Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > North East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 76 98
Rank change year-on-year +5 +22 -3
Permanent jobs citing LAN 33 38 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.45% 2.51% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.55% 15.90% 16.55%
Number of salaries quoted 32 36 20
North East median annual salary £35,000 £36,300 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.58% +8.36% +21.82%
10th Percentile £21,056 £25,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,884 £80,000 £46,125
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 263 239 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 19.52% 15.78% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 236 209 101
North East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £21,656 £24,750 £21,750
90th Percentile £52,884 £60,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage 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

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

Salary trend for LAN in the North East

LAN
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in the North East over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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
Tyne and Wear +3 19 £34,000 -11.69% 1
Durham -12 8 £50,240 +79.43%
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 North East region with a requirement for LAN.

1 33 (100.00%) WAN
2 21 (63.64%) ITIL
3 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
4 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
4 19 (57.58%) Windows
5 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (54.55%) Office 365
6 17 (51.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (45.45%) Citrix
8 14 (42.42%) Firewall
9 13 (39.39%) MS Exchange
9 13 (39.39%) VMware
10 12 (36.36%) Cisco
10 12 (36.36%) DHCP
10 12 (36.36%) TCP/IP
11 11 (33.33%) VoIP
11 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
11 11 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (30.30%) PowerShell
12 10 (30.30%) XenApp
12 10 (30.30%) WLAN
12 10 (30.30%) DNS
12 10 (30.30%) Windows Server
13 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
13 9 (27.27%) SAN
14 8 (24.24%) WAP
14 8 (24.24%) SMTP
14 8 (24.24%) DFS Replication
14 8 (24.24%) Hyper-V

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 13 (39.39%) MS Exchange
2 8 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (6.06%) Apache
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (54.55%) Office 365
2 8 (24.24%) Azure Active Directory
2 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (100.00%) WAN
2 14 (42.42%) Firewall
3 12 (36.36%) DHCP
3 12 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 11 (33.33%) VoIP
4 11 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (30.30%) DNS
5 10 (30.30%) WLAN
6 9 (27.27%) SAN
7 8 (24.24%) SMTP
7 8 (24.24%) VLAN
8 6 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (18.18%) Unified Communications
9 3 (9.09%) DMZ
9 3 (9.09%) NAS
10 2 (6.06%) FTP
10 2 (6.06%) IP Telephony
10 2 (6.06%) SSH
10 2 (6.06%) Telnet
10 2 (6.06%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 8 (24.24%) Analyst
1 8 (24.24%) Team Leader
2 6 (18.18%) Service Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Network Team Leader
4 4 (12.12%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Operations Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) IT Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Server Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) WAP
2 3 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Clustering
2 3 (9.09%) Replication
3 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (6.06%) User Experience
4 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (57.58%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (51.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (30.30%) Windows Server
5 7 (21.21%) Windows 10
5 7 (21.21%) Windows XP
6 5 (15.15%) CentOS
6 5 (15.15%) Linux
6 5 (15.15%) Ubuntu
7 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
8 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 6 (18.18%) Contract Management
3 6 (18.18%) ERP
3 6 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
3 6 (18.18%) Patch Management
3 6 (18.18%) People Management
4 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
5 3 (9.09%) Change Control
5 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 3 (9.09%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 3 (9.09%) OpenUP
5 3 (9.09%) Proactive Monitoring
5 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.06%) Creative Thinking
6 2 (6.06%) Hardware Maintenance
6 2 (6.06%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (6.06%) Proactive Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.06%) PHP
2 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) CCNP
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
2 11 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (30.30%) XenApp
4 8 (24.24%) DFS Replication
4 8 (24.24%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) WSUS
2 6 (18.18%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.03%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 15 (45.45%) Citrix
3 13 (39.39%) VMware
4 12 (36.36%) Cisco
5 6 (18.18%) arcserve
5 6 (18.18%) CA
5 6 (18.18%) SAP
5 6 (18.18%) Sophos
5 6 (18.18%) Symantec
5 6 (18.18%) Veeam
5 6 (18.18%) Veritas
5 6 (18.18%) Workday
6 5 (15.15%) Oracle
7 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.06%) Dell
8 2 (6.06%) EMC
8 2 (6.06%) HP
9 1 (3.03%) Forcepoint