The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire 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 34 43 48
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Permanent jobs citing LAN 6 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 2.83% 2.89% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 11.67% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 4
Average salary £31,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £37,500 £32,550
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,500 £43,050
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
LAN
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Worcestershire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
48 60 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 22.64% 24.79% 17.18%
Number of salaries quoted 41 41 45
Average salary £30,000 £30,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -20.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £27,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

LAN
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

LAN Salary Trend in Worcestershire

LAN
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Worcestershire 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
Droitwich +7 2 £32,500 -
Kidderminster - 2 £31,500 -
Worcester - 1 £26,000 - 1
Bromsgrove - 1 £25,000 -
LAN
West Midlands

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) WAN
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (73.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (66.67%) MS Office
4 8 (53.33%) ADSL
4 8 (53.33%) Telecoms
4 8 (53.33%) Mathematics
4 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
5 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
5 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
6 6 (40.00%) VMware
7 5 (33.33%) SAN
7 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
8 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
8 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
8 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (20.00%) DNS
9 3 (20.00%) Cisco
9 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (20.00%) iSCSI
10 2 (13.33%) SQL
10 2 (13.33%) Linux
10 2 (13.33%) MCSE
10 2 (13.33%) Apache

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (66.67%) MS Office
2 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) WAN
2 8 (53.33%) ADSL
3 5 (33.33%) SAN
4 3 (20.00%) DNS
4 3 (20.00%) iSCSI
5 2 (13.33%) DDNS
5 2 (13.33%) Firewall
5 2 (13.33%) IP Telephony
5 2 (13.33%) VPN
6 1 (6.67%) SMTP
6 1 (6.67%) DHCP
6 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 8 (53.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
1 8 (53.33%) Service Analyst
1 8 (53.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) IT Support
3 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Field Service Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Field Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) ICT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (13.33%) Ubuntu
5 2 (13.33%) Linux
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (13.33%) CCNA
3 2 (13.33%) MCSE
3 2 (13.33%) MCITP
4 1 (6.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (13.33%) vSphere
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Dell