 6 (6.45%) Technical Leader
10 5 (5.38%) Senior Field Engineer
10 5 (5.38%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (34.41%) Data Centre
2 18 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.53%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.15%) Blog
4 2 (2.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.15%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.15%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.15%) Replication
5 1 (1.08%) CMDB
5 1 (1.08%) iSeries
5 1 (1.08%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.68%) Windows
2 4 (4.30%) Linux
3 3 (3.23%) Unix
3 3 (3.23%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.08%) Android
4 1 (1.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (50.54%) Network Management
2 28 (30.11%) Load Balancing
3 23 (24.73%) ITIL
4 20 (21.51%) Problem Management
5 17 (18.28%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (17.20%) Presales
7 6 (6.45%) ITIL V3
7 6 (6.45%) Migration
8 5 (5.38%) Change Control
8 5 (5.38%) Mentoring
9 4 (4.30%) E-Commerce
9 4 (4.30%) High Availability
9 4 (4.30%) Project Management
10 3 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.23%) DevOps
10 3 (3.23%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (3.23%) Identity Management
10 3 (3.23%) SOA
10 3 (3.23%) Time Management
10 3 (3.23%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
1 3 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (70.97%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (62.37%) CCNP
3 41 (44.09%) CCSA
4 37 (39.78%) CCSE
5 31 (33.33%) CCDP
6 20 (21.51%) CCIE
7 10 (10.75%) CCNA
8 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (3.23%) MCSA
10 2 (2.15%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (2.15%) VCP6
10 2 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.08%) Degree
11 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.08%) MCP
11 1 (1.08%) MCSE
11 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) SLA
2 2 (2.15%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.60%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.15%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.23%) Puppet
2 1 (1.08%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 73 (78.49%) Cisco
2 50 (53.76%) CheckPoint
3 42 (45.16%) Microsoft
4 18 (19.35%) SolarWinds
5 15 (16.13%) F5
6 8 (8.60%) Mitel
7 5 (5.38%) Avaya
7 5 (5.38%) CA
7 5 (5.38%) Siemens
7 5 (5.38%) VMware
8 4 (4.30%) HP
9 3 (3.23%) Citrix
9 3 (3.23%) Riverbed
10 2 (2.15%) 3Com
10 2 (2.15%) Aruba
10 2 (2.15%) EMC
10 2 (2.15%) Intel
10 2 (2.15%) Juniper
11 1 (1.08%) Apple
11 1 (1.08%) Symantec