Period
to 17 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 6 months to 17 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
17 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 93 81 97
Rank change year-on-year -12 +16 +5
Permanent jobs citing LAN 68 84 109
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.44% 3.19% 2.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.57% 20.64% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 64 71 67
10th Percentile £28,010 £19,750 £25,000
25th Percentile £29,250 £21,500 £26,244
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £38,750 £32,500 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +19.23% -13.33% -6.25%
75th Percentile £53,438 £53,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £60,875 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,600
% change year-on-year +5.88% -0.23% -5.33%

LAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 387 407 668
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 13.90% 15.47% 16.60%
Number of salaries quoted 324 348 460
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,275 £22,725
25th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
75th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £61,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,362 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.29% +3.92% -

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing LAN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in the East Midlands

LAN
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing LAN in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for LAN in the East Midlands

LAN
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing LAN in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 17 May 2021.

Salary histogram for LAN in the East Midlands

LAN
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 May 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +23 26 £45,000 -18.18% 5
Leicestershire +1 16 £53,750 +7.50% 4
Nottinghamshire -5 14 £35,750 +15.32% 11
Derbyshire -22 10 £28,500 +3.64% 7
Lincolnshire -5 2 £31,250 -0.79% 3
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 17 May 2021, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for LAN.

1 61 (89.71%) WAN
2 43 (63.24%) Firewall
3 36 (52.94%) Windows
4 33 (48.53%) Microsoft
5 30 (44.12%) Cisco
6 29 (42.65%) Active Directory
7 26 (38.24%) VMware
8 24 (35.29%) ITIL
9 21 (30.88%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (29.41%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (27.94%) Social Skills
11 19 (27.94%) CCNP
11 19 (27.94%) VPN
12 18 (26.47%) SCCM
13 17 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 17 (25.00%) Windows Server
14 16 (23.53%) Windows 10
14 16 (23.53%) Linux
15 15 (22.06%) WLAN
16 14 (20.59%) CCNA
16 14 (20.59%) MPLS
16 14 (20.59%) Microsoft 365
17 13 (19.12%) TCP/IP
17 13 (19.12%) SQL
17 13 (19.12%) Microsoft Office
18 12 (17.65%) Citrix
18 12 (17.65%) Remote Desktop
18 12 (17.65%) Data Centre
18 12 (17.65%) PowerShell
18 12 (17.65%) Cisco ASA

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 7 (10.29%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (5.88%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (19.12%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.59%) Microsoft 365
2 10 (14.71%) Azure
3 7 (10.29%) AWS
3 7 (10.29%) IaaS
4 6 (8.82%) PaaS
4 6 (8.82%) SaaS
5 5 (7.35%) Amazon EKS
5 5 (7.35%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (7.35%) AWS CodeCommit
5 5 (7.35%) AWS CodePipeline
5 5 (7.35%) GCP
5 5 (7.35%) GitHub
5 5 (7.35%) OpenShift
6 2 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 61 (89.71%) WAN
2 43 (63.24%) Firewall
3 19 (27.94%) VPN
4 15 (22.06%) WLAN
5 14 (20.59%) MPLS
6 13 (19.12%) TCP/IP
7 12 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (17.65%) Remote Desktop
8 10 (14.71%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (11.76%) DHCP
9 8 (11.76%) DNS
9 8 (11.76%) Network Security
9 8 (11.76%) VoIP
9 8 (11.76%) Wireless
10 6 (8.82%) TACACS
11 5 (7.35%) IPv4
12 4 (5.88%) Cisco ISE
12 4 (5.88%) SAN
12 4 (5.88%) SD-WAN
12 4 (5.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) MySQL
2 5 (7.35%) MongoDB
2 5 (7.35%) NoSQL
2 5 (7.35%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Git (software)
1 5 (7.35%) GitLab
1 5 (7.35%) Jenkins
1 5 (7.35%) Vagrant
2 3 (4.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 19 (27.94%) Social Skills
2 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.82%) Retail
4 5 (7.35%) Fire and Rescue
4 5 (7.35%) Public Sector
4 5 (7.35%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.88%) Organisational Skills
6 2 (2.94%) Banking
6 2 (2.94%) Games
6 2 (2.94%) Law
6 2 (2.94%) Legal
7 1 (1.47%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (1.47%) Electronics
7 1 (1.47%) Finance
7 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (19.12%) Analyst
1 13 (19.12%) Network Engineer
2 11 (16.18%) IT Engineer
2 11 (16.18%) Support Engineer
3 10 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (14.71%) IT Support
4 9 (13.24%) Support Analyst
5 8 (11.76%) Senior IT Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) Senior IT Support
7 6 (8.82%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) Senior Support Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) Senior Technical Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) Senior Technical Support
7 6 (8.82%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) Technical Support
7 6 (8.82%) Technical Support Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (7.35%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) .NET
2 5 (7.35%) .NET Core
2 5 (7.35%) AngularJS
2 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET
2 5 (7.35%) Django
2 5 (7.35%) Express
2 5 (7.35%) MEAN Stack
2 5 (7.35%) Node.js
2 5 (7.35%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (2.94%) XMPP
4 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.76%) AS400
3 6 (8.82%) Public Cloud
4 4 (5.88%) Driving Licence
4 4 (5.88%) Fat Client
4 4 (5.88%) FMCG
4 4 (5.88%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (52.94%) Windows
2 17 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 16 (23.53%) Linux
3 16 (23.53%) Windows 10
4 6 (8.82%) Unix
5 5 (7.35%) Windows 7
5 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2019
6 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.94%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.94%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.29%) ITIL
2 20 (29.41%) Problem-Solving
3 17 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 11 (16.18%) Incident Management
5 9 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (13.24%) Project Management
5 9 (13.24%) Service Delivery
6 8 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (11.76%) Proactive Management
7 7 (10.29%) DevOps
7 7 (10.29%) High Availability
7 7 (10.29%) ITIL V3
7 7 (10.29%) Presales
7 7 (10.29%) PRINCE2
8 6 (8.82%) Microservices
8 6 (8.82%) Network Management
9 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure as Code
9 5 (7.35%) MVC
9 5 (7.35%) Preventative Maintenance
9 5 (7.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.12%) SQL
2 12 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 9 (13.24%) Python
4 5 (7.35%) Bash Shell
4 5 (7.35%) C
4 5 (7.35%) C#
4 5 (7.35%) C++
4 5 (7.35%) Java
4 5 (7.35%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.35%) Perl
4 5 (7.35%) PHP
4 5 (7.35%) Ruby
4 5 (7.35%) VB
4 5 (7.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (30.88%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (27.94%) CCNP
3 14 (20.59%) CCNA
4 7 (10.29%) CCDA
4 7 (10.29%) CCENT
4 7 (10.29%) MCSA
4 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (7.35%) CCIE
5 5 (7.35%) MCSE
6 4 (5.88%) Degree
7 3 (4.41%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.47%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.71%) SLA
2 2 (2.94%) GDPR
3 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (42.65%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.82%) Docker
4 2 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.94%) VMware NSX
4 2 (2.94%) vSphere
4 2 (2.94%) XenApp
5 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.47%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.47%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 18 (26.47%) SCCM
2 8 (11.76%) Ansible
2 8 (11.76%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (10.29%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (8.82%) Kubernetes
5 5 (7.35%) Puppet
5 5 (7.35%) Terraform
6 3 (4.41%) Cisco CME
6 3 (4.41%) FortiGate
7 2 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (2.94%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (1.47%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 33 (48.53%) Microsoft
2 30 (44.12%) Cisco
3 26 (38.24%) VMware
4 12 (17.65%) Citrix
5 10 (14.71%) F5
6 7 (10.29%) CheckPoint
6 7 (10.29%) SolarWinds
7 6 (8.82%) Dell
7 6 (8.82%) Huawei
7 6 (8.82%) Juniper
8 5 (7.35%) Alibaba
8 5 (7.35%) Avaya
8 5 (7.35%) IBM
8 5 (7.35%) Oracle
8 5 (7.35%) Sophos
9 4 (5.88%) Fortinet
9 4 (5.88%) Veeam
10 2 (2.94%) HP
11 1 (1.47%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.47%) NetApp