Period
to 20 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 20 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 77 80 111
Rank change year-on-year +3 +31 -12
Permanent jobs citing LAN 220 338 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.60% 3.61% 2.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.76% 18.34% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 145 256 274
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -20.00% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,825
90th Percentile £75,750 £61,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £43,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.16% +1.18% -

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 of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,173 1,843 2,169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.20% 19.69% 18.34%
Number of salaries quoted 881 1,300 1,792
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in the East of England

LAN
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN in the East of England.

Salary trend for LAN in the East of England

LAN
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 January 2020.

Salary histogram for LAN in the East of England

LAN
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the East of England region over the 6 months to 20 January 2020. 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
Hertfordshire +27 80 £38,750 +3.33% 21
Cambridgeshire -22 66 £37,500 +4.17% 19
Bedfordshire +17 45 £50,500 +65.57% 3
Essex -1 17 £32,000 -41.82% 13
Norfolk -12 8 £36,000 +2.86% 2
Suffolk +8 4 £55,000 +150.00% 3
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2020, 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 of England region with a requirement for LAN.

1 203 (92.27%) WAN
2 115 (52.27%) Cisco
3 112 (50.91%) Firewall
4 104 (47.27%) Cisco Certification
5 79 (35.91%) CCNA
6 73 (33.18%) Microsoft
7 67 (30.45%) Active Directory
8 64 (29.09%) VMware
9 53 (24.09%) Windows
10 50 (22.73%) Network Security
11 48 (21.82%) DNS
12 45 (20.45%) Azure
13 44 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
13 44 (20.00%) CCNP
14 42 (19.09%) Data Centre
15 39 (17.73%) Self-Motivation
15 39 (17.73%) VPN
15 39 (17.73%) VMware Infrastructure
16 38 (17.27%) TCP/IP
16 38 (17.27%) Juniper
16 38 (17.27%) Windows Server
17 37 (16.82%) Office 365
18 35 (15.91%) Network Management
18 35 (15.91%) Hyper-V
19 34 (15.45%) Internet
20 33 (15.00%) ITIL
21 32 (14.55%) CheckPoint
22 31 (14.09%) Wi-Fi
22 31 (14.09%) Linux
22 31 (14.09%) Citrix

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 20 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 12 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (3.18%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.27%) JBoss
4 5 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.91%) SugarCRM
7 1 (0.45%) IIS
7 1 (0.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (9.55%) Microsoft Office
1 21 (9.55%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.45%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.45%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.45%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.45%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 45 (20.45%) Azure
2 37 (16.82%) Office 365
3 19 (8.64%) AWS
4 14 (6.36%) IaaS
5 9 (4.09%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (2.27%) GCP
7 4 (1.82%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 4 (1.82%) Cloudflare
7 4 (1.82%) G Suite
7 4 (1.82%) PaaS
7 4 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.91%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.91%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.91%) SaaS
8 2 (0.91%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 203 (92.27%) WAN
2 112 (50.91%) Firewall
3 50 (22.73%) Network Security
4 48 (21.82%) DNS
5 39 (17.73%) VPN
6 38 (17.27%) TCP/IP
7 34 (15.45%) Internet
8 31 (14.09%) Wi-Fi
9 30 (13.64%) MPLS
10 29 (13.18%) DHCP
11 28 (12.73%) OSPF
11 28 (12.73%) VoIP
12 27 (12.27%) BGP
13 25 (11.36%) Wireless
14 23 (10.45%) Wireshark
15 22 (10.00%) VLAN
16 19 (8.64%) WLAN
17 14 (6.36%) Cisco Nexus
18 13 (5.91%) Spanning Tree
19 11 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.82%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (2.73%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (5.00%) MSI
2 1 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (5.91%) Telecoms
2 12 (5.45%) Retail
3 11 (5.00%) Finance
4 5 (2.27%) Banking
5 4 (1.82%) Public Sector
6 2 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 82 (37.27%) Network Engineer
2 31 (14.09%) Cisco Engineer
2 31 (14.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 23 (10.45%) Analyst
4 20 (9.09%) IT Support
4 20 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
5 17 (7.73%) Administrator
5 17 (7.73%) Consultant
5 17 (7.73%) IT Engineer
6 16 (7.27%) Support Engineer
7 14 (6.36%) Security Engineer
8 13 (5.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 13 (5.91%) Network Security Consultant
8 13 (5.91%) Security Consultant
9 12 (5.45%) Check Point Consultant
9 12 (5.45%) Cisco Consultant
9 12 (5.45%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 12 (5.45%) Field Engineer
9 12 (5.45%) Network Security Engineer
9 12 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.55%) LDAP
2 9 (4.09%) WSH
3 3 (1.36%) 802.1X
3 3 (1.36%) COM
4 2 (0.91%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 42 (19.09%) Data Centre
2 39 (17.73%) Self-Motivation
3 24 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (9.55%) Driving Licence
5 9 (4.09%) Private Cloud
6 5 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.82%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.91%) FMCG
8 2 (0.91%) iPad
8 2 (0.91%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.91%) Replication
8 2 (0.91%) Symmetrix
8 2 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.91%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.45%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Licensing
9 1 (0.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 53 (24.09%) Windows
2 38 (17.27%) Windows Server
3 31 (14.09%) Linux
4 20 (9.09%) Windows 10
5 18 (8.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (3.64%) Mac OS X
7 6 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.91%) Unix
8 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 35 (15.91%) Network Management
3 33 (15.00%) ITIL
4 29 (13.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 22 (10.00%) Presales
6 19 (8.64%) WAN Optimisation
7 17 (7.73%) Enterprise Architecture
7 17 (7.73%) Network Design
8 14 (6.36%) Load Balancing
9 12 (5.45%) Capacity Planning
9 12 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (5.00%) Change Control
10 11 (5.00%) Data Analysis
10 11 (5.00%) Patch Management
11 10 (4.55%) DevOps
11 10 (4.55%) Project Delivery
12 8 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 8 (3.64%) Kalman Filter
12 8 (3.64%) Server Management
12 8 (3.64%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 17 (7.73%) PowerShell
2 15 (6.82%) SQL
3 9 (4.09%) VBScript
4 2 (0.91%) Perl
5 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.45%) Python
5 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 104 (47.27%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (35.91%) CCNA
3 44 (20.00%) CCNP
4 27 (12.27%) JNCIA
5 19 (8.64%) CCSA
5 19 (8.64%) MCP
6 17 (7.73%) Degree
7 15 (6.82%) Check Point Certification
8 14 (6.36%) CCSE
8 14 (6.36%) JNCIS
9 13 (5.91%) CCDP
10 11 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (4.09%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (3.18%) CCIE
13 6 (2.73%) MCSA
14 4 (1.82%) MCSE
15 3 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
15 3 (1.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (1.36%) Network+ Certification
16 2 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.73%) SLA
2 5 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.91%) GDPR
4 1 (0.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 67 (30.45%) Active Directory
2 39 (17.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (15.91%) Hyper-V
4 14 (6.36%) vSphere
5 13 (5.91%) Virtual Desktop
6 11 (5.00%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 10 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
7 10 (4.55%) XenApp
8 4 (1.82%) Firmware
9 3 (1.36%) vCloud
10 2 (0.91%) SRDF
11 1 (0.45%) Docker
11 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (5.00%) Single Sign-On
2 8 (3.64%) Backup Exec
3 7 (3.18%) WSUS
4 6 (2.73%) Ansible
4 6 (2.73%) SCCM
5 5 (2.27%) AirWatch
5 5 (2.27%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (1.82%) FortiGate
6 4 (1.82%) Opsgenie
7 3 (1.36%) Stealthwatch
8 2 (0.91%) Avamar
8 2 (0.91%) Jamf Pro
8 2 (0.91%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.91%) SCOM
8 2 (0.91%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.45%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 115 (52.27%) Cisco
2 73 (33.18%) Microsoft
3 64 (29.09%) VMware
4 38 (17.27%) Juniper
5 32 (14.55%) CheckPoint
6 31 (14.09%) Citrix
7 17 (7.73%) Meraki
7 17 (7.73%) Palo Alto
8 16 (7.27%) Avaya
9 15 (6.82%) Mitel
10 14 (6.36%) Sophos
11 11 (5.00%) F5
12 9 (4.09%) HP
13 8 (3.64%) Oracle
14 7 (3.18%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 7 (3.18%) Asigra
15 6 (2.73%) Dell
15 6 (2.73%) Extreme Networks
15 6 (2.73%) Radware
15 6 (2.73%) ServiceNow