Period
to 22 June 2018

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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 134 117
Rank change year-on-year -22 -17 -17
Permanent jobs citing LAN 3,586 4,067 5,292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.21% 2.50% 2.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.52% 15.44% 16.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2,963 3,385 4,598
England median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% -2.30% +2.35%
10th Percentile £25,300 £25,000 £24,963
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £68,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year - -2.30% +2.35%

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.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 24,696 26,344 32,159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.22% 16.19% 17.01%
Number of salaries quoted 19,762 21,550 26,914
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - -

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 22 June 2018.

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 22 June 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
London -36 1,338 £52,250 +4.50% 138
South East -17 777 £45,000 +12.50% 80
North of England +12 566 £37,500 +2.74% 111
Midlands +7 447 £40,000 -5.88% 57
North West -10 311 £39,500 +5.33% 79
West Midlands +5 277 £39,000 -2.50% 31
East of England -42 244 £42,500 -1.16% 38
South West -15 223 £38,000 +16.92% 24
Yorkshire +22 211 £36,000 +10.77% 25
East Midlands +24 173 £41,000 -3.53% 26
North East +13 44 £32,500 -10.96% 7
South Coast - 1 - -
LAN
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 England region with a requirement for LAN.

1 3,114 (86.84%) WAN
2 1,844 (51.42%) Cisco
3 1,702 (47.46%) Windows
4 1,631 (45.48%) Firewall
5 1,312 (36.59%) Active Directory
6 1,278 (35.64%) Microsoft
7 1,265 (35.28%) VMware
8 1,007 (28.08%) Windows Server
9 954 (26.60%) Cisco Certification
10 947 (26.41%) ITIL
11 890 (24.82%) VPN
12 832 (23.20%) VMware Infrastructure
13 806 (22.48%) Data Centre
14 759 (21.17%) TCP/IP
15 709 (19.77%) Office 365
16 705 (19.66%) DNS
17 689 (19.21%) Wireless
18 676 (18.85%) CCNP
19 656 (18.29%) Finance
20 646 (18.01%) MS Exchange
21 625 (17.43%) Citrix
22 572 (15.95%) Windows Server 2008
23 559 (15.59%) DHCP
24 554 (15.45%) CCNA
25 519 (14.47%) MPLS
26 502 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
27 500 (13.94%) Network Security
28 496 (13.83%) Windows Server 2012
29 484 (13.50%) VLAN
30 482 (13.44%) Hyper-V

LAN
Co-occurring 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
1 646 (18.01%) MS Exchange
2 210 (5.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 189 (5.27%) SharePoint
4 163 (4.55%) Skype for Business
5 151 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 119 (3.32%) IIS
7 77 (2.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 73 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
9 37 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
10 29 (0.81%) IBM Notes
10 29 (0.81%) WebSphere
11 26 (0.73%) Apache
12 20 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
13 18 (0.50%) CMS
13 18 (0.50%) WebLogic
14 17 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
15 15 (0.42%) OpenStack
16 12 (0.33%) Office Communications Server
17 11 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
17 11 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 468 (13.05%) Microsoft Office
2 69 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 53 (1.48%) MS Visio
4 47 (1.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 22 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.084%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.084%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.056%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.056%) Mozilla Thunderbird
9 1 (0.028%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.028%) LibreOffice
9 1 (0.028%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
2 14 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
4 6 (0.17%) Elite 3E
5 4 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.11%) Workfront
6 3 (0.084%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.084%) Eikon
7 2 (0.056%) Maximo
7 2 (0.056%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.056%) Orchard Housing
7 2 (0.056%) Pegasus Opera
7 2 (0.056%) Sage 50
7 2 (0.056%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.028%) assyst
8 1 (0.028%) ION MarketView
8 1 (0.028%) Primavera
8 1 (0.028%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.028%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.028%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 709 (19.77%) Office 365
2 502 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 359 (10.01%) Amazon AWS
4 96 (2.68%) IaaS
5 95 (2.65%) SaaS
6 68 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
7 67 (1.87%) PaaS
8 38 (1.06%) G Suite
9 36 (1.00%) Mimecast
10 35 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
11 27 (0.75%) IBM Cloud
12 20 (0.56%) Akamai
13 19 (0.53%) Amazon S3
13 19 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
14 18 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
15 17 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 15 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
16 15 (0.42%) OneDrive
17 13 (0.36%) AWS CloudTrail
17 13 (0.36%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3,114 (86.84%) WAN
2 1,631 (45.48%) Firewall
3 890 (24.82%) VPN
4 759 (21.17%) TCP/IP
5 705 (19.66%) DNS
6 689 (19.21%) Wireless
7 559 (15.59%) DHCP
8 519 (14.47%) MPLS
9 500 (13.94%) Network Security
10 484 (13.50%) VLAN
11 470 (13.11%) VoIP
12 450 (12.55%) WLAN
13 434 (12.10%) SAN
14 412 (11.49%) Cisco ASA
15 395 (11.02%) Wi-Fi
16 383 (10.68%) OSPF
17 379 (10.57%) BGP
18 275 (7.67%) Cisco Nexus
19 234 (6.53%) Cisco IOS
20 190 (5.30%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 345 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 49 (1.37%) MySQL
3 48 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 43 (1.20%) Big Data
5 31 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
7 22 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 21 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
9 17 (0.47%) MongoDB
9 17 (0.47%) NoSQL
10 16 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
10 16 (0.45%) Relational Database
11 14 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
11 14 (0.39%) Hadoop
12 10 (0.28%) Oracle Database
13 8 (0.22%) Amazon Redshift
13 8 (0.22%) SQL Server 2016
14 7 (0.20%) Blockchain
14 7 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 5 (0.14%) DTS
Development Applications
1 52 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 31 (0.86%) Git (software)
3 17 (0.47%) JIRA
3 17 (0.47%) TeamCity
4 15 (0.42%) Jenkins
4 15 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (0.36%) Sonatype Nexus
6 11 (0.31%) Selenium
7 10 (0.28%) Artifactory
8 9 (0.25%) InstallShield
9 8 (0.22%) Subversion
10 7 (0.20%) JMeter
10 7 (0.20%) NUnit
10 7 (0.20%) SpecFlow
10 7 (0.20%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (0.11%) Vagrant
11 4 (0.11%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.084%) Robot Framework
13 2 (0.056%) Apache Archiva
13 2 (0.056%) Bitbucket
General
1 656 (18.29%) Finance
2 231 (6.44%) Retail
3 215 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 167 (4.66%) Banking
5 74 (2.06%) Legal
6 73 (2.04%) Manufacturing
7 69 (1.92%) Advertising
7 69 (1.92%) Law
8 64 (1.78%) Financial Institution
9 60 (1.67%) Investment Banking
10 52 (1.45%) Marketing
11 35 (0.98%) Publishing
12 31 (0.86%) Back Office
13 27 (0.75%) Games
14 25 (0.70%) Front Office
15 22 (0.61%) Multimedia
16 16 (0.45%) Electronics
17 14 (0.39%) Billing
18 12 (0.33%) Automotive
19 10 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 821 (22.89%) Network Engineer
2 551 (15.37%) Analyst
3 403 (11.24%) Support Engineer
4 384 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 294 (8.20%) Architect
6 263 (7.33%) IT Support
7 249 (6.94%) Support Analyst
8 203 (5.66%) Senior Network Engineer
9 164 (4.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 164 (4.57%) IT Engineer
10 159 (4.43%) Cisco Engineer
11 153 (4.27%) Security Engineer
12 151 (4.21%) 2nd Line Support
13 129 (3.60%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 129 (3.60%) Team Leader
14 121 (3.37%) Network Security Engineer
15 120 (3.35%) Infrastructure Manager
16 119 (3.32%) Consultant
17 118 (3.29%) Desktop Support
18 116 (3.23%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (2.12%) Middleware
2 58 (1.62%) 802.1X
3 52 (1.45%) Web Services
4 32 (0.89%) HTML
5 28 (0.78%) .NET
6 26 (0.73%) FIX Protocol
7 25 (0.70%) XML
8 22 (0.61%) JSON
8 22 (0.61%) LDAP
8 22 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
9 21 (0.59%) CSS
10 16 (0.45%) WSH
11 12 (0.33%) COM
11 12 (0.33%) LAMP
12 9 (0.25%) Software Packaging
13 8 (0.22%) EDI
14 7 (0.20%) Gherkin
15 6 (0.17%) Elastic Stack
16 5 (0.14%) .NET Framework
16 5 (0.14%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 806 (22.48%) Data Centre
2 302 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
3 147 (4.10%) Driving Licence
3 147 (4.10%) Management Information System
4 141 (3.93%) Computer Science
5 131 (3.65%) Self-Motivation
6 99 (2.76%) Video Conferencing
7 91 (2.54%) Blackberry
8 88 (2.45%) Cyberthreat
9 84 (2.34%) Hedge funds
10 70 (1.95%) Public Cloud
11 67 (1.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 58 (1.62%) Clustering
13 52 (1.45%) Private Cloud
14 50 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
15 46 (1.28%) Fat Client
15 46 (1.28%) Thin Client
16 44 (1.23%) Replication
17 36 (1.00%) NHS
17 36 (1.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1,702 (47.46%) Windows
2 1,007 (28.08%) Windows Server
3 572 (15.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 496 (13.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 461 (12.86%) Linux
6 395 (11.02%) Windows 7
7 324 (9.04%) Windows 10
8 151 (4.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 141 (3.93%) Unix
10 123 (3.43%) Windows 8
11 77 (2.15%) Android
12 54 (1.51%) Windows XP
13 53 (1.48%) Mac OS X
14 46 (1.28%) Apple iOS
15 36 (1.00%) CentOS
16 35 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 35 (0.98%) Solaris
17 25 (0.70%) Mac OS
17 25 (0.70%) Ubuntu
18 18 (0.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 947 (26.41%) ITIL
2 393 (10.96%) Problem-Solving
3 362 (10.09%) Project Management
4 254 (7.08%) Incident Management
5 252 (7.03%) Load Balancing
6 250 (6.97%) Disaster Recovery
7 230 (6.41%) Service Management
8 228 (6.36%) Network Management
9 207 (5.77%) Presales
10 204 (5.69%) Service Delivery
11 197 (5.49%) Network Design
12 178 (4.96%) Kalman Filter
13 173 (4.82%) Migration
13 173 (4.82%) Network Monitoring
14 165 (4.60%) PRINCE2
15 158 (4.41%) Information Security
16 155 (4.32%) Change Management
17 149 (4.16%) Root Cause Analysis
18 137 (3.82%) Network Architecture
19 136 (3.79%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 321 (8.95%) SQL
2 290 (8.09%) PowerShell
3 165 (4.60%) Python
4 55 (1.53%) C
5 44 (1.23%) Bash Shell
6 37 (1.03%) Perl
7 35 (0.98%) PHP
8 27 (0.75%) VBScript
9 25 (0.70%) Shell Script
10 22 (0.61%) VB
11 19 (0.53%) T-SQL
12 18 (0.50%) Java
13 15 (0.42%) Ruby
14 10 (0.28%) C#
15 9 (0.25%) JavaScript
16 7 (0.20%) Groovy
17 4 (0.11%) C++
18 3 (0.084%) Go
19 1 (0.028%) AWK
19 1 (0.028%) VBA
Qualifications
1 954 (26.60%) Cisco Certification
2 676 (18.85%) CCNP
3 554 (15.45%) CCNA
4 350 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 338 (9.43%) Degree
6 220 (6.13%) MCSE
7 203 (5.66%) Security Cleared
8 143 (3.99%) SC Cleared
9 126 (3.51%) CCDP
10 125 (3.49%) MCSA
11 117 (3.26%) CCIE
12 113 (3.15%) MCP
13 98 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
14 91 (2.54%) CISSP
15 88 (2.45%) DV Cleared
16 60 (1.67%) MCITP
17 56 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
18 44 (1.23%) JNCIP
19 40 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 34 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 376 (10.49%) SLA
2 145 (4.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 75 (2.09%) PCI DSS
4 58 (1.62%) GDPR
5 37 (1.03%) PMO
6 36 (1.00%) Cyber Essentials
7 33 (0.92%) COBIT
8 26 (0.73%) QA
9 16 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 15 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 8 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 7 (0.20%) ISO 9001
13 6 (0.17%) ISO 14001
14 5 (0.14%) GPG13
14 5 (0.14%) ISO 22301
15 4 (0.11%) GCP
15 4 (0.11%) ISAE 3402
16 3 (0.084%) Data Quality
16 3 (0.084%) NIST 800
17 2 (0.056%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1,312 (36.59%) Active Directory
2 832 (23.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 482 (13.44%) Hyper-V
4 197 (5.49%) VMware ESXi
5 127 (3.54%) vSphere
6 125 (3.49%) XenApp
7 71 (1.98%) XenDesktop
8 58 (1.62%) VMware NSX
9 56 (1.56%) Firmware
10 51 (1.42%) Terminal Services
11 49 (1.37%) XenServer
12 41 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
13 37 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
14 36 (1.00%) Virtual Desktop
15 28 (0.78%) Docker
16 21 (0.59%) NFS
17 18 (0.50%) MetaFrame
18 17 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 14 (0.39%) ProxySG
20 10 (0.28%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 216 (6.02%) SCCM
2 100 (2.79%) Backup Exec
3 81 (2.26%) Cisco Prime
4 78 (2.18%) Nagios
5 71 (1.98%) Ansible
6 70 (1.95%) FortiGate
7 69 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
8 67 (1.87%) WSUS
9 63 (1.76%) SCOM
10 54 (1.51%) AirWatch
11 50 (1.39%) Cisco LMS
11 50 (1.39%) Opsview
12 49 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
13 42 (1.17%) QRadar
13 42 (1.17%) vCenter Server
14 41 (1.14%) Puppet
15 28 (0.78%) Cisco UCCX
15 28 (0.78%) SolarWinds Orion
15 28 (0.78%) TrustSec
16 27 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1,844 (51.42%) Cisco
2 1,278 (35.64%) Microsoft
3 1,265 (35.28%) VMware
4 625 (17.43%) Citrix
5 456 (12.72%) CheckPoint
6 432 (12.05%) HP
7 356 (9.93%) Juniper
8 273 (7.61%) F5
9 240 (6.69%) SolarWinds
10 196 (5.47%) Palo Alto
11 181 (5.05%) Fortinet
12 162 (4.52%) Meraki
13 160 (4.46%) Oracle
14 137 (3.82%) NetApp
15 126 (3.51%) Veeam
16 123 (3.43%) Avaya
17 116 (3.23%) Dell
18 101 (2.82%) Forcepoint
19 96 (2.68%) Riverbed
20 93 (2.59%) ServiceNow