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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 45 63 52
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Permanent jobs citing LAN 20 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 3.32% 1.41% 2.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.81% 9.76% 14.44%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 12
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £28,888 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £42,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
119 82 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 19.77% 14.44% 16.27%
Number of salaries quoted 84 55 77
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Swindon

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 37 (84.09%) WAN
2 24 (54.55%) Cisco
3 21 (47.73%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (45.45%) ITIL
5 18 (40.91%) MPLS
6 17 (38.64%) Windows
7 15 (34.09%) VoIP
7 15 (34.09%) BGP
7 15 (34.09%) Active Directory
8 14 (31.82%) Video Conferencing
8 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
9 13 (29.55%) ITIL V3
9 13 (29.55%) CCNP
10 12 (27.27%) VPN
10 12 (27.27%) Network Management
11 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (25.00%) Firewall
11 11 (25.00%) Network Security
12 10 (22.73%) EIGRP
12 10 (22.73%) VLAN
12 10 (22.73%) Ethernet
13 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
13 9 (20.45%) Juniper
13 9 (20.45%) VMware
14 8 (18.18%) Tandberg
14 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
14 8 (18.18%) CCNA
15 7 (15.91%) JNCIS
15 7 (15.91%) Degree
15 7 (15.91%) H.323

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (9.09%) IBM Notes
1 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.82%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) Lync
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
2 7 (15.91%) MS Office
3 4 (9.09%) MS Visio
3 4 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (84.09%) WAN
2 18 (40.91%) MPLS
3 15 (34.09%) VoIP
3 15 (34.09%) BGP
4 12 (27.27%) VPN
5 11 (25.00%) Firewall
5 11 (25.00%) Network Security
6 10 (22.73%) VLAN
6 10 (22.73%) EIGRP
6 10 (22.73%) Ethernet
7 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 7 (15.91%) H.323
9 6 (13.64%) IPsec
9 6 (13.64%) IPv4
9 6 (13.64%) IPv6
10 5 (11.36%) OSPF
11 4 (9.09%) DNS
11 4 (9.09%) SAN
11 4 (9.09%) DHCP
11 4 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (18.18%) Network Specialist
2 4 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (9.09%) Designer
2 4 (9.09%) Analyst
2 4 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (9.09%) Service Analyst
3 3 (6.82%) Lead Designer
3 3 (6.82%) Network Engineer
3 3 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (6.82%) Architect
3 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 3 (6.82%) Network Security Specialist
3 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (6.82%) Security Specialist
4 2 (4.55%) Consultant
4 2 (4.55%) Support Technician
4 2 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.82%) Cryptography
5 2 (4.55%) CMDB
6 1 (2.27%) EqualLogic
6 1 (2.27%) Economics
6 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.27%) Clustering
6 1 (2.27%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 17 (38.64%) Windows
2 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (15.91%) Windows XP
4 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 4 (9.09%) Linux
6 3 (6.82%) Solaris
6 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.82%) UNIX
7 2 (4.55%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) ITIL
2 13 (29.55%) ITIL V3
3 12 (27.27%) Network Management
4 6 (13.64%) Service Management
4 6 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (11.36%) Incident Management
6 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (9.09%) ITSM
6 4 (9.09%) Demand Forecasting
7 3 (6.82%) TOGAF
7 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.82%) Change Control
7 3 (6.82%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (4.55%) Time Management
8 2 (4.55%) Network Design
9 1 (2.27%) Load Balancing
9 1 (2.27%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (47.73%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (29.55%) CCNP
3 8 (18.18%) CCNA
4 7 (15.91%) JNCIS
4 7 (15.91%) Degree
5 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
7 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 4 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (6.82%) MCP
8 3 (6.82%) MCSE
9 2 (4.55%) CCIE
10 1 (2.27%) HNC
10 1 (2.27%) HND
10 1 (2.27%) JNCIA
10 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
10 1 (2.27%) MCTS
10 1 (2.27%) MCITP
10 1 (2.27%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 15 (34.09%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.27%) ProxySG
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (6.82%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (6.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (6.82%) Netcool
2 3 (6.82%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.55%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.27%) WSUS
4 1 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 24 (54.55%) Cisco
2 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 9 (20.45%) Juniper
3 9 (20.45%) VMware
4 8 (18.18%) Tandberg
5 7 (15.91%) Polycom
5 7 (15.91%) Avaya
6 5 (11.36%) Genesys
6 5 (11.36%) Verint
7 4 (9.09%) Lotus
8 3 (6.82%) McAfee
8 3 (6.82%) Sun
9 2 (4.55%) Citrix
9 2 (4.55%) BT
9 2 (4.55%) Apple
9 2 (4.55%) CheckPoint
9 2 (4.55%) Symantec
10 1 (2.27%) Blue Coat
10 1 (2.27%) NetApp
10 1 (2.27%) Dell