The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 74 98 61
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -37
Permanent jobs citing LAN 51 28 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.52% 1.55% 3.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.53% 11.16% 19.41%
Number of salaries quoted 32 17 48
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,575 £22,600 £22,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
351 251 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 17.36% 13.86% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 210 197 257
Average salary £38,800 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.36% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
LAN
South West

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 18 April 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Bristol

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 72 (71.29%) WAN
2 49 (48.51%) Firewall
3 47 (46.53%) Windows
4 46 (45.54%) TCP/IP
5 37 (36.63%) Cisco
5 37 (36.63%) Microsoft
6 33 (32.67%) Active Directory
7 31 (30.69%) Ethernet
8 30 (29.70%) DNS
9 27 (26.73%) ITIL
10 25 (24.75%) Telecoms
11 23 (22.77%) VMware
11 23 (22.77%) MPLS
11 23 (22.77%) Capacity Planning
12 22 (21.78%) DHCP
13 21 (20.79%) Wireless
14 20 (19.80%) Load Balancing
15 19 (18.81%) Linux
16 18 (17.82%) Network Security
17 17 (16.83%) VMware Infrastructure
17 17 (16.83%) Finance
17 17 (16.83%) DWDM
18 16 (15.84%) Cisco Certification
19 15 (14.85%) Advertising
19 15 (14.85%) Windows Server 2008
20 14 (13.86%) Enterprise Software
20 14 (13.86%) Project Management
20 14 (13.86%) VPN
20 14 (13.86%) MS Excel
21 13 (12.87%) ISDN

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (10.89%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (13.86%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 72 (71.29%) WAN
2 49 (48.51%) Firewall
3 46 (45.54%) TCP/IP
4 31 (30.69%) Ethernet
5 30 (29.70%) DNS
6 23 (22.77%) MPLS
7 22 (21.78%) DHCP
8 21 (20.79%) Wireless
9 18 (17.82%) Network Security
10 17 (16.83%) DWDM
11 14 (13.86%) VPN
12 13 (12.87%) ISDN
12 13 (12.87%) VPLS
13 12 (11.88%) Structured Cabling
13 12 (11.88%) xDSL
13 12 (11.88%) 4G
13 12 (11.88%) Frame Relay
13 12 (11.88%) SAN
14 11 (10.89%) WLAN
15 10 (9.90%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.89%) SQL Server
General
1 25 (24.75%) Telecoms
2 17 (16.83%) Finance
3 15 (14.85%) Advertising
4 6 (5.94%) Back Office
5 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.99%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.99%) Law
6 1 (0.99%) Legal
6 1 (0.99%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (13.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 14 (13.86%) Support Engineer
2 13 (12.87%) Network Engineer
3 9 (8.91%) Network Consultant
3 9 (8.91%) Consultant
4 8 (7.92%) Team Leader
4 8 (7.92%) Architect
5 7 (6.93%) Network Architect
5 7 (6.93%) Technical Design Authority
6 6 (5.94%) Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.95%) Senior Support Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 4 (3.96%) Senior RAN Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) Head of Infrastructure
8 4 (3.96%) Designer
8 4 (3.96%) Senior Designer
8 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (3.96%) Network Support
8 4 (3.96%) RAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.99%) COM
1 1 (0.99%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.86%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.96%) PKI
3 3 (2.97%) Clustering
3 3 (2.97%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.98%) FMCG
4 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.98%) Replication
4 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.98%) PMI
5 1 (0.99%) Handset
5 1 (0.99%) ASIC
5 1 (0.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (0.99%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 47 (46.53%) Windows
2 19 (18.81%) Linux
3 15 (14.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (11.88%) Windows 7
5 11 (10.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (8.91%) Windows XP
7 6 (5.94%) UNIX
8 5 (4.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.97%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.98%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.98%) Solaris
11 1 (0.99%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (26.73%) ITIL
2 23 (22.77%) Capacity Planning
3 20 (19.80%) Load Balancing
4 14 (13.86%) Project Management
5 13 (12.87%) Strategic Planning
5 13 (12.87%) Network Monitoring
6 12 (11.88%) SIEM
7 7 (6.93%) Project Planning
8 6 (5.94%) Network Management
8 6 (5.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (4.95%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (3.96%) Network Architecture
10 4 (3.96%) Problem Management
10 4 (3.96%) Configuration Management
10 4 (3.96%) Change Management
10 4 (3.96%) E-Commerce
11 3 (2.97%) PRINCE2
11 3 (2.97%) Performance Management
11 3 (2.97%) Computer Architecture
12 2 (1.98%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.93%) SQL
2 2 (1.98%) Shell Script
2 2 (1.98%) VB
3 1 (0.99%) C
3 1 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (15.84%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (10.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (10.89%) Degree
3 10 (9.90%) MCSE
4 9 (8.91%) CCIE
5 8 (7.92%) Security Cleared
6 7 (6.93%) CCNA
6 7 (6.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (6.93%) SC Cleared
7 6 (5.94%) DV Cleared
8 5 (4.95%) CCA
8 5 (4.95%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (2.97%) CCNP
9 3 (2.97%) MCITP
10 2 (1.98%) MCTS
10 2 (1.98%) PMP
10 2 (1.98%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.98%) HNC
10 2 (1.98%) HND
11 1 (0.99%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (32.67%) Active Directory
2 17 (16.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (11.88%) VMware ESX
4 11 (10.89%) Hyper-V
5 9 (8.91%) vSphere
6 3 (2.97%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.98%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.99%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) DameWare
1 3 (2.97%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.98%) SCCM
2 2 (1.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.99%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.99%) MOM
Vendors
1 37 (36.63%) Cisco
1 37 (36.63%) Microsoft
2 23 (22.77%) VMware
3 12 (11.88%) Citrix
4 8 (7.92%) Fortinet
4 8 (7.92%) Juniper
5 7 (6.93%) HP
5 7 (6.93%) Meru Networks
6 5 (4.95%) Apple
7 4 (3.96%) Oracle
8 3 (2.97%) Dell
8 3 (2.97%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.98%) Opsware
9 2 (1.98%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (1.98%) WatchGuard
9 2 (1.98%) Veritas
9 2 (1.98%) IBM
10 1 (0.99%) SAP
10 1 (0.99%) CommVault
10 1 (0.99%) Nokia
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