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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 96 119 104
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -15
Permanent jobs citing LAN 3044 2443 2863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.94% 2.43% 2.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.31% 13.91% 13.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2561 2015 2426
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +9.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
18661 17562 21389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.02% 17.46% 19.88%
Number of salaries quoted 15164 13877 17958
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +45 1192 £45,000 -5.26% 87
South East +15 706 £40,000 - 46
Yorkshire +11 253 £40,000 +6.66% 23
West Midlands +15 232 £32,000 -0.77% 17
East of England +11 204 £40,000 +6.66% 19
North West -17 188 £33,500 -21.17% 14
South West +17 163 £35,000 -4.10% 21
East Midlands -10 101 £35,000 +4.47% 9
North East -5 18 £27,500 -20.28% 1
Midlands -6 2 £57,500 -24.59%
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5022 (86.83%) WAN
2 3131 (54.13%) Windows
3 2848 (49.24%) Cisco
4 2332 (40.32%) Firewall
5 2023 (34.98%) Microsoft
6 1883 (32.56%) Active Directory
7 1845 (31.90%) VMware
8 1732 (29.94%) Cisco Certification
9 1439 (24.88%) VPN
10 1432 (24.76%) TCP/IP
11 1270 (21.96%) MS Exchange
12 1269 (21.94%) Windows Server 2008
13 1248 (21.58%) ITIL
14 1206 (20.85%) CCNP
14 1206 (20.85%) VMware Infrastructure
15 1123 (19.42%) Citrix
16 1077 (18.62%) MS Excel
16 1077 (18.62%) DNS
17 1073 (18.55%) SAN
18 978 (16.91%) CCNA
19 926 (16.01%) Finance
20 911 (15.75%) Linux
21 895 (15.47%) Windows Server 2003
22 851 (14.71%) DHCP
23 831 (14.37%) Wireless
24 816 (14.11%) MS Office
25 813 (14.06%) MPLS
26 775 (13.40%) CheckPoint
27 774 (13.38%) VoIP
28 728 (12.59%) Juniper

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1270 (21.96%) MS Exchange
2 634 (10.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 347 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 313 (5.41%) SharePoint
5 308 (5.33%) IIS
6 302 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 277 (4.79%) Lync
8 206 (3.56%) Apache
9 188 (3.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 188 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2003
10 153 (2.65%) Tomcat
11 45 (0.78%) WebSphere
12 41 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
13 40 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
14 39 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
15 36 (0.62%) CMS
16 35 (0.61%) OpenStack
17 30 (0.52%) IBM Notes
18 23 (0.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
19 19 (0.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 1077 (18.62%) MS Excel
2 816 (14.11%) MS Office
3 95 (1.64%) MS Visio
4 84 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 28 (0.48%) MS Project
6 20 (0.35%) RoboHelp
6 20 (0.35%) FrameMaker
6 20 (0.35%) PaintShop Pro
7 5 (0.086%) PowerPivot
8 4 (0.069%) SmartSuite
9 3 (0.052%) S-PLUS
9 3 (0.052%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.035%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.035%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.017%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.017%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.017%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.017%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 28 (0.48%) RMDS
2 25 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.21%) Front Arena
3 12 (0.21%) Eikon
4 11 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.14%) SalesLogix
5 8 (0.14%) Summit
6 7 (0.12%) ION MarketView
6 7 (0.12%) 3000 Xtra
6 7 (0.12%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 7 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
7 6 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.069%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.069%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.069%) GoldMine
8 4 (0.069%) AWD
9 3 (0.052%) Line 500
9 3 (0.052%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 3 (0.052%) Epicor Vantage
9 3 (0.052%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 159 (2.75%) Office 365
2 72 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
3 64 (1.11%) IaaS
4 55 (0.95%) SaaS
5 45 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
6 43 (0.74%) Google Apps
7 40 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
8 38 (0.66%) PaaS
9 7 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.086%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.086%) Route 53
10 5 (0.086%) GitHub
11 1 (0.017%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5022 (86.83%) WAN
2 2332 (40.32%) Firewall
3 1439 (24.88%) VPN
4 1432 (24.76%) TCP/IP
5 1077 (18.62%) DNS
6 1073 (18.55%) SAN
7 851 (14.71%) DHCP
8 831 (14.37%) Wireless
9 813 (14.06%) MPLS
10 774 (13.38%) VoIP
11 671 (11.60%) Network Security
12 629 (10.87%) Cisco ASA
13 608 (10.51%) BGP
14 567 (9.80%) Internet
15 515 (8.90%) OSPF
16 453 (7.83%) VLAN
17 384 (6.64%) WLAN
18 355 (6.14%) Wi-Fi
19 340 (5.88%) EIGRP
20 327 (5.65%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 678 (11.72%) SQL Server
2 166 (2.87%) MySQL
3 154 (2.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 128 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
5 51 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 44 (0.76%) DB2
7 42 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
8 39 (0.67%) Hadoop
9 38 (0.66%) HBase
10 36 (0.62%) Relational Database
11 35 (0.61%) MongoDB
11 35 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
12 29 (0.50%) Big Data
13 25 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
14 19 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 19 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 18 (0.31%) NoSQL
16 17 (0.29%) Oracle Exadata
16 17 (0.29%) Riak
16 17 (0.29%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 59 (1.02%) Git (software)
2 47 (0.81%) Subversion
3 45 (0.78%) Jenkins
4 39 (0.67%) LoadRunner
5 29 (0.50%) Visual Studio
6 26 (0.45%) JIRA
7 24 (0.41%) Hudson
8 18 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 15 (0.26%) QuickTest Pro
11 10 (0.17%) Rational Performance Tester
12 8 (0.14%) WinRunner
13 6 (0.10%) AdminStudio
13 6 (0.10%) Bugzilla
13 6 (0.10%) SilkPerformer
14 5 (0.086%) Selenium
14 5 (0.086%) Bitbucket
14 5 (0.086%) Ant
15 4 (0.069%) TestDirector
15 4 (0.069%) Eclipse
General
1 926 (16.01%) Finance
2 641 (11.08%) Telecoms
3 259 (4.48%) Banking
4 124 (2.14%) Law
5 110 (1.90%) Retail
6 86 (1.49%) Marketing
7 79 (1.37%) Manufacturing
8 65 (1.12%) Legal
9 52 (0.90%) Investment Banking
10 50 (0.86%) Advertising
10 50 (0.86%) Back Office
11 47 (0.81%) Electronics
12 45 (0.78%) Financial Institution
13 41 (0.71%) Games
14 39 (0.67%) Publishing
15 37 (0.64%) French Language
16 30 (0.52%) German Language
17 24 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
17 24 (0.41%) Aerospace
18 20 (0.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1250 (21.61%) Network Engineer
2 876 (15.15%) Analyst
3 726 (12.55%) Support Engineer
4 456 (7.88%) Architect
5 379 (6.55%) Support Analyst
6 341 (5.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 299 (5.17%) Consultant
8 294 (5.08%) Administrator
9 278 (4.81%) IT Support
10 274 (4.74%) Senior Network Engineer
11 273 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support
12 237 (4.10%) 3rd Line Support
13 223 (3.86%) Systems Administrator
14 212 (3.67%) Technical Support
15 188 (3.25%) Systems Engineer
16 173 (2.99%) Infrastructure Architect
17 168 (2.90%) Desktop Support
18 167 (2.89%) Security Engineer
19 161 (2.78%) Technical Engineer
19 161 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (1.61%) CSS
2 91 (1.57%) Web Services
3 85 (1.47%) Middleware
4 84 (1.45%) .NET
5 82 (1.42%) HTML
6 51 (0.88%) XML
7 37 (0.64%) ASP.NET
8 28 (0.48%) LAMP
9 24 (0.41%) Ajax
10 22 (0.38%) FIX Protocol
11 21 (0.36%) Rendezvous
11 21 (0.36%) XSLT
12 20 (0.35%) SOAP
13 19 (0.33%) XMPP
14 13 (0.22%) Application Packaging
15 12 (0.21%) JSON
16 11 (0.19%) WAP
16 11 (0.19%) COM
16 11 (0.19%) RabbitMQ
17 10 (0.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 374 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
2 344 (5.95%) Blackberry
3 217 (3.75%) Management Information System
4 129 (2.23%) Clustering
5 115 (1.99%) Hedge funds
6 108 (1.87%) Computer Science
7 105 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
8 102 (1.76%) Replication
9 78 (1.35%) Open Source
10 70 (1.21%) iPhone
11 68 (1.18%) CMDB
12 63 (1.09%) Client/Server
13 53 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
14 50 (0.86%) Statistics
15 47 (0.81%) Fat Client
15 47 (0.81%) Thin Client
16 39 (0.67%) Enterprise Storage
17 38 (0.66%) Mathematics
18 36 (0.62%) PKI
19 35 (0.61%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3131 (54.13%) Windows
2 1269 (21.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 911 (15.75%) Linux
4 895 (15.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 724 (12.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 720 (12.45%) Windows 7
7 396 (6.85%) Windows XP
8 392 (6.78%) UNIX
9 337 (5.83%) Windows 8
10 192 (3.32%) Solaris
11 157 (2.71%) Android
12 149 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 131 (2.26%) Windows Vista
14 119 (2.06%) CentOS
15 99 (1.71%) Apple iOS
16 81 (1.40%) Mac OS X
17 61 (1.05%) AIX
18 52 (0.90%) Ubuntu
19 43 (0.74%) Mac OS
20 38 (0.66%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1248 (21.58%) ITIL
2 484 (8.37%) Project Management
3 361 (6.24%) Disaster Recovery
4 338 (5.84%) Load Balancing
5 309 (5.34%) Service Delivery
6 283 (4.89%) Network Design
7 280 (4.84%) Change Management
8 258 (4.46%) Incident Management
9 255 (4.41%) Migration
10 254 (4.39%) Network Management
11 252 (4.36%) PRINCE2
12 234 (4.05%) Service Management
13 220 (3.80%) Network Monitoring
14 190 (3.28%) Capacity Planning
15 189 (3.27%) Kalman Filter
16 184 (3.18%) Agile Software Development
17 176 (3.04%) Asset Management
18 159 (2.75%) CRM
19 153 (2.65%) Time Management
20 152 (2.63%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 694 (12.00%) SQL
2 153 (2.65%) PowerShell
3 146 (2.52%) Java
4 134 (2.32%) Python
5 126 (2.18%) Perl
6 108 (1.87%) C
7 95 (1.64%) Bash Shell
8 67 (1.16%) PHP
9 52 (0.90%) T-SQL
10 51 (0.88%) Shell Script
11 45 (0.78%) VBScript
12 41 (0.71%) C#
12 41 (0.71%) JavaScript
13 38 (0.66%) C++
14 29 (0.50%) Ruby
15 24 (0.41%) VB
16 17 (0.29%) Korn
17 16 (0.28%) VBA
18 7 (0.12%) AWK
18 7 (0.12%) R
Qualifications
1 1732 (29.94%) Cisco Certification
2 1206 (20.85%) CCNP
3 978 (16.91%) CCNA
4 637 (11.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 513 (8.87%) Degree
6 351 (6.07%) MCSE
7 350 (6.05%) Security Cleared
8 287 (4.96%) SC Cleared
9 280 (4.84%) CCIE
10 217 (3.75%) MCITP
11 205 (3.54%) MCP
12 189 (3.27%) MCSA
13 165 (2.85%) CCDP
14 140 (2.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 133 (2.30%) CCSE
16 123 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
17 122 (2.11%) CCDA
18 118 (2.04%) CCSP
19 106 (1.83%) CCSA
20 102 (1.76%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 478 (8.26%) SLA
2 102 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 87 (1.50%) PCI DSS
4 61 (1.05%) QA
5 34 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 32 (0.55%) ISO 9001
7 28 (0.48%) COBIT
8 6 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 4 (0.069%) BS7799
9 4 (0.069%) JSP 440
10 3 (0.052%) HL7
11 2 (0.035%) DICOM
11 2 (0.035%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.017%) BS15000
12 1 (0.017%) BS25999
System Software
1 1883 (32.56%) Active Directory
2 1206 (20.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 482 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 376 (6.50%) XenApp
5 346 (5.98%) vSphere
6 168 (2.90%) VMware ESX
7 154 (2.66%) VMware ESXi
8 139 (2.40%) XenDesktop
9 99 (1.71%) XenServer
10 95 (1.64%) Terminal Services
11 85 (1.47%) NFS
12 79 (1.37%) Firmware
13 59 (1.02%) MetaFrame
14 56 (0.97%) SRDF
15 52 (0.90%) VMware Server
16 46 (0.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 44 (0.76%) Samba
18 40 (0.69%) Terminal Server
18 40 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
19 38 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 227 (3.92%) SCCM
2 148 (2.56%) Backup Exec
3 115 (1.99%) WSUS
4 112 (1.94%) SCOM
5 111 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
6 88 (1.52%) CiscoWorks
7 87 (1.50%) Cisco CUCM
8 81 (1.40%) Puppet
9 72 (1.24%) Nagios
10 62 (1.07%) OpenView
11 44 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
12 39 (0.67%) Cisco UCCX
12 39 (0.67%) Cisco Prime
13 31 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
14 28 (0.48%) NetBackup
15 27 (0.47%) SolarWinds Orion
16 24 (0.41%) Cacti
17 23 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
18 20 (0.35%) Nessus
19 17 (0.29%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2848 (49.24%) Cisco
2 2023 (34.98%) Microsoft
3 1845 (31.90%) VMware
4 1123 (19.42%) Citrix
5 775 (13.40%) CheckPoint
6 728 (12.59%) Juniper
7 714 (12.34%) HP
8 372 (6.43%) F5
9 342 (5.91%) NetApp
10 306 (5.29%) Oracle
11 301 (5.20%) Avaya
12 280 (4.84%) Dell
12 280 (4.84%) EMC
13 275 (4.75%) Red Hat
14 238 (4.11%) SolarWinds
15 233 (4.03%) Symantec
16 151 (2.61%) IBM
17 138 (2.39%) Apple
18 126 (2.18%) Mitel
19 113 (1.95%) McAfee
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