The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 42 63 51
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -12
Permanent jobs citing LAN 26 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 4.45% 1.75% 1.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.01% 12.96% 15.71%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 9
Average salary £42,500 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £44,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
LAN
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
113 108 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 19.35% 13.53% 12.28%
Number of salaries quoted 101 106 59
Average salary £42,500 £36,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% +21.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

LAN
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

LAN Salary Trend in Somerset

LAN
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Somerset

LAN
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Yeovil - 2 £50,000 -
Bath +1 1 £33,000 -7.69%
Street - 1 £47,500 -
LAN
South West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 38 (95.00%) Windows
2 32 (80.00%) WAN
3 24 (60.00%) VMware
4 23 (57.50%) Firewall
5 20 (50.00%) Wireless
5 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 20 (50.00%) SAN
6 17 (42.50%) WLAN
6 17 (42.50%) TCP/IP
6 17 (42.50%) SCCM
7 16 (40.00%) SQL
8 15 (37.50%) VPN
8 15 (37.50%) Telecoms
8 15 (37.50%) vSphere
9 13 (32.50%) SCOM
9 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (32.50%) MCSE
9 13 (32.50%) Cisco
9 13 (32.50%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (32.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (30.00%) MPLS
10 12 (30.00%) CCNA
11 11 (27.50%) Juniper
11 11 (27.50%) Video Conferencing
11 11 (27.50%) SonicWALL
12 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
13 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 5 (12.50%) SQL Server

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (80.00%) WAN
2 23 (57.50%) Firewall
3 20 (50.00%) Wireless
3 20 (50.00%) SAN
4 17 (42.50%) WLAN
4 17 (42.50%) TCP/IP
5 15 (37.50%) VPN
6 12 (30.00%) MPLS
7 4 (10.00%) Wireshark
7 4 (10.00%) Ethernet
7 4 (10.00%) VoIP
7 4 (10.00%) SMTP
7 4 (10.00%) QSIG
7 4 (10.00%) Unified Communications
8 2 (5.00%) NAS
8 2 (5.00%) DHCP
8 2 (5.00%) DNS
8 2 (5.00%) VLAN
9 1 (2.50%) OSPF
9 1 (2.50%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Analyst
2 16 (40.00%) Network Engineer
3 15 (37.50%) Support Analyst
4 12 (30.00%) Systems Support
4 12 (30.00%) Systems Analyst
4 12 (30.00%) Systems Support Analyst
5 11 (27.50%) Team Leader
5 11 (27.50%) Network Team Leader
6 10 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 9 (22.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (15.00%) Senior Support Analyst
8 6 (15.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
9 5 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
9 5 (12.50%) Network Support
9 5 (12.50%) Support Engineer
10 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
10 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 2 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (10.00%) Replication
3 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 38 (95.00%) Windows
2 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (7.50%) UNIX
4 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.00%) Memory Management
2 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.00%) High Availability
3 2 (5.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.50%) Network Design
4 1 (2.50%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) MCSE
1 13 (32.50%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (30.00%) CCNA
3 4 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 15 (37.50%) vSphere
2 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 4 (10.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.50%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 17 (42.50%) SCCM
2 13 (32.50%) SCOM
3 4 (10.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 24 (60.00%) VMware
2 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (32.50%) Cisco
4 11 (27.50%) Juniper
4 11 (27.50%) SonicWALL
5 5 (12.50%) HP
6 4 (10.00%) Citrix
6 4 (10.00%) Siemens
6 4 (10.00%) Veeam
7 3 (7.50%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
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