LAN Jobs in England

Local Area Network (LAN)
UK > England

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 6 months to 26 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
26 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 130 226 245
Rank change year-on-year +96 +19 -49
Permanent jobs citing LAN 1,580 1,646 1,913
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.31% 1.68% 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.65% 12.64% 12.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,324 1,313 1,626
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £33,875 £35,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,000 £45,950 £43,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.29% +5.63% -3.33%
75th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £71,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England

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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 9,490 13,024 15,843
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 13.86% 13.26% 13.17%
Number of salaries quoted 7,609 8,149 10,020
10th Percentile £26,500 £27,900 £27,750
25th Percentile £32,750 £36,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,500 £52,000 £51,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.81% +1.96% +2.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £70,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £49,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% +1.94% +3.00%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing LAN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in England

LAN
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing LAN in England.

Salary trend for LAN in England

LAN
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing LAN in England over the 6 months to 26 February 2024.

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 6 months to 26 February 2024. 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
London +116 446 £57,500 +4.55% 100
North of England +34 323 £42,500 - 87
Midlands +79 269 £42,500 -6.62% 58
South East +51 261 £42,750 +3.01% 68
West Midlands +100 207 £42,000 -16.00% 38
South West +67 199 £48,750 +13.37% 50
North West +50 177 £43,750 -2.78% 54
Yorkshire +47 115 £42,500 +6.25% 31
East of England +16 86 £34,000 -5.56% 42
East Midlands +7 59 £48,000 +18.52% 20
North East -11 35 £38,000 -10.59% 4
LAN
UK

LAN
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 196 (12.41%) Microsoft Exchange
2 145 (9.18%) SharePoint
3 17 (1.08%) IIS
4 7 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (0.32%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (0.25%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.19%) SAS
8 2 (0.13%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.063%) Apache
9 1 (0.063%) CMS
9 1 (0.063%) Confluence
9 1 (0.063%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.063%) Moodle
9 1 (0.063%) Tomcat
Applications
1 197 (12.47%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.25%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.19%) SPSS
7 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.063%) Trello
Business Applications
1 4 (0.25%) Epicor Tropos
2 3 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.13%) Salesforce CRM
3 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.13%) Shopify
4 1 (0.063%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.063%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.063%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 590 (37.34%) Microsoft 365
2 575 (36.39%) Azure
3 179 (11.33%) Entra ID
4 144 (9.11%) AWS
5 72 (4.56%) OneDrive
6 64 (4.05%) IaaS
7 51 (3.23%) PaaS
8 49 (3.10%) Cloud Computing
9 42 (2.66%) SaaS
10 33 (2.09%) GCP
11 22 (1.39%) Power Platform
12 21 (1.33%) Azure Sentinel
13 19 (1.20%) Mimecast
14 17 (1.08%) Azure DevOps
14 17 (1.08%) WhatsApp
15 15 (0.95%) Microsoft Purview
16 12 (0.76%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 12 (0.76%) Google Workspace
17 10 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
17 10 (0.63%) Rubrik
Communications & Networking
1 1,373 (86.90%) WAN
2 650 (41.14%) Firewall
3 420 (26.58%) VPN
4 368 (23.29%) Wi-Fi
5 350 (22.15%) Wireless
6 330 (20.89%) DNS
7 320 (20.25%) DHCP
8 243 (15.38%) TCP/IP
9 203 (12.85%) SD-WAN
10 194 (12.28%) Network Security
11 187 (11.84%) VLAN
12 168 (10.63%) MPLS
13 165 (10.44%) WLAN
14 161 (10.19%) BGP
15 154 (9.75%) Internet
16 146 (9.24%) OSPF
17 111 (7.03%) SAN
18 103 (6.52%) VoIP
19 68 (4.30%) IPsec
20 64 (4.05%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (6.14%) SQL Server
2 19 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
3 10 (0.63%) MySQL
3 10 (0.63%) Power BI
4 9 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (0.51%) NoSQL
6 7 (0.44%) DB2
7 6 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.19%) Big Data
9 3 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.19%) DynamoDB
9 3 (0.19%) EDRMS
9 3 (0.19%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.13%) GIS
11 1 (0.063%) DTS
11 1 (0.063%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.063%) InfluxDB
11 1 (0.063%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.063%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (1.08%) JIRA
2 4 (0.25%) MSBuild
2 4 (0.25%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (0.25%) TeamCity
3 3 (0.19%) Git
3 3 (0.19%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (0.19%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.13%) Fiddler
General
1 455 (28.80%) Social Skills
2 144 (9.11%) Analytical Skills
3 138 (8.73%) Finance
4 108 (6.84%) Telecoms
5 83 (5.25%) Retail
6 67 (4.24%) Law
7 61 (3.86%) Organisational Skills
8 59 (3.73%) Legal
9 49 (3.10%) Games
10 45 (2.85%) Manufacturing
11 43 (2.72%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 41 (2.59%) Documentation Skills
13 23 (1.46%) Banking
14 22 (1.39%) Public Sector
15 17 (1.08%) Police
16 16 (1.01%) Presentation Skills
17 14 (0.89%) Advertising
18 13 (0.82%) Local Government
19 10 (0.63%) Automotive
19 10 (0.63%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 371 (23.48%) Network Engineer
2 261 (16.52%) Senior
3 212 (13.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 196 (12.41%) Analyst
5 160 (10.13%) Support Engineer
6 111 (7.03%) Senior Network Engineer
7 105 (6.65%) IT Support
8 97 (6.14%) IT Engineer
9 80 (5.06%) Architect
10 74 (4.68%) Network Analyst
11 69 (4.37%) 2nd Line Support
12 64 (4.05%) Lead
13 59 (3.73%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 57 (3.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 57 (3.61%) Support Analyst
15 54 (3.42%) Senior Manager
16 50 (3.16%) Security Engineer
16 50 (3.16%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 49 (3.10%) IT Manager
18 48 (3.04%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (1.71%) HTML
1 27 (1.71%) XML
2 26 (1.65%) 802.1X
2 26 (1.65%) Node.js
2 26 (1.65%) React
3 23 (1.46%) AngularJS
3 23 (1.46%) CSS
3 23 (1.46%) Express.js
3 23 (1.46%) HTML5
4 11 (0.70%) .NET
5 10 (0.63%) LDAP
6 7 (0.44%) JSON
7 5 (0.32%) OAuth
7 5 (0.32%) SAML
7 5 (0.32%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (0.25%) Akka
8 4 (0.25%) EDI
9 3 (0.19%) RESTful
10 2 (0.13%) Lightning Web Components
10 2 (0.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 199 (12.59%) Data Centre
2 95 (6.01%) Driving Licence
3 63 (3.99%) Management Information System
4 53 (3.35%) Public Cloud
5 50 (3.16%) Security Operations Centre
6 38 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
7 27 (1.71%) Onboarding
8 26 (1.65%) Private Cloud
9 25 (1.58%) NHS
10 24 (1.52%) CCTV
11 20 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
11 20 (1.27%) PKI
12 19 (1.20%) Replication
12 19 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
13 18 (1.14%) Clustering
13 18 (1.14%) IoT
14 17 (1.08%) Client/Server
15 11 (0.70%) Fat Client
15 11 (0.70%) Thin Client
16 9 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 718 (45.44%) Windows
2 345 (21.84%) Windows Server
3 178 (11.27%) Windows 10
4 132 (8.35%) Linux
5 79 (5.00%) Windows Server 2019
6 57 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 55 (3.48%) Apple iOS
8 53 (3.35%) Windows Server 2016
9 50 (3.16%) Android
10 46 (2.91%) Unix
11 43 (2.72%) Mac OS
11 43 (2.72%) Ubuntu
12 37 (2.34%) Windows 7
13 36 (2.28%) VMS
14 27 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (0.89%) VyOS
16 10 (0.63%) Windows XP
17 8 (0.51%) CentOS
17 8 (0.51%) Mac OS X
17 8 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (18.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 280 (17.72%) ITIL
3 268 (16.96%) Problem-Solving
4 254 (16.08%) Customer Service
5 178 (11.27%) Cybersecurity
6 108 (6.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 108 (6.84%) Service Management
7 105 (6.65%) Agile
8 100 (6.33%) Incident Management
8 100 (6.33%) Mentoring
9 99 (6.27%) Service Delivery
10 88 (5.57%) Roadmaps
11 87 (5.51%) SIEM
12 82 (5.19%) Network Design
13 79 (5.00%) Migration
14 77 (4.87%) Project Delivery
15 74 (4.68%) Project Management
16 71 (4.49%) Load Balancing
17 68 (4.30%) Business Continuity
17 68 (4.30%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 163 (10.32%) PowerShell
2 111 (7.03%) SQL
3 99 (6.27%) Python
4 34 (2.15%) Bash
5 26 (1.65%) JavaScript
6 25 (1.58%) VB
7 23 (1.46%) JSX
7 23 (1.46%) PHP
8 12 (0.76%) C#
9 10 (0.63%) Perl
10 3 (0.19%) Java
10 3 (0.19%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.13%) C++
12 1 (0.063%) C
12 1 (0.063%) Kusto Query Language
12 1 (0.063%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.063%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 317 (20.06%) Cisco Certification
2 211 (13.35%) CCNA
3 200 (12.66%) Degree
4 166 (10.51%) CCNP
5 153 (9.68%) Security Cleared
6 91 (5.76%) DV Cleared
7 83 (5.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 71 (4.49%) CCIE
9 61 (3.86%) CISSP
10 60 (3.80%) SC Cleared
11 49 (3.10%) SSCP
12 46 (2.91%) A+ Certification
12 46 (2.91%) Network+ Certification
13 37 (2.34%) CISM
14 36 (2.28%) JNCIA
15 35 (2.22%) CCDP
16 33 (2.09%) DBS Check
17 29 (1.84%) MCSE
18 27 (1.71%) MCITP
19 25 (1.58%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (5.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 79 (5.00%) SLA
3 54 (3.42%) GDPR
4 46 (2.91%) Cyber Essentials
5 20 (1.27%) NIST
5 20 (1.27%) PCI DSS
6 15 (0.95%) QA
7 9 (0.57%) Accessibility
7 9 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 5 (0.32%) NCSC
9 4 (0.25%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.19%) ITGC
System Software
1 562 (35.57%) Active Directory
2 256 (16.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 179 (11.33%) Hyper-V
4 52 (3.29%) vSphere
5 37 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
6 32 (2.03%) Virtual Desktop
7 18 (1.14%) Firmware
8 12 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
8 12 (0.76%) VMware NSX
9 10 (0.63%) Terminal Services
10 6 (0.38%) Docker
10 6 (0.38%) NFS
10 6 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (0.32%) XenApp
12 4 (0.25%) BitLocker
12 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.25%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.19%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.19%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.063%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 148 (9.37%) Microsoft Intune
2 68 (4.30%) SCCM
3 61 (3.86%) Ansible
4 53 (3.35%) Terraform
5 45 (2.85%) FortiGate
6 19 (1.20%) Jamf Pro
7 17 (1.08%) WSUS
8 15 (0.95%) Nmap
9 13 (0.82%) Single Sign-On
9 13 (0.82%) SmoothWall
10 10 (0.63%) Autotask
10 10 (0.63%) Nessus
11 9 (0.57%) Failover Clustering
11 9 (0.57%) ServiceCenter
12 7 (0.44%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 7 (0.44%) SolarWinds Orion
12 7 (0.44%) vCenter Server
13 6 (0.38%) Cisco Prime
13 6 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
13 6 (0.38%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 648 (41.01%) Microsoft
2 549 (34.75%) Cisco
3 379 (23.99%) VMware
4 155 (9.81%) Juniper
5 146 (9.24%) Meraki
6 128 (8.10%) Fortinet
7 116 (7.34%) Aruba
8 107 (6.77%) HP
9 82 (5.19%) Citrix
10 80 (5.06%) SolarWinds
11 77 (4.87%) Palo Alto
12 63 (3.99%) CheckPoint
13 62 (3.92%) Veeam
14 49 (3.10%) Google
15 44 (2.78%) Apple
16 34 (2.15%) Dell
16 34 (2.15%) Nokia
17 32 (2.03%) Ruckus Wireless
18 30 (1.90%) F5
18 30 (1.90%) Sophos