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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 93 85 106
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +21
Permanent jobs citing LAN 164 200 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.03% 3.40% 2.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.69% 16.79% 14.63%
Number of salaries quoted 154 183 128
Median salary £33,750 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,250 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
1045 1191 1039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.32% 20.24% 17.12%
Number of salaries quoted 849 1026 857
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,966 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +27 45 £36,313 -3.16% 4
Wiltshire -2 43 £35,000 +4.47% 6
Gloucestershire -9 29 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Dorset +15 19 £28,000 -13.84% 1
Devon +11 11 £31,885 -6.22%
Somerset -28 7 £55,000 +29.41% 3
Cornwall -22 3 £23,000 +9.52% 1
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for LAN.

1 287 (89.97%) WAN
2 169 (52.98%) Cisco
3 156 (48.90%) Windows
4 128 (40.13%) TCP/IP
5 113 (35.42%) Firewall
6 112 (35.11%) ITIL
7 111 (34.80%) Microsoft
8 103 (32.29%) VMware
9 97 (30.41%) VPN
10 94 (29.47%) Active Directory
11 93 (29.15%) VoIP
12 90 (28.21%) Windows Server
13 83 (26.02%) Linux
14 81 (25.39%) Cisco Certification
15 78 (24.45%) VMware Infrastructure
16 62 (19.44%) MS Exchange
17 61 (19.12%) DNS
18 59 (18.50%) Windows 7
19 56 (17.55%) Data Centre
20 54 (16.93%) CCNA
21 51 (15.99%) Windows Server 2012
22 49 (15.36%) Windows Server 2008
23 48 (15.05%) Wireless
24 46 (14.42%) Citrix
25 44 (13.79%) Service Delivery
26 43 (13.48%) MS Excel
27 42 (13.17%) Finance
27 42 (13.17%) VLAN
28 41 (12.85%) Network Security
28 41 (12.85%) Windows 8

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 62 (19.44%) MS Exchange
2 41 (12.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (5.96%) IIS
4 15 (4.70%) Apache
5 14 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (3.13%) Skype for Business
8 7 (2.19%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.88%) JBoss
9 6 (1.88%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.94%) IBM Domino
10 3 (0.94%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.94%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (0.94%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 43 (13.48%) MS Excel
2 38 (11.91%) MS Office
3 16 (5.02%) MS Visio
4 13 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.63%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (8.46%) Office 365
2 16 (5.02%) SaaS
3 14 (4.39%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 287 (89.97%) WAN
2 128 (40.13%) TCP/IP
3 113 (35.42%) Firewall
4 97 (30.41%) VPN
5 93 (29.15%) VoIP
6 61 (19.12%) DNS
7 48 (15.05%) Wireless
8 42 (13.17%) VLAN
9 41 (12.85%) Network Security
10 40 (12.54%) Cisco ASA
11 37 (11.60%) DHCP
12 31 (9.72%) ADSL
12 31 (9.72%) Wi-Fi
13 29 (9.09%) Internet
14 27 (8.46%) SAN
15 25 (7.84%) MPLS
16 24 (7.52%) SSL
17 20 (6.27%) Unified Communications
18 19 (5.96%) IP Telephony
18 19 (5.96%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.88%) Apache Accumulo
2 6 (1.88%) Big Data
2 6 (1.88%) Hadoop
2 6 (1.88%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.57%) MySQL
4 3 (0.94%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.63%) MS Access
5 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (3.76%) LoadRunner
2 5 (1.57%) Cucumber
2 5 (1.57%) JIRA
2 5 (1.57%) JUnit
2 5 (1.57%) Selenium
2 5 (1.57%) SpecFlow
3 3 (0.94%) TestNG
4 1 (0.31%) MSI
General
1 42 (13.17%) Finance
2 35 (10.97%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.76%) Multimedia
4 9 (2.82%) Retail
5 8 (2.51%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.19%) Back Office
6 7 (2.19%) Banking
7 6 (1.88%) Front Office
8 3 (0.94%) Advertising
8 3 (0.94%) Automotive
8 3 (0.94%) Games
8 3 (0.94%) Legal
9 2 (0.63%) Billing
10 1 (0.31%) Electronics
10 1 (0.31%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (21.00%) Analyst
2 64 (20.06%) Network Engineer
3 54 (16.93%) Support Engineer
4 37 (11.60%) 2nd Line Support
5 36 (11.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 25 (7.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 25 (7.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 24 (7.52%) Support Analyst
8 21 (6.58%) Desktop Support
9 18 (5.64%) Service Desk Support
10 17 (5.33%) IT Engineer
11 16 (5.02%) Voice Engineer
12 15 (4.70%) IT Support
13 12 (3.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 12 (3.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 12 (3.76%) Software Analyst
13 12 (3.76%) Software Test Analyst
13 12 (3.76%) Software Tester
13 12 (3.76%) Test Analyst
13 12 (3.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.88%) ELK Stack
1 6 (1.88%) HTML
1 6 (1.88%) Kafka
2 5 (1.57%) JDBC
2 5 (1.57%) Web Services
3 4 (1.25%) Spring
4 3 (0.94%) .NET
4 3 (0.94%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.94%) HTML5
4 3 (0.94%) LAMP
5 1 (0.31%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 56 (17.55%) Data Centre
2 24 (7.52%) IVR
3 22 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 21 (6.58%) Video Conferencing
5 19 (5.96%) Driving Licence
6 15 (4.70%) Clustering
7 14 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (3.45%) Computer Science
8 11 (3.45%) Handset
9 10 (3.13%) Blackberry
10 8 (2.51%) Security Operations Centre
11 7 (2.19%) iPhone
11 7 (2.19%) Replication
12 6 (1.88%) ASIC
12 6 (1.88%) Cyberthreat
12 6 (1.88%) Fat Client
12 6 (1.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 6 (1.88%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (1.88%) Statistics
12 6 (1.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 156 (48.90%) Windows
2 90 (28.21%) Windows Server
3 83 (26.02%) Linux
4 59 (18.50%) Windows 7
5 51 (15.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 49 (15.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 41 (12.85%) Windows 8
8 32 (10.03%) Unix
9 23 (7.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (5.02%) Windows 10
11 15 (4.70%) Windows Vista
12 14 (4.39%) Android
13 10 (3.13%) CentOS
14 6 (1.88%) Windows XP
15 5 (1.57%) AIX
16 4 (1.25%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 2 (0.63%) Solaris
19 1 (0.31%) Debian
19 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (35.11%) ITIL
2 44 (13.79%) Service Delivery
3 38 (11.91%) PRINCE2
4 36 (11.29%) Project Management
5 30 (9.40%) Disaster Recovery
6 29 (9.09%) Load Balancing
7 23 (7.21%) ITIL V3
8 21 (6.58%) Capacity Planning
8 21 (6.58%) Continuous Improvement
9 18 (5.64%) Business Continuity
10 17 (5.33%) Mentoring
10 17 (5.33%) Network Design
11 16 (5.02%) Performance Monitoring
12 15 (4.70%) Service Management
13 12 (3.76%) Data Security
13 12 (3.76%) Problem Management
13 12 (3.76%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (3.76%) Validation
14 11 (3.45%) Capacity Management
14 11 (3.45%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (5.64%) Java
2 17 (5.33%) SQL
3 15 (4.70%) C#
4 14 (4.39%) C++
5 10 (3.13%) PowerShell
6 8 (2.51%) PHP
7 7 (2.19%) Bash Shell
7 7 (2.19%) Shell Script
8 6 (1.88%) Perl
8 6 (1.88%) Python
8 6 (1.88%) Ruby
9 2 (0.63%) C
9 2 (0.63%) VB
9 2 (0.63%) VC++
Qualifications
1 81 (25.39%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (16.93%) CCNA
3 41 (12.85%) CCNP
4 35 (10.97%) Security Cleared
5 32 (10.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (6.27%) CCDP
6 20 (6.27%) Degree
6 20 (6.27%) SC Cleared
7 17 (5.33%) MCSA
8 16 (5.02%) DV Cleared
9 15 (4.70%) A+ Certification
9 15 (4.70%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (4.08%) MCSE
10 13 (4.08%) Network+ Certification
11 12 (3.76%) ISEB
12 11 (3.45%) MCP
13 8 (2.51%) CCDA
14 7 (2.19%) CCVP
15 6 (1.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 5 (1.57%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (11.91%) SLA
2 6 (1.88%) QA
3 3 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.31%) BS7799
System Software
1 94 (29.47%) Active Directory
2 78 (24.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (9.09%) XenApp
4 16 (5.02%) Hyper-V
5 12 (3.76%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (2.82%) Firmware
7 7 (2.19%) ISA Server
7 7 (2.19%) VMware ESX
8 6 (1.88%) Apache Flume
8 6 (1.88%) vSphere
9 3 (0.94%) NFS
9 3 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.63%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.31%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.31%) vCloud
11 1 (0.31%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (4.70%) Cisco CUCM
1 15 (4.70%) Cisco UCCX
1 15 (4.70%) Norton AntiVirus
2 14 (4.39%) Cisco UCCE
3 10 (3.13%) Tivoli
4 8 (2.51%) SCCM
5 6 (1.88%) FortiGate
5 6 (1.88%) Kibana
5 6 (1.88%) logstash
6 5 (1.57%) AirWatch
7 3 (0.94%) MOM
7 3 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.94%) WSUS
8 2 (0.63%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.63%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.63%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.63%) Puppet
8 2 (0.63%) SCOM
9 1 (0.31%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 169 (52.98%) Cisco
2 111 (34.80%) Microsoft
3 103 (32.29%) VMware
4 46 (14.42%) Citrix
5 40 (12.54%) HP
6 37 (11.60%) Juniper
7 33 (10.34%) CheckPoint
8 23 (7.21%) Avaya
9 21 (6.58%) IBM
10 19 (5.96%) Dell
11 18 (5.64%) EMC
12 15 (4.70%) Aruba
12 15 (4.70%) F5
12 15 (4.70%) Intel
12 15 (4.70%) Symantec
13 14 (4.39%) Mitel
14 13 (4.08%) Intel Security
14 13 (4.08%) WatchGuard
15 11 (3.45%) BT
15 11 (3.45%) Siemens
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