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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 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > East of England
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 148 99 56
Rank change year-on-year -49 -43 +42
Permanent jobs citing LAN 138 122 122
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.98% 2.52% 4.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.58% 15.50% 21.75%
Number of salaries quoted 103 104 96
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £33,125 £36,250 £32,148
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +21.43%
75th Percentile £56,250 £58,750 £51,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,250
% change year-on-year +4.44% +1.69% +4.12%

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 1,192 787 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.08% 16.26% 20.11%
Number of salaries quoted 629 498 439
10th Percentile £27,400 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £33,750 £34,472 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
75th Percentile £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing LAN as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing LAN in the East of England over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridgeshire -33 61 £48,750 -18.75% 9
Hertfordshire -18 28 £37,500 - 17
Essex -47 24 £43,500 +5.45% 5
Bedfordshire -24 13 £53,000 +39.47% 2
Suffolk -16 8 £42,500 -15.00% 1
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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.

1 119 (86.23%) WAN
2 89 (64.49%) Firewall
3 76 (55.07%) Cisco
4 62 (44.93%) Wireless
5 55 (39.86%) Windows
6 54 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
7 49 (35.51%) CCNP
8 48 (34.78%) Microsoft
9 44 (31.88%) CCNA
9 44 (31.88%) Wi-Fi
10 41 (29.71%) Palo Alto
11 40 (28.99%) Active Directory
12 39 (28.26%) VoIP
13 37 (26.81%) Azure
13 37 (26.81%) Social Skills
14 36 (26.09%) Microsoft 365
14 36 (26.09%) ITIL
15 33 (23.91%) Citrix
15 33 (23.91%) Data Centre
16 32 (23.19%) Internet
16 32 (23.19%) MPLS
16 32 (23.19%) Change Management
17 31 (22.46%) Windows Server
18 26 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
18 26 (18.84%) Matrix Organization
19 25 (18.12%) Virtual Desktop
20 23 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
20 23 (16.67%) WLAN
20 23 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
21 22 (15.94%) VPN

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 21 (15.22%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.62%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.72%) Apache
5 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (12.32%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (26.81%) Azure
2 36 (26.09%) Microsoft 365
3 11 (7.97%) AWS
4 7 (5.07%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.45%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.45%) Lucidchart
6 2 (1.45%) Mimecast
6 2 (1.45%) SaaS
7 1 (0.72%) Google Play
7 1 (0.72%) Google Workspace
7 1 (0.72%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 119 (86.23%) WAN
2 89 (64.49%) Firewall
3 62 (44.93%) Wireless
4 44 (31.88%) Wi-Fi
5 39 (28.26%) VoIP
6 32 (23.19%) Internet
6 32 (23.19%) MPLS
7 23 (16.67%) WLAN
8 22 (15.94%) SD-WAN
8 22 (15.94%) VPN
9 17 (12.32%) Network Security
10 16 (11.59%) DHCP
10 16 (11.59%) DNS
11 15 (10.87%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (10.14%) TCP/IP
13 11 (7.97%) Cisco Nexus
14 10 (7.25%) NetScaler
15 9 (6.52%) Cisco Firepower
15 9 (6.52%) Cisco ISE
16 8 (5.80%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.72%) MySQL
General
1 37 (26.81%) Social Skills
2 26 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.70%) Legal
4 10 (7.25%) Telecoms
5 9 (6.52%) Finance
6 8 (5.80%) Law
7 5 (3.62%) Advertising
7 5 (3.62%) Public Sector
8 4 (2.90%) Marketing
8 4 (2.90%) Presentation Skills
9 3 (2.17%) Aviation
9 3 (2.17%) Organisational Skills
9 3 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.72%) Influencing Skills
10 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.72%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (23.91%) Network Manager
2 25 (18.12%) Network Engineer
3 21 (15.22%) Telephony Manager
4 16 (11.59%) Analyst
5 15 (10.87%) Support Engineer
6 14 (10.14%) 2nd Line Support
7 12 (8.70%) Support Analyst
8 11 (7.97%) IT Engineer
9 9 (6.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 7 (5.07%) Architect
10 7 (5.07%) IT Support
10 7 (5.07%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 6 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
11 6 (4.35%) Consultant
11 6 (4.35%) Field Engineer
11 6 (4.35%) Technical Support
12 5 (3.62%) 1st Line Support
12 5 (3.62%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 5 (3.62%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.45%) 802.1X
1 2 (1.45%) OAuth
1 2 (1.45%) OAuth2
1 2 (1.45%) OpenID
1 2 (1.45%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (23.91%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.25%) NHS
3 7 (5.07%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.35%) Driving Licence
5 5 (3.62%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (2.90%) Fibre Optics
7 3 (2.17%) IVR
7 3 (2.17%) PKI
8 2 (1.45%) Biotechnology
8 2 (1.45%) Clustering
9 1 (0.72%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 1 (0.72%) Educational Technology
9 1 (0.72%) EPoS
9 1 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.72%) PMI
9 1 (0.72%) Replication
9 1 (0.72%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.72%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 55 (39.86%) Windows
2 31 (22.46%) Windows Server
3 14 (10.14%) Windows 10
4 10 (7.25%) Linux
5 6 (4.35%) Mac OS
5 6 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.62%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.17%) Android
7 3 (2.17%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.72%) CentOS
9 1 (0.72%) Debian
9 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.72%) SUSE
9 1 (0.72%) Unix
9 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (26.09%) ITIL
2 32 (23.19%) Change Management
3 26 (18.84%) Matrix Organization
4 17 (12.32%) Service Delivery
5 16 (11.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 15 (10.87%) Network Management
7 14 (10.14%) Network Monitoring
8 12 (8.70%) Network Architecture
9 11 (7.97%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (7.25%) CAD
10 10 (7.25%) Project Management
11 8 (5.80%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (5.80%) Data Protection
11 8 (5.80%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (5.07%) Load Balancing
12 7 (5.07%) Service Management
13 6 (4.35%) Information Security
13 6 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
13 6 (4.35%) Security Monitoring
13 6 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.17%) PowerShell
1 3 (2.17%) SQL
2 1 (0.72%) Bash
2 1 (0.72%) C
2 1 (0.72%) Python
2 1 (0.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 54 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (35.51%) CCNP
3 44 (31.88%) CCNA
4 21 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (13.04%) Degree
6 11 (7.97%) Security Cleared
7 10 (7.25%) MCSE
8 8 (5.80%) DBS Check
8 8 (5.80%) MCP
9 6 (4.35%) CCDP
9 6 (4.35%) SC Cleared
10 4 (2.90%) CCIE
11 3 (2.17%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (2.17%) MCSA
11 3 (2.17%) MCTS
12 2 (1.45%) A+ Certification
12 2 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (1.45%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (1.45%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 19 (13.77%) SLA
3 6 (4.35%) NIST
3 6 (4.35%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.90%) GDPR
5 2 (1.45%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.45%) QA
6 1 (0.72%) COBIT
6 1 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.72%) NCSC
6 1 (0.72%) SOC 2
System Software
1 40 (28.99%) Active Directory
2 25 (18.12%) Virtual Desktop
3 14 (10.14%) Hyper-V
4 11 (7.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.90%) vSphere
6 2 (1.45%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 23 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (7.97%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (5.07%) SCCM
4 6 (4.35%) FortiGate
4 6 (4.35%) Observium
5 4 (2.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (2.17%) Stealthwatch
6 3 (2.17%) WhatsUp Gold
7 2 (1.45%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (1.45%) WSUS
8 1 (0.72%) Ansible
8 1 (0.72%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.72%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.72%) PaperCut
8 1 (0.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 76 (55.07%) Cisco
2 48 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 41 (29.71%) Palo Alto
4 33 (23.91%) Citrix
5 16 (11.59%) VMware
6 15 (10.87%) SolarWinds
7 11 (7.97%) Fortinet
8 10 (7.25%) CheckPoint
9 9 (6.52%) F5
10 6 (4.35%) HP
10 6 (4.35%) Infoblox
10 6 (4.35%) Ruckus Wireless
10 6 (4.35%) Veeam
11 5 (3.62%) Meraki
12 4 (2.90%) Juniper
12 4 (2.90%) Mitel
13 3 (2.17%) Apple
13 3 (2.17%) Aruba
13 3 (2.17%) ServiceNow
14 2 (1.45%) Nimble Storage