Period
to 18 August 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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > South West
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 127 100
Rank change year-on-year -19 -27 -7
Permanent jobs citing LAN 214 258 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.05% 2.48% 3.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.26% 15.47% 15.84%
Number of salaries quoted 167 239 317
South West median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £52,500 £53,000
England median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - -2.30%

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 1,746 1,668 2,146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.69% 16.06% 19.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,393 1,357 1,779
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,200
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £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 August 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 August 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 +1 100 £39,500 +20.61% 3
Dorset -17 30 £34,000 +2.53% 4
Bristol -43 30 £34,736 -4.83% 7
Gloucestershire +18 25 £45,000 +20.00% 7
Somerset +31 21 £33,000 -20.00% 8
Devon +14 5 £22,000 -29.60% 5
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 175 (81.78%) WAN
2 115 (53.74%) Cisco
3 104 (48.60%) VMware
4 91 (42.52%) Cisco Certification
5 90 (42.06%) VMware Infrastructure
6 87 (40.65%) Security Cleared
7 76 (35.51%) Service Management
7 76 (35.51%) Windows
8 70 (32.71%) Microsoft
9 66 (30.84%) DV Cleared
9 66 (30.84%) Network Monitoring
10 63 (29.44%) ITIL
11 62 (28.97%) CCNP
12 61 (28.50%) Incident Management
13 57 (26.64%) Firewall
14 56 (26.17%) SLA
15 55 (25.70%) Capacity Management
16 54 (25.23%) Data Centre
17 50 (23.36%) Security Patching
17 50 (23.36%) Opsview
17 50 (23.36%) Cisco LMS
17 50 (23.36%) Root Cause Analysis
18 49 (22.90%) SC Cleared
19 47 (21.96%) Cisco Nexus
19 47 (21.96%) NX-OS
19 47 (21.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 47 (21.96%) Nagios
20 45 (21.03%) Python
21 44 (20.56%) CCNA
21 44 (20.56%) BGP

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 16 (7.48%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.14%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.74%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (3.74%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.93%) Site Server
6 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (6.54%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 25 (11.68%) Microsoft Azure
1 25 (11.68%) Office 365
2 20 (9.35%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.21%) SaaS
4 6 (2.80%) IaaS
5 2 (0.93%) GitHub
5 2 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.47%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 175 (81.78%) WAN
2 57 (26.64%) Firewall
3 47 (21.96%) Cisco Nexus
3 47 (21.96%) NX-OS
4 44 (20.56%) BGP
5 40 (18.69%) Cisco IOS
6 37 (17.29%) Wireshark
7 35 (16.36%) EIGRP
8 30 (14.02%) VoIP
9 27 (12.62%) WLAN
10 26 (12.15%) Wireless
11 20 (9.35%) TCP/IP
12 19 (8.88%) SAN
13 17 (7.94%) OSPF
14 16 (7.48%) DNS
14 16 (7.48%) VPN
15 15 (7.01%) DHCP
16 13 (6.07%) Wi-Fi
17 12 (5.61%) Ethernet
18 9 (4.21%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.40%) MySQL
3 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 47 (21.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (1.40%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.40%) JIRA
3 2 (0.93%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (10.75%) Finance
2 18 (8.41%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.27%) Publishing
4 6 (2.80%) Marketing
5 5 (2.34%) Electronics
5 5 (2.34%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.40%) Law
7 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.47%) Billing
7 1 (0.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 84 (39.25%) Network Engineer
2 26 (12.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (8.41%) Architect
4 15 (7.01%) Analyst
4 15 (7.01%) Support Engineer
5 13 (6.07%) Technical Architect
6 11 (5.14%) Infrastructure Support
6 11 (5.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 9 (4.21%) Infrastructure Architect
7 9 (4.21%) IT Support
8 8 (3.74%) Service Analyst
8 8 (3.74%) Service Desk Analyst
8 8 (3.74%) Team Leader
9 7 (3.27%) Cloud Architect
9 7 (3.27%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (3.27%) Field Engineer
9 7 (3.27%) Support Analyst
9 7 (3.27%) Support Manager
9 7 (3.27%) Technical Support
9 7 (3.27%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.87%) JSON
2 3 (1.40%) RESTful
3 2 (0.93%) WAP
4 1 (0.47%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.47%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.47%) LDAP
4 1 (0.47%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.47%) REST
4 1 (0.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 54 (25.23%) Data Centre
2 16 (7.48%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (6.07%) Clustering
4 11 (5.14%) Driving Licence
5 9 (4.21%) Fat Client
5 9 (4.21%) Thin Client
6 7 (3.27%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.34%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (1.40%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.40%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 2 (0.93%) CCTV
11 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.47%) Cyberthreat
12 1 (0.47%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.47%) Fintech
12 1 (0.47%) IVR
12 1 (0.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 76 (35.51%) Windows
2 41 (19.16%) Windows Server
3 31 (14.49%) Linux
4 25 (11.68%) Windows 7
5 24 (11.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (10.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (9.35%) Unix
8 14 (6.54%) Windows 10
9 9 (4.21%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.40%) Android
11 3 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.40%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.93%) CentOS
13 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (35.51%) Service Management
2 66 (30.84%) Network Monitoring
3 63 (29.44%) ITIL
4 61 (28.50%) Incident Management
5 55 (25.70%) Capacity Management
6 50 (23.36%) Root Cause Analysis
6 50 (23.36%) Security Patching
7 29 (13.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 26 (12.15%) Service Delivery
9 23 (10.75%) Customer Requirements
10 17 (7.94%) Load Balancing
11 15 (7.01%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (6.54%) Presales
12 14 (6.54%) Server Management
13 12 (5.61%) Customer Engagement
13 12 (5.61%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (5.14%) Collaborative Working
14 11 (5.14%) Network Design
14 11 (5.14%) Project Management
15 9 (4.21%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 45 (21.03%) Python
2 12 (5.61%) PowerShell
3 11 (5.14%) C
3 11 (5.14%) SQL
4 3 (1.40%) PHP
5 2 (0.93%) Perl
5 2 (0.93%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 91 (42.52%) Cisco Certification
2 87 (40.65%) Security Cleared
3 66 (30.84%) DV Cleared
4 62 (28.97%) CCNP
5 49 (22.90%) SC Cleared
6 44 (20.56%) CCNA
7 20 (9.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (4.67%) Degree
8 10 (4.67%) MCITP
9 9 (4.21%) MCP
9 9 (4.21%) MCSE
10 8 (3.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (3.27%) MCDST
11 7 (3.27%) MCSA
11 7 (3.27%) MCTS
12 5 (2.34%) JNCIA
13 4 (1.87%) MCT
14 3 (1.40%) CCDA
14 3 (1.40%) CCDP
14 3 (1.40%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (26.17%) SLA
2 6 (2.80%) QA
3 3 (1.40%) GDPR
4 2 (0.93%) PMO
5 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 90 (42.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (17.29%) Active Directory
3 12 (5.61%) Hyper-V
4 11 (5.14%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (2.80%) Docker
6 4 (1.87%) NFS
7 3 (1.40%) Firmware
7 3 (1.40%) KVM
7 3 (1.40%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.93%) vSphere
8 2 (0.93%) Xen
8 2 (0.93%) XenApp
8 2 (0.93%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 50 (23.36%) Cisco LMS
1 50 (23.36%) Opsview
2 47 (21.96%) Nagios
3 20 (9.35%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.93%) Ansible
4 2 (0.93%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.93%) SCCM
4 2 (0.93%) WSUS
5 1 (0.47%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.47%) Puppet
5 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 115 (53.74%) Cisco
2 104 (48.60%) VMware
3 70 (32.71%) Microsoft
4 29 (13.55%) Citrix
5 28 (13.08%) Juniper
6 19 (8.88%) CheckPoint
7 14 (6.54%) F5
7 14 (6.54%) HP
8 8 (3.74%) Meraki
9 6 (2.80%) Apple
9 6 (2.80%) Fortinet
9 6 (2.80%) SolarWinds
10 5 (2.34%) Forcepoint
10 5 (2.34%) Huawei
10 5 (2.34%) McAfee
10 5 (2.34%) SAP
11 4 (1.87%) Brocade
11 4 (1.87%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.87%) Siemens
11 4 (1.87%) Sophos