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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 105 103 126
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +23
Permanent jobs citing LAN 2689 3006 2471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.85% 3.02% 2.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.64% 16.45% 14.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2343 2567 2042
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £61,475
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
16158 18274 17200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.11% 18.38% 17.58%
Number of salaries quoted 13568 14937 13560
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,300 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 -54 910 £50,000 +5.26% 91
South East +16 768 £45,000 +12.50% 80
East of England +37 262 £42,500 +6.25% 36
West Midlands +23 220 £40,000 +23.07% 22
South West -3 149 £34,500 -1.42% 19
North West +1 147 £36,500 +8.95% 30
Yorkshire -21 131 £41,750 +12.83% 21
East Midlands -11 94 £41,250 +17.85% 10
North East -7 3 £25,000 -9.09% 2
Midlands +11 2 £37,500 +70.45%
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4644 (86.64%) WAN
2 2821 (52.63%) Cisco
3 2615 (48.79%) Firewall
4 2354 (43.92%) Windows
5 1883 (35.13%) Cisco Certification
6 1761 (32.85%) Microsoft
7 1693 (31.59%) VMware
8 1654 (30.86%) Active Directory
9 1372 (25.60%) VPN
10 1296 (24.18%) Windows Server
11 1267 (23.64%) CCNP
12 1213 (22.63%) ITIL
13 1150 (21.46%) Data Centre
14 1136 (21.19%) TCP/IP
15 1080 (20.15%) VMware Infrastructure
16 1068 (19.93%) MS Exchange
17 973 (18.15%) CCNA
18 952 (17.76%) DNS
19 932 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
20 883 (16.47%) Finance
21 871 (16.25%) Linux
22 866 (16.16%) Wireless
23 820 (15.30%) MS Excel
24 812 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
25 790 (14.74%) Citrix
26 782 (14.59%) MPLS
27 745 (13.90%) Network Security
28 718 (13.40%) SAN
29 717 (13.38%) CheckPoint
30 699 (13.04%) Juniper

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1068 (19.93%) MS Exchange
2 603 (11.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 333 (6.21%) Skype for Business
4 310 (5.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 259 (4.83%) SharePoint
6 225 (4.20%) IIS
7 187 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2007
8 176 (3.28%) Apache
9 121 (2.26%) Tomcat
10 97 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2003
11 66 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 64 (1.19%) JBoss
13 44 (0.82%) OpenStack
14 35 (0.65%) WebSphere
15 19 (0.35%) Confluence
15 19 (0.35%) IBM Notes
15 19 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
16 18 (0.34%) nginx
17 16 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
18 14 (0.26%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 820 (15.30%) MS Excel
2 571 (10.65%) MS Office
3 111 (2.07%) MS Visio
4 36 (0.67%) MS Project
5 31 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.093%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.075%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.037%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.019%) Revit
9 1 (0.019%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 20 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
3 13 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
3 13 (0.24%) RMDS
4 12 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
5 11 (0.21%) ION MarketView
6 10 (0.19%) Cognos Planning
6 10 (0.19%) ResourceLink
7 8 (0.15%) SAP CRM
8 5 (0.093%) assyst
9 4 (0.075%) Infor M3
9 4 (0.075%) SDL Web 8
10 3 (0.056%) Oracle Cash Management
10 3 (0.056%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.037%) Adaptiv
11 2 (0.037%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.037%) Line 500
11 2 (0.037%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 346 (6.46%) Office 365
2 208 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 187 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
4 105 (1.96%) IaaS
5 83 (1.55%) SaaS
6 65 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
7 50 (0.93%) Mimecast
8 48 (0.90%) PaaS
9 39 (0.73%) Google Apps
10 29 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 19 (0.35%) Yammer
12 6 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.037%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 2 (0.037%) GitHub
14 1 (0.019%) Amazon EC2
14 1 (0.019%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.019%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4644 (86.64%) WAN
2 2615 (48.79%) Firewall
3 1372 (25.60%) VPN
4 1136 (21.19%) TCP/IP
5 952 (17.76%) DNS
6 866 (16.16%) Wireless
7 782 (14.59%) MPLS
8 745 (13.90%) Network Security
9 718 (13.40%) SAN
10 687 (12.82%) DHCP
11 671 (12.52%) VoIP
12 619 (11.55%) BGP
13 613 (11.44%) VLAN
14 581 (10.84%) Cisco ASA
15 571 (10.65%) OSPF
16 487 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
16 487 (9.09%) Internet
17 353 (6.59%) Wi-Fi
18 308 (5.75%) SSL
19 305 (5.69%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 588 (10.97%) SQL Server
2 191 (3.56%) MySQL
3 102 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 76 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 58 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 36 (0.67%) Oracle Database
7 35 (0.65%) Relational Database
8 34 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
9 30 (0.56%) NoSQL
10 25 (0.47%) Data Mining
10 25 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
11 23 (0.43%) RDBMS
12 21 (0.39%) MongoDB
13 19 (0.35%) DB2
14 14 (0.26%) Big Data
14 14 (0.26%) Hadoop
14 14 (0.26%) HBase
15 11 (0.21%) BusinessObjects
16 10 (0.19%) Cognos Impromptu
16 10 (0.19%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 33 (0.62%) JIRA
2 31 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 30 (0.56%) Jenkins
4 16 (0.30%) Hudson
5 13 (0.24%) Subversion
6 12 (0.22%) Git (software)
7 7 (0.13%) Maven
7 7 (0.13%) Visual Studio
8 6 (0.11%) GDB
9 5 (0.093%) MSI
9 5 (0.093%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.075%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.075%) ERwin
10 4 (0.075%) InstallShield
10 4 (0.075%) JUnit
10 4 (0.075%) LoadRunner
10 4 (0.075%) Selenium
10 4 (0.075%) SpecFlow
10 4 (0.075%) TestNG
11 3 (0.056%) TeamCity
General
1 883 (16.47%) Finance
2 598 (11.16%) Telecoms
3 178 (3.32%) Banking
4 168 (3.13%) Retail
5 109 (2.03%) Manufacturing
6 106 (1.98%) Marketing
7 92 (1.72%) Legal
8 74 (1.38%) Financial Institution
9 63 (1.18%) Law
10 59 (1.10%) Advertising
11 51 (0.95%) Back Office
12 48 (0.90%) Investment Banking
13 45 (0.84%) Electronics
14 31 (0.58%) Games
15 26 (0.49%) Publishing
16 18 (0.34%) German Language
17 17 (0.32%) Billing
18 16 (0.30%) Local Government
18 16 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
19 15 (0.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 1281 (23.90%) Network Engineer
2 727 (13.56%) Analyst
3 624 (11.64%) Support Engineer
4 425 (7.93%) Cisco Engineer
5 408 (7.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 406 (7.57%) Architect
7 382 (7.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 341 (6.36%) Senior Network Engineer
9 302 (5.63%) Administrator
10 299 (5.58%) Support Analyst
11 293 (5.47%) IT Engineer
12 290 (5.41%) IT Support
13 269 (5.02%) Consultant
14 246 (4.59%) Network Analyst
15 241 (4.50%) 3rd Line Support
16 216 (4.03%) 2nd Line Support
17 208 (3.88%) Security Engineer
18 202 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
19 192 (3.58%) Network Support
20 189 (3.53%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (2.35%) Middleware
2 93 (1.74%) .NET
3 81 (1.51%) Web Services
4 75 (1.40%) 802.1X
5 63 (1.18%) XML
6 62 (1.16%) LAMP
7 38 (0.71%) XMPP
8 31 (0.58%) HTML
9 27 (0.50%) SOAP
10 24 (0.45%) FIX Protocol
11 21 (0.39%) REST
12 20 (0.37%) XSLT
13 18 (0.34%) CSS
14 13 (0.24%) J2EE
14 13 (0.24%) Rendezvous
14 13 (0.24%) Ultra Messaging
15 12 (0.22%) LAPP Stack
15 12 (0.22%) SAP Basis
15 12 (0.22%) WebSphere MQ
16 11 (0.21%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1150 (21.46%) Data Centre
2 339 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
3 244 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 123 (2.29%) Driving Licence
5 108 (2.01%) Blackberry
6 103 (1.92%) Replication
7 102 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
8 88 (1.64%) Computer Science
9 87 (1.62%) Clustering
10 85 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
11 67 (1.25%) Fat Client
11 67 (1.25%) Thin Client
12 59 (1.10%) EqualLogic
13 54 (1.01%) Hedge funds
14 53 (0.99%) Statistics
15 51 (0.95%) iPhone
16 50 (0.93%) iPad
17 45 (0.84%) Client/Server
18 43 (0.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
19 36 (0.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2354 (43.92%) Windows
2 1296 (24.18%) Windows Server
3 932 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 871 (16.25%) Linux
5 812 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 549 (10.24%) Windows 7
7 416 (7.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 284 (5.30%) Unix
9 216 (4.03%) Windows 8
10 158 (2.95%) Windows XP
11 141 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 112 (2.09%) Android
13 110 (2.05%) CentOS
14 86 (1.60%) Windows 10
15 85 (1.59%) Solaris
16 68 (1.27%) Mac OS
17 48 (0.90%) Ubuntu
18 46 (0.86%) Windows Vista
19 44 (0.82%) Mac OS X
20 34 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1213 (22.63%) ITIL
2 431 (8.04%) Project Management
3 422 (7.87%) Load Balancing
4 404 (7.54%) Disaster Recovery
5 370 (6.90%) Presales
6 368 (6.87%) Network Design
7 293 (5.47%) Migration
8 291 (5.43%) Service Delivery
9 285 (5.32%) PRINCE2
10 275 (5.13%) Service Management
11 252 (4.70%) Incident Management
12 240 (4.48%) Network Monitoring
13 230 (4.29%) Network Management
14 213 (3.97%) Change Management
15 210 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
16 201 (3.75%) Mentoring
17 191 (3.56%) Information Security
18 171 (3.19%) High Availability
19 162 (3.02%) E-Commerce
20 158 (2.95%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 537 (10.02%) SQL
2 173 (3.23%) PowerShell
3 129 (2.41%) Java
4 125 (2.33%) Perl
5 115 (2.15%) Bash Shell
6 103 (1.92%) Python
7 82 (1.53%) C
8 66 (1.23%) PHP
9 50 (0.93%) JavaScript
10 49 (0.91%) C#
10 49 (0.91%) Ruby
11 39 (0.73%) Shell Script
12 38 (0.71%) VB
13 35 (0.65%) C++
14 33 (0.62%) VBScript
15 14 (0.26%) VBA
16 10 (0.19%) Tcl
17 6 (0.11%) AWK
17 6 (0.11%) sed
18 5 (0.093%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1883 (35.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1267 (23.64%) CCNP
3 973 (18.15%) CCNA
4 611 (11.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 408 (7.61%) MCSE
6 397 (7.41%) Degree
7 343 (6.40%) CCIE
8 327 (6.10%) Security Cleared
9 254 (4.74%) MCSA
10 223 (4.16%) SC Cleared
11 209 (3.90%) MCP
12 186 (3.47%) CCDP
13 149 (2.78%) MCITP
14 143 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 129 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
16 108 (2.01%) CCSE
17 106 (1.98%) CISSP
18 99 (1.85%) CCSA
19 77 (1.44%) CCDA
20 73 (1.36%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 411 (7.67%) SLA
2 150 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 106 (1.98%) PCI DSS
4 46 (0.86%) QA
5 28 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 17 (0.32%) COBIT
7 9 (0.17%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.17%) JSP 440
8 7 (0.13%) COSO
8 7 (0.13%) ISO27002
9 4 (0.075%) DICOM
10 3 (0.056%) PA-DSS
11 2 (0.037%) HL7
12 1 (0.019%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 1 (0.019%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.019%) ISO 14000
12 1 (0.019%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1654 (30.86%) Active Directory
2 1080 (20.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 483 (9.01%) Hyper-V
4 296 (5.52%) XenApp
5 242 (4.51%) vSphere
6 164 (3.06%) VMware ESXi
7 131 (2.44%) VMware ESX
8 110 (2.05%) Terminal Services
9 70 (1.31%) NFS
9 70 (1.31%) XenDesktop
10 47 (0.88%) XenServer
11 42 (0.78%) VMware Server
12 35 (0.65%) Xen
13 32 (0.60%) KVM
14 21 (0.39%) ISA Server
14 21 (0.39%) SRDF
14 21 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
15 19 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 18 (0.34%) Firmware
16 18 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 254 (4.74%) SCCM
2 123 (2.29%) Backup Exec
3 115 (2.15%) SCOM
4 105 (1.96%) Puppet
5 91 (1.70%) WSUS
6 73 (1.36%) Cisco CUCM
7 69 (1.29%) CiscoWorks
8 51 (0.95%) Nagios
9 50 (0.93%) FortiGate
10 48 (0.90%) Cisco UCCX
11 42 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
12 41 (0.76%) Cisco LMS
13 38 (0.71%) Ansible
14 36 (0.67%) Cacti
14 36 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
14 36 (0.67%) Windows Intune
15 35 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
16 26 (0.49%) Nessus
16 26 (0.49%) SCVMM
17 22 (0.41%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 2821 (52.63%) Cisco
2 1761 (32.85%) Microsoft
3 1693 (31.59%) VMware
4 790 (14.74%) Citrix
5 717 (13.38%) CheckPoint
6 699 (13.04%) Juniper
7 590 (11.01%) HP
8 491 (9.16%) F5
9 286 (5.34%) Oracle
10 271 (5.06%) Avaya
11 264 (4.93%) Palo Alto
12 230 (4.29%) Dell
13 176 (3.28%) SolarWinds
14 175 (3.26%) NetApp
15 173 (3.23%) Red Hat
16 164 (3.06%) IBM
17 146 (2.72%) EMC
18 141 (2.63%) Symantec
19 117 (2.18%) Riverbed
20 113 (2.11%) Apple
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: On-call, Bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + generous benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18k - 20k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Company Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + generous package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + generous employee benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Candidate Source
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
CF Appointments
Salary: £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Career Progression + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £43000 - £53000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
AAP3
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + pension and healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Ilkley, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £38-40,000 (negotiable) + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday