Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 111 99
Rank change year-on-year +32 -12 -8
Permanent jobs citing LAN 338 336 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.61% 2.84% 3.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.34% 15.49% 19.01%
Number of salaries quoted 256 274 324
East of England median annual salary £36,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,825 £25,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - -3.41%

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 1,843 2,169 1,967
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.69% 18.34% 15.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,300 1,792 1,565
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
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 20 January 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 20 January 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
Cambridgeshire +88 155 £36,000 -15.29% 11
Hertfordshire -22 102 £37,500 -28.57% 15
Bedfordshire -8 41 £30,500 -19.74% 7
Essex +4 23 £55,000 +12.82% 6
Norfolk +27 12 £35,000 -
Suffolk -2 5 £22,000 -41.33% 1
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 297 (87.87%) WAN
2 245 (72.49%) Firewall
3 210 (62.13%) Cisco
4 169 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 154 (45.56%) TCP/IP
6 143 (42.31%) Network Security
7 136 (40.24%) CheckPoint
8 130 (38.46%) CCNA
9 117 (34.62%) Network Management
10 105 (31.07%) Problem-Solving
11 104 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
12 102 (30.18%) Windows
13 97 (28.70%) OSPF
13 97 (28.70%) Active Directory
14 92 (27.22%) Ethernet
14 92 (27.22%) VMware
15 91 (26.92%) Microsoft
16 84 (24.85%) CCNP
17 82 (24.26%) VPN
18 81 (23.96%) Self-Motivation
19 80 (23.67%) Palo Alto
20 75 (22.19%) BGP
21 74 (21.89%) CCSA
22 68 (20.12%) Retail
23 65 (19.23%) Data Centre
23 65 (19.23%) Windows Server
24 64 (18.93%) Wireshark
25 61 (18.05%) VoIP
26 60 (17.75%) DNS
27 59 (17.46%) Wireless

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 19 (5.62%) MS Exchange
2 13 (3.85%) Skype for Business
3 8 (2.37%) IBM Notes
4 7 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.48%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.18%) IIS
6 4 (1.18%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.59%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.30%) CMS
9 1 (0.30%) IBM Connections
9 1 (0.30%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (7.10%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (4.73%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 43 (12.72%) Office 365
2 37 (10.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (2.07%) IaaS
4 7 (2.07%) OpenDNS
5 4 (1.18%) Akamai
5 4 (1.18%) OneDrive
6 3 (0.89%) PaaS
7 2 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.59%) SaaS
8 1 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.30%) G Suite
8 1 (0.30%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 297 (87.87%) WAN
2 245 (72.49%) Firewall
3 154 (45.56%) TCP/IP
4 143 (42.31%) Network Security
5 104 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
6 97 (28.70%) OSPF
7 92 (27.22%) Ethernet
8 82 (24.26%) VPN
9 75 (22.19%) BGP
10 64 (18.93%) Wireshark
11 61 (18.05%) VoIP
12 60 (17.75%) DNS
13 59 (17.46%) Wireless
14 42 (12.43%) DHCP
15 37 (10.95%) Intrusion Detection
16 29 (8.58%) Internet
16 29 (8.58%) MPLS
17 27 (7.99%) VLAN
18 20 (5.92%) Cisco IOS
19 19 (5.62%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.48%) Relational Database
3 3 (0.89%) MySQL
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.59%) Power BI
5 1 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.30%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 2 (0.59%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.30%) Grunt
2 1 (0.30%) gulp
2 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.30%) JIRA
General
1 68 (20.12%) Retail
2 32 (9.47%) Finance
3 29 (8.58%) Telecoms
4 18 (5.33%) Back Office
5 3 (0.89%) French Language
5 3 (0.89%) Greek Language
5 3 (0.89%) Italian Language
5 3 (0.89%) Portuguese Language
5 3 (0.89%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 111 (32.84%) Network Engineer
2 96 (28.40%) Analyst
3 83 (24.56%) Network Analyst
4 49 (14.50%) Security Analyst
5 47 (13.91%) Network Security Analyst
6 34 (10.06%) Cisco Engineer
6 34 (10.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 33 (9.76%) Support Engineer
8 31 (9.17%) Network Security Engineer
8 31 (9.17%) Security Engineer
9 21 (6.21%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 21 (6.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 18 (5.33%) IT Manager
11 17 (5.03%) IT Engineer
11 17 (5.03%) IT Support
11 17 (5.03%) Network Support
12 16 (4.73%) Cisco Security Engineer
12 16 (4.73%) Network Support Engineer
12 16 (4.73%) Senior Network Engineer
13 14 (4.14%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.44%) 802.1X
2 8 (2.37%) HTML
3 6 (1.78%) AngularJS
3 6 (1.78%) CSS
4 5 (1.48%) Ajax
4 5 (1.48%) JSON
4 5 (1.48%) REST
5 2 (0.59%) XML
6 1 (0.30%) CSS3
6 1 (0.30%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.30%) HTML5
6 1 (0.30%) jQuery
6 1 (0.30%) Laravel
6 1 (0.30%) Sass
6 1 (0.30%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 81 (23.96%) Self-Motivation
2 65 (19.23%) Data Centre
3 52 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (6.51%) Management Information System
5 17 (5.03%) Driving Licence
6 9 (2.66%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.37%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.18%) IVR
9 4 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.89%) iPad
10 3 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.59%) Apple TV
11 2 (0.59%) BYOD
11 2 (0.59%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.59%) Clustering
11 2 (0.59%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 2 (0.59%) Handset
11 2 (0.59%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 102 (30.18%) Windows
2 65 (19.23%) Windows Server
3 37 (10.95%) Linux
4 26 (7.69%) Windows 10
4 26 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 23 (6.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (5.03%) Windows 8
6 17 (5.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (4.73%) Apple iOS
8 9 (2.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (2.07%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.18%) Android
10 4 (1.18%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.18%) Unix
11 2 (0.59%) AIX
12 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (34.62%) Network Management
2 105 (31.07%) Problem-Solving
3 54 (15.98%) Kalman Filter
4 53 (15.68%) Web Filtering
5 52 (15.38%) Information Security
6 45 (13.31%) Change Control
7 43 (12.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 40 (11.83%) Project Management
9 31 (9.17%) High Availability
9 31 (9.17%) Service Delivery
10 27 (7.99%) Change Management
11 26 (7.69%) ITIL
12 25 (7.40%) CRM
13 24 (7.10%) Software Engineering
14 20 (5.92%) IT Strategy
15 19 (5.62%) E-Commerce
15 19 (5.62%) Supplier Management
15 19 (5.62%) Time Management
16 17 (5.03%) Mentoring
16 17 (5.03%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 48 (14.20%) SQL
2 20 (5.92%) PowerShell
3 8 (2.37%) C
3 8 (2.37%) Java
4 5 (1.48%) Python
5 3 (0.89%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.30%) C#
6 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 169 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 130 (38.46%) CCNA
3 84 (24.85%) CCNP
4 74 (21.89%) CCSA
5 25 (7.40%) Degree
6 17 (5.03%) Security Cleared
7 14 (4.14%) Check Point Certification
7 14 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (4.14%) SC Cleared
8 13 (3.85%) CCDP
9 12 (3.55%) CCIE
10 10 (2.96%) JNCIA
10 10 (2.96%) MCSA
10 10 (2.96%) MCSE
11 9 (2.66%) A+ Certification
11 9 (2.66%) CCSE
11 9 (2.66%) Network+ Certification
12 8 (2.37%) ACHDS
12 8 (2.37%) ACTC
12 8 (2.37%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.92%) SLA
2 6 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.18%) PMO
4 2 (0.59%) GDPR
4 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (0.59%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 97 (28.70%) Active Directory
2 38 (11.24%) Hyper-V
3 36 (10.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.96%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (2.07%) VMware NSX
6 6 (1.78%) Terminal Services
6 6 (1.78%) XenApp
7 4 (1.18%) Firmware
7 4 (1.18%) VMware Server
8 3 (0.89%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.59%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.59%) Ceph
9 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.59%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 52 (15.38%) Stealthwatch
2 7 (2.07%) Backup Exec
3 5 (1.48%) FortiGate
4 4 (1.18%) Nagios
5 3 (0.89%) Cacti
5 3 (0.89%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.89%) Observium
5 3 (0.89%) Prometheus
5 3 (0.89%) RANCID
5 3 (0.89%) SCCM
6 2 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.59%) Grafana
6 2 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.30%) Ansible
7 1 (0.30%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.30%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 210 (62.13%) Cisco
2 136 (40.24%) CheckPoint
3 92 (27.22%) VMware
4 91 (26.92%) Microsoft
5 80 (23.67%) Palo Alto
6 55 (16.27%) SolarWinds
7 53 (15.68%) Juniper
8 45 (13.31%) Citrix
8 45 (13.31%) Symantec
9 41 (12.13%) Avaya
10 34 (10.06%) Riverbed
11 30 (8.88%) Nokia
12 29 (8.58%) Veeam
13 26 (7.69%) Nortel
14 24 (7.10%) Salesforce.com
15 20 (5.92%) Meraki
16 14 (4.14%) Apple
17 13 (3.85%) Fortinet
17 13 (3.85%) Oracle
18 12 (3.55%) Dell