The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 30 74 52
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -22
Permanent jobs citing LAN 28 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 7.35% 1.45% 3.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 46.67% 10.34% 20.29%
Number of salaries quoted 28 6 13
Average salary £26,750 £45,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.55% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £31,500 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
LAN
Hampshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
60 58 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 15.75% 14.01% 15.75%
Number of salaries quoted 58 42 56
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +14.66%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

LAN
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

LAN Salary Trend in Portsmouth

LAN
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 39 (97.50%) WAN
2 27 (67.50%) Microsoft
2 27 (67.50%) Windows
3 25 (62.50%) MS Excel
4 23 (57.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (55.00%) MS Office
5 22 (55.00%) Firewall
6 21 (52.50%) Security Cleared
7 20 (50.00%) ITIL
8 19 (47.50%) VMware
9 18 (45.00%) MCTS
9 18 (45.00%) MCITP
9 18 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (45.00%) MCP
10 17 (42.50%) Active Directory
11 16 (40.00%) SharePoint
11 16 (40.00%) Service Management
12 14 (35.00%) Cisco
13 13 (32.50%) Windows XP
14 12 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
15 11 (27.50%) MS Exchange
15 11 (27.50%) TCP/IP
15 11 (27.50%) CCNA
15 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
15 11 (27.50%) Hyper-V
15 11 (27.50%) SharePoint Server
16 10 (25.00%) MCSE
17 9 (22.50%) HP
17 9 (22.50%) Disaster Recovery
17 9 (22.50%) MCDST

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 16 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 11 (27.50%) MS Exchange
2 11 (27.50%) SharePoint Server
3 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.00%) Apache
4 2 (5.00%) Lync
5 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 22 (55.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.50%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (97.50%) WAN
2 22 (55.00%) Firewall
3 11 (27.50%) TCP/IP
4 7 (17.50%) Wireless
4 7 (17.50%) VoIP
5 4 (10.00%) DNS
6 3 (7.50%) DHCP
7 2 (5.00%) VPN
7 2 (5.00%) Skype
8 1 (2.50%) Telepresence
8 1 (2.50%) RIP
8 1 (2.50%) SAN
8 1 (2.50%) Internet
8 1 (2.50%) MPLS
8 1 (2.50%) OSPF
8 1 (2.50%) BGP
8 1 (2.50%) L2TP
8 1 (2.50%) IPsec
8 1 (2.50%) Wireshark
8 1 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.50%) Back Office
3 2 (5.00%) Finance
4 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.50%) Military
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Network Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Project Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Operations Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Services Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) IT Operations Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Network Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Telecoms Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) IT Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Thin Client
1 4 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) SCADA
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (67.50%) Windows
2 13 (32.50%) Windows XP
3 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (22.50%) Windows 7
3 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (10.00%) Windows 2000
5 3 (7.50%) Linux
6 2 (5.00%) CentOS
7 1 (2.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) ITIL
2 16 (40.00%) Service Management
3 9 (22.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (10.00%) ITIL V2
6 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.00%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (5.00%) Line Management
6 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.00%) Patch Management
6 2 (5.00%) Change Management
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.00%) Migration
6 2 (5.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (57.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (52.50%) Security Cleared
3 18 (45.00%) MCP
3 18 (45.00%) MCTS
3 18 (45.00%) MCITP
4 12 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (27.50%) CCNA
6 10 (25.00%) MCSE
7 9 (22.50%) MCDST
8 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
9 3 (7.50%) DV Cleared
10 2 (5.00%) CCNP
11 1 (2.50%) Degree
11 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (2.50%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) PMBOK
System Software
1 18 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (42.50%) Active Directory
3 11 (27.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (2.50%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 27 (67.50%) Microsoft
2 19 (47.50%) VMware
3 14 (35.00%) Cisco
4 9 (22.50%) HP
4 9 (22.50%) SonicWALL
5 8 (20.00%) F5
5 8 (20.00%) Juniper
6 7 (17.50%) Blue Coat
6 7 (17.50%) Fortinet
6 7 (17.50%) CheckPoint
6 7 (17.50%) McAfee
7 4 (10.00%) Citrix
7 4 (10.00%) Mitel
7 4 (10.00%) ProCurve
7 4 (10.00%) Aruba
8 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
9 2 (5.00%) Intel
10 1 (2.50%) Oracle
10 1 (2.50%) Dell
10 1 (2.50%) IBM
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