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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 91 110 115
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +5
Permanent jobs citing LAN 3373 3040 2788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.03% 2.51% 2.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.63% 14.78% 12.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2810 2536 2293
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%

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
20279 20567 22238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.22% 16.99% 20.02%
Number of salaries quoted 16098 16278 17905
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +19 3208 £42,500 +6.25% 363
London +36 1174 £50,000 +5.26% 95
South East +19 853 £42,500 +6.25% 106
City of London +44 333 £50,000 -4.76% 27
Yorkshire +24 270 £45,000 +20.00% 37
East of England -4 244 £40,000 +8.10% 36
Surrey +72 243 £37,500 -16.66% 22
West Yorkshire +29 199 £45,000 +20.00% 20
Hampshire 0 194 £45,000 +11.11% 22
North West +2 187 £37,500 +15.38% 29
South West +4 185 £35,000 +6.53% 21
Berkshire +29 177 £43,000 -4.44% 22
Leeds +29 156 £49,000 +15.29% 16
West Midlands -7 145 £29,000 -17.14% 17
East Midlands +35 140 £37,500 +7.14% 19
Hertfordshire +8 117 £37,500 +2.04% 10
Manchester +1 115 £38,000 +31.03% 15
Reading +13 96 £40,000 -11.11% 11
Northamptonshire +19 85 £37,500 +17.18% 7
Buckinghamshire +21 67 £48,750 +21.87% 12
West Sussex -4 67 £42,500 +21.42% 7
Northampton +19 66 £40,000 +21.21% 6
Scotland +38 59 £38,750 +29.16% 9
Cambridgeshire +9 55 £43,000 +22.85% 10
Wiltshire +21 54 £37,750 -5.62% 12
Southampton -3 52 £43,750 +9.37% 4
South Yorkshire +7 47 £41,500 +3.75% 4
Bristol -3 46 £44,000 +39.68% 4
Birmingham -17 42 £35,000 +7.69% 6
Bedfordshire -14 41 £45,000 +12.50% 8

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 5601 (86.66%) WAN
2 3356 (51.93%) Cisco
3 3284 (50.81%) Windows
4 2744 (42.46%) Firewall
5 2240 (34.66%) Microsoft
6 2074 (32.09%) Cisco Certification
7 2050 (31.72%) Active Directory
8 1979 (30.62%) VMware
9 1556 (24.08%) TCP/IP
10 1485 (22.98%) VPN
11 1432 (22.16%) ITIL
12 1405 (21.74%) MS Exchange
13 1396 (21.60%) VMware Infrastructure
14 1244 (19.25%) CCNP
15 1213 (18.77%) CCNA
15 1213 (18.77%) Windows Server 2008
16 1172 (18.13%) DNS
17 1171 (18.12%) MS Excel
18 1133 (17.53%) Citrix
19 1129 (17.47%) SAN
20 1034 (16.00%) Wireless
21 1013 (15.67%) Linux
22 944 (14.61%) Finance
23 910 (14.08%) DHCP
24 907 (14.03%) MS Office
25 885 (13.69%) SQL
26 883 (13.66%) CheckPoint
27 873 (13.51%) MPLS
28 871 (13.48%) HP
29 862 (13.34%) VoIP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 1405 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 714 (11.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 379 (5.86%) IIS
4 377 (5.83%) Lync
5 338 (5.23%) SharePoint
6 334 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 314 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2007
8 252 (3.90%) Apache
9 187 (2.89%) Tomcat
10 177 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2003
11 173 (2.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 75 (1.16%) WebSphere
13 74 (1.14%) Oracle Coherence
13 74 (1.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 58 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
15 49 (0.76%) OpenStack
16 40 (0.62%) nginx
17 31 (0.48%) CMS
18 28 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
19 23 (0.36%) Confluence
Applications
1 1171 (18.12%) MS Excel
2 907 (14.03%) MS Office
3 153 (2.37%) MS Visio
4 104 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 34 (0.53%) MS Project
6 10 (0.15%) RoboHelp
6 10 (0.15%) FrameMaker
6 10 (0.15%) PaintShop Pro
7 9 (0.14%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.077%) PowerPivot
9 4 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.046%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.046%) SOLIDWORKS
10 3 (0.046%) SmartSuite
11 1 (0.015%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.015%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 56 (0.87%) RMDS
2 23 (0.36%) Endur
3 22 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 21 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 16 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
6 12 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
7 10 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
8 8 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
8 8 (0.12%) ION MarketView
9 6 (0.093%) Dynamics AX
10 5 (0.077%) Sage 50
11 3 (0.046%) Eikon
11 3 (0.046%) SalesLogix
11 3 (0.046%) Epicor Vantage
11 3 (0.046%) GoldMine
11 3 (0.046%) SAP CCM
11 3 (0.046%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.046%) Oracle ERP
11 3 (0.046%) Front Arena
12 2 (0.031%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 218 (3.37%) Office 365
2 111 (1.72%) IaaS
3 93 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
4 66 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
5 57 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
6 53 (0.82%) SaaS
7 46 (0.71%) PaaS
8 33 (0.51%) Google Apps
9 21 (0.32%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.046%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.031%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.031%) Google Drive
11 2 (0.031%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.015%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5601 (86.66%) WAN
2 2744 (42.46%) Firewall
3 1556 (24.08%) TCP/IP
4 1485 (22.98%) VPN
5 1172 (18.13%) DNS
6 1129 (17.47%) SAN
7 1034 (16.00%) Wireless
8 910 (14.08%) DHCP
9 873 (13.51%) MPLS
10 862 (13.34%) VoIP
11 760 (11.76%) Network Security
12 701 (10.85%) Cisco ASA
13 673 (10.41%) BGP
14 595 (9.21%) OSPF
15 542 (8.39%) VLAN
16 484 (7.49%) Internet
17 434 (6.72%) Wi-Fi
18 425 (6.58%) Cisco Nexus
19 417 (6.45%) EIGRP
20 388 (6.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 713 (11.03%) SQL Server
2 176 (2.72%) MySQL
3 124 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 96 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 77 (1.19%) DB2
6 66 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
7 60 (0.93%) Hadoop
8 56 (0.87%) Relational Database
9 55 (0.85%) HBase
10 44 (0.68%) MongoDB
11 40 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
12 38 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
13 31 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
14 29 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 27 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
16 25 (0.39%) RDBMS
17 21 (0.32%) Oracle Database
18 20 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 16 (0.25%) Data Mining
20 14 (0.22%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 56 (0.87%) Jenkins
2 50 (0.77%) Git (software)
3 49 (0.76%) Hudson
4 38 (0.59%) Subversion
5 34 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 32 (0.50%) JIRA
7 23 (0.36%) Visual Studio
7 23 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (0.23%) LoadRunner
9 11 (0.17%) Rational Performance Tester
10 7 (0.11%) Bugzilla
11 5 (0.077%) MSI
11 5 (0.077%) Metasploit
12 4 (0.062%) MSTest
12 4 (0.062%) Selenium
12 4 (0.062%) WinRunner
12 4 (0.062%) TestDirector
12 4 (0.062%) QuickTest Pro
12 4 (0.062%) Ant
13 3 (0.046%) Oracle Forms
General
1 944 (14.61%) Finance
2 625 (9.67%) Telecoms
3 205 (3.17%) Banking
4 157 (2.43%) Law
5 147 (2.27%) Retail
6 125 (1.93%) Manufacturing
7 101 (1.56%) Marketing
8 94 (1.45%) Back Office
9 93 (1.44%) Advertising
10 87 (1.35%) Legal
11 76 (1.18%) Electronics
12 47 (0.73%) Investment Banking
13 46 (0.71%) Financial Institution
14 43 (0.67%) Games
15 33 (0.51%) Publishing
16 26 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
17 25 (0.39%) French Language
18 23 (0.36%) Local Government
19 20 (0.31%) Aerospace
20 19 (0.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1429 (22.11%) Network Engineer
2 939 (14.53%) Analyst
3 735 (11.37%) Support Engineer
4 484 (7.49%) Architect
5 467 (7.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 421 (6.51%) Senior Network Engineer
7 408 (6.31%) Support Analyst
8 404 (6.25%) Consultant
9 357 (5.52%) 2nd Line Support
10 277 (4.29%) IT Support
11 263 (4.07%) Administrator
12 255 (3.95%) Technical Support
13 207 (3.20%) 3rd Line Support
14 202 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
15 196 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
16 181 (2.80%) Desktop Support
17 174 (2.69%) Technical Engineer
18 171 (2.65%) Network Support
19 167 (2.58%) Systems Engineer
20 165 (2.55%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (2.03%) Middleware
2 130 (2.01%) HTML
3 108 (1.67%) .NET
4 92 (1.42%) XML
5 80 (1.24%) Web Services
5 80 (1.24%) CSS
6 59 (0.91%) XSLT
7 55 (0.85%) Rendezvous
8 38 (0.59%) LAMP
8 38 (0.59%) FIX Protocol
9 36 (0.56%) ASP.NET
10 32 (0.50%) XMPP
11 27 (0.42%) Ajax
12 23 (0.36%) RabbitMQ
13 16 (0.25%) ISPF
14 15 (0.23%) EDI
14 15 (0.23%) WAP
15 14 (0.22%) SOAP
15 14 (0.22%) .NET Framework
15 14 (0.22%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 382 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
2 320 (4.95%) Blackberry
3 255 (3.95%) Management Information System
4 175 (2.71%) Video Conferencing
5 165 (2.55%) Clustering
6 139 (2.15%) Computer Science
7 104 (1.61%) Hedge funds
8 90 (1.39%) Replication
9 89 (1.38%) Open Source
10 77 (1.19%) Thin Client
10 77 (1.19%) Fat Client
11 74 (1.14%) Client/Server
12 73 (1.13%) iPhone
13 57 (0.88%) Mainframe
14 54 (0.84%) Statistics
15 48 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
16 45 (0.70%) PKI
17 43 (0.67%) BYOD
18 39 (0.60%) CMDB
19 38 (0.59%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 3284 (50.81%) Windows
2 1213 (18.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 1013 (15.67%) Linux
4 854 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 811 (12.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 731 (11.31%) Windows 7
7 403 (6.24%) UNIX
8 391 (6.05%) Windows 8
9 376 (5.82%) Windows XP
10 212 (3.28%) Solaris
11 125 (1.93%) Windows Vista
12 118 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 117 (1.81%) CentOS
14 111 (1.72%) Android
15 95 (1.47%) Apple iOS
16 91 (1.41%) Mac OS X
17 63 (0.97%) Ubuntu
18 52 (0.80%) Debian
19 51 (0.79%) AIX
20 37 (0.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1432 (22.16%) ITIL
2 503 (7.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 502 (7.77%) Project Management
4 412 (6.37%) Load Balancing
5 410 (6.34%) Service Delivery
6 381 (5.90%) Network Design
7 334 (5.17%) Migration
8 304 (4.70%) Incident Management
9 271 (4.19%) PRINCE2
10 265 (4.10%) Service Management
11 252 (3.90%) Network Monitoring
12 243 (3.76%) Change Management
13 236 (3.65%) Network Management
14 234 (3.62%) Agile Software Development
15 197 (3.05%) Capacity Planning
16 192 (2.97%) Performance Tuning
17 191 (2.96%) Business Continuity
18 188 (2.91%) Kalman Filter
19 184 (2.85%) Mentoring
20 181 (2.80%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 885 (13.69%) SQL
2 201 (3.11%) Java
2 201 (3.11%) PowerShell
3 163 (2.52%) Perl
4 143 (2.21%) Python
5 113 (1.75%) Bash Shell
6 105 (1.62%) C
7 98 (1.52%) JavaScript
8 68 (1.05%) PHP
9 58 (0.90%) T-SQL
10 52 (0.80%) VBScript
10 52 (0.80%) Ruby
11 38 (0.59%) Shell Script
12 35 (0.54%) C#
13 28 (0.43%) C++
13 28 (0.43%) VBA
14 26 (0.40%) VB
15 13 (0.20%) AWK
16 12 (0.19%) VB.NET
17 9 (0.14%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2074 (32.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1244 (19.25%) CCNP
3 1213 (18.77%) CCNA
4 699 (10.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 572 (8.85%) Degree
6 487 (7.54%) Security Cleared
7 406 (6.28%) MCSE
8 383 (5.93%) SC Cleared
9 309 (4.78%) CCIE
10 244 (3.78%) MCP
11 210 (3.25%) MCITP
12 198 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
13 192 (2.97%) MCSA
14 164 (2.54%) CCDP
15 154 (2.38%) CISSP
16 152 (2.35%) CCSA
17 145 (2.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 126 (1.95%) MCTS
19 118 (1.83%) CCSE
20 105 (1.62%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 589 (9.11%) SLA
2 160 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 113 (1.75%) PCI DSS
4 78 (1.21%) ISO 9001
5 50 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 43 (0.67%) COBIT
7 36 (0.56%) QA
8 7 (0.11%) JSP 440
9 5 (0.077%) ISO 14001
9 5 (0.077%) HL7
9 5 (0.077%) DICOM
10 2 (0.031%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.015%) BS15000
11 1 (0.015%) BS25999
System Software
1 2050 (31.72%) Active Directory
2 1396 (21.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 641 (9.92%) Hyper-V
4 354 (5.48%) XenApp
5 339 (5.25%) vSphere
6 172 (2.66%) XenServer
7 153 (2.37%) XenDesktop
8 125 (1.93%) NFS
9 121 (1.87%) VMware ESX
10 110 (1.70%) VMware ESXi
11 108 (1.67%) SRDF
12 96 (1.49%) Terminal Services
13 62 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
14 60 (0.93%) Terminal Server
15 57 (0.88%) Xen
16 50 (0.77%) Samba
17 44 (0.68%) Firmware
17 44 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 36 (0.56%) VMware Server
19 35 (0.54%) KVM
Systems Management
1 303 (4.69%) SCCM
2 159 (2.46%) WSUS
3 132 (2.04%) SCOM
4 106 (1.64%) Nagios
5 105 (1.62%) Backup Exec
6 97 (1.50%) Cisco Prime
7 84 (1.30%) Puppet
7 84 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
8 79 (1.22%) CiscoWorks
9 74 (1.14%) OpenView
10 56 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
11 50 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
12 46 (0.71%) Cisco UCCX
13 42 (0.65%) Salt
14 38 (0.59%) Cisco LMS
15 37 (0.57%) SolarWinds Orion
16 32 (0.50%) FortiGate
17 31 (0.48%) Icinga
18 30 (0.46%) Ansible
19 28 (0.43%) Opsview
Vendors
1 3356 (51.93%) Cisco
2 2240 (34.66%) Microsoft
3 1979 (30.62%) VMware
4 1133 (17.53%) Citrix
5 883 (13.66%) CheckPoint
6 871 (13.48%) HP
7 759 (11.74%) Juniper
8 509 (7.88%) F5
9 359 (5.55%) NetApp
10 326 (5.04%) Oracle
11 316 (4.89%) Avaya
12 288 (4.46%) SolarWinds
13 277 (4.29%) EMC
14 260 (4.02%) Dell
15 217 (3.36%) IBM
16 212 (3.28%) Red Hat
17 164 (2.54%) Apple
18 159 (2.46%) Symantec
19 152 (2.35%) Riverbed
20 137 (2.12%) Mitel
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Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
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Hertfordshire
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Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits Package
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Swindon, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: £55000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
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Synergize Consulting
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Salary: From £375 to £425 per annum
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