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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 89 125 116
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -9
Permanent jobs citing LAN 3231 2632 2497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.16% 2.41% 2.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.67% 13.47% 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2762 2191 2101
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +1.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
17307 19542 18860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.93% 17.87% 18.53%
Number of salaries quoted 14322 15698 15238
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +64 1075 £44,000 +3.52% 72
London +5 1045 £50,000 +3.09% 90
Yorkshire +1 255 £45,000 +12.50% 27
East of England +10 243 £37,500 +2.73% 19
South West +13 195 £35,000 - 24
West Midlands +10 185 £39,500 +21.53% 23
North West +23 136 £37,500 +25.00% 32
East Midlands +24 105 £45,000 - 17
North East -3 12 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Midlands -11 3 £80,000 -
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5611 (86.91%) WAN
2 3516 (54.46%) Cisco
3 3037 (47.04%) Windows
4 2868 (44.42%) Firewall
5 2148 (33.27%) Cisco Certification
6 2106 (32.62%) Microsoft
7 1896 (29.37%) VMware
8 1875 (29.04%) Active Directory
9 1537 (23.81%) TCP/IP
10 1473 (22.82%) VPN
11 1435 (22.23%) ITIL
12 1269 (19.66%) CCNP
13 1243 (19.25%) MS Exchange
14 1233 (19.10%) VMware Infrastructure
15 1179 (18.26%) Data Centre
16 1167 (18.08%) CCNA
17 1158 (17.94%) DNS
18 1105 (17.12%) Windows Server 2008
19 1060 (16.42%) MS Excel
20 1035 (16.03%) Citrix
21 986 (15.27%) Linux
21 986 (15.27%) Wireless
22 978 (15.15%) SAN
23 964 (14.93%) Finance
24 929 (14.39%) CheckPoint
25 919 (14.23%) VoIP
26 897 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
27 875 (13.55%) DHCP
28 864 (13.38%) MPLS
29 852 (13.20%) Juniper

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1243 (19.25%) MS Exchange
2 664 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 379 (5.87%) Lync
4 373 (5.78%) IIS
5 330 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 270 (4.18%) SharePoint
7 269 (4.17%) Apache
8 268 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2007
9 173 (2.68%) Tomcat
10 151 (2.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 141 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2003
12 120 (1.86%) WebSphere
13 109 (1.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 103 (1.60%) Oracle Coherence
15 85 (1.32%) OpenStack
16 66 (1.02%) nginx
17 36 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
18 30 (0.46%) Confluence
19 26 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
20 25 (0.39%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1060 (16.42%) MS Excel
2 805 (12.47%) MS Office
3 159 (2.46%) MS Visio
4 94 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 25 (0.39%) MS Project
6 9 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.14%) AutoCAD
7 7 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.046%) SOLIDWORKS
8 3 (0.046%) ProjectWise
9 2 (0.031%) SmartSuite
10 1 (0.015%) InDesign
10 1 (0.015%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.015%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 77 (1.19%) RMDS
2 22 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
3 19 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (0.23%) Endur
5 14 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 10 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
6 10 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
6 10 (0.15%) ION MarketView
7 9 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.077%) Sage 50
8 5 (0.077%) Dynamics GP
9 4 (0.062%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.062%) Line 500
10 3 (0.046%) SAP CCM
10 3 (0.046%) Epicor Vantage
10 3 (0.046%) Primavera
10 3 (0.046%) Tridion
10 3 (0.046%) MFGPRO
11 2 (0.031%) HiPortfolio
11 2 (0.031%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 220 (3.41%) Office 365
2 137 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
3 84 (1.30%) IaaS
4 80 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
5 72 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
6 57 (0.88%) PaaS
7 49 (0.76%) SaaS
8 36 (0.56%) Google Apps
9 18 (0.28%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.046%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.046%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.031%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.031%) Google Drive
11 2 (0.031%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.031%) Yammer
12 1 (0.015%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.015%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 5611 (86.91%) WAN
2 2868 (44.42%) Firewall
3 1537 (23.81%) TCP/IP
4 1473 (22.82%) VPN
5 1158 (17.94%) DNS
6 986 (15.27%) Wireless
7 978 (15.15%) SAN
8 919 (14.23%) VoIP
9 875 (13.55%) DHCP
10 864 (13.38%) MPLS
11 772 (11.96%) BGP
12 703 (10.89%) Cisco ASA
13 694 (10.75%) Network Security
14 672 (10.41%) OSPF
15 583 (9.03%) VLAN
16 499 (7.73%) Cisco Nexus
17 475 (7.36%) Internet
18 452 (7.00%) EIGRP
19 393 (6.09%) Wi-Fi
20 338 (5.24%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 731 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 153 (2.37%) MySQL
3 119 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 82 (1.27%) DB2
5 80 (1.24%) Hadoop
6 77 (1.19%) HBase
7 76 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
8 72 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
9 64 (0.99%) Relational Database
10 57 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
11 42 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
12 36 (0.56%) RDBMS
13 34 (0.53%) OLTP
14 22 (0.34%) MongoDB
15 21 (0.33%) Oracle Database
16 18 (0.28%) NoSQL
17 17 (0.26%) Data Mining
17 17 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
18 15 (0.23%) OLAP
18 15 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 74 (1.15%) Jenkins
2 66 (1.02%) Git (software)
3 65 (1.01%) Hudson
4 39 (0.60%) JIRA
5 33 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 26 (0.40%) Subversion
7 21 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (0.093%) Rational Performance Tester
8 6 (0.093%) Metasploit
9 4 (0.062%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.062%) Ant
9 4 (0.062%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.046%) FishEye
11 2 (0.031%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.031%) MSI
11 2 (0.031%) InstallShield
11 2 (0.031%) AppScan
12 1 (0.015%) JUnit
12 1 (0.015%) Selenium
12 1 (0.015%) FitNesse
General
1 964 (14.93%) Finance
2 633 (9.80%) Telecoms
3 218 (3.38%) Banking
4 176 (2.73%) Retail
5 141 (2.18%) Marketing
6 113 (1.75%) Manufacturing
7 104 (1.61%) Electronics
8 98 (1.52%) Law
9 89 (1.38%) Advertising
10 87 (1.35%) Legal
11 71 (1.10%) Back Office
12 55 (0.85%) Financial Institution
13 40 (0.62%) Games
14 32 (0.50%) Publishing
15 28 (0.43%) Investment Banking
16 26 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
17 25 (0.39%) Local Government
18 23 (0.36%) Front Office
19 20 (0.31%) French Language
20 19 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1418 (21.96%) Network Engineer
2 876 (13.57%) Analyst
3 724 (11.21%) Support Engineer
4 633 (9.80%) Architect
5 448 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 413 (6.40%) Senior Network Engineer
7 382 (5.92%) Support Analyst
8 363 (5.62%) Consultant
9 304 (4.71%) 2nd Line Support
10 266 (4.12%) Administrator
11 249 (3.86%) IT Support
12 221 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
13 218 (3.38%) Technical Support
13 218 (3.38%) Infrastructure Architect
14 210 (3.25%) Network Analyst
14 210 (3.25%) Systems Administrator
15 208 (3.22%) Network Architect
16 197 (3.05%) Network Support
17 183 (2.83%) Project Manager
18 181 (2.80%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (2.54%) Middleware
2 148 (2.29%) Web Services
3 117 (1.81%) HTML
4 105 (1.63%) XML
5 91 (1.41%) 802.1X
6 81 (1.25%) XSLT
7 77 (1.19%) Rendezvous
7 77 (1.19%) Ultra Messaging
8 63 (0.98%) .NET
9 56 (0.87%) LAMP
10 51 (0.79%) CSS
11 50 (0.77%) XMPP
11 50 (0.77%) FIX Protocol
12 22 (0.34%) SOAP
13 18 (0.28%) JTAPI
13 18 (0.28%) TAPI
14 17 (0.26%) ISPF
15 16 (0.25%) VXML
16 14 (0.22%) WAP
16 14 (0.22%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1179 (18.26%) Data Centre
2 362 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
3 246 (3.81%) Blackberry
4 223 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
5 222 (3.44%) Management Information System
6 174 (2.70%) Computer Science
7 124 (1.92%) Clustering
8 94 (1.46%) Hedge funds
9 93 (1.44%) Replication
10 92 (1.43%) Thin Client
10 92 (1.43%) Fat Client
11 86 (1.33%) iPhone
12 81 (1.25%) Client/Server
13 69 (1.07%) Mainframe
14 66 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
15 65 (1.01%) Statistics
16 61 (0.94%) iPad
17 57 (0.88%) BYOD
18 51 (0.79%) PKI
19 50 (0.77%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3037 (47.04%) Windows
2 1105 (17.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 986 (15.27%) Linux
4 897 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 687 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 622 (9.63%) Windows 7
7 428 (6.63%) UNIX
8 319 (4.94%) Windows XP
9 289 (4.48%) Windows 8
10 229 (3.55%) Solaris
11 141 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 96 (1.49%) Windows Vista
13 92 (1.43%) Android
14 88 (1.36%) Mac OS X
15 84 (1.30%) CentOS
16 67 (1.04%) Ubuntu
17 60 (0.93%) AIX
18 58 (0.90%) Debian
19 55 (0.85%) Apple iOS
20 41 (0.64%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1435 (22.23%) ITIL
2 563 (8.72%) Project Management
3 490 (7.59%) Load Balancing
4 441 (6.83%) Network Design
5 433 (6.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 382 (5.92%) Service Delivery
7 305 (4.72%) Service Management
8 297 (4.60%) Incident Management
9 276 (4.28%) Change Management
10 275 (4.26%) Migration
11 273 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
12 267 (4.14%) PRINCE2
13 256 (3.97%) Network Management
14 241 (3.73%) Network Monitoring
15 206 (3.19%) Mentoring
15 206 (3.19%) Information Security
16 187 (2.90%) Capacity Planning
17 184 (2.85%) Root Cause Analysis
17 184 (2.85%) Performance Tuning
18 178 (2.76%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 837 (12.96%) SQL
2 213 (3.30%) Java
3 165 (2.56%) PowerShell
4 152 (2.35%) Perl
5 125 (1.94%) JavaScript
6 121 (1.87%) Python
7 109 (1.69%) Bash Shell
8 90 (1.39%) C
9 69 (1.07%) Ruby
10 52 (0.81%) PHP
11 39 (0.60%) T-SQL
12 34 (0.53%) VBScript
13 31 (0.48%) Shell Script
14 29 (0.45%) VBA
15 25 (0.39%) C++
16 19 (0.29%) VB
17 14 (0.22%) C#
18 9 (0.14%) AWK
19 8 (0.12%) Korn
19 8 (0.12%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2148 (33.27%) Cisco Certification
2 1269 (19.66%) CCNP
3 1167 (18.08%) CCNA
4 684 (10.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 566 (8.77%) Degree
6 423 (6.55%) MCSE
7 403 (6.24%) Security Cleared
8 343 (5.31%) CCIE
9 272 (4.21%) SC Cleared
10 201 (3.11%) MCP
11 195 (3.02%) MCITP
12 189 (2.93%) MCSA
13 175 (2.71%) CCDP
14 167 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
15 144 (2.23%) CCSA
16 130 (2.01%) CISSP
17 125 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 121 (1.87%) MCTS
19 90 (1.39%) CCSE
19 90 (1.39%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 570 (8.83%) SLA
2 151 (2.34%) PCI DSS
3 107 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 68 (1.05%) QA
5 58 (0.90%) ISO 9001
6 31 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 22 (0.34%) COBIT
8 10 (0.15%) JSP 440
9 8 (0.12%) PMBOK
10 6 (0.093%) ISO 14001
11 5 (0.077%) HL7
11 5 (0.077%) DICOM
12 1 (0.015%) BS7799
12 1 (0.015%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1875 (29.04%) Active Directory
2 1233 (19.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 610 (9.45%) Hyper-V
4 333 (5.16%) XenApp
5 295 (4.57%) vSphere
6 180 (2.79%) VMware ESX
7 143 (2.21%) NFS
8 140 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
9 136 (2.11%) SRDF
10 132 (2.04%) XenServer
11 131 (2.03%) XenDesktop
12 101 (1.56%) Terminal Services
13 87 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
14 71 (1.10%) Xen
15 66 (1.02%) Terminal Server
15 66 (1.02%) KVM
16 42 (0.65%) Samba
17 37 (0.57%) Firmware
18 32 (0.50%) ISA Server
19 29 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 290 (4.49%) SCCM
2 145 (2.25%) WSUS
3 136 (2.11%) Backup Exec
4 122 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
5 102 (1.58%) SCOM
6 93 (1.44%) Nagios
6 93 (1.44%) Puppet
7 83 (1.29%) Cisco UCCX
8 80 (1.24%) Cisco Prime
9 71 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
9 71 (1.10%) CiscoWorks
10 67 (1.04%) FortiGate
11 55 (0.85%) Salt
12 54 (0.84%) Ansible
13 51 (0.79%) Cisco LMS
14 43 (0.67%) SolarWinds Orion
15 41 (0.64%) OpenView
16 38 (0.59%) ZABBIX
17 31 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
17 31 (0.48%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 3516 (54.46%) Cisco
2 2106 (32.62%) Microsoft
3 1896 (29.37%) VMware
4 1035 (16.03%) Citrix
5 929 (14.39%) CheckPoint
6 852 (13.20%) Juniper
7 819 (12.69%) HP
8 609 (9.43%) F5
9 398 (6.16%) Oracle
10 367 (5.68%) NetApp
11 274 (4.24%) Avaya
12 260 (4.03%) EMC
13 259 (4.01%) IBM
14 224 (3.47%) SolarWinds
15 188 (2.91%) Dell
16 186 (2.88%) Red Hat
17 149 (2.31%) Intel
18 138 (2.14%) Apple
19 133 (2.06%) Fortinet
20 124 (1.92%) Symantec
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