Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 83 97
Rank change year-on-year -30 +14 +3
Permanent jobs citing LAN 296 423 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.80% 3.63% 2.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.06% 18.77% 18.27%
Number of salaries quoted 225 328 340
East of England median annual salary £38,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.44% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,050 £23,533 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,625
England median annual salary £43,028 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.24% - -5.56%

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 1,965 2,253 2,129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.56% 19.36% 16.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,384 1,892 1,733
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,157 £25,025 £23,800
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £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 18 October 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 18 October 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
Cambridgeshire +49 133 £36,750 +5.00% 14
Hertfordshire -37 106 £37,500 -25.00% 13
Bedfordshire -23 28 £55,000 +38.36% 4
Essex -9 22 £38,500 -26.67% 5
Norfolk +8 4 £36,250 +5.07% 3
Suffolk -5 3 £25,000 -13.79% 3
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 255 (86.15%) WAN
2 170 (57.43%) Firewall
3 152 (51.35%) Cisco
4 119 (40.20%) TCP/IP
5 110 (37.16%) Windows
6 99 (33.45%) Network Security
7 95 (32.09%) Wi-Fi
8 94 (31.76%) Active Directory
8 94 (31.76%) CheckPoint
9 86 (29.05%) Cisco Certification
10 84 (28.38%) VPN
11 78 (26.35%) Ethernet
12 77 (26.01%) VMware
13 75 (25.34%) Retail
13 75 (25.34%) Problem-Solving
14 73 (24.66%) Network Management
15 72 (24.32%) Data Centre
16 67 (22.64%) CCNA
17 62 (20.95%) Microsoft
18 61 (20.61%) Wireless
19 60 (20.27%) ITIL
19 60 (20.27%) Avaya
20 58 (19.59%) Analytical Skills
21 57 (19.26%) OSPF
22 53 (17.91%) VoIP
23 52 (17.57%) DNS
24 50 (16.89%) Citrix
24 50 (16.89%) Windows Server
25 49 (16.55%) DHCP
26 48 (16.22%) Palo Alto

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 33 (11.15%) MS Exchange
2 16 (5.41%) Skype for Business
3 12 (4.05%) IBM Notes
4 11 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (3.04%) IIS
6 8 (2.70%) Office Communications Server
7 6 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.68%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.68%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.34%) Apache
10 1 (0.34%) IBM Connections
Applications
1 38 (12.84%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.69%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.34%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 43 (14.53%) Office 365
2 23 (7.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.38%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.36%) OpenDNS
5 3 (1.01%) G Suite
5 3 (1.01%) IaaS
5 3 (1.01%) PaaS
6 2 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 255 (86.15%) WAN
2 170 (57.43%) Firewall
3 119 (40.20%) TCP/IP
4 99 (33.45%) Network Security
5 95 (32.09%) Wi-Fi
6 84 (28.38%) VPN
7 78 (26.35%) Ethernet
8 61 (20.61%) Wireless
9 57 (19.26%) OSPF
10 53 (17.91%) VoIP
11 52 (17.57%) DNS
12 49 (16.55%) DHCP
13 45 (15.20%) BGP
14 35 (11.82%) Intrusion Detection
15 34 (11.49%) Wireshark
16 28 (9.46%) Internet
17 26 (8.78%) VLAN
18 25 (8.45%) MPLS
19 21 (7.09%) SAN
20 15 (5.07%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.69%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.01%) MySQL
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.34%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.34%) GIS
5 1 (0.34%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.34%) JIRA
General
1 75 (25.34%) Retail
2 46 (15.54%) Finance
3 16 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.69%) Legal
5 4 (1.35%) Back Office
6 3 (1.01%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.68%) Billing
7 2 (0.68%) Electronics
7 2 (0.68%) French Language
7 2 (0.68%) Marketing
8 1 (0.34%) Banking
8 1 (0.34%) Front Office
8 1 (0.34%) Games
8 1 (0.34%) German Language
8 1 (0.34%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 69 (23.31%) Analyst
2 56 (18.92%) Network Engineer
3 42 (14.19%) Network Analyst
4 27 (9.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 27 (9.12%) Team Leader
5 23 (7.77%) Network Manager
6 21 (7.09%) Security Analyst
7 20 (6.76%) Network Security Analyst
8 18 (6.08%) Support Engineer
9 17 (5.74%) IT Support
10 16 (5.41%) Security Engineer
11 15 (5.07%) Architect
11 15 (5.07%) Desktop Support
11 15 (5.07%) IT Engineer
11 15 (5.07%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
11 15 (5.07%) Network Security Engineer
11 15 (5.07%) Solutions Analyst
12 14 (4.73%) 2nd Line Support
13 13 (4.39%) 1st/2nd Line Support
14 12 (4.05%) Deskside Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.39%) HTML
2 9 (3.04%) 802.1X
3 8 (2.70%) XML
4 5 (1.69%) Ajax
4 5 (1.69%) AngularJS
4 5 (1.69%) CSS
4 5 (1.69%) JSON
4 5 (1.69%) REST
5 1 (0.34%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.34%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 72 (24.32%) Data Centre
2 58 (19.59%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (15.20%) Self-Motivation
4 43 (14.53%) Management Information System
5 34 (11.49%) Computer Science
6 24 (8.11%) Driving Licence
7 15 (5.07%) Virtual Team
8 13 (4.39%) Client/Server
9 12 (4.05%) Blackberry
10 6 (2.03%) Apple TV
10 6 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.69%) Fat Client
11 5 (1.69%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.69%) Thin Client
12 4 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.68%) BYOD
13 2 (0.68%) Clustering
13 2 (0.68%) Handset
13 2 (0.68%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.68%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 110 (37.16%) Windows
2 50 (16.89%) Windows Server
3 36 (12.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (11.15%) Windows 7
5 28 (9.46%) Linux
6 24 (8.11%) Apple iOS
7 21 (7.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (6.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (5.74%) Windows 10
10 14 (4.73%) Mac OS X
11 7 (2.36%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.35%) Android
12 4 (1.35%) Unix
13 3 (1.01%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.68%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (25.34%) Problem-Solving
2 73 (24.66%) Network Management
3 60 (20.27%) ITIL
4 45 (15.20%) Information Security
5 40 (13.51%) Project Management
6 32 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 31 (10.47%) Change Control
8 29 (9.80%) Change Management
8 29 (9.80%) Kalman Filter
9 28 (9.46%) Web Filtering
10 25 (8.45%) Disaster Recovery
11 23 (7.77%) Identity Management
12 22 (7.43%) Proactive Monitoring
13 21 (7.09%) WAN Optimisation
14 18 (6.08%) Mentoring
15 16 (5.41%) Time Management
16 15 (5.07%) Capacity Management
16 15 (5.07%) Cybersecurity
16 15 (5.07%) Line Management
16 15 (5.07%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (7.09%) SQL
2 16 (5.41%) PowerShell
3 12 (4.05%) Java
4 5 (1.69%) C
4 5 (1.69%) Python
5 3 (1.01%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.34%) C#
6 1 (0.34%) Perl
Qualifications
1 86 (29.05%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (22.64%) CCNA
3 46 (15.54%) CCNP
4 45 (15.20%) Degree
5 24 (8.11%) CCSA
6 23 (7.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (5.74%) MCSA
7 17 (5.74%) MCSE
8 12 (4.05%) A+ Certification
8 12 (4.05%) ACDT
8 12 (4.05%) ACHDS
8 12 (4.05%) ACTC
8 12 (4.05%) MCDST
8 12 (4.05%) MCP
8 12 (4.05%) MCSM
8 12 (4.05%) Network+ Certification
9 11 (3.72%) CEH
9 11 (3.72%) CISM
9 11 (3.72%) CREST Certified
9 11 (3.72%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (14.19%) SLA
2 10 (3.38%) PMO
3 5 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.68%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.34%) GDPR
5 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 94 (31.76%) Active Directory
2 41 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 15 (5.07%) Virtual Servers
5 9 (3.04%) Firmware
5 9 (3.04%) Terminal Services
6 6 (2.03%) XenApp
7 4 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (1.01%) VMware NSX
8 3 (1.01%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.68%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.68%) Ceph
9 2 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.34%) Docker
10 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (8.11%) Stealthwatch
2 14 (4.73%) FortiGate
3 8 (2.70%) Backup Exec
4 5 (1.69%) Nagios
4 5 (1.69%) SCCM
4 5 (1.69%) WSUS
5 4 (1.35%) Cacti
6 3 (1.01%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.01%) Observium
6 3 (1.01%) Prometheus
6 3 (1.01%) RANCID
7 2 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.68%) Grafana
7 2 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.34%) Ansible
8 1 (0.34%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 152 (51.35%) Cisco
2 94 (31.76%) CheckPoint
3 77 (26.01%) VMware
4 62 (20.95%) Microsoft
5 60 (20.27%) Avaya
6 50 (16.89%) Citrix
7 48 (16.22%) Palo Alto
8 47 (15.88%) Nortel
9 45 (15.20%) Juniper
10 36 (12.16%) Riverbed
11 24 (8.11%) SolarWinds
12 23 (7.77%) Apple
12 23 (7.77%) Dell
13 21 (7.09%) Symantec
14 17 (5.74%) Fortinet
14 17 (5.74%) Nokia
14 17 (5.74%) Oracle
15 16 (5.41%) F5
16 15 (5.07%) HP
17 14 (4.73%) Remedy