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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 41 57 54
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Permanent jobs citing LAN 24 22 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 4.36% 2.97% 1.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.24% 21.15% 12.37%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 12
Average salary £40,000 £23,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.21% -18.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £19,800 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £40,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
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
85 104 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 15.43% 14.04% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 68 86 87
Average salary £35,000 £33,300 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.10% -21.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £58,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 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 22 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 +6 4 £26,000 +10.63%
LAN
South West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 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 29 (93.55%) Windows
2 22 (70.97%) WAN
3 20 (64.52%) VMware
4 19 (61.29%) Wireless
5 18 (58.06%) Firewall
6 17 (54.84%) TCP/IP
6 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
7 16 (51.61%) WLAN
8 14 (45.16%) SAN
9 13 (41.94%) MS Excel
9 13 (41.94%) Cisco
9 13 (41.94%) Telecoms
9 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (38.71%) VPN
11 11 (35.48%) MCSE
11 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (35.48%) CCNA
11 11 (35.48%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (35.48%) SCCM
12 10 (32.26%) SQL
13 9 (29.03%) Juniper
13 9 (29.03%) MPLS
13 9 (29.03%) Video Conferencing
13 9 (29.03%) SonicWALL
13 9 (29.03%) vSphere
14 7 (22.58%) SCOM
14 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
15 6 (19.35%) Citrix

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (41.94%) MS Excel
2 6 (19.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (70.97%) WAN
2 19 (61.29%) Wireless
3 18 (58.06%) Firewall
4 17 (54.84%) TCP/IP
5 16 (51.61%) WLAN
6 14 (45.16%) SAN
7 12 (38.71%) VPN
8 9 (29.03%) MPLS
9 6 (19.35%) VoIP
9 6 (19.35%) Ethernet
10 4 (12.90%) QSIG
10 4 (12.90%) VLAN
10 4 (12.90%) SMTP
10 4 (12.90%) DHCP
10 4 (12.90%) DNS
10 4 (12.90%) Wireshark
10 4 (12.90%) Unified Communications
11 2 (6.45%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 13 (41.94%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Network Engineer
2 11 (35.48%) Analyst
3 9 (29.03%) Systems Analyst
3 9 (29.03%) Systems Support
3 9 (29.03%) Support Analyst
3 9 (29.03%) Team Leader
3 9 (29.03%) Systems Support Analyst
3 9 (29.03%) Network Team Leader
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Support Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Network Support
6 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (9.68%) Replication
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (93.55%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.90%) Time Management
1 4 (12.90%) Memory Management
2 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
2 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (6.45%) High Availability
2 2 (6.45%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) MCSE
1 11 (35.48%) CCNA
1 11 (35.48%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.90%) Degree
3 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) vSphere
2 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
3 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (12.90%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (35.48%) SCCM
2 7 (22.58%) SCOM
3 3 (9.68%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) VMware
2 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
3 13 (41.94%) Cisco
4 9 (29.03%) Juniper
4 9 (29.03%) SonicWALL
5 6 (19.35%) Citrix
6 5 (16.13%) HP
7 4 (12.90%) Siemens
8 3 (9.68%) 3PAR
8 3 (9.68%) Veeam
9 2 (6.45%) NetScout
9 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
9 2 (6.45%) Avaya
9 2 (6.45%) Riverbed
9 2 (6.45%) F5
Somerset
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chard, Somerset
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £40-45,000 + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: 15 days ago
Chard, Yeovil, Axminster, Taunton, Somerset,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £40-45,000 + Bens
Posted: 16 days ago
Old Street, London, South East
Morningstar Europe Limited
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago