The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 52 49 47
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing LAN 13 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.57% 0.84% 3.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.57% 8.57% 20.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 13
Average salary £27,500 £18,710 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.98% -54.36%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
LAN
North East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
70 35 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 13.86% 9.75% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 47 28 67
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £20,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

LAN
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

LAN Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

LAN
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne 0 11 £27,500 -17.91%
Sunderland - 1 £33,500 -
LAN
North East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 22 (100.00%) WAN
2 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 17 (77.27%) Windows
4 16 (72.73%) Cisco
4 16 (72.73%) VMware
5 15 (68.18%) Firewall
5 15 (68.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (54.55%) Hyper-V
7 12 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (54.55%) MS Exchange
7 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
7 12 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
8 11 (50.00%) Security Cleared
8 11 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (40.91%) SQL
10 9 (40.91%) SAN
10 9 (40.91%) NetApp
11 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
11 6 (27.27%) ITIL
12 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
12 4 (18.18%) Citrix
12 4 (18.18%) CA

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
1 12 (54.55%) MS Exchange
1 12 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2007
1 12 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2003
2 11 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Project
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (100.00%) WAN
2 15 (68.18%) Firewall
3 11 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (40.91%) SAN
5 3 (13.64%) VPN
6 2 (9.09%) VoIP
7 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
7 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 10 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Field Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Administrator
2 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (13.64%) ICT Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) UNIX Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) AIX Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) UNIX Support
3 2 (9.09%) UNIX Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) IT Support
3 2 (9.09%) AIX Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (4.55%) IT Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) HACMP
1 2 (9.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
3 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
3 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.09%) UNIX
4 2 (9.09%) AIX
4 2 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) Six Sigma
3 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.09%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.09%) Workflow
3 2 (9.09%) Service Management
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 15 (68.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (54.55%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.09%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Cisco
1 16 (72.73%) VMware
2 9 (40.91%) NetApp
3 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 4 (18.18%) Citrix
4 4 (18.18%) CA
5 2 (9.09%) IBM
5 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 2 (9.09%) WatchGuard
6 1 (4.55%) Alcatel-Lucent