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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 56 64 62
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Permanent jobs citing LAN 6 9 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.23% 1.45% 2.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.70% 9.00% 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 11
Average salary £34,250 £52,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.76% +61.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £27,975 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £62,600 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
69 100 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 14.14% 16.08% 21.45%
Number of salaries quoted 57 80 135
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £56,000 £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
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 January 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
Bath +5 3 £30,000 -51.61% 1
Yeovil - 3 £37,500 -
LAN
South West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 24 (92.31%) WAN
2 18 (69.23%) Cisco
3 17 (65.38%) CheckPoint
4 16 (61.54%) Windows
5 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
5 15 (57.69%) VMware
5 15 (57.69%) SLA
6 13 (50.00%) ITIL
6 13 (50.00%) MS Excel
7 12 (46.15%) Time Management
7 12 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (38.46%) Rational Performance Tester
8 10 (38.46%) NetScout
8 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
8 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
8 10 (38.46%) Riverbed
8 10 (38.46%) F5
8 10 (38.46%) Banking
8 10 (38.46%) CCNA
8 10 (38.46%) MS Office
8 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (38.46%) Avaya
8 10 (38.46%) Finance
9 9 (34.62%) Firewall
9 9 (34.62%) DNS
9 9 (34.62%) DHCP
9 9 (34.62%) MS Exchange
10 7 (26.92%) VPN
10 7 (26.92%) Juniper
10 7 (26.92%) SAN

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 9 (34.62%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (38.46%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (92.31%) WAN
2 9 (34.62%) Firewall
2 9 (34.62%) DNS
2 9 (34.62%) DHCP
3 7 (26.92%) VPN
3 7 (26.92%) SAN
4 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 2 (7.69%) VoIP
5 2 (7.69%) WLAN
5 2 (7.69%) Ethernet
5 2 (7.69%) Wireless
5 2 (7.69%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 10 (38.46%) Banking
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Advertising
3 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Technical Engineer
1 10 (38.46%) Field Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Support Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Senior Support Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) IT Support Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) IT Support
2 7 (26.92%) Senior IT Support
3 6 (23.08%) Team Leader
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Support Team Leader
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) Network Team Leader
6 2 (7.69%) IT Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) Network Support
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
6 2 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Team Leader
7 1 (3.85%) Installations Engineer
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
2 3 (11.54%) UNIX
2 3 (11.54%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) ITIL
2 12 (46.15%) Time Management
3 7 (26.92%) Change Management
4 6 (23.08%) Line Management
5 4 (15.38%) Performance Management
6 2 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (3.85%) People Management
7 1 (3.85%) Revenue Management
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
1 10 (38.46%) CCNA
1 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (57.69%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Cisco
2 17 (65.38%) CheckPoint
3 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
3 15 (57.69%) VMware
4 10 (38.46%) NetScout
4 10 (38.46%) Riverbed
4 10 (38.46%) F5
4 10 (38.46%) Avaya
5 7 (26.92%) Juniper
6 6 (23.08%) NetApp
7 2 (7.69%) Citrix