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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 56 49 55
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs citing LAN 4 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.81% 1.95% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.10% 8.51% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 2
Average salary £60,000 £36,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.38% +28.07%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
129 94 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 26.11% 22.87% 30.45%
Number of salaries quoted 104 81 94
Average salary £46,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,900 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 April 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) HP
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
4 3 (42.86%) XenApp
4 3 (42.86%) IBM
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) NetApp
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) MPLS
5 2 (28.57%) TACACS
5 2 (28.57%) Wireless
5 2 (28.57%) Tripwire
5 2 (28.57%) ProCurve
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (28.57%) HP ASE
5 2 (28.57%) HP MASE
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (28.57%) CCNP
5 2 (28.57%) COM
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (28.57%) IronPort
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) Presales
5 2 (28.57%) Meraki
5 2 (28.57%) Software-Defined Networking

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (28.57%) TACACS
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) BIG-IP
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
1 3 (42.86%) IT Architect
1 3 (42.86%) IT Infrastructure Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Network Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) COM
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Presales
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) HP ASE
1 2 (28.57%) HP MASE
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) HP
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
4 2 (28.57%) IronPort
4 2 (28.57%) Meraki
4 2 (28.57%) ProCurve
4 2 (28.57%) Tripwire
5 1 (14.29%) F5
5 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto