Period
to 15 August 2018

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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 94 92
Rank change year-on-year -45 -2 +4
Permanent jobs citing LAN 258 383 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.24% 3.16% 3.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.45% 17.78% 19.04%
Number of salaries quoted 197 283 366
East of England median annual salary £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.78% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £25,350 £23,838 £24,000
90th Percentile £68,500 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - -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 2,073 2,154 2,248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.01% 17.74% 16.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,484 1,753 1,863
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,050 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 15 August 2018.

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 15 August 2018. 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 -52 104 £40,000 -20.00% 14
Cambridgeshire +35 101 £44,000 +37.50% 10
Bedfordshire -34 21 £55,000 +29.41% 6
Essex +2 20 £38,500 -26.67% 3
Norfolk +22 7 £33,637 -3.90% 1
Suffolk 0 5 £30,000 +3.45%
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, 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.

1 232 (89.92%) WAN
2 145 (56.20%) Firewall
3 143 (55.43%) Cisco
4 100 (38.76%) Windows
5 95 (36.82%) TCP/IP
6 87 (33.72%) Wi-Fi
7 84 (32.56%) CheckPoint
8 81 (31.40%) VPN
9 79 (30.62%) Data Centre
10 73 (28.29%) Network Security
10 73 (28.29%) Active Directory
11 68 (26.36%) ITIL
11 68 (26.36%) VMware
12 65 (25.19%) Microsoft
13 64 (24.81%) Retail
14 58 (22.48%) Cisco Certification
14 58 (22.48%) Problem-Solving
15 56 (21.71%) Citrix
15 56 (21.71%) Network Management
15 56 (21.71%) Analytical Skills
16 55 (21.32%) Avaya
17 54 (20.93%) Ethernet
18 53 (20.54%) VoIP
18 53 (20.54%) CCNA
19 52 (20.16%) SLA
20 45 (17.44%) Nortel
20 45 (17.44%) Wireless
21 43 (16.67%) OSPF
22 42 (16.28%) Office 365
23 41 (15.89%) Project Management

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 36 (13.95%) MS Exchange
2 12 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (3.88%) Skype for Business
4 8 (3.10%) IBM Notes
4 8 (3.10%) IIS
5 6 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (2.33%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (1.94%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.78%) Apache
9 1 (0.39%) Drupal
9 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 35 (13.57%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.16%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.39%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 42 (16.28%) Office 365
2 18 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.71%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.78%) G Suite
5 2 (0.78%) IaaS
5 2 (0.78%) PaaS
6 1 (0.39%) Akamai
6 1 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 232 (89.92%) WAN
2 145 (56.20%) Firewall
3 95 (36.82%) TCP/IP
4 87 (33.72%) Wi-Fi
5 81 (31.40%) VPN
6 73 (28.29%) Network Security
7 54 (20.93%) Ethernet
8 53 (20.54%) VoIP
9 45 (17.44%) Wireless
10 43 (16.67%) OSPF
11 40 (15.50%) DNS
12 38 (14.73%) BGP
13 36 (13.95%) DHCP
14 31 (12.02%) Intrusion Detection
15 30 (11.63%) NetScaler
16 26 (10.08%) Cisco ASA
17 24 (9.30%) MPLS
18 23 (8.91%) Cisco IOS
19 21 (8.14%) EIGRP
20 20 (7.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.16%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.39%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.39%) GIS
4 1 (0.39%) MySQL
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.39%) Artifactory
2 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.39%) JIRA
2 1 (0.39%) JMeter
2 1 (0.39%) NUnit
2 1 (0.39%) Selenium
2 1 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.39%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 64 (24.81%) Retail
2 41 (15.89%) Finance
3 19 (7.36%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.71%) Advertising
5 5 (1.94%) Electronics
5 5 (1.94%) Legal
5 5 (1.94%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.16%) French Language
6 3 (1.16%) German Language
6 3 (1.16%) Marketing
6 3 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.78%) Billing
7 2 (0.78%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.39%) Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Front Office
8 1 (0.39%) Games
8 1 (0.39%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 55 (21.32%) Analyst
2 48 (18.60%) Network Engineer
3 35 (13.57%) Team Leader
4 24 (9.30%) Network Manager
5 23 (8.91%) Network Analyst
6 18 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 17 (6.59%) 2nd Line Support
7 17 (6.59%) Support Engineer
8 15 (5.81%) Desktop Support
8 15 (5.81%) Senior Network Engineer
8 15 (5.81%) Solutions Analyst
9 14 (5.43%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 12 (4.65%) Architect
10 12 (4.65%) IT Analyst
10 12 (4.65%) IT Support
10 12 (4.65%) Network Team Leader
10 12 (4.65%) Security Engineer
10 12 (4.65%) Technical Analyst
11 11 (4.26%) Security Architect
11 11 (4.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.59%) HTML
2 14 (5.43%) XML
3 7 (2.71%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.78%) Ajax
4 2 (0.78%) AngularJS
4 2 (0.78%) CSS
4 2 (0.78%) JSON
4 2 (0.78%) REST
5 1 (0.39%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.39%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.39%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 79 (30.62%) Data Centre
2 56 (21.71%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (15.12%) Management Information System
4 30 (11.63%) Computer Science
5 29 (11.24%) Self-Motivation
6 24 (9.30%) Driving Licence
7 15 (5.81%) Virtual Team
8 8 (3.10%) Blackberry
8 8 (3.10%) Client/Server
9 6 (2.33%) Apple TV
10 5 (1.94%) Fat Client
10 5 (1.94%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.94%) Thin Client
11 4 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.78%) Clustering
12 2 (0.78%) NHS
13 1 (0.39%) Cloud Native
13 1 (0.39%) FMCG
13 1 (0.39%) LIMS
13 1 (0.39%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 100 (38.76%) Windows
2 36 (13.95%) Windows Server
3 32 (12.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (10.85%) Linux
5 27 (10.47%) Windows 7
6 19 (7.36%) Windows 10
7 18 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (6.59%) Apple iOS
9 16 (6.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (5.04%) Mac OS X
11 7 (2.71%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.78%) Android
12 2 (0.78%) Unix
13 1 (0.39%) AIX
13 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.39%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (26.36%) ITIL
2 58 (22.48%) Problem-Solving
3 56 (21.71%) Network Management
4 41 (15.89%) Project Management
5 26 (10.08%) Proactive Monitoring
6 25 (9.69%) Change Control
7 23 (8.91%) Information Security
8 22 (8.53%) WAN Optimisation
9 20 (7.75%) Disaster Recovery
9 20 (7.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 19 (7.36%) Identity Management
10 19 (7.36%) Line Management
11 18 (6.98%) Change Management
12 17 (6.59%) Capacity Management
12 17 (6.59%) Configuration Management
12 17 (6.59%) E-Commerce
13 15 (5.81%) Virtual Team Management
14 14 (5.43%) Coaching
14 14 (5.43%) Mentoring
15 13 (5.04%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.49%) PowerShell
1 9 (3.49%) SQL
2 8 (3.10%) Java
3 4 (1.55%) C
3 4 (1.55%) Python
4 1 (0.39%) C#
4 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.39%) Perl
4 1 (0.39%) PHP
4 1 (0.39%) Ruby
4 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 58 (22.48%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (20.54%) CCNA
3 38 (14.73%) Degree
4 34 (13.18%) CCNP
5 18 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (5.04%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (5.04%) MCSE
7 12 (4.65%) MCSA
8 11 (4.26%) CEH
8 11 (4.26%) CISM
8 11 (4.26%) CISSP
8 11 (4.26%) CREST Certified
8 11 (4.26%) GIAC
9 10 (3.88%) A+ Certification
9 10 (3.88%) Network+ Certification
10 8 (3.10%) ACDT
10 8 (3.10%) ACHDS
10 8 (3.10%) ACTC
10 8 (3.10%) MCDST
10 8 (3.10%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (20.16%) SLA
2 11 (4.26%) PMO
3 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 73 (28.29%) Active Directory
2 33 (12.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (11.24%) Hyper-V
4 11 (4.26%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (2.33%) Terminal Services
6 5 (1.94%) Firmware
6 5 (1.94%) XenApp
7 4 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.55%) VMware NSX
8 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.78%) vSphere
10 1 (0.39%) Ceph
10 1 (0.39%) Docker
10 1 (0.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (7.36%) FortiGate
2 7 (2.71%) SCCM
3 5 (1.94%) Stealthwatch
3 5 (1.94%) WSUS
4 3 (1.16%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.16%) Cacti
4 3 (1.16%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.16%) Nagios
5 2 (0.78%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.39%) Ansible
6 1 (0.39%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.39%) Grafana
6 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.39%) Observium
6 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.39%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.39%) Puppet
6 1 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.39%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.39%) vRealize
Vendors
1 143 (55.43%) Cisco
2 84 (32.56%) CheckPoint
3 68 (26.36%) VMware
4 65 (25.19%) Microsoft
5 56 (21.71%) Citrix
6 55 (21.32%) Avaya
7 45 (17.44%) Nortel
8 35 (13.57%) Riverbed
9 32 (12.40%) Palo Alto
10 27 (10.47%) Juniper
11 21 (8.14%) F5
12 19 (7.36%) Arista
13 17 (6.59%) Fortinet
14 15 (5.81%) Apple
14 15 (5.81%) Dell
15 13 (5.04%) Brocade
15 13 (5.04%) HP
15 13 (5.04%) Intel
15 13 (5.04%) Nokia
16 12 (4.65%) Oracle