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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 99 86 75
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -11
Permanent jobs citing LAN 153 140 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.48% 2.76% 3.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.21% 16.63% 16.52%
Number of salaries quoted 127 115 157
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £42,600
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
1006 842 1132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.31% 16.63% 20.02%
Number of salaries quoted 875 681 959
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £54,500
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 32 £34,000 -2.85% 2
Wiltshire -5 28 £29,500 -9.23% 10
Gloucestershire 0 27 £38,000 +16.92% 5
Dorset -7 22 £30,000 -25.00%
Bristol -43 19 £30,000 -13.66% 9
Somerset -14 16 £38,500 -6.66% 2
Cornwall - 6 £25,000 - 1
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 241 (79.54%) WAN
2 189 (62.38%) Windows
3 132 (43.56%) Cisco
4 121 (39.93%) Microsoft
5 118 (38.94%) Active Directory
6 111 (36.63%) VMware
7 108 (35.64%) Firewall
8 92 (30.36%) MS Exchange
9 83 (27.39%) TCP/IP
10 74 (24.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 64 (21.12%) Microsoft Certification
12 63 (20.79%) ITIL
13 62 (20.46%) VMware Infrastructure
14 57 (18.81%) SQL Server
15 53 (17.49%) Cisco Certification
16 52 (17.16%) DNS
17 50 (16.50%) DHCP
18 49 (16.17%) MS Excel
19 48 (15.84%) Internet
19 48 (15.84%) Windows 7
20 45 (14.85%) Windows Server 2003
20 45 (14.85%) Citrix
21 43 (14.19%) Linux
22 41 (13.53%) Avaya
23 40 (13.20%) SAN
24 39 (12.87%) MS Office
24 39 (12.87%) VoIP
25 37 (12.21%) VPN
25 37 (12.21%) Windows XP
25 37 (12.21%) Finance

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 92 (30.36%) MS Exchange
2 34 (11.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (9.24%) Lync
4 27 (8.91%) IIS
5 23 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 20 (6.60%) SharePoint
7 12 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (2.31%) IBM Notes
9 6 (1.98%) Lotus Domino
9 6 (1.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.65%) Apache
11 4 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (1.32%) Documentum
12 1 (0.33%) Commerce Server
12 1 (0.33%) MediaWiki
12 1 (0.33%) nginx
12 1 (0.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 49 (16.17%) MS Excel
2 39 (12.87%) MS Office
3 8 (2.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (2.64%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.64%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.33%) MS Project
5 1 (0.33%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.32%) AWD
2 3 (0.99%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.99%) Office 365
2 1 (0.33%) IaaS
2 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.33%) SaaS
2 1 (0.33%) PaaS
2 1 (0.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 241 (79.54%) WAN
2 108 (35.64%) Firewall
3 83 (27.39%) TCP/IP
4 52 (17.16%) DNS
5 50 (16.50%) DHCP
6 48 (15.84%) Internet
7 40 (13.20%) SAN
8 39 (12.87%) VoIP
9 37 (12.21%) VPN
10 32 (10.56%) WLAN
11 31 (10.23%) MPLS
12 28 (9.24%) VLAN
13 22 (7.26%) BGP
14 21 (6.93%) Wireless
15 17 (5.61%) EIGRP
16 16 (5.28%) Cisco ASA
17 15 (4.95%) Wi-Fi
18 14 (4.62%) Network Security
19 13 (4.29%) H.323
20 11 (3.63%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (18.81%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (3.30%) LoadRunner
2 8 (2.64%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.33%) Hudson
3 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.33%) Subversion
3 1 (0.33%) JIRA
3 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
General
1 37 (12.21%) Finance
2 24 (7.92%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.64%) Games
4 6 (1.98%) French Language
4 6 (1.98%) German Language
4 6 (1.98%) Italian Language
4 6 (1.98%) Spanish Language
5 3 (0.99%) Advertising
5 3 (0.99%) Aerospace
5 3 (0.99%) Back Office
6 2 (0.66%) Electronics
6 2 (0.66%) Automotive
6 2 (0.66%) Military
6 2 (0.66%) Banking
6 2 (0.66%) Retail
7 1 (0.33%) Billing
7 1 (0.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (14.52%) Support Engineer
2 36 (11.88%) Analyst
3 29 (9.57%) Network Engineer
3 29 (9.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 26 (8.58%) Support Analyst
5 23 (7.59%) 3rd Line Support
6 21 (6.93%) IT Support
7 19 (6.27%) Project Engineer
8 18 (5.94%) Technical Support
9 16 (5.28%) Systems Engineer
10 13 (4.29%) Consultant
10 13 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support
10 13 (4.29%) Team Leader
11 12 (3.96%) Network Specialist
12 10 (3.30%) Tester
13 9 (2.97%) Network Manager
13 9 (2.97%) Support Team Leader
13 9 (2.97%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 9 (2.97%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 8 (2.64%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.29%) HTML
2 10 (3.30%) Ajax
3 8 (2.64%) DOM
3 8 (2.64%) CSS
3 8 (2.64%) jQuery
3 8 (2.64%) HTML5
3 8 (2.64%) CSS3
4 6 (1.98%) Web Services
5 2 (0.66%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.33%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.33%) .NET
6 1 (0.33%) LAMP
6 1 (0.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.61%) Video Conferencing
2 12 (3.96%) Blackberry
2 12 (3.96%) Clustering
3 6 (1.98%) PDA
4 5 (1.65%) Mathematics
4 5 (1.65%) Digital Media
4 5 (1.65%) IVR
5 4 (1.32%) Replication
5 4 (1.32%) Firmware
5 4 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.99%) EqualLogic
6 3 (0.99%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.99%) EPoS
6 3 (0.99%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.66%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.66%) PKI
7 2 (0.66%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.66%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.33%) iPad
8 1 (0.33%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 189 (62.38%) Windows
2 74 (24.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (15.84%) Windows 7
4 45 (14.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 43 (14.19%) Linux
6 37 (12.21%) Windows XP
7 25 (8.25%) UNIX
7 25 (8.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (4.62%) Windows 8
9 9 (2.97%) Windows Vista
10 5 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.65%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.32%) AIX
12 3 (0.99%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.99%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.33%) CentOS
13 1 (0.33%) Debian
13 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (20.79%) ITIL
2 22 (7.26%) Network Management
3 18 (5.94%) Project Management
4 17 (5.61%) Service Delivery
5 15 (4.95%) Kalman Filter
6 14 (4.62%) Network Design
7 12 (3.96%) Penetration Testing
7 12 (3.96%) Load Balancing
7 12 (3.96%) Migration
7 12 (3.96%) ITIL V3
7 12 (3.96%) Software Deployment
8 11 (3.63%) Time Management
8 11 (3.63%) Demand Forecasting
9 10 (3.30%) Service Management
9 10 (3.30%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (3.30%) Performance Testing
10 8 (2.64%) Problem Management
10 8 (2.64%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (2.64%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (2.64%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (10.89%) SQL
2 11 (3.63%) Shell Script
3 9 (2.97%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.98%) C
4 6 (1.98%) C++
4 6 (1.98%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.65%) Java
6 4 (1.32%) C#
7 3 (0.99%) VBScript
8 2 (0.66%) Embedded C++
8 2 (0.66%) Perl
9 1 (0.33%) PHP
9 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.33%) Python
9 1 (0.33%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.33%) AWK
9 1 (0.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 64 (21.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (17.49%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (10.89%) MCITP
4 31 (10.23%) Degree
4 31 (10.23%) CCNA
5 29 (9.57%) CCNP
6 28 (9.24%) Security Cleared
7 22 (7.26%) MCSE
8 17 (5.61%) MCSA
9 15 (4.95%) SC Cleared
10 12 (3.96%) DV Cleared
10 12 (3.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 11 (3.63%) MCP
12 10 (3.30%) ISEB
13 7 (2.31%) CCDP
14 6 (1.98%) CCA
14 6 (1.98%) Citrix Certification
14 6 (1.98%) HND
15 5 (1.65%) CCSP
15 5 (1.65%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (11.22%) SLA
2 16 (5.28%) QA
3 2 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.33%) HL7
System Software
1 118 (38.94%) Active Directory
2 62 (20.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (7.26%) Hyper-V
4 19 (6.27%) VMware ESX
5 17 (5.61%) vSphere
6 13 (4.29%) Terminal Services
7 10 (3.30%) XenApp
7 10 (3.30%) XenServer
8 4 (1.32%) qmail
8 4 (1.32%) ISA Server
8 4 (1.32%) Squid
9 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.99%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.99%) ProxySG
9 3 (0.99%) BlackBerry Internet Service
10 1 (0.33%) Postfix
10 1 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.33%) Samba
10 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (5.28%) Backup Exec
2 11 (3.63%) SCCM
2 11 (3.63%) CiscoWorks
2 11 (3.63%) Cisco CUCM
3 10 (3.30%) Netcool
4 6 (1.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 6 (1.98%) MAILsweeper
5 5 (1.65%) WSUS
6 4 (1.32%) SCOM
7 2 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.33%) Puppet
8 1 (0.33%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.33%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.33%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 132 (43.56%) Cisco
2 121 (39.93%) Microsoft
3 111 (36.63%) VMware
4 45 (14.85%) Citrix
5 41 (13.53%) Avaya
6 28 (9.24%) HP
7 20 (6.60%) NetApp
8 15 (4.95%) CheckPoint
9 14 (4.62%) Dell
9 14 (4.62%) Tandberg
10 11 (3.63%) Verint
10 11 (3.63%) Juniper
10 11 (3.63%) Symantec
10 11 (3.63%) Polycom
11 10 (3.30%) Apple
11 10 (3.30%) Genesys
11 10 (3.30%) Oracle
12 9 (2.97%) Adobe
13 7 (2.31%) Lotus
14 6 (1.98%) Red Hat
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Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
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Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + BENS
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
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Salary: £23-25,000
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Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £25-26,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Excellent
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Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
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Gloucestershire
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Salary: £200 - £300 per day
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: Bens
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Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
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