The first table below looks at the demand for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 24 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 Gloucestershire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 44 60 62
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Permanent jobs citing LAN 43 25 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.77% 3.01% 2.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.83% 12.76% 12.30%
Number of salaries quoted 34 25 34
Average salary £35,750 £32,500 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £29,200 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -2.59%
Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
197 196 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 21.84% 23.59% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 148 179 280
Average salary £36,250 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
LAN
South West

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

LAN
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

LAN Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

LAN
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

LAN
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Gloucester +8 19 £36,500 -14.11%
Cheltenham -8 10 £29,000 -10.76%
Cirencester +22 2 £30,000 -7.69%
Tewkesbury +8 1 £22,500 +7.14%
LAN
South West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 42 (73.68%) WAN
2 31 (54.39%) Windows
3 26 (45.61%) Microsoft
4 24 (42.11%) Linux
5 22 (38.60%) TCP/IP
6 18 (31.58%) Active Directory
6 18 (31.58%) Internet
6 18 (31.58%) ITIL
6 18 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (28.07%) MS Office
7 16 (28.07%) Firewall
8 15 (26.32%) Degree
9 14 (24.56%) DHCP
9 14 (24.56%) DNS
10 13 (22.81%) UNIX
10 13 (22.81%) HTML
10 13 (22.81%) QA
11 12 (21.05%) Security Cleared
11 12 (21.05%) IIS
12 11 (19.30%) SQL
12 11 (19.30%) Windows XP
12 11 (19.30%) ISEB
12 11 (19.30%) Shell Script
12 11 (19.30%) LoadRunner
12 11 (19.30%) Penetration Testing
12 11 (19.30%) Windows 7
12 11 (19.30%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (19.30%) Performance Testing
12 11 (19.30%) DV Cleared
13 9 (15.79%) Citrix

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 12 (21.05%) IIS
2 8 (14.04%) MS Exchange
3 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.26%) Lync
4 3 (5.26%) Apache
4 3 (5.26%) Documentum
5 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (28.07%) MS Office
2 8 (14.04%) Photoshop
2 8 (14.04%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
4 2 (3.51%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) PaaS
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (73.68%) WAN
2 22 (38.60%) TCP/IP
3 18 (31.58%) Internet
4 16 (28.07%) Firewall
5 14 (24.56%) DHCP
5 14 (24.56%) DNS
6 8 (14.04%) VPN
7 6 (10.53%) Structured Cabling
8 5 (8.77%) VLAN
9 3 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (5.26%) MPLS
9 3 (5.26%) BGP
9 3 (5.26%) EIGRP
9 3 (5.26%) Wireless
10 2 (3.51%) OSPF
10 2 (3.51%) WLAN
11 1 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (1.75%) IPv4
11 1 (1.75%) IPv6
11 1 (1.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (5.26%) MySQL
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (19.30%) LoadRunner
2 8 (14.04%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (14.04%) Games
2 6 (10.53%) French Language
2 6 (10.53%) German Language
2 6 (10.53%) Italian Language
2 6 (10.53%) Spanish Language
3 2 (3.51%) Finance
3 2 (3.51%) Automotive
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (26.32%) Analyst
2 13 (22.81%) Support Analyst
3 10 (17.54%) Tester
4 8 (14.04%) Developer
4 8 (14.04%) UI Programmer
4 8 (14.04%) UI Developer
5 7 (12.28%) IT Support
6 5 (8.77%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Deployment Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Consultant
6 5 (8.77%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (7.02%) Support Technician
7 4 (7.02%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Graduate
8 3 (5.26%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) IT Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.81%) HTML
2 8 (14.04%) DOM
2 8 (14.04%) CSS
2 8 (14.04%) Ajax
2 8 (14.04%) CSS3
2 8 (14.04%) HTML5
2 8 (14.04%) jQuery
3 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Mathematics
2 4 (7.02%) Clustering
3 3 (5.26%) Open Source
4 2 (3.51%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.51%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.75%) iPad
5 1 (1.75%) EPoS
5 1 (1.75%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.75%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 31 (54.39%) Windows
2 24 (42.11%) Linux
3 18 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (22.81%) UNIX
5 11 (19.30%) Windows XP
5 11 (19.30%) Windows 7
6 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.58%) ITIL
2 11 (19.30%) Penetration Testing
2 11 (19.30%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (19.30%) Performance Testing
3 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (14.04%) Scrum
4 6 (10.53%) Time Management
5 4 (7.02%) Software Deployment
6 2 (3.51%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.75%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.75%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.75%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.75%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.75%) Programme Management
7 1 (1.75%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.75%) Network Design
7 1 (1.75%) Quality Management
7 1 (1.75%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.30%) SQL
1 11 (19.30%) Shell Script
2 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.77%) C++
3 5 (8.77%) C
4 4 (7.02%) C#
4 4 (7.02%) Java
5 2 (3.51%) VBScript
6 1 (1.75%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 15 (26.32%) Degree
2 12 (21.05%) Security Cleared
3 11 (19.30%) ISEB
3 11 (19.30%) DV Cleared
4 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (10.53%) HND
5 5 (8.77%) MCSA
5 5 (8.77%) MCITP
6 4 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
7 3 (5.26%) MCP
7 3 (5.26%) CCNA
7 3 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.51%) CCNP
8 2 (3.51%) MCSE
8 2 (3.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.75%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.81%) QA
2 4 (7.02%) SLA
3 2 (3.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.02%) Squid
3 4 (7.02%) vSphere
3 4 (7.02%) qmail
4 3 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (5.26%) XenApp
4 3 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.75%) WSUS
2 1 (1.75%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.75%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 26 (45.61%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.79%) Citrix
3 8 (14.04%) Adobe
3 8 (14.04%) VMware
4 7 (12.28%) Cisco
5 5 (8.77%) HP
6 4 (7.02%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.26%) Oracle
7 3 (5.26%) Primavera
8 2 (3.51%) Websense
8 2 (3.51%) Symantec
8 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.51%) Juniper
8 2 (3.51%) Nokia
9 1 (1.75%) Vizioncore
9 1 (1.75%) Apple
9 1 (1.75%) McAfee