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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 50 73 109
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +36
Permanent jobs citing LAN 81 60 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.15% 2.71% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.98% 15.35% 6.69%
Number of salaries quoted 76 51 18
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +37.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,000 £22,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
386 391 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.78% 17.68% 16.51%
Number of salaries quoted 354 309 326
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 3 September 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Birmingham

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 140 (93.33%) WAN
2 104 (69.33%) Cisco
3 70 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
4 47 (31.33%) Microsoft
4 47 (31.33%) Firewall
5 44 (29.33%) VMware
5 44 (29.33%) Active Directory
6 42 (28.00%) Windows
7 41 (27.33%) VPN
8 38 (25.33%) CCNP
9 36 (24.00%) Wireless
10 34 (22.67%) CCNA
11 33 (22.00%) CheckPoint
12 31 (20.67%) Data Centre
13 30 (20.00%) TCP/IP
14 27 (18.00%) MS Exchange
15 26 (17.33%) DNS
15 26 (17.33%) HP
16 25 (16.67%) MPLS
16 25 (16.67%) MS Excel
17 22 (14.67%) Finance
18 21 (14.00%) Project Management
18 21 (14.00%) BGP
19 20 (13.33%) Hyper-V
20 19 (12.67%) Service Delivery
20 19 (12.67%) Disaster Recovery
21 18 (12.00%) Network Design
21 18 (12.00%) Huawei
21 18 (12.00%) Load Balancing
21 18 (12.00%) Wireless Security

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 27 (18.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.00%) IIS
6 2 (1.33%) Lync
Applications
1 25 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 140 (93.33%) WAN
2 47 (31.33%) Firewall
3 41 (27.33%) VPN
4 36 (24.00%) Wireless
5 30 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 26 (17.33%) DNS
7 25 (16.67%) MPLS
8 21 (14.00%) BGP
9 18 (12.00%) Wireless Security
10 17 (11.33%) Wi-Fi
10 17 (11.33%) VoIP
11 16 (10.67%) OSPF
12 15 (10.00%) SAN
12 15 (10.00%) DHCP
12 15 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (9.33%) Network Security
14 12 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
15 11 (7.33%) HSRP
15 11 (7.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (14.67%) Finance
2 13 (8.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.67%) Banking
4 3 (2.00%) Automotive
4 3 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.67%) Retail
5 1 (0.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (18.67%) Architect
1 28 (18.67%) Analyst
2 26 (17.33%) Network Engineer
3 21 (14.00%) Network Analyst
4 19 (12.67%) Consultant
4 19 (12.67%) Network Consultant
5 18 (12.00%) Network Architect
6 14 (9.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 14 (9.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (8.67%) Sales Consultant
7 13 (8.67%) Cisco Architect
7 13 (8.67%) Network Design Architect
8 12 (8.00%) Network Security Consultant
8 12 (8.00%) Security Consultant
9 10 (6.67%) Technical Architect
9 10 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (6.67%) IT Architect
9 10 (6.67%) Senior Network Analyst
10 9 (6.00%) Support Engineer
11 8 (5.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.00%) MSMQ
2 2 (1.33%) Web Services
3 1 (0.67%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (20.67%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.67%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 42 (28.00%) Windows
2 16 (10.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (4.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.67%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.67%) Linux
7 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (14.00%) Project Management
2 19 (12.67%) Service Delivery
2 19 (12.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (12.00%) Network Design
3 18 (12.00%) Load Balancing
4 17 (11.33%) ITIL
5 16 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (9.33%) Change Management
7 9 (6.00%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (5.33%) Change Control
9 6 (4.00%) High Availability
9 6 (4.00%) Service Management
9 6 (4.00%) Network Architecture
10 4 (2.67%) Fault Management
10 4 (2.67%) Resource Management
10 4 (2.67%) Incident Management
10 4 (2.67%) Programme Management
10 4 (2.67%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (2.67%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (2.67%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.67%) SQL
2 4 (2.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.67%) C
Qualifications
1 70 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (25.33%) CCNP
3 34 (22.67%) CCNA
4 18 (12.00%) HP ASE
5 7 (4.67%) Degree
5 7 (4.67%) SC Cleared
5 7 (4.67%) Security Cleared
6 6 (4.00%) CCVP
6 6 (4.00%) CCDP
6 6 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (3.33%) MCSE
7 5 (3.33%) CCIE
7 5 (3.33%) JNCIP
8 4 (2.67%) MCITP
9 3 (2.00%) MCTS
9 3 (2.00%) MCSA
10 2 (1.33%) CCSE
11 1 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.67%) MCP
11 1 (0.67%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.67%) SLA
2 2 (1.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 44 (29.33%) Active Directory
2 20 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 18 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.67%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.33%) Terminal Server
5 2 (1.33%) XenServer
6 1 (0.67%) vSphere
6 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (4.00%) SCOM
2 4 (2.67%) SCCM
3 3 (2.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.33%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.33%) WSUS
4 2 (1.33%) Nagios
5 1 (0.67%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 104 (69.33%) Cisco
2 47 (31.33%) Microsoft
3 44 (29.33%) VMware
4 33 (22.00%) CheckPoint
5 26 (17.33%) HP
6 18 (12.00%) Huawei
7 17 (11.33%) Citrix
8 15 (10.00%) F5
9 12 (8.00%) Juniper
10 3 (2.00%) Veeam
11 2 (1.33%) Apple
11 2 (1.33%) Nimsoft
11 2 (1.33%) Symantec
12 1 (0.67%) Sourcefire
12 1 (0.67%) Fortinet
12 1 (0.67%) LANDesk
12 1 (0.67%) WatchGuard
12 1 (0.67%) CommVault
12 1 (0.67%) NetApp
12 1 (0.67%) Avaya
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Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
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