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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 34 35 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing LAN 7 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 2.87% 4.83% 4.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.56% 25.00% 31.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 14
Average salary £29,000 £38,000 £27,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.68% +36.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,248 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £42,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
45 56 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 18.44% 19.31% 15.73%
Number of salaries quoted 45 37 36
Average salary £31,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,599 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 August 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Solihull

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 7 (53.85%) WAN
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) Citrix
4 5 (38.46%) VMware
5 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
5 4 (30.77%) DB2
5 4 (30.77%) Linux
5 4 (30.77%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
6 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
6 3 (23.08%) MS Office
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
7 2 (15.38%) Finance
7 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
7 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
7 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (15.38%) Time Management

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) WAN
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) OSPF
3 1 (7.69%) BGP
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) DB2
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Technical Support
1 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Service Manager
1 3 (23.08%) Technical Support Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Field Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Coordinator
2 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Network Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Network Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery Coordinator
3 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Statistics
2 1 (7.69%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
2 4 (30.77%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 2 (15.38%) Time Management
4 2 (15.38%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
5 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
5 1 (7.69%) Coaching
5 1 (7.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CCNP
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
2 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
1 5 (38.46%) Citrix
1 5 (38.46%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) Nimsoft
5 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
5 1 (7.69%) F5
5 1 (7.69%) Juniper
5 1 (7.69%) SAP
5 1 (7.69%) Siebel