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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 21 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing LAN 2 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.63% 3.43% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 33.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Average salary £37,500 £22,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.45% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
18 18 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 14.63% 10.29% 20.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 26
Average salary £39,250 £35,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.14% -39.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 21 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Life Science
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (50.00%) CISM

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Field Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Field Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco