The first table below looks at the demand for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Gatwick region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 20 17 36
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +19
Permanent jobs citing LAN 6 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 5.36% 4.59% 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 20.00% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 0
Average salary £50,000 £34,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.92% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%
Communications & Networking Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
24 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 21.43% 22.94% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 10
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -23.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
LAN
West Sussex

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

LAN
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

LAN Salary Trend in Gatwick

LAN
Salary Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Gatwick

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 6 (46.15%) WLAN
1 6 (46.15%) Wireless
1 6 (46.15%) Validation
1 6 (46.15%) TETRA
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) ISDN
2 5 (38.46%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (38.46%) Multimedia
2 5 (38.46%) Avaya
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
3 2 (15.38%) NetApp
3 2 (15.38%) Symantec
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) SNMP
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
3 2 (15.38%) LANDesk
3 2 (15.38%) SCOM

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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.

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) WLAN
1 6 (46.15%) Wireless
1 6 (46.15%) TETRA
2 5 (38.46%) ISDN
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) SNMP
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) Network Security
3 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
General
1 5 (38.46%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Design Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) Radio Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) Senior Design Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Validation
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) XenApp
1 2 (15.38%) vSphere
1 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
1 2 (15.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Avaya
2 2 (15.38%) NetApp
2 2 (15.38%) Symantec
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) LANDesk
2 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds