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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
UK / England
Rank 114 109 103
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Permanent jobs citing LAN 2073 2630 2935
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.67% 2.82% 2.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.91% 16.72% 16.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1677 2278 2486
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%

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
13028 15733 17937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.75% 16.87% 18.29%
Number of salaries quoted 10693 13185 14649
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -14 670 £52,500 +5.00% 72
South East -5 546 £43,000 -4.44% 51
Yorkshire +48 169 £35,925 -4.20% 18
East of England -17 168 £42,500 - 8
South West +24 149 £35,000 +1.44% 14
North West -26 136 £39,000 +4.00% 29
West Midlands -15 134 £45,000 +12.50% 32
East Midlands +2 101 £42,500 +2.40% 14
North East +2 8 £31,000 - 2
Midlands +15 2 £60,000 +60.00%
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 3992 (86.43%) WAN
2 2501 (54.15%) Cisco
3 2107 (45.62%) Firewall
4 1916 (41.48%) Windows
5 1565 (33.88%) Cisco Certification
6 1409 (30.50%) VMware
7 1350 (29.23%) Microsoft
8 1349 (29.21%) Active Directory
9 1099 (23.79%) TCP/IP
10 1044 (22.60%) Windows Server
11 1035 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
12 1022 (22.13%) CCNP
13 1013 (21.93%) DNS
14 1012 (21.91%) VPN
15 1009 (21.84%) ITIL
16 908 (19.66%) Data Centre
17 877 (18.99%) CCNA
18 835 (18.08%) Wireless
19 788 (17.06%) DHCP
20 726 (15.72%) MPLS
21 715 (15.48%) Linux
22 686 (14.85%) Network Security
23 674 (14.59%) Finance
24 653 (14.14%) VoIP
25 649 (14.05%) MS Exchange
26 631 (13.66%) SAN
27 627 (13.57%) OSPF
28 626 (13.55%) BGP
29 622 (13.47%) Juniper
30 604 (13.08%) Windows Server 2008

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
1 649 (14.05%) MS Exchange
2 286 (6.19%) IIS
3 209 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 169 (3.66%) Skype for Business
5 168 (3.64%) SharePoint
6 141 (3.05%) Apache
7 127 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2013
8 105 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
8 105 (2.27%) Tomcat
9 70 (1.52%) WebSphere
10 68 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
11 55 (1.19%) Oracle Coherence
12 48 (1.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 32 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 26 (0.56%) OpenStack
15 24 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
16 18 (0.39%) IBM Notes
17 15 (0.32%) WebLogic
18 13 (0.28%) CMS
18 13 (0.28%) Confluence
Applications
1 567 (12.28%) MS Excel
2 400 (8.66%) MS Office
3 78 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 42 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (0.39%) MS Project
6 9 (0.19%) Mozilla Thunderbird
7 4 (0.087%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.022%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.022%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.022%) Revit
8 1 (0.022%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 28 (0.61%) RMDS
2 19 (0.41%) assyst
3 14 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.15%) Infor CRM
5 7 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
6 6 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.11%) OpenText MBPM
7 5 (0.11%) Visualfiles
8 3 (0.065%) Line 500
8 3 (0.065%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (0.065%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.065%) Sage 1000
9 2 (0.043%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.043%) Eikon
9 2 (0.043%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.022%) BusinessWorks
10 1 (0.022%) Line 50
10 1 (0.022%) SAP hybris
10 1 (0.022%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 326 (7.06%) Office 365
2 229 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 217 (4.70%) Amazon AWS
4 72 (1.56%) SaaS
5 65 (1.41%) IaaS
6 48 (1.04%) PaaS
7 41 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
8 25 (0.54%) Mimecast
9 17 (0.37%) IBM Cloud
10 14 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
11 8 (0.17%) Slack
12 7 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (0.13%) Google Drive
13 6 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (0.11%) G Suite
14 5 (0.11%) Yammer
15 4 (0.087%) Amazon EC2
15 4 (0.087%) Basecamp
15 4 (0.087%) iPaaS
15 4 (0.087%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3992 (86.43%) WAN
2 2107 (45.62%) Firewall
3 1099 (23.79%) TCP/IP
4 1013 (21.93%) DNS
5 1012 (21.91%) VPN
6 835 (18.08%) Wireless
7 788 (17.06%) DHCP
8 726 (15.72%) MPLS
9 686 (14.85%) Network Security
10 653 (14.14%) VoIP
11 631 (13.66%) SAN
12 627 (13.57%) OSPF
13 626 (13.55%) BGP
14 530 (11.47%) VLAN
15 465 (10.07%) WLAN
16 455 (9.85%) Cisco ASA
17 420 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
18 399 (8.64%) Cisco Nexus
19 324 (7.01%) Internet
20 282 (6.11%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 479 (10.37%) SQL Server
2 75 (1.62%) MySQL
3 72 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 46 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 42 (0.91%) Hadoop
6 35 (0.76%) HBase
6 35 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
7 29 (0.63%) DB2
8 27 (0.58%) Oracle Database
8 27 (0.58%) Relational Database
9 22 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (0.45%) OLTP
11 20 (0.43%) OLAP
11 20 (0.43%) Oracle OLAP
12 14 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
13 12 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
15 10 (0.22%) Big Data
15 10 (0.22%) Informix
15 10 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (0.52%) JIRA
2 22 (0.48%) Git (software)
3 16 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
4 15 (0.32%) Jenkins
5 11 (0.24%) Subversion
6 8 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (0.13%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.11%) Bugzilla
9 3 (0.065%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.065%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.065%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.043%) Gerrit
10 2 (0.043%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (0.043%) Trac
11 1 (0.022%) git-flow
11 1 (0.022%) Grunt
11 1 (0.022%) gulp
11 1 (0.022%) Robot Framework
11 1 (0.022%) TestNG
11 1 (0.022%) webpack
General
1 674 (14.59%) Finance
2 597 (12.92%) Telecoms
3 226 (4.89%) Retail
4 121 (2.62%) Banking
5 96 (2.08%) Legal
6 82 (1.78%) Manufacturing
7 64 (1.39%) Marketing
8 41 (0.89%) Back Office
9 39 (0.84%) Investment Banking
9 39 (0.84%) Law
10 30 (0.65%) Electronics
11 27 (0.58%) Financial Institution
12 26 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
13 22 (0.48%) Advertising
13 22 (0.48%) Games
13 22 (0.48%) Publishing
14 18 (0.39%) Spanish Language
15 17 (0.37%) French Language
16 13 (0.28%) German Language
17 12 (0.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1321 (28.60%) Network Engineer
2 584 (12.64%) Analyst
3 526 (11.39%) Support Engineer
4 455 (9.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 358 (7.75%) Cisco Engineer
6 348 (7.53%) Senior Network Engineer
7 328 (7.10%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 300 (6.49%) IT Support
9 297 (6.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 295 (6.39%) Architect
11 279 (6.04%) Support Analyst
12 236 (5.11%) Administrator
13 222 (4.81%) IT Engineer
14 176 (3.81%) 2nd Line Support
15 174 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support
16 168 (3.64%) Network Analyst
17 162 (3.51%) Consultant
18 158 (3.42%) Infrastructure Support
19 157 (3.40%) Security Engineer
20 156 (3.38%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (2.25%) Web Services
2 102 (2.21%) 802.1X
3 91 (1.97%) .NET
4 78 (1.69%) Middleware
5 52 (1.13%) HTML
6 46 (1.00%) XML
7 31 (0.67%) XSLT
8 28 (0.61%) Rendezvous
8 28 (0.61%) Ultra Messaging
9 21 (0.45%) ASP.NET
10 15 (0.32%) LAMP
11 14 (0.30%) CSS
12 12 (0.26%) Flash
13 11 (0.24%) REST
14 9 (0.19%) EDI
14 9 (0.19%) Regular Expression
14 9 (0.19%) SOAP
15 8 (0.17%) Ajax
16 6 (0.13%) RabbitMQ
16 6 (0.13%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 908 (19.66%) Data Centre
2 282 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
3 194 (4.20%) Driving Licence
4 168 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 135 (2.92%) Computer Science
6 103 (2.23%) Video Conferencing
7 64 (1.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 53 (1.15%) Blackberry
8 53 (1.15%) PKI
9 52 (1.13%) Public Cloud
10 46 (1.00%) Clustering
11 40 (0.87%) Client/Server
11 40 (0.87%) Mathematics
12 38 (0.82%) Replication
13 37 (0.80%) NHS
14 36 (0.78%) BYOD
15 33 (0.71%) Fat Client
15 33 (0.71%) iPad
15 33 (0.71%) Thin Client
16 31 (0.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1916 (41.48%) Windows
2 1044 (22.60%) Windows Server
3 715 (15.48%) Linux
4 604 (13.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 559 (12.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 459 (9.94%) Windows 7
7 244 (5.28%) Unix
8 219 (4.74%) Windows 8
9 188 (4.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 187 (4.05%) Windows 10
11 110 (2.38%) Solaris
12 98 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 87 (1.88%) Windows XP
14 75 (1.62%) Mac OS X
15 71 (1.54%) CentOS
16 56 (1.21%) Ubuntu
17 47 (1.02%) Android
18 28 (0.61%) Apple iOS
18 28 (0.61%) Windows Vista
19 24 (0.52%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1009 (21.84%) ITIL
2 436 (9.44%) Network Design
3 383 (8.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 319 (6.91%) Project Management
5 290 (6.28%) Network Management
6 259 (5.61%) Load Balancing
7 243 (5.26%) Service Management
8 238 (5.15%) Mentoring
8 238 (5.15%) Presales
9 230 (4.98%) Migration
10 216 (4.68%) Agile Software Development
11 204 (4.42%) Business Continuity
12 193 (4.18%) Service Delivery
13 188 (4.07%) Change Management
13 188 (4.07%) Problem Management
14 183 (3.96%) Network Monitoring
15 171 (3.70%) High Availability
16 161 (3.49%) PRINCE2
17 152 (3.29%) Continuous Improvement
18 146 (3.16%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 368 (7.97%) SQL
2 155 (3.36%) PowerShell
3 99 (2.14%) Java
4 96 (2.08%) C
5 78 (1.69%) Python
6 67 (1.45%) Bash Shell
7 58 (1.26%) Perl
8 44 (0.95%) Shell Script
9 38 (0.82%) JavaScript
10 30 (0.65%) VB
11 25 (0.54%) C#
12 18 (0.39%) VBScript
13 16 (0.35%) Ruby
14 15 (0.32%) T-SQL
15 13 (0.28%) PHP
16 6 (0.13%) C++
17 5 (0.11%) R
17 5 (0.11%) Tcl
18 3 (0.065%) VB.NET
19 2 (0.043%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1565 (33.88%) Cisco Certification
2 1022 (22.13%) CCNP
3 877 (18.99%) CCNA
4 530 (11.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 438 (9.48%) Degree
6 334 (7.23%) MCSE
7 310 (6.71%) Security Cleared
8 266 (5.76%) CCIE
9 226 (4.89%) SC Cleared
10 213 (4.61%) MCSA
11 137 (2.97%) ITIL Certification
12 118 (2.55%) MCP
13 111 (2.40%) CCDP
14 109 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 102 (2.21%) CCSA
15 102 (2.21%) MCITP
16 98 (2.12%) DV Cleared
17 85 (1.84%) CCSE
18 81 (1.75%) CISSP
19 62 (1.34%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 330 (7.14%) SLA
2 129 (2.79%) PCI DSS
3 82 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (0.78%) QA
5 22 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (0.22%) JSP 440
7 9 (0.19%) COBIT
8 8 (0.17%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.065%) BS7799
9 3 (0.065%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.065%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.043%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.043%) ISO27002
11 1 (0.022%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.022%) GMP
11 1 (0.022%) GPG13
11 1 (0.022%) SDET
11 1 (0.022%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1349 (29.21%) Active Directory
2 1035 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 495 (10.72%) Hyper-V
4 202 (4.37%) vSphere
5 129 (2.79%) XenApp
6 113 (2.45%) VMware ESX
7 91 (1.97%) Virtual Servers
8 86 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
9 80 (1.73%) KVM
10 79 (1.71%) NFS
11 75 (1.62%) Xen
12 58 (1.26%) XenDesktop
13 57 (1.23%) SRDF
14 56 (1.21%) Terminal Services
15 55 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
16 34 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 34 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
16 34 (0.74%) XenServer
17 32 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
18 21 (0.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 194 (4.20%) SCCM
2 125 (2.71%) Puppet
3 102 (2.21%) SCOM
4 93 (2.01%) Cisco CUCM
4 93 (2.01%) Cisco Prime
5 68 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
6 65 (1.41%) Nagios
7 60 (1.30%) FortiGate
8 58 (1.26%) Norton AntiVirus
9 54 (1.17%) WSUS
10 41 (0.89%) Ansible
11 34 (0.74%) Backup Exec
11 34 (0.74%) Cisco UCCX
12 30 (0.65%) Cisco UCCE
13 28 (0.61%) Tivoli
14 25 (0.54%) Juniper STRM
15 23 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
16 21 (0.45%) Nessus
16 21 (0.45%) vMotion
17 20 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2501 (54.15%) Cisco
2 1409 (30.50%) VMware
3 1350 (29.23%) Microsoft
4 622 (13.47%) Juniper
5 585 (12.67%) CheckPoint
6 474 (10.26%) Citrix
7 408 (8.83%) HP
8 363 (7.86%) F5
9 315 (6.82%) Palo Alto
10 226 (4.89%) SolarWinds
11 221 (4.78%) NetApp
12 220 (4.76%) Avaya
13 211 (4.57%) Oracle
14 168 (3.64%) Fortinet
15 164 (3.55%) EMC
16 136 (2.94%) Mitel
17 112 (2.42%) Riverbed
18 111 (2.40%) Red Hat
19 108 (2.34%) Dell
20 104 (2.25%) Symantec
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £52000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Blandford Forum, Dorset
Team Jobs
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum 24days hols,career prog,MS training
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cumbria
Oscar
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £45k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Interesting work
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Car + pension + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago