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

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 72 85 97
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +12
Permanent jobs citing LAN 221 159 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.62% 2.94% 2.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.45% 20.36% 17.69%
Number of salaries quoted 163 138 125
Median salary £38,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £47,800
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
904 781 831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.80% 14.46% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 712 671 720
Median salary £42,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,750 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,500
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 30 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 30 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 +8 92 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Warwickshire +18 32 £38,000 +24.59%
Worcestershire +8 18 £47,500 +115.90% 2
Solihull - 16 £34,000 - 1
Staffordshire -31 15 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Coventry 0 13 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Shropshire -17 13 £31,000 -14.66% 1
Herefordshire +10 8 £50,000 +129.88%
Dudley +1 3 £26,500 -8.62%
Walsall -6 3 £33,500 -6.94%
West Bromwich -2 1 £40,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £32,500 - 1
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 30 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.

1 434 (92.14%) WAN
2 268 (56.90%) Cisco
3 237 (50.32%) Firewall
4 214 (45.44%) Cisco Certification
5 174 (36.94%) CCNP
6 167 (35.46%) CCNA
7 159 (33.76%) VPN
8 156 (33.12%) Microsoft
9 154 (32.70%) Windows
10 147 (31.21%) Active Directory
11 145 (30.79%) VMware
12 110 (23.35%) Juniper
13 98 (20.81%) Windows Server
14 95 (20.17%) TCP/IP
15 93 (19.75%) MPLS
16 91 (19.32%) Data Centre
17 83 (17.62%) HP
18 82 (17.41%) DNS
19 78 (16.56%) ITIL
20 75 (15.92%) Wireless
21 73 (15.50%) VMware Infrastructure
22 71 (15.07%) MS Exchange
23 69 (14.65%) Cisco ASA
24 65 (13.80%) VoIP
25 63 (13.38%) Citrix
26 59 (12.53%) BGP
27 58 (12.31%) Network Security
28 57 (12.10%) VLAN
29 54 (11.46%) Security Cleared
29 54 (11.46%) 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 71 (15.07%) MS Exchange
2 33 (7.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (5.52%) Skype for Business
4 20 (4.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2003
6 16 (3.40%) SharePoint
7 11 (2.34%) Apache
7 11 (2.34%) Tomcat
8 10 (2.12%) IIS
8 10 (2.12%) JBoss
9 7 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.42%) GroupWise
12 1 (0.21%) CMS
12 1 (0.21%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 54 (11.46%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.25%) MS Office
3 9 (1.91%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 26 (5.52%) assyst
2 3 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.64%) JDE World
3 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.03%) Office 365
2 16 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (3.18%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (2.76%) Mimecast
5 5 (1.06%) IaaS
6 4 (0.85%) OneDrive
6 4 (0.85%) PaaS
7 2 (0.42%) SaaS
8 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 434 (92.14%) WAN
2 237 (50.32%) Firewall
3 159 (33.76%) VPN
4 95 (20.17%) TCP/IP
5 93 (19.75%) MPLS
6 82 (17.41%) DNS
7 75 (15.92%) Wireless
8 69 (14.65%) Cisco ASA
9 65 (13.80%) VoIP
10 59 (12.53%) BGP
11 58 (12.31%) Network Security
12 57 (12.10%) VLAN
13 47 (9.98%) DHCP
14 45 (9.55%) OSPF
15 40 (8.49%) Wi-Fi
16 36 (7.64%) EIGRP
16 36 (7.64%) SAN
17 32 (6.79%) Cisco Wireless
18 28 (5.94%) SSL
19 27 (5.73%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.10%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.40%) Oracle Database
3 7 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.21%) MySQL
8 1 (0.21%) QlikView
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (2.12%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.70%) Travis CI
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 41 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 27 (5.73%) Finance
3 16 (3.40%) Manufacturing
4 9 (1.91%) Retail
5 8 (1.70%) Marketing
6 7 (1.49%) French Language
7 5 (1.06%) Law
7 5 (1.06%) Legal
8 4 (0.85%) Banking
8 4 (0.85%) German Language
9 3 (0.64%) Back Office
10 1 (0.21%) Advertising
10 1 (0.21%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 168 (35.67%) Network Engineer
2 104 (22.08%) Analyst
3 60 (12.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 54 (11.46%) Network Analyst
4 54 (11.46%) Support Engineer
5 41 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
6 40 (8.49%) Support Analyst
7 38 (8.07%) Consultant
8 35 (7.43%) Cisco Engineer
9 34 (7.22%) Network Support
10 33 (7.01%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 31 (6.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 29 (6.16%) 3rd Line Support
13 27 (5.73%) Network Consultant
14 24 (5.10%) Network Support Analyst
14 24 (5.10%) Senior Analyst
15 23 (4.88%) Administrator
16 20 (4.25%) Infrastructure Support
17 19 (4.03%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
17 19 (4.03%) Cisco Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.97%) .NET
2 7 (1.49%) .NET Framework
3 5 (1.06%) EDI
4 4 (0.85%) Middleware
4 4 (0.85%) XML
5 2 (0.42%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (0.42%) LAPP Stack
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
Miscellaneous
1 91 (19.32%) Data Centre
2 17 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (2.97%) Clustering
4 13 (2.76%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.55%) Fat Client
5 12 (2.55%) Thin Client
6 9 (1.91%) iSeries
7 7 (1.49%) Tandem
8 6 (1.27%) AS400
9 5 (1.06%) Driving Licence
10 4 (0.85%) Economics
10 4 (0.85%) iPad
10 4 (0.85%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.64%) CCTV
11 3 (0.64%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.64%) Handset
11 3 (0.64%) Replication
11 3 (0.64%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.42%) EPoS
12 2 (0.42%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 154 (32.70%) Windows
2 98 (20.81%) Windows Server
3 54 (11.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 47 (9.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (7.64%) Linux
6 31 (6.58%) Windows 7
7 22 (4.67%) Unix
8 20 (4.25%) Windows 8
9 15 (3.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (2.76%) Windows 10
11 10 (2.12%) CentOS
11 10 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.06%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.85%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.85%) MVS
13 4 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.42%) Solaris
14 2 (0.42%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.21%) Android
15 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (16.56%) ITIL
2 50 (10.62%) Network Design
3 40 (8.49%) Project Management
4 32 (6.79%) Load Balancing
5 28 (5.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 27 (5.73%) Presales
7 26 (5.52%) Validation
8 22 (4.67%) Configuration Management
9 20 (4.25%) Service Management
10 17 (3.61%) Network Management
11 16 (3.40%) Service Delivery
12 15 (3.18%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (2.97%) Performance Monitoring
13 14 (2.97%) Root Cause Analysis
14 13 (2.76%) Change Control
15 11 (2.34%) ITIL V3
15 11 (2.34%) Problem Management
16 10 (2.12%) Change Management
16 10 (2.12%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (2.12%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 33 (7.01%) SQL
2 14 (2.97%) C
3 12 (2.55%) Python
4 10 (2.12%) Bash Shell
4 10 (2.12%) VB
5 7 (1.49%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.64%) C#
6 3 (0.64%) 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
1 214 (45.44%) Cisco Certification
2 174 (36.94%) CCNP
3 167 (35.46%) CCNA
4 54 (11.46%) Security Cleared
5 45 (9.55%) SC Cleared
6 34 (7.22%) CCDA
6 34 (7.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 32 (6.79%) CCDP
8 26 (5.52%) CCIE
9 23 (4.88%) Degree
10 20 (4.25%) MCSE
11 13 (2.76%) CISSP
11 13 (2.76%) MCSA
12 10 (2.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (1.70%) CISM
13 8 (1.70%) JNCIS
14 7 (1.49%) CCIP
15 6 (1.27%) APMP
15 6 (1.27%) CCSA
15 6 (1.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (10.19%) SLA
2 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.21%) COBIT
3 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 147 (31.21%) Active Directory
2 73 (15.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (6.37%) vSphere
4 25 (5.31%) Hyper-V
5 19 (4.03%) XenApp
6 18 (3.82%) XenDesktop
7 12 (2.55%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.85%) XenServer
10 3 (0.64%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.64%) VMware ESX
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
11 2 (0.42%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.21%) NFS
12 1 (0.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 27 (5.73%) SCOM
2 17 (3.61%) FortiGate
3 14 (2.97%) Norton AntiVirus
4 13 (2.76%) EdgeSight
5 12 (2.55%) NetBackup
6 10 (2.12%) Ansible
6 10 (2.12%) Puppet
7 7 (1.49%) SCCM
8 6 (1.27%) AirWatch
9 4 (0.85%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.64%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.64%) QRadar
11 2 (0.42%) Cacti
11 2 (0.42%) Cisco Prime
11 2 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.42%) Nexpose
11 2 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Management
11 2 (0.42%) Proventia
11 2 (0.42%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 268 (56.90%) Cisco
2 156 (33.12%) Microsoft
3 145 (30.79%) VMware
4 110 (23.35%) Juniper
5 83 (17.62%) HP
6 63 (13.38%) Citrix
7 49 (10.40%) CheckPoint
8 42 (8.92%) Avaya
8 42 (8.92%) IBM
9 29 (6.16%) F5
9 29 (6.16%) Meraki
10 25 (5.31%) Symantec
11 19 (4.03%) Extreme Networks
12 16 (3.40%) Oracle
13 15 (3.18%) Aruba
13 15 (3.18%) ServiceNow
14 13 (2.76%) AppSense
15 10 (2.12%) Palo Alto
16 8 (1.70%) Aerohive Networks
16 8 (1.70%) NetApp
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £60,000 per annum + £6,000 Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Capita plc
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago