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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 103 120 98
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -22
Permanent jobs citing LAN 163 125 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.60% 2.15% 2.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.84% 13.51% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 142 105 129
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £19,700 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £59,200 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
1029 925 1206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.39% 15.88% 21.14%
Number of salaries quoted 879 710 1033
Average salary £39,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.59% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Devon +18 48 £33,500 +11.66% 7
Wiltshire +10 32 £36,500 -5.80% 7
Bristol -24 30 £37,500 -3.22%
Gloucestershire -17 20 £31,500 -11.88% 4
Dorset -5 17 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Somerset +8 11 £37,500 -35.34% 2
Cornwall - 5 £22,500 -
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 275 (86.48%) WAN
2 211 (66.35%) Windows
3 153 (48.11%) Cisco
4 152 (47.80%) Microsoft
5 140 (44.03%) Active Directory
6 115 (36.16%) MS Exchange
7 112 (35.22%) VMware
8 108 (33.96%) Firewall
9 105 (33.02%) Microsoft Certification
10 93 (29.25%) TCP/IP
11 83 (26.10%) ITIL
11 83 (26.10%) Cisco Certification
12 76 (23.90%) Windows Server 2008
13 70 (22.01%) VMware Infrastructure
14 69 (21.70%) Lync
15 64 (20.13%) Avaya
16 62 (19.50%) MCITP
17 61 (19.18%) MS Office
17 61 (19.18%) CCNA
18 58 (18.24%) Citrix
19 56 (17.61%) MS Excel
20 51 (16.04%) VPN
21 50 (15.72%) Windows Server 2003
21 50 (15.72%) Windows Server 2012
22 48 (15.09%) WLAN
23 47 (14.78%) DHCP
24 45 (14.15%) SAN
25 44 (13.84%) MPLS
26 43 (13.52%) SLA
26 43 (13.52%) CheckPoint

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 115 (36.16%) MS Exchange
2 69 (21.70%) Lync
3 33 (10.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (6.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 19 (5.97%) IIS
6 17 (5.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 16 (5.03%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (4.72%) SharePoint
9 8 (2.52%) Apache
10 4 (1.26%) JBoss
10 4 (1.26%) IBM Notes
10 4 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.26%) MediaWiki
10 4 (1.26%) nginx
10 4 (1.26%) Confluence
11 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.31%) WordPress
11 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 61 (19.18%) MS Office
2 56 (17.61%) MS Excel
3 17 (5.35%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.63%) MS Project
6 1 (0.31%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.26%) AWD
2 3 (0.94%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.31%) Magento
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.63%) SaaS
1 2 (0.63%) Office 365
2 1 (0.31%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 275 (86.48%) WAN
2 108 (33.96%) Firewall
3 93 (29.25%) TCP/IP
4 51 (16.04%) VPN
5 48 (15.09%) WLAN
6 47 (14.78%) DHCP
7 45 (14.15%) SAN
8 44 (13.84%) MPLS
9 40 (12.58%) Internet
10 39 (12.26%) DNS
11 28 (8.81%) BGP
12 26 (8.18%) VoIP
12 26 (8.18%) Network Security
13 20 (6.29%) Unified Communications
13 20 (6.29%) VLAN
14 19 (5.97%) EIGRP
15 18 (5.66%) ADSL
15 18 (5.66%) Cisco ASA
16 16 (5.03%) IPv6
17 15 (4.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (10.69%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (3.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (2.52%) MySQL
5 5 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.26%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (3.14%) Rational Performance Tester
2 7 (2.20%) Hudson
2 7 (2.20%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.26%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.26%) LoadRunner
3 4 (1.26%) Subversion
3 4 (1.26%) JIRA
4 2 (0.63%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
General
1 41 (12.89%) Finance
2 21 (6.60%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.09%) Banking
4 9 (2.83%) Back Office
5 5 (1.57%) Advertising
6 2 (0.63%) Electronics
7 1 (0.31%) Games
7 1 (0.31%) Retail
7 1 (0.31%) Billing
Job Titles
1 63 (19.81%) Support Engineer
2 37 (11.64%) Project Engineer
3 31 (9.75%) Analyst
4 28 (8.81%) Network Engineer
5 23 (7.23%) Technical Support
6 21 (6.60%) 2nd Line Support
6 21 (6.60%) Technical Engineer
6 21 (6.60%) IT Support
7 16 (5.03%) Support Analyst
7 16 (5.03%) Systems Engineer
7 16 (5.03%) Consultant
8 15 (4.72%) 3rd Line Support
8 15 (4.72%) Designer
8 15 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 14 (4.40%) Field Engineer
10 13 (4.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 12 (3.77%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 12 (3.77%) Technical Analyst
11 12 (3.77%) Team Leader
11 12 (3.77%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.89%) .NET
1 6 (1.89%) Web Services
2 4 (1.26%) LAMP
3 2 (0.63%) Middleware
3 2 (0.63%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.63%) HTML
4 1 (0.31%) CSS
4 1 (0.31%) J2EE
4 1 (0.31%) Ajax
4 1 (0.31%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.35%) Blackberry
2 16 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.40%) Video Conferencing
4 10 (3.14%) Clustering
5 8 (2.52%) Replication
6 5 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.26%) Wiki
8 3 (0.94%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.94%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.63%) Statistics
9 2 (0.63%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.63%) CMDB
9 2 (0.63%) Open Source
10 1 (0.31%) iPad
10 1 (0.31%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.31%) User Experience
10 1 (0.31%) IVR
10 1 (0.31%) PACS
10 1 (0.31%) Economics
10 1 (0.31%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 211 (66.35%) Windows
2 76 (23.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (15.72%) Windows Server 2003
3 50 (15.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (9.43%) Windows 7
5 29 (9.12%) Linux
6 19 (5.97%) Windows XP
7 16 (5.03%) Windows Vista
8 14 (4.40%) UNIX
9 10 (3.14%) Mac OS X
10 7 (2.20%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.26%) CentOS
11 4 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.26%) Debian
11 4 (1.26%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.94%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.94%) Solaris
13 2 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.31%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (26.10%) ITIL
2 37 (11.64%) Project Management
3 23 (7.23%) Load Balancing
4 22 (6.92%) Network Management
4 22 (6.92%) Configuration Management
5 18 (5.66%) Service Delivery
5 18 (5.66%) Time Management
6 17 (5.35%) Service Management
7 16 (5.03%) Network Design
7 16 (5.03%) Change Management
8 14 (4.40%) ITIL V3
9 12 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (3.46%) Capacity Planning
10 11 (3.46%) Line Management
11 10 (3.14%) Migration
12 9 (2.83%) Network Load Balancing
13 8 (2.52%) Incident Management
13 8 (2.52%) DevOps
14 7 (2.20%) ITSM
14 7 (2.20%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (7.55%) SQL
2 10 (3.14%) PHP
3 8 (2.52%) Perl
3 8 (2.52%) Java
4 7 (2.20%) Bash Shell
4 7 (2.20%) Ruby
5 5 (1.57%) C++
5 5 (1.57%) Shell Script
5 5 (1.57%) C
6 4 (1.26%) C#
6 4 (1.26%) Python
7 3 (0.94%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.63%) Embedded C
8 2 (0.63%) Embedded C++
8 2 (0.63%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.31%) AWK
Qualifications
1 105 (33.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 83 (26.10%) Cisco Certification
3 62 (19.50%) MCITP
4 61 (19.18%) CCNA
5 40 (12.58%) Security Cleared
6 35 (11.01%) CCNP
7 34 (10.69%) SC Cleared
8 32 (10.06%) MCP
9 30 (9.43%) MCSE
9 30 (9.43%) MCSA
10 25 (7.86%) Degree
11 24 (7.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 20 (6.29%) Citrix Certification
13 13 (4.09%) Network+ Certification
13 13 (4.09%) A+ Certification
14 12 (3.77%) CCEA
14 12 (3.77%) CCA
14 12 (3.77%) VCP4
14 12 (3.77%) CCEE
14 12 (3.77%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (13.52%) SLA
2 3 (0.94%) QA
3 1 (0.31%) HL7
System Software
1 140 (44.03%) Active Directory
2 70 (22.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (8.18%) vSphere
4 21 (6.60%) XenDesktop
5 19 (5.97%) Hyper-V
6 12 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (3.77%) XenServer
6 12 (3.77%) VMware ESX
7 9 (2.83%) ISA Server
8 6 (1.89%) Firmware
9 5 (1.57%) XenApp
10 4 (1.26%) Postfix
10 4 (1.26%) Samba
11 3 (0.94%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.94%) BlackBerry Internet Service
12 1 (0.31%) qmail
12 1 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.31%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.31%) Squid
12 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 22 (6.92%) SCCM
2 15 (4.72%) SCOM
3 10 (3.14%) HP SIM
4 8 (2.52%) OpenView
5 7 (2.20%) Puppet
5 7 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (2.20%) Salt
6 6 (1.89%) WSUS
7 5 (1.57%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (1.26%) ZABBIX
8 4 (1.26%) CiscoWorks
9 3 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.94%) Netcool
9 3 (0.94%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.94%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.94%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.94%) Ansible
10 2 (0.63%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.31%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 153 (48.11%) Cisco
2 152 (47.80%) Microsoft
3 112 (35.22%) VMware
4 64 (20.13%) Avaya
5 58 (18.24%) Citrix
6 43 (13.52%) CheckPoint
7 37 (11.64%) Juniper
8 25 (7.86%) HP
9 23 (7.23%) Dell
10 18 (5.66%) F5
11 17 (5.35%) Riverbed
12 13 (4.09%) EMC
13 12 (3.77%) AppSense
14 11 (3.46%) NetScout
15 10 (3.14%) McAfee
16 9 (2.83%) IBM
16 9 (2.83%) NetApp
17 7 (2.20%) SolarWinds
17 7 (2.20%) Tandberg
18 6 (1.89%) Barracuda Networks
Wiltshire
Capita
Posted: 20 hours ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Car, Pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £29000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Devon
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £29000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £32,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Microsoft Certs
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Chippenham
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Exeter
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + 20% shift allowance
Posted: 12 days ago
Chippenham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Alertsystems.co.uk
Salary: From £16,000 to £21,000 per annum Workplace Pension
Posted: 16 days ago
Plymouth
Land Registry
Salary: £35k - 41k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago