Period
to 18 November 2018

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 6 months to 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > South West
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 141 93
Rank change year-on-year +1 -48 +1
Permanent jobs citing LAN 209 245 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.08% 2.39% 3.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.47% 13.65% 18.23%
Number of salaries quoted 170 223 335
South West median annual salary £38,250 £37,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +11.94% -4.29%
10th Percentile £24,950 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £59,500 £49,000 £53,900
England median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - -

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 the South West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,552 1,795 2,008
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.43% 17.48% 18.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,222 1,477 1,649
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 6 months to 18 November 2018.

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 6 months to 18 November 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
Wiltshire -19 82 £42,500 +18.06% 16
Dorset +15 37 £37,500 - 3
Bristol -9 32 £33,000 -17.50% 8
Gloucestershire +11 30 £44,829 +17.20% 1
Devon +17 13 £29,500 -17.48% 4
Somerset +28 12 £36,000 -5.57% 3
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 South West region with a requirement for LAN.

1 170 (81.34%) WAN
2 109 (52.15%) Cisco
3 107 (51.20%) VMware
4 90 (43.06%) Cisco Certification
4 90 (43.06%) Windows
5 86 (41.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 73 (34.93%) Microsoft
7 68 (32.54%) CCNP
8 66 (31.58%) Firewall
9 63 (30.14%) Security Cleared
10 62 (29.67%) SLA
11 59 (28.23%) Service Management
12 56 (26.79%) Python
13 55 (26.32%) BGP
14 54 (25.84%) Network Monitoring
15 53 (25.36%) Capacity Management
16 49 (23.44%) DV Cleared
16 49 (23.44%) Incident Management
17 48 (22.97%) ITIL
18 47 (22.49%) Cisco IOS
19 46 (22.01%) EIGRP
20 45 (21.53%) Active Directory
20 45 (21.53%) Wireshark
20 45 (21.53%) Windows Server
21 43 (20.57%) Root Cause Analysis
22 42 (20.10%) Cisco LMS
22 42 (20.10%) Opsview
22 42 (20.10%) Cisco Nexus
22 42 (20.10%) Security Patching
23 41 (19.62%) NX-OS

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 26 (12.44%) MS Exchange
2 18 (8.61%) SharePoint
3 10 (4.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (3.83%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (3.83%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.44%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.96%) Site Server
Applications
1 10 (4.78%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 38 (18.18%) Office 365
2 28 (13.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (6.22%) GitHub
5 10 (4.78%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.91%) SaaS
7 3 (1.44%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.96%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.96%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.48%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 170 (81.34%) WAN
2 66 (31.58%) Firewall
3 55 (26.32%) BGP
4 47 (22.49%) Cisco IOS
5 46 (22.01%) EIGRP
6 45 (21.53%) Wireshark
7 42 (20.10%) Cisco Nexus
8 41 (19.62%) NX-OS
9 37 (17.70%) Wireless
10 34 (16.27%) WLAN
11 32 (15.31%) VPN
12 31 (14.83%) TCP/IP
13 21 (10.05%) OSPF
14 20 (9.57%) VoIP
15 15 (7.18%) Ethernet
16 14 (6.70%) DHCP
16 14 (6.70%) MPLS
17 13 (6.22%) DNS
17 13 (6.22%) Wi-Fi
18 11 (5.26%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.96%) Big Data
2 2 (0.96%) MySQL
3 1 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 41 (19.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 13 (6.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.96%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.96%) JIRA
General
1 17 (8.13%) Finance
2 15 (7.18%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.44%) Electronics
4 2 (0.96%) Aerospace
4 2 (0.96%) Back Office
4 2 (0.96%) Law
5 1 (0.48%) Advertising
5 1 (0.48%) Legal
5 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.48%) Marketing
5 1 (0.48%) Military
5 1 (0.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 85 (40.67%) Network Engineer
2 30 (14.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (10.05%) Support Engineer
4 17 (8.13%) Architect
4 17 (8.13%) IT Engineer
5 16 (7.66%) Analyst
6 13 (6.22%) Cloud Architect
6 13 (6.22%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 13 (6.22%) Infrastructure Architect
7 11 (5.26%) IT Support
7 11 (5.26%) Support Analyst
8 10 (4.78%) Field Engineer
9 9 (4.31%) Infrastructure Support
10 8 (3.83%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 8 (3.83%) Service Desk Engineer
10 8 (3.83%) Voice Engineer
11 7 (3.35%) 2nd Line Support
12 6 (2.87%) Consultant
12 6 (2.87%) Service Analyst
12 6 (2.87%) Technical Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.44%) Web Services
2 2 (0.96%) JSON
2 2 (0.96%) RESTful
3 1 (0.48%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.48%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 22 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
3 18 (8.61%) Public Cloud
4 10 (4.78%) Fat Client
4 10 (4.78%) Thin Client
5 8 (3.83%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.44%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.44%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.44%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.44%) Replication
8 2 (0.96%) CCTV
8 2 (0.96%) Clustering
8 2 (0.96%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.48%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.48%) Fintech
9 1 (0.48%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.48%) NHS
9 1 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 90 (43.06%) Windows
2 45 (21.53%) Windows Server
3 34 (16.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (14.83%) Linux
5 28 (13.40%) Windows 10
6 26 (12.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (10.05%) Windows 7
9 13 (6.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (4.31%) Unix
11 7 (3.35%) Windows 8
12 5 (2.39%) Android
13 3 (1.44%) AIX
14 2 (0.96%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (28.23%) Service Management
2 54 (25.84%) Network Monitoring
3 53 (25.36%) Capacity Management
4 49 (23.44%) Incident Management
5 48 (22.97%) ITIL
6 43 (20.57%) Root Cause Analysis
7 42 (20.10%) Security Patching
8 37 (17.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 26 (12.44%) Service Delivery
10 20 (9.57%) Disaster Recovery
11 18 (8.61%) Customer Requirements
12 16 (7.66%) Network Design
12 16 (7.66%) Problem-Solving
13 15 (7.18%) DevOps
13 15 (7.18%) Network Management
14 10 (4.78%) Software Delivery
14 10 (4.78%) Systems Engineering
15 8 (3.83%) Network Virtualisation
15 8 (3.83%) Project Management
16 7 (3.35%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (26.79%) Python
2 15 (7.18%) SQL
3 14 (6.70%) C
4 9 (4.31%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.91%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.96%) C#
6 2 (0.96%) C++
6 2 (0.96%) PHP
7 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 90 (43.06%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (32.54%) CCNP
3 63 (30.14%) Security Cleared
4 49 (23.44%) DV Cleared
5 32 (15.31%) CCNA
6 31 (14.83%) SC Cleared
7 28 (13.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (9.57%) MCSE
9 19 (9.09%) MCSA
10 16 (7.66%) Degree
11 14 (6.70%) MCITP
12 13 (6.22%) RHCE
12 13 (6.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 10 (4.78%) AWS Certification
14 8 (3.83%) MCP
15 5 (2.39%) JNCIA
15 5 (2.39%) MCT
16 3 (1.44%) Citrix Certification
16 3 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
17 2 (0.96%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (29.67%) SLA
2 6 (2.87%) QA
3 2 (0.96%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.96%) PMO
System Software
1 86 (41.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (21.53%) Active Directory
3 27 (12.92%) Hyper-V
4 17 (8.13%) Docker
5 5 (2.39%) NFS
5 5 (2.39%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.96%) KVM
6 2 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.96%) Xen
6 2 (0.96%) XenServer
7 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 42 (20.10%) Cisco LMS
1 42 (20.10%) Opsview
2 41 (19.62%) Nagios
3 13 (6.22%) Ansible
4 10 (4.78%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.96%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.96%) SCCM
5 2 (0.96%) WSUS
6 1 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.48%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.48%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 109 (52.15%) Cisco
2 107 (51.20%) VMware
3 73 (34.93%) Microsoft
4 22 (10.53%) Juniper
5 20 (9.57%) CheckPoint
6 15 (7.18%) Meraki
7 14 (6.70%) Citrix
8 13 (6.22%) Red Hat
9 12 (5.74%) SolarWinds
10 11 (5.26%) Fortinet
11 10 (4.78%) Google
12 9 (4.31%) Apple
12 9 (4.31%) McAfee
13 8 (3.83%) BT
13 8 (3.83%) HP
14 7 (3.35%) Veeam
15 6 (2.87%) Forcepoint
15 6 (2.87%) Sophos
16 5 (2.39%) IBM
16 5 (2.39%) Siemens