The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dudley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 14 - 8
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LAN 7 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 16.67% - 4.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 41.18% - 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Average salary £29,000 - £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
LAN
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Dudley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 40.48% 17.24% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 5
Average salary £29,000 £19,499 £26,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.72% -25.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £19,499 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £33,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

LAN
Salary Trend in Dudley

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

LAN Salary Trend in Dudley

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Dudley 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 9 (100.00%) WAN
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Firewall
3 6 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (66.67%) Wireless
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (66.67%) High Availability
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (66.67%) HSRP
3 6 (66.67%) Spanning Tree
3 6 (66.67%) VLAN
3 6 (66.67%) Wireshark
3 6 (66.67%) Load Balancing
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (66.67%) ITIL
3 6 (66.67%) VoIP
3 6 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 6 (66.67%) PPP
3 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (66.67%) VPN
3 6 (66.67%) DNS
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco
3 6 (66.67%) MPLS
3 6 (66.67%) OSPF
3 6 (66.67%) BGP
3 6 (66.67%) EIGRP
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Dudley 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 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
2 7 (77.78%) Firewall
3 6 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (66.67%) Wireless
3 6 (66.67%) VLAN
3 6 (66.67%) Wireshark
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (66.67%) HSRP
3 6 (66.67%) Spanning Tree
3 6 (66.67%) PPP
3 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (66.67%) VPN
3 6 (66.67%) DNS
3 6 (66.67%) MPLS
3 6 (66.67%) OSPF
3 6 (66.67%) BGP
3 6 (66.67%) EIGRP
3 6 (66.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Network Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
1 6 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 6 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 6 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft