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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 117 91
Rank change year-on-year -17 -26  
Permanent jobs citing LAN 2130 2476 3314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.53% 2.72% 3.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.54% 15.98% 18.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1741 2070 2803
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +3.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.87% -  

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 13705 15492 18155
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.30% 16.99% 17.47%
Number of salaries quoted 11203 12996 14876
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +5 857 £50,000 -4.76% 70
South East -31 422 £39,500 -12.22% 39
North West +10 207 £39,000 - 52
East of England -7 205 £47,500 +18.75% 22
West Midlands -24 142 £40,000 +11.11% 24
South West -26 111 £36,500 +12.30% 17
Yorkshire -47 103 £32,500 -18.75% 21
East Midlands -15 74 £40,000 +6.66% 11
North East -5 8 £36,500 +8.95% 2
Midlands - 1 £65,000 - 35
LAN
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 3548 (87.52%) WAN
2 2071 (51.09%) Cisco
3 1937 (47.78%) Windows
4 1893 (46.69%) Firewall
5 1430 (35.27%) Microsoft
6 1365 (33.67%) Active Directory
7 1211 (29.87%) Cisco Certification
8 1202 (29.65%) VMware
9 1082 (26.69%) Windows Server
10 1046 (25.80%) VPN
11 997 (24.59%) TCP/IP
12 928 (22.89%) DNS
13 907 (22.37%) ITIL
14 806 (19.88%) DHCP
15 776 (19.14%) CCNP
16 774 (19.09%) VMware Infrastructure
17 720 (17.76%) Data Centre
18 709 (17.49%) MS Exchange
19 705 (17.39%) CCNA
19 705 (17.39%) Wireless
20 659 (16.26%) MPLS
21 639 (15.76%) Juniper
22 617 (15.22%) Linux
23 602 (14.85%) Finance
24 571 (14.08%) Hyper-V
25 567 (13.99%) Office 365
26 549 (13.54%) VoIP
27 536 (13.22%) Windows Server 2008
28 529 (13.05%) CheckPoint
29 521 (12.85%) BGP

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
1 709 (17.49%) MS Exchange
2 261 (6.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 208 (5.13%) SharePoint
4 166 (4.09%) IIS
5 153 (3.77%) Skype for Business
6 98 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2013
7 94 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2007
8 88 (2.17%) Apache
8 88 (2.17%) Tomcat
9 66 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 65 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2003
11 40 (0.99%) WebLogic
12 21 (0.52%) WebSphere
13 18 (0.44%) JBoss
14 17 (0.42%) Confluence
15 13 (0.32%) CMS
15 13 (0.32%) IBM Notes
15 13 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
15 13 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
16 12 (0.30%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 502 (12.38%) Microsoft Office
2 46 (1.13%) MS Visio
3 45 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
4 34 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
5 25 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (0.20%) Mozilla Thunderbird
7 4 (0.099%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.074%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.074%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.049%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.049%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.025%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 26 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
3 18 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.15%) RMDS
5 5 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
6 4 (0.099%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.074%) Eikon
7 3 (0.074%) Workfront
8 2 (0.049%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.049%) Maximo
9 1 (0.025%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.025%) Epicor Vantage
9 1 (0.025%) GoldMine
9 1 (0.025%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.025%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.025%) Sage X3
9 1 (0.025%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.025%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.025%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 567 (13.99%) Office 365
2 361 (8.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 306 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
4 128 (3.16%) SaaS
5 88 (2.17%) IaaS
6 84 (2.07%) PaaS
7 82 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
8 25 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 22 (0.54%) Amazon S3
10 21 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
11 17 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
12 16 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
13 13 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 13 (0.32%) G Suite
14 12 (0.30%) AWS CloudTrail
15 11 (0.27%) Slack
16 10 (0.25%) Amazon Glacier
16 10 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
17 8 (0.20%) GitHub
18 7 (0.17%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3548 (87.52%) WAN
2 1893 (46.69%) Firewall
3 1046 (25.80%) VPN
4 997 (24.59%) TCP/IP
5 928 (22.89%) DNS
6 806 (19.88%) DHCP
7 705 (17.39%) Wireless
8 659 (16.26%) MPLS
9 549 (13.54%) VoIP
10 521 (12.85%) BGP
11 504 (12.43%) Network Security
12 472 (11.64%) OSPF
13 455 (11.22%) SAN
14 429 (10.58%) VLAN
15 394 (9.72%) Cisco ASA
16 387 (9.55%) Wi-Fi
17 367 (9.05%) Internet
18 282 (6.96%) WLAN
19 275 (6.78%) Cisco Nexus
20 248 (6.12%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 380 (9.37%) SQL Server
2 78 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 74 (1.83%) MySQL
4 58 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 53 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
6 31 (0.76%) Oracle Database
7 25 (0.62%) MongoDB
8 22 (0.54%) Hadoop
9 21 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
10 20 (0.49%) MariaDB
11 18 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
12 17 (0.42%) Oracle Exadata
13 15 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
13 15 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
14 12 (0.30%) HBase
15 11 (0.27%) Oracle ODI
15 11 (0.27%) Redis
15 11 (0.27%) Relational Database
16 9 (0.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 9 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 31 (0.76%) JIRA
2 25 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 21 (0.52%) Git (software)
4 9 (0.22%) Jenkins
4 9 (0.22%) Sonatype Nexus
4 9 (0.22%) Visual Studio
5 8 (0.20%) Travis CI
6 6 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.074%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.049%) Subversion
9 2 (0.049%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.025%) AdminStudio
10 1 (0.025%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.025%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.025%) Liquibase
10 1 (0.025%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.025%) TeamCity
General
1 602 (14.85%) Finance
2 388 (9.57%) Telecoms
3 127 (3.13%) Retail
4 100 (2.47%) Marketing
5 83 (2.05%) Manufacturing
6 72 (1.78%) Banking
7 63 (1.55%) Legal
8 52 (1.28%) Financial Institution
9 47 (1.16%) Back Office
10 45 (1.11%) Games
11 41 (1.01%) Advertising
12 40 (0.99%) Law
13 26 (0.64%) Electronics
13 26 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
14 22 (0.54%) Automotive
15 17 (0.42%) Billing
15 17 (0.42%) Investment Banking
16 14 (0.35%) Spanish Language
17 12 (0.30%) French Language
18 11 (0.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 985 (24.30%) Network Engineer
2 622 (15.34%) Analyst
3 505 (12.46%) Support Engineer
4 328 (8.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 303 (7.47%) Support Analyst
6 293 (7.23%) IT Support
7 289 (7.13%) Cisco Engineer
8 262 (6.46%) Architect
9 253 (6.24%) Senior Network Engineer
10 252 (6.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 247 (6.09%) IT Engineer
12 221 (5.45%) Administrator
13 213 (5.25%) 2nd Line Support
14 208 (5.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 188 (4.64%) 3rd Line Support
16 168 (4.14%) Consultant
17 158 (3.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 156 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support
19 150 (3.70%) Security Engineer
20 146 (3.60%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (2.20%) 802.1X
2 84 (2.07%) Web Services
3 54 (1.33%) Middleware
4 47 (1.16%) XML
5 45 (1.11%) HTML
6 42 (1.04%) LAMP
7 36 (0.89%) .NET
8 31 (0.76%) CSS
9 21 (0.52%) JSON
9 21 (0.52%) REST
10 17 (0.42%) Oracle Fusion
11 15 (0.37%) Node.js
12 12 (0.30%) EDI
12 12 (0.30%) Software Packaging
13 9 (0.22%) .NET Framework
13 9 (0.22%) ASP.NET
14 8 (0.20%) Kafka
14 8 (0.20%) RabbitMQ
14 8 (0.20%) React
14 8 (0.20%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 720 (17.76%) Data Centre
2 281 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
3 182 (4.49%) Management Information System
4 163 (4.02%) Driving Licence
5 124 (3.06%) Computer Science
6 85 (2.10%) Blackberry
7 67 (1.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 67 (1.65%) Public Cloud
8 56 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
9 52 (1.28%) Clustering
10 51 (1.26%) Hedge funds
11 43 (1.06%) Replication
12 38 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
13 37 (0.91%) Fat Client
13 37 (0.91%) Thin Client
14 35 (0.86%) Fintech
15 34 (0.84%) Security Operations Centre
15 34 (0.84%) Smartphone
16 33 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
16 33 (0.81%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1937 (47.78%) Windows
2 1082 (26.69%) Windows Server
3 617 (15.22%) Linux
4 536 (13.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 490 (12.09%) Windows 7
6 453 (11.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 268 (6.61%) Windows 10
8 229 (5.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 205 (5.06%) Unix
10 124 (3.06%) Windows 8
11 114 (2.81%) Windows XP
12 113 (2.79%) Android
13 85 (2.10%) CentOS
14 76 (1.87%) Mac OS X
15 75 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 73 (1.80%) Apple iOS
17 57 (1.41%) Solaris
18 31 (0.76%) Debian
18 31 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
19 29 (0.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 907 (22.37%) ITIL
2 299 (7.38%) Network Design
3 282 (6.96%) Presales
4 261 (6.44%) Load Balancing
5 257 (6.34%) Network Management
6 254 (6.27%) Project Management
7 229 (5.65%) Change Management
8 205 (5.06%) Migration
9 200 (4.93%) Service Delivery
10 198 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
11 196 (4.83%) Network Monitoring
12 178 (4.39%) Information Security
13 165 (4.07%) PRINCE2
14 164 (4.05%) Service Management
15 154 (3.80%) Mentoring
16 152 (3.75%) Continuous Improvement
16 152 (3.75%) Problem Management
17 145 (3.58%) Incident Management
18 133 (3.28%) Root Cause Analysis
19 130 (3.21%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 348 (8.58%) SQL
2 222 (5.48%) PowerShell
3 145 (3.58%) Python
4 95 (2.34%) Bash Shell
5 93 (2.29%) Java
6 62 (1.53%) Perl
7 48 (1.18%) C
8 39 (0.96%) Shell Script
9 33 (0.81%) VBScript
10 20 (0.49%) PHP
11 19 (0.47%) Ruby
12 17 (0.42%) JavaScript
13 14 (0.35%) VB
14 12 (0.30%) C#
15 11 (0.27%) Groovy
16 9 (0.22%) R
17 8 (0.20%) Jython
17 8 (0.20%) Scala
18 7 (0.17%) COBOL
18 7 (0.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1211 (29.87%) Cisco Certification
2 776 (19.14%) CCNP
3 705 (17.39%) CCNA
4 437 (10.78%) Degree
5 389 (9.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 271 (6.68%) MCSE
7 235 (5.80%) Security Cleared
8 213 (5.25%) CCIE
9 186 (4.59%) SC Cleared
10 173 (4.27%) MCP
11 159 (3.92%) MCSA
12 114 (2.81%) ITIL Certification
13 84 (2.07%) CCDP
14 77 (1.90%) MCITP
15 76 (1.87%) CISSP
16 74 (1.83%) DV Cleared
16 74 (1.83%) JNCIP
17 72 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
18 71 (1.75%) CCSA
19 68 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 307 (7.57%) SLA
2 130 (3.21%) PCI DSS
3 117 (2.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 44 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 29 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials
6 24 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 18 (0.44%) ISO 9001
8 16 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 14 (0.35%) PMO
10 13 (0.32%) QA
11 10 (0.25%) GDPR
12 5 (0.12%) ISO 22301
13 4 (0.099%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 4 (0.099%) Data Quality
13 4 (0.099%) NIST 800
14 2 (0.049%) COBIT
15 1 (0.025%) GPG13
15 1 (0.025%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1365 (33.67%) Active Directory
2 774 (19.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 571 (14.08%) Hyper-V
4 184 (4.54%) XenApp
5 154 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
6 138 (3.40%) vSphere
7 75 (1.85%) Terminal Services
8 59 (1.46%) XenServer
9 50 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
10 42 (1.04%) KVM
10 42 (1.04%) XenDesktop
11 39 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
12 32 (0.79%) ProxySG
12 32 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
13 23 (0.57%) Docker
14 21 (0.52%) Xen
15 20 (0.49%) NFS
16 18 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 17 (0.42%) OpenSIPS
18 13 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 256 (6.31%) SCCM
2 101 (2.49%) Nagios
3 98 (2.42%) Puppet
4 87 (2.15%) WSUS
5 66 (1.63%) Ansible
6 63 (1.55%) Cisco Prime
7 60 (1.48%) SCOM
8 58 (1.43%) FortiGate
9 55 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
10 52 (1.28%) Cisco CUCM
11 50 (1.23%) Backup Exec
12 41 (1.01%) AirWatch
13 36 (0.89%) Cacti
14 34 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
15 33 (0.81%) SolarWinds Orion
16 32 (0.79%) ZABBIX
17 25 (0.62%) SELinux
18 22 (0.54%) Icinga
19 20 (0.49%) Control-M
19 20 (0.49%) Salt
Vendors
1 2071 (51.09%) Cisco
2 1430 (35.27%) Microsoft
3 1202 (29.65%) VMware
4 639 (15.76%) Juniper
5 529 (13.05%) CheckPoint
6 506 (12.48%) Citrix
7 440 (10.85%) HP
8 379 (9.35%) F5
9 265 (6.54%) Palo Alto
10 216 (5.33%) SolarWinds
11 162 (4.00%) Avaya
12 161 (3.97%) Fortinet
13 136 (3.35%) Aruba
14 127 (3.13%) Dell
14 127 (3.13%) NetApp
15 111 (2.74%) Red Hat
16 108 (2.66%) Oracle
17 93 (2.29%) Blue Coat
18 88 (2.17%) Apple
19 87 (2.15%) Meraki
West London
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £62000.00 - £76000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension, Health
Posted: 16 hours ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Marks Sattin
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Phoenix Medical Supplies
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £39000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Ripley, Derbyshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £29,307 to £35,451 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hertfordshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £25-30k+
Posted: 16 hours ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago