The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 80 72 67
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Permanent jobs citing LAN 187 190 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.31% 3.74% 4.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.44% 23.49% 24.52%
Number of salaries quoted 142 173 207
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +20.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,200 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,820 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
LAN
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
962 809 942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.04% 15.93% 16.71%
Number of salaries quoted 751 704 813
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £51,820 £57,500 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

LAN
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

LAN Salary Trend in the West Midlands

LAN
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

LAN Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

LAN
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -13 79 £37,500 -5.06% 4
Staffordshire -8 18 £28,500 +8.57%
Worcestershire +7 17 £47,500 +26.66% 4
Herefordshire 0 15 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Dudley +9 12 £32,000 +26.73%
West Bromwich +13 11 £35,500 +47.91%
Coventry -10 11 £39,500 -1.25% 2
Solihull 0 10 £31,625 +6.90% 1
Warwickshire -13 5 £30,000 -36.84% 2
Smethwick - 3 £17,500 -
Sutton Coldfield +2 2 £37,000 +10.44%
Shropshire -12 2 £45,750 +11.58%
Walsall +12 1 £22,000 -32.30%
Wolverhampton +11 1 £22,000 -
Brierley Hill - 1 £26,000 -
Stourbridge - 1 £40,000 -
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for LAN.

1 357 (91.30%) WAN
2 208 (53.20%) Cisco
3 196 (50.13%) Firewall
4 159 (40.66%) Windows
5 153 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
6 132 (33.76%) Microsoft
7 123 (31.46%) VPN
8 120 (30.69%) ITIL
9 113 (28.90%) Active Directory
10 110 (28.13%) VMware
11 103 (26.34%) CCNA
12 97 (24.81%) CCNP
13 82 (20.97%) Windows Server
14 78 (19.95%) DNS
15 75 (19.18%) TCP/IP
15 75 (19.18%) DHCP
16 70 (17.90%) VMware Infrastructure
17 69 (17.65%) Network Security
18 68 (17.39%) MS Exchange
19 66 (16.88%) HP
20 65 (16.62%) OSPF
20 65 (16.62%) VLAN
21 63 (16.11%) CheckPoint
22 62 (15.86%) Wireless
23 57 (14.58%) MPLS
23 57 (14.58%) VoIP
24 55 (14.07%) Microsoft Certification
25 53 (13.55%) Data Centre
26 51 (13.04%) MS Excel
27 50 (12.79%) Cisco ASA

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 68 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 22 (5.63%) IIS
3 17 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2003
5 14 (3.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (3.32%) Apache
7 12 (3.07%) Skype for Business
8 11 (2.81%) SharePoint
9 7 (1.79%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.28%) JBoss
10 5 (1.28%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.26%) CMS
12 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.26%) Moodle
12 1 (0.26%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.26%) SAS
Applications
1 51 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 40 (10.23%) MS Office
3 8 (2.05%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (4.60%) assyst
2 2 (0.51%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.63%) Office 365
2 19 (4.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.58%) Mimecast
4 8 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (1.02%) IaaS
6 4 (1.02%) PaaS
7 1 (0.26%) G Suite
7 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 357 (91.30%) WAN
2 196 (50.13%) Firewall
3 123 (31.46%) VPN
4 78 (19.95%) DNS
5 75 (19.18%) DHCP
5 75 (19.18%) TCP/IP
6 69 (17.65%) Network Security
7 65 (16.62%) OSPF
7 65 (16.62%) VLAN
8 62 (15.86%) Wireless
9 57 (14.58%) MPLS
9 57 (14.58%) VoIP
10 50 (12.79%) Cisco ASA
11 48 (12.28%) SAN
12 40 (10.23%) BGP
13 39 (9.97%) WLAN
14 32 (8.18%) EIGRP
14 32 (8.18%) Wi-Fi
15 28 (7.16%) SSL
16 25 (6.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (12.02%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.28%) DB2
3 5 (1.28%) MySQL
4 4 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.51%) GIS
5 2 (0.51%) MS Access
6 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.26%) Informix
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.26%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.26%) Subversion
General
1 26 (6.65%) Telecoms
2 21 (5.37%) Finance
3 14 (3.58%) Retail
4 10 (2.56%) Legal
5 9 (2.30%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.53%) French Language
7 5 (1.28%) German Language
8 3 (0.77%) Automotive
8 3 (0.77%) Law
9 2 (0.51%) Electronics
9 2 (0.51%) Marketing
10 1 (0.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 104 (26.60%) Network Engineer
2 69 (17.65%) Analyst
3 42 (10.74%) Senior Network Engineer
4 41 (10.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 39 (9.97%) IT Engineer
5 39 (9.97%) Support Engineer
6 32 (8.18%) Network Analyst
7 31 (7.93%) IT Support
8 26 (6.65%) Cisco Engineer
8 26 (6.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 25 (6.39%) Support Analyst
10 20 (5.12%) Architect
10 20 (5.12%) Exchange Engineer
11 19 (4.86%) IT Support Engineer
12 17 (4.35%) Consultant
12 17 (4.35%) Service Analyst
13 16 (4.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 16 (4.09%) 3rd Line Support
14 15 (3.84%) Service Desk Analyst
15 13 (3.32%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.81%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.28%) .NET
3 3 (0.77%) Web Services
4 2 (0.51%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.26%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.26%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.26%) WAP
5 1 (0.26%) XML
5 1 (0.26%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (13.55%) Data Centre
2 15 (3.84%) Computer Science
3 14 (3.58%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (1.79%) Clustering
5 7 (1.79%) Driving Licence
5 7 (1.79%) FMCG
6 6 (1.53%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.02%) AS400
9 3 (0.77%) NHS
9 3 (0.77%) Replication
9 3 (0.77%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.51%) CCTV
10 2 (0.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.51%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.51%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (0.51%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.26%) iPad
11 1 (0.26%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 159 (40.66%) Windows
2 82 (20.97%) Windows Server
3 41 (10.49%) Linux
4 36 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (8.70%) Windows 7
5 34 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (5.12%) Windows 8
7 18 (4.60%) Unix
8 17 (4.35%) Windows 10
9 14 (3.58%) Solaris
10 12 (3.07%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (1.53%) AIX
11 6 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.02%) Android
12 4 (1.02%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.77%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (30.69%) ITIL
2 48 (12.28%) Project Management
3 35 (8.95%) Presales
4 30 (7.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 28 (7.16%) Load Balancing
6 27 (6.91%) Service Delivery
7 24 (6.14%) Validation
8 23 (5.88%) Mentoring
8 23 (5.88%) Network Management
9 22 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
10 21 (5.37%) Service Management
11 19 (4.86%) ITIL V3
11 19 (4.86%) Network Design
12 18 (4.60%) Problem Management
12 18 (4.60%) Root Cause Analysis
13 16 (4.09%) PRINCE2
14 15 (3.84%) Data Security
14 15 (3.84%) Software Engineering
15 14 (3.58%) Migration
15 14 (3.58%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (8.44%) SQL
2 21 (5.37%) C
3 9 (2.30%) Java
3 9 (2.30%) PowerShell
4 6 (1.53%) Perl
5 4 (1.02%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.77%) C#
7 2 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 153 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
2 103 (26.34%) CCNA
3 97 (24.81%) CCNP
4 55 (14.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 41 (10.49%) Degree
5 41 (10.49%) MCSE
6 37 (9.46%) CCIE
7 36 (9.21%) Security Cleared
8 33 (8.44%) ITIL Certification
9 28 (7.16%) MCSA
10 27 (6.91%) SC Cleared
11 16 (4.09%) CCSA
12 15 (3.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 12 (3.07%) MCITP
14 11 (2.81%) CCDA
14 11 (2.81%) CCDP
15 9 (2.30%) CISSP
16 8 (2.05%) CCSE
16 8 (2.05%) CCVP
16 8 (2.05%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (10.23%) SLA
2 11 (2.81%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.26%) COBIT
4 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 113 (28.90%) Active Directory
2 70 (17.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (7.42%) vSphere
4 19 (4.86%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.79%) XenApp
6 6 (1.53%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.02%) Postfix
7 4 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.77%) BitLocker
8 3 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.26%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 25 (6.39%) SCOM
2 24 (6.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 16 (4.09%) Cisco CUCM
4 14 (3.58%) SCCM
5 10 (2.56%) FortiGate
6 9 (2.30%) Cisco Prime
6 9 (2.30%) Tivoli
7 6 (1.53%) SCOrch
8 5 (1.28%) Backup Exec
9 4 (1.02%) EdgeSight
9 4 (1.02%) Nagios
10 3 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.51%) Failover Clustering
12 1 (0.26%) Cacti
12 1 (0.26%) Cisco UCCX
12 1 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
12 1 (0.26%) MAILsweeper
12 1 (0.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 208 (53.20%) Cisco
2 132 (33.76%) Microsoft
3 110 (28.13%) VMware
4 66 (16.88%) HP
5 63 (16.11%) CheckPoint
6 40 (10.23%) Citrix
7 38 (9.72%) Palo Alto
8 36 (9.21%) Fortinet
9 35 (8.95%) F5
10 33 (8.44%) Juniper
11 24 (6.14%) Symantec
12 17 (4.35%) Meraki
13 16 (4.09%) SolarWinds
14 12 (3.07%) EMC
15 11 (2.81%) Aruba
15 11 (2.81%) Huawei
15 11 (2.81%) IBM
15 11 (2.81%) Veeam
16 10 (2.56%) Draytek
16 10 (2.56%) SonicWALL
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Oncall Allowance, Pension,
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
TDA Group
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Adeptis Group
Salary: From £55,000 to £55,000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum Company Car + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Evesham, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £38500.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £32000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Excellent pension + holidays
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Hereford
360 Resourcing
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Pack
Posted: 17 days ago
Solihull
360 Resourcing
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago