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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 47 45 48
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing LAN 8 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.81% 0.75% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.88% 6.06% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 1
Average salary £31,250 £41,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.78% +64.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
81 33 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 18.33% 12.45% 21.85%
Number of salaries quoted 65 32 55
Average salary £50,000 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.13% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
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 November 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Cisco
3 8 (50.00%) WAN
3 8 (50.00%) Firewall
4 6 (37.50%) Finance
4 6 (37.50%) Linux
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (37.50%) Juniper
4 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 6 (37.50%) BGP
4 6 (37.50%) MPLS
5 5 (31.25%) EIGRP
5 5 (31.25%) CCNA
5 5 (31.25%) SLA
5 5 (31.25%) VMware
5 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (31.25%) Nokia
5 5 (31.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (25.00%) Service Management
6 4 (25.00%) DNS
6 4 (25.00%) Citrix
6 4 (25.00%) DHCP
7 3 (18.75%) UNIX
7 3 (18.75%) MS Office

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 2 (12.50%) IIS
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.25%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) WAN
1 8 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 6 (37.50%) MPLS
2 6 (37.50%) BGP
3 5 (31.25%) EIGRP
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (25.00%) DNS
4 4 (25.00%) DHCP
5 3 (18.75%) Network Security
6 1 (6.25%) VPN
6 1 (6.25%) Q.931
6 1 (6.25%) QSIG
6 1 (6.25%) SAN
6 1 (6.25%) Internet
6 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP
6 1 (6.25%) NAS
6 1 (6.25%) xDSL
6 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Network Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Support Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Author
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Author
4 1 (6.25%) IT Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (18.75%) UNIX
6 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (25.00%) Service Management
3 3 (18.75%) Change Management
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Straight-Through Processing
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.25%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C++
1 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (31.25%) CCNA
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (6.25%) MCTS
4 1 (6.25%) MCITP
4 1 (6.25%) MCP
4 1 (6.25%) MCSE
4 1 (6.25%) MCSA
4 1 (6.25%) CCSP
4 1 (6.25%) CCNP
4 1 (6.25%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) vSphere
4 1 (6.25%) XenApp
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (6.25%) HP SIM
2 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Juniper
2 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 5 (31.25%) Nokia
4 4 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (12.50%) McAfee
6 1 (6.25%) F5
6 1 (6.25%) HP