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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 95 54 65
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +11
Permanent jobs citing LAN 20 62 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.10% 3.90% 2.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.97% 23.57% 18.22%
Number of salaries quoted 18 54 33
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £22,800 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,550 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
251 263 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 13.87% 16.53% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 215 212 205
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,150 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,060 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 August 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Bristol

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 46 (77.97%) WAN
2 32 (54.24%) Windows
3 27 (45.76%) Cisco
3 27 (45.76%) VMware
4 26 (44.07%) TCP/IP
5 24 (40.68%) DHCP
5 24 (40.68%) Active Directory
6 18 (30.51%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (30.51%) Microsoft
6 18 (30.51%) Firewall
6 18 (30.51%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (28.81%) DNS
8 16 (27.12%) VPN
9 14 (23.73%) Linux
9 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (22.03%) MCSE
10 13 (22.03%) SQL Server
10 13 (22.03%) MS Excel
10 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (22.03%) Citrix
10 13 (22.03%) Telecoms
10 13 (22.03%) VMware ESX
11 12 (20.34%) CCNA
11 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (20.34%) Security Cleared
12 11 (18.64%) Load Balancing
12 11 (18.64%) Windows 7
12 11 (18.64%) Windows XP
13 9 (15.25%) Terminal Services
13 9 (15.25%) MPLS

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 8 (13.56%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.69%) Apache
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.69%) Confluence
4 1 (1.69%) nginx
4 1 (1.69%) MediaWiki
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (22.03%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 46 (77.97%) WAN
2 26 (44.07%) TCP/IP
3 24 (40.68%) DHCP
4 18 (30.51%) Firewall
5 17 (28.81%) DNS
6 16 (27.12%) VPN
7 9 (15.25%) MPLS
8 7 (11.86%) VoIP
9 6 (10.17%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (10.17%) IPsec
10 5 (8.47%) Ethernet
10 5 (8.47%) Wireless
10 5 (8.47%) OSPF
10 5 (8.47%) DWDM
10 5 (8.47%) 4G
11 4 (6.78%) LTE
11 4 (6.78%) SAN
12 3 (5.08%) IPv6
12 3 (5.08%) WLAN
12 3 (5.08%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.69%) MySQL
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Subversion
1 1 (1.69%) JIRA
1 1 (1.69%) Hudson
1 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (22.03%) Telecoms
2 7 (11.86%) Finance
3 1 (1.69%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (30.51%) Network Engineer
2 12 (20.34%) Support Engineer
3 11 (18.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (10.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Network Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Designer
8 3 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Senior Designer
9 2 (3.39%) Network Support Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Network Support
9 2 (3.39%) 2nd Line Support
10 1 (1.69%) DBA
10 1 (1.69%) Solutions Architect
10 1 (1.69%) Network Security Engineer
10 1 (1.69%) Help Desk Analyst
10 1 (1.69%) Architect
10 1 (1.69%) Project Manager
10 1 (1.69%) Desktop Support
10 1 (1.69%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) Middleware
1 1 (1.69%) COM
1 1 (1.69%) .NET
1 1 (1.69%) LAMP
1 1 (1.69%) Ajax
1 1 (1.69%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Digital Media
2 3 (5.08%) PKI
3 1 (1.69%) IVR
3 1 (1.69%) Clustering
3 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.69%) Wiki
3 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 32 (54.24%) Windows
2 14 (23.73%) Linux
2 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (18.64%) Windows 7
4 11 (18.64%) Windows XP
5 5 (8.47%) Mac OS X
5 5 (8.47%) UNIX
6 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.08%) Windows Vista
8 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.69%) Solaris
9 1 (1.69%) Debian
9 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.69%) CentOS
9 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.64%) Load Balancing
2 8 (13.56%) ITIL
3 7 (11.86%) Project Management
4 6 (10.17%) Network Design
5 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2
5 5 (8.47%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.78%) Network Management
7 3 (5.08%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (5.08%) Computer Architecture
8 2 (3.39%) Network Architecture
8 2 (3.39%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.69%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.69%) Data Modelling
9 1 (1.69%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.69%) Logistics
9 1 (1.69%) Strategic Planning
9 1 (1.69%) Budget Control
9 1 (1.69%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.25%) SQL
2 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.69%) Java
3 1 (1.69%) Perl
3 1 (1.69%) PHP
3 1 (1.69%) VBScript
3 1 (1.69%) Ruby
3 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (30.51%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (22.03%) MCSE
2 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (20.34%) CCNA
3 12 (20.34%) Security Cleared
4 8 (13.56%) CCNP
5 6 (10.17%) Degree
5 6 (10.17%) CCDP
6 5 (8.47%) CCSP
6 5 (8.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
7 4 (6.78%) DV Cleared
8 3 (5.08%) CCA
8 3 (5.08%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.69%) CCIE
9 1 (1.69%) MCSA
9 1 (1.69%) MCITP
9 1 (1.69%) CCENT
9 1 (1.69%) HP ASE
9 1 (1.69%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (40.68%) Active Directory
2 18 (30.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (22.03%) VMware ESX
4 9 (15.25%) Terminal Services
5 7 (11.86%) Hyper-V
6 5 (8.47%) vSphere
7 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (3.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (3.39%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.69%) Samba
9 1 (1.69%) XenServer
9 1 (1.69%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.69%) Puppet
1 1 (1.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (45.76%) Cisco
1 27 (45.76%) VMware
2 18 (30.51%) Microsoft
3 13 (22.03%) Citrix
4 4 (6.78%) Apple
4 4 (6.78%) HP
5 3 (5.08%) Oracle
5 3 (5.08%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.69%) NetApp
7 1 (1.69%) Nokia
7 1 (1.69%) Genesys
7 1 (1.69%) BT
7 1 (1.69%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.69%) Google
7 1 (1.69%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.69%) Opsware
7 1 (1.69%) F5
7 1 (1.69%) WatchGuard
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