LAN Jobs in the UK excluding London

Local Area Network (LAN)
UK > UK excluding London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 27 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
27 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 162 182 187
Rank change year-on-year +20 +5 -37
Permanent jobs citing LAN 1,266 1,152 1,530
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.72% 1.97% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.94% 10.67% 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,076 829 1,183
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% -
75th Percentile £52,500 £52,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.56%

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 9,783 10,793 11,329
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 13.28% 18.49% 15.42%
Number of salaries quoted 7,102 4,679 6,555
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £26,680
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,000 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -2.22% -5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% +5.00%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing LAN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in the UK excluding London

LAN
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing LAN in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for LAN in the UK excluding London

LAN
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing LAN in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 27 May 2024.

Salary histogram for LAN in the UK excluding London

LAN
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 27 May 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
North of England +31 384 £41,250 -8.33% 93
Midlands +38 249 £42,000 +10.53% 48
South East -2 234 £45,000 +12.50% 77
North West +29 211 £42,500 -5.56% 57
West Midlands +65 202 £40,313 +0.78% 31
South West +25 186 £42,000 -0.59% 30
Yorkshire +58 152 £42,500 -5.56% 32
East of England +24 147 £45,000 +12.50% 38
Scotland -79 45 £35,000 -11.39% 11
East Midlands -41 38 £45,000 +21.27% 16
North East -14 37 £36,250 -14.71% 4
Wales +19 35 £40,500 -10.00% 12
Northern Ireland +8 7 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Channel Islands - 1 - -
Isle of Man - 1 - - 1
LAN
UK

LAN
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London 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
1 157 (12.40%) Microsoft Exchange
2 134 (10.58%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.11%) IIS
4 12 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
4 12 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (0.39%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.079%) Apache
9 1 (0.079%) Confluence
9 1 (0.079%) nginx
Applications
1 175 (13.82%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.18%) MS Visio
3 10 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.39%) Salesforce CRM
3 4 (0.32%) Epicor Tropos
4 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.16%) Shopify
5 1 (0.079%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 510 (40.28%) Microsoft 365
2 459 (36.26%) Azure
3 166 (13.11%) Entra ID
4 99 (7.82%) AWS
5 58 (4.58%) OneDrive
6 38 (3.00%) SaaS
7 30 (2.37%) GCP
7 30 (2.37%) IaaS
8 29 (2.29%) PaaS
9 22 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
10 20 (1.58%) Power Platform
11 15 (1.18%) Azure DevOps
11 15 (1.18%) Mimecast
12 13 (1.03%) Azure Sentinel
13 12 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
14 8 (0.63%) Google Workspace
15 7 (0.55%) Azure Stack
15 7 (0.55%) Microsoft Purview
15 7 (0.55%) Serverless
15 7 (0.55%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 1,055 (83.33%) WAN
2 485 (38.31%) Firewall
3 290 (22.91%) Wi-Fi
4 277 (21.88%) VPN
5 272 (21.48%) TCP/IP
6 255 (20.14%) Wireless
7 248 (19.59%) DNS
8 234 (18.48%) DHCP
9 203 (16.03%) WLAN
10 143 (11.30%) Network Security
11 130 (10.27%) SD-WAN
12 125 (9.87%) VLAN
13 123 (9.72%) MPLS
14 108 (8.53%) OSPF
15 102 (8.06%) BGP
16 84 (6.64%) SAN
17 83 (6.56%) VoIP
18 73 (5.77%) Internet
19 44 (3.48%) Ethernet
20 38 (3.00%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (4.82%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.34%) MySQL
3 14 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
3 14 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (0.87%) Power BI
5 7 (0.55%) Azure SQL Database
5 7 (0.55%) NoSQL
6 6 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (0.39%) InfluxDB
7 5 (0.39%) MariaDB
8 4 (0.32%) QlikView
9 3 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.24%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.24%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.16%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.16%) DB2
10 2 (0.16%) DynamoDB
10 2 (0.16%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (1.03%) JIRA
2 7 (0.55%) Git
2 7 (0.55%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.32%) MSBuild
3 4 (0.32%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (0.32%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.079%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 396 (31.28%) Social Skills
2 116 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
3 91 (7.19%) Finance
4 71 (5.61%) Telecoms
5 65 (5.13%) Retail
6 55 (4.34%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 49 (3.87%) Manufacturing
8 48 (3.79%) Law
9 40 (3.16%) Organisational Skills
10 31 (2.45%) Documentation Skills
11 27 (2.13%) Legal
12 16 (1.26%) Marketing
13 15 (1.18%) Police
14 14 (1.11%) Local Government
15 13 (1.03%) Public Sector
16 12 (0.95%) Banking
17 11 (0.87%) Aerospace
18 9 (0.71%) Advertising
18 9 (0.71%) French Language
18 9 (0.71%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 242 (19.12%) Network Engineer
2 214 (16.90%) Analyst
3 178 (14.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 142 (11.22%) Senior
5 126 (9.95%) IT Support
5 126 (9.95%) Support Engineer
6 93 (7.35%) IT Engineer
7 71 (5.61%) IT Analyst
8 57 (4.50%) 2nd Line Support
8 57 (4.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 57 (4.50%) Support Analyst
9 56 (4.42%) Network Analyst
10 55 (4.34%) Lead
10 55 (4.34%) Service Analyst
11 54 (4.27%) Operations Analyst
11 54 (4.27%) Service Desk Analyst
12 49 (3.87%) Network Operations Analyst
13 48 (3.79%) Administrator
14 46 (3.63%) IT Manager
14 46 (3.63%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (0.71%) LDAP
2 8 (0.63%) .NET
3 4 (0.32%) Akka
3 4 (0.32%) Web Services
4 3 (0.24%) 802.1X
4 3 (0.24%) HTML
4 3 (0.24%) Middleware
5 2 (0.16%) Lightning Web Components
5 2 (0.16%) Node.js
5 2 (0.16%) React
5 2 (0.16%) RESTful
5 2 (0.16%) SAML
5 2 (0.16%) ServiceStack
6 1 (0.079%) ARM Templates
6 1 (0.079%) Azure Blueprints
Miscellaneous
1 149 (11.77%) Data Centre
2 74 (5.85%) Driving Licence
3 48 (3.79%) Management Information System
4 39 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
5 33 (2.61%) Onboarding
6 32 (2.53%) CCTV
7 28 (2.21%) PKI
8 23 (1.82%) IoT
9 21 (1.66%) NHS
10 17 (1.34%) Clustering
10 17 (1.34%) Replication
11 16 (1.26%) Client/Server
11 16 (1.26%) Public Cloud
12 15 (1.18%) Fat Client
12 15 (1.18%) Thin Client
13 14 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
13 14 (1.11%) Private Cloud
14 13 (1.03%) Cyberattack
15 12 (0.95%) PMI
16 11 (0.87%) Security Posture
Operating Systems
1 584 (46.13%) Windows
2 289 (22.83%) Windows Server
3 159 (12.56%) Windows 10
4 105 (8.29%) Linux
5 72 (5.69%) Android
6 68 (5.37%) Windows Server 2016
7 67 (5.29%) Windows Server 2019
8 48 (3.79%) Apple iOS
8 48 (3.79%) Mac OS
9 43 (3.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 37 (2.92%) Windows 7
11 18 (1.42%) VyOS
12 15 (1.18%) Ubuntu
13 14 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (0.95%) VMS
15 11 (0.87%) Mac OS X
15 11 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 10 (0.79%) CentOS
17 6 (0.47%) Windows 8
17 6 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (19.27%) Problem-Solving
2 234 (18.48%) ITIL
3 229 (18.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 216 (17.06%) Customer Service
5 116 (9.16%) Cybersecurity
6 90 (7.11%) Service Delivery
7 86 (6.79%) Disaster Recovery
8 83 (6.56%) Migration
9 79 (6.24%) Project Delivery
10 69 (5.45%) Change Management
11 67 (5.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 66 (5.21%) Mentoring
13 64 (5.06%) Project Management
14 63 (4.98%) Service Management
15 59 (4.66%) Time Management
16 56 (4.42%) Roadmaps
17 54 (4.27%) Patch Management
17 54 (4.27%) Presales
17 54 (4.27%) Root Cause Analysis
18 51 (4.03%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 144 (11.37%) PowerShell
2 101 (7.98%) SQL
3 55 (4.34%) Python
4 39 (3.08%) Bash
5 16 (1.26%) Perl
6 6 (0.47%) C#
7 4 (0.32%) PHP
8 3 (0.24%) Java
8 3 (0.24%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.16%) Bicep
9 2 (0.16%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.16%) Kusto Query Language
10 1 (0.079%) Korn
10 1 (0.079%) VBA
Qualifications
1 219 (17.30%) Cisco Certification
2 189 (14.93%) Degree
3 151 (11.93%) CCNA
4 107 (8.45%) Security Cleared
5 104 (8.21%) CCNP
6 66 (5.21%) SC Cleared
7 65 (5.13%) CCIE
8 60 (4.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 48 (3.79%) Computer Science Degree
10 42 (3.32%) CCDP
11 40 (3.16%) DBS Check
12 38 (3.00%) JNCIA
13 31 (2.45%) DV Cleared
13 31 (2.45%) MCSE
14 27 (2.13%) CISSP
15 22 (1.74%) A+ Certification
15 22 (1.74%) PMI Certification
16 20 (1.58%) HND
17 17 (1.34%) Network+ Certification
18 16 (1.26%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (7.03%) SLA
2 35 (2.76%) Cyber Essentials
3 24 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (1.34%) GDPR
5 11 (0.87%) NIST
6 8 (0.63%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 4 (0.32%) QA
9 3 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.16%) Accessibility
10 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.16%) PMO
11 1 (0.079%) SOC 2
System Software
1 501 (39.57%) Active Directory
2 249 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 185 (14.61%) Hyper-V
4 63 (4.98%) vSphere
5 31 (2.45%) VMware ESXi
6 27 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
7 22 (1.74%) Virtual Desktop
8 18 (1.42%) Firmware
9 13 (1.03%) XenApp
10 11 (0.87%) XenDesktop
11 7 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (0.47%) Docker
12 6 (0.47%) VMware NSX
13 5 (0.39%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 4 (0.32%) VMware Server
14 4 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
15 3 (0.24%) BitLocker
16 2 (0.16%) KVM
16 2 (0.16%) QEMU
16 2 (0.16%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 161 (12.72%) Microsoft Intune
2 66 (5.21%) SCCM
3 31 (2.45%) WSUS
4 23 (1.82%) FortiGate
5 19 (1.50%) vCenter Server
6 17 (1.34%) Ansible
6 17 (1.34%) Jamf Pro
7 15 (1.18%) Autotask
7 15 (1.18%) Terraform
8 12 (0.95%) SmoothWall
9 11 (0.87%) Failover Clustering
10 9 (0.71%) SCVMM
11 8 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
12 7 (0.55%) Nagios
12 7 (0.55%) Puppet
13 6 (0.47%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 6 (0.47%) Nmap
13 6 (0.47%) VxRail
14 5 (0.39%) OfficeScan
14 5 (0.39%) Rancher
Vendors
1 586 (46.29%) Microsoft
2 376 (29.70%) VMware
3 372 (29.38%) Cisco
4 126 (9.95%) Juniper
5 83 (6.56%) Fortinet
6 79 (6.24%) Aruba
7 78 (6.16%) HP
8 72 (5.69%) Meraki
9 70 (5.53%) Citrix
10 69 (5.45%) Veeam
11 66 (5.21%) Palo Alto
12 49 (3.87%) Dell
13 41 (3.24%) Apple
14 40 (3.16%) Google
14 40 (3.16%) Ruckus Wireless
15 38 (3.00%) Nokia
16 37 (2.92%) CheckPoint
17 31 (2.45%) Sophos
18 26 (2.05%) SolarWinds
19 19 (1.50%) McAfee