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 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 68 81 42
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -39
Permanent jobs citing LAN 6 14 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.87% 1.64% 4.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.38% 8.00% 19.63%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 28
Average salary £27,750 £30,750 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.75% +13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,300 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £39,250 £37,950
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
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
137 175 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 19.86% 20.54% 23.59%
Number of salaries quoted 124 164 145
Average salary £38,500 £38,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.31% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £50,000
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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 +21 3 £37,500 +13.63%
Loughborough - 3 £23,500 -
LAN
East Midlands

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (100.00%) WAN
2 16 (64.00%) Windows
3 15 (60.00%) VMware
3 15 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (52.00%) Firewall
5 11 (44.00%) MS Exchange
6 10 (40.00%) DNS
6 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (40.00%) Internet
7 9 (36.00%) Cisco
7 9 (36.00%) Citrix
7 9 (36.00%) XenApp
8 8 (32.00%) MS Office
8 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
9 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
9 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (20.00%) Finance
12 4 (16.00%) Replication
12 4 (16.00%) SAN
12 4 (16.00%) NetApp
12 4 (16.00%) vSphere
12 4 (16.00%) vCloud
13 3 (12.00%) Retail
13 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
13 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
13 3 (12.00%) ERP
13 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 11 (44.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Office
2 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (100.00%) WAN
2 13 (52.00%) Firewall
3 10 (40.00%) Internet
3 10 (40.00%) DNS
4 4 (16.00%) SAN
5 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (12.00%) Wireless
6 2 (8.00%) VPN
7 1 (4.00%) IPv6
7 1 (4.00%) DHCP
7 1 (4.00%) FTP
7 1 (4.00%) RIP
7 1 (4.00%) SNMP
7 1 (4.00%) WLAN
7 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (4.00%) MPLS
7 1 (4.00%) OSPF
7 1 (4.00%) EIGRP
7 1 (4.00%) Frame Relay
7 1 (4.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Analyst
2 11 (44.00%) Support Analyst
3 9 (36.00%) Technical Support
3 9 (36.00%) Technical Analyst
4 8 (32.00%) Technical Support Analyst
5 7 (28.00%) Support Engineer
6 4 (16.00%) Server Engineer
6 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (16.00%) Server Support Engineer
6 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 4 (16.00%) Server Support
7 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (12.00%) Applications Support
7 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
7 3 (12.00%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
8 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Replication
2 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.00%) UNIX
5 1 (4.00%) Linux
5 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) ERP
2 2 (8.00%) Project Management
2 2 (8.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.00%) High Availability
3 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.00%) Migration
3 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Perl
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
1 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (4.00%) Korn
1 1 (4.00%) Bourne shell
1 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) CCNA
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (36.00%) XenApp
3 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (16.00%) vSphere
4 4 (16.00%) vCloud
5 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) VMware
2 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (36.00%) Citrix
3 9 (36.00%) Cisco
4 4 (16.00%) NetApp
5 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.00%) Juniper
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) Dell
5 1 (4.00%) Mitel
5 1 (4.00%) WatchGuard
5 1 (4.00%) Veeam
5 1 (4.00%) Meraki