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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 98 122 85
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -37
Permanent jobs citing LAN 208 131 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.74% 1.84% 3.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.32% 8.64% 16.72%
Number of salaries quoted 171 107 254
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
1561 1517 1848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.58% 21.25% 20.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1252 1241 1484
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £28,000 £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 19 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 19 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 +18 80 £45,000 +5.88% 14
Bedfordshire +1 49 £33,000 -21.42% 2
Cambridgeshire -3 35 £37,500 +11.11% 7
Suffolk +27 22 £45,000 +56.52%
Essex +4 21 £37,500 -30.55% 2
Norfolk +14 2 £27,500 -8.33% 1
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 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.

1 411 (89.54%) WAN
2 237 (51.63%) Firewall
3 236 (51.42%) Windows
4 177 (38.56%) Microsoft
5 174 (37.91%) VMware
6 163 (35.51%) Cisco
7 134 (29.19%) Citrix
8 133 (28.98%) Windows Server 2008
9 124 (27.02%) VPN
10 117 (25.49%) Active Directory
11 115 (25.05%) DNS
12 114 (24.84%) SAN
13 112 (24.40%) MS Excel
14 111 (24.18%) ITIL
15 109 (23.75%) Cisco Certification
15 109 (23.75%) TCP/IP
16 103 (22.44%) VMware Infrastructure
17 100 (21.79%) DHCP
18 96 (20.92%) CheckPoint
19 93 (20.26%) Windows Server 2003
20 87 (18.95%) MS Office
21 82 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
22 75 (16.34%) HP
23 74 (16.12%) Linux
24 65 (14.16%) MS Exchange
25 64 (13.94%) Wi-Fi
26 63 (13.73%) Network Security
27 61 (13.29%) VoIP
28 60 (13.07%) MCSE
29 59 (12.85%) CCNP

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 65 (14.16%) MS Exchange
2 42 (9.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 41 (8.93%) Lotus Domino
4 36 (7.84%) IIS
5 26 (5.66%) Lync
5 26 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (2.40%) IBM Notes
8 9 (1.96%) SharePoint
8 9 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.65%) Apache
11 2 (0.44%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.44%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.44%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 2 (0.44%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 112 (24.40%) MS Excel
2 87 (18.95%) MS Office
3 6 (1.31%) FrameMaker
3 6 (1.31%) PaintShop Pro
3 6 (1.31%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.31%) RoboHelp
4 2 (0.44%) MS Project
5 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.22%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 12 (2.61%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.44%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.44%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.32%) PaaS
2 19 (4.14%) IaaS
3 14 (3.05%) Office 365
4 9 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (1.74%) SaaS
6 7 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 411 (89.54%) WAN
2 237 (51.63%) Firewall
3 124 (27.02%) VPN
4 115 (25.05%) DNS
5 114 (24.84%) SAN
6 109 (23.75%) TCP/IP
7 100 (21.79%) DHCP
8 64 (13.94%) Wi-Fi
9 63 (13.73%) Network Security
10 61 (13.29%) VoIP
11 58 (12.64%) MPLS
12 50 (10.89%) Wireless
13 31 (6.75%) VLAN
14 27 (5.88%) BGP
15 26 (5.66%) OSPF
16 24 (5.23%) SSL
17 21 (4.58%) NAS
18 20 (4.36%) IPsec
19 18 (3.92%) BIG-IP
20 17 (3.70%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (11.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.44%) MySQL
4 2 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.44%) Subversion
2 2 (0.44%) Maven
2 2 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.44%) Ant
2 2 (0.44%) JUnit
General
1 59 (12.85%) Finance
2 30 (6.54%) Telecoms
3 29 (6.32%) Retail
4 23 (5.01%) Legal
5 15 (3.27%) Pharmaceutical
6 11 (2.40%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.31%) Publishing
8 4 (0.87%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.44%) Billing
9 2 (0.44%) Local Government
9 2 (0.44%) Automotive
10 1 (0.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 115 (25.05%) Network Engineer
2 77 (16.78%) Support Engineer
3 63 (13.73%) Architect
4 55 (11.98%) Analyst
5 45 (9.80%) 3rd Line Support
6 41 (8.93%) Network Support
7 38 (8.28%) Consultant
8 34 (7.41%) Support Analyst
9 33 (7.19%) Technical Support
10 28 (6.10%) Systems Engineer
11 25 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 24 (5.23%) Administrator
13 22 (4.79%) PC Support
13 22 (4.79%) PC Engineer
14 21 (4.58%) Operations Engineer
14 21 (4.58%) Infrastructure Architect
14 21 (4.58%) Network Analyst
15 20 (4.36%) Network Support Engineer
15 20 (4.36%) Server Support
15 20 (4.36%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.96%) HTML
1 9 (1.96%) CSS
2 8 (1.74%) Middleware
3 7 (1.53%) COM
4 3 (0.65%) WSH
5 2 (0.44%) JSP
5 2 (0.44%) XML
5 2 (0.44%) .NET
5 2 (0.44%) LAMP
5 2 (0.44%) JSON
5 2 (0.44%) jQuery
5 2 (0.44%) Google Maps API
5 2 (0.44%) HTML5
5 2 (0.44%) Backbone.js
5 2 (0.44%) Sass
5 2 (0.44%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.22%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.22%) XMPP
6 1 (0.22%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.37%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (8.06%) Blackberry
3 32 (6.97%) SecurID
4 24 (5.23%) Management Information System
5 16 (3.49%) Visualisation
6 15 (3.27%) Statistics
7 13 (2.83%) Clustering
8 12 (2.61%) Handset
9 11 (2.40%) PKI
10 7 (1.53%) Open Source
11 6 (1.31%) Mathematics
12 5 (1.09%) Computer Science
13 4 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
14 3 (0.65%) PMI
14 3 (0.65%) EPoS
14 3 (0.65%) Firmware
15 2 (0.44%) Thin Client
15 2 (0.44%) CLARiiON
15 2 (0.44%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 236 (51.42%) Windows
2 133 (28.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 93 (20.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 74 (16.12%) Linux
5 50 (10.89%) Android
6 46 (10.02%) Windows 7
7 44 (9.59%) Windows Phone
8 37 (8.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 36 (7.84%) Windows Phone 8
10 32 (6.97%) VMS
11 25 (5.45%) Windows XP
12 20 (4.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 18 (3.92%) Windows 8
14 13 (2.83%) Apple iOS
15 6 (1.31%) Windows Vista
16 5 (1.09%) CentOS
17 4 (0.87%) UNIX
17 4 (0.87%) HPUX
18 2 (0.44%) AIX
18 2 (0.44%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (24.18%) ITIL
2 50 (10.89%) Network Management
3 46 (10.02%) Disaster Recovery
3 46 (10.02%) Mentoring
4 31 (6.75%) Service Delivery
5 29 (6.32%) Change Management
6 26 (5.66%) Network Design
7 23 (5.01%) Project Management
8 22 (4.79%) Load Balancing
9 21 (4.58%) Information Security
10 20 (4.36%) PRINCE2
11 19 (4.14%) Asset Management
12 17 (3.70%) Project Planning
12 17 (3.70%) Coaching
13 16 (3.49%) Incident Management
13 16 (3.49%) Business Transformation
13 16 (3.49%) E-Commerce
14 15 (3.27%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (3.05%) Service Management
16 12 (2.61%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (9.15%) SQL
2 10 (2.18%) C
3 7 (1.53%) Python
4 4 (0.87%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.65%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.65%) Perl
6 2 (0.44%) PHP
6 2 (0.44%) C#
6 2 (0.44%) Java
6 2 (0.44%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.44%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.44%) Ruby
7 1 (0.22%) Korn
7 1 (0.22%) VB6
7 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.22%) VB
7 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 109 (23.75%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 60 (13.07%) MCSE
4 59 (12.85%) CCNP
5 56 (12.20%) CCNA
6 36 (7.84%) Degree
7 29 (6.32%) ITIL Certification
8 22 (4.79%) CCSE
9 20 (4.36%) CCSA
10 18 (3.92%) MCP
11 17 (3.70%) MCSA
12 14 (3.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 11 (2.40%) CCIE
13 11 (2.40%) CCDP
14 10 (2.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 8 (1.74%) CCDA
15 8 (1.74%) MCITP
16 7 (1.53%) CCA
16 7 (1.53%) Citrix Certification
17 6 (1.31%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.14%) SLA
2 10 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 117 (25.49%) Active Directory
2 103 (22.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (11.33%) Hyper-V
4 46 (10.02%) vSphere
5 43 (9.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 38 (8.28%) XenApp
7 14 (3.05%) XenDesktop
8 12 (2.61%) VMware ESX
9 7 (1.53%) Terminal Services
9 7 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.65%) XenServer
11 2 (0.44%) pfSense
11 2 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.22%) KVM
12 1 (0.22%) NFS
12 1 (0.22%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.22%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.22%) Samba
12 1 (0.22%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 42 (9.15%) Backup Exec
2 33 (7.19%) McAfee ePO
3 13 (2.83%) SCCM
4 9 (1.96%) Tivoli
5 8 (1.74%) FortiGate
6 7 (1.53%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.87%) SCDPM
7 4 (0.87%) CiscoWorks
8 3 (0.65%) OpenView
8 3 (0.65%) WSUS
9 2 (0.44%) PureDisk
9 2 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.44%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.44%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 1 (0.22%) Nagios
10 1 (0.22%) ARCserve
10 1 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 177 (38.56%) Microsoft
2 174 (37.91%) VMware
3 163 (35.51%) Cisco
4 134 (29.19%) Citrix
5 96 (20.92%) CheckPoint
6 75 (16.34%) HP
7 43 (9.37%) Lotus
7 43 (9.37%) McAfee
8 34 (7.41%) Symantec
9 33 (7.19%) Clearswift
10 32 (6.97%) F5
11 29 (6.32%) Dell
12 23 (5.01%) Red Hat
13 22 (4.79%) Juniper
14 19 (4.14%) ProCurve
15 18 (3.92%) Fortinet
16 17 (3.70%) SolarWinds
16 17 (3.70%) NetApp
16 17 (3.70%) Mitel
17 16 (3.49%) Meru Networks
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