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

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
UK
Rank 110 103 104
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing LAN 2267 2803 3096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.69% 2.83% 2.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.06% 16.87% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1841 2410 2617
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

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
14112 16614 18967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.74% 16.80% 18.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11527 13797 15407
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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

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 23 January 2017 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 23 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
England -5 2094 £42,500 -5.55% 236
London -10 679 £52,500 +5.00% 71
South East -5 545 £43,000 -4.44% 51
Yorkshire +43 172 £35,925 -4.20% 15
East of England -18 168 £42,500 -2.85% 8
South West +16 150 £35,000 +1.44% 13
Hampshire +31 146 £45,000 +9.75% 13
North West -26 141 £38,000 +1.33% 28
West Midlands -20 137 £45,000 +12.50% 30
Surrey -4 110 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Berkshire -42 105 £45,000 -10.00% 11
West Yorkshire +41 103 £37,500 - 8
East Midlands +4 102 £42,500 +2.40% 15
City of London -31 94 £50,000 - 23
Manchester -31 89 £35,000 - 22
Scotland +41 76 £38,000 +1.33% 6
Hertfordshire -15 71 £32,500 -27.77% 2
Leeds +22 65 £32,500 -24.41% 4
Basingstoke +15 56 £43,750 -16.66% 5
Bedfordshire +19 48 £55,000 -8.33% 1
West Sussex -13 46 £45,000 - 2
Bristol +30 45 £42,500 -4.49% 5
Buckinghamshire +10 44 £38,000 +2.70% 10
Birmingham -29 44 £40,000 - 9
Kent +4 43 £43,000 -4.44% 2
Wales 0 40 £32,500 -27.77% 5
North Yorkshire -1 38 £35,000 -6.66%
Cambridgeshire +13 37 £45,000 +55.17% 2
Wiltshire +18 36 £29,000 -10.76% 3
Northamptonshire +6 36 £44,000 -2.22% 4

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 with a requirement for LAN.

1 4246 (85.74%) WAN
2 2659 (53.70%) Cisco
3 2245 (45.34%) Firewall
4 2066 (41.72%) Windows
5 1674 (33.80%) Cisco Certification
6 1518 (30.65%) VMware
7 1465 (29.58%) Active Directory
8 1445 (29.18%) Microsoft
9 1166 (23.55%) TCP/IP
10 1129 (22.80%) Windows Server
11 1116 (22.54%) VMware Infrastructure
12 1102 (22.25%) CCNP
13 1101 (22.23%) VPN
14 1093 (22.07%) DNS
15 1085 (21.91%) ITIL
16 984 (19.87%) Data Centre
17 924 (18.66%) CCNA
18 919 (18.56%) Wireless
19 855 (17.27%) DHCP
20 819 (16.54%) MPLS
21 756 (15.27%) Linux
22 747 (15.08%) Finance
23 712 (14.38%) VoIP
24 710 (14.34%) MS Exchange
25 707 (14.28%) Network Security
26 675 (13.63%) BGP
27 673 (13.59%) OSPF
28 666 (13.45%) SAN
29 657 (13.27%) Telecoms
30 652 (13.17%) 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
1 710 (14.34%) MS Exchange
2 288 (5.82%) IIS
3 234 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 184 (3.72%) Skype for Business
5 171 (3.45%) SharePoint
6 162 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2013
7 146 (2.95%) Apache
8 114 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
9 107 (2.16%) Tomcat
10 72 (1.45%) WebSphere
11 70 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
12 54 (1.09%) Oracle Coherence
13 47 (0.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 32 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 28 (0.57%) OpenStack
16 24 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
17 19 (0.38%) IBM Notes
18 15 (0.30%) WebLogic
19 13 (0.26%) Confluence
19 13 (0.26%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 596 (12.04%) MS Excel
2 437 (8.82%) MS Office
3 81 (1.64%) MS Visio
4 42 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (0.36%) MS Project
6 9 (0.18%) Mozilla Thunderbird
7 4 (0.081%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.020%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.020%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.020%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.020%) Houdini
8 1 (0.020%) Maya
8 1 (0.020%) NUKE
8 1 (0.020%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.020%) Revit
8 1 (0.020%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 28 (0.57%) RMDS
2 19 (0.38%) assyst
3 14 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.14%) Infor CRM
5 7 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
6 6 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.10%) OpenText MBPM
7 5 (0.10%) Visualfiles
8 3 (0.061%) Line 500
8 3 (0.061%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (0.061%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.061%) Sage 1000
9 2 (0.040%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.040%) Eikon
9 2 (0.040%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.020%) BusinessWorks
10 1 (0.020%) Line 50
10 1 (0.020%) SAP hybris
10 1 (0.020%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 373 (7.53%) Office 365
2 252 (5.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 221 (4.46%) Amazon AWS
4 83 (1.68%) SaaS
5 74 (1.49%) IaaS
6 53 (1.07%) PaaS
7 44 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
8 25 (0.50%) Mimecast
9 15 (0.30%) IBM Cloud
10 14 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
11 8 (0.16%) Slack
12 7 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (0.12%) Google Drive
13 6 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (0.10%) G Suite
14 5 (0.10%) iPaaS
14 5 (0.10%) Yammer
15 4 (0.081%) Amazon EC2
15 4 (0.081%) Basecamp
15 4 (0.081%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4246 (85.74%) WAN
2 2245 (45.34%) Firewall
3 1166 (23.55%) TCP/IP
4 1101 (22.23%) VPN
5 1093 (22.07%) DNS
6 919 (18.56%) Wireless
7 855 (17.27%) DHCP
8 819 (16.54%) MPLS
9 712 (14.38%) VoIP
10 707 (14.28%) Network Security
11 675 (13.63%) BGP
12 673 (13.59%) OSPF
13 666 (13.45%) SAN
14 571 (11.53%) VLAN
15 494 (9.98%) WLAN
16 488 (9.85%) Cisco ASA
17 445 (8.99%) Wi-Fi
18 425 (8.58%) Cisco Nexus
19 381 (7.69%) Internet
20 313 (6.32%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 509 (10.28%) SQL Server
2 82 (1.66%) MySQL
3 81 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 54 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 42 (0.85%) Hadoop
6 35 (0.71%) HBase
6 35 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
7 28 (0.57%) DB2
8 27 (0.55%) Oracle Database
8 27 (0.55%) Relational Database
9 21 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
10 20 (0.40%) OLTP
11 19 (0.38%) OLAP
11 19 (0.38%) Oracle OLAP
12 14 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
13 13 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (0.22%) Informix
14 11 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
14 11 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
15 10 (0.20%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 26 (0.53%) JIRA
2 23 (0.46%) Git (software)
3 16 (0.32%) Jenkins
3 16 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
4 11 (0.22%) Subversion
5 10 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 6 (0.12%) Bugzilla
6 6 (0.12%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.081%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.061%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.061%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.040%) Gerrit
9 2 (0.040%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.040%) Trac
10 1 (0.020%) AdminStudio
10 1 (0.020%) Grunt
10 1 (0.020%) gulp
10 1 (0.020%) JUnit
10 1 (0.020%) Robot Framework
10 1 (0.020%) webpack
General
1 747 (15.08%) Finance
2 657 (13.27%) Telecoms
3 241 (4.87%) Retail
4 138 (2.79%) Banking
5 101 (2.04%) Legal
6 90 (1.82%) Manufacturing
7 65 (1.31%) Marketing
8 44 (0.89%) Back Office
9 40 (0.81%) Law
10 39 (0.79%) Investment Banking
11 36 (0.73%) Electronics
12 34 (0.69%) Advertising
13 28 (0.57%) Financial Institution
14 26 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
15 22 (0.44%) Games
16 21 (0.42%) Publishing
17 19 (0.38%) French Language
18 18 (0.36%) Spanish Language
19 13 (0.26%) German Language
19 13 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 1401 (28.29%) Network Engineer
2 642 (12.96%) Analyst
3 578 (11.67%) Support Engineer
4 496 (10.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 373 (7.53%) Cisco Engineer
6 365 (7.37%) Senior Network Engineer
7 341 (6.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 327 (6.60%) IT Support
9 322 (6.50%) Architect
10 308 (6.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 303 (6.12%) Support Analyst
12 250 (5.05%) IT Engineer
13 249 (5.03%) Administrator
14 197 (3.98%) 2nd Line Support
15 188 (3.80%) Network Analyst
16 187 (3.78%) 3rd Line Support
17 181 (3.66%) Infrastructure Support
18 176 (3.55%) Consultant
19 161 (3.25%) Network Support
20 160 (3.23%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (2.50%) 802.1X
2 106 (2.14%) Web Services
3 91 (1.84%) .NET
4 77 (1.55%) Middleware
5 53 (1.07%) HTML
6 46 (0.93%) XML
7 31 (0.63%) XSLT
8 28 (0.57%) Rendezvous
8 28 (0.57%) Ultra Messaging
9 21 (0.42%) ASP.NET
10 16 (0.32%) LAMP
11 14 (0.28%) CSS
12 12 (0.24%) Flash
12 12 (0.24%) SAX
13 11 (0.22%) REST
14 9 (0.18%) EDI
14 9 (0.18%) Regular Expression
14 9 (0.18%) SOAP
15 8 (0.16%) Ajax
16 6 (0.12%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 984 (19.87%) Data Centre
2 320 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
3 216 (4.36%) Driving Licence
4 192 (3.88%) Management Information System
5 144 (2.91%) Computer Science
6 101 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
7 67 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 54 (1.09%) PKI
8 54 (1.09%) Public Cloud
9 52 (1.05%) Blackberry
10 49 (0.99%) Clustering
11 42 (0.85%) Replication
12 41 (0.83%) Client/Server
13 39 (0.79%) Mathematics
14 38 (0.77%) NHS
15 36 (0.73%) BYOD
16 33 (0.67%) Fat Client
16 33 (0.67%) iPad
16 33 (0.67%) Thin Client
17 30 (0.61%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2066 (41.72%) Windows
2 1129 (22.80%) Windows Server
3 756 (15.27%) Linux
4 639 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 583 (11.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 494 (9.98%) Windows 7
7 265 (5.35%) Unix
8 224 (4.52%) Windows 8
9 199 (4.02%) Windows Server 2003
10 194 (3.92%) Windows 10
11 110 (2.22%) Solaris
12 103 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 92 (1.86%) Windows XP
14 78 (1.58%) Mac OS X
15 74 (1.49%) CentOS
16 56 (1.13%) Ubuntu
17 50 (1.01%) Android
18 33 (0.67%) Apple iOS
19 28 (0.57%) Windows Vista
20 24 (0.48%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1085 (21.91%) ITIL
2 484 (9.77%) Network Design
3 403 (8.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 348 (7.03%) Project Management
5 310 (6.26%) Network Management
6 270 (5.45%) Load Balancing
7 258 (5.21%) Mentoring
8 254 (5.13%) Service Management
9 245 (4.95%) Presales
10 237 (4.79%) Migration
11 227 (4.58%) Agile Software Development
12 224 (4.52%) Change Management
13 211 (4.26%) Service Delivery
14 206 (4.16%) Business Continuity
15 203 (4.10%) Problem Management
16 196 (3.96%) High Availability
16 196 (3.96%) Network Monitoring
17 172 (3.47%) Information Security
17 172 (3.47%) PRINCE2
18 163 (3.29%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 387 (7.82%) SQL
2 164 (3.31%) PowerShell
3 99 (2.00%) Java
4 96 (1.94%) C
5 82 (1.66%) Python
6 69 (1.39%) Bash Shell
7 59 (1.19%) Perl
8 57 (1.15%) Shell Script
9 39 (0.79%) JavaScript
10 32 (0.65%) VB
11 26 (0.53%) C#
11 26 (0.53%) VBScript
12 16 (0.32%) Ruby
13 15 (0.30%) T-SQL
14 13 (0.26%) PHP
15 7 (0.14%) C++
16 5 (0.10%) R
16 5 (0.10%) Tcl
17 3 (0.061%) VB.NET
18 2 (0.040%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1674 (33.80%) Cisco Certification
2 1102 (22.25%) CCNP
3 924 (18.66%) CCNA
4 555 (11.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 462 (9.33%) Degree
6 348 (7.03%) MCSE
7 313 (6.32%) Security Cleared
8 282 (5.69%) CCIE
9 230 (4.64%) SC Cleared
10 229 (4.62%) MCSA
11 144 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
12 134 (2.71%) MCP
13 124 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 118 (2.38%) CCDP
15 104 (2.10%) CCSA
16 100 (2.02%) MCITP
17 98 (1.98%) DV Cleared
18 87 (1.76%) CCSE
19 85 (1.72%) CISSP
20 62 (1.25%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 349 (7.05%) SLA
2 144 (2.91%) PCI DSS
3 85 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 37 (0.75%) QA
5 22 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (0.20%) JSP 440
7 9 (0.18%) COBIT
8 8 (0.16%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.061%) BS7799
9 3 (0.061%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.061%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.040%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.040%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.040%) ISO27002
11 1 (0.020%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.020%) GMP
11 1 (0.020%) GPG13
11 1 (0.020%) SDET
11 1 (0.020%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1465 (29.58%) Active Directory
2 1116 (22.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 544 (10.99%) Hyper-V
4 221 (4.46%) vSphere
5 138 (2.79%) XenApp
6 115 (2.32%) VMware ESX
7 100 (2.02%) Virtual Servers
8 89 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
9 79 (1.60%) NFS
10 77 (1.55%) KVM
11 73 (1.47%) Xen
12 68 (1.37%) XenDesktop
13 56 (1.13%) SRDF
13 56 (1.13%) Terminal Services
14 54 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
15 50 (1.01%) XenServer
16 35 (0.71%) Firmware
17 34 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
18 33 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 32 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 234 (4.73%) SCCM
2 127 (2.56%) Puppet
3 112 (2.26%) SCOM
4 96 (1.94%) Cisco Prime
5 91 (1.84%) Cisco CUCM
6 73 (1.47%) FortiGate
7 68 (1.37%) Nagios
8 66 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
9 59 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
10 54 (1.09%) WSUS
11 41 (0.83%) Ansible
12 37 (0.75%) Backup Exec
12 37 (0.75%) Cisco UCCE
13 33 (0.67%) Cisco UCCX
14 28 (0.57%) Tivoli
15 25 (0.50%) Juniper STRM
16 23 (0.46%) SolarWinds Orion
17 22 (0.44%) Nessus
17 22 (0.44%) NetBackup
18 21 (0.42%) vMotion
Vendors
1 2659 (53.70%) Cisco
2 1518 (30.65%) VMware
3 1445 (29.18%) Microsoft
4 652 (13.17%) CheckPoint
5 641 (12.94%) Juniper
6 513 (10.36%) Citrix
7 429 (8.66%) HP
8 418 (8.44%) F5
9 316 (6.38%) Palo Alto
10 264 (5.33%) Avaya
11 248 (5.01%) SolarWinds
12 237 (4.79%) NetApp
13 212 (4.28%) Oracle
14 191 (3.86%) Fortinet
15 175 (3.53%) EMC
16 137 (2.77%) Mitel
17 132 (2.67%) Dell
18 116 (2.34%) Red Hat
19 112 (2.26%) Riverbed
20 108 (2.18%) Symantec
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £35-40,000 + Good Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £52000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Renfrewshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £36000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cumbria
Oscar
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £45k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Car + pension + bens
Posted: 4 days ago