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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 54 59 33
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -26
Permanent jobs citing LAN 6 12 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.41% 2.06% 7.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.22% 9.52% 26.61%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 32
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +28.92%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
73 126 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 17.10% 21.65% 27.19%
Number of salaries quoted 65 116 119
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,714 £34,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 20 April 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 9 (100.00%) WAN
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (55.56%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) MS Office
5 4 (44.44%) Solaris
5 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
5 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
5 4 (44.44%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) VMware
6 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 3 (33.33%) DNS
7 2 (22.22%) SLA
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
7 2 (22.22%) Linux
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (22.22%) Internet
7 2 (22.22%) VPN
7 2 (22.22%) Dell
7 2 (22.22%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
7 2 (22.22%) Clustering
7 2 (22.22%) Wireless
8 1 (11.11%) Migration

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (22.22%) Internet
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless
5 2 (22.22%) VPN
6 1 (11.11%) DHCP
6 1 (11.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) IT Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (44.44%) Solaris
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (11.11%) UNIX
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) Korn
2 1 (11.11%) Bourne shell
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) MCSA
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) CCDP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) HP