Period
to 21 November 2019

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 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > South West
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 131 144 144
Rank change year-on-year +13 0 -45
Permanent jobs citing LAN 226 212 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.32% 2.07% 2.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.41% 13.49% 13.69%
Number of salaries quoted 199 171 225
South West median annual salary £35,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +2.67% +8.30%
10th Percentile £24,250 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £66,250 £49,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £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 1,685 1,572 1,804
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.28% 15.37% 17.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,330 1,237 1,478
South West median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £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 21 November 2019.

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 November 2019. 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
Gloucestershire +20 71 £40,000 -10.77% 10
Bristol +50 57 £37,500 +13.64% 14
Wiltshire -29 55 £32,500 -23.53% 15
Dorset -10 25 £33,000 -12.00% 9
Somerset +1 9 £35,000 -2.78% 1
Devon -12 8 £40,000 +35.59% 8
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, 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 (88.94%) WAN
2 125 (55.31%) Windows
3 105 (46.46%) Cisco
4 103 (45.58%) Firewall
5 89 (39.38%) Active Directory
6 86 (38.05%) Windows Server
7 82 (36.28%) Office 365
8 75 (33.19%) MS Exchange
9 73 (32.30%) Microsoft
10 71 (31.42%) VMware
11 66 (29.20%) Wireless
12 63 (27.88%) Windows 10
13 57 (25.22%) ITIL
14 55 (24.34%) Azure
15 53 (23.45%) VMware Infrastructure
16 49 (21.68%) Cisco Certification
16 49 (21.68%) Windows 7
17 47 (20.80%) Windows Server 2012
18 45 (19.91%) Hyper-V
18 45 (19.91%) Citrix
19 44 (19.47%) Data Centre
20 41 (18.14%) CCNA
21 40 (17.70%) Security Cleared
22 37 (16.37%) Linux
23 35 (15.49%) Information Security
24 33 (14.60%) Exchange Server 2013
25 32 (14.16%) AWS
25 32 (14.16%) Windows Server 2008
26 31 (13.72%) Finance
26 31 (13.72%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 75 (33.19%) MS Exchange
2 33 (14.60%) Exchange Server 2013
3 26 (11.50%) SharePoint
4 11 (4.87%) SharePoint 2010
4 11 (4.87%) Skype for Business
5 10 (4.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (3.98%) SAS
7 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.44%) Apache
8 1 (0.44%) IIS
Applications
1 29 (12.83%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (3.98%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.44%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 82 (36.28%) Office 365
2 55 (24.34%) Azure
3 32 (14.16%) AWS
4 17 (7.52%) Azure Active Directory
5 11 (4.87%) IBM Cloud
5 11 (4.87%) SoftLayer
6 6 (2.65%) IaaS
7 5 (2.21%) SaaS
8 3 (1.33%) OneDrive
8 3 (1.33%) PaaS
9 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.44%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 201 (88.94%) WAN
2 103 (45.58%) Firewall
3 66 (29.20%) Wireless
4 28 (12.39%) Cisco ASA
5 25 (11.06%) TCP/IP
6 22 (9.73%) VPN
7 21 (9.29%) Wi-Fi
8 20 (8.85%) DNS
9 19 (8.41%) Network Security
10 18 (7.96%) VoIP
11 17 (7.52%) Remote Desktop
12 16 (7.08%) SAN
13 14 (6.19%) BGP
14 13 (5.75%) OSPF
15 12 (5.31%) Cisco Firepower
15 12 (5.31%) MPLS
16 11 (4.87%) DHCP
16 11 (4.87%) VLAN
17 10 (4.42%) Cisco IOS
17 10 (4.42%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.21%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.44%) JIRA
General
1 31 (13.72%) Finance
2 22 (9.73%) Public Sector
3 13 (5.75%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.42%) Retail
5 5 (2.21%) Banking
5 5 (2.21%) Law
5 5 (2.21%) Legal
6 2 (0.88%) Back Office
7 1 (0.44%) Advertising
7 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 54 (23.89%) Support Engineer
2 50 (22.12%) Network Engineer
3 36 (15.93%) Analyst
4 26 (11.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 25 (11.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 25 (11.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 22 (9.73%) 3rd Line Support
7 20 (8.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 19 (8.41%) IT Support
8 19 (8.41%) Support Analyst
9 18 (7.96%) 2nd Line Support
9 18 (7.96%) Technical Engineer
10 15 (6.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 15 (6.64%) Technical Support
11 14 (6.19%) IT Engineer
11 14 (6.19%) Lead Network Engineer
12 13 (5.75%) Consultant
13 12 (5.31%) IT Analyst
14 10 (4.42%) Administrator
14 10 (4.42%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.88%) JSON
1 2 (0.88%) XMPP
1 2 (0.88%) YAML
2 1 (0.44%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 44 (19.47%) Data Centre
2 24 (10.62%) Driving Licence
3 22 (9.73%) Mobile Computing
4 10 (4.42%) Fat Client
4 10 (4.42%) Thin Client
5 9 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.10%) User Experience
7 6 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.65%) Replication
8 5 (2.21%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.77%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.33%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.88%) BYOD
11 2 (0.88%) Cybercrime
11 2 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.88%) IPTV
11 2 (0.88%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.88%) Social Media
11 2 (0.88%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 125 (55.31%) Windows
2 86 (38.05%) Windows Server
3 63 (27.88%) Windows 10
4 49 (21.68%) Windows 7
5 47 (20.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (16.37%) Linux
7 32 (14.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (12.39%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.21%) CentOS
10 3 (1.33%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.88%) Solaris
12 1 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (25.22%) ITIL
2 35 (15.49%) Information Security
3 31 (13.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 31 (13.72%) Project Delivery
4 29 (12.83%) Migration
5 27 (11.95%) Service Management
6 16 (7.08%) Antivirus Management
6 16 (7.08%) Cybersecurity
7 15 (6.64%) Project Management
8 14 (6.19%) Customer Requirements
8 14 (6.19%) ITIL V3
8 14 (6.19%) Root Cause Analysis
8 14 (6.19%) Service Delivery
9 12 (5.31%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (5.31%) Incident Management
10 11 (4.87%) Mentoring
11 10 (4.42%) Network Design
12 9 (3.98%) Network Monitoring
12 9 (3.98%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (3.98%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.75%) PowerShell
2 10 (4.42%) SQL
3 9 (3.98%) C
4 4 (1.77%) Python
Qualifications
1 49 (21.68%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (18.14%) CCNA
3 40 (17.70%) Security Cleared
4 30 (13.27%) CCNP
5 28 (12.39%) SC Cleared
6 17 (7.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (5.75%) MCSA
8 12 (5.31%) DV Cleared
8 12 (5.31%) MCSE
9 8 (3.54%) Degree
10 5 (2.21%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (2.21%) CCIE
10 5 (2.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.77%) CCDP
11 4 (1.77%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 3 (1.33%) MCITP
13 2 (0.88%) HNC
13 2 (0.88%) HND
13 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Certified Master
14 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.62%) SLA
2 1 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 89 (39.38%) Active Directory
2 53 (23.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (19.91%) Hyper-V
4 19 (8.41%) XenApp
5 9 (3.98%) DFS Replication
6 6 (2.65%) vSphere
7 5 (2.21%) Terminal Services
7 5 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.33%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.88%) Firmware
9 2 (0.88%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.44%) Docker
10 1 (0.44%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (4.87%) SCCM
1 11 (4.87%) vCenter Server
2 9 (3.98%) Microsoft Clustering
2 9 (3.98%) WSUS
3 7 (3.10%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (3.10%) Puppet
4 5 (2.21%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (2.21%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (2.21%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (1.33%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.88%) Cisco LMS
6 2 (0.88%) Nagios
6 2 (0.88%) Opsview
7 1 (0.44%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.44%) vRealize
Vendors
1 105 (46.46%) Cisco
2 73 (32.30%) Microsoft
3 71 (31.42%) VMware
4 45 (19.91%) Citrix
5 27 (11.95%) Juniper
6 25 (11.06%) Meraki
7 16 (7.08%) AVG
7 16 (7.08%) Fortinet
8 13 (5.75%) Apple
8 13 (5.75%) Veeam
9 11 (4.87%) HP
9 11 (4.87%) McAfee
10 10 (4.42%) Dell
11 9 (3.98%) CheckPoint
11 9 (3.98%) IronPort
11 9 (3.98%) Sage
12 8 (3.54%) F5
13 7 (3.10%) Avaya
14 5 (2.21%) Red Hat
14 5 (2.21%) SolarWinds