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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 66 59 50
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Permanent jobs citing LAN 18 21 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.37% 2.91% 3.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.40% 19.63% 15.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 8
Average salary £29,000 £42,500 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.76% +61.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £37,400 £21,150
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £45,000 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
125 107 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 16.43% 14.84% 23.78%
Number of salaries quoted 107 74 82
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £49,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 -11 14 £30,000 -33.33%
Dorchester - 2 £22,500 -
Poole - 1 £47,500 - 1
LAN
South West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 26 (81.25%) WAN
2 20 (62.50%) Firewall
3 18 (56.25%) VMware
4 17 (53.13%) Windows
5 14 (43.75%) SQL Server
6 13 (40.63%) MS Office
6 13 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (37.50%) MS Excel
7 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
8 11 (34.38%) Citrix
9 10 (31.25%) SAN
9 10 (31.25%) VLAN
10 9 (28.13%) Cisco
11 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (21.88%) MCSA
13 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
13 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
13 6 (18.75%) Finance
14 5 (15.63%) Network Design
14 5 (15.63%) Wireless
14 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
14 5 (15.63%) Cisco CUCM
14 5 (15.63%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (15.63%) Degree
14 5 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
14 5 (15.63%) Oracle

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
3 4 (12.50%) IIS
3 4 (12.50%) IBM Notes
3 4 (12.50%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (12.50%) Apache
4 3 (9.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (9.38%) Lync
4 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.13%) Documentum
5 1 (3.13%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 13 (40.63%) MS Office
2 12 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.13%) MS Project
4 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.13%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) AWD
2 3 (9.38%) Visualfiles
3 2 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) IaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
2 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (81.25%) WAN
2 20 (62.50%) Firewall
3 10 (31.25%) SAN
3 10 (31.25%) VLAN
4 5 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (15.63%) Wireless
4 5 (15.63%) DNS
4 5 (15.63%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (15.63%) WLAN
5 4 (12.50%) LDAP
5 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 4 (12.50%) NAS
6 3 (9.38%) IPsec
6 3 (9.38%) VPN
6 3 (9.38%) Internet
6 3 (9.38%) VoIP
7 2 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (3.13%) 3G
8 1 (3.13%) Intranet
8 1 (3.13%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Team Leader
2 5 (15.63%) Support Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Network Specialist
2 5 (15.63%) IT Support
3 4 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (12.50%) Support Team Leader
4 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Support Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 4 (12.50%) Replication
1 4 (12.50%) PDA
1 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) EPoS
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.13%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (9.38%) Mac OS
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
1 5 (15.63%) Network Design
1 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
2 3 (9.38%) Project Management
2 3 (9.38%) Migration
2 3 (9.38%) Time Management
2 3 (9.38%) Performance Management
2 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (6.25%) ERP
4 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (21.88%) MCSA
3 5 (15.63%) Degree
4 3 (9.38%) MCITP
4 3 (9.38%) MCSE
5 2 (6.25%) MCP
6 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 13 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.38%) BlackBerry Internet Service
3 3 (9.38%) XenApp
4 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (12.50%) MAILsweeper
2 4 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) VMware
2 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 11 (34.38%) Citrix
4 9 (28.13%) Cisco
5 5 (15.63%) Oracle
6 4 (12.50%) JBoss
6 4 (12.50%) Avaya
6 4 (12.50%) NetApp
6 4 (12.50%) Lotus
6 4 (12.50%) TIBCO
6 4 (12.50%) Symantec
6 4 (12.50%) Panasonic
6 4 (12.50%) Clearswift
7 3 (9.38%) HP
8 1 (3.13%) Primavera
8 1 (3.13%) Adobe