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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 96 75 87
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +12
Permanent jobs citing LAN 31 47 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.59% 2.75% 1.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.55% 15.51% 11.44%
Number of salaries quoted 29 28 24
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,750 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,550 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
247 303 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 12.67% 17.70% 16.12%
Number of salaries quoted 231 195 233
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,000 £50,000
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 30 January 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Bristol

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 55 (85.94%) WAN
2 49 (76.56%) Windows
3 40 (62.50%) Firewall
4 28 (43.75%) VMware
4 28 (43.75%) Active Directory
5 25 (39.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (37.50%) VPN
7 21 (32.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (31.25%) Cisco
8 20 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (28.13%) CCNA
9 18 (28.13%) Citrix
10 17 (26.56%) MS Office
10 17 (26.56%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (25.00%) Windows 7
11 16 (25.00%) ITIL
12 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
13 14 (21.88%) Linux
13 14 (21.88%) PHP
13 14 (21.88%) SQL
13 14 (21.88%) Network Security
14 13 (20.31%) DevOps
14 13 (20.31%) DHCP
15 12 (18.75%) Perl
15 12 (18.75%) Finance
15 12 (18.75%) Ruby
15 12 (18.75%) Salt
15 12 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
15 12 (18.75%) Jenkins
15 12 (18.75%) Bash Shell

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (15.63%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (9.38%) Apache
3 6 (9.38%) Confluence
3 6 (9.38%) MediaWiki
3 6 (9.38%) nginx
4 5 (7.81%) Lync
5 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (26.56%) MS Office
2 6 (9.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 55 (85.94%) WAN
2 40 (62.50%) Firewall
3 24 (37.50%) VPN
4 14 (21.88%) Network Security
5 13 (20.31%) DHCP
6 10 (15.63%) IPv6
6 10 (15.63%) MPLS
7 8 (12.50%) SAN
7 8 (12.50%) Internet
7 8 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (10.94%) BGP
8 7 (10.94%) VoIP
9 6 (9.38%) LDAP
9 6 (9.38%) DNS
9 6 (9.38%) EIGRP
9 6 (9.38%) OSPF
9 6 (9.38%) IPsec
10 5 (7.81%) Wireless
11 4 (6.25%) IP Telephony
11 4 (6.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
1 10 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.94%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (10.94%) MySQL
3 6 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (9.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (18.75%) Jenkins
1 12 (18.75%) Hudson
2 6 (9.38%) Subversion
2 6 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.38%) JIRA
General
1 12 (18.75%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.56%) French Language
Job Titles
1 16 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 13 (20.31%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (10.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (9.38%) Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Help Desk Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Network Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Designer
6 5 (7.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Network Support
7 4 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
7 4 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Administrator
7 4 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (4.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) IT Support
8 3 (4.69%) Desktop Support
8 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) LAMP
2 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.13%) .NET
3 1 (1.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 6 (9.38%) Wiki
3 1 (1.56%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.56%) Replication
3 1 (1.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 49 (76.56%) Windows
2 25 (39.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (32.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 14 (21.88%) Linux
6 7 (10.94%) Mac OS X
7 6 (9.38%) Windows XP
7 6 (9.38%) Ubuntu
7 6 (9.38%) Debian
7 6 (9.38%) CentOS
7 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.00%) ITIL
2 13 (20.31%) DevOps
3 12 (18.75%) Load Balancing
3 12 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (15.63%) Configuration Management
5 8 (12.50%) Network Design
5 8 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (10.94%) Service Delivery
6 7 (10.94%) Project Management
7 6 (9.38%) Data Modelling
7 6 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (9.38%) Build Automation
7 6 (9.38%) Database Theory
7 6 (9.38%) Relational Database Theory
8 5 (7.81%) Change Control
9 4 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (6.25%) Network Architecture
9 4 (6.25%) Network Management
9 4 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (4.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.88%) PHP
1 14 (21.88%) SQL
2 12 (18.75%) Perl
2 12 (18.75%) Ruby
2 12 (18.75%) Bash Shell
3 6 (9.38%) Java
3 6 (9.38%) Python
4 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.13%) C#
5 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (28.13%) CCNA
3 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 8 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 5 (7.81%) MCITP
5 5 (7.81%) MCSE
6 2 (3.13%) CCNP
6 2 (3.13%) Degree
7 1 (1.56%) CCENT
7 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.56%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.56%) CCSE
7 1 (1.56%) MCSA
7 1 (1.56%) CCSP
7 1 (1.56%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 17 (26.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.38%) Samba
3 6 (9.38%) XenServer
3 6 (9.38%) Postfix
4 4 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.56%) vSphere
5 1 (1.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (18.75%) Salt
1 12 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (18.75%) Puppet
2 6 (9.38%) ZABBIX
2 6 (9.38%) Ansible
3 4 (6.25%) WSUS
3 4 (6.25%) SCCM
3 4 (6.25%) SCOM
4 2 (3.13%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (43.75%) VMware
2 20 (31.25%) Cisco
3 18 (28.13%) Citrix
4 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
5 7 (10.94%) CheckPoint
6 6 (9.38%) Red Hat
6 6 (9.38%) Avaya
7 5 (7.81%) Dell
8 4 (6.25%) Symantec
8 4 (6.25%) McAfee
9 3 (4.69%) CA
10 2 (3.13%) Nortel
10 2 (3.13%) HP
10 2 (3.13%) Juniper
11 1 (1.56%) F5
11 1 (1.56%) BT
11 1 (1.56%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.56%) Sourcefire
11 1 (1.56%) BMC
11 1 (1.56%) EMC
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