The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 92 89 97
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs citing LAN 156 148 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.55% 2.83% 2.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.09% 17.60% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 132 123 111
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,700 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,400 £42,450
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -2.59%
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1034 841 1059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.93% 16.06% 19.13%
Number of salaries quoted 869 704 896
Average salary £35,000 £38,472 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.02% +9.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
LAN
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Gloucestershire +16 43 £35,750 +10.00% 2
Wiltshire +4 29 £35,000 -26.31% 5
Dorset -3 24 £32,500 -27.77% 5
Bristol -34 23 £37,500 +1.35% 5
Devon +6 16 £32,500 +8.33%
Somerset -21 15 £36,500 +12.30% 1
Cornwall - 2 £23,750 - 1
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 231 (76.24%) WAN
2 166 (54.79%) Windows
3 124 (40.92%) Cisco
3 124 (40.92%) Microsoft
4 107 (35.31%) VMware
5 103 (33.99%) Firewall
5 103 (33.99%) Active Directory
6 76 (25.08%) TCP/IP
7 73 (24.09%) MS Exchange
8 72 (23.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 71 (23.43%) ITIL
10 66 (21.78%) VMware Infrastructure
11 64 (21.12%) MS Excel
12 60 (19.80%) SQL Server
13 57 (18.81%) DNS
14 53 (17.49%) DHCP
14 53 (17.49%) Cisco Certification
15 51 (16.83%) Linux
15 51 (16.83%) Windows 7
16 50 (16.50%) Citrix
17 47 (15.51%) Internet
18 45 (14.85%) Microsoft Certification
18 45 (14.85%) MS Office
19 44 (14.52%) VoIP
20 42 (13.86%) VPN
21 41 (13.53%) SAN
22 40 (13.20%) Finance
23 39 (12.87%) MPLS
23 39 (12.87%) Windows Server 2003
24 38 (12.54%) UNIX

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 73 (24.09%) MS Exchange
2 34 (11.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (8.58%) IIS
4 23 (7.59%) SharePoint
5 19 (6.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (4.95%) Lync
7 9 (2.97%) IBM Notes
8 8 (2.64%) Apache
8 8 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (2.31%) Lotus Domino
9 7 (2.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.32%) Documentum
10 4 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.33%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.33%) MediaWiki
11 1 (0.33%) WordPress
11 1 (0.33%) nginx
11 1 (0.33%) Confluence
11 1 (0.33%) Commerce Server
11 1 (0.33%) CMS
Applications
1 64 (21.12%) MS Excel
2 45 (14.85%) 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 3 (0.99%) Visualfiles
1 3 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (0.99%) AWD
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (0.99%) SaaS
1 3 (0.99%) PaaS
1 3 (0.99%) Office 365
2 1 (0.33%) IaaS
2 1 (0.33%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 231 (76.24%) WAN
2 103 (33.99%) Firewall
3 76 (25.08%) TCP/IP
4 57 (18.81%) DNS
5 53 (17.49%) DHCP
6 47 (15.51%) Internet
7 44 (14.52%) VoIP
8 42 (13.86%) VPN
9 41 (13.53%) SAN
10 39 (12.87%) MPLS
11 33 (10.89%) VLAN
12 26 (8.58%) Wireless
13 23 (7.59%) BGP
14 21 (6.93%) WLAN
15 19 (6.27%) EIGRP
15 19 (6.27%) Network Security
16 15 (4.95%) OSPF
17 14 (4.62%) IPsec
17 14 (4.62%) Wi-Fi
17 14 (4.62%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (19.80%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (1.65%) MySQL
3 4 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (3.63%) 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 40 (13.20%) Finance
2 32 (10.56%) 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%) Back Office
5 3 (0.99%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.66%) Automotive
6 2 (0.66%) Advertising
6 2 (0.66%) Electronics
6 2 (0.66%) Military
6 2 (0.66%) Retail
7 1 (0.33%) Marketing
7 1 (0.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (14.85%) Analyst
2 37 (12.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 35 (11.55%) Network Engineer
3 35 (11.55%) Support Engineer
4 27 (8.91%) Support Analyst
5 20 (6.60%) IT Support
6 18 (5.94%) Consultant
7 17 (5.61%) 3rd Line Support
8 16 (5.28%) Systems Engineer
9 13 (4.29%) Network Specialist
10 12 (3.96%) Service Analyst
10 12 (3.96%) Technical Support
11 11 (3.63%) IT Support Analyst
12 10 (3.30%) Administrator
12 10 (3.30%) Tester
13 9 (2.97%) Network Manager
14 8 (2.64%) 1st Line Support
14 8 (2.64%) Desktop Support
14 8 (2.64%) Developer
14 8 (2.64%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.29%) HTML
2 9 (2.97%) Ajax
3 8 (2.64%) jQuery
3 8 (2.64%) HTML5
3 8 (2.64%) CSS3
3 8 (2.64%) CSS
3 8 (2.64%) DOM
4 5 (1.65%) Web Services
5 2 (0.66%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.33%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.33%) .NET
6 1 (0.33%) COM
6 1 (0.33%) WAP
6 1 (0.33%) Middleware
6 1 (0.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.61%) Video Conferencing
2 14 (4.62%) Clustering
3 12 (3.96%) Blackberry
4 11 (3.63%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.98%) Mathematics
6 6 (1.98%) PDA
7 5 (1.65%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.32%) PKI
8 4 (1.32%) IVR
8 4 (1.32%) Firmware
9 3 (0.99%) EPoS
9 3 (0.99%) Replication
9 3 (0.99%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.99%) Open Source
9 3 (0.99%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.66%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.66%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.66%) NHS
10 2 (0.66%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 166 (54.79%) Windows
2 72 (23.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (16.83%) Windows 7
3 51 (16.83%) Linux
4 39 (12.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 38 (12.54%) UNIX
6 37 (12.21%) Windows XP
7 25 (8.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (4.95%) Windows 8
9 7 (2.31%) Windows Vista
10 4 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.32%) AIX
11 3 (0.99%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.66%) Solaris
13 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.33%) Debian
13 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (23.43%) ITIL
2 26 (8.58%) Network Management
3 20 (6.60%) Project Management
4 19 (6.27%) Service Delivery
5 15 (4.95%) Load Balancing
6 12 (3.96%) Migration
6 12 (3.96%) ITIL V3
6 12 (3.96%) Software Deployment
6 12 (3.96%) Demand Forecasting
7 11 (3.63%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (3.63%) Performance Testing
7 11 (3.63%) Time Management
7 11 (3.63%) Incident Management
7 11 (3.63%) Network Design
7 11 (3.63%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (2.97%) Contact Management
8 9 (2.97%) Service Management
9 8 (2.64%) PRINCE2
9 8 (2.64%) Scrum
9 8 (2.64%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (10.89%) SQL
2 14 (4.62%) Shell Script
3 8 (2.64%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.98%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.65%) C
5 5 (1.65%) C++
5 5 (1.65%) Java
6 4 (1.32%) C#
7 3 (0.99%) Perl
7 3 (0.99%) PHP
7 3 (0.99%) VBScript
8 1 (0.33%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.33%) Ruby
8 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (17.49%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (14.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (11.55%) CCNP
3 35 (11.55%) Degree
4 34 (11.22%) Security Cleared
5 28 (9.24%) CCNA
6 21 (6.93%) MCSE
7 20 (6.60%) MCP
8 19 (6.27%) SC Cleared
9 18 (5.94%) MCITP
10 17 (5.61%) DV Cleared
11 16 (5.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 14 (4.62%) MCSA
13 11 (3.63%) ISEB
14 9 (2.97%) CCA
14 9 (2.97%) Citrix Certification
15 7 (2.31%) CCDP
16 6 (1.98%) HND
17 5 (1.65%) CCSP
17 5 (1.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (11.88%) SLA
2 16 (5.28%) QA
3 2 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 103 (33.99%) Active Directory
2 66 (21.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (8.91%) Hyper-V
4 26 (8.58%) VMware ESX
5 21 (6.93%) vSphere
6 15 (4.95%) Terminal Services
7 10 (3.30%) XenApp
7 10 (3.30%) XenServer
8 6 (1.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.32%) qmail
10 4 (1.32%) ISA Server
10 4 (1.32%) Squid
11 3 (0.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.99%) BlackBerry Internet Service
11 3 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.99%) ProxySG
11 3 (0.99%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.33%) Postfix
12 1 (0.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 16 (5.28%) Backup Exec
2 14 (4.62%) Cisco CUCM
3 12 (3.96%) CiscoWorks
4 11 (3.63%) Netcool
5 10 (3.30%) SCCM
6 6 (1.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 6 (1.98%) MAILsweeper
7 5 (1.65%) WSUS
8 4 (1.32%) SCOM
9 2 (0.66%) Nagios
9 2 (0.66%) Cacti
9 2 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.33%) Puppet
10 1 (0.33%) ARCserve
10 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 124 (40.92%) Cisco
1 124 (40.92%) Microsoft
2 107 (35.31%) VMware
3 50 (16.50%) Citrix
4 29 (9.57%) HP
5 26 (8.58%) Avaya
6 15 (4.95%) CheckPoint
7 14 (4.62%) NetApp
7 14 (4.62%) Tandberg
8 13 (4.29%) Juniper
9 12 (3.96%) Dell
10 11 (3.63%) Oracle
10 11 (3.63%) Apple
10 11 (3.63%) Symantec
10 11 (3.63%) Polycom
10 11 (3.63%) Verint
11 10 (3.30%) Adobe
11 10 (3.30%) Genesys
12 9 (2.97%) Lotus
13 7 (2.31%) Nokia
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