Period
to 20 January 2020

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 20 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > South West
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 134 147 152
Rank change year-on-year +13 +5 -51
Permanent jobs citing LAN 203 198 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.35% 2.04% 2.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.33% 13.98% 12.39%
Number of salaries quoted 183 163 203
South West median annual salary £35,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +2.67% +9.89%
10th Percentile £24,250 £24,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £57,700 £68,250 £52,500
England median annual salary £43,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.16% +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 1,523 1,416 1,857
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.61% 14.61% 18.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,211 1,086 1,497
South West median annual salary £41,250 £44,579 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.47% +6.14% +12.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,375 £23,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 20 January 2020.

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 20 January 2020. 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 +6 74 £34,250 -19.41% 10
Gloucestershire -2 49 £43,000 -6.30% 5
Bristol +21 34 £45,000 +36.36% 13
Dorset +7 29 £29,000 -23.68% 9
Devon 0 11 £40,000 +35.59% 6
Somerset +16 6 £50,000 +38.89% 5
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2020, 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.

1 171 (84.24%) WAN
2 105 (51.72%) Windows
3 93 (45.81%) Cisco
4 87 (42.86%) Firewall
5 73 (35.96%) Wireless
6 68 (33.50%) Active Directory
7 66 (32.51%) VMware
7 66 (32.51%) Windows Server
8 62 (30.54%) Office 365
9 57 (28.08%) Microsoft
10 55 (27.09%) Cisco Certification
11 51 (25.12%) VMware Infrastructure
12 48 (23.65%) MS Exchange
12 48 (23.65%) Windows 10
13 47 (23.15%) Data Centre
14 39 (19.21%) CCNP
15 37 (18.23%) Cisco ASA
16 36 (17.73%) Windows 7
17 35 (17.24%) Azure
18 33 (16.26%) CCNA
19 32 (15.76%) SLA
19 32 (15.76%) Network Security
20 31 (15.27%) ITIL
21 27 (13.30%) Microsoft Office
21 27 (13.30%) Meraki
22 26 (12.81%) Exchange Server 2013
22 26 (12.81%) VLAN
23 25 (12.32%) Security Cleared
23 25 (12.32%) Mentoring
23 25 (12.32%) vCenter Server

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 48 (23.65%) MS Exchange
2 26 (12.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 19 (9.36%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.96%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (2.96%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (2.96%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.49%) Apache
7 1 (0.49%) IIS
Applications
1 27 (13.30%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.99%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 62 (30.54%) Office 365
2 35 (17.24%) Azure
3 10 (4.93%) AWS
3 10 (4.93%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (3.94%) SaaS
5 6 (2.96%) IaaS
6 4 (1.97%) OneDrive
7 3 (1.48%) PaaS
8 1 (0.49%) GCP
8 1 (0.49%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.49%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 171 (84.24%) WAN
2 87 (42.86%) Firewall
3 73 (35.96%) Wireless
4 37 (18.23%) Cisco ASA
5 32 (15.76%) Network Security
6 26 (12.81%) VLAN
7 23 (11.33%) Cisco Firepower
8 20 (9.85%) VPN
9 19 (9.36%) Cisco ISE
10 18 (8.87%) TCP/IP
11 17 (8.37%) DNS
12 16 (7.88%) DHCP
12 16 (7.88%) MPLS
12 16 (7.88%) WLAN
13 15 (7.39%) BGP
13 15 (7.39%) OSPF
14 13 (6.40%) Cisco Nexus
15 12 (5.91%) Cisco IOS
15 12 (5.91%) VoIP
16 11 (5.42%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.97%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.99%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.99%) JIRA
2 1 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (10.84%) Finance
2 16 (7.88%) Retail
3 15 (7.39%) Telecoms
4 11 (5.42%) Public Sector
5 9 (4.43%) Banking
6 4 (1.97%) Legal
7 3 (1.48%) Advertising
8 2 (0.99%) Law
8 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.49%) Military
Job Titles
1 49 (24.14%) Network Engineer
2 45 (22.17%) Support Engineer
3 29 (14.29%) Analyst
4 21 (10.34%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 21 (10.34%) Consultant
5 19 (9.36%) Support Analyst
6 18 (8.87%) IT Support
7 15 (7.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 15 (7.39%) Network Consultant
8 14 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
8 14 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 14 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (5.91%) 3rd Line Support
9 12 (5.91%) IT Engineer
10 11 (5.42%) Lead Network Engineer
11 10 (4.93%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 10 (4.93%) Service Analyst
11 10 (4.93%) Service Desk Analyst
11 10 (4.93%) Technical Support
12 9 (4.43%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.99%) JSON
1 2 (0.99%) YAML
2 1 (0.49%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 47 (23.15%) Data Centre
2 11 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.93%) User Experience
4 9 (4.43%) Driving Licence
5 8 (3.94%) Mobile Computing
6 7 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.96%) Fat Client
7 6 (2.96%) Thin Client
8 5 (2.46%) Cybercrime
8 5 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.46%) Private Cloud
8 5 (2.46%) Replication
9 4 (1.97%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.99%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.49%) BYOD
11 1 (0.49%) CESG
11 1 (0.49%) HP StoreVirtual
11 1 (0.49%) IPTV
11 1 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 105 (51.72%) Windows
2 66 (32.51%) Windows Server
3 48 (23.65%) Windows 10
4 36 (17.73%) Windows 7
5 23 (11.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (10.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (9.85%) Linux
8 19 (9.36%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.97%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.49%) Android
10 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.49%) Unix
10 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (15.27%) ITIL
2 25 (12.32%) Mentoring
3 23 (11.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 20 (9.85%) Incident Management
4 20 (9.85%) Project Delivery
5 19 (9.36%) Presales
6 18 (8.87%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (8.87%) Service Management
7 17 (8.37%) Network Monitoring
7 17 (8.37%) Network Virtualisation
8 16 (7.88%) Information Security
9 15 (7.39%) Cybersecurity
9 15 (7.39%) Network Design
10 13 (6.40%) Migration
10 13 (6.40%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (4.93%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (4.43%) Break/Fix
12 9 (4.43%) Customer Requirements
12 9 (4.43%) Project Management
13 8 (3.94%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.94%) SQL
2 5 (2.46%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.48%) Python
4 2 (0.99%) C
Qualifications
1 55 (27.09%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (19.21%) CCNP
3 33 (16.26%) CCNA
4 25 (12.32%) Security Cleared
5 19 (9.36%) CCDP
6 18 (8.87%) SC Cleared
7 16 (7.88%) CCIE
8 15 (7.39%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 12 (5.91%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (3.94%) DV Cleared
10 8 (3.94%) MCSA
10 8 (3.94%) MCSE
11 6 (2.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.97%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (1.48%) CCSP
13 3 (1.48%) MCITP
14 2 (0.99%) Degree
14 2 (0.99%) MCP
14 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Certified Master
15 1 (0.49%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (15.76%) SLA
2 2 (0.99%) GDPR
2 2 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.99%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.49%) GxP
3 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 68 (33.50%) Active Directory
2 51 (25.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (10.84%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.94%) XenApp
5 5 (2.46%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.97%) VMware NSX
6 4 (1.97%) vSphere
7 3 (1.48%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.99%) Firmware
8 2 (0.99%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.49%) Docker
9 1 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 25 (12.32%) vCenter Server
2 14 (6.90%) Cisco Prime
3 10 (4.93%) SCCM
4 5 (2.46%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (1.48%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.48%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.99%) Trend Micro Deep Security
7 1 (0.49%) Cisco LMS
7 1 (0.49%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.49%) Nagios
7 1 (0.49%) Opsview
7 1 (0.49%) vRealize
7 1 (0.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 93 (45.81%) Cisco
2 66 (32.51%) VMware
3 57 (28.08%) Microsoft
4 27 (13.30%) Meraki
5 24 (11.82%) Citrix
6 22 (10.84%) SolarWinds
7 17 (8.37%) HP
8 16 (7.88%) Dell
9 14 (6.90%) Juniper
9 14 (6.90%) Veeam
10 9 (4.43%) Fortinet
11 7 (3.45%) AVG
11 7 (3.45%) F5
12 6 (2.96%) CheckPoint
13 4 (1.97%) Apple
14 3 (1.48%) Avaya
14 3 (1.48%) IBM
14 3 (1.48%) Mitel
14 3 (1.48%) Oracle
14 3 (1.48%) Palo Alto