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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 94 74 62
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -12
Permanent jobs citing LAN 34 54 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.82% 3.15% 3.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.69% 20.00% 17.45%
Number of salaries quoted 26 39 48
Average salary £27,500 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.28% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £45,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
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
268 270 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.31% 15.76% 18.64%
Number of salaries quoted 223 193 251
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £47,500
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 21 October 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Bristol

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 48 (85.71%) WAN
2 40 (71.43%) Windows
3 31 (55.36%) Active Directory
4 27 (48.21%) VMware
5 25 (44.64%) VPN
5 25 (44.64%) Cisco
6 23 (41.07%) Firewall
7 19 (33.93%) DHCP
7 19 (33.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (32.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (30.36%) Windows 7
10 16 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
10 16 (28.57%) ITIL
11 14 (25.00%) Windows XP
11 14 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (23.21%) DNS
13 12 (21.43%) TCP/IP
13 12 (21.43%) MS Exchange
13 12 (21.43%) SQL Server
13 12 (21.43%) Load Balancing
14 11 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2010
14 11 (19.64%) MS Office
14 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (19.64%) Citrix
14 11 (19.64%) MPLS
14 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
15 10 (17.86%) Finance
15 10 (17.86%) SQL
15 10 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 12 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 11 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (5.36%) Lync
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.79%) Apache
6 1 (1.79%) Confluence
6 1 (1.79%) MediaWiki
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.79%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (19.64%) MS Office
2 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 48 (85.71%) WAN
2 25 (44.64%) VPN
3 23 (41.07%) Firewall
4 19 (33.93%) DHCP
5 13 (23.21%) DNS
6 12 (21.43%) TCP/IP
7 11 (19.64%) MPLS
8 9 (16.07%) VoIP
9 8 (14.29%) Internet
9 8 (14.29%) SAN
10 7 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (12.50%) Network Security
11 6 (10.71%) Wireless
12 5 (8.93%) IPv6
13 4 (7.14%) 4G
13 4 (7.14%) IP Telephony
14 3 (5.36%) Unified Communications
14 3 (5.36%) NAS
15 2 (3.57%) xDSL
15 2 (3.57%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.79%) MySQL
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Subversion
1 1 (1.79%) JIRA
1 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.79%) Hudson
1 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
2 10 (17.86%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 13 (23.21%) Network Engineer
3 10 (17.86%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (16.07%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) Network Manager
5 7 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
5 7 (12.50%) Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Designer
7 4 (7.14%) Administrator
7 4 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
7 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Network Support
9 2 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
10 1 (1.79%) Field Engineer
10 1 (1.79%) DBA
10 1 (1.79%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) LAMP
1 1 (1.79%) Ajax
1 1 (1.79%) .NET
1 1 (1.79%) Middleware
1 1 (1.79%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.14%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.79%) Replication
3 1 (1.79%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.79%) IVR
3 1 (1.79%) Statistics
3 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.79%) User Experience
3 1 (1.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 40 (71.43%) Windows
2 19 (33.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (32.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (30.36%) Windows 7
5 14 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 7 (12.50%) Mac OS X
7 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (8.93%) Linux
9 1 (1.79%) Debian
9 1 (1.79%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.79%) CentOS
9 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) ITIL
2 12 (21.43%) Load Balancing
3 7 (12.50%) Network Design
3 7 (12.50%) Project Management
4 6 (10.71%) Service Delivery
5 5 (8.93%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.14%) Network Architecture
6 4 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (3.57%) Network Management
8 1 (1.79%) Workflow
8 1 (1.79%) Migration
8 1 (1.79%) Service Management
8 1 (1.79%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.79%) ITSM
8 1 (1.79%) Document Management
8 1 (1.79%) Strategic Planning
8 1 (1.79%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.86%) SQL
2 1 (1.79%) Ruby
2 1 (1.79%) Java
2 1 (1.79%) Perl
2 1 (1.79%) PHP
2 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (14.29%) MCSE
3 8 (14.29%) CCNA
4 7 (12.50%) CCNP
4 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 6 (10.71%) CCSP
6 5 (8.93%) CCDP
7 4 (7.14%) MCITP
8 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.79%) MCSA
8 1 (1.79%) CCIP
8 1 (1.79%) CCENT
8 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (55.36%) Active Directory
2 16 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 7 (12.50%) Terminal Services
4 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (3.57%) vSphere
5 1 (1.79%) Samba
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.79%) XenApp
5 1 (1.79%) XenServer
5 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.79%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) WSUS
1 3 (5.36%) SCCM
1 3 (5.36%) SCOM
2 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.79%) Puppet
2 1 (1.79%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (48.21%) VMware
2 25 (44.64%) Cisco
3 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 11 (19.64%) Citrix
5 5 (8.93%) Dell
6 4 (7.14%) Symantec
6 4 (7.14%) McAfee
7 3 (5.36%) CheckPoint
7 3 (5.36%) HP
7 3 (5.36%) Avaya
8 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.57%) Oracle
9 1 (1.79%) Google
9 1 (1.79%) NetApp
9 1 (1.79%) Genesys
9 1 (1.79%) EMC
9 1 (1.79%) Apple
9 1 (1.79%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.79%) ProCurve
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