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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 59 45 44
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Permanent jobs citing LAN 16 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.09% 1.92% 3.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.58% 14.08% 22.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 21
Average salary £38,500 £41,250 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,450
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
91 71 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 11.88% 13.65% 16.42%
Number of salaries quoted 91 56 92
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £43,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
Bath -12 12 £39,750 -3.63% 2
Frome - 3 £25,500 - 1
LAN
South West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 37 (92.50%) Windows
2 27 (67.50%) WAN
2 27 (67.50%) VMware
3 24 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 23 (57.50%) MS Exchange
5 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
6 17 (42.50%) Firewall
7 15 (37.50%) SAN
7 15 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (32.50%) Windows 7
9 12 (30.00%) MS Excel
10 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
10 11 (27.50%) ITIL
10 11 (27.50%) Cisco
10 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (25.00%) NetApp
12 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (22.50%) DNS
12 9 (22.50%) SQL
12 9 (22.50%) Finance
13 8 (20.00%) Linux
13 8 (20.00%) DHCP
13 8 (20.00%) Windows XP
13 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
14 7 (17.50%) Hyper-V
14 7 (17.50%) SharePoint
14 7 (17.50%) UNIX
14 7 (17.50%) SLA
14 7 (17.50%) Service Delivery

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 23 (57.50%) MS Exchange
2 15 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (17.50%) SharePoint
5 5 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (67.50%) WAN
2 17 (42.50%) Firewall
3 15 (37.50%) SAN
4 9 (22.50%) DNS
5 8 (20.00%) DHCP
6 7 (17.50%) Internet
7 6 (15.00%) VoIP
7 6 (15.00%) Intranet
8 5 (12.50%) VPN
8 5 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
10 2 (5.00%) ADSL
10 2 (5.00%) 3G
11 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Advertising
3 2 (5.00%) Military
3 2 (5.00%) Aerospace
3 2 (5.00%) Electronics
3 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Analyst
1 11 (27.50%) Support Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) IT Support
4 7 (17.50%) Desktop Support
5 6 (15.00%) Administrator
5 6 (15.00%) Team Leader
6 5 (12.50%) Technical Support Consultant
6 5 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Support Team Leader
6 5 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) Support Consultant
6 5 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (12.50%) Technical Support
6 5 (12.50%) Consultant
6 5 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.50%) CCTV
2 1 (2.50%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 37 (92.50%) Windows
2 13 (32.50%) Windows 7
3 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (20.00%) Linux
5 8 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 7 (17.50%) UNIX
7 5 (12.50%) Windows 8
8 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (10.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) ITIL
2 7 (17.50%) Service Delivery
3 4 (10.00%) Performance Management
3 4 (10.00%) Software Deployment
4 3 (7.50%) Change Management
4 3 (7.50%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.00%) Information Management
5 2 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (5.00%) Resource Management
5 2 (5.00%) Matrix Management
5 2 (5.00%) Communications Security
6 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) CCNA
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.50%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (17.50%) Hyper-V
4 5 (12.50%) XenServer
5 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 27 (67.50%) VMware
2 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (27.50%) Cisco
4 10 (25.00%) NetApp
5 5 (12.50%) HP
5 5 (12.50%) Citrix
6 3 (7.50%) Juniper
6 3 (7.50%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.50%) Dell
Frome, Somerset
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £25-26,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago