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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 40 31 40
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Permanent jobs citing LAN 8 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.96% 4.62% 2.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.04% 17.31% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 8
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £18,900 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £42,600 £26,350
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -1.31%
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
57 52 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 21.11% 26.67% 24.70%
Number of salaries quoted 48 52 72
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 August 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) WAN
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
4 6 (46.15%) DNS
4 6 (46.15%) DHCP
4 6 (46.15%) Windows XP
4 6 (46.15%) MS Office
4 6 (46.15%) Cisco
5 5 (38.46%) Citrix
5 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 5 (38.46%) HTML
5 5 (38.46%) IIS
5 5 (38.46%) SLA
5 5 (38.46%) Structured Cabling
6 4 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
6 4 (30.77%) Firewall
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (30.77%) Linux
6 4 (30.77%) Nokia
6 4 (30.77%) MPLS
6 4 (30.77%) BGP
6 4 (30.77%) EIGRP
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (30.77%) Juniper
6 4 (30.77%) CCNA
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (23.08%) Finance
7 3 (23.08%) VMware

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 5 (38.46%) IIS
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) WAN
2 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
3 6 (46.15%) DNS
3 6 (46.15%) DHCP
4 5 (38.46%) Structured Cabling
5 4 (30.77%) MPLS
5 4 (30.77%) BGP
5 4 (30.77%) EIGRP
5 4 (30.77%) Firewall
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (7.69%) SAN
6 1 (7.69%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (23.08%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Network Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Author
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Author
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Thin Client
1 2 (15.38%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.69%) Handset
2 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows XP
3 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 2 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Service Management
2 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C++
1 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CCNA
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) XenApp
3 2 (15.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco
3 5 (38.46%) Citrix
4 4 (30.77%) Juniper
4 4 (30.77%) Nokia
4 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
5 3 (23.08%) VMware
6 2 (15.38%) Websense
7 1 (7.69%) Vizioncore
7 1 (7.69%) HP