LAN Jobs in the Midlands

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > Midlands

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 2 March 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
2 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 87 160 138
Rank change year-on-year +73 -22 -24
Permanent jobs citing LAN 269 201 266
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.96% 1.95% 2.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.35% 13.47% 15.92%
Number of salaries quoted 206 169 241
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,700 £25,000
25th Percentile £29,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £50,250 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £60,500 £64,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,000 £45,950 £43,500
% change year-on-year +2.29% +5.63% -3.33%

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Midlands

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 the Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,390 1,492 1,671
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 15.28% 14.49% 15.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,161 800 1,084
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £25,000
25th Percentile £28,250 £32,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -1.16%
75th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £73,750 £66,175
England median annual salary £49,000 £51,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year -4.85% - +3.00%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for LAN in the Midlands

LAN
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for LAN in the Midlands

LAN
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing LAN in the Midlands over the 6 months to 2 March 2024.

Salary histogram for LAN in the Midlands

LAN
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 2 March 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
West Midlands +96 207 £42,000 -8.60% 35
East Midlands +7 58 £46,000 +13.58% 17
LAN
England

LAN
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the Midlands 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 28 (10.41%) Microsoft Exchange
2 24 (8.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 39 (14.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.37%) Trello
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Salesforce CRM
2 2 (0.74%) Shopify
3 1 (0.37%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 70 (26.02%) Azure
2 69 (25.65%) Microsoft 365
3 22 (8.18%) Entra ID
4 18 (6.69%) AWS
5 9 (3.35%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (2.97%) GCP
7 5 (1.86%) Google Workspace
7 5 (1.86%) Power Platform
8 4 (1.49%) SaaS
9 3 (1.12%) Azure Sentinel
9 3 (1.12%) Azure Stack
9 3 (1.12%) IaaS
9 3 (1.12%) OneDrive
9 3 (1.12%) PowerApps
9 3 (1.12%) WhatsApp
10 2 (0.74%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.74%) PaaS
11 1 (0.37%) Azure DevOps
11 1 (0.37%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 239 (88.85%) WAN
2 97 (36.06%) Firewall
3 59 (21.93%) SD-WAN
4 56 (20.82%) Wireless
4 56 (20.82%) WLAN
5 55 (20.45%) VPN
6 52 (19.33%) MPLS
6 52 (19.33%) TCP/IP
7 44 (16.36%) BGP
8 41 (15.24%) DNS
8 41 (15.24%) OSPF
8 41 (15.24%) Wi-Fi
9 39 (14.50%) DHCP
10 31 (11.52%) VLAN
11 26 (9.67%) Network Security
12 25 (9.29%) SAN
13 22 (8.18%) Intrusion Detection
14 19 (7.06%) VoIP
15 11 (4.09%) Ethernet
16 9 (3.35%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (11.15%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (1.86%) Power BI
4 3 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.74%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.49%) JIRA
2 1 (0.37%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 94 (34.94%) Social Skills
2 25 (9.29%) Finance
2 25 (9.29%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 19 (7.06%) Retail
4 18 (6.69%) Telecoms
5 15 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.72%) Local Government
7 9 (3.35%) Manufacturing
8 8 (2.97%) Organisational Skills
9 6 (2.23%) Documentation Skills
10 5 (1.86%) Games
10 5 (1.86%) Law
10 5 (1.86%) Legal
11 4 (1.49%) Fire and Rescue
12 3 (1.12%) Public Sector
13 2 (0.74%) Back Office
13 2 (0.74%) Electronics
13 2 (0.74%) Presentation Skills
14 1 (0.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (19.70%) Analyst
2 37 (13.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 33 (12.27%) Network Analyst
3 33 (12.27%) Network Engineer
4 30 (11.15%) Network Operations Analyst
4 30 (11.15%) Operations Analyst
5 27 (10.04%) Senior
6 23 (8.55%) Developer
6 23 (8.55%) Software Developer
7 16 (5.95%) IT Support
7 16 (5.95%) IT Technician
8 15 (5.58%) Support Engineer
9 10 (3.72%) Administrator
9 10 (3.72%) Architect
9 10 (3.72%) Help Desk Analyst
9 10 (3.72%) Support Assistant
9 10 (3.72%) Systems Administrator
10 9 (3.35%) 1st Line Support
10 9 (3.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 9 (3.35%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.55%) AngularJS
1 23 (8.55%) CSS
1 23 (8.55%) Express.js
1 23 (8.55%) HTML
1 23 (8.55%) HTML5
1 23 (8.55%) Node.js
1 23 (8.55%) React
1 23 (8.55%) XML
2 2 (0.74%) LDAP
2 2 (0.74%) SAML
2 2 (0.74%) ServiceStack
2 2 (0.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.15%) Data Centre
2 23 (8.55%) Driving Licence
3 14 (5.20%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (3.35%) Wiki
5 8 (2.97%) Private Cloud
6 6 (2.23%) CCTV
7 5 (1.86%) IoT
7 5 (1.86%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (1.49%) Clustering
8 4 (1.49%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.12%) Replication
10 2 (0.74%) Cyber Threat
10 2 (0.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.74%) EPoS
10 2 (0.74%) Housing Association
10 2 (0.74%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.74%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.74%) Team-Oriented Environment
10 2 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 90 (33.46%) Windows
2 42 (15.61%) Windows Server
3 24 (8.92%) Windows 10
4 13 (4.83%) Windows 7
5 10 (3.72%) Windows Server 2019
6 9 (3.35%) Unix
7 8 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.60%) Windows Server 2016
9 6 (2.23%) Linux
10 4 (1.49%) Android
10 4 (1.49%) VMS
11 3 (1.12%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.12%) SUSE
11 3 (1.12%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (20.45%) Problem-Solving
2 41 (15.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 33 (12.27%) Customer Service
4 23 (8.55%) Full Stack Development
4 23 (8.55%) Web Development
5 22 (8.18%) ITIL
6 21 (7.81%) Migration
7 20 (7.43%) Project Delivery
8 19 (7.06%) Continuous Improvement
9 18 (6.69%) Network Monitoring
10 17 (6.32%) Cybersecurity
10 17 (6.32%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (5.95%) Change Management
11 16 (5.95%) ERP
11 16 (5.95%) Project Management
12 15 (5.58%) Process Improvement
12 15 (5.58%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (5.20%) Data Security
13 14 (5.20%) Service Management
14 13 (4.83%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 47 (17.47%) SQL
2 34 (12.64%) Python
3 30 (11.15%) PowerShell
4 23 (8.55%) JavaScript
4 23 (8.55%) JSX
4 23 (8.55%) PHP
4 23 (8.55%) VB
5 9 (3.35%) Perl
6 2 (0.74%) Bash
Qualifications
1 55 (20.45%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (20.07%) Degree
3 49 (18.22%) CCNA
4 46 (17.10%) CCNP
5 30 (11.15%) CCIE
6 25 (9.29%) CCDP
7 12 (4.46%) Security Cleared
8 10 (3.72%) DBS Check
8 10 (3.72%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (3.72%) SC Cleared
9 7 (2.60%) Azure Certification
9 7 (2.60%) CompTIA Security+
10 6 (2.23%) MCSA
10 6 (2.23%) MCSE
11 5 (1.86%) A+ Certification
11 5 (1.86%) CISM
11 5 (1.86%) CISSP
11 5 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (1.86%) SSCP
12 4 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.58%) Cyber Essentials
2 9 (3.35%) GDPR
3 8 (2.97%) SLA
4 7 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (2.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 4 (1.49%) NIST
7 2 (0.74%) Accessibility
System Software
1 69 (25.65%) Active Directory
2 34 (12.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (11.15%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.23%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.86%) vSphere
6 1 (0.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 21 (7.81%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (2.60%) FortiGate
3 5 (1.86%) Autotask
4 4 (1.49%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (1.49%) Jamf Pro
4 4 (1.49%) SCCM
5 3 (1.12%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 2 (0.74%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 2 (0.74%) Cacti
6 2 (0.74%) Icinga
6 2 (0.74%) Nagios
7 1 (0.37%) Terraform
Vendors
1 124 (46.10%) Microsoft
2 62 (23.05%) Cisco
3 58 (21.56%) VMware
4 41 (15.24%) Juniper
5 19 (7.06%) Meraki
6 18 (6.69%) Aruba
6 18 (6.69%) SolarWinds
7 14 (5.20%) Veeam
8 11 (4.09%) Apple
9 10 (3.72%) Sophos
10 9 (3.35%) CheckPoint
10 9 (3.35%) Citrix
10 9 (3.35%) HP
11 8 (2.97%) Google
11 8 (2.97%) Ruckus Wireless
12 7 (2.60%) Dell
12 7 (2.60%) Fortinet
13 6 (2.23%) Nokia
14 5 (1.86%) Ericsson
15 4 (1.49%) Sage