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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
England / West Midlands
Rank 84 58 86
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +28
Permanent jobs citing LAN 140 245 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.98% 4.19% 3.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.97% 28.39% 20.87%
Number of salaries quoted 109 197 152
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +34.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,250 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,100 £64,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%

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
738 863 786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.70% 14.76% 15.62%
Number of salaries quoted 613 710 689
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +15.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017. 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 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 -33 52 £40,000 -4.76% 8
Herefordshire - 22 £45,000 - 4
Worcestershire -12 21 £42,500 -
Coventry +4 13 £46,000 +2.22%
Solihull -7 8 £35,000 - 3
Warwickshire +5 7 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Staffordshire -2 6 £24,250 -7.61%
Shropshire -16 5 £53,500 +25.88% 2
Wolverhampton +9 1 £55,000 +69.23% 2
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £62,000 - 1
West Bromwich - 1 £27,500 - 1
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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.

1 284 (86.85%) WAN
2 198 (60.55%) Cisco
3 179 (54.74%) Firewall
4 132 (40.37%) Cisco Certification
5 109 (33.33%) Windows
6 96 (29.36%) CCNP
7 95 (29.05%) ITIL
8 91 (27.83%) CCNA
9 83 (25.38%) VPN
10 82 (25.08%) Microsoft
11 72 (22.02%) VMware
12 67 (20.49%) Active Directory
12 67 (20.49%) OSPF
13 64 (19.57%) Network Security
14 60 (18.35%) VoIP
15 59 (18.04%) DNS
16 58 (17.74%) CheckPoint
17 56 (17.13%) HP
18 55 (16.82%) MPLS
18 55 (16.82%) Windows Server
19 54 (16.51%) Data Centre
20 52 (15.90%) TCP/IP
21 50 (15.29%) DHCP
22 49 (14.98%) VLAN
22 49 (14.98%) Cisco ASA
23 46 (14.07%) Wi-Fi
24 45 (13.76%) Fortinet
25 44 (13.46%) Wireless
25 44 (13.46%) Project Management
26 42 (12.84%) Degree

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 31 (9.48%) MS Exchange
2 11 (3.36%) IIS
3 9 (2.75%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.22%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.61%) Apache
9 2 (0.61%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.31%) SAS
10 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 34 (10.40%) MS Excel
2 32 (9.79%) MS Office
3 8 (2.45%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.61%) MS Project
6 1 (0.31%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 7 (2.14%) assyst
2 5 (1.53%) Workfront
3 2 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.20%) Office 365
2 15 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.14%) Mimecast
4 3 (0.92%) IaaS
4 3 (0.92%) PaaS
4 3 (0.92%) SaaS
5 1 (0.31%) G Suite
5 1 (0.31%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 284 (86.85%) WAN
2 179 (54.74%) Firewall
3 83 (25.38%) VPN
4 67 (20.49%) OSPF
5 64 (19.57%) Network Security
6 60 (18.35%) VoIP
7 59 (18.04%) DNS
8 55 (16.82%) MPLS
9 52 (15.90%) TCP/IP
10 50 (15.29%) DHCP
11 49 (14.98%) Cisco ASA
11 49 (14.98%) VLAN
12 46 (14.07%) Wi-Fi
13 44 (13.46%) Wireless
14 33 (10.09%) SAN
15 31 (9.48%) Cisco IOS
16 29 (8.87%) Cisco Nexus
17 28 (8.56%) WLAN
18 27 (8.26%) BGP
18 27 (8.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (9.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.53%) DB2
3 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.61%) GIS
4 2 (0.61%) MS Access
4 2 (0.61%) MySQL
5 1 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.31%) Subversion
General
1 25 (7.65%) Telecoms
2 18 (5.50%) Finance
3 13 (3.98%) Retail
4 8 (2.45%) Legal
5 7 (2.14%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.22%) Marketing
6 4 (1.22%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.61%) Automotive
7 2 (0.61%) French Language
7 2 (0.61%) Law
8 1 (0.31%) Back Office
8 1 (0.31%) Electronics
8 1 (0.31%) German Language
8 1 (0.31%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 121 (37.00%) Network Engineer
2 57 (17.43%) Senior Network Engineer
3 41 (12.54%) Analyst
4 39 (11.93%) Cisco Engineer
5 38 (11.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 22 (6.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 21 (6.42%) Network Analyst
7 21 (6.42%) Security Engineer
8 20 (6.12%) Architect
9 19 (5.81%) IT Support
9 19 (5.81%) Network Security Engineer
10 18 (5.50%) Support Engineer
11 16 (4.89%) IT Engineer
12 14 (4.28%) Support Analyst
13 12 (3.67%) Administrator
13 12 (3.67%) Exchange Engineer
14 11 (3.36%) Cisco Security Engineer
14 11 (3.36%) IT Manager
14 11 (3.36%) Switch Engineer
15 10 (3.06%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (7.95%) 802.1X
2 3 (0.92%) Middleware
2 3 (0.92%) Web Services
3 2 (0.61%) .NET
3 2 (0.61%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.31%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.31%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 54 (16.51%) Data Centre
2 27 (8.26%) Computer Science
3 12 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.67%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.53%) Clustering
4 5 (1.53%) Driving Licence
5 4 (1.22%) FMCG
5 4 (1.22%) iPad
6 3 (0.92%) AS400
6 3 (0.92%) Client/Server
6 3 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.92%) NHS
7 2 (0.61%) EPoS
7 2 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.31%) Blog
8 1 (0.31%) Life Science
8 1 (0.31%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.31%) PDA
8 1 (0.31%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 109 (33.33%) Windows
2 55 (16.82%) Windows Server
3 23 (7.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (6.73%) Linux
5 19 (5.81%) Windows 7
6 17 (5.20%) Unix
6 17 (5.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (3.98%) Windows 8
8 10 (3.06%) Windows 10
9 8 (2.45%) Android
9 8 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (2.14%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.53%) AIX
11 5 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.53%) Solaris
12 3 (0.92%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.61%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (29.05%) ITIL
2 44 (13.46%) Project Management
3 41 (12.54%) Continuous Improvement
4 40 (12.23%) Load Balancing
5 38 (11.62%) Service Delivery
6 36 (11.01%) Mentoring
7 30 (9.17%) Network Management
8 27 (8.26%) Root Cause Analysis
9 26 (7.95%) Software Engineering
10 25 (7.65%) Problem Management
11 24 (7.34%) Network Design
12 23 (7.03%) Change Management
13 22 (6.73%) ITIL V3
13 22 (6.73%) PRINCE2
14 20 (6.12%) Presales
15 16 (4.89%) Service Management
16 14 (4.28%) Cybersecurity
17 13 (3.98%) Incident Management
17 13 (3.98%) Project Planning
18 12 (3.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 22 (6.73%) SQL
2 14 (4.28%) Java
3 13 (3.98%) C
4 10 (3.06%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.53%) COBOL
5 5 (1.53%) Perl
6 2 (0.61%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.61%) C#
7 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 132 (40.37%) Cisco Certification
2 96 (29.36%) CCNP
3 91 (27.83%) CCNA
4 42 (12.84%) Degree
5 38 (11.62%) Security Cleared
6 37 (11.31%) ITIL Certification
7 30 (9.17%) SC Cleared
8 27 (8.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 26 (7.95%) CCIE
10 22 (6.73%) MCSE
11 10 (3.06%) CCDA
12 9 (2.75%) MCITP
13 8 (2.45%) CCDP
13 8 (2.45%) CWNA
14 6 (1.83%) CCIP
14 6 (1.83%) CISSP
15 5 (1.53%) CCSE
15 5 (1.53%) PMI Certification
15 5 (1.53%) PMP
15 5 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.65%) SLA
2 22 (6.73%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 67 (20.49%) Active Directory
2 42 (12.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.36%) vSphere
4 10 (3.06%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.22%) XenApp
7 3 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.61%) Postfix
8 2 (0.61%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.31%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (3.98%) SCOM
2 10 (3.06%) Cisco Prime
3 9 (2.75%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (2.75%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (1.83%) SCCM
5 5 (1.53%) FortiGate
5 5 (1.53%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.61%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.61%) Nagios
6 2 (0.61%) WSUS
7 1 (0.31%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.31%) QRadar
7 1 (0.31%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 198 (60.55%) Cisco
2 82 (25.08%) Microsoft
3 72 (22.02%) VMware
4 58 (17.74%) CheckPoint
5 56 (17.13%) HP
6 45 (13.76%) Fortinet
7 39 (11.93%) F5
8 19 (5.81%) Meraki
9 18 (5.50%) Cyberoam
9 18 (5.50%) Palo Alto
9 18 (5.50%) SolarWinds
10 17 (5.20%) Citrix
10 17 (5.20%) Juniper
11 11 (3.36%) Avaya
11 11 (3.36%) Huawei
12 8 (2.45%) Mitel
12 8 (2.45%) Remedy
12 8 (2.45%) ServiceNow
12 8 (2.45%) Symantec
13 7 (2.14%) Draytek
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Midlands
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £35K + Excellent Benefit
Posted: Yesterday
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £35K + Excellent Benefit
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £35K + Excellent Benefit
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Oncall Allowance, Pension,
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Training, Overtime, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car allowance + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £45,000-£50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £23000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 65,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago