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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 116 105 118
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Permanent jobs citing LAN 151 152 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.63% 2.53% 2.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.73% 15.64% 14.25%
Number of salaries quoted 149 138 102
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £18,600
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
1100 972 919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.18% 16.20% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 930 837 705
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
Dorset +51 54 £36,000 +26.31% 4
Wiltshire -3 44 £32,500 - 7
Bristol -19 22 £44,000 +21.37% 4
Gloucestershire +4 17 £46,000 +41.53% 5
Devon -29 6 £40,000 +14.28%
Somerset -5 5 £17,000 -49.62% 2
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 274 (81.31%) WAN
2 159 (47.18%) Firewall
3 156 (46.29%) Windows
4 149 (44.21%) VMware
5 148 (43.92%) Active Directory
6 117 (34.72%) Cisco
7 104 (30.86%) MS Exchange
8 100 (29.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 99 (29.38%) Citrix
10 98 (29.08%) ITIL
11 94 (27.89%) Microsoft
12 91 (27.00%) VPN
13 86 (25.52%) VLAN
14 81 (24.04%) Windows Server 2008
15 80 (23.74%) Exchange Server 2010
16 74 (21.96%) XenApp
17 73 (21.66%) Windows 7
18 70 (20.77%) Windows Server 2012
19 69 (20.47%) TCP/IP
19 69 (20.47%) MS Office
19 69 (20.47%) Data Centre
20 67 (19.88%) Cisco Certification
21 65 (19.29%) Windows Server
22 57 (16.91%) MS Excel
23 51 (15.13%) Skype for Business
24 49 (14.54%) IPsec
25 48 (14.24%) Linux
25 48 (14.24%) CCNA
26 46 (13.65%) CCNP
27 45 (13.35%) Telecoms

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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
1 104 (30.86%) MS Exchange
2 80 (23.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (15.13%) Skype for Business
4 42 (12.46%) Exchange Server 2007
5 25 (7.42%) Apache
6 19 (5.64%) SharePoint
7 12 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.78%) IBM Notes
9 5 (1.48%) IBM Domino
10 4 (1.19%) IIS
10 4 (1.19%) nginx
10 4 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.59%) JBoss
11 2 (0.59%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 69 (20.47%) MS Office
2 57 (16.91%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.30%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.15%) Office 365
2 13 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.56%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.37%) SaaS
5 5 (1.48%) IaaS
6 4 (1.19%) PaaS
7 3 (0.89%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 274 (81.31%) WAN
2 159 (47.18%) Firewall
3 91 (27.00%) VPN
4 86 (25.52%) VLAN
5 69 (20.47%) TCP/IP
6 49 (14.54%) IPsec
7 42 (12.46%) DNS
8 40 (11.87%) MPLS
8 40 (11.87%) OSPF
9 38 (11.28%) Wi-Fi
10 37 (10.98%) BGP
11 32 (9.50%) Cisco ASA
12 29 (8.61%) Wireless
13 27 (8.01%) EIGRP
14 26 (7.72%) DHCP
15 21 (6.23%) VoIP
16 20 (5.93%) Internet
16 20 (5.93%) SNMP
17 19 (5.64%) IPv6
18 18 (5.34%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.31%) MySQL
2 17 (5.04%) SQL Server
3 15 (4.45%) Data Mining
4 9 (2.67%) OLAP
4 9 (2.67%) OLAP Cube
4 9 (2.67%) Oracle OLAP
4 9 (2.67%) PowerPivot
5 4 (1.19%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.89%) Big Data
7 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.30%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (0.89%) Yeoman
2 2 (0.59%) Cucumber
2 2 (0.59%) JIRA
2 2 (0.59%) JUnit
2 2 (0.59%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.59%) Selenium
2 2 (0.59%) SpecFlow
2 2 (0.59%) TestNG
2 2 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 45 (13.35%) Telecoms
2 39 (11.57%) Finance
3 12 (3.56%) Retail
4 7 (2.08%) Law
4 7 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.78%) Marketing
6 5 (1.48%) Electronics
7 4 (1.19%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.89%) Advertising
8 3 (0.89%) Legal
9 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.30%) Automotive
9 1 (0.30%) Billing
9 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 70 (20.77%) Network Engineer
2 41 (12.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 41 (12.17%) Support Engineer
3 38 (11.28%) Analyst
4 35 (10.39%) IT Engineer
5 30 (8.90%) Support Technician
6 28 (8.31%) IT Technician
7 26 (7.72%) IT Support
8 22 (6.53%) Administrator
8 22 (6.53%) Systems Administrator
9 20 (5.93%) 3rd Line Support
10 19 (5.64%) Service Desk Engineer
11 16 (4.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 16 (4.75%) IT Support Technician
11 16 (4.75%) Linux Administrator
11 16 (4.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 15 (4.45%) 2nd Line Support
12 15 (4.45%) Service Analyst
12 15 (4.45%) Telecoms Administrator
13 14 (4.15%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.93%) LAMP
2 10 (2.97%) .NET
3 7 (2.08%) Web Services
4 4 (1.19%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.89%) Middleware
6 2 (0.59%) COM
6 2 (0.59%) JDBC
6 2 (0.59%) Silverlight
6 2 (0.59%) Spring
7 1 (0.30%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 69 (20.47%) Data Centre
2 15 (4.45%) CMDB
3 14 (4.15%) Driving Licence
4 9 (2.67%) Clustering
5 8 (2.37%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.37%) Replication
6 6 (1.78%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.19%) EqualLogic
9 3 (0.89%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.89%) PKI
10 2 (0.59%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.59%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.30%) Handset
11 1 (0.30%) IVR
11 1 (0.30%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 156 (46.29%) Windows
2 81 (24.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 73 (21.66%) Windows 7
4 70 (20.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 65 (19.29%) Windows Server
6 48 (14.24%) Linux
7 40 (11.87%) Mac OS
8 22 (6.53%) Windows 8
9 16 (4.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (4.15%) Windows 10
11 9 (2.67%) Unix
12 7 (2.08%) Windows Mobile
12 7 (2.08%) Windows XP
13 5 (1.48%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.19%) Android
14 4 (1.19%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.59%) CentOS
16 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (29.08%) ITIL
2 41 (12.17%) Migration
3 27 (8.01%) Presales
4 25 (7.42%) Configuration Management
5 24 (7.12%) ITIL V3
5 24 (7.12%) Service Delivery
6 23 (6.82%) Business Continuity
7 20 (5.93%) Load Balancing
8 19 (5.64%) Validation
9 18 (5.34%) Project Management
10 17 (5.04%) PRINCE2
10 17 (5.04%) Problem Management
11 16 (4.75%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (4.45%) Mentoring
13 14 (4.15%) Network Design
14 13 (3.86%) Performance Monitoring
14 13 (3.86%) Programme Management
15 12 (3.56%) Incident Management
16 11 (3.26%) Disaster Recovery
16 11 (3.26%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 42 (12.46%) SQL
2 25 (7.42%) PHP
3 23 (6.82%) Perl
4 14 (4.15%) PowerShell
5 8 (2.37%) Java
6 6 (1.78%) C
7 5 (1.48%) VB
8 2 (0.59%) C#
8 2 (0.59%) C++
8 2 (0.59%) Python
8 2 (0.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 67 (19.88%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (14.24%) CCNA
3 46 (13.65%) CCNP
4 44 (13.06%) Security Cleared
5 32 (9.50%) ITIL Certification
6 19 (5.64%) SC Cleared
7 16 (4.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (2.97%) Degree
8 10 (2.97%) MCP
9 9 (2.67%) DV Cleared
10 7 (2.08%) CCSA
10 7 (2.08%) MCSE
11 6 (1.78%) CCDP
11 6 (1.78%) VCP5
11 6 (1.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.19%) CCA
12 4 (1.19%) CCSE
12 4 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.19%) HP ASE
12 4 (1.19%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (11.57%) SLA
2 8 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 148 (43.92%) Active Directory
2 100 (29.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (21.96%) XenApp
4 22 (6.53%) Hyper-V
5 10 (2.97%) Terminal Services
6 6 (1.78%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.19%) NFS
7 4 (1.19%) VMware Server
7 4 (1.19%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.89%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.89%) vSphere
9 2 (0.59%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.30%) Firmware
10 1 (0.30%) iptables
10 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.30%) Snort
10 1 (0.30%) Squid
10 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (2.97%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (2.67%) SCCM
3 4 (1.19%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.19%) SCOM
4 3 (0.89%) AirWatch
4 3 (0.89%) MOM
4 3 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.59%) Cisco LMS
5 2 (0.59%) cPanel
5 2 (0.59%) Opsview
5 2 (0.59%) Puppet
5 2 (0.59%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.30%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.30%) Windows Intune
6 1 (0.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 149 (44.21%) VMware
2 117 (34.72%) Cisco
3 99 (29.38%) Citrix
4 94 (27.89%) Microsoft
5 36 (10.68%) Juniper
6 29 (8.61%) HP
7 28 (8.31%) Symantec
8 24 (7.12%) CheckPoint
9 19 (5.64%) F5
10 18 (5.34%) Oracle
11 13 (3.86%) NetApp
12 12 (3.56%) Sophos
13 10 (2.97%) Dell
14 9 (2.67%) Nokia
14 9 (2.67%) Palo Alto
15 8 (2.37%) SolarWinds
16 7 (2.08%) Avaya
16 7 (2.08%) IBM
16 7 (2.08%) Mitel
16 7 (2.08%) SonicWALL
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Harvard Associates Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £26000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + On-call
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bonus, Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + relocation, pension, gym + others
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum + pension, flexitime, 28 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Capita plc
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide Building Society
Posted: 22 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide Building Society
Posted: 22 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago