The first table below looks at the demand for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Gloucester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 32 35 51
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +16
Permanent jobs citing LAN 3 22 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 1.71% 8.06% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 22.92% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 19 1
Average salary £35,500 £46,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.82% +27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Communications & Networking Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
21 96 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 12.00% 35.16% 21.99%
Number of salaries quoted 20 59 59
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
LAN
Gloucestershire

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

LAN
Salary Trend in Gloucester

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

LAN Salary Trend in Gloucester

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 (50.00%) Windows
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (50.00%) VMware
1 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (44.44%) SCCM
2 8 (44.44%) Hyper-V
2 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
2 8 (44.44%) VMware ESX
2 8 (44.44%) Firewall
2 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 8 (44.44%) WAN
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) ITIL
2 8 (44.44%) Citrix
3 6 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 6 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 6 (33.33%) ISEB
3 6 (33.33%) UNIX
3 6 (33.33%) Linux
3 6 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 5 (27.78%) C#
4 5 (27.78%) C++
4 5 (27.78%) Java
5 2 (11.11%) SaaS
5 2 (11.11%) F5

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) Firewall
1 8 (44.44%) WAN
2 2 (11.11%) VLAN
2 2 (11.11%) OSPF
2 2 (11.11%) BGP
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) SAN
3 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) 1st Line Support
2 5 (27.78%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Test Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Field Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Field Service Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) EPoS
1 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 6 (33.33%) UNIX
3 6 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 5 (27.78%) C#
3 5 (27.78%) C++
3 5 (27.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) ISEB
1 6 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) CCSA
2 2 (11.11%) JNCIA
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) Check Point Certification
2 2 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (44.44%) Hyper-V
2 8 (44.44%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (50.00%) VMware
2 8 (44.44%) Citrix
3 2 (11.11%) F5
3 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 2 (11.11%) Juniper
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco