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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 99 108 104
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Permanent jobs citing LAN 2489 2714 3120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.97% 2.69% 2.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.13% 16.14% 15.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2020 2355 2618
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
14529 16815 19579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.31% 16.69% 18.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11874 14026 15863
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +5 758 £50,000 - 77
South East +14 685 £43,000 -4.44% 56
Yorkshire +44 207 £35,925 -10.18% 17
East of England -8 190 £45,000 +12.50% 9
West Midlands -15 179 £37,500 -1.96% 19
North West -11 173 £37,500 -6.25% 24
South West +10 169 £32,500 -7.14% 26
East Midlands +28 139 £42,500 +3.03% 16
North East +7 8 £33,250 +9.01% 3
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 4360 (87.52%) WAN
2 2626 (52.71%) Cisco
3 2256 (45.28%) Firewall
4 2103 (42.21%) Windows
5 1663 (33.38%) Cisco Certification
6 1545 (31.01%) VMware
7 1477 (29.65%) Active Directory
8 1452 (29.14%) Microsoft
9 1166 (23.40%) VPN
10 1154 (23.16%) TCP/IP
11 1153 (23.14%) VMware Infrastructure
12 1145 (22.98%) Windows Server
13 1142 (22.92%) ITIL
14 1035 (20.77%) CCNP
15 1033 (20.73%) CCNA
16 1030 (20.67%) DNS
17 935 (18.77%) Data Centre
18 899 (18.04%) Wireless
19 817 (16.40%) DHCP
20 784 (15.74%) Linux
21 750 (15.05%) MPLS
22 746 (14.97%) Network Security
23 744 (14.93%) SAN
24 732 (14.69%) MS Exchange
25 722 (14.49%) VoIP
26 719 (14.43%) Finance
27 717 (14.39%) Windows Server 2008
28 645 (12.95%) CheckPoint
29 628 (12.61%) Microsoft Certification
30 625 (12.55%) 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
1 732 (14.69%) MS Exchange
2 303 (6.08%) IIS
3 215 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 188 (3.77%) SharePoint
5 185 (3.71%) Skype for Business
6 155 (3.11%) Apache
7 143 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2013
8 118 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2007
9 106 (2.13%) Tomcat
10 70 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
11 66 (1.32%) WebSphere
12 45 (0.90%) Oracle Coherence
12 45 (0.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 28 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 27 (0.54%) OpenStack
15 23 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
16 18 (0.36%) IBM Notes
17 13 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
17 13 (0.26%) WebLogic
18 12 (0.24%) Confluence
Applications
1 613 (12.30%) MS Excel
2 421 (8.45%) MS Office
3 69 (1.38%) MS Visio
4 64 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (0.42%) MS Project
6 10 (0.20%) Mozilla Thunderbird
7 6 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.060%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.060%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.020%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.020%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 22 (0.44%) assyst
1 22 (0.44%) RMDS
2 13 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
5 6 (0.12%) Eikon
6 5 (0.10%) Infor CRM
7 4 (0.080%) OpenText MBPM
7 4 (0.080%) Oracle CRM
7 4 (0.080%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.080%) Sage 50
7 4 (0.080%) Visualfiles
8 3 (0.060%) HiPortfolio
8 3 (0.060%) Line 500
8 3 (0.060%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.060%) Sage 1000
9 2 (0.040%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.040%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 2 (0.040%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.020%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 355 (7.13%) Office 365
2 253 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 229 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
4 72 (1.45%) IaaS
5 68 (1.36%) SaaS
6 44 (0.88%) PaaS
7 30 (0.60%) Mimecast
8 23 (0.46%) IBM Cloud
9 22 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
10 16 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
11 10 (0.20%) G Suite
12 9 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
13 7 (0.14%) Slack
13 7 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 6 (0.12%) Google Drive
15 5 (0.10%) Yammer
16 4 (0.080%) Amazon EC2
16 4 (0.080%) Basecamp
16 4 (0.080%) Google Cloud Platform
16 4 (0.080%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4360 (87.52%) WAN
2 2256 (45.28%) Firewall
3 1166 (23.40%) VPN
4 1154 (23.16%) TCP/IP
5 1030 (20.67%) DNS
6 899 (18.04%) Wireless
7 817 (16.40%) DHCP
8 750 (15.05%) MPLS
9 746 (14.97%) Network Security
10 744 (14.93%) SAN
11 722 (14.49%) VoIP
12 604 (12.12%) OSPF
13 596 (11.96%) BGP
14 525 (10.54%) VLAN
15 523 (10.50%) Cisco ASA
16 489 (9.82%) WLAN
17 421 (8.45%) Wi-Fi
18 414 (8.31%) Cisco Nexus
19 361 (7.25%) Internet
20 298 (5.98%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 562 (11.28%) SQL Server
2 88 (1.77%) MySQL
3 82 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 51 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 40 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
6 39 (0.78%) Relational Database
7 36 (0.72%) DB2
8 30 (0.60%) Hadoop
9 27 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
9 27 (0.54%) OLAP
10 25 (0.50%) OLTP
11 24 (0.48%) Oracle OLAP
12 21 (0.42%) HBase
13 17 (0.34%) Oracle Database
14 14 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
15 12 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
16 10 (0.20%) Big Data
17 9 (0.18%) MongoDB
17 9 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 8 (0.16%) Informix
Development Applications
1 23 (0.46%) JIRA
2 21 (0.42%) Git (software)
3 18 (0.36%) Sonatype Nexus
4 17 (0.34%) Jenkins
5 10 (0.20%) Subversion
6 9 (0.18%) LoadRunner
7 6 (0.12%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.080%) Bugzilla
8 4 (0.080%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.080%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.040%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.040%) JUnit
9 2 (0.040%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.040%) Selenium
9 2 (0.040%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.040%) TestNG
10 1 (0.020%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.020%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.020%) Metasploit
10 1 (0.020%) Trac
General
1 719 (14.43%) Finance
2 607 (12.18%) Telecoms
3 301 (6.04%) Retail
4 150 (3.01%) Banking
5 94 (1.89%) Legal
6 84 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 67 (1.34%) Marketing
8 62 (1.24%) Law
9 56 (1.12%) Back Office
10 32 (0.64%) Electronics
10 32 (0.64%) Investment Banking
11 31 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
12 30 (0.60%) Games
13 29 (0.58%) Advertising
14 27 (0.54%) Financial Institution
15 24 (0.48%) Publishing
16 22 (0.44%) French Language
17 18 (0.36%) Spanish Language
18 16 (0.32%) German Language
19 13 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 1359 (27.28%) Network Engineer
2 688 (13.81%) Analyst
3 609 (12.22%) Support Engineer
4 545 (10.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 377 (7.57%) Cisco Engineer
6 348 (6.99%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 329 (6.60%) Senior Network Engineer
8 320 (6.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 313 (6.28%) Architect
10 309 (6.20%) Support Analyst
11 305 (6.12%) IT Support
12 241 (4.84%) IT Engineer
13 222 (4.46%) Administrator
14 205 (4.11%) 2nd Line Support
15 202 (4.05%) Network Analyst
16 200 (4.01%) 3rd Line Support
17 195 (3.91%) Network Support
18 192 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support
19 172 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
20 165 (3.31%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (2.37%) Web Services
2 109 (2.19%) 802.1X
3 101 (2.03%) .NET
4 83 (1.67%) Middleware
5 42 (0.84%) HTML
6 33 (0.66%) XML
7 23 (0.46%) XSLT
8 21 (0.42%) Rendezvous
8 21 (0.42%) Ultra Messaging
9 20 (0.40%) ASP.NET
9 20 (0.40%) LAMP
10 15 (0.30%) CSS
11 14 (0.28%) Flash
12 9 (0.18%) Ajax
12 9 (0.18%) Regular Expression
12 9 (0.18%) SOAP
13 8 (0.16%) REST
13 8 (0.16%) XMPP
14 6 (0.12%) EDI
14 6 (0.12%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 935 (18.77%) Data Centre
2 301 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
3 203 (4.07%) Management Information System
4 167 (3.35%) Driving Licence
5 143 (2.87%) Computer Science
6 135 (2.71%) Video Conferencing
7 67 (1.34%) PKI
8 60 (1.20%) Blackberry
9 59 (1.18%) Client/Server
10 57 (1.14%) Replication
11 55 (1.10%) Clustering
11 55 (1.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 49 (0.98%) Statistics
13 45 (0.90%) iPad
14 44 (0.88%) Fat Client
14 44 (0.88%) Thin Client
15 43 (0.86%) Mathematics
16 42 (0.84%) Public Cloud
17 40 (0.80%) iPhone
18 36 (0.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2103 (42.21%) Windows
2 1145 (22.98%) Windows Server
3 784 (15.74%) Linux
4 717 (14.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 625 (12.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 464 (9.31%) Windows 7
7 266 (5.34%) Unix
8 232 (4.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 207 (4.15%) Windows 8
10 182 (3.65%) Windows 10
11 119 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 119 (2.39%) Solaris
12 108 (2.17%) Windows XP
13 83 (1.67%) Mac OS X
14 71 (1.43%) CentOS
15 56 (1.12%) Android
16 55 (1.10%) Ubuntu
17 40 (0.80%) Windows Vista
18 29 (0.58%) Apple iOS
19 24 (0.48%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1142 (22.92%) ITIL
2 430 (8.63%) Disaster Recovery
3 407 (8.17%) Network Design
4 359 (7.21%) Project Management
5 296 (5.94%) Load Balancing
6 285 (5.72%) Network Management
7 251 (5.04%) Business Continuity
8 244 (4.90%) Service Management
9 239 (4.80%) Mentoring
10 237 (4.76%) Service Delivery
11 211 (4.24%) Agile Software Development
12 209 (4.20%) Migration
13 194 (3.89%) Presales
14 190 (3.81%) PRINCE2
15 188 (3.77%) Problem Management
16 187 (3.75%) Change Management
17 184 (3.69%) High Availability
18 178 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
19 175 (3.51%) Change Control
20 173 (3.47%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 436 (8.75%) SQL
2 179 (3.59%) PowerShell
3 111 (2.23%) C
4 94 (1.89%) Python
5 85 (1.71%) Java
6 77 (1.55%) Bash Shell
6 77 (1.55%) Perl
7 41 (0.82%) C#
7 41 (0.82%) Shell Script
8 37 (0.74%) JavaScript
9 36 (0.72%) VB
10 34 (0.68%) Ruby
11 26 (0.52%) VBScript
12 18 (0.36%) PHP
13 17 (0.34%) T-SQL
14 15 (0.30%) C++
15 6 (0.12%) Tcl
16 5 (0.10%) R
17 3 (0.060%) VB.NET
18 2 (0.040%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1663 (33.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1035 (20.77%) CCNP
3 1033 (20.73%) CCNA
4 628 (12.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 462 (9.27%) Degree
6 393 (7.89%) MCSE
7 324 (6.50%) Security Cleared
8 274 (5.50%) MCSA
9 218 (4.38%) SC Cleared
10 217 (4.36%) CCIE
11 140 (2.81%) MCITP
12 129 (2.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 124 (2.49%) MCP
14 121 (2.43%) CCSA
15 112 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
16 106 (2.13%) CISSP
17 101 (2.03%) DV Cleared
18 100 (2.01%) CCDP
19 82 (1.65%) CCSE
20 69 (1.38%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 409 (8.21%) SLA
2 145 (2.91%) PCI DSS
3 116 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 33 (0.66%) QA
5 21 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (0.20%) COBIT
6 10 (0.20%) PMBOK
7 9 (0.18%) JSP 440
8 7 (0.14%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.060%) BS7799
10 1 (0.020%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.020%) GMP
10 1 (0.020%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.020%) PA-DSS
10 1 (0.020%) SDET
10 1 (0.020%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1477 (29.65%) Active Directory
2 1153 (23.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 507 (10.18%) Hyper-V
4 267 (5.36%) vSphere
5 172 (3.45%) XenApp
6 136 (2.73%) VMware ESX
7 113 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
8 112 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
9 78 (1.57%) KVM
10 73 (1.47%) NFS
11 71 (1.43%) Xen
12 69 (1.38%) XenDesktop
13 66 (1.32%) Terminal Services
14 54 (1.08%) Virtual Desktop
15 51 (1.02%) SRDF
16 45 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 45 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
17 35 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
18 33 (0.66%) XenServer
19 21 (0.42%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 206 (4.13%) SCCM
2 137 (2.75%) Puppet
3 113 (2.27%) SCOM
4 98 (1.97%) Cisco CUCM
4 98 (1.97%) Cisco Prime
5 82 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
6 76 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
7 65 (1.30%) FortiGate
8 64 (1.28%) WSUS
9 57 (1.14%) Nagios
10 45 (0.90%) Ansible
11 42 (0.84%) Cisco UCCX
11 42 (0.84%) Tivoli
12 41 (0.82%) Backup Exec
13 29 (0.58%) Cisco UCCE
14 28 (0.56%) Nessus
15 25 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
16 22 (0.44%) BMC PATROL
17 21 (0.42%) Cacti
17 21 (0.42%) vMotion
Vendors
1 2626 (52.71%) Cisco
2 1545 (31.01%) VMware
3 1452 (29.14%) Microsoft
4 645 (12.95%) CheckPoint
5 587 (11.78%) Juniper
6 569 (11.42%) Citrix
7 457 (9.17%) HP
8 371 (7.45%) F5
9 306 (6.14%) Palo Alto
10 257 (5.16%) Avaya
11 248 (4.98%) NetApp
12 245 (4.92%) SolarWinds
13 239 (4.80%) Oracle
14 185 (3.71%) EMC
15 171 (3.43%) Mitel
16 135 (2.71%) Fortinet
17 130 (2.61%) Dell
17 130 (2.61%) Red Hat
18 113 (2.27%) Symantec
19 110 (2.21%) IBM
London
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
EMBS Ltd
Salary: Up to £40k + £Bonus + MS Training !
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Etech Partners
Salary: To £50K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-£55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Reed Technology
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Great package
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Optisoft Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £23,000 per annum Dependent on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £43000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus + Allowances
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Recital Consulting
Salary: £40000 Per Annum including Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Oncall Allowance, Pension,
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Pension, private healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Loughton, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + excellent company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bonus, Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + 28 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Pension, Death in Service, 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Reed Technology
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 4 days ago