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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 91 116 84
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -32
Permanent jobs citing LAN 218 138 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.83% 1.91% 3.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.59% 8.90% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 181 114 255
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
1604 1551 1779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.82% 21.50% 19.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1299 1249 1439
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 2014. 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 +21 87 £45,000 +5.88% 14
Bedfordshire +4 55 £35,000 -17.64% 8
Cambridgeshire -3 38 £35,000 +2.94% 7
Suffolk +20 23 £45,000 +37.40%
Essex -6 15 £37,500 -30.55% 2
Norfolk +10 1 £27,500 -8.33% 1
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

1 421 (86.45%) WAN
2 248 (50.92%) Windows
3 247 (50.72%) Firewall
4 188 (38.60%) Microsoft
5 178 (36.55%) VMware
6 166 (34.09%) Cisco
7 149 (30.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 137 (28.13%) Citrix
9 127 (26.08%) DNS
10 125 (25.67%) VPN
11 123 (25.26%) Active Directory
12 119 (24.44%) TCP/IP
13 118 (24.23%) Cisco Certification
13 118 (24.23%) MS Excel
14 116 (23.82%) DHCP
15 115 (23.61%) SAN
16 109 (22.38%) ITIL
17 107 (21.97%) CheckPoint
18 105 (21.56%) Windows Server 2003
19 101 (20.74%) VMware Infrastructure
20 100 (20.53%) MS Office
21 97 (19.92%) Microsoft Certification
22 73 (14.99%) Linux
22 73 (14.99%) MS Exchange
23 70 (14.37%) MCSE
23 70 (14.37%) HP
24 68 (13.96%) Wi-Fi
25 66 (13.55%) Network Security
26 65 (13.35%) CCNP
27 60 (12.32%) CCNA

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 73 (14.99%) MS Exchange
2 47 (9.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 46 (9.45%) Lotus Domino
4 37 (7.60%) IIS
5 34 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
6 32 (6.57%) Lync
7 20 (4.11%) SharePoint
8 15 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (2.26%) IBM Notes
10 9 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.62%) Apache
13 3 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.41%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.41%) WebSphere Portal
14 2 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 118 (24.23%) MS Excel
2 100 (20.53%) MS Office
3 5 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.62%) RoboHelp
4 3 (0.62%) FrameMaker
4 3 (0.62%) PaintShop Pro
5 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (2.46%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.41%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.41%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (5.95%) PaaS
2 19 (3.90%) IaaS
3 16 (3.29%) Office 365
4 11 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (1.64%) SaaS
7 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 421 (86.45%) WAN
2 247 (50.72%) Firewall
3 127 (26.08%) DNS
4 125 (25.67%) VPN
5 119 (24.44%) TCP/IP
6 116 (23.82%) DHCP
7 115 (23.61%) SAN
8 68 (13.96%) Wi-Fi
9 66 (13.55%) Network Security
10 60 (12.32%) VoIP
11 55 (11.29%) MPLS
12 48 (9.86%) Wireless
13 35 (7.19%) VLAN
14 29 (5.95%) NAS
14 29 (5.95%) OSPF
14 29 (5.95%) BGP
15 23 (4.72%) SSL
16 22 (4.52%) IPsec
17 18 (3.70%) IP Telephony
17 18 (3.70%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (11.91%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.41%) MySQL
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.41%) Subversion
2 2 (0.41%) Maven
2 2 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.41%) Ant
2 2 (0.41%) JUnit
General
1 59 (12.11%) Finance
2 31 (6.37%) Retail
3 28 (5.75%) Telecoms
4 23 (4.72%) Legal
5 17 (3.49%) Pharmaceutical
6 12 (2.46%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.62%) Publishing
7 3 (0.62%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.41%) Billing
8 2 (0.41%) Automotive
9 1 (0.21%) Electronics
9 1 (0.21%) Banking
Job Titles
1 122 (25.05%) Network Engineer
2 83 (17.04%) Support Engineer
3 65 (13.35%) Architect
4 60 (12.32%) Analyst
5 50 (10.27%) 3rd Line Support
6 47 (9.65%) Network Support
7 42 (8.62%) Consultant
8 37 (7.60%) Support Analyst
9 33 (6.78%) Technical Support
10 31 (6.37%) Systems Engineer
11 30 (6.16%) Administrator
12 27 (5.54%) PC Support
12 27 (5.54%) PC Engineer
13 24 (4.93%) Network Analyst
14 23 (4.72%) Network Support Engineer
14 23 (4.72%) Server Support
14 23 (4.72%) Systems Administrator
14 23 (4.72%) Operations Engineer
15 21 (4.31%) 2nd Line Support
15 21 (4.31%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.85%) HTML
1 9 (1.85%) CSS
2 8 (1.64%) Middleware
3 6 (1.23%) COM
4 4 (0.82%) Web Services
5 3 (0.62%) WSH
6 2 (0.41%) XML
6 2 (0.41%) JSP
6 2 (0.41%) .NET
6 2 (0.41%) LAMP
6 2 (0.41%) XMPP
6 2 (0.41%) JSON
6 2 (0.41%) jQuery
6 2 (0.41%) Google Maps API
6 2 (0.41%) HTML5
6 2 (0.41%) Backbone.js
6 2 (0.41%) Sass
6 2 (0.41%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.21%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.62%) Blackberry
2 37 (7.60%) SecurID
3 22 (4.52%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.29%) Visualisation
5 15 (3.08%) Statistics
6 13 (2.67%) PKI
6 13 (2.67%) Clustering
6 13 (2.67%) Firmware
7 12 (2.46%) Handset
8 7 (1.44%) Open Source
9 6 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (1.23%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.82%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.82%) EPoS
12 2 (0.41%) PMI
12 2 (0.41%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.41%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.41%) CLARiiON
12 2 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 248 (50.92%) Windows
2 149 (30.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 105 (21.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 73 (14.99%) Linux
5 51 (10.47%) Android
6 48 (9.86%) Windows Phone
7 45 (9.24%) Windows 7
7 45 (9.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 41 (8.42%) Windows Phone 8
9 37 (7.60%) VMS
10 27 (5.54%) Windows XP
11 19 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (3.49%) Windows 8
13 10 (2.05%) Apple iOS
14 9 (1.85%) Windows Vista
15 5 (1.03%) CentOS
16 3 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.62%) UNIX
16 3 (0.62%) HPUX
17 2 (0.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (22.38%) ITIL
2 54 (11.09%) Network Management
3 47 (9.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 46 (9.45%) Mentoring
5 27 (5.54%) Change Management
6 25 (5.13%) Network Design
7 24 (4.93%) Service Delivery
7 24 (4.93%) Project Management
7 24 (4.93%) Load Balancing
8 21 (4.31%) PRINCE2
9 20 (4.11%) Information Security
10 19 (3.90%) Asset Management
11 18 (3.70%) Project Planning
12 17 (3.49%) Incident Management
12 17 (3.49%) Business Transformation
12 17 (3.49%) Coaching
13 16 (3.29%) E-Commerce
14 14 (2.87%) Software Deployment
15 12 (2.46%) Enterprise Architecture
15 12 (2.46%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (10.47%) SQL
2 7 (1.44%) C
3 4 (0.82%) Python
3 4 (0.82%) PowerShell
4 3 (0.62%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.62%) Perl
5 2 (0.41%) PHP
5 2 (0.41%) C#
5 2 (0.41%) Java
5 2 (0.41%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.41%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.41%) Ruby
6 1 (0.21%) VB6
6 1 (0.21%) VB
6 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 118 (24.23%) Cisco Certification
2 97 (19.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 70 (14.37%) MCSE
4 65 (13.35%) CCNP
5 60 (12.32%) CCNA
6 41 (8.42%) Degree
7 28 (5.75%) ITIL Certification
8 26 (5.34%) MCSA
9 24 (4.93%) CCSA
9 24 (4.93%) CCSE
10 21 (4.31%) MCP
11 18 (3.70%) CCDP
12 16 (3.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 14 (2.87%) MCITP
14 11 (2.26%) CCIE
15 10 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 7 (1.44%) CCDA
16 7 (1.44%) Check Point Certification
16 7 (1.44%) CCA
16 7 (1.44%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.90%) SLA
2 12 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.82%) QA
3 4 (0.82%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 4 (0.82%) GAMP
3 4 (0.82%) GCP
3 4 (0.82%) GMP
System Software
1 123 (25.26%) Active Directory
2 101 (20.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (11.91%) Hyper-V
4 51 (10.47%) vSphere
5 47 (9.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 39 (8.01%) XenApp
7 14 (2.87%) VMware ESX
8 13 (2.67%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.23%) Terminal Services
9 6 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.62%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.41%) XenServer
11 2 (0.41%) pfSense
12 1 (0.21%) KVM
12 1 (0.21%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.21%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.21%) Snort
12 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 47 (9.65%) Backup Exec
2 38 (7.80%) McAfee ePO
3 20 (4.11%) SCCM
4 8 (1.64%) Tivoli
4 8 (1.64%) FortiGate
5 7 (1.44%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (0.82%) CiscoWorks
6 4 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.82%) SCDPM
7 3 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.62%) WSUS
8 2 (0.41%) PureDisk
8 2 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.41%) Nagios
8 2 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.41%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.41%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 1 (0.21%) OpenView
9 1 (0.21%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.21%) SCOM
Vendors
1 188 (38.60%) Microsoft
2 178 (36.55%) VMware
3 166 (34.09%) Cisco
4 137 (28.13%) Citrix
5 107 (21.97%) CheckPoint
6 70 (14.37%) HP
7 48 (9.86%) Lotus
8 47 (9.65%) McAfee
9 39 (8.01%) Symantec
10 38 (7.80%) Clearswift
11 31 (6.37%) F5
12 29 (5.95%) Dell
13 23 (4.72%) Juniper
14 22 (4.52%) Red Hat
15 17 (3.49%) ProCurve
16 16 (3.29%) NetApp
17 15 (3.08%) Oracle
17 15 (3.08%) Mitel
17 15 (3.08%) Fortinet
18 13 (2.67%) SolarWinds
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