The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 106 103 113
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Permanent jobs citing LAN 2659 2963 2932
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.82% 2.71% 2.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.69% 16.32% 14.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2180 2534 2423
Median salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,198 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
15936 18158 20922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.91% 16.60% 18.32%
Number of salaries quoted 13080 15107 16498
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing LAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 September 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the UK over the 3 months to 24 September 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
England 0 2497 £42,500 -5.55% 271
London -6 821 £52,000 +4.00% 77
South East -13 587 £42,500 - 62
South West +14 203 £35,000 -1.06% 16
West Midlands -3 202 £37,500 -6.25% 33
East of England +17 189 £41,500 +10.66% 20
Yorkshire +9 179 £37,500 -16.66% 19
Berkshire -7 156 £40,000 -11.11% 16
North West -18 156 £37,500 -2.59% 28
East Midlands +39 149 £42,500 +8.97% 14
West Yorkshire +14 136 £37,500 -16.66% 14
City of London +16 132 £55,000 +10.00% 21
Surrey -36 119 £44,500 +4.70% 8
Hampshire -7 108 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Hertfordshire +36 104 £45,000 +24.13% 9
Manchester -8 104 £39,500 +12.85% 22
Birmingham -15 101 £40,000 -23.80% 16
Buckinghamshire +6 83 £41,000 +2.50% 11
Leeds -22 68 £37,500 -25.00% 10
Wales +24 63 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Leicestershire +24 62 £42,500 +32.81% 1
Scotland +22 61 £35,000 +4.47% 7
Bradford +40 60 £38,750 -40.38%
Reading -13 57 £38,500 -23.00% 6
Bristol +5 56 £42,500 +13.33% 2
South Wales +23 53 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Wiltshire 0 53 £33,750 +5.46% 2
Kent +36 51 £45,500 +26.38% 4
Leicester +17 51 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Hemel Hempstead +25 38 £45,000 -5.26% 3

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 with a requirement for LAN.

1 4631 (87.46%) WAN
2 2736 (51.67%) Cisco
3 2410 (45.51%) Firewall
4 2284 (43.14%) Windows
5 1760 (33.24%) Cisco Certification
6 1654 (31.24%) VMware
7 1627 (30.73%) Microsoft
8 1617 (30.54%) Active Directory
9 1327 (25.06%) VPN
10 1258 (23.76%) Windows Server
11 1243 (23.47%) ITIL
12 1214 (22.93%) VMware Infrastructure
13 1185 (22.38%) TCP/IP
14 1138 (21.49%) CCNA
15 1078 (20.36%) CCNP
16 1031 (19.47%) Wireless
17 1010 (19.07%) DNS
18 926 (17.49%) Data Centre
19 913 (17.24%) Linux
20 851 (16.07%) DHCP
21 840 (15.86%) VoIP
22 828 (15.64%) MS Exchange
23 777 (14.67%) SAN
24 771 (14.56%) Windows Server 2008
25 757 (14.30%) Finance
26 755 (14.26%) MPLS
27 737 (13.92%) Network Security
28 717 (13.54%) Citrix
29 695 (13.13%) MS Excel
30 679 (12.82%) CheckPoint

LAN
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 828 (15.64%) MS Exchange
2 284 (5.36%) IIS
3 275 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 216 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 215 (4.06%) SharePoint
5 215 (4.06%) Skype for Business
6 140 (2.64%) Apache
7 135 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2007
8 80 (1.51%) Tomcat
9 67 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
10 44 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 43 (0.81%) WebSphere
12 35 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
13 33 (0.62%) IBM Notes
14 28 (0.53%) OpenStack
15 26 (0.49%) JBoss
16 22 (0.42%) Oracle Coherence
16 22 (0.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 17 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
18 12 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 695 (13.13%) MS Excel
2 532 (10.05%) MS Office
3 110 (2.08%) MS Visio
4 74 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (0.34%) MS Project
6 11 (0.21%) Mozilla Thunderbird
7 8 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.076%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.057%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.057%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.019%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 34 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.55%) assyst
3 16 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.17%) Eikon
5 5 (0.094%) RMDS
6 4 (0.076%) Infor M3
6 4 (0.076%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.076%) Sage 50
7 3 (0.057%) Cognos Planning
7 3 (0.057%) HiPortfolio
7 3 (0.057%) Infor CRM
7 3 (0.057%) Line 500
7 3 (0.057%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.057%) ResourceLink
7 3 (0.057%) Sage 1000
7 3 (0.057%) Temenos T24
7 3 (0.057%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.038%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 2 (0.038%) Line 50
8 2 (0.038%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 435 (8.22%) Office 365
2 276 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 225 (4.25%) Amazon AWS
4 109 (2.06%) IaaS
5 87 (1.64%) SaaS
6 53 (1.00%) PaaS
7 33 (0.62%) Mimecast
8 27 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
9 20 (0.38%) Google Apps
9 20 (0.38%) IBM Cloud
10 18 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
11 9 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (0.15%) OneDrive
12 8 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (0.094%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.094%) Slack
14 4 (0.076%) Google Cloud Platform
15 2 (0.038%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 2 (0.038%) Google Compute Engine
15 2 (0.038%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 4631 (87.46%) WAN
2 2410 (45.51%) Firewall
3 1327 (25.06%) VPN
4 1185 (22.38%) TCP/IP
5 1031 (19.47%) Wireless
6 1010 (19.07%) DNS
7 851 (16.07%) DHCP
8 840 (15.86%) VoIP
9 777 (14.67%) SAN
10 755 (14.26%) MPLS
11 737 (13.92%) Network Security
12 608 (11.48%) Cisco ASA
13 591 (11.16%) BGP
14 565 (10.67%) OSPF
15 446 (8.42%) VLAN
16 443 (8.37%) WLAN
17 435 (8.22%) Internet
18 398 (7.52%) Wi-Fi
19 387 (7.31%) Cisco Nexus
20 352 (6.65%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 589 (11.12%) SQL Server
2 95 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 93 (1.76%) MySQL
4 55 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 45 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 40 (0.76%) Relational Database
7 33 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
8 29 (0.55%) DB2
9 28 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 24 (0.45%) OLAP
11 23 (0.43%) Oracle Database
12 21 (0.40%) OLTP
12 21 (0.40%) Oracle OLAP
12 21 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (0.30%) Hadoop
14 14 (0.26%) Big Data
15 13 (0.25%) NoSQL
15 13 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
16 9 (0.17%) MongoDB
16 9 (0.17%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 24 (0.45%) JIRA
2 20 (0.38%) Git (software)
3 17 (0.32%) LoadRunner
3 17 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
4 15 (0.28%) Jenkins
5 11 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (0.19%) Subversion
7 8 (0.15%) Cucumber
7 8 (0.15%) JUnit
7 8 (0.15%) Selenium
7 8 (0.15%) SpecFlow
7 8 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 7 (0.13%) TestNG
9 6 (0.11%) Hudson
9 6 (0.11%) Maven
9 6 (0.11%) Metasploit
9 6 (0.11%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.094%) Bugzilla
10 5 (0.094%) FogBugz
11 3 (0.057%) Liquibase
General
1 757 (14.30%) Finance
2 625 (11.80%) Telecoms
3 254 (4.80%) Retail
4 165 (3.12%) Banking
5 105 (1.98%) Legal
6 104 (1.96%) Manufacturing
7 87 (1.64%) Back Office
8 81 (1.53%) Law
9 70 (1.32%) Marketing
10 45 (0.85%) Games
11 39 (0.74%) Advertising
12 34 (0.64%) Electronics
13 32 (0.60%) Financial Institution
14 31 (0.59%) Investment Banking
15 27 (0.51%) Publishing
16 25 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
17 24 (0.45%) French Language
18 15 (0.28%) German Language
19 14 (0.26%) Spanish Language
20 13 (0.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1332 (25.16%) Network Engineer
2 792 (14.96%) Analyst
3 678 (12.80%) Support Engineer
4 589 (11.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 443 (8.37%) Cisco Engineer
6 381 (7.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 344 (6.50%) Support Analyst
8 332 (6.27%) Senior Network Engineer
9 297 (5.61%) Architect
10 296 (5.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 295 (5.57%) IT Support
12 280 (5.29%) IT Engineer
13 235 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
14 232 (4.38%) Consultant
15 223 (4.21%) 2nd Line Support
16 217 (4.10%) Network Support
17 204 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 195 (3.68%) Network Analyst
19 192 (3.63%) Infrastructure Support
20 190 (3.59%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (2.23%) 802.1X
2 114 (2.15%) Web Services
3 65 (1.23%) .NET
4 63 (1.19%) Middleware
5 35 (0.66%) XML
6 20 (0.38%) LAMP
7 19 (0.36%) HTML
8 15 (0.28%) XMPP
9 14 (0.26%) Regular Expression
10 13 (0.25%) FIX Protocol
11 12 (0.23%) ASP.NET
12 11 (0.21%) Ruby on Rails
13 10 (0.19%) CSS
14 9 (0.17%) JSON
15 8 (0.15%) Flash
15 8 (0.15%) JDBC
16 7 (0.13%) .NET Framework
17 6 (0.11%) ODBC
17 6 (0.11%) Ultra Messaging
17 6 (0.11%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 926 (17.49%) Data Centre
2 336 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 246 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 170 (3.21%) Driving Licence
5 134 (2.53%) Computer Science
5 134 (2.53%) Video Conferencing
6 95 (1.79%) Blackberry
7 89 (1.68%) Replication
8 79 (1.49%) Clustering
8 79 (1.49%) iPhone
9 77 (1.45%) Client/Server
10 68 (1.28%) IVR
11 65 (1.23%) Statistics
12 55 (1.04%) PKI
12 55 (1.04%) Private Cloud
13 50 (0.94%) Fat Client
13 50 (0.94%) Thin Client
14 46 (0.87%) iPad
15 39 (0.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 39 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2284 (43.14%) Windows
2 1258 (23.76%) Windows Server
3 913 (17.24%) Linux
4 771 (14.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 642 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 488 (9.22%) Windows 7
7 304 (5.74%) Unix
8 229 (4.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 214 (4.04%) Windows 8
10 198 (3.74%) Windows 10
11 154 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 107 (2.02%) Windows XP
13 105 (1.98%) Android
14 99 (1.87%) Solaris
15 86 (1.62%) Mac OS X
16 75 (1.42%) CentOS
17 56 (1.06%) Windows Vista
18 44 (0.83%) Ubuntu
19 36 (0.68%) Apple iOS
20 31 (0.59%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1243 (23.47%) ITIL
2 439 (8.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 425 (8.03%) Project Management
4 399 (7.54%) Network Design
5 297 (5.61%) Service Delivery
6 295 (5.57%) Network Management
7 286 (5.40%) Load Balancing
8 251 (4.74%) Service Management
9 244 (4.61%) Mentoring
9 244 (4.61%) Presales
10 242 (4.57%) PRINCE2
11 225 (4.25%) High Availability
12 221 (4.17%) Business Continuity
13 218 (4.12%) Change Management
14 204 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
15 197 (3.72%) Change Control
16 193 (3.64%) Information Security
17 185 (3.49%) Capacity Planning
18 176 (3.32%) Agile Software Development
18 176 (3.32%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 514 (9.71%) SQL
2 231 (4.36%) PowerShell
3 133 (2.51%) Python
4 124 (2.34%) C
5 107 (2.02%) Perl
6 76 (1.44%) Ruby
7 67 (1.27%) Bash Shell
8 64 (1.21%) Shell Script
9 62 (1.17%) Java
10 57 (1.08%) C#
11 40 (0.76%) VB
12 36 (0.68%) T-SQL
13 35 (0.66%) VBScript
14 33 (0.62%) JavaScript
15 28 (0.53%) PHP
16 23 (0.43%) C++
17 7 (0.13%) XPath
18 6 (0.11%) Korn
19 5 (0.094%) Tcl
20 4 (0.076%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1760 (33.24%) Cisco Certification
2 1138 (21.49%) CCNA
3 1078 (20.36%) CCNP
4 652 (12.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 444 (8.39%) Degree
6 401 (7.57%) MCSE
7 334 (6.31%) Security Cleared
8 287 (5.42%) MCSA
9 238 (4.49%) CCIE
10 219 (4.14%) SC Cleared
11 172 (3.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 156 (2.95%) MCITP
13 140 (2.64%) MCP
14 125 (2.36%) CISSP
15 122 (2.30%) CCSA
16 121 (2.29%) DV Cleared
17 120 (2.27%) CCDP
18 90 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
19 85 (1.61%) CCSE
20 77 (1.45%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 458 (8.65%) SLA
2 205 (3.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 155 (2.93%) PCI DSS
4 40 (0.76%) QA
5 21 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 18 (0.34%) COBIT
7 9 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.13%) HIPAA
9 6 (0.11%) JSP 440
9 6 (0.11%) PMBOK
10 4 (0.076%) DICOM
10 4 (0.076%) ISO 9000
11 3 (0.057%) BS7799
12 2 (0.038%) HL7
12 2 (0.038%) SAS 70
13 1 (0.019%) GMP
13 1 (0.019%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 1 (0.019%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.019%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 1617 (30.54%) Active Directory
2 1214 (22.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 518 (9.78%) Hyper-V
4 340 (6.42%) vSphere
5 241 (4.55%) XenApp
6 129 (2.44%) VMware ESX
7 116 (2.19%) Virtual Servers
8 113 (2.13%) XenDesktop
9 105 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
10 92 (1.74%) Terminal Services
11 66 (1.25%) XenServer
12 59 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
13 58 (1.10%) NFS
14 56 (1.06%) Virtual Desktop
15 52 (0.98%) KVM
16 49 (0.93%) Xen
17 43 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 37 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
19 34 (0.64%) SRDF
20 27 (0.51%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 224 (4.23%) SCCM
2 136 (2.57%) Puppet
3 121 (2.29%) Cisco CUCM
4 116 (2.19%) SCOM
5 94 (1.78%) Norton AntiVirus
6 90 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
7 73 (1.38%) Cisco Prime
8 70 (1.32%) Nagios
9 64 (1.21%) WSUS
10 58 (1.10%) FortiGate
11 55 (1.04%) Backup Exec
12 50 (0.94%) Ansible
13 45 (0.85%) Cisco UCCX
14 41 (0.77%) Tivoli
15 29 (0.55%) Cacti
16 25 (0.47%) NetBackup
17 24 (0.45%) AirWatch
17 24 (0.45%) Cisco UCCE
17 24 (0.45%) Nessus
18 23 (0.43%) vMotion
Vendors
1 2736 (51.67%) Cisco
2 1654 (31.24%) VMware
3 1627 (30.73%) Microsoft
4 717 (13.54%) Citrix
5 679 (12.82%) CheckPoint
6 595 (11.24%) Juniper
7 486 (9.18%) HP
8 391 (7.38%) F5
9 292 (5.51%) Avaya
10 250 (4.72%) SolarWinds
11 246 (4.65%) Palo Alto
12 238 (4.49%) NetApp
13 216 (4.08%) Oracle
14 202 (3.81%) EMC
15 166 (3.14%) Fortinet
16 161 (3.04%) Red Hat
17 156 (2.95%) Mitel
18 148 (2.80%) Dell
19 131 (2.47%) Symantec
20 130 (2.46%) Meraki
Bracknell, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
OSM Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Essex
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bloomberg
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Leidos
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits/Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 + Bonus + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Herefordshire
The One Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Westbury, Wiltshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + on call allowance + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Online Resourcing
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum £20,000 - £25,000 per annum dependin
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000- 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £52000 - £62000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
VIQU
Salary: £55k - 65k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago