Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 95 93
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2 +15
Permanent jobs citing LAN 393 394 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.30% 3.00% 3.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.31% 18.62% 17.51%
Number of salaries quoted 313 368 384
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £23,838 £26,250 £25,650
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,750
% change year-on-year - -0.58% +6.88%

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 2271 2116 2662
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.06% 16.09% 17.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1886 1711 2074
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,250 £24,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -12 185 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Cambridgeshire -9 88 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Bedfordshire +14 53 £39,750 -24.29% 1
Essex +53 49 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Suffolk -17 12 £29,000 -20.00%
Norfolk +18 6 £35,000 +27.27%
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 352 (89.57%) WAN
2 256 (65.14%) Cisco
3 177 (45.04%) Firewall
4 153 (38.93%) Cisco Certification
5 146 (37.15%) Windows
6 135 (34.35%) VMware
7 132 (33.59%) Data Centre
8 125 (31.81%) CheckPoint
9 116 (29.52%) Microsoft
10 112 (28.50%) Active Directory
11 109 (27.74%) Citrix
12 99 (25.19%) CCNA
13 97 (24.68%) VPN
14 96 (24.43%) Windows Server
15 95 (24.17%) DNS
16 93 (23.66%) CCNP
17 91 (23.16%) DHCP
18 89 (22.65%) BGP
19 86 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
20 84 (21.37%) OSPF
21 77 (19.59%) MS Exchange
22 73 (18.58%) ITIL
22 73 (18.58%) TCP/IP
23 71 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
24 65 (16.54%) Cisco Nexus
24 65 (16.54%) VoIP
25 60 (15.27%) VLAN
26 59 (15.01%) Network Security
27 58 (14.76%) Windows Server 2008
27 58 (14.76%) Microsoft Office

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 77 (19.59%) MS Exchange
2 36 (9.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (5.09%) Skype for Business
4 17 (4.33%) CMS
5 15 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (1.53%) IBM Connections
8 3 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.51%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 58 (14.76%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (3.82%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.25%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 52 (13.23%) Office 365
2 18 (4.58%) PaaS
3 13 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.53%) G Suite
6 4 (1.02%) IaaS
7 3 (0.76%) GitHub
8 2 (0.51%) Akamai
8 2 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.51%) Amazon Glacier
8 2 (0.51%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.51%) AWS CloudTrail
8 2 (0.51%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 352 (89.57%) WAN
2 177 (45.04%) Firewall
3 97 (24.68%) VPN
4 95 (24.17%) DNS
5 91 (23.16%) DHCP
6 89 (22.65%) BGP
7 86 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
8 84 (21.37%) OSPF
9 73 (18.58%) TCP/IP
10 65 (16.54%) Cisco Nexus
10 65 (16.54%) VoIP
11 60 (15.27%) VLAN
12 59 (15.01%) Network Security
13 56 (14.25%) Cisco IOS
14 53 (13.49%) SAN
15 49 (12.47%) Wireless
16 47 (11.96%) HTTP
17 45 (11.45%) FTP
18 40 (10.18%) MPLS
19 34 (8.65%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.09%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.25%) MySQL
4 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (0.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.51%) Git (software)
General
1 29 (7.38%) Finance
2 18 (4.58%) Retail
3 16 (4.07%) Back Office
3 16 (4.07%) Military
4 13 (3.31%) Games
5 12 (3.05%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.54%) Marketing
7 9 (2.29%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (2.04%) Electronics
9 6 (1.53%) Automotive
10 4 (1.02%) Legal
11 3 (0.76%) Advertising
11 3 (0.76%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 98 (24.94%) Network Engineer
2 57 (14.50%) Consultant
2 57 (14.50%) Support Engineer
3 46 (11.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 39 (9.92%) Analyst
5 38 (9.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 38 (9.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 35 (8.91%) Security Engineer
7 34 (8.65%) Security Consultant
8 33 (8.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 31 (7.89%) Cisco Consultant
10 30 (7.63%) 3rd Line Support
11 29 (7.38%) Network Consultant
12 26 (6.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 26 (6.62%) Senior Network Engineer
13 25 (6.36%) Network Support
14 23 (5.85%) Administrator
14 23 (5.85%) Cisco Network Consultant
15 22 (5.60%) Infrastructure Support
16 20 (5.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (7.12%) HTML
1 28 (7.12%) XML
2 17 (4.33%) POSIX
3 3 (0.76%) 802.1X
3 3 (0.76%) JSON
3 3 (0.76%) REST
4 2 (0.51%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 132 (33.59%) Data Centre
2 42 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (7.89%) Driving Licence
4 28 (7.12%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.54%) Blog
6 9 (2.29%) Data Protection Act
6 9 (2.29%) User Experience
7 7 (1.78%) Smartphone
8 6 (1.53%) CMDB
8 6 (1.53%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.53%) Mainframe
8 6 (1.53%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.53%) PKI
9 4 (1.02%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.76%) EPoS
10 3 (0.76%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.76%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.51%) iPad
11 2 (0.51%) iSeries
11 2 (0.51%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 146 (37.15%) Windows
2 96 (24.43%) Windows Server
3 58 (14.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (10.69%) Windows 7
5 36 (9.16%) Windows 10
5 36 (9.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (8.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (5.85%) Linux
8 18 (4.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (2.80%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.53%) Unix
11 3 (0.76%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.51%) CentOS
12 2 (0.51%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.51%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.25%) Android
13 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (18.58%) ITIL
2 47 (11.96%) Network Management
3 44 (11.20%) E-Commerce
4 43 (10.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 39 (9.92%) Presales
6 35 (8.91%) Change Management
7 25 (6.36%) Data Security
7 25 (6.36%) Project Management
8 24 (6.11%) Network Design
8 24 (6.11%) Software Deployment
9 23 (5.85%) Mentoring
10 20 (5.09%) Load Balancing
11 19 (4.83%) Server Building
11 19 (4.83%) Server Virtualisation
12 18 (4.58%) Network Monitoring
13 17 (4.33%) Data Encryption
13 17 (4.33%) Network Optimisation
13 17 (4.33%) PRINCE2
14 16 (4.07%) Document Management
14 16 (4.07%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 17 (4.33%) PowerShell
2 15 (3.82%) SQL
3 12 (3.05%) VBScript
4 7 (1.78%) R
5 6 (1.53%) Python
6 4 (1.02%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.76%) Ruby
8 2 (0.51%) C
8 2 (0.51%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.25%) ANSI SQL
9 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 153 (38.93%) Cisco Certification
2 99 (25.19%) CCNA
3 93 (23.66%) CCNP
4 35 (8.91%) CCDP
5 32 (8.14%) Degree
6 28 (7.12%) CCSE
7 27 (6.87%) CCSA
7 27 (6.87%) Network+ Certification
8 21 (5.34%) Security Cleared
9 17 (4.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (4.33%) SC Cleared
10 15 (3.82%) MCSE
11 13 (3.31%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (3.05%) CISSP
13 10 (2.54%) JNCIS
13 10 (2.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 8 (2.04%) MCSA
15 7 (1.78%) Check Point Certification
15 7 (1.78%) HNC
16 6 (1.53%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (9.16%) SLA
2 13 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.80%) PCI DSS
3 11 (2.80%) PMO
4 9 (2.29%) Cyber Essentials
4 9 (2.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 6 (1.53%) GDPR
6 2 (0.51%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 112 (28.50%) Active Directory
2 71 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (8.40%) Hyper-V
4 27 (6.87%) vSphere
5 23 (5.85%) XenApp
6 17 (4.33%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (3.56%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.51%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 25 (6.36%) Cacti
2 15 (3.82%) SCCM
2 15 (3.82%) WSUS
3 12 (3.05%) SmokePing
4 6 (1.53%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (1.53%) FortiGate
5 3 (0.76%) Ansible
5 3 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.51%) Puppet
6 2 (0.51%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.51%) vCenter Server
6 2 (0.51%) vRealize
7 1 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.25%) SCOM
7 1 (0.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.25%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 256 (65.14%) Cisco
2 135 (34.35%) VMware
3 125 (31.81%) CheckPoint
4 116 (29.52%) Microsoft
5 109 (27.74%) Citrix
6 56 (14.25%) Juniper
7 46 (11.70%) HP
8 44 (11.20%) F5
9 39 (9.92%) Palo Alto
10 30 (7.63%) Fortinet
11 29 (7.38%) Meraki
12 28 (7.12%) Arista
13 17 (4.33%) Xerox
14 16 (4.07%) IBM
15 14 (3.56%) Avaya
15 14 (3.56%) Blue Coat
16 13 (3.31%) Aruba
17 9 (2.29%) Brocade
18 8 (2.04%) EMC
19 7 (1.78%) Nokia