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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 91 98 57
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -41
Permanent jobs citing LAN 49 18 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.56% 1.01% 3.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.12% 7.38% 22.14%
Number of salaries quoted 49 16 50
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £42,500 £42,750
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
347 244 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 18.13% 13.67% 16.68%
Number of salaries quoted 316 207 208
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 August 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Bristol

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 86 (91.49%) WAN
2 47 (50.00%) Windows
3 42 (44.68%) Firewall
4 36 (38.30%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (37.23%) Cisco
5 35 (37.23%) Linux
6 33 (35.11%) VMware
7 32 (34.04%) CCNA
8 29 (30.85%) Perl
9 28 (29.79%) Apache
9 28 (29.79%) Ruby
9 28 (29.79%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (29.79%) Git (software)
9 28 (29.79%) nginx
9 28 (29.79%) Bash Shell
9 28 (29.79%) Puppet
9 28 (29.79%) Hudson
9 28 (29.79%) Jenkins
9 28 (29.79%) DevOps
10 27 (28.72%) UNIX
11 26 (27.66%) LAMP
11 26 (27.66%) Salt
11 26 (27.66%) Opscode Chef
11 26 (27.66%) Build Automation
12 25 (26.60%) Ansible
13 24 (25.53%) ITIL
13 24 (25.53%) Windows Server 2003
14 23 (24.47%) Microsoft
15 22 (23.40%) SQL
15 22 (23.40%) Configuration Management

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (29.79%) Apache
1 28 (29.79%) nginx
2 19 (20.21%) MS Exchange
2 19 (20.21%) OpenStack
3 12 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (9.57%) MediaWiki
4 9 (9.57%) Confluence
5 7 (7.45%) SharePoint
5 7 (7.45%) Lync
6 4 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.13%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (2.13%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
8 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.06%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (14.89%) MS Office
2 11 (11.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (20.21%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.13%) Office 365
3 1 (1.06%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 86 (91.49%) WAN
2 42 (44.68%) Firewall
3 16 (17.02%) VPN
4 13 (13.83%) LDAP
5 12 (12.77%) Network Security
6 11 (11.70%) IPsec
7 10 (10.64%) OSPF
7 10 (10.64%) BGP
7 10 (10.64%) EIGRP
7 10 (10.64%) VoIP
8 9 (9.57%) IPv6
8 9 (9.57%) TCP/IP
9 8 (8.51%) MPLS
10 7 (7.45%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (6.38%) Wireless
12 5 (5.32%) DNS
12 5 (5.32%) DHCP
13 4 (4.26%) FTP
13 4 (4.26%) HTTP
13 4 (4.26%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.57%) MySQL
1 9 (9.57%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (9.57%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.19%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (29.79%) Git (software)
1 28 (29.79%) Hudson
1 28 (29.79%) Jenkins
2 9 (9.57%) Subversion
2 9 (9.57%) JIRA
General
1 6 (6.38%) Law
2 4 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.19%) Finance
3 3 (3.19%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.13%) Military
4 2 (2.13%) Legal
5 1 (1.06%) Marketing
5 1 (1.06%) Advertising
5 1 (1.06%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (29.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (27.66%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 22 (23.40%) Network Engineer
4 16 (17.02%) Analyst
5 7 (7.45%) Consultant
6 5 (5.32%) Architect
6 5 (5.32%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.32%) Service Analyst
6 5 (5.32%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (5.32%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (5.32%) Network Support
6 5 (5.32%) DevOps Consultant
7 4 (4.26%) Network Architect
7 4 (4.26%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (3.19%) Help Desk Support
8 3 (3.19%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.19%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.19%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (27.66%) LAMP
2 1 (1.06%) COM
2 1 (1.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.15%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.57%) Wiki
3 3 (3.19%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.13%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.13%) Clustering
4 2 (2.13%) PKI
5 1 (1.06%) PDA
5 1 (1.06%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.06%) Physics
5 1 (1.06%) DTV
5 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 47 (50.00%) Windows
2 35 (37.23%) Linux
3 27 (28.72%) UNIX
4 24 (25.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (9.57%) CentOS
7 9 (9.57%) Debian
7 9 (9.57%) Ubuntu
8 8 (8.51%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.19%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.13%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.13%) AIX
10 2 (2.13%) Solaris
10 2 (2.13%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (2.13%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.06%) Android
11 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (29.79%) Continuous Integration
1 28 (29.79%) DevOps
2 26 (27.66%) Build Automation
3 24 (25.53%) ITIL
4 22 (23.40%) Configuration Management
5 19 (20.21%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (11.70%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (11.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (9.57%) Data Modelling
7 9 (9.57%) Database Theory
7 9 (9.57%) Relational Database Theory
8 8 (8.51%) Change Control
8 8 (8.51%) Service Delivery
9 7 (7.45%) Information Security
10 6 (6.38%) Network Design
10 6 (6.38%) Cyber Security
10 6 (6.38%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (5.32%) Project Management
12 4 (4.26%) Service Management
12 4 (4.26%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 29 (30.85%) Perl
2 28 (29.79%) Ruby
2 28 (29.79%) Bash Shell
3 22 (23.40%) SQL
4 20 (21.28%) Python
5 10 (10.64%) Java
6 9 (9.57%) PHP
7 1 (1.06%) C++
7 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (38.30%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (34.04%) CCNA
3 18 (19.15%) Security Cleared
4 17 (18.09%) SC Cleared
5 7 (7.45%) CCNP
5 7 (7.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (6.38%) MCSE
7 4 (4.26%) CCDP
8 3 (3.19%) MCSA
8 3 (3.19%) Degree
9 2 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (2.13%) GIAC
10 1 (1.06%) LPIC
10 1 (1.06%) MCITP
10 1 (1.06%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.06%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (1.06%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (1.06%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) SLA
2 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 13 (13.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (11.70%) Active Directory
3 9 (9.57%) Samba
3 9 (9.57%) Postfix
3 9 (9.57%) XenServer
3 9 (9.57%) iptables
4 6 (6.38%) Terminal Services
5 4 (4.26%) Snort
6 2 (2.13%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.06%) NFS
Systems Management
1 28 (29.79%) Puppet
2 26 (27.66%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (27.66%) Salt
3 25 (26.60%) Ansible
4 19 (20.21%) Nagios
5 9 (9.57%) ZABBIX
6 3 (3.19%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.06%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.06%) WSUS
7 1 (1.06%) SCCM
7 1 (1.06%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (37.23%) Cisco
2 33 (35.11%) VMware
3 23 (24.47%) Microsoft
4 18 (19.15%) Citrix
5 11 (11.70%) CheckPoint
6 9 (9.57%) Red Hat
6 9 (9.57%) Avaya
7 7 (7.45%) Mitel
8 6 (6.38%) Juniper
9 5 (5.32%) SolarWinds
10 4 (4.26%) F5
10 4 (4.26%) Oracle
11 3 (3.19%) Nortel
12 2 (2.13%) Fortinet
13 1 (1.06%) MobileIron
13 1 (1.06%) Apple
13 1 (1.06%) Symantec
13 1 (1.06%) SAP
13 1 (1.06%) CA
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Professionals in Law
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago