The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 58 62 46
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Permanent jobs citing LAN 14 5 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.08% 0.88% 3.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.91% 6.33% 23.15%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 16
Average salary £27,500 £26,105 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.34% -32.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £18,710 £20,350
10% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £36,300 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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 North East region.

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
88 79 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 13.08% 13.86% 16.49%
Number of salaries quoted 55 46 84
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

LAN
Salary Trend in the North East

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

LAN Salary Trend in the North East

LAN
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the North East region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in the North East

LAN
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the North East region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -8 13 £27,500 +46.98%
Durham +6 1 £22,500 -40.00%
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 24 (100.00%) WAN
2 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 19 (79.17%) Active Directory
3 17 (70.83%) Cisco
3 17 (70.83%) VMware
4 16 (66.67%) Firewall
5 15 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (54.17%) MS Exchange
6 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (54.17%) Hyper-V
6 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 12 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 12 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (45.83%) SC Cleared
8 11 (45.83%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (41.67%) SAN
10 9 (37.50%) NetApp
10 9 (37.50%) SQL
10 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (29.17%) ITIL
12 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
13 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
13 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
14 4 (16.67%) Windows 8

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 13 (54.17%) MS Exchange
2 12 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 12 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (45.83%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Project
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (100.00%) WAN
2 16 (66.67%) Firewall
3 12 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (41.67%) SAN
5 3 (12.50%) VPN
6 2 (8.33%) VoIP
7 1 (4.17%) Wireless
7 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Field Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Administrator
2 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (12.50%) ICT Manager
3 2 (8.33%) IT Support
3 2 (8.33%) AIX Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) UNIX Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) UNIX Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) AIX Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) UNIX Support
4 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Support Technician
4 1 (4.17%) Operations Manager
4 1 (4.17%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (4.17%) IT Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Open Source
1 2 (8.33%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
3 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
4 4 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.33%) UNIX
5 2 (8.33%) AIX
5 2 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.33%) Six Sigma
4 2 (8.33%) Workflow
4 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.33%) Service Management
4 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.17%) Information Security
5 1 (4.17%) BCP
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (45.83%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (79.17%) Active Directory
2 15 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (54.17%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.33%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Cisco
1 17 (70.83%) VMware
2 9 (37.50%) NetApp
3 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.67%) CA
4 4 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (8.33%) WatchGuard
5 2 (8.33%) IBM
5 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (4.17%) Juniper
6 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds