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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 76 84 89
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Permanent jobs citing LAN 195 181 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.19% 3.06% 2.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.88% 20.25% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 159 169 122
Median salary £37,250 £37,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.32% +7.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,950 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
934 894 871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.26% 15.13% 16.34%
Number of salaries quoted 768 813 718
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -6 83 £35,000 -26.31% 5
Worcestershire +19 23 £38,750 +7.34% 2
Warwickshire +9 20 £37,250 +6.42% 2
Coventry +5 13 £40,000 -11.11%
Staffordshire -29 13 £22,500 -21.19% 4
Solihull +15 8 £30,750 +6.03% 1
Shropshire -18 5 £31,000 +24.00% 1
Walsall 0 4 £22,000 +2.32%
Herefordshire -5 3 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £33,250 - 1
Dudley -3 2 £20,500 -29.31%
West Bromwich - 2 £28,250 -
Kingswinford - 1 £52,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £22,000 -
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 442 (93.25%) WAN
2 256 (54.01%) Cisco
3 213 (44.94%) Firewall
4 186 (39.24%) Cisco Certification
5 165 (34.81%) Windows
6 162 (34.18%) Active Directory
6 162 (34.18%) VPN
7 153 (32.28%) Microsoft
8 141 (29.75%) CCNP
9 137 (28.90%) CCNA
9 137 (28.90%) VMware
10 108 (22.78%) ITIL
11 100 (21.10%) TCP/IP
12 92 (19.41%) Windows Server
13 90 (18.99%) Juniper
13 90 (18.99%) MPLS
14 88 (18.57%) DNS
15 83 (17.51%) MS Exchange
16 77 (16.24%) Wireless
17 73 (15.40%) VMware Infrastructure
18 72 (15.19%) Data Centre
19 71 (14.98%) VoIP
20 67 (14.14%) Citrix
21 65 (13.71%) HP
22 64 (13.50%) DHCP
23 63 (13.29%) BGP
24 60 (12.66%) Cisco ASA
25 57 (12.03%) Network Security
26 53 (11.18%) MS Excel
27 52 (10.97%) VLAN

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 83 (17.51%) MS Exchange
2 34 (7.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 29 (6.12%) Skype for Business
5 21 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2003
6 20 (4.22%) SharePoint
7 14 (2.95%) Tomcat
8 13 (2.74%) JBoss
9 12 (2.53%) Apache
10 11 (2.32%) IIS
11 7 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (1.05%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
15 2 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
16 1 (0.21%) CMS
16 1 (0.21%) IBM Notes
16 1 (0.21%) Moodle
16 1 (0.21%) SAS
Applications
1 53 (11.18%) MS Excel
2 35 (7.38%) MS Office
3 8 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 28 (5.91%) assyst
2 4 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.63%) JDE World
4 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.42%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.12%) Office 365
2 19 (4.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (3.38%) Mimecast
4 15 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (1.05%) IaaS
5 5 (1.05%) PaaS
6 4 (0.84%) OneDrive
7 3 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 442 (93.25%) WAN
2 213 (44.94%) Firewall
3 162 (34.18%) VPN
4 100 (21.10%) TCP/IP
5 90 (18.99%) MPLS
6 88 (18.57%) DNS
7 77 (16.24%) Wireless
8 71 (14.98%) VoIP
9 64 (13.50%) DHCP
10 63 (13.29%) BGP
11 60 (12.66%) Cisco ASA
12 57 (12.03%) Network Security
13 52 (10.97%) VLAN
14 50 (10.55%) OSPF
15 42 (8.86%) Wi-Fi
16 40 (8.44%) EIGRP
17 39 (8.23%) SAN
18 31 (6.54%) SSL
19 30 (6.33%) Cisco Wireless
20 25 (5.27%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.85%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.38%) Oracle Database
3 9 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.21%) MySQL
8 1 (0.21%) QlikView
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (2.32%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.69%) Travis CI
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.21%) Subversion
3 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (7.59%) Telecoms
2 23 (4.85%) Finance
3 12 (2.53%) Manufacturing
4 11 (2.32%) French Language
5 10 (2.11%) Retail
6 7 (1.48%) German Language
7 6 (1.27%) Law
7 6 (1.27%) Legal
8 5 (1.05%) Marketing
9 4 (0.84%) Automotive
9 4 (0.84%) Banking
10 3 (0.63%) Back Office
11 1 (0.21%) Advertising
11 1 (0.21%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 135 (28.48%) Network Engineer
2 101 (21.31%) Analyst
3 64 (13.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 59 (12.45%) Support Engineer
5 46 (9.70%) Network Analyst
6 38 (8.02%) Support Analyst
7 35 (7.38%) Senior Network Engineer
8 32 (6.75%) Consultant
8 32 (6.75%) Network Support
9 30 (6.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 28 (5.91%) 3rd Line Support
11 25 (5.27%) IT Engineer
12 24 (5.06%) Cisco Engineer
13 23 (4.85%) Infrastructure Support
14 22 (4.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 22 (4.64%) IT Support
15 20 (4.22%) Architect
15 20 (4.22%) Network Support Analyst
16 19 (4.01%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 19 (4.01%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.16%) .NET
2 7 (1.48%) .NET Framework
3 5 (1.05%) EDI
4 4 (0.84%) XML
5 2 (0.42%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (0.42%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (0.42%) Middleware
5 2 (0.42%) Web Services
6 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.21%) CSS
6 1 (0.21%) DOM
6 1 (0.21%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.21%) HTML
6 1 (0.21%) HTML5
6 1 (0.21%) jQuery
6 1 (0.21%) JSON
6 1 (0.21%) LINQ
6 1 (0.21%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.21%) WAP
6 1 (0.21%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 72 (15.19%) Data Centre
2 20 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.22%) Management Information System
3 15 (3.16%) Clustering
4 10 (2.11%) Driving Licence
4 10 (2.11%) Fat Client
4 10 (2.11%) Thin Client
5 7 (1.48%) AS400
5 7 (1.48%) iSeries
5 7 (1.48%) Tandem
6 6 (1.27%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.05%) CCTV
8 4 (0.84%) FMCG
8 4 (0.84%) Handset
8 4 (0.84%) iPad
8 4 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (0.63%) Replication
9 3 (0.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 165 (34.81%) Windows
2 92 (19.41%) Windows Server
3 50 (10.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (10.13%) Windows 7
4 48 (10.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (7.81%) Linux
6 24 (5.06%) Unix
6 24 (5.06%) Windows 8
7 21 (4.43%) Windows 10
8 11 (2.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (2.11%) CentOS
9 10 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.05%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.84%) Solaris
11 4 (0.84%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.63%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.42%) Android
13 2 (0.42%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.42%) MVS
13 2 (0.42%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (22.78%) ITIL
2 42 (8.86%) Network Design
3 40 (8.44%) Project Management
4 31 (6.54%) Presales
4 31 (6.54%) Validation
5 29 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
6 25 (5.27%) Load Balancing
7 22 (4.64%) Configuration Management
7 22 (4.64%) Service Management
8 15 (3.16%) Migration
8 15 (3.16%) Network Management
9 14 (2.95%) ERP
9 14 (2.95%) Problem Management
9 14 (2.95%) Root Cause Analysis
9 14 (2.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (2.74%) Service Delivery
11 12 (2.53%) ITIL V3
11 12 (2.53%) PRINCE2
12 11 (2.32%) Change Management
12 11 (2.32%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 40 (8.44%) SQL
2 18 (3.80%) C
3 12 (2.53%) Python
4 11 (2.32%) Bash Shell
5 10 (2.11%) VB
6 7 (1.48%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.63%) C#
7 3 (0.63%) RPG
8 2 (0.42%) Java
8 2 (0.42%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.21%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.21%) Korn
9 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 186 (39.24%) Cisco Certification
2 141 (29.75%) CCNP
3 137 (28.90%) CCNA
4 42 (8.86%) Security Cleared
5 40 (8.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 39 (8.23%) SC Cleared
7 32 (6.75%) CCIE
8 27 (5.70%) Degree
9 26 (5.49%) MCSE
10 22 (4.64%) CCDA
11 21 (4.43%) CCDP
12 19 (4.01%) CISSP
12 19 (4.01%) MCSA
13 11 (2.32%) JNCIS
14 9 (1.90%) CCIP
14 9 (1.90%) CCSA
14 9 (1.90%) CISM
14 9 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (1.48%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (10.76%) SLA
2 4 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.63%) COBIT
3 3 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 162 (34.18%) Active Directory
2 73 (15.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (6.75%) vSphere
4 31 (6.54%) Hyper-V
5 18 (3.80%) XenApp
6 16 (3.38%) XenDesktop
7 10 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.84%) XenServer
10 3 (0.63%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.63%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.63%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.42%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.42%) Snort
11 2 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.21%) Postfix
12 1 (0.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 29 (6.12%) SCOM
2 18 (3.80%) Norton AntiVirus
3 15 (3.16%) FortiGate
4 14 (2.95%) Cisco CUCM
5 12 (2.53%) EdgeSight
5 12 (2.53%) SCCM
6 11 (2.32%) NetBackup
7 10 (2.11%) Ansible
7 10 (2.11%) Puppet
8 7 (1.48%) Backup Exec
9 6 (1.27%) AirWatch
10 4 (0.84%) Cisco Prime
11 3 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (0.42%) Nagios
12 2 (0.42%) Nessus
12 2 (0.42%) Nexpose
12 2 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Management
12 2 (0.42%) Proventia
12 2 (0.42%) SCOrch
12 2 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 256 (54.01%) Cisco
2 153 (32.28%) Microsoft
3 137 (28.90%) VMware
4 90 (18.99%) Juniper
5 67 (14.14%) Citrix
6 65 (13.71%) HP
7 45 (9.49%) CheckPoint
8 32 (6.75%) F5
9 30 (6.33%) IBM
10 28 (5.91%) Symantec
11 25 (5.27%) Avaya
12 22 (4.64%) Palo Alto
13 20 (4.22%) Aruba
14 18 (3.80%) Oracle
15 17 (3.59%) Meraki
16 15 (3.16%) ServiceNow
17 14 (2.95%) Extreme Networks
18 12 (2.53%) AppSense
19 11 (2.32%) NetApp
20 10 (2.11%) Riverbed
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Company + Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Company + Benefits
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