The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 67 88 54
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -34
Permanent jobs citing LAN 175 135 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.71% 3.15% 4.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.58% 17.58% 20.77%
Number of salaries quoted 157 122 112
Average salary £43,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
LAN
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
811 768 780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 17.22% 17.94% 19.46%
Number of salaries quoted 644 574 586
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

LAN
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the West Yorkshire region.

LAN Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

LAN
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

LAN
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +19 137 £47,500 +25.00% 2
Wakefield -7 16 £30,000 +33.33% 3
Bradford -8 9 £37,500 +33.92%
Halifax - 8 £40,000 - 1
Huddersfield - 2 - -
Cleckheaton - 1 £26,000 -
LAN
Yorkshire

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN.

1 361 (91.16%) WAN
2 234 (59.09%) Cisco
3 198 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 190 (47.98%) Firewall
5 187 (47.22%) CCNP
6 115 (29.04%) Windows
7 111 (28.03%) Network Security
8 106 (26.77%) MPLS
9 100 (25.25%) VoIP
10 97 (24.49%) Cisco ASA
11 93 (23.48%) CCNA
11 93 (23.48%) CheckPoint
12 88 (22.22%) Microsoft
13 87 (21.97%) ITIL
14 79 (19.95%) VMware
15 77 (19.44%) Active Directory
16 75 (18.94%) CCSP
17 70 (17.68%) VPN
18 67 (16.92%) Incident Management
18 67 (16.92%) Capacity Planning
19 66 (16.67%) BGP
20 56 (14.14%) MS Excel
21 55 (13.89%) E-Commerce
22 54 (13.64%) OSPF
23 51 (12.88%) Windows Server 2003
24 50 (12.63%) Windows Server 2008
25 47 (11.87%) UNIX
26 45 (11.36%) TCP/IP
27 42 (10.61%) Microsoft Certification
27 42 (10.61%) FWSM

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (8.08%) MS Exchange
2 20 (5.05%) SharePoint
3 18 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (3.03%) Lync
5 11 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (1.26%) SAS
7 5 (1.26%) IIS
8 4 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.25%) Quickr
10 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.25%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.25%) Apache
10 1 (0.25%) Site Server
Applications
1 56 (14.14%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.28%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 361 (91.16%) WAN
2 190 (47.98%) Firewall
3 111 (28.03%) Network Security
4 106 (26.77%) MPLS
5 100 (25.25%) VoIP
6 97 (24.49%) Cisco ASA
7 70 (17.68%) VPN
8 66 (16.67%) BGP
9 54 (13.64%) OSPF
10 45 (11.36%) TCP/IP
11 42 (10.61%) FWSM
12 38 (9.60%) EIGRP
12 38 (9.60%) SAN
13 33 (8.33%) DNS
14 30 (7.58%) Internet
15 27 (6.82%) DHCP
16 26 (6.57%) PBX
17 23 (5.81%) Cisco Nexus
18 21 (5.30%) Wireless
18 21 (5.30%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.26%) MS Access
3 5 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
General
1 30 (7.58%) Finance
2 21 (5.30%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.02%) Retail
4 4 (1.01%) Games
4 4 (1.01%) Banking
5 3 (0.76%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.51%) Advertising
7 1 (0.25%) Legal
7 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.25%) Back Office
7 1 (0.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 188 (47.47%) Network Engineer
2 57 (14.39%) Analyst
3 56 (14.14%) Architect
4 44 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
5 43 (10.86%) Support Engineer
6 34 (8.59%) Support Analyst
7 29 (7.32%) Network Support
8 28 (7.07%) Solutions Architect
9 24 (6.06%) Network Analyst
10 22 (5.56%) IT Support
11 20 (5.05%) Network Support Engineer
12 19 (4.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 17 (4.29%) Security Analyst
13 17 (4.29%) Network Architect
14 16 (4.04%) IT Support Analyst
14 16 (4.04%) Server Engineer
15 15 (3.79%) 2nd Line Support
16 13 (3.28%) Administrator
16 13 (3.28%) Cisco Engineer
16 13 (3.28%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.52%) .NET
2 5 (1.26%) COM+
3 2 (0.51%) Web Services
4 1 (0.25%) XML
4 1 (0.25%) XML Schema
4 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.32%) Blackberry
2 25 (6.31%) CMDB
2 25 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.80%) Clustering
4 10 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.02%) Enterprise Storage
6 7 (1.77%) Replication
7 5 (1.26%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (1.01%) NHS
8 4 (1.01%) PKI
9 3 (0.76%) IVR
10 2 (0.51%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.51%) GIS
10 2 (0.51%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.25%) RMADS
11 1 (0.25%) FMCG
11 1 (0.25%) Statistics
11 1 (0.25%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.25%) PMI
11 1 (0.25%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 115 (29.04%) Windows
2 51 (12.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 50 (12.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 47 (11.87%) UNIX
5 41 (10.35%) Windows 7
6 22 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (4.29%) Linux
8 15 (3.79%) Windows 8
9 8 (2.02%) Windows XP
10 7 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (1.52%) Android
12 4 (1.01%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.01%) Windows NT
13 3 (0.76%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.76%) Solaris
13 3 (0.76%) CentOS
14 1 (0.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (21.97%) ITIL
2 67 (16.92%) Incident Management
2 67 (16.92%) Capacity Planning
3 55 (13.89%) E-Commerce
4 37 (9.34%) Load Balancing
5 29 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 26 (6.57%) ETL
6 26 (6.57%) Enterprise Architecture
7 25 (6.31%) WFM
7 25 (6.31%) EAI
7 25 (6.31%) SOA
7 25 (6.31%) CRM
7 25 (6.31%) Contact Management
7 25 (6.31%) Business Continuity
7 25 (6.31%) Asset Management
8 24 (6.06%) Change Management
8 24 (6.06%) Network Architecture
9 22 (5.56%) Project Management
10 21 (5.30%) Network Design
11 18 (4.55%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 21 (5.30%) SQL
2 8 (2.02%) PowerShell
3 7 (1.77%) Perl
4 5 (1.26%) C#
4 5 (1.26%) C++
4 5 (1.26%) VBA
5 4 (1.01%) Python
5 4 (1.01%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.76%) C
6 3 (0.76%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.76%) VB
6 3 (0.76%) PHP
7 1 (0.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 198 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 187 (47.22%) CCNP
3 93 (23.48%) CCNA
4 75 (18.94%) CCSP
5 42 (10.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (6.82%) CCIE
7 26 (6.57%) MCSE
8 24 (6.06%) CCSE
9 23 (5.81%) CCSA
10 18 (4.55%) CCDP
11 14 (3.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 12 (3.03%) CCDA
13 10 (2.53%) MCSA
13 10 (2.53%) MCDST
14 8 (2.02%) CCVP
15 7 (1.77%) Check Point Certification
15 7 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (1.26%) CISSP
17 4 (1.01%) VCP5
17 4 (1.01%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (9.09%) SLA
2 20 (5.05%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.51%) QA
5 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 77 (19.44%) Active Directory
2 30 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.54%) VMware Server
3 14 (3.54%) Firmware
3 14 (3.54%) vSphere
4 12 (3.03%) XenApp
5 10 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (2.53%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.77%) Terminal Services
7 4 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.51%) UAG
9 1 (0.25%) XenServer
9 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 25 (6.31%) SCCM
2 12 (3.03%) NetBackup
3 10 (2.53%) Cisco UCCX
3 10 (2.53%) SCOM
3 10 (2.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 7 (1.77%) Cisco UCCE
4 7 (1.77%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.76%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.51%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.25%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 234 (59.09%) Cisco
2 93 (23.48%) CheckPoint
3 88 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 79 (19.95%) VMware
5 32 (8.08%) Citrix
6 20 (5.05%) SolarWinds
7 18 (4.55%) Riverbed
8 13 (3.28%) Sun
9 11 (2.78%) HP
10 9 (2.27%) Dell
10 9 (2.27%) Juniper
10 9 (2.27%) Fortinet
11 8 (2.02%) Symantec
12 7 (1.77%) McAfee
12 7 (1.77%) EMC
12 7 (1.77%) Red Hat
13 6 (1.52%) Oracle
13 6 (1.52%) SAP
13 6 (1.52%) Cyber-Ark
14 5 (1.26%) Alterian
West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £36000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield
Blue Town Online
Salary: £21.5k - 28.5k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: Salary is Negotiable plus benefits and car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago