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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 48 40 47
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Permanent jobs citing LAN 11 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.44% 1.52% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.94% 7.69% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 1
Average salary £31,500 £22,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.57% -11.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
69 52 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 15.30% 19.70% 27.43%
Number of salaries quoted 62 43 57
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £46,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (77.78%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
3 11 (61.11%) VMware
4 10 (55.56%) DNS
4 10 (55.56%) WAN
4 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (50.00%) SCCM
6 8 (44.44%) DHCP
6 8 (44.44%) Cisco
6 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
7 7 (38.89%) Service Management
7 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
7 7 (38.89%) MS Office
8 6 (33.33%) Firewall
8 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (27.78%) Finance
9 5 (27.78%) ITIL
9 5 (27.78%) Citrix
10 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
10 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
10 4 (22.22%) MPLS
10 4 (22.22%) BGP
10 4 (22.22%) Juniper
10 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
10 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
10 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (16.67%) Lync
3 2 (11.11%) IIS
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Office
2 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) DNS
1 10 (55.56%) WAN
2 8 (44.44%) DHCP
3 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
4 6 (33.33%) Firewall
5 4 (22.22%) MPLS
5 4 (22.22%) BGP
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (16.67%) Network Security
6 3 (16.67%) EIGRP
7 1 (5.56%) NAS
7 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (5.56%) xDSL
7 1 (5.56%) BIG-IP
7 1 (5.56%) Q.931
7 1 (5.56%) QSIG
7 1 (5.56%) SAN
7 1 (5.56%) Internet
7 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Network Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Wintel Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Wintel Support
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Author
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (11.11%) Linux
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Service Management
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Time Management
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Straight-Through Processing
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Network Management
4 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Load Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.56%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.56%) MCTS
3 1 (5.56%) MCITP
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) MCSE
3 1 (5.56%) MCSA
3 1 (5.56%) MCP
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) CCSP
3 1 (5.56%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) vSphere
3 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.56%) XenApp
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.56%) HP SIM
2 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) VMware
2 8 (44.44%) Cisco
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) Citrix
4 4 (22.22%) Juniper
4 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 3 (16.67%) Nokia
6 2 (11.11%) McAfee
7 1 (5.56%) F5
7 1 (5.56%) JD Edwards
7 1 (5.56%) SAP
7 1 (5.56%) HP