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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 88 102 90
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Permanent jobs citing LAN 189 149 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.16% 2.45% 2.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.84% 14.84% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 181 124 116
Average salary £33,875 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.23% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,050 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,450 £46,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
1122 1004 842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.76% 16.50% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 967 869 681
Average salary £38,250 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.28% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +28 62 £30,000 - 12
Bristol +10 47 £37,500 +25.00% 5
Gloucestershire -13 30 £39,000 +2.63% 3
Dorset +6 24 £32,250 +7.50% 3
Cornwall -4 8 £21,000 -16.00%
Somerset -5 7 £45,000 +16.88% 1
Devon -29 6 £32,000 -5.88% 1
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 327 (88.14%) WAN
2 188 (50.67%) Windows
3 149 (40.16%) Firewall
4 148 (39.89%) Cisco
5 142 (38.27%) Microsoft
6 127 (34.23%) VMware
7 119 (32.08%) Cisco Certification
8 106 (28.57%) MS Exchange
8 106 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 98 (26.42%) Active Directory
10 95 (25.61%) CCNA
11 93 (25.07%) Windows Server 2012
12 92 (24.80%) Windows Server 2003
13 76 (20.49%) TCP/IP
13 76 (20.49%) ITIL
14 74 (19.95%) VMware Infrastructure
15 70 (18.87%) VPN
16 64 (17.25%) Microsoft Certification
17 62 (16.71%) Security Cleared
18 61 (16.44%) Linux
19 60 (16.17%) MS Excel
20 58 (15.63%) Juniper
20 58 (15.63%) MPLS
20 58 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
21 57 (15.36%) SLA
22 54 (14.56%) Citrix
23 52 (14.02%) WLAN
24 50 (13.48%) Wireless
25 48 (12.94%) UNIX
25 48 (12.94%) Data Centre

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 106 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 58 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 28 (7.55%) nginx
4 28 (7.55%) Apache
5 27 (7.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 26 (7.01%) Lync
7 20 (5.39%) SharePoint
8 19 (5.12%) OpenStack
9 12 (3.23%) IIS
10 9 (2.43%) MediaWiki
10 9 (2.43%) Confluence
11 8 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.54%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.54%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
13 2 (0.54%) Documentum
14 1 (0.27%) SAS
14 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 60 (16.17%) MS Excel
2 46 (12.40%) MS Office
3 11 (2.96%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.81%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (4.58%) Office 365
3 8 (2.16%) SaaS
4 5 (1.35%) PaaS
5 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.27%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 327 (88.14%) WAN
2 149 (40.16%) Firewall
3 76 (20.49%) TCP/IP
4 70 (18.87%) VPN
5 58 (15.63%) MPLS
6 52 (14.02%) WLAN
7 50 (13.48%) Wireless
8 47 (12.67%) DNS
9 43 (11.59%) BGP
10 42 (11.32%) EIGRP
11 39 (10.51%) DHCP
12 35 (9.43%) Cisco ASA
13 28 (7.55%) SAN
14 27 (7.28%) Network Security
15 22 (5.93%) ADSL
16 21 (5.66%) VoIP
17 20 (5.39%) Internet
17 20 (5.39%) IPsec
18 19 (5.12%) SSL
18 19 (5.12%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.12%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.31%) Data Mining
3 9 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (2.43%) MySQL
3 9 (2.43%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.81%) OLAP
5 3 (0.81%) Oracle OLAP
5 3 (0.81%) OLAP Cube
5 3 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 28 (7.55%) Git (software)
1 28 (7.55%) Hudson
1 28 (7.55%) Jenkins
2 13 (3.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 9 (2.43%) Subversion
3 9 (2.43%) JIRA
4 3 (0.81%) Yeoman
General
1 39 (10.51%) Finance
2 20 (5.39%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.04%) Marketing
4 11 (2.96%) Law
5 8 (2.16%) Advertising
6 7 (1.89%) Back Office
7 4 (1.08%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.54%) Military
8 2 (0.54%) Legal
9 1 (0.27%) Electronics
9 1 (0.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 86 (23.18%) Network Engineer
2 75 (20.22%) Analyst
3 44 (11.86%) Support Engineer
4 35 (9.43%) 2nd Line Support
5 32 (8.63%) Support Analyst
6 29 (7.82%) Support Technician
7 28 (7.55%) Network Analyst
7 28 (7.55%) DevOps Engineer
8 26 (7.01%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 21 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support
10 19 (5.12%) Senior Network Engineer
10 19 (5.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 18 (4.85%) Consultant
12 17 (4.58%) Team Leader
12 17 (4.58%) IT Support
12 17 (4.58%) Network Team Leader
13 16 (4.31%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 16 (4.31%) Senior Analyst
14 13 (3.50%) Systems Analyst
14 13 (3.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (7.01%) LAMP
2 2 (0.54%) X-Windows
2 2 (0.54%) .NET
2 2 (0.54%) COM
3 1 (0.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 48 (12.94%) Data Centre
2 17 (4.58%) CMDB
3 16 (4.31%) Video Conferencing
4 11 (2.96%) Clustering
5 9 (2.43%) Wiki
6 7 (1.89%) Fat Client
6 7 (1.89%) Thin Client
7 6 (1.62%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.35%) Handset
9 4 (1.08%) Replication
9 4 (1.08%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.08%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.81%) PDA
11 2 (0.54%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.54%) EqualLogic
12 1 (0.27%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.27%) Physics
12 1 (0.27%) PKI
12 1 (0.27%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 188 (50.67%) Windows
2 106 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 93 (25.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 92 (24.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 61 (16.44%) Linux
6 48 (12.94%) UNIX
7 40 (10.78%) Windows 7
8 28 (7.55%) Windows Vista
9 22 (5.93%) Windows XP
10 9 (2.43%) CentOS
10 9 (2.43%) Debian
10 9 (2.43%) Ubuntu
11 8 (2.16%) Mac OS
12 7 (1.89%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.08%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.81%) Solaris
15 2 (0.54%) AIX
15 2 (0.54%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (20.49%) ITIL
2 43 (11.59%) Configuration Management
3 35 (9.43%) Service Management
4 32 (8.63%) Project Management
5 28 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (7.55%) DevOps
6 26 (7.01%) Build Automation
7 23 (6.20%) Root Cause Analysis
7 23 (6.20%) Service Delivery
8 21 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
8 21 (5.66%) Migration
9 20 (5.39%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (5.12%) Change Management
11 18 (4.85%) Network Monitoring
12 17 (4.58%) ITIL V3
12 17 (4.58%) Load Balancing
13 16 (4.31%) Incident Management
13 16 (4.31%) Capacity Management
13 16 (4.31%) PRINCE2
13 16 (4.31%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 43 (11.59%) SQL
2 29 (7.82%) Perl
3 28 (7.55%) Ruby
3 28 (7.55%) Bash Shell
4 20 (5.39%) Python
5 12 (3.23%) Java
6 9 (2.43%) PHP
7 4 (1.08%) C
8 1 (0.27%) C++
8 1 (0.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 119 (32.08%) Cisco Certification
2 95 (25.61%) CCNA
3 64 (17.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 62 (16.71%) Security Cleared
5 39 (10.51%) CCNP
6 26 (7.01%) MCSA
7 25 (6.74%) MCSE
8 24 (6.47%) Network+ Certification
9 23 (6.20%) A+ Certification
10 19 (5.12%) SC Cleared
11 11 (2.96%) MCITP
12 8 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (2.16%) DV Cleared
13 6 (1.62%) Degree
13 6 (1.62%) CCDP
14 3 (0.81%) Check Point Certification
14 3 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.81%) CCSE
14 3 (0.81%) HP ASE
14 3 (0.81%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (15.36%) SLA
2 3 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.54%) QA
4 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 98 (26.42%) Active Directory
2 74 (19.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (8.63%) vSphere
4 13 (3.50%) Hyper-V
5 10 (2.70%) XenServer
6 9 (2.43%) Postfix
6 9 (2.43%) XenApp
6 9 (2.43%) Samba
6 9 (2.43%) iptables
7 8 (2.16%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.08%) Snort
9 3 (0.81%) Firmware
10 2 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.27%) NFS
11 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.27%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.27%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.27%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 30 (8.09%) SCCM
2 28 (7.55%) Puppet
3 26 (7.01%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (7.01%) Salt
4 25 (6.74%) Ansible
5 20 (5.39%) Nagios
6 15 (4.04%) SCOM
7 13 (3.50%) Opsview
7 13 (3.50%) Cisco LMS
8 9 (2.43%) ZABBIX
9 4 (1.08%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.81%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.27%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.27%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.27%) WSUS
11 1 (0.27%) CA Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.27%) OpenView
11 1 (0.27%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 148 (39.89%) Cisco
2 142 (38.27%) Microsoft
3 127 (34.23%) VMware
4 58 (15.63%) Juniper
5 54 (14.56%) Citrix
6 33 (8.89%) CheckPoint
7 22 (5.93%) SonicWALL
7 22 (5.93%) Oracle
8 21 (5.66%) HP
9 18 (4.85%) Avaya
10 17 (4.58%) Symantec
11 15 (4.04%) Dell
12 12 (3.23%) Nokia
13 10 (2.70%) Mitel
14 9 (2.43%) Red Hat
14 9 (2.43%) F5
15 7 (1.89%) IBM
15 7 (1.89%) Barracuda Networks
15 7 (1.89%) 3PAR
16 6 (1.62%) Riverbed
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Roc Search Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £16000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £80000 - £105000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Professionals in Law
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 per annum + Company Car, Laptop and Phone
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £16000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Bens + OT
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
National Trust
Posted: 9 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Swindon
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago