The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 54 44 49
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Permanent jobs citing LAN 10 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.93% 2.18% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.89% 18.75% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 2
Average salary £26,750 £47,500 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.68% +74.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £32,100 £25,050
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £52,000 £29,450
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
LAN
Tyne and Wear

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

Communications & Networking Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
72 48 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 13.87% 11.62% 18.54%
Number of salaries quoted 56 46 62
Average salary £56,250 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £24,500 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

LAN
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

LAN Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 11 (100.00%) WAN
2 9 (81.82%) Firewall
3 8 (72.73%) Cisco
3 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
4 6 (54.55%) Windows
4 6 (54.55%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (54.55%) VMware
4 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
4 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
4 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (54.55%) Hyper-V
4 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
6 4 (36.36%) SQL
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 4 (36.36%) SAN
6 4 (36.36%) NetApp
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (27.27%) ITIL
8 2 (18.18%) UNIX
8 2 (18.18%) AIX
8 2 (18.18%) Solaris

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
1 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) WAN
2 9 (81.82%) Firewall
3 6 (54.55%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (36.36%) SAN
5 2 (18.18%) VPN
6 1 (9.09%) VoIP
6 1 (9.09%) Wireless
6 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Field Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) UNIX Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) AIX Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) UNIX Support
3 2 (18.18%) AIX Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) HACMP
1 2 (18.18%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
2 2 (18.18%) AIX
2 2 (18.18%) Solaris
2 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma
2 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) Service Management
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) Workflow
2 2 (18.18%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (54.55%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) GPFS
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) NetApp
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) IBM
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 2 (18.18%) WatchGuard
5 1 (9.09%) Alcatel-Lucent