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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 78 105 49
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -56
Permanent jobs citing LAN 60 22 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.55% 1.04% 3.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.92% 6.36% 19.32%
Number of salaries quoted 54 16 54
Average salary £38,500 £40,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.93% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,750 £22,092
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £60,000 £74,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.66% -
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
431 346 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.33% 16.41% 20.58%
Number of salaries quoted 341 319 264
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,600 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £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 30 September 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Birmingham

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 95 (86.36%) WAN
2 73 (66.36%) Cisco
3 60 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
4 57 (51.82%) Firewall
5 49 (44.55%) CCNP
6 43 (39.09%) Windows
7 40 (36.36%) CCNA
8 37 (33.64%) CheckPoint
9 34 (30.91%) MPLS
10 31 (28.18%) HP
10 31 (28.18%) Network Management
11 30 (27.27%) VPN
12 27 (24.55%) Windows Server 2008
13 26 (23.64%) Microsoft
13 26 (23.64%) TCP/IP
14 24 (21.82%) MS Exchange
14 24 (21.82%) OSPF
15 22 (20.00%) Wireless
16 21 (19.09%) VMware
17 19 (17.27%) Active Directory
17 19 (17.27%) Windows Server 2003
18 18 (16.36%) Performance Monitoring
19 17 (15.45%) Citrix
20 16 (14.55%) Windows 7
21 15 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
21 15 (13.64%) EIGRP
22 14 (12.73%) Legal
22 14 (12.73%) DNS
23 13 (11.82%) DHCP
23 13 (11.82%) VoIP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 24 (21.82%) MS Exchange
2 15 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.64%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (3.64%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 5 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 95 (86.36%) WAN
2 57 (51.82%) Firewall
3 34 (30.91%) MPLS
4 30 (27.27%) VPN
5 26 (23.64%) TCP/IP
6 24 (21.82%) OSPF
7 22 (20.00%) Wireless
8 15 (13.64%) EIGRP
9 14 (12.73%) DNS
10 13 (11.82%) VoIP
10 13 (11.82%) DHCP
10 13 (11.82%) Network Security
10 13 (11.82%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (11.82%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (10.00%) BGP
12 10 (9.09%) WLAN
12 10 (9.09%) VPLS
12 10 (9.09%) IPsec
13 9 (8.18%) SAN
14 7 (6.36%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (12.73%) Legal
2 11 (10.00%) Finance
3 10 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.55%) Law
5 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (40.91%) Network Engineer
2 22 (20.00%) Analyst
3 14 (12.73%) Network Analyst
4 11 (10.00%) Security Engineer
5 10 (9.09%) Network Security Analyst
5 10 (9.09%) Security Analyst
5 10 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
6 8 (7.27%) Support Engineer
6 8 (7.27%) Desktop Support
6 8 (7.27%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (6.36%) Consultant
8 6 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
10 4 (3.64%) Technical Manager
10 4 (3.64%) Cisco Engineer
10 4 (3.64%) Data Centre Engineer
10 4 (3.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (3.64%) Architect
10 4 (3.64%) Data Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.91%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.55%) Mathematics
2 4 (3.64%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.64%) Client/Server
2 4 (3.64%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.64%) Replication
3 3 (2.73%) Thin Client
3 3 (2.73%) Fat Client
3 3 (2.73%) GIS
3 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.82%) User Experience
4 2 (1.82%) PMI
5 1 (0.91%) EPoS
5 1 (0.91%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.91%) Clustering
5 1 (0.91%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 43 (39.09%) Windows
2 27 (24.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (17.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (14.55%) Windows 7
5 7 (6.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (6.36%) Windows XP
6 6 (5.45%) Linux
6 6 (5.45%) Android
6 6 (5.45%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.73%) UNIX
8 1 (0.91%) SUSE
8 1 (0.91%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.91%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.91%) HPUX
8 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.18%) Network Management
2 18 (16.36%) Performance Monitoring
3 12 (10.91%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (10.00%) ITIL
5 6 (5.45%) Service Delivery
5 6 (5.45%) Time Management
6 5 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (4.55%) Asset Management
7 3 (2.73%) Load Balancing
7 3 (2.73%) PRINCE2
7 3 (2.73%) PRINCE
7 3 (2.73%) Business Continuity
7 3 (2.73%) Data Protection
7 3 (2.73%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (1.82%) WAN Optimisation
8 2 (1.82%) Mentoring
8 2 (1.82%) People Management
8 2 (1.82%) Project Management
8 2 (1.82%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.09%) SQL
2 3 (2.73%) C
Qualifications
1 60 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (44.55%) CCNP
3 40 (36.36%) CCNA
4 12 (10.91%) Degree
5 11 (10.00%) CCIE
5 11 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (9.09%) CCSA
6 10 (9.09%) CCSE
7 8 (7.27%) CCIP
7 8 (7.27%) MCSE
8 5 (4.55%) Security Cleared
9 4 (3.64%) MCITP
9 4 (3.64%) SC Cleared
9 4 (3.64%) MCSA
10 3 (2.73%) MCP
10 3 (2.73%) CCDA
11 2 (1.82%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.91%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.91%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.55%) SLA
2 2 (1.82%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 19 (17.27%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.09%) vSphere
4 7 (6.36%) Hyper-V
5 5 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.73%) XenApp
6 3 (2.73%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.91%) SRDF
7 1 (0.91%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.91%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.91%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.91%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (3.64%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.73%) XenMobile
2 3 (2.73%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (2.73%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.91%) WSUS
3 1 (0.91%) SCOM
Vendors
1 73 (66.36%) Cisco
2 37 (33.64%) CheckPoint
3 31 (28.18%) HP
4 26 (23.64%) Microsoft
5 21 (19.09%) VMware
6 17 (15.45%) Citrix
7 6 (5.45%) Apple
8 5 (4.55%) NetApp
8 5 (4.55%) Juniper
9 4 (3.64%) Avaya
9 4 (3.64%) EMC
9 4 (3.64%) Kaspersky
9 4 (3.64%) Symantec
10 2 (1.82%) Remedy
10 2 (1.82%) LANDesk
10 2 (1.82%) Genesys
11 1 (0.91%) Interwoven
11 1 (0.91%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.91%) Dell
11 1 (0.91%) IBM
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