The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 44 40 56
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Permanent jobs citing LAN 22 21 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 3.63% 3.94% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.97% 25.93% 10.94%
Number of salaries quoted 20 21 7
Average salary £24,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.42% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £32,500 £29,050
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
LAN
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
116 81 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 19.14% 15.20% 12.26%
Number of salaries quoted 108 70 58
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

LAN
Salary Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Swindon region.

LAN Salary Trend in Swindon

LAN
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Swindon

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 43 (95.56%) WAN
2 21 (46.67%) Cisco
3 19 (42.22%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (37.78%) MPLS
5 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
6 15 (33.33%) Firewall
7 14 (31.11%) DHCP
7 14 (31.11%) DNS
7 14 (31.11%) SLA
7 14 (31.11%) Windows
8 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (26.67%) Windows 7
9 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (26.67%) Telecoms
9 12 (26.67%) Finance
9 12 (26.67%) WLAN
9 12 (26.67%) MS Exchange
9 12 (26.67%) CCNA
9 12 (26.67%) Active Directory
9 12 (26.67%) VPN
10 11 (24.44%) VoIP
11 10 (22.22%) CCNP
11 10 (22.22%) Internet
12 9 (20.00%) Marketing
13 8 (17.78%) CCTV
13 8 (17.78%) Network Design
13 8 (17.78%) DWDM
13 8 (17.78%) MS Visio
13 8 (17.78%) SDH

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 12 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (95.56%) WAN
2 17 (37.78%) MPLS
3 15 (33.33%) Firewall
4 14 (31.11%) DHCP
4 14 (31.11%) DNS
5 12 (26.67%) VPN
5 12 (26.67%) WLAN
6 11 (24.44%) VoIP
7 10 (22.22%) Internet
8 8 (17.78%) DWDM
8 8 (17.78%) SDH
9 7 (15.56%) Wireless
10 6 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (8.89%) Unified Communications
11 4 (8.89%) IPsec
11 4 (8.89%) ATM
11 4 (8.89%) Ethernet
12 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
12 3 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (6.67%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (26.67%) Telecoms
1 12 (26.67%) Finance
2 9 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 9 (20.00%) Support Technician
3 7 (15.56%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (15.56%) Consultant
4 6 (13.33%) Network Consultant
5 5 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 3 (6.67%) Designer
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Designer
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Network Designer
6 3 (6.67%) Network Designer
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Pre Sales Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Windows Support Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Service Desk Technician
8 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) CCTV
2 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) Windows
2 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) Network Design
2 4 (8.89%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (8.89%) ITIL
3 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (4.44%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (4.44%) Change Management
4 2 (4.44%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.44%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.22%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (2.22%) Test Management
5 1 (2.22%) Test Automation
5 1 (2.22%) Change Control
5 1 (2.22%) Test Strategy
5 1 (2.22%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (2.22%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.22%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.22%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (42.22%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (26.67%) CCNA
3 10 (22.22%) CCNP
4 4 (8.89%) DV Cleared
4 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.67%) HP ASE
5 3 (6.67%) HP MASE
5 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.67%) JNCIA
6 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.22%) CCSE
7 1 (2.22%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
7 1 (2.22%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (31.11%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 12 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.22%) XenServer
3 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.22%) Firmware
3 1 (2.22%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) OpenView
1 1 (2.22%) SCOM
1 1 (2.22%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) Cisco
2 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
3 7 (15.56%) CheckPoint
3 7 (15.56%) Juniper
4 6 (13.33%) VMware
5 4 (8.89%) HP
6 3 (6.67%) Tripwire
6 3 (6.67%) IronPort
6 3 (6.67%) ProCurve
6 3 (6.67%) Riverbed
6 3 (6.67%) Meraki
7 2 (4.44%) Nokia
7 2 (4.44%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (2.22%) Dell
8 1 (2.22%) Citrix
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