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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 90 105 112
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +7
Permanent jobs citing LAN 3195 2904 2682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.10% 2.60% 2.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.92% 14.99% 12.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2650 2450 2212
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
18878 19372 21190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.29% 17.32% 20.14%
Number of salaries quoted 15038 15395 17233
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +29 1139 £50,000 +5.26% 100
South East +26 878 £42,500 +3.65% 109
Yorkshire +25 270 £45,000 +25.00% 33
East of England -2 254 £41,000 +12.32% 32
North West +4 185 £37,500 +15.38% 31
South West +4 178 £35,000 +5.26% 22
East Midlands +34 140 £37,500 +5.63% 20
West Midlands -17 138 £29,250 -13.33% 26
North East 0 19 £36,250 +12.40% 3
Midlands +11 2 £22,000 -37.14%
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5333 (86.62%) WAN
2 3194 (51.88%) Cisco
3 3150 (51.16%) Windows
4 2627 (42.67%) Firewall
5 2121 (34.45%) Microsoft
6 1955 (31.75%) Cisco Certification
7 1952 (31.70%) Active Directory
8 1875 (30.45%) VMware
9 1496 (24.30%) TCP/IP
10 1438 (23.36%) VPN
11 1355 (22.01%) ITIL
12 1350 (21.93%) MS Exchange
13 1322 (21.47%) VMware Infrastructure
14 1168 (18.97%) CCNP
15 1166 (18.94%) Windows Server 2008
16 1135 (18.43%) CCNA
16 1135 (18.43%) DNS
17 1111 (18.04%) MS Excel
18 1085 (17.62%) Citrix
19 1079 (17.52%) SAN
20 968 (15.72%) Wireless
21 966 (15.69%) Linux
22 882 (14.33%) DHCP
23 876 (14.23%) MS Office
23 876 (14.23%) Finance
24 853 (13.85%) SQL
25 845 (13.72%) HP
26 838 (13.61%) MPLS
27 835 (13.56%) VoIP
28 823 (13.37%) CheckPoint

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1350 (21.93%) MS Exchange
2 692 (11.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 367 (5.96%) IIS
4 359 (5.83%) Lync
5 325 (5.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 316 (5.13%) SharePoint
7 292 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2007
8 249 (4.04%) Apache
9 187 (3.04%) Tomcat
10 165 (2.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 161 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2003
12 79 (1.28%) WebSphere
13 78 (1.27%) Oracle Coherence
13 78 (1.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 60 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
15 45 (0.73%) OpenStack
16 43 (0.70%) nginx
17 28 (0.45%) CMS
18 27 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
19 23 (0.37%) Confluence
Applications
1 1111 (18.04%) MS Excel
2 876 (14.23%) MS Office
3 149 (2.42%) MS Visio
4 102 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 33 (0.54%) MS Project
6 9 (0.15%) AutoCAD
6 9 (0.15%) FrameMaker
6 9 (0.15%) PaintShop Pro
6 9 (0.15%) RoboHelp
7 5 (0.081%) PowerPivot
8 4 (0.065%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.049%) SmartSuite
9 3 (0.049%) SOLIDWORKS
10 2 (0.032%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.016%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.016%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 59 (0.96%) RMDS
2 23 (0.37%) Endur
3 20 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 16 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
4 16 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 12 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
6 11 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
7 7 (0.11%) ION MarketView
8 5 (0.081%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.081%) Sage 50
9 3 (0.049%) Eikon
9 3 (0.049%) Epicor Vantage
9 3 (0.049%) SAP CCM
9 3 (0.049%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.049%) Front Arena
10 2 (0.032%) HiPortfolio
10 2 (0.032%) Cognos TM1
10 2 (0.032%) MFGPRO
10 2 (0.032%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 210 (3.41%) Office 365
2 116 (1.88%) IaaS
3 91 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
4 57 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
5 53 (0.86%) SaaS
6 52 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
7 47 (0.76%) PaaS
8 33 (0.54%) Google Apps
9 19 (0.31%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.032%) Yammer
10 2 (0.032%) Google Drive
10 2 (0.032%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.016%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.016%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5333 (86.62%) WAN
2 2627 (42.67%) Firewall
3 1496 (24.30%) TCP/IP
4 1438 (23.36%) VPN
5 1135 (18.43%) DNS
6 1079 (17.52%) SAN
7 968 (15.72%) Wireless
8 882 (14.33%) DHCP
9 838 (13.61%) MPLS
10 835 (13.56%) VoIP
11 716 (11.63%) Network Security
12 679 (11.03%) Cisco ASA
13 650 (10.56%) BGP
14 576 (9.36%) OSPF
15 529 (8.59%) VLAN
16 459 (7.45%) Internet
17 408 (6.63%) EIGRP
18 406 (6.59%) Cisco Nexus
19 384 (6.24%) Wi-Fi
20 361 (5.86%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 689 (11.19%) SQL Server
2 166 (2.70%) MySQL
3 119 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 91 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
5 81 (1.32%) DB2
6 65 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 63 (1.02%) Hadoop
8 58 (0.94%) HBase
9 57 (0.93%) Relational Database
10 44 (0.71%) MongoDB
11 41 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
12 35 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
13 30 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
14 28 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 26 (0.42%) RDBMS
16 23 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
17 20 (0.32%) Oracle Database
18 19 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 16 (0.26%) Data Mining
20 12 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 59 (0.96%) Jenkins
2 53 (0.86%) Git (software)
3 52 (0.84%) Hudson
4 38 (0.62%) Subversion
5 35 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 31 (0.50%) JIRA
7 23 (0.37%) Visual Studio
8 22 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (0.26%) LoadRunner
10 10 (0.16%) Rational Performance Tester
11 6 (0.097%) Bugzilla
12 5 (0.081%) MSI
12 5 (0.081%) Metasploit
13 4 (0.065%) MSTest
13 4 (0.065%) Selenium
13 4 (0.065%) WinRunner
13 4 (0.065%) TestDirector
13 4 (0.065%) QuickTest Pro
13 4 (0.065%) Ant
14 3 (0.049%) Oracle Forms
General
1 876 (14.23%) Finance
2 573 (9.31%) Telecoms
3 197 (3.20%) Banking
4 149 (2.42%) Law
5 143 (2.32%) Retail
6 117 (1.90%) Manufacturing
7 103 (1.67%) Marketing
8 84 (1.36%) Legal
9 82 (1.33%) Advertising
10 76 (1.23%) Electronics
11 61 (0.99%) Back Office
12 46 (0.75%) Financial Institution
13 45 (0.73%) Games
13 45 (0.73%) Investment Banking
14 32 (0.52%) Publishing
15 23 (0.37%) French Language
16 22 (0.36%) Local Government
17 20 (0.32%) Front Office
17 20 (0.32%) Aerospace
18 17 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1360 (22.09%) Network Engineer
2 874 (14.20%) Analyst
3 721 (11.71%) Support Engineer
4 469 (7.62%) Architect
5 459 (7.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 389 (6.32%) Senior Network Engineer
7 388 (6.30%) Consultant
8 379 (6.16%) Support Analyst
9 342 (5.55%) 2nd Line Support
10 266 (4.32%) IT Support
11 242 (3.93%) Technical Support
12 241 (3.91%) Administrator
13 201 (3.26%) Infrastructure Architect
14 183 (2.97%) 3rd Line Support
15 179 (2.91%) Systems Administrator
16 178 (2.89%) Desktop Support
17 167 (2.71%) Systems Engineer
18 163 (2.65%) Technical Engineer
18 163 (2.65%) Network Support
19 158 (2.57%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (2.21%) Middleware
2 126 (2.05%) HTML
3 104 (1.69%) .NET
4 91 (1.48%) XML
5 81 (1.32%) CSS
6 73 (1.19%) Web Services
7 62 (1.01%) XSLT
8 58 (0.94%) Rendezvous
8 58 (0.94%) Ultra Messaging
9 41 (0.67%) LAMP
10 38 (0.62%) FIX Protocol
11 35 (0.57%) ASP.NET
12 33 (0.54%) XMPP
13 26 (0.42%) Ajax
14 23 (0.37%) RabbitMQ
15 16 (0.26%) ISPF
16 15 (0.24%) EDI
17 14 (0.23%) .NET Framework
17 14 (0.23%) JSON
17 14 (0.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 358 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
2 313 (5.08%) Blackberry
3 247 (4.01%) Management Information System
4 181 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
5 162 (2.63%) Clustering
6 127 (2.06%) Computer Science
7 103 (1.67%) Hedge funds
8 88 (1.43%) Replication
9 83 (1.35%) Open Source
10 72 (1.17%) Client/Server
10 72 (1.17%) Thin Client
10 72 (1.17%) Fat Client
11 68 (1.10%) iPhone
12 60 (0.97%) Mainframe
13 57 (0.93%) Statistics
14 49 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
15 44 (0.71%) PKI
16 43 (0.70%) BYOD
17 39 (0.63%) CESG
18 36 (0.58%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3150 (51.16%) Windows
2 1166 (18.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 966 (15.69%) Linux
4 818 (13.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 763 (12.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 701 (11.39%) Windows 7
7 375 (6.09%) Windows 8
8 367 (5.96%) UNIX
9 354 (5.75%) Windows XP
10 213 (3.46%) Solaris
11 122 (1.98%) Windows Vista
12 117 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 111 (1.80%) CentOS
14 106 (1.72%) Android
15 90 (1.46%) Apple iOS
16 83 (1.35%) Mac OS X
17 53 (0.86%) Ubuntu
18 50 (0.81%) AIX
19 47 (0.76%) Debian
20 35 (0.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1355 (22.01%) ITIL
2 474 (7.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 473 (7.68%) Project Management
4 399 (6.48%) Load Balancing
5 371 (6.03%) Service Delivery
6 364 (5.91%) Network Design
7 327 (5.31%) Migration
8 303 (4.92%) Incident Management
9 260 (4.22%) PRINCE2
10 258 (4.19%) Service Management
11 241 (3.91%) Network Monitoring
12 236 (3.83%) Change Management
12 236 (3.83%) Agile Software Development
13 210 (3.41%) Network Management
14 195 (3.17%) Performance Tuning
15 190 (3.09%) Capacity Planning
16 189 (3.07%) Business Continuity
17 182 (2.96%) Kalman Filter
18 169 (2.74%) Mentoring
19 168 (2.73%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 853 (13.85%) SQL
2 197 (3.20%) PowerShell
3 193 (3.13%) Java
4 157 (2.55%) Perl
5 141 (2.29%) Python
6 109 (1.77%) Bash Shell
7 102 (1.66%) C
8 100 (1.62%) JavaScript
9 64 (1.04%) PHP
10 57 (0.93%) T-SQL
11 54 (0.88%) Ruby
12 53 (0.86%) VBScript
13 35 (0.57%) Shell Script
14 32 (0.52%) C#
15 27 (0.44%) VBA
16 25 (0.41%) VB
17 22 (0.36%) C++
18 13 (0.21%) AWK
19 12 (0.19%) VB.NET
20 9 (0.15%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1955 (31.75%) Cisco Certification
2 1168 (18.97%) CCNP
3 1135 (18.43%) CCNA
4 679 (11.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 551 (8.95%) Degree
6 442 (7.18%) Security Cleared
7 397 (6.45%) MCSE
8 349 (5.67%) SC Cleared
9 294 (4.78%) CCIE
10 235 (3.82%) MCP
11 202 (3.28%) MCITP
12 187 (3.04%) MCSA
13 185 (3.00%) ITIL Certification
14 158 (2.57%) CCDP
15 157 (2.55%) CCSA
16 147 (2.39%) CISSP
17 135 (2.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 124 (2.01%) MCTS
19 110 (1.79%) CCSE
20 104 (1.69%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 528 (8.58%) SLA
2 145 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 108 (1.75%) PCI DSS
4 59 (0.96%) ISO 9001
5 48 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 37 (0.60%) QA
7 36 (0.58%) COBIT
8 7 (0.11%) JSP 440
9 5 (0.081%) ISO 14001
9 5 (0.081%) HL7
9 5 (0.081%) DICOM
10 2 (0.032%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.016%) BS15000
11 1 (0.016%) BS25999
System Software
1 1952 (31.70%) Active Directory
2 1322 (21.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 621 (10.09%) Hyper-V
4 341 (5.54%) XenApp
5 310 (5.03%) vSphere
6 167 (2.71%) XenServer
7 156 (2.53%) XenDesktop
8 125 (2.03%) NFS
9 112 (1.82%) VMware ESX
9 112 (1.82%) SRDF
10 106 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
11 93 (1.51%) Terminal Services
12 65 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
13 63 (1.02%) Terminal Server
14 57 (0.93%) Xen
15 48 (0.78%) Samba
15 48 (0.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 37 (0.60%) VMware Server
17 36 (0.58%) KVM
18 34 (0.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 286 (4.65%) SCCM
2 156 (2.53%) WSUS
3 121 (1.97%) SCOM
4 106 (1.72%) Nagios
5 99 (1.61%) Backup Exec
6 95 (1.54%) Cisco Prime
7 86 (1.40%) Puppet
8 82 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
9 65 (1.06%) OpenView
10 64 (1.04%) CiscoWorks
11 58 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
12 46 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
13 45 (0.73%) Cisco UCCX
13 45 (0.73%) Salt
14 38 (0.62%) Cisco LMS
14 38 (0.62%) SolarWinds Orion
15 34 (0.55%) FortiGate
16 33 (0.54%) Ansible
17 31 (0.50%) Icinga
18 28 (0.45%) Opsview
Vendors
1 3194 (51.88%) Cisco
2 2121 (34.45%) Microsoft
3 1875 (30.45%) VMware
4 1085 (17.62%) Citrix
5 845 (13.72%) HP
6 823 (13.37%) CheckPoint
7 732 (11.89%) Juniper
8 496 (8.06%) F5
9 360 (5.85%) NetApp
10 311 (5.05%) Oracle
11 307 (4.99%) Avaya
12 271 (4.40%) SolarWinds
13 257 (4.17%) EMC
14 251 (4.08%) Dell
15 216 (3.51%) IBM
16 204 (3.31%) Red Hat
17 157 (2.55%) Apple
18 152 (2.47%) Symantec
19 138 (2.24%) Riverbed
20 134 (2.18%) Mitel
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £62k basic + 10% Bonus + Benefits.
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum Excellent Salary and Benefits package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 +Bonus +On-Call Allowance +Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
West Midlands
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £29000 Per Annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
HFG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
South West London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + 20% Allow + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £39,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary + bonus + company car
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago