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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 33 33 51
Rank change year-on-year
0 +18
Permanent jobs citing LAN 5 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.22% 3.64% 2.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.15% 22.45% 12.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 11
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +40.25%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
33 49 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 14.67% 16.23% 19.14%
Number of salaries quoted 32 46 83
Average salary £43,750 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £26,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £54,300
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 19 December 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Luton

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 10 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) CCNP
4 2 (20.00%) CCNA
4 2 (20.00%) Wireless
4 2 (20.00%) Network Security
4 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Mitel
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) SLA
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (10.00%) Firmware
5 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (10.00%) Incident Management

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (10.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) CCNP
3 2 (20.00%) CCNA
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) CCDP
4 1 (10.00%) CCSA
4 1 (10.00%) CCSE
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Firmware
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) Mitel
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) VMware