Period
to 29 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 29 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
UK
6 months to
29 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 115 98
Rank change year-on-year -26 -17 +35
Permanent jobs citing LAN 4414 5588 6801
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.47% 2.78% 3.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.52% 16.34% 17.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3690 4821 5883
UK median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +6.67%

LAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 28446 34193 38776
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.93% 16.99% 17.56%
Number of salaries quoted 23072 28382 31319
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in the UK

LAN
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for LAN in the UK

LAN
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN over the 6 months to 29 July 2017.

Salary histogram for LAN in the UK

LAN
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the UK over the 6 months to 29 July 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
England -22 4188 £42,500 - 242
UK excluding London -38 2680 £38,000 -5.00% 178
London -6 1657 £50,000 -0.99% 79
South East -38 853 £40,000 -11.11% 44
North of England -3 623 £37,500 -2.60% 57
Midlands -38 433 £37,500 -4.46% 32
East of England -10 384 £43,000 +7.50% 19
North West +18 372 £38,374 +2.33% 39
West Midlands -36 294 £37,500 -3.23% 22
South West -23 247 £35,000 +7.69% 11
Yorkshire -18 237 £32,500 -18.75% 16
East Midlands -35 140 £40,000 - 10
Scotland -12 95 £42,500 +3.03% 10
Wales -36 46 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Northern Ireland +4 14 £30,000 -21.05%
North East -10 14 £36,500 +6.57% 2

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 with a requirement for LAN.

1 3843 (87.06%) WAN
2 2214 (50.16%) Cisco
3 2126 (48.16%) Windows
4 2090 (47.35%) Firewall
5 1593 (36.09%) Microsoft
6 1523 (34.50%) Active Directory
7 1349 (30.56%) VMware
8 1280 (29.00%) Cisco Certification
9 1198 (27.14%) Windows Server
10 1191 (26.98%) VPN
11 1046 (23.70%) TCP/IP
12 1013 (22.95%) ITIL
13 1007 (22.81%) DNS
14 886 (20.07%) VMware Infrastructure
15 873 (19.78%) DHCP
16 819 (18.55%) CCNP
17 790 (17.90%) Data Centre
18 788 (17.85%) MS Exchange
19 773 (17.51%) CCNA
20 765 (17.33%) Wireless
21 704 (15.95%) MPLS
22 688 (15.59%) Office 365
23 658 (14.91%) Linux
24 657 (14.88%) Finance
25 651 (14.75%) Juniper
26 618 (14.00%) Hyper-V
27 610 (13.82%) Windows Server 2008
28 605 (13.71%) VoIP
29 590 (13.37%) BGP
30 589 (13.34%) CheckPoint

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 788 (17.85%) MS Exchange
2 315 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 224 (5.07%) SharePoint
4 163 (3.69%) Skype for Business
5 145 (3.29%) IIS
6 124 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 99 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2007
8 82 (1.86%) Tomcat
9 81 (1.84%) Apache
10 68 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 52 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
12 41 (0.93%) WebLogic
13 26 (0.59%) CMS
14 24 (0.54%) IBM Notes
15 20 (0.45%) JBoss
15 20 (0.45%) WebSphere
16 13 (0.29%) Confluence
16 13 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
16 13 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
17 11 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 533 (12.08%) Microsoft Office
2 56 (1.27%) MS Visio
3 49 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
4 38 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
5 29 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (0.18%) Mozilla Thunderbird
7 7 (0.16%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.091%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.091%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.091%) Houdini
8 4 (0.091%) Maya
8 4 (0.091%) NUKE
9 3 (0.068%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.045%) Adobe Premiere
10 2 (0.045%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 29 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (0.14%) Workfront
4 5 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
4 5 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.068%) Maximo
5 3 (0.068%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.045%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.045%) Eikon
6 2 (0.045%) Epicor Vantage
6 2 (0.045%) RMDS
7 1 (0.023%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.023%) GoldMine
7 1 (0.023%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.023%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.023%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.023%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.023%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 688 (15.59%) Office 365
2 424 (9.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 349 (7.91%) Amazon AWS
4 134 (3.04%) SaaS
5 98 (2.22%) IaaS
6 94 (2.13%) PaaS
7 69 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
8 32 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 26 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
10 25 (0.57%) Amazon S3
11 18 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
11 18 (0.41%) G Suite
12 16 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
13 13 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 13 (0.29%) Slack
14 12 (0.27%) AWS CloudTrail
15 10 (0.23%) Amazon Glacier
15 10 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
16 9 (0.20%) GitHub
17 7 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3843 (87.06%) WAN
2 2090 (47.35%) Firewall
3 1191 (26.98%) VPN
4 1046 (23.70%) TCP/IP
5 1007 (22.81%) DNS
6 873 (19.78%) DHCP
7 765 (17.33%) Wireless
8 704 (15.95%) MPLS
9 605 (13.71%) VoIP
10 590 (13.37%) BGP
11 564 (12.78%) Network Security
12 533 (12.08%) OSPF
12 533 (12.08%) SAN
13 486 (11.01%) VLAN
14 470 (10.65%) Cisco ASA
15 432 (9.79%) Wi-Fi
16 403 (9.13%) Internet
17 329 (7.45%) WLAN
18 299 (6.77%) Cisco Nexus
19 259 (5.87%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 396 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 78 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 72 (1.63%) MySQL
4 62 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 57 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 28 (0.63%) Oracle Database
7 26 (0.59%) MongoDB
8 25 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
9 24 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
10 20 (0.45%) MariaDB
11 19 (0.43%) Oracle Exadata
12 16 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
13 14 (0.32%) Hadoop
13 14 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
14 13 (0.29%) Oracle ODI
15 12 (0.27%) Relational Database
16 11 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
16 11 (0.25%) Redis
17 9 (0.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 8 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 32 (0.72%) JIRA
1 32 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 26 (0.59%) Git (software)
3 11 (0.25%) Jenkins
4 10 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 10 (0.23%) Sonatype Nexus
4 10 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (0.23%) Visual Studio
5 9 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 8 (0.18%) Travis CI
7 3 (0.068%) Metasploit
7 3 (0.068%) Subversion
8 2 (0.045%) Liquibase
8 2 (0.045%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.045%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.023%) AdminStudio
9 1 (0.023%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.023%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.023%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.023%) TeamCity
General
1 657 (14.88%) Finance
2 400 (9.06%) Telecoms
3 152 (3.44%) Retail
4 115 (2.61%) Marketing
5 97 (2.20%) Manufacturing
6 90 (2.04%) Banking
7 57 (1.29%) Financial Institution
7 57 (1.29%) Legal
8 56 (1.27%) Back Office
9 54 (1.22%) Law
10 53 (1.20%) Games
11 49 (1.11%) Advertising
12 33 (0.75%) Electronics
13 27 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
14 21 (0.48%) Automotive
15 16 (0.36%) Investment Banking
16 15 (0.34%) Military
17 14 (0.32%) Spanish Language
18 13 (0.29%) German Language
19 12 (0.27%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1027 (23.27%) Network Engineer
2 712 (16.13%) Analyst
3 551 (12.48%) Support Engineer
4 365 (8.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 344 (7.79%) Support Analyst
6 331 (7.50%) IT Support
7 290 (6.57%) Cisco Engineer
8 279 (6.32%) Architect
9 260 (5.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 252 (5.71%) IT Engineer
10 252 (5.71%) Senior Network Engineer
11 243 (5.51%) Administrator
12 229 (5.19%) 2nd Line Support
13 228 (5.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 211 (4.78%) 3rd Line Support
15 201 (4.55%) Consultant
16 173 (3.92%) Desktop Support
17 165 (3.74%) Infrastructure Support
18 163 (3.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
19 162 (3.67%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (2.06%) Web Services
2 86 (1.95%) 802.1X
3 66 (1.50%) Middleware
4 48 (1.09%) XML
5 44 (1.00%) CSS
6 41 (0.93%) LAMP
7 40 (0.91%) HTML
8 39 (0.88%) .NET
9 25 (0.57%) JSON
10 23 (0.52%) REST
11 19 (0.43%) Oracle Fusion
12 16 (0.36%) FIX Protocol
13 15 (0.34%) Node.js
14 12 (0.27%) Software Packaging
15 11 (0.25%) EDI
15 11 (0.25%) ODBC
16 10 (0.23%) POSIX
17 9 (0.20%) ASP.NET
17 9 (0.20%) JDBC
18 8 (0.18%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 790 (17.90%) Data Centre
2 305 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
3 208 (4.71%) Management Information System
4 161 (3.65%) Driving Licence
5 130 (2.95%) Computer Science
6 103 (2.33%) Blackberry
7 77 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
8 72 (1.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 62 (1.40%) Public Cloud
10 58 (1.31%) Clustering
11 53 (1.20%) Hedge funds
12 51 (1.16%) Replication
13 42 (0.95%) Fintech
14 41 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
15 40 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
15 40 (0.91%) iPad
16 37 (0.84%) Fat Client
16 37 (0.84%) PKI
16 37 (0.84%) PMI
16 37 (0.84%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2126 (48.16%) Windows
2 1198 (27.14%) Windows Server
3 658 (14.91%) Linux
4 610 (13.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 549 (12.44%) Windows 7
6 517 (11.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 306 (6.93%) Windows 10
8 260 (5.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 220 (4.98%) Unix
10 129 (2.92%) Windows XP
11 127 (2.88%) Android
11 127 (2.88%) Windows 8
12 90 (2.04%) CentOS
13 87 (1.97%) Mac OS X
14 82 (1.86%) Apple iOS
15 80 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 45 (1.02%) Ubuntu
17 44 (1.00%) Solaris
18 35 (0.79%) Debian
19 29 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1013 (22.95%) ITIL
2 310 (7.02%) Load Balancing
3 299 (6.77%) Network Design
4 291 (6.59%) Project Management
5 284 (6.43%) Presales
6 273 (6.18%) Network Management
7 270 (6.12%) Change Management
8 226 (5.12%) Disaster Recovery
9 216 (4.89%) Service Delivery
10 211 (4.78%) Network Monitoring
11 200 (4.53%) Information Security
12 195 (4.42%) Migration
13 190 (4.30%) PRINCE2
14 183 (4.15%) Mentoring
15 177 (4.01%) Service Management
16 172 (3.90%) Incident Management
17 164 (3.72%) Problem Management
18 153 (3.47%) Root Cause Analysis
19 152 (3.44%) Continuous Improvement
20 141 (3.19%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 403 (9.13%) SQL
2 244 (5.53%) PowerShell
3 161 (3.65%) Python
4 106 (2.40%) Bash Shell
5 96 (2.17%) Java
6 62 (1.40%) C
7 56 (1.27%) Perl
8 43 (0.97%) Shell Script
9 32 (0.72%) VBScript
10 24 (0.54%) VB
11 23 (0.52%) C#
12 21 (0.48%) Ruby
13 18 (0.41%) JavaScript
14 17 (0.39%) PHP
15 14 (0.32%) C++
16 10 (0.23%) Jython
16 10 (0.23%) R
16 10 (0.23%) T-SQL
17 9 (0.20%) Groovy
18 8 (0.18%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1280 (29.00%) Cisco Certification
2 819 (18.55%) CCNP
3 773 (17.51%) CCNA
4 469 (10.63%) Degree
5 445 (10.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 315 (7.14%) MCSE
7 246 (5.57%) Security Cleared
8 207 (4.69%) MCP
9 203 (4.60%) MCSA
10 201 (4.55%) CCIE
11 194 (4.40%) SC Cleared
12 125 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
13 96 (2.17%) MCITP
14 90 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 88 (1.99%) CCDP
15 88 (1.99%) JNCIP
16 86 (1.95%) CCSA
17 83 (1.88%) CISSP
18 80 (1.81%) DV Cleared
19 72 (1.63%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 359 (8.13%) SLA
2 138 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 131 (2.97%) PCI DSS
4 39 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 34 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials
6 24 (0.54%) ISO 9001
7 23 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 22 (0.50%) PMO
9 17 (0.39%) QA
10 16 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 11 (0.25%) GDPR
12 5 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 5 (0.11%) ISO 22301
13 4 (0.091%) Data Quality
13 4 (0.091%) NIST 800
14 1 (0.023%) COBIT
System Software
1 1523 (34.50%) Active Directory
2 886 (20.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 618 (14.00%) Hyper-V
4 191 (4.33%) XenApp
5 179 (4.06%) vSphere
6 175 (3.96%) VMware ESXi
7 89 (2.02%) Terminal Services
8 62 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
9 60 (1.36%) XenServer
10 56 (1.27%) XenDesktop
11 44 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
12 40 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
13 37 (0.84%) KVM
14 31 (0.70%) ProxySG
15 24 (0.54%) Docker
16 20 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 16 (0.36%) OpenSIPS
18 15 (0.34%) Firmware
18 15 (0.34%) Samba
19 14 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 287 (6.50%) SCCM
2 116 (2.63%) Puppet
3 107 (2.42%) Nagios
4 105 (2.38%) WSUS
5 83 (1.88%) Ansible
6 78 (1.77%) SCOM
7 72 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
8 71 (1.61%) Backup Exec
9 61 (1.38%) Cisco CUCM
9 61 (1.38%) FortiGate
10 54 (1.22%) Cisco Prime
11 49 (1.11%) Cacti
12 48 (1.09%) AirWatch
13 41 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
14 39 (0.88%) SolarWinds Orion
15 33 (0.75%) ZABBIX
16 22 (0.50%) Control-M
16 22 (0.50%) ServiceCenter
16 22 (0.50%) vCenter Server
17 21 (0.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2214 (50.16%) Cisco
2 1593 (36.09%) Microsoft
3 1349 (30.56%) VMware
4 651 (14.75%) Juniper
5 589 (13.34%) CheckPoint
6 563 (12.75%) Citrix
7 486 (11.01%) HP
8 389 (8.81%) F5
9 299 (6.77%) Palo Alto
10 208 (4.71%) SolarWinds
11 186 (4.21%) Avaya
12 159 (3.60%) Dell
13 147 (3.33%) Fortinet
14 145 (3.29%) Aruba
15 120 (2.72%) Red Hat
16 106 (2.40%) NetApp
17 99 (2.24%) Oracle
18 98 (2.22%) Meraki
19 96 (2.17%) Symantec
20 94 (2.13%) Blue Coat
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £23000.00 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £29800 - £34400 per annum + DOE Pen, DIS, 5w hols
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Bonus + Certifications
Posted: 20 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £43000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + Extensive Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Ingenio
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + on call allowance
Posted: 21 hours ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Hiring People
Salary: Competitive based on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Yoh
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits!
Posted: 23 hours ago
UK
Morson International
Salary: £27000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Pension Bonus / 30
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £29000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum, Benefits Car, OTE, Commision
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + Great benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 5k car allowance, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 7k car allowance, excellent benefi
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus opportunity
Posted: 22 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Roc Search
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago