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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
England / West Midlands
Rank 89 72 66
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -6
Permanent jobs citing LAN 140 179 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.86% 3.51% 4.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.07% 24.22% 25.06%
Number of salaries quoted 109 159 185
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%

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
820 739 810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.72% 14.48% 16.06%
Number of salaries quoted 660 641 724
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 -25 44 £38,750 -3.12% 13
Herefordshire - 26 £45,000 - 7
Worcestershire -1 19 £47,500 +11.76%
Staffordshire +3 14 £25,000 -4.76%
West Bromwich +18 10 £35,000 +45.83%
Coventry -1 10 £46,000 +15.00% 1
Solihull -5 6 £31,625 -3.67% 1
Warwickshire -9 3 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Smethwick - 2 £17,500 -
Dudley +5 1 £32,000 +26.73%
Shropshire -24 1 £42,500 - 2
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 307 (88.47%) WAN
2 195 (56.20%) Cisco
3 177 (51.01%) Firewall
4 139 (40.06%) Cisco Certification
5 135 (38.90%) Windows
6 104 (29.97%) Microsoft
7 100 (28.82%) VPN
7 100 (28.82%) ITIL
8 96 (27.67%) CCNA
9 93 (26.80%) CCNP
10 92 (26.51%) VMware
11 85 (24.50%) Active Directory
12 71 (20.46%) DNS
13 70 (20.17%) TCP/IP
14 68 (19.60%) Windows Server
15 67 (19.31%) DHCP
16 66 (19.02%) HP
17 64 (18.44%) Network Security
18 63 (18.16%) OSPF
19 58 (16.71%) VMware Infrastructure
19 58 (16.71%) Data Centre
20 57 (16.43%) VLAN
20 57 (16.43%) CheckPoint
21 53 (15.27%) MPLS
21 53 (15.27%) MS Exchange
22 51 (14.70%) VoIP
23 47 (13.54%) Wireless
24 45 (12.97%) Microsoft Certification
25 43 (12.39%) Cisco ASA
26 42 (12.10%) Project Management

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 53 (15.27%) MS Exchange
2 20 (5.76%) IIS
3 13 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (3.46%) Apache
5 10 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (2.59%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.02%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.86%) JBoss
8 3 (0.86%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.86%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.29%) CMS
9 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.29%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 42 (12.10%) MS Excel
2 29 (8.36%) MS Office
3 8 (2.31%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (4.61%) assyst
2 2 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.05%) Office 365
2 19 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.46%) Mimecast
4 10 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (1.44%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (1.44%) IaaS
5 5 (1.44%) PaaS
6 1 (0.29%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 307 (88.47%) WAN
2 177 (51.01%) Firewall
3 100 (28.82%) VPN
4 71 (20.46%) DNS
5 70 (20.17%) TCP/IP
6 67 (19.31%) DHCP
7 64 (18.44%) Network Security
8 63 (18.16%) OSPF
9 57 (16.43%) VLAN
10 53 (15.27%) MPLS
11 51 (14.70%) VoIP
12 47 (13.54%) Wireless
13 43 (12.39%) Cisco ASA
14 41 (11.82%) SAN
15 40 (11.53%) Wi-Fi
16 36 (10.37%) WLAN
17 29 (8.36%) BGP
18 27 (7.78%) Cisco IOS
19 26 (7.49%) Cisco Nexus
19 26 (7.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (12.10%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.44%) DB2
2 5 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.15%) MySQL
4 2 (0.58%) GIS
4 2 (0.58%) MS Access
4 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.29%) Informix
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.29%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 22 (6.34%) Telecoms
2 19 (5.48%) Finance
3 14 (4.03%) Retail
4 9 (2.59%) Legal
5 5 (1.44%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.86%) French Language
6 3 (0.86%) German Language
7 2 (0.58%) Law
7 2 (0.58%) Marketing
8 1 (0.29%) Banking
8 1 (0.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 107 (30.84%) Network Engineer
2 50 (14.41%) Analyst
3 48 (13.83%) Senior Network Engineer
4 33 (9.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 32 (9.22%) Cisco Engineer
6 31 (8.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 28 (8.07%) Support Engineer
8 26 (7.49%) IT Engineer
9 25 (7.20%) IT Support
9 25 (7.20%) Network Analyst
10 21 (6.05%) Architect
11 18 (5.19%) Exchange Engineer
12 17 (4.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 16 (4.61%) Support Analyst
14 15 (4.32%) 3rd Line Support
14 15 (4.32%) Network Security Engineer
14 15 (4.32%) Security Engineer
15 13 (3.75%) Consultant
16 12 (3.46%) IT Support Engineer
17 11 (3.17%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.05%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.15%) .NET
3 3 (0.86%) Web Services
4 2 (0.58%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.29%) EDI
5 1 (0.29%) Middleware
5 1 (0.29%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 58 (16.71%) Data Centre
2 19 (5.48%) Computer Science
3 9 (2.59%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.02%) Clustering
5 6 (1.73%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.73%) FMCG
6 5 (1.44%) AS400
6 5 (1.44%) Driving Licence
7 3 (0.86%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.86%) NHS
7 3 (0.86%) Replication
8 2 (0.58%) iPad
8 2 (0.58%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.58%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.29%) CCTV
9 1 (0.29%) EPoS
9 1 (0.29%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.29%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.29%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 135 (38.90%) Windows
2 68 (19.60%) Windows Server
3 36 (10.37%) Linux
4 29 (8.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (7.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (6.92%) Windows 7
7 18 (5.19%) Unix
8 16 (4.61%) Windows 8
9 14 (4.03%) Windows 10
10 12 (3.46%) Solaris
11 11 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (1.73%) AIX
12 6 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.15%) Android
14 3 (0.86%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.58%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (28.82%) ITIL
2 42 (12.10%) Project Management
3 34 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
4 32 (9.22%) Load Balancing
5 31 (8.93%) Service Delivery
6 30 (8.65%) Mentoring
7 27 (7.78%) Presales
8 24 (6.92%) Network Management
9 22 (6.34%) Root Cause Analysis
10 21 (6.05%) Disaster Recovery
11 20 (5.76%) Validation
12 19 (5.48%) ITIL V3
12 19 (5.48%) Software Engineering
13 18 (5.19%) Network Design
13 18 (5.19%) Problem Management
14 17 (4.90%) Service Management
15 16 (4.61%) PRINCE2
16 15 (4.32%) Data Security
16 15 (4.32%) Stakeholder Management
17 14 (4.03%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 27 (7.78%) SQL
2 18 (5.19%) C
3 10 (2.88%) PowerShell
4 9 (2.59%) Java
5 6 (1.73%) Perl
6 3 (0.86%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.86%) C#
7 2 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 139 (40.06%) Cisco Certification
2 96 (27.67%) CCNA
3 93 (26.80%) CCNP
4 45 (12.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 41 (11.82%) Security Cleared
6 40 (11.53%) Degree
7 35 (10.09%) ITIL Certification
8 34 (9.80%) MCSE
9 32 (9.22%) CCIE
10 31 (8.93%) SC Cleared
11 20 (5.76%) MCSA
12 12 (3.46%) CCDA
12 12 (3.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 11 (3.17%) CCSA
14 10 (2.88%) MCITP
15 9 (2.59%) CCDP
15 9 (2.59%) CCIP
16 7 (2.02%) CWNA
17 6 (1.73%) CCSE
17 6 (1.73%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (9.80%) SLA
2 16 (4.61%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 85 (24.50%) Active Directory
2 58 (16.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (6.34%) vSphere
4 15 (4.32%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.73%) XenApp
5 6 (1.73%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.86%) Postfix
7 3 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.58%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.29%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 23 (6.63%) SCOM
2 22 (6.34%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (2.88%) Cisco CUCM
3 10 (2.88%) Cisco Prime
4 9 (2.59%) SCCM
4 9 (2.59%) Tivoli
5 6 (1.73%) SCOrch
6 5 (1.44%) FortiGate
7 4 (1.15%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.15%) EdgeSight
8 3 (0.86%) Nagios
9 2 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.58%) WSUS
10 1 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.29%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.29%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 195 (56.20%) Cisco
2 104 (29.97%) Microsoft
3 92 (26.51%) VMware
4 66 (19.02%) HP
5 57 (16.43%) CheckPoint
6 37 (10.66%) Fortinet
7 33 (9.51%) F5
8 31 (8.93%) Citrix
9 26 (7.49%) Palo Alto
10 22 (6.34%) Juniper
11 21 (6.05%) Symantec
12 19 (5.48%) Meraki
13 15 (4.32%) SolarWinds
14 14 (4.03%) Cyberoam
15 12 (3.46%) EMC
16 11 (3.17%) Huawei
17 10 (2.88%) Brocade
17 10 (2.88%) Veeam
18 9 (2.59%) IBM
19 8 (2.31%) Draytek
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Nettitude
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: £55K Basic + 10% Bonus + 7K Car + Excellent Benefits.
Posted: 4 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: £55K Basic + 10% Bonus + 7K Car + Excellent Benefits.
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Recann
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Integrity IT Solutions Limited
Salary: Bonuses/Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum Circa £38k - £40k + Company Car + Be
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Pack
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago