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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 89 99 104
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Permanent jobs citing LAN 169 172 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.30% 2.95% 2.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.72% 15.65% 15.34%
Number of salaries quoted 137 161 145
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,820 £57,500 £51,500
UK excluding London median 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
903 1099 1102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.63% 18.85% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 741 966 926
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 4 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the South West region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +14 45 £42,500 - 10
Devon +8 29 £37,500 -
Wiltshire +9 28 £27,000 -16.92% 3
Gloucestershire -8 28 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Cornwall - 13 £24,750 -
Somerset +12 12 £32,500 +30.00% 6
Dorset -16 12 £28,500 +0.88% 3
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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.

1 345 (95.30%) WAN
2 193 (53.31%) Windows
3 155 (42.82%) Cisco
4 129 (35.64%) Firewall
5 123 (33.98%) VMware
6 122 (33.70%) ITIL
7 118 (32.60%) Active Directory
8 108 (29.83%) Microsoft
9 99 (27.35%) Linux
10 98 (27.07%) TCP/IP
10 98 (27.07%) Windows Server
11 89 (24.59%) VMware Infrastructure
12 78 (21.55%) VPN
13 73 (20.17%) Cisco Certification
14 70 (19.34%) Security Cleared
15 68 (18.78%) MS Exchange
15 68 (18.78%) MS Excel
16 67 (18.51%) SQL Server
17 60 (16.57%) Windows Server 2012
18 56 (15.47%) Network Security
18 56 (15.47%) DNS
19 55 (15.19%) Windows Server 2008
20 54 (14.92%) Data Centre
21 52 (14.36%) VLAN
21 52 (14.36%) DHCP
22 50 (13.81%) Windows 7
23 47 (12.98%) MS Office
24 46 (12.71%) VoIP
24 46 (12.71%) CCNP
25 44 (12.15%) CCNA

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 68 (18.78%) MS Exchange
2 25 (6.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (6.35%) SharePoint
4 21 (5.80%) Apache
4 21 (5.80%) IIS
5 11 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (2.49%) Tomcat
8 8 (2.21%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (1.93%) Skype for Business
10 6 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.55%) Site Server
13 1 (0.28%) CloudStack
13 1 (0.28%) CMS
13 1 (0.28%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.28%) Moodle
13 1 (0.28%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 68 (18.78%) MS Excel
2 47 (12.98%) MS Office
3 12 (3.31%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.10%) OpenText MBPM
1 4 (1.10%) Visualfiles
2 3 (0.83%) Infor CRM
2 3 (0.83%) Line 500
2 3 (0.83%) Sage 1000
3 2 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.04%) Office 365
2 7 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.10%) IaaS
3 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.83%) SaaS
5 2 (0.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 345 (95.30%) WAN
2 129 (35.64%) Firewall
3 98 (27.07%) TCP/IP
4 78 (21.55%) VPN
5 56 (15.47%) DNS
5 56 (15.47%) Network Security
6 52 (14.36%) DHCP
6 52 (14.36%) VLAN
7 46 (12.71%) VoIP
8 42 (11.60%) WLAN
9 37 (10.22%) Internet
9 37 (10.22%) Wireless
10 31 (8.56%) Wi-Fi
11 29 (8.01%) ADSL
12 27 (7.46%) SAN
13 26 (7.18%) Cisco ASA
14 21 (5.80%) HTTP
15 19 (5.25%) OSPF
15 19 (5.25%) SMTP
16 18 (4.97%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (18.51%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.93%) Big Data
2 7 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (1.66%) Hadoop
3 6 (1.66%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.38%) MySQL
5 4 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.83%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 2 (0.55%) IDOL
8 1 (0.28%) GIS
8 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (1.93%) LoadRunner
2 3 (0.83%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.55%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 32 (8.84%) Finance
2 24 (6.63%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.49%) Retail
4 8 (2.21%) Back Office
4 8 (2.21%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.93%) Front Office
6 6 (1.66%) Automotive
7 5 (1.38%) Legal
8 4 (1.10%) Advertising
8 4 (1.10%) Military
9 2 (0.55%) Banking
9 2 (0.55%) Electronics
9 2 (0.55%) Law
9 2 (0.55%) Marketing
10 1 (0.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 72 (19.89%) Support Engineer
2 68 (18.78%) Network Engineer
3 45 (12.43%) Analyst
4 42 (11.60%) IT Support
5 40 (11.05%) 2nd Line Support
6 39 (10.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 32 (8.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 31 (8.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 30 (8.29%) IT Engineer
10 25 (6.91%) Cisco Engineer
10 25 (6.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 25 (6.91%) IT Support Engineer
10 25 (6.91%) Support Analyst
11 22 (6.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 18 (4.97%) Desktop Engineer
12 18 (4.97%) IT Technician
12 18 (4.97%) Network Manager
13 17 (4.70%) 3rd Line Support
13 17 (4.70%) Desktop Support
14 16 (4.42%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.70%) .NET
2 5 (1.38%) ASP.NET
3 3 (0.83%) CAdES
3 3 (0.83%) PAdES
3 3 (0.83%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (0.83%) XAdES
4 2 (0.55%) CSS
4 2 (0.55%) MAPI
5 1 (0.28%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.28%) Ajax
5 1 (0.28%) Doctrine
5 1 (0.28%) HTML
5 1 (0.28%) jQuery
5 1 (0.28%) LAMP
5 1 (0.28%) Symfony
5 1 (0.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 54 (14.92%) Data Centre
2 37 (10.22%) Driving Licence
3 18 (4.97%) Video Conferencing
4 16 (4.42%) Cybercrime
5 13 (3.59%) Statistics
6 12 (3.31%) EPoS
6 12 (3.31%) NHS
7 11 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (2.21%) Visualisation
10 7 (1.93%) ASIC
10 7 (1.93%) Clustering
10 7 (1.93%) Fat Client
10 7 (1.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 7 (1.93%) Thin Client
11 6 (1.66%) Handset
11 6 (1.66%) IVR
11 6 (1.66%) Replication
12 5 (1.38%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.83%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 193 (53.31%) Windows
2 99 (27.35%) Linux
3 98 (27.07%) Windows Server
4 60 (16.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 55 (15.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 50 (13.81%) Windows 7
7 40 (11.05%) Windows 8
8 31 (8.56%) Unix
8 31 (8.56%) Windows 10
9 25 (6.91%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (4.97%) Windows XP
11 16 (4.42%) Windows Vista
12 12 (3.31%) CentOS
13 10 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (2.21%) Android
15 6 (1.66%) Windows 2000
16 5 (1.38%) AIX
17 3 (0.83%) Ubuntu
18 1 (0.28%) HPUX
18 1 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (33.70%) ITIL
2 36 (9.94%) Service Management
3 34 (9.39%) Project Management
4 31 (8.56%) Service Delivery
5 29 (8.01%) PRINCE2
6 26 (7.18%) Business Continuity
7 22 (6.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 22 (6.08%) Load Balancing
8 20 (5.52%) ITIL V3
9 17 (4.70%) Infrastructure Management
9 17 (4.70%) Network Management
10 16 (4.42%) DevOps
11 13 (3.59%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (3.59%) Data Security
12 12 (3.31%) Coaching
12 12 (3.31%) Mentoring
13 10 (2.76%) ERP
13 10 (2.76%) Identity Access Management
13 10 (2.76%) Kalman Filter
13 10 (2.76%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 29 (8.01%) SQL
2 22 (6.08%) Java
3 15 (4.14%) C#
4 10 (2.76%) Python
4 10 (2.76%) Shell Script
5 9 (2.49%) Perl
6 8 (2.21%) C++
7 4 (1.10%) C
7 4 (1.10%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.10%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.28%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.28%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.28%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 73 (20.17%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (19.34%) Security Cleared
3 46 (12.71%) CCNP
4 44 (12.15%) CCNA
5 42 (11.60%) SC Cleared
6 37 (10.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 35 (9.67%) DV Cleared
8 25 (6.91%) Degree
9 16 (4.42%) MCP
9 16 (4.42%) MCSA
10 10 (2.76%) CCDP
11 9 (2.49%) MCSE
12 8 (2.21%) A+ Certification
12 8 (2.21%) Network+ Certification
13 7 (1.93%) CCSP
13 7 (1.93%) ISEB
13 7 (1.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (1.10%) CCDA
14 4 (1.10%) CCIE
14 4 (1.10%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.73%) SLA
2 6 (1.66%) QA
3 3 (0.83%) BS7799
4 2 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 118 (32.60%) Active Directory
2 89 (24.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (7.73%) Hyper-V
4 18 (4.97%) VMware ESX
5 9 (2.49%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (1.93%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (1.66%) vSphere
8 5 (1.38%) XenApp
9 4 (1.10%) Firmware
9 4 (1.10%) KVM
10 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.28%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.28%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.28%) NFS
11 1 (0.28%) Xen
11 1 (0.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (3.87%) Tivoli
2 12 (3.31%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (2.21%) FortiGate
4 7 (1.93%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (1.10%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.10%) SCCM
6 3 (0.83%) Puppet
6 3 (0.83%) Rundeck
6 3 (0.83%) WSUS
6 3 (0.83%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.55%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.28%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.28%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.28%) MOM
8 1 (0.28%) SCOM
8 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 155 (42.82%) Cisco
2 123 (33.98%) VMware
3 108 (29.83%) Microsoft
4 29 (8.01%) HP
5 27 (7.46%) Citrix
6 26 (7.18%) CheckPoint
7 24 (6.63%) Juniper
8 19 (5.25%) IBM
9 18 (4.97%) Brocade
10 16 (4.42%) Veeam
11 15 (4.14%) Avaya
11 15 (4.14%) EMC
12 14 (3.87%) WatchGuard
13 13 (3.59%) Mitel
14 12 (3.31%) iManage
14 12 (3.31%) Symantec
15 11 (3.04%) Extreme Networks
15 11 (3.04%) Oracle
15 11 (3.04%) SolarWinds
16 10 (2.76%) Red Hat
Somerset
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000 - £35000.00 per annum + Commission, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Computer People
Salary: £43000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £23000.0000 - £26000.0000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Computer People
Salary: £43000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Streamline Connections
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + great package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Portishead, Bristol, Clevedon, Somerset, Nailsea,...
XIST4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £30-35,000 + Bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Portishead, Bristol, Clevedon, Somerset, Nailsea,...
XIST4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £30-35,000 + Bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Portishead, Bristol, Clevedon, Somerset, Nailsea,...
XIST4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £23-25,000 + Bens
Posted: 9 days ago
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XIST4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £23-25,000 + Bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Somerset
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chard, Somerset
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The National Trust
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Alertsystems.co.uk
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum Workplace contributory pension
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Iress
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: benefits
Posted: 25 days ago