The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
UK / England
Rank 132 107 98
Rank change year-on-year -25 -9  
Permanent jobs citing LAN 1954 2741 3042
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.45% 2.83% 3.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.17% 16.26% 16.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1614 2372 2544
Median salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.29% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £24,690
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £69,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +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 England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 12882 16858 18400
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.15% 17.41% 18.51%
Number of salaries quoted 10537 14068 14771
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

LAN
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN in England.

Salary trend for LAN in England

LAN
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for LAN in England

LAN
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the England region over the 3 months to 25 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
London +16 752 £50,000 - 75
South East -18 458 £40,000 -11.11% 53
East of England -40 153 £42,500 +6.25% 13
West Midlands -29 144 £43,750 +4.16% 23
North West -12 139 £37,500 +3.44% 32
South West -17 128 £28,500 -17.39% 14
Yorkshire -5 112 £32,500 -19.75% 16
East Midlands +10 69 £42,500 +21.42% 15
North East -2 6 £26,750 -25.69% 8
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region with a requirement for LAN.

1 3752 (86.71%) WAN
2 2372 (54.82%) Cisco
3 1970 (45.53%) Firewall
4 1890 (43.68%) Windows
5 1409 (32.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1334 (30.83%) Microsoft
7 1325 (30.62%) Active Directory
8 1252 (28.93%) VMware
9 1056 (24.40%) TCP/IP
10 1029 (23.78%) Windows Server
11 979 (22.63%) DNS
12 956 (22.09%) VPN
13 936 (21.63%) ITIL
14 935 (21.61%) CCNP
15 882 (20.38%) Data Centre
16 850 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
17 777 (17.96%) Wireless
18 760 (17.56%) CCNA
18 760 (17.56%) DHCP
19 677 (15.65%) MPLS
20 669 (15.46%) Juniper
21 646 (14.93%) Finance
22 638 (14.74%) Linux
23 625 (14.44%) MS Exchange
24 619 (14.31%) Network Security
25 595 (13.75%) VoIP
26 589 (13.61%) OSPF
27 578 (13.36%) BGP
28 548 (12.66%) SAN
28 548 (12.66%) Windows Server 2008

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 625 (14.44%) MS Exchange
2 251 (5.80%) IIS
3 235 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 183 (4.23%) SharePoint
5 153 (3.54%) Skype for Business
6 126 (2.91%) Apache
7 118 (2.73%) Tomcat
8 111 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2013
9 86 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2007
10 67 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2003
11 60 (1.39%) WebSphere
12 52 (1.20%) Oracle Coherence
13 42 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 42 (0.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 39 (0.90%) WebLogic
15 31 (0.72%) DataSynapse
16 20 (0.46%) Confluence
17 16 (0.37%) IBM Notes
17 16 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
18 14 (0.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 514 (11.88%) MS Excel
2 466 (10.77%) MS Office
3 71 (1.64%) MS Visio
4 29 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (0.42%) MS Project
6 8 (0.18%) Mozilla Thunderbird
7 4 (0.092%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.046%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.046%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.023%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.023%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.023%) Revit
9 1 (0.023%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 31 (0.72%) RMDS
2 21 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
5 6 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.14%) Workfront
6 5 (0.12%) OpenText MBPM
6 5 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
6 5 (0.12%) Visualfiles
7 4 (0.092%) Infor CRM
8 3 (0.069%) assyst
8 3 (0.069%) Eikon
8 3 (0.069%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.046%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (0.046%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.023%) BusinessWorks
10 1 (0.023%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.023%) GoldMine
10 1 (0.023%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 391 (9.04%) Office 365
2 253 (5.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 249 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
4 95 (2.20%) SaaS
5 76 (1.76%) IaaS
6 69 (1.59%) PaaS
7 66 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
8 19 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
9 13 (0.30%) Slack
10 11 (0.25%) Mimecast
11 10 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 8 (0.18%) G Suite
13 7 (0.16%) GitHub
14 6 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
15 5 (0.12%) Amazon S3
15 5 (0.12%) Google Drive
15 5 (0.12%) IBM Cloud
15 5 (0.12%) iPaaS
15 5 (0.12%) OneDrive
15 5 (0.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3752 (86.71%) WAN
2 1970 (45.53%) Firewall
3 1056 (24.40%) TCP/IP
4 979 (22.63%) DNS
5 956 (22.09%) VPN
6 777 (17.96%) Wireless
7 760 (17.56%) DHCP
8 677 (15.65%) MPLS
9 619 (14.31%) Network Security
10 595 (13.75%) VoIP
11 589 (13.61%) OSPF
12 578 (13.36%) BGP
13 548 (12.66%) SAN
14 476 (11.00%) VLAN
15 388 (8.97%) Cisco ASA
16 384 (8.87%) Wi-Fi
17 360 (8.32%) Cisco Nexus
18 346 (8.00%) WLAN
19 305 (7.05%) Internet
20 267 (6.17%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 466 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 66 (1.53%) MySQL
3 63 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 50 (1.16%) Hadoop
4 50 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 41 (0.95%) HBase
6 40 (0.92%) Oracle Database
7 39 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
8 21 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
8 21 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
9 18 (0.42%) DB2
10 17 (0.39%) MongoDB
10 17 (0.39%) Relational Database
11 14 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (0.28%) OLAP
12 12 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (0.25%) OLTP
13 11 (0.25%) Oracle Exadata
13 11 (0.25%) Oracle OLAP
13 11 (0.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 37 (0.86%) JIRA
2 16 (0.37%) Git (software)
3 14 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
3 14 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 13 (0.30%) Jenkins
5 8 (0.18%) Subversion
5 8 (0.18%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.12%) Bugzilla
7 4 (0.092%) Travis CI
8 3 (0.069%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.046%) Gerrit
9 2 (0.046%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.046%) Trac
10 1 (0.023%) git-flow
10 1 (0.023%) Grunt
10 1 (0.023%) gulp
10 1 (0.023%) Robot Framework
10 1 (0.023%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.023%) TestNG
10 1 (0.023%) webpack
General
1 646 (14.93%) Finance
2 481 (11.12%) Telecoms
3 160 (3.70%) Retail
4 94 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 89 (2.06%) Banking
6 81 (1.87%) Marketing
7 72 (1.66%) Legal
8 37 (0.86%) Back Office
9 34 (0.79%) Investment Banking
10 29 (0.67%) Electronics
10 29 (0.67%) Law
11 28 (0.65%) Games
12 27 (0.62%) Financial Institution
13 25 (0.58%) Advertising
14 20 (0.46%) French Language
14 20 (0.46%) Spanish Language
15 18 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
16 17 (0.39%) Billing
17 16 (0.37%) Automotive
17 16 (0.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1230 (28.43%) Network Engineer
2 559 (12.92%) Analyst
3 490 (11.32%) Support Engineer
4 361 (8.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 352 (8.13%) Cisco Engineer
6 325 (7.51%) Senior Network Engineer
7 319 (7.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 311 (7.19%) Architect
9 302 (6.98%) IT Support
10 281 (6.49%) Support Analyst
11 232 (5.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 232 (5.36%) Administrator
12 216 (4.99%) IT Engineer
13 212 (4.90%) 2nd Line Support
14 172 (3.98%) 3rd Line Support
15 165 (3.81%) Consultant
16 164 (3.79%) Security Engineer
17 160 (3.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 155 (3.58%) Infrastructure Support
19 146 (3.37%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (2.26%) 802.1X
2 93 (2.15%) Middleware
2 93 (2.15%) Web Services
3 91 (2.10%) .NET
4 65 (1.50%) HTML
5 51 (1.18%) XML
6 34 (0.79%) XSLT
7 31 (0.72%) Rendezvous
7 31 (0.72%) Ultra Messaging
8 22 (0.51%) CSS
9 19 (0.44%) LAMP
10 16 (0.37%) ASP.NET
11 13 (0.30%) REST
12 12 (0.28%) Oracle Fusion
13 11 (0.25%) EDI
14 10 (0.23%) Flash
15 9 (0.21%) Ajax
15 9 (0.21%) RabbitMQ
16 8 (0.18%) MAPI
16 8 (0.18%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 882 (20.38%) Data Centre
2 245 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 208 (4.81%) Driving Licence
4 167 (3.86%) Management Information System
5 151 (3.49%) Computer Science
6 86 (1.99%) Video Conferencing
7 77 (1.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 66 (1.53%) Public Cloud
9 60 (1.39%) Blackberry
10 47 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
11 46 (1.06%) Clustering
12 45 (1.04%) PKI
13 41 (0.95%) iPad
14 39 (0.90%) BYOD
14 39 (0.90%) Hedge funds
15 32 (0.74%) Replication
15 32 (0.74%) Smartphone
16 30 (0.69%) Client/Server
17 29 (0.67%) EPoS
18 26 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1890 (43.68%) Windows
2 1029 (23.78%) Windows Server
3 638 (14.74%) Linux
4 548 (12.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 516 (11.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 472 (10.91%) Windows 7
7 237 (5.48%) Unix
8 200 (4.62%) Windows 10
9 195 (4.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 180 (4.16%) Windows 8
11 112 (2.59%) Solaris
12 107 (2.47%) Windows XP
13 79 (1.83%) Mac OS X
14 72 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 65 (1.50%) CentOS
16 63 (1.46%) Android
17 42 (0.97%) Apple iOS
18 37 (0.86%) Ubuntu
19 25 (0.58%) Debian
20 23 (0.53%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 936 (21.63%) ITIL
2 427 (9.87%) Network Design
3 282 (6.52%) Presales
4 274 (6.33%) Network Management
5 267 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 258 (5.96%) Load Balancing
7 240 (5.55%) Project Management
8 228 (5.27%) Migration
9 205 (4.74%) Service Management
10 203 (4.69%) Network Monitoring
11 201 (4.65%) Change Management
12 186 (4.30%) Agile Software Development
13 181 (4.18%) Service Delivery
14 171 (3.95%) Problem Management
15 161 (3.72%) Mentoring
16 155 (3.58%) Information Security
17 153 (3.54%) High Availability
18 151 (3.49%) PRINCE2
19 150 (3.47%) Continuous Improvement
20 137 (3.17%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 347 (8.02%) SQL
2 148 (3.42%) PowerShell
3 113 (2.61%) Java
4 102 (2.36%) Python
5 71 (1.64%) Bash Shell
6 66 (1.53%) C
7 58 (1.34%) Perl
8 48 (1.11%) Shell Script
9 45 (1.04%) JavaScript
10 23 (0.53%) C#
11 16 (0.37%) VBScript
12 14 (0.32%) PHP
12 14 (0.32%) VB
13 11 (0.25%) Groovy
14 9 (0.21%) Ruby
14 9 (0.21%) T-SQL
15 8 (0.18%) R
16 6 (0.14%) COBOL
17 4 (0.092%) Scala
18 3 (0.069%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 1409 (32.56%) Cisco Certification
2 935 (21.61%) CCNP
3 760 (17.56%) CCNA
4 417 (9.64%) Degree
5 389 (8.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 264 (6.10%) Security Cleared
7 262 (6.06%) CCIE
8 257 (5.94%) MCSE
9 206 (4.76%) SC Cleared
10 145 (3.35%) MCP
11 141 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
12 138 (3.19%) MCSA
13 97 (2.24%) DV Cleared
14 93 (2.15%) CCSA
15 89 (2.06%) CCDP
16 85 (1.96%) CCSE
17 73 (1.69%) CISSP
18 72 (1.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 62 (1.43%) JNCIP
20 52 (1.20%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 272 (6.29%) SLA
2 119 (2.75%) PCI DSS
3 62 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 33 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 29 (0.67%) QA
6 14 (0.32%) ISO27002
7 5 (0.12%) JSP 440
7 5 (0.12%) PMBOK
8 4 (0.092%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (0.092%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.092%) PMO
9 3 (0.069%) ISO22301
10 2 (0.046%) COBIT
11 1 (0.023%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.023%) GDPR
11 1 (0.023%) GPG13
11 1 (0.023%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.023%) SDET
11 1 (0.023%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1325 (30.62%) Active Directory
2 850 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 516 (11.93%) Hyper-V
4 137 (3.17%) vSphere
5 129 (2.98%) XenApp
6 85 (1.96%) VMware ESX
7 81 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
8 70 (1.62%) NFS
9 65 (1.50%) KVM
10 60 (1.39%) Xen
11 53 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
12 52 (1.20%) SRDF
12 52 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
13 51 (1.18%) Terminal Services
14 45 (1.04%) XenDesktop
15 38 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
15 38 (0.88%) XenServer
16 24 (0.55%) Firmware
17 23 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
18 21 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 233 (5.38%) SCCM
2 93 (2.15%) Puppet
3 88 (2.03%) Cisco Prime
4 70 (1.62%) Cisco CUCM
5 68 (1.57%) SCOM
6 66 (1.53%) FortiGate
7 59 (1.36%) Nagios
8 56 (1.29%) Ansible
9 47 (1.09%) WSUS
10 39 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
11 32 (0.74%) Backup Exec
12 31 (0.72%) Juniper STRM
13 28 (0.65%) Cisco UCCE
14 27 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
15 22 (0.51%) SolarWinds Orion
16 19 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
16 19 (0.44%) Nessus
17 18 (0.42%) AirWatch
17 18 (0.42%) Cisco UCCX
18 17 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2372 (54.82%) Cisco
2 1334 (30.83%) Microsoft
3 1252 (28.93%) VMware
4 669 (15.46%) Juniper
5 526 (12.16%) CheckPoint
6 434 (10.03%) Citrix
7 422 (9.75%) HP
8 377 (8.71%) F5
9 301 (6.96%) Palo Alto
10 225 (5.20%) SolarWinds
11 208 (4.81%) Oracle
12 195 (4.51%) NetApp
13 188 (4.34%) Avaya
14 185 (4.28%) Fortinet
15 135 (3.12%) EMC
16 123 (2.84%) Dell
17 114 (2.63%) Aruba
18 112 (2.59%) Mitel
19 100 (2.31%) Apple
20 96 (2.22%) Red Hat
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
South West London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
X4 Group
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lennon Wright
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday, 10% Pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £23000.00 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Octopus Investments
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
South West London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago