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

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 54 93 87
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -6
Permanent jobs citing LAN 269 156 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.35% 2.90% 2.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.29% 19.70% 17.75%
Number of salaries quoted 199 133 115
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £47,200
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
951 792 772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.38% 14.71% 15.48%
Number of salaries quoted 735 674 669
Median salary £42,500 £35,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.71% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
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 May 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 May 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 +32 115 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Warwickshire +10 27 £38,750 +1.97% 3
Worcestershire +7 25 £47,500 +49.60% 2
Solihull +31 20 £34,250 -23.88% 1
Coventry +10 20 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Staffordshire -8 19 £35,000 +40.00%
Shropshire -4 17 £31,000 -14.66%
Herefordshire +5 5 £50,000 +140.96%
Dudley +6 2 £29,500 +1.72% 1
Walsall -5 2 £33,500 -6.94%
West Bromwich -2 1 £40,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £32,500 - 1
Kingswinford - 1 £52,500 - 1
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 436 (91.98%) WAN
2 264 (55.70%) Cisco
3 232 (48.95%) Firewall
4 212 (44.73%) Cisco Certification
5 171 (36.08%) CCNP
6 170 (35.86%) CCNA
7 157 (33.12%) Microsoft
8 155 (32.70%) VPN
9 154 (32.49%) Windows
10 142 (29.96%) VMware
11 139 (29.32%) Active Directory
12 111 (23.42%) Juniper
13 97 (20.46%) Windows Server
14 91 (19.20%) MPLS
15 88 (18.57%) TCP/IP
16 86 (18.14%) Data Centre
17 84 (17.72%) HP
18 83 (17.51%) ITIL
18 83 (17.51%) DNS
19 71 (14.98%) Wireless
19 71 (14.98%) Cisco ASA
20 68 (14.35%) VoIP
20 68 (14.35%) Citrix
21 67 (14.14%) VMware Infrastructure
22 65 (13.71%) MS Exchange
23 61 (12.87%) Network Security
24 60 (12.66%) VLAN
25 59 (12.45%) BGP
26 56 (11.81%) Security Cleared
26 56 (11.81%) Windows Server 2012

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 65 (13.71%) MS Exchange
2 31 (6.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (4.01%) Skype for Business
4 17 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2003
5 14 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (2.32%) Apache
6 11 (2.32%) IIS
6 11 (2.32%) SharePoint
6 11 (2.32%) Tomcat
7 10 (2.11%) JBoss
8 7 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.42%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.21%) CMS
11 1 (0.21%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 53 (11.18%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.22%) MS Office
3 5 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 25 (5.27%) assyst
2 3 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.63%) JDE World
3 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.42%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.80%) Office 365
2 14 (2.95%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.53%) Mimecast
4 4 (0.84%) IaaS
4 4 (0.84%) OneDrive
5 3 (0.63%) PaaS
6 2 (0.42%) SaaS
7 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 436 (91.98%) WAN
2 232 (48.95%) Firewall
3 155 (32.70%) VPN
4 91 (19.20%) MPLS
5 88 (18.57%) TCP/IP
6 83 (17.51%) DNS
7 71 (14.98%) Cisco ASA
7 71 (14.98%) Wireless
8 68 (14.35%) VoIP
9 61 (12.87%) Network Security
10 60 (12.66%) VLAN
11 59 (12.45%) BGP
12 47 (9.92%) DHCP
13 42 (8.86%) OSPF
14 39 (8.23%) SAN
15 38 (8.02%) Wi-Fi
16 35 (7.38%) EIGRP
17 31 (6.54%) Cisco Wireless
18 27 (5.70%) IPsec
19 26 (5.49%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.38%) Oracle Database
3 7 (1.48%) 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%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.42%) MySQL
8 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.21%) QlikView
9 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (2.11%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.69%) Travis CI
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 40 (8.44%) Telecoms
2 34 (7.17%) Finance
3 17 (3.59%) Manufacturing
4 10 (2.11%) Marketing
4 10 (2.11%) Retail
5 5 (1.05%) French Language
5 5 (1.05%) Law
5 5 (1.05%) Legal
6 4 (0.84%) Banking
6 4 (0.84%) German Language
7 3 (0.63%) Automotive
7 3 (0.63%) Back Office
8 1 (0.21%) Advertising
8 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 167 (35.23%) Network Engineer
2 107 (22.57%) Analyst
3 56 (11.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 53 (11.18%) Network Analyst
5 47 (9.92%) Support Engineer
6 45 (9.49%) Senior Network Engineer
7 38 (8.02%) Support Analyst
8 36 (7.59%) Consultant
9 35 (7.38%) Cisco Engineer
10 34 (7.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 34 (7.17%) Network Support
11 32 (6.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 29 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support
12 29 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
13 27 (5.70%) Administrator
14 25 (5.27%) Network Consultant
15 22 (4.64%) Network Support Analyst
16 19 (4.01%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
16 19 (4.01%) Architect
16 19 (4.01%) Cisco Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.16%) .NET
2 7 (1.48%) .NET Framework
3 6 (1.27%) Middleware
4 5 (1.05%) EDI
5 4 (0.84%) XML
6 2 (0.42%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (0.42%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (0.42%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.42%) Web Services
7 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.21%) CSS
7 1 (0.21%) DOM
7 1 (0.21%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.21%) HTML
7 1 (0.21%) HTML5
7 1 (0.21%) jQuery
7 1 (0.21%) JSON
7 1 (0.21%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 86 (18.14%) Data Centre
2 18 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.16%) Clustering
4 14 (2.95%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.53%) Fat Client
5 12 (2.53%) Thin Client
6 9 (1.90%) iSeries
7 7 (1.48%) Tandem
8 6 (1.27%) Economics
8 6 (1.27%) Private Cloud
8 6 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (1.05%) AS400
10 4 (0.84%) Driving Licence
10 4 (0.84%) Replication
11 3 (0.63%) CCTV
11 3 (0.63%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.63%) Handset
12 2 (0.42%) EPoS
12 2 (0.42%) IVR
12 2 (0.42%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 154 (32.49%) Windows
2 97 (20.46%) Windows Server
3 56 (11.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 49 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (8.02%) Linux
6 32 (6.75%) Windows 7
7 23 (4.85%) Unix
8 19 (4.01%) Windows 8
9 16 (3.38%) Windows 10
10 12 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (2.11%) CentOS
11 10 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (1.48%) Windows XP
13 6 (1.27%) Mac OS X
13 6 (1.27%) MVS
14 3 (0.63%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.63%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.42%) Solaris
16 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (17.51%) ITIL
2 51 (10.76%) Network Design
3 42 (8.86%) Project Management
4 34 (7.17%) Load Balancing
5 29 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
6 25 (5.27%) Presales
6 25 (5.27%) Validation
7 24 (5.06%) Service Management
8 21 (4.43%) Configuration Management
9 19 (4.01%) Service Delivery
10 18 (3.80%) Network Management
11 17 (3.59%) ITIL V3
12 14 (2.95%) Performance Monitoring
12 14 (2.95%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (2.74%) Change Control
13 13 (2.74%) Root Cause Analysis
14 12 (2.53%) Capacity Planning
15 11 (2.32%) Change Management
15 11 (2.32%) Incident Management
15 11 (2.32%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (6.33%) SQL
2 13 (2.74%) C
3 12 (2.53%) Python
4 10 (2.11%) Bash Shell
4 10 (2.11%) VB
5 6 (1.27%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.63%) C#
6 3 (0.63%) RPG
7 2 (0.42%) Java
7 2 (0.42%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.21%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.21%) Korn
8 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 212 (44.73%) Cisco Certification
2 171 (36.08%) CCNP
3 170 (35.86%) CCNA
4 56 (11.81%) Security Cleared
5 45 (9.49%) SC Cleared
6 37 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 32 (6.75%) CCDA
8 30 (6.33%) CCDP
9 29 (6.12%) Degree
10 22 (4.64%) CCIE
11 19 (4.01%) MCSE
12 15 (3.16%) MCSA
13 11 (2.32%) CISSP
14 10 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 8 (1.69%) JNCIS
15 8 (1.69%) MCP
16 7 (1.48%) A+ Certification
16 7 (1.48%) CISM
17 6 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
18 5 (1.05%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (10.34%) SLA
2 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 139 (29.32%) Active Directory
2 67 (14.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (6.54%) vSphere
4 24 (5.06%) Hyper-V
5 19 (4.01%) XenApp
6 18 (3.80%) XenDesktop
7 12 (2.53%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.84%) Terminal Server
9 4 (0.84%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.84%) XenServer
10 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.42%) Firmware
11 2 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.42%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.42%) Snort
11 2 (0.42%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.21%) NFS
12 1 (0.21%) vCloud
12 1 (0.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 26 (5.49%) SCOM
2 20 (4.22%) FortiGate
3 13 (2.74%) EdgeSight
3 13 (2.74%) Norton AntiVirus
4 11 (2.32%) NetBackup
5 10 (2.11%) Ansible
5 10 (2.11%) Puppet
6 6 (1.27%) SCCM
7 5 (1.05%) AirWatch
8 4 (0.84%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.63%) QRadar
10 2 (0.42%) Cacti
10 2 (0.42%) Cisco Prime
10 2 (0.42%) Nessus
10 2 (0.42%) Nexpose
10 2 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Management
10 2 (0.42%) Proventia
10 2 (0.42%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.42%) Sysprep
11 1 (0.21%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 264 (55.70%) Cisco
2 157 (33.12%) Microsoft
3 142 (29.96%) VMware
4 111 (23.42%) Juniper
5 84 (17.72%) HP
6 68 (14.35%) Citrix
7 53 (11.18%) CheckPoint
8 50 (10.55%) Avaya
9 42 (8.86%) IBM
10 29 (6.12%) F5
10 29 (6.12%) Meraki
11 23 (4.85%) Symantec
12 16 (3.38%) Extreme Networks
12 16 (3.38%) Oracle
13 15 (3.16%) ServiceNow
14 13 (2.74%) AppSense
14 13 (2.74%) Aruba
15 9 (1.90%) NetApp
16 7 (1.48%) Genesys
16 7 (1.48%) Palo Alto
Warwick, Warwickshire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Worcestershire
Reed Technology
Salary: £32500 - £45000 per annum + car allowance, overtime & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Reed Technology
Salary: £32500 - £45000 per annum + Car allowance, overtime & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Kingswinford, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus up to 13%
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £22500 - £29895 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 3 days ago
Alcester, Warwickshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum, Benefits Excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Car Allowance, Training, Overtime
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Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
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Solihull
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
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