The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 86 90 88
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing LAN 45 34 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.39% 1.72% 1.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.93% 11.11% 17.10%
Number of salaries quoted 37 27 23
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -15.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £42,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LAN
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
323 306 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 17.14% 15.44% 11.17%
Number of salaries quoted 287 199 154
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

LAN
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Bristol region.

LAN Salary Trend in Bristol

LAN
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Bristol

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 75 (92.59%) WAN
2 49 (60.49%) Cisco Certification
3 45 (55.56%) CCNA
3 45 (55.56%) Firewall
4 44 (54.32%) Windows
5 36 (44.44%) Linux
6 32 (39.51%) Perl
6 32 (39.51%) Bash Shell
6 32 (39.51%) Puppet
6 32 (39.51%) Jenkins
6 32 (39.51%) DevOps
7 31 (38.27%) Hudson
7 31 (38.27%) Ruby
7 31 (38.27%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (35.80%) Opscode Chef
8 29 (35.80%) Salt
9 28 (34.57%) Apache
10 27 (33.33%) Configuration Management
10 27 (33.33%) nginx
11 25 (30.86%) Python
12 24 (29.63%) UNIX
12 24 (29.63%) Cisco
12 24 (29.63%) Ansible
13 23 (28.40%) Active Directory
14 21 (25.93%) VMware
14 21 (25.93%) Git (software)
15 19 (23.46%) Build Automation
15 19 (23.46%) LAMP
16 18 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
16 18 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 28 (34.57%) Apache
2 27 (33.33%) nginx
3 14 (17.28%) OpenStack
4 7 (8.64%) Confluence
4 7 (8.64%) MediaWiki
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
5 2 (2.47%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.47%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.23%) SAS
6 1 (1.23%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (12.35%) MS Office
2 2 (2.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.28%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 75 (92.59%) WAN
2 45 (55.56%) Firewall
3 13 (16.05%) Network Security
4 9 (11.11%) LDAP
5 8 (9.88%) VPN
6 7 (8.64%) OSPF
6 7 (8.64%) EIGRP
6 7 (8.64%) IPv6
6 7 (8.64%) IPsec
6 7 (8.64%) BGP
7 5 (6.17%) TCP/IP
8 4 (4.94%) Wireless
8 4 (4.94%) VoIP
8 4 (4.94%) DHCP
9 3 (3.70%) Wireshark
9 3 (3.70%) VLAN
9 3 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.47%) FTP
10 2 (2.47%) HTTP
10 2 (2.47%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.88%) MySQL
2 7 (8.64%) Relational Database
2 7 (8.64%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 32 (39.51%) Jenkins
2 31 (38.27%) Hudson
3 21 (25.93%) Git (software)
4 7 (8.64%) JIRA
4 7 (8.64%) Subversion
General
1 7 (8.64%) Finance
2 2 (2.47%) Military
2 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.23%) French Language
3 1 (1.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (38.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (29.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 7 (8.64%) IT Support
3 7 (8.64%) Desktop Support
3 7 (8.64%) Analyst
3 7 (8.64%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (7.41%) Network Engineer
5 5 (6.17%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (6.17%) Architect
5 5 (6.17%) Network Support
6 4 (4.94%) Network Architect
7 3 (3.70%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.47%) Security Analyst
8 2 (2.47%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (2.47%) Consultant
8 2 (2.47%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.47%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (2.47%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.46%) LAMP
2 1 (1.23%) HTML
2 1 (1.23%) CSS
2 1 (1.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.64%) Wiki
3 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 44 (54.32%) Windows
2 36 (44.44%) Linux
3 24 (29.63%) UNIX
4 18 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (17.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (17.28%) CentOS
5 14 (17.28%) Ubuntu
5 14 (17.28%) Debian
6 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (11.11%) Windows 7
8 6 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.47%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.47%) AIX
9 2 (2.47%) Solaris
9 2 (2.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (39.51%) DevOps
2 31 (38.27%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 19 (23.46%) Build Automation
5 15 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (17.28%) ITIL
7 13 (16.05%) Change Control
8 11 (13.58%) Service Delivery
9 9 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (9.88%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (8.64%) Software Delivery
11 7 (8.64%) Database Theory
11 7 (8.64%) Relational Database Theory
11 7 (8.64%) Data Modelling
12 6 (7.41%) Network Design
13 5 (6.17%) Load Balancing
13 5 (6.17%) Migration
14 4 (4.94%) Network Monitoring
14 4 (4.94%) Cyber Security
14 4 (4.94%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 32 (39.51%) Perl
1 32 (39.51%) Bash Shell
2 31 (38.27%) Ruby
3 25 (30.86%) Python
4 17 (20.99%) PHP
5 12 (14.81%) SQL
6 7 (8.64%) Java
7 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 49 (60.49%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (55.56%) CCNA
3 15 (18.52%) SC Cleared
3 15 (18.52%) Security Cleared
4 7 (8.64%) CCNP
5 6 (7.41%) MCSE
5 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.94%) CCDP
6 4 (4.94%) MCSA
7 2 (2.47%) GIAC
8 1 (1.23%) Degree
8 1 (1.23%) CCDA
8 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.23%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.23%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) QA
1 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (28.40%) Active Directory
2 18 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (16.05%) Samba
4 7 (8.64%) XenServer
4 7 (8.64%) Postfix
4 7 (8.64%) iptables
5 4 (4.94%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.47%) Snort
7 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.23%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 32 (39.51%) Puppet
2 29 (35.80%) Opscode Chef
2 29 (35.80%) Salt
3 24 (29.63%) Ansible
4 14 (17.28%) Nagios
5 7 (8.64%) ZABBIX
6 2 (2.47%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (29.63%) Cisco
2 21 (25.93%) VMware
3 14 (17.28%) Citrix
4 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
5 8 (9.88%) Red Hat
6 7 (8.64%) CA
7 5 (6.17%) Nortel
8 3 (3.70%) F5
8 3 (3.70%) Fortinet
8 3 (3.70%) Oracle
8 3 (3.70%) Juniper
8 3 (3.70%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.47%) Avaya
9 2 (2.47%) HP
10 1 (1.23%) Sourcefire
10 1 (1.23%) Symantec
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