Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 70 63
Rank change year-on-year +1 -7 +18
Permanent jobs citing LAN 137 182 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.53% 3.86% 3.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.99% 23.13% 20.85%
Number of salaries quoted 110 134 180
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -21.05% +18.75%
10th Percentile £25,400 £21,500 £29,650
90th Percentile £60,000 £54,730 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +23.08%

LAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 596 787 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 15.34% 16.67% 19.15%
Number of salaries quoted 463 526 675
Birmingham median annual salary £40,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.63% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,875 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.00% -

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Birmingham

LAN
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for LAN in Birmingham

LAN
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for LAN in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for LAN.

1 115 (83.94%) WAN
2 85 (62.04%) Firewall
3 74 (54.01%) Cisco
4 68 (49.64%) Windows
5 64 (46.72%) Cisco Certification
6 47 (34.31%) CCNP
7 42 (30.66%) CCNA
8 37 (27.01%) Windows Server
9 36 (26.28%) Microsoft
10 35 (25.55%) CheckPoint
11 34 (24.82%) ITIL
12 31 (22.63%) Active Directory
13 30 (21.90%) TCP/IP
14 29 (21.17%) OSPF
15 27 (19.71%) VPN
16 26 (18.98%) Network Management
17 25 (18.25%) BGP
17 25 (18.25%) VMware
18 24 (17.52%) Juniper
18 24 (17.52%) Presales
19 23 (16.79%) HP
19 23 (16.79%) Wireless
19 23 (16.79%) Finance
20 22 (16.06%) MPLS
20 22 (16.06%) MS Exchange
20 22 (16.06%) WLAN
20 22 (16.06%) SQL Server
20 22 (16.06%) VLAN
21 21 (15.33%) VoIP
21 21 (15.33%) IPsec

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 22 (16.06%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.11%) IIS
3 6 (4.38%) CMS
4 5 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.92%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.73%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.73%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (8.03%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.65%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.41%) Office 365
2 16 (11.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.92%) Mimecast
4 3 (2.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 115 (83.94%) WAN
2 85 (62.04%) Firewall
3 30 (21.90%) TCP/IP
4 29 (21.17%) OSPF
5 27 (19.71%) VPN
6 25 (18.25%) BGP
7 23 (16.79%) Wireless
8 22 (16.06%) MPLS
8 22 (16.06%) VLAN
8 22 (16.06%) WLAN
9 21 (15.33%) IPsec
9 21 (15.33%) VoIP
10 18 (13.14%) DHCP
11 17 (12.41%) SAN
12 16 (11.68%) Cisco ASA
12 16 (11.68%) DNS
12 16 (11.68%) Wi-Fi
13 15 (10.95%) Cisco Wireless
13 15 (10.95%) Internet
13 15 (10.95%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.06%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.84%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (3.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 23 (16.79%) Finance
2 13 (9.49%) Telecoms
3 11 (8.03%) Retail
4 3 (2.19%) Back Office
4 3 (2.19%) Banking
5 1 (0.73%) Law
5 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.73%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (37.23%) Network Engineer
2 28 (20.44%) Senior Network Engineer
3 27 (19.71%) Analyst
4 16 (11.68%) 3rd Line Support
5 12 (8.76%) Consultant
5 12 (8.76%) Field Engineer
5 12 (8.76%) Support Analyst
6 11 (8.03%) Integration Engineer
7 10 (7.30%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 10 (7.30%) Cisco Engineer
7 10 (7.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 10 (7.30%) Network Analyst
8 8 (5.84%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 8 (5.84%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (5.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (5.11%) Service Analyst
10 6 (4.38%) Network Specialist
10 6 (4.38%) Systems Integration Engineer
10 6 (4.38%) Technical Support
11 5 (3.65%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.30%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.73%) COM
2 1 (0.73%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.14%) Data Centre
2 17 (12.41%) Computer Science
3 12 (8.76%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (8.76%) Mobile Computing
4 8 (5.84%) Driving Licence
4 8 (5.84%) PKI
5 6 (4.38%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.92%) Replication
8 3 (2.19%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.73%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.73%) CESG
9 1 (0.73%) Clustering
9 1 (0.73%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 68 (49.64%) Windows
2 37 (27.01%) Windows Server
3 19 (13.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (13.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (9.49%) Windows 7
6 10 (7.30%) Android
7 6 (4.38%) Linux
8 5 (3.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.92%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.92%) Unix
9 4 (2.92%) Windows 10
9 4 (2.92%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (2.92%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.73%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (24.82%) ITIL
2 26 (18.98%) Network Management
3 24 (17.52%) Presales
4 19 (13.87%) Network Design
5 16 (11.68%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (10.95%) Project Management
7 14 (10.22%) Business Continuity
8 13 (9.49%) Software Engineering
9 12 (8.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (8.76%) Mentoring
9 12 (8.76%) Root Cause Analysis
9 12 (8.76%) Service Delivery
10 11 (8.03%) PRINCE2
11 9 (6.57%) BCP
11 9 (6.57%) Business Continuity Planning
11 9 (6.57%) Change Management
11 9 (6.57%) Contingency Planning
11 9 (6.57%) Six Sigma
11 9 (6.57%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (6.57%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.57%) SQL
2 6 (4.38%) C
3 2 (1.46%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 64 (46.72%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (34.31%) CCNP
3 42 (30.66%) CCNA
4 17 (12.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (12.41%) Degree
5 13 (9.49%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (8.76%) CCIE
6 12 (8.76%) MCSE
6 12 (8.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.92%) CCDP
8 3 (2.19%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.46%) CCIE Service Provider
9 2 (1.46%) MCSA
10 1 (0.73%) CCSA
10 1 (0.73%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.73%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.73%) MCP
10 1 (0.73%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (7.30%) SLA
3 9 (6.57%) COBIT
4 4 (2.92%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.73%) GDPR
5 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 31 (22.63%) Active Directory
2 18 (13.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (10.95%) Hyper-V
4 9 (6.57%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.46%) XenApp
5 2 (1.46%) XenServer
6 1 (0.73%) Firmware
6 1 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.73%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (5.84%) AirWatch
2 7 (5.11%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (4.38%) SCCM
4 4 (2.92%) NetBackup
4 4 (2.92%) QRadar
4 4 (2.92%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (1.46%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.73%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.73%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 74 (54.01%) Cisco
2 36 (26.28%) Microsoft
3 35 (25.55%) CheckPoint
4 25 (18.25%) VMware
5 24 (17.52%) Juniper
6 23 (16.79%) HP
7 16 (11.68%) F5
8 13 (9.49%) Fortinet
9 8 (5.84%) Sophos
9 8 (5.84%) SOTI
10 7 (5.11%) Palo Alto
10 7 (5.11%) SolarWinds
11 5 (3.65%) Remedy
11 5 (3.65%) Symantec
12 4 (2.92%) Aerohive Networks
12 4 (2.92%) Aruba
12 4 (2.92%) Meraki
12 4 (2.92%) Motorola
12 4 (2.92%) ServiceNow
12 4 (2.92%) Tripwire