The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 108 112 112
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing LAN 3004 2751 3084
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.52% 2.49% 2.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.88% 12.53% 13.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2514 2269 2667
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20184 21961 22055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.96% 19.88% 17.69%
Number of salaries quoted 15996 17715 18408
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%

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 24 April 2014 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +4 2872 £40,000 +3.89% 114
London +2 1043 £47,500 -3.06% 45
South East -4 707 £41,250 +7.14% 27
East of England +14 291 £35,500 +1.42% 9
City of London +19 279 £52,500 +3.96% 15
Yorkshire -15 226 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Hampshire +35 198 £42,500 +6.25% 6
North West +34 196 £32,500 -7.14% 8
South West -4 148 £33,500 -4.28% 6
West Yorkshire -6 143 £40,000 +14.28% 3
West Midlands +1 141 £31,750 +3.25% 5
Berkshire -49 128 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Leeds +8 118 £43,000 +7.50% 1
Manchester +41 117 £29,000 -27.50% 4
Surrey -32 110 £45,000 +20.00% 3
East Midlands -19 107 £35,000 +7.69% 6
Hertfordshire +18 95 £35,500 +9.23% 1
Kent +47 93 £40,000 -5.32% 2
Bedfordshire +25 91 £40,000 +5.26% 6
West Sussex +5 74 £35,000 -17.64% 4
Reading -40 70 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Cambridgeshire +34 61 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Cheshire +42 55 £43,750 +44.62% 2
Southampton 0 50 £40,000 -6.97% 1
Northamptonshire -3 48 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Birmingham +14 47 £30,000 -25.92%
Bedford +4 47 £35,000 -7.89% 2
Cambridge +33 46 £35,000 -
Bristol +23 46 £31,500 +5.00% 1
Scotland +17 44 £30,000 -14.28% 2

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 4786 (86.92%) WAN
2 2851 (51.78%) Cisco
3 2707 (49.16%) Windows
4 2176 (39.52%) Firewall
5 1919 (34.85%) Microsoft
6 1742 (31.64%) Cisco Certification
7 1623 (29.48%) VMware
8 1559 (28.31%) Active Directory
9 1335 (24.25%) VPN
10 1334 (24.23%) TCP/IP
11 1305 (23.70%) Windows Server 2008
12 1287 (23.37%) ITIL
13 1174 (21.32%) DNS
14 1122 (20.38%) MS Exchange
15 1095 (19.89%) CCNA
16 1054 (19.14%) MS Excel
17 1015 (18.43%) VMware Infrastructure
18 993 (18.03%) Windows Server 2003
19 924 (16.78%) Citrix
20 919 (16.69%) CCNP
21 904 (16.42%) SAN
22 902 (16.38%) DHCP
23 893 (16.22%) Finance
24 805 (14.62%) SQL Server
25 800 (14.53%) Wireless
26 773 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
27 765 (13.89%) HP
28 745 (13.53%) Linux
29 733 (13.31%) CheckPoint
30 724 (13.15%) VoIP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 1122 (20.38%) MS Exchange
2 513 (9.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 369 (6.70%) SharePoint
4 312 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 271 (4.92%) IIS
6 264 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2003
7 230 (4.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 172 (3.12%) Lync
9 133 (2.42%) Apache
10 103 (1.87%) WebSphere
11 95 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2013
12 83 (1.51%) Tomcat
13 80 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
14 48 (0.87%) IBM Notes
15 44 (0.80%) NetWeaver
16 42 (0.76%) Lotus Domino
17 33 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
18 28 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
19 23 (0.42%) Confluence
20 21 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1054 (19.14%) MS Excel
2 647 (11.75%) MS Office
3 83 (1.51%) MS Visio
3 83 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 27 (0.49%) MS Project
5 11 (0.20%) Acrobat
6 8 (0.15%) FastStats
6 8 (0.15%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.054%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.018%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 42 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.15%) RMDS
5 7 (0.13%) Maximo
5 7 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (0.11%) assyst
6 6 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.073%) RiskWrite
7 4 (0.073%) Towers Watson Igloo
7 4 (0.073%) Sage 200
8 3 (0.054%) Movex
8 3 (0.054%) Summit
8 3 (0.054%) Epicor Vantage
9 2 (0.036%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.036%) Visualfiles
9 2 (0.036%) ResourceLink
9 2 (0.036%) Bond Adapt
9 2 (0.036%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 95 (1.73%) SaaS
2 81 (1.47%) IaaS
3 79 (1.43%) Office 365
4 45 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
6 26 (0.47%) Google Apps
7 24 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
8 21 (0.38%) PaaS
9 10 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.11%) Joyent
11 1 (0.018%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4786 (86.92%) WAN
2 2176 (39.52%) Firewall
3 1335 (24.25%) VPN
4 1334 (24.23%) TCP/IP
5 1174 (21.32%) DNS
6 904 (16.42%) SAN
7 902 (16.38%) DHCP
8 800 (14.53%) Wireless
9 724 (13.15%) VoIP
10 697 (12.66%) MPLS
11 583 (10.59%) BGP
12 548 (9.95%) OSPF
13 534 (9.70%) Network Security
14 511 (9.28%) Cisco ASA
15 507 (9.21%) Internet
16 450 (8.17%) VLAN
17 332 (6.03%) EIGRP
18 314 (5.70%) Ethernet
19 277 (5.03%) WLAN
20 272 (4.94%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 805 (14.62%) SQL Server
2 226 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 143 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 117 (2.12%) MySQL
5 73 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 58 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
7 39 (0.71%) Relational Database
8 32 (0.58%) Oracle Database
9 27 (0.49%) DB2
10 25 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
11 21 (0.38%) Hadoop
12 19 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (0.29%) NoSQL
13 16 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (0.29%) RDBMS
13 16 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
14 12 (0.22%) HBase
15 9 (0.16%) Big Data
16 8 (0.15%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 33 (0.60%) Git (software)
2 26 (0.47%) JIRA
3 24 (0.44%) LoadRunner
4 23 (0.42%) Subversion
5 22 (0.40%) Jenkins
5 22 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (0.35%) Hudson
7 12 (0.22%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 11 (0.20%) Visual Studio
9 9 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 9 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 6 (0.11%) Selenium
11 5 (0.091%) Oracle Forms
11 5 (0.091%) Maven
11 5 (0.091%) FitNesse
12 4 (0.073%) JUnit
13 3 (0.054%) FrontPage
13 3 (0.054%) Metasploit
14 2 (0.036%) WebLOAD
15 1 (0.018%) LabVIEW
General
1 893 (16.22%) Finance
2 584 (10.61%) Telecoms
3 160 (2.91%) Retail
4 152 (2.76%) Law
5 133 (2.42%) Legal
5 133 (2.42%) Banking
6 118 (2.14%) Marketing
7 115 (2.09%) Advertising
8 72 (1.31%) Back Office
9 51 (0.93%) Manufacturing
10 36 (0.65%) French Language
11 34 (0.62%) Financial Institution
12 30 (0.54%) Spanish Language
13 29 (0.53%) German Language
14 27 (0.49%) Publishing
15 26 (0.47%) Games
16 21 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
17 19 (0.35%) Billing
18 17 (0.31%) Electronics
19 14 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1088 (19.76%) Network Engineer
2 913 (16.58%) Analyst
3 575 (10.44%) Support Engineer
4 474 (8.61%) Architect
5 425 (7.72%) Support Analyst
6 332 (6.03%) Consultant
7 285 (5.18%) Systems Engineer
8 257 (4.67%) Administrator
8 257 (4.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 248 (4.50%) Network Analyst
10 236 (4.29%) Senior Network Engineer
11 228 (4.14%) IT Support
12 214 (3.89%) 3rd Line Support
13 213 (3.87%) Network Support
14 201 (3.65%) 2nd Line Support
15 185 (3.36%) Systems Administrator
16 157 (2.85%) Team Leader
17 143 (2.60%) Network Architect
18 137 (2.49%) Project Manager
19 136 (2.47%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (2.14%) .NET
2 75 (1.36%) SOAP
3 58 (1.05%) Web Services
4 47 (0.85%) XML
5 44 (0.80%) SAP Basis
6 41 (0.74%) HTML
7 38 (0.69%) COM
8 36 (0.65%) Middleware
9 30 (0.54%) ASP.NET
10 23 (0.42%) WSH
10 23 (0.42%) CSS
11 18 (0.33%) FIX Protocol
12 16 (0.29%) LAMP
13 15 (0.27%) Application Packaging
14 14 (0.25%) WebSphere MQ
15 12 (0.22%) J2EE
16 11 (0.20%) EDI
17 10 (0.18%) XMPP
18 9 (0.16%) XSLT
19 7 (0.13%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 317 (5.76%) Blackberry
2 194 (3.52%) Clustering
3 172 (3.12%) Management Information System
4 110 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 110 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
5 80 (1.45%) Firmware
6 79 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
7 70 (1.27%) Replication
8 61 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
9 57 (1.04%) Hedge funds
10 56 (1.02%) Thin Client
10 56 (1.02%) Fat Client
11 54 (0.98%) Open Source
12 44 (0.80%) Mathematics
12 44 (0.80%) SecurID
13 41 (0.74%) Client/Server
13 41 (0.74%) iPhone
14 39 (0.71%) PKI
15 38 (0.69%) iPad
16 34 (0.62%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2707 (49.16%) Windows
2 1305 (23.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 993 (18.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 745 (13.53%) Linux
5 647 (11.75%) Windows 7
6 448 (8.14%) Windows XP
7 438 (7.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 422 (7.66%) UNIX
9 225 (4.09%) Windows 8
10 158 (2.87%) Solaris
11 139 (2.52%) Windows Vista
12 90 (1.63%) Android
13 74 (1.34%) Mac OS X
14 68 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 58 (1.05%) AIX
16 54 (0.98%) Windows 2000
17 44 (0.80%) CentOS
18 41 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
19 40 (0.73%) HPUX
20 31 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1287 (23.37%) ITIL
2 508 (9.23%) Project Management
3 401 (7.28%) Load Balancing
4 384 (6.97%) Network Design
5 352 (6.39%) Network Management
6 313 (5.68%) Service Delivery
7 297 (5.39%) Disaster Recovery
8 247 (4.49%) Service Management
9 218 (3.96%) Change Management
10 201 (3.65%) Incident Management
11 195 (3.54%) PRINCE2
12 178 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
13 155 (2.82%) E-Commerce
14 154 (2.80%) Problem Management
15 152 (2.76%) Migration
16 145 (2.63%) Capacity Management
17 143 (2.60%) Change Control
18 141 (2.56%) Network Architecture
19 139 (2.52%) CRM
20 133 (2.42%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 703 (12.77%) SQL
2 172 (3.12%) PowerShell
3 118 (2.14%) Java
4 71 (1.29%) C
5 70 (1.27%) Python
6 69 (1.25%) VB
7 61 (1.11%) C#
8 60 (1.09%) Perl
9 49 (0.89%) Shell Script
10 47 (0.85%) JavaScript
11 40 (0.73%) Bash Shell
12 33 (0.60%) VBScript
13 27 (0.49%) C++
14 20 (0.36%) PHP
15 14 (0.25%) PL/SQL
15 14 (0.25%) VBA
16 13 (0.24%) VB.NET
17 12 (0.22%) T-SQL
18 6 (0.11%) Delphi
19 4 (0.073%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1742 (31.64%) Cisco Certification
2 1095 (19.89%) CCNA
3 919 (16.69%) CCNP
4 773 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 599 (10.88%) Degree
6 509 (9.24%) MCSE
7 343 (6.23%) CCIE
8 267 (4.85%) Security Cleared
9 240 (4.36%) MCITP
10 236 (4.29%) MCSA
11 218 (3.96%) MCP
12 194 (3.52%) SC Cleared
13 161 (2.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 154 (2.80%) CCDP
15 138 (2.51%) MCTS
16 129 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
17 125 (2.27%) CCSA
18 101 (1.83%) CCSP
19 95 (1.73%) CCDA
20 77 (1.40%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 477 (8.66%) SLA
2 105 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 103 (1.87%) PCI DSS
4 77 (1.40%) QA
5 49 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 40 (0.73%) ISO 9001
7 15 (0.27%) 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 5 (0.091%) BS7799
10 2 (0.036%) HL7
11 1 (0.018%) GxP
11 1 (0.018%) DICOM
11 1 (0.018%) BS25999
11 1 (0.018%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1559 (28.31%) Active Directory
2 1015 (18.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 443 (8.05%) Hyper-V
4 331 (6.01%) XenApp
5 281 (5.10%) vSphere
6 211 (3.83%) VMware ESX
7 117 (2.12%) VMware ESXi
8 113 (2.05%) XenDesktop
9 112 (2.03%) Terminal Services
10 92 (1.67%) XenServer
11 69 (1.25%) MetaFrame
12 41 (0.74%) NFS
13 37 (0.67%) Terminal Server
14 35 (0.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 31 (0.56%) Snort
16 30 (0.54%) Xen
17 26 (0.47%) SRDF
18 25 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
19 22 (0.40%) UAG
20 21 (0.38%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 267 (4.85%) SCCM
2 181 (3.29%) Backup Exec
3 142 (2.58%) WSUS
4 124 (2.25%) CiscoWorks
5 117 (2.12%) SCOM
6 99 (1.80%) Cisco CUCM
7 94 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
8 74 (1.34%) HP NNM
9 64 (1.16%) Nagios
10 59 (1.07%) NetBackup
11 56 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
12 40 (0.73%) Puppet
13 37 (0.67%) SolarWinds Orion
14 36 (0.65%) OpenView
15 29 (0.53%) ARCserve
16 28 (0.51%) FortiGate
17 25 (0.45%) Tivoli
17 25 (0.45%) Cacti
18 23 (0.42%) MOM
18 23 (0.42%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 2851 (51.78%) Cisco
2 1919 (34.85%) Microsoft
3 1623 (29.48%) VMware
4 924 (16.78%) Citrix
5 765 (13.89%) HP
6 733 (13.31%) CheckPoint
7 628 (11.41%) Juniper
8 391 (7.10%) F5
9 281 (5.10%) NetApp
10 269 (4.89%) Oracle
11 236 (4.29%) EMC
12 229 (4.16%) Dell
13 208 (3.78%) Symantec
14 207 (3.76%) SolarWinds
15 168 (3.05%) IBM
15 168 (3.05%) Avaya
16 151 (2.74%) McAfee
17 137 (2.49%) Riverbed
18 127 (2.31%) Blue Coat
19 112 (2.03%) Red Hat
Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
West Midlands
Stott & May
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Carlisle, Cumbria
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £99.79 - £130.98 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £95000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £100,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Candidate Source
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 11 hours ago
UK
The One Group
Salary: £33k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The One Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Farnham, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum + Training
Posted: 14 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Corporate Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
East Grinstead, West Sussex
Vadis People
Salary: circ £50,000 - £60,000 + Car
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago