Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 99 147
Rank change year-on-year -41 +48 -31
Permanent jobs citing LAN 56 97 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.49% 2.77% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.58% 19.06% 9.06%
Number of salaries quoted 46 79 52
Bristol median annual salary £34,000 £36,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.85% -18.89% +2.27%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £63,125 £47,500 £61,250
South West median annual salary £38,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +16.92% -4.41% -2.86%

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 653 509 574
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 17.40% 14.53% 15.76%
Number of salaries quoted 564 386 502
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £63,375 £62,500 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% +1.35%

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 26 April 2018.

Salary histogram for LAN in Bristol

LAN
Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Bristol region over the 6 months to 26 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth +1 2 £25,250 +12.22%
LAN
South West

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 42 (75.00%) WAN
2 36 (64.29%) Windows
3 32 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 26 (46.43%) ITIL
5 25 (44.64%) VMware
6 24 (42.86%) Cisco
7 23 (41.07%) Active Directory
8 22 (39.29%) Office 365
9 20 (35.71%) Firewall
10 18 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
10 18 (32.14%) MS Exchange
11 16 (28.57%) SQL Server
12 14 (25.00%) CCNA
13 12 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (21.43%) Linux
14 10 (17.86%) MCSA
15 9 (16.07%) TCP/IP
15 9 (16.07%) DNS
15 9 (16.07%) Citrix
15 9 (16.07%) SaaS
16 8 (14.29%) Data Centre
16 8 (14.29%) Wireless
16 8 (14.29%) DHCP
16 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
17 7 (12.50%) MCSE
17 7 (12.50%) PRINCE2
17 7 (12.50%) PRINCE
17 7 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
17 7 (12.50%) Network Management

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 18 (32.14%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.36%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.79%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 22 (39.29%) Office 365
2 9 (16.07%) SaaS
3 4 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.36%) IaaS
5 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 42 (75.00%) WAN
2 20 (35.71%) Firewall
3 9 (16.07%) DNS
3 9 (16.07%) TCP/IP
4 8 (14.29%) DHCP
4 8 (14.29%) Wireless
5 7 (12.50%) Unified Communications
6 6 (10.71%) Skype
7 4 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (7.14%) MPLS
7 4 (7.14%) Network Security
7 4 (7.14%) VPN
8 3 (5.36%) 802.11
8 3 (5.36%) 802.15
8 3 (5.36%) Cisco IPT
8 3 (5.36%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (5.36%) FabricPath
8 3 (5.36%) IP Telephony
8 3 (5.36%) Software-Defined Networking
8 3 (5.36%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (3.57%) MySQL
4 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.14%) Aerospace
3 3 (5.36%) Finance
3 3 (5.36%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Back Office
4 1 (1.79%) Billing
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (19.64%) Support Engineer
2 9 (16.07%) 1st Line Support
2 9 (16.07%) Team Leader
3 8 (14.29%) 1st Line Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 8 (14.29%) Technical Leader
3 8 (14.29%) Technical Team Leader
4 7 (12.50%) Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Network Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Support Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) 2nd Line Support
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%) Exchange Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Exchange Support
6 5 (8.93%) IT Support
6 5 (8.93%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) 802.1X
1 3 (5.36%) Web Services
2 2 (3.57%) OpenDaylight
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 8 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 3 (5.36%) CCTV
3 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (5.36%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.79%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 36 (64.29%) Windows
2 32 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 12 (21.43%) Linux
4 2 (3.57%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) ITIL
2 7 (12.50%) Network Management
2 7 (12.50%) PRINCE
2 7 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 5 (8.93%) Matrix Management
3 5 (8.93%) Project Management
3 5 (8.93%) Server Virtualisation
4 4 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 4 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (5.36%) Migration
5 3 (5.36%) Network Design
5 3 (5.36%) Presales
5 3 (5.36%) Six Sigma
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Optimisation
5 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.36%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (3.57%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (3.57%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.71%) SQL
2 4 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.57%) PHP
4 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (25.00%) CCNA
3 12 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (17.86%) MCSA
5 7 (12.50%) MCSE
6 6 (10.71%) CCNP
7 5 (8.93%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (5.36%) CCIE
8 3 (5.36%) Degree
8 3 (5.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
9 2 (3.57%) MCITP
9 2 (3.57%) MCTS
9 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.79%) BC Cleared
10 1 (1.79%) CWNA
10 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) ISO 14001
1 1 (1.79%) ISO 22301
1 1 (1.79%) ISO 31000
1 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (41.07%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.36%) Docker
3 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.36%) vSphere
3 3 (5.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (5.36%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (44.64%) VMware
2 24 (42.86%) Cisco
3 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
4 9 (16.07%) Citrix
5 4 (7.14%) HP
6 3 (5.36%) Blue Coat
6 3 (5.36%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.36%) EMC
6 3 (5.36%) F5
6 3 (5.36%) IBM
6 3 (5.36%) IronPort
6 3 (5.36%) NEC
6 3 (5.36%) SolarWinds
6 3 (5.36%) SonicWALL
7 2 (3.57%) Remedy
8 1 (1.79%) arcserve
8 1 (1.79%) Avaya
8 1 (1.79%) McAfee
8 1 (1.79%) Mitel
8 1 (1.79%) Synology