The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 121 115 110
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Permanent jobs citing LAN 2610 2491 2664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.37% 2.45% 2.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.53% 13.31% 13.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2180 2110 2295
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,050 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -2.59%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19297 18721 19922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.55% 18.38% 17.91%
Number of salaries quoted 15601 15150 16677
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
LAN
UK

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 July 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 24 July 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 -1 1045 £50,000 - 125
South East -20 589 £45,000 +20.00% 56
Yorkshire +31 241 £40,000 +9.58% 32
East of England +15 237 £35,625 -16.17% 31
South West -15 155 £35,000 - 18
West Midlands +13 150 £32,500 -7.14% 25
North West -30 106 £30,000 +1.69% 21
East Midlands -17 71 £45,000 +2.27% 20
North East -21 5 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Midlands 0 2 - -
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 4632 (84.56%) WAN
2 2771 (50.58%) Windows
3 2740 (50.02%) Cisco
4 2070 (37.79%) Firewall
5 1857 (33.90%) Microsoft
6 1670 (30.49%) Cisco Certification
7 1624 (29.65%) Active Directory
8 1604 (29.28%) VMware
9 1378 (25.16%) TCP/IP
10 1303 (23.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 1253 (22.87%) VPN
12 1196 (21.83%) DNS
12 1196 (21.83%) ITIL
13 1110 (20.26%) MS Exchange
14 1012 (18.47%) MS Excel
15 1005 (18.35%) VMware Infrastructure
16 967 (17.65%) CCNA
17 963 (17.58%) SAN
18 962 (17.56%) CCNP
19 944 (17.23%) Citrix
19 944 (17.23%) Windows Server 2003
20 907 (16.56%) DHCP
21 900 (16.43%) Finance
22 832 (15.19%) Linux
23 811 (14.80%) HP
24 786 (14.35%) Microsoft Certification
25 768 (14.02%) SQL Server
26 765 (13.96%) CheckPoint
27 745 (13.60%) Wireless
28 721 (13.16%) VoIP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1110 (20.26%) MS Exchange
2 532 (9.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 336 (6.13%) SharePoint
4 329 (6.01%) Exchange Server 2007
5 297 (5.42%) IIS
6 229 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2003
7 221 (4.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 195 (3.56%) Lync
9 155 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2013
10 135 (2.46%) Apache
11 100 (1.83%) WebSphere
12 97 (1.77%) Tomcat
13 65 (1.19%) Lotus Domino
14 51 (0.93%) IBM Notes
15 44 (0.80%) Oracle Coherence
16 38 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
17 28 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
18 27 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
19 25 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
20 24 (0.44%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1012 (18.47%) MS Excel
2 682 (12.45%) MS Office
3 80 (1.46%) MS Visio
4 78 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (0.38%) MS Project
6 10 (0.18%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (0.15%) Acrobat
8 7 (0.13%) FastStats
9 4 (0.073%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.073%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.018%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 34 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.44%) RMDS
3 20 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
4 14 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (0.26%) Summit
5 12 (0.22%) Eikon
5 12 (0.22%) Front Arena
6 11 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
6 11 (0.20%) Movex
7 10 (0.18%) 3000 Xtra
7 10 (0.18%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 7 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (0.073%) Sage 200
10 4 (0.073%) Visualfiles
10 4 (0.073%) Compiere
10 4 (0.073%) Remedy ITSM
11 3 (0.055%) Line 500
11 3 (0.055%) AWD
11 3 (0.055%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 107 (1.95%) Office 365
2 77 (1.41%) IaaS
3 74 (1.35%) SaaS
4 52 (0.95%) PaaS
5 48 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
6 43 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
7 37 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
8 22 (0.40%) Google Apps
9 14 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.11%) Joyent
11 1 (0.018%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.018%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4632 (84.56%) WAN
2 2070 (37.79%) Firewall
3 1378 (25.16%) TCP/IP
4 1253 (22.87%) VPN
5 1196 (21.83%) DNS
6 963 (17.58%) SAN
7 907 (16.56%) DHCP
8 745 (13.60%) Wireless
9 721 (13.16%) VoIP
10 676 (12.34%) MPLS
11 538 (9.82%) Network Security
12 515 (9.40%) BGP
13 502 (9.16%) Internet
14 472 (8.62%) Cisco ASA
15 460 (8.40%) OSPF
16 400 (7.30%) VLAN
17 332 (6.06%) EIGRP
18 300 (5.48%) Wi-Fi
19 274 (5.00%) NAS
20 268 (4.89%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 768 (14.02%) SQL Server
2 182 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 128 (2.34%) MySQL
4 110 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
5 64 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
6 61 (1.11%) Hadoop
6 61 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 47 (0.86%) DB2
8 45 (0.82%) Big Data
9 44 (0.80%) HBase
10 42 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
11 38 (0.69%) Mahout
11 38 (0.69%) Oracle Exadata
11 38 (0.69%) Relational Database
12 35 (0.64%) MongoDB
13 34 (0.62%) NoSQL
14 33 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
15 30 (0.55%) Riak
15 30 (0.55%) MarkLogic
15 30 (0.55%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 35 (0.64%) Git (software)
2 34 (0.62%) Subversion
3 24 (0.44%) LoadRunner
4 21 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (0.37%) Visual Studio
6 19 (0.35%) JIRA
6 19 (0.35%) Jenkins
7 15 (0.27%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 13 (0.24%) Hudson
9 12 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 9 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
11 8 (0.15%) Axure RP
11 8 (0.15%) Metasploit
11 8 (0.15%) Talend Open Studio
12 6 (0.11%) JUnit
12 6 (0.11%) Selenium
13 5 (0.091%) FitNesse
13 5 (0.091%) Maven
14 4 (0.073%) WebLOAD
15 3 (0.055%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 900 (16.43%) Finance
2 611 (11.15%) Telecoms
3 169 (3.09%) Banking
4 150 (2.74%) Retail
5 147 (2.68%) Law
6 121 (2.21%) Legal
7 106 (1.94%) Marketing
8 66 (1.20%) Manufacturing
9 62 (1.13%) Advertising
10 41 (0.75%) Back Office
11 39 (0.71%) Games
12 38 (0.69%) French Language
12 38 (0.69%) Publishing
13 35 (0.64%) Electronics
14 31 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
15 23 (0.42%) Billing
15 23 (0.42%) Spanish Language
16 20 (0.37%) Financial Institution
16 20 (0.37%) German Language
17 16 (0.29%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1115 (20.35%) Network Engineer
2 997 (18.20%) Analyst
3 552 (10.08%) Support Engineer
4 468 (8.54%) Support Analyst
5 396 (7.23%) Architect
6 310 (5.66%) Consultant
7 307 (5.60%) Administrator
8 297 (5.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 282 (5.15%) Network Analyst
10 272 (4.97%) Senior Network Engineer
11 233 (4.25%) 3rd Line Support
12 229 (4.18%) Network Support
13 227 (4.14%) Systems Engineer
14 219 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
15 214 (3.91%) IT Support
16 205 (3.74%) 2nd Line Support
17 148 (2.70%) Security Engineer
18 147 (2.68%) Technical Support
19 146 (2.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
20 143 (2.61%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (1.86%) .NET
2 71 (1.30%) SOAP
3 70 (1.28%) Web Services
4 58 (1.06%) Middleware
5 52 (0.95%) HTML
6 42 (0.77%) XML
7 38 (0.69%) MapReduce
8 27 (0.49%) CSS
9 26 (0.47%) LAMP
10 24 (0.44%) SAP Basis
11 22 (0.40%) COM
12 18 (0.33%) ASP.NET
13 15 (0.27%) JSON
14 14 (0.26%) Rendezvous
14 14 (0.26%) XSLT
15 12 (0.22%) WSH
16 10 (0.18%) HTML5
16 10 (0.18%) jQuery
16 10 (0.18%) Django
17 9 (0.16%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 334 (6.10%) Blackberry
2 216 (3.94%) Management Information System
3 147 (2.68%) Clustering
4 127 (2.32%) Computer Science
5 123 (2.25%) Video Conferencing
6 78 (1.42%) Firmware
7 68 (1.24%) Hedge funds
8 67 (1.22%) Replication
9 64 (1.17%) SecurID
10 62 (1.13%) Client/Server
11 58 (1.06%) Statistics
12 52 (0.95%) Open Source
12 52 (0.95%) iPhone
12 52 (0.95%) Mathematics
13 49 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
14 48 (0.88%) Visualisation
15 45 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
16 37 (0.68%) Mainframe
17 36 (0.66%) Fat Client
17 36 (0.66%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2771 (50.58%) Windows
2 1303 (23.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 944 (17.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 832 (15.19%) Linux
5 709 (12.94%) Windows 7
6 541 (9.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 411 (7.50%) Windows XP
8 376 (6.86%) UNIX
9 263 (4.80%) Windows 8
10 149 (2.72%) Solaris
11 137 (2.50%) Android
12 127 (2.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 93 (1.70%) Windows Vista
14 72 (1.31%) Mac OS X
15 62 (1.13%) CentOS
16 51 (0.93%) VMS
17 49 (0.89%) Windows Phone
18 40 (0.73%) Windows Phone 8
19 37 (0.68%) AIX
20 35 (0.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1196 (21.83%) ITIL
2 446 (8.14%) Project Management
3 394 (7.19%) Network Design
4 387 (7.06%) Network Management
5 366 (6.68%) Load Balancing
6 266 (4.86%) Service Delivery
7 256 (4.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 228 (4.16%) Change Management
8 228 (4.16%) PRINCE2
9 198 (3.61%) Service Management
9 198 (3.61%) Incident Management
10 176 (3.21%) E-Commerce
11 149 (2.72%) Information Security
12 136 (2.48%) Migration
13 134 (2.45%) Capacity Planning
14 127 (2.32%) Performance Tuning
15 117 (2.14%) Time Management
15 117 (2.14%) Continuous Improvement
15 117 (2.14%) Change Control
15 117 (2.14%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 667 (12.18%) SQL
2 138 (2.52%) C
3 122 (2.23%) PowerShell
4 115 (2.10%) Java
5 81 (1.48%) Python
6 63 (1.15%) Perl
7 49 (0.89%) Shell Script
8 45 (0.82%) VB
9 41 (0.75%) C#
10 39 (0.71%) JavaScript
11 35 (0.64%) C++
11 35 (0.64%) Bash Shell
12 32 (0.58%) VBScript
13 20 (0.37%) PHP
14 15 (0.27%) T-SQL
15 13 (0.24%) Ruby
16 9 (0.16%) R
17 4 (0.073%) VB.NET
17 4 (0.073%) VBA
18 3 (0.055%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1670 (30.49%) Cisco Certification
2 967 (17.65%) CCNA
3 962 (17.56%) CCNP
4 786 (14.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 670 (12.23%) Degree
6 501 (9.15%) MCSE
7 271 (4.95%) CCIE
8 250 (4.56%) Security Cleared
9 249 (4.55%) MCSA
10 230 (4.20%) MCITP
11 203 (3.71%) CCDP
11 203 (3.71%) MCP
12 180 (3.29%) SC Cleared
13 175 (3.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 130 (2.37%) CCDA
15 129 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
16 110 (2.01%) CCSA
17 106 (1.94%) CCSE
18 95 (1.73%) CCSP
19 76 (1.39%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 414 (7.56%) SLA
2 120 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 96 (1.75%) QA
4 92 (1.68%) PCI DSS
5 28 (0.51%) ISO 9001
6 27 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 24 (0.44%) COBIT
8 7 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 7 (0.13%) GAMP
8 7 (0.13%) GCP
8 7 (0.13%) GMP
9 6 (0.11%) BS7799
10 5 (0.091%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.037%) HL7
12 1 (0.018%) DICOM
12 1 (0.018%) BS25999
12 1 (0.018%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1624 (29.65%) Active Directory
2 1005 (18.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 443 (8.09%) Hyper-V
4 303 (5.53%) XenApp
5 288 (5.26%) vSphere
6 181 (3.30%) VMware ESX
7 122 (2.23%) VMware ESXi
8 106 (1.94%) XenDesktop
9 95 (1.73%) Terminal Services
10 82 (1.50%) XenServer
11 79 (1.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 68 (1.24%) NFS
13 58 (1.06%) MetaFrame
14 49 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
15 42 (0.77%) SRDF
16 39 (0.71%) Snort
17 37 (0.68%) UAG
18 35 (0.64%) Terminal Server
19 30 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
19 30 (0.55%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 201 (3.67%) SCCM
2 192 (3.50%) Backup Exec
3 111 (2.03%) CiscoWorks
4 101 (1.84%) WSUS
5 96 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
6 75 (1.37%) SCOM
7 66 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
8 63 (1.15%) HP NNM
9 61 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
10 58 (1.06%) Nagios
11 52 (0.95%) Puppet
12 41 (0.75%) NetBackup
13 39 (0.71%) OpenView
14 35 (0.64%) SolarWinds Orion
15 30 (0.55%) Ambari
15 30 (0.55%) Oozie
16 29 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
17 27 (0.49%) ARCserve
18 22 (0.40%) Netcool
19 20 (0.37%) MOM
Vendors
1 2740 (50.02%) Cisco
2 1857 (33.90%) Microsoft
3 1604 (29.28%) VMware
4 944 (17.23%) Citrix
5 811 (14.80%) HP
6 765 (13.96%) CheckPoint
7 564 (10.30%) Juniper
8 364 (6.64%) F5
9 312 (5.70%) Oracle
10 277 (5.06%) NetApp
11 234 (4.27%) Dell
12 226 (4.13%) Symantec
13 216 (3.94%) EMC
14 196 (3.58%) SolarWinds
15 178 (3.25%) Red Hat
16 163 (2.98%) McAfee
17 159 (2.90%) Apple
18 156 (2.85%) Avaya
19 149 (2.72%) IBM
20 124 (2.26%) Riverbed
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + +Oncall+OTBens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum dependent on level of experience
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + on call
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon Application
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon Application
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Great benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
East London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + full benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £36,000 to £42,000 per annum Expenses, Mobile Phone, Laptop, Pens
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago