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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England / East of England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 68 90
Rank change year-on-year -37 +22  
Permanent jobs citing LAN 155 295 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.51% 3.96% 3.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.64% 20.03% 14.60%
Number of salaries quoted 102 238 185
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,350 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.65% +2.50%  

LAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 991 1473 1582
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 16.05% 19.78% 20.86%
Number of salaries quoted 755 1218 1217
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing LAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -34 77 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Cambridgeshire +1 33 £36,750 +5.00% 4
Bedfordshire -1 25 £53,750 -2.27%
Essex -12 13 £47,500 +11.76%
Suffolk +24 6 £23,000 -20.00%
Norfolk -9 5 £45,000 -33.08%
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for LAN.

1 311 (90.67%) WAN
2 198 (57.73%) Cisco
3 158 (46.06%) Cisco Certification
4 140 (40.82%) Firewall
5 122 (35.57%) CCNP
6 119 (34.69%) Microsoft
7 115 (33.53%) Windows
8 95 (27.70%) Active Directory
9 93 (27.11%) VMware
10 83 (24.20%) TCP/IP
11 82 (23.91%) Wireless
12 80 (23.32%) VPN
13 79 (23.03%) CheckPoint
14 73 (21.28%) ITIL
14 73 (21.28%) Cisco Nexus
15 72 (20.99%) DNS
16 71 (20.70%) CCNA
17 65 (18.95%) Data Centre
18 64 (18.66%) BGP
19 62 (18.08%) Network Management
19 62 (18.08%) Network Security
20 60 (17.49%) OSPF
21 55 (16.03%) MS Excel
22 52 (15.16%) DHCP
22 52 (15.16%) VMware Infrastructure
23 50 (14.58%) VoIP
24 49 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
24 49 (14.29%) Windows Server
25 47 (13.70%) Citrix
26 46 (13.41%) VLAN

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 39 (11.37%) MS Exchange
2 14 (4.08%) Skype for Business
3 12 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.46%) IIS
4 5 (1.46%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.17%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.29%) Confluence
7 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 55 (16.03%) MS Excel
2 32 (9.33%) MS Visio
3 31 (9.04%) MS Office
4 1 (0.29%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.29%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.17%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (9.33%) Office 365
2 24 (7.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.50%) PaaS
4 10 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (2.04%) IaaS
6 4 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 311 (90.67%) WAN
2 140 (40.82%) Firewall
3 83 (24.20%) TCP/IP
4 82 (23.91%) Wireless
5 80 (23.32%) VPN
6 73 (21.28%) Cisco Nexus
7 72 (20.99%) DNS
8 64 (18.66%) BGP
9 62 (18.08%) Network Security
10 60 (17.49%) OSPF
11 52 (15.16%) DHCP
12 50 (14.58%) VoIP
13 49 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
14 46 (13.41%) VLAN
15 37 (10.79%) MPLS
16 35 (10.20%) SAN
17 31 (9.04%) Wi-Fi
18 23 (6.71%) FTP
18 23 (6.71%) Wireshark
19 22 (6.41%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.66%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.46%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.87%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.29%) JIRA
General
1 37 (10.79%) Telecoms
2 16 (4.66%) Retail
3 13 (3.79%) Finance
4 10 (2.92%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.62%) Marketing
6 7 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.75%) Legal
8 4 (1.17%) Back Office
9 1 (0.29%) Advertising
9 1 (0.29%) Automotive
9 1 (0.29%) Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 100 (29.15%) Network Engineer
2 48 (13.99%) Analyst
3 47 (13.70%) Consultant
4 41 (11.95%) Network Consultant
5 40 (11.66%) Support Engineer
6 35 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 31 (9.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 27 (7.87%) Network Security Consultant
8 27 (7.87%) Security Consultant
9 25 (7.29%) Cisco Engineer
10 24 (7.00%) Security Engineer
11 23 (6.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 23 (6.71%) Network Analyst
11 23 (6.71%) Network Security Engineer
12 22 (6.41%) 3rd Line Support
12 22 (6.41%) Senior Network Engineer
13 21 (6.12%) Support Analyst
14 19 (5.54%) Architect
15 16 (4.66%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 16 (4.66%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.75%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.17%) Middleware
3 3 (0.87%) Web Services
4 1 (0.29%) COM
4 1 (0.29%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 65 (18.95%) Data Centre
2 32 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (7.00%) Driving Licence
4 9 (2.62%) Blog
5 8 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.04%) Fat Client
6 7 (2.04%) Thin Client
7 6 (1.75%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.46%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.46%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.17%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.17%) iPad
9 4 (1.17%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.87%) CMDB
10 3 (0.87%) Cybercrime
10 3 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.87%) EPoS
10 3 (0.87%) Mobile Computing
11 2 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.58%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 115 (33.53%) Windows
2 49 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 43 (12.54%) Linux
4 37 (10.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (9.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (8.75%) Windows 7
7 22 (6.41%) Unix
7 22 (6.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (5.25%) Windows 10
9 13 (3.79%) Windows 8
10 11 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.87%) CentOS
11 3 (0.87%) Solaris
12 1 (0.29%) Android
12 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (21.28%) ITIL
2 62 (18.08%) Network Management
3 37 (10.79%) Problem Management
4 36 (10.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 36 (10.50%) Load Balancing
5 32 (9.33%) Presales
6 22 (6.41%) Change Control
6 22 (6.41%) Incident Management
7 18 (5.25%) Migration
8 17 (4.96%) Mentoring
9 15 (4.37%) Asset Management
10 14 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (4.08%) Network Design
11 13 (3.79%) E-Commerce
12 12 (3.50%) Root Cause Analysis
13 11 (3.21%) ITIL V3
14 10 (2.92%) Change Management
14 10 (2.92%) Network Monitoring
15 9 (2.62%) High Availability
15 9 (2.62%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (5.54%) SQL
2 7 (2.04%) C
2 7 (2.04%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.75%) Bash Shell
3 6 (1.75%) Python
4 4 (1.17%) Perl
5 3 (0.87%) PHP
6 1 (0.29%) C++
6 1 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 158 (46.06%) Cisco Certification
2 122 (35.57%) CCNP
3 71 (20.70%) CCNA
4 45 (13.12%) CCSA
5 39 (11.37%) CCIE
6 38 (11.08%) CCSE
7 31 (9.04%) CCDP
8 28 (8.16%) Degree
9 22 (6.41%) Security Cleared
10 20 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (3.50%) BC Cleared
13 10 (2.92%) MCSE
14 8 (2.33%) JNCIP
15 6 (1.75%) MCSA
15 6 (1.75%) SC Cleared
16 4 (1.17%) CISM
16 4 (1.17%) MCP
16 4 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 3 (0.87%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.45%) SLA
2 5 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.58%) QA
4 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 95 (27.70%) Active Directory
2 52 (15.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (4.96%) vSphere
4 15 (4.37%) Hyper-V
5 13 (3.79%) VMware ESX
6 10 (2.92%) Terminal Services
7 6 (1.75%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.46%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 5 (1.46%) XenApp
9 3 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.58%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.29%) Firmware
11 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (6.12%) SCCM
2 8 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (1.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 5 (1.46%) ZENworks
4 4 (1.17%) ThinApp
5 3 (0.87%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.87%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.87%) Puppet
5 3 (0.87%) SCOM
6 2 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.29%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.29%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.29%) NetVault Backup
7 1 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 198 (57.73%) Cisco
2 119 (34.69%) Microsoft
3 93 (27.11%) VMware
4 79 (23.03%) CheckPoint
5 47 (13.70%) Citrix
6 33 (9.62%) F5
6 33 (9.62%) Juniper
7 24 (7.00%) SolarWinds
8 23 (6.71%) Avaya
9 21 (6.12%) HP
10 14 (4.08%) Aruba
11 11 (3.21%) Brocade
11 11 (3.21%) EMC
11 11 (3.21%) Mitel
11 11 (3.21%) Riverbed
12 8 (2.33%) CA
12 8 (2.33%) Symantec
13 7 (2.04%) SAP
13 7 (2.04%) Veeam
14 6 (1.75%) Google
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