The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 52 75 52
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -23
Permanent jobs citing LAN 1 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.27% 1.79% 1.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.28% 5.99% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 6
Average salary £25,000 £31,250 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -24.24%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
LAN
Leicestershire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
78 167 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 21.14% 29.82% 14.24%
Number of salaries quoted 72 155 44
Average salary £41,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.21% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

LAN
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

LAN Salary Trend in Leicester

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Office 365
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) BGP
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) Korn
2 1 (16.67%) Bourne shell
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) Sage
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint