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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 45 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Permanent jobs citing LAN 6 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 2.40% 3.73% 6.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.63% 29.27% 27.66%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 13
Average salary £29,000 £21,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.88% -49.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,248 £17,000 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £39,578 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 Solihull region.

Communications & Networking Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
41 41 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 16.40% 12.73% 22.17%
Number of salaries quoted 36 26 28
Average salary £35,000 £28,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,248 £17,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £45,000 £46,400
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 17 September 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Solihull

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) WAN
2 19 (82.61%) Active Directory
3 18 (78.26%) Finance
4 16 (69.57%) Windows
5 15 (65.22%) Cisco
6 14 (60.87%) DHCP
6 14 (60.87%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (60.87%) VMware
6 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (47.83%) MS Exchange
7 11 (47.83%) DNS
7 11 (47.83%) CCNA
7 11 (47.83%) Firewall
7 11 (47.83%) VMware ESX
7 11 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (47.83%) vSphere
7 11 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
9 5 (21.74%) VPN
9 5 (21.74%) SAN
9 5 (21.74%) Internet
9 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
9 5 (21.74%) Banking
9 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
9 5 (21.74%) Windows 8
10 4 (17.39%) VoIP
10 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
11 3 (13.04%) ITIL
11 3 (13.04%) HND

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 11 (47.83%) MS Exchange
1 11 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2007
1 11 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (100.00%) WAN
2 14 (60.87%) DHCP
3 11 (47.83%) DNS
3 11 (47.83%) Firewall
4 5 (21.74%) SAN
4 5 (21.74%) Internet
4 5 (21.74%) VPN
5 4 (17.39%) VoIP
6 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
6 3 (13.04%) MGCP
6 3 (13.04%) SCCP
6 3 (13.04%) H.323
6 3 (13.04%) IP Telephony
6 3 (13.04%) Cisco IPT
6 3 (13.04%) Unified Communications
7 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (4.35%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 18 (78.26%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Banking
2 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
3 3 (13.04%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Automotive
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Analyst
2 13 (56.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 11 (47.83%) Senior Analyst
3 11 (47.83%) Network Analyst
4 10 (43.48%) Senior Network Analyst
4 10 (43.48%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Voice Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Voice Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Communications Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Communications Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
6 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
3 5 (21.74%) Windows 8
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) ITIL
1 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
2 2 (8.70%) Coaching
3 1 (4.35%) Logistics
3 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (47.83%) CCNA
3 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) HND
3 3 (13.04%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (82.61%) Active Directory
2 11 (47.83%) VMware ESX
2 11 (47.83%) vSphere
3 3 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Cisco
2 14 (60.87%) VMware
3 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.04%) Fujitsu