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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 93 122 120
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -2
Permanent jobs citing LAN 3054 2580 2365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.99% 2.41% 2.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.74% 13.24% 13.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2621 2131 2015
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
17213 19493 17790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.84% 18.19% 17.89%
Number of salaries quoted 14343 15539 14459
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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
London +1 998 £50,000 +5.26% 76
South East +67 995 £42,500 - 65
Yorkshire -4 228 £45,000 +7.14% 23
East of England -4 206 £37,500 -2.59% 20
South West +14 189 £33,875 +4.23% 24
West Midlands +14 186 £40,000 +23.07% 15
North West +19 171 £37,500 +13.63% 43
East Midlands +10 94 £45,000 +13.92% 16
North East -5 10 £39,250 -1.87% 3
Midlands - 1 £32,500 -
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5360 (86.68%) WAN
2 3384 (54.72%) Cisco
3 2888 (46.70%) Windows
4 2794 (45.18%) Firewall
5 2094 (33.86%) Cisco Certification
6 2037 (32.94%) Microsoft
7 1857 (30.03%) VMware
8 1786 (28.88%) Active Directory
9 1481 (23.95%) TCP/IP
10 1404 (22.70%) VPN
11 1378 (22.28%) ITIL
12 1255 (20.29%) CCNP
13 1204 (19.47%) VMware Infrastructure
14 1198 (19.37%) MS Exchange
15 1172 (18.95%) DNS
16 1144 (18.50%) Data Centre
17 1114 (18.01%) CCNA
18 1093 (17.67%) Windows Server 2008
19 1029 (16.64%) MS Excel
20 1000 (16.17%) Finance
21 975 (15.77%) Citrix
22 970 (15.69%) Wireless
23 942 (15.23%) Linux
24 929 (15.02%) SAN
25 899 (14.54%) CheckPoint
25 899 (14.54%) VoIP
25 899 (14.54%) Windows Server 2012
26 878 (14.20%) DHCP
27 832 (13.45%) Juniper
28 827 (13.37%) MPLS

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1198 (19.37%) MS Exchange
2 626 (10.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 348 (5.63%) Lync
4 344 (5.56%) IIS
5 328 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 271 (4.38%) SharePoint
7 265 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2007
8 245 (3.96%) Apache
9 159 (2.57%) Tomcat
10 150 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2003
11 138 (2.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 113 (1.83%) WebSphere
13 95 (1.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 89 (1.44%) Oracle Coherence
15 88 (1.42%) OpenStack
16 59 (0.95%) nginx
17 32 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
18 31 (0.50%) IBM Notes
19 29 (0.47%) Confluence
20 26 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1029 (16.64%) MS Excel
2 750 (12.13%) MS Office
3 141 (2.28%) MS Visio
4 84 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (0.26%) MS Project
6 10 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.081%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.049%) SOLIDWORKS
9 3 (0.049%) ProjectWise
9 3 (0.049%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.016%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.016%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 68 (1.10%) RMDS
2 23 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
4 16 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 11 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
5 11 (0.18%) ION MarketView
6 10 (0.16%) Endur
7 9 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
7 9 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.081%) Line 500
8 5 (0.081%) Dynamics GP
8 5 (0.081%) Sage 50
9 4 (0.065%) Agresso
9 4 (0.065%) MFGPRO
10 3 (0.049%) Primavera
10 3 (0.049%) Tridion
10 3 (0.049%) Epicor Vantage
10 3 (0.049%) ResourceLink
10 3 (0.049%) Cognos Planning
10 3 (0.049%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 257 (4.16%) Office 365
2 146 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
3 80 (1.29%) IaaS
4 77 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 76 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
6 56 (0.91%) PaaS
7 48 (0.78%) SaaS
8 32 (0.52%) Google Apps
9 16 (0.26%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.049%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.049%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.032%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.032%) Google Drive
11 2 (0.032%) Yammer
12 1 (0.016%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.016%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 5360 (86.68%) WAN
2 2794 (45.18%) Firewall
3 1481 (23.95%) TCP/IP
4 1404 (22.70%) VPN
5 1172 (18.95%) DNS
6 970 (15.69%) Wireless
7 929 (15.02%) SAN
8 899 (14.54%) VoIP
9 878 (14.20%) DHCP
10 827 (13.37%) MPLS
11 746 (12.06%) BGP
12 674 (10.90%) Network Security
13 645 (10.43%) Cisco ASA
14 643 (10.40%) OSPF
15 555 (8.97%) VLAN
16 485 (7.84%) Cisco Nexus
17 474 (7.66%) Internet
18 402 (6.50%) EIGRP
19 391 (6.32%) Wi-Fi
20 326 (5.27%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 696 (11.25%) SQL Server
2 162 (2.62%) MySQL
3 116 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 78 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 75 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
6 71 (1.15%) Hadoop
7 68 (1.10%) HBase
8 66 (1.07%) DB2
8 66 (1.07%) Relational Database
9 57 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
10 39 (0.63%) RDBMS
11 38 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
12 36 (0.58%) OLTP
13 21 (0.34%) NoSQL
14 19 (0.31%) Data Mining
15 18 (0.29%) Oracle Database
16 17 (0.27%) OLAP
17 16 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
17 16 (0.26%) MongoDB
18 15 (0.24%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 67 (1.08%) Jenkins
2 65 (1.05%) Git (software)
3 57 (0.92%) Hudson
4 40 (0.65%) JIRA
5 33 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 25 (0.40%) Subversion
7 18 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (0.18%) Visual Studio
9 6 (0.097%) Rational Performance Tester
9 6 (0.097%) Metasploit
10 4 (0.065%) LoadRunner
11 3 (0.049%) Ant
11 3 (0.049%) Yeoman
11 3 (0.049%) FishEye
12 2 (0.032%) InstallShield
12 2 (0.032%) AppScan
13 1 (0.016%) JUnit
13 1 (0.016%) MSI
13 1 (0.016%) Selenium
13 1 (0.016%) FitNesse
General
1 1000 (16.17%) Finance
2 646 (10.45%) Telecoms
3 226 (3.65%) Banking
4 163 (2.64%) Retail
5 144 (2.33%) Marketing
6 110 (1.78%) Manufacturing
7 98 (1.58%) Electronics
8 88 (1.42%) Law
9 84 (1.36%) Advertising
10 83 (1.34%) Legal
11 79 (1.28%) Back Office
12 60 (0.97%) Financial Institution
13 40 (0.65%) Games
14 26 (0.42%) Investment Banking
15 25 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
16 24 (0.39%) Publishing
17 22 (0.36%) Front Office
18 21 (0.34%) German Language
19 18 (0.29%) French Language
20 16 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1385 (22.40%) Network Engineer
2 861 (13.92%) Analyst
3 684 (11.06%) Support Engineer
4 609 (9.85%) Architect
5 415 (6.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 413 (6.68%) Senior Network Engineer
7 372 (6.02%) Support Analyst
8 319 (5.16%) Consultant
9 300 (4.85%) Administrator
10 269 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
11 249 (4.03%) Systems Administrator
12 239 (3.86%) IT Support
13 221 (3.57%) Network Analyst
14 209 (3.38%) Infrastructure Architect
15 204 (3.30%) Network Architect
16 195 (3.15%) Solutions Architect
17 194 (3.14%) Technical Support
18 188 (3.04%) Project Manager
19 182 (2.94%) Network Support
20 175 (2.83%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (2.59%) Web Services
2 145 (2.34%) Middleware
3 104 (1.68%) HTML
4 95 (1.54%) XML
4 95 (1.54%) 802.1X
5 71 (1.15%) XSLT
6 68 (1.10%) Rendezvous
6 68 (1.10%) Ultra Messaging
7 58 (0.94%) .NET
8 54 (0.87%) LAMP
9 48 (0.78%) CSS
9 48 (0.78%) FIX Protocol
10 33 (0.53%) XMPP
11 22 (0.36%) SOAP
12 18 (0.29%) JTAPI
12 18 (0.29%) TAPI
13 16 (0.26%) Ajax
13 16 (0.26%) VXML
14 15 (0.24%) WAP
14 15 (0.24%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1144 (18.50%) Data Centre
2 378 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
3 218 (3.53%) Blackberry
4 209 (3.38%) Management Information System
5 205 (3.32%) Video Conferencing
6 154 (2.49%) Computer Science
7 104 (1.68%) Clustering
8 95 (1.54%) Replication
9 92 (1.49%) Hedge funds
10 89 (1.44%) Thin Client
10 89 (1.44%) Fat Client
11 77 (1.25%) iPhone
12 76 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
13 63 (1.02%) Client/Server
14 60 (0.97%) IVR
14 60 (0.97%) Statistics
15 59 (0.95%) Mainframe
16 54 (0.87%) iPad
17 53 (0.86%) BYOD
18 49 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2888 (46.70%) Windows
2 1093 (17.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 942 (15.23%) Linux
4 899 (14.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 654 (10.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 611 (9.88%) Windows 7
7 423 (6.84%) UNIX
8 299 (4.84%) Windows XP
9 272 (4.40%) Windows 8
10 209 (3.38%) Solaris
11 128 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 94 (1.52%) Windows Vista
13 90 (1.46%) Mac OS X
14 88 (1.42%) Android
15 77 (1.25%) CentOS
16 59 (0.95%) Ubuntu
17 58 (0.94%) AIX
18 50 (0.81%) Debian
19 41 (0.66%) Windows 2000
20 31 (0.50%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1378 (22.28%) ITIL
2 540 (8.73%) Project Management
3 477 (7.71%) Load Balancing
4 418 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 406 (6.57%) Network Design
6 358 (5.79%) Service Delivery
7 295 (4.77%) Service Management
8 282 (4.56%) Change Management
9 263 (4.25%) PRINCE2
10 262 (4.24%) Incident Management
11 257 (4.16%) Network Management
12 250 (4.04%) Migration
13 246 (3.98%) Agile Software Development
14 223 (3.61%) Network Monitoring
15 212 (3.43%) Mentoring
16 200 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
17 186 (3.01%) Root Cause Analysis
17 186 (3.01%) Information Security
18 174 (2.81%) Performance Tuning
19 157 (2.54%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 787 (12.73%) SQL
2 209 (3.38%) Java
3 162 (2.62%) PowerShell
4 152 (2.46%) Perl
5 125 (2.02%) JavaScript
6 111 (1.79%) Python
7 108 (1.75%) Bash Shell
8 81 (1.31%) C
9 60 (0.97%) Ruby
10 40 (0.65%) PHP
11 38 (0.61%) T-SQL
12 32 (0.52%) Shell Script
13 30 (0.49%) VBScript
14 28 (0.45%) VBA
15 25 (0.40%) C++
16 23 (0.37%) C#
17 21 (0.34%) VB
18 8 (0.13%) R
19 6 (0.097%) AWK
20 5 (0.081%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2094 (33.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1255 (20.29%) CCNP
3 1114 (18.01%) CCNA
4 673 (10.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 514 (8.31%) Degree
6 424 (6.86%) MCSE
7 406 (6.57%) Security Cleared
8 339 (5.48%) CCIE
9 259 (4.19%) SC Cleared
10 191 (3.09%) MCP
10 191 (3.09%) MCITP
11 181 (2.93%) MCSA
12 156 (2.52%) CCDP
13 150 (2.43%) ITIL Certification
14 128 (2.07%) CCSA
15 122 (1.97%) MCTS
16 114 (1.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 106 (1.71%) CISSP
18 101 (1.63%) CCSE
19 82 (1.33%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 524 (8.47%) SLA
2 139 (2.25%) PCI DSS
3 101 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 68 (1.10%) QA
5 47 (0.76%) ISO 9001
6 23 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 12 (0.19%) COBIT
7 12 (0.19%) JSP 440
8 8 (0.13%) PMBOK
9 6 (0.097%) ISO 14001
10 3 (0.049%) HL7
10 3 (0.049%) DICOM
11 1 (0.016%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.016%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.016%) BS7799
System Software
1 1786 (28.88%) Active Directory
2 1204 (19.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 605 (9.78%) Hyper-V
4 322 (5.21%) XenApp
5 291 (4.71%) vSphere
6 205 (3.32%) VMware ESX
7 147 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
8 130 (2.10%) NFS
9 122 (1.97%) SRDF
10 115 (1.86%) XenDesktop
11 111 (1.79%) XenServer
12 98 (1.58%) Terminal Services
13 74 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
14 70 (1.13%) KVM
15 67 (1.08%) Xen
16 60 (0.97%) Terminal Server
17 44 (0.71%) Firmware
18 33 (0.53%) ISA Server
19 30 (0.49%) Samba
20 29 (0.47%) iptables
Systems Management
1 261 (4.22%) SCCM
2 154 (2.49%) Backup Exec
3 134 (2.17%) WSUS
4 113 (1.83%) Cisco CUCM
5 90 (1.46%) SCOM
6 87 (1.41%) Cisco UCCX
6 87 (1.41%) Puppet
7 83 (1.34%) Nagios
8 68 (1.10%) FortiGate
9 67 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
10 66 (1.07%) CiscoWorks
11 56 (0.91%) Cisco Prime
11 56 (0.91%) Cisco LMS
12 52 (0.84%) Ansible
13 50 (0.81%) Salt
14 42 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
15 38 (0.61%) ZABBIX
16 34 (0.55%) SolarWinds Orion
17 30 (0.49%) OpenView
18 29 (0.47%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 3384 (54.72%) Cisco
2 2037 (32.94%) Microsoft
3 1857 (30.03%) VMware
4 975 (15.77%) Citrix
5 899 (14.54%) CheckPoint
6 832 (13.45%) Juniper
7 745 (12.05%) HP
8 588 (9.51%) F5
9 375 (6.06%) Oracle
10 343 (5.55%) NetApp
11 249 (4.03%) Avaya
12 240 (3.88%) IBM
12 240 (3.88%) EMC
13 190 (3.07%) SolarWinds
14 184 (2.98%) Dell
15 179 (2.89%) Red Hat
16 143 (2.31%) Intel
17 136 (2.20%) Fortinet
18 126 (2.04%) Symantec
19 125 (2.02%) Mitel
London
Newton Blue
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Manifestly Important
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Life + Pen
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Connected IT
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Connected IT
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Connected IT
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + car + 15% bonus negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 30-35k
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago