The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Plymouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 25 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LAN 6 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 5.04% - 5.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.27% - 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £21,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
LAN
Devon

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

Communications & Networking Category
Plymouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
22 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 18.49% 2.17% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 5
Average salary £21,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.58% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Plymouth

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Plymouth

LAN
Salary Trend in Plymouth

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

LAN Salary Trend in Plymouth

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Plymouth 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 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Office 365
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) MCP
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) MCDST
3 3 (50.00%) MCITP
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Vista
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (50.00%) MPLS
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (33.33%) OSPF
4 2 (33.33%) Telnet
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) CCIE
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) FTP
4 2 (33.33%) SNMP
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Plymouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Plymouth 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 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (33.33%) OSPF
3 2 (33.33%) Telnet
3 2 (33.33%) FTP
3 2 (33.33%) SNMP
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (16.67%) ADSL
4 1 (16.67%) ISDN
4 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Network Designer
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (33.33%) Designer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Designer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) MCP
1 3 (50.00%) MCDST
1 3 (50.00%) MCITP
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCIE
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper