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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 71 72 88
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +16
Permanent jobs citing LAN 208 178 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.58% 3.35% 3.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.08% 22.59% 18.57%
Number of salaries quoted 159 162 160
Median salary £39,250 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.87% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%
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
942 788 937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.21% 14.81% 16.93%
Number of salaries quoted 728 686 763
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 -9 106 £40,000 -27.27% 10
Staffordshire +9 32 £35,000 +22.59% 3
Worcestershire +16 15 £40,000 +6.66%
Coventry -15 15 £40,000 -
Warwickshire 0 12 £45,000 +9.09% 2
Sutton Coldfield - 8 £32,500 -
Solihull +11 7 £37,500 +27.11% 3
Walsall +6 6 £27,000 +25.58%
Dudley - 5 £40,000 - 1
Stourbridge - 3 £40,000 - 1
Wolverhampton -2 2 £22,000 -
Herefordshire -9 2 £32,750 -31.05% 2
West Bromwich +4 1 £57,500 +88.52% 1
Shropshire -14 1 £49,000 +22.50% 3
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 387 (92.36%) WAN
2 208 (49.64%) Cisco
3 181 (43.20%) Firewall
4 171 (40.81%) Windows
5 163 (38.90%) Cisco Certification
6 155 (36.99%) VPN
7 153 (36.52%) Active Directory
8 148 (35.32%) Microsoft
9 133 (31.74%) VMware
10 113 (26.97%) CCNP
11 112 (26.73%) CCNA
12 110 (26.25%) ITIL
13 101 (24.11%) TCP/IP
14 98 (23.39%) DNS
15 93 (22.20%) MS Exchange
16 90 (21.48%) Windows Server
17 87 (20.76%) DHCP
18 85 (20.29%) VMware Infrastructure
19 80 (19.09%) MPLS
20 71 (16.95%) Wireless
21 63 (15.04%) HP
22 61 (14.56%) Data Centre
23 60 (14.32%) VoIP
24 59 (14.08%) Juniper
25 57 (13.60%) Citrix
26 56 (13.37%) Network Security
27 55 (13.13%) SLA
28 53 (12.65%) VLAN
29 50 (11.93%) OSPF
29 50 (11.93%) BGP

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 93 (22.20%) MS Exchange
2 29 (6.92%) Skype for Business
3 27 (6.44%) Exchange Server 2003
3 27 (6.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 26 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (6.21%) IIS
5 15 (3.58%) SharePoint
6 14 (3.34%) Apache
7 7 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (1.67%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.43%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.19%) JBoss
10 2 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.24%) CMS
11 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.24%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.24%) SAS
Applications
1 45 (10.74%) MS Excel
2 39 (9.31%) MS Office
3 11 (2.63%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 26 (6.21%) assyst
2 2 (0.48%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.44%) Office 365
2 24 (5.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (5.01%) Mimecast
4 15 (3.58%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (1.91%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (1.19%) IaaS
6 5 (1.19%) PaaS
7 4 (0.95%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 387 (92.36%) WAN
2 181 (43.20%) Firewall
3 155 (36.99%) VPN
4 101 (24.11%) TCP/IP
5 98 (23.39%) DNS
6 87 (20.76%) DHCP
7 80 (19.09%) MPLS
8 71 (16.95%) Wireless
9 60 (14.32%) VoIP
10 56 (13.37%) Network Security
11 53 (12.65%) VLAN
12 50 (11.93%) BGP
12 50 (11.93%) OSPF
13 47 (11.22%) Cisco ASA
14 45 (10.74%) SAN
15 36 (8.59%) EIGRP
16 34 (8.11%) WLAN
17 32 (7.64%) SSL
18 28 (6.68%) Wi-Fi
19 27 (6.44%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (10.98%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.91%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (1.19%) MySQL
6 5 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.48%) DB2
8 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.24%) Informix
8 1 (0.24%) MS Access
8 1 (0.24%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.24%) Subversion
1 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (5.73%) Finance
2 22 (5.25%) Telecoms
3 13 (3.10%) Retail
4 12 (2.86%) French Language
5 10 (2.39%) Legal
6 9 (2.15%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.91%) German Language
8 7 (1.67%) Law
9 3 (0.72%) Automotive
9 3 (0.72%) Banking
10 2 (0.48%) Electronics
11 1 (0.24%) Advertising
11 1 (0.24%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 104 (24.82%) Network Engineer
2 80 (19.09%) Analyst
3 58 (13.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 56 (13.37%) Support Engineer
5 37 (8.83%) IT Engineer
6 35 (8.35%) Network Analyst
6 35 (8.35%) Support Analyst
7 27 (6.44%) 3rd Line Support
7 27 (6.44%) Senior Network Engineer
8 26 (6.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 26 (6.21%) Consultant
8 26 (6.21%) IT Support
8 26 (6.21%) Network Support
9 22 (5.25%) Exchange Engineer
10 19 (4.53%) IT Support Engineer
11 18 (4.30%) Architect
11 18 (4.30%) Cisco Engineer
12 17 (4.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 16 (3.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 15 (3.58%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.86%) .NET
2 7 (1.67%) .NET Framework
3 3 (0.72%) Web Services
4 2 (0.48%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.48%) XML
5 1 (0.24%) CSS
5 1 (0.24%) DOM
5 1 (0.24%) EDI
5 1 (0.24%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.24%) HTML
5 1 (0.24%) HTML5
5 1 (0.24%) jQuery
5 1 (0.24%) JSON
5 1 (0.24%) LINQ
5 1 (0.24%) Middleware
5 1 (0.24%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.24%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.24%) WAP
5 1 (0.24%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 61 (14.56%) Data Centre
2 12 (2.86%) Clustering
3 11 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.39%) Driving Licence
5 7 (1.67%) AS400
6 6 (1.43%) Replication
7 5 (1.19%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.19%) iPad
7 5 (1.19%) Smartphone
8 4 (0.95%) CCTV
8 4 (0.95%) FMCG
9 3 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (0.72%) Handset
9 3 (0.72%) iSeries
9 3 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.72%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.48%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (0.48%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 171 (40.81%) Windows
2 90 (21.48%) Windows Server
3 49 (11.69%) Linux
3 49 (11.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 47 (11.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (10.50%) Windows 7
6 31 (7.40%) Unix
7 26 (6.21%) Windows 8
8 19 (4.53%) Windows 10
9 13 (3.10%) Solaris
9 13 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.95%) AIX
10 4 (0.95%) Android
10 4 (0.95%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.95%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (0.72%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.48%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.48%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.24%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (26.25%) ITIL
2 42 (10.02%) Project Management
3 38 (9.07%) Presales
4 31 (7.40%) Validation
5 30 (7.16%) Disaster Recovery
6 24 (5.73%) Network Design
7 21 (5.01%) Load Balancing
7 21 (5.01%) Migration
8 17 (4.06%) Data Security
8 17 (4.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (3.82%) PRINCE2
9 16 (3.82%) Service Management
10 15 (3.58%) ITIL V3
11 13 (3.10%) ERP
12 12 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
12 12 (2.86%) Matrix Management
12 12 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
12 12 (2.86%) TOGAF
13 11 (2.63%) Network Management
13 11 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 45 (10.74%) SQL
2 26 (6.21%) C
3 10 (2.39%) PowerShell
4 6 (1.43%) VB
5 4 (0.95%) Bash Shell
5 4 (0.95%) Java
5 4 (0.95%) Perl
6 3 (0.72%) C#
6 3 (0.72%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.24%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.24%) Korn
7 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 163 (38.90%) Cisco Certification
2 113 (26.97%) CCNP
3 112 (26.73%) CCNA
4 45 (10.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 37 (8.83%) CCIE
6 32 (7.64%) MCSA
7 30 (7.16%) Degree
8 29 (6.92%) MCSE
9 28 (6.68%) Security Cleared
10 23 (5.49%) SC Cleared
11 19 (4.53%) CCDA
11 19 (4.53%) CCDP
12 17 (4.06%) CCSA
12 17 (4.06%) ITIL Certification
13 14 (3.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 12 (2.86%) CCIP
14 12 (2.86%) JNCIS
15 10 (2.39%) CISSP
16 8 (1.91%) CCVP
16 8 (1.91%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (13.13%) SLA
2 4 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.72%) COBIT
3 3 (0.72%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 153 (36.52%) Active Directory
2 85 (20.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (9.55%) vSphere
4 31 (7.40%) Hyper-V
5 11 (2.63%) XenApp
6 9 (2.15%) XenDesktop
7 7 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.95%) Postfix
8 4 (0.95%) XenServer
9 3 (0.72%) BitLocker
9 3 (0.72%) Terminal Server
9 3 (0.72%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.48%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.24%) NFS
11 1 (0.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 31 (7.40%) Norton AntiVirus
1 31 (7.40%) SCOM
2 18 (4.30%) Cisco CUCM
3 14 (3.34%) SCCM
4 12 (2.86%) FortiGate
5 9 (2.15%) Tivoli
6 7 (1.67%) Backup Exec
7 6 (1.43%) Cisco Prime
8 5 (1.19%) EdgeSight
8 5 (1.19%) Nagios
9 4 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (0.95%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.95%) SCOrch
10 3 (0.72%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.48%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.24%) Cacti
12 1 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
12 1 (0.24%) MAILsweeper
12 1 (0.24%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 208 (49.64%) Cisco
2 148 (35.32%) Microsoft
3 133 (31.74%) VMware
4 63 (15.04%) HP
5 59 (14.08%) Juniper
6 57 (13.60%) Citrix
7 47 (11.22%) CheckPoint
8 35 (8.35%) Palo Alto
9 34 (8.11%) Symantec
10 33 (7.88%) F5
11 23 (5.49%) IBM
12 14 (3.34%) NetApp
12 14 (3.34%) SolarWinds
13 13 (3.10%) Fortinet
13 13 (3.10%) Meraki
14 12 (2.86%) Aruba
15 11 (2.63%) Brocade
15 11 (2.63%) Veeam
16 10 (2.39%) Avaya
16 10 (2.39%) EMC
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Herefordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Bromwich
Mint
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Herefordshire
The One Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Staffordshire
VIQU
Salary: £55k - 65k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Stourbridge, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £26k - 30k per year + Company Car
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Shropshire
ESA Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + car allowance + commission
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull
360 Resourcing
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NHS Blood And Transplant
Salary: From £46,625 to £57,640 per annum AfC Band 8b
Posted: 25 days ago
Solihull
360 Resourcing
Salary: Highly Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 27 days ago