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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 56 62 60
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing LAN 24 22 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 3.42% 2.60% 3.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.60% 16.06% 20.34%
Number of salaries quoted 24 13 13
Average salary £32,250 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £38,600 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
129 137 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 18.40% 16.21% 15.88%
Number of salaries quoted 101 114 83
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +5 24 £32,250 +7.50% 3
LAN
South West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 25 (89.29%) VMware
2 24 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (78.57%) Firewall
4 20 (71.43%) WAN
5 18 (64.29%) Data Centre
6 16 (57.14%) Windows
7 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 14 (50.00%) Cisco
8 12 (42.86%) Wireless
8 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (42.86%) Windows 7
8 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (39.29%) SonicWALL
9 11 (39.29%) VLAN
9 11 (39.29%) Citrix
9 11 (39.29%) Juniper
10 10 (35.71%) MS Office
10 10 (35.71%) MS Exchange
11 9 (32.14%) VPN
11 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (28.57%) Lync
12 8 (28.57%) IPsec
12 8 (28.57%) Migration
12 8 (28.57%) Mac OS
12 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (28.57%) XenApp
13 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
13 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
14 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
15 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (28.57%) Lync
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (35.71%) MS Office
2 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (78.57%) Firewall
2 20 (71.43%) WAN
3 12 (42.86%) Wireless
4 11 (39.29%) VLAN
5 9 (32.14%) VPN
6 8 (28.57%) IPsec
7 3 (10.71%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (10.71%) VoIP
8 2 (7.14%) SAN
9 1 (3.57%) DMZ
9 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
9 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
9 1 (3.57%) PABX
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Network Engineer
1 11 (39.29%) Senior Network Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) IT Support
3 4 (14.29%) Service Desk Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Service Desk Technician
3 4 (14.29%) IT Support Technician
3 4 (14.29%) Support Technician
4 2 (7.14%) Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Design Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Design Leader
5 1 (3.57%) ICT Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) ICT Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.57%) Network Manager
5 1 (3.57%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Lead Architect
Miscellaneous
1 18 (64.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Handset
2 1 (3.57%) PDA
2 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (28.57%) Mac OS
4 3 (10.71%) Windows 8
5 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Migration
2 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL
3 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) CCNP
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) MCSE
2 1 (3.57%) MCSA
2 1 (3.57%) CCSP
2 1 (3.57%) CCNA
2 1 (3.57%) CCDA
2 1 (3.57%) CCDP
System Software
1 24 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (28.57%) XenApp
4 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.57%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 25 (89.29%) VMware
2 14 (50.00%) Cisco
3 11 (39.29%) Citrix
3 11 (39.29%) Juniper
3 11 (39.29%) SonicWALL
4 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.57%) Toshiba
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