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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 31 41 32
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Permanent jobs citing LAN 8 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 2.93% 3.27% 4.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.38% 19.57% 34.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 14
Average salary £29,500 £33,500 £21,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.94% +54.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £20,248 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £40,250 £37,866
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
52 46 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 19.05% 16.73% 13.62%
Number of salaries quoted 50 39 28
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,599 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Solihull

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 28 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 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) DB2
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) CCNP
4 2 (25.00%) CCNA
4 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) VPN
5 1 (12.50%) SLA

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) OSPF
3 1 (12.50%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) DB2
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Support
2 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) FMCG
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
4 1 (12.50%) Facility Management
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Demand Management
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCNP
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) SAP
5 1 (12.50%) Siebel
5 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 1 (12.50%) F5
5 1 (12.50%) Nimsoft