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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 23 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > North East
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 33 61 53
Rank change year-on-year +28 -8 -25
Permanent jobs citing LAN 89 34 45
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 5.97% 3.00% 4.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.71% 17.53% 26.95%
Number of salaries quoted 88 28 45
10th Percentile - £27,825 £22,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,717
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% +2.94%
75th Percentile £41,250 £47,563 £40,000
90th Percentile £45,263 £51,133 £44,350
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.10% +7.06% -

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 North East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 236 194 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 15.83% 17.09% 14.91%
Number of salaries quoted 150 131 144
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £22,825
25th Percentile £32,500 £26,625 £26,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year - +14.29% -11.39%
75th Percentile £43,750 £50,000 £44,750
90th Percentile £53,950 £62,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for LAN in the North East

LAN
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for LAN in the North East

LAN
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing LAN in the North East over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Salary histogram for LAN in the North East

LAN
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the North East region over the 6 months to 23 May 2022. 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
Durham +14 39 £37,500 +29.31% 7
Tyne and Wear +2 24 £42,500 +15.65% 10
Cleveland - 21 £40,000 -
Northumberland - 5 £34,000 - 5
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 North East region with a requirement for LAN.

1 65 (73.03%) WAN
2 55 (61.80%) Degree
3 54 (60.67%) Firewall
4 52 (58.43%) Microsoft
4 52 (58.43%) ITIL
5 49 (55.06%) Mathematics
5 49 (55.06%) Computer Science
6 47 (52.81%) Windows
7 41 (46.07%) SolarWinds
8 39 (43.82%) Azure
9 37 (41.57%) Linux
10 35 (39.33%) Cisco
10 35 (39.33%) Unix
10 35 (39.33%) DNS
10 35 (39.33%) DHCP
11 32 (35.96%) Cisco Certification
12 31 (34.83%) CCNA
13 27 (30.34%) Active Directory
13 27 (30.34%) Wireless
14 26 (29.21%) CCNP
15 25 (28.09%) Migration
16 24 (26.97%) BGP
16 24 (26.97%) Windows Server
17 23 (25.84%) Data Centre
17 23 (25.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 23 (25.84%) Wi-Fi
18 22 (24.72%) Microsoft Office
18 22 (24.72%) SQL
18 22 (24.72%) DevOps
19 21 (23.60%) Ansible

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 21 (23.60%) Apache
2 3 (3.37%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (24.72%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (23.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (43.82%) Azure
2 21 (23.60%) Apigee
2 21 (23.60%) GitHub
2 21 (23.60%) GitHub Actions
3 8 (8.99%) Microsoft 365
4 2 (2.25%) AWS
4 2 (2.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.12%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 65 (73.03%) WAN
2 54 (60.67%) Firewall
3 35 (39.33%) DHCP
3 35 (39.33%) DNS
4 27 (30.34%) Wireless
5 24 (26.97%) BGP
6 23 (25.84%) Wi-Fi
7 20 (22.47%) OSPF
8 17 (19.10%) SAN
9 16 (17.98%) TCP/IP
9 16 (17.98%) WLAN
10 14 (15.73%) 3G
10 14 (15.73%) DDNS
10 14 (15.73%) DSL
10 14 (15.73%) Ethernet
10 14 (15.73%) ISDN
10 14 (15.73%) MPLS
10 14 (15.73%) SSL
10 14 (15.73%) TACACS
10 14 (15.73%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.60%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (23.60%) Jenkins
1 21 (23.60%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 11 (12.36%) Social Skills
2 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.12%) Advertising
3 1 (1.12%) Back Office
3 1 (1.12%) Law
3 1 (1.12%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 36 (40.45%) Network Engineer
2 21 (23.60%) Unix Scripter
3 20 (22.47%) Analyst
4 18 (20.22%) SQL Analyst
4 18 (20.22%) Systems Analyst
4 18 (20.22%) Unix Analyst
5 16 (17.98%) Administrator
5 16 (17.98%) Systems Administrator
6 14 (15.73%) Cisco Engineer
6 14 (15.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 14 (15.73%) Firewall Engineer
6 14 (15.73%) Juniper Engineer
6 14 (15.73%) VMWare Administrator
6 14 (15.73%) Wintel Administrator
6 14 (15.73%) Wintel Systems Administrator
7 8 (8.99%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (5.62%) Technical Delivery Manager
8 5 (5.62%) Technical Manager
9 4 (4.49%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (23.60%) Kafka
2 14 (15.73%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (25.84%) Data Centre
2 14 (15.73%) Management Information System
2 14 (15.73%) PKI
3 5 (5.62%) N-Tier
4 4 (4.49%) Replication
5 2 (2.25%) NHS
6 1 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.12%) iPad
6 1 (1.12%) iPhone
6 1 (1.12%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 47 (52.81%) Windows
2 37 (41.57%) Linux
3 35 (39.33%) Unix
4 24 (26.97%) Windows Server
5 21 (23.60%) AIX
6 15 (16.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (16.85%) Windows Server 2016
7 14 (15.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (15.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.25%) Mac OS
8 2 (2.25%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.12%) Android
9 1 (1.12%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (58.43%) ITIL
2 49 (55.06%) Computer Science
2 49 (55.06%) Mathematics
3 25 (28.09%) Migration
4 23 (25.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 22 (24.72%) DevOps
6 21 (23.60%) CI/CD
6 21 (23.60%) Collaborative Working
6 21 (23.60%) CRM
6 21 (23.60%) Performance Tuning
7 16 (17.98%) Load Balancing
7 16 (17.98%) Patch Management
8 15 (16.85%) Change Control
9 14 (15.73%) Adaptive Security
9 14 (15.73%) High Availability
9 14 (15.73%) Incident Management
9 14 (15.73%) Kalman Filter
9 14 (15.73%) Security Patching
9 14 (15.73%) WAN Optimisation
9 14 (15.73%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.72%) SQL
2 21 (23.60%) Bash
2 21 (23.60%) SAPscript
3 15 (16.85%) PowerShell
4 14 (15.73%) C#
4 14 (15.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 55 (61.80%) Degree
2 32 (35.96%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (34.83%) CCNA
4 26 (29.21%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.22%) SLA
2 5 (5.62%) PMO
3 1 (1.12%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (1.12%) GDPR
System Software
1 27 (30.34%) Active Directory
2 21 (23.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 21 (23.60%) Docker
3 18 (20.22%) Hyper-V
4 17 (19.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (17.98%) vSphere
6 14 (15.73%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (23.60%) Ansible
1 21 (23.60%) Kubernetes
2 19 (21.35%) Cisco Prime
3 15 (16.85%) WSUS
4 14 (15.73%) NetBackup
4 14 (15.73%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (2.25%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.12%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 52 (58.43%) Microsoft
2 41 (46.07%) SolarWinds
3 35 (39.33%) Cisco
4 21 (23.60%) Oracle
4 21 (23.60%) SAP
4 21 (23.60%) VMware
5 19 (21.35%) Palo Alto
6 16 (17.98%) Citrix
7 14 (15.73%) Barracuda Networks
7 14 (15.73%) F5
7 14 (15.73%) Forcepoint
7 14 (15.73%) Juniper
7 14 (15.73%) Veritas
8 12 (13.48%) Meraki
9 3 (3.37%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.25%) Extreme Networks
10 2 (2.25%) Sophos
11 1 (1.12%) Adobe
11 1 (1.12%) HubSpot
11 1 (1.12%) Zoho