The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Somerset region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 66 49 44
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -5
Permanent jobs citing LAN 15 12 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.89% 2.08% 4.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.89% 16.67% 24.72%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 22
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,750 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £37,750 £42,450
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%
Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
108 72 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 13.60% 12.48% 16.27%
Number of salaries quoted 105 61 83
Average salary £36,500 £31,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.87% -7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £23,275
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,800 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
LAN
South West

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 July 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 July 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 £35,750 +10.00%
Templecombe 0 2 - -
LAN
South West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 31 (91.18%) Windows
2 23 (67.65%) Active Directory
3 22 (64.71%) Microsoft
3 22 (64.71%) MS Exchange
4 21 (61.76%) VMware
5 20 (58.82%) WAN
6 16 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (41.18%) Firewall
8 13 (38.24%) MS Excel
8 13 (38.24%) SAN
8 13 (38.24%) Windows 7
9 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
10 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (29.41%) SQL
11 9 (26.47%) Finance
11 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (23.53%) Windows XP
13 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
13 7 (20.59%) Service Delivery
13 7 (20.59%) Internet
13 7 (20.59%) Hyper-V
14 6 (17.65%) Windows 8
14 6 (17.65%) Intranet
14 6 (17.65%) VoIP
14 6 (17.65%) Citrix
14 6 (17.65%) DNS
15 5 (14.71%) DHCP
15 5 (14.71%) Cisco

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 22 (64.71%) MS Exchange
2 16 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
5 5 (14.71%) IIS
6 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.94%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (2.94%) WordPress
6 1 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.94%) CMS
6 1 (2.94%) Joomla!
Applications
1 13 (38.24%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (58.82%) WAN
2 14 (41.18%) Firewall
3 13 (38.24%) SAN
4 7 (20.59%) Internet
5 6 (17.65%) Intranet
5 6 (17.65%) DNS
5 6 (17.65%) VoIP
6 5 (14.71%) DHCP
6 5 (14.71%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (8.82%) VPN
8 2 (5.88%) ADSL
8 2 (5.88%) 3G
9 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Aerospace
2 2 (5.88%) Military
2 2 (5.88%) Electronics
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Analyst
2 11 (32.35%) Support Analyst
3 9 (26.47%) Support Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) Desktop Support
5 6 (17.65%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (17.65%) IT Support
5 6 (17.65%) Technical Support Consultant
5 6 (17.65%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (17.65%) Technical Support Engineer
5 6 (17.65%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (17.65%) Support Consultant
5 6 (17.65%) Administrator
5 6 (17.65%) Technical Support
5 6 (17.65%) Consultant
6 5 (14.71%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (14.71%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 5 (14.71%) Desktop Analyst
6 5 (14.71%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.88%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.94%) CCTV
2 1 (2.94%) Open Source
2 1 (2.94%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 31 (91.18%) Windows
2 13 (38.24%) Windows 7
3 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (23.53%) Windows XP
6 6 (17.65%) Windows 8
7 5 (14.71%) Linux
8 4 (11.76%) UNIX
8 4 (11.76%) AIX
8 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Service Delivery
2 4 (11.76%) Software Deployment
3 3 (8.82%) Asset Management
4 2 (5.88%) Information Management
4 2 (5.88%) Resource Management
4 2 (5.88%) Matrix Management
4 2 (5.88%) Communications Security
4 2 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) CCNA
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.94%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (67.65%) Active Directory
2 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (20.59%) Hyper-V
4 5 (14.71%) XenServer
5 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 21 (61.76%) VMware
3 6 (17.65%) Citrix
4 5 (14.71%) Cisco
4 5 (14.71%) HP
5 4 (11.76%) NetApp
6 1 (2.94%) Lotus
6 1 (2.94%) Dell
6 1 (2.94%) Adobe