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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 58 50 47
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Permanent jobs citing LAN 15 12 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.93% 2.24% 3.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.48% 15.58% 20.39%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 20
Average salary £36,500 £41,250 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.51% +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 £42,455
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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 77 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 11.71% 14.37% 16.51%
Number of salaries quoted 90 62 95
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £50,250 £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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -21 8 £43,000 +4.24% 2
Frome - 7 £25,500 - 2
LAN
South West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 34 (97.14%) Windows
2 26 (74.29%) WAN
3 25 (71.43%) VMware
4 23 (65.71%) MS Exchange
5 20 (57.14%) Active Directory
6 19 (54.29%) Firewall
7 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
8 17 (48.57%) SAN
8 17 (48.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (42.86%) ITIL
10 13 (37.14%) DNS
11 12 (34.29%) DHCP
12 11 (31.43%) Windows 7
12 11 (31.43%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (25.71%) VPN
13 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
13 9 (25.71%) Cisco
14 8 (22.86%) NetApp
14 8 (22.86%) Linux
14 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
15 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
15 7 (20.00%) SQL
15 7 (20.00%) Juniper
15 7 (20.00%) CheckPoint
15 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (20.00%) Internet
15 7 (20.00%) SLA
15 7 (20.00%) Change Management
15 7 (20.00%) Finance

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (65.71%) MS Exchange
2 11 (31.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 26 (74.29%) WAN
2 19 (54.29%) Firewall
3 17 (48.57%) SAN
4 13 (37.14%) DNS
5 12 (34.29%) DHCP
6 9 (25.71%) VPN
7 7 (20.00%) Internet
8 6 (17.14%) Intranet
9 5 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
11 2 (5.71%) VoIP
11 2 (5.71%) 3G
12 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Advertising
3 2 (5.71%) Military
3 2 (5.71%) Aerospace
3 2 (5.71%) Electronics
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Support Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) IT Support
3 7 (20.00%) Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Senior IT Support
4 6 (17.14%) Team Leader
4 6 (17.14%) Support Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Administrator
5 5 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (14.29%) Support Team Leader
6 4 (11.43%) Desktop Support
7 3 (8.57%) Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Technical Support
7 3 (8.57%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Support Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Technical Support Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Technical Support Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Smartphone
1 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) Tandem
2 1 (2.86%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 34 (97.14%) Windows
2 11 (31.43%) Windows 7
3 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (22.86%) Linux
5 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (17.14%) Windows XP
7 5 (14.29%) UNIX
7 5 (14.29%) Windows 8
8 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (5.71%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) ITIL
2 7 (20.00%) Change Management
3 6 (17.14%) Line Management
4 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 4 (11.43%) Software Deployment
5 4 (11.43%) Performance Management
6 2 (5.71%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.71%) Information Management
6 2 (5.71%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Communications Security
7 1 (2.86%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.86%) Dell Certification
2 1 (2.86%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 17 (48.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (14.29%) XenServer
5 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) VMware
2 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
3 9 (25.71%) Cisco
4 8 (22.86%) NetApp
5 7 (20.00%) Juniper
5 7 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 5 (14.29%) HP
6 5 (14.29%) Citrix
7 1 (2.86%) Dell
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