The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 1 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 89 119 119
Rank change year-on-year
+30 0
Permanent jobs citing LAN 3319 2860 2621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.12% 2.44% 2.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.66% 14.35% 12.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2767 2428 2182
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18792 19937 20729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.68% 17.04% 19.22%
Number of salaries quoted 15117 15928 16780
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAN within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

LAN
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN within the UK.

LAN Salary Trend in the UK

LAN
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN over the 3 months to 1 June 2015 within the UK.

LAN Salary Histogram in the UK

LAN
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the UK over the 3 months to 1 June 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
England +27 3143 £42,500 +6.25% 408
London +12 1029 £50,000 +3.62% 102
South East +43 939 £42,500 - 122
Surrey +73 289 £40,000 -11.11% 42
East of England +1 263 £37,500 +7.14% 34
Yorkshire +34 262 £42,000 +12.00% 25
City of London +20 257 £52,500 - 33
Hampshire +11 214 £38,500 -30.00% 22
Berkshire +37 194 £40,500 -10.00% 19
West Yorkshire +35 188 £45,000 +20.00% 14
South West +12 185 £37,500 +7.14% 28
North West +25 162 £40,000 +33.33% 40
Leeds +35 159 £45,000 +12.50% 9
West Midlands +2 156 £32,500 -7.14% 31
East Midlands +32 133 £40,750 +4.48% 22
Hertfordshire 0 120 £37,500 +2.73% 10
Reading +27 118 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Manchester +8 93 £42,500 +46.55% 19
Buckinghamshire +36 80 £47,500 +41.79% 16
West Sussex +6 78 £43,750 +28.67% 6
Cambridgeshire +44 74 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Birmingham +8 68 £41,250 +17.85% 11
Northamptonshire +12 67 £47,500 +5.55% 8
Scotland +38 60 £42,500 +41.66% 10
Northampton +7 52 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Wiltshire 0 52 £41,500 +9.21% 8
Southampton +14 49 £37,500 +2.04% 5
Bedfordshire -10 45 £48,750 +39.28% 6
Bristol +10 44 £50,000 +33.33% 4
Milton Keynes +7 41 £47,500 +26.66% 10

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 5637 (87.08%) WAN
2 3472 (53.64%) Cisco
3 3117 (48.15%) Windows
4 2800 (43.26%) Firewall
5 2187 (33.79%) Microsoft
6 2118 (32.72%) Cisco Certification
7 1944 (30.03%) Active Directory
8 1917 (29.62%) VMware
9 1508 (23.30%) TCP/IP
10 1439 (22.23%) ITIL
11 1430 (22.09%) VPN
12 1337 (20.66%) MS Exchange
13 1328 (20.52%) VMware Infrastructure
14 1247 (19.26%) CCNA
15 1192 (18.41%) CCNP
16 1119 (17.29%) MS Excel
17 1118 (17.27%) Windows Server 2008
18 1107 (17.10%) Data Centre
18 1107 (17.10%) DNS
19 1085 (16.76%) Citrix
20 1069 (16.51%) SAN
21 1016 (15.70%) Wireless
22 1000 (15.45%) Linux
23 924 (14.27%) Finance
24 915 (14.14%) VoIP
25 910 (14.06%) SQL
26 887 (13.70%) CheckPoint
27 864 (13.35%) MPLS
28 851 (13.15%) MS Office
29 849 (13.12%) Windows Server 2012

LAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 1337 (20.66%) MS Exchange
2 672 (10.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 401 (6.19%) IIS
4 397 (6.13%) Lync
5 309 (4.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 290 (4.48%) Apache
7 271 (4.19%) SharePoint
8 268 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2007
9 200 (3.09%) Tomcat
10 171 (2.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 162 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
12 105 (1.62%) WebSphere
13 102 (1.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 100 (1.54%) Oracle Coherence
15 71 (1.10%) OpenStack
16 54 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
16 54 (0.83%) nginx
17 25 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
18 24 (0.37%) Confluence
19 20 (0.31%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 1119 (17.29%) MS Excel
2 851 (13.15%) MS Office
3 162 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 94 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 34 (0.53%) MS Project
6 9 (0.14%) AutoCAD
7 6 (0.093%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.062%) SOLIDWORKS
9 3 (0.046%) FrameMaker
9 3 (0.046%) PaintShop Pro
9 3 (0.046%) RoboHelp
9 3 (0.046%) ProjectWise
10 2 (0.031%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.031%) SmartSuite
11 1 (0.015%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 76 (1.17%) RMDS
2 23 (0.36%) Endur
3 17 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 17 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
4 13 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
5 12 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
6 10 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.077%) Sage 50
8 4 (0.062%) Epicor Vantage
8 4 (0.062%) Primavera
8 4 (0.062%) Line 500
8 4 (0.062%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.046%) Dynamics GP
9 3 (0.046%) SAP CCM
9 3 (0.046%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.046%) Tridion
9 3 (0.046%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.031%) ION MarketView
10 2 (0.031%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.031%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 206 (3.18%) Office 365
2 112 (1.73%) IaaS
3 98 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
4 92 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
5 74 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 50 (0.77%) SaaS
6 50 (0.77%) PaaS
7 43 (0.66%) Google Apps
8 17 (0.26%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.046%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.031%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.031%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.031%) Google Drive
10 2 (0.031%) Yammer
11 1 (0.015%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 5637 (87.08%) WAN
2 2800 (43.26%) Firewall
3 1508 (23.30%) TCP/IP
4 1430 (22.09%) VPN
5 1107 (17.10%) DNS
6 1069 (16.51%) SAN
7 1016 (15.70%) Wireless
8 915 (14.14%) VoIP
9 864 (13.35%) MPLS
10 846 (13.07%) DHCP
11 748 (11.56%) Network Security
12 713 (11.01%) Cisco ASA
13 696 (10.75%) BGP
14 617 (9.53%) OSPF
15 554 (8.56%) VLAN
16 472 (7.29%) Internet
17 462 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
18 443 (6.84%) EIGRP
19 397 (6.13%) Wi-Fi
20 377 (5.82%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 730 (11.28%) SQL Server
2 167 (2.58%) MySQL
3 111 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 89 (1.37%) DB2
5 79 (1.22%) Hadoop
6 75 (1.16%) HBase
7 65 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 56 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
8 56 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
9 52 (0.80%) Relational Database
10 43 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
11 39 (0.60%) MongoDB
12 23 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 23 (0.36%) RDBMS
13 20 (0.31%) OLTP
13 20 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
14 18 (0.28%) Oracle Database
15 17 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 17 (0.26%) Amazon RDS
16 16 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 62 (0.96%) Jenkins
2 58 (0.90%) Hudson
3 51 (0.79%) Git (software)
4 35 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 30 (0.46%) JIRA
6 28 (0.43%) Subversion
7 21 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (0.23%) Visual Studio
9 8 (0.12%) Rational Performance Tester
10 7 (0.11%) Metasploit
11 5 (0.077%) LoadRunner
12 4 (0.062%) Bugzilla
13 3 (0.046%) MSI
14 2 (0.031%) FogBugz
14 2 (0.031%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 2 (0.031%) Ant
14 2 (0.031%) Oracle Forms
14 2 (0.031%) InstallShield
14 2 (0.031%) AppScan
15 1 (0.015%) Selenium
General
1 924 (14.27%) Finance
2 634 (9.79%) Telecoms
3 185 (2.86%) Banking
4 161 (2.49%) Retail
5 130 (2.01%) Law
6 126 (1.95%) Manufacturing
7 121 (1.87%) Marketing
8 95 (1.47%) Advertising
9 89 (1.37%) Electronics
10 87 (1.34%) Legal
11 78 (1.21%) Back Office
12 39 (0.60%) Financial Institution
13 36 (0.56%) Games
14 32 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
15 28 (0.43%) Publishing
15 28 (0.43%) Local Government
16 24 (0.37%) French Language
17 23 (0.36%) Investment Banking
17 23 (0.36%) Front Office
18 15 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1412 (21.81%) Network Engineer
2 886 (13.69%) Analyst
3 743 (11.48%) Support Engineer
4 537 (8.30%) Architect
5 494 (7.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 416 (6.43%) Senior Network Engineer
7 401 (6.19%) Consultant
8 378 (5.84%) Support Analyst
9 345 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support
10 260 (4.02%) IT Support
11 253 (3.91%) Technical Support
12 221 (3.41%) Administrator
13 208 (3.21%) Network Support
14 205 (3.17%) Infrastructure Architect
15 185 (2.86%) Project Manager
16 183 (2.83%) 3rd Line Support
17 177 (2.73%) Solutions Architect
18 173 (2.67%) Technical Engineer
19 171 (2.64%) Infrastructure Manager
20 167 (2.58%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (2.39%) Middleware
2 137 (2.12%) HTML
3 113 (1.75%) XML
4 108 (1.67%) Web Services
5 86 (1.33%) .NET
6 80 (1.24%) XSLT
7 75 (1.16%) Ultra Messaging
7 75 (1.16%) Rendezvous
8 64 (0.99%) CSS
9 45 (0.70%) LAMP
10 44 (0.68%) XMPP
11 34 (0.53%) FIX Protocol
12 23 (0.36%) RabbitMQ
13 19 (0.29%) Ajax
14 18 (0.28%) ASP.NET
15 17 (0.26%) ISPF
16 16 (0.25%) WAP
17 14 (0.22%) COM
17 14 (0.22%) SOAP
17 14 (0.22%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1107 (17.10%) Data Centre
2 350 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 287 (4.43%) Blackberry
4 257 (3.97%) Management Information System
5 205 (3.17%) Video Conferencing
6 156 (2.41%) Clustering
7 147 (2.27%) Computer Science
8 92 (1.42%) Thin Client
8 92 (1.42%) Fat Client
9 91 (1.41%) Replication
10 89 (1.37%) Client/Server
11 84 (1.30%) iPhone
12 83 (1.28%) Hedge funds
13 74 (1.14%) Mainframe
14 59 (0.91%) Statistics
15 53 (0.82%) iPad
16 50 (0.77%) PKI
17 48 (0.74%) BYOD
18 42 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
19 37 (0.57%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 3117 (48.15%) Windows
2 1118 (17.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 1000 (15.45%) Linux
4 849 (13.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 741 (11.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 657 (10.15%) Windows 7
7 386 (5.96%) UNIX
8 360 (5.56%) Windows XP
9 321 (4.96%) Windows 8
10 214 (3.31%) Solaris
11 109 (1.68%) Windows Vista
12 108 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 97 (1.50%) Android
14 92 (1.42%) CentOS
15 91 (1.41%) Mac OS X
16 71 (1.10%) Apple iOS
17 63 (0.97%) Ubuntu
18 54 (0.83%) Debian
19 43 (0.66%) AIX
20 24 (0.37%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1439 (22.23%) ITIL
2 546 (8.44%) Project Management
3 453 (7.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 439 (6.78%) Load Balancing
5 425 (6.57%) Service Delivery
6 418 (6.46%) Network Design
7 327 (5.05%) Migration
8 309 (4.77%) Incident Management
9 307 (4.74%) Service Management
10 271 (4.19%) PRINCE2
11 267 (4.12%) Agile Software Development
12 259 (4.00%) Change Management
13 246 (3.80%) Network Management
14 236 (3.65%) Network Monitoring
15 207 (3.20%) Performance Tuning
16 198 (3.06%) Business Continuity
17 196 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
18 190 (2.94%) Network Architecture
19 188 (2.90%) Information Security
20 183 (2.83%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 910 (14.06%) SQL
2 216 (3.34%) Java
3 180 (2.78%) PowerShell
4 164 (2.53%) Perl
5 124 (1.92%) Python
6 122 (1.88%) JavaScript
7 117 (1.81%) Bash Shell
8 98 (1.51%) C
9 64 (0.99%) Ruby
10 58 (0.90%) PHP
11 45 (0.70%) T-SQL
12 41 (0.63%) VBScript
13 32 (0.49%) Shell Script
14 28 (0.43%) VBA
15 27 (0.42%) C++
16 23 (0.36%) C#
17 22 (0.34%) VB
18 13 (0.20%) AWK
19 12 (0.19%) VB.NET
20 10 (0.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2118 (32.72%) Cisco Certification
2 1247 (19.26%) CCNA
3 1192 (18.41%) CCNP
4 701 (10.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 569 (8.79%) Degree
6 459 (7.09%) Security Cleared
7 413 (6.38%) MCSE
8 345 (5.33%) SC Cleared
9 331 (5.11%) CCIE
10 220 (3.40%) MCP
11 201 (3.11%) MCITP
12 186 (2.87%) ITIL Certification
13 177 (2.73%) MCSA
14 169 (2.61%) CCDP
15 151 (2.33%) CCSA
16 150 (2.32%) CISSP
17 141 (2.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 134 (2.07%) MCTS
19 98 (1.51%) DV Cleared
20 93 (1.44%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 591 (9.13%) SLA
2 152 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 140 (2.16%) PCI DSS
4 83 (1.28%) ISO 9001
5 45 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 43 (0.66%) QA
7 42 (0.65%) COBIT
8 6 (0.093%) ISO 14001
9 5 (0.077%) PMBOK
10 4 (0.062%) JSP 440
10 4 (0.062%) HL7
10 4 (0.062%) DICOM
11 1 (0.015%) BS15000
11 1 (0.015%) BS7799
11 1 (0.015%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 1944 (30.03%) Active Directory
2 1328 (20.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 618 (9.55%) Hyper-V
4 334 (5.16%) XenApp
5 311 (4.80%) vSphere
6 168 (2.60%) XenServer
7 156 (2.41%) XenDesktop
8 145 (2.24%) NFS
9 136 (2.10%) SRDF
9 136 (2.10%) VMware ESX
10 95 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
11 84 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
12 83 (1.28%) Terminal Services
13 70 (1.08%) Terminal Server
14 68 (1.05%) Xen
15 48 (0.74%) KVM
16 41 (0.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 40 (0.62%) Samba
18 33 (0.51%) VMware Server
19 32 (0.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 323 (4.99%) SCCM
2 173 (2.67%) WSUS
3 136 (2.10%) SCOM
4 108 (1.67%) Nagios
5 93 (1.44%) Cisco Prime
6 86 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
7 85 (1.31%) Backup Exec
8 79 (1.22%) Puppet
9 70 (1.08%) CiscoWorks
10 58 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
11 48 (0.74%) Cisco UCCX
11 48 (0.74%) OpenView
12 47 (0.73%) Salt
13 44 (0.68%) FortiGate
14 41 (0.63%) Cisco LMS
15 37 (0.57%) Ansible
16 34 (0.53%) SolarWinds Orion
17 32 (0.49%) Icinga
18 30 (0.46%) ARCserve
18 30 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3472 (53.64%) Cisco
2 2187 (33.79%) Microsoft
3 1917 (29.62%) VMware
4 1085 (16.76%) Citrix
5 887 (13.70%) CheckPoint
6 840 (12.98%) HP
7 796 (12.30%) Juniper
8 556 (8.59%) F5
9 392 (6.06%) NetApp
10 368 (5.69%) Oracle
11 295 (4.56%) Avaya
12 285 (4.40%) EMC
13 276 (4.26%) SolarWinds
14 244 (3.77%) IBM
15 217 (3.35%) Dell
16 186 (2.87%) Red Hat
17 161 (2.49%) Fortinet
18 152 (2.35%) Apple
19 151 (2.33%) Intel
20 144 (2.22%) Riverbed
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