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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 38 46 33
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Permanent jobs citing LAN 12 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.54% 2.28% 3.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.19% 12.07% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 8
Average salary £37,500 £23,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.57% -30.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £20,500 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £29,750 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
79 58 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 23.30% 18.89% 25.35%
Number of salaries quoted 78 52 54
Average salary £37,500 £30,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.95% -18.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 18 (78.26%) Cisco
2 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
3 12 (52.17%) Firewall
4 11 (47.83%) MPLS
4 11 (47.83%) Windows
4 11 (47.83%) Linux
5 10 (43.48%) WAN
5 10 (43.48%) BGP
5 10 (43.48%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (39.13%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (39.13%) Change Management
6 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (39.13%) EIGRP
6 9 (39.13%) Juniper
6 9 (39.13%) Nokia
6 9 (39.13%) CheckPoint
6 9 (39.13%) VMware
6 9 (39.13%) DNS
6 9 (39.13%) SLA
6 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (39.13%) CCNA
6 9 (39.13%) UNIX
6 9 (39.13%) MS Visio
7 8 (34.78%) Finance
7 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (30.43%) SCCM
8 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
9 6 (26.09%) DHCP
9 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (13.04%) MS Exchange
1 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) MS Visio
2 4 (17.39%) MS Office
3 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) Firewall
2 11 (47.83%) MPLS
3 10 (43.48%) BGP
3 10 (43.48%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (43.48%) WAN
4 9 (39.13%) DNS
4 9 (39.13%) EIGRP
5 6 (26.09%) DHCP
6 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
7 2 (8.70%) VPN
7 2 (8.70%) IPv4
7 2 (8.70%) Ethernet
7 2 (8.70%) SMTP
7 2 (8.70%) Wireless
7 2 (8.70%) VoIP
7 2 (8.70%) Network Security
8 1 (4.35%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Advertising
3 2 (8.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Analyst
2 9 (39.13%) Network Analyst
3 8 (34.78%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (34.78%) Senior Network Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) IT Support
6 2 (8.70%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (8.70%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Designer
7 1 (4.35%) Network Support
7 1 (4.35%) Designer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
1 11 (47.83%) Linux
2 9 (39.13%) UNIX
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Change Management
1 9 (39.13%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Project Management
3 4 (17.39%) Service Management
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
4 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.70%) Line Management
5 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.35%) ERP
5 1 (4.35%) Network Design
5 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
5 1 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) CCNA
1 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (39.13%) SLA
2 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
3 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Cisco
2 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
3 9 (39.13%) Juniper
3 9 (39.13%) Nokia
3 9 (39.13%) CheckPoint
3 9 (39.13%) VMware
4 4 (17.39%) Citrix
5 2 (8.70%) HP
5 2 (8.70%) Dell
5 2 (8.70%) 3PAR
6 1 (4.35%) JD Edwards
6 1 (4.35%) SAP
6 1 (4.35%) CA