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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 86 126 118
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -8
Permanent jobs citing LAN 3301 2696 2517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.20% 2.40% 2.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.53% 13.70% 12.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2796 2293 2117
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,450 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
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
17811 19680 19737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.24% 17.50% 19.15%
Number of salaries quoted 14592 15842 16095
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 30 June 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 30 June 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
South East +56 1083 £42,500 -5.55% 110
London +5 1068 £50,000 - 113
East of England +15 272 £39,000 +11.42% 17
Yorkshire +17 226 £42,000 +5.00% 23
South West +22 202 £37,125 +6.07% 34
West Midlands +5 186 £35,000 - 20
North West +38 140 £37,500 +25.00% 27
East Midlands +20 114 £45,000 +12.50% 12
North East +1 17 £41,500 +28.68% 3
Midlands -8 3 £80,000 - 3
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 5588 (87.18%) WAN
2 3453 (53.87%) Cisco
3 3051 (47.60%) Windows
4 2839 (44.29%) Firewall
5 2133 (33.28%) Microsoft
6 2088 (32.57%) Cisco Certification
7 1889 (29.47%) VMware
8 1871 (29.19%) Active Directory
9 1520 (23.71%) TCP/IP
10 1410 (22.00%) VPN
11 1389 (21.67%) ITIL
12 1279 (19.95%) MS Exchange
13 1274 (19.88%) VMware Infrastructure
14 1214 (18.94%) CCNP
15 1184 (18.47%) CCNA
16 1141 (17.80%) DNS
17 1140 (17.78%) Data Centre
18 1108 (17.29%) Windows Server 2008
19 1083 (16.90%) Citrix
20 1070 (16.69%) MS Excel
21 1023 (15.96%) SAN
22 982 (15.32%) Linux
23 960 (14.98%) Wireless
24 956 (14.91%) Finance
25 892 (13.92%) VoIP
26 888 (13.85%) CheckPoint
27 865 (13.49%) DHCP
28 861 (13.43%) Windows Server 2012
29 856 (13.35%) SQL
30 843 (13.15%) MPLS

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 1279 (19.95%) MS Exchange
2 662 (10.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 392 (6.12%) IIS
4 382 (5.96%) Lync
5 311 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 285 (4.45%) Apache
7 265 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2007
8 257 (4.01%) SharePoint
9 192 (3.00%) Tomcat
10 156 (2.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 144 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
12 120 (1.87%) WebSphere
13 113 (1.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 107 (1.67%) Oracle Coherence
15 74 (1.15%) OpenStack
16 63 (0.98%) nginx
17 49 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
18 27 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
19 25 (0.39%) Confluence
20 21 (0.33%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 1070 (16.69%) MS Excel
2 801 (12.50%) MS Office
3 155 (2.42%) MS Visio
4 93 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 34 (0.53%) MS Project
6 10 (0.16%) AutoCAD
7 7 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.078%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.047%) ProjectWise
9 3 (0.047%) SOLIDWORKS
10 2 (0.031%) SmartSuite
11 1 (0.016%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 82 (1.28%) RMDS
2 20 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
2 20 (0.31%) Endur
3 19 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 12 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
6 10 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
7 7 (0.11%) ION MarketView
8 5 (0.078%) Dynamics GP
8 5 (0.078%) SAP ERP
8 5 (0.078%) Sage 50
9 4 (0.062%) Line 500
9 4 (0.062%) Primavera
9 4 (0.062%) SAP CCM
10 3 (0.047%) Tridion
10 3 (0.047%) Epicor Vantage
11 2 (0.031%) Line 50
11 2 (0.031%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 2 (0.031%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 209 (3.26%) Office 365
2 117 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
3 100 (1.56%) IaaS
4 83 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
5 67 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
6 55 (0.86%) PaaS
7 47 (0.73%) SaaS
8 39 (0.61%) Google Apps
9 17 (0.27%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.047%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.031%) Google Drive
11 2 (0.031%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.031%) Yammer
12 1 (0.016%) Nimbula
12 1 (0.016%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.016%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5588 (87.18%) WAN
2 2839 (44.29%) Firewall
3 1520 (23.71%) TCP/IP
4 1410 (22.00%) VPN
5 1141 (17.80%) DNS
6 1023 (15.96%) SAN
7 960 (14.98%) Wireless
8 892 (13.92%) VoIP
9 865 (13.49%) DHCP
10 843 (13.15%) MPLS
11 718 (11.20%) BGP
12 714 (11.14%) Cisco ASA
13 703 (10.97%) Network Security
14 631 (9.84%) OSPF
15 560 (8.74%) VLAN
16 465 (7.25%) Cisco Nexus
17 439 (6.85%) EIGRP
18 438 (6.83%) Internet
19 385 (6.01%) Wi-Fi
20 334 (5.21%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 741 (11.56%) SQL Server
2 159 (2.48%) MySQL
3 117 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 87 (1.36%) DB2
5 84 (1.31%) Hadoop
6 81 (1.26%) HBase
7 70 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 69 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
9 55 (0.86%) Relational Database
10 52 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
11 41 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
12 32 (0.50%) MongoDB
13 29 (0.45%) OLTP
13 29 (0.45%) RDBMS
14 19 (0.30%) Data Mining
15 17 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
15 17 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 16 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
16 16 (0.25%) Oracle Database
17 15 (0.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 70 (1.09%) Jenkins
2 65 (1.01%) Hudson
3 62 (0.97%) Git (software)
4 34 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 30 (0.47%) JIRA
6 25 (0.39%) Subversion
7 18 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (0.14%) Metasploit
9 7 (0.11%) Visual Studio
10 6 (0.094%) Rational Performance Tester
11 4 (0.062%) LoadRunner
12 3 (0.047%) MSI
13 2 (0.031%) InstallShield
13 2 (0.031%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (0.031%) AppScan
14 1 (0.016%) Selenium
14 1 (0.016%) FitNesse
14 1 (0.016%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 1 (0.016%) Ant
14 1 (0.016%) JUnit
General
1 956 (14.91%) Finance
2 616 (9.61%) Telecoms
3 203 (3.17%) Banking
4 174 (2.71%) Retail
5 139 (2.17%) Marketing
6 121 (1.89%) Manufacturing
7 119 (1.86%) Law
8 99 (1.54%) Electronics
9 91 (1.42%) Legal
10 90 (1.40%) Advertising
11 62 (0.97%) Back Office
12 51 (0.80%) Financial Institution
13 41 (0.64%) Games
14 32 (0.50%) Publishing
15 28 (0.44%) Local Government
16 26 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
17 25 (0.39%) Front Office
17 25 (0.39%) Investment Banking
18 23 (0.36%) French Language
19 19 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1405 (21.92%) Network Engineer
2 854 (13.32%) Analyst
3 744 (11.61%) Support Engineer
4 586 (9.14%) Architect
5 475 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 413 (6.44%) Senior Network Engineer
7 378 (5.90%) Consultant
8 377 (5.88%) Support Analyst
9 328 (5.12%) 2nd Line Support
10 249 (3.88%) IT Support
11 237 (3.70%) Administrator
12 219 (3.42%) Infrastructure Architect
13 214 (3.34%) Technical Support
14 212 (3.31%) Solutions Architect
15 206 (3.21%) Network Support
16 180 (2.81%) Project Manager
17 177 (2.76%) Systems Administrator
17 177 (2.76%) Network Analyst
18 175 (2.73%) Network Architect
19 169 (2.64%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (2.65%) Middleware
2 130 (2.03%) Web Services
3 129 (2.01%) HTML
4 115 (1.79%) XML
5 86 (1.34%) XSLT
6 81 (1.26%) Rendezvous
6 81 (1.26%) Ultra Messaging
7 73 (1.14%) .NET
8 58 (0.90%) CSS
9 54 (0.84%) XMPP
10 53 (0.83%) LAMP
11 48 (0.75%) FIX Protocol
12 19 (0.30%) SOAP
13 17 (0.27%) ISPF
13 17 (0.27%) JTAPI
13 17 (0.27%) TAPI
13 17 (0.27%) RabbitMQ
14 16 (0.25%) Ajax
15 15 (0.23%) VXML
15 15 (0.23%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1140 (17.78%) Data Centre
2 335 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
3 268 (4.18%) Blackberry
4 238 (3.71%) Management Information System
5 218 (3.40%) Video Conferencing
6 160 (2.50%) Computer Science
7 143 (2.23%) Clustering
8 94 (1.47%) Hedge funds
9 90 (1.40%) Thin Client
9 90 (1.40%) Fat Client
10 87 (1.36%) Client/Server
11 83 (1.29%) Replication
12 82 (1.28%) iPhone
13 78 (1.22%) Mainframe
14 58 (0.90%) Statistics
15 56 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
16 55 (0.86%) BYOD
16 55 (0.86%) PKI
17 52 (0.81%) iPad
18 43 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3051 (47.60%) Windows
2 1108 (17.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 982 (15.32%) Linux
4 861 (13.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 709 (11.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 639 (9.97%) Windows 7
7 387 (6.04%) UNIX
8 335 (5.23%) Windows XP
9 299 (4.66%) Windows 8
10 224 (3.49%) Solaris
11 126 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 107 (1.67%) Windows Vista
13 96 (1.50%) Android
14 83 (1.29%) Mac OS X
15 81 (1.26%) CentOS
16 61 (0.95%) Apple iOS
17 53 (0.83%) Ubuntu
18 49 (0.76%) Debian
19 46 (0.72%) AIX
20 25 (0.39%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1389 (21.67%) ITIL
2 542 (8.46%) Project Management
3 451 (7.04%) Load Balancing
4 444 (6.93%) Disaster Recovery
5 419 (6.54%) Network Design
6 382 (5.96%) Service Delivery
7 304 (4.74%) Incident Management
8 297 (4.63%) Service Management
8 297 (4.63%) Migration
9 279 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
10 268 (4.18%) PRINCE2
11 262 (4.09%) Change Management
12 237 (3.70%) Network Management
13 224 (3.49%) Network Monitoring
14 202 (3.15%) Performance Tuning
15 189 (2.95%) Business Continuity
16 186 (2.90%) Mentoring
17 185 (2.89%) Capacity Planning
18 183 (2.85%) Information Security
19 173 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 856 (13.35%) SQL
2 219 (3.42%) Java
3 171 (2.67%) PowerShell
4 154 (2.40%) Perl
5 128 (2.00%) JavaScript
6 123 (1.92%) Python
7 109 (1.70%) Bash Shell
8 94 (1.47%) C
9 67 (1.05%) Ruby
10 52 (0.81%) PHP
11 40 (0.62%) T-SQL
12 35 (0.55%) VBScript
13 27 (0.42%) Shell Script
14 26 (0.41%) VBA
14 26 (0.41%) C++
15 18 (0.28%) VB
15 18 (0.28%) C#
16 12 (0.19%) AWK
17 10 (0.16%) PL/SQL
18 9 (0.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2088 (32.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1214 (18.94%) CCNP
3 1184 (18.47%) CCNA
4 688 (10.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 564 (8.80%) Degree
6 412 (6.43%) MCSE
6 412 (6.43%) Security Cleared
7 334 (5.21%) CCIE
8 295 (4.60%) SC Cleared
9 215 (3.35%) MCP
10 192 (3.00%) MCITP
11 186 (2.90%) MCSA
12 171 (2.67%) CCDP
13 165 (2.57%) ITIL Certification
14 152 (2.37%) CCSA
15 137 (2.14%) CISSP
16 129 (2.01%) MCTS
17 128 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 97 (1.51%) CCSE
19 91 (1.42%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 569 (8.88%) SLA
2 141 (2.20%) PCI DSS
3 110 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 63 (0.98%) ISO 9001
5 57 (0.89%) QA
6 38 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 29 (0.45%) COBIT
8 7 (0.11%) PMBOK
9 6 (0.094%) JSP 440
9 6 (0.094%) ISO 14001
10 4 (0.062%) HL7
10 4 (0.062%) DICOM
11 1 (0.016%) BS7799
System Software
1 1871 (29.19%) Active Directory
2 1274 (19.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 623 (9.72%) Hyper-V
4 337 (5.26%) XenApp
5 278 (4.34%) vSphere
6 163 (2.54%) VMware ESX
7 156 (2.43%) XenServer
8 150 (2.34%) NFS
9 147 (2.29%) XenDesktop
10 143 (2.23%) SRDF
11 113 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
12 95 (1.48%) Terminal Services
13 91 (1.42%) Oracle RAC
14 73 (1.14%) Xen
15 71 (1.11%) Terminal Server
16 56 (0.87%) KVM
17 40 (0.62%) Samba
18 37 (0.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
19 31 (0.48%) VMware Server
19 31 (0.48%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 304 (4.74%) SCCM
2 163 (2.54%) WSUS
3 119 (1.86%) SCOM
4 111 (1.73%) Backup Exec
5 110 (1.72%) Nagios
6 106 (1.65%) Cisco CUCM
7 86 (1.34%) Puppet
7 86 (1.34%) Cisco Prime
8 72 (1.12%) Cisco UCCX
9 70 (1.09%) CiscoWorks
10 62 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
11 53 (0.83%) Salt
12 52 (0.81%) FortiGate
13 47 (0.73%) Ansible
14 45 (0.70%) OpenView
15 44 (0.69%) Cisco LMS
16 40 (0.62%) SolarWinds Orion
17 32 (0.50%) NetBackup
18 30 (0.47%) ZABBIX
19 29 (0.45%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 3453 (53.87%) Cisco
2 2133 (33.28%) Microsoft
3 1889 (29.47%) VMware
4 1083 (16.90%) Citrix
5 888 (13.85%) CheckPoint
6 843 (13.15%) HP
7 820 (12.79%) Juniper
8 560 (8.74%) F5
9 397 (6.19%) NetApp
10 392 (6.12%) Oracle
11 284 (4.43%) Avaya
12 260 (4.06%) EMC
13 256 (3.99%) IBM
14 233 (3.63%) SolarWinds
15 197 (3.07%) Dell
16 169 (2.64%) Red Hat
17 153 (2.39%) Intel
18 149 (2.32%) Apple
19 148 (2.31%) Fortinet
20 122 (1.90%) Aruba
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Directions On-line Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Extensive Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + great company
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + bonus + overtime + pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £34,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: To £35k DOE
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To £50K + Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Training
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Robert Half
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: benefits & training
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago