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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 64 100 46
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -54
Permanent jobs citing LAN 77 26 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.24% 1.23% 4.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.03% 7.12% 19.49%
Number of salaries quoted 69 20 52
Average salary £38,500 £32,750 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.55% -17.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,800 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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
427 365 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.96% 17.20% 21.06%
Number of salaries quoted 343 332 276
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 £25,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £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 24 October 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Birmingham

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 112 (85.50%) WAN
2 83 (63.36%) Cisco
3 70 (53.44%) Cisco Certification
4 66 (50.38%) Firewall
5 60 (45.80%) CCNP
6 54 (41.22%) Windows
7 46 (35.11%) CCNA
8 41 (31.30%) Microsoft
9 39 (29.77%) CheckPoint
9 39 (29.77%) MPLS
10 37 (28.24%) VMware
10 37 (28.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 35 (26.72%) HP
12 34 (25.95%) Network Management
13 33 (25.19%) VPN
14 30 (22.90%) Active Directory
15 29 (22.14%) MS Exchange
16 27 (20.61%) OSPF
17 26 (19.85%) TCP/IP
17 26 (19.85%) VMware Infrastructure
18 25 (19.08%) Citrix
19 23 (17.56%) Performance Monitoring
20 22 (16.79%) Wireless
21 21 (16.03%) SAN
22 20 (15.27%) DNS
22 20 (15.27%) Windows Server 2003
23 19 (14.50%) Exchange Server 2010
23 19 (14.50%) Network Security
24 18 (13.74%) DHCP
25 17 (12.98%) EIGRP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 29 (22.14%) MS Exchange
2 19 (14.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (11.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.53%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 14 (10.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.63%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (3.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 112 (85.50%) WAN
2 66 (50.38%) Firewall
3 39 (29.77%) MPLS
4 33 (25.19%) VPN
5 27 (20.61%) OSPF
6 26 (19.85%) TCP/IP
7 22 (16.79%) Wireless
8 21 (16.03%) SAN
9 20 (15.27%) DNS
10 19 (14.50%) Network Security
11 18 (13.74%) DHCP
12 17 (12.98%) EIGRP
13 15 (11.45%) Cisco Nexus
14 14 (10.69%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (9.92%) WLAN
15 13 (9.92%) BGP
16 12 (9.16%) VoIP
17 11 (8.40%) IPsec
17 11 (8.40%) VPLS
18 8 (6.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.40%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.76%) DB2
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (9.92%) Legal
2 9 (6.87%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.87%) Finance
3 4 (3.05%) Law
4 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (38.17%) Network Engineer
2 28 (21.37%) Analyst
3 14 (10.69%) Network Analyst
4 12 (9.16%) Support Engineer
4 12 (9.16%) Security Engineer
5 11 (8.40%) Network Security Analyst
5 11 (8.40%) Security Analyst
5 11 (8.40%) Network Security Engineer
6 10 (7.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 9 (6.87%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (6.87%) Consultant
8 8 (6.11%) Desktop Support
9 6 (4.58%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (4.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) Senior Network Engineer
10 5 (3.82%) Infrastructure Manager
10 5 (3.82%) Field Engineer
10 5 (3.82%) Senior Support Engineer
10 5 (3.82%) Data Centre Engineer
10 5 (3.82%) Data Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.58%) GIS
1 6 (4.58%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.82%) Mathematics
3 4 (3.05%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.29%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.29%) Replication
4 3 (2.29%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.29%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.53%) PMI
5 2 (1.53%) Clustering
5 2 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.76%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.76%) User Experience
6 1 (0.76%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.76%) Statistics
6 1 (0.76%) EPoS
6 1 (0.76%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 54 (41.22%) Windows
2 37 (28.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (15.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (9.16%) Windows 7
5 11 (8.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (5.34%) Windows XP
7 6 (4.58%) Linux
7 6 (4.58%) Windows 8
7 6 (4.58%) Android
8 2 (1.53%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.53%) UNIX
9 1 (0.76%) SUSE
9 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.76%) HPUX
9 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.95%) Network Management
2 23 (17.56%) Performance Monitoring
3 15 (11.45%) ITIL
3 15 (11.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (9.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (9.16%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (6.11%) Service Delivery
6 7 (5.34%) Business Continuity
7 6 (4.58%) PRINCE
7 6 (4.58%) Time Management
8 4 (3.05%) Asset Management
8 4 (3.05%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.29%) PRINCE2
9 3 (2.29%) Data Protection
9 3 (2.29%) Load Balancing
9 3 (2.29%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (1.53%) Mentoring
10 2 (1.53%) People Management
10 2 (1.53%) Project Management
10 2 (1.53%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.21%) SQL
2 3 (2.29%) C
3 1 (0.76%) Java
3 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 70 (53.44%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (45.80%) CCNP
3 46 (35.11%) CCNA
4 15 (11.45%) Degree
5 13 (9.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (8.40%) CCSA
6 11 (8.40%) CCSE
7 10 (7.63%) MCSE
7 10 (7.63%) CCIE
8 9 (6.87%) Security Cleared
9 8 (6.11%) SC Cleared
9 8 (6.11%) CCIP
10 7 (5.34%) MCSA
11 4 (3.05%) MCITP
12 3 (2.29%) CCDA
13 2 (1.53%) MCP
13 2 (1.53%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.76%) Network+ Certification
14 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.76%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.58%) SLA
2 2 (1.53%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 30 (22.90%) Active Directory
2 26 (19.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (11.45%) vSphere
4 14 (10.69%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.58%) XenApp
6 4 (3.05%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.53%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.76%) SRDF
9 1 (0.76%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.76%) vCloud
9 1 (0.76%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (2.29%) Backup Exec
1 3 (2.29%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.53%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.76%) WSUS
3 1 (0.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 83 (63.36%) Cisco
2 41 (31.30%) Microsoft
3 39 (29.77%) CheckPoint
4 37 (28.24%) VMware
5 35 (26.72%) HP
6 25 (19.08%) Citrix
7 10 (7.63%) EMC
8 7 (5.34%) Juniper
9 6 (4.58%) Apple
10 5 (3.82%) NetApp
11 4 (3.05%) Avaya
11 4 (3.05%) Dell
12 3 (2.29%) Symantec
12 3 (2.29%) Kaspersky
13 2 (1.53%) LANDesk
13 2 (1.53%) Genesys
14 1 (0.76%) Remedy
14 1 (0.76%) Sophos
14 1 (0.76%) Interwoven
14 1 (0.76%) IBM
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Capita
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Capita
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £28500.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £36,000 per annum plus 30% benefits package (excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £47500 per annum + car allowance + bens.
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £25000 - £37500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago