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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 53 74 37
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -37
Permanent jobs citing LAN 3 6 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.74% 1.07% 6.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.45% 4.03% 24.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 23
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £20,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £38,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
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
87 149 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 21.53% 26.51% 26.29%
Number of salaries quoted 79 139 96
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,000 £50,000
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 27 February 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) FTP
4 1 (25.00%) Perl

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (25.00%) Korn
1 1 (25.00%) Bourne shell
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix