Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > South West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 89 93
Rank change year-on-year -44 +4 +19
Permanent jobs citing LAN 246 367 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.39% 3.36% 3.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.59% 18.24% 16.65%
Number of salaries quoted 225 335 351
South West median annual salary £37,500 £34,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -1.43% +4.48%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,500 £20,750
90th Percentile £49,000 £53,900 £61,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,375
% change year-on-year - -2.02% +8.44%

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 1810 2012 2222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.58% 18.41% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1484 1652 1946
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 +20 113 £36,000 +10.77%
Bristol -56 54 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Gloucestershire +1 35 £38,250 -4.38% 1
Dorset -12 17 £37,500 +33.93% 1
Somerset -17 17 £38,125 +10.51% 1
Cornwall -19 6 £37,000 +51.02%
Devon -20 4 £35,750 +14.33%
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 220 (89.43%) WAN
2 158 (64.23%) Cisco
3 109 (44.31%) VMware
4 106 (43.09%) Windows
5 101 (41.06%) Firewall
6 99 (40.24%) Cisco Certification
7 91 (36.99%) Microsoft
8 79 (32.11%) VMware Infrastructure
9 77 (31.30%) Active Directory
10 66 (26.83%) CCNA
10 66 (26.83%) ITIL
11 63 (25.61%) Security Cleared
12 60 (24.39%) CCNP
13 59 (23.98%) Windows Server
14 53 (21.54%) DV Cleared
15 51 (20.73%) VPN
16 50 (20.33%) TCP/IP
16 50 (20.33%) Cisco Nexus
17 46 (18.70%) Network Monitoring
18 45 (18.29%) Incident Management
19 43 (17.48%) Security Patching
19 43 (17.48%) Linux
19 43 (17.48%) Wi-Fi
20 42 (17.07%) SLA
21 41 (16.67%) VoIP
21 41 (16.67%) Nagios
21 41 (16.67%) Opsview
21 41 (16.67%) Capacity Management
22 40 (16.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
22 40 (16.26%) Service Management

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 29 (11.79%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.25%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (2.03%) Skype for Business
4 5 (2.03%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.81%) IIS
6 2 (0.81%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.81%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (8.13%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.03%) Houdini
2 5 (2.03%) Maya
2 5 (2.03%) NUKE
2 5 (2.03%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 28 (11.38%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (9.76%) Office 365
3 21 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.44%) SaaS
5 5 (2.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (1.63%) IBM Cloud
6 4 (1.63%) SoftLayer
7 2 (0.81%) IaaS
7 2 (0.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 220 (89.43%) WAN
2 101 (41.06%) Firewall
3 51 (20.73%) VPN
4 50 (20.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 50 (20.33%) TCP/IP
5 43 (17.48%) Wi-Fi
6 41 (16.67%) VoIP
7 39 (15.85%) DNS
7 39 (15.85%) EIGRP
7 39 (15.85%) NX-OS
7 39 (15.85%) Wireless
8 38 (15.45%) DHCP
9 33 (13.41%) BGP
10 27 (10.98%) Cisco IOS
11 26 (10.57%) Network Security
12 25 (10.16%) Wireshark
13 24 (9.76%) SAN
14 19 (7.72%) IP Telephony
15 16 (6.50%) VLAN
15 16 (6.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (0.81%) Big Data
2 2 (0.81%) NoSQL
2 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.41%) DB2
3 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 40 (16.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.81%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.81%) Mercurial
General
1 33 (13.41%) Finance
2 14 (5.69%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.07%) Marketing
4 6 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.03%) Advertising
5 5 (2.03%) Electronics
6 4 (1.63%) Military
7 2 (0.81%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.81%) Games
8 1 (0.41%) Back Office
8 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.41%) Local Government
8 1 (0.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 98 (39.84%) Network Engineer
2 38 (15.45%) Analyst
3 31 (12.60%) Support Engineer
4 26 (10.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 23 (9.35%) IT Engineer
6 20 (8.13%) Support Analyst
7 19 (7.72%) Network Support
7 19 (7.72%) Senior Network Engineer
8 17 (6.91%) IT Support
9 15 (6.10%) Network Analyst
10 11 (4.47%) Infrastructure Support
10 11 (4.47%) Linux Engineer
11 10 (4.07%) Field Engineer
12 9 (3.66%) 3rd Line Support
12 9 (3.66%) IT Support Engineer
12 9 (3.66%) Network Support Analyst
12 9 (3.66%) Network Support Engineer
12 9 (3.66%) Security Analyst
13 8 (3.25%) Cisco Engineer
13 8 (3.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.66%) Web Services
2 2 (0.81%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.81%) Java EE
2 2 (0.81%) JSON
2 2 (0.81%) Middleware
2 2 (0.81%) REST
2 2 (0.81%) SOAP
2 2 (0.81%) WSDL
2 2 (0.81%) XSD
3 1 (0.41%) .NET
3 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.41%) OpenDaylight
Miscellaneous
1 34 (13.82%) Data Centre
2 15 (6.10%) Driving Licence
3 9 (3.66%) Life Science
4 8 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.44%) PMI
6 5 (2.03%) Animation
6 5 (2.03%) CCTV
6 5 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.63%) FMCG
7 4 (1.63%) Mobile Computing
8 3 (1.22%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.22%) Cybercrime
8 3 (1.22%) Replication
9 2 (0.81%) CLARiiON
9 2 (0.81%) CMDB
9 2 (0.81%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.81%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.41%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 106 (43.09%) Windows
2 59 (23.98%) Windows Server
3 43 (17.48%) Linux
4 29 (11.79%) Windows 7
5 22 (8.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (7.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (6.91%) Unix
7 17 (6.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (6.10%) Windows XP
9 13 (5.28%) Windows 10
10 12 (4.88%) Windows 8
11 7 (2.85%) CentOS
12 2 (0.81%) AIX
12 2 (0.81%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.81%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (26.83%) ITIL
2 46 (18.70%) Network Monitoring
3 45 (18.29%) Incident Management
4 43 (17.48%) Security Patching
5 41 (16.67%) Capacity Management
6 40 (16.26%) Service Management
7 39 (15.85%) Root Cause Analysis
8 16 (6.50%) Information Security
8 16 (6.50%) Load Balancing
9 13 (5.28%) Change Management
9 13 (5.28%) Cybersecurity
9 13 (5.28%) Project Management
10 12 (4.88%) IT Strategy
11 11 (4.47%) PRINCE2
11 11 (4.47%) Service Delivery
12 10 (4.07%) Problem Management
12 10 (4.07%) Security Monitoring
13 9 (3.66%) Server Virtualisation
14 8 (3.25%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (3.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 28 (11.38%) Python
2 18 (7.32%) SQL
3 9 (3.66%) C
4 5 (2.03%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.22%) Perl
6 2 (0.81%) AWK
6 2 (0.81%) C++
6 2 (0.81%) Java
6 2 (0.81%) Korn
6 2 (0.81%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.81%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.41%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 99 (40.24%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (26.83%) CCNA
3 63 (25.61%) Security Cleared
4 60 (24.39%) CCNP
5 53 (21.54%) DV Cleared
6 38 (15.45%) SC Cleared
7 26 (10.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (4.88%) MCITP
9 11 (4.47%) MCTS
10 8 (3.25%) CISSP
11 7 (2.85%) CISM
11 7 (2.85%) MCDST
11 7 (2.85%) MCP
11 7 (2.85%) Network+ Certification
11 7 (2.85%) Novell Certification
11 7 (2.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (2.85%) SANS
11 7 (2.85%) SSCP
11 7 (2.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (2.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (17.07%) SLA
2 26 (10.57%) PCI DSS
3 16 (6.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.81%) PMO
4 2 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 79 (32.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 77 (31.30%) Active Directory
3 25 (10.16%) Hyper-V
4 17 (6.91%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (6.91%) vSphere
5 5 (2.03%) Firmware
5 5 (2.03%) NFS
5 5 (2.03%) Samba
6 3 (1.22%) Docker
7 2 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.81%) XenApp
8 1 (0.41%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 41 (16.67%) Nagios
1 41 (16.67%) Opsview
2 39 (15.85%) Cisco LMS
3 16 (6.50%) Cisco Prime
3 16 (6.50%) SCCM
4 12 (4.88%) WSUS
5 6 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (2.03%) Puppet
6 5 (2.03%) ZABBIX
7 4 (1.63%) SCOM
8 2 (0.81%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.81%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.81%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.81%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.41%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.41%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 158 (64.23%) Cisco
2 109 (44.31%) VMware
3 91 (36.99%) Microsoft
4 27 (10.98%) Dell
5 22 (8.94%) HP
5 22 (8.94%) Juniper
6 20 (8.13%) Citrix
7 16 (6.50%) Meraki
8 15 (6.10%) CheckPoint
9 12 (4.88%) SonicWALL
10 11 (4.47%) Avaya
11 10 (4.07%) Aruba
12 9 (3.66%) Oracle
13 8 (3.25%) 3PAR
13 8 (3.25%) F5
13 8 (3.25%) NETGEAR
14 7 (2.85%) IBM
14 7 (2.85%) Red Hat
14 7 (2.85%) SAP
15 6 (2.44%) SolarWinds