The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 83 65 87
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +22
Permanent jobs citing LAN 91 118 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.90% 3.79% 3.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.55% 21.85% 20.73%
Number of salaries quoted 61 108 99
Average salary £41,250 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £21,950 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
LAN
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
550 540 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.53% 17.33% 15.98%
Number of salaries quoted 418 453 509
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

LAN
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

LAN Salary Trend in the East Midlands

LAN
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

LAN Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

LAN
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
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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
Northamptonshire -19 31 £43,250 +23.57%
Nottinghamshire +10 28 £41,250 -17.50% 3
Lincolnshire +2 14 £33,000 +73.68% 1
Derbyshire -3 12 £39,625 +21.92% 2
Leicestershire +3 10 £41,875 +67.50%
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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.

1 179 (94.21%) WAN
2 120 (63.16%) Windows
3 93 (48.95%) Cisco
4 79 (41.58%) Microsoft
5 67 (35.26%) Linux
6 66 (34.74%) SAN
7 64 (33.68%) Windows Server
8 49 (25.79%) Data Centre
9 48 (25.26%) Firewall
9 48 (25.26%) MySQL
10 41 (21.58%) Agile Software Development
11 40 (21.05%) Oracle
11 40 (21.05%) MS Excel
12 38 (20.00%) Active Directory
13 37 (19.47%) Cisco Certification
14 36 (18.95%) MS Exchange
15 35 (18.42%) Red Hat
16 34 (17.89%) Project Management
16 34 (17.89%) Apache
16 34 (17.89%) Tomcat
16 34 (17.89%) TCP/IP
16 34 (17.89%) Hyper-V
16 34 (17.89%) Open Source
17 33 (17.37%) Citrix
18 32 (16.84%) VMware
19 31 (16.32%) Windows Server 2008
20 29 (15.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 29 (15.26%) CCNP
20 29 (15.26%) ITIL
21 28 (14.74%) VPN

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 36 (18.95%) MS Exchange
2 34 (17.89%) Apache
2 34 (17.89%) Tomcat
3 20 (10.53%) OpenStack
4 12 (6.32%) Skype for Business
5 11 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.05%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.05%) Quickr
9 2 (1.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 40 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.84%) MS Office
3 2 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.53%) Google Apps
2 14 (7.37%) Office 365
3 11 (5.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (2.63%) IaaS
6 2 (1.05%) SaaS
7 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.53%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 179 (94.21%) WAN
2 66 (34.74%) SAN
3 48 (25.26%) Firewall
4 34 (17.89%) TCP/IP
5 28 (14.74%) VPN
6 19 (10.00%) VoIP
7 16 (8.42%) Wireless
8 12 (6.32%) Internet
9 11 (5.79%) MPLS
9 11 (5.79%) VLAN
10 9 (4.74%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (4.74%) OSPF
11 8 (4.21%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (3.68%) DHCP
12 7 (3.68%) DNS
12 7 (3.68%) Fibre Channel
12 7 (3.68%) Network Security
12 7 (3.68%) Remote Desktop
12 7 (3.68%) SSL
13 6 (3.16%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (25.26%) MySQL
2 24 (12.63%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.74%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (4.21%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.16%) KDB
6 5 (2.63%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.63%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (3.16%) GDB
2 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
General
1 20 (10.53%) Finance
2 14 (7.37%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.16%) French Language
3 6 (3.16%) German Language
4 4 (2.11%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.11%) Retail
5 3 (1.58%) Publishing
6 2 (1.05%) Law
6 2 (1.05%) Legal
6 2 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (13.16%) Support Engineer
2 21 (11.05%) Analyst
3 20 (10.53%) Designer
3 20 (10.53%) Infrastructure Designer
4 19 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 18 (9.47%) IT Support
6 17 (8.95%) Infrastructure Manager
7 16 (8.42%) Consultant
8 13 (6.84%) IT Manager
8 13 (6.84%) Service Manager
9 12 (6.32%) Support Analyst
9 12 (6.32%) Windows Engineer
10 11 (5.79%) IT Engineer
11 10 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
12 9 (4.74%) Senior Network Engineer
12 9 (4.74%) Technical Consultant
13 8 (4.21%) IT Analyst
13 8 (4.21%) IT Support Analyst
13 8 (4.21%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.63%) XMPP
2 3 (1.58%) Web Services
3 1 (0.53%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.53%) COM
3 1 (0.53%) Middleware
3 1 (0.53%) OAuth
3 1 (0.53%) OpenID
3 1 (0.53%) SAML
3 1 (0.53%) SOAP
3 1 (0.53%) WSDL
3 1 (0.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (25.79%) Data Centre
2 9 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.21%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.16%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.63%) FMCG
6 3 (1.58%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.58%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.05%) CMDB
7 2 (1.05%) EPoS
7 2 (1.05%) IVR
7 2 (1.05%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.05%) Replication
8 1 (0.53%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.53%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.53%) iPad
8 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.53%) NHS
8 1 (0.53%) PKI
8 1 (0.53%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 120 (63.16%) Windows
2 67 (35.26%) Linux
3 64 (33.68%) Windows Server
4 31 (16.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (15.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (12.63%) Windows 7
6 24 (12.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (7.89%) Unix
8 11 (5.79%) Windows 8
8 11 (5.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (4.74%) Windows XP
10 8 (4.21%) Ubuntu
10 8 (4.21%) Windows 10
11 6 (3.16%) CentOS
12 3 (1.58%) Android
12 3 (1.58%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (21.58%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (17.89%) Open Source
2 34 (17.89%) Project Management
3 29 (15.26%) ITIL
4 23 (12.11%) Translating Business Requirements
5 21 (11.05%) Capacity Planning
6 18 (9.47%) Network Design
7 17 (8.95%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (7.37%) PRINCE2
9 12 (6.32%) Incident Management
10 11 (5.79%) Network Management
11 10 (5.26%) Presales
12 9 (4.74%) Capacity Management
12 9 (4.74%) Change Management
13 8 (4.21%) Change Control
13 8 (4.21%) CRM
14 7 (3.68%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (3.68%) Mentoring
14 7 (3.68%) Root Cause Analysis
14 7 (3.68%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (12.11%) Java
2 16 (8.42%) PowerShell
3 11 (5.79%) Shell Script
3 11 (5.79%) SQL
4 8 (4.21%) Bash Shell
5 6 (3.16%) AWK
5 6 (3.16%) C
5 6 (3.16%) sed
6 3 (1.58%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 37 (19.47%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (15.26%) CCNP
3 21 (11.05%) CCNA
3 21 (11.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (5.26%) Degree
4 10 (5.26%) MCSA
5 8 (4.21%) MCP
5 8 (4.21%) MCSE
6 6 (3.16%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.16%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.58%) CISM
7 3 (1.58%) CISSP
7 3 (1.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.05%) MCITP
8 2 (1.05%) RHCSA
8 2 (1.05%) VCP5
9 1 (0.53%) HP ASE
9 1 (0.53%) HP MASE
9 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.11%) SLA
2 3 (1.58%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 34 (17.89%) Hyper-V
3 22 (11.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (5.79%) XenApp
5 10 (5.26%) XenServer
6 6 (3.16%) NFS
6 6 (3.16%) vSphere
7 2 (1.05%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.05%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (4.74%) SCOM
2 8 (4.21%) Ansible
2 8 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (4.21%) Puppet
3 6 (3.16%) NetBackup
3 6 (3.16%) SCCM
3 6 (3.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.53%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.53%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 93 (48.95%) Cisco
2 79 (41.58%) Microsoft
3 40 (21.05%) Oracle
4 35 (18.42%) Red Hat
5 33 (17.37%) Citrix
6 32 (16.84%) VMware
7 28 (14.74%) Google
8 26 (13.68%) HP
9 17 (8.95%) IBM
10 16 (8.42%) Juniper
11 13 (6.84%) NetApp
12 9 (4.74%) Riverbed
13 7 (3.68%) Avaya
13 7 (3.68%) Remedy
14 6 (3.16%) CheckPoint
14 6 (3.16%) CommVault
14 6 (3.16%) Computacenter
15 5 (2.63%) F5
15 5 (2.63%) Ipanema Technologies
16 4 (2.11%) Apple
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