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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 104 87 72
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -15
Permanent jobs citing LAN 31 51 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.55% 2.64% 2.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.92% 14.96% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 26 37 41
Average salary £36,250 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £20,800 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £52,400 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
240 341 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 11.99% 17.63% 17.72%
Number of salaries quoted 223 236 259
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £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 22 December 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Bristol

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 49 (87.50%) WAN
2 45 (80.36%) Windows
3 32 (57.14%) Firewall
4 30 (53.57%) Active Directory
5 26 (46.43%) VMware
6 23 (41.07%) VPN
6 23 (41.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (37.50%) Cisco
8 20 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (32.14%) Citrix
10 17 (30.36%) MS Office
10 17 (30.36%) ITIL
11 15 (26.79%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (25.00%) SQL
12 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 14 (25.00%) DHCP
12 14 (25.00%) Load Balancing
12 14 (25.00%) Windows 7
13 13 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (23.21%) CCNA
14 12 (21.43%) SQL Server
14 12 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (19.64%) MPLS
16 10 (17.86%) MS Exchange
16 10 (17.86%) Finance
16 10 (17.86%) Network Security
16 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
17 9 (16.07%) Cisco ASA
17 9 (16.07%) SQL Server 2005

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 10 (17.86%) MS Exchange
1 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (8.93%) Lync
4 4 (7.14%) Apache
4 4 (7.14%) MediaWiki
4 4 (7.14%) nginx
4 4 (7.14%) Confluence
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (30.36%) MS Office
2 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 49 (87.50%) WAN
2 32 (57.14%) Firewall
3 23 (41.07%) VPN
4 14 (25.00%) DHCP
5 11 (19.64%) MPLS
6 10 (17.86%) Network Security
7 9 (16.07%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (14.29%) VoIP
8 8 (14.29%) IPv6
8 8 (14.29%) SAN
8 8 (14.29%) Internet
9 6 (10.71%) DNS
10 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
10 5 (8.93%) BGP
10 5 (8.93%) Wireless
11 4 (7.14%) OSPF
11 4 (7.14%) IPsec
11 4 (7.14%) IP Telephony
11 4 (7.14%) NAS
11 4 (7.14%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 12 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (16.07%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (8.93%) MySQL
4 4 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Hudson
1 7 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.14%) Subversion
2 4 (7.14%) JIRA
2 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (17.86%) Finance
2 7 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Support Engineer
2 9 (16.07%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (16.07%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Analyst
4 7 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (10.71%) Designer
6 5 (8.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Network Support
7 4 (7.14%) Administrator
7 4 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
7 4 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (5.36%) Network Manager
9 2 (3.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery Coordinator
9 2 (3.57%) Coordinator
9 2 (3.57%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) LAMP
2 2 (3.57%) .NET
2 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.14%) Wiki
3 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.79%) User Experience
3 1 (1.79%) Replication
3 1 (1.79%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.79%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 45 (80.36%) Windows
2 23 (41.07%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 9 (16.07%) Linux
5 9 (16.07%) Mac OS X
6 6 (10.71%) Windows XP
6 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (7.14%) CentOS
7 4 (7.14%) Debian
7 4 (7.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) ITIL
2 14 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 9 (16.07%) Network Design
4 8 (14.29%) DevOps
5 7 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 7 (12.50%) Project Management
6 5 (8.93%) Service Delivery
7 4 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (7.14%) Network Architecture
7 4 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 4 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (7.14%) Build Automation
7 4 (7.14%) Database Theory
7 4 (7.14%) Relational Database Theory
8 3 (5.36%) Network Management
8 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.57%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.00%) SQL
2 9 (16.07%) PHP
3 7 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 7 (12.50%) Ruby
3 7 (12.50%) Perl
4 4 (7.14%) Java
5 3 (5.36%) Python
6 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.57%) C#
7 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (26.79%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (23.21%) CCNA
3 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (12.50%) MCSE
5 5 (8.93%) MCITP
5 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
5 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
6 3 (5.36%) CCNP
7 2 (3.57%) Degree
7 2 (3.57%) CCSP
8 1 (1.79%) CCENT
8 1 (1.79%) CCIP
8 1 (1.79%) MCSA
8 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.79%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (53.57%) Active Directory
2 13 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.14%) Samba
3 4 (7.14%) Postfix
3 4 (7.14%) XenServer
4 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.79%) vSphere
5 1 (1.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) Puppet
1 7 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (12.50%) Salt
2 4 (7.14%) WSUS
2 4 (7.14%) SCCM
2 4 (7.14%) SCOM
2 4 (7.14%) ZABBIX
3 3 (5.36%) Ansible
4 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 26 (46.43%) VMware
2 21 (37.50%) Cisco
3 18 (32.14%) Citrix
4 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (8.93%) Dell
6 4 (7.14%) Avaya
6 4 (7.14%) McAfee
6 4 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 4 (7.14%) CheckPoint
6 4 (7.14%) Symantec
7 1 (1.79%) Remedy
7 1 (1.79%) BT
7 1 (1.79%) Google
7 1 (1.79%) Juniper
7 1 (1.79%) BMC
7 1 (1.79%) CA
7 1 (1.79%) EMC
7 1 (1.79%) HP
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