The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 74 54 70
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +16
Permanent jobs citing LAN 43 54 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.53% 3.72% 2.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.80% 19.64% 13.87%
Number of salaries quoted 41 39 38
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £51,380
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
LAN
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
256 275 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.08% 18.93% 19.24%
Number of salaries quoted 226 238 246
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

LAN
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

LAN Salary Trend in Birmingham

LAN
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Birmingham

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN.

1 106 (80.92%) WAN
2 81 (61.83%) Windows
3 66 (50.38%) Microsoft
4 60 (45.80%) VMware
5 59 (45.04%) Cisco
6 55 (41.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 50 (38.17%) Active Directory
8 47 (35.88%) VMware Infrastructure
9 46 (35.11%) Firewall
10 44 (33.59%) Cisco Certification
11 41 (31.30%) MS Exchange
12 39 (29.77%) SQL
13 35 (26.72%) SAN
14 34 (25.95%) CCNP
15 30 (22.90%) Citrix
16 28 (21.37%) VPN
17 26 (19.85%) Hyper-V
18 25 (19.08%) Exchange Server 2010
18 25 (19.08%) Windows Server 2003
19 24 (18.32%) DNS
19 24 (18.32%) CCNA
19 24 (18.32%) SQL Server
19 24 (18.32%) MS Excel
19 24 (18.32%) Exchange Server 2007
20 23 (17.56%) DHCP
21 21 (16.03%) Wireless
22 20 (15.27%) Windows Server 2012
23 19 (14.50%) Network Monitoring
24 18 (13.74%) Network Security
24 18 (13.74%) Security Cleared

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 41 (31.30%) MS Exchange
2 25 (19.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (18.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.76%) IIS
6 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (18.32%) MS Excel
2 15 (11.45%) MS Office
3 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.87%) Office 365
2 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 106 (80.92%) WAN
2 46 (35.11%) Firewall
3 35 (26.72%) SAN
4 28 (21.37%) VPN
5 24 (18.32%) DNS
6 23 (17.56%) DHCP
7 21 (16.03%) Wireless
8 18 (13.74%) Network Security
9 17 (12.98%) TCP/IP
9 17 (12.98%) MPLS
9 17 (12.98%) NAS
10 9 (6.87%) OSPF
11 6 (4.58%) BGP
11 6 (4.58%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (4.58%) EIGRP
11 6 (4.58%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (4.58%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (3.82%) WLAN
13 4 (3.05%) VoIP
13 4 (3.05%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.32%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (12.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (6.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (6.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (4.58%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.29%) DB2
7 1 (0.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (6.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (3.05%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.29%) Finance
3 1 (0.76%) Law
3 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (15.27%) Analyst
2 19 (14.50%) Network Engineer
3 17 (12.98%) Support Engineer
4 16 (12.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 15 (11.45%) Field Engineer
6 14 (10.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (8.40%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (6.87%) Consultant
9 8 (6.11%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (6.11%) Developer
10 7 (5.34%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (4.58%) Senior Network Engineer
11 6 (4.58%) Network Consultant
11 6 (4.58%) Applications Developer
11 6 (4.58%) Senior Support Engineer
11 6 (4.58%) Cisco Engineer
11 6 (4.58%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
11 6 (4.58%) Implementation Engineer
11 6 (4.58%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 5 (3.82%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.11%) HTML
1 8 (6.11%) .NET
1 8 (6.11%) ASP.NET
1 8 (6.11%) CSS
1 8 (6.11%) XML
1 8 (6.11%) DOM
1 8 (6.11%) EDI
1 8 (6.11%) .NET Framework
1 8 (6.11%) JSON
1 8 (6.11%) LINQ
1 8 (6.11%) jQuery
1 8 (6.11%) HTML5
1 8 (6.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (1.53%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.63%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.11%) GIS
3 4 (3.05%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.29%) Statistics
4 3 (2.29%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.53%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.76%) EPoS
6 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.76%) iPhone
6 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.76%) iPad
6 1 (0.76%) Replication
6 1 (0.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 81 (61.83%) Windows
2 55 (41.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (19.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (15.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (9.16%) Windows 7
6 9 (6.87%) Android
7 6 (4.58%) Windows XP
8 4 (3.05%) Linux
9 2 (1.53%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.53%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.76%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.50%) Network Monitoring
2 16 (12.21%) ITIL
3 13 (9.92%) Network Management
4 12 (9.16%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (8.40%) Service Delivery
6 9 (6.87%) Business Continuity
6 9 (6.87%) Performance Monitoring
6 9 (6.87%) Change Control
7 8 (6.11%) Logistics
7 8 (6.11%) PRINCE
8 7 (5.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (4.58%) Network Design
9 6 (4.58%) Incident Management
10 4 (3.05%) Migration
11 3 (2.29%) E-Commerce
11 3 (2.29%) Project Management
11 3 (2.29%) Load Balancing
11 3 (2.29%) Mentoring
12 2 (1.53%) Data Protection
12 2 (1.53%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 39 (29.77%) SQL
2 8 (6.11%) T-SQL
2 8 (6.11%) VB.NET
2 8 (6.11%) C#
2 8 (6.11%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.29%) Java
4 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (33.59%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (25.95%) CCNP
3 24 (18.32%) CCNA
4 18 (13.74%) Security Cleared
5 14 (10.69%) SC Cleared
6 11 (8.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (8.40%) MCSE
7 9 (6.87%) Degree
8 8 (6.11%) MCSA
9 6 (4.58%) CCIE
10 3 (2.29%) CCSE
11 2 (1.53%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.53%) MCITP
11 2 (1.53%) CCIP
11 2 (1.53%) CCSA
12 1 (0.76%) CCA
12 1 (0.76%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.76%) MCP
12 1 (0.76%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.58%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 50 (38.17%) Active Directory
2 47 (35.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (19.85%) Hyper-V
4 17 (12.98%) vSphere
5 9 (6.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 8 (6.11%) XenApp
7 3 (2.29%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.53%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.53%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.76%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.76%) SRDF
9 1 (0.76%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (0.76%) Nagios
1 1 (0.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 66 (50.38%) Microsoft
2 60 (45.80%) VMware
3 59 (45.04%) Cisco
4 30 (22.90%) Citrix
5 15 (11.45%) EMC
6 14 (10.69%) CheckPoint
7 12 (9.16%) Apple
8 11 (8.40%) Juniper
9 9 (6.87%) HP
10 8 (6.11%) Altova
10 8 (6.11%) DevExpress
11 7 (5.34%) NetApp
12 6 (4.58%) Dell
13 4 (3.05%) Fortinet
13 4 (3.05%) F5
13 4 (3.05%) Nimsoft
14 3 (2.29%) Avaya
15 2 (1.53%) Sourcefire
16 1 (0.76%) Mitel
16 1 (0.76%) Symantec
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