The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 48 41 32
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Permanent jobs citing LAN 8 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.39% 2.91% 3.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.20% 13.33% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 6
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £23,750 £18,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £40,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
LAN
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
87 60 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 25.97% 21.82% 25.95%
Number of salaries quoted 77 50 48
Average salary £47,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.37% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

LAN
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Cheltenham region.

LAN Salary Trend in Cheltenham

LAN
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 16 (84.21%) Cisco
2 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 14 (73.68%) Firewall
3 12 (63.16%) Linux
4 11 (57.89%) MPLS
4 11 (57.89%) BGP
4 11 (57.89%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (52.63%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (52.63%) EIGRP
5 10 (52.63%) Change Management
5 10 (52.63%) UNIX
5 10 (52.63%) MS Visio
5 10 (52.63%) SLA
5 10 (52.63%) CCNA
5 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (52.63%) Juniper
5 10 (52.63%) Nokia
5 10 (52.63%) CheckPoint
6 9 (47.37%) Finance
7 6 (31.58%) WAN
7 6 (31.58%) Windows
8 5 (26.32%) DHCP
8 5 (26.32%) DNS
8 5 (26.32%) Project Management
8 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (21.05%) VMware
9 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 3 (15.79%) IIS
1 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (52.63%) MS Visio
2 3 (15.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
2 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) Firewall
2 11 (57.89%) MPLS
2 11 (57.89%) BGP
2 11 (57.89%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (52.63%) EIGRP
4 6 (31.58%) WAN
5 5 (26.32%) DHCP
5 5 (26.32%) DNS
6 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
7 3 (15.79%) VPN
7 3 (15.79%) IPv4
7 3 (15.79%) Ethernet
7 3 (15.79%) SMTP
7 3 (15.79%) Wireless
7 3 (15.79%) VoIP
7 3 (15.79%) Network Security
8 1 (5.26%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Advertising
2 3 (15.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
2 10 (52.63%) Network Analyst
3 9 (47.37%) Senior Network Analyst
3 9 (47.37%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (10.53%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) IT Support
6 1 (5.26%) Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Support
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Designer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) UNIX
3 6 (31.58%) Windows
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
5 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Change Management
1 10 (52.63%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (26.32%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
3 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (15.79%) Line Management
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Service Management
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Network Design
5 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) CCNA
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (52.63%) SLA
2 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Cisco
2 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
3 10 (52.63%) Nokia
3 10 (52.63%) CheckPoint
3 10 (52.63%) Juniper
4 4 (21.05%) VMware
5 3 (15.79%) Dell
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) 3PAR
6 1 (5.26%) CA