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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 36 31 43
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Permanent jobs citing LAN 11 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 3.37% 6.37% 2.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.35% 34.00% 20.69%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 6
Average salary £35,000 £41,500 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.66% -6.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,248 £21,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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 Solihull region.

Communications & Networking Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
34 50 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 10.43% 18.73% 11.15%
Number of salaries quoted 29 34 28
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -18.94%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

LAN
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

LAN Salary Trend in Solihull

LAN
Salary Histogram in Solihull

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

LAN Salary Histogram in Solihull

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 20 (95.24%) WAN
2 11 (52.38%) VPN
3 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
4 8 (38.10%) Cisco
5 7 (33.33%) EIGRP
5 7 (33.33%) Firewall
5 7 (33.33%) CCNP
5 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (28.57%) CCNA
6 6 (28.57%) OSPF
6 6 (28.57%) BGP
6 6 (28.57%) DNS
6 6 (28.57%) DHCP
6 6 (28.57%) FTP
6 6 (28.57%) RIP
6 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 6 (28.57%) SSH
6 6 (28.57%) TACACS
6 6 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (23.81%) SLA
7 5 (23.81%) ITIL
7 5 (23.81%) Windows
8 4 (19.05%) Terminal Services
8 4 (19.05%) Internet
8 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
8 4 (19.05%) Finance
8 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
8 4 (19.05%) Network Security

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Project
3 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (95.24%) WAN
2 11 (52.38%) VPN
3 7 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 7 (33.33%) Firewall
4 6 (28.57%) SSH
4 6 (28.57%) TACACS
4 6 (28.57%) DNS
4 6 (28.57%) OSPF
4 6 (28.57%) BGP
4 6 (28.57%) DHCP
4 6 (28.57%) FTP
4 6 (28.57%) RIP
4 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 4 (19.05%) Internet
5 4 (19.05%) Network Security
6 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Automotive
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Network Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Network Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery Coordinator
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.76%) Statistics
1 1 (4.76%) EqualLogic
1 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.76%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
2 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
1 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL
3 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.76%) Release Management
5 1 (4.76%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Logistics
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.76%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) CCNP
1 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (28.57%) CCNA
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) SLA
2 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) XenApp
3 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Nagios
1 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
1 1 (4.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) Cisco
3 3 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) NetApp
5 1 (4.76%) JD Edwards
5 1 (4.76%) Symantec
5 1 (4.76%) SAP
5 1 (4.76%) Dell
5 1 (4.76%) Nimsoft