Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > East of England
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 113 73
Rank change year-on-year -47 -40 +27
Permanent jobs citing LAN 236 337 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.90% 2.77% 3.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.83% 16.80% 19.57%
Number of salaries quoted 203 236 427
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% -1.16% +1.18%

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 2,180 2,006 2,637
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.60% 16.47% 18.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,685 1,577 2,160
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -1.16%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.43%

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 May 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 20 May 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 -19 137 £57,500 +35.29% 7
Cambridgeshire -63 36 £41,500 -2.35% 3
Essex +23 32 £39,000 -2.50% 6
Bedfordshire -30 13 £36,000 -34.55% 4
Suffolk +12 10 £42,500 +84.78%
Norfolk +17 9 £32,500 -18.75% 1
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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.

1 213 (90.25%) WAN
2 149 (63.14%) Cisco
3 133 (56.36%) Firewall
4 96 (40.68%) Data Centre
5 87 (36.86%) VPN
5 87 (36.86%) Windows
6 85 (36.02%) VMware
7 84 (35.59%) Microsoft
8 76 (32.20%) CheckPoint
9 75 (31.78%) Citrix
10 71 (30.08%) Wi-Fi
11 65 (27.54%) ITIL
12 62 (26.27%) Cisco Certification
13 57 (24.15%) Cisco ASA
14 56 (23.73%) TCP/IP
15 52 (22.03%) Windows Server
16 51 (21.61%) Analytical Skills
16 51 (21.61%) NetScaler
17 49 (20.76%) Palo Alto
18 46 (19.49%) Active Directory
19 45 (19.07%) OSPF
19 45 (19.07%) Office 365
20 44 (18.64%) CCNP
20 44 (18.64%) CCNA
21 43 (18.22%) Microsoft Office
21 43 (18.22%) VoIP
21 43 (18.22%) BGP
21 43 (18.22%) EIGRP
21 43 (18.22%) F5
21 43 (18.22%) Cisco IOS

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 42 (17.80%) MS Exchange
2 18 (7.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (4.66%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (3.39%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.85%) IIS
8 1 (0.42%) Apache
8 1 (0.42%) Drupal
8 1 (0.42%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 43 (18.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 45 (19.07%) Office 365
2 18 (7.63%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (2.97%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (2.97%) Amazon Glacier
4 7 (2.97%) Amazon S3
4 7 (2.97%) Amazon SQS
4 7 (2.97%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (2.97%) AWS CloudTrail
4 7 (2.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (2.54%) Akamai
6 4 (1.69%) IaaS
7 3 (1.27%) SaaS
8 2 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.85%) G Suite
8 2 (0.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 213 (90.25%) WAN
2 133 (56.36%) Firewall
3 87 (36.86%) VPN
4 71 (30.08%) Wi-Fi
5 57 (24.15%) Cisco ASA
6 56 (23.73%) TCP/IP
7 51 (21.61%) NetScaler
8 45 (19.07%) OSPF
9 43 (18.22%) BGP
9 43 (18.22%) Cisco IOS
9 43 (18.22%) EIGRP
9 43 (18.22%) VoIP
10 40 (16.95%) VLAN
11 38 (16.10%) DNS
11 38 (16.10%) GLBP
12 37 (15.68%) IGRP
13 36 (15.25%) HTTP
14 35 (14.83%) MPLS
15 32 (13.56%) Wireless
16 29 (12.29%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.97%) Amazon RDS
1 7 (2.97%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.85%) Big Data
4 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.54%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.42%) Artifactory
2 1 (0.42%) JMeter
2 1 (0.42%) NUnit
2 1 (0.42%) Selenium
2 1 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.42%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 26 (11.02%) Finance
2 20 (8.47%) Advertising
3 15 (6.36%) Telecoms
4 14 (5.93%) Retail
5 12 (5.08%) Marketing
6 8 (3.39%) Electronics
7 3 (1.27%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.85%) Billing
8 2 (0.85%) German Language
9 1 (0.42%) French Language
9 1 (0.42%) Games
9 1 (0.42%) Legal
9 1 (0.42%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 52 (22.03%) Network Engineer
2 42 (17.80%) Team Leader
3 26 (11.02%) Senior Network Engineer
4 22 (9.32%) Analyst
5 21 (8.90%) IT Support
5 21 (8.90%) Support Engineer
6 18 (7.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (6.36%) Security Engineer
8 14 (5.93%) Network Team Leader
9 12 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support
9 12 (5.08%) Support Analyst
10 11 (4.66%) IT Analyst
10 11 (4.66%) Senior Security Engineer
11 10 (4.24%) Cisco Engineer
11 10 (4.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 10 (4.24%) Network Manager
11 10 (4.24%) Technical Leader
12 9 (3.81%) Desktop Support
12 9 (3.81%) IT Support Analyst
13 8 (3.39%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (15.25%) HTML
2 35 (14.83%) XML
3 8 (3.39%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.42%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.42%) Middleware
4 1 (0.42%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.42%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 96 (40.68%) Data Centre
2 51 (21.61%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (8.90%) Management Information System
4 13 (5.51%) Driving Licence
5 10 (4.24%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (3.39%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.39%) Fat Client
6 8 (3.39%) Thin Client
7 6 (2.54%) Smartphone
8 5 (2.12%) Blackberry
8 5 (2.12%) Digital TV
9 4 (1.69%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.42%) Apple TV
11 1 (0.42%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.42%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.42%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.42%) Replication
11 1 (0.42%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 87 (36.86%) Windows
2 52 (22.03%) Windows Server
3 30 (12.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (11.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (11.02%) Linux
6 16 (6.78%) Windows 7
7 13 (5.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (4.66%) Windows 10
9 10 (4.24%) Windows 8
10 6 (2.54%) Unix
11 4 (1.69%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.85%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.42%) VMS
13 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (27.54%) ITIL
2 37 (15.68%) Problem-Solving
3 32 (13.56%) E-Commerce
3 32 (13.56%) Network Management
4 24 (10.17%) Project Management
5 20 (8.47%) High Availability
6 18 (7.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (6.78%) Proactive Monitoring
8 14 (5.93%) WAN Optimisation
9 13 (5.51%) Resource Management
9 13 (5.51%) Supplier Management
10 12 (5.08%) Mentoring
10 12 (5.08%) Service Delivery
11 10 (4.24%) Commercial Awareness
11 10 (4.24%) Load Balancing
12 9 (3.81%) Asset Management
13 8 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (3.39%) Business Continuity
13 8 (3.39%) PRINCE2
13 8 (3.39%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.81%) PowerShell
2 7 (2.97%) Python
3 4 (1.69%) SQL
4 3 (1.27%) C
5 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.42%) PHP
5 1 (0.42%) Ruby
5 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 62 (26.27%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (18.64%) CCNA
2 44 (18.64%) CCNP
3 29 (12.29%) ITIL Certification
4 26 (11.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (8.47%) Degree
6 11 (4.66%) SC Cleared
6 11 (4.66%) Security Cleared
7 10 (4.24%) MCP
7 10 (4.24%) MCSA
8 7 (2.97%) CCIE
8 7 (2.97%) MCITP
8 7 (2.97%) MCSE
8 7 (2.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (2.12%) Novell Certification
9 5 (2.12%) RHCE
10 4 (1.69%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (1.27%) A+ Certification
11 3 (1.27%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (15.68%) SLA
2 4 (1.69%) PMO
3 1 (0.42%) COBIT
3 1 (0.42%) COSO
System Software
1 46 (19.49%) Active Directory
2 40 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (13.56%) Hyper-V
4 10 (4.24%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (2.97%) vSphere
5 7 (2.97%) XenApp
6 6 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.54%) VMware NSX
7 5 (2.12%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (1.69%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.69%) XenServer
9 1 (0.42%) Firmware
9 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (8.47%) SCCM
2 15 (6.36%) FortiGate
3 6 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.54%) Puppet
3 6 (2.54%) vCenter Server
3 6 (2.54%) vRealize
4 4 (1.69%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.42%) Cacti
5 1 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.42%) SmokePing
5 1 (0.42%) WSUS
Vendors
1 149 (63.14%) Cisco
2 85 (36.02%) VMware
3 84 (35.59%) Microsoft
4 76 (32.20%) CheckPoint
5 75 (31.78%) Citrix
6 49 (20.76%) Palo Alto
7 43 (18.22%) F5
8 37 (15.68%) Arista
9 35 (14.83%) Fortinet
10 18 (7.63%) Avaya
11 16 (6.78%) Juniper
12 15 (6.36%) Aruba
13 14 (5.93%) HP
13 14 (5.93%) Riverbed
14 12 (5.08%) NetApp
14 12 (5.08%) SAP
15 11 (4.66%) Nortel
16 9 (3.81%) Meraki
17 7 (2.97%) Blue Coat
17 7 (2.97%) Symantec