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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 113 93 132
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +39
Permanent jobs citing LAN 2638 3436 2747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.69% 3.12% 2.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.85% 18.36% 13.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2227 2932 2288
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £25,000 £25,000
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
16643 18713 20565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.96% 16.97% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13850 15346 16424
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -21 2482 £45,000 - 299
London -14 863 £52,500 +5.00% 94
South East -33 629 £45,000 +5.88% 74
West Midlands +5 193 £37,500 -3.84% 21
East of England -4 187 £40,000 +6.66% 18
Berkshire -14 174 £42,500 +6.25% 14
City of London +23 172 £52,500 +5.00% 26
Yorkshire -20 160 £40,000 -4.76% 18
South West -16 157 £33,750 -3.57% 23
East Midlands +27 143 £42,500 -5.55% 12
North West +17 130 £37,500 - 36
West Yorkshire -6 126 £42,500 -5.55% 14
Surrey -52 124 £46,500 +3.33% 16
Hampshire -32 123 £40,000 - 12
Hertfordshire +22 108 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Birmingham -3 85 £35,000 -26.31% 7
Manchester +16 83 £39,500 +5.33% 27
Leeds -17 78 £40,000 -17.94% 10
Buckinghamshire +4 67 £42,500 -5.55% 9
West Sussex -15 67 £52,250 +4.50% 3
Reading -28 61 £38,500 -3.75% 4
Scotland +3 53 £38,000 -5.00% 10
Leicestershire +33 52 £42,500 +32.81% 2
Wales +19 50 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Leicester +31 47 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Bradford +43 45 £47,500 -20.83% 1
South Wales +34 44 £42,500 +7.59% 2
Bristol +18 44 £32,500 -23.52% 6
Wiltshire -8 41 £35,000 +4.47% 8
Crawley -13 40 £55,000 +10.00%

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4959 (88.43%) WAN
2 2930 (52.25%) Cisco
3 2632 (46.93%) Firewall
4 2436 (43.44%) Windows
5 1852 (33.02%) Cisco Certification
6 1737 (30.97%) Microsoft
7 1687 (30.08%) VMware
8 1668 (29.74%) Active Directory
9 1486 (26.50%) VPN
10 1395 (24.88%) Windows Server
11 1298 (23.15%) TCP/IP
12 1291 (23.02%) ITIL
13 1157 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
14 1134 (20.22%) CCNP
15 1122 (20.01%) CCNA
16 1016 (18.12%) Wireless
17 998 (17.80%) Data Centre
18 972 (17.33%) Linux
19 968 (17.26%) DNS
20 903 (16.10%) MS Exchange
21 878 (15.66%) VoIP
22 822 (14.66%) Windows Server 2008
23 821 (14.64%) Finance
24 799 (14.25%) Citrix
24 799 (14.25%) SAN
25 798 (14.23%) Network Security
26 775 (13.82%) MPLS
27 768 (13.69%) DHCP
28 752 (13.41%) Juniper
29 740 (13.20%) MS Excel

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
1 903 (16.10%) MS Exchange
2 370 (6.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 278 (4.96%) IIS
4 261 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 241 (4.30%) SharePoint
6 225 (4.01%) Skype for Business
7 163 (2.91%) Apache
8 138 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2007
9 125 (2.23%) Tomcat
10 72 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
11 71 (1.27%) JBoss
12 67 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 32 (0.57%) WebSphere
14 30 (0.53%) IBM Notes
14 30 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
15 27 (0.48%) OpenStack
16 19 (0.34%) Confluence
16 19 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
17 17 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
18 16 (0.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 740 (13.20%) MS Excel
2 641 (11.43%) MS Office
3 158 (2.82%) MS Visio
4 70 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 26 (0.46%) MS Project
6 9 (0.16%) AutoCAD
7 8 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.11%) Revit
9 3 (0.053%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.018%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.018%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.018%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 37 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.53%) assyst
3 29 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 18 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.20%) Markit EDM
5 11 (0.20%) MultiFonds
5 11 (0.20%) thinkFolio
6 9 (0.16%) Cognos Planning
6 9 (0.16%) ResourceLink
6 9 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
7 8 (0.14%) Eikon
8 7 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
9 6 (0.11%) RMDS
10 5 (0.089%) Infor M3
11 4 (0.071%) Remedy ITSM
11 4 (0.071%) Sage 50
11 4 (0.071%) SAP CRM
12 3 (0.053%) Dynamics NAV
12 3 (0.053%) Hi Portfolio
Cloud Services
1 469 (8.36%) Office 365
2 271 (4.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 230 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
4 109 (1.94%) IaaS
5 88 (1.57%) SaaS
6 60 (1.07%) PaaS
7 39 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
8 36 (0.64%) Mimecast
9 26 (0.46%) Google Apps
10 12 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 9 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 6 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (0.11%) OneDrive
13 5 (0.089%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.089%) Yammer
14 3 (0.053%) GitHub
15 2 (0.036%) Google Cloud Platform
15 2 (0.036%) Google Compute Engine
15 2 (0.036%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 4959 (88.43%) WAN
2 2632 (46.93%) Firewall
3 1486 (26.50%) VPN
4 1298 (23.15%) TCP/IP
5 1016 (18.12%) Wireless
6 968 (17.26%) DNS
7 878 (15.66%) VoIP
8 799 (14.25%) SAN
9 798 (14.23%) Network Security
10 775 (13.82%) MPLS
11 768 (13.69%) DHCP
12 683 (12.18%) Cisco ASA
13 619 (11.04%) BGP
14 593 (10.57%) OSPF
15 432 (7.70%) VLAN
16 422 (7.52%) Internet
17 376 (6.70%) EIGRP
18 371 (6.62%) Cisco Nexus
19 365 (6.51%) Wi-Fi
20 316 (5.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 649 (11.57%) SQL Server
2 110 (1.96%) MySQL
3 84 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 56 (1.00%) Oracle Database
5 53 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
6 48 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 44 (0.78%) Relational Database
8 29 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
8 29 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 23 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 20 (0.36%) DB2
10 20 (0.36%) Hadoop
11 19 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
12 18 (0.32%) RDBMS
13 17 (0.30%) Big Data
13 17 (0.30%) NoSQL
14 16 (0.29%) OLAP
15 14 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
16 13 (0.23%) OLTP
16 13 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 52 (0.93%) Jenkins
2 47 (0.84%) JIRA
3 23 (0.41%) LoadRunner
4 22 (0.39%) Travis CI
5 20 (0.36%) Cucumber
6 19 (0.34%) Git (software)
7 18 (0.32%) Selenium
8 17 (0.30%) JUnit
8 17 (0.30%) SpecFlow
9 15 (0.27%) Subversion
9 15 (0.27%) TestNG
10 12 (0.21%) Hudson
11 11 (0.20%) Maven
12 10 (0.18%) Sonatype Nexus
13 9 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 7 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 6 (0.11%) Metasploit
17 5 (0.089%) FogBugz
17 5 (0.089%) TeamCity
General
1 821 (14.64%) Finance
2 607 (10.82%) Telecoms
3 197 (3.51%) Retail
4 162 (2.89%) Banking
5 129 (2.30%) Manufacturing
6 86 (1.53%) Legal
7 85 (1.52%) Back Office
8 80 (1.43%) Marketing
9 73 (1.30%) Law
10 67 (1.19%) Games
11 49 (0.87%) Financial Institution
12 44 (0.78%) Investment Banking
13 41 (0.73%) Advertising
14 38 (0.68%) Electronics
15 29 (0.52%) Publishing
16 20 (0.36%) French Language
17 18 (0.32%) Billing
17 18 (0.32%) Multimedia
18 17 (0.30%) Front Office
19 13 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1354 (24.14%) Network Engineer
2 845 (15.07%) Analyst
3 703 (12.54%) Support Engineer
4 563 (10.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 487 (8.68%) Cisco Engineer
6 418 (7.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 347 (6.19%) Support Analyst
8 343 (6.12%) Senior Network Engineer
9 301 (5.37%) IT Engineer
10 297 (5.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 294 (5.24%) IT Support
12 285 (5.08%) Architect
13 278 (4.96%) Consultant
14 265 (4.73%) 2nd Line Support
15 261 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
16 227 (4.05%) Administrator
16 227 (4.05%) Security Engineer
17 210 (3.74%) Network Support
18 206 (3.67%) Network Analyst
19 197 (3.51%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (2.25%) Web Services
2 120 (2.14%) 802.1X
3 84 (1.50%) .NET
4 74 (1.32%) Middleware
5 46 (0.82%) XML
6 27 (0.48%) XMPP
7 22 (0.39%) HTML
8 21 (0.37%) LAMP
9 17 (0.30%) JDBC
9 17 (0.30%) Regular Expression
10 14 (0.25%) CSS
11 13 (0.23%) FIX Protocol
12 11 (0.20%) ASP.NET
12 11 (0.20%) Ruby on Rails
13 10 (0.18%) REST
13 10 (0.18%) SOAP
14 9 (0.16%) HTML5
14 9 (0.16%) Ultra Messaging
14 9 (0.16%) ZeroMQ
15 8 (0.14%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 998 (17.80%) Data Centre
2 306 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
3 254 (4.53%) Management Information System
4 162 (2.89%) Driving Licence
5 160 (2.85%) Computer Science
6 154 (2.75%) Video Conferencing
7 136 (2.43%) Blackberry
8 130 (2.32%) Replication
9 89 (1.59%) iPhone
10 83 (1.48%) Fat Client
10 83 (1.48%) IVR
10 83 (1.48%) Thin Client
11 78 (1.39%) Clustering
12 67 (1.19%) iPad
13 66 (1.18%) Statistics
14 64 (1.14%) Client/Server
15 59 (1.05%) Private Cloud
16 48 (0.86%) PKI
17 42 (0.75%) Mathematics
17 42 (0.75%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2436 (43.44%) Windows
2 1395 (24.88%) Windows Server
3 972 (17.33%) Linux
4 822 (14.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 706 (12.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 574 (10.24%) Windows 7
7 287 (5.12%) Unix
8 250 (4.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 212 (3.78%) Windows 8
10 204 (3.64%) Windows 10
11 201 (3.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 135 (2.41%) Android
13 133 (2.37%) Windows XP
14 107 (1.91%) CentOS
15 89 (1.59%) Solaris
16 81 (1.44%) Mac OS X
17 61 (1.09%) Windows Vista
18 49 (0.87%) Ubuntu
19 46 (0.82%) Apple iOS
20 43 (0.77%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1291 (23.02%) ITIL
2 458 (8.17%) Project Management
3 420 (7.49%) Network Design
4 398 (7.10%) Disaster Recovery
5 364 (6.49%) Load Balancing
6 326 (5.81%) Service Delivery
7 301 (5.37%) Presales
8 294 (5.24%) Network Management
9 260 (4.64%) Change Management
9 260 (4.64%) PRINCE2
10 256 (4.56%) Network Monitoring
11 243 (4.33%) Service Management
12 218 (3.89%) High Availability
13 194 (3.46%) Mentoring
14 191 (3.41%) Change Control
15 189 (3.37%) Information Security
16 178 (3.17%) Business Continuity
17 176 (3.14%) Capacity Planning
17 176 (3.14%) Incident Management
18 170 (3.03%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 598 (10.66%) SQL
2 234 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 179 (3.19%) Python
4 129 (2.30%) Perl
5 127 (2.26%) C
6 112 (2.00%) Bash Shell
7 94 (1.68%) Java
8 88 (1.57%) Ruby
9 67 (1.19%) C#
10 55 (0.98%) Shell Script
11 54 (0.96%) PHP
12 45 (0.80%) JavaScript
13 39 (0.70%) C++
14 36 (0.64%) VB
15 32 (0.57%) T-SQL
16 22 (0.39%) VBScript
17 8 (0.14%) VBA
18 7 (0.12%) XPath
19 6 (0.11%) Tcl
20 5 (0.089%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1852 (33.02%) Cisco Certification
2 1134 (20.22%) CCNP
3 1122 (20.01%) CCNA
4 612 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 448 (7.99%) Degree
6 386 (6.88%) MCSE
7 354 (6.31%) Security Cleared
8 319 (5.69%) CCIE
9 255 (4.55%) SC Cleared
10 238 (4.24%) MCSA
11 168 (3.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 157 (2.80%) CCDP
13 148 (2.64%) MCITP
14 145 (2.59%) CCSA
15 143 (2.55%) MCP
16 129 (2.30%) CISSP
17 127 (2.26%) DV Cleared
18 107 (1.91%) JNCIA
19 100 (1.78%) CCSE
20 99 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 497 (8.86%) SLA
2 244 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 123 (2.19%) PCI DSS
4 45 (0.80%) QA
5 26 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 19 (0.34%) ISO 9001
7 13 (0.23%) COBIT
8 9 (0.16%) DICOM
9 4 (0.071%) HIPAA
9 4 (0.071%) ISO 9000
9 4 (0.071%) SAS 70
10 3 (0.053%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.053%) PMBOK
11 2 (0.036%) GPG13
11 2 (0.036%) HL7
11 2 (0.036%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.036%) ISO22301
11 2 (0.036%) ISO27002
12 1 (0.018%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.018%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 1668 (29.74%) Active Directory
2 1157 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 495 (8.83%) Hyper-V
4 364 (6.49%) vSphere
5 299 (5.33%) XenApp
6 140 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
7 138 (2.46%) XenDesktop
8 123 (2.19%) Terminal Services
9 103 (1.84%) VMware ESX
10 88 (1.57%) Virtual Servers
11 72 (1.28%) XenServer
12 59 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
13 57 (1.02%) NFS
14 55 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
15 39 (0.70%) Virtual Desktop
16 38 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 37 (0.66%) Xen
18 34 (0.61%) VMware Server
19 31 (0.55%) KVM
20 30 (0.53%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 239 (4.26%) SCCM
2 144 (2.57%) Cisco CUCM
3 137 (2.44%) Puppet
4 109 (1.94%) SCOM
5 80 (1.43%) FortiGate
6 70 (1.25%) Ansible
6 70 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
7 67 (1.19%) Cisco Prime
7 67 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
8 66 (1.18%) Nagios
9 65 (1.16%) Backup Exec
10 59 (1.05%) WSUS
11 51 (0.91%) Cisco UCCX
12 44 (0.78%) Cacti
13 33 (0.59%) Nessus
14 31 (0.55%) SolarWinds Orion
15 26 (0.46%) AirWatch
15 26 (0.46%) Icinga
16 25 (0.45%) vRealize
17 24 (0.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 2930 (52.25%) Cisco
2 1737 (30.97%) Microsoft
3 1687 (30.08%) VMware
4 799 (14.25%) Citrix
5 752 (13.41%) Juniper
6 717 (12.79%) CheckPoint
7 582 (10.38%) HP
8 465 (8.29%) F5
9 288 (5.14%) SolarWinds
10 279 (4.98%) Avaya
11 261 (4.65%) Oracle
12 242 (4.32%) Palo Alto
13 211 (3.76%) Dell
14 207 (3.69%) NetApp
15 195 (3.48%) Red Hat
16 178 (3.17%) EMC
17 163 (2.91%) Fortinet
18 137 (2.44%) IBM
19 135 (2.41%) Mitel
20 129 (2.30%) Meraki
City, London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
East London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum + £6,000 Car allowance
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + 20% London Allowance
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum + £6,000 Car allowance
Posted: 6 hours ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 28,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
Prestwick, Ayrshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
VIQU
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 + Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 + Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 + Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Plan-net
Salary: Unspecified competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-55,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000 plus Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Chassam Contract
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 14 hours ago
Warwickshire
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + generous employee benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + generous package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Berkshire
APM Resources
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago