The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 78 102 88
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -14
Permanent jobs citing LAN 202 151 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.37% 2.48% 2.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.65% 14.72% 16.24%
Number of salaries quoted 173 130 116
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
LAN
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1213 1026 850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.23% 16.83% 16.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1020 814 731
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

LAN
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the South West region.

LAN Salary Trend in the South West

LAN
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the South West region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in the South West

LAN
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
Wiltshire +16 63 £34,500 -4.16% 14
Bristol -6 45 £70,000 +86.66% 2
Gloucestershire -10 32 £37,500 +4.89% 3
Somerset +23 30 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Cornwall +9 18 £21,000 -6.66%
Dorset +3 10 £32,500 -4.41% 3
Devon -10 10 £34,500 -12.65% 1
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 341 (89.03%) WAN
2 205 (53.52%) Windows
3 165 (43.08%) Cisco
4 162 (42.30%) Firewall
5 147 (38.38%) Microsoft
5 147 (38.38%) Cisco Certification
6 125 (32.64%) CCNA
7 118 (30.81%) VMware
8 116 (30.29%) Active Directory
9 104 (27.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 98 (25.59%) TCP/IP
11 96 (25.07%) MS Exchange
12 93 (24.28%) Windows Server 2012
13 88 (22.98%) Windows Server 2003
14 82 (21.41%) Microsoft Certification
15 70 (18.28%) VMware Infrastructure
16 68 (17.75%) ITIL
17 66 (17.23%) Linux
18 63 (16.45%) VPN
19 62 (16.19%) MPLS
19 62 (16.19%) Juniper
20 59 (15.40%) WLAN
21 52 (13.58%) Security Cleared
22 50 (13.05%) SCCM
23 49 (12.79%) UNIX
23 49 (12.79%) Citrix
24 48 (12.53%) Exchange Server 2010
25 47 (12.27%) DNS
26 46 (12.01%) Configuration Management
26 46 (12.01%) Wireless

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 96 (25.07%) MS Exchange
2 48 (12.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2007
3 33 (8.62%) Apache
4 32 (8.36%) nginx
5 28 (7.31%) Exchange Server 2013
6 27 (7.05%) Lync
7 21 (5.48%) IIS
8 19 (4.96%) OpenStack
9 17 (4.44%) SharePoint
10 7 (1.83%) MediaWiki
10 7 (1.83%) Confluence
11 3 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.52%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
12 2 (0.52%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.26%) Documentum
13 1 (0.26%) SAS
Applications
1 44 (11.49%) MS Excel
2 39 (10.18%) MS Office
3 19 (4.96%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.48%) Amazon AWS
1 21 (5.48%) Office 365
2 7 (1.83%) SaaS
3 5 (1.31%) PaaS
4 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 341 (89.03%) WAN
2 162 (42.30%) Firewall
3 98 (25.59%) TCP/IP
4 63 (16.45%) VPN
5 62 (16.19%) MPLS
6 59 (15.40%) WLAN
7 47 (12.27%) DNS
8 46 (12.01%) Wireless
9 40 (10.44%) DHCP
10 37 (9.66%) Network Security
10 37 (9.66%) Cisco ASA
11 33 (8.62%) SAN
12 32 (8.36%) BGP
13 30 (7.83%) EIGRP
13 30 (7.83%) VoIP
14 25 (6.53%) ADSL
15 24 (6.27%) SSL
16 20 (5.22%) VLAN
17 17 (4.44%) Internet
18 16 (4.18%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.83%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.87%) Data Mining
3 8 (2.09%) MySQL
4 7 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (1.57%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 34 (8.88%) Jenkins
2 33 (8.62%) Hudson
3 26 (6.79%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (1.83%) Subversion
5 7 (1.83%) JIRA
General
1 40 (10.44%) Finance
2 36 (9.40%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.61%) Marketing
4 7 (1.83%) Advertising
5 6 (1.57%) Back Office
6 3 (0.78%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.52%) Law
7 2 (0.52%) Military
8 1 (0.26%) Banking
8 1 (0.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 87 (22.72%) Network Engineer
2 66 (17.23%) Analyst
3 53 (13.84%) Support Engineer
4 42 (10.97%) 2nd Line Support
5 32 (8.36%) DevOps Engineer
6 31 (8.09%) Support Analyst
7 29 (7.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 25 (6.53%) Network Analyst
9 23 (6.01%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 19 (4.96%) IT Support
11 18 (4.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 17 (4.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 17 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
13 16 (4.18%) Support Technician
13 16 (4.18%) Team Leader
13 16 (4.18%) Network Team Leader
14 15 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
14 15 (3.92%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
14 15 (3.92%) Consultant
15 13 (3.39%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.01%) LAMP
2 5 (1.31%) .NET
3 3 (0.78%) COM
4 2 (0.52%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.26%) HTML
5 1 (0.26%) CSS
5 1 (0.26%) Ajax
5 1 (0.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.18%) Data Centre
2 17 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
3 12 (3.13%) Clustering
4 11 (2.87%) CMDB
5 8 (2.09%) CCTV
6 7 (1.83%) Wiki
7 6 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.31%) Handset
9 4 (1.04%) Replication
9 4 (1.04%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.04%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.04%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.78%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.78%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.78%) EqualLogic
11 2 (0.52%) HP Storage
11 2 (0.52%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.52%) PDA
12 1 (0.26%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.26%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 205 (53.52%) Windows
2 104 (27.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 93 (24.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 88 (22.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 66 (17.23%) Linux
6 49 (12.79%) UNIX
7 34 (8.88%) Windows 7
8 29 (7.57%) Windows Vista
9 14 (3.66%) Debian
9 14 (3.66%) Ubuntu
9 14 (3.66%) CentOS
10 7 (1.83%) Windows XP
11 6 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.31%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.78%) Solaris
14 2 (0.52%) AIX
14 2 (0.52%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.52%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (17.75%) ITIL
2 46 (12.01%) Configuration Management
3 34 (8.88%) DevOps
4 33 (8.62%) Project Management
4 33 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (8.09%) Service Management
6 26 (6.79%) Migration
7 24 (6.27%) Network Design
7 24 (6.27%) Build Automation
8 21 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (5.48%) Service Delivery
8 21 (5.48%) Network Monitoring
9 20 (5.22%) ITIL V3
9 20 (5.22%) Load Balancing
10 18 (4.70%) Disaster Recovery
11 17 (4.44%) Change Management
11 17 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
12 15 (3.92%) Business Continuity
13 13 (3.39%) Change Control
14 12 (3.13%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 43 (11.23%) SQL
2 34 (8.88%) Perl
3 33 (8.62%) Bash Shell
4 32 (8.36%) Ruby
5 28 (7.31%) Python
6 13 (3.39%) PHP
7 11 (2.87%) C
7 11 (2.87%) Java
8 3 (0.78%) C++
9 1 (0.26%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.26%) VB
9 1 (0.26%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.26%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.26%) AWK
9 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 147 (38.38%) Cisco Certification
2 125 (32.64%) CCNA
3 82 (21.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 52 (13.58%) Security Cleared
5 37 (9.66%) CCNP
6 29 (7.57%) MCSE
6 29 (7.57%) MCSA
7 24 (6.27%) A+ Certification
7 24 (6.27%) Network+ Certification
8 23 (6.01%) MCITP
9 22 (5.74%) SC Cleared
10 17 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (2.61%) Degree
12 7 (1.83%) MCP
13 6 (1.57%) CCDP
13 6 (1.57%) DV Cleared
14 5 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.78%) JNCIA
15 3 (0.78%) CCSE
15 3 (0.78%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (11.49%) SLA
2 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.52%) QA
3 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 116 (30.29%) Active Directory
2 70 (18.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (9.66%) vSphere
4 18 (4.70%) Hyper-V
5 13 (3.39%) Samba
6 8 (2.09%) XenServer
7 7 (1.83%) iptables
7 7 (1.83%) Postfix
8 6 (1.57%) XenApp
8 6 (1.57%) Terminal Services
9 4 (1.04%) Firmware
10 3 (0.78%) Snort
11 2 (0.52%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.52%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.26%) StorNext
12 1 (0.26%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.26%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 50 (13.05%) SCCM
2 34 (8.88%) Puppet
3 30 (7.83%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (7.83%) Salt
4 28 (7.31%) Ansible
5 24 (6.27%) SCOM
6 20 (5.22%) Nagios
7 8 (2.09%) SCVMM
7 8 (2.09%) Opsview
7 8 (2.09%) Cisco LMS
8 7 (1.83%) ZABBIX
9 4 (1.04%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.52%) CiscoWorks
11 1 (0.26%) OpenView
11 1 (0.26%) CA Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.26%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.26%) SCDPM
11 1 (0.26%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 165 (43.08%) Cisco
2 147 (38.38%) Microsoft
3 118 (30.81%) VMware
4 62 (16.19%) Juniper
5 49 (12.79%) Citrix
6 38 (9.92%) CheckPoint
7 34 (8.88%) HP
8 24 (6.27%) Avaya
9 23 (6.01%) Dell
10 17 (4.44%) Oracle
11 16 (4.18%) SonicWALL
12 14 (3.66%) IBM
13 13 (3.39%) Nokia
13 13 (3.39%) F5
14 12 (3.13%) Symantec
15 8 (2.09%) Red Hat
15 8 (2.09%) Riverbed
15 8 (2.09%) 3PAR
16 7 (1.83%) CA
16 7 (1.83%) Barracuda Networks
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