The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England / South West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 103 85
Rank change year-on-year -37 -18  
Permanent jobs citing LAN 109 146 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.06% 2.78% 3.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.85% 13.92% 16.18%
Number of salaries quoted 97 132 170
Median salary £36,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.30% -13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £21,250 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -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 the South West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 787 1049 1224
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 14.87% 20.01% 20.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1968 2905 2607
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £21,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in the South West

LAN
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for LAN in the South West

LAN
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in the South West over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for LAN in the South West

LAN
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +9 35 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Bristol -21 35 £39,500 -4.38% 8
Cornwall +3 13 £50,000 +117.39% 1
Somerset -11 9 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Gloucestershire -14 9 £41,250 +6.45% 2
Devon -2 5 £36,301 +7.55% 1
Dorset -11 3 £47,951 +27.86% 7
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 South West region with a requirement for LAN.

1 227 (93.80%) WAN
2 149 (61.57%) Cisco
3 121 (50.00%) Windows
4 105 (43.39%) Microsoft
5 86 (35.54%) Active Directory
5 86 (35.54%) VMware
6 84 (34.71%) Firewall
7 75 (30.99%) Windows Server
8 71 (29.34%) ITIL
9 69 (28.51%) Cisco Certification
10 67 (27.69%) TCP/IP
11 57 (23.55%) Juniper
12 56 (23.14%) MS Exchange
13 52 (21.49%) Microsoft Office
14 49 (20.25%) Wi-Fi
15 48 (19.83%) CCNA
16 47 (19.42%) VPN
17 45 (18.60%) Service Management
17 45 (18.60%) Security Cleared
18 44 (18.18%) Linux
19 41 (16.94%) VMware Infrastructure
20 40 (16.53%) CCNP
21 39 (16.12%) Network Security
22 38 (15.70%) Internet
23 34 (14.05%) Wireless
24 33 (13.64%) SC Cleared
25 32 (13.22%) Data Centre
26 31 (12.81%) DHCP
27 30 (12.40%) Office 365
28 28 (11.57%) DNS

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 56 (23.14%) MS Exchange
2 10 (4.13%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.07%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.24%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.41%) Confluence
7 1 (0.41%) IIS
7 1 (0.41%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 52 (21.49%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.31%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.41%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 30 (12.40%) Office 365
2 10 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.72%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.31%) SaaS
5 6 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.24%) IaaS
6 3 (1.24%) PaaS
7 1 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 227 (93.80%) WAN
2 84 (34.71%) Firewall
3 67 (27.69%) TCP/IP
4 49 (20.25%) Wi-Fi
5 47 (19.42%) VPN
6 39 (16.12%) Network Security
7 38 (15.70%) Internet
8 34 (14.05%) Wireless
9 31 (12.81%) DHCP
10 28 (11.57%) DNS
11 25 (10.33%) BGP
12 24 (9.92%) VLAN
12 24 (9.92%) VoIP
13 21 (8.68%) EIGRP
14 19 (7.85%) IP Telephony
15 18 (7.44%) OSPF
15 18 (7.44%) Wireshark
15 18 (7.44%) WLAN
16 16 (6.61%) Cisco IOS
16 16 (6.61%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.48%) MySQL
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.41%) CouchDB
3 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.41%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.41%) JIRA
2 1 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.41%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 27 (11.16%) Telecoms
2 24 (9.92%) Finance
3 9 (3.72%) Advertising
3 9 (3.72%) Marketing
4 8 (3.31%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.48%) Electronics
6 5 (2.07%) Retail
7 4 (1.65%) Military
8 2 (0.83%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.83%) Front Office
9 1 (0.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 52 (21.49%) Network Engineer
2 43 (17.77%) Analyst
3 37 (15.29%) Support Engineer
4 28 (11.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 28 (11.57%) Support Analyst
5 26 (10.74%) IT Support
6 21 (8.68%) IT Engineer
7 20 (8.26%) 2nd Line Support
8 18 (7.44%) IT Support Engineer
8 18 (7.44%) Service Analyst
8 18 (7.44%) Service Desk Analyst
9 17 (7.02%) Administrator
9 17 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 17 (7.02%) Service Desk Support
10 15 (6.20%) 3rd Line Support
10 15 (6.20%) Service Desk Engineer
11 14 (5.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 14 (5.79%) Cisco Engineer
11 14 (5.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 13 (5.37%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.07%) CGI
1 5 (2.07%) XML
2 3 (1.24%) MAPI
3 1 (0.41%) .NET
3 1 (0.41%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.41%) Ajax
3 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.41%) CSS
3 1 (0.41%) Doctrine
3 1 (0.41%) HTML
3 1 (0.41%) JSON
3 1 (0.41%) Middleware
3 1 (0.41%) SAML
3 1 (0.41%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.22%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.13%) Driving Licence
4 7 (2.89%) PMI
5 6 (2.48%) CCTV
6 4 (1.65%) iPad
6 4 (1.65%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.24%) BBC
7 3 (1.24%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.24%) BYOD
7 3 (1.24%) EPoS
7 3 (1.24%) iPhone
8 2 (0.83%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (0.83%) e-Health
8 2 (0.83%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.41%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.41%) IPTV
9 1 (0.41%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.41%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 121 (50.00%) Windows
2 75 (30.99%) Windows Server
3 44 (18.18%) Linux
4 23 (9.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (8.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (8.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (4.13%) Windows 7
6 10 (4.13%) Windows XP
7 8 (3.31%) Unix
7 8 (3.31%) Windows 10
8 7 (2.89%) Windows Vista
9 6 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (2.48%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (2.07%) SUSE
11 3 (1.24%) Android
11 3 (1.24%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.83%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.41%) Debian
13 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (29.34%) ITIL
2 45 (18.60%) Service Management
3 20 (8.26%) Network Monitoring
4 17 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (6.61%) Security Patching
6 13 (5.37%) IT Strategy
6 13 (5.37%) Mobile Device Management
6 13 (5.37%) PRINCE2
6 13 (5.37%) Server Virtualisation
6 13 (5.37%) Trend Analysis
7 12 (4.96%) Incident Management
7 12 (4.96%) Information Security
7 12 (4.96%) Project Management
8 11 (4.55%) Change Control
8 11 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
9 10 (4.13%) Coaching
9 10 (4.13%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (3.72%) Capacity Management
10 9 (3.72%) Problem Management
10 9 (3.72%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (7.85%) Python
2 13 (5.37%) SQL
3 6 (2.48%) Java
4 5 (2.07%) C
4 5 (2.07%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.65%) Perl
6 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.41%) Lisp
6 1 (0.41%) PHP
6 1 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 69 (28.51%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (19.83%) CCNA
3 45 (18.60%) Security Cleared
4 40 (16.53%) CCNP
5 33 (13.64%) SC Cleared
6 23 (9.50%) DV Cleared
7 21 (8.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (4.96%) MCP
8 12 (4.96%) MCSE
9 11 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (3.72%) MCSA
11 8 (3.31%) CISSP
12 7 (2.89%) CISM
12 7 (2.89%) CNA
12 7 (2.89%) Network+ Certification
12 7 (2.89%) Novell Certification
12 7 (2.89%) PMI Certification
12 7 (2.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (2.89%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.26%) SLA
2 17 (7.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.72%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.07%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 86 (35.54%) Active Directory
2 41 (16.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (9.92%) VMware ESXi
4 20 (8.26%) Hyper-V
5 9 (3.72%) vSphere
6 5 (2.07%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (1.65%) Snort
8 2 (0.83%) NFS
9 1 (0.41%) KVM
9 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (3.72%) Cisco LMS
1 9 (3.72%) Nagios
1 9 (3.72%) Opsview
2 7 (2.89%) SCCM
3 5 (2.07%) Backup Exec
3 5 (2.07%) FortiGate
3 5 (2.07%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (2.07%) SCOM
4 4 (1.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (1.65%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (1.65%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.83%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.83%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 1 (0.41%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.41%) Iperf
6 1 (0.41%) MobiControl
6 1 (0.41%) OpenNebula
6 1 (0.41%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 149 (61.57%) Cisco
2 105 (43.39%) Microsoft
3 86 (35.54%) VMware
4 57 (23.55%) Juniper
5 27 (11.16%) Citrix
6 20 (8.26%) Dell
6 20 (8.26%) HP
7 15 (6.20%) Aruba
8 13 (5.37%) SonicWALL
9 11 (4.55%) Symantec
10 10 (4.13%) CheckPoint
11 9 (3.72%) Fortinet
12 7 (2.89%) Avaya
12 7 (2.89%) F5
12 7 (2.89%) SAP
12 7 (2.89%) SolarWinds
13 6 (2.48%) Red Hat
13 6 (2.48%) Riverbed
14 5 (2.07%) Google
14 5 (2.07%) Sophos
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Networking People
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Car allowance + On call allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Mint
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £38k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £26000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum + car allowance + 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
SoCode Limited
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorset
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Salary: £26000 - £32000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
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Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas (Uk) Ltd
Salary: c. £43,000 plus flexible benefit options
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + Car, pension, PMI, Laptop
Posted: 8 days ago
Poole
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Salary: £30901 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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