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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 65 79 69
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Permanent jobs citing LAN 10 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.39% 1.41% 1.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.39% 7.33% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 10
Average salary £40,500 £32,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.61% +20.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £32,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £38,700 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
61 191 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 8.51% 19.18% 19.97%
Number of salaries quoted 48 157 129
Average salary £40,500 £38,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.57% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,522 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 July 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 1 July 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
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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 +6 5 £45,000 +38.46%
Coalville - 2 £20,000 -
Lutterworth - 2 £30,500 -
Hinckley - 1 £55,000 -
LAN
East Midlands

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 21 (95.45%) WAN
2 17 (77.27%) Windows
3 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (40.91%) Firewall
5 8 (36.36%) Finance
5 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
5 8 (36.36%) VoIP
6 7 (31.82%) Telecoms
7 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 6 (27.27%) Cisco
7 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
8 5 (22.73%) ITIL
8 5 (22.73%) SQL
8 5 (22.73%) Wireless
8 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (22.73%) VMware
8 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (18.18%) MS Office
9 4 (18.18%) Solaris
9 4 (18.18%) VPN
9 4 (18.18%) DNS
9 4 (18.18%) SLA
9 4 (18.18%) CCNP
9 4 (18.18%) CCNA
10 3 (13.64%) Citrix
10 3 (13.64%) Linux
10 3 (13.64%) ERP
10 3 (13.64%) Thin Client

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (18.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 21 (95.45%) WAN
2 9 (40.91%) Firewall
3 8 (36.36%) VoIP
4 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 5 (22.73%) Wireless
6 4 (18.18%) VPN
6 4 (18.18%) DNS
7 3 (13.64%) Internet
7 3 (13.64%) BGP
8 2 (9.09%) OSPF
8 2 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (9.09%) Network Security
8 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (9.09%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (9.09%) SAN
8 2 (9.09%) PBX
8 2 (9.09%) DHCP
8 2 (9.09%) FTP
9 1 (4.55%) DMZ
9 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) MS Access
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) IT Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Service Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Thin Client
1 3 (13.64%) Fat Client
2 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (18.18%) Solaris
5 3 (13.64%) Linux
6 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) ERP
3 2 (9.09%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) Change Management
3 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 2 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (9.09%) SIEM
3 2 (9.09%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) RPG
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (18.18%) CCNP
2 4 (18.18%) CCNA
3 1 (4.55%) CCDP
3 1 (4.55%) MCSE
3 1 (4.55%) MCSA
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) SLA
2 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.55%) XenApp
4 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.55%) vSphere
4 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) WSUS
1 2 (9.09%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) VMware
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix
4 2 (9.09%) IronPort
4 2 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (4.55%) NetApp
5 1 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) IBM