Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 144 93
Rank change year-on-year -19 -51 +5
Permanent jobs citing LAN 30 55 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.82% 1.45% 2.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.38% 9.98% 16.86%
Number of salaries quoted 25 46 84
Bristol median annual salary £33,000 £40,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.50% -1.84% -3.55%
10th Percentile £22,700 £30,625 £21,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,125 £53,925
South West median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% +15.38% -10.96%

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 Bristol with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 470 551 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 12.82% 14.54% 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 396 434 435
Bristol median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -1.23%
10th Percentile £23,875 £26,215 £21,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,446 £62,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Bristol

LAN
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for LAN in Bristol

LAN
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Bristol over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for LAN in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for LAN.

1 27 (90.00%) WAN
2 16 (53.33%) VPN
3 15 (50.00%) Cisco
4 13 (43.33%) Firewall
5 12 (40.00%) Windows
5 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (36.67%) WLAN
6 11 (36.67%) Network Management
7 10 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 10 (33.33%) Linux
7 10 (33.33%) Wireless
8 9 (30.00%) Juniper
8 9 (30.00%) Office 365
9 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (26.67%) CheckPoint
9 8 (26.67%) MPLS
9 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
9 8 (26.67%) McAfee
9 8 (26.67%) Ethernet
9 8 (26.67%) BT
10 7 (23.33%) VoIP
10 7 (23.33%) ITIL
10 7 (23.33%) SolarWinds
11 6 (20.00%) FCoE
11 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (20.00%) ADSL
11 6 (20.00%) Sophos
11 6 (20.00%) BGP

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) Office 365
2 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.67%) SaaS
4 1 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 27 (90.00%) WAN
2 16 (53.33%) VPN
3 13 (43.33%) Firewall
4 11 (36.67%) WLAN
5 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 10 (33.33%) Wireless
6 8 (26.67%) Ethernet
6 8 (26.67%) MPLS
7 7 (23.33%) VoIP
8 6 (20.00%) ADSL
8 6 (20.00%) BGP
8 6 (20.00%) FCoE
8 6 (20.00%) iSCSI
8 6 (20.00%) OSPF
9 5 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (16.67%) Junos
9 5 (16.67%) VRRP
9 5 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (16.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Big Data
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (6.67%) Aerospace
1 2 (6.67%) Electronics
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Law
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Network Engineer
1 8 (26.67%) Support Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Network Specialist
3 4 (13.33%) Architect
3 4 (13.33%) IT Support
3 4 (13.33%) Network Support
3 4 (13.33%) Network Support Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Support Technician
4 3 (10.00%) IT Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Network Support Technician
4 3 (10.00%) Network Technician
5 2 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Hardware Architect
5 2 (6.67%) IT Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) CCTV
3 1 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (16.67%) Unix
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.33%) CentOS
6 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Network Management
2 7 (23.33%) ITIL
3 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (16.67%) Adaptive Security
4 5 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 5 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (13.33%) Load Balancing
6 3 (10.00%) Migration
7 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (6.67%) SIEM
7 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (3.33%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (3.33%) Release Management
8 1 (3.33%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) C
2 2 (6.67%) C#
2 2 (6.67%) C++
2 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.33%) Perl
3 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (16.67%) CCNA
2 5 (16.67%) MCT
3 4 (13.33%) MCSA
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (10.00%) CCNP
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (6.67%) MCP
6 1 (3.33%) CCDP
6 1 (3.33%) CCIE
6 1 (3.33%) Degree
6 1 (3.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) NFS
3 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.33%) Docker
5 1 (3.33%) vSphere
5 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Cisco
2 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (30.00%) Juniper
4 8 (26.67%) BT
4 8 (26.67%) CheckPoint
4 8 (26.67%) McAfee
5 7 (23.33%) SolarWinds
6 6 (20.00%) Forcepoint
6 6 (20.00%) Sophos
6 6 (20.00%) VMware
7 5 (16.67%) Brocade
7 5 (16.67%) Meraki
7 5 (16.67%) Siemens
7 5 (16.67%) WatchGuard
8 3 (10.00%) Citrix
9 2 (6.67%) F5
9 2 (6.67%) HP
10 1 (3.33%) Apple
10 1 (3.33%) EMC
10 1 (3.33%) IBM