Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 95 113
Rank change year-on-year -48 +18 +10
Permanent jobs citing LAN 56 84 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.53% 2.61% 2.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 18.63% 12.94%
Number of salaries quoted 50 72 79
Bristol median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% - +51.79%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,000 £25,900
90th Percentile £62,338 £54,225 £62,500
South West median annual salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +10.29% -2.86% +6.87%

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 616 451 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 16.87% 14.00% 17.25%
Number of salaries quoted 488 368 569
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,000 £26,150
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £66,250
South West median annual salary £42,000 £37,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.26% +0.67% -

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 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for LAN in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for LAN.

1 45 (80.36%) WAN
2 38 (67.86%) Windows
3 29 (51.79%) Firewall
4 27 (48.21%) Windows Server
5 24 (42.86%) Active Directory
6 23 (41.07%) Linux
6 23 (41.07%) VMware
7 21 (37.50%) Cisco
8 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
9 17 (30.36%) ITIL
9 17 (30.36%) SQL Server
10 16 (28.57%) TCP/IP
10 16 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (26.79%) VPN
12 14 (25.00%) DHCP
12 14 (25.00%) MS Exchange
12 14 (25.00%) Office 365
13 13 (23.21%) CCNA
14 11 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
15 10 (17.86%) DNS
16 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Office
16 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Certification
17 7 (12.50%) vSphere
17 7 (12.50%) Network Security
17 7 (12.50%) CCNP
18 6 (10.71%) WLAN
18 6 (10.71%) MCSA
18 6 (10.71%) Oracle
18 6 (10.71%) PCI DSS

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 14 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.93%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.14%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.79%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.57%) Houdini
2 2 (3.57%) Maya
2 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.57%) NUKE
2 2 (3.57%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.00%) Office 365
2 10 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (80.36%) WAN
2 29 (51.79%) Firewall
3 16 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 15 (26.79%) VPN
5 14 (25.00%) DHCP
6 10 (17.86%) DNS
7 7 (12.50%) Network Security
8 6 (10.71%) WLAN
9 5 (8.93%) Wireless
10 4 (7.14%) Skype
10 4 (7.14%) Software-Defined Networking
10 4 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (5.36%) 3G
11 3 (5.36%) 802.11
11 3 (5.36%) 802.15
11 3 (5.36%) ADSL
11 3 (5.36%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (5.36%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (5.36%) EIGRP
11 3 (5.36%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) MySQL
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.14%) Aerospace
3 3 (5.36%) Finance
4 2 (3.57%) Games
4 2 (3.57%) Marketing
5 1 (1.79%) Advertising
5 1 (1.79%) Back Office
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 9 (16.07%) 1st Line Support
3 8 (14.29%) 1st Line Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) IT Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) IT Support
4 7 (12.50%) Network Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) IT Support Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Windows Support Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Active Directory Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Active Directory Support
6 5 (8.93%) Active Directory Support Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Exchange Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Exchange Support
6 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 5 (8.93%) Team Leader
7 4 (7.14%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.57%) OpenDaylight
2 2 (3.57%) Web Services
3 1 (1.79%) CSS
3 1 (1.79%) HTML
3 1 (1.79%) JSON
3 1 (1.79%) LAMP
3 1 (1.79%) Laravel
3 1 (1.79%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) Animation
3 2 (3.57%) CCTV
4 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.79%) Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.79%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.79%) PKI
4 1 (1.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (67.86%) Windows
2 27 (48.21%) Windows Server
3 23 (41.07%) Linux
4 5 (8.93%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.57%) CentOS
5 2 (3.57%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) ITIL
2 6 (10.71%) DevOps
2 6 (10.71%) Network Management
3 4 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 4 (7.14%) PRINCE
3 4 (7.14%) SQL Optimisation
4 3 (5.36%) Network Design
4 3 (5.36%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (3.57%) 3D Animation
5 2 (3.57%) 3D Rendering
5 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.57%) Fault Management
5 2 (3.57%) ITIL V3
5 2 (3.57%) Scrum
5 2 (3.57%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (3.57%) Visual Effects
6 1 (1.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.79%) High Availability
6 1 (1.79%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) SQL
2 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.57%) PHP
3 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (23.21%) CCNA
3 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (12.50%) CCNP
5 6 (10.71%) MCSA
6 4 (7.14%) MCSE
7 3 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (3.57%) CCIE
8 2 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (3.57%) MCITP
8 2 (3.57%) MCTS
8 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.79%) CISM
9 1 (1.79%) CISSP
9 1 (1.79%) CWNA
9 1 (1.79%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.79%) Novell Certification
9 1 (1.79%) SANS
9 1 (1.79%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) PCI DSS
2 5 (8.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 11 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.50%) vSphere
4 2 (3.57%) Docker
4 2 (3.57%) Firmware
4 2 (3.57%) NFS
4 2 (3.57%) Samba
5 1 (1.79%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) Puppet
2 5 (8.93%) WSUS
3 2 (3.57%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (3.57%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.79%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (41.07%) VMware
2 21 (37.50%) Cisco
3 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.71%) Oracle
5 4 (7.14%) CheckPoint
5 4 (7.14%) Citrix
5 4 (7.14%) SolarWinds
6 3 (5.36%) F5
6 3 (5.36%) HP
6 3 (5.36%) IBM
6 3 (5.36%) Juniper
7 2 (3.57%) Blue Coat
7 2 (3.57%) Dell
7 2 (3.57%) IronPort
7 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.57%) Remedy
8 1 (1.79%) Apple
8 1 (1.79%) Aruba
8 1 (1.79%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.79%) SonicWALL