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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 97 96 73
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -23
Permanent jobs citing LAN 160 135 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.59% 2.66% 3.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.81% 16.11% 16.68%
Number of salaries quoted 133 102 173
Average salary £29,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.14% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,375
10% offered a salary of more than £47,200 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
1012 838 1217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.40% 16.53% 20.94%
Number of salaries quoted 874 657 1011
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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 +13 39 £35,000 -7.28% 8
Devon +9 35 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Bristol -42 25 £27,500 -15.38% 5
Gloucestershire -4 20 £38,000 +26.66% 4
Dorset -5 17 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Somerset -20 14 £32,000 -22.42% 3
Cornwall - 8 £25,000 - 1
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

1 260 (83.07%) WAN
2 196 (62.62%) Windows
3 138 (44.09%) Cisco
4 127 (40.58%) Active Directory
5 123 (39.30%) Microsoft
6 119 (38.02%) Firewall
7 105 (33.55%) VMware
8 100 (31.95%) MS Exchange
9 85 (27.16%) TCP/IP
10 76 (24.28%) ITIL
11 75 (23.96%) Windows Server 2008
12 68 (21.73%) Microsoft Certification
13 63 (20.13%) VMware Infrastructure
14 61 (19.49%) Cisco Certification
15 52 (16.61%) Windows 7
16 51 (16.29%) SQL Server
17 50 (15.97%) VPN
18 49 (15.65%) DNS
19 48 (15.34%) DHCP
19 48 (15.34%) Internet
20 47 (15.02%) Windows Server 2003
21 46 (14.70%) Avaya
22 44 (14.06%) SAN
23 43 (13.74%) MPLS
23 43 (13.74%) MS Excel
23 43 (13.74%) MS Office
24 42 (13.42%) Linux
24 42 (13.42%) MCITP
25 40 (12.78%) Windows XP
26 39 (12.46%) VoIP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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
1 100 (31.95%) MS Exchange
2 38 (12.14%) Lync
3 35 (11.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (8.63%) IIS
5 24 (7.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (5.43%) SharePoint
7 15 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (2.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.60%) Apache
9 5 (1.60%) IBM Notes
10 4 (1.28%) Lotus Domino
10 4 (1.28%) Documentum
10 4 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.32%) MediaWiki
11 1 (0.32%) Confluence
11 1 (0.32%) WordPress
11 1 (0.32%) nginx
Applications
1 43 (13.74%) MS Excel
1 43 (13.74%) MS Office
2 8 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (2.56%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.92%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.32%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.28%) AWD
2 3 (0.96%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.64%) Office 365
2 1 (0.32%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.32%) IaaS
2 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.32%) SaaS
2 1 (0.32%) PaaS
2 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 260 (83.07%) WAN
2 119 (38.02%) Firewall
3 85 (27.16%) TCP/IP
4 50 (15.97%) VPN
5 49 (15.65%) DNS
6 48 (15.34%) DHCP
6 48 (15.34%) Internet
7 44 (14.06%) SAN
8 43 (13.74%) MPLS
9 39 (12.46%) VoIP
10 37 (11.82%) WLAN
11 32 (10.22%) VLAN
12 30 (9.58%) BGP
13 24 (7.67%) EIGRP
14 23 (7.35%) Wireless
15 18 (5.75%) Cisco ASA
16 17 (5.43%) Network Security
17 13 (4.15%) Wi-Fi
17 13 (4.15%) H.323
18 11 (3.51%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (16.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (2.88%) LoadRunner
2 8 (2.56%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.64%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.32%) Hudson
4 1 (0.32%) JIRA
4 1 (0.32%) Subversion
4 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
General
1 37 (11.82%) Finance
2 25 (7.99%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.56%) Games
4 6 (1.92%) French Language
4 6 (1.92%) German Language
4 6 (1.92%) Italian Language
4 6 (1.92%) Spanish Language
5 3 (0.96%) Electronics
5 3 (0.96%) Aerospace
5 3 (0.96%) Advertising
6 2 (0.64%) Banking
6 2 (0.64%) Military
6 2 (0.64%) Automotive
7 1 (0.32%) Marketing
7 1 (0.32%) Billing
7 1 (0.32%) Back Office
7 1 (0.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (15.97%) Support Engineer
2 40 (12.78%) Analyst
3 30 (9.58%) Network Engineer
4 25 (7.99%) Support Analyst
4 25 (7.99%) Project Engineer
4 25 (7.99%) IT Support
5 21 (6.71%) 3rd Line Support
5 21 (6.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 20 (6.39%) Technical Support
7 18 (5.75%) Network Specialist
8 13 (4.15%) Team Leader
8 13 (4.15%) 2nd Line Support
8 13 (4.15%) Systems Engineer
9 11 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 11 (3.51%) Consultant
9 11 (3.51%) Network Manager
9 11 (3.51%) IT Support Engineer
10 9 (2.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 9 (2.88%) 1st Line Support
10 9 (2.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.47%) HTML
2 10 (3.19%) Ajax
3 9 (2.88%) CSS
4 8 (2.56%) DOM
4 8 (2.56%) jQuery
4 8 (2.56%) CSS3
4 8 (2.56%) HTML5
5 6 (1.92%) Web Services
6 2 (0.64%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.32%) JSON
7 1 (0.32%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.32%) Middleware
7 1 (0.32%) .NET
7 1 (0.32%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.43%) Video Conferencing
3 12 (3.83%) Blackberry
4 9 (2.88%) User Experience
4 9 (2.88%) Clustering
5 5 (1.60%) Digital Media
5 5 (1.60%) Mathematics
5 5 (1.60%) Replication
6 4 (1.28%) PDA
6 4 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.96%) EqualLogic
7 3 (0.96%) Smartphone
7 3 (0.96%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.96%) IVR
8 2 (0.64%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.64%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.64%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.32%) iPad
9 1 (0.32%) CCTV
9 1 (0.32%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 196 (62.62%) Windows
2 75 (23.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (16.61%) Windows 7
4 47 (15.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 42 (13.42%) Linux
6 40 (12.78%) Windows XP
7 29 (9.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (5.75%) UNIX
9 15 (4.79%) Windows 8
10 12 (3.83%) Windows Vista
11 7 (2.24%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.96%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.96%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.64%) AIX
15 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.32%) CentOS
15 1 (0.32%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (24.28%) ITIL
2 22 (7.03%) Network Management
3 19 (6.07%) Project Management
4 18 (5.75%) ITIL V3
5 16 (5.11%) Service Delivery
6 15 (4.79%) Network Design
7 12 (3.83%) Service Management
7 12 (3.83%) Time Management
7 12 (3.83%) Load Balancing
7 12 (3.83%) Software Deployment
8 11 (3.51%) Line Management
8 11 (3.51%) Demand Forecasting
8 11 (3.51%) Penetration Testing
8 11 (3.51%) Migration
9 10 (3.19%) Change Management
10 9 (2.88%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (2.88%) Technical Architecture
10 9 (2.88%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (2.88%) Performance Testing
11 8 (2.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 31 (9.90%) SQL
2 10 (3.19%) Shell Script
3 9 (2.88%) JavaScript
4 7 (2.24%) C++
4 7 (2.24%) C
5 5 (1.60%) Java
6 4 (1.28%) C#
6 4 (1.28%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.96%) VBScript
8 2 (0.64%) Perl
8 2 (0.64%) PHP
8 2 (0.64%) Embedded C
8 2 (0.64%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.32%) Ruby
9 1 (0.32%) Python
9 1 (0.32%) AWK
Qualifications
1 68 (21.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (19.49%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (13.42%) MCITP
4 35 (11.18%) CCNA
5 34 (10.86%) CCNP
6 31 (9.90%) Degree
7 30 (9.58%) Security Cleared
8 18 (5.75%) MCSA
9 17 (5.43%) MCSE
10 16 (5.11%) SC Cleared
11 12 (3.83%) DV Cleared
12 10 (3.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (2.88%) ISEB
13 9 (2.88%) MCP
14 8 (2.56%) Network+ Certification
14 8 (2.56%) CCDP
14 8 (2.56%) A+ Certification
15 6 (1.92%) HND
15 6 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (1.60%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (10.86%) SLA
2 14 (4.47%) QA
3 2 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.32%) HL7
System Software
1 127 (40.58%) Active Directory
2 63 (20.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.11%) VMware ESX
3 16 (5.11%) Hyper-V
4 14 (4.47%) vSphere
5 11 (3.51%) Terminal Services
6 8 (2.56%) XenServer
7 7 (2.24%) XenApp
8 4 (1.28%) qmail
8 4 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (1.28%) Squid
9 3 (0.96%) ProxySG
9 3 (0.96%) BlackBerry Internet Service
10 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.32%) Postfix
10 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.32%) Samba
Systems Management
1 14 (4.47%) Cisco CUCM
1 14 (4.47%) Backup Exec
2 11 (3.51%) SCCM
2 11 (3.51%) CiscoWorks
3 10 (3.19%) Netcool
4 5 (1.60%) WSUS
5 4 (1.28%) MAILsweeper
5 4 (1.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (0.96%) SCOM
7 2 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.32%) Puppet
8 1 (0.32%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.32%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 138 (44.09%) Cisco
2 123 (39.30%) Microsoft
3 105 (33.55%) VMware
4 46 (14.70%) Avaya
5 39 (12.46%) Citrix
6 25 (7.99%) HP
7 22 (7.03%) CheckPoint
8 17 (5.43%) Juniper
9 16 (5.11%) NetApp
10 14 (4.47%) Tandberg
11 13 (4.15%) Dell
12 11 (3.51%) Verint
12 11 (3.51%) Polycom
12 11 (3.51%) Symantec
13 10 (3.19%) Oracle
13 10 (3.19%) Genesys
14 9 (2.88%) Apple
14 9 (2.88%) Adobe
15 6 (1.92%) Red Hat
15 6 (1.92%) IBM
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