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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 31 26 47
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +21
Permanent jobs citing LAN 7 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.69% 6.01% 2.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.22% 18.02% 6.70%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 13
Average salary £30,000 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.45% +29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
46 111 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 17.69% 33.33% 37.24%
Number of salaries quoted 37 97 120
Average salary £34,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.42% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £80,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 May 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Middlesex

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 14 (66.67%) WAN
2 11 (52.38%) Cisco
3 9 (42.86%) VPN
3 9 (42.86%) Windows
4 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
4 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (38.10%) Firewall
5 7 (33.33%) CCNP
5 7 (33.33%) CCNA
5 7 (33.33%) WLAN
6 6 (28.57%) HP
6 6 (28.57%) VMware
6 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (23.81%) Brocade
7 5 (23.81%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
7 5 (23.81%) VoIP
7 5 (23.81%) SQL
7 5 (23.81%) MS Office
8 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
8 4 (19.05%) DNS
8 4 (19.05%) SAN
8 4 (19.05%) Wireless
8 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
8 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
9 3 (14.29%) vSphere
9 3 (14.29%) 3PAR
9 3 (14.29%) Veeam
9 3 (14.29%) Cloud Computing

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) WAN
2 9 (42.86%) VPN
3 8 (38.10%) Firewall
4 7 (33.33%) WLAN
5 5 (23.81%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (23.81%) VoIP
6 4 (19.05%) DNS
6 4 (19.05%) SAN
6 4 (19.05%) Wireless
7 3 (14.29%) Unified Communications
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (14.29%) TETRA
7 3 (14.29%) WiMAX
7 3 (14.29%) MPLS
7 3 (14.29%) GSM
7 3 (14.29%) UMTS
7 3 (14.29%) DHCP
8 2 (9.52%) Network Security
9 1 (4.76%) Spanning Tree
9 1 (4.76%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 6 (28.57%) Administrator
2 4 (19.05%) Design Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Network Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Radio Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Network Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Storage Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Data Network Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Voice Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Replication
1 3 (14.29%) User Experience
1 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
6 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.76%) Service Management
3 1 (4.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (33.33%) CCNP
2 7 (33.33%) CCNA
3 3 (14.29%) HP MASE
4 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (4.76%) CCVP
5 1 (4.76%) MCTS
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.76%) MCP
5 1 (4.76%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
3 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
4 3 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Cisco
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 6 (28.57%) HP
3 6 (28.57%) VMware
4 5 (23.81%) Brocade
5 3 (14.29%) 3PAR
5 3 (14.29%) Veeam
6 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
6 2 (9.52%) EMC
6 2 (9.52%) F5
7 1 (4.76%) Aruba
7 1 (4.76%) WatchGuard
7 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.76%) LogRhythm
7 1 (4.76%) Citrix
7 1 (4.76%) NetApp
7 1 (4.76%) Juniper