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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
England / South West
Rank 99 115 105
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Permanent jobs citing LAN 150 141 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.02% 2.56% 2.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.70% 14.06% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 118 139 139
Median salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

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
802 1003 998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.16% 18.19% 16.55%
Number of salaries quoted 637 864 856
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Bristol +30 45 £42,500 -4.49% 5
Wiltshire +18 36 £29,000 -10.76% 3
Gloucestershire -8 25 £39,525 -14.07%
Devon +16 22 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Dorset -18 11 £28,500 -2.56% 1
Somerset +3 8 £33,500 +54.02%
Cornwall - 2 - -
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 328 (95.07%) WAN
2 187 (54.20%) Windows
3 131 (37.97%) Cisco
4 124 (35.94%) VMware
5 123 (35.65%) Firewall
6 119 (34.49%) Active Directory
7 118 (34.20%) ITIL
8 116 (33.62%) Microsoft
9 99 (28.70%) Windows Server
10 84 (24.35%) MS Exchange
11 81 (23.48%) VMware Infrastructure
12 80 (23.19%) TCP/IP
13 78 (22.61%) Linux
13 78 (22.61%) Cisco Certification
14 67 (19.42%) MS Excel
15 66 (19.13%) SQL Server
16 61 (17.68%) Network Security
17 60 (17.39%) VPN
18 59 (17.10%) Security Cleared
19 58 (16.81%) Windows Server 2012
20 55 (15.94%) Windows Server 2008
20 55 (15.94%) CCNA
21 51 (14.78%) Wi-Fi
21 51 (14.78%) DNS
21 51 (14.78%) DHCP
22 50 (14.49%) VLAN
23 47 (13.62%) MS Office
24 46 (13.33%) Service Management
24 46 (13.33%) Windows 7
25 44 (12.75%) Windows 8

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 84 (24.35%) MS Exchange
2 31 (8.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (7.54%) SharePoint
4 15 (4.35%) Apache
4 15 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (4.35%) IIS
5 13 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (2.61%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (2.61%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (2.03%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.58%) Site Server
10 1 (0.29%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.29%) CMS
10 1 (0.29%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.29%) Moodle
10 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 67 (19.42%) MS Excel
2 47 (13.62%) MS Office
3 10 (2.90%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.45%) OpenText MBPM
1 5 (1.45%) Visualfiles
2 3 (0.87%) Infor CRM
2 3 (0.87%) Line 500
2 3 (0.87%) Sage 1000
3 2 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.48%) Office 365
2 8 (2.32%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.16%) IaaS
4 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.58%) PaaS
4 2 (0.58%) SaaS
5 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 328 (95.07%) WAN
2 123 (35.65%) Firewall
3 80 (23.19%) TCP/IP
4 61 (17.68%) Network Security
5 60 (17.39%) VPN
6 51 (14.78%) DHCP
6 51 (14.78%) DNS
6 51 (14.78%) Wi-Fi
7 50 (14.49%) VLAN
8 42 (12.17%) WLAN
9 38 (11.01%) Wireless
10 35 (10.14%) Internet
11 33 (9.57%) VoIP
12 26 (7.54%) SAN
13 24 (6.96%) ADSL
14 23 (6.67%) OSPF
15 22 (6.38%) Cisco ASA
16 21 (6.09%) BGP
17 20 (5.80%) Intrusion Detection
18 17 (4.93%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (19.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (2.03%) Big Data
4 6 (1.74%) Hadoop
4 6 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.45%) MySQL
5 5 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.87%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 3 (0.87%) IDOL
8 1 (0.29%) GIS
8 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.87%) LoadRunner
1 3 (0.87%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.58%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 37 (10.72%) Finance
2 19 (5.51%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.61%) Retail
4 7 (2.03%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.74%) Legal
6 5 (1.45%) Automotive
7 4 (1.16%) Advertising
7 4 (1.16%) Back Office
7 4 (1.16%) Military
8 3 (0.87%) Marketing
9 2 (0.58%) Electronics
9 2 (0.58%) Law
10 1 (0.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 64 (18.55%) Support Engineer
2 52 (15.07%) Network Engineer
3 50 (14.49%) IT Support
4 44 (12.75%) Analyst
5 39 (11.30%) 2nd Line Support
6 35 (10.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 34 (9.86%) IT Engineer
8 29 (8.41%) IT Support Engineer
8 29 (8.41%) Support Analyst
9 27 (7.83%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 27 (7.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 22 (6.38%) IT Technician
11 21 (6.09%) Desktop Engineer
12 20 (5.80%) 3rd Line Support
13 18 (5.22%) IT Support Technician
13 18 (5.22%) Support Technician
14 16 (4.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 15 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support
15 15 (4.35%) Network Manager
15 15 (4.35%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.22%) .NET
2 5 (1.45%) ASP.NET
2 5 (1.45%) MAPI
3 3 (0.87%) CAdES
3 3 (0.87%) PAdES
3 3 (0.87%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (0.87%) XAdES
4 2 (0.58%) CSS
5 1 (0.29%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.29%) Ajax
5 1 (0.29%) Doctrine
5 1 (0.29%) HTML
5 1 (0.29%) jQuery
5 1 (0.29%) LAMP
5 1 (0.29%) Symfony
5 1 (0.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.30%) Data Centre
1 39 (11.30%) Driving Licence
2 14 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.06%) Cybercrime
3 13 (3.77%) EPoS
4 12 (3.48%) NHS
4 12 (3.48%) Video Conferencing
5 9 (2.61%) Replication
5 9 (2.61%) Statistics
6 8 (2.32%) Visualisation
7 7 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.03%) Fat Client
7 7 (2.03%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.45%) iPad
8 5 (1.45%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.16%) CCTV
9 4 (1.16%) IVR
10 3 (0.87%) CESG
10 3 (0.87%) SCADA
10 3 (0.87%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 187 (54.20%) Windows
2 99 (28.70%) Windows Server
3 78 (22.61%) Linux
4 58 (16.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 55 (15.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 46 (13.33%) Windows 7
7 44 (12.75%) Windows 8
8 34 (9.86%) Windows 10
9 27 (7.83%) Unix
10 23 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (5.22%) Windows XP
12 16 (4.64%) Windows Vista
13 10 (2.90%) CentOS
14 8 (2.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (1.74%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.87%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.58%) Android
18 1 (0.29%) AIX
18 1 (0.29%) HPUX
18 1 (0.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (34.20%) ITIL
2 46 (13.33%) Service Management
3 31 (8.99%) Project Management
3 31 (8.99%) Service Delivery
4 25 (7.25%) PRINCE2
5 19 (5.51%) Coaching
6 17 (4.93%) DevOps
6 17 (4.93%) Infrastructure Management
7 16 (4.64%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (4.64%) Business Continuity
7 16 (4.64%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (4.64%) Problem Management
8 15 (4.35%) Network Management
9 12 (3.48%) Load Balancing
10 11 (3.19%) ITSM
10 11 (3.19%) Mentoring
10 11 (3.19%) Trend Analysis
11 10 (2.90%) Identity Access Management
11 10 (2.90%) Performance Monitoring
11 10 (2.90%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 35 (10.14%) SQL
2 18 (5.22%) Java
3 12 (3.48%) C#
3 12 (3.48%) Python
4 11 (3.19%) Perl
5 6 (1.74%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.16%) C
6 4 (1.16%) C++
6 4 (1.16%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.58%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.29%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.29%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 78 (22.61%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (17.10%) Security Cleared
3 55 (15.94%) CCNA
4 43 (12.46%) CCNP
5 40 (11.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 39 (11.30%) SC Cleared
7 28 (8.12%) DV Cleared
8 23 (6.67%) Degree
9 20 (5.80%) MCP
10 16 (4.64%) MCSA
11 13 (3.77%) MCSE
12 12 (3.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (2.32%) A+ Certification
14 8 (2.32%) Network+ Certification
15 6 (1.74%) CCDP
15 6 (1.74%) MCITP
16 5 (1.45%) CCSP
17 4 (1.16%) CCIE
18 3 (0.87%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.80%) SLA
2 4 (1.16%) QA
3 3 (0.87%) BS7799
4 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 119 (34.49%) Active Directory
2 81 (23.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (9.28%) Hyper-V
4 20 (5.80%) VMware ESX
5 9 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (2.32%) Virtual Servers
6 8 (2.32%) vSphere
7 5 (1.45%) KVM
8 3 (0.87%) Firmware
9 2 (0.58%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.58%) NFS
9 2 (0.58%) Snort
10 1 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.29%) Xen
10 1 (0.29%) XenApp
10 1 (0.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (4.06%) FortiGate
2 8 (2.32%) SCCM
3 7 (2.03%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (1.74%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (1.74%) Tivoli
5 4 (1.16%) SCOM
6 3 (0.87%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.87%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.87%) Puppet
6 3 (0.87%) Rundeck
6 3 (0.87%) WSUS
6 3 (0.87%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.58%) Computer Incident Response Team
7 2 (0.58%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.58%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.58%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.29%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.29%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.29%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 131 (37.97%) Cisco
2 124 (35.94%) VMware
3 116 (33.62%) Microsoft
4 32 (9.28%) Citrix
5 20 (5.80%) HP
5 20 (5.80%) Juniper
6 18 (5.22%) CheckPoint
7 15 (4.35%) WatchGuard
8 13 (3.77%) Veeam
9 12 (3.48%) Brocade
10 11 (3.19%) Avaya
10 11 (3.19%) Symantec
11 10 (2.90%) Oracle
11 10 (2.90%) SolarWinds
11 10 (2.90%) Wyse
12 9 (2.61%) EMC
12 9 (2.61%) Mitel
13 8 (2.32%) IBM
13 8 (2.32%) Meraki
13 8 (2.32%) Red Hat
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Salary: 40,000-45,000
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Salary: £24000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
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