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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 94 121 106
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -15
Permanent jobs citing LAN 2951 2403 2777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.04% 2.47% 2.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.81% 14.25% 13.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2519 1991 2324
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
17557 16858 20674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.07% 17.34% 19.83%
Number of salaries quoted 14352 13311 17265
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +73 1238 £47,500 - 143
South East +9 685 £40,000 - 84
Yorkshire -16 199 £37,750 +4.86% 29
West Midlands -7 186 £32,000 -8.57% 16
East of England -23 182 £40,000 +6.66% 31
North West +4 174 £33,750 -10.00% 35
South West +9 154 £35,000 +14.75% 45
East Midlands +10 116 £35,000 +4.47% 13
North East +4 14 £27,500 +5.34%
Midlands - 4 £38,500 -
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 5133 (87.44%) WAN
2 3152 (53.70%) Windows
3 2950 (50.26%) Cisco
4 2403 (40.94%) Firewall
5 2054 (34.99%) Microsoft
6 1867 (31.81%) VMware
7 1866 (31.79%) Active Directory
8 1811 (30.85%) Cisco Certification
9 1423 (24.24%) VPN
10 1401 (23.87%) TCP/IP
11 1328 (22.62%) MS Exchange
12 1274 (21.70%) ITIL
13 1253 (21.35%) VMware Infrastructure
14 1233 (21.01%) Windows Server 2008
15 1207 (20.56%) CCNP
16 1140 (19.42%) Citrix
17 1110 (18.91%) MS Excel
18 1081 (18.42%) SAN
19 1074 (18.30%) DNS
20 1013 (17.26%) CCNA
21 939 (16.00%) Finance
22 908 (15.47%) Linux
23 883 (15.04%) Wireless
24 844 (14.38%) Windows Server 2003
25 843 (14.36%) DHCP
26 834 (14.21%) MS Office
27 791 (13.48%) MPLS
28 783 (13.34%) CheckPoint
29 777 (13.24%) VoIP
30 747 (12.73%) SQL

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1328 (22.62%) MS Exchange
2 671 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 327 (5.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 327 (5.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 315 (5.37%) IIS
5 308 (5.25%) SharePoint
6 284 (4.84%) Lync
7 227 (3.87%) Apache
8 183 (3.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 178 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
10 174 (2.96%) Tomcat
11 47 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
12 46 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
13 45 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
14 44 (0.75%) WebSphere
15 37 (0.63%) CMS
16 34 (0.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 33 (0.56%) OpenStack
18 24 (0.41%) IBM Notes
19 22 (0.37%) nginx
Applications
1 1110 (18.91%) MS Excel
2 834 (14.21%) MS Office
3 112 (1.91%) MS Visio
4 88 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 35 (0.60%) MS Project
6 20 (0.34%) RoboHelp
6 20 (0.34%) FrameMaker
6 20 (0.34%) PaintShop Pro
7 5 (0.085%) PowerPivot
7 5 (0.085%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.068%) SmartSuite
9 2 (0.034%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.034%) S-PLUS
9 2 (0.034%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.017%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.017%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.017%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 28 (0.48%) RMDS
2 21 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.14%) Endur
4 8 (0.14%) SalesLogix
4 8 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
5 7 (0.12%) ION MarketView
5 7 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.068%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.068%) GoldMine
7 3 (0.051%) Eikon
7 3 (0.051%) Front Arena
7 3 (0.051%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 3 (0.051%) Line 500
7 3 (0.051%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.034%) Agresso
8 2 (0.034%) Tridion
8 2 (0.034%) BPCS
8 2 (0.034%) Nortel Periphonics
Cloud Services
1 177 (3.02%) Office 365
2 74 (1.26%) IaaS
3 66 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
4 49 (0.83%) SaaS
5 44 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
6 42 (0.72%) Google Apps
7 33 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
8 30 (0.51%) PaaS
9 5 (0.085%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.085%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.085%) Route 53
9 5 (0.085%) GitHub
10 1 (0.017%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5133 (87.44%) WAN
2 2403 (40.94%) Firewall
3 1423 (24.24%) VPN
4 1401 (23.87%) TCP/IP
5 1081 (18.42%) SAN
6 1074 (18.30%) DNS
7 883 (15.04%) Wireless
8 843 (14.36%) DHCP
9 791 (13.48%) MPLS
10 777 (13.24%) VoIP
11 706 (12.03%) Network Security
12 659 (11.23%) Cisco ASA
13 617 (10.51%) BGP
14 539 (9.18%) Internet
15 530 (9.03%) OSPF
16 449 (7.65%) VLAN
17 382 (6.51%) WLAN
18 354 (6.03%) EIGRP
18 354 (6.03%) Cisco Nexus
19 335 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 657 (11.19%) SQL Server
2 179 (3.05%) MySQL
3 147 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 119 (2.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 64 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 52 (0.89%) DB2
7 41 (0.70%) MongoDB
7 41 (0.70%) Hadoop
8 40 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
9 39 (0.66%) HBase
9 39 (0.66%) Relational Database
10 37 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
11 24 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 23 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
13 22 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 20 (0.34%) Big Data
15 18 (0.31%) Oracle Database
16 17 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
17 16 (0.27%) MS Access
18 15 (0.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 61 (1.04%) Git (software)
2 52 (0.89%) Subversion
3 51 (0.87%) Jenkins
4 34 (0.58%) LoadRunner
5 31 (0.53%) Hudson
5 31 (0.53%) Visual Studio
5 31 (0.53%) JIRA
6 23 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 17 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (0.20%) QuickTest Pro
9 10 (0.17%) Rational Performance Tester
10 8 (0.14%) WinRunner
11 6 (0.10%) Bugzilla
11 6 (0.10%) AdminStudio
12 5 (0.085%) Bitbucket
12 5 (0.085%) Selenium
12 5 (0.085%) SilkPerformer
13 4 (0.068%) TestDirector
13 4 (0.068%) Eclipse
13 4 (0.068%) MSTest
General
1 939 (16.00%) Finance
2 637 (10.85%) Telecoms
3 259 (4.41%) Banking
4 132 (2.25%) Law
5 111 (1.89%) Retail
6 87 (1.48%) Manufacturing
7 76 (1.29%) Legal
7 76 (1.29%) Marketing
8 63 (1.07%) Advertising
9 55 (0.94%) Electronics
9 55 (0.94%) Financial Institution
9 55 (0.94%) Investment Banking
10 52 (0.89%) Back Office
11 43 (0.73%) Games
12 33 (0.56%) French Language
13 27 (0.46%) Publishing
14 23 (0.39%) German Language
15 20 (0.34%) Aerospace
16 18 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
17 17 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1296 (22.08%) Network Engineer
2 818 (13.94%) Analyst
3 750 (12.78%) Support Engineer
4 454 (7.73%) Architect
5 382 (6.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 367 (6.25%) Support Analyst
7 328 (5.59%) Consultant
8 290 (4.94%) 2nd Line Support
9 287 (4.89%) Senior Network Engineer
10 281 (4.79%) Administrator
11 277 (4.72%) IT Support
12 222 (3.78%) 3rd Line Support
13 214 (3.65%) Technical Support
14 207 (3.53%) Systems Administrator
15 188 (3.20%) Infrastructure Architect
16 170 (2.90%) Desktop Support
16 170 (2.90%) Technical Engineer
17 167 (2.84%) Systems Engineer
18 160 (2.73%) Solutions Architect
19 157 (2.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (1.77%) CSS
2 101 (1.72%) .NET
3 97 (1.65%) HTML
4 80 (1.36%) Web Services
4 80 (1.36%) Middleware
5 70 (1.19%) XML
6 43 (0.73%) ASP.NET
7 30 (0.51%) Ajax
7 30 (0.51%) FIX Protocol
8 28 (0.48%) LAMP
8 28 (0.48%) XSLT
9 27 (0.46%) Rendezvous
9 27 (0.46%) XMPP
10 20 (0.34%) RabbitMQ
11 16 (0.27%) SOAP
11 16 (0.27%) .NET Framework
12 15 (0.26%) Application Packaging
13 14 (0.24%) JSON
14 13 (0.22%) jQuery
15 12 (0.20%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 358 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
2 336 (5.72%) Blackberry
3 210 (3.58%) Management Information System
4 148 (2.52%) Clustering
5 122 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
6 109 (1.86%) Computer Science
6 109 (1.86%) Hedge funds
7 95 (1.62%) Replication
8 81 (1.38%) Open Source
9 70 (1.19%) iPhone
10 68 (1.16%) CMDB
11 60 (1.02%) Client/Server
12 49 (0.83%) Fat Client
12 49 (0.83%) Thin Client
13 46 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
14 42 (0.72%) Statistics
15 41 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
16 36 (0.61%) FMCG
17 34 (0.58%) PKI
18 32 (0.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3152 (53.70%) Windows
2 1233 (21.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 908 (15.47%) Linux
4 844 (14.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 746 (12.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 731 (12.45%) Windows 7
7 390 (6.64%) Windows XP
8 378 (6.44%) UNIX
9 344 (5.86%) Windows 8
10 187 (3.19%) Solaris
11 147 (2.50%) Android
12 138 (2.35%) Windows Vista
13 121 (2.06%) CentOS
14 117 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 104 (1.77%) Apple iOS
16 78 (1.33%) Mac OS X
17 60 (1.02%) AIX
18 48 (0.82%) Ubuntu
18 48 (0.82%) Mac OS
19 34 (0.58%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1274 (21.70%) ITIL
2 476 (8.11%) Project Management
3 407 (6.93%) Disaster Recovery
4 367 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 318 (5.42%) Service Delivery
6 292 (4.97%) Network Design
7 285 (4.86%) Migration
8 271 (4.62%) Change Management
9 264 (4.50%) Incident Management
10 253 (4.31%) PRINCE2
11 245 (4.17%) Network Management
12 244 (4.16%) Service Management
13 242 (4.12%) Network Monitoring
14 205 (3.49%) Kalman Filter
15 202 (3.44%) Agile Software Development
16 201 (3.42%) Capacity Planning
17 162 (2.76%) Asset Management
17 162 (2.76%) Performance Tuning
18 160 (2.73%) Mentoring
19 153 (2.61%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 747 (12.73%) SQL
2 183 (3.12%) PowerShell
3 169 (2.88%) Java
4 139 (2.37%) Python
5 136 (2.32%) Perl
6 108 (1.84%) C
7 103 (1.75%) Bash Shell
8 71 (1.21%) PHP
9 57 (0.97%) JavaScript
10 53 (0.90%) T-SQL
10 53 (0.90%) VBScript
11 44 (0.75%) Shell Script
12 39 (0.66%) C#
13 31 (0.53%) C++
14 30 (0.51%) Ruby
15 25 (0.43%) VB
16 17 (0.29%) VBA
17 14 (0.24%) Korn
18 9 (0.15%) VB.NET
19 6 (0.10%) AWK
Qualifications
1 1811 (30.85%) Cisco Certification
2 1207 (20.56%) CCNP
3 1013 (17.26%) CCNA
4 645 (10.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 513 (8.74%) Degree
6 385 (6.56%) Security Cleared
7 355 (6.05%) MCSE
8 308 (5.25%) SC Cleared
9 294 (5.01%) CCIE
10 228 (3.88%) MCP
11 222 (3.78%) MCITP
12 189 (3.22%) MCSA
13 169 (2.88%) CCDP
14 141 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 139 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
16 132 (2.25%) CCSE
17 119 (2.03%) CCDA
18 117 (1.99%) CISSP
19 116 (1.98%) CCSA
20 110 (1.87%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 499 (8.50%) SLA
2 107 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 92 (1.57%) PCI DSS
4 47 (0.80%) QA
5 37 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 34 (0.58%) ISO 9001
7 29 (0.49%) COBIT
8 6 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 5 (0.085%) JSP 440
10 4 (0.068%) HL7
11 3 (0.051%) DICOM
11 3 (0.051%) BS7799
12 2 (0.034%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.017%) BS25999
13 1 (0.017%) BS15000
System Software
1 1866 (31.79%) Active Directory
2 1253 (21.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 514 (8.76%) Hyper-V
4 370 (6.30%) XenApp
5 359 (6.12%) vSphere
6 158 (2.69%) VMware ESX
7 147 (2.50%) XenDesktop
8 145 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
9 127 (2.16%) XenServer
10 97 (1.65%) NFS
11 88 (1.50%) Terminal Services
12 79 (1.35%) Firmware
13 71 (1.21%) SRDF
14 59 (1.01%) VMware Server
15 47 (0.80%) Samba
16 44 (0.75%) Terminal Server
17 43 (0.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 42 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
19 41 (0.70%) MetaFrame
20 33 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 251 (4.28%) SCCM
2 132 (2.25%) SCOM
3 127 (2.16%) Backup Exec
4 122 (2.08%) WSUS
5 97 (1.65%) Norton AntiVirus
6 96 (1.64%) CiscoWorks
7 92 (1.57%) Cisco CUCM
8 89 (1.52%) Nagios
9 87 (1.48%) Puppet
10 68 (1.16%) OpenView
11 58 (0.99%) Cisco Prime
12 50 (0.85%) Cisco UCCX
13 48 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
14 29 (0.49%) SolarWinds Orion
15 28 (0.48%) NetBackup
16 27 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
17 25 (0.43%) Cacti
18 24 (0.41%) Icinga
18 24 (0.41%) Cisco LMS
19 23 (0.39%) SELinux
Vendors
1 2950 (50.26%) Cisco
2 2054 (34.99%) Microsoft
3 1867 (31.81%) VMware
4 1140 (19.42%) Citrix
5 783 (13.34%) CheckPoint
6 735 (12.52%) HP
7 722 (12.30%) Juniper
8 388 (6.61%) F5
9 364 (6.20%) NetApp
10 317 (5.40%) Avaya
11 307 (5.23%) Oracle
12 283 (4.82%) EMC
13 272 (4.63%) Dell
14 257 (4.38%) Red Hat
15 247 (4.21%) SolarWinds
16 224 (3.82%) Symantec
17 171 (2.91%) IBM
18 134 (2.28%) Apple
19 131 (2.23%) Riverbed
20 117 (1.99%) Mitel
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