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

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 118 117 112
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs citing LAN 2591 2385 2783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.37% 2.38% 2.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.25% 13.34% 13.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2137 2038 2422
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
19558 17881 20283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.88% 17.82% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15648 14541 16861
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 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
London +2 1047 £47,500 -3.06% 124
South East -27 521 £42,500 +13.33% 85
Yorkshire +36 278 £42,000 +12.00% 20
East of England +20 216 £37,500 -11.76% 26
South West -22 152 £33,000 -5.71% 26
West Midlands +10 150 £35,000 - 19
North West -13 129 £33,000 +10.00% 26
East Midlands -12 80 £40,000 -2.43% 10
North East -31 7 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Midlands +6 1 - - 1
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 4535 (84.80%) WAN
2 2792 (52.21%) Windows
3 2644 (49.44%) Cisco
4 2010 (37.58%) Firewall
5 1837 (34.35%) Microsoft
6 1638 (30.63%) Active Directory
7 1617 (30.24%) Cisco Certification
8 1607 (30.05%) VMware
9 1308 (24.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 1307 (24.44%) TCP/IP
11 1207 (22.57%) VPN
12 1159 (21.67%) ITIL
13 1125 (21.04%) MS Exchange
14 1113 (20.81%) DNS
15 1032 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
16 988 (18.47%) MS Excel
17 966 (18.06%) SAN
18 951 (17.78%) CCNP
19 947 (17.71%) Windows Server 2003
20 943 (17.63%) Citrix
21 918 (17.17%) CCNA
22 888 (16.60%) Finance
23 881 (16.47%) DHCP
24 839 (15.69%) Linux
25 783 (14.64%) HP
26 782 (14.62%) Microsoft Certification
27 761 (14.23%) SQL Server
28 738 (13.80%) CheckPoint
29 715 (13.37%) Windows 7
30 699 (13.07%) VoIP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 1125 (21.04%) MS Exchange
2 539 (10.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 342 (6.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 316 (5.91%) SharePoint
5 282 (5.27%) IIS
6 220 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2003
7 219 (4.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 197 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2013
9 195 (3.65%) Lync
10 141 (2.64%) Apache
11 108 (2.02%) Tomcat
12 70 (1.31%) WebSphere
13 62 (1.16%) Lotus Domino
14 51 (0.95%) Oracle Coherence
15 48 (0.90%) IBM Notes
16 41 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
17 30 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
18 27 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
19 25 (0.47%) OpenStack
20 17 (0.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 988 (18.47%) MS Excel
2 696 (13.01%) MS Office
3 78 (1.46%) MS Visio
4 67 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.32%) MS Project
6 11 (0.21%) Photoshop
6 11 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.11%) FastStats
7 6 (0.11%) Acrobat
8 5 (0.093%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.056%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.037%) RoboHelp
10 2 (0.037%) SmartSuite
10 2 (0.037%) FrameMaker
10 2 (0.037%) PaintShop Pro
11 1 (0.019%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 27 (0.50%) RMDS
2 26 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
4 14 (0.26%) Summit
5 13 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
6 12 (0.22%) Front Arena
6 12 (0.22%) Eikon
7 11 (0.21%) Movex
8 10 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
8 10 (0.19%) 3000 Xtra
8 10 (0.19%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 7 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (0.11%) Line 500
11 5 (0.093%) Oracle EBS R12
11 5 (0.093%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 4 (0.075%) Compiere
12 4 (0.075%) Sage 200
12 4 (0.075%) Remedy ITSM
12 4 (0.075%) AWD
13 3 (0.056%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 113 (2.11%) Office 365
2 69 (1.29%) IaaS
3 59 (1.10%) SaaS
4 51 (0.95%) PaaS
5 49 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
6 46 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
7 40 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
8 28 (0.52%) Google Apps
9 12 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.11%) Joyent
11 1 (0.019%) Route 53
11 1 (0.019%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.019%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4535 (84.80%) WAN
2 2010 (37.58%) Firewall
3 1307 (24.44%) TCP/IP
4 1207 (22.57%) VPN
5 1113 (20.81%) DNS
6 966 (18.06%) SAN
7 881 (16.47%) DHCP
8 699 (13.07%) VoIP
9 685 (12.81%) Wireless
10 646 (12.08%) MPLS
11 567 (10.60%) Network Security
12 474 (8.86%) Internet
13 468 (8.75%) Cisco ASA
14 444 (8.30%) BGP
15 393 (7.35%) OSPF
16 372 (6.96%) VLAN
17 315 (5.89%) Wi-Fi
18 271 (5.07%) EIGRP
19 269 (5.03%) WLAN
20 248 (4.64%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 761 (14.23%) SQL Server
2 159 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 129 (2.41%) MySQL
4 100 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
5 74 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
6 66 (1.23%) Hadoop
7 53 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
8 51 (0.95%) Big Data
8 51 (0.95%) HBase
9 48 (0.90%) DB2
10 43 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
11 42 (0.79%) Mahout
11 42 (0.79%) Oracle Exadata
12 37 (0.69%) MongoDB
13 36 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
13 36 (0.67%) NoSQL
14 34 (0.64%) Apache Hive
14 34 (0.64%) Riak
14 34 (0.64%) MarkLogic
14 34 (0.64%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 38 (0.71%) Git (software)
2 31 (0.58%) Subversion
3 28 (0.52%) LoadRunner
4 26 (0.49%) Jenkins
5 23 (0.43%) Visual Studio
6 20 (0.37%) Hudson
7 17 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (0.26%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 14 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 14 (0.26%) JIRA
9 9 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
10 8 (0.15%) Talend Open Studio
10 8 (0.15%) Metasploit
10 8 (0.15%) Axure RP
11 6 (0.11%) QuickTest Pro
11 6 (0.11%) Selenium
11 6 (0.11%) JUnit
12 5 (0.093%) Maven
12 5 (0.093%) FitNesse
13 4 (0.075%) WebLOAD
General
1 888 (16.60%) Finance
2 595 (11.13%) Telecoms
3 190 (3.55%) Banking
4 157 (2.94%) Retail
5 139 (2.60%) Law
6 113 (2.11%) Legal
7 112 (2.09%) Marketing
8 65 (1.22%) Manufacturing
9 56 (1.05%) Advertising
10 40 (0.75%) French Language
11 37 (0.69%) Back Office
12 36 (0.67%) Electronics
13 34 (0.64%) Publishing
14 32 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
15 30 (0.56%) Games
16 24 (0.45%) German Language
17 23 (0.43%) Spanish Language
17 23 (0.43%) Billing
18 19 (0.36%) Italian Language
19 14 (0.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1026 (19.18%) Network Engineer
2 946 (17.69%) Analyst
3 559 (10.45%) Support Engineer
4 446 (8.34%) Support Analyst
5 401 (7.50%) Architect
6 315 (5.89%) Consultant
7 304 (5.68%) Administrator
8 290 (5.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 276 (5.16%) Network Analyst
10 263 (4.92%) Senior Network Engineer
11 230 (4.30%) 3rd Line Support
12 221 (4.13%) Systems Administrator
13 219 (4.09%) IT Support
14 209 (3.91%) Systems Engineer
15 208 (3.89%) Network Support
16 206 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
17 167 (3.12%) Security Engineer
18 158 (2.95%) Technical Support
19 149 (2.79%) Desktop Support
20 145 (2.71%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (1.83%) .NET
2 77 (1.44%) Web Services
3 66 (1.23%) Middleware
4 56 (1.05%) HTML
5 45 (0.84%) XML
6 41 (0.77%) SOAP
7 37 (0.69%) CSS
8 32 (0.60%) LAMP
9 21 (0.39%) COM
10 20 (0.37%) ASP.NET
11 17 (0.32%) XSLT
11 17 (0.32%) Rendezvous
12 16 (0.30%) SAP Basis
12 16 (0.30%) JSON
13 11 (0.21%) ODBC
14 10 (0.19%) Ajax
14 10 (0.19%) Django
14 10 (0.19%) jQuery
14 10 (0.19%) HTML5
15 9 (0.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 341 (6.38%) Blackberry
2 197 (3.68%) Management Information System
3 136 (2.54%) Clustering
4 118 (2.21%) Computer Science
5 111 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
6 82 (1.53%) Firmware
7 78 (1.46%) Hedge funds
8 75 (1.40%) Client/Server
9 71 (1.33%) Replication
10 63 (1.18%) Statistics
11 62 (1.16%) SecurID
12 59 (1.10%) iPhone
13 51 (0.95%) Visualisation
14 50 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
15 49 (0.92%) Open Source
16 44 (0.82%) Mathematics
17 38 (0.71%) Mainframe
18 34 (0.64%) Enterprise Storage
19 31 (0.58%) Fat Client
19 31 (0.58%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2792 (52.21%) Windows
2 1308 (24.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 947 (17.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 839 (15.69%) Linux
5 715 (13.37%) Windows 7
6 570 (10.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 390 (7.29%) Windows XP
8 348 (6.51%) UNIX
9 264 (4.94%) Windows 8
10 155 (2.90%) Android
11 151 (2.82%) Solaris
12 135 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 92 (1.72%) Windows Vista
14 65 (1.22%) CentOS
15 60 (1.12%) Mac OS X
16 50 (0.93%) Windows Phone
17 49 (0.92%) VMS
18 47 (0.88%) Apple iOS
19 40 (0.75%) Windows Phone 8
20 39 (0.73%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1159 (21.67%) ITIL
2 457 (8.55%) Project Management
3 355 (6.64%) Network Management
4 336 (6.28%) Network Design
5 317 (5.93%) Load Balancing
6 254 (4.75%) Service Delivery
7 252 (4.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 239 (4.47%) Change Management
9 233 (4.36%) PRINCE2
10 206 (3.85%) Service Management
11 182 (3.40%) Incident Management
12 177 (3.31%) E-Commerce
13 156 (2.92%) Migration
13 156 (2.92%) Kalman Filter
14 148 (2.77%) Information Security
15 136 (2.54%) Capacity Planning
16 135 (2.52%) Performance Tuning
17 119 (2.23%) Continuous Improvement
18 115 (2.15%) Network Monitoring
19 114 (2.13%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 655 (12.25%) SQL
2 145 (2.71%) C
3 121 (2.26%) Java
4 106 (1.98%) PowerShell
5 83 (1.55%) Python
6 69 (1.29%) Perl
7 54 (1.01%) Shell Script
8 44 (0.82%) Bash Shell
9 43 (0.80%) JavaScript
10 37 (0.69%) C#
11 36 (0.67%) VB
12 34 (0.64%) VBScript
12 34 (0.64%) C++
13 24 (0.45%) PHP
14 19 (0.36%) Ruby
15 12 (0.22%) T-SQL
16 10 (0.19%) R
17 9 (0.17%) Korn
18 6 (0.11%) AWK
19 4 (0.075%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1617 (30.24%) Cisco Certification
2 951 (17.78%) CCNP
3 918 (17.17%) CCNA
4 782 (14.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 651 (12.17%) Degree
6 485 (9.07%) MCSE
7 248 (4.64%) CCIE
8 241 (4.51%) MCSA
9 239 (4.47%) Security Cleared
10 234 (4.38%) MCITP
11 187 (3.50%) CCDP
12 179 (3.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 176 (3.29%) MCP
14 169 (3.16%) SC Cleared
15 126 (2.36%) CCDA
16 125 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
17 115 (2.15%) CCSE
18 98 (1.83%) CCSP
19 96 (1.80%) CCSA
20 82 (1.53%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 402 (7.52%) SLA
2 115 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 99 (1.85%) QA
4 93 (1.74%) PCI DSS
5 27 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 26 (0.49%) COBIT
7 23 (0.43%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.13%) BS7799
8 7 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 7 (0.13%) GAMP
8 7 (0.13%) GCP
8 7 (0.13%) GMP
9 5 (0.093%) ISO 9000
10 3 (0.056%) HL7
11 2 (0.037%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 1638 (30.63%) Active Directory
2 1032 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 460 (8.60%) Hyper-V
4 302 (5.65%) XenApp
5 279 (5.22%) vSphere
6 182 (3.40%) VMware ESX
7 113 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
8 106 (1.98%) XenDesktop
9 93 (1.74%) XenServer
10 75 (1.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 73 (1.36%) Terminal Services
12 70 (1.31%) NFS
13 60 (1.12%) MetaFrame
14 55 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
15 45 (0.84%) SRDF
16 36 (0.67%) UAG
17 35 (0.65%) Terminal Server
18 34 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 34 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 34 (0.64%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 195 (3.65%) SCCM
2 179 (3.35%) Backup Exec
3 98 (1.83%) WSUS
4 88 (1.65%) Norton AntiVirus
5 69 (1.29%) CiscoWorks
6 68 (1.27%) SCOM
7 59 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
8 56 (1.05%) Puppet
9 53 (0.99%) Nagios
10 52 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
11 34 (0.64%) Ambari
11 34 (0.64%) Oozie
11 34 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
12 33 (0.62%) HP NNM
13 30 (0.56%) NetBackup
14 29 (0.54%) OpenView
14 29 (0.54%) SolarWinds Orion
15 24 (0.45%) ARCserve
16 22 (0.41%) Cisco Prime
17 20 (0.37%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2644 (49.44%) Cisco
2 1837 (34.35%) Microsoft
3 1607 (30.05%) VMware
4 943 (17.63%) Citrix
5 783 (14.64%) HP
6 738 (13.80%) CheckPoint
7 538 (10.06%) Juniper
8 318 (5.95%) Oracle
9 313 (5.85%) F5
10 294 (5.50%) NetApp
11 230 (4.30%) Dell
12 209 (3.91%) EMC
13 208 (3.89%) Symantec
14 194 (3.63%) Red Hat
14 194 (3.63%) SolarWinds
15 168 (3.14%) Apple
15 168 (3.14%) Avaya
16 157 (2.94%) McAfee
17 149 (2.79%) IBM
18 103 (1.93%) Intel
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 30 minutes ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: Competitive, Grade 7
Posted: 35 minutes ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,500 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Kent
EVAK Technologies Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surbiton, Surrey
avsnet
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surbiton, Surrey
avsnet
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + £6k on call, bonus, pension etc
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £25500 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + pension,flexitime
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40-50k + 10% Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Surrey
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum to £100k plus benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £110,000 per annum Excellent salary plus benefits plus
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £5000 - £70000 per annum + good bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
East Grinstead, West Sussex
Vadis People
Salary: circ £40,000 - £45,000
Posted: 19 hours ago