Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 69 50
Rank change year-on-year -18 -19 +37
Permanent jobs citing LAN 18 30 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.50% 2.91% 5.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.14% 18.75% 26.87%
Number of salaries quoted 18 39 78
Dorset median annual salary £35,000 £28,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -1.75% -13.64%
10th Percentile £29,765 £26,750 £19,750
90th Percentile £41,775 £48,500 £45,000
South West median annual salary £37,500 £34,375 £34,125
% change year-on-year +9.09% +0.73% +1.87%

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 Dorset with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Dorset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 197 160 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 16.44% 15.52% 19.73%
Number of salaries quoted 171 150 252
Dorset median annual salary £36,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.35% +5.71% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £20,275
90th Percentile £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
South West median annual salary £40,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.67% - -

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Dorset

LAN
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for LAN in Dorset

LAN
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Dorset over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Salary histogram for LAN in Dorset

LAN
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 12 December 2017. 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
Bournemouth 0 14 £37,500 +31.58% 2
Poole - 4 £31,320 -
LAN
South West

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Dorset region with a requirement for LAN.

1 15 (83.33%) WAN
2 11 (61.11%) Data Centre
3 10 (55.56%) ITIL
4 8 (44.44%) VoIP
4 8 (44.44%) CCNP
4 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (44.44%) Cisco
4 8 (44.44%) EIGRP
4 8 (44.44%) Spanning Tree
5 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (33.33%) Finance
6 6 (33.33%) CCNA
6 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 5 (27.78%) Windows
7 5 (27.78%) Firewall
7 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
8 3 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (11.11%) Skype
9 2 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (11.11%) Meraki
9 2 (11.11%) Line Management
9 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
9 2 (11.11%) VLAN

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) WAN
2 8 (44.44%) EIGRP
2 8 (44.44%) Spanning Tree
2 8 (44.44%) VoIP
3 5 (27.78%) Firewall
4 3 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (11.11%) BGP
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (11.11%) Intranet
5 2 (11.11%) IPsec
5 2 (11.11%) MPLS
5 2 (11.11%) SAN
5 2 (11.11%) Skype
5 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.11%) VLAN
5 2 (11.11%) VPN
6 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) LAN Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) WAN Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Support Technician
4 3 (16.67%) Network Support
4 3 (16.67%) Network Support Technician
4 3 (16.67%) Network Technician
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) IT Support
5 2 (11.11%) IT Support Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Support Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (11.11%) Clustering
3 2 (11.11%) CMDB
4 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
1 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) Mac OS
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
2 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
2 2 (11.11%) Change Management
2 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 2 (11.11%) Line Management
2 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 2 (11.11%) Migration
2 2 (11.11%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) CCNP
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (33.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
1 2 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix
2 2 (11.11%) F5
2 2 (11.11%) Meraki
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) VMware