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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 107 112 112
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs citing LAN 3044 2788 3114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.51% 2.51% 2.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.87% 12.59% 13.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2540 2293 2688
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
20469 22138 22344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.87% 19.94% 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16208 17824 18652
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 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 18 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 2905 £40,000 +2.56% 262
London 0 1023 £47,500 - 90
South East -7 728 £40,000 +2.56% 50
East of England +27 298 £37,000 -0.67% 28
City of London +15 271 £52,500 +5.00% 31
Yorkshire -17 236 £37,500 +7.14% 20
Hampshire +37 206 £40,500 +1.25% 15
North West +29 206 £32,500 -7.14% 33
South West +1 156 £32,677 -6.63% 16
West Yorkshire -16 148 £37,500 +7.14% 12
West Midlands +3 140 £35,000 +16.66% 9
Berkshire -48 125 £45,000 +20.00% 11
Manchester +36 122 £29,000 -27.50% 17
Leeds +12 122 £42,500 +6.24% 7
Surrey -39 111 £45,000 +20.00% 5
East Midlands -32 104 £35,000 +7.69% 12
Kent +49 95 £40,000 -1.84% 5
Hertfordshire +24 95 £36,750 -2.00% 11
Bedfordshire +32 93 £40,000 +5.26% 11
West Sussex +8 74 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Reading -36 67 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Cambridgeshire +28 64 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Cheshire +30 58 £45,000 +39.53% 11
Bristol +24 51 £31,500 +5.00% 4
Southampton 0 51 £40,000 -6.97% 5
Cambridge +35 50 £35,000 - 3
Birmingham +11 49 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Bedford +9 48 £35,000 -7.89% 3
Buckinghamshire -13 47 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Northamptonshire -8 46 £32,000 +0.78% 4

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 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 4829 (86.88%) WAN
2 2885 (51.91%) Cisco
3 2729 (49.10%) Windows
4 2203 (39.64%) Firewall
5 1940 (34.90%) Microsoft
6 1755 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
7 1645 (29.60%) VMware
8 1576 (28.36%) Active Directory
9 1350 (24.29%) TCP/IP
10 1341 (24.13%) VPN
11 1304 (23.46%) Windows Server 2008
12 1296 (23.32%) ITIL
13 1186 (21.34%) DNS
14 1127 (20.28%) MS Exchange
15 1097 (19.74%) CCNA
16 1066 (19.18%) MS Excel
17 1028 (18.50%) VMware Infrastructure
18 994 (17.88%) Windows Server 2003
19 938 (16.88%) Citrix
20 933 (16.79%) CCNP
21 907 (16.32%) DHCP
21 907 (16.32%) SAN
22 902 (16.23%) Finance
23 821 (14.77%) Wireless
24 819 (14.74%) SQL Server
25 779 (14.02%) Microsoft Certification
26 770 (13.85%) HP
27 741 (13.33%) CheckPoint
28 739 (13.30%) VoIP
29 737 (13.26%) Linux

LAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 1127 (20.28%) MS Exchange
2 515 (9.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 378 (6.80%) SharePoint
4 318 (5.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 268 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2003
6 264 (4.75%) IIS
7 231 (4.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 173 (3.11%) Lync
9 130 (2.34%) Apache
10 105 (1.89%) WebSphere
11 92 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2013
12 83 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
13 81 (1.46%) Tomcat
14 49 (0.88%) IBM Notes
15 45 (0.81%) NetWeaver
16 42 (0.76%) Lotus Domino
17 34 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
18 28 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
19 24 (0.43%) Confluence
20 23 (0.41%) CMS
Applications
1 1066 (19.18%) MS Excel
2 652 (11.73%) MS Office
3 84 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 81 (1.46%) MS Visio
5 28 (0.50%) MS Project
6 10 (0.18%) Acrobat
7 8 (0.14%) AutoCAD
7 8 (0.14%) FastStats
8 3 (0.054%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.018%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 43 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.13%) RMDS
4 7 (0.13%) Maximo
4 7 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.11%) assyst
6 4 (0.072%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.072%) RiskWrite
6 4 (0.072%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 4 (0.072%) Sage 200
7 3 (0.054%) Epicor Vantage
7 3 (0.054%) Agresso
7 3 (0.054%) Movex
7 3 (0.054%) Summit
7 3 (0.054%) ResourceLink
8 2 (0.036%) Visualfiles
8 2 (0.036%) Bond Adapt
8 2 (0.036%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 89 (1.60%) SaaS
2 77 (1.39%) IaaS
3 76 (1.37%) Office 365
4 49 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
5 34 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
6 27 (0.49%) Google Apps
7 24 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
8 19 (0.34%) PaaS
9 8 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.090%) Joyent
11 1 (0.018%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4829 (86.88%) WAN
2 2203 (39.64%) Firewall
3 1350 (24.29%) TCP/IP
4 1341 (24.13%) VPN
5 1186 (21.34%) DNS
6 907 (16.32%) DHCP
6 907 (16.32%) SAN
7 821 (14.77%) Wireless
8 739 (13.30%) VoIP
9 713 (12.83%) MPLS
10 593 (10.67%) BGP
11 561 (10.09%) OSPF
12 554 (9.97%) Network Security
13 523 (9.41%) Cisco ASA
14 518 (9.32%) Internet
15 456 (8.20%) VLAN
16 337 (6.06%) EIGRP
17 321 (5.78%) Ethernet
18 281 (5.06%) Cisco Nexus
19 278 (5.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 819 (14.74%) SQL Server
2 229 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 145 (2.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 106 (1.91%) MySQL
5 74 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 59 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
7 44 (0.79%) Relational Database
8 31 (0.56%) Oracle Database
9 25 (0.45%) DB2
9 25 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
10 18 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 17 (0.31%) Hadoop
11 17 (0.31%) RDBMS
12 16 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 15 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
14 14 (0.25%) NoSQL
15 13 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
16 9 (0.16%) HBase
17 7 (0.13%) Big Data
17 7 (0.13%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 32 (0.58%) Git (software)
2 27 (0.49%) JIRA
3 25 (0.45%) Jenkins
4 22 (0.40%) Subversion
4 22 (0.40%) LoadRunner
5 21 (0.38%) Hudson
5 21 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (0.20%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 10 (0.18%) Visual Studio
8 9 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 8 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 7 (0.13%) Selenium
11 6 (0.11%) FitNesse
11 6 (0.11%) Maven
12 5 (0.090%) JUnit
13 4 (0.072%) Oracle Forms
14 3 (0.054%) Metasploit
14 3 (0.054%) FrontPage
15 2 (0.036%) WebLOAD
16 1 (0.018%) Rational DOORS
General
1 902 (16.23%) Finance
2 585 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 158 (2.84%) Retail
4 147 (2.64%) Law
5 132 (2.37%) Legal
5 132 (2.37%) Banking
6 116 (2.09%) Marketing
7 113 (2.03%) Advertising
8 72 (1.30%) Back Office
9 52 (0.94%) Manufacturing
10 36 (0.65%) Financial Institution
11 35 (0.63%) French Language
12 29 (0.52%) German Language
12 29 (0.52%) Spanish Language
13 26 (0.47%) Publishing
14 25 (0.45%) Games
15 20 (0.36%) Billing
16 19 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
17 17 (0.31%) Electronics
18 14 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1098 (19.76%) Network Engineer
2 921 (16.57%) Analyst
3 585 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 481 (8.65%) Architect
5 430 (7.74%) Support Analyst
6 332 (5.97%) Consultant
7 288 (5.18%) Systems Engineer
8 256 (4.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 254 (4.57%) Administrator
10 241 (4.34%) Network Analyst
11 236 (4.25%) Senior Network Engineer
12 230 (4.14%) IT Support
13 219 (3.94%) 3rd Line Support
14 215 (3.87%) Network Support
15 205 (3.69%) 2nd Line Support
16 176 (3.17%) Systems Administrator
17 155 (2.79%) Team Leader
18 145 (2.61%) Network Architect
19 137 (2.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
20 134 (2.41%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (2.21%) .NET
2 78 (1.40%) SOAP
3 63 (1.13%) Web Services
4 47 (0.85%) XML
5 45 (0.81%) SAP Basis
6 40 (0.72%) HTML
7 38 (0.68%) Middleware
8 35 (0.63%) COM
9 31 (0.56%) ASP.NET
10 25 (0.45%) WSH
11 22 (0.40%) CSS
12 20 (0.36%) FIX Protocol
13 18 (0.32%) Application Packaging
14 14 (0.25%) LAMP
14 14 (0.25%) WebSphere MQ
14 14 (0.25%) J2EE
15 12 (0.22%) XMPP
16 11 (0.20%) EDI
17 8 (0.14%) JSON
17 8 (0.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 322 (5.79%) Blackberry
2 197 (3.54%) Clustering
3 173 (3.11%) Management Information System
4 110 (1.98%) Video Conferencing
5 109 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 81 (1.46%) Enterprise Storage
7 79 (1.42%) Firmware
8 70 (1.26%) Replication
9 64 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
10 61 (1.10%) Hedge funds
11 58 (1.04%) Fat Client
11 58 (1.04%) Thin Client
12 51 (0.92%) Open Source
13 44 (0.79%) Client/Server
13 44 (0.79%) SecurID
14 43 (0.77%) Mathematics
15 41 (0.74%) PKI
15 41 (0.74%) iPhone
16 38 (0.68%) iPad
17 37 (0.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2729 (49.10%) Windows
2 1304 (23.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 994 (17.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 737 (13.26%) Linux
5 646 (11.62%) Windows 7
6 454 (8.17%) Windows XP
7 433 (7.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 426 (7.66%) UNIX
9 220 (3.96%) Windows 8
10 162 (2.91%) Solaris
11 144 (2.59%) Windows Vista
12 90 (1.62%) Android
13 74 (1.33%) Mac OS X
14 63 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 62 (1.12%) AIX
16 60 (1.08%) Windows 2000
17 43 (0.77%) HPUX
18 42 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
18 42 (0.76%) CentOS
19 34 (0.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1296 (23.32%) ITIL
2 517 (9.30%) Project Management
3 401 (7.21%) Load Balancing
4 383 (6.89%) Network Design
5 352 (6.33%) Network Management
6 319 (5.74%) Service Delivery
7 298 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
8 249 (4.48%) Service Management
9 214 (3.85%) Change Management
10 200 (3.60%) Incident Management
11 197 (3.54%) PRINCE2
12 181 (3.26%) Capacity Planning
13 155 (2.79%) Migration
14 154 (2.77%) Problem Management
15 148 (2.66%) E-Commerce
15 148 (2.66%) Capacity Management
16 147 (2.64%) Change Control
17 146 (2.63%) Network Architecture
18 140 (2.52%) CRM
19 136 (2.45%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 709 (12.76%) SQL
2 179 (3.22%) PowerShell
3 121 (2.18%) Java
4 72 (1.30%) VB
5 70 (1.26%) C
6 68 (1.22%) Python
7 64 (1.15%) C#
8 61 (1.10%) Perl
9 48 (0.86%) JavaScript
10 45 (0.81%) Shell Script
11 40 (0.72%) Bash Shell
12 33 (0.59%) VBScript
13 29 (0.52%) C++
14 24 (0.43%) PHP
15 14 (0.25%) PL/SQL
15 14 (0.25%) VBA
16 13 (0.23%) VB.NET
17 12 (0.22%) T-SQL
18 7 (0.13%) Delphi
19 5 (0.090%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1755 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
2 1097 (19.74%) CCNA
3 933 (16.79%) CCNP
4 779 (14.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 597 (10.74%) Degree
6 518 (9.32%) MCSE
7 353 (6.35%) CCIE
8 268 (4.82%) Security Cleared
9 238 (4.28%) MCITP
10 237 (4.26%) MCSA
11 224 (4.03%) MCP
12 197 (3.54%) SC Cleared
13 157 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 153 (2.75%) CCDP
15 141 (2.54%) MCTS
16 132 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
17 125 (2.25%) CCSA
18 103 (1.85%) CCSP
19 92 (1.66%) CCDA
20 77 (1.39%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 480 (8.64%) SLA
2 107 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 100 (1.80%) PCI DSS
4 80 (1.44%) QA
5 49 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 38 (0.68%) 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 (0.090%) BS7799
10 2 (0.036%) HL7
11 1 (0.018%) BS25999
11 1 (0.018%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.018%) GxP
11 1 (0.018%) DICOM
System Software
1 1576 (28.36%) Active Directory
2 1028 (18.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 453 (8.15%) Hyper-V
4 338 (6.08%) XenApp
5 291 (5.24%) vSphere
6 211 (3.80%) VMware ESX
7 118 (2.12%) XenDesktop
8 117 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
9 114 (2.05%) Terminal Services
10 93 (1.67%) XenServer
11 71 (1.28%) MetaFrame
12 39 (0.70%) NFS
13 37 (0.67%) Terminal Server
14 35 (0.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 31 (0.56%) Snort
16 30 (0.54%) Xen
17 26 (0.47%) Forefront TMG
18 24 (0.43%) SRDF
19 23 (0.41%) UAG
19 23 (0.41%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 271 (4.88%) SCCM
2 185 (3.33%) Backup Exec
3 140 (2.52%) WSUS
4 125 (2.25%) CiscoWorks
5 119 (2.14%) SCOM
6 99 (1.78%) Cisco CUCM
7 97 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
8 75 (1.35%) HP NNM
9 66 (1.19%) Nagios
10 59 (1.06%) NetBackup
11 58 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
12 38 (0.68%) SolarWinds Orion
13 37 (0.67%) Puppet
14 36 (0.65%) OpenView
15 30 (0.54%) ARCserve
16 29 (0.52%) FortiGate
17 25 (0.45%) Tivoli
18 23 (0.41%) Cisco UCCE
19 22 (0.40%) MOM
19 22 (0.40%) Cacti
Vendors
1 2885 (51.91%) Cisco
2 1940 (34.90%) Microsoft
3 1645 (29.60%) VMware
4 938 (16.88%) Citrix
5 770 (13.85%) HP
6 741 (13.33%) CheckPoint
7 640 (11.51%) Juniper
8 390 (7.02%) F5
9 288 (5.18%) NetApp
10 267 (4.80%) Oracle
11 237 (4.26%) EMC
12 233 (4.19%) Dell
13 209 (3.76%) Symantec
14 207 (3.72%) SolarWinds
15 175 (3.15%) Avaya
16 170 (3.06%) IBM
17 151 (2.72%) McAfee
18 134 (2.41%) Riverbed
19 132 (2.37%) Blue Coat
20 109 (1.96%) Red Hat
Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus & substantial benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus & substantial benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
CGG Veritas
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Medical & Dental ins
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £47000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nantwich, Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + 20k Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
North London
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus car and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Harrow, Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + car
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28500 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Benefits, Bonus etc.
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Full Corporate Benefits
Posted: Yesterday