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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 83 89 104
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +15
Permanent jobs citing LAN 249 237 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.29% 2.97% 2.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.81% 14.77% 11.30%
Number of salaries quoted 191 198 152
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -14.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,000 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
1398 1605 1611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 18.48% 20.09% 20.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1049 1307 1264
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -20 97 £35,000 -13.90% 9
Cambridgeshire +47 71 £37,500 +8.69% 3
Bedfordshire 0 49 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Essex +1 18 £61,250 +70.13% 2
Suffolk -4 9 £28,000 -37.77% 3
Norfolk +9 5 £28,500 -9.52%
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 457 (90.50%) WAN
2 255 (50.50%) Cisco
3 213 (42.18%) Firewall
4 208 (41.19%) Windows
5 182 (36.04%) Microsoft
6 179 (35.45%) Active Directory
7 158 (31.29%) Cisco Certification
8 142 (28.12%) TCP/IP
9 139 (27.52%) VMware
10 137 (27.13%) Data Centre
11 124 (24.55%) CCNP
12 117 (23.17%) VPN
13 107 (21.19%) Citrix
14 103 (20.40%) MS Exchange
15 97 (19.21%) ITIL
16 89 (17.62%) Wireless
17 88 (17.43%) VMware Infrastructure
18 80 (15.84%) Windows Server 2008
19 79 (15.64%) MS Excel
20 78 (15.45%) CheckPoint
21 75 (14.85%) CCNA
22 73 (14.46%) SAN
23 72 (14.26%) DNS
24 70 (13.86%) OSPF
25 69 (13.66%) MS Office
26 65 (12.87%) BGP
26 65 (12.87%) Windows Server 2003
27 64 (12.67%) Network Security
28 63 (12.48%) Load Balancing
28 63 (12.48%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 103 (20.40%) MS Exchange
2 34 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 24 (4.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 20 (3.96%) Lync
5 20 (3.96%) SharePoint
6 19 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (1.39%) IIS
9 4 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 79 (15.64%) MS Excel
2 69 (13.66%) MS Office
3 20 (3.96%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.40%) Line 50
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 43 (8.51%) Office 365
2 29 (5.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (4.36%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (3.76%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (2.57%) PaaS
6 5 (0.99%) IaaS
7 2 (0.40%) SaaS
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 457 (90.50%) WAN
2 213 (42.18%) Firewall
3 142 (28.12%) TCP/IP
4 117 (23.17%) VPN
5 89 (17.62%) Wireless
6 73 (14.46%) SAN
7 72 (14.26%) DNS
8 70 (13.86%) OSPF
9 65 (12.87%) BGP
10 64 (12.67%) Network Security
11 57 (11.29%) Cisco Nexus
12 53 (10.50%) Wi-Fi
12 53 (10.50%) VLAN
13 48 (9.50%) VoIP
14 42 (8.32%) MPLS
15 41 (8.12%) DHCP
16 36 (7.13%) SSL
17 35 (6.93%) NAS
18 30 (5.94%) IP Telephony
19 28 (5.54%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (6.93%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (3.17%) OLTP
3 5 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (0.59%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.40%) MySQL
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.20%) DB2
6 1 (0.20%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.20%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.20%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 6 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.20%) Ant
General
1 52 (10.30%) Telecoms
2 43 (8.51%) Finance
3 20 (3.96%) Publishing
4 19 (3.76%) Marketing
5 16 (3.17%) Advertising
6 14 (2.77%) Legal
7 13 (2.57%) Retail
8 6 (1.19%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.99%) Electronics
10 1 (0.20%) Games
10 1 (0.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (17.03%) Network Engineer
2 69 (13.66%) Analyst
3 58 (11.49%) Architect
4 46 (9.11%) Consultant
5 44 (8.71%) Support Engineer
6 36 (7.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 31 (6.14%) Support Analyst
8 30 (5.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 27 (5.35%) Network Consultant
10 26 (5.15%) Senior Network Engineer
11 25 (4.95%) IT Support
12 24 (4.75%) Security Consultant
13 20 (3.96%) Technical Support
13 20 (3.96%) Technical Architect
14 19 (3.76%) Technical Engineer
14 19 (3.76%) Infrastructure Architect
15 18 (3.56%) Network Architect
15 18 (3.56%) 2nd Line Support
15 18 (3.56%) Senior Architect
16 16 (3.17%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.37%) Web Services
2 11 (2.18%) HTML
3 8 (1.58%) CSS
4 4 (0.79%) 802.1X
5 3 (0.59%) XMPP
6 2 (0.40%) WSH
6 2 (0.40%) Middleware
6 2 (0.40%) .NET
7 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.20%) COM
7 1 (0.20%) XML
7 1 (0.20%) XSL
7 1 (0.20%) ODBC
7 1 (0.20%) JSON
7 1 (0.20%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 137 (27.13%) Data Centre
2 47 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (7.13%) Management Information System
4 34 (6.73%) Thin Client
4 34 (6.73%) Fat Client
5 27 (5.35%) Blackberry
6 19 (3.76%) BYOD
7 17 (3.37%) Hybrid Cloud
8 14 (2.77%) Video Conferencing
9 13 (2.57%) Replication
10 11 (2.18%) Statistics
11 8 (1.58%) FMCG
12 7 (1.39%) HP Storage
12 7 (1.39%) e-Health
13 6 (1.19%) Algorithms
13 6 (1.19%) HP StoreVirtual
14 5 (0.99%) Visualisation
14 5 (0.99%) iSeries
14 5 (0.99%) Data Integration
15 4 (0.79%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 208 (41.19%) Windows
2 80 (15.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 65 (12.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 63 (12.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 57 (11.29%) Linux
6 43 (8.51%) Windows 7
7 22 (4.36%) UNIX
8 16 (3.17%) Windows 8
9 15 (2.97%) Windows XP
10 13 (2.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (1.39%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (0.79%) Android
13 3 (0.59%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.40%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.20%) zOS
15 1 (0.20%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.20%) AIX
15 1 (0.20%) CentOS
15 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (19.21%) ITIL
2 63 (12.48%) Load Balancing
3 48 (9.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 46 (9.11%) Project Management
5 45 (8.91%) Change Management
5 45 (8.91%) Network Management
6 30 (5.94%) Mentoring
7 29 (5.74%) Network Design
8 26 (5.15%) Service Delivery
9 25 (4.95%) Information Security
10 23 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
11 19 (3.76%) Network Architecture
12 17 (3.37%) Penetration Testing
12 17 (3.37%) Migration
13 16 (3.17%) Business Analysis
13 16 (3.17%) Problem Management
13 16 (3.17%) Coaching
14 14 (2.77%) Line Management
14 14 (2.77%) Capacity Planning
14 14 (2.77%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 50 (9.90%) SQL
2 17 (3.37%) PowerShell
3 8 (1.58%) JavaScript
3 8 (1.58%) VBScript
4 6 (1.19%) VBA
4 6 (1.19%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.59%) VB
6 2 (0.40%) C
6 2 (0.40%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.20%) XAML
7 1 (0.20%) Python
7 1 (0.20%) C#
Qualifications
1 158 (31.29%) Cisco Certification
2 124 (24.55%) CCNP
3 75 (14.85%) CCNA
4 45 (8.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 42 (8.32%) CCSA
6 39 (7.72%) CCDP
7 33 (6.53%) MCSE
8 31 (6.14%) CCSE
9 30 (5.94%) Degree
10 28 (5.54%) ITIL Certification
11 25 (4.95%) CISSP
12 24 (4.75%) Security Cleared
13 19 (3.76%) SC Cleared
14 18 (3.56%) MCP
15 17 (3.37%) CISM
16 16 (3.17%) Check Point Certification
16 16 (3.17%) CCIE
17 15 (2.97%) MCSA
18 13 (2.57%) SSCP
18 13 (2.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (8.91%) SLA
2 14 (2.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.38%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.99%) COBIT
5 2 (0.40%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.20%) QA
System Software
1 179 (35.45%) Active Directory
2 88 (17.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (7.72%) Hyper-V
4 27 (5.35%) Terminal Services
5 24 (4.75%) VMware ESX
6 19 (3.76%) XenApp
7 14 (2.77%) vSphere
8 10 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (1.58%) Xen
10 7 (1.39%) ISA Server
10 7 (1.39%) Terminal Server
11 6 (1.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 6 (1.19%) XenDesktop
12 5 (0.99%) NFS
13 4 (0.79%) NLBS
14 3 (0.59%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.59%) VirtualBox
15 1 (0.20%) ACF2
15 1 (0.20%) iptables
15 1 (0.20%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 21 (4.16%) WSUS
2 11 (2.18%) SCCM
3 8 (1.58%) Cisco Prime
4 7 (1.39%) Cisco UCCX
4 7 (1.39%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (1.19%) CA Spectrum
6 4 (0.79%) ARCserve
6 4 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.79%) Cisco UCCE
6 4 (0.79%) Oracle Identity Management
7 3 (0.59%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.20%) SCOM
8 1 (0.20%) Cacti
8 1 (0.20%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.20%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.20%) SCSM
8 1 (0.20%) Nagios
Vendors
1 255 (50.50%) Cisco
2 182 (36.04%) Microsoft
3 139 (27.52%) VMware
4 107 (21.19%) Citrix
5 78 (15.45%) CheckPoint
6 51 (10.10%) HP
7 48 (9.50%) Juniper
8 41 (8.12%) F5
9 26 (5.15%) Apple
10 25 (4.95%) SolarWinds
11 23 (4.55%) Remedy
12 18 (3.56%) SonicWALL
13 15 (2.97%) Fujitsu
13 15 (2.97%) Red Hat
14 14 (2.77%) Riverbed
15 13 (2.57%) NetApp
16 12 (2.38%) Dell
16 12 (2.38%) Fortinet
16 12 (2.38%) Ciena
17 11 (2.18%) Brocade
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