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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 53 70 100
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +30
Permanent jobs citing LAN 84 54 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.14% 2.78% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.44% 17.31% 8.75%
Number of salaries quoted 79 45 23
Average salary £47,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.37% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
411 312 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.25% 16.07% 15.91%
Number of salaries quoted 378 260 287
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 July 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Birmingham

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 114 (90.48%) WAN
2 95 (75.40%) Cisco
3 64 (50.79%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (35.71%) Firewall
5 40 (31.75%) VMware
5 40 (31.75%) Active Directory
6 36 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 36 (28.57%) VPN
6 36 (28.57%) Windows
7 35 (27.78%) CCNP
8 33 (26.19%) Wireless
9 32 (25.40%) CCNA
10 31 (24.60%) CheckPoint
11 30 (23.81%) TCP/IP
12 29 (23.02%) Data Centre
13 26 (20.63%) MS Exchange
14 25 (19.84%) MPLS
14 25 (19.84%) DNS
15 22 (17.46%) HP
16 21 (16.67%) MS Excel
17 20 (15.87%) BGP
18 19 (15.08%) Service Delivery
19 18 (14.29%) Network Design
19 18 (14.29%) Load Balancing
20 17 (13.49%) Cisco ASA
20 17 (13.49%) Hyper-V
20 17 (13.49%) OSPF
21 16 (12.70%) Wi-Fi
22 15 (11.90%) F5
22 15 (11.90%) Cisco Nexus

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 26 (20.63%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.38%) IIS
6 2 (1.59%) Lync
7 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 114 (90.48%) WAN
2 45 (35.71%) Firewall
3 36 (28.57%) VPN
4 33 (26.19%) Wireless
5 30 (23.81%) TCP/IP
6 25 (19.84%) MPLS
6 25 (19.84%) DNS
7 20 (15.87%) BGP
8 17 (13.49%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (13.49%) OSPF
9 16 (12.70%) Wi-Fi
10 15 (11.90%) Cisco Nexus
11 14 (11.11%) Wireless Security
11 14 (11.11%) DHCP
12 13 (10.32%) VoIP
12 13 (10.32%) Network Security
13 12 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
13 12 (9.52%) VLAN
14 11 (8.73%) HSRP
15 10 (7.94%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.97%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (3.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (7.94%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.14%) Finance
3 3 (2.38%) Automotive
3 3 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.38%) Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (20.63%) Architect
2 23 (18.25%) Network Engineer
3 16 (12.70%) Analyst
3 16 (12.70%) Network Architect
4 14 (11.11%) Network Consultant
4 14 (11.11%) Consultant
5 13 (10.32%) Network Analyst
6 11 (8.73%) Sales Consultant
6 11 (8.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (8.73%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 11 (8.73%) Cisco Architect
6 11 (8.73%) Network Design Architect
7 10 (7.94%) IT Architect
7 10 (7.94%) Network Security Consultant
7 10 (7.94%) Technical Architect
7 10 (7.94%) Security Consultant
8 9 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
8 9 (7.14%) Team Leader
9 7 (5.56%) Support Engineer
10 6 (4.76%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.38%) MSMQ
2 2 (1.59%) Web Services
3 1 (0.79%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.02%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.79%) iPad
4 1 (0.79%) iPhone
4 1 (0.79%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 36 (28.57%) Windows
2 13 (10.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (8.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.38%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.59%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.08%) Service Delivery
2 18 (14.29%) Network Design
2 18 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 14 (11.11%) ITIL
4 12 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (9.52%) Change Management
4 12 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (8.73%) Project Management
6 9 (7.14%) Change Control
7 6 (4.76%) High Availability
7 6 (4.76%) Network Architecture
8 5 (3.97%) Service Management
9 4 (3.17%) Incident Management
9 4 (3.17%) WFM
9 4 (3.17%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (2.38%) E-Commerce
10 3 (2.38%) PRINCE2
10 3 (2.38%) Programme Management
10 3 (2.38%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.14%) SQL
2 4 (3.17%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 64 (50.79%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (27.78%) CCNP
3 32 (25.40%) CCNA
4 14 (11.11%) HP ASE
5 7 (5.56%) Degree
6 6 (4.76%) CCDP
7 5 (3.97%) MCSE
7 5 (3.97%) CCIE
7 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (3.97%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.97%) Security Cleared
8 4 (3.17%) MCITP
8 4 (3.17%) JNCIP
9 3 (2.38%) MCSA
9 3 (2.38%) CCVP
9 3 (2.38%) CCSE
10 2 (1.59%) MCTS
11 1 (0.79%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (0.79%) CCSA
11 1 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.94%) SLA
2 2 (1.59%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 40 (31.75%) Active Directory
2 17 (13.49%) Hyper-V
3 13 (10.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.76%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.59%) XenServer
5 2 (1.59%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (4.76%) SCOM
2 3 (2.38%) Nagios
2 3 (2.38%) SCCM
3 2 (1.59%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.59%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.79%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 95 (75.40%) Cisco
2 40 (31.75%) VMware
3 36 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 31 (24.60%) CheckPoint
5 22 (17.46%) HP
6 15 (11.90%) F5
7 14 (11.11%) Huawei
7 14 (11.11%) Citrix
8 8 (6.35%) Juniper
9 3 (2.38%) Apple
9 3 (2.38%) Nimsoft
10 2 (1.59%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.59%) Sourcefire
10 2 (1.59%) Veeam
10 2 (1.59%) Symantec
11 1 (0.79%) Avaya
11 1 (0.79%) NetApp
11 1 (0.79%) Dell
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