The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 48 35 54
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +19
Permanent jobs citing LAN 29 18 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.83% 4.08% 2.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.57% 25.35% 14.39%
Number of salaries quoted 24 11 19
Average salary £55,000 £32,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.23% +32.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £17,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
LAN
South Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
141 71 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 18.60% 16.10% 20.23%
Number of salaries quoted 113 60 121
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £17,800 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

LAN
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

LAN Salary Trend in Sheffield

LAN
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Sheffield

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 33 (78.57%) WAN
2 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 23 (54.76%) VMware
4 22 (52.38%) Cisco
5 17 (40.48%) Windows
6 15 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (33.33%) Citrix
8 12 (28.57%) SAN
9 11 (26.19%) MS Excel
9 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (26.19%) Zachman Framework
9 11 (26.19%) TOGAF
9 11 (26.19%) Enterprise Architecture
9 11 (26.19%) Waterfall
10 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (21.43%) ITIL
11 9 (21.43%) CCDA
12 8 (19.05%) MS Exchange
13 7 (16.67%) PRINCE2
13 7 (16.67%) DNS
13 7 (16.67%) SharePoint
13 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (16.67%) NAS
13 7 (16.67%) Migration
14 6 (14.29%) CCDE
14 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
14 6 (14.29%) SCCM
14 6 (14.29%) DHCP
14 6 (14.29%) IIS
14 6 (14.29%) VPN

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 8 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 7 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 6 (14.29%) IIS
3 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.38%) Quickr
6 1 (2.38%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (26.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Office 365
2 5 (11.90%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (78.57%) WAN
2 12 (28.57%) SAN
3 7 (16.67%) DNS
3 7 (16.67%) NAS
4 6 (14.29%) VPN
4 6 (14.29%) DHCP
4 6 (14.29%) Firewall
5 5 (11.90%) MPLS
5 5 (11.90%) Unified Communications
6 4 (9.52%) Wireless
7 3 (7.14%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.38%) SSH
8 1 (2.38%) VLAN
8 1 (2.38%) IPv4
8 1 (2.38%) FTP
8 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Architect
2 11 (26.19%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 6 (14.29%) Technical Design Authority
4 5 (11.90%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (9.52%) Network Support
6 3 (7.14%) Solutions Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Cisco Support
7 2 (4.76%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.76%) Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) CLARiiON
2 1 (2.38%) Clustering
2 1 (2.38%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 17 (40.48%) Windows
2 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (11.90%) Linux
4 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (26.19%) Zachman Framework
1 11 (26.19%) TOGAF
1 11 (26.19%) Enterprise Architecture
1 11 (26.19%) Waterfall
2 9 (21.43%) ITIL
3 7 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 7 (16.67%) Migration
4 6 (14.29%) Project Management
5 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.90%) Supplier Management
6 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
6 4 (9.52%) Coaching
7 3 (7.14%) People Management
7 3 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.38%) Identity Management
8 1 (2.38%) Logistics
8 1 (2.38%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) C
2 2 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (21.43%) CCDA
3 6 (14.29%) CCDP
3 6 (14.29%) CCDE
4 3 (7.14%) Degree
4 3 (7.14%) CCNP
5 2 (4.76%) CCIE
6 1 (2.38%) MCP
6 1 (2.38%) CCNA
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.38%) MCDST
6 1 (2.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.14%) SLA
3 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.90%) VMware ESX
2 5 (11.90%) vCloud
3 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.38%) XenApp
4 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 23 (54.76%) VMware
3 22 (52.38%) Cisco
4 14 (33.33%) Citrix
5 6 (14.29%) Dell
6 4 (9.52%) HP
6 4 (9.52%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.76%) NetApp
7 2 (4.76%) EMC
8 1 (2.38%) Lotus
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