The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 31 24 17
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Permanent jobs citing LAN 3 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 1.26% 2.75% 3.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 6.38% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 2
Average salary £25,000 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% -23.80%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
LAN
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
27 47 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 11.34% 43.12% 25.93%
Number of salaries quoted 21 30 18
Average salary £31,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £26,482 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

LAN
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

LAN Salary Trend in Shropshire

LAN
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Shropshire

LAN
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Telford -8 2 £25,000 -37.50%
LAN
West Midlands

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 17 (100.00%) WAN
2 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
3 12 (70.59%) Windows
4 10 (58.82%) MS Exchange
4 10 (58.82%) Hyper-V
5 9 (52.94%) Windows Vista
5 9 (52.94%) Windows XP
5 9 (52.94%) TCP/IP
5 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
6 6 (35.29%) VoIP
6 6 (35.29%) Linux
6 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (35.29%) VMware
6 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (35.29%) Office 365
6 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (29.41%) Windows 8
7 5 (29.41%) Firewall
7 5 (29.41%) Citrix
8 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
8 4 (23.53%) MS Office
8 4 (23.53%) ITIL
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
9 3 (17.65%) UNIX
10 2 (11.76%) SLA
11 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (5.88%) DNS

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 10 (58.82%) MS Exchange
2 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) WAN
2 9 (52.94%) TCP/IP
3 6 (35.29%) VoIP
4 5 (29.41%) Firewall
5 1 (5.88%) Wireless
5 1 (5.88%) DNS
5 1 (5.88%) DHCP
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Technical Architect
1 6 (35.29%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Systems Support
2 4 (23.53%) Network Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Team Leader
2 4 (23.53%) Help Desk Team Lead
2 4 (23.53%) Network Support
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Systems Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Network Support
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Network Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows XP
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Vista
3 6 (35.29%) Linux
4 5 (29.41%) Windows 8
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (17.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
1 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
1 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
2 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
2 1 (5.88%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) MCP
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.88%) MCITP
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
2 10 (58.82%) Hyper-V
3 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) Citrix