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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 70 40 85
Rank change year-on-year -30 +45  
Permanent jobs citing LAN 58 117 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.17% 5.00% 1.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.89% 32.32% 12.03%
Number of salaries quoted 40 81 27
Median salary £39,500 £44,298 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.83% +36.30%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £27,500 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 265 362 266
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 14.50% 15.46% 15.51%
Number of salaries quoted 203 289 224
Median salary £45,000 £46,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.22% +9.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing LAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for LAN in Birmingham

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 111 (92.50%) WAN
2 78 (65.00%) Firewall
3 73 (60.83%) Cisco
4 54 (45.00%) ITIL
5 45 (37.50%) CheckPoint
6 42 (35.00%) Data Centre
7 41 (34.17%) Cisco Certification
8 39 (32.50%) Windows
8 39 (32.50%) OSPF
9 38 (31.67%) HP
10 34 (28.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 33 (27.50%) Root Cause Analysis
11 33 (27.50%) VPN
11 33 (27.50%) Service Delivery
12 32 (26.67%) Fortinet
12 32 (26.67%) Degree
13 31 (25.83%) Network Management
13 31 (25.83%) ITIL Certification
14 29 (24.17%) Microsoft
14 29 (24.17%) CCNA
15 27 (22.50%) CCNP
15 27 (22.50%) Computer Science
15 27 (22.50%) Software Engineering
16 24 (20.00%) Network Security
16 24 (20.00%) Active Directory
16 24 (20.00%) Mentoring
17 21 (17.50%) Windows Server
17 21 (17.50%) VMware
18 18 (15.00%) Wireless
19 17 (14.17%) Telecoms

LAN
Top Related 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 6 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (2.50%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.67%) IIS
3 2 (1.67%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (10.83%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.33%) MS Office
3 2 (1.67%) MS Project
3 2 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (9.17%) Office 365
3 5 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.33%) SaaS
5 1 (0.83%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 111 (92.50%) WAN
2 78 (65.00%) Firewall
3 39 (32.50%) OSPF
4 33 (27.50%) VPN
5 24 (20.00%) Network Security
6 18 (15.00%) Wireless
7 17 (14.17%) BGP
7 17 (14.17%) MPLS
8 15 (12.50%) VLAN
8 15 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
9 14 (11.67%) Internet
9 14 (11.67%) VoIP
10 12 (10.00%) WLAN
11 11 (9.17%) SAN
12 10 (8.33%) DHCP
12 10 (8.33%) EIGRP
13 9 (7.50%) DNS
13 9 (7.50%) SSL
14 8 (6.67%) IPsec
15 7 (5.83%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.67%) MS Access
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 17 (14.17%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.83%) Finance
3 4 (3.33%) Retail
4 2 (1.67%) Law
4 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.67%) Marketing
5 1 (0.83%) Automotive
5 1 (0.83%) Electronics
5 1 (0.83%) French Language
5 1 (0.83%) German Language
5 1 (0.83%) Polish Language
5 1 (0.83%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 54 (45.00%) Network Engineer
2 27 (22.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 20 (16.67%) Analyst
4 11 (9.17%) Cisco Engineer
4 11 (9.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 9 (7.50%) Network Analyst
5 9 (7.50%) Network Security Engineer
5 9 (7.50%) Security Engineer
5 9 (7.50%) Support Engineer
6 7 (5.83%) Technical Manager
7 6 (5.00%) IT Support
7 6 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.00%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (4.17%) IT Analyst
8 5 (4.17%) IT Engineer
8 5 (4.17%) IT Support Analyst
8 5 (4.17%) Service Analyst
8 5 (4.17%) Service Manager
8 5 (4.17%) Technical Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 42 (35.00%) Data Centre
2 27 (22.50%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.50%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.50%) FMCG
6 2 (1.67%) EPoS
6 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.67%) NHS
7 1 (0.83%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.83%) Handset
7 1 (0.83%) iPad
7 1 (0.83%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 39 (32.50%) Windows
2 21 (17.50%) Windows Server
3 14 (11.67%) Windows 7
4 8 (6.67%) Windows 10
4 8 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (5.83%) Windows 8
6 6 (5.00%) Linux
7 4 (3.33%) AIX
7 4 (3.33%) Android
7 4 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.33%) Solaris
7 4 (3.33%) Unix
8 3 (2.50%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.83%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (45.00%) ITIL
2 34 (28.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 33 (27.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 33 (27.50%) Service Delivery
4 31 (25.83%) Network Management
5 27 (22.50%) Software Engineering
6 24 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 15 (12.50%) Change Management
8 12 (10.00%) Problem Management
9 11 (9.17%) Change Control
9 11 (9.17%) Project Planning
10 10 (8.33%) Project Management
11 9 (7.50%) Service Management
12 7 (5.83%) ITIL V3
12 7 (5.83%) PRINCE2
13 6 (5.00%) Presales
13 6 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (4.17%) Configuration Management
14 5 (4.17%) Network Architecture
14 5 (4.17%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.17%) SQL
3 4 (3.33%) Perl
4 2 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (34.17%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (26.67%) Degree
3 31 (25.83%) ITIL Certification
4 29 (24.17%) CCNA
5 27 (22.50%) CCNP
6 9 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (5.83%) MCSE
8 6 (5.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (2.50%) CCDP
10 2 (1.67%) DBS Check
10 2 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.83%) CCDA
11 1 (0.83%) CCIE
11 1 (0.83%) CCSE
11 1 (0.83%) CISSP
11 1 (0.83%) IISP
11 1 (0.83%) ISSAP
11 1 (0.83%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.83%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.67%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.67%) XenApp
4 2 (1.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.17%) SCCM
1 5 (4.17%) SCOM
2 4 (3.33%) SCOrch
3 2 (1.67%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.83%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.83%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.83%) QRadar
4 1 (0.83%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 73 (60.83%) Cisco
2 45 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 38 (31.67%) HP
4 32 (26.67%) Fortinet
5 29 (24.17%) Microsoft
6 21 (17.50%) VMware
7 9 (7.50%) Avaya
8 8 (6.67%) Palo Alto
9 6 (5.00%) Aruba
9 6 (5.00%) Mitel
10 5 (4.17%) Juniper
11 4 (3.33%) Aerohive Networks
11 4 (3.33%) Extreme Networks
11 4 (3.33%) Huawei
11 4 (3.33%) Meraki
11 4 (3.33%) Red Hat
11 4 (3.33%) SolarWinds
11 4 (3.33%) Sourcefire
12 3 (2.50%) LANDesk
12 3 (2.50%) ServiceNow
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