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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 52 59 44
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Permanent jobs citing LAN 8 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.95% 0.29% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.79% 0.98% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 2
Average salary £38,500 £17,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+126.47% -49.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £17,000 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,800 £17,000 £40,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
91 102 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 22.20% 29.74% 23.36%
Number of salaries quoted 79 94 54
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £21,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 1 May 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 14 (73.68%) Windows
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 13 (68.42%) VMware
2 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (57.89%) DNS
4 10 (52.63%) WAN
4 10 (52.63%) Cisco
4 10 (52.63%) SCCM
5 8 (42.11%) DHCP
5 8 (42.11%) ITIL
6 7 (36.84%) MS Office
6 7 (36.84%) Citrix
6 7 (36.84%) Service Management
6 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (31.58%) Firewall
7 6 (31.58%) Finance
7 6 (31.58%) MPLS
8 5 (26.32%) BGP
8 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
8 5 (26.32%) Linux
8 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
8 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
9 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (21.05%) UNIX
9 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
9 4 (21.05%) SLA

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.79%) Lync
1 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Office
2 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
3 4 (21.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) DNS
2 10 (52.63%) WAN
3 8 (42.11%) DHCP
4 6 (31.58%) Firewall
4 6 (31.58%) MPLS
5 5 (26.32%) BGP
5 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
5 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (21.05%) EIGRP
7 1 (5.26%) Internet
7 1 (5.26%) BIG-IP
7 1 (5.26%) VPN
7 1 (5.26%) SAN
7 1 (5.26%) NAS
7 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Network Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Support Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Network Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) IT Support
4 2 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Designer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (26.32%) Linux
3 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
4 4 (21.05%) UNIX
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) Service Management
3 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) Change Management
4 3 (15.79%) Time Management
5 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
5 2 (10.53%) ERP
6 1 (5.26%) Network Design
6 1 (5.26%) Straight-Through Processing
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Load Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (21.05%) CCNA
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.26%) MCTS
4 1 (5.26%) MCSE
4 1 (5.26%) MCSA
4 1 (5.26%) MCP
4 1 (5.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.26%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 13 (68.42%) VMware
3 10 (52.63%) Cisco
4 7 (36.84%) Citrix
5 4 (21.05%) Juniper
5 4 (21.05%) Nokia
5 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
6 3 (15.79%) HP
7 2 (10.53%) 3PAR
7 2 (10.53%) SAP
7 2 (10.53%) JD Edwards
8 1 (5.26%) McAfee
8 1 (5.26%) F5