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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 107 119 111
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Permanent jobs citing LAN 2748 2377 2875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.58% 2.38% 2.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.21% 13.60% 13.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2274 2031 2508
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
19342 17479 21139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.13% 17.49% 19.07%
Number of salaries quoted 15403 14304 17507
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 £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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +8 1069 £50,000 +5.26% 116
South East -14 579 £40,000 - 79
Yorkshire +38 287 £42,000 +15.06% 24
East of England +35 209 £39,750 -3.04% 24
North West +4 173 £33,000 +1.53% 20
West Midlands +19 165 £32,500 - 24
South West -1 160 £29,000 -17.14% 22
East Midlands -13 95 £37,500 +11.94% 11
North East -39 6 £40,000 +14.28% 2
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 4726 (85.99%) WAN
2 2908 (52.91%) Windows
3 2757 (50.16%) Cisco
4 2129 (38.74%) Firewall
5 1855 (33.75%) Microsoft
6 1712 (31.15%) Cisco Certification
7 1671 (30.40%) VMware
8 1670 (30.39%) Active Directory
9 1325 (24.11%) TCP/IP
10 1320 (24.02%) Windows Server 2008
11 1267 (23.05%) VPN
12 1207 (21.96%) ITIL
13 1112 (20.23%) MS Exchange
14 1080 (19.65%) DNS
15 1074 (19.54%) CCNP
15 1074 (19.54%) VMware Infrastructure
16 992 (18.05%) Citrix
17 981 (17.85%) MS Excel
18 979 (17.81%) SAN
19 951 (17.30%) CCNA
20 942 (17.14%) Finance
21 941 (17.12%) Windows Server 2003
22 868 (15.79%) Linux
23 859 (15.63%) DHCP
24 757 (13.77%) CheckPoint
24 757 (13.77%) Microsoft Certification
25 752 (13.68%) MS Office
26 751 (13.66%) SQL Server
27 747 (13.59%) Windows 7
28 743 (13.52%) HP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1112 (20.23%) MS Exchange
2 518 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 335 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2007
4 295 (5.37%) SharePoint
5 291 (5.29%) IIS
6 222 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 221 (4.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 201 (3.66%) Lync
9 195 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2003
10 168 (3.06%) Apache
11 122 (2.22%) Tomcat
12 73 (1.33%) WebSphere
13 60 (1.09%) Oracle Coherence
14 55 (1.00%) Lotus Domino
15 42 (0.76%) IBM Notes
16 33 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
17 29 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
17 29 (0.53%) OpenStack
18 25 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
19 20 (0.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 981 (17.85%) MS Excel
2 752 (13.68%) MS Office
3 83 (1.51%) MS Visio
4 64 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (0.38%) MS Project
6 11 (0.20%) Photoshop
6 11 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.11%) FrameMaker
7 6 (0.11%) PaintShop Pro
7 6 (0.11%) Acrobat
7 6 (0.11%) RoboHelp
8 5 (0.091%) FastStats
8 5 (0.091%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.055%) SmartSuite
9 3 (0.055%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.055%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 30 (0.55%) RMDS
2 20 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
4 14 (0.25%) Summit
5 12 (0.22%) Front Arena
5 12 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 12 (0.22%) Eikon
6 11 (0.20%) Movex
7 10 (0.18%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 10 (0.18%) 3000 Xtra
8 9 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (0.11%) Line 500
9 6 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
10 5 (0.091%) Oracle EBS R12
11 4 (0.073%) AWD
11 4 (0.073%) Compiere
12 3 (0.055%) Epicor Vantage
12 3 (0.055%) Tridion
12 3 (0.055%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 116 (2.11%) Office 365
2 67 (1.22%) IaaS
3 62 (1.13%) SaaS
4 52 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
5 51 (0.93%) PaaS
6 47 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
7 41 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
8 33 (0.60%) Google Apps
9 13 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.11%) Joyent
11 3 (0.055%) Route 53
11 3 (0.055%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.018%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.018%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4726 (85.99%) WAN
2 2129 (38.74%) Firewall
3 1325 (24.11%) TCP/IP
4 1267 (23.05%) VPN
5 1080 (19.65%) DNS
6 979 (17.81%) SAN
7 859 (15.63%) DHCP
8 720 (13.10%) VoIP
9 715 (13.01%) Wireless
10 707 (12.86%) MPLS
11 597 (10.86%) Network Security
12 522 (9.50%) BGP
13 516 (9.39%) Cisco ASA
14 492 (8.95%) Internet
15 442 (8.04%) OSPF
16 381 (6.93%) VLAN
17 325 (5.91%) Wi-Fi
18 306 (5.57%) EIGRP
19 297 (5.40%) WLAN
20 230 (4.18%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 751 (13.66%) SQL Server
2 149 (2.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 149 (2.71%) MySQL
3 92 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 77 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
5 74 (1.35%) Hadoop
6 60 (1.09%) HBase
7 58 (1.06%) Big Data
8 55 (1.00%) DB2
9 48 (0.87%) Mahout
9 48 (0.87%) Oracle Exadata
10 42 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
10 42 (0.76%) MongoDB
11 41 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
11 41 (0.75%) NoSQL
12 40 (0.73%) Apache Hive
12 40 (0.73%) MarkLogic
12 40 (0.73%) Couchbase
12 40 (0.73%) Sqoop
12 40 (0.73%) Riak
Development Applications
1 48 (0.87%) Git (software)
2 36 (0.66%) Subversion
3 33 (0.60%) Jenkins
4 31 (0.56%) LoadRunner
5 28 (0.51%) Visual Studio
6 21 (0.38%) Hudson
7 18 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (0.31%) JIRA
9 16 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 13 (0.24%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 10 (0.18%) QuickTest Pro
12 8 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
12 8 (0.15%) Talend Open Studio
12 8 (0.15%) Axure RP
13 6 (0.11%) Metasploit
14 5 (0.091%) JUnit
14 5 (0.091%) SilkPerformer
15 4 (0.073%) Selenium
15 4 (0.073%) Maven
16 3 (0.055%) WinRunner
General
1 942 (17.14%) Finance
2 624 (11.35%) Telecoms
3 212 (3.86%) Banking
4 159 (2.89%) Retail
5 129 (2.35%) Law
6 111 (2.02%) Legal
7 110 (2.00%) Marketing
8 61 (1.11%) Manufacturing
9 59 (1.07%) Advertising
10 43 (0.78%) French Language
11 42 (0.76%) Back Office
12 37 (0.67%) Electronics
13 36 (0.66%) Games
13 36 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
14 33 (0.60%) Publishing
15 31 (0.56%) German Language
16 29 (0.53%) Billing
17 22 (0.40%) Spanish Language
18 21 (0.38%) Investment Banking
19 18 (0.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1089 (19.81%) Network Engineer
2 918 (16.70%) Analyst
3 592 (10.77%) Support Engineer
4 440 (8.01%) Architect
5 434 (7.90%) Support Analyst
6 307 (5.59%) Administrator
7 287 (5.22%) Consultant
8 286 (5.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 258 (4.69%) Senior Network Engineer
10 253 (4.60%) IT Support
11 252 (4.59%) Network Analyst
12 226 (4.11%) Systems Administrator
13 224 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support
14 211 (3.84%) 2nd Line Support
15 198 (3.60%) Network Support
16 197 (3.58%) Systems Engineer
17 175 (3.18%) Technical Support
18 167 (3.04%) Security Engineer
19 163 (2.97%) Infrastructure Manager
20 159 (2.89%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (1.73%) .NET
2 80 (1.46%) Web Services
3 73 (1.33%) Middleware
4 63 (1.15%) HTML
5 53 (0.96%) CSS
6 46 (0.84%) XML
7 37 (0.67%) SOAP
8 35 (0.64%) LAMP
9 24 (0.44%) ASP.NET
10 20 (0.36%) Rendezvous
10 20 (0.36%) XSLT
11 19 (0.35%) XMPP
12 17 (0.31%) COM
13 16 (0.29%) JSON
14 13 (0.24%) Ajax
15 12 (0.22%) Django
15 12 (0.22%) ODBC
15 12 (0.22%) ZeroMQ
16 11 (0.20%) SAP Basis
17 10 (0.18%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 350 (6.37%) Blackberry
1 350 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
2 208 (3.78%) Management Information System
3 124 (2.26%) Clustering
4 117 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 104 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
6 90 (1.64%) Hedge funds
7 72 (1.31%) Replication
8 71 (1.29%) Client/Server
9 69 (1.26%) iPhone
10 66 (1.20%) Firmware
11 64 (1.16%) Statistics
12 60 (1.09%) Open Source
13 58 (1.06%) Visualisation
14 51 (0.93%) SecurID
15 46 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
16 45 (0.82%) Mathematics
17 40 (0.73%) User Experience
17 40 (0.73%) CMDB
18 35 (0.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2908 (52.91%) Windows
2 1320 (24.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 941 (17.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 868 (15.79%) Linux
5 747 (13.59%) Windows 7
6 589 (10.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 400 (7.28%) Windows XP
8 351 (6.39%) UNIX
9 270 (4.91%) Windows 8
10 170 (3.09%) Android
11 155 (2.82%) Solaris
12 148 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 107 (1.95%) Windows Vista
14 81 (1.47%) CentOS
15 62 (1.13%) Apple iOS
16 61 (1.11%) Mac OS X
17 50 (0.91%) VMS
18 49 (0.89%) Ubuntu
19 47 (0.86%) Windows Phone
20 38 (0.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1207 (21.96%) ITIL
2 488 (8.88%) Project Management
3 344 (6.26%) Load Balancing
4 327 (5.95%) Network Management
5 324 (5.90%) Network Design
6 269 (4.89%) Service Delivery
7 262 (4.77%) Change Management
8 260 (4.73%) Disaster Recovery
9 242 (4.40%) PRINCE2
10 232 (4.22%) Service Management
11 217 (3.95%) Incident Management
12 191 (3.48%) E-Commerce
13 174 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
14 165 (3.00%) Migration
15 161 (2.93%) Capacity Planning
16 153 (2.78%) Information Security
17 151 (2.75%) Performance Tuning
17 151 (2.75%) Kalman Filter
18 149 (2.71%) Mentoring
19 145 (2.64%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 630 (11.46%) SQL
2 144 (2.62%) C
3 125 (2.27%) Java
4 107 (1.95%) PowerShell
5 93 (1.69%) Python
6 80 (1.46%) Perl
7 53 (0.96%) Shell Script
7 53 (0.96%) Bash Shell
8 44 (0.80%) JavaScript
9 41 (0.75%) PHP
10 40 (0.73%) C++
11 35 (0.64%) C#
11 35 (0.64%) VBScript
12 33 (0.60%) VB
13 25 (0.45%) Ruby
14 15 (0.27%) T-SQL
15 13 (0.24%) Korn
16 11 (0.20%) R
17 7 (0.13%) AWK
18 4 (0.073%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1712 (31.15%) Cisco Certification
2 1074 (19.54%) CCNP
3 951 (17.30%) CCNA
4 757 (13.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 643 (11.70%) Degree
6 457 (8.32%) MCSE
7 262 (4.77%) CCIE
8 230 (4.18%) Security Cleared
9 219 (3.98%) MCITP
10 213 (3.88%) MCSA
11 203 (3.69%) CCDP
12 177 (3.22%) MCP
13 172 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 159 (2.89%) SC Cleared
15 144 (2.62%) CCDA
16 126 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
17 121 (2.20%) CCSP
18 116 (2.11%) CCSE
19 88 (1.60%) CCSA
19 88 (1.60%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 432 (7.86%) SLA
2 100 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 100 (1.82%) PCI DSS
3 93 (1.69%) QA
4 28 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 27 (0.49%) COBIT
6 22 (0.40%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.091%) ISO 9000
7 5 (0.091%) BS7799
8 3 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 3 (0.055%) HL7
System Software
1 1670 (30.39%) Active Directory
2 1074 (19.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 443 (8.06%) Hyper-V
4 321 (5.84%) XenApp
5 271 (4.93%) vSphere
6 187 (3.40%) VMware ESX
7 111 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
8 109 (1.98%) XenDesktop
9 87 (1.58%) XenServer
10 74 (1.35%) NFS
11 72 (1.31%) Terminal Services
12 71 (1.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 64 (1.16%) MetaFrame
13 64 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
14 50 (0.91%) SRDF
15 41 (0.75%) VMware Server
16 40 (0.73%) Apache Flume
16 40 (0.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 38 (0.69%) HDFS
18 35 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 188 (3.42%) SCCM
2 175 (3.18%) Backup Exec
3 99 (1.80%) Norton AntiVirus
4 97 (1.76%) WSUS
5 76 (1.38%) Cisco CUCM
5 76 (1.38%) SCOM
6 75 (1.36%) CiscoWorks
7 74 (1.35%) Puppet
8 55 (1.00%) Nagios
9 47 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
10 45 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
11 40 (0.73%) Ambari
11 40 (0.73%) Oozie
12 33 (0.60%) SolarWinds Orion
13 30 (0.55%) OpenView
13 30 (0.55%) NetBackup
14 29 (0.53%) HP NNM
15 25 (0.45%) Cisco UCCX
16 23 (0.42%) Cisco Prime
17 22 (0.40%) MOM
Vendors
1 2757 (50.16%) Cisco
2 1855 (33.75%) Microsoft
3 1671 (30.40%) VMware
4 992 (18.05%) Citrix
5 757 (13.77%) CheckPoint
6 743 (13.52%) HP
7 620 (11.28%) Juniper
8 345 (6.28%) Oracle
9 336 (6.11%) F5
10 306 (5.57%) NetApp
11 233 (4.24%) Dell
12 230 (4.18%) Red Hat
13 222 (4.04%) Symantec
14 219 (3.98%) EMC
15 200 (3.64%) SolarWinds
15 200 (3.64%) Avaya
16 174 (3.17%) Apple
17 157 (2.86%) McAfee
17 157 (2.86%) IBM
18 114 (2.07%) Intel
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