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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 89 119 83
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -36
Permanent jobs citing LAN 213 140 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.74% 1.96% 3.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.18% 9.13% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 176 116 256
Average salary £38,500 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.48% +11.25%
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 £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
1616 1534 1772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.77% 21.44% 19.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1317 1229 1435
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +16 87 £42,500 - 13
Bedfordshire +14 53 £35,000 -22.22% 7
Cambridgeshire -4 36 £35,000 +1.44% 7
Suffolk +24 23 £45,000 +63.63%
Essex -6 14 £37,500 -30.55% 2
Norfolk +6 1 £27,500 -8.33% 1
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 416 (85.95%) WAN
2 247 (51.03%) Windows
3 242 (50.00%) Firewall
4 188 (38.84%) Microsoft
5 175 (36.16%) VMware
6 164 (33.88%) Cisco
7 148 (30.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 133 (27.48%) Citrix
9 127 (26.24%) DNS
10 124 (25.62%) Active Directory
11 121 (25.00%) VPN
12 120 (24.79%) TCP/IP
13 118 (24.38%) MS Excel
14 117 (24.17%) Cisco Certification
15 115 (23.76%) DHCP
16 112 (23.14%) SAN
17 108 (22.31%) ITIL
17 108 (22.31%) CheckPoint
18 104 (21.49%) Windows Server 2003
19 100 (20.66%) MS Office
19 100 (20.66%) VMware Infrastructure
20 97 (20.04%) Microsoft Certification
21 75 (15.50%) MS Exchange
22 73 (15.08%) Linux
23 68 (14.05%) MCSE
23 68 (14.05%) HP
24 66 (13.64%) Network Security
25 65 (13.43%) Wi-Fi
26 64 (13.22%) CCNP
27 60 (12.40%) CCNA

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 75 (15.50%) MS Exchange
2 45 (9.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 44 (9.09%) Lotus Domino
4 37 (7.64%) IIS
5 36 (7.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 34 (7.02%) Lync
7 22 (4.55%) SharePoint
8 15 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (2.27%) IBM Notes
10 9 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
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 (24.38%) MS Excel
2 100 (20.66%) 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 (2.48%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.41%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.41%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (5.99%) PaaS
2 19 (3.93%) IaaS
3 16 (3.31%) Office 365
4 10 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (1.65%) SaaS
6 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 416 (85.95%) WAN
2 242 (50.00%) Firewall
3 127 (26.24%) DNS
4 121 (25.00%) VPN
5 120 (24.79%) TCP/IP
6 115 (23.76%) DHCP
7 112 (23.14%) SAN
8 66 (13.64%) Network Security
9 65 (13.43%) Wi-Fi
10 60 (12.40%) VoIP
11 54 (11.16%) MPLS
12 48 (9.92%) Wireless
13 35 (7.23%) VLAN
14 30 (6.20%) NAS
15 29 (5.99%) OSPF
15 29 (5.99%) BGP
16 23 (4.75%) SSL
17 22 (4.55%) IPsec
18 18 (3.72%) IP Telephony
18 18 (3.72%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (11.78%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.41%) MySQL
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (0.83%) 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 58 (11.98%) Finance
2 31 (6.40%) Retail
3 25 (5.17%) Telecoms
4 23 (4.75%) Legal
5 17 (3.51%) Pharmaceutical
6 12 (2.48%) 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
1 121 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 83 (17.15%) Support Engineer
3 64 (13.22%) Architect
4 58 (11.98%) Analyst
5 51 (10.54%) 3rd Line Support
6 46 (9.50%) Network Support
7 42 (8.68%) Consultant
8 35 (7.23%) Support Analyst
9 33 (6.82%) Technical Support
9 33 (6.82%) Systems Engineer
10 30 (6.20%) Administrator
11 27 (5.58%) PC Support
11 27 (5.58%) PC Engineer
12 24 (4.96%) Network Support Engineer
13 23 (4.75%) Server Support
13 23 (4.75%) Systems Administrator
13 23 (4.75%) Operations Engineer
14 22 (4.55%) Network Analyst
15 21 (4.34%) 2nd Line Support
16 20 (4.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.86%) HTML
1 9 (1.86%) CSS
2 8 (1.65%) Middleware
3 5 (1.03%) COM
4 4 (0.83%) 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 40 (8.26%) Blackberry
2 35 (7.23%) SecurID
3 22 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.31%) Visualisation
5 15 (3.10%) Firmware
5 15 (3.10%) Statistics
6 13 (2.69%) PKI
6 13 (2.69%) Clustering
7 12 (2.48%) Handset
8 7 (1.45%) Open Source
9 6 (1.24%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (1.24%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.83%) EPoS
12 3 (0.62%) Computer Science
13 2 (0.41%) Fat Client
13 2 (0.41%) CLARiiON
13 2 (0.41%) Thin Client
13 2 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
14 1 (0.21%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 247 (51.03%) Windows
2 148 (30.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 104 (21.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 73 (15.08%) Linux
5 49 (10.12%) Android
6 46 (9.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (9.50%) Windows Phone
7 43 (8.88%) Windows 7
8 39 (8.06%) Windows Phone 8
9 35 (7.23%) VMS
10 26 (5.37%) Windows XP
11 19 (3.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (3.31%) Windows 8
13 10 (2.07%) Apple iOS
14 8 (1.65%) 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
1 108 (22.31%) ITIL
2 54 (11.16%) Network Management
3 47 (9.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 26 (5.37%) Change Management
5 24 (4.96%) Network Design
6 23 (4.75%) Service Delivery
6 23 (4.75%) Project Management
6 23 (4.75%) Load Balancing
7 21 (4.34%) PRINCE2
8 19 (3.93%) Asset Management
8 19 (3.93%) Information Security
9 18 (3.72%) Project Planning
10 17 (3.51%) Incident Management
10 17 (3.51%) Business Transformation
11 16 (3.31%) E-Commerce
12 14 (2.89%) Software Deployment
13 12 (2.48%) Enterprise Architecture
14 11 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
14 11 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (2.27%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 51 (10.54%) SQL
2 7 (1.45%) C
3 4 (0.83%) Python
3 4 (0.83%) 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
1 117 (24.17%) Cisco Certification
2 97 (20.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 68 (14.05%) MCSE
4 64 (13.22%) CCNP
5 60 (12.40%) CCNA
6 38 (7.85%) Degree
7 29 (5.99%) ITIL Certification
8 28 (5.79%) MCSA
9 25 (5.17%) CCSA
10 24 (4.96%) CCSE
11 21 (4.34%) MCP
12 19 (3.93%) CCDP
13 16 (3.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 16 (3.31%) MCITP
14 10 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 9 (1.86%) CCIE
16 7 (1.45%) Check Point Certification
16 7 (1.45%) CCA
16 7 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
17 6 (1.24%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.13%) SLA
2 13 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.24%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 6 (1.24%) GAMP
3 6 (1.24%) GCP
3 6 (1.24%) GMP
4 4 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 124 (25.62%) Active Directory
2 100 (20.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (12.19%) Hyper-V
4 49 (10.12%) vSphere
5 45 (9.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 36 (7.44%) XenApp
7 14 (2.89%) VMware ESX
8 13 (2.69%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.24%) Terminal Services
9 6 (1.24%) 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 45 (9.30%) Backup Exec
2 36 (7.44%) McAfee ePO
3 22 (4.55%) SCCM
4 8 (1.65%) FortiGate
5 7 (1.45%) SolarWinds Orion
5 7 (1.45%) Tivoli
6 6 (1.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.83%) CiscoWorks
7 4 (0.83%) SCDPM
8 3 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.41%) PureDisk
9 2 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.41%) WSUS
9 2 (0.41%) OpenView
9 2 (0.41%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 2 (0.41%) Nagios
9 2 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.41%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.21%) ARCserve
10 1 (0.21%) SCOM
Vendors
1 188 (38.84%) Microsoft
2 175 (36.16%) VMware
3 164 (33.88%) Cisco
4 133 (27.48%) Citrix
5 108 (22.31%) CheckPoint
6 68 (14.05%) HP
7 46 (9.50%) Lotus
8 45 (9.30%) McAfee
9 37 (7.64%) Symantec
10 36 (7.44%) Clearswift
11 30 (6.20%) F5
12 27 (5.58%) Dell
13 22 (4.55%) Juniper
13 22 (4.55%) Red Hat
14 17 (3.51%) ProCurve
15 15 (3.10%) NetApp
15 15 (3.10%) Oracle
16 14 (2.89%) Mitel
16 14 (2.89%) Fortinet
16 14 (2.89%) SolarWinds
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