The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Middlesex region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 34 27 52
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +25
Permanent jobs citing LAN 14 26 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.81% 5.38% 2.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.21% 15.48% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9 26 10
Average salary £37,000 £70,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.14% +100.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £72,500 £85,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
106 168 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 28.88% 34.78% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 85 133 125
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
LAN
South East

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 18 April 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Middlesex

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (60.61%) ITIL
1 20 (60.61%) WAN
2 19 (57.58%) Cisco
3 18 (54.55%) Windows
4 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
5 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (36.36%) Finance
7 11 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (30.30%) VPN
9 9 (27.27%) CCNP
9 9 (27.27%) Linux
9 9 (27.27%) VMware
9 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (27.27%) vSphere
10 8 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (24.24%) Cisco IPT
10 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
10 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
10 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (21.21%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (18.18%) SAN
12 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
12 6 (18.18%) SQL
12 6 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (18.18%) OSPF
12 6 (18.18%) BGP
12 6 (18.18%) Application Packaging
12 6 (18.18%) XMPP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 6 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (18.18%) Lync
2 6 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (9.09%) IIS
3 3 (9.09%) Apache
3 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.06%) GroupWise
4 2 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (60.61%) WAN
2 10 (30.30%) VPN
3 8 (24.24%) Cisco IPT
4 6 (18.18%) SAN
4 6 (18.18%) OSPF
4 6 (18.18%) BGP
5 5 (15.15%) Ethernet
5 5 (15.15%) HTTP
6 4 (12.12%) VoIP
6 4 (12.12%) Firewall
7 3 (9.09%) Wireless
7 3 (9.09%) SNMP
7 3 (9.09%) Internet
8 2 (6.06%) MPLS
8 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
8 2 (6.06%) DNS
8 2 (6.06%) PBX
8 2 (6.06%) WLAN
8 2 (6.06%) SMTP
8 2 (6.06%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.09%) MySQL
3 2 (6.06%) Data Mining
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Marketing
2 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.09%) Back Office
3 2 (6.06%) Games
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
1 6 (18.18%) Exchange Engineer
1 6 (18.18%) VMware Engineer
1 6 (18.18%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Cisco IPT Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (9.09%) SQL DBA
3 3 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 3 (9.09%) Administrator
3 3 (9.09%) DBA
4 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Team Leader
4 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Product Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Portfolio Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Network Team Leader
4 2 (6.06%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (6.06%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) Application Packaging
1 6 (18.18%) XMPP
2 3 (9.09%) Middleware
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) PKI
2 3 (9.09%) Clustering
3 2 (6.06%) Firmware
3 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.06%) Online Games
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.03%) CESG
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (27.27%) Linux
4 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.09%) CentOS
6 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.06%) NetWare
6 2 (6.06%) SUSE
6 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.03%) AIX
7 1 (3.03%) HPUX
7 1 (3.03%) Solaris
7 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) ITIL
2 4 (12.12%) Service Management
2 4 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 3 (9.09%) Release Management
3 3 (9.09%) High Availability
3 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (9.09%) Change Control
3 3 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.06%) Capacity Management
4 2 (6.06%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (6.06%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (6.06%) Operations Management
4 2 (6.06%) Use Case
4 2 (6.06%) Product Management
5 1 (3.03%) IT Governance
5 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 3 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (27.27%) CCNP
3 7 (21.21%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (12.12%) RHCE
4 4 (12.12%) CCNA
4 4 (12.12%) CCIE
5 3 (9.09%) CCVP
5 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (6.06%) MCSE
6 2 (6.06%) MCSA
6 2 (6.06%) Degree
6 2 (6.06%) MCITP
7 1 (3.03%) CEH
7 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.03%) JNCIA
7 1 (3.03%) JNCIS
7 1 (3.03%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (3.03%) CWNA
7 1 (3.03%) CISA
7 1 (3.03%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) COBIT
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (27.27%) vSphere
2 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
3 6 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (12.12%) XenApp
5 2 (6.06%) Novell eDirectory
6 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) SCCM
2 3 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (6.06%) ZENworks
3 2 (6.06%) ARCserve
3 2 (6.06%) HP SIM
4 1 (3.03%) Nessus
4 1 (3.03%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Cisco
2 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 9 (27.27%) VMware
4 5 (15.15%) Juniper
4 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
5 4 (12.12%) HP
5 4 (12.12%) Citrix
5 4 (12.12%) Oracle
6 3 (9.09%) Riverbed
6 3 (9.09%) JBoss
6 3 (9.09%) NetApp
7 2 (6.06%) Novell
7 2 (6.06%) Dell
7 2 (6.06%) Brocade
8 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.03%) 3PAR
8 1 (3.03%) F5
8 1 (3.03%) SAP
8 1 (3.03%) EMC
8 1 (3.03%) IBM