The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 44 33 14
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -19
Permanent jobs citing LAN 10 17 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.30% 4.89% 12.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.71% 16.04% 47.32%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 50
Average salary £57,500 £48,750 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.94% +10.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £27,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
LAN
Bedfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
68 106 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 15.63% 30.46% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 60 102 100
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

LAN
Salary Trend in Luton

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

LAN Salary Trend in Luton

LAN
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Luton region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Luton

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 26 (96.30%) WAN
2 18 (66.67%) Windows
3 17 (62.96%) VMware
4 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
4 14 (51.85%) TCP/IP
4 14 (51.85%) CheckPoint
4 14 (51.85%) Firewall
5 13 (48.15%) SQL
5 13 (48.15%) Linux
5 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (48.15%) Incident Management
5 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (44.44%) Oracle
6 12 (44.44%) IIS
6 12 (44.44%) ITIL
6 12 (44.44%) MPLS
6 12 (44.44%) Oracle Applications
6 12 (44.44%) BIG-IP
6 12 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (44.44%) F5
7 11 (40.74%) MCSE
7 11 (40.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (40.74%) Service Delivery
8 10 (37.04%) PRINCE2
8 10 (37.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (37.04%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (37.04%) Statistics
8 10 (37.04%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (25.93%) Capacity Management
10 6 (22.22%) Active Directory

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 12 (44.44%) IIS
2 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 26 (96.30%) WAN
2 14 (51.85%) TCP/IP
2 14 (51.85%) Firewall
3 12 (44.44%) BIG-IP
3 12 (44.44%) MPLS
4 3 (11.11%) DNS
4 3 (11.11%) SAN
5 2 (7.41%) DHCP
6 1 (3.70%) Internet
6 1 (3.70%) VPN
6 1 (3.70%) SMTP
6 1 (3.70%) Network Security
6 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Account Manager
1 6 (22.22%) Technical Account Manager
1 6 (22.22%) Technical Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Designer
2 4 (14.81%) Designer
2 4 (14.81%) Solutions Designer
3 3 (11.11%) Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Server Support Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Server Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) Server Support
4 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Statistics
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Linux
2 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Incident Management
2 12 (44.44%) ITIL
3 11 (40.74%) Service Delivery
4 10 (37.04%) PRINCE2
4 10 (37.04%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (25.93%) Capacity Management
6 6 (22.22%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.70%) Change Control
7 1 (3.70%) Service Management
7 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (40.74%) MCSE
2 10 (37.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 10 (37.04%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) CCNA
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) VCP4
4 1 (3.70%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 2 (7.41%) vSphere
5 1 (3.70%) XenApp
5 1 (3.70%) Terminal Server
5 1 (3.70%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) VMware
2 14 (51.85%) CheckPoint
3 12 (44.44%) F5
3 12 (44.44%) Oracle
4 5 (18.52%) Cisco
5 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.11%) Citrix
7 2 (7.41%) HP
8 1 (3.70%) Dell
8 1 (3.70%) Websense