Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 24 56
Rank change year-on-year -15 +32 +2
Permanent jobs citing LAN 24 34 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 4.76% 7.25% 3.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.51% 35.42% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 21 35 15
Worcestershire median annual salary £29,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.95% +26.67% +108.33%
10th Percentile £21,275 £21,850 £26,000
90th Percentile £43,750 £51,250 £43,750
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +23.08%

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 117 96 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 23.21% 20.47% 20.08%
Number of salaries quoted 100 91 90
Worcestershire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £23,475 £27,250 £22,450
90th Percentile £61,025 £51,250 £49,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Worcestershire

LAN
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN in Worcestershire.

Salary trend for LAN in Worcestershire

LAN
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for LAN in Worcestershire

LAN
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Worcester -12 8 £28,000 -41.05%
Evesham -1 4 £30,250 -19.33%
Droitwich - 4 £26,000 -
Kidderminster -11 2 £40,000 -
Redditch - 2 £25,750 -
Pershore - 1 £22,350 -
LAN
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 21 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 19 (79.17%) WAN
2 19 (79.17%) Windows
3 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
4 14 (58.33%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (58.33%) Hyper-V
5 13 (54.17%) Windows Server
5 13 (54.17%) Cisco
6 12 (50.00%) VMware
7 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (45.83%) Firewall
8 9 (37.50%) Office 365
9 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (33.33%) Veeam
9 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
10 7 (29.17%) DHCP
10 7 (29.17%) DNS
10 7 (29.17%) HP
10 7 (29.17%) VLAN
11 6 (25.00%) Juniper
11 6 (25.00%) VPN
11 6 (25.00%) Windows 10
12 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
12 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
12 5 (20.83%) SAN
13 4 (16.67%) Quality Management
13 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (16.67%) WSUS

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) Office 365
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (79.17%) WAN
2 11 (45.83%) Firewall
3 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 7 (29.17%) DHCP
4 7 (29.17%) DNS
4 7 (29.17%) VLAN
5 6 (25.00%) VPN
6 5 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (20.83%) SAN
7 4 (16.67%) MPLS
7 4 (16.67%) Network Security
8 3 (12.50%) BGP
8 3 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (12.50%) OSPF
8 3 (12.50%) RIP
8 3 (12.50%) Skype
8 3 (12.50%) Wireless
9 1 (4.17%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (8.33%) Law
1 2 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) IT Support
2 6 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Support Technician
4 4 (16.67%) Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Desktop Support
4 4 (16.67%) IT Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) IT Support Technician
4 4 (16.67%) IT Technician
4 4 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (12.50%) Desktop Support Technician
5 3 (12.50%) Desktop Technician
5 3 (12.50%) Network Systems Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Smartphone
2 3 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (8.33%) Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server
3 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (25.00%) Windows 10
5 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
6 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.17%) Android
7 1 (4.17%) Mac OS
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) CRM
1 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (16.67%) QMS
1 4 (16.67%) Quality Management
1 4 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 3 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (8.33%) Creative Thinking
3 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.17%) Presales
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) ANSI C
1 1 (4.17%) C
1 1 (4.17%) Embedded C
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) MCSE
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) CCNA
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCITP
2 1 (4.17%) MCP
System Software
1 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
2 14 (58.33%) Hyper-V
3 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (16.67%) XenApp
5 3 (12.50%) XenDesktop
6 2 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 4 (16.67%) WSUS
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (8.33%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (8.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (54.17%) Cisco
3 12 (50.00%) VMware
4 8 (33.33%) Veeam
5 7 (29.17%) HP
6 6 (25.00%) Juniper
7 4 (16.67%) Barracuda Networks
7 4 (16.67%) Citrix
7 4 (16.67%) Symantec
8 3 (12.50%) NetApp
8 3 (12.50%) Polycom
9 2 (8.33%) Palo Alto
9 2 (8.33%) WatchGuard