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 3 months to 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 115 98
Rank change year-on-year -8 -17  
Permanent jobs citing LAN 2167 2697 3338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.54% 2.74% 3.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.99% 16.08% 17.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1789 2247 2763
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,050 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -  

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 13556 16772 19345
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.91% 17.03% 17.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11009 13913 15492
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing LAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 23 May 2017.

Salary histogram for LAN in the UK

LAN
Top 30 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 3 months to 23 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -16 2056 £42,500 - 260
London +18 835 £48,500 -3.00% 78
South East -16 463 £40,000 -11.11% 43
East of England -13 171 £45,000 +12.50% 24
North West -5 168 £37,000 -5.12% 42
City of London -9 152 £55,000 +10.00% 19
West Midlands -31 129 £41,250 +7.26% 30
South West -9 122 £34,750 +6.92% 19
Hampshire +15 117 £31,000 -22.50% 13
Surrey +13 103 £39,500 -12.22% 8
Berkshire -40 98 £42,500 -10.52% 9
Yorkshire -22 94 £35,000 -6.66% 13
Hertfordshire -13 89 £50,000 +17.64% 7
Manchester -14 86 £37,500 -3.84% 22
Cheshire +9 71 £35,000 -2.77% 13
East Midlands -2 67 £42,500 +21.42% 7
Birmingham -16 58 £40,000 - 9
Basingstoke +28 51 £28,000 -32.53% 5
West Yorkshire -16 49 £40,000 +6.66% 11
Bristol +14 47 £30,750 -31.66% 7
Scotland -3 43 £37,750 -11.17% 10
Kent +31 42 £40,000 -3.03% 4
Reading -12 40 £30,000 -40.00% 1
Warrington +18 38 £34,000 -24.44% 10
Oxfordshire +22 37 £42,500 -22.72% 3
Wiltshire +15 35 £28,000 +16.66% 3
Cambridgeshire -7 31 £31,250 -10.71% 9
Buckinghamshire -42 29 £34,250 -16.96% 4
Bedfordshire +22 24 £46,250 +0.54% 2
Peterborough +14 24 £20,500 -44.96% 4

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 3640 (86.24%) WAN
2 2176 (51.55%) Cisco
3 2016 (47.76%) Windows
4 1906 (45.16%) Firewall
5 1449 (34.33%) Microsoft
6 1404 (33.26%) Active Directory
7 1286 (30.47%) Cisco Certification
8 1262 (29.90%) VMware
9 1097 (25.99%) Windows Server
10 1002 (23.74%) VPN
11 995 (23.57%) TCP/IP
12 937 (22.20%) DNS
13 912 (21.61%) ITIL
14 856 (20.28%) CCNP
15 843 (19.97%) VMware Infrastructure
16 788 (18.67%) DHCP
17 771 (18.27%) Data Centre
18 734 (17.39%) Wireless
19 710 (16.82%) CCNA
20 698 (16.54%) MS Exchange
21 658 (15.59%) MPLS
22 655 (15.52%) Juniper
23 643 (15.23%) Linux
24 614 (14.55%) Finance
25 582 (13.79%) Hyper-V
26 566 (13.41%) VoIP
27 560 (13.27%) BGP
28 544 (12.89%) Windows Server 2008
29 536 (12.70%) Office 365
30 520 (12.32%) Network Security

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
1 698 (16.54%) MS Exchange
2 274 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 195 (4.62%) SharePoint
4 182 (4.31%) IIS
5 163 (3.86%) Skype for Business
6 113 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
7 91 (2.16%) Apache
8 89 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
9 85 (2.01%) Tomcat
10 61 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 59 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
12 37 (0.88%) WebLogic
13 32 (0.76%) WebSphere
14 25 (0.59%) Oracle Coherence
15 20 (0.47%) IBM Notes
16 19 (0.45%) Confluence
17 15 (0.36%) JBoss
17 15 (0.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 13 (0.31%) DataSynapse
18 13 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 514 (12.18%) Microsoft Office
2 66 (1.56%) MS Visio
3 47 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
4 28 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 24 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.19%) Mozilla Thunderbird
7 4 (0.095%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.095%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.071%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.071%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.047%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.024%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.024%) Revit
Business Applications
1 27 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
3 14 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 13 (0.31%) RMDS
5 6 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
7 4 (0.095%) OpenText MBPM
7 4 (0.095%) Visualfiles
8 3 (0.071%) Eikon
8 3 (0.071%) Workfront
9 2 (0.047%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.047%) Infor CRM
9 2 (0.047%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (0.024%) BusinessWorks
10 1 (0.024%) GoldMine
10 1 (0.024%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.024%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.024%) Sage X3
10 1 (0.024%) SAP Business One
10 1 (0.024%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 536 (12.70%) Office 365
2 328 (7.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 292 (6.92%) Amazon AWS
4 127 (3.01%) SaaS
5 91 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
6 80 (1.90%) IaaS
7 78 (1.85%) PaaS
8 19 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
8 19 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 16 (0.38%) Amazon S3
10 15 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
11 12 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
11 12 (0.28%) Slack
12 11 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 10 (0.24%) AWS CloudTrail
14 9 (0.21%) G Suite
15 8 (0.19%) Amazon Glacier
15 8 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
15 8 (0.19%) GitHub
16 6 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3640 (86.24%) WAN
2 1906 (45.16%) Firewall
3 1002 (23.74%) VPN
4 995 (23.57%) TCP/IP
5 937 (22.20%) DNS
6 788 (18.67%) DHCP
7 734 (17.39%) Wireless
8 658 (15.59%) MPLS
9 566 (13.41%) VoIP
10 560 (13.27%) BGP
11 520 (12.32%) Network Security
12 515 (12.20%) OSPF
13 509 (12.06%) SAN
14 441 (10.45%) VLAN
15 400 (9.48%) Cisco ASA
16 396 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
17 371 (8.79%) Internet
18 319 (7.56%) WLAN
19 302 (7.15%) Cisco Nexus
20 232 (5.50%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 425 (10.07%) SQL Server
2 69 (1.63%) MySQL
3 65 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 61 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 51 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
6 33 (0.78%) Hadoop
6 33 (0.78%) Oracle Database
7 25 (0.59%) MongoDB
8 23 (0.54%) HBase
9 22 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
10 17 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
10 17 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
11 14 (0.33%) MariaDB
11 14 (0.33%) Oracle Exadata
12 13 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
13 12 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
13 12 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (0.26%) Redis
14 11 (0.26%) Relational Database
14 11 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (0.64%) JIRA
2 20 (0.47%) Git (software)
3 15 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 11 (0.26%) Jenkins
4 11 (0.26%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (0.19%) Travis CI
5 8 (0.19%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.14%) Subversion
7 3 (0.071%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.047%) AdminStudio
8 2 (0.047%) Gerrit
8 2 (0.047%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.047%) Trac
9 1 (0.024%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.024%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.024%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.024%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.024%) Robot Framework
9 1 (0.024%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.024%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 614 (14.55%) Finance
2 409 (9.69%) Telecoms
3 138 (3.27%) Retail
4 101 (2.39%) Manufacturing
5 86 (2.04%) Marketing
6 81 (1.92%) Banking
7 67 (1.59%) Legal
8 49 (1.16%) Financial Institution
9 43 (1.02%) Advertising
10 41 (0.97%) Games
11 36 (0.85%) Back Office
12 34 (0.81%) Law
13 25 (0.59%) Electronics
14 23 (0.54%) Investment Banking
15 22 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
16 20 (0.47%) Automotive
17 17 (0.40%) Billing
18 14 (0.33%) French Language
19 13 (0.31%) Spanish Language
20 10 (0.24%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1053 (24.95%) Network Engineer
2 636 (15.07%) Analyst
3 516 (12.22%) Support Engineer
4 336 (7.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 327 (7.75%) Support Analyst
6 308 (7.30%) IT Support
7 306 (7.25%) Cisco Engineer
8 294 (6.97%) Senior Network Engineer
9 288 (6.82%) Architect
10 271 (6.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 239 (5.66%) IT Engineer
12 219 (5.19%) Administrator
13 218 (5.16%) 2nd Line Support
14 215 (5.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 187 (4.43%) 3rd Line Support
16 167 (3.96%) Consultant
17 165 (3.91%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 165 (3.91%) Infrastructure Support
18 163 (3.86%) Desktop Support
19 142 (3.36%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (2.42%) 802.1X
2 89 (2.11%) Web Services
3 60 (1.42%) Middleware
4 47 (1.11%) HTML
4 47 (1.11%) XML
5 41 (0.97%) .NET
6 37 (0.88%) CSS
7 33 (0.78%) LAMP
8 19 (0.45%) REST
9 15 (0.36%) EDI
9 15 (0.36%) JSON
9 15 (0.36%) XSLT
10 14 (0.33%) Oracle Fusion
11 13 (0.31%) Rendezvous
11 13 (0.31%) Ultra Messaging
12 10 (0.24%) Node.js
13 8 (0.19%) Kafka
13 8 (0.19%) React
13 8 (0.19%) Software Packaging
14 7 (0.17%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 771 (18.27%) Data Centre
2 257 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
3 179 (4.24%) Driving Licence
4 168 (3.98%) Management Information System
5 122 (2.89%) Computer Science
6 85 (2.01%) Blackberry
7 78 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 70 (1.66%) Public Cloud
9 62 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
10 54 (1.28%) Clustering
11 48 (1.14%) Hedge funds
11 48 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
12 47 (1.11%) Replication
13 38 (0.90%) iPad
14 37 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
15 35 (0.83%) Smartphone
16 34 (0.81%) Fat Client
16 34 (0.81%) Thin Client
17 31 (0.73%) EPoS
18 30 (0.71%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2016 (47.76%) Windows
2 1097 (25.99%) Windows Server
3 643 (15.23%) Linux
4 544 (12.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 513 (12.15%) Windows 7
6 472 (11.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 272 (6.44%) Windows 10
8 224 (5.31%) Unix
9 221 (5.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 139 (3.29%) Windows 8
11 113 (2.68%) Android
12 110 (2.61%) Windows XP
13 88 (2.08%) Apple iOS
14 84 (1.99%) Mac OS X
15 74 (1.75%) CentOS
16 73 (1.73%) Solaris
17 68 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 34 (0.81%) Ubuntu
19 24 (0.57%) Debian
20 23 (0.54%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 912 (21.61%) ITIL
2 331 (7.84%) Network Design
3 298 (7.06%) Presales
4 271 (6.42%) Network Management
5 267 (6.33%) Load Balancing
6 231 (5.47%) Project Management
7 227 (5.38%) Change Management
8 219 (5.19%) Migration
9 212 (5.02%) Disaster Recovery
10 193 (4.57%) Network Monitoring
11 189 (4.48%) Service Delivery
12 176 (4.17%) Information Security
13 170 (4.03%) Service Management
14 165 (3.91%) Mentoring
15 153 (3.62%) PRINCE2
16 152 (3.60%) Continuous Improvement
17 142 (3.36%) Problem Management
18 133 (3.15%) Root Cause Analysis
19 130 (3.08%) DevOps
20 127 (3.01%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 374 (8.86%) SQL
2 200 (4.74%) PowerShell
3 125 (2.96%) Python
4 99 (2.35%) Java
5 81 (1.92%) Bash Shell
6 57 (1.35%) Shell Script
7 50 (1.18%) Perl
8 43 (1.02%) C
9 29 (0.69%) VBScript
10 27 (0.64%) JavaScript
11 26 (0.62%) C#
12 19 (0.45%) VB
13 15 (0.36%) PHP
14 11 (0.26%) C++
14 11 (0.26%) Groovy
15 9 (0.21%) Ruby
16 8 (0.19%) Scala
17 7 (0.17%) COBOL
17 7 (0.17%) T-SQL
18 5 (0.12%) R
Qualifications
1 1286 (30.47%) Cisco Certification
2 856 (20.28%) CCNP
3 710 (16.82%) CCNA
4 417 (9.88%) Degree
5 371 (8.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 249 (5.90%) MCSE
7 244 (5.78%) CCIE
8 238 (5.64%) Security Cleared
9 192 (4.55%) SC Cleared
10 180 (4.26%) MCP
11 144 (3.41%) MCSA
12 132 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
13 94 (2.23%) CCDP
14 77 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 74 (1.75%) DV Cleared
16 73 (1.73%) CCSA
17 70 (1.66%) CISSP
18 69 (1.63%) CCSE
18 69 (1.63%) MCITP
19 64 (1.52%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 280 (6.63%) SLA
2 127 (3.01%) PCI DSS
3 94 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 42 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 23 (0.54%) ISO27002
6 18 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
6 18 (0.43%) QA
7 9 (0.21%) ISO 9001
8 8 (0.19%) PMO
9 7 (0.17%) GDPR
10 5 (0.12%) ISO22301
11 3 (0.071%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.047%) COBIT
12 2 (0.047%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.024%) GPG13
13 1 (0.024%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1404 (33.26%) Active Directory
2 843 (19.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 582 (13.79%) Hyper-V
4 177 (4.19%) XenApp
5 159 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
6 139 (3.29%) vSphere
7 59 (1.40%) Terminal Services
8 56 (1.33%) XenServer
9 51 (1.21%) XenDesktop
10 48 (1.14%) KVM
11 40 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
12 39 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
13 34 (0.81%) NFS
14 33 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
15 32 (0.76%) Xen
16 28 (0.66%) ProxySG
17 26 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
18 25 (0.59%) SRDF
19 23 (0.54%) Docker
20 18 (0.43%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 279 (6.61%) SCCM
2 98 (2.32%) Puppet
3 92 (2.18%) Nagios
4 80 (1.90%) SCOM
5 70 (1.66%) WSUS
6 68 (1.61%) Ansible
7 67 (1.59%) FortiGate
8 65 (1.54%) Cisco Prime
9 56 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
10 52 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
11 47 (1.11%) Backup Exec
12 32 (0.76%) AirWatch
13 29 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
14 26 (0.62%) Cacti
14 26 (0.62%) SolarWinds Orion
15 23 (0.54%) NetBackup
16 22 (0.52%) Nessus
16 22 (0.52%) ZABBIX
17 20 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
18 19 (0.45%) SELinux
Vendors
1 2176 (51.55%) Cisco
2 1449 (34.33%) Microsoft
3 1262 (29.90%) VMware
4 655 (15.52%) Juniper
5 516 (12.22%) CheckPoint
6 511 (12.11%) Citrix
7 455 (10.78%) HP
8 371 (8.79%) F5
9 275 (6.52%) Palo Alto
10 228 (5.40%) SolarWinds
11 178 (4.22%) Fortinet
12 175 (4.15%) Avaya
13 156 (3.70%) NetApp
14 144 (3.41%) Aruba
15 141 (3.34%) Oracle
16 138 (3.27%) Dell
17 101 (2.39%) Red Hat
18 93 (2.20%) Apple
19 92 (2.18%) Blue Coat
20 88 (2.08%) EMC
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Wiltshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £26000 - £36000 per annum + 40+days annual leave + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Overtime + Bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 10 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £26000 per annum + on call
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 per annum + benefits including over time
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + on call allowance
Posted: 13 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: benefits + on-call + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £32000 Per Annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum Excellent Salary and Benefits packag
Posted: Yesterday
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge, Surrey
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £29800 - £34400 per annum + (DOE) Pen, DIS, 5w hols
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary + Company Benefits Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday