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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 102 117 81
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -36
Permanent jobs citing LAN 172 123 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.64% 2.18% 3.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.17% 14.20% 15.28%
Number of salaries quoted 145 98 148
Average salary £33,500 £37,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% +7.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
1064 866 1145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.34% 15.34% 21.65%
Number of salaries quoted 889 674 958
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +1 40 £32,500 +8.33% 7
Wiltshire +8 36 £40,000 -3.03% 6
Bristol -10 36 £27,500 -29.03% 8
Gloucestershire -8 19 £36,750 -5.16% 10
Somerset +11 16 £27,500 -45.00%
Dorset -6 15 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Cornwall - 9 £22,500 -
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 282 (87.04%) WAN
2 211 (65.12%) Windows
3 144 (44.44%) Cisco
3 144 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 138 (42.59%) Active Directory
5 120 (37.04%) MS Exchange
6 109 (33.64%) Firewall
7 108 (33.33%) VMware
8 93 (28.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 87 (26.85%) TCP/IP
10 82 (25.31%) ITIL
11 80 (24.69%) Windows Server 2008
12 72 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
13 67 (20.68%) VMware Infrastructure
14 63 (19.44%) Lync
15 54 (16.67%) Citrix
15 54 (16.67%) MS Excel
16 53 (16.36%) Avaya
16 53 (16.36%) MCITP
17 51 (15.74%) SAN
17 51 (15.74%) Windows Server 2003
18 49 (15.12%) DHCP
18 49 (15.12%) MS Office
18 49 (15.12%) Windows Server 2012
19 46 (14.20%) VPN
19 46 (14.20%) CCNA
20 45 (13.89%) Internet
21 43 (13.27%) SLA
21 43 (13.27%) WLAN
21 43 (13.27%) SQL Server

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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
1 120 (37.04%) MS Exchange
2 63 (19.44%) Lync
3 40 (12.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (8.02%) IIS
5 23 (7.10%) SharePoint
6 22 (6.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 21 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2013
8 19 (5.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (1.85%) Apache
10 4 (1.23%) JBoss
10 4 (1.23%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.62%) Documentum
11 2 (0.62%) MediaWiki
11 2 (0.62%) nginx
11 2 (0.62%) Confluence
12 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 54 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 49 (15.12%) MS Office
3 13 (4.01%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.31%) MS Project
5 1 (0.31%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (1.23%) AWD
2 3 (0.93%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.31%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.31%) SaaS
1 1 (0.31%) PaaS
1 1 (0.31%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.31%) Office 365
1 1 (0.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 282 (87.04%) WAN
2 109 (33.64%) Firewall
3 87 (26.85%) TCP/IP
4 51 (15.74%) SAN
5 49 (15.12%) DHCP
6 46 (14.20%) VPN
7 45 (13.89%) Internet
8 43 (13.27%) WLAN
9 42 (12.96%) DNS
10 39 (12.04%) MPLS
11 28 (8.64%) VoIP
12 27 (8.33%) BGP
13 23 (7.10%) Network Security
14 20 (6.17%) Unified Communications
15 19 (5.86%) Cisco ASA
15 19 (5.86%) Wireless
15 19 (5.86%) VLAN
16 18 (5.56%) EIGRP
16 18 (5.56%) ADSL
17 14 (4.32%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (13.27%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (1.85%) MySQL
5 5 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.62%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (2.47%) LoadRunner
1 8 (2.47%) Rational Performance Tester
2 4 (1.23%) Hudson
2 4 (1.23%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.62%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.62%) Subversion
3 2 (0.62%) JIRA
3 2 (0.62%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.31%) Axure RP
General
1 40 (12.35%) Finance
2 23 (7.10%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.40%) Banking
4 8 (2.47%) Back Office
5 5 (1.54%) Advertising
6 2 (0.62%) Games
6 2 (0.62%) Electronics
7 1 (0.31%) Billing
Job Titles
1 57 (17.59%) Support Engineer
2 36 (11.11%) Project Engineer
3 35 (10.80%) Analyst
4 23 (7.10%) Technical Support
5 22 (6.79%) Network Engineer
6 21 (6.48%) IT Support
7 20 (6.17%) Technical Engineer
7 20 (6.17%) Support Analyst
8 18 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
8 18 (5.56%) Consultant
9 16 (4.94%) 2nd Line Support
10 15 (4.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 15 (4.63%) Network Specialist
11 14 (4.32%) Field Engineer
11 14 (4.32%) 3rd Line Support
12 13 (4.01%) Team Leader
12 13 (4.01%) Designer
12 13 (4.01%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 12 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 12 (3.70%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.85%) Web Services
2 4 (1.23%) .NET
3 3 (0.93%) HTML
4 2 (0.62%) CSS
4 2 (0.62%) Middleware
4 2 (0.62%) LAMP
4 2 (0.62%) Ajax
5 1 (0.31%) JSON
5 1 (0.31%) jQuery
5 1 (0.31%) HTML5
5 1 (0.31%) CSS3
5 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.31%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.94%) Blackberry
2 15 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.32%) Clustering
4 12 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (2.47%) Replication
6 5 (1.54%) Mathematics
6 5 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.93%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.62%) User Experience
8 2 (0.62%) Statistics
8 2 (0.62%) EqualLogic
8 2 (0.62%) Wiki
9 1 (0.31%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.31%) iPad
9 1 (0.31%) Economics
9 1 (0.31%) PKI
9 1 (0.31%) CMDB
9 1 (0.31%) IVR
9 1 (0.31%) PACS
9 1 (0.31%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 211 (65.12%) Windows
2 80 (24.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (15.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 49 (15.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (12.04%) Windows 7
6 38 (11.73%) Linux
7 26 (8.02%) Windows XP
8 19 (5.86%) UNIX
9 16 (4.94%) Windows Vista
10 13 (4.01%) Windows 8
11 9 (2.78%) Mac OS X
12 4 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.93%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.93%) Solaris
14 2 (0.62%) AIX
14 2 (0.62%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.62%) CentOS
14 2 (0.62%) Debian
14 2 (0.62%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (25.31%) ITIL
2 36 (11.11%) Project Management
3 21 (6.48%) Network Management
4 20 (6.17%) Configuration Management
5 19 (5.86%) Service Delivery
6 18 (5.56%) Network Design
6 18 (5.56%) Load Balancing
7 15 (4.63%) Time Management
8 14 (4.32%) Change Management
9 13 (4.01%) ITIL V3
10 12 (3.70%) Service Management
11 11 (3.40%) Software Deployment
11 11 (3.40%) Line Management
12 10 (3.09%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (3.09%) Penetration Testing
13 9 (2.78%) Migration
13 9 (2.78%) PRINCE2
13 9 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
14 8 (2.47%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (2.47%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (8.02%) SQL
2 9 (2.78%) Shell Script
3 7 (2.16%) C
4 6 (1.85%) C++
4 6 (1.85%) PHP
5 5 (1.54%) Perl
5 5 (1.54%) Java
6 4 (1.23%) C#
6 4 (1.23%) Ruby
6 4 (1.23%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.93%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.93%) Python
8 2 (0.62%) Embedded C
8 2 (0.62%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.31%) AWK
Qualifications
1 93 (28.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 72 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 53 (16.36%) MCITP
4 46 (14.20%) CCNA
5 38 (11.73%) Security Cleared
6 35 (10.80%) CCNP
7 29 (8.95%) MCP
7 29 (8.95%) SC Cleared
8 28 (8.64%) MCSA
9 24 (7.41%) MCSE
10 21 (6.48%) Degree
11 20 (6.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 19 (5.86%) Citrix Certification
13 13 (4.01%) Network+ Certification
13 13 (4.01%) A+ Certification
14 11 (3.40%) DV Cleared
14 11 (3.40%) CCEA
14 11 (3.40%) CCA
14 11 (3.40%) VCP4
14 11 (3.40%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (13.27%) SLA
2 6 (1.85%) QA
3 1 (0.31%) HL7
System Software
1 138 (42.59%) Active Directory
2 67 (20.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (7.72%) Hyper-V
4 22 (6.79%) vSphere
5 19 (5.86%) XenDesktop
6 15 (4.63%) XenServer
7 13 (4.01%) VMware ESX
8 11 (3.40%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (2.47%) ISA Server
10 5 (1.54%) XenApp
11 4 (1.23%) qmail
11 4 (1.23%) Firmware
11 4 (1.23%) Squid
12 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.93%) BlackBerry Internet Service
13 2 (0.62%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.62%) Samba
13 2 (0.62%) Postfix
14 1 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.31%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 14 (4.32%) SCCM
2 12 (3.70%) SCOM
3 9 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
4 8 (2.47%) HP SIM
4 8 (2.47%) OpenView
5 6 (1.85%) WSUS
6 4 (1.23%) Puppet
6 4 (1.23%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.23%) CiscoWorks
7 3 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.93%) Netcool
7 3 (0.93%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.93%) Salt
7 3 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.62%) Ansible
8 2 (0.62%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.31%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 144 (44.44%) Cisco
1 144 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 108 (33.33%) VMware
3 54 (16.67%) Citrix
4 53 (16.36%) Avaya
5 37 (11.42%) CheckPoint
6 30 (9.26%) Juniper
7 29 (8.95%) HP
8 21 (6.48%) Dell
9 13 (4.01%) NetApp
9 13 (4.01%) F5
9 13 (4.01%) Riverbed
10 12 (3.70%) EMC
11 11 (3.40%) AppSense
12 9 (2.78%) NetScout
13 8 (2.47%) Tandberg
13 8 (2.47%) Oracle
14 7 (2.16%) McAfee
14 7 (2.16%) Symantec
15 6 (1.85%) IBM
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits , Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Car, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + Company Car + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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n-tier selection limited
Salary: to 28k + Overtime
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits (including flexible hours)
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Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits, flexi-time
Posted: 5 days ago
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Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits (Including Flexible Hours)
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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