The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 28 39 20
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -19
Permanent jobs citing LAN 16 6 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.79% 1.84% 7.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.09% 7.79% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 20
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £70,000 £62,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
LAN
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
55 77 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 16.47% 23.62% 47.72%
Number of salaries quoted 45 67 61
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £34,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

LAN
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

LAN Salary Trend in Middlesex

LAN
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Middlesex

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 (84.00%) WAN
2 16 (64.00%) Firewall
2 16 (64.00%) Cisco
3 14 (56.00%) CheckPoint
4 13 (52.00%) DNS
4 13 (52.00%) CCNP
4 13 (52.00%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (44.00%) SSL
5 11 (44.00%) Internet
5 11 (44.00%) VoIP
5 11 (44.00%) VPN
5 11 (44.00%) CCVP
5 11 (44.00%) Cisco UCCX
5 11 (44.00%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (20.00%) Wireless
6 5 (20.00%) Windows
7 4 (16.00%) WLAN
7 4 (16.00%) GSM
7 4 (16.00%) UMTS
7 4 (16.00%) TETRA
7 4 (16.00%) Electronics
7 4 (16.00%) WiMAX
7 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (16.00%) User Experience
7 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
8 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (12.00%) F5
8 3 (12.00%) LogRhythm
8 3 (12.00%) Network Monitoring

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 21 (84.00%) WAN
2 16 (64.00%) Firewall
3 13 (52.00%) DNS
4 11 (44.00%) SSL
4 11 (44.00%) VoIP
4 11 (44.00%) Internet
4 11 (44.00%) VPN
5 5 (20.00%) Wireless
6 4 (16.00%) TETRA
6 4 (16.00%) WiMAX
6 4 (16.00%) WLAN
6 4 (16.00%) GSM
6 4 (16.00%) UMTS
7 2 (8.00%) Intranet
7 2 (8.00%) DHCP
7 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
8 1 (4.00%) Network Security
8 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
8 1 (4.00%) MPLS
8 1 (4.00%) BGP
General
1 4 (16.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (44.00%) Systems Engineer
2 11 (44.00%) Administrator
2 11 (44.00%) Cisco Administrator
2 11 (44.00%) Network Administrator
2 11 (44.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 11 (44.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Data Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Design Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Voice Network Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Radio Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Voice Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Data Network Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Data Network Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Network Operations Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) User Experience
1 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) AS400
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.00%) AIX
3 2 (8.00%) UNIX
3 2 (8.00%) OS/400
4 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (12.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (8.00%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (8.00%) Matrix Management
3 2 (8.00%) Change Management
3 2 (8.00%) Migration
3 2 (8.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) CCNP
1 13 (52.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (44.00%) CCVP
3 1 (4.00%) JNCIS
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (44.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 11 (44.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (8.00%) Nagios
2 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Cisco
2 14 (56.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (12.00%) Fortinet
3 3 (12.00%) F5
3 3 (12.00%) LogRhythm
4 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 2 (8.00%) NetScout
5 1 (4.00%) VMware
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) Juniper
5 1 (4.00%) Ruckus Wireless
5 1 (4.00%) Meraki
5 1 (4.00%) WatchGuard