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 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)
South West / Bristol
Rank 88 105 82
Rank change year-on-year +17 -23  
Permanent jobs citing LAN 43 30 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.34% 1.62% 2.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.20% 10.68% 13.10%
Number of salaries quoted 36 30 39
Median salary £29,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.55% +8.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,400 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £57,500 £75,000
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 Bristol with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 250 281 313
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 13.60% 15.17% 16.37%
Number of salaries quoted 189 237 280
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for LAN in Bristol

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

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 Bristol region with a requirement for LAN.

1 80 (96.39%) WAN
2 47 (56.63%) Windows
3 40 (48.19%) Active Directory
4 37 (44.58%) ITIL
5 36 (43.37%) Microsoft
6 34 (40.96%) Firewall
7 32 (38.55%) Cisco
8 29 (34.94%) MS Exchange
9 25 (30.12%) Windows Server
10 22 (26.51%) VPN
11 21 (25.30%) MS Office
11 21 (25.30%) VMware
12 20 (24.10%) TCP/IP
13 19 (22.89%) Cisco Certification
14 18 (21.69%) DHCP
15 17 (20.48%) CCNA
16 16 (19.28%) Finance
16 16 (19.28%) Windows Server 2012
17 15 (18.07%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (18.07%) MS Excel
18 14 (16.87%) DNS
18 14 (16.87%) Network Security
19 13 (15.66%) Office 365
20 12 (14.46%) VLAN
20 12 (14.46%) Intrusion Detection
20 12 (14.46%) Service Management
20 12 (14.46%) VoIP
20 12 (14.46%) SharePoint
20 12 (14.46%) MCP
20 12 (14.46%) SQL Server

LAN
Top Related 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 29 (34.94%) MS Exchange
2 12 (14.46%) SharePoint
3 11 (13.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (9.64%) Skype for Business
5 6 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (3.61%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 21 (25.30%) MS Office
2 15 (18.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.02%) OpenText MBPM
1 5 (6.02%) Visualfiles
2 4 (4.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.20%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.66%) Office 365
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.20%) IaaS
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.20%) PaaS
2 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (96.39%) WAN
2 34 (40.96%) Firewall
3 22 (26.51%) VPN
4 20 (24.10%) TCP/IP
5 18 (21.69%) DHCP
6 14 (16.87%) DNS
6 14 (16.87%) Network Security
7 12 (14.46%) Intrusion Detection
7 12 (14.46%) VLAN
7 12 (14.46%) VoIP
8 9 (10.84%) MPLS
8 9 (10.84%) WLAN
9 6 (7.23%) OSPF
9 6 (7.23%) Skype
9 6 (7.23%) Unified Communications
9 6 (7.23%) Wireless
10 5 (6.02%) ADSL
10 5 (6.02%) Ethernet
10 5 (6.02%) Internet
11 3 (3.61%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.61%) IDOL
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (19.28%) Finance
2 7 (8.43%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.23%) Legal
4 5 (6.02%) Marketing
5 4 (4.82%) Electronics
5 4 (4.82%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.41%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.41%) Front Office
7 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (21.69%) Network Engineer
2 14 (16.87%) Support Engineer
3 12 (14.46%) Analyst
3 12 (14.46%) Network Support
4 11 (13.25%) Service Desk Engineer
5 10 (12.05%) IT Support
6 9 (10.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 9 (10.84%) IT Engineer
7 8 (9.64%) IT Support Engineer
7 8 (9.64%) Network Support Engineer
8 7 (8.43%) Service Analyst
8 7 (8.43%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (7.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 6 (7.23%) Desktop Support
10 5 (6.02%) Cisco Specialist
10 5 (6.02%) Desktop Engineer
10 5 (6.02%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 5 (6.02%) Exchange Support
10 5 (6.02%) Network Specialist
10 5 (6.02%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.82%) .NET
2 1 (1.20%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.20%) Middleware
2 1 (1.20%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.25%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.64%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (4.82%) NHS
4 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.61%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.61%) BYOD
4 3 (3.61%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (3.61%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.61%) iPhone
4 3 (3.61%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.20%) CCTV
5 1 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.20%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 47 (56.63%) Windows
2 25 (30.12%) Windows Server
3 16 (19.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (10.84%) Linux
4 9 (10.84%) Windows 7
4 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (8.43%) Windows 8
6 6 (7.23%) Windows Vista
6 6 (7.23%) Windows XP
7 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.41%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.20%) Android
9 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (44.58%) ITIL
2 12 (14.46%) Service Management
3 8 (9.64%) Programme Management
4 7 (8.43%) ITSM
4 7 (8.43%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (8.43%) Migration
5 6 (7.23%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (7.23%) Change Control
5 6 (7.23%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (7.23%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.02%) ISMS
6 5 (6.02%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (6.02%) Network Design
6 5 (6.02%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (6.02%) Process Improvement
6 5 (6.02%) Protective Monitoring
6 5 (6.02%) Service Design
6 5 (6.02%) SIEM
7 4 (4.82%) DevOps
7 4 (4.82%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.02%) Perl
1 5 (6.02%) PowerShell
1 5 (6.02%) Python
1 5 (6.02%) SQL
2 4 (4.82%) C#
3 1 (1.20%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 19 (22.89%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (20.48%) CCNA
3 15 (18.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (14.46%) MCP
5 11 (13.25%) CCNP
6 9 (10.84%) MCSE
7 6 (7.23%) MCITP
7 6 (7.23%) MCSA
7 6 (7.23%) SC Cleared
7 6 (7.23%) Security Cleared
8 4 (4.82%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (3.61%) CCENT
9 3 (3.61%) CompTIA Security+
9 3 (3.61%) LPIC
9 3 (3.61%) Security+ Certification
9 3 (3.61%) Server+ Certification
10 1 (1.20%) MCTS
10 1 (1.20%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (1.20%) SANS
10 1 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.43%) SLA
2 6 (7.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (48.19%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.43%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.02%) Snort
3 5 (6.02%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (3.61%) NFS
4 3 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.41%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.20%) KVM
6 1 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (13.25%) SCCM
2 5 (6.02%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (6.02%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (3.61%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 1 (1.20%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.20%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.20%) Iperf
4 1 (1.20%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 36 (43.37%) Microsoft
2 32 (38.55%) Cisco
3 21 (25.30%) VMware
4 12 (14.46%) Citrix
5 8 (9.64%) Avaya
6 7 (8.43%) Brocade
6 7 (8.43%) Juniper
7 6 (7.23%) CheckPoint
8 5 (6.02%) iManage
9 4 (4.82%) SAP
10 3 (3.61%) Apple
10 3 (3.61%) F5
10 3 (3.61%) Intel Security
10 3 (3.61%) WatchGuard
11 2 (2.41%) Dell
12 1 (1.20%) Barracuda Networks
12 1 (1.20%) IBM
12 1 (1.20%) Infoblox
12 1 (1.20%) Oracle
12 1 (1.20%) Polycom
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