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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 96 100 100
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing LAN 167 135 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.81% 2.56% 2.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.02% 15.12% 12.07%
Number of salaries quoted 149 104 112
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £34,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -9.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £43,300 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
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
981 893 1143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.50% 16.96% 21.03%
Number of salaries quoted 844 688 946
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,400 £50,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Wiltshire +39 52 £33,500 +8.06% 5
Devon +23 41 £35,000 +89.18% 4
Bristol -21 36 £50,000 +28.20% 8
Gloucestershire -12 20 £35,250 +35.57% 6
Somerset +5 7 £30,000 -1.55% 4
Dorset -36 7 £25,000 -41.17% 3
Cornwall - 4 £21,000 - 2
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 289 (86.79%) WAN
2 209 (62.76%) Windows
3 153 (45.95%) Microsoft
4 152 (45.65%) Cisco
5 142 (42.64%) Active Directory
6 128 (38.44%) Firewall
7 114 (34.23%) Cisco Certification
8 111 (33.33%) VMware
9 104 (31.23%) MS Exchange
10 92 (27.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 92 (27.63%) CCNA
11 89 (26.73%) TCP/IP
12 86 (25.83%) Windows Server 2008
13 77 (23.12%) ITIL
14 76 (22.82%) VMware Infrastructure
15 62 (18.62%) Lync
16 61 (18.32%) Windows Server 2012
17 59 (17.72%) MS Office
18 57 (17.12%) Citrix
19 56 (16.82%) VPN
19 56 (16.82%) Avaya
20 55 (16.52%) Windows Server 2003
21 54 (16.22%) MS Excel
22 53 (15.92%) CheckPoint
23 52 (15.62%) MCITP
24 50 (15.02%) Security Cleared
24 50 (15.02%) MPLS
25 47 (14.11%) DHCP
26 46 (13.81%) DNS
27 45 (13.51%) Juniper

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 104 (31.23%) MS Exchange
2 62 (18.62%) Lync
3 34 (10.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (6.31%) IIS
5 18 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (5.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 16 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (4.20%) Apache
8 14 (4.20%) SharePoint
9 13 (3.90%) nginx
10 7 (2.10%) Confluence
10 7 (2.10%) MediaWiki
11 5 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.90%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.30%) WordPress
14 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 59 (17.72%) MS Office
2 54 (16.22%) MS Excel
3 21 (6.31%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.30%) Magento
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.10%) Office 365
2 2 (0.60%) SaaS
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 289 (86.79%) WAN
2 128 (38.44%) Firewall
3 89 (26.73%) TCP/IP
4 56 (16.82%) VPN
5 50 (15.02%) MPLS
6 47 (14.11%) DHCP
7 46 (13.81%) DNS
8 42 (12.61%) WLAN
9 41 (12.31%) Network Security
10 39 (11.71%) SAN
11 35 (10.51%) Internet
11 35 (10.51%) VoIP
12 29 (8.71%) VLAN
13 24 (7.21%) BGP
14 19 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (5.41%) Wireless
15 18 (5.41%) ADSL
16 17 (5.11%) SSL
16 17 (5.11%) Ethernet
16 17 (5.11%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (9.01%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.60%) MySQL
3 9 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (1.80%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (6.01%) Jenkins
2 19 (5.71%) Hudson
3 10 (3.00%) Rational Performance Tester
4 7 (2.10%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.10%) Subversion
4 7 (2.10%) JIRA
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.30%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.30%) LoadRunner
General
1 37 (11.11%) Finance
2 35 (10.51%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.60%) Banking
4 9 (2.70%) Back Office
5 6 (1.80%) Advertising
6 4 (1.20%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.60%) Electronics
8 1 (0.30%) Games
8 1 (0.30%) Retail
8 1 (0.30%) French Language
Job Titles
1 54 (16.22%) Network Engineer
2 52 (15.62%) Support Engineer
3 29 (8.71%) Analyst
4 25 (7.51%) Project Engineer
5 23 (6.91%) Administrator
5 23 (6.91%) IT Support
6 20 (6.01%) Consultant
6 20 (6.01%) Technical Engineer
7 19 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
7 19 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
8 18 (5.41%) Support Analyst
9 16 (4.80%) Systems Engineer
9 16 (4.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 15 (4.50%) Designer
11 13 (3.90%) Technical Support
11 13 (3.90%) Field Engineer
12 12 (3.60%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 12 (3.60%) Network Specialist
13 11 (3.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 11 (3.30%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.00%) .NET
2 6 (1.80%) LAMP
3 3 (0.90%) HTML
4 2 (0.60%) CSS
4 2 (0.60%) Middleware
4 2 (0.60%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.30%) COM
5 1 (0.30%) J2EE
5 1 (0.30%) Ajax
5 1 (0.30%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.11%) Blackberry
2 13 (3.90%) Clustering
3 10 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
4 9 (2.70%) CCTV
5 7 (2.10%) Wiki
6 4 (1.20%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.20%) Replication
7 3 (0.90%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.60%) Statistics
8 2 (0.60%) Open Source
8 2 (0.60%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.30%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.30%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.30%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.30%) EPoS
9 1 (0.30%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.30%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.30%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 209 (62.76%) Windows
2 86 (25.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 61 (18.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 55 (16.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (10.51%) Linux
5 35 (10.51%) Windows 7
6 17 (5.11%) Windows Vista
7 14 (4.20%) CentOS
7 14 (4.20%) Debian
7 14 (4.20%) Ubuntu
8 13 (3.90%) Windows XP
9 11 (3.30%) UNIX
10 6 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.80%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.50%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.90%) Solaris
13 2 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (23.12%) ITIL
2 35 (10.51%) Project Management
3 31 (9.31%) Configuration Management
4 25 (7.51%) Network Design
5 22 (6.61%) Service Management
5 22 (6.61%) ITIL V3
6 21 (6.31%) Network Management
6 21 (6.31%) DevOps
6 21 (6.31%) Load Balancing
7 19 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (5.71%) Time Management
7 19 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 19 (5.71%) Migration
8 18 (5.41%) Service Delivery
9 15 (4.50%) Capacity Planning
10 13 (3.90%) Network Monitoring
11 11 (3.30%) Change Management
12 9 (2.70%) Network Load Balancing
13 8 (2.40%) Change Control
14 7 (2.10%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 37 (11.11%) SQL
2 21 (6.31%) PHP
3 20 (6.01%) Perl
4 19 (5.71%) Bash Shell
5 18 (5.41%) Ruby
6 14 (4.20%) Python
7 13 (3.90%) C
8 11 (3.30%) Java
9 3 (0.90%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.90%) C++
9 3 (0.90%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.60%) Embedded C
10 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.60%) C#
11 1 (0.30%) VB
11 1 (0.30%) AWK
11 1 (0.30%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 114 (34.23%) Cisco Certification
2 92 (27.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 92 (27.63%) CCNA
3 52 (15.62%) MCITP
4 50 (15.02%) Security Cleared
5 42 (12.61%) CCNP
6 36 (10.81%) SC Cleared
7 31 (9.31%) MCP
8 28 (8.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 26 (7.81%) MCSE
9 26 (7.81%) MCSA
10 23 (6.91%) Degree
11 20 (6.01%) Citrix Certification
12 19 (5.71%) VCP4
13 12 (3.60%) CCEE
13 12 (3.60%) VCP5
13 12 (3.60%) CCEA
13 12 (3.60%) CCA
13 12 (3.60%) Network+ Certification
13 12 (3.60%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.41%) SLA
2 1 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 142 (42.64%) Active Directory
2 76 (22.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (8.71%) vSphere
4 25 (7.51%) Hyper-V
5 22 (6.61%) XenDesktop
6 15 (4.50%) XenServer
7 13 (3.90%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (3.90%) Samba
8 12 (3.60%) VMware ESX
9 9 (2.70%) ISA Server
10 8 (2.40%) XenApp
11 7 (2.10%) Postfix
11 7 (2.10%) Firmware
12 3 (0.90%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.30%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 41 (12.31%) SCCM
2 26 (7.81%) SCOM
3 20 (6.01%) Puppet
4 18 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (5.41%) Salt
5 12 (3.60%) Ansible
6 11 (3.30%) SCVMM
7 10 (3.00%) HP SIM
8 8 (2.40%) OpenView
9 7 (2.10%) ZABBIX
10 6 (1.80%) CiscoWorks
11 4 (1.20%) WSUS
11 4 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (0.90%) Netcool
12 3 (0.90%) NetBackup
12 3 (0.90%) Backup Exec
13 1 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
13 1 (0.30%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 153 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 152 (45.65%) Cisco
3 111 (33.33%) VMware
4 57 (17.12%) Citrix
5 56 (16.82%) Avaya
6 53 (15.92%) CheckPoint
7 45 (13.51%) Juniper
8 31 (9.31%) HP
9 28 (8.41%) Dell
10 23 (6.91%) F5
11 19 (5.71%) Riverbed
12 14 (4.20%) EMC
13 12 (3.60%) IBM
13 12 (3.60%) AppSense
14 11 (3.30%) NetScout
15 9 (2.70%) McAfee
16 8 (2.40%) Red Hat
17 7 (2.10%) SolarWinds
17 7 (2.10%) Barracuda Networks
18 6 (1.80%) Polycom
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