The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 98 89 90
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Permanent jobs citing LAN 160 149 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.60% 2.86% 2.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.40% 17.72% 13.10%
Number of salaries quoted 135 123 116
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,400 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1039 841 1076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.86% 16.14% 19.36%
Number of salaries quoted 877 697 913
Average salary £35,000 £38,472 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.02% +9.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
LAN
England

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 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
Gloucestershire +8 43 £36,500 +12.30% 6
Wiltshire -5 27 £35,000 -28.20% 4
Bristol -34 25 £37,500 +3.44% 5
Dorset -13 24 £32,000 -28.88% 5
Devon +5 21 £32,750 +3.15% 1
Somerset -19 14 £36,500 +12.30%
Cornwall - 2 £23,750 - 1
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

1 239 (76.85%) WAN
2 173 (55.63%) Windows
3 130 (41.80%) Cisco
4 129 (41.48%) Microsoft
5 110 (35.37%) VMware
6 109 (35.05%) Active Directory
7 105 (33.76%) Firewall
8 78 (25.08%) TCP/IP
9 77 (24.76%) MS Exchange
10 73 (23.47%) Windows Server 2008
11 72 (23.15%) ITIL
12 67 (21.54%) VMware Infrastructure
13 64 (20.58%) MS Excel
14 62 (19.94%) SQL Server
15 58 (18.65%) DNS
16 54 (17.36%) DHCP
16 54 (17.36%) Cisco Certification
17 52 (16.72%) Citrix
18 51 (16.40%) Linux
19 50 (16.08%) Microsoft Certification
19 50 (16.08%) Windows 7
20 48 (15.43%) Internet
21 45 (14.47%) MS Office
22 44 (14.15%) VoIP
23 42 (13.50%) SAN
24 41 (13.18%) VPN
24 41 (13.18%) Finance
25 40 (12.86%) MPLS
25 40 (12.86%) Windows Server 2003
26 38 (12.22%) UNIX

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 77 (24.76%) MS Exchange
2 34 (10.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (9.00%) IIS
4 23 (7.40%) SharePoint
5 19 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (6.11%) Lync
6 9 (2.89%) Apache
6 9 (2.89%) IBM Notes
7 8 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (2.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (2.25%) Lotus Domino
9 4 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.29%) Documentum
10 1 (0.32%) CMS
10 1 (0.32%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.32%) nginx
10 1 (0.32%) Confluence
10 1 (0.32%) MediaWiki
10 1 (0.32%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 64 (20.58%) MS Excel
2 45 (14.47%) MS Office
3 8 (2.57%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.57%) Photoshop
3 8 (2.57%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.32%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.29%) AWD
2 3 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.96%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.96%) Office 365
1 3 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (0.96%) SaaS
1 3 (0.96%) PaaS
2 1 (0.32%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.32%) IaaS
2 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 239 (76.85%) WAN
2 105 (33.76%) Firewall
3 78 (25.08%) TCP/IP
4 58 (18.65%) DNS
5 54 (17.36%) DHCP
6 48 (15.43%) Internet
7 44 (14.15%) VoIP
8 42 (13.50%) SAN
9 41 (13.18%) VPN
10 40 (12.86%) MPLS
11 33 (10.61%) VLAN
12 26 (8.36%) Wireless
13 24 (7.72%) WLAN
14 23 (7.40%) BGP
15 20 (6.43%) Network Security
16 18 (5.79%) EIGRP
17 14 (4.50%) Cisco ASA
17 14 (4.50%) Wi-Fi
17 14 (4.50%) IPsec
17 14 (4.50%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (19.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.93%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.61%) MySQL
3 5 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (3.54%) LoadRunner
2 8 (2.57%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.32%) Hudson
3 1 (0.32%) Subversion
3 1 (0.32%) JIRA
General
1 41 (13.18%) Finance
2 33 (10.61%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.57%) Games
4 6 (1.93%) French Language
4 6 (1.93%) German Language
4 6 (1.93%) Italian Language
4 6 (1.93%) Spanish Language
5 3 (0.96%) Aerospace
5 3 (0.96%) Back Office
6 2 (0.64%) Retail
6 2 (0.64%) Electronics
6 2 (0.64%) Automotive
6 2 (0.64%) Advertising
6 2 (0.64%) Military
7 1 (0.32%) Banking
7 1 (0.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (14.15%) Analyst
2 37 (11.90%) Support Engineer
2 37 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 35 (11.25%) Network Engineer
4 26 (8.36%) Support Analyst
5 19 (6.11%) IT Support
6 18 (5.79%) 3rd Line Support
7 17 (5.47%) Systems Engineer
7 17 (5.47%) Consultant
8 13 (4.18%) Network Specialist
9 12 (3.86%) Technical Support
9 12 (3.86%) Service Analyst
10 10 (3.22%) Tester
10 10 (3.22%) Administrator
10 10 (3.22%) IT Support Analyst
11 9 (2.89%) Project Engineer
11 9 (2.89%) Network Manager
11 9 (2.89%) 2nd Line Support
12 8 (2.57%) UI Developer
12 8 (2.57%) Customer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.18%) HTML
2 9 (2.89%) Ajax
3 8 (2.57%) jQuery
3 8 (2.57%) CSS3
3 8 (2.57%) HTML5
3 8 (2.57%) DOM
3 8 (2.57%) CSS
4 6 (1.93%) Web Services
5 2 (0.64%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.32%) LAMP
6 1 (0.32%) Middleware
6 1 (0.32%) COM
6 1 (0.32%) .NET
6 1 (0.32%) WAP
6 1 (0.32%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.47%) Video Conferencing
2 14 (4.50%) Clustering
3 12 (3.86%) Blackberry
4 11 (3.54%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.93%) PDA
6 6 (1.93%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.61%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.29%) PKI
8 4 (1.29%) Firmware
8 4 (1.29%) IVR
8 4 (1.29%) Replication
9 3 (0.96%) EPoS
9 3 (0.96%) Open Source
9 3 (0.96%) EqualLogic
9 3 (0.96%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.64%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.64%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.64%) NHS
10 2 (0.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 173 (55.63%) Windows
2 73 (23.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (16.40%) Linux
4 50 (16.08%) Windows 7
5 40 (12.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 38 (12.22%) UNIX
7 36 (11.58%) Windows XP
8 25 (8.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (4.82%) Windows 8
10 7 (2.25%) Windows Vista
11 5 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.29%) AIX
13 3 (0.96%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.64%) Solaris
14 2 (0.64%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.32%) Debian
15 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.32%) CentOS
15 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (23.15%) ITIL
2 26 (8.36%) Network Management
3 21 (6.75%) Project Management
4 19 (6.11%) Service Delivery
5 17 (5.47%) Load Balancing
6 13 (4.18%) Network Design
7 12 (3.86%) Software Deployment
7 12 (3.86%) Demand Forecasting
7 12 (3.86%) ITIL V3
7 12 (3.86%) Migration
8 11 (3.54%) Penetration Testing
8 11 (3.54%) Incident Management
8 11 (3.54%) Time Management
8 11 (3.54%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (3.54%) Performance Testing
9 10 (3.22%) Service Management
10 9 (2.89%) Contact Management
10 9 (2.89%) Network Monitoring
11 8 (2.57%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (2.57%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 34 (10.93%) SQL
2 14 (4.50%) Shell Script
3 8 (2.57%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.93%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.61%) C++
5 5 (1.61%) Java
5 5 (1.61%) C
6 4 (1.29%) C#
7 3 (0.96%) Perl
7 3 (0.96%) PHP
7 3 (0.96%) VBScript
8 1 (0.32%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 54 (17.36%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (16.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (11.58%) Degree
4 35 (11.25%) Security Cleared
5 34 (10.93%) CCNP
6 28 (9.00%) CCNA
7 22 (7.07%) MCSE
7 22 (7.07%) MCITP
8 21 (6.75%) MCP
9 20 (6.43%) SC Cleared
10 17 (5.47%) DV Cleared
10 17 (5.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 14 (4.50%) MCSA
12 11 (3.54%) ISEB
13 9 (2.89%) CCA
13 9 (2.89%) Citrix Certification
14 7 (2.25%) CCDP
15 6 (1.93%) HND
16 5 (1.61%) CCSP
16 5 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (11.25%) SLA
2 16 (5.14%) QA
3 2 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 109 (35.05%) Active Directory
2 67 (21.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (8.68%) Hyper-V
4 26 (8.36%) VMware ESX
5 22 (7.07%) vSphere
6 15 (4.82%) Terminal Services
7 10 (3.22%) XenApp
7 10 (3.22%) XenServer
8 6 (1.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.29%) Squid
10 4 (1.29%) qmail
10 4 (1.29%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.96%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.96%) BlackBerry Internet Service
11 3 (0.96%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.32%) Samba
12 1 (0.32%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 16 (5.14%) Backup Exec
2 14 (4.50%) Cisco CUCM
3 12 (3.86%) CiscoWorks
4 11 (3.54%) Netcool
4 11 (3.54%) SCCM
5 6 (1.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 6 (1.93%) MAILsweeper
6 5 (1.61%) WSUS
7 4 (1.29%) SCOM
8 2 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.64%) Cacti
8 2 (0.64%) Nagios
9 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.32%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.32%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 130 (41.80%) Cisco
2 129 (41.48%) Microsoft
3 110 (35.37%) VMware
4 52 (16.72%) Citrix
5 30 (9.65%) HP
5 30 (9.65%) Avaya
6 15 (4.82%) CheckPoint
7 14 (4.50%) Tandberg
7 14 (4.50%) NetApp
8 13 (4.18%) Juniper
8 13 (4.18%) Dell
9 12 (3.86%) Oracle
10 11 (3.54%) Symantec
10 11 (3.54%) Apple
10 11 (3.54%) Verint
10 11 (3.54%) Polycom
11 10 (3.22%) Genesys
11 10 (3.22%) Adobe
12 9 (2.89%) Lotus
13 7 (2.25%) Nokia
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