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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 35 34 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing LAN 5 15 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.79% 4.09% 5.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.93% 14.02% 15.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 27
Average salary £34,000 £37,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.10% -47.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £33,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £77,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
56 107 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 20.00% 29.16% 35.08%
Number of salaries quoted 38 86 138
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,550 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 April 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Middlesex

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 15 (78.95%) WAN
2 13 (68.42%) Cisco
3 10 (52.63%) VPN
3 10 (52.63%) Windows
4 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (42.11%) CCNP
5 8 (42.11%) CCNA
5 8 (42.11%) Firewall
6 7 (36.84%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (31.58%) VMware
7 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
7 6 (31.58%) HP
7 6 (31.58%) SQL
7 6 (31.58%) MS Office
7 6 (31.58%) VoIP
8 5 (26.32%) WLAN
8 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
8 5 (26.32%) Brocade
9 4 (21.05%) SAN
9 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (21.05%) DNS
9 4 (21.05%) DHCP
9 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
9 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
9 4 (21.05%) Unified Communications
9 4 (21.05%) Network Monitoring

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) WAN
2 10 (52.63%) VPN
3 8 (42.11%) Firewall
4 7 (36.84%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (31.58%) VoIP
6 5 (26.32%) WLAN
7 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (21.05%) Unified Communications
7 4 (21.05%) DNS
7 4 (21.05%) SAN
7 4 (21.05%) DHCP
8 3 (15.79%) MPLS
9 2 (10.53%) OSPF
9 2 (10.53%) RIP
9 2 (10.53%) Spanning Tree
9 2 (10.53%) Network Security
10 1 (5.26%) Wireless
10 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Administrator
2 5 (26.32%) Network Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Network Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Network Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Storage Specialist
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Field Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) Design Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Wireless Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Replication
2 2 (10.53%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000
5 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (42.11%) CCNP
2 8 (42.11%) CCNA
3 3 (15.79%) HP MASE
4 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.26%) MCTS
5 1 (5.26%) CCDP
5 1 (5.26%) MCP
5 1 (5.26%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
1 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.79%) vSphere
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Cisco
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) HP
3 6 (31.58%) VMware
4 5 (26.32%) Brocade
5 3 (15.79%) Veeam
5 3 (15.79%) 3PAR
6 2 (10.53%) Aruba
6 2 (10.53%) Juniper
6 2 (10.53%) EMC
7 1 (5.26%) Citrix
7 1 (5.26%) NetApp
7 1 (5.26%) WatchGuard
7 1 (5.26%) F5