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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 89 104 110
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +6
Permanent jobs citing LAN 3087 2760 2680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.08% 2.65% 2.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.82% 15.50% 13.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2590 2285 2191
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
LAN
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18357 17812 20583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.29% 17.09% 20.13%
Number of salaries quoted 14738 14146 16684
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in England

LAN
Salary Trend in England

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

LAN Salary Trend in England

LAN
Salary Histogram in England

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

LAN Salary Histogram in England

LAN
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
London +39 1193 £50,000 +5.82% 114
South East +15 770 £42,500 +6.25% 93
Yorkshire +11 252 £45,000 +28.57% 33
East of England -23 220 £41,250 +10.73% 31
North West +14 189 £37,500 - 27
South West -2 174 £35,000 +6.29% 16
East Midlands +43 138 £36,750 +5.00% 25
West Midlands -6 134 £30,500 -12.85% 20
North East +6 14 £36,250 +18.85% 3
Midlands +10 4 £22,000 -37.14%
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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 5282 (86.26%) WAN
2 3139 (51.27%) Cisco
3 3138 (51.25%) Windows
4 2537 (41.43%) Firewall
5 2150 (35.11%) Microsoft
6 1974 (32.24%) Active Directory
7 1940 (31.68%) Cisco Certification
8 1891 (30.88%) VMware
9 1458 (23.81%) TCP/IP
10 1457 (23.80%) VPN
11 1347 (22.00%) MS Exchange
12 1303 (21.28%) ITIL
13 1302 (21.26%) VMware Infrastructure
14 1203 (19.65%) CCNP
15 1189 (19.42%) Windows Server 2008
16 1147 (18.73%) DNS
17 1139 (18.60%) MS Excel
18 1129 (18.44%) Citrix
19 1105 (18.05%) SAN
19 1105 (18.05%) CCNA
20 969 (15.83%) Wireless
21 918 (14.99%) Linux
22 886 (14.47%) DHCP
23 881 (14.39%) MS Office
24 878 (14.34%) Finance
25 842 (13.75%) SQL
26 827 (13.51%) HP
26 827 (13.51%) MPLS
27 810 (13.23%) CheckPoint
28 804 (13.13%) VoIP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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 1347 (22.00%) MS Exchange
2 708 (11.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 351 (5.73%) IIS
4 339 (5.54%) Lync
5 323 (5.28%) SharePoint
6 316 (5.16%) Exchange Server 2013
7 306 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 226 (3.69%) Apache
9 179 (2.92%) Tomcat
10 178 (2.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 174 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2003
12 65 (1.06%) WebSphere
12 65 (1.06%) Oracle Coherence
13 64 (1.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 49 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
15 36 (0.59%) OpenStack
16 34 (0.56%) CMS
17 32 (0.52%) nginx
17 32 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
18 20 (0.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1139 (18.60%) MS Excel
2 881 (14.39%) MS Office
3 154 (2.52%) MS Visio
4 98 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 41 (0.67%) MS Project
6 13 (0.21%) RoboHelp
6 13 (0.21%) FrameMaker
6 13 (0.21%) PaintShop Pro
7 9 (0.15%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.082%) PowerPivot
9 4 (0.065%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.049%) SmartSuite
11 1 (0.016%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.016%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.016%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 49 (0.80%) RMDS
2 23 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 19 (0.31%) Endur
4 11 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
5 8 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
5 8 (0.13%) ION MarketView
5 8 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
6 7 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.11%) SalesLogix
6 7 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.065%) GoldMine
7 4 (0.065%) Sage 50
8 3 (0.049%) Eikon
8 3 (0.049%) SAP CCM
8 3 (0.049%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.049%) Front Arena
8 3 (0.049%) Epicor Vantage
8 3 (0.049%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (0.033%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 198 (3.23%) Office 365
2 103 (1.68%) IaaS
3 75 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
4 53 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 45 (0.73%) SaaS
6 39 (0.64%) PaaS
7 36 (0.59%) Google Apps
8 29 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (0.049%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.049%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.049%) GitHub
10 2 (0.033%) Route 53
11 1 (0.016%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5282 (86.26%) WAN
2 2537 (41.43%) Firewall
3 1458 (23.81%) TCP/IP
4 1457 (23.80%) VPN
5 1147 (18.73%) DNS
6 1105 (18.05%) SAN
7 969 (15.83%) Wireless
8 886 (14.47%) DHCP
9 827 (13.51%) MPLS
10 804 (13.13%) VoIP
11 724 (11.82%) Network Security
12 686 (11.20%) Cisco ASA
13 629 (10.27%) BGP
14 556 (9.08%) OSPF
15 529 (8.64%) VLAN
16 498 (8.13%) Internet
17 408 (6.66%) Cisco Nexus
18 395 (6.45%) EIGRP
19 382 (6.24%) Wi-Fi
20 362 (5.91%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 671 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 170 (2.78%) MySQL
3 139 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 113 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 72 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 68 (1.11%) DB2
7 53 (0.87%) Hadoop
8 49 (0.80%) HBase
8 49 (0.80%) Relational Database
9 41 (0.67%) MongoDB
10 38 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
11 33 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
12 31 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
13 28 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 25 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
15 23 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 20 (0.33%) Oracle Database
17 19 (0.31%) RDBMS
18 15 (0.24%) Data Mining
18 15 (0.24%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 51 (0.83%) Jenkins
2 49 (0.80%) Git (software)
3 44 (0.72%) Subversion
4 40 (0.65%) Hudson
5 30 (0.49%) JIRA
6 28 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 27 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 23 (0.38%) Visual Studio
9 20 (0.33%) LoadRunner
10 10 (0.16%) Rational Performance Tester
11 6 (0.098%) Bugzilla
12 5 (0.082%) MSI
12 5 (0.082%) WinRunner
12 5 (0.082%) QuickTest Pro
13 4 (0.065%) Ant
13 4 (0.065%) TestDirector
13 4 (0.065%) Metasploit
13 4 (0.065%) Selenium
13 4 (0.065%) MSTest
14 3 (0.049%) AdminStudio
General
1 878 (14.34%) Finance
2 598 (9.77%) Telecoms
3 211 (3.45%) Banking
4 147 (2.40%) Law
5 126 (2.06%) Retail
6 108 (1.76%) Manufacturing
7 82 (1.34%) Marketing
8 81 (1.32%) Legal
9 70 (1.14%) Electronics
10 63 (1.03%) Back Office
10 63 (1.03%) Advertising
11 51 (0.83%) Investment Banking
12 45 (0.73%) Financial Institution
13 42 (0.69%) Games
14 32 (0.52%) French Language
15 31 (0.51%) Publishing
16 21 (0.34%) Local Government
17 20 (0.33%) Spanish Language
18 19 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
19 18 (0.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1363 (22.26%) Network Engineer
2 869 (14.19%) Analyst
3 747 (12.20%) Support Engineer
4 456 (7.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 449 (7.33%) Architect
6 399 (6.52%) Consultant
7 380 (6.21%) Support Analyst
8 362 (5.91%) Senior Network Engineer
9 319 (5.21%) 2nd Line Support
10 254 (4.15%) Technical Support
11 253 (4.13%) IT Support
12 241 (3.94%) Administrator
13 206 (3.36%) 3rd Line Support
14 198 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
15 176 (2.87%) Technical Engineer
15 176 (2.87%) Desktop Support
16 174 (2.84%) Systems Administrator
17 163 (2.66%) Solutions Architect
18 162 (2.65%) Systems Engineer
19 159 (2.60%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (1.91%) HTML
2 115 (1.88%) Middleware
3 108 (1.76%) .NET
4 91 (1.49%) XML
5 83 (1.36%) CSS
6 70 (1.14%) Web Services
7 52 (0.85%) XSLT
8 48 (0.78%) Rendezvous
9 38 (0.62%) ASP.NET
10 33 (0.54%) FIX Protocol
11 32 (0.52%) LAMP
12 31 (0.51%) XMPP
13 26 (0.42%) Ajax
14 20 (0.33%) RabbitMQ
15 18 (0.29%) SOAP
16 16 (0.26%) .NET Framework
17 14 (0.23%) JSON
17 14 (0.23%) EDI
17 14 (0.23%) jQuery
17 14 (0.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 348 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
2 324 (5.29%) Blackberry
3 230 (3.76%) Management Information System
4 167 (2.73%) Clustering
5 152 (2.48%) Video Conferencing
6 131 (2.14%) Computer Science
7 100 (1.63%) Hedge funds
8 94 (1.54%) Replication
9 83 (1.36%) Open Source
10 70 (1.14%) iPhone
11 69 (1.13%) Client/Server
12 65 (1.06%) Thin Client
12 65 (1.06%) Fat Client
13 51 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
14 49 (0.80%) Statistics
15 48 (0.78%) PKI
15 48 (0.78%) Mainframe
16 46 (0.75%) CMDB
17 36 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
18 35 (0.57%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3138 (51.25%) Windows
2 1189 (19.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 918 (14.99%) Linux
4 799 (13.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 774 (12.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 705 (11.51%) Windows 7
7 371 (6.06%) Windows 8
8 369 (6.03%) UNIX
9 365 (5.96%) Windows XP
10 210 (3.43%) Solaris
11 118 (1.93%) Windows Vista
12 115 (1.88%) Android
13 110 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 108 (1.76%) CentOS
15 102 (1.67%) Apple iOS
16 80 (1.31%) Mac OS X
17 55 (0.90%) AIX
18 46 (0.75%) Ubuntu
19 41 (0.67%) Mac OS
20 36 (0.59%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1303 (21.28%) ITIL
2 466 (7.61%) Project Management
3 465 (7.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 386 (6.30%) Load Balancing
5 353 (5.77%) Service Delivery
6 349 (5.70%) Network Design
7 334 (5.45%) Migration
8 280 (4.57%) Incident Management
9 264 (4.31%) PRINCE2
10 252 (4.12%) Network Monitoring
11 233 (3.81%) Change Management
12 228 (3.72%) Agile Software Development
13 227 (3.71%) Service Management
14 221 (3.61%) Network Management
15 194 (3.17%) Kalman Filter
16 191 (3.12%) Capacity Planning
17 188 (3.07%) Business Continuity
18 178 (2.91%) Performance Tuning
19 175 (2.86%) Change Control
20 173 (2.83%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 842 (13.75%) SQL
2 203 (3.32%) PowerShell
3 185 (3.02%) Java
4 141 (2.30%) Perl
5 137 (2.24%) Python
6 102 (1.67%) C
6 102 (1.67%) Bash Shell
7 84 (1.37%) JavaScript
8 67 (1.09%) PHP
9 56 (0.91%) T-SQL
9 56 (0.91%) VBScript
10 42 (0.69%) Ruby
11 39 (0.64%) C#
12 34 (0.56%) Shell Script
13 25 (0.41%) C++
14 24 (0.39%) VB
15 23 (0.38%) VBA
16 11 (0.18%) VB.NET
16 11 (0.18%) AWK
17 8 (0.13%) R
Qualifications
1 1940 (31.68%) Cisco Certification
2 1203 (19.65%) CCNP
3 1105 (18.05%) CCNA
4 660 (10.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 552 (9.02%) Degree
6 429 (7.01%) Security Cleared
7 382 (6.24%) MCSE
8 344 (5.62%) SC Cleared
9 298 (4.87%) CCIE
10 242 (3.95%) MCP
11 209 (3.41%) MCITP
12 194 (3.17%) MCSA
13 163 (2.66%) ITIL Certification
14 159 (2.60%) CCDP
15 153 (2.50%) CCSA
16 139 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 139 (2.27%) CISSP
17 119 (1.94%) MCTS
18 113 (1.85%) CCSE
19 98 (1.60%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 517 (8.44%) SLA
2 134 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 102 (1.67%) PCI DSS
4 54 (0.88%) ISO 9001
5 48 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 38 (0.62%) QA
7 35 (0.57%) COBIT
8 6 (0.098%) HL7
8 6 (0.098%) DICOM
8 6 (0.098%) JSP 440
9 4 (0.065%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.033%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 2 (0.033%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.016%) BS15000
11 1 (0.016%) BS25999
System Software
1 1974 (32.24%) Active Directory
2 1302 (21.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 595 (9.72%) Hyper-V
4 339 (5.54%) XenApp
5 330 (5.39%) vSphere
6 153 (2.50%) XenServer
7 149 (2.43%) XenDesktop
8 128 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
9 126 (2.06%) VMware ESX
10 121 (1.98%) NFS
11 97 (1.58%) SRDF
12 95 (1.55%) Terminal Services
13 59 (0.96%) Firmware
14 57 (0.93%) Terminal Server
15 56 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
16 54 (0.88%) Samba
17 52 (0.85%) Xen
18 41 (0.67%) VMware Server
19 39 (0.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
20 27 (0.44%) KVM
Systems Management
1 281 (4.59%) SCCM
2 142 (2.32%) WSUS
3 133 (2.17%) SCOM
4 113 (1.85%) Backup Exec
5 99 (1.62%) Nagios
6 92 (1.50%) Cisco Prime
7 91 (1.49%) Cisco CUCM
8 86 (1.40%) CiscoWorks
9 78 (1.27%) Puppet
10 75 (1.22%) OpenView
11 65 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
12 49 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
13 47 (0.77%) Cisco UCCX
14 36 (0.59%) SolarWinds Orion
15 34 (0.56%) Salt
16 33 (0.54%) Cisco LMS
17 28 (0.46%) Cacti
17 28 (0.46%) Icinga
18 27 (0.44%) Cisco UCCE
19 25 (0.41%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3139 (51.27%) Cisco
2 2150 (35.11%) Microsoft
3 1891 (30.88%) VMware
4 1129 (18.44%) Citrix
5 827 (13.51%) HP
6 810 (13.23%) CheckPoint
7 706 (11.53%) Juniper
8 457 (7.46%) F5
9 358 (5.85%) NetApp
10 309 (5.05%) Avaya
11 298 (4.87%) Oracle
12 275 (4.49%) EMC
13 267 (4.36%) Dell
14 266 (4.34%) SolarWinds
15 205 (3.35%) Red Hat
16 199 (3.25%) IBM
17 179 (2.92%) Symantec
18 162 (2.65%) Apple
19 148 (2.42%) Riverbed
20 126 (2.06%) Aruba
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