The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 33 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Permanent jobs citing LAN 3 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.46% 1.46% 4.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.00% 11.11% 32.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 9
Average salary £80,000 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
LAN
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20 18 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 9.71% 13.14% 13.70%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 20
Average salary £70,000 £55,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.12% +11.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £47,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

LAN
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

LAN Salary Trend in the Midlands

LAN
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in the Midlands

LAN
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (60.00%) CCDP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) SLA
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (40.00%) Coaching
2 2 (40.00%) WebEx
2 2 (40.00%) Telepresence
3 1 (20.00%) WLAN
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) CWNA
3 1 (20.00%) CWSP
3 1 (20.00%) CWAP
3 1 (20.00%) CWNE

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (40.00%) WebEx
2 2 (40.00%) Telepresence
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) WLAN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCDP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) CWNA
2 1 (20.00%) CWSP
2 1 (20.00%) CWAP
2 1 (20.00%) CWNE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco