Period
to 13 October 2019

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 13 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > East of England
6 months to
13 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 82 118 79
Rank change year-on-year +36 -39 +21
Permanent jobs citing LAN 241 296 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.49% 2.79% 3.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.60% 15.03% 19.04%
Number of salaries quoted 179 224 331
East of England median annual salary £36,500 £38,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.58% -15.00% +5.88%
10th Percentile £22,750 £26,750 £23,547
90th Percentile £69,000 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £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 1,452 1,970 2,253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 21.03% 18.55% 19.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,090 1,386 1,881
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,059 £25,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.16% +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 13 October 2019.

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 13 October 2019. 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 +38 90 £31,250 -16.67% 17
Bedfordshire +43 76 £35,000 -36.36% 5
Cambridgeshire -17 58 £36,500 -2.67% 9
Essex +7 8 £75,000 +94.81% 8
Suffolk +15 7 £60,000 +140.00% 2
Norfolk -1 4 £30,663 -15.41% 2
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 13 October 2019, 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.

1 224 (92.95%) WAN
2 146 (60.58%) Cisco
3 142 (58.92%) Firewall
4 131 (54.36%) Cisco Certification
5 93 (38.59%) Microsoft
6 91 (37.76%) CCNA
7 77 (31.95%) Network Security
8 76 (31.54%) Active Directory
9 69 (28.63%) CheckPoint
10 66 (27.39%) Windows
11 63 (26.14%) Data Centre
12 62 (25.73%) VMware
13 60 (24.90%) CCNP
14 55 (22.82%) Network Management
15 52 (21.58%) OSPF
16 49 (20.33%) ITIL
16 49 (20.33%) Azure
17 47 (19.50%) TCP/IP
18 46 (19.09%) BGP
18 46 (19.09%) Hyper-V
19 45 (18.67%) DNS
20 43 (17.84%) CCSA
21 42 (17.43%) Windows Server
22 40 (16.60%) Presales
23 39 (16.18%) VPN
24 38 (15.77%) VMware Infrastructure
25 35 (14.52%) Office 365
25 35 (14.52%) DHCP
26 34 (14.11%) MS Visio
26 34 (14.11%) Check Point Certification

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 30 (12.45%) MS Exchange
2 10 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (3.73%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (2.07%) JBoss
5 5 (2.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.24%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.41%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 34 (14.11%) MS Visio
2 10 (4.15%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.07%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.66%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.41%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 49 (20.33%) Azure
2 35 (14.52%) Office 365
3 17 (7.05%) AWS
4 15 (6.22%) IaaS
5 12 (4.98%) Mimecast
6 7 (2.90%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (2.90%) PaaS
7 4 (1.66%) Akamai
7 4 (1.66%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (1.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (1.24%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.83%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 1 (0.41%) SaaS
10 1 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 224 (92.95%) WAN
2 142 (58.92%) Firewall
3 77 (31.95%) Network Security
4 52 (21.58%) OSPF
5 47 (19.50%) TCP/IP
6 46 (19.09%) BGP
7 45 (18.67%) DNS
8 39 (16.18%) VPN
9 35 (14.52%) DHCP
10 32 (13.28%) Wireless
11 27 (11.20%) MPLS
11 27 (11.20%) Wi-Fi
12 24 (9.96%) Cisco Nexus
13 23 (9.54%) Spanning Tree
14 20 (8.30%) Wireshark
15 19 (7.88%) Internet
16 16 (6.64%) Cisco ASA
16 16 (6.64%) WLAN
17 10 (4.15%) SAN
17 10 (4.15%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.30%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.07%) NoSQL
2 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (4.56%) MSI
2 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (4.98%) Retail
2 6 (2.49%) Finance
2 6 (2.49%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.66%) Banking
3 4 (1.66%) Public Sector
4 3 (1.24%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.41%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 82 (34.02%) Network Engineer
2 45 (18.67%) Analyst
3 35 (14.52%) Cisco Engineer
3 35 (14.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 31 (12.86%) Consultant
5 30 (12.45%) Security Engineer
6 29 (12.03%) Network Security Engineer
7 24 (9.96%) Network Consultant
8 22 (9.13%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 22 (9.13%) Network Security Consultant
8 22 (9.13%) Security Consultant
9 20 (8.30%) Check Point Consultant
9 20 (8.30%) Cisco Consultant
9 20 (8.30%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 20 (8.30%) Cisco Security Consultant
10 15 (6.22%) Network Analyst
10 15 (6.22%) Senior Network Engineer
11 13 (5.39%) Administrator
11 13 (5.39%) Service Analyst
11 13 (5.39%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.07%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.24%) Web Services
3 2 (0.83%) COM
4 1 (0.41%) HTML
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 63 (26.14%) Data Centre
2 26 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (9.13%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (6.22%) Driving Licence
5 6 (2.49%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (2.49%) Private Cloud
6 5 (2.07%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.66%) PKI
7 4 (1.66%) Replication
8 3 (1.24%) Clustering
8 3 (1.24%) Cyber Defence
9 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.83%) SCADA
9 2 (0.83%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.83%) Symmetrix
9 2 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.41%) CCTV
10 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.41%) IVR
10 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 66 (27.39%) Windows
2 42 (17.43%) Windows Server
3 24 (9.96%) Linux
4 19 (7.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (5.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (3.32%) Mac OS X
6 8 (3.32%) Windows 10
7 7 (2.90%) Android
8 4 (1.66%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.24%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.24%) Unix
9 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.83%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (22.82%) Network Management
2 49 (20.33%) ITIL
3 40 (16.60%) Presales
4 30 (12.45%) Network Design
5 27 (11.20%) Change Control
5 27 (11.20%) Problem-Solving
6 22 (9.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 19 (7.88%) Load Balancing
8 16 (6.64%) Capacity Planning
8 16 (6.64%) Enterprise Architecture
9 15 (6.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 15 (6.22%) Mentoring
10 14 (5.81%) Project Delivery
11 13 (5.39%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (4.98%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (4.56%) Data Analysis
13 11 (4.56%) Root Cause Analysis
14 10 (4.15%) Cybersecurity
14 10 (4.15%) ITIL V3
14 10 (4.15%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.81%) PowerShell
2 11 (4.56%) SQL
3 5 (2.07%) C
3 5 (2.07%) Python
4 3 (1.24%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.83%) Perl
6 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 131 (54.36%) Cisco Certification
2 91 (37.76%) CCNA
3 60 (24.90%) CCNP
4 43 (17.84%) CCSA
5 34 (14.11%) Check Point Certification
6 23 (9.54%) CCDP
6 23 (9.54%) CCSE
7 21 (8.71%) Degree
8 19 (7.88%) MCP
9 17 (7.05%) ITIL Certification
10 15 (6.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (5.81%) JNCIA
12 10 (4.15%) MCSA
12 10 (4.15%) Network+ Certification
13 8 (3.32%) CCIE
14 7 (2.90%) JNCIS
14 7 (2.90%) MCSE
15 4 (1.66%) CISSP
15 4 (1.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 3 (1.24%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.30%) SLA
2 5 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 76 (31.54%) Active Directory
2 46 (19.09%) Hyper-V
3 38 (15.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (6.22%) Virtual Desktop
5 12 (4.98%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 11 (4.56%) Virtual Servers
7 10 (4.15%) XenApp
8 7 (2.90%) Firmware
9 4 (1.66%) vSphere
10 3 (1.24%) vCloud
10 3 (1.24%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.83%) SRDF
12 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.41%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (3.73%) Ansible
1 9 (3.73%) SCCM
2 5 (2.07%) Jamf Pro
2 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (2.07%) WSUS
3 3 (1.24%) AirWatch
3 3 (1.24%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.24%) Stealthwatch
3 3 (1.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (1.24%) vCenter Server
3 3 (1.24%) vMotion
4 2 (0.83%) Avamar
4 2 (0.83%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.83%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.83%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.83%) vRealize
5 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.41%) SCOM
5 1 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 146 (60.58%) Cisco
2 93 (38.59%) Microsoft
3 69 (28.63%) CheckPoint
4 62 (25.73%) VMware
5 31 (12.86%) Citrix
5 31 (12.86%) Juniper
6 26 (10.79%) Palo Alto
7 17 (7.05%) Meraki
8 15 (6.22%) F5
9 14 (5.81%) Sophos
10 10 (4.15%) Dell
11 8 (3.32%) Blue Coat
11 8 (3.32%) Fortinet
11 8 (3.32%) HP
12 7 (2.90%) NetApp
12 7 (2.90%) Oracle
12 7 (2.90%) Red Hat
12 7 (2.90%) SolarWinds
13 6 (2.49%) Nimble Storage
13 6 (2.49%) ServiceNow