Period
to 19 January 2022

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 19 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 129 66 76
Rank change year-on-year -63 +10 +4
Permanent jobs citing LAN 127 90 220
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 2.18% 3.77% 3.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.63% 19.11% 18.77%
Number of salaries quoted 98 73 155
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,750 £25,000
25th Percentile £32,000 £37,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,500 £47,500 £37,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.63% +28.38% +2.78%
75th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £53,750
90th Percentile £65,525 £58,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £43,250 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year -3.89% +3.45% +1.16%

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 868 471 1,172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.88% 19.75% 19.25%
Number of salaries quoted 524 333 901
10th Percentile £26,075 £26,050 £25,000
25th Percentile £30,438 £31,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £56,063 £55,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing LAN as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing LAN in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 January 2022.

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 19 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Hertfordshire -75 32 £45,000 -5.26% 10
Cambridgeshire -59 31 £42,500 -22.73% 5
Essex 0 25 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Bedfordshire -11 23 £38,500 - 2
Suffolk - 10 £41,500 - 3
Norfolk -10 6 £28,750 -32.35% 2
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2022, 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.

1 112 (88.19%) WAN
2 82 (64.57%) Windows
3 69 (54.33%) Social Skills
4 68 (53.54%) Firewall
5 62 (48.82%) Active Directory
6 60 (47.24%) Microsoft
6 60 (47.24%) Windows Server
7 58 (45.67%) Microsoft 365
8 51 (40.16%) VMware
9 48 (37.80%) Windows 10
10 47 (37.01%) Azure
11 40 (31.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 37 (29.13%) Cisco
13 36 (28.35%) ITIL
14 33 (25.98%) DNS
15 28 (22.05%) Windows Server 2008
15 28 (22.05%) Data Centre
16 27 (21.26%) DHCP
16 27 (21.26%) TCP/IP
17 26 (20.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 24 (18.90%) vSphere
18 24 (18.90%) Hyper-V
19 23 (18.11%) Citrix
19 23 (18.11%) Linux
19 23 (18.11%) Windows Server 2012
20 22 (17.32%) Problem-Solving
21 21 (16.54%) Microsoft Office
21 21 (16.54%) SLA
21 21 (16.54%) SAN
22 20 (15.75%) VPN

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 15 (11.81%) IIS
2 13 (10.24%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.36%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.36%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 21 (16.54%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 58 (45.67%) Microsoft 365
2 47 (37.01%) Azure
3 17 (13.39%) AWS
4 7 (5.51%) PaaS
5 6 (4.72%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (4.72%) IaaS
6 5 (3.94%) SaaS
7 3 (2.36%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (2.36%) GCP
8 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.79%) Nutanix
Communications & Networking
1 112 (88.19%) WAN
2 68 (53.54%) Firewall
3 33 (25.98%) DNS
4 27 (21.26%) DHCP
4 27 (21.26%) TCP/IP
5 21 (16.54%) SAN
6 20 (15.75%) VPN
7 17 (13.39%) Wi-Fi
8 15 (11.81%) Internet
9 11 (8.66%) VLAN
9 11 (8.66%) VoIP
10 10 (7.87%) ADSL
11 9 (7.09%) Network Security
11 9 (7.09%) Wireless
12 8 (6.30%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (6.30%) NetScaler
13 7 (5.51%) MPLS
13 7 (5.51%) WLAN
14 6 (4.72%) NAS
15 5 (3.94%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.36%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.79%) JIRA
2 1 (0.79%) MSI
2 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
General
1 69 (54.33%) Social Skills
2 20 (15.75%) Telecoms
3 14 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (10.24%) Organisational Skills
5 9 (7.09%) Law
6 8 (6.30%) Retail
7 6 (4.72%) Manufacturing
8 5 (3.94%) Finance
9 4 (3.15%) Documentation Skills
10 3 (2.36%) Public Sector
11 2 (1.57%) Back Office
11 2 (1.57%) Presentation Skills
12 1 (0.79%) Banking
12 1 (0.79%) Billing
12 1 (0.79%) Electronics
12 1 (0.79%) Games
12 1 (0.79%) Legal
12 1 (0.79%) Marketing
12 1 (0.79%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (18.11%) Analyst
2 22 (17.32%) Support Engineer
3 15 (11.81%) 2nd Line Support
3 15 (11.81%) IT Support
3 15 (11.81%) Support Analyst
4 14 (11.02%) IT Engineer
5 12 (9.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (8.66%) Network Engineer
7 10 (7.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 9 (7.09%) Infrastructure Manager
9 8 (6.30%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 8 (6.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (6.30%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (6.30%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (6.30%) IT Support Engineer
10 7 (5.51%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 7 (5.51%) IT Analyst
10 7 (5.51%) Network Manager
10 7 (5.51%) Service Desk Engineer
10 7 (5.51%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.15%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.05%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.87%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.30%) EPoS
4 6 (4.72%) iPad
4 6 (4.72%) iPhone
5 5 (3.94%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.15%) CMDB
6 4 (3.15%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.36%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.36%) Clustering
7 3 (2.36%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (2.36%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.36%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.79%) IVR
9 1 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.79%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.79%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 82 (64.57%) Windows
2 60 (47.24%) Windows Server
3 48 (37.80%) Windows 10
4 28 (22.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (18.11%) Linux
5 23 (18.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (14.96%) Windows 7
7 17 (13.39%) Windows Server 2019
8 15 (11.81%) Windows Server 2016
9 9 (7.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (5.51%) Ubuntu
11 5 (3.94%) Windows 8
12 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (1.57%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.79%) Android
14 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.79%) Debian
14 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (28.35%) ITIL
2 26 (20.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 22 (17.32%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (13.39%) Data Privacy
4 17 (13.39%) Time Management
5 13 (10.24%) Business Continuity
6 12 (9.45%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (8.66%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (7.87%) Service Management
9 9 (7.09%) Incident Management
9 9 (7.09%) Mentoring
9 9 (7.09%) Service Delivery
10 8 (6.30%) DevOps
10 8 (6.30%) Project Management
10 8 (6.30%) Statistics
11 7 (5.51%) Information Security
12 6 (4.72%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (4.72%) Line Management
12 6 (4.72%) Network Monitoring
12 6 (4.72%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.81%) SQL
2 12 (9.45%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.51%) Python
4 6 (4.72%) C
5 3 (2.36%) Java
6 2 (1.57%) Bash
7 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (15.75%) Degree
2 14 (11.02%) Security Cleared
3 10 (7.87%) DBS Check
3 10 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.51%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.72%) CCNP
5 6 (4.72%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.94%) CCNA
6 5 (3.94%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (3.94%) MCSA
6 5 (3.94%) MCSE
7 4 (3.15%) CCIE
7 4 (3.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.57%) CCA
8 2 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.57%) MCP
9 1 (0.79%) CCDP
9 1 (0.79%) CCIE Data Center
9 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (16.54%) SLA
2 4 (3.15%) GxP
3 3 (2.36%) COBIT
3 3 (2.36%) QA
4 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 62 (48.82%) Active Directory
2 40 (31.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (18.90%) Hyper-V
3 24 (18.90%) vSphere
4 12 (9.45%) XenApp
4 12 (9.45%) XenDesktop
5 9 (7.09%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (3.94%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (1.57%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 2 (1.57%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.79%) KVM
8 1 (0.79%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.79%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (4.72%) SCCM
1 6 (4.72%) vCenter Server
2 5 (3.94%) SolarWinds Orion
2 5 (3.94%) Stealthwatch
3 4 (3.15%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 4 (3.15%) Ansible
3 4 (3.15%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (2.36%) AirWatch
4 3 (2.36%) Kubernetes
4 3 (2.36%) Puppet
4 3 (2.36%) SCOM
4 3 (2.36%) SCVMM
4 3 (2.36%) Terraform
5 1 (0.79%) Avamar
5 1 (0.79%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 60 (47.24%) Microsoft
2 51 (40.16%) VMware
3 37 (29.13%) Cisco
4 23 (18.11%) Citrix
5 16 (12.60%) HP
5 16 (12.60%) Veeam
6 12 (9.45%) Sophos
7 11 (8.66%) SolarWinds
8 10 (7.87%) Dell
9 9 (7.09%) Palo Alto
10 7 (5.51%) Apple
10 7 (5.51%) Juniper
11 5 (3.94%) Kaspersky
11 5 (3.94%) WatchGuard
12 4 (3.15%) CheckPoint
12 4 (3.15%) F5
12 4 (3.15%) Meraki
13 3 (2.36%) Cylance
13 3 (2.36%) JD Edwards
13 3 (2.36%) TOWER Software