Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > South West
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 109 109
Rank change year-on-year -34 0 +5
Permanent jobs citing LAN 227 313 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.22% 3.00% 2.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.95% 18.18% 15.69%
Number of salaries quoted 198 261 329
South West median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -5.80% -0.72%
10th Percentile £24,360 £23,750 £20,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £48,750 £54,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year - -2.86% +9.38%

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 1,899 1,722 2,186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.58% 16.48% 18.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,512 1,401 1,882
South West median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,750 £58,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +10 105 £38,000 +40.74% 8
Bristol -37 54 £34,000 -15.00% 13
Gloucestershire +9 20 £44,250 +10.63% 4
Somerset -9 18 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Dorset -23 14 £37,500 +31.58% 3
Devon -16 7 £35,000 +21.74% 3
Cornwall -32 7 £37,000 +51.02% 2
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 201 (88.55%) WAN
2 141 (62.11%) Cisco
3 122 (53.74%) VMware
4 106 (46.70%) Windows
5 102 (44.93%) Cisco Certification
6 88 (38.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 81 (35.68%) Firewall
8 70 (30.84%) Active Directory
9 67 (29.52%) Security Cleared
10 66 (29.07%) CCNA
10 66 (29.07%) Microsoft
11 63 (27.75%) ITIL
12 60 (26.43%) DV Cleared
13 59 (25.99%) Cisco Nexus
14 58 (25.55%) Network Monitoring
14 58 (25.55%) Windows Server
15 57 (25.11%) Root Cause Analysis
16 55 (24.23%) VoIP
17 54 (23.79%) CCNP
17 54 (23.79%) SLA
17 54 (23.79%) Nagios
17 54 (23.79%) Incident Management
18 53 (23.35%) Opsview
18 53 (23.35%) Service Management
19 51 (22.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 51 (22.47%) NX-OS
19 51 (22.47%) Cisco LMS
19 51 (22.47%) Capacity Management
19 51 (22.47%) Security Patching
20 46 (20.26%) MS Exchange

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 46 (20.26%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.52%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (2.20%) IIS
5 5 (2.20%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.32%) CMS
6 3 (1.32%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.32%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.88%) Apache
8 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.44%) JBoss
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (7.49%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 30 (13.22%) Office 365
2 22 (9.69%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (7.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (5.29%) SaaS
5 5 (2.20%) IBM Cloud
5 5 (2.20%) SoftLayer
6 4 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.88%) IaaS
7 2 (0.88%) PaaS
8 1 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 201 (88.55%) WAN
2 81 (35.68%) Firewall
3 59 (25.99%) Cisco Nexus
4 55 (24.23%) VoIP
5 51 (22.47%) NX-OS
6 42 (18.50%) Wireless
7 37 (16.30%) EIGRP
8 36 (15.86%) TCP/IP
9 34 (14.98%) DNS
10 33 (14.54%) BGP
11 31 (13.66%) DHCP
11 31 (13.66%) VPN
12 27 (11.89%) Cisco IOS
13 25 (11.01%) Wireshark
14 19 (8.37%) WLAN
15 18 (7.93%) IP Telephony
15 18 (7.93%) SAN
16 17 (7.49%) MPLS
16 17 (7.49%) VLAN
17 15 (6.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (16.30%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (1.76%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.88%) Big Data
4 2 (0.88%) MySQL
5 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.44%) DB2
5 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.44%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 51 (22.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (1.76%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.32%) Mercurial
3 3 (1.32%) Robot Framework
3 3 (1.32%) Selenium
General
1 19 (8.37%) Finance
2 15 (6.61%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.20%) Marketing
4 4 (1.76%) Aerospace
4 4 (1.76%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.88%) Advertising
5 2 (0.88%) Banking
5 2 (0.88%) Legal
6 1 (0.44%) Back Office
6 1 (0.44%) Billing
6 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.44%) Games
6 1 (0.44%) Military
6 1 (0.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 87 (38.33%) Network Engineer
2 37 (16.30%) Support Engineer
3 27 (11.89%) Senior Network Engineer
4 25 (11.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 24 (10.57%) IT Engineer
6 23 (10.13%) Analyst
7 16 (7.05%) IT Support
8 15 (6.61%) Infrastructure Support
9 14 (6.17%) Support Analyst
10 12 (5.29%) Consultant
10 12 (5.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 12 (5.29%) IT Support Engineer
11 11 (4.85%) Network Support
12 10 (4.41%) 1st Line Support
13 9 (3.96%) 1st Line Engineer
13 9 (3.96%) 1st Line Support Engineer
13 9 (3.96%) 2nd Line Support
13 9 (3.96%) Cisco Engineer
14 8 (3.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 8 (3.52%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.64%) Web Services
2 3 (1.32%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.88%) HTML
3 2 (0.88%) JSON
3 2 (0.88%) OpenDaylight
4 1 (0.44%) CSS
4 1 (0.44%) HTML5
4 1 (0.44%) Java EE
4 1 (0.44%) LAMP
4 1 (0.44%) Laravel
4 1 (0.44%) LDAP
4 1 (0.44%) Middleware
4 1 (0.44%) REST
4 1 (0.44%) SOAP
4 1 (0.44%) Symfony
4 1 (0.44%) WSDL
4 1 (0.44%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.30%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.73%) Driving Licence
3 9 (3.96%) Life Science
4 6 (2.64%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.64%) Clustering
5 5 (2.20%) Mobile Computing
6 4 (1.76%) CCTV
6 4 (1.76%) FMCG
6 4 (1.76%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.32%) Cybercrime
7 3 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.32%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.32%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.88%) Replication
8 2 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.44%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 106 (46.70%) Windows
2 58 (25.55%) Windows Server
3 44 (19.38%) Linux
4 31 (13.66%) Unix
5 28 (12.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (11.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (11.01%) Windows 7
8 17 (7.49%) Windows 10
8 17 (7.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (6.17%) Windows 8
10 12 (5.29%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.32%) CentOS
11 3 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.88%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.44%) AIX
13 1 (0.44%) Debian
13 1 (0.44%) SUSE
13 1 (0.44%) VMS
13 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (27.75%) ITIL
2 58 (25.55%) Network Monitoring
3 57 (25.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 54 (23.79%) Incident Management
5 53 (23.35%) Service Management
6 51 (22.47%) Capacity Management
6 51 (22.47%) Security Patching
7 13 (5.73%) Presales
8 10 (4.41%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (4.41%) Problem Management
9 9 (3.96%) Information Security
9 9 (3.96%) Migration
9 9 (3.96%) Service Delivery
10 8 (3.52%) Load Balancing
10 8 (3.52%) Network Management
11 7 (3.08%) Network Design
12 6 (2.64%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (2.64%) Project Management
12 6 (2.64%) SIEM
13 5 (2.20%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 33 (14.54%) Python
2 25 (11.01%) SQL
3 12 (5.29%) C
4 8 (3.52%) Bash Shell
4 8 (3.52%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.20%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.76%) Perl
7 3 (1.32%) AWK
7 3 (1.32%) C++
7 3 (1.32%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.88%) Korn
8 2 (0.88%) PHP
9 1 (0.44%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.44%) Java
9 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 102 (44.93%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (29.52%) Security Cleared
3 66 (29.07%) CCNA
4 60 (26.43%) DV Cleared
5 54 (23.79%) CCNP
6 34 (14.98%) SC Cleared
7 29 (12.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (4.85%) MCSA
9 9 (3.96%) MCITP
10 8 (3.52%) CCIE
11 7 (3.08%) MCSE
11 7 (3.08%) MCTS
12 6 (2.64%) MCDST
12 6 (2.64%) MCP
13 5 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (1.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
15 3 (1.32%) Degree
16 2 (0.88%) CCENT
16 2 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (23.79%) SLA
2 14 (6.17%) PCI DSS
3 8 (3.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.88%) PMO
5 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.44%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.44%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.44%) ISO 31000
5 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.44%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 88 (38.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (30.84%) Active Directory
3 28 (12.33%) Hyper-V
4 12 (5.29%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (3.96%) Docker
6 7 (3.08%) vSphere
7 2 (0.88%) Firmware
7 2 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.88%) XenApp
8 1 (0.44%) KVM
8 1 (0.44%) NFS
8 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 54 (23.79%) Nagios
2 53 (23.35%) Opsview
3 51 (22.47%) Cisco LMS
4 34 (14.98%) Cisco Prime
5 15 (6.61%) SCCM
6 7 (3.08%) SCOM
7 5 (2.20%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (2.20%) Puppet
8 4 (1.76%) Ansible
8 4 (1.76%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (1.76%) WSUS
8 4 (1.76%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.88%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.44%) PowerCLI
10 1 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.44%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.44%) vMotion
10 1 (0.44%) vRealize
Vendors
1 141 (62.11%) Cisco
2 122 (53.74%) VMware
3 66 (29.07%) Microsoft
4 20 (8.81%) CheckPoint
5 19 (8.37%) Citrix
6 15 (6.61%) Dell
6 15 (6.61%) Meraki
7 12 (5.29%) SolarWinds
8 9 (3.96%) HP
8 9 (3.96%) Juniper
9 8 (3.52%) Oracle
10 7 (3.08%) NETGEAR
10 7 (3.08%) SonicWALL
11 6 (2.64%) Apple
11 6 (2.64%) F5
11 6 (2.64%) IBM
12 5 (2.20%) AVG
13 4 (1.76%) Avaya
13 4 (1.76%) NetApp
13 4 (1.76%) Riverbed