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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 114 90 133
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +43
Permanent jobs citing LAN 2606 3500 2874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.68% 3.16% 2.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.73% 18.13% 13.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2159 2959 2431
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,650 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
16572 19303 20964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.07% 17.44% 17.34%
Number of salaries quoted 13775 15728 16720
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 25 June 2016 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 25 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -21 2476 £45,000 +5.88% 276
London -22 850 £52,500 +5.00% 88
South East -17 660 £45,250 +6.47% 62
West Midlands +8 208 £36,000 +2.85% 22
Berkshire +10 193 £48,750 +21.87% 11
East of England -4 193 £40,000 +5.26% 21
City of London +12 191 £50,000 -4.76% 16
Yorkshire -25 155 £40,000 -4.19% 15
South West -33 140 £32,500 -13.33% 18
North West +7 127 £39,000 +4.00% 30
Hampshire -25 125 £40,000 +6.66% 23
East Midlands +8 124 £37,500 -9.63% 16
Surrey -52 123 £45,750 +11.58% 12
West Yorkshire -8 119 £40,000 -11.11% 11
Hertfordshire +18 111 £43,750 +23.23% 12
Birmingham -9 82 £35,000 -17.64% 11
Leeds -14 80 £40,000 -11.11% 7
West Sussex -16 72 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Manchester +3 70 £39,000 +21.87% 13
Buckinghamshire +16 66 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Reading -20 62 £41,000 +2.50% 2
Scotland -4 52 £39,335 -7.44% 4
Bracknell +22 45 £50,000 +51.51%
Leicestershire +30 38 £42,500 - 3
Cheshire +34 36 £43,750 +11.46% 6
Hemel Hempstead +26 35 £45,000 +9.09% 2
East Sussex +30 34 £42,253 +12.67%
Leicester +36 33 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Bristol +14 32 £41,500 -40.71% 8
High Wycombe +10 32 £48,250 +1.57% 2

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 4930 (88.62%) WAN
2 2909 (52.29%) Cisco
3 2715 (48.80%) Firewall
4 2428 (43.65%) Windows
5 1875 (33.70%) Cisco Certification
6 1753 (31.51%) Microsoft
7 1683 (30.25%) Active Directory
8 1676 (30.13%) VMware
9 1470 (26.42%) VPN
10 1385 (24.90%) Windows Server
11 1277 (22.96%) TCP/IP
12 1274 (22.90%) ITIL
13 1179 (21.19%) CCNP
14 1109 (19.94%) VMware Infrastructure
15 1071 (19.25%) CCNA
16 1021 (18.35%) Wireless
17 1008 (18.12%) Data Centre
18 975 (17.53%) Linux
19 944 (16.97%) MS Exchange
19 944 (16.97%) DNS
20 844 (15.17%) Windows Server 2008
21 826 (14.85%) VoIP
22 813 (14.61%) Finance
23 794 (14.27%) Juniper
24 786 (14.13%) Citrix
25 771 (13.86%) MPLS
26 770 (13.84%) Network Security
27 757 (13.61%) MS Excel
28 742 (13.34%) DHCP
29 739 (13.28%) SAN

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
1 944 (16.97%) MS Exchange
2 425 (7.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 274 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 247 (4.44%) SharePoint
5 242 (4.35%) Skype for Business
6 239 (4.30%) IIS
7 155 (2.79%) Apache
8 138 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2007
9 115 (2.07%) Tomcat
10 72 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
11 70 (1.26%) JBoss
12 61 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 31 (0.56%) IBM Notes
13 31 (0.56%) OpenStack
14 29 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
15 26 (0.47%) WebSphere
16 23 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
17 21 (0.38%) Confluence
18 20 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
19 16 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 757 (13.61%) MS Excel
2 659 (11.85%) MS Office
3 167 (3.00%) MS Visio
4 57 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 27 (0.49%) MS Project
6 8 (0.14%) AutoCAD
7 7 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.11%) Revit
9 1 (0.018%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.018%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.018%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 37 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.56%) assyst
3 30 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 22 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
5 13 (0.23%) thinkFolio
6 12 (0.22%) Markit EDM
6 12 (0.22%) MultiFonds
7 9 (0.16%) Cognos Planning
7 9 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
7 9 (0.16%) ResourceLink
7 9 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
8 7 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (0.11%) Infor M3
9 6 (0.11%) RMDS
9 6 (0.11%) SAP CRM
10 5 (0.090%) Eikon
11 4 (0.072%) Dynamics NAV
11 4 (0.072%) Oracle ERP
11 4 (0.072%) Remedy ITSM
12 3 (0.054%) JDE World
Cloud Services
1 495 (8.90%) Office 365
2 267 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 226 (4.06%) Amazon AWS
4 109 (1.96%) IaaS
5 90 (1.62%) SaaS
6 66 (1.19%) PaaS
7 45 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
8 40 (0.72%) Mimecast
9 29 (0.52%) Google Apps
10 22 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 13 (0.23%) Yammer
12 8 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
13 6 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 6 (0.11%) OneDrive
14 5 (0.090%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (0.090%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (0.054%) GitHub
15 3 (0.054%) Google Cloud Platform
16 2 (0.036%) Nimbula
16 2 (0.036%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 4930 (88.62%) WAN
2 2715 (48.80%) Firewall
3 1470 (26.42%) VPN
4 1277 (22.96%) TCP/IP
5 1021 (18.35%) Wireless
6 944 (16.97%) DNS
7 826 (14.85%) VoIP
8 771 (13.86%) MPLS
9 770 (13.84%) Network Security
10 742 (13.34%) DHCP
11 739 (13.28%) SAN
12 685 (12.31%) Cisco ASA
13 628 (11.29%) BGP
14 608 (10.93%) OSPF
15 450 (8.09%) VLAN
16 434 (7.80%) Internet
17 381 (6.85%) EIGRP
18 372 (6.69%) Cisco Nexus
19 364 (6.54%) Wi-Fi
20 302 (5.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 631 (11.34%) SQL Server
2 129 (2.32%) MySQL
3 87 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 56 (1.01%) Oracle Database
5 52 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 51 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 38 (0.68%) Relational Database
8 31 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
9 30 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 24 (0.43%) NoSQL
11 22 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 20 (0.36%) Hadoop
12 20 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
13 19 (0.34%) RDBMS
14 17 (0.31%) Big Data
14 17 (0.31%) DB2
15 16 (0.29%) MongoDB
16 14 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
16 14 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
17 11 (0.20%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 50 (0.90%) Jenkins
1 50 (0.90%) JIRA
2 22 (0.40%) Travis CI
3 19 (0.34%) Cucumber
3 19 (0.34%) LoadRunner
4 18 (0.32%) Git (software)
5 17 (0.31%) Selenium
6 16 (0.29%) JUnit
6 16 (0.29%) SpecFlow
7 15 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 14 (0.25%) Subversion
8 14 (0.25%) TestNG
9 13 (0.23%) Hudson
10 11 (0.20%) Maven
11 9 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (0.14%) Sonatype Nexus
13 7 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (0.11%) Metasploit
14 6 (0.11%) TeamCity
15 5 (0.090%) FogBugz
General
1 813 (14.61%) Finance
2 636 (11.43%) Telecoms
3 154 (2.77%) Banking
4 146 (2.62%) Retail
5 136 (2.44%) Manufacturing
6 91 (1.64%) Marketing
7 84 (1.51%) Back Office
8 82 (1.47%) Legal
9 63 (1.13%) Games
9 63 (1.13%) Law
10 53 (0.95%) Financial Institution
11 46 (0.83%) Advertising
11 46 (0.83%) Investment Banking
12 44 (0.79%) Electronics
13 30 (0.54%) Publishing
14 19 (0.34%) Billing
14 19 (0.34%) Multimedia
15 16 (0.29%) French Language
16 13 (0.23%) Private Banking
17 12 (0.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 1350 (24.27%) Network Engineer
2 820 (14.74%) Analyst
3 725 (13.03%) Support Engineer
4 513 (9.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 479 (8.61%) Cisco Engineer
6 408 (7.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 338 (6.08%) Senior Network Engineer
8 330 (5.93%) Support Analyst
9 307 (5.52%) Consultant
10 306 (5.50%) IT Engineer
11 294 (5.28%) IT Support
12 289 (5.20%) Architect
13 287 (5.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 262 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support
15 260 (4.67%) 2nd Line Support
16 241 (4.33%) Administrator
17 234 (4.21%) Security Engineer
18 221 (3.97%) Network Support
19 205 (3.69%) Network Analyst
20 187 (3.36%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (2.05%) 802.1X
2 113 (2.03%) Web Services
3 81 (1.46%) Middleware
4 78 (1.40%) .NET
5 48 (0.86%) XML
6 36 (0.65%) XMPP
7 31 (0.56%) LAMP
8 19 (0.34%) HTML
9 18 (0.32%) Regular Expression
10 16 (0.29%) JDBC
11 15 (0.27%) CSS
12 14 (0.25%) FIX Protocol
12 14 (0.25%) REST
12 14 (0.25%) SOAP
13 11 (0.20%) ASP.NET
13 11 (0.20%) Ruby on Rails
14 10 (0.18%) ZeroMQ
15 9 (0.16%) COM
15 9 (0.16%) JSON
15 9 (0.16%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1008 (18.12%) Data Centre
2 318 (5.72%) Analytical Skills
3 258 (4.64%) Management Information System
4 156 (2.80%) Computer Science
5 152 (2.73%) Driving Licence
6 135 (2.43%) Video Conferencing
7 133 (2.39%) Blackberry
8 125 (2.25%) Replication
9 85 (1.53%) Fat Client
9 85 (1.53%) Thin Client
10 83 (1.49%) iPhone
11 80 (1.44%) IVR
12 74 (1.33%) Clustering
13 67 (1.20%) iPad
14 64 (1.15%) Statistics
15 58 (1.04%) Client/Server
16 54 (0.97%) Private Cloud
17 47 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
18 46 (0.83%) PKI
19 44 (0.79%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 2428 (43.65%) Windows
2 1385 (24.90%) Windows Server
3 975 (17.53%) Linux
4 844 (15.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 720 (12.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 585 (10.52%) Windows 7
7 289 (5.20%) Unix
8 247 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 218 (3.92%) Windows 8
10 197 (3.54%) Windows 10
11 195 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 140 (2.52%) Android
13 124 (2.23%) Windows XP
14 107 (1.92%) CentOS
15 75 (1.35%) Mac OS X
16 74 (1.33%) Solaris
17 58 (1.04%) Windows Vista
18 54 (0.97%) Mac OS
19 52 (0.93%) Ubuntu
20 43 (0.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1274 (22.90%) ITIL
2 477 (8.57%) Project Management
3 424 (7.62%) Network Design
4 368 (6.62%) Load Balancing
5 360 (6.47%) Disaster Recovery
6 340 (6.11%) Presales
7 315 (5.66%) Network Management
8 313 (5.63%) Service Delivery
9 268 (4.82%) Network Monitoring
10 261 (4.69%) PRINCE2
11 257 (4.62%) Service Management
12 256 (4.60%) Change Management
13 210 (3.77%) Incident Management
14 208 (3.74%) High Availability
15 198 (3.56%) Mentoring
16 192 (3.45%) Change Control
17 181 (3.25%) Information Security
18 177 (3.18%) Agile Software Development
19 173 (3.11%) Migration
20 166 (2.98%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 582 (10.46%) SQL
2 222 (3.99%) PowerShell
3 169 (3.04%) Python
4 128 (2.30%) Perl
5 126 (2.26%) C
6 108 (1.94%) Bash Shell
7 94 (1.69%) Java
8 85 (1.53%) Ruby
9 63 (1.13%) PHP
10 60 (1.08%) C#
11 46 (0.83%) JavaScript
12 44 (0.79%) Shell Script
13 39 (0.70%) C++
14 35 (0.63%) VB
15 29 (0.52%) T-SQL
16 16 (0.29%) VBScript
17 9 (0.16%) VBA
18 7 (0.13%) XPath
19 5 (0.090%) Tcl
20 4 (0.072%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1875 (33.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1179 (21.19%) CCNP
3 1071 (19.25%) CCNA
4 610 (10.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 450 (8.09%) Degree
6 379 (6.81%) MCSE
7 378 (6.79%) Security Cleared
8 354 (6.36%) CCIE
9 290 (5.21%) SC Cleared
10 235 (4.22%) MCSA
11 180 (3.24%) CCDP
12 169 (3.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 150 (2.70%) MCP
14 149 (2.68%) MCITP
15 144 (2.59%) CCSA
16 135 (2.43%) CISSP
17 130 (2.34%) DV Cleared
18 125 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
19 112 (2.01%) JNCIA
20 111 (2.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 514 (9.24%) SLA
2 244 (4.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 108 (1.94%) PCI DSS
4 46 (0.83%) QA
5 33 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 19 (0.34%) ISO 9001
7 13 (0.23%) COBIT
8 10 (0.18%) DICOM
9 4 (0.072%) ISO 9000
9 4 (0.072%) ISO27002
9 4 (0.072%) SAS 70
10 3 (0.054%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.054%) HL7
10 3 (0.054%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.036%) GPG13
11 2 (0.036%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.036%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.036%) ISO22301
11 2 (0.036%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.018%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 1683 (30.25%) Active Directory
2 1109 (19.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 469 (8.43%) Hyper-V
4 339 (6.09%) vSphere
5 296 (5.32%) XenApp
6 154 (2.77%) VMware ESXi
7 145 (2.61%) Terminal Services
8 131 (2.35%) XenDesktop
9 83 (1.49%) VMware ESX
10 63 (1.13%) XenServer
11 61 (1.10%) NFS
11 61 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
12 54 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
13 51 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
14 40 (0.72%) VMware Server
15 35 (0.63%) Xen
16 28 (0.50%) Firmware
16 28 (0.50%) vCloud
17 25 (0.45%) Docker
17 25 (0.45%) KVM
Systems Management
1 235 (4.22%) SCCM
2 125 (2.25%) Puppet
3 111 (2.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 105 (1.89%) SCOM
5 82 (1.47%) Backup Exec
6 73 (1.31%) FortiGate
7 71 (1.28%) Nagios
8 66 (1.19%) Cisco Prime
9 65 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
10 64 (1.15%) Ansible
11 57 (1.02%) WSUS
12 52 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
13 50 (0.90%) Cisco UCCX
14 49 (0.88%) Cacti
15 32 (0.58%) SolarWinds Orion
16 30 (0.54%) Nessus
17 25 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
18 24 (0.43%) Cisco UCCE
19 23 (0.41%) Icinga
19 23 (0.41%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2909 (52.29%) Cisco
2 1753 (31.51%) Microsoft
3 1676 (30.13%) VMware
4 794 (14.27%) Juniper
5 786 (14.13%) Citrix
6 725 (13.03%) CheckPoint
7 584 (10.50%) HP
8 484 (8.70%) F5
9 278 (5.00%) SolarWinds
10 254 (4.57%) Oracle
11 246 (4.42%) Avaya
12 235 (4.22%) Palo Alto
13 216 (3.88%) Dell
14 188 (3.38%) Red Hat
15 184 (3.31%) NetApp
16 170 (3.06%) Fortinet
17 167 (3.00%) EMC
18 147 (2.64%) IBM
19 131 (2.35%) Aruba
20 128 (2.30%) Meraki
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + 20% Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 28,000
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 11 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Salt
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits OTE 100k
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Ds Smith Plc
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Bonus Up To 10%
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
H&R Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £52000 Per Annum package, plus comprehensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £neg+shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 plus bonus and bens
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £48000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Genium Selection Limited
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: £22k - 25k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Outstanding benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday