Period
to 16 November 2019

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 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > North East
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 64 79 78
Rank change year-on-year +15 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing LAN 32 42 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.83% 2.95% 2.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.48% 21.54% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 27 37 32
North East median annual salary £24,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.15% -7.14% -1.69%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,813 £21,056
90th Percentile £43,413 £72,500 £52,884
England median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% -

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 149 195 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 13.20% 13.71% 19.37%
Number of salaries quoted 118 169 236
North East median annual salary £39,544 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.98% - -
10th Percentile £21,850 £21,900 £21,656
90th Percentile £57,691 £59,878 £52,884
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 16 November 2019.

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 16 November 2019. 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 +21 23 £24,000 -26.15% 8
Durham -1 9 £29,750 -11.85% 1
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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 25 (78.13%) WAN
2 20 (62.50%) Windows
3 15 (46.88%) ITIL
4 13 (40.63%) SolarWinds
5 12 (37.50%) Firewall
5 12 (37.50%) Cisco
6 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
6 11 (34.38%) CCNA
6 11 (34.38%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (28.13%) Active Directory
7 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
8 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
8 8 (25.00%) SCCM
8 8 (25.00%) WSUS
9 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Office
9 7 (21.88%) DNS
9 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
9 7 (21.88%) Change Management
9 7 (21.88%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (15.63%) CCNP
10 5 (15.63%) Unix
10 5 (15.63%) AIX
10 5 (15.63%) HPUX
10 5 (15.63%) Linux
10 5 (15.63%) Perl
10 5 (15.63%) SQL
10 5 (15.63%) Oracle
10 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
10 5 (15.63%) Performance Tuning

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 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Azure
2 3 (9.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (78.13%) WAN
2 12 (37.50%) Firewall
3 7 (21.88%) DNS
4 4 (12.50%) BGP
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (12.50%) Internet
4 4 (12.50%) OSPF
5 3 (9.38%) IP Telephony
5 3 (9.38%) Network Security
5 3 (9.38%) VLAN
5 3 (9.38%) Wireless
6 2 (6.25%) ISDN
6 2 (6.25%) NetScaler
6 2 (6.25%) SAN
7 1 (3.13%) DMVPN
7 1 (3.13%) Skype
7 1 (3.13%) VoIP
7 1 (3.13%) VPN
7 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Analyst
2 9 (28.13%) IT Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) IT Support
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Systems Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Unix Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Monitoring Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Server Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Active Directory Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Active Directory Support
6 2 (6.25%) Active Directory Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (6.25%) Telephony Support
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) CMDB
2 2 (6.25%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (15.63%) AIX
3 5 (15.63%) HPUX
3 5 (15.63%) Linux
3 5 (15.63%) Unix
4 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) ITIL
2 7 (21.88%) Change Management
2 7 (21.88%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
3 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
3 5 (15.63%) Mathematics
3 5 (15.63%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (9.38%) Server Patching
5 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.25%) Resource Management
5 2 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (6.25%) Time Management
5 2 (6.25%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.13%) IT Asset Management
6 1 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.13%) Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) Perl
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) CCNA
1 11 (34.38%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (15.63%) CCNP
2 5 (15.63%) Degree
3 3 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (9.38%) MCSA
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.25%) DBS Check
4 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.13%) MCITP
5 1 (3.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (28.13%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) vSphere
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) SCCM
1 8 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) SolarWinds
2 12 (37.50%) Cisco
3 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
4 5 (15.63%) Oracle
5 4 (12.50%) Mitel
5 4 (12.50%) SonicWALL
5 4 (12.50%) VMware
6 2 (6.25%) Citrix
6 2 (6.25%) Palo Alto
7 1 (3.13%) IBM