Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 56 66
Rank change year-on-year +15 +10 -5
Permanent jobs citing LAN 56 70 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 5.14% 4.36% 3.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.59% 30.57% 21.99%
Number of salaries quoted 41 103 65
Bedfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.27% - +64.18%
10th Percentile £22,250 £38,750 £41,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £71,500 £80,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 203 229 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 18.64% 14.26% 16.85%
Number of salaries quoted 170 197 288
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +4.71% +25.66%
10th Percentile £22,725 £28,000 £25,364
90th Percentile £66,025 £67,500 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +24 39 £38,000 -30.91%
Luton -12 6 £40,000 -30.43%
Dunstable - 1 £40,000 -
LAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 56 (100.00%) WAN
2 48 (85.71%) Cisco
3 44 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (76.79%) CheckPoint
5 38 (67.86%) Network Security
6 32 (57.14%) Firewall
7 27 (48.21%) CCNP
7 27 (48.21%) Data Centre
8 25 (44.64%) Cisco Nexus
9 24 (42.86%) CCSE
9 24 (42.86%) Spanning Tree
10 23 (41.07%) OSPF
10 23 (41.07%) BGP
11 22 (39.29%) CCDP
11 22 (39.29%) Presales
12 19 (33.93%) CCSA
13 18 (32.14%) CCNA
14 16 (28.57%) Network Design
15 14 (25.00%) Load Balancing
15 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
16 13 (23.21%) TCP/IP
16 13 (23.21%) Network Management
17 12 (21.43%) MS Visio
18 11 (19.64%) Wireshark
18 11 (19.64%) tcpdump
19 10 (17.86%) Driving Licence
20 9 (16.07%) Windows
21 7 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
21 7 (12.50%) Check Point Certification
22 6 (10.71%) SAN

LAN
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 12 (21.43%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Office 365
2 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.36%) GitHub
3 1 (1.79%) IaaS
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.79%) PaaS
3 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (100.00%) WAN
2 38 (67.86%) Network Security
3 32 (57.14%) Firewall
4 25 (44.64%) Cisco Nexus
5 24 (42.86%) Spanning Tree
6 23 (41.07%) BGP
6 23 (41.07%) OSPF
7 13 (23.21%) TCP/IP
8 11 (19.64%) tcpdump
8 11 (19.64%) Wireshark
9 6 (10.71%) SAN
10 3 (5.36%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (5.36%) Internet
10 3 (5.36%) Unified Communications
10 3 (5.36%) VLAN
11 1 (1.79%) BIG-IP
11 1 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (1.79%) IP Telephony
11 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) Big Data
1 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (1.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 19 (33.93%) Consultant
2 19 (33.93%) Network Consultant
3 17 (30.36%) Network Security Consultant
3 17 (30.36%) Security Consultant
4 15 (26.79%) Check Point Consultant
5 13 (23.21%) Cisco Consultant
5 13 (23.21%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 12 (21.43%) Cisco Engineer
6 12 (21.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 12 (21.43%) Cisco Security Consultant
7 9 (16.07%) Support Engineer
8 8 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
8 8 (14.29%) Security Engineer
9 6 (10.71%) Cisco Support
9 6 (10.71%) Cisco Support Engineer
9 6 (10.71%) Junior
9 6 (10.71%) Junior Network Engineer
9 6 (10.71%) Network Support
9 6 (10.71%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) JSON
1 3 (5.36%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 27 (48.21%) Data Centre
2 10 (17.86%) Driving Licence
3 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.36%) EPoS
4 3 (5.36%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.57%) Clustering
5 2 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (3.57%) iSeries
6 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.07%) Windows
2 4 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.36%) Linux
3 3 (5.36%) Unix
3 3 (5.36%) Windows 10
3 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.57%) CentOS
4 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) Presales
2 16 (28.57%) Network Design
3 14 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 13 (23.21%) Network Management
5 7 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (10.71%) ITIL
7 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.14%) Project Management
8 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.36%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.36%) DevOps
8 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.36%) ITSM
8 3 (5.36%) Proactive Monitoring
8 3 (5.36%) Release Management
8 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.36%) Service Management
8 3 (5.36%) Time Management
9 2 (3.57%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
1 3 (5.36%) Python
1 3 (5.36%) Ruby
2 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (48.21%) CCNP
3 24 (42.86%) CCSE
4 22 (39.29%) CCDP
5 19 (33.93%) CCSA
6 18 (32.14%) CCNA
7 7 (12.50%) Check Point Certification
8 3 (5.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (5.36%) MCP
8 3 (5.36%) MCSE
8 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.57%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Ansible
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 48 (85.71%) Cisco
2 43 (76.79%) CheckPoint
3 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.71%) VMware
5 5 (8.93%) F5
6 3 (5.36%) Nokia
7 2 (3.57%) Blue Coat
7 2 (3.57%) Clearswift
8 1 (1.79%) Alibaba
8 1 (1.79%) Google
8 1 (1.79%) IBM