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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 109 94 109
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +15
Permanent jobs citing LAN 157 181 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.78% 2.93% 2.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.75% 16.26% 14.83%
Number of salaries quoted 145 153 126
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,574 £66,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1142 1113 1005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.19% 17.99% 17.23%
Number of salaries quoted 978 930 780
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Wiltshire -14 42 £27,000 -30.76% 7
Bristol -18 33 £45,000 - 10
Somerset +7 24 £32,500 +25.00% 4
Gloucestershire +5 22 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Dorset +23 16 £36,000 +71.42% 3
Cornwall -12 10 £22,500 +7.14% 1
Devon -15 6 £17,500 -46.96% 1
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 255 (85.86%) WAN
2 144 (48.48%) Firewall
3 137 (46.13%) Cisco
4 135 (45.45%) Windows
5 120 (40.40%) VMware
6 101 (34.01%) Active Directory
7 98 (33.00%) Microsoft
8 97 (32.66%) ITIL
8 97 (32.66%) TCP/IP
9 91 (30.64%) VPN
10 86 (28.96%) VMware Infrastructure
11 81 (27.27%) MS Exchange
12 77 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
12 77 (25.93%) Windows Server
13 75 (25.25%) Citrix
14 72 (24.24%) VLAN
15 67 (22.56%) Windows 7
16 65 (21.89%) Exchange Server 2010
17 64 (21.55%) Linux
18 63 (21.21%) VoIP
19 60 (20.20%) XenApp
20 59 (19.87%) Data Centre
21 57 (19.19%) CCNA
22 56 (18.86%) Windows Server 2008
23 51 (17.17%) Windows Server 2012
24 48 (16.16%) Telecoms
24 48 (16.16%) MS Office
25 47 (15.82%) CCNP
26 46 (15.49%) Wi-Fi
27 44 (14.81%) MS Excel

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 81 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 65 (21.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (10.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 25 (8.42%) Skype for Business
5 24 (8.08%) Apache
6 14 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (4.71%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.36%) IIS
8 6 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (2.02%) IBM Notes
8 6 (2.02%) JBoss
8 6 (2.02%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.68%) IBM Domino
9 5 (1.68%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (1.01%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.34%) nginx
11 1 (0.34%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 48 (16.16%) MS Office
2 44 (14.81%) MS Excel
3 13 (4.38%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.07%) Office 365
2 13 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.70%) SaaS
4 10 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.34%) IaaS
5 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 255 (85.86%) WAN
2 144 (48.48%) Firewall
3 97 (32.66%) TCP/IP
4 91 (30.64%) VPN
5 72 (24.24%) VLAN
6 63 (21.21%) VoIP
7 46 (15.49%) Wi-Fi
8 43 (14.48%) DNS
9 42 (14.14%) Wireless
10 40 (13.47%) Cisco ASA
11 39 (13.13%) MPLS
12 37 (12.46%) OSPF
13 31 (10.44%) BGP
14 29 (9.76%) EIGRP
14 29 (9.76%) Network Security
15 28 (9.43%) SSL
16 26 (8.75%) IPsec
17 25 (8.42%) DHCP
18 23 (7.74%) Internet
18 23 (7.74%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.09%) MySQL
2 24 (8.08%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.02%) Apache Accumulo
3 6 (2.02%) Big Data
3 6 (2.02%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.34%) MS Access
5 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.34%) OLAP
5 1 (0.34%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (0.34%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 6 (2.02%) Cucumber
1 6 (2.02%) JIRA
1 6 (2.02%) JUnit
1 6 (2.02%) LoadRunner
1 6 (2.02%) Selenium
1 6 (2.02%) SpecFlow
2 4 (1.35%) TestNG
3 1 (0.34%) MSI
General
1 48 (16.16%) Telecoms
2 39 (13.13%) Finance
3 11 (3.70%) Multimedia
4 9 (3.03%) Retail
5 4 (1.35%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.01%) Games
7 2 (0.67%) Advertising
7 2 (0.67%) Billing
8 1 (0.34%) Automotive
8 1 (0.34%) Electronics
8 1 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 59 (19.87%) Network Engineer
2 54 (18.18%) Analyst
3 39 (13.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 38 (12.79%) Support Engineer
5 33 (11.11%) IT Engineer
6 29 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support
7 25 (8.42%) Administrator
8 24 (8.08%) Systems Administrator
9 17 (5.72%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 17 (5.72%) Linux Administrator
9 17 (5.72%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 16 (5.39%) Telecoms Administrator
11 15 (5.05%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 15 (5.05%) IT Support
12 14 (4.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 14 (4.71%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (4.38%) Help Desk Analyst
13 13 (4.38%) Network Analyst
14 12 (4.04%) IT Analyst
14 12 (4.04%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.07%) LAMP
2 8 (2.69%) .NET
3 7 (2.36%) Web Services
4 6 (2.02%) ELK Stack
4 6 (2.02%) JDBC
4 6 (2.02%) Kafka
5 4 (1.35%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.35%) Spring
6 3 (1.01%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.01%) HTML
6 3 (1.01%) HTML5
7 2 (0.67%) COM
8 1 (0.34%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 59 (19.87%) Data Centre
2 19 (6.40%) IVR
3 18 (6.06%) Driving Licence
4 16 (5.39%) Management Information System
5 15 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (4.38%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (3.03%) Replication
8 8 (2.69%) Security Operations Centre
9 6 (2.02%) Blackberry
9 6 (2.02%) Computer Science
9 6 (2.02%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (1.68%) Clustering
10 5 (1.68%) Fat Client
10 5 (1.68%) Handset
10 5 (1.68%) Thin Client
11 4 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (1.35%) EqualLogic
12 3 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (1.01%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 135 (45.45%) Windows
2 77 (25.93%) Windows Server
3 67 (22.56%) Windows 7
4 64 (21.55%) Linux
5 56 (18.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 51 (17.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (11.78%) Windows 8
8 21 (7.07%) Mac OS
9 19 (6.40%) Unix
9 19 (6.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (5.72%) Windows 10
11 11 (3.70%) Windows Vista
12 7 (2.36%) CentOS
13 5 (1.68%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.35%) Windows XP
15 3 (1.01%) Android
16 2 (0.67%) Solaris
17 1 (0.34%) Debian
17 1 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
17 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (32.66%) ITIL
2 42 (14.14%) Service Delivery
3 34 (11.45%) Project Management
4 33 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 26 (8.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 23 (7.74%) Migration
6 23 (7.74%) Problem Management
7 22 (7.41%) Presales
8 21 (7.07%) Disaster Recovery
8 21 (7.07%) Performance Monitoring
9 18 (6.06%) Load Balancing
10 16 (5.39%) Network Design
11 15 (5.05%) Capacity Planning
11 15 (5.05%) Mentoring
12 13 (4.38%) Configuration Management
13 12 (4.04%) Validation
14 11 (3.70%) Business Continuity
15 9 (3.03%) Incident Management
15 9 (3.03%) ITIL V3
15 9 (3.03%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 29 (9.76%) SQL
2 28 (9.43%) PHP
3 25 (8.42%) Perl
4 13 (4.38%) Java
4 13 (4.38%) PowerShell
5 9 (3.03%) C#
6 8 (2.69%) C++
7 7 (2.36%) Bash Shell
7 7 (2.36%) Ruby
7 7 (2.36%) VB
8 6 (2.02%) Python
9 2 (0.67%) C
9 2 (0.67%) VC++
Qualifications
1 77 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (19.19%) CCNA
3 47 (15.82%) CCNP
4 31 (10.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (8.08%) ITIL Certification
6 20 (6.73%) Security Cleared
7 15 (5.05%) MCSA
8 14 (4.71%) SC Cleared
9 13 (4.38%) CCDP
10 12 (4.04%) A+ Certification
10 12 (4.04%) Degree
11 11 (3.70%) MCP
11 11 (3.70%) Network+ Certification
12 10 (3.37%) MCSE
13 7 (2.36%) CCVP
13 7 (2.36%) DV Cleared
14 6 (2.02%) CCDA
14 6 (2.02%) CCSA
14 6 (2.02%) ISEB
14 6 (2.02%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.77%) SLA
2 3 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 101 (34.01%) Active Directory
2 86 (28.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (20.20%) XenApp
4 19 (6.40%) Hyper-V
5 10 (3.37%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (2.69%) Firmware
7 7 (2.36%) vSphere
8 6 (2.02%) Apache Flume
9 4 (1.35%) ISA Server
9 4 (1.35%) NFS
9 4 (1.35%) XenDesktop
10 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.01%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.34%) iptables
11 1 (0.34%) Squid
11 1 (0.34%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (5.05%) Cisco CUCM
1 15 (5.05%) Cisco UCCX
2 14 (4.71%) Cisco UCCE
3 11 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (2.02%) FortiGate
4 6 (2.02%) Kibana
4 6 (2.02%) logstash
5 4 (1.35%) MOM
5 4 (1.35%) SCCM
5 4 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (1.01%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.67%) Puppet
8 1 (0.34%) Ansible
8 1 (0.34%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.34%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.34%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (0.34%) cPanel
8 1 (0.34%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 137 (46.13%) Cisco
2 120 (40.40%) VMware
3 98 (33.00%) Microsoft
4 75 (25.25%) Citrix
5 34 (11.45%) HP
6 32 (10.77%) Juniper
7 25 (8.42%) CheckPoint
8 19 (6.40%) Dell
9 15 (5.05%) Intel
10 14 (4.71%) Aruba
10 14 (4.71%) Symantec
11 13 (4.38%) Intel Security
12 12 (4.04%) EMC
12 12 (4.04%) F5
13 11 (3.70%) Avaya
13 11 (3.70%) Nokia
13 11 (3.70%) WatchGuard
14 9 (3.03%) NetApp
14 9 (3.03%) Sophos
15 7 (2.36%) IBM
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