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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 25 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Permanent jobs citing LAN 3 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 2.11% 5.48% 3.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 33.33% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 2
Average salary £24,500 £25,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% -19.35%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 6.34% 16.44% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 9
Average salary £27,500 £27,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% -12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £53,300 £35,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
3 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
4 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (57.14%) Driving Licence
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (57.14%) MS Office
5 3 (42.86%) HND
5 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (42.86%) MPLS
5 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 3 (42.86%) Degree
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (28.57%) Mitel
7 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 1 (14.29%) HP
7 1 (14.29%) VoIP
7 1 (14.29%) ITIL
7 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
7 1 (14.29%) DHCP
7 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) MPLS
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
General
1 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Hardware Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Hardware Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) IT Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) IT Support
2 3 (42.86%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Support
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
1 3 (42.86%) HND
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Mitel
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Kaspersky
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft