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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 102 116 107
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Permanent jobs citing LAN 2872 2446 2825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.69% 2.42% 2.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.97% 13.89% 13.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2373 2044 2438
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +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
19182 17614 21232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.99% 17.43% 19.59%
Number of salaries quoted 15280 14335 17452
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +11 1087 £45,000 -5.26% 134
South East -10 633 £40,000 -5.88% 84
Yorkshire +45 304 £42,000 +12.00% 35
West Midlands +29 209 £32,500 +3.17% 40
East of England +26 204 £40,000 -2.43% 23
North West -4 180 £33,500 -21.17% 37
South West +14 169 £27,500 -26.17% 40
East Midlands -28 88 £35,000 +6.06% 9
North East -43 9 £32,000 -11.72% 7
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 4708 (86.20%) WAN
2 2864 (52.44%) Windows
3 2747 (50.29%) Cisco
4 2120 (38.81%) Firewall
5 1872 (34.27%) Microsoft
6 1697 (31.07%) Cisco Certification
7 1687 (30.89%) Active Directory
8 1676 (30.68%) VMware
9 1322 (24.20%) TCP/IP
10 1294 (23.69%) VPN
11 1260 (23.07%) Windows Server 2008
12 1164 (21.31%) ITIL
13 1149 (21.04%) CCNP
14 1105 (20.23%) MS Exchange
15 1071 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
16 1049 (19.21%) Citrix
17 1034 (18.93%) DNS
18 950 (17.39%) SAN
19 944 (17.28%) MS Excel
20 909 (16.64%) Finance
21 904 (16.55%) CCNA
22 878 (16.07%) Windows Server 2003
23 867 (15.87%) Linux
24 825 (15.10%) DHCP
25 768 (14.06%) CheckPoint
26 754 (13.80%) MPLS
27 742 (13.58%) MS Office
28 734 (13.44%) VoIP
29 724 (13.26%) Wireless
30 713 (13.05%) SQL Server

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1105 (20.23%) MS Exchange
2 520 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 317 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2007
4 299 (5.47%) IIS
5 294 (5.38%) SharePoint
6 229 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 222 (4.06%) Lync
8 195 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 180 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2003
10 178 (3.26%) Apache
11 132 (2.42%) Tomcat
12 65 (1.19%) WebSphere
13 61 (1.12%) Oracle Coherence
14 40 (0.73%) IBM Notes
14 40 (0.73%) Lotus Domino
15 36 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
16 33 (0.60%) OpenStack
17 27 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
18 22 (0.40%) CMS
18 22 (0.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 944 (17.28%) MS Excel
2 742 (13.58%) MS Office
3 79 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 60 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 29 (0.53%) MS Project
6 11 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
6 11 (0.20%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.18%) RoboHelp
7 10 (0.18%) FrameMaker
7 10 (0.18%) PaintShop Pro
8 8 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (0.092%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.092%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.073%) FastStats
11 3 (0.055%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.055%) SmartSuite
11 3 (0.055%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 32 (0.59%) RMDS
2 20 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
4 12 (0.22%) Summit
4 12 (0.22%) Front Arena
4 12 (0.22%) Eikon
5 10 (0.18%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 10 (0.18%) 3000 Xtra
6 8 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.15%) Movex
7 6 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.11%) SalesLogix
7 6 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.092%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (0.092%) Line 500
9 4 (0.073%) Compiere
9 4 (0.073%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.073%) AWD
10 3 (0.055%) Tridion
10 3 (0.055%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 112 (2.05%) Office 365
2 56 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
2 56 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (1.03%) IaaS
3 50 (0.92%) SaaS
4 45 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 39 (0.71%) PaaS
5 39 (0.71%) Google Apps
6 12 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.092%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.092%) GitHub
7 5 (0.092%) Route 53
8 1 (0.018%) Joyent
8 1 (0.018%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4708 (86.20%) WAN
2 2120 (38.81%) Firewall
3 1322 (24.20%) TCP/IP
4 1294 (23.69%) VPN
5 1034 (18.93%) DNS
6 950 (17.39%) SAN
7 825 (15.10%) DHCP
8 754 (13.80%) MPLS
9 734 (13.44%) VoIP
10 724 (13.26%) Wireless
11 626 (11.46%) Network Security
12 559 (10.23%) Cisco ASA
13 549 (10.05%) BGP
14 515 (9.43%) Internet
15 468 (8.57%) OSPF
16 376 (6.88%) VLAN
17 327 (5.99%) Wi-Fi
18 318 (5.82%) EIGRP
19 313 (5.73%) WLAN
20 257 (4.71%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 713 (13.05%) SQL Server
2 149 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 140 (2.56%) MySQL
4 101 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 79 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
6 71 (1.30%) Hadoop
7 61 (1.12%) HBase
8 57 (1.04%) Big Data
9 55 (1.01%) DB2
10 47 (0.86%) Mahout
10 47 (0.86%) Oracle Exadata
11 41 (0.75%) MongoDB
12 40 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
12 40 (0.73%) NoSQL
13 39 (0.71%) Sqoop
13 39 (0.71%) MarkLogic
13 39 (0.71%) Couchbase
13 39 (0.71%) Riak
13 39 (0.71%) Apache Hive
13 39 (0.71%) HCatalog
Development Applications
1 48 (0.88%) Git (software)
2 37 (0.68%) Subversion
3 34 (0.62%) LoadRunner
4 30 (0.55%) Jenkins
5 21 (0.38%) Visual Studio
6 20 (0.37%) JIRA
7 15 (0.27%) Hudson
8 14 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 11 (0.20%) QuickTest Pro
11 10 (0.18%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 8 (0.15%) Axure RP
12 8 (0.15%) Talend Open Studio
13 6 (0.11%) SilkPerformer
13 6 (0.11%) AdminStudio
13 6 (0.11%) Metasploit
14 5 (0.092%) Rational Performance Tester
14 5 (0.092%) Bitbucket
14 5 (0.092%) Oracle Forms
15 4 (0.073%) WinRunner
General
1 909 (16.64%) Finance
2 606 (11.09%) Telecoms
3 225 (4.12%) Banking
4 125 (2.29%) Retail
5 107 (1.96%) Law
6 97 (1.78%) Legal
7 89 (1.63%) Marketing
8 58 (1.06%) Manufacturing
9 51 (0.93%) Advertising
10 45 (0.82%) Back Office
11 42 (0.77%) Games
12 41 (0.75%) Electronics
13 40 (0.73%) French Language
14 38 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
14 38 (0.70%) Publishing
15 31 (0.57%) German Language
16 27 (0.49%) Billing
16 27 (0.49%) Investment Banking
17 21 (0.38%) Financial Institution
18 20 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1116 (20.43%) Network Engineer
2 878 (16.07%) Analyst
3 639 (11.70%) Support Engineer
4 452 (8.28%) Architect
5 402 (7.36%) Support Analyst
6 316 (5.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 302 (5.53%) Administrator
8 270 (4.94%) Consultant
9 257 (4.71%) Senior Network Engineer
10 256 (4.69%) IT Support
11 228 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
12 221 (4.05%) Systems Administrator
13 213 (3.90%) Network Analyst
14 209 (3.83%) 2nd Line Support
15 188 (3.44%) Technical Support
16 175 (3.20%) Network Support
17 174 (3.19%) Security Engineer
18 171 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
19 164 (3.00%) Solutions Architect
20 154 (2.82%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (1.79%) Web Services
2 83 (1.52%) .NET
3 79 (1.45%) Middleware
4 69 (1.26%) HTML
5 65 (1.19%) CSS
6 50 (0.92%) XML
7 30 (0.55%) SOAP
8 28 (0.51%) LAMP
9 23 (0.42%) XMPP
10 22 (0.40%) Rendezvous
10 22 (0.40%) XSLT
11 21 (0.38%) ASP.NET
12 14 (0.26%) Ajax
12 14 (0.26%) Application Packaging
13 12 (0.22%) COM
14 11 (0.20%) HTML5
14 11 (0.20%) .NET Framework
15 10 (0.18%) Django
15 10 (0.18%) JSON
15 10 (0.18%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 341 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
2 327 (5.99%) Blackberry
3 210 (3.84%) Management Information System
4 124 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 123 (2.25%) Clustering
6 96 (1.76%) Hedge funds
7 91 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
8 79 (1.45%) Replication
9 68 (1.24%) Statistics
10 67 (1.23%) Client/Server
11 63 (1.15%) iPhone
12 59 (1.08%) Open Source
13 54 (0.99%) Visualisation
14 47 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
15 43 (0.79%) CMDB
16 41 (0.75%) Mathematics
17 40 (0.73%) SecurID
17 40 (0.73%) Thin Client
17 40 (0.73%) EqualLogic
17 40 (0.73%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2864 (52.44%) Windows
2 1260 (23.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 878 (16.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 867 (15.87%) Linux
5 707 (12.94%) Windows 7
6 607 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 374 (6.85%) Windows XP
8 335 (6.13%) UNIX
9 252 (4.61%) Windows 8
10 166 (3.04%) Android
11 156 (2.86%) Solaris
12 154 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 112 (2.05%) Windows Vista
14 86 (1.57%) CentOS
15 77 (1.41%) Apple iOS
16 62 (1.14%) Mac OS X
17 48 (0.88%) Ubuntu
18 43 (0.79%) VMS
19 40 (0.73%) AIX
19 40 (0.73%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1164 (21.31%) ITIL
2 470 (8.60%) Project Management
3 334 (6.11%) Load Balancing
4 310 (5.68%) Network Design
5 297 (5.44%) Network Management
6 274 (5.02%) Service Delivery
7 266 (4.87%) Disaster Recovery
8 253 (4.63%) Change Management
9 242 (4.43%) PRINCE2
10 220 (4.03%) Incident Management
11 219 (4.01%) Service Management
12 185 (3.39%) Capacity Planning
13 181 (3.31%) E-Commerce
14 180 (3.30%) Migration
15 168 (3.08%) Agile Software Development
16 163 (2.98%) Network Monitoring
17 157 (2.87%) Performance Tuning
18 151 (2.76%) Kalman Filter
19 147 (2.69%) Mentoring
19 147 (2.69%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 618 (11.31%) SQL
2 133 (2.44%) C
3 123 (2.25%) Java
4 110 (2.01%) PowerShell
5 106 (1.94%) Python
6 83 (1.52%) Perl
7 63 (1.15%) Bash Shell
8 52 (0.95%) Shell Script
9 46 (0.84%) PHP
10 44 (0.81%) VBScript
11 41 (0.75%) JavaScript
12 40 (0.73%) C++
13 37 (0.68%) C#
14 30 (0.55%) VB
15 25 (0.46%) Ruby
16 22 (0.40%) T-SQL
17 17 (0.31%) Korn
18 13 (0.24%) R
19 7 (0.13%) AWK
20 6 (0.11%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1697 (31.07%) Cisco Certification
2 1149 (21.04%) CCNP
3 904 (16.55%) CCNA
4 677 (12.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 576 (10.55%) Degree
6 386 (7.07%) MCSE
7 260 (4.76%) CCIE
8 247 (4.52%) Security Cleared
9 198 (3.63%) CCDP
10 193 (3.53%) MCITP
11 190 (3.48%) MCSA
12 184 (3.37%) SC Cleared
13 169 (3.09%) MCP
14 139 (2.54%) CCDA
15 137 (2.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 135 (2.47%) CCSP
17 118 (2.16%) CCSE
18 112 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
19 89 (1.63%) CISSP
20 79 (1.45%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 424 (7.76%) SLA
2 101 (1.85%) PCI DSS
3 86 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 76 (1.39%) QA
5 32 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 26 (0.48%) ISO 9001
7 24 (0.44%) COBIT
8 7 (0.13%) ISO 9000
9 4 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 4 (0.073%) BS7799
10 2 (0.037%) HL7
11 1 (0.018%) DICOM
System Software
1 1687 (30.89%) Active Directory
2 1071 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 405 (7.41%) Hyper-V
4 332 (6.08%) XenApp
5 295 (5.40%) vSphere
6 175 (3.20%) VMware ESX
7 128 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
8 109 (2.00%) XenDesktop
9 81 (1.48%) NFS
10 75 (1.37%) XenServer
11 69 (1.26%) Terminal Services
12 68 (1.24%) Firmware
13 65 (1.19%) MetaFrame
13 65 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
14 63 (1.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 51 (0.93%) SRDF
16 44 (0.81%) VMware Server
17 39 (0.71%) Apache Flume
17 39 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 37 (0.68%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 193 (3.53%) SCCM
2 158 (2.89%) Backup Exec
3 107 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
4 97 (1.78%) WSUS
5 80 (1.46%) Cisco CUCM
6 79 (1.45%) CiscoWorks
7 73 (1.34%) SCOM
8 72 (1.32%) Puppet
9 54 (0.99%) Nagios
10 44 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
11 42 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
12 40 (0.73%) OpenView
13 39 (0.71%) Ambari
13 39 (0.71%) Oozie
14 34 (0.62%) Cisco UCCX
15 29 (0.53%) SolarWinds Orion
16 27 (0.49%) NetBackup
17 25 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
18 23 (0.42%) Cacti
19 21 (0.38%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 2747 (50.29%) Cisco
2 1872 (34.27%) Microsoft
3 1676 (30.68%) VMware
4 1049 (19.21%) Citrix
5 768 (14.06%) CheckPoint
6 673 (12.32%) HP
7 640 (11.72%) Juniper
8 339 (6.21%) Oracle
9 329 (6.02%) F5
10 310 (5.68%) NetApp
11 247 (4.52%) Red Hat
12 238 (4.36%) Dell
13 226 (4.14%) Symantec
14 222 (4.06%) Avaya
15 221 (4.05%) EMC
16 193 (3.53%) SolarWinds
17 152 (2.78%) Apple
18 147 (2.69%) McAfee
19 136 (2.49%) IBM
20 108 (1.98%) Intel
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + £5k Travel Allowance + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Surrey
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum including excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
East London
LA International
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £5000 - £70000 per annum + good bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c36k + Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £28500.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £38000 per annum - to 38k Plus exception benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Car + Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £36,000 per annum plus 30% benefits package (excellent
Posted: 10 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Midlands
Vodafone
Posted: 13 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Pizza Express
Salary: From £30,000 to £39,000 per annum 10% bonus, pension and employee disc
Posted: 13 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Acuro (MaxAd Ltd)
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
North London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + bens + training budget
Posted: 14 hours ago