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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 94 100 60
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -40
Permanent jobs citing LAN 42 25 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.24% 1.37% 3.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.17% 9.33% 24.68%
Number of salaries quoted 39 21 50
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £42,500 £45,350
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
345 268 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 18.37% 14.73% 14.56%
Number of salaries quoted 313 217 200
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £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 July 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Bristol

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 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 86 (95.56%) WAN
2 52 (57.78%) Windows
3 43 (47.78%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (46.67%) Firewall
5 40 (44.44%) CCNA
5 40 (44.44%) Linux
6 34 (37.78%) Apache
6 34 (37.78%) Perl
6 34 (37.78%) Bash Shell
6 34 (37.78%) Puppet
6 34 (37.78%) Jenkins
6 34 (37.78%) DevOps
7 33 (36.67%) Hudson
7 33 (36.67%) nginx
7 33 (36.67%) Ruby
7 33 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (34.44%) Opscode Chef
8 31 (34.44%) Salt
8 31 (34.44%) UNIX
8 31 (34.44%) VMware
9 30 (33.33%) Ansible
10 28 (31.11%) Configuration Management
11 27 (30.00%) Git (software)
12 26 (28.89%) Python
13 25 (27.78%) Cisco
13 25 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
13 25 (27.78%) LAMP
13 25 (27.78%) Build Automation
14 22 (24.44%) Active Directory
15 20 (22.22%) Microsoft

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 34 (37.78%) Apache
2 33 (36.67%) nginx
3 19 (21.11%) OpenStack
4 15 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 8 (8.89%) Confluence
5 8 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (8.89%) MediaWiki
6 6 (6.67%) SharePoint
7 4 (4.44%) Lync
8 3 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (2.22%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
9 2 (2.22%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (1.11%) IIS
10 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (1.11%) SAS
10 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (15.56%) MS Office
2 8 (8.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (21.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 86 (95.56%) WAN
2 42 (46.67%) Firewall
3 12 (13.33%) Network Security
3 12 (13.33%) LDAP
4 11 (12.22%) VPN
5 9 (10.00%) VoIP
6 8 (8.89%) IPv6
6 8 (8.89%) TCP/IP
6 8 (8.89%) OSPF
6 8 (8.89%) BGP
6 8 (8.89%) EIGRP
6 8 (8.89%) IPsec
7 6 (6.67%) Wireless
8 5 (5.56%) MPLS
9 4 (4.44%) SMTP
9 4 (4.44%) DHCP
9 4 (4.44%) FTP
9 4 (4.44%) HTTP
9 4 (4.44%) Wireshark
9 4 (4.44%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.00%) MySQL
2 8 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (8.89%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.44%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 34 (37.78%) Jenkins
2 33 (36.67%) Hudson
3 27 (30.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (8.89%) Subversion
4 8 (8.89%) JIRA
General
1 5 (5.56%) Finance
1 5 (5.56%) Law
2 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.22%) Military
4 1 (1.11%) Marketing
4 1 (1.11%) Electronics
4 1 (1.11%) Legal
4 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (36.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (34.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 16 (17.78%) Analyst
4 13 (14.44%) Network Engineer
5 6 (6.67%) Consultant
5 6 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.56%) Architect
6 5 (5.56%) Network Support
6 5 (5.56%) DevOps Consultant
7 4 (4.44%) Network Architect
7 4 (4.44%) IT Support
7 4 (4.44%) Desktop Support
7 4 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (3.33%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (3.33%) Service Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (27.78%) LAMP
2 1 (1.11%) HTML
2 1 (1.11%) .NET
2 1 (1.11%) COM
2 1 (1.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.56%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.89%) Wiki
3 1 (1.11%) HP Storage
3 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.11%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.11%) DTV
3 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.11%) Clustering
3 1 (1.11%) PDA
3 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.11%) Physics
3 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 52 (57.78%) Windows
2 40 (44.44%) Linux
3 31 (34.44%) UNIX
4 25 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (18.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (16.67%) CentOS
7 15 (16.67%) Debian
7 15 (16.67%) Ubuntu
8 6 (6.67%) Windows XP
8 6 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (6.67%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.22%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.22%) AIX
9 2 (2.22%) Solaris
9 2 (2.22%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (37.78%) DevOps
2 33 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (31.11%) Configuration Management
4 25 (27.78%) Build Automation
5 20 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (21.11%) ITIL
7 10 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (10.00%) Change Control
9 8 (8.89%) Data Modelling
9 8 (8.89%) Database Theory
9 8 (8.89%) Relational Database Theory
10 7 (7.78%) Service Delivery
11 6 (6.67%) Cyber Security
12 5 (5.56%) Information Security
12 5 (5.56%) Network Design
13 4 (4.44%) Service Management
13 4 (4.44%) Load Balancing
13 4 (4.44%) SIEM
13 4 (4.44%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 34 (37.78%) Perl
1 34 (37.78%) Bash Shell
2 33 (36.67%) Ruby
3 26 (28.89%) Python
4 20 (22.22%) SQL
5 14 (15.56%) PHP
6 9 (10.00%) Java
7 1 (1.11%) C++
7 1 (1.11%) VB
7 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (47.78%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (44.44%) CCNA
3 11 (12.22%) SC Cleared
3 11 (12.22%) Security Cleared
4 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (6.67%) MCSE
5 6 (6.67%) CCNP
6 4 (4.44%) CCDP
6 4 (4.44%) MCSA
7 2 (2.22%) GIAC
8 1 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.11%) MCITP
8 1 (1.11%) Degree
8 1 (1.11%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 22 (24.44%) Active Directory
2 17 (18.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (15.56%) Samba
4 8 (8.89%) Postfix
4 8 (8.89%) XenServer
4 8 (8.89%) iptables
5 4 (4.44%) Snort
5 4 (4.44%) Terminal Services
6 3 (3.33%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.11%) XenApp
7 1 (1.11%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 34 (37.78%) Puppet
2 31 (34.44%) Opscode Chef
2 31 (34.44%) Salt
3 30 (33.33%) Ansible
4 19 (21.11%) Nagios
5 8 (8.89%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.11%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.11%) WSUS
6 1 (1.11%) SCCM
6 1 (1.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (34.44%) VMware
2 25 (27.78%) Cisco
3 20 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 17 (18.89%) Citrix
5 9 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 7 (7.78%) CheckPoint
6 7 (7.78%) Avaya
7 4 (4.44%) CA
7 4 (4.44%) Mitel
8 3 (3.33%) Nortel
8 3 (3.33%) Oracle
9 2 (2.22%) Juniper
9 2 (2.22%) Fortinet
9 2 (2.22%) F5
10 1 (1.11%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.11%) Symantec
10 1 (1.11%) SAP
10 1 (1.11%) HP
Bristol, Avon
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £46000 - £49000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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CGI
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago