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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 99 113 115
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Permanent jobs citing LAN 156 123 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.58% 2.28% 2.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.18% 13.56% 11.05%
Number of salaries quoted 141 96 102
Average salary £35,000 £30,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% -12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,000 £44,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
964 907 1177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 15.96% 16.85% 20.96%
Number of salaries quoted 837 689 994
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Devon +27 45 £35,000 +14.75% 5
Wiltshire +20 40 £35,000 +29.62% 6
Bristol -21 31 £40,000 +11.11% 6
Gloucestershire -17 20 £32,500 +25.00% 9
Dorset -17 13 £35,000 -17.64% 6
Somerset +3 6 £34,250 -34.76% 1
Cornwall - 1 £22,500 - 4
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 283 (86.54%) WAN
2 209 (63.91%) Windows
3 161 (49.24%) Cisco
4 149 (45.57%) Microsoft
5 138 (42.20%) Active Directory
6 121 (37.00%) Firewall
7 114 (34.86%) VMware
8 113 (34.56%) MS Exchange
9 98 (29.97%) Cisco Certification
9 98 (29.97%) Microsoft Certification
10 93 (28.44%) TCP/IP
11 83 (25.38%) ITIL
12 79 (24.16%) Windows Server 2008
13 78 (23.85%) CCNA
14 74 (22.63%) VMware Infrastructure
15 66 (20.18%) Lync
16 60 (18.35%) Avaya
17 58 (17.74%) MS Office
18 57 (17.43%) MCITP
19 56 (17.13%) Citrix
20 54 (16.51%) VPN
20 54 (16.51%) MS Excel
21 53 (16.21%) Windows Server 2003
22 52 (15.90%) DHCP
23 51 (15.60%) CheckPoint
24 48 (14.68%) Windows Server 2012
25 47 (14.37%) Security Cleared
25 47 (14.37%) DNS
26 46 (14.07%) WLAN
27 45 (13.76%) MPLS

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 113 (34.56%) MS Exchange
2 66 (20.18%) Lync
3 33 (10.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (5.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 17 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (4.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (4.89%) IIS
6 13 (3.98%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.14%) Apache
7 7 (2.14%) MediaWiki
7 7 (2.14%) Confluence
7 7 (2.14%) nginx
8 5 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.92%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 58 (17.74%) MS Office
2 54 (16.51%) MS Excel
3 17 (5.20%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.31%) Magento
1 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.53%) Office 365
2 2 (0.61%) SaaS
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 283 (86.54%) WAN
2 121 (37.00%) Firewall
3 93 (28.44%) TCP/IP
4 54 (16.51%) VPN
5 52 (15.90%) DHCP
6 47 (14.37%) DNS
7 46 (14.07%) WLAN
8 45 (13.76%) MPLS
9 39 (11.93%) SAN
10 37 (11.31%) Internet
11 36 (11.01%) Network Security
12 31 (9.48%) VoIP
13 26 (7.95%) BGP
14 23 (7.03%) VLAN
15 19 (5.81%) EIGRP
15 19 (5.81%) Cisco ASA
16 18 (5.50%) Unified Communications
16 18 (5.50%) ADSL
17 16 (4.89%) Wireless
17 16 (4.89%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.56%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (3.36%) MySQL
4 8 (2.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.83%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (3.98%) Hudson
1 13 (3.98%) Jenkins
2 10 (3.06%) Rational Performance Tester
3 7 (2.14%) Subversion
3 7 (2.14%) JIRA
3 7 (2.14%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.61%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
General
1 38 (11.62%) Finance
2 30 (9.17%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.67%) Banking
4 9 (2.75%) Back Office
5 8 (2.45%) Advertising
6 3 (0.92%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.61%) Electronics
8 1 (0.31%) Games
8 1 (0.31%) Billing
8 1 (0.31%) Retail
8 1 (0.31%) French Language
Job Titles
1 58 (17.74%) Support Engineer
2 39 (11.93%) Network Engineer
3 32 (9.79%) Project Engineer
4 29 (8.87%) Analyst
5 22 (6.73%) IT Support
6 20 (6.12%) Technical Support
6 20 (6.12%) Technical Engineer
7 19 (5.81%) 2nd Line Support
7 19 (5.81%) Consultant
8 18 (5.50%) Administrator
9 17 (5.20%) Systems Engineer
9 17 (5.20%) Support Analyst
10 16 (4.89%) Designer
11 13 (3.98%) Field Engineer
11 13 (3.98%) IT Support Engineer
11 13 (3.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (3.98%) DevOps Engineer
12 12 (3.67%) Technical Analyst
12 12 (3.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 12 (3.67%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.83%) LAMP
1 6 (1.83%) .NET
2 2 (0.61%) Ajax
2 2 (0.61%) JSON
2 2 (0.61%) ASP.NET
2 2 (0.61%) HTML
2 2 (0.61%) Middleware
3 1 (0.31%) J2EE
3 1 (0.31%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.20%) Blackberry
2 12 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.67%) Clustering
3 9 (2.75%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (2.14%) Wiki
5 5 (1.53%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.53%) CCTV
6 4 (1.22%) Replication
7 3 (0.92%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.61%) CMDB
8 2 (0.61%) Statistics
8 2 (0.61%) Open Source
8 2 (0.61%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.31%) EPoS
9 1 (0.31%) NHS
9 1 (0.31%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.31%) PACS
9 1 (0.31%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.31%) IVR
9 1 (0.31%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 209 (63.91%) Windows
2 79 (24.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 53 (16.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 48 (14.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (9.79%) Linux
5 32 (9.79%) Windows 7
6 17 (5.20%) Windows Vista
7 16 (4.89%) Windows XP
8 9 (2.75%) UNIX
9 8 (2.45%) Mac OS X
10 7 (2.14%) Debian
10 7 (2.14%) Ubuntu
10 7 (2.14%) CentOS
11 5 (1.53%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.92%) Solaris
13 2 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.61%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (25.38%) ITIL
2 37 (11.31%) Project Management
3 25 (7.65%) Configuration Management
4 24 (7.34%) Load Balancing
5 21 (6.42%) Network Design
6 20 (6.12%) Service Management
7 19 (5.81%) Time Management
7 19 (5.81%) Network Management
7 19 (5.81%) ITIL V3
8 18 (5.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (4.89%) Service Delivery
9 16 (4.89%) Change Management
10 14 (4.28%) DevOps
10 14 (4.28%) Capacity Planning
10 14 (4.28%) Migration
11 13 (3.98%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (3.06%) Line Management
12 10 (3.06%) Network Monitoring
13 9 (2.75%) Network Load Balancing
14 8 (2.45%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 32 (9.79%) SQL
2 15 (4.59%) PHP
3 14 (4.28%) Perl
4 12 (3.67%) Ruby
4 12 (3.67%) Bash Shell
5 10 (3.06%) C
6 9 (2.75%) Java
7 8 (2.45%) Python
8 5 (1.53%) C++
9 4 (1.22%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.92%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.92%) Embedded C
10 3 (0.92%) C#
11 2 (0.61%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.61%) AWK
11 2 (0.61%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 98 (29.97%) Cisco Certification
1 98 (29.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 78 (23.85%) CCNA
3 57 (17.43%) MCITP
4 47 (14.37%) Security Cleared
5 39 (11.93%) CCNP
6 36 (11.01%) SC Cleared
7 33 (10.09%) MCP
8 27 (8.26%) MCSE
9 26 (7.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 26 (7.95%) MCSA
10 24 (7.34%) Degree
11 20 (6.12%) Citrix Certification
12 12 (3.67%) CCEE
12 12 (3.67%) VCP5
12 12 (3.67%) VCP4
12 12 (3.67%) Network+ Certification
12 12 (3.67%) CCEA
12 12 (3.67%) CCA
12 12 (3.67%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (11.93%) SLA
2 1 (0.31%) QA
2 1 (0.31%) HL7
System Software
1 138 (42.20%) Active Directory
2 74 (22.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (8.26%) vSphere
4 24 (7.34%) Hyper-V
5 21 (6.42%) XenDesktop
6 15 (4.59%) XenServer
7 13 (3.98%) VMware ESX
8 12 (3.67%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (2.75%) ISA Server
10 7 (2.14%) Firmware
10 7 (2.14%) Samba
10 7 (2.14%) XenApp
10 7 (2.14%) Postfix
11 3 (0.92%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.31%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 34 (10.40%) SCCM
2 23 (7.03%) SCOM
3 13 (3.98%) Puppet
4 12 (3.67%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (3.67%) Salt
5 10 (3.06%) HP SIM
6 8 (2.45%) SCVMM
6 8 (2.45%) OpenView
7 7 (2.14%) ZABBIX
8 6 (1.83%) Ansible
8 6 (1.83%) CiscoWorks
9 4 (1.22%) WSUS
9 4 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.92%) Netcool
10 3 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.92%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.92%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.31%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 161 (49.24%) Cisco
2 149 (45.57%) Microsoft
3 114 (34.86%) VMware
4 60 (18.35%) Avaya
5 56 (17.13%) Citrix
6 51 (15.60%) CheckPoint
7 42 (12.84%) Juniper
8 26 (7.95%) HP
9 24 (7.34%) Dell
10 19 (5.81%) F5
11 18 (5.50%) Riverbed
12 14 (4.28%) EMC
13 12 (3.67%) AppSense
14 11 (3.36%) NetScout
15 10 (3.06%) IBM
16 8 (2.45%) McAfee
17 7 (2.14%) Red Hat
17 7 (2.14%) NetApp
17 7 (2.14%) SolarWinds
18 6 (1.83%) Barracuda Networks
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