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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 46 38 37
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs citing LAN 5 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.25% 4.62% 4.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.82% 19.59% 19.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4 19 14
Average salary £33,750 £55,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.63% +41.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £63,000 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
39 97 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 9.77% 23.60% 21.09%
Number of salaries quoted 34 91 75
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 5 May 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Luton

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Terminal Services
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Mitel
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
5 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (14.29%) Terminal Server
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) ISA Server
5 1 (14.29%) MPLS
5 1 (14.29%) Websense
5 1 (14.29%) Firewall
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) CCA
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Juniper
5 1 (14.29%) MCSE
5 1 (14.29%) MCSA

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) MPLS
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Services Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCA
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Terminal Services
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 1 (14.29%) Terminal Server
3 1 (14.29%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Mitel
3 1 (14.29%) Websense
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft