The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Walsall 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 17 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing LAN 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 2.30% 5.97% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.18% 36.36% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Average salary £26,000 £31,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.80% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
LAN
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
11 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 12.64% 16.42% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 2
Average salary £29,000 £31,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.93% +3.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,750 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £40,400 £32,100 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

LAN
Salary Trend in Walsall

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

LAN Salary Trend in Walsall

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) DHCP
5 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (33.33%) vSphere
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (16.67%) Xen
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
6 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (16.67%) Service Management
6 1 (16.67%) XenApp
6 1 (16.67%) XenServer
6 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (16.67%) Kaspersky

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) WLAN
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Field Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) IT Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Field Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Service Management
1 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) HND
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (16.67%) XenApp
4 1 (16.67%) XenServer
4 1 (16.67%) Xen
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Veritas
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee
3 1 (16.67%) Sophos
3 1 (16.67%) Websense
3 1 (16.67%) SurfControl
3 1 (16.67%) Kaspersky
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
Walsall
Networx Recruitment
Salary: Up to £25,000 + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago