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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 17 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing LAN 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 1.52% 1.32% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 50.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £21,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
9 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 13.64% 2.63% 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 9
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +77.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £28,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,600 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCDP
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Technician
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CCDP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) VMware