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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 41 65 52
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -13
Permanent jobs citing LAN 103 61 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.94% 3.43% 4.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.70% 21.79% 19.74%
Number of salaries quoted 88 61 42
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.00%
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
315 280 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.12% 15.73% 21.11%
Number of salaries quoted 272 256 259
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 14 February 2016.

LAN Salary Histogram in Birmingham

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 175 (97.77%) WAN
2 89 (49.72%) Cisco
3 72 (40.22%) Cisco Certification
4 71 (39.66%) Microsoft
5 62 (34.64%) Firewall
6 55 (30.73%) Windows
7 53 (29.61%) CCNA
8 48 (26.82%) VMware
9 42 (23.46%) CCNP
10 41 (22.91%) Project Management
11 40 (22.35%) ITIL
12 39 (21.79%) Active Directory
13 32 (17.88%) VPN
14 31 (17.32%) Windows Server
15 30 (16.76%) Finance
16 26 (14.53%) Disaster Recovery
16 26 (14.53%) MS Excel
17 25 (13.97%) Juniper
18 22 (12.29%) Network Security
18 22 (12.29%) Data Centre
18 22 (12.29%) Windows Server 2012
19 21 (11.73%) SAN
19 21 (11.73%) VMware Infrastructure
20 20 (11.17%) Citrix
20 20 (11.17%) DNS
21 19 (10.61%) VoIP
21 19 (10.61%) Avaya
22 18 (10.06%) DHCP
22 18 (10.06%) SQL Server
23 17 (9.50%) Security Cleared

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 12 (6.70%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (2.79%) IIS
3 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.12%) GroupWise
4 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (14.53%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.47%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.56%) MS Project
3 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.91%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.59%) Office 365
2 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.56%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 175 (97.77%) WAN
2 62 (34.64%) Firewall
3 32 (17.88%) VPN
4 22 (12.29%) Network Security
5 21 (11.73%) SAN
6 20 (11.17%) DNS
7 19 (10.61%) VoIP
8 18 (10.06%) DHCP
9 17 (9.50%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (7.82%) TCP/IP
11 11 (6.15%) IPv4
12 10 (5.59%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (5.03%) MPLS
14 8 (4.47%) Asterisk PBX
15 7 (3.91%) Internet
16 6 (3.35%) NetScaler
16 6 (3.35%) VLAN
16 6 (3.35%) Wireless
17 4 (2.23%) IPsec
17 4 (2.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Hudson
General
1 30 (16.76%) Finance
2 7 (3.91%) Legal
2 7 (3.91%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.35%) Retail
4 4 (2.23%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.68%) Marketing
6 1 (0.56%) Advertising
6 1 (0.56%) Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Electronics
6 1 (0.56%) Law
6 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 54 (30.17%) Analyst
2 53 (29.61%) Network Engineer
3 26 (14.53%) Senior Network Engineer
4 24 (13.41%) Network Analyst
5 22 (12.29%) Senior Analyst
6 17 (9.50%) LAN/WAN Analyst
6 17 (9.50%) Senior Network Analyst
6 17 (9.50%) Senior Server Analyst
6 17 (9.50%) Senior Storage Analyst
6 17 (9.50%) Server Analyst
6 17 (9.50%) Storage Analyst
7 16 (8.94%) Consultant
8 15 (8.38%) Cisco Engineer
8 15 (8.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 13 (7.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (5.59%) Cisco Analyst
10 10 (5.59%) Cisco Network Analyst
11 9 (5.03%) Help Desk Analyst
11 9 (5.03%) Network Consultant
11 9 (5.03%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.68%) .NET
1 3 (1.68%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.29%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.47%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.79%) Fat Client
4 5 (2.79%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.79%) Thin Client
5 4 (2.23%) iSeries
6 3 (1.68%) Clustering
6 3 (1.68%) Replication
7 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.56%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 55 (30.73%) Windows
2 31 (17.32%) Windows Server
3 22 (12.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (7.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (7.26%) Windows 7
6 11 (6.15%) Windows 8
7 9 (5.03%) Windows 10
8 6 (3.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.23%) Linux
9 4 (2.23%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.68%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.12%) Android
11 2 (1.12%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.56%) AIX
12 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (22.91%) Project Management
2 40 (22.35%) ITIL
3 26 (14.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (9.50%) Capacity Planning
5 16 (8.94%) Service Management
5 16 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (6.70%) Change Control
6 12 (6.70%) Service Delivery
7 10 (5.59%) Configuration Management
8 9 (5.03%) Change Management
9 8 (4.47%) CRM
9 8 (4.47%) ITIL V3
10 7 (3.91%) ITSM
10 7 (3.91%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (3.91%) Problem Management
10 7 (3.91%) Validation
11 6 (3.35%) Coaching
11 6 (3.35%) Mentoring
11 6 (3.35%) Performance Monitoring
12 5 (2.79%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.23%) PowerShell
1 4 (2.23%) SQL
2 3 (1.68%) C
3 1 (0.56%) Python
3 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 72 (40.22%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (29.61%) CCNA
3 42 (23.46%) CCNP
4 17 (9.50%) Security Cleared
5 13 (7.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (6.15%) SC Cleared
7 10 (5.59%) MCSE
8 6 (3.35%) CISSP
8 6 (3.35%) MCSA
8 6 (3.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (2.79%) CCVP
10 4 (2.23%) CCIE
10 4 (2.23%) Degree
10 4 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.68%) CISM
11 3 (1.68%) HP ASE
11 3 (1.68%) HPE ATP
12 1 (0.56%) CCIP
12 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.56%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.82%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (21.79%) Active Directory
2 21 (11.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (8.38%) vSphere
4 12 (6.70%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.35%) XenApp
5 6 (3.35%) XenDesktop
6 5 (2.79%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.68%) Terminal Server
7 3 (1.68%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.12%) Firmware
8 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.56%) KVM
9 1 (0.56%) Snort
9 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (3.91%) SCOM
2 6 (3.35%) EdgeSight
3 4 (2.23%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.68%) SCCM
4 3 (1.68%) Sysprep
5 2 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.12%) WSUS
6 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.56%) Nessus
6 1 (0.56%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.56%) Proventia
6 1 (0.56%) QRadar
6 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 89 (49.72%) Cisco
2 71 (39.66%) Microsoft
3 48 (26.82%) VMware
4 25 (13.97%) Juniper
5 20 (11.17%) Citrix
6 19 (10.61%) Avaya
7 14 (7.82%) CheckPoint
8 11 (6.15%) HP
9 7 (3.91%) ServiceNow
10 6 (3.35%) AppSense
11 5 (2.79%) F5
11 5 (2.79%) IBM
11 5 (2.79%) Symantec
12 4 (2.23%) Sun
13 3 (1.68%) Huawei
13 3 (1.68%) LANDesk
13 3 (1.68%) Remedy
14 2 (1.12%) Apple
14 2 (1.12%) CommVault
14 2 (1.12%) Mitel
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + £5,500 car, 15% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 5 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
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Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago