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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 80 98 74
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -24
Permanent jobs citing LAN 166 118 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.96% 2.17% 3.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.91% 13.21% 19.76%
Number of salaries quoted 152 99 141
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £20,000 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
927 893 830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.55% 16.41% 17.13%
Number of salaries quoted 750 756 663
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +27 58 £41,250 -5.71% 9
Staffordshire -12 30 £25,250 +1.00% 5
Warwickshire +24 28 £27,850 +18.51% 2
Coventry +6 20 £41,116 -17.76% 7
Worcestershire +4 9 £18,000 -58.85% 1
Solihull -3 6 £29,000 +34.88%
Walsall -1 2 £30,000 -
Shropshire -6 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Dudley - 2 £30,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £40,000 -
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 293 (92.43%) WAN
2 177 (55.84%) Windows
3 149 (47.00%) Cisco
4 139 (43.85%) Firewall
5 117 (36.91%) Cisco Certification
6 102 (32.18%) Microsoft
7 97 (30.60%) TCP/IP
8 92 (29.02%) Citrix
8 92 (29.02%) Active Directory
9 88 (27.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 84 (26.50%) VMware
11 83 (26.18%) CCNA
12 78 (24.61%) CCNP
13 77 (24.29%) Windows Server 2003
14 76 (23.97%) MS Exchange
15 74 (23.34%) VPN
16 66 (20.82%) Windows 7
17 64 (20.19%) ITIL
18 61 (19.24%) Finance
19 58 (18.30%) MS Excel
20 56 (17.67%) HP
21 54 (17.03%) DNS
22 53 (16.72%) MPLS
23 51 (16.09%) Internet
23 51 (16.09%) Microsoft Certification
23 51 (16.09%) Exchange Server 2010
24 48 (15.14%) SAN
24 48 (15.14%) VoIP
24 48 (15.14%) Telecoms
25 46 (14.51%) CheckPoint

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 76 (23.97%) MS Exchange
2 51 (16.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (12.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 25 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (5.36%) SharePoint
6 16 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (3.15%) IIS
9 6 (1.89%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.89%) Lync
10 4 (1.26%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.95%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.32%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 58 (18.30%) MS Excel
2 31 (9.78%) MS Office
3 3 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.58%) Office 365
3 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 293 (92.43%) WAN
2 139 (43.85%) Firewall
3 97 (30.60%) TCP/IP
4 74 (23.34%) VPN
5 54 (17.03%) DNS
6 53 (16.72%) MPLS
7 51 (16.09%) Internet
8 48 (15.14%) SAN
8 48 (15.14%) VoIP
9 42 (13.25%) DHCP
10 31 (9.78%) Wireless
11 30 (9.46%) Network Security
12 28 (8.83%) VLAN
13 26 (8.20%) OSPF
14 25 (7.89%) Cisco ASA
15 22 (6.94%) Cisco Nexus
16 19 (5.99%) BGP
17 18 (5.68%) EIGRP
18 16 (5.05%) IPsec
18 16 (5.05%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.26%) MySQL
4 4 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.63%) MSI
General
1 61 (19.24%) Finance
2 48 (15.14%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.42%) Legal
4 6 (1.89%) Law
5 5 (1.58%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.58%) Banking
6 4 (1.26%) Marketing
7 3 (0.95%) German Language
7 3 (0.95%) Retail
8 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.32%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 92 (29.02%) Analyst
2 68 (21.45%) Network Engineer
3 37 (11.67%) Network Analyst
4 35 (11.04%) Support Engineer
5 29 (9.15%) Service Analyst
5 29 (9.15%) Service Desk Analyst
6 26 (8.20%) IT Support
7 21 (6.62%) Support Analyst
8 16 (5.05%) 2nd Line Support
9 15 (4.73%) Administrator
9 15 (4.73%) Desktop Support
10 14 (4.42%) Systems Administrator
10 14 (4.42%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 14 (4.42%) Infrastructure Manager
10 14 (4.42%) Security Engineer
11 13 (4.10%) Senior Analyst
12 12 (3.79%) Security Analyst
12 12 (3.79%) Network Security Engineer
12 12 (3.79%) Network Security Analyst
13 11 (3.47%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.84%) Web Services
2 8 (2.52%) CSS
3 5 (1.58%) .NET
4 4 (1.26%) XML
4 4 (1.26%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.73%) Blackberry
2 17 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.05%) Mathematics
4 14 (4.42%) PDA
5 7 (2.21%) Replication
6 6 (1.89%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.58%) CLARiiON
7 5 (1.58%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.58%) FlexPod
8 4 (1.26%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.95%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.95%) EqualLogic
9 3 (0.95%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.63%) User Experience
10 2 (0.63%) iPhone
10 2 (0.63%) Clustering
10 2 (0.63%) PMI
11 1 (0.32%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 177 (55.84%) Windows
2 88 (27.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 77 (24.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 66 (20.82%) Windows 7
5 45 (14.20%) Windows XP
6 25 (7.89%) Windows 8
6 25 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (6.31%) Linux
8 13 (4.10%) UNIX
9 10 (3.15%) Solaris
10 7 (2.21%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.89%) Android
11 6 (1.89%) HPUX
12 5 (1.58%) AIX
13 4 (1.26%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.95%) VMS
15 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.32%) SUSE
15 1 (0.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (20.19%) ITIL
2 32 (10.09%) Network Management
3 22 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
4 21 (6.62%) Network Monitoring
5 17 (5.36%) Performance Monitoring
5 17 (5.36%) Service Management
5 17 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (5.36%) Asset Management
5 17 (5.36%) Load Balancing
6 14 (4.42%) Service Delivery
7 13 (4.10%) Capacity Planning
7 13 (4.10%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (4.10%) Coaching
8 11 (3.47%) Change Control
8 11 (3.47%) Incident Management
9 10 (3.15%) Time Management
10 7 (2.21%) PRINCE2
10 7 (2.21%) Project Management
10 7 (2.21%) ERP
10 7 (2.21%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 20 (6.31%) SQL
2 8 (2.52%) C
3 5 (1.58%) Shell Script
3 5 (1.58%) Korn
4 3 (0.95%) R
5 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 117 (36.91%) Cisco Certification
2 83 (26.18%) CCNA
3 78 (24.61%) CCNP
4 51 (16.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 32 (10.09%) MCSE
6 21 (6.62%) CCIE
7 19 (5.99%) Degree
8 13 (4.10%) CCIP
9 10 (3.15%) CCSA
9 10 (3.15%) CCSE
10 9 (2.84%) MCP
10 9 (2.84%) CCDA
11 8 (2.52%) CCDP
11 8 (2.52%) Security Cleared
12 7 (2.21%) MCITP
13 6 (1.89%) HND
14 5 (1.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (1.58%) CCSP
15 4 (1.26%) CCA
15 4 (1.26%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.57%) SLA
2 3 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.63%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 92 (29.02%) Active Directory
2 43 (13.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (10.09%) XenApp
4 30 (9.46%) vSphere
5 28 (8.83%) Hyper-V
6 27 (8.52%) VMware ESX
7 13 (4.10%) XenDesktop
8 9 (2.84%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.89%) Terminal Server
10 4 (1.26%) vCloud
11 2 (0.63%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.32%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.32%) UAG
12 1 (0.32%) SRDF
12 1 (0.32%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 23 (7.26%) SCCM
2 9 (2.84%) Backup Exec
3 5 (1.58%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (1.58%) SCOM
4 4 (1.26%) MAILsweeper
4 4 (1.26%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (1.26%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (1.26%) XenMobile
4 4 (1.26%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (0.95%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (0.95%) WSUS
5 3 (0.95%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (0.95%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.32%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 149 (47.00%) Cisco
2 102 (32.18%) Microsoft
3 92 (29.02%) Citrix
4 84 (26.50%) VMware
5 56 (17.67%) HP
6 46 (14.51%) CheckPoint
7 26 (8.20%) NetApp
8 19 (5.99%) EMC
9 18 (5.68%) LANDesk
10 17 (5.36%) Apple
11 16 (5.05%) Juniper
12 13 (4.10%) McAfee
13 12 (3.79%) Remedy
14 11 (3.47%) IBM
15 10 (3.15%) Oracle
15 10 (3.15%) Symantec
16 9 (2.84%) CommVault
17 8 (2.52%) F5
17 8 (2.52%) Fujitsu
18 7 (2.21%) Nokia
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + FE Car, Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
MBA Ltd
Salary: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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PwC Careers in the UK
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Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £56000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £33000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
CV4 7AL, Coventry, UK
University of Warwick
Salary: £38,511 - £45,954 pa
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Birmingham
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Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable, DOE
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Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum - Grade 7
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euro car parts
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
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