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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 71 104 47
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -57
Permanent jobs citing LAN 69 24 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.89% 1.16% 4.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.31% 7.00% 19.33%
Number of salaries quoted 62 17 53
Average salary £38,500 £38,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,150 £19,200 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +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
423 343 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.71% 16.54% 20.93%
Number of salaries quoted 339 312 271
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,000 £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 20 October 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Birmingham

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 107 (85.60%) WAN
2 81 (64.80%) Cisco
3 68 (54.40%) Cisco Certification
4 64 (51.20%) Firewall
5 58 (46.40%) CCNP
6 49 (39.20%) Windows
7 45 (36.00%) CCNA
8 38 (30.40%) CheckPoint
8 38 (30.40%) MPLS
9 37 (29.60%) Microsoft
10 34 (27.20%) HP
11 33 (26.40%) VPN
12 31 (24.80%) VMware
12 31 (24.80%) Network Management
13 30 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 26 (20.80%) OSPF
14 26 (20.80%) MS Exchange
15 25 (20.00%) TCP/IP
16 23 (18.40%) Active Directory
16 23 (18.40%) Citrix
17 22 (17.60%) Performance Monitoring
18 21 (16.80%) Wireless
19 20 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
20 18 (14.40%) Network Security
21 17 (13.60%) EIGRP
21 17 (13.60%) SAN
21 17 (13.60%) DNS
22 16 (12.80%) Windows Server 2003
23 15 (12.00%) DHCP
23 15 (12.00%) SQL

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 26 (20.80%) MS Exchange
2 15 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (8.80%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.40%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (2.40%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 12 (9.60%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.20%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (3.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 107 (85.60%) WAN
2 64 (51.20%) Firewall
3 38 (30.40%) MPLS
4 33 (26.40%) VPN
5 26 (20.80%) OSPF
6 25 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 21 (16.80%) Wireless
8 18 (14.40%) Network Security
9 17 (13.60%) EIGRP
9 17 (13.60%) DNS
9 17 (13.60%) SAN
10 15 (12.00%) DHCP
10 15 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 14 (11.20%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (10.40%) VoIP
12 13 (10.40%) WLAN
12 13 (10.40%) BGP
13 11 (8.80%) VPLS
13 11 (8.80%) IPsec
14 7 (5.60%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.60%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (5.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.60%) MySQL
4 1 (0.80%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (3.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (10.40%) Legal
2 10 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (8.00%) Finance
3 4 (3.20%) Law
4 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 26 (20.80%) Analyst
3 14 (11.20%) Network Analyst
4 12 (9.60%) Security Engineer
5 11 (8.80%) Network Security Engineer
5 11 (8.80%) Support Engineer
5 11 (8.80%) Security Analyst
5 11 (8.80%) Network Security Analyst
6 9 (7.20%) Consultant
7 8 (6.40%) Desktop Support
7 8 (6.40%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 7 (5.60%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (4.80%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (4.80%) Senior Network Engineer
10 5 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
10 5 (4.00%) Data Centre Engineer
10 5 (4.00%) Data Network Engineer
11 4 (3.20%) Senior Support Engineer
11 4 (3.20%) Technical Manager
11 4 (3.20%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.80%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.00%) GIS
1 5 (4.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (3.20%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.20%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.40%) Replication
3 3 (2.40%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.40%) Thin Client
3 3 (2.40%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.60%) PMI
4 2 (1.60%) Clustering
5 1 (0.80%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.80%) Statistics
5 1 (0.80%) EPoS
5 1 (0.80%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.80%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.80%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.80%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 49 (39.20%) Windows
2 30 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (12.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (10.40%) Windows 7
5 9 (7.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (5.60%) Linux
7 6 (4.80%) Windows XP
7 6 (4.80%) Windows 8
8 5 (4.00%) Android
9 3 (2.40%) UNIX
10 1 (0.80%) SUSE
10 1 (0.80%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.80%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.80%) HPUX
10 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.80%) Network Management
2 22 (17.60%) Performance Monitoring
3 14 (11.20%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (10.40%) ITIL
5 12 (9.60%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (4.80%) Time Management
7 6 (4.80%) Business Continuity
7 6 (4.80%) Service Delivery
8 5 (4.00%) PRINCE
9 4 (3.20%) Asset Management
10 3 (2.40%) PRINCE2
10 3 (2.40%) Data Protection
10 3 (2.40%) Load Balancing
10 3 (2.40%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (1.60%) Mentoring
11 2 (1.60%) People Management
11 2 (1.60%) Project Management
11 2 (1.60%) Network Design
11 2 (1.60%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.00%) SQL
2 3 (2.40%) C
3 1 (0.80%) Java
3 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 68 (54.40%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (46.40%) CCNP
3 45 (36.00%) CCNA
4 14 (11.20%) Degree
5 13 (10.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (8.80%) CCSA
6 11 (8.80%) CCSE
6 11 (8.80%) CCIE
7 10 (8.00%) MCSE
8 8 (6.40%) CCIP
8 8 (6.40%) Security Cleared
9 7 (5.60%) SC Cleared
10 6 (4.80%) MCSA
11 5 (4.00%) MCITP
12 3 (2.40%) CCDA
13 2 (1.60%) MCP
13 2 (1.60%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.80%) Network+ Certification
14 1 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.80%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.80%) SLA
2 2 (1.60%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 23 (18.40%) Active Directory
2 20 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (10.40%) vSphere
4 10 (8.00%) Hyper-V
5 5 (4.00%) XenApp
6 4 (3.20%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.60%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.80%) SRDF
8 1 (0.80%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.80%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.80%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.80%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (2.40%) Backup Exec
1 3 (2.40%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.60%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.80%) WSUS
3 1 (0.80%) SCOM
Vendors
1 81 (64.80%) Cisco
2 38 (30.40%) CheckPoint
3 37 (29.60%) Microsoft
4 34 (27.20%) HP
5 31 (24.80%) VMware
6 23 (18.40%) Citrix
7 9 (7.20%) EMC
8 7 (5.60%) Juniper
9 5 (4.00%) Apple
10 4 (3.20%) NetApp
10 4 (3.20%) Avaya
10 4 (3.20%) Dell
11 3 (2.40%) Symantec
11 3 (2.40%) Kaspersky
12 2 (1.60%) LANDesk
12 2 (1.60%) Genesys
13 1 (0.80%) Remedy
13 1 (0.80%) Sophos
13 1 (0.80%) Interwoven
13 1 (0.80%) IBM
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £47500 per annum + car allowance + bens.
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £25000 - £37500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago