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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England / South West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 100 94
Rank change year-on-year -8 -6  
Permanent jobs citing LAN 133 178 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.62% 3.02% 2.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.88% 15.07% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 113 171 158
Median salary £28,500 £34,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.39% -1.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £22,000 £21,950
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £57,750
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.65% +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 788 1181 998
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 15.50% 20.06% 16.65%
Number of salaries quoted 593 992 856
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing LAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 50 £27,500 -12.00% 2
Bristol +17 47 £29,000 -35.55% 6
Devon +5 12 £26,000 +48.57% 1
Gloucestershire -9 11 £32,500 -33.33%
Cornwall +8 7 £24,500 +11.36%
Dorset -1 4 £30,000 -16.66% 2
Somerset -22 4 £34,875 +7.30% 1
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 279 (95.22%) WAN
2 178 (60.75%) Windows
3 122 (41.64%) Active Directory
4 117 (39.93%) Microsoft
5 115 (39.25%) Cisco
6 109 (37.20%) Firewall
7 102 (34.81%) VMware
8 98 (33.45%) ITIL
9 94 (32.08%) Windows Server
10 89 (30.38%) MS Exchange
11 70 (23.89%) MS Office
12 69 (23.55%) TCP/IP
13 59 (20.14%) Cisco Certification
14 55 (18.77%) Wi-Fi
15 52 (17.75%) MS Excel
15 52 (17.75%) SQL Server
15 52 (17.75%) Network Security
16 50 (17.06%) Linux
17 49 (16.72%) VMware Infrastructure
17 49 (16.72%) Windows Server 2012
18 47 (16.04%) VPN
19 46 (15.70%) CCNA
20 42 (14.33%) Hyper-V
21 40 (13.65%) Windows Server 2008
21 40 (13.65%) Service Management
22 39 (13.31%) Juniper
22 39 (13.31%) VLAN
23 38 (12.97%) Finance
24 36 (12.29%) DHCP
25 35 (11.95%) SQL

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 89 (30.38%) MS Exchange
2 24 (8.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (5.46%) SharePoint
4 11 (3.75%) Skype for Business
5 10 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (3.41%) IIS
6 9 (3.07%) Apache
6 9 (3.07%) Tomcat
7 8 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.02%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.34%) CMS
10 1 (0.34%) Moodle
10 1 (0.34%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.34%) Site Server
Applications
1 70 (23.89%) MS Office
2 52 (17.75%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.07%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.71%) OpenText MBPM
1 5 (1.71%) Visualfiles
2 4 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.34%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.53%) Office 365
2 8 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.02%) SaaS
6 2 (0.68%) IaaS
6 2 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 279 (95.22%) WAN
2 109 (37.20%) Firewall
3 69 (23.55%) TCP/IP
4 55 (18.77%) Wi-Fi
5 52 (17.75%) Network Security
6 47 (16.04%) VPN
7 39 (13.31%) VLAN
8 36 (12.29%) DHCP
9 32 (10.92%) DNS
9 32 (10.92%) Internet
10 30 (10.24%) VoIP
10 30 (10.24%) Wireless
11 29 (9.90%) WLAN
12 22 (7.51%) OSPF
13 20 (6.83%) BGP
13 20 (6.83%) IP Telephony
13 20 (6.83%) SAN
14 18 (6.14%) Ethernet
15 17 (5.80%) FTP
15 17 (5.80%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (17.75%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.73%) MySQL
3 5 (1.71%) Big Data
3 5 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.37%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.02%) IDOL
5 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.68%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.34%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
General
1 38 (12.97%) Finance
2 16 (5.46%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.39%) Retail
4 6 (2.05%) Legal
4 6 (2.05%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.71%) Marketing
6 4 (1.37%) Advertising
6 4 (1.37%) Electronics
7 2 (0.68%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.68%) Back Office
7 2 (0.68%) Front Office
7 2 (0.68%) Military
Job Titles
1 48 (16.38%) IT Support
2 43 (14.68%) Analyst
2 43 (14.68%) Network Engineer
2 43 (14.68%) Support Engineer
3 29 (9.90%) Support Analyst
4 28 (9.56%) IT Engineer
5 26 (8.87%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 26 (8.87%) IT Support Engineer
6 24 (8.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 24 (8.19%) Service Analyst
6 24 (8.19%) Service Desk Analyst
7 22 (7.51%) 2nd Line Support
8 20 (6.83%) Administrator
8 20 (6.83%) Service Desk Support
9 17 (5.80%) 3rd Line Support
9 17 (5.80%) Service Desk Support Analyst
10 16 (5.46%) Network Specialist
11 15 (5.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 15 (5.12%) IT Technician
11 15 (5.12%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.78%) .NET
2 8 (2.73%) MAPI
3 3 (1.02%) CAdES
3 3 (1.02%) CGI
3 3 (1.02%) PAdES
3 3 (1.02%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (1.02%) XAdES
3 3 (1.02%) XML
4 2 (0.68%) Ajax
4 2 (0.68%) CSS
4 2 (0.68%) Doctrine
4 2 (0.68%) HTML
4 2 (0.68%) Symfony
5 1 (0.34%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.34%) jQuery
5 1 (0.34%) LAMP
5 1 (0.34%) Middleware
5 1 (0.34%) SAML
5 1 (0.34%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.87%) Data Centre
2 16 (5.46%) Driving Licence
3 15 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.44%) EPoS
5 9 (3.07%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (2.73%) iPad
7 7 (2.39%) CCTV
8 5 (1.71%) Replication
9 4 (1.37%) Cybercrime
9 4 (1.37%) NHS
10 3 (1.02%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.02%) BYOD
10 3 (1.02%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (1.02%) iPhone
10 3 (1.02%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.02%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (1.02%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.68%) Clustering
11 2 (0.68%) e-Health
11 2 (0.68%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 178 (60.75%) Windows
2 94 (32.08%) Windows Server
3 50 (17.06%) Linux
4 49 (16.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (13.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (9.56%) Windows 7
7 22 (7.51%) Windows 8
8 19 (6.48%) Windows 10
9 18 (6.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (4.44%) Unix
11 11 (3.75%) Windows XP
12 9 (3.07%) Windows Vista
13 6 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (1.02%) Android
14 3 (1.02%) Apple iOS
14 3 (1.02%) CentOS
14 3 (1.02%) SUSE
14 3 (1.02%) Ubuntu
14 3 (1.02%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.34%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (33.45%) ITIL
2 40 (13.65%) Service Management
3 19 (6.48%) Problem Management
4 17 (5.80%) Service Delivery
5 16 (5.46%) DevOps
5 16 (5.46%) Kalman Filter
6 15 (5.12%) Coaching
6 15 (5.12%) Network Monitoring
7 14 (4.78%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (4.78%) Trend Analysis
8 11 (3.75%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (3.75%) Performance Monitoring
8 11 (3.75%) Time Management
9 10 (3.41%) ITSM
9 10 (3.41%) Migration
9 10 (3.41%) Network Design
10 9 (3.07%) Change Control
10 9 (3.07%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (3.07%) Project Management
11 8 (2.73%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (11.95%) SQL
2 19 (6.48%) Python
3 15 (5.12%) Java
4 14 (4.78%) Perl
5 6 (2.05%) C
6 5 (1.71%) C#
6 5 (1.71%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.02%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.68%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.34%) Lisp
9 1 (0.34%) PHP
9 1 (0.34%) Ruby
9 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (20.14%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (15.70%) CCNA
3 34 (11.60%) Security Cleared
4 29 (9.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (9.22%) CCNP
5 27 (9.22%) SC Cleared
6 23 (7.85%) MCP
7 19 (6.48%) Degree
8 16 (5.46%) ITIL Certification
8 16 (5.46%) MCSE
9 14 (4.78%) DV Cleared
10 12 (4.10%) MCSA
11 8 (2.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (2.39%) JNCIP
13 6 (2.05%) MCITP
14 4 (1.37%) CCENT
14 4 (1.37%) JNCIS
15 3 (1.02%) JNCIA
15 3 (1.02%) JNCIE
15 3 (1.02%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.78%) SLA
2 10 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.02%) ISO22301
4 2 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 122 (41.64%) Active Directory
2 49 (16.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (14.33%) Hyper-V
4 21 (7.17%) VMware ESX
5 6 (2.05%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (1.71%) KVM
6 5 (1.71%) Snort
6 5 (1.71%) vSphere
7 3 (1.02%) NFS
7 3 (1.02%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.68%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 15 (5.12%) SCCM
2 14 (4.78%) FortiGate
3 6 (2.05%) Backup Exec
3 6 (2.05%) SCOM
4 5 (1.71%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 5 (1.71%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (1.02%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 3 (1.02%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.02%) Puppet
5 3 (1.02%) Rundeck
5 3 (1.02%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.68%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.68%) OpenNebula
7 1 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.34%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.34%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.34%) Iperf
7 1 (0.34%) MobiControl
Vendors
1 117 (39.93%) Microsoft
2 115 (39.25%) Cisco
3 102 (34.81%) VMware
4 39 (13.31%) Juniper
5 35 (11.95%) Citrix
6 15 (5.12%) Brocade
7 14 (4.78%) HP
8 10 (3.41%) Oracle
8 10 (3.41%) Symantec
9 9 (3.07%) Avaya
9 9 (3.07%) CheckPoint
10 8 (2.73%) NetApp
11 7 (2.39%) Dell
12 6 (2.05%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.71%) 3PAR
13 5 (1.71%) Fortinet
13 5 (1.71%) iManage
13 5 (1.71%) Intel Security
13 5 (1.71%) WatchGuard
14 4 (1.37%) Palo Alto
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Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £23000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
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The One Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
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n-tier selection limited
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Totnes, Devon
CHM Recruit
Salary: £24,766 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Yoh
Salary: £0.00 - £35000 per annum + car or car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
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Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
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Talent International
Salary: £1 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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LV
Salary: Salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: Band 19 £23,188 rising to £28,308
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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