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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 97 93 71
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -22
Permanent jobs citing LAN 43 29 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.22% 1.52% 2.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.01% 10.18% 23.88%
Number of salaries quoted 38 24 38
Average salary £70,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+86.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £42,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
358 285 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 18.52% 14.98% 12.03%
Number of salaries quoted 315 213 169
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 7 July 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Bristol

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 83 (93.26%) WAN
2 50 (56.18%) Cisco Certification
3 47 (52.81%) Windows
4 46 (51.69%) CCNA
5 43 (48.31%) Firewall
6 38 (42.70%) Linux
7 33 (37.08%) Perl
7 33 (37.08%) Bash Shell
7 33 (37.08%) Puppet
7 33 (37.08%) Jenkins
7 33 (37.08%) DevOps
8 32 (35.96%) Hudson
8 32 (35.96%) Ruby
8 32 (35.96%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (35.96%) Apache
9 31 (34.83%) nginx
10 30 (33.71%) Opscode Chef
10 30 (33.71%) Salt
10 30 (33.71%) UNIX
11 29 (32.58%) Configuration Management
12 28 (31.46%) Ansible
13 27 (30.34%) Python
14 25 (28.09%) Git (software)
15 24 (26.97%) Cisco
15 24 (26.97%) VMware
16 23 (25.84%) LAMP
16 23 (25.84%) Build Automation
17 22 (24.72%) Active Directory
18 21 (23.60%) Windows Server 2003
19 20 (22.47%) Agile Software Development

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 32 (35.96%) Apache
2 31 (34.83%) nginx
3 19 (21.35%) OpenStack
4 8 (8.99%) MS Exchange
5 6 (6.74%) Confluence
5 6 (6.74%) MediaWiki
6 4 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (4.49%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.37%) Lync
8 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.25%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
8 2 (2.25%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (1.12%) SAS
9 1 (1.12%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (14.61%) MS Office
2 5 (5.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (21.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 83 (93.26%) WAN
2 43 (48.31%) Firewall
3 12 (13.48%) Network Security
4 9 (10.11%) LDAP
4 9 (10.11%) VPN
5 8 (8.99%) VoIP
6 7 (7.87%) TCP/IP
7 6 (6.74%) OSPF
7 6 (6.74%) BGP
7 6 (6.74%) EIGRP
7 6 (6.74%) IPv6
7 6 (6.74%) Wireless
7 6 (6.74%) IPsec
8 5 (5.62%) DHCP
9 4 (4.49%) Wireshark
10 3 (3.37%) VLAN
10 3 (3.37%) tcpdump
10 3 (3.37%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (3.37%) FTP
10 3 (3.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.87%) MySQL
2 6 (6.74%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (6.74%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.49%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 33 (37.08%) Jenkins
2 32 (35.96%) Hudson
3 25 (28.09%) Git (software)
4 6 (6.74%) Subversion
4 6 (6.74%) JIRA
General
1 7 (7.87%) Finance
2 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.25%) Military
3 2 (2.25%) Law
4 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.12%) Advertising
4 1 (1.12%) Marketing
4 1 (1.12%) French Language
4 1 (1.12%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 32 (35.96%) DevOps Engineer
2 29 (32.58%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 12 (13.48%) Analyst
4 9 (10.11%) Network Engineer
5 6 (6.74%) Desktop Support
5 6 (6.74%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (6.74%) Network Support
5 6 (6.74%) IT Support
6 5 (5.62%) Architect
7 4 (4.49%) Consultant
7 4 (4.49%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Network Architect
8 3 (3.37%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Infrastructure Manager
9 2 (2.25%) Service Analyst
9 2 (2.25%) Service Desk Analyst
9 2 (2.25%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 2 (2.25%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (25.84%) LAMP
2 1 (1.12%) HTML
2 1 (1.12%) .NET
2 1 (1.12%) COM
2 1 (1.12%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.74%) Wiki
3 2 (2.25%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.12%) DTV
4 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.12%) Clustering
4 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.12%) Physics
4 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 47 (52.81%) Windows
2 38 (42.70%) Linux
3 30 (33.71%) UNIX
4 21 (23.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (21.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (15.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (14.61%) CentOS
7 13 (14.61%) Debian
7 13 (14.61%) Ubuntu
8 8 (8.99%) Windows 7
9 6 (6.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (3.37%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.25%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.25%) AIX
11 2 (2.25%) Solaris
11 2 (2.25%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (37.08%) DevOps
2 32 (35.96%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (32.58%) Configuration Management
4 23 (25.84%) Build Automation
5 20 (22.47%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (19.10%) ITIL
7 12 (13.48%) Change Control
8 10 (11.24%) Service Delivery
9 8 (8.99%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (7.87%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (6.74%) Network Design
11 6 (6.74%) Data Modelling
11 6 (6.74%) Database Theory
11 6 (6.74%) Relational Database Theory
11 6 (6.74%) Software Delivery
12 5 (5.62%) Cyber Security
12 5 (5.62%) Network Monitoring
12 5 (5.62%) Migration
12 5 (5.62%) Load Balancing
13 4 (4.49%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 33 (37.08%) Perl
1 33 (37.08%) Bash Shell
2 32 (35.96%) Ruby
3 27 (30.34%) Python
4 14 (15.73%) SQL
5 13 (14.61%) PHP
6 7 (7.87%) Java
7 1 (1.12%) C++
7 1 (1.12%) VB
7 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 50 (56.18%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (51.69%) CCNA
3 14 (15.73%) SC Cleared
3 14 (15.73%) Security Cleared
4 7 (7.87%) CCNP
4 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (6.74%) MCSE
6 4 (4.49%) MCSA
6 4 (4.49%) CCDP
7 2 (2.25%) GIAC
8 1 (1.12%) CCSE
8 1 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.12%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.12%) MCITP
8 1 (1.12%) Degree
8 1 (1.12%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 22 (24.72%) Active Directory
2 17 (19.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (13.48%) Samba
4 6 (6.74%) Postfix
4 6 (6.74%) XenServer
4 6 (6.74%) iptables
5 4 (4.49%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.37%) Snort
7 2 (2.25%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.12%) XenApp
8 1 (1.12%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 33 (37.08%) Puppet
2 30 (33.71%) Opscode Chef
2 30 (33.71%) Salt
3 28 (31.46%) Ansible
4 19 (21.35%) Nagios
5 6 (6.74%) ZABBIX
6 2 (2.25%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.12%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (26.97%) Cisco
1 24 (26.97%) VMware
2 17 (19.10%) Microsoft
3 14 (15.73%) Citrix
4 7 (7.87%) Red Hat
5 6 (6.74%) CheckPoint
5 6 (6.74%) CA
6 5 (5.62%) Nortel
6 5 (5.62%) Avaya
7 3 (3.37%) Juniper
7 3 (3.37%) Oracle
7 3 (3.37%) Fortinet
7 3 (3.37%) F5
8 2 (2.25%) Mitel
8 2 (2.25%) HP
9 1 (1.12%) SAP
9 1 (1.12%) Sourcefire
9 1 (1.12%) Symantec
9 1 (1.12%) MobileIron
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