Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 103 90
Rank change year-on-year +27 -13 -35
Permanent jobs citing LAN 173 139 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.47% 2.58% 3.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.78% 17.18% 19.13%
Number of salaries quoted 147 153 228
Leeds median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £26,150 £26,200 £28,000
90th Percentile £51,900 £55,000 £73,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £39,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.06% -12.22% +4.65%

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 Leeds with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 671 809 1171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 13.47% 14.99% 16.90%
Number of salaries quoted 577 690 976
Leeds median annual salary £41,500 £38,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.21% -1.30% -3.75%
10th Percentile £26,000 £21,250 £23,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £38,000 £37,703 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.79% +0.54% -6.25%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Leeds

LAN
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for LAN in Leeds

LAN
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Leeds over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for LAN in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 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 Leeds region with a requirement for LAN.

1 154 (89.02%) WAN
2 92 (53.18%) Firewall
3 82 (47.40%) Windows
4 73 (42.20%) Microsoft
5 72 (41.62%) VPN
5 72 (41.62%) ITIL
6 71 (41.04%) Active Directory
6 71 (41.04%) Windows Server
7 70 (40.46%) Cisco
8 67 (38.73%) VMware
9 54 (31.21%) VMware Infrastructure
10 47 (27.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 47 (27.17%) Cisco Certification
11 46 (26.59%) Windows Server 2012
12 44 (25.43%) MS Exchange
13 43 (24.86%) CCNA
14 42 (24.28%) VoIP
14 42 (24.28%) MPLS
15 40 (23.12%) SAN
16 35 (20.23%) Network Security
17 34 (19.65%) TCP/IP
17 34 (19.65%) SQL Server
18 31 (17.92%) HP
19 30 (17.34%) Windows 7
20 27 (15.61%) Wireless
21 26 (15.03%) Citrix
22 25 (14.45%) DNS
22 25 (14.45%) SQL
23 24 (13.87%) Avaya
24 23 (13.29%) Microsoft Certification

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 44 (25.43%) MS Exchange
2 18 (10.40%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (6.94%) SharePoint
4 11 (6.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (6.36%) IBM Domino
4 11 (6.36%) IBM Notes
5 7 (4.05%) IIS
6 6 (3.47%) Skype for Business
7 5 (2.89%) CMS
8 4 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.73%) JBoss
9 3 (1.73%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (1.73%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.73%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.73%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.73%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (8.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.73%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.94%) Office 365
2 9 (5.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.89%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.73%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.16%) IaaS
5 2 (1.16%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.16%) PaaS
5 2 (1.16%) SaaS
6 1 (0.58%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 154 (89.02%) WAN
2 92 (53.18%) Firewall
3 72 (41.62%) VPN
4 42 (24.28%) MPLS
4 42 (24.28%) VoIP
5 40 (23.12%) SAN
6 35 (20.23%) Network Security
7 34 (19.65%) TCP/IP
8 27 (15.61%) Wireless
9 25 (14.45%) DNS
10 22 (12.72%) DHCP
11 20 (11.56%) BGP
12 19 (10.98%) VLAN
12 19 (10.98%) WLAN
13 17 (9.83%) OSPF
14 13 (7.51%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (5.78%) IPsec
16 9 (5.20%) Asterisk PBX
17 8 (4.62%) EIGRP
17 8 (4.62%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (19.65%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.31%) MySQL
2 4 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.73%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.58%) JIRA
General
1 21 (12.14%) Telecoms
2 14 (8.09%) Finance
3 13 (7.51%) Retail
4 6 (3.47%) Marketing
5 4 (2.31%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.73%) Legal
7 1 (0.58%) Back Office
7 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (20.81%) Analyst
2 31 (17.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 30 (17.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 26 (15.03%) IT Analyst
5 22 (12.72%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 20 (11.56%) Network Engineer
7 17 (9.83%) 2nd Line Support
8 16 (9.25%) IT Support
9 14 (8.09%) Architect
10 13 (7.51%) Network Analyst
11 12 (6.94%) Security Analyst
12 11 (6.36%) IT Engineer
12 11 (6.36%) IT Security Analyst
12 11 (6.36%) Support Engineer
13 10 (5.78%) Network Architect
13 10 (5.78%) Telephony Engineer
14 9 (5.20%) Consultant
15 8 (4.62%) 3rd Line Support
15 8 (4.62%) Network Specialist
15 8 (4.62%) Senior Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.36%) Management Information System
2 10 (5.78%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.05%) Mobile Computing
4 6 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.47%) iPad
5 5 (2.89%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.73%) Clustering
6 3 (1.73%) PKI
6 3 (1.73%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.16%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.16%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.58%) CMDB
8 1 (0.58%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 82 (47.40%) Windows
2 71 (41.04%) Windows Server
3 47 (27.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 46 (26.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (17.34%) Windows 7
6 14 (8.09%) Linux
7 10 (5.78%) Unix
8 9 (5.20%) Windows 10
9 8 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (2.89%) Android
11 3 (1.73%) AIX
11 3 (1.73%) HPUX
11 3 (1.73%) Solaris
11 3 (1.73%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.16%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.16%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.16%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.58%) CentOS
13 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (41.62%) ITIL
2 17 (9.83%) Patch Management
3 16 (9.25%) Data Protection
3 16 (9.25%) Information Security
4 15 (8.67%) Network Architecture
5 13 (7.51%) High Availability
5 13 (7.51%) IT Audit
5 13 (7.51%) Service Delivery
6 12 (6.94%) Project Management
6 12 (6.94%) Risk Management
6 12 (6.94%) Security Testing
6 12 (6.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 11 (6.36%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (5.78%) Load Balancing
8 10 (5.78%) Service Management
9 9 (5.20%) Change Management
9 9 (5.20%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (5.20%) ITIL V3
10 8 (4.62%) Mentoring
10 8 (4.62%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 25 (14.45%) SQL
2 5 (2.89%) C
3 3 (1.73%) Bash Shell
3 3 (1.73%) Python
3 3 (1.73%) Ruby
3 3 (1.73%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 47 (27.17%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (24.86%) CCNA
3 23 (13.29%) CCNP
3 23 (13.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (10.40%) MCSE
5 11 (6.36%) MCSA
6 10 (5.78%) MCP
7 7 (4.05%) CCIE
7 7 (4.05%) CISM
7 7 (4.05%) CISSP
7 7 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (3.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (2.89%) CEH
9 5 (2.89%) MCITP
10 4 (2.31%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (1.73%) DBS Check
11 3 (1.73%) MCTS
11 3 (1.73%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.73%) Security Cleared
12 2 (1.16%) EMCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (7.51%) PCI DSS
3 11 (6.36%) SLA
4 5 (2.89%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (2.89%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (1.16%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.58%) GDPR
System Software
1 71 (41.04%) Active Directory
2 54 (31.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (12.72%) XenDesktop
4 17 (9.83%) XenApp
5 15 (8.67%) Hyper-V
6 9 (5.20%) OpenSIPS
7 6 (3.47%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (3.47%) vSphere
8 5 (2.89%) Terminal Services
8 5 (2.89%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (5.78%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (4.05%) WSUS
3 6 (3.47%) SCCM
4 5 (2.89%) Backup Exec
5 4 (2.31%) AirWatch
6 3 (1.73%) Cobbler
6 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.73%) Puppet
6 3 (1.73%) SCOM
6 3 (1.73%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (1.16%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.16%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (1.16%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (1.16%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (1.16%) vCenter Server
7 2 (1.16%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.58%) Ansible
8 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.58%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 73 (42.20%) Microsoft
2 70 (40.46%) Cisco
3 67 (38.73%) VMware
4 31 (17.92%) HP
5 26 (15.03%) Citrix
6 24 (13.87%) Avaya
7 18 (10.40%) NetApp
8 13 (7.51%) Juniper
8 13 (7.51%) Symantec
9 11 (6.36%) Lotus
10 10 (5.78%) F5
11 9 (5.20%) Brocade
12 6 (3.47%) Dell
12 6 (3.47%) Veeam
13 5 (2.89%) CheckPoint
13 5 (2.89%) ServiceNow
14 4 (2.31%) Aruba
14 4 (2.31%) CommVault
14 4 (2.31%) Fortinet
15 3 (1.73%) NETGEAR