The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 115 95 132
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +37
Permanent jobs citing LAN 2464 3069 2579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.73% 3.01% 2.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.19% 17.82% 13.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2071 2635 2125
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
15217 17223 19766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.83% 16.87% 18.21%
Number of salaries quoted 12692 14353 15722
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 August 2016.

LAN Salary Histogram in England

LAN
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -10 828 £52,500 +5.00% 75
South East -26 595 £42,500 - 70
West Midlands +4 196 £37,500 -6.25% 14
South West +11 193 £36,301 +5.21% 22
East of England +1 186 £40,000 +6.66% 23
East Midlands +40 163 £42,500 -5.55% 14
Yorkshire -21 154 £40,000 -11.11% 25
North West -13 130 £37,500 - 22
North East +19 27 £38,500 -14.44% 6
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for LAN.

1 4431 (87.79%) WAN
2 2634 (52.19%) Cisco
3 2271 (45.00%) Firewall
4 2211 (43.81%) Windows
5 1661 (32.91%) Cisco Certification
6 1598 (31.66%) Microsoft
7 1554 (30.79%) VMware
8 1540 (30.51%) Active Directory
9 1322 (26.19%) VPN
10 1235 (24.47%) Windows Server
11 1211 (23.99%) ITIL
12 1166 (23.10%) TCP/IP
13 1118 (22.15%) VMware Infrastructure
14 1035 (20.51%) CCNA
15 1022 (20.25%) CCNP
16 981 (19.44%) Wireless
17 918 (18.19%) DNS
18 899 (17.81%) Linux
19 874 (17.32%) Data Centre
20 821 (16.27%) VoIP
21 807 (15.99%) MS Exchange
22 761 (15.08%) DHCP
23 741 (14.68%) Network Security
24 737 (14.60%) Windows Server 2008
25 731 (14.48%) SAN
26 711 (14.09%) MPLS
27 699 (13.85%) Finance
28 697 (13.81%) Citrix
29 688 (13.63%) MS Excel
30 633 (12.54%) Windows Server 2012

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 807 (15.99%) MS Exchange
2 291 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 282 (5.59%) IIS
4 211 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 208 (4.12%) SharePoint
6 198 (3.92%) Skype for Business
7 138 (2.73%) Apache
8 128 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2007
9 85 (1.68%) Tomcat
10 60 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
11 54 (1.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 39 (0.77%) WebSphere
13 35 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
14 31 (0.61%) IBM Notes
14 31 (0.61%) JBoss
15 25 (0.50%) OpenStack
16 19 (0.38%) Oracle Coherence
16 19 (0.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 17 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
18 16 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 688 (13.63%) MS Excel
2 563 (11.16%) MS Office
3 122 (2.42%) MS Visio
4 73 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.34%) MS Project
6 10 (0.20%) Mozilla Thunderbird
7 8 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.12%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.079%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.059%) Revit
10 3 (0.059%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.020%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 34 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.53%) assyst
3 20 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.18%) Eikon
5 5 (0.099%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.099%) RMDS
6 4 (0.079%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.079%) Infor M3
6 4 (0.079%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.079%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.079%) Sage 50
7 3 (0.059%) Cognos Planning
7 3 (0.059%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.059%) Hi Portfolio
7 3 (0.059%) ResourceLink
7 3 (0.059%) Temenos T24
7 3 (0.059%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.040%) Infor CRM
8 2 (0.040%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 2 (0.040%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 416 (8.24%) Office 365
2 246 (4.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 203 (4.02%) Amazon AWS
4 106 (2.10%) IaaS
5 84 (1.66%) SaaS
6 53 (1.05%) PaaS
7 30 (0.59%) Mimecast
8 24 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
9 22 (0.44%) Google Apps
10 19 (0.38%) IBM Cloud
11 14 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
12 9 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 7 (0.14%) OneDrive
14 5 (0.099%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (0.099%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (0.079%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 3 (0.059%) Google Cloud Platform
17 2 (0.040%) Google Compute Engine
17 2 (0.040%) Nimbula
17 2 (0.040%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 4431 (87.79%) WAN
2 2271 (45.00%) Firewall
3 1322 (26.19%) VPN
4 1166 (23.10%) TCP/IP
5 981 (19.44%) Wireless
6 918 (18.19%) DNS
7 821 (16.27%) VoIP
8 761 (15.08%) DHCP
9 741 (14.68%) Network Security
10 731 (14.48%) SAN
11 711 (14.09%) MPLS
12 616 (12.21%) Cisco ASA
13 553 (10.96%) BGP
14 529 (10.48%) OSPF
15 405 (8.02%) Internet
15 405 (8.02%) VLAN
16 359 (7.11%) Wi-Fi
17 356 (7.05%) Cisco Nexus
18 350 (6.93%) WLAN
19 337 (6.68%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 568 (11.25%) SQL Server
2 84 (1.66%) MySQL
3 83 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 49 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
5 45 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 40 (0.79%) Relational Database
7 33 (0.65%) Oracle Database
8 30 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
9 26 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 25 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 23 (0.46%) DB2
12 20 (0.40%) OLAP
13 17 (0.34%) Hadoop
13 17 (0.34%) OLTP
13 17 (0.34%) Oracle OLAP
14 16 (0.32%) Big Data
15 14 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
16 12 (0.24%) NoSQL
16 12 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
17 8 (0.16%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 24 (0.48%) JIRA
2 20 (0.40%) LoadRunner
3 14 (0.28%) Sonatype Nexus
4 12 (0.24%) Git (software)
4 12 (0.24%) Jenkins
4 12 (0.24%) Selenium
5 11 (0.22%) Cucumber
5 11 (0.22%) JUnit
5 11 (0.22%) SpecFlow
6 10 (0.20%) Hudson
6 10 (0.20%) Maven
7 9 (0.18%) TestNG
8 7 (0.14%) Subversion
9 6 (0.12%) Metasploit
9 6 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.099%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (0.079%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.059%) Liquibase
12 3 (0.059%) PeopleTools
13 2 (0.040%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 699 (13.85%) Finance
2 574 (11.37%) Telecoms
3 226 (4.48%) Retail
4 146 (2.89%) Banking
5 109 (2.16%) Manufacturing
6 85 (1.68%) Legal
7 83 (1.64%) Back Office
8 77 (1.53%) Law
9 67 (1.33%) Marketing
10 53 (1.05%) Games
11 32 (0.63%) Advertising
11 32 (0.63%) Financial Institution
12 28 (0.55%) Electronics
12 28 (0.55%) Investment Banking
13 24 (0.48%) Publishing
14 22 (0.44%) French Language
15 19 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
16 15 (0.30%) German Language
17 13 (0.26%) Front Office
18 12 (0.24%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1267 (25.10%) Network Engineer
2 789 (15.63%) Analyst
3 667 (13.22%) Support Engineer
4 545 (10.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 462 (9.15%) Cisco Engineer
6 401 (7.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 324 (6.42%) Support Analyst
8 305 (6.04%) Senior Network Engineer
9 283 (5.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 281 (5.57%) IT Support
11 262 (5.19%) IT Engineer
12 244 (4.83%) Architect
13 242 (4.79%) 3rd Line Support
14 233 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support
15 218 (4.32%) Consultant
16 203 (4.02%) Network Support
17 202 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 197 (3.90%) Security Engineer
19 196 (3.88%) Network Analyst
20 189 (3.74%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (2.18%) 802.1X
2 100 (1.98%) Web Services
3 68 (1.35%) .NET
3 68 (1.35%) Middleware
4 34 (0.67%) XML
5 22 (0.44%) HTML
6 20 (0.40%) XMPP
7 15 (0.30%) Regular Expression
8 13 (0.26%) FIX Protocol
8 13 (0.26%) LAMP
9 12 (0.24%) ASP.NET
10 11 (0.22%) JDBC
11 10 (0.20%) CSS
11 10 (0.20%) Ruby on Rails
12 9 (0.18%) HTML5
13 8 (0.16%) Ultra Messaging
14 7 (0.14%) .NET Framework
14 7 (0.14%) JSON
14 7 (0.14%) SOAP
15 6 (0.12%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 874 (17.32%) Data Centre
2 275 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 242 (4.79%) Management Information System
4 140 (2.77%) Video Conferencing
5 138 (2.73%) Driving Licence
6 133 (2.64%) Computer Science
7 116 (2.30%) Blackberry
8 99 (1.96%) Replication
9 88 (1.74%) iPhone
10 77 (1.53%) IVR
11 75 (1.49%) Clustering
12 72 (1.43%) Statistics
13 65 (1.29%) Client/Server
14 62 (1.23%) Fat Client
14 62 (1.23%) Thin Client
15 50 (0.99%) PKI
16 49 (0.97%) Private Cloud
17 47 (0.93%) iPad
18 42 (0.83%) Virtual Team
19 39 (0.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2211 (43.81%) Windows
2 1235 (24.47%) Windows Server
3 899 (17.81%) Linux
4 737 (14.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 633 (12.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 512 (10.14%) Windows 7
7 286 (5.67%) Unix
8 238 (4.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 201 (3.98%) Windows 8
10 182 (3.61%) Windows 10
11 148 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 118 (2.34%) Android
13 112 (2.22%) Windows XP
14 90 (1.78%) Solaris
15 81 (1.60%) Mac OS X
16 67 (1.33%) CentOS
17 62 (1.23%) Windows Vista
18 37 (0.73%) Apple iOS
19 36 (0.71%) Mac OS
20 35 (0.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1211 (23.99%) ITIL
2 423 (8.38%) Project Management
3 401 (7.95%) Disaster Recovery
4 347 (6.88%) Network Design
5 296 (5.86%) Load Balancing
6 291 (5.77%) Service Delivery
7 261 (5.17%) Network Management
8 238 (4.72%) PRINCE2
9 237 (4.70%) Presales
10 233 (4.62%) Change Management
11 226 (4.48%) Service Management
12 207 (4.10%) Business Continuity
13 206 (4.08%) Network Monitoring
14 191 (3.78%) Mentoring
15 184 (3.65%) High Availability
16 177 (3.51%) Capacity Planning
17 171 (3.39%) Change Control
17 171 (3.39%) Information Security
18 159 (3.15%) Agile Software Development
19 152 (3.01%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 516 (10.22%) SQL
2 213 (4.22%) PowerShell
3 126 (2.50%) Python
4 116 (2.30%) C
5 103 (2.04%) Perl
6 68 (1.35%) Bash Shell
7 66 (1.31%) Java
7 66 (1.31%) Ruby
8 63 (1.25%) C#
9 49 (0.97%) Shell Script
10 36 (0.71%) PHP
11 35 (0.69%) VB
12 33 (0.65%) JavaScript
13 31 (0.61%) C++
14 28 (0.55%) T-SQL
15 23 (0.46%) VBScript
16 6 (0.12%) Korn
17 4 (0.079%) VBA
18 3 (0.059%) PL/SQL
18 3 (0.059%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1661 (32.91%) Cisco Certification
2 1035 (20.51%) CCNA
3 1022 (20.25%) CCNP
4 607 (12.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 411 (8.14%) Degree
6 374 (7.41%) MCSE
7 314 (6.22%) Security Cleared
8 265 (5.25%) MCSA
9 241 (4.78%) CCIE
10 206 (4.08%) SC Cleared
11 162 (3.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 156 (3.09%) MCITP
13 133 (2.64%) MCP
14 124 (2.46%) DV Cleared
15 120 (2.38%) CCDP
16 117 (2.32%) CISSP
17 113 (2.24%) CCSA
18 87 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
19 85 (1.68%) JNCIA
20 81 (1.60%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 425 (8.42%) SLA
2 216 (4.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 158 (3.13%) PCI DSS
4 37 (0.73%) QA
5 21 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 15 (0.30%) COBIT
7 14 (0.28%) ISO 9001
8 8 (0.16%) DICOM
9 6 (0.12%) HIPAA
10 4 (0.079%) ISO 9000
10 4 (0.079%) JSP 440
10 4 (0.079%) PMBOK
10 4 (0.079%) SAS 70
11 3 (0.059%) BS7799
11 3 (0.059%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.040%) HL7
12 2 (0.040%) ISO22301
13 1 (0.020%) GMP
13 1 (0.020%) GPG13
13 1 (0.020%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1540 (30.51%) Active Directory
2 1118 (22.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 447 (8.86%) Hyper-V
4 321 (6.36%) vSphere
5 239 (4.74%) XenApp
6 123 (2.44%) VMware ESX
7 120 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
8 114 (2.26%) XenDesktop
9 94 (1.86%) Terminal Services
10 92 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
11 63 (1.25%) XenServer
12 57 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
13 54 (1.07%) NFS
14 51 (1.01%) Virtual Desktop
15 49 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
16 40 (0.79%) KVM
17 39 (0.77%) Xen
18 38 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 28 (0.55%) SRDF
20 26 (0.52%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 225 (4.46%) SCCM
2 130 (2.58%) Cisco CUCM
3 108 (2.14%) Puppet
4 100 (1.98%) SCOM
5 85 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
6 68 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
7 66 (1.31%) Cisco Prime
8 63 (1.25%) Nagios
9 62 (1.23%) FortiGate
10 60 (1.19%) Backup Exec
11 58 (1.15%) WSUS
12 52 (1.03%) Cisco UCCX
13 46 (0.91%) Ansible
14 36 (0.71%) Cacti
15 34 (0.67%) Tivoli
16 28 (0.55%) SolarWinds Orion
17 27 (0.53%) Nessus
18 26 (0.52%) Icinga
19 25 (0.50%) AirWatch
20 22 (0.44%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 2634 (52.19%) Cisco
2 1598 (31.66%) Microsoft
3 1554 (30.79%) VMware
4 697 (13.81%) Citrix
5 614 (12.17%) CheckPoint
6 600 (11.89%) Juniper
7 472 (9.35%) HP
8 367 (7.27%) F5
9 259 (5.13%) SolarWinds
10 255 (5.05%) Avaya
11 233 (4.62%) Palo Alto
12 221 (4.38%) Oracle
13 204 (4.04%) NetApp
14 187 (3.71%) EMC
15 158 (3.13%) Red Hat
16 155 (3.07%) Dell
17 148 (2.93%) Mitel
18 130 (2.58%) Fortinet
19 127 (2.52%) Meraki
20 119 (2.36%) IBM
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent benefits - see advert
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £neg + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterlee, County Durham
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Think Money Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £55000 - £61000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Newquay, Cornwall
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Malling, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 + Bonus + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + generous employee benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, 25 Days Holiday
Posted: 3 days ago