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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 53 51 61
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Permanent jobs citing LAN 76 58 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.16% 3.69% 3.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.24% 18.41% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 74 41 48
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
279 315 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.27% 20.05% 22.10%
Number of salaries quoted 258 271 294
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,800 £31,748
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,000
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 26 January 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Birmingham

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 128 (83.66%) WAN
2 88 (57.52%) Windows
3 77 (50.33%) Cisco
4 67 (43.79%) Microsoft
5 64 (41.83%) VMware
6 62 (40.52%) Firewall
7 61 (39.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 60 (39.22%) Cisco Certification
9 52 (33.99%) Active Directory
10 51 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 47 (30.72%) CCNP
12 44 (28.76%) MS Exchange
13 37 (24.18%) SQL
13 37 (24.18%) CCNA
14 36 (23.53%) SAN
15 33 (21.57%) VPN
16 32 (20.92%) Windows Server 2003
17 30 (19.61%) Citrix
18 28 (18.30%) DNS
18 28 (18.30%) Hyper-V
19 27 (17.65%) Wireless
19 27 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
20 26 (16.99%) CheckPoint
20 26 (16.99%) MS Excel
21 25 (16.34%) DHCP
21 25 (16.34%) TCP/IP
21 25 (16.34%) Exchange Server 2007
22 24 (15.69%) SQL Server
23 23 (15.03%) Network Management
24 21 (13.73%) MPLS

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 44 (28.76%) MS Exchange
2 27 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (16.34%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.65%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (16.99%) MS Excel
2 15 (9.80%) MS Office
3 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.54%) Office 365
2 7 (4.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 128 (83.66%) WAN
2 62 (40.52%) Firewall
3 36 (23.53%) SAN
4 33 (21.57%) VPN
5 28 (18.30%) DNS
6 27 (17.65%) Wireless
7 25 (16.34%) TCP/IP
7 25 (16.34%) DHCP
8 21 (13.73%) MPLS
9 19 (12.42%) Network Security
10 17 (11.11%) NAS
11 13 (8.50%) OSPF
12 12 (7.84%) EIGRP
13 10 (6.54%) WLAN
13 10 (6.54%) Cisco Nexus
14 9 (5.88%) VoIP
14 9 (5.88%) BGP
15 8 (5.23%) Cisco ASA
16 6 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
17 5 (3.27%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (10.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (5.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (5.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.96%) DB2
7 1 (0.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (5.23%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (5.23%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.61%) Legal
3 2 (1.31%) Finance
4 1 (0.65%) Law
4 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 24 (15.69%) Analyst
3 20 (13.07%) Support Engineer
4 16 (10.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 15 (9.80%) Field Engineer
6 14 (9.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (7.19%) Consultant
9 9 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (5.23%) Developer
11 7 (4.58%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (4.58%) Senior Support Engineer
11 7 (4.58%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 6 (3.92%) Security Engineer
12 6 (3.92%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
12 6 (3.92%) Network Analyst
12 6 (3.92%) Network Security Engineer
12 6 (3.92%) Applications Developer
13 5 (3.27%) Network Consultant
13 5 (3.27%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.23%) HTML
1 8 (5.23%) .NET
1 8 (5.23%) ASP.NET
1 8 (5.23%) CSS
1 8 (5.23%) XML
1 8 (5.23%) DOM
1 8 (5.23%) EDI
1 8 (5.23%) .NET Framework
1 8 (5.23%) JSON
1 8 (5.23%) LINQ
1 8 (5.23%) jQuery
1 8 (5.23%) HTML5
1 8 (5.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (1.31%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.19%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.23%) GIS
3 4 (2.61%) Mathematics
3 4 (2.61%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.96%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.96%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.96%) Statistics
4 3 (1.96%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.65%) Replication
5 1 (0.65%) Clustering
5 1 (0.65%) EPoS
5 1 (0.65%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.65%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.65%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.65%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 88 (57.52%) Windows
2 61 (39.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (20.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (8.50%) Windows 7
6 11 (7.19%) Android
7 8 (5.23%) Windows XP
8 6 (3.92%) Linux
9 3 (1.96%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.31%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.65%) SUSE
11 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.03%) Network Management
2 20 (13.07%) Network Monitoring
3 17 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (10.46%) ITIL
5 11 (7.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (7.19%) Business Continuity
5 11 (7.19%) Performance Monitoring
6 10 (6.54%) Service Delivery
7 8 (5.23%) Logistics
7 8 (5.23%) PRINCE
8 7 (4.58%) Change Control
9 6 (3.92%) Incident Management
10 5 (3.27%) Network Design
10 5 (3.27%) Mentoring
11 4 (2.61%) Time Management
12 3 (1.96%) Project Management
12 3 (1.96%) Migration
13 2 (1.31%) Supplier Management
13 2 (1.31%) Asset Management
13 2 (1.31%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 37 (24.18%) SQL
2 8 (5.23%) T-SQL
2 8 (5.23%) VB.NET
2 8 (5.23%) C#
2 8 (5.23%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.96%) Java
4 1 (0.65%) C
4 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 60 (39.22%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (30.72%) CCNP
3 37 (24.18%) CCNA
4 19 (12.42%) Security Cleared
5 14 (9.15%) SC Cleared
6 13 (8.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (8.50%) Degree
7 12 (7.84%) MCSE
8 9 (5.88%) MCSA
8 9 (5.88%) CCIE
9 6 (3.92%) CCSE
10 5 (3.27%) CCSA
10 5 (3.27%) CCIP
11 3 (1.96%) MCITP
12 2 (1.31%) MCP
13 1 (0.65%) Network+ Certification
13 1 (0.65%) JNCIP
13 1 (0.65%) CCDA
13 1 (0.65%) CCA
13 1 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.23%) SLA
2 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (33.99%) Active Directory
2 51 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (18.30%) Hyper-V
4 18 (11.76%) vSphere
5 10 (6.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 8 (5.23%) XenApp
7 3 (1.96%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.31%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.65%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.65%) SRDF
9 1 (0.65%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 2 (1.31%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.65%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (0.65%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 77 (50.33%) Cisco
2 67 (43.79%) Microsoft
3 64 (41.83%) VMware
4 30 (19.61%) Citrix
5 26 (16.99%) CheckPoint
6 18 (11.76%) HP
7 15 (9.80%) EMC
8 12 (7.84%) Apple
9 10 (6.54%) Juniper
10 8 (5.23%) NetApp
10 8 (5.23%) Altova
10 8 (5.23%) DevExpress
11 7 (4.58%) Dell
12 5 (3.27%) Avaya
13 3 (1.96%) Fortinet
13 3 (1.96%) F5
13 3 (1.96%) Nimsoft
14 1 (0.65%) Twitter
14 1 (0.65%) AVG
14 1 (0.65%) Stonesoft
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