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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 76 68 79
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Permanent jobs citing LAN 42 51 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.32% 2.83% 2.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.43% 18.82% 12.65%
Number of salaries quoted 30 43 36
Average salary £35,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.23% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
291 271 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.05% 15.01% 18.39%
Number of salaries quoted 237 241 259
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Birmingham

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 94 (77.05%) WAN
2 68 (55.74%) Windows
3 62 (50.82%) Cisco
4 54 (44.26%) Microsoft
5 52 (42.62%) VMware
6 46 (37.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 44 (36.07%) Firewall
8 40 (32.79%) Active Directory
9 39 (31.97%) VMware Infrastructure
10 37 (30.33%) Cisco Certification
11 36 (29.51%) MS Exchange
12 31 (25.41%) SQL
13 27 (22.13%) VPN
14 26 (21.31%) CCNP
15 24 (19.67%) DNS
15 24 (19.67%) TCP/IP
16 23 (18.85%) SAN
16 23 (18.85%) Windows Server 2003
16 23 (18.85%) Wireless
17 22 (18.03%) SQL Server
17 22 (18.03%) Hyper-V
17 22 (18.03%) Exchange Server 2007
18 20 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2010
18 20 (16.39%) MS Excel
18 20 (16.39%) Citrix
19 19 (15.57%) Windows Server 2012
20 18 (14.75%) DHCP
20 18 (14.75%) ITIL
20 18 (14.75%) MPLS
21 17 (13.93%) Service Delivery

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 36 (29.51%) MS Exchange
2 22 (18.03%) Exchange Server 2007
3 20 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.82%) IIS
6 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (16.39%) MS Excel
2 16 (13.11%) MS Office
3 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 94 (77.05%) WAN
2 44 (36.07%) Firewall
3 27 (22.13%) VPN
4 24 (19.67%) DNS
4 24 (19.67%) TCP/IP
5 23 (18.85%) Wireless
5 23 (18.85%) SAN
6 18 (14.75%) DHCP
6 18 (14.75%) MPLS
7 15 (12.30%) Wi-Fi
7 15 (12.30%) Network Security
8 14 (11.48%) OSPF
8 14 (11.48%) Cisco Nexus
9 13 (10.66%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (10.66%) BGP
10 12 (9.84%) VLAN
11 11 (9.02%) NAS
12 10 (8.20%) HSRP
13 9 (7.38%) Cisco IOS
14 8 (6.56%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.03%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (10.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (6.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (4.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.64%) DB2
7 1 (0.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (6.56%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (4.92%) Telecoms
1 6 (4.92%) Finance
2 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (14.75%) Analyst
2 15 (12.30%) Support Engineer
3 12 (9.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (9.02%) Field Engineer
5 10 (8.20%) Network Engineer
6 9 (7.38%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (7.38%) Consultant
7 8 (6.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 8 (6.56%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (6.56%) Network Analyst
7 8 (6.56%) Architect
7 8 (6.56%) Developer
8 7 (5.74%) Network Consultant
8 7 (5.74%) Senior Network Engineer
8 7 (5.74%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (4.92%) Implementation Engineer
9 6 (4.92%) Cisco Engineer
9 6 (4.92%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.92%) Applications Developer
10 5 (4.10%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.56%) HTML
1 8 (6.56%) .NET
1 8 (6.56%) ASP.NET
1 8 (6.56%) CSS
1 8 (6.56%) XML
1 8 (6.56%) DOM
1 8 (6.56%) EDI
1 8 (6.56%) .NET Framework
1 8 (6.56%) JSON
1 8 (6.56%) LINQ
1 8 (6.56%) jQuery
1 8 (6.56%) HTML5
1 8 (6.56%) Entity Framework
2 2 (1.64%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.38%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.28%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.46%) GIS
3 3 (2.46%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.64%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (1.64%) Statistics
5 1 (0.82%) iPhone
5 1 (0.82%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 68 (55.74%) Windows
2 46 (37.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (18.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (15.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (9.02%) Windows 7
6 9 (7.38%) Android
7 6 (4.92%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.46%) Linux
9 2 (1.64%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.75%) ITIL
2 17 (13.93%) Service Delivery
3 14 (11.48%) Network Monitoring
4 11 (9.02%) Change Control
5 10 (8.20%) Network Management
5 10 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (8.20%) Network Design
6 8 (6.56%) Logistics
6 8 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (6.56%) Load Balancing
7 6 (4.92%) Network Architecture
7 6 (4.92%) Incident Management
7 6 (4.92%) Business Continuity
8 5 (4.10%) Migration
8 5 (4.10%) High Availability
9 4 (3.28%) Mentoring
9 4 (3.28%) Service Management
9 4 (3.28%) E-Commerce
10 3 (2.46%) PRINCE
10 3 (2.46%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (25.41%) SQL
2 8 (6.56%) T-SQL
2 8 (6.56%) VB.NET
2 8 (6.56%) C#
2 8 (6.56%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 37 (30.33%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (21.31%) CCNP
3 16 (13.11%) CCNA
4 15 (12.30%) Security Cleared
5 11 (9.02%) SC Cleared
6 7 (5.74%) Degree
7 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (4.10%) CCDP
7 5 (4.10%) MCSE
7 5 (4.10%) CCIE
8 4 (3.28%) MCSA
9 3 (2.46%) JNCIP
9 3 (2.46%) CCSE
10 1 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.82%) CCSA
10 1 (0.82%) CCIP
10 1 (0.82%) MCP
10 1 (0.82%) CCA
10 1 (0.82%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.28%) SLA
2 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (32.79%) Active Directory
2 39 (31.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (18.03%) Hyper-V
4 10 (8.20%) vSphere
5 9 (7.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 6 (4.92%) XenApp
7 3 (2.46%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.64%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.64%) Nagios
2 1 (0.82%) WSUS
2 1 (0.82%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 62 (50.82%) Cisco
2 54 (44.26%) Microsoft
3 52 (42.62%) VMware
4 20 (16.39%) Citrix
5 14 (11.48%) Apple
6 11 (9.02%) CheckPoint
7 8 (6.56%) Altova
7 8 (6.56%) DevExpress
7 8 (6.56%) Juniper
8 7 (5.74%) NetApp
8 7 (5.74%) EMC
8 7 (5.74%) F5
9 5 (4.10%) Fortinet
9 5 (4.10%) Dell
10 4 (3.28%) Nimsoft
11 3 (2.46%) Sourcefire
12 2 (1.64%) HP
12 2 (1.64%) Avaya
13 1 (0.82%) Nortel
13 1 (0.82%) SolarWinds
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