The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 77 60 42
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -18
Permanent jobs citing LAN 3 17 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.46% 2.53% 3.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.46% 15.32% 21.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 19
Average salary £21,000 £34,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.13% +25.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £24,250 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £42,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.89%
LAN
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Communications & Networking Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
122 111 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 18.89% 16.52% 17.81%
Number of salaries quoted 102 97 91
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £22,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

LAN
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Dorset region.

LAN Salary Trend in Dorset

LAN
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Dorset

LAN
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -16 3 £21,000 -34.37%
LAN
South West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 (100.00%) WAN
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 11 (78.57%) Windows
4 9 (64.29%) MS Exchange
4 9 (64.29%) VMware
5 8 (57.14%) SAN
5 8 (57.14%) Citrix
5 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (42.86%) MCSE
7 6 (42.86%) MCP
7 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (35.71%) EMC
8 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
8 5 (35.71%) CCA
8 5 (35.71%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (35.71%) CCEA
8 5 (35.71%) MCSA
8 5 (35.71%) VCP5
8 5 (35.71%) NetScaler
8 5 (35.71%) AppSense
8 5 (35.71%) Project Management
8 5 (35.71%) XenDesktop
8 5 (35.71%) VCP4
8 5 (35.71%) vSphere
8 5 (35.71%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (35.71%) Lync

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 9 (64.29%) MS Exchange
2 5 (35.71%) Lync
3 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) WAN
2 8 (57.14%) SAN
3 5 (35.71%) NetScaler
4 4 (28.57%) VoIP
5 3 (21.43%) Firewall
5 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 3 (21.43%) VPN
6 2 (14.29%) DMZ
6 2 (14.29%) VLAN
7 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.14%) Advertising
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Consultant
1 6 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) IT Support
3 4 (28.57%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Support
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) SCCM Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (7.14%) EPoS
2 1 (7.14%) Handset
2 1 (7.14%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity
3 2 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) Password Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.14%) Software Asset Management
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) MCP
1 6 (42.86%) MCSE
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (35.71%) VCP4
2 5 (35.71%) CCEE
2 5 (35.71%) VCP5
2 5 (35.71%) MCSA
2 5 (35.71%) CCA
2 5 (35.71%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (35.71%) CCEA
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (14.29%) CCNA
5 1 (7.14%) CCDP
5 1 (7.14%) Degree
5 1 (7.14%) CCSP
5 1 (7.14%) CCNP
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) XenDesktop
2 5 (35.71%) vSphere
2 5 (35.71%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (14.29%) Terminal Server
4 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
4 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
1 1 (7.14%) SCVMM
1 1 (7.14%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) VMware
3 8 (57.14%) Citrix
4 5 (35.71%) AppSense
4 5 (35.71%) EMC
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco
6 1 (7.14%) HP
6 1 (7.14%) Toshiba