The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 77 79 77
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing LAN 6 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.69% 0.56% 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.20% 3.51% 10.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 12
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £20,800 £30,050
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £60,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,750
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -0.66%
LAN
East Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
143 114 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 16.47% 15.94% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 121 111 109
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

LAN
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

LAN Salary Trend in Leicestershire

LAN
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

LAN
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
Leicester +7 6 £37,500 +50.00%
LAN
East Midlands

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 25 (96.15%) WAN
2 17 (65.38%) Cisco
3 14 (53.85%) Windows
4 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
5 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
6 9 (34.62%) CCNP
6 9 (34.62%) MS Exchange
6 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
6 9 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (34.62%) Firewall
7 8 (30.77%) Linux
7 8 (30.77%) MS Office
7 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
8 7 (26.92%) DNS
8 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V
9 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
9 6 (23.08%) Wireless
9 6 (23.08%) Migration
9 6 (23.08%) Clustering
9 6 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (23.08%) SAN
9 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
9 6 (23.08%) DHCP
9 6 (23.08%) Oracle
9 6 (23.08%) IIS
9 6 (23.08%) Visual Studio
10 5 (19.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (19.23%) HPUX

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 9 (34.62%) MS Exchange
2 6 (23.08%) IIS
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.85%) Site Server
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.85%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
2 8 (30.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) PaaS
1 5 (19.23%) IaaS
2 2 (7.69%) Office 365
3 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (96.15%) WAN
2 9 (34.62%) Firewall
3 7 (26.92%) DNS
4 6 (23.08%) SAN
4 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 6 (23.08%) DHCP
4 6 (23.08%) Wireless
5 5 (19.23%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (19.23%) VoIP
5 5 (19.23%) VPN
6 4 (15.38%) DMVPN
6 4 (15.38%) EIGRP
7 3 (11.54%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (11.54%) FTP
8 1 (3.85%) WLAN
8 1 (3.85%) BGP
8 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
8 1 (3.85%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (3.85%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
3 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
3 5 (19.23%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 5 (19.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Network Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Administrator
3 5 (19.23%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Desktop Support
4 3 (11.54%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) ASP Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Desktop Support
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) IT Support
5 2 (7.69%) Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
1 2 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Clustering
2 5 (19.23%) iPhone
3 4 (15.38%) Fat Client
3 4 (15.38%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Linux
3 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (19.23%) UNIX
5 5 (19.23%) HPUX
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (23.08%) Migration
2 4 (15.38%) Network Design
2 4 (15.38%) Network Planning
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL
3 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.69%) Change Management
4 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.85%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (3.85%) High Availability
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (3.85%) Change Control
5 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) Java
1 2 (7.69%) VB
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) CCNP
1 9 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (19.23%) CCIE
3 2 (7.69%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) CCNA
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V
3 4 (15.38%) XenApp
3 4 (15.38%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Cisco
2 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
3 6 (23.08%) Oracle
4 5 (19.23%) HP
4 5 (19.23%) Apple
5 4 (15.38%) Citrix
6 3 (11.54%) VMware
7 1 (3.85%) IronPort
7 1 (3.85%) NetApp
7 1 (3.85%) Sage
7 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.85%) Dell
7 1 (3.85%) EMC