Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 101 76
Rank change year-on-year -19 -25 +36
Permanent jobs citing LAN 333 369 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.66% 2.91% 3.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.54% 18.51% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 289 308 449
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,000 £25,950
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,050
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year - -2.86% +9.38%

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 2,291 1,993 2,728
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.33% 15.72% 18.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,880 1,554 2,231
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -7 181 £52,500 +28.05% 14
Cambridgeshire -49 61 £43,750 -2.78% 10
Essex +30 41 £43,250 +4.22% 5
Bedfordshire -13 31 £36,000 -34.55% 5
Suffolk +8 13 £41,250 +26.92% 2
Norfolk +24 7 £32,500 -3.70% 10
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 289 (86.79%) WAN
2 209 (62.76%) Cisco
3 160 (48.05%) Firewall
4 131 (39.34%) Windows
5 127 (38.14%) VMware
6 120 (36.04%) Data Centre
7 112 (33.63%) Citrix
8 103 (30.93%) Microsoft
8 103 (30.93%) VPN
8 103 (30.93%) CheckPoint
9 98 (29.43%) Cisco Certification
10 90 (27.03%) Active Directory
11 88 (26.43%) Cisco ASA
12 81 (24.32%) Windows Server
13 69 (20.72%) BGP
14 67 (20.12%) OSPF
15 66 (19.82%) CCNP
16 65 (19.52%) ITIL
17 63 (18.92%) F5
18 60 (18.02%) MS Exchange
19 59 (17.72%) TCP/IP
19 59 (17.72%) Palo Alto
20 58 (17.42%) VMware Infrastructure
20 58 (17.42%) DNS
20 58 (17.42%) CCNA
21 57 (17.12%) Microsoft Office
21 57 (17.12%) Cisco IOS
22 55 (16.52%) Office 365
22 55 (16.52%) NetScaler
22 55 (16.52%) Wi-Fi

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 60 (18.02%) MS Exchange
2 32 (9.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (3.00%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (2.10%) CMS
7 6 (1.80%) IBM Connections
7 6 (1.80%) Skype for Business
8 5 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.30%) Apache
10 1 (0.30%) Drupal
Applications
1 57 (17.12%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.30%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 55 (16.52%) Office 365
2 19 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.40%) Akamai
5 7 (2.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (2.10%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (2.10%) Amazon Glacier
5 7 (2.10%) Amazon S3
5 7 (2.10%) Amazon SQS
5 7 (2.10%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (2.10%) AWS CloudTrail
5 7 (2.10%) IaaS
5 7 (2.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 6 (1.80%) G Suite
7 5 (1.50%) PaaS
7 5 (1.50%) SaaS
8 2 (0.60%) GitHub
8 2 (0.60%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 289 (86.79%) WAN
2 160 (48.05%) Firewall
3 103 (30.93%) VPN
4 88 (26.43%) Cisco ASA
5 69 (20.72%) BGP
6 67 (20.12%) OSPF
7 59 (17.72%) TCP/IP
8 58 (17.42%) DNS
9 57 (17.12%) Cisco IOS
10 55 (16.52%) NetScaler
10 55 (16.52%) Wi-Fi
11 53 (15.92%) DHCP
11 53 (15.92%) HTTP
12 51 (15.32%) EIGRP
13 50 (15.02%) VLAN
14 45 (13.51%) GLBP
14 45 (13.51%) VoIP
15 44 (13.21%) Cisco Nexus
15 44 (13.21%) IGRP
15 44 (13.21%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.60%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.10%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.90%) Big Data
6 1 (0.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (2.40%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (0.60%) Jenkins
General
1 33 (9.91%) Finance
2 14 (4.20%) Advertising
3 9 (2.70%) Marketing
3 9 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (2.40%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.10%) Retail
6 6 (1.80%) Back Office
6 6 (1.80%) Electronics
6 6 (1.80%) Military
7 3 (0.90%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.60%) Automotive
9 1 (0.30%) Games
9 1 (0.30%) German Language
9 1 (0.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 70 (21.02%) Network Engineer
2 35 (10.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 32 (9.61%) Support Engineer
4 30 (9.01%) Security Engineer
5 28 (8.41%) Team Leader
6 27 (8.11%) Analyst
7 26 (7.81%) Senior Network Engineer
8 25 (7.51%) IT Support
9 23 (6.91%) Consultant
10 20 (6.01%) Cisco Engineer
10 20 (6.01%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 17 (5.11%) Administrator
11 17 (5.11%) Senior Security Engineer
12 14 (4.20%) Desktop Support
12 14 (4.20%) Security Consultant
13 13 (3.90%) Support Analyst
14 12 (3.60%) Infrastructure Manager
14 12 (3.60%) Network Administrator
14 12 (3.60%) Network Support
14 12 (3.60%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (13.21%) HTML
2 43 (12.91%) XML
3 10 (3.00%) 802.1X
4 7 (2.10%) POSIX
5 2 (0.60%) JSON
5 2 (0.60%) REST
6 1 (0.30%) Middleware
6 1 (0.30%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 120 (36.04%) Data Centre
2 50 (15.02%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (6.01%) Driving Licence
4 16 (4.80%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.70%) Public Cloud
5 9 (2.70%) Smartphone
6 8 (2.40%) Fat Client
6 8 (2.40%) Thin Client
7 6 (1.80%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.50%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.50%) Digital TV
9 4 (1.20%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.60%) CMDB
10 2 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.60%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.60%) User Experience
11 1 (0.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.30%) iPad
11 1 (0.30%) iSeries
11 1 (0.30%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 131 (39.34%) Windows
2 81 (24.32%) Windows Server
3 45 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (10.81%) Windows 7
5 34 (10.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (9.61%) Windows 10
7 21 (6.31%) Linux
8 17 (5.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (4.80%) Windows 8
10 11 (3.30%) Unix
11 4 (1.20%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.30%) CentOS
13 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (19.52%) ITIL
2 36 (10.81%) E-Commerce
3 32 (9.61%) Network Management
4 28 (8.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 22 (6.61%) Project Management
6 21 (6.31%) Load Balancing
6 21 (6.31%) Service Delivery
7 20 (6.01%) Mentoring
8 18 (5.41%) Software Deployment
9 17 (5.11%) Network Design
10 16 (4.80%) Change Management
10 16 (4.80%) PRINCE2
11 15 (4.50%) High Availability
12 12 (3.60%) Migration
12 12 (3.60%) WAN Optimisation
13 11 (3.30%) Network Monitoring
14 10 (3.00%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (3.00%) DevOps
14 10 (3.00%) Incident Management
14 10 (3.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (4.80%) PowerShell
2 10 (3.00%) Python
3 9 (2.70%) SQL
4 3 (0.90%) Ruby
4 3 (0.90%) VBScript
5 2 (0.60%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.60%) C
6 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.30%) PHP
6 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 98 (29.43%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (19.82%) CCNP
3 58 (17.42%) CCNA
4 23 (6.91%) ITIL Certification
4 23 (6.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (6.31%) Degree
6 17 (5.11%) SC Cleared
6 17 (5.11%) Security Cleared
7 12 (3.60%) MCP
8 11 (3.30%) CCSE
9 10 (3.00%) CCSA
9 10 (3.00%) Network+ Certification
10 8 (2.40%) CCIE
10 8 (2.40%) MCSA
11 7 (2.10%) CCDP
11 7 (2.10%) MCITP
11 7 (2.10%) MCSE
11 7 (2.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (1.50%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (10.21%) SLA
2 13 (3.90%) PMO
3 5 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.20%) GDPR
5 3 (0.90%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.30%) COBIT
7 1 (0.30%) COSO
System Software
1 90 (27.03%) Active Directory
2 58 (17.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (11.41%) Hyper-V
4 19 (5.71%) vSphere
5 18 (5.41%) XenApp
6 10 (3.00%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (2.40%) VMware NSX
8 4 (1.20%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.20%) XenServer
9 3 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 28 (8.41%) SCCM
2 9 (2.70%) FortiGate
3 8 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (2.40%) Puppet
3 8 (2.40%) vCenter Server
3 8 (2.40%) vRealize
4 6 (1.80%) Cacti
4 6 (1.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (1.50%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.90%) SmokePing
7 2 (0.60%) Ansible
7 2 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.60%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.30%) SCOM
8 1 (0.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 209 (62.76%) Cisco
2 127 (38.14%) VMware
3 112 (33.63%) Citrix
4 103 (30.93%) CheckPoint
4 103 (30.93%) Microsoft
5 63 (18.92%) F5
6 59 (17.72%) Palo Alto
7 50 (15.02%) Juniper
8 45 (13.51%) Fortinet
9 44 (13.21%) Arista
10 26 (7.81%) HP
11 20 (6.01%) Blue Coat
12 19 (5.71%) Meraki
13 16 (4.80%) IBM
14 14 (4.20%) Avaya
14 14 (4.20%) SAP
15 13 (3.90%) Aruba
15 13 (3.90%) NetApp
16 11 (3.30%) Brocade
17 10 (3.00%) Symantec