LAN Jobs in the West Midlands

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > West Midlands

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 27 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
27 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 59 162 131
Rank change year-on-year +103 -31 -22
Permanent jobs citing LAN 208 132 166
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.82% 1.81% 2.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.39% 12.98% 15.87%
Number of salaries quoted 175 114 144
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,500 £30,500
25th Percentile £29,000 £35,313 £34,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,000 £48,750 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -13.85% +14.71% +1.80%
75th Percentile £50,250 £63,750 £53,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £68,800 £66,000
England median annual salary £47,000 £45,250 £43,500
% change year-on-year +3.87% +4.02% -3.33%

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands

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 West Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 929 1,017 1,046
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.06% 13.96% 14.93%
Number of salaries quoted 804 577 722
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £26,525
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,000 £31,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.88% -10.05%
75th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £55,813
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £49,500 £52,000 £51,161
% change year-on-year -4.81% +1.64% +2.32%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing LAN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in the West Midlands

LAN
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing LAN in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for LAN in the West Midlands

LAN
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing LAN in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 27 February 2024.

Salary histogram for LAN in the West Midlands

LAN
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 27 February 2024. 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
Jobs
Birmingham +36 82 £42,000 -23.64% 7
Worcestershire +6 33 £48,500 +14.12% 3
Staffordshire +16 26 £43,000 +34.38% 10
Warwickshire +79 17 £30,000 -33.33% 2
Coventry +45 15 £42,500 -9.09% 2
Solihull - 8 £61,700 - 6
Shropshire -4 6 £57,500 +121.15% 4
Tipton - 4 £24,000 -
Walsall +30 3 £42,500 +41.67%
Wednesbury - 3 £30,000 -
Brierley Hill - 1 £26,000 -
LAN
England

LAN
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (11.06%) Microsoft Exchange
2 18 (8.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 35 (16.83%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.48%) Trello
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Salesforce CRM
Cloud Services
1 49 (23.56%) Microsoft 365
2 45 (21.63%) Azure
3 16 (7.69%) Entra ID
4 8 (3.85%) AWS
4 8 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.92%) GCP
5 4 (1.92%) OneDrive
6 3 (1.44%) Azure Sentinel
6 3 (1.44%) Azure Stack
6 3 (1.44%) Google Workspace
6 3 (1.44%) Power Platform
6 3 (1.44%) PowerApps
6 3 (1.44%) SaaS
7 1 (0.48%) Azure DevOps
7 1 (0.48%) Smartsheet
7 1 (0.48%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 181 (87.02%) WAN
2 74 (35.58%) Firewall
3 57 (27.40%) SD-WAN
4 51 (24.52%) VPN
4 51 (24.52%) WLAN
5 50 (24.04%) MPLS
5 50 (24.04%) Wireless
6 49 (23.56%) TCP/IP
7 44 (21.15%) BGP
8 40 (19.23%) OSPF
9 30 (14.42%) DNS
9 30 (14.42%) VLAN
10 29 (13.94%) DHCP
11 27 (12.98%) Wi-Fi
12 23 (11.06%) Network Security
13 17 (8.17%) VoIP
14 15 (7.21%) Intrusion Detection
14 15 (7.21%) SAN
15 10 (4.81%) Ethernet
16 9 (4.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (1.44%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (1.44%) Power BI
2 3 (1.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (2.40%) JIRA
2 1 (0.48%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.48%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 79 (37.98%) Social Skills
2 27 (12.98%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 23 (11.06%) Finance
4 15 (7.21%) Retail
5 14 (6.73%) Telecoms
6 12 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (4.81%) Local Government
8 8 (3.85%) Organisational Skills
9 6 (2.88%) Documentation Skills
10 4 (1.92%) Fire and Rescue
10 4 (1.92%) Law
10 4 (1.92%) Legal
11 3 (1.44%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.96%) Back Office
12 2 (0.96%) Electronics
12 2 (0.96%) Presentation Skills
12 2 (0.96%) Public Sector
13 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (24.04%) Analyst
2 32 (15.38%) Network Analyst
3 29 (13.94%) Network Operations Analyst
3 29 (13.94%) Operations Analyst
4 26 (12.50%) Network Engineer
5 21 (10.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (8.65%) Senior
7 16 (7.69%) Support Engineer
8 15 (7.21%) IT Support
8 15 (7.21%) IT Technician
9 12 (5.77%) Architect
10 10 (4.81%) Help Desk Analyst
10 10 (4.81%) Support Assistant
11 9 (4.33%) 1st Line Support
11 9 (4.33%) Administrator
11 9 (4.33%) Cisco Engineer
11 9 (4.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 9 (4.33%) IT Administrator
11 9 (4.33%) Network Manager
11 9 (4.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.96%) Web Services
2 1 (0.48%) .NET
2 1 (0.48%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.02%) Data Centre
2 17 (8.17%) Driving Licence
3 14 (6.73%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (4.33%) Wiki
5 6 (2.88%) CCTV
6 5 (2.40%) IoT
7 4 (1.92%) Clustering
7 4 (1.92%) Replication
8 3 (1.44%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.96%) Housing Association
9 2 (0.96%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.96%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.96%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.96%) Team-Oriented Environment
10 1 (0.48%) Cyber Threat
10 1 (0.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.48%) EPoS
10 1 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 62 (29.81%) Windows
2 24 (11.54%) Windows Server
3 22 (10.58%) Windows 10
4 13 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.40%) Linux
5 5 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.40%) Windows Server 2019
6 4 (1.92%) Unix
7 3 (1.44%) SUSE
7 3 (1.44%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.44%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.48%) Android
8 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (23.56%) Problem-Solving
2 28 (13.46%) Customer Service
3 25 (12.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 20 (9.62%) Project Delivery
5 17 (8.17%) Continuous Improvement
5 17 (8.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (7.69%) ITIL
6 16 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
6 16 (7.69%) Process Improvement
7 15 (7.21%) ERP
7 15 (7.21%) Migration
8 14 (6.73%) Data Security
8 14 (6.73%) Thought Leadership
9 13 (6.25%) Network Design
10 12 (5.77%) CRM
11 11 (5.29%) Asset Management
11 11 (5.29%) Change Control
11 11 (5.29%) Cybersecurity
11 11 (5.29%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (5.29%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (11.54%) PowerShell
2 21 (10.10%) SQL
3 9 (4.33%) Perl
3 9 (4.33%) Python
4 1 (0.48%) C++
Qualifications
1 51 (24.52%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (21.63%) CCNA
3 42 (20.19%) CCNP
4 29 (13.94%) CCIE
5 24 (11.54%) CCDP
5 24 (11.54%) Degree
6 11 (5.29%) Security Cleared
7 10 (4.81%) SC Cleared
8 9 (4.33%) DBS Check
9 6 (2.88%) CompTIA Security+
10 5 (2.40%) A+ Certification
10 5 (2.40%) Azure Certification
10 5 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (1.44%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.44%) JNCIA
11 3 (1.44%) MCSA
12 2 (0.96%) CCIE Data Center
12 2 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.25%) Cyber Essentials
2 8 (3.85%) SLA
3 6 (2.88%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 4 (1.92%) NIST
5 2 (0.96%) GDPR
System Software
1 52 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 26 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.88%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (2.88%) vSphere
5 1 (0.48%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.48%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.48%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.48%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (3.37%) FortiGate
3 5 (2.40%) SCCM
4 4 (1.92%) Autotask
4 4 (1.92%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (1.92%) Jamf Pro
5 3 (1.44%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 2 (0.96%) Cacti
6 2 (0.96%) Icinga
6 2 (0.96%) Nagios
7 1 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.48%) Terraform
Vendors
1 76 (36.54%) Microsoft
2 54 (25.96%) Cisco
3 44 (21.15%) Juniper
3 44 (21.15%) VMware
4 18 (8.65%) SolarWinds
5 15 (7.21%) Veeam
6 13 (6.25%) Aruba
7 10 (4.81%) Citrix
7 10 (4.81%) Meraki
8 9 (4.33%) CheckPoint
9 8 (3.85%) HP
9 8 (3.85%) Sophos
10 7 (3.37%) Fortinet
11 6 (2.88%) Nokia
12 5 (2.40%) Apple
12 5 (2.40%) Ericsson
13 4 (1.92%) Datto
13 4 (1.92%) Google
13 4 (1.92%) Zscaler
14 3 (1.44%) Ekahau