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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 94 119 123
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +4
Permanent jobs citing LAN 3181 2820 2555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.88% 2.43% 2.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.28% 13.42% 13.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2729 2323 2161
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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
18408 21006 19116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.64% 18.09% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 15295 16594 15434
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +1.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
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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 +27 3031 £45,000 +12.50% 254
London -10 993 £50,000 +5.26% 64
South East +62 981 £42,500 - 55
Surrey +74 335 £42,500 +11.84% 12
Berkshire +43 230 £40,000 -11.11% 12
Yorkshire -5 229 £45,000 +7.14% 28
City of London -28 202 £50,000 +5.26% 16
East of England -7 197 £40,000 +2.56% 16
South West +12 188 £33,000 +3.12% 19
West Midlands +17 186 £40,000 +23.07% 12
North West +19 177 £37,500 +13.63% 38
West Yorkshire -16 155 £50,000 +19.04% 13
Hampshire +25 152 £41,500 -2.35% 8
Leeds -21 130 £50,000 +19.04% 9
Buckinghamshire +45 106 £41,250 +8.55% 10
Reading +38 94 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Manchester +23 94 £33,250 +0.75% 18
West Sussex +30 92 £50,000 +33.33% 3
East Midlands +5 92 £45,000 +12.50% 18
Birmingham +22 81 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Hertfordshire -15 81 £35,000 -20.00% 7
Cheshire +16 64 £40,000 +33.33% 11
Wiltshire +28 60 £32,000 +6.66% 7
Guildford +43 57 £50,000 +66.66% 2
Milton Keynes +14 56 £40,000 +17.64% 7
Staines +24 49 £46,750 +146.05% 1
Bristol +18 49 £37,500 +25.00% 4
Crawley +30 48 £50,000 +48.14%
Cambridgeshire +35 47 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Scotland -3 43 £35,000 +2.94% 13

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5652 (86.87%) WAN
2 3569 (54.86%) Cisco
3 3002 (46.14%) Windows
4 2932 (45.07%) Firewall
5 2220 (34.12%) Cisco Certification
6 2139 (32.88%) Microsoft
7 1956 (30.06%) VMware
8 1871 (28.76%) Active Directory
9 1520 (23.36%) TCP/IP
10 1480 (22.75%) VPN
11 1475 (22.67%) ITIL
12 1325 (20.37%) CCNP
13 1278 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
14 1269 (19.51%) MS Exchange
15 1233 (18.95%) DNS
16 1201 (18.46%) CCNA
17 1183 (18.18%) Data Centre
18 1145 (17.60%) Windows Server 2008
19 1081 (16.62%) MS Excel
20 1048 (16.11%) Finance
21 1044 (16.05%) Wireless
22 1041 (16.00%) Citrix
23 990 (15.22%) Linux
24 982 (15.09%) SAN
25 959 (14.74%) CheckPoint
26 947 (14.56%) VoIP
27 942 (14.48%) Windows Server 2012
28 921 (14.16%) DHCP
29 882 (13.56%) Juniper
30 857 (13.17%) MPLS

LAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1269 (19.51%) MS Exchange
2 660 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 366 (5.63%) Lync
3 366 (5.63%) IIS
4 340 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 295 (4.53%) SharePoint
6 285 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2007
7 252 (3.87%) Apache
8 168 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2003
9 159 (2.44%) Tomcat
10 152 (2.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 115 (1.77%) WebSphere
12 94 (1.44%) OpenStack
13 93 (1.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 87 (1.34%) Oracle Coherence
15 58 (0.89%) nginx
16 33 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
17 32 (0.49%) IBM Notes
18 28 (0.43%) Confluence
19 27 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1081 (16.62%) MS Excel
2 779 (11.97%) MS Office
3 139 (2.14%) MS Visio
4 85 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.26%) MS Project
6 11 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (0.092%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.077%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.046%) SOLIDWORKS
9 3 (0.046%) ProjectWise
9 3 (0.046%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.015%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.015%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 66 (1.01%) RMDS
2 26 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
4 16 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 11 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
5 11 (0.17%) ION MarketView
6 9 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
6 9 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
7 8 (0.12%) Endur
8 6 (0.092%) Summit
9 5 (0.077%) Sage 50
9 5 (0.077%) Dynamics GP
9 5 (0.077%) Line 500
10 4 (0.061%) SAP ERP
10 4 (0.061%) MFGPRO
10 4 (0.061%) Agresso
11 3 (0.046%) Primavera
11 3 (0.046%) Tridion
11 3 (0.046%) Oracle ERP
11 3 (0.046%) Epicor Vantage
Cloud Services
1 271 (4.17%) Office 365
2 166 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
3 83 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
3 83 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 78 (1.20%) IaaS
5 55 (0.85%) PaaS
6 47 (0.72%) SaaS
7 37 (0.57%) Google Apps
8 17 (0.26%) Mimecast
9 4 (0.061%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.046%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.031%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.031%) Google Drive
11 2 (0.031%) Yammer
11 2 (0.031%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.015%) Nimbula
12 1 (0.015%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 5652 (86.87%) WAN
2 2932 (45.07%) Firewall
3 1520 (23.36%) TCP/IP
4 1480 (22.75%) VPN
5 1233 (18.95%) DNS
6 1044 (16.05%) Wireless
7 982 (15.09%) SAN
8 947 (14.56%) VoIP
9 921 (14.16%) DHCP
10 857 (13.17%) MPLS
11 757 (11.64%) BGP
12 708 (10.88%) Network Security
13 668 (10.27%) Cisco ASA
14 650 (9.99%) OSPF
15 574 (8.82%) VLAN
16 512 (7.87%) Cisco Nexus
17 504 (7.75%) Internet
18 423 (6.50%) Wi-Fi
19 419 (6.44%) EIGRP
20 332 (5.10%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 746 (11.47%) SQL Server
2 166 (2.55%) MySQL
3 120 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 83 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 75 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
6 69 (1.06%) Hadoop
7 66 (1.01%) HBase
7 66 (1.01%) Relational Database
8 64 (0.98%) DB2
9 59 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
10 42 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
11 41 (0.63%) RDBMS
12 36 (0.55%) OLTP
13 21 (0.32%) Data Mining
13 21 (0.32%) NoSQL
14 18 (0.28%) Oracle Database
15 17 (0.26%) OLAP
16 16 (0.25%) MongoDB
17 15 (0.23%) Oracle OLAP
17 15 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 65 (1.00%) Jenkins
2 63 (0.97%) Git (software)
3 56 (0.86%) Hudson
4 44 (0.68%) JIRA
5 33 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 24 (0.37%) Subversion
7 23 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (0.17%) Visual Studio
9 6 (0.092%) Rational Performance Tester
9 6 (0.092%) Metasploit
10 5 (0.077%) Bugzilla
10 5 (0.077%) FogBugz
11 4 (0.061%) LoadRunner
12 3 (0.046%) Ant
12 3 (0.046%) Yeoman
12 3 (0.046%) FishEye
13 2 (0.031%) InstallShield
13 2 (0.031%) AppScan
13 2 (0.031%) Cucumber
14 1 (0.015%) Selenium
General
1 1048 (16.11%) Finance
2 691 (10.62%) Telecoms
3 240 (3.69%) Banking
4 169 (2.60%) Retail
5 146 (2.24%) Marketing
6 115 (1.77%) Manufacturing
7 103 (1.58%) Electronics
8 102 (1.57%) Back Office
9 95 (1.46%) Advertising
10 89 (1.37%) Law
11 83 (1.28%) Legal
12 63 (0.97%) Financial Institution
13 42 (0.65%) Games
14 29 (0.45%) Investment Banking
15 27 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
16 25 (0.38%) Publishing
17 22 (0.34%) Front Office
18 21 (0.32%) German Language
19 18 (0.28%) French Language
20 15 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1453 (22.33%) Network Engineer
2 902 (13.86%) Analyst
3 717 (11.02%) Support Engineer
4 624 (9.59%) Architect
5 431 (6.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 427 (6.56%) Senior Network Engineer
7 379 (5.83%) Support Analyst
8 326 (5.01%) Consultant
9 311 (4.78%) Administrator
10 267 (4.10%) 2nd Line Support
11 257 (3.95%) Systems Administrator
12 248 (3.81%) IT Support
13 239 (3.67%) Network Analyst
14 218 (3.35%) Project Manager
15 208 (3.20%) Infrastructure Architect
16 206 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
16 206 (3.17%) Network Architect
17 204 (3.14%) Technical Support
18 196 (3.01%) Network Support
19 190 (2.92%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (2.72%) Web Services
2 147 (2.26%) Middleware
3 108 (1.66%) 802.1X
4 106 (1.63%) HTML
5 99 (1.52%) XML
6 69 (1.06%) XSLT
7 66 (1.01%) Rendezvous
7 66 (1.01%) Ultra Messaging
8 60 (0.92%) .NET
9 54 (0.83%) LAMP
10 48 (0.74%) CSS
10 48 (0.74%) FIX Protocol
11 33 (0.51%) XMPP
12 24 (0.37%) SOAP
13 18 (0.28%) JTAPI
13 18 (0.28%) TAPI
14 16 (0.25%) Ajax
14 16 (0.25%) VXML
15 15 (0.23%) WAP
15 15 (0.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1183 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 402 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
3 224 (3.44%) Management Information System
4 219 (3.37%) Blackberry
5 206 (3.17%) Video Conferencing
6 158 (2.43%) Computer Science
7 105 (1.61%) Replication
8 102 (1.57%) Clustering
9 99 (1.52%) Thin Client
9 99 (1.52%) Fat Client
10 93 (1.43%) Hedge funds
11 82 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
12 77 (1.18%) iPhone
13 65 (1.00%) Client/Server
14 62 (0.95%) Statistics
15 61 (0.94%) IVR
16 58 (0.89%) Mainframe
17 54 (0.83%) iPad
18 53 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
18 53 (0.81%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 3002 (46.14%) Windows
2 1145 (17.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 990 (15.22%) Linux
4 942 (14.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 685 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 637 (9.79%) Windows 7
7 444 (6.82%) UNIX
8 319 (4.90%) Windows XP
9 287 (4.41%) Windows 8
10 214 (3.29%) Solaris
11 130 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 105 (1.61%) Mac OS X
13 93 (1.43%) Windows Vista
14 89 (1.37%) Android
15 77 (1.18%) CentOS
16 63 (0.97%) AIX
17 62 (0.95%) Ubuntu
18 48 (0.74%) Debian
19 42 (0.65%) Windows 2000
20 36 (0.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1475 (22.67%) ITIL
2 589 (9.05%) Project Management
3 491 (7.55%) Load Balancing
4 433 (6.66%) Disaster Recovery
5 413 (6.35%) Network Design
6 410 (6.30%) Service Delivery
7 315 (4.84%) Service Management
8 302 (4.64%) Change Management
9 289 (4.44%) PRINCE2
10 285 (4.38%) Network Management
11 278 (4.27%) Incident Management
12 251 (3.86%) Migration
13 246 (3.78%) Agile Software Development
14 233 (3.58%) Network Monitoring
15 231 (3.55%) Mentoring
16 213 (3.27%) Capacity Planning
17 194 (2.98%) Information Security
18 187 (2.87%) Root Cause Analysis
19 177 (2.72%) Performance Tuning
20 164 (2.52%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 828 (12.73%) SQL
2 219 (3.37%) Java
3 168 (2.58%) PowerShell
4 159 (2.44%) Perl
5 131 (2.01%) JavaScript
6 118 (1.81%) Python
7 114 (1.75%) Bash Shell
8 84 (1.29%) C
9 67 (1.03%) Ruby
10 40 (0.61%) PHP
11 38 (0.58%) T-SQL
12 34 (0.52%) Shell Script
13 32 (0.49%) C++
14 30 (0.46%) VBScript
15 28 (0.43%) VBA
16 25 (0.38%) C#
17 21 (0.32%) VB
18 8 (0.12%) R
19 6 (0.092%) AWK
19 6 (0.092%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2220 (34.12%) Cisco Certification
2 1325 (20.37%) CCNP
3 1201 (18.46%) CCNA
4 683 (10.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 541 (8.32%) Degree
6 440 (6.76%) Security Cleared
7 430 (6.61%) MCSE
8 349 (5.36%) CCIE
9 286 (4.40%) SC Cleared
10 192 (2.95%) MCITP
11 191 (2.94%) MCP
12 185 (2.84%) MCSA
13 168 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
14 159 (2.44%) CCDP
15 132 (2.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 128 (1.97%) MCTS
17 126 (1.94%) CCSA
18 113 (1.74%) CISSP
19 104 (1.60%) CCSE
20 84 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 561 (8.62%) SLA
2 146 (2.24%) PCI DSS
3 111 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 72 (1.11%) QA
5 60 (0.92%) ISO 9001
6 25 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (0.22%) COBIT
8 12 (0.18%) JSP 440
9 8 (0.12%) PMBOK
10 6 (0.092%) ISO 14001
11 3 (0.046%) HL7
11 3 (0.046%) DICOM
12 1 (0.015%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.015%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 1 (0.015%) BS7799
System Software
1 1871 (28.76%) Active Directory
2 1278 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 628 (9.65%) Hyper-V
4 363 (5.58%) XenApp
5 312 (4.80%) vSphere
6 206 (3.17%) VMware ESX
7 149 (2.29%) VMware ESXi
8 133 (2.04%) NFS
9 128 (1.97%) XenDesktop
10 120 (1.84%) SRDF
11 115 (1.77%) XenServer
12 98 (1.51%) Terminal Services
13 72 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
14 69 (1.06%) KVM
15 66 (1.01%) Xen
16 61 (0.94%) Terminal Server
17 46 (0.71%) ISA Server
18 43 (0.66%) Firmware
19 29 (0.45%) Samba
19 29 (0.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 293 (4.50%) SCCM
2 160 (2.46%) Backup Exec
3 136 (2.09%) WSUS
4 112 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
5 105 (1.61%) SCOM
6 88 (1.35%) Cisco UCCX
7 87 (1.34%) Nagios
8 86 (1.32%) Puppet
9 78 (1.20%) CiscoWorks
10 69 (1.06%) FortiGate
11 66 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
12 57 (0.88%) Cisco LMS
13 56 (0.86%) Cisco Prime
14 51 (0.78%) Ansible
15 49 (0.75%) Salt
16 44 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
17 36 (0.55%) ZABBIX
18 34 (0.52%) SolarWinds Orion
19 29 (0.45%) ARCserve
19 29 (0.45%) OpenView
Vendors
1 3569 (54.86%) Cisco
2 2139 (32.88%) Microsoft
3 1956 (30.06%) VMware
4 1041 (16.00%) Citrix
5 959 (14.74%) CheckPoint
6 882 (13.56%) Juniper
7 781 (12.00%) HP
8 615 (9.45%) F5
9 407 (6.26%) Oracle
10 352 (5.41%) NetApp
11 256 (3.93%) EMC
12 255 (3.92%) IBM
13 251 (3.86%) Avaya
14 205 (3.15%) SolarWinds
15 189 (2.91%) Dell
16 186 (2.86%) Red Hat
17 148 (2.27%) Intel
18 146 (2.24%) Fortinet
19 144 (2.21%) Mitel
20 131 (2.01%) Symantec
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
Surrey
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum + Company Car + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Northumberland
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: 350
Posted: 2 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum 4k on call
Posted: 4 hours ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45k - 65k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Spalding, Lincolnshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Market rate + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40k - 48k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis IT
Posted: 15 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
Badenoch & Clark
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + 20% bonus,healthcare etc
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Qualserv Consulting
Salary: to £110K+ package (to £80K base)
Posted: 22 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive salary and excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
ninesharp
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday