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

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 75 83 91
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Permanent jobs citing LAN 208 177 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.41% 3.10% 2.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.83% 20.14% 17.88%
Number of salaries quoted 155 155 123
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
911 879 839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.94% 15.38% 15.46%
Number of salaries quoted 726 784 721
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,040 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £64,000
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 25 June 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 25 June 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 82 £35,000 -17.64% 11
Warwickshire +10 27 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Worcestershire +16 21 £47,500 +53.22% 2
Solihull - 15 £34,000 -
Coventry +10 14 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Shropshire -19 13 £31,000 +24.00% 1
Staffordshire -32 9 £35,000 +40.00% 5
Herefordshire +4 6 - - 1
Dudley +3 3 £20,500 -29.31%
Walsall -3 3 £28,000 -22.22%
West Bromwich -2 2 £28,250 -29.37%
Kingswinford - 1 £52,500 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £26,500 -
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 430 (92.08%) WAN
2 254 (54.39%) Cisco
3 226 (48.39%) Firewall
4 192 (41.11%) Cisco Certification
5 165 (35.33%) VPN
6 158 (33.83%) Active Directory
7 156 (33.40%) Windows
8 154 (32.98%) CCNP
9 147 (31.48%) CCNA
10 145 (31.05%) Microsoft
11 136 (29.12%) VMware
12 100 (21.41%) TCP/IP
13 97 (20.77%) Juniper
14 95 (20.34%) MPLS
15 94 (20.13%) ITIL
16 91 (19.49%) Windows Server
17 89 (19.06%) DNS
18 80 (17.13%) Wireless
19 79 (16.92%) Data Centre
20 76 (16.27%) MS Exchange
21 74 (15.85%) HP
22 72 (15.42%) VMware Infrastructure
23 70 (14.99%) VoIP
24 63 (13.49%) Citrix
25 62 (13.28%) Cisco ASA
26 61 (13.06%) BGP
27 59 (12.63%) DHCP
28 54 (11.56%) Network Security
29 53 (11.35%) VLAN
30 52 (11.13%) MS Excel

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 76 (16.27%) MS Exchange
2 30 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (5.78%) Skype for Business
4 25 (5.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 17 (3.64%) SharePoint
7 11 (2.36%) Apache
7 11 (2.36%) Tomcat
8 10 (2.14%) JBoss
9 9 (1.93%) IIS
10 7 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.21%) CMS
14 1 (0.21%) GroupWise
14 1 (0.21%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.21%) Moodle
Applications
1 52 (11.13%) MS Excel
2 27 (5.78%) MS Office
3 9 (1.93%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 29 (6.21%) assyst
2 4 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.64%) JDE World
4 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.43%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.14%) Office 365
2 18 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (3.43%) Mimecast
4 15 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (1.07%) IaaS
6 4 (0.86%) OneDrive
6 4 (0.86%) PaaS
7 3 (0.64%) SaaS
8 2 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 430 (92.08%) WAN
2 226 (48.39%) Firewall
3 165 (35.33%) VPN
4 100 (21.41%) TCP/IP
5 95 (20.34%) MPLS
6 89 (19.06%) DNS
7 80 (17.13%) Wireless
8 70 (14.99%) VoIP
9 62 (13.28%) Cisco ASA
10 61 (13.06%) BGP
11 59 (12.63%) DHCP
12 54 (11.56%) Network Security
13 53 (11.35%) VLAN
14 47 (10.06%) OSPF
15 38 (8.14%) EIGRP
15 38 (8.14%) Wi-Fi
16 34 (7.28%) SAN
17 32 (6.85%) SSL
18 30 (6.42%) Cisco Wireless
19 28 (6.00%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.50%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.43%) Oracle Database
3 9 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.21%) QlikView
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (2.14%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.71%) Travis CI
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 40 (8.57%) Telecoms
2 24 (5.14%) Finance
3 15 (3.21%) Manufacturing
4 8 (1.71%) Retail
5 7 (1.50%) French Language
5 7 (1.50%) Marketing
6 6 (1.28%) Law
7 5 (1.07%) Legal
8 4 (0.86%) Banking
8 4 (0.86%) German Language
9 3 (0.64%) Automotive
9 3 (0.64%) Back Office
10 1 (0.21%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 149 (31.91%) Network Engineer
2 104 (22.27%) Analyst
3 61 (13.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 58 (12.42%) Support Engineer
5 48 (10.28%) Network Analyst
6 43 (9.21%) Support Analyst
7 38 (8.14%) Senior Network Engineer
8 37 (7.92%) Network Support
9 36 (7.71%) Consultant
10 30 (6.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 29 (6.21%) 3rd Line Support
12 25 (5.35%) Cisco Engineer
13 24 (5.14%) Network Support Analyst
14 23 (4.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 23 (4.93%) Infrastructure Support
14 23 (4.93%) Network Consultant
15 20 (4.28%) Administrator
15 20 (4.28%) Architect
16 19 (4.07%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
16 19 (4.07%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.21%) .NET
2 7 (1.50%) .NET Framework
3 5 (1.07%) EDI
4 4 (0.86%) XML
5 3 (0.64%) Middleware
6 2 (0.43%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (0.43%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (0.43%) 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
7 1 (0.21%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 79 (16.92%) Data Centre
2 19 (4.07%) Management Information System
3 18 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.00%) Clustering
5 12 (2.57%) Fat Client
5 12 (2.57%) Thin Client
6 8 (1.71%) iSeries
7 7 (1.50%) Driving Licence
7 7 (1.50%) Tandem
8 6 (1.28%) AS400
9 4 (0.86%) iPad
10 3 (0.64%) CCTV
10 3 (0.64%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (0.64%) Economics
10 3 (0.64%) Handset
10 3 (0.64%) Replication
10 3 (0.64%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 156 (33.40%) Windows
2 91 (19.49%) Windows Server
3 48 (10.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (10.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 40 (8.57%) Windows 7
5 36 (7.71%) Linux
6 23 (4.93%) Unix
7 20 (4.28%) Windows 8
8 18 (3.85%) Windows 10
9 14 (3.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (2.14%) CentOS
10 10 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.07%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.64%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.64%) MVS
13 3 (0.64%) Solaris
14 2 (0.43%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.21%) Android
15 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (20.13%) ITIL
2 46 (9.85%) Network Design
3 41 (8.78%) Project Management
4 32 (6.85%) Load Balancing
5 29 (6.21%) Validation
6 28 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 27 (5.78%) Presales
8 22 (4.71%) Configuration Management
8 22 (4.71%) Service Management
9 18 (3.85%) Network Management
10 15 (3.21%) Service Delivery
10 15 (3.21%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (3.00%) Root Cause Analysis
12 13 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
12 13 (2.78%) Problem Management
13 12 (2.57%) Change Control
14 11 (2.36%) Change Management
14 11 (2.36%) ITIL V3
14 11 (2.36%) Migration
14 11 (2.36%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 35 (7.49%) SQL
2 17 (3.64%) C
3 12 (2.57%) Python
4 10 (2.14%) Bash Shell
4 10 (2.14%) VB
5 7 (1.50%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.64%) C#
6 3 (0.64%) RPG
7 2 (0.43%) Java
7 2 (0.43%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.21%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.21%) Korn
8 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 192 (41.11%) Cisco Certification
2 154 (32.98%) CCNP
3 147 (31.48%) CCNA
4 47 (10.06%) Security Cleared
5 43 (9.21%) SC Cleared
6 33 (7.07%) Microsoft Certification
7 28 (6.00%) CCDA
8 26 (5.57%) CCDP
9 25 (5.35%) CCIE
9 25 (5.35%) Degree
10 23 (4.93%) MCSE
11 18 (3.85%) CISSP
12 14 (3.00%) MCSA
13 10 (2.14%) CISM
14 9 (1.93%) JNCIS
14 9 (1.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (1.50%) APMP
15 7 (1.50%) CCIP
15 7 (1.50%) CCSA
16 6 (1.28%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (11.13%) SLA
2 4 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.64%) COBIT
3 3 (0.64%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 158 (33.83%) Active Directory
2 72 (15.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (6.21%) Hyper-V
4 28 (6.00%) vSphere
5 19 (4.07%) XenApp
6 18 (3.85%) XenDesktop
7 12 (2.57%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.86%) XenServer
10 3 (0.64%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.64%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.43%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.43%) Snort
11 2 (0.43%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.43%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.21%) pfSense
12 1 (0.21%) vCloud
12 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 30 (6.42%) SCOM
2 17 (3.64%) Norton AntiVirus
3 16 (3.43%) FortiGate
4 13 (2.78%) EdgeSight
5 12 (2.57%) NetBackup
6 10 (2.14%) Ansible
6 10 (2.14%) Puppet
7 9 (1.93%) SCCM
8 8 (1.71%) Cisco CUCM
9 6 (1.28%) AirWatch
10 5 (1.07%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.64%) QRadar
12 2 (0.43%) Cacti
12 2 (0.43%) Nessus
12 2 (0.43%) Nexpose
12 2 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Management
12 2 (0.43%) Proventia
12 2 (0.43%) SCOrch
12 2 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 254 (54.39%) Cisco
2 145 (31.05%) Microsoft
3 136 (29.12%) VMware
4 97 (20.77%) Juniper
5 74 (15.85%) HP
6 63 (13.49%) Citrix
7 43 (9.21%) CheckPoint
8 36 (7.71%) IBM
9 34 (7.28%) Avaya
10 33 (7.07%) F5
11 28 (6.00%) Symantec
12 20 (4.28%) Meraki
13 18 (3.85%) Oracle
14 17 (3.64%) Extreme Networks
14 17 (3.64%) ServiceNow
15 15 (3.21%) Aruba
16 14 (3.00%) Palo Alto
17 13 (2.78%) AppSense
18 10 (2.14%) NetApp
19 8 (1.71%) SolarWinds
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits 0
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £38,000 to £43,000 per annum
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £22500.00 - £29850.00 per annum
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Salary: £22500.00 - £29895.00 per annum
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Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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