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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 33 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs citing LAN 11 26 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.38% 6.97% 5.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.45% 20.16% 20.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 16
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £69,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -31.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
49 129 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 15.08% 34.58% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 39 115 79
Average salary £43,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Middlesex

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 13 (81.25%) WAN
2 11 (68.75%) Cisco
3 7 (43.75%) VPN
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) Windows
4 6 (37.50%) CCNP
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (31.25%) MS Office
5 5 (31.25%) VoIP
5 5 (31.25%) CCNA
5 5 (31.25%) Firewall
5 5 (31.25%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (31.25%) Unified Communications
6 4 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (25.00%) WLAN
6 4 (25.00%) HP
6 4 (25.00%) VMware
6 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL
7 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
7 3 (18.75%) SAN
7 3 (18.75%) Wireless
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (18.75%) vSphere
7 3 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (12.50%) Linux
8 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000
8 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
8 2 (12.50%) DHCP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) WAN
2 7 (43.75%) VPN
3 5 (31.25%) VoIP
3 5 (31.25%) Firewall
3 5 (31.25%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (31.25%) Unified Communications
4 4 (25.00%) WLAN
5 3 (18.75%) Wireless
5 3 (18.75%) SAN
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (12.50%) OSPF
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (12.50%) DNS
6 2 (12.50%) DHCP
6 2 (12.50%) RIP
7 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
7 1 (6.25%) MPLS
7 1 (6.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) Informix
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Network Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Storage Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Network Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Informix DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Handset
1 2 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
1 3 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 2 (12.50%) Service Management
2 2 (12.50%) Change Management
2 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Web Development
3 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) CCNP
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (31.25%) CCNA
3 2 (12.50%) HP MASE
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.25%) MCTS
4 1 (6.25%) CCDP
4 1 (6.25%) MCP
4 1 (6.25%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) vSphere
3 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) HP
3 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) Brocade
4 2 (12.50%) Veeam
4 2 (12.50%) Aruba
4 2 (12.50%) 3PAR
4 2 (12.50%) F5
4 2 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (6.25%) Apple
5 1 (6.25%) EMC
5 1 (6.25%) Sun
5 1 (6.25%) IBM