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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 48 61 54
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Permanent jobs citing LAN 15 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.70% 2.73% 2.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.06% 20.00% 13.56%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 15
Average salary £26,000 £23,500 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.63% -32.37%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
68 95 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 12.23% 13.67% 17.85%
Number of salaries quoted 53 74 105
Average salary £32,500 £33,695 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.54% -15.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £58,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +7 7 £26,000 +10.63%
LAN
South West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) WAN
3 15 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 15 (71.43%) Firewall
4 11 (52.38%) Wireless
4 11 (52.38%) VMware
4 11 (52.38%) Cisco
4 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
5 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
5 10 (47.62%) Telecoms
6 9 (42.86%) VPN
6 9 (42.86%) CCNA
6 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (38.10%) WLAN
7 8 (38.10%) MCSE
8 7 (33.33%) MS Office
8 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
9 6 (28.57%) Juniper
9 6 (28.57%) MPLS
9 6 (28.57%) VoIP
9 6 (28.57%) Ethernet
9 6 (28.57%) Citrix
9 6 (28.57%) SonicWALL
9 6 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (23.81%) SAN
10 5 (23.81%) Time Management

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
2 7 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (80.95%) WAN
2 15 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 15 (71.43%) Firewall
3 11 (52.38%) Wireless
4 9 (42.86%) VPN
5 8 (38.10%) WLAN
6 6 (28.57%) VoIP
6 6 (28.57%) Ethernet
6 6 (28.57%) MPLS
7 5 (23.81%) SAN
8 4 (19.05%) DNS
8 4 (19.05%) SMTP
8 4 (19.05%) DHCP
8 4 (19.05%) QSIG
8 4 (19.05%) Unified Communications
8 4 (19.05%) VLAN
8 4 (19.05%) Wireshark
9 2 (9.52%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 10 (47.62%) Telecoms
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Team Leader
2 6 (28.57%) Network Team Leader
3 4 (19.05%) Network Support
3 4 (19.05%) Network Support Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Field Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) IT Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Network Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Installations Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Time Management
2 4 (19.05%) Memory Management
3 2 (9.52%) Software Delivery
3 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) Revenue Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) CCNA
1 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (38.10%) MCSE
3 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) Terminal Services
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Cisco
1 11 (52.38%) VMware
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 6 (28.57%) Citrix
3 6 (28.57%) Juniper
3 6 (28.57%) SonicWALL
4 4 (19.05%) Siemens
5 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 3 (14.29%) NetScout
5 3 (14.29%) Avaya
5 3 (14.29%) Riverbed
5 3 (14.29%) F5
6 2 (9.52%) 3PAR
6 2 (9.52%) HP
Somerset
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Old Street, London, South East
Morningstar Europe Limited
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago