The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 100 75 99
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +24
Permanent jobs citing LAN 181 221 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.50% 3.35% 2.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 16.42% 12.02%
Number of salaries quoted 161 184 195
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
LAN
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1448 1346 1781
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.02% 20.38% 20.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1146 997 1452
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

LAN
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the East of England region.

LAN Salary Trend in the East of England

LAN
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in the East of England

LAN
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -12 69 £42,500 +14.86% 10
Cambridgeshire -27 34 £40,000 +29.03% 11
Bedfordshire -5 32 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Essex -23 31 £45,000 +18.42% 3
Suffolk +15 19 £40,000 +37.93% 1
Norfolk 0 1 £27,500 -56.86%
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN.

1 355 (91.97%) WAN
2 188 (48.70%) Windows
3 185 (47.93%) Cisco
4 151 (39.12%) Firewall
5 140 (36.27%) Microsoft
6 118 (30.57%) VMware
7 107 (27.72%) Active Directory
8 105 (27.20%) Cisco Certification
9 88 (22.80%) VMware Infrastructure
10 87 (22.54%) SAN
11 86 (22.28%) VPN
12 82 (21.24%) TCP/IP
13 81 (20.98%) Citrix
14 80 (20.73%) CCNP
14 80 (20.73%) MS Excel
15 70 (18.13%) Network Security
16 68 (17.62%) Wireless
17 65 (16.84%) ITIL
18 64 (16.58%) CheckPoint
19 55 (14.25%) DNS
20 52 (13.47%) HP
21 51 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
22 48 (12.44%) Disaster Recovery
23 47 (12.18%) MS Exchange
24 43 (11.14%) CCNA
24 43 (11.14%) Wi-Fi
25 42 (10.88%) Load Balancing
26 38 (9.84%) MPLS
26 38 (9.84%) Linux
27 36 (9.33%) Asset Management

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 47 (12.18%) MS Exchange
2 18 (4.66%) IIS
3 17 (4.40%) SharePoint
4 14 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (2.07%) Lync
9 7 (1.81%) Lotus Domino
10 6 (1.55%) Apache
10 6 (1.55%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.78%) WorkSite
12 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 80 (20.73%) MS Excel
2 26 (6.74%) MS Office
3 20 (5.18%) RoboHelp
3 20 (5.18%) FrameMaker
3 20 (5.18%) PaintShop Pro
4 17 (4.40%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.78%) MS Project
6 1 (0.26%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.26%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.07%) PaaS
1 8 (2.07%) Office 365
2 7 (1.81%) SaaS
2 7 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.55%) IaaS
4 5 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.52%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 355 (91.97%) WAN
2 151 (39.12%) Firewall
3 87 (22.54%) SAN
4 86 (22.28%) VPN
5 82 (21.24%) TCP/IP
6 70 (18.13%) Network Security
7 68 (17.62%) Wireless
8 55 (14.25%) DNS
9 43 (11.14%) Wi-Fi
10 38 (9.84%) MPLS
11 33 (8.55%) DHCP
12 32 (8.29%) Cisco Nexus
13 30 (7.77%) NAS
14 26 (6.74%) VLAN
14 26 (6.74%) VoIP
14 26 (6.74%) OSPF
15 25 (6.48%) BGP
15 25 (6.48%) Cisco ASA
16 21 (5.44%) Wireshark
16 21 (5.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (9.07%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.78%) Big Data
5 2 (0.52%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.26%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.26%) MS Access
6 1 (0.26%) MySQL
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
General
1 34 (8.81%) Telecoms
2 30 (7.77%) Finance
3 20 (5.18%) Publishing
4 10 (2.59%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.55%) Retail
6 5 (1.30%) Legal
7 2 (0.52%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.52%) Local Government
7 2 (0.52%) Marketing
7 2 (0.52%) Games
7 2 (0.52%) Banking
8 1 (0.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 83 (21.50%) Network Engineer
2 53 (13.73%) Architect
3 50 (12.95%) Analyst
4 43 (11.14%) Consultant
5 41 (10.62%) Support Engineer
6 29 (7.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 27 (6.99%) Infrastructure Architect
8 26 (6.74%) Security Engineer
9 24 (6.22%) Network Security Engineer
9 24 (6.22%) Network Consultant
10 23 (5.96%) 3rd Line Support
11 21 (5.44%) Senior Network Engineer
12 20 (5.18%) Author
12 20 (5.18%) Technical Author
13 18 (4.66%) Solutions Architect
14 16 (4.15%) Support Analyst
14 16 (4.15%) Security Consultant
14 16 (4.15%) Network Security Consultant
15 15 (3.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 15 (3.89%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.18%) HTML
1 20 (5.18%) CSS
2 16 (4.15%) Middleware
3 6 (1.55%) Application Packaging
4 5 (1.30%) COM
5 3 (0.78%) X-Windows
6 2 (0.52%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.52%) .NET
7 1 (0.26%) WAP
7 1 (0.26%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.18%) Management Information System
2 19 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.40%) Clustering
4 9 (2.33%) Blackberry
5 7 (1.81%) Statistics
5 7 (1.81%) PMI
6 6 (1.55%) SecurID
6 6 (1.55%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.30%) Handset
7 5 (1.30%) Mobile Computing
8 4 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.04%) Learning Management System
8 4 (1.04%) Open Source
8 4 (1.04%) Replication
8 4 (1.04%) PKI
9 3 (0.78%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.78%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.52%) Blog
10 2 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.52%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 188 (48.70%) Windows
2 51 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (9.84%) Linux
4 36 (9.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (8.29%) Android
5 32 (8.29%) Windows 7
6 29 (7.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (6.22%) Apple iOS
8 19 (4.92%) Windows 8
9 15 (3.89%) UNIX
10 13 (3.37%) Windows Phone
11 8 (2.07%) Windows XP
12 7 (1.81%) CentOS
12 7 (1.81%) Windows Phone 8
13 6 (1.55%) VMS
14 5 (1.30%) Windows Vista
15 4 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.52%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.52%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (16.84%) ITIL
2 48 (12.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 42 (10.88%) Load Balancing
4 36 (9.33%) Asset Management
5 31 (8.03%) Change Management
6 25 (6.48%) Problem Management
6 25 (6.48%) SIEM
7 24 (6.22%) Network Management
8 23 (5.96%) Project Management
9 21 (5.44%) Mentoring
10 20 (5.18%) Service Delivery
11 17 (4.40%) Network Design
11 17 (4.40%) Incident Management
12 16 (4.15%) Penetration Testing
12 16 (4.15%) Project Planning
12 16 (4.15%) Service Management
12 16 (4.15%) Identity Management
13 15 (3.89%) Benchmarking
13 15 (3.89%) Enterprise Architecture
14 14 (3.63%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 27 (6.99%) Python
2 26 (6.74%) SQL
3 7 (1.81%) Perl
4 6 (1.55%) C
4 6 (1.55%) Java
5 5 (1.30%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.52%) VB
7 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.26%) Korn
7 1 (0.26%) C#
7 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 105 (27.20%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (20.73%) CCNP
3 43 (11.14%) CCNA
4 30 (7.77%) CCSA
5 26 (6.74%) Degree
6 24 (6.22%) CCSE
7 21 (5.44%) CCDP
8 20 (5.18%) CISSP
9 17 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (3.89%) SC Cleared
10 15 (3.89%) Security Cleared
11 12 (3.11%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (2.59%) SSCP
12 10 (2.59%) MCSE
13 9 (2.33%) GCIA
13 9 (2.33%) GCIH
14 8 (2.07%) Check Point Certification
15 7 (1.81%) CCIE
15 7 (1.81%) PMI Certification
16 6 (1.55%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.77%) SLA
2 5 (1.30%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.52%) QA
4 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 107 (27.72%) Active Directory
2 88 (22.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (8.81%) Hyper-V
4 18 (4.66%) vSphere
5 14 (3.63%) XenApp
6 9 (2.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 8 (2.07%) VMware ESX
8 7 (1.81%) Samba
9 6 (1.55%) Terminal Server
10 5 (1.30%) Terminal Services
10 5 (1.30%) XenServer
11 4 (1.04%) XenDesktop
11 4 (1.04%) NFS
12 3 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.52%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.52%) Sendmail
13 2 (0.52%) Xen
13 2 (0.52%) NLBS
14 1 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 18 (4.66%) SCCM
2 9 (2.33%) Nessus
3 6 (1.55%) WSUS
3 6 (1.55%) Backup Exec
3 6 (1.55%) Tivoli
3 6 (1.55%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (1.30%) ZENworks
5 4 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.52%) SCOM
6 2 (0.52%) Cacti
6 2 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.52%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (0.52%) MAILsweeper
6 2 (0.52%) OpenView
7 1 (0.26%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.26%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 185 (47.93%) Cisco
2 140 (36.27%) Microsoft
3 118 (30.57%) VMware
4 81 (20.98%) Citrix
5 64 (16.58%) CheckPoint
6 52 (13.47%) HP
7 25 (6.48%) Juniper
8 22 (5.70%) F5
9 18 (4.66%) SolarWinds
10 17 (4.40%) EMC
11 15 (3.89%) NetApp
12 12 (3.11%) Mitel
13 10 (2.59%) Brocade
13 10 (2.59%) Dell
13 10 (2.59%) Lotus
13 10 (2.59%) McAfee
14 9 (2.33%) Meru Networks
15 8 (2.07%) IBM
16 7 (1.81%) Avaya
16 7 (1.81%) Symantec
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