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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
England / South West
Rank 113 112 105
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Permanent jobs citing LAN 137 161 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.72% 2.78% 2.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.56% 14.49% 16.45%
Number of salaries quoted 113 159 145
Median salary £30,000 £34,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%

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
780 1111 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 15.51% 19.15% 16.64%
Number of salaries quoted 614 931 849
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +8 43 £25,000 -21.87% 3
Bristol +14 41 £39,000 -3.10% 3
Devon +18 20 £28,000 -30.00% 1
Gloucestershire -8 19 £32,500 -26.96% 1
Somerset -8 6 £35,000 +112.12% 1
Dorset -10 6 £28,500 -20.83%
Cornwall -2 3 £24,500 +11.36%
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for LAN.

1 282 (94.95%) WAN
2 176 (59.26%) Windows
3 122 (41.08%) Active Directory
4 110 (37.04%) Microsoft
5 104 (35.02%) Firewall
6 100 (33.67%) VMware
7 95 (31.99%) ITIL
8 93 (31.31%) Cisco
9 87 (29.29%) MS Exchange
9 87 (29.29%) Windows Server
10 59 (19.87%) TCP/IP
10 59 (19.87%) Network Security
11 58 (19.53%) MS Excel
11 58 (19.53%) Cisco Certification
12 57 (19.19%) VMware Infrastructure
13 56 (18.86%) Linux
14 54 (18.18%) SQL Server
15 53 (17.85%) MS Office
15 53 (17.85%) Wi-Fi
16 50 (16.84%) Windows Server 2012
17 46 (15.49%) CCNA
18 45 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
18 45 (15.15%) VLAN
19 44 (14.81%) Security Cleared
20 43 (14.48%) Service Management
21 39 (13.13%) VPN
22 38 (12.79%) WLAN
23 37 (12.46%) Windows 8
23 37 (12.46%) Windows 7
24 36 (12.12%) SC Cleared

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 87 (29.29%) MS Exchange
2 27 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (6.73%) SharePoint
4 13 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (3.03%) Apache
6 9 (3.03%) IIS
6 9 (3.03%) Skype for Business
6 9 (3.03%) Tomcat
7 8 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.68%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.67%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.34%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.34%) CMS
10 1 (0.34%) Moodle
10 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.34%) Site Server
Applications
1 58 (19.53%) MS Excel
2 53 (17.85%) MS Office
3 6 (2.02%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.68%) OpenText MBPM
1 5 (1.68%) Visualfiles
2 3 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.67%) Infor CRM
3 2 (0.67%) Line 500
3 2 (0.67%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.34%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.04%) Office 365
2 10 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.35%) IaaS
3 4 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.01%) PaaS
5 2 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 282 (94.95%) WAN
2 104 (35.02%) Firewall
3 59 (19.87%) Network Security
3 59 (19.87%) TCP/IP
4 53 (17.85%) Wi-Fi
5 45 (15.15%) VLAN
6 39 (13.13%) VPN
7 38 (12.79%) WLAN
8 36 (12.12%) DHCP
9 34 (11.45%) DNS
10 32 (10.77%) Internet
11 28 (9.43%) Wireless
12 26 (8.75%) VoIP
13 23 (7.74%) SAN
14 22 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
15 21 (7.07%) OSPF
16 19 (6.40%) BGP
16 19 (6.40%) IP Telephony
17 17 (5.72%) Ethernet
17 17 (5.72%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.69%) MySQL
3 7 (2.36%) Big Data
3 7 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.02%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.01%) IDOL
5 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 2 (0.67%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.34%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (0.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 36 (12.12%) Finance
2 11 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.03%) Retail
4 6 (2.02%) Legal
5 5 (1.68%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.35%) Marketing
7 3 (1.01%) Advertising
7 3 (1.01%) Back Office
7 3 (1.01%) Electronics
8 2 (0.67%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.67%) Military
9 1 (0.34%) Automotive
9 1 (0.34%) Front Office
9 1 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 52 (17.51%) IT Support
2 49 (16.50%) Support Engineer
3 40 (13.47%) Network Engineer
4 36 (12.12%) Analyst
5 34 (11.45%) IT Engineer
6 30 (10.10%) 2nd Line Support
6 30 (10.10%) IT Support Engineer
7 28 (9.43%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 24 (8.08%) Support Analyst
9 22 (7.41%) IT Technician
10 21 (7.07%) Desktop Engineer
11 20 (6.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 20 (6.73%) Administrator
12 19 (6.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 18 (6.06%) IT Support Technician
13 18 (6.06%) Support Technician
14 16 (5.39%) Service Analyst
14 16 (5.39%) Service Desk Analyst
15 15 (5.05%) Desktop Support
16 14 (4.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.72%) .NET
2 7 (2.36%) MAPI
3 4 (1.35%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.01%) CAdES
4 3 (1.01%) CSS
4 3 (1.01%) PAdES
4 3 (1.01%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (1.01%) XAdES
5 2 (0.67%) Ajax
5 2 (0.67%) CGI
5 2 (0.67%) Doctrine
5 2 (0.67%) HTML
5 2 (0.67%) Symfony
5 2 (0.67%) XML
6 1 (0.34%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.34%) jQuery
6 1 (0.34%) LAMP
6 1 (0.34%) Middleware
6 1 (0.34%) SAML
6 1 (0.34%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.10%) Driving Licence
2 18 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 15 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.71%) EPoS
5 11 (3.70%) NHS
6 10 (3.37%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (3.03%) Cybercrime
8 8 (2.69%) Replication
9 7 (2.36%) iPad
10 6 (2.02%) CCTV
11 4 (1.35%) Fat Client
11 4 (1.35%) Thin Client
12 3 (1.01%) CESG
12 3 (1.01%) Cyberthreat
12 3 (1.01%) IVR
12 3 (1.01%) SCADA
12 3 (1.01%) Security Operations Centre
13 2 (0.67%) BYOD
13 2 (0.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 2 (0.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 176 (59.26%) Windows
2 87 (29.29%) Windows Server
3 56 (18.86%) Linux
4 50 (16.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (12.46%) Windows 7
6 37 (12.46%) Windows 8
7 29 (9.76%) Windows 10
8 19 (6.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (5.39%) Unix
10 15 (5.05%) Windows XP
11 14 (4.71%) Windows Vista
12 5 (1.68%) CentOS
12 5 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.01%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.01%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.67%) SUSE
14 2 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.34%) Android
15 1 (0.34%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (31.99%) ITIL
2 43 (14.48%) Service Management
3 23 (7.74%) Service Delivery
4 18 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (6.06%) Problem Management
5 17 (5.72%) Coaching
5 17 (5.72%) DevOps
6 15 (5.05%) Trend Analysis
7 14 (4.71%) PRINCE2
8 13 (4.38%) Performance Monitoring
9 12 (4.04%) Network Management
10 10 (3.37%) ITSM
10 10 (3.37%) Project Management
10 10 (3.37%) Security Management
11 9 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (3.03%) Identity Access Management
11 9 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
12 8 (2.69%) Change Control
12 8 (2.69%) Migration
12 8 (2.69%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 36 (12.12%) SQL
2 18 (6.06%) Python
3 17 (5.72%) Java
4 14 (4.71%) Perl
5 8 (2.69%) C#
6 6 (2.02%) C
7 5 (1.68%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.01%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.01%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.67%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.34%) C++
10 1 (0.34%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.34%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.34%) PHP
10 1 (0.34%) Ruby
10 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 58 (19.53%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (15.49%) CCNA
3 44 (14.81%) Security Cleared
4 36 (12.12%) SC Cleared
5 33 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (8.42%) CCNP
7 19 (6.40%) Degree
8 18 (6.06%) MCP
9 17 (5.72%) DV Cleared
10 14 (4.71%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (3.70%) MCSA
11 11 (3.70%) MCSE
12 7 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (2.02%) MCITP
14 4 (1.35%) A+ Certification
14 4 (1.35%) Network+ Certification
15 3 (1.01%) CompTIA Security+
15 3 (1.01%) LPIC
15 3 (1.01%) Security+ Certification
15 3 (1.01%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.03%) SLA
2 7 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.67%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 122 (41.08%) Active Directory
2 57 (19.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 18 (6.06%) VMware ESX
5 6 (2.02%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (2.02%) vSphere
6 5 (1.68%) KVM
6 5 (1.68%) Snort
6 5 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.67%) DFS Replication
7 2 (0.67%) NFS
7 2 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.34%) Xen
8 1 (0.34%) XenApp
8 1 (0.34%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (5.05%) FortiGate
2 9 (3.03%) SCCM
3 5 (1.68%) Backup Exec
3 5 (1.68%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (1.68%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (1.68%) SCOM
4 3 (1.01%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 3 (1.01%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.01%) Puppet
4 3 (1.01%) Rundeck
4 3 (1.01%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.34%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.34%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.34%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.34%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.34%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.34%) Iperf
6 1 (0.34%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 110 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 100 (33.67%) VMware
3 93 (31.31%) Cisco
4 30 (10.10%) Citrix
5 21 (7.07%) Juniper
6 14 (4.71%) HP
7 11 (3.70%) CheckPoint
7 11 (3.70%) WatchGuard
8 10 (3.37%) Oracle
9 9 (3.03%) Avaya
9 9 (3.03%) Symantec
10 8 (2.69%) Brocade
10 8 (2.69%) Wyse
11 7 (2.36%) NetApp
12 6 (2.02%) Veeam
13 5 (1.68%) Dell
13 5 (1.68%) iManage
13 5 (1.68%) Red Hat
14 4 (1.35%) Intel Security
14 4 (1.35%) Radware
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