The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 17 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LAN 4 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 4.04% - 6.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% - 38.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 12
Average salary £43,500 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
LAN
West Sussex

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

Communications & Networking Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20 9 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 20.20% 9.68% 17.82%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 28
Average salary £42,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.57% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £47,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) ISDN
3 3 (50.00%) VoIP
3 3 (50.00%) SNMP
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) MPLS
3 3 (50.00%) RTP
3 3 (50.00%) SS7
3 3 (50.00%) SIGTRAN
3 3 (50.00%) Asterisk PBX
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) LDAP
4 2 (33.33%) PBX
4 2 (33.33%) HTTP
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) HTTPS
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) Nagios
4 2 (33.33%) IPsec
4 2 (33.33%) SSH
4 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) CentOS
4 2 (33.33%) Infoblox
4 2 (33.33%) Aruba
4 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (33.33%) Coaching

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) ISDN
3 3 (50.00%) VoIP
3 3 (50.00%) MPLS
3 3 (50.00%) RTP
3 3 (50.00%) SS7
3 3 (50.00%) SIGTRAN
3 3 (50.00%) Asterisk PBX
3 3 (50.00%) SNMP
4 2 (33.33%) HTTP
4 2 (33.33%) IPsec
4 2 (33.33%) SSH
4 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) LDAP
4 2 (33.33%) PBX
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) HTTPS
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) NOC Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Nagios
2 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) Infoblox
2 2 (33.33%) Aruba
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) LANDesk
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp