Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > South West
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 124 120
Rank change year-on-year -28 -4 -19
Permanent jobs citing LAN 224 264 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.08% 2.59% 2.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.90% 16.71% 14.01%
Number of salaries quoted 194 222 287
South West median annual salary £38,000 £32,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.92% -4.41% -2.86%
10th Percentile £24,500 £23,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,500 £52,425 £53,750
England median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% -2.30% +2.35%

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 1,883 1,580 2,184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.46% 15.53% 19.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,488 1,247 1,838
South West median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,200 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £59,050
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +9 108 £38,000 +38.18% 6
Bristol -48 48 £33,250 +2.31% 11
Dorset -27 26 £32,500 +14.04% 4
Somerset +27 23 £32,500 -8.77% 3
Gloucestershire +12 12 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Devon -7 5 £24,000 -14.29%
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 195 (87.05%) WAN
2 129 (57.59%) Cisco
3 117 (52.23%) VMware
4 96 (42.86%) Windows
5 94 (41.96%) VMware Infrastructure
6 88 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
7 86 (38.39%) Security Cleared
8 71 (31.70%) Service Management
9 67 (29.91%) Microsoft
10 65 (29.02%) DV Cleared
11 64 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
11 64 (28.57%) ITIL
12 61 (27.23%) Incident Management
13 59 (26.34%) Firewall
14 58 (25.89%) Active Directory
15 57 (25.45%) Windows Server
15 57 (25.45%) Root Cause Analysis
16 56 (25.00%) Data Centre
17 54 (24.11%) Capacity Management
17 54 (24.11%) SC Cleared
18 53 (23.66%) Security Patching
18 53 (23.66%) Cisco LMS
18 53 (23.66%) Opsview
18 53 (23.66%) SLA
19 52 (23.21%) CCNA
19 52 (23.21%) Cisco Nexus
20 51 (22.77%) Nagios
21 50 (22.32%) VoIP
21 50 (22.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
21 50 (22.32%) 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 34 (15.18%) MS Exchange
2 12 (5.36%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (1.79%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.34%) CMS
5 3 (1.34%) IIS
5 3 (1.34%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.89%) Apache
6 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.45%) JBoss
7 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 34 (15.18%) Office 365
2 23 (10.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (6.70%) SaaS
5 6 (2.68%) IaaS
6 5 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.45%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.45%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 195 (87.05%) WAN
2 59 (26.34%) Firewall
3 52 (23.21%) Cisco Nexus
4 50 (22.32%) NX-OS
4 50 (22.32%) VoIP
5 33 (14.73%) BGP
6 30 (13.39%) EIGRP
7 28 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
7 28 (12.50%) Wireless
8 25 (11.16%) DNS
8 25 (11.16%) WLAN
9 24 (10.71%) TCP/IP
9 24 (10.71%) Wireshark
10 23 (10.27%) SAN
11 21 (9.38%) DHCP
12 15 (6.70%) VPN
13 13 (5.80%) MPLS
14 12 (5.36%) VLAN
15 11 (4.91%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (4.46%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.34%) MySQL
3 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.45%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 50 (22.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (1.34%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.34%) Robot Framework
2 3 (1.34%) Selenium
3 1 (0.45%) JIRA
3 1 (0.45%) Mercurial
General
1 24 (10.71%) Finance
2 14 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.57%) Marketing
4 7 (3.13%) Publishing
5 5 (2.23%) Electronics
6 2 (0.89%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.89%) Banking
6 2 (0.89%) Billing
6 2 (0.89%) Legal
6 2 (0.89%) Retail
7 1 (0.45%) Games
7 1 (0.45%) Law
7 1 (0.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 74 (33.04%) Network Engineer
2 30 (13.39%) Support Engineer
3 24 (10.71%) Analyst
4 20 (8.93%) Architect
5 18 (8.04%) Infrastructure Support
5 18 (8.04%) Senior Network Engineer
6 17 (7.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (6.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 15 (6.70%) Support Analyst
7 15 (6.70%) Technical Architect
8 13 (5.80%) IT Support
9 12 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support
9 12 (5.36%) Consultant
10 10 (4.46%) 1st Line Support
11 9 (4.02%) 1st Line Engineer
11 9 (4.02%) 1st Line Support Engineer
11 9 (4.02%) IT Engineer
12 8 (3.57%) Administrator
12 8 (3.57%) Service Analyst
12 8 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.34%) JSON
1 3 (1.34%) Web Services
2 2 (0.89%) HTML
2 2 (0.89%) LDAP
2 2 (0.89%) WAP
3 1 (0.45%) CSS
3 1 (0.45%) HTML5
3 1 (0.45%) LAMP
3 1 (0.45%) Laravel
3 1 (0.45%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.45%) REST
3 1 (0.45%) RESTful
3 1 (0.45%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 56 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.59%) Clustering
2 17 (7.59%) Driving Licence
3 11 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.34%) CCTV
8 3 (1.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.34%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 2 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.89%) Replication
10 1 (0.45%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.45%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.45%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.45%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 96 (42.86%) Windows
2 57 (25.45%) Windows Server
3 35 (15.63%) Linux
4 32 (14.29%) Unix
5 28 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (11.61%) Windows 7
6 26 (11.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (4.91%) Windows XP
9 10 (4.46%) Windows 10
10 6 (2.68%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.34%) CentOS
11 3 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.45%) Debian
12 1 (0.45%) SUSE
12 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.45%) VMS
12 1 (0.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (31.70%) Service Management
2 64 (28.57%) ITIL
2 64 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
3 61 (27.23%) Incident Management
4 57 (25.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 54 (24.11%) Capacity Management
6 53 (23.66%) Security Patching
7 21 (9.38%) Presales
8 20 (8.93%) Load Balancing
9 14 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (4.91%) Collaborative Working
10 11 (4.91%) Customer Engagement
10 11 (4.91%) Customer Requirements
10 11 (4.91%) Project Management
11 9 (4.02%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (3.57%) PRINCE2
12 8 (3.57%) Problem-Solving
13 7 (3.13%) Migration
13 7 (3.13%) Supplier Management
13 7 (3.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 37 (16.52%) Python
2 20 (8.93%) SQL
3 14 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 7 (3.13%) C
5 4 (1.79%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.79%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.34%) Perl
6 3 (1.34%) PHP
7 2 (0.89%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.45%) AWK
8 1 (0.45%) C++
8 1 (0.45%) Ruby
8 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 88 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
2 86 (38.39%) Security Cleared
3 65 (29.02%) DV Cleared
4 54 (24.11%) SC Cleared
5 52 (23.21%) CCNA
6 48 (21.43%) CCNP
7 18 (8.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (4.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 10 (4.46%) MCITP
9 8 (3.57%) MCDST
9 8 (3.57%) MCP
9 8 (3.57%) MCSA
9 8 (3.57%) MCTS
10 7 (3.13%) CCIE
11 6 (2.68%) Degree
12 5 (2.23%) MCSE
13 3 (1.34%) CCDA
13 3 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (23.66%) SLA
2 3 (1.34%) GDPR
3 2 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.89%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.45%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.45%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.45%) ISO 31000
4 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.45%) NIST 800
System Software
1 94 (41.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (25.89%) Active Directory
3 12 (5.36%) Hyper-V
4 11 (4.91%) Virtual Desktop
5 7 (3.13%) Docker
6 6 (2.68%) vSphere
7 5 (2.23%) Firmware
7 5 (2.23%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.79%) XenApp
9 2 (0.89%) KVM
10 1 (0.45%) NFS
10 1 (0.45%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 53 (23.66%) Cisco LMS
1 53 (23.66%) Opsview
2 51 (22.77%) Nagios
3 36 (16.07%) Cisco Prime
4 9 (4.02%) SCCM
5 5 (2.23%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (2.23%) SCOM
6 4 (1.79%) Ansible
7 3 (1.34%) Puppet
8 2 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.89%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.45%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.45%) PowerCLI
9 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (0.45%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.45%) vMotion
9 1 (0.45%) vRealize
9 1 (0.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 129 (57.59%) Cisco
2 117 (52.23%) VMware
3 67 (29.91%) Microsoft
4 31 (13.84%) Citrix
5 18 (8.04%) CheckPoint
6 16 (7.14%) F5
6 16 (7.14%) Juniper
7 15 (6.70%) HP
8 7 (3.13%) SolarWinds
9 6 (2.68%) NetApp
9 6 (2.68%) Oracle
9 6 (2.68%) SAP
10 5 (2.23%) Avaya
10 5 (2.23%) EMC
10 5 (2.23%) Huawei
10 5 (2.23%) Mitel
10 5 (2.23%) Riverbed
10 5 (2.23%) Symantec
11 4 (1.79%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.79%) SonicWALL