The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 120 112 109
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Permanent jobs citing LAN 2634 2513 2682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.41% 2.47% 2.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.61% 13.42% 13.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2193 2114 2317
Average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -2.59%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19356 18721 19977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.71% 18.40% 17.99%
Number of salaries quoted 15613 15114 16710
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
LAN
UK

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 July 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 30 July 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 0 1068 £48,500 -3.00% 118
South East -17 575 £42,500 +13.33% 54
Yorkshire +39 251 £40,000 +8.10% 29
East of England +8 231 £36,500 -14.11% 23
South West -6 158 £35,000 - 23
West Midlands +10 151 £32,500 -13.33% 28
North West -24 109 £30,000 +1.69% 17
East Midlands -12 74 £45,000 +2.27% 21
North East -26 5 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Midlands +2 2 - -
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4651 (84.53%) WAN
2 2805 (50.98%) Windows
3 2740 (49.80%) Cisco
4 2078 (37.77%) Firewall
5 1866 (33.91%) Microsoft
6 1676 (30.46%) Cisco Certification
7 1636 (29.73%) Active Directory
8 1627 (29.57%) VMware
9 1376 (25.01%) TCP/IP
10 1317 (23.94%) Windows Server 2008
11 1258 (22.86%) VPN
12 1195 (21.72%) ITIL
13 1185 (21.54%) DNS
14 1121 (20.37%) MS Exchange
15 1024 (18.61%) VMware Infrastructure
16 1021 (18.56%) MS Excel
17 977 (17.76%) SAN
18 974 (17.70%) CCNP
19 966 (17.56%) CCNA
20 962 (17.48%) Windows Server 2003
21 959 (17.43%) Citrix
22 920 (16.72%) Finance
23 907 (16.48%) DHCP
24 844 (15.34%) Linux
25 814 (14.79%) HP
26 792 (14.39%) Microsoft Certification
27 783 (14.23%) SQL Server
28 764 (13.89%) CheckPoint
29 739 (13.43%) Wireless
30 721 (13.10%) Windows 7

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1121 (20.37%) MS Exchange
2 534 (9.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 337 (6.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 334 (6.07%) SharePoint
5 300 (5.45%) IIS
6 230 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2003
7 225 (4.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 192 (3.49%) Lync
9 163 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2013
10 138 (2.51%) Apache
11 99 (1.80%) Tomcat
12 97 (1.76%) WebSphere
13 65 (1.18%) Lotus Domino
14 51 (0.93%) IBM Notes
15 46 (0.84%) Oracle Coherence
16 38 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
17 27 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
18 26 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
19 23 (0.42%) NetWeaver
20 22 (0.40%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1021 (18.56%) MS Excel
2 693 (12.60%) MS Office
3 81 (1.47%) MS Visio
4 78 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (0.38%) MS Project
6 10 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
6 10 (0.18%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.13%) Acrobat
7 7 (0.13%) FastStats
8 5 (0.091%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.055%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.018%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 32 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.45%) RMDS
3 20 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
4 15 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
5 14 (0.25%) Summit
6 12 (0.22%) Eikon
6 12 (0.22%) Front Arena
7 11 (0.20%) Movex
7 11 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
8 10 (0.18%) 3000 Xtra
8 10 (0.18%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 7 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
11 4 (0.073%) Sage 200
11 4 (0.073%) Remedy ITSM
11 4 (0.073%) AWD
11 4 (0.073%) Visualfiles
11 4 (0.073%) Compiere
12 3 (0.055%) SAP FI
12 3 (0.055%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 109 (1.98%) Office 365
2 75 (1.36%) IaaS
3 72 (1.31%) SaaS
4 52 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
5 51 (0.93%) PaaS
6 45 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
7 38 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
8 23 (0.42%) Google Apps
9 14 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.11%) Joyent
11 1 (0.018%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.018%) Route 53
11 1 (0.018%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.018%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4651 (84.53%) WAN
2 2078 (37.77%) Firewall
3 1376 (25.01%) TCP/IP
4 1258 (22.86%) VPN
5 1185 (21.54%) DNS
6 977 (17.76%) SAN
7 907 (16.48%) DHCP
8 739 (13.43%) Wireless
9 720 (13.09%) VoIP
10 683 (12.41%) MPLS
11 552 (10.03%) Network Security
12 514 (9.34%) BGP
13 503 (9.14%) Internet
14 480 (8.72%) Cisco ASA
15 456 (8.29%) OSPF
16 403 (7.32%) VLAN
17 326 (5.93%) EIGRP
18 311 (5.65%) Wi-Fi
19 271 (4.93%) NAS
20 270 (4.91%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 783 (14.23%) SQL Server
2 179 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 131 (2.38%) MySQL
4 112 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 66 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
6 63 (1.15%) Hadoop
7 59 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
8 48 (0.87%) DB2
9 47 (0.85%) Big Data
10 46 (0.84%) HBase
11 42 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
12 39 (0.71%) Mahout
12 39 (0.71%) Oracle Exadata
13 36 (0.65%) MongoDB
13 36 (0.65%) Relational Database
14 35 (0.64%) NoSQL
15 34 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
16 31 (0.56%) HCatalog
16 31 (0.56%) Riak
16 31 (0.56%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 36 (0.65%) Git (software)
2 34 (0.62%) Subversion
3 28 (0.51%) LoadRunner
4 21 (0.38%) Jenkins
5 20 (0.36%) Visual Studio
6 19 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (0.33%) JIRA
8 15 (0.27%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 14 (0.25%) Hudson
10 12 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 9 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
12 8 (0.15%) Metasploit
12 8 (0.15%) Talend Open Studio
12 8 (0.15%) Axure RP
13 6 (0.11%) Selenium
13 6 (0.11%) JUnit
14 5 (0.091%) FitNesse
14 5 (0.091%) Maven
15 4 (0.073%) WebLOAD
16 3 (0.055%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 920 (16.72%) Finance
2 611 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 175 (3.18%) Banking
4 150 (2.73%) Retail
5 142 (2.58%) Law
6 118 (2.14%) Legal
7 107 (1.94%) Marketing
8 65 (1.18%) Manufacturing
9 61 (1.11%) Advertising
10 41 (0.75%) Back Office
11 39 (0.71%) Games
12 38 (0.69%) French Language
12 38 (0.69%) Publishing
13 35 (0.64%) Electronics
14 31 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
15 23 (0.42%) Spanish Language
16 22 (0.40%) Billing
16 22 (0.40%) German Language
17 19 (0.35%) Financial Institution
18 16 (0.29%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1118 (20.32%) Network Engineer
2 993 (18.05%) Analyst
3 562 (10.21%) Support Engineer
4 466 (8.47%) Support Analyst
5 404 (7.34%) Architect
6 315 (5.73%) Consultant
7 307 (5.58%) Administrator
8 296 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 280 (5.09%) Network Analyst
10 271 (4.93%) Senior Network Engineer
11 239 (4.34%) 3rd Line Support
12 234 (4.25%) Systems Engineer
13 229 (4.16%) Network Support
14 219 (3.98%) Systems Administrator
14 219 (3.98%) IT Support
15 205 (3.73%) 2nd Line Support
16 153 (2.78%) Security Engineer
17 151 (2.74%) Technical Support
18 145 (2.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
19 143 (2.60%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (1.84%) .NET
2 74 (1.34%) Web Services
3 67 (1.22%) SOAP
4 63 (1.15%) Middleware
5 52 (0.95%) HTML
6 43 (0.78%) XML
7 39 (0.71%) MapReduce
8 27 (0.49%) CSS
8 27 (0.49%) LAMP
9 23 (0.42%) SAP Basis
10 21 (0.38%) COM
11 18 (0.33%) ASP.NET
12 15 (0.27%) Rendezvous
12 15 (0.27%) XSLT
12 15 (0.27%) JSON
13 13 (0.24%) WSH
14 10 (0.18%) jQuery
14 10 (0.18%) HTML5
14 10 (0.18%) Django
15 9 (0.16%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 339 (6.16%) Blackberry
2 215 (3.91%) Management Information System
3 147 (2.67%) Clustering
4 124 (2.25%) Computer Science
5 122 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
6 77 (1.40%) Firmware
7 72 (1.31%) Hedge funds
8 69 (1.25%) Replication
9 67 (1.22%) Client/Server
10 64 (1.16%) SecurID
11 62 (1.13%) Statistics
12 53 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
13 52 (0.95%) iPhone
14 51 (0.93%) Open Source
14 51 (0.93%) Mathematics
15 49 (0.89%) Visualisation
16 43 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
17 39 (0.71%) Mainframe
18 38 (0.69%) Fat Client
18 38 (0.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2805 (50.98%) Windows
2 1317 (23.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 962 (17.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 844 (15.34%) Linux
5 721 (13.10%) Windows 7
6 549 (9.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 414 (7.52%) Windows XP
8 369 (6.71%) UNIX
9 259 (4.71%) Windows 8
10 153 (2.78%) Solaris
11 140 (2.54%) Android
12 133 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 92 (1.67%) Windows Vista
14 72 (1.31%) Mac OS X
15 65 (1.18%) CentOS
16 51 (0.93%) Windows Phone
17 50 (0.91%) VMS
18 41 (0.75%) Windows Phone 8
19 38 (0.69%) AIX
20 36 (0.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1195 (21.72%) ITIL
2 453 (8.23%) Project Management
3 387 (7.03%) Network Design
4 386 (7.02%) Network Management
5 361 (6.56%) Load Balancing
6 264 (4.80%) Service Delivery
7 253 (4.60%) Disaster Recovery
8 231 (4.20%) Change Management
9 230 (4.18%) PRINCE2
10 209 (3.80%) Service Management
11 197 (3.58%) Incident Management
12 180 (3.27%) E-Commerce
13 146 (2.65%) Information Security
14 143 (2.60%) Migration
15 139 (2.53%) Capacity Planning
16 129 (2.34%) Performance Tuning
17 122 (2.22%) Time Management
18 117 (2.13%) CRM
18 117 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
19 116 (2.11%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 674 (12.25%) SQL
2 141 (2.56%) C
3 119 (2.16%) PowerShell
4 117 (2.13%) Java
5 82 (1.49%) Python
6 64 (1.16%) Perl
7 50 (0.91%) Shell Script
8 43 (0.78%) VB
9 42 (0.76%) C#
10 39 (0.71%) JavaScript
11 38 (0.69%) Bash Shell
12 35 (0.64%) C++
13 32 (0.58%) VBScript
14 21 (0.38%) PHP
15 15 (0.27%) Ruby
16 14 (0.25%) T-SQL
17 9 (0.16%) R
18 4 (0.073%) Korn
18 4 (0.073%) VB.NET
18 4 (0.073%) AWK
Qualifications
1 1676 (30.46%) Cisco Certification
2 974 (17.70%) CCNP
3 966 (17.56%) CCNA
4 792 (14.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 669 (12.16%) Degree
6 503 (9.14%) MCSE
7 268 (4.87%) CCIE
8 253 (4.60%) Security Cleared
9 249 (4.53%) MCSA
10 236 (4.29%) MCITP
11 201 (3.65%) CCDP
12 198 (3.60%) MCP
13 183 (3.33%) SC Cleared
14 178 (3.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 129 (2.34%) CCDA
16 128 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
17 109 (1.98%) CCSA
18 108 (1.96%) CCSE
19 98 (1.78%) CCSP
20 78 (1.42%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 414 (7.52%) SLA
2 118 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 94 (1.71%) QA
4 88 (1.60%) PCI DSS
5 28 (0.51%) ISO 9001
6 25 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 23 (0.42%) COBIT
8 7 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 7 (0.13%) GAMP
8 7 (0.13%) GCP
8 7 (0.13%) GMP
9 6 (0.11%) BS7799
10 5 (0.091%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.036%) HL7
12 1 (0.018%) DICOM
12 1 (0.018%) BS25999
12 1 (0.018%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1636 (29.73%) Active Directory
2 1024 (18.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 448 (8.14%) Hyper-V
4 310 (5.63%) XenApp
5 285 (5.18%) vSphere
6 183 (3.33%) VMware ESX
7 117 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
8 109 (1.98%) XenDesktop
9 91 (1.65%) Terminal Services
10 85 (1.54%) XenServer
11 79 (1.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 70 (1.27%) NFS
13 60 (1.09%) MetaFrame
14 51 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
15 43 (0.78%) SRDF
16 38 (0.69%) Snort
17 37 (0.67%) Terminal Server
17 37 (0.67%) UAG
18 31 (0.56%) HDFS
18 31 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 202 (3.67%) SCCM
2 189 (3.44%) Backup Exec
3 105 (1.91%) CiscoWorks
4 99 (1.80%) WSUS
5 93 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
6 75 (1.36%) SCOM
7 67 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
8 59 (1.07%) HP NNM
8 59 (1.07%) McAfee ePO
9 57 (1.04%) Nagios
10 52 (0.95%) Puppet
11 37 (0.67%) NetBackup
12 36 (0.65%) OpenView
13 35 (0.64%) SolarWinds Orion
14 31 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
14 31 (0.56%) Oozie
14 31 (0.56%) Ambari
15 27 (0.49%) ARCserve
16 22 (0.40%) Netcool
17 21 (0.38%) MOM
Vendors
1 2740 (49.80%) Cisco
2 1866 (33.91%) Microsoft
3 1627 (29.57%) VMware
4 959 (17.43%) Citrix
5 814 (14.79%) HP
6 764 (13.89%) CheckPoint
7 556 (10.11%) Juniper
8 361 (6.56%) F5
9 321 (5.83%) Oracle
10 286 (5.20%) NetApp
11 239 (4.34%) Dell
12 219 (3.98%) Symantec
13 212 (3.85%) EMC
14 197 (3.58%) SolarWinds
15 185 (3.36%) Red Hat
16 162 (2.94%) Avaya
17 161 (2.93%) McAfee
18 159 (2.89%) Apple
19 147 (2.67%) IBM
20 120 (2.18%) Riverbed
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + Training + Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Car + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £23-25,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £110,000 per annum Excellent salary plus benefits plus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + Benefits (including bonus)
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
ECS
Posted: 21 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Nottingham City Council
Salary: From £23,118 to £25,727 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
MBA Ltd
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £73,200 to £85,200 per annum Pension + Life Cover + Private Medic
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Full Benefits
Posted: Yesterday