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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 25 19 28
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Permanent jobs citing LAN 2 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.46% 3.43% 2.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.33% 25.00% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 2
Average salary £57,500 £72,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.68% +45.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £72,500 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £80,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
15 28 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 10.95% 13.73% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15 23 21
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +41.17%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) WLAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) WLAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Implementation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat