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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 118 93
Rank change year-on-year -21 -25  
Permanent jobs citing LAN 2225 2642 3480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.50% 2.69% 3.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.46% 15.97% 18.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1843 2255 3006
UK median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.12% -  

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 14390 16539 19222
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.18% 16.86% 17.30%
Number of salaries quoted 35612 41353 46564
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,798 £26,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for LAN in the UK

LAN
Top 11 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 29 June 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 -20 2121 £42,500 -5.55% 263
UK excluding London -32 1343 £38,750 -3.12% 193
London +9 844 £50,000 -4.76% 81
South East -37 416 £37,500 -16.66% 38
North of England 0 326 £37,500 -0.66% 66
Midlands -36 218 £37,500 - 36
East of England -1 209 £49,000 +22.50% 22
South West -27 108 £36,500 +12.30% 20
Scotland -2 44 £37,500 -3.02% 5
Wales -15 16 £37,500 +9.03% 5
Northern Ireland +4 10 £32,750 -13.81% 1

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 3750 (86.99%) WAN
2 2182 (50.61%) Cisco
3 2074 (48.11%) Windows
4 2014 (46.72%) Firewall
5 1521 (35.28%) Microsoft
6 1453 (33.70%) Active Directory
7 1299 (30.13%) VMware
8 1275 (29.58%) Cisco Certification
9 1146 (26.58%) Windows Server
10 1106 (25.66%) VPN
11 1050 (24.36%) TCP/IP
12 977 (22.66%) ITIL
13 972 (22.55%) DNS
14 849 (19.69%) DHCP
14 849 (19.69%) VMware Infrastructure
15 813 (18.86%) CCNP
16 768 (17.81%) Data Centre
17 755 (17.51%) MS Exchange
18 754 (17.49%) CCNA
19 751 (17.42%) Wireless
20 694 (16.10%) MPLS
21 655 (15.19%) Linux
22 654 (15.17%) Juniper
23 644 (14.94%) Finance
24 613 (14.22%) Hyper-V
25 611 (14.17%) Office 365
26 574 (13.31%) VoIP
26 574 (13.31%) Windows Server 2008
27 566 (13.13%) BGP
28 563 (13.06%) 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
1 755 (17.51%) MS Exchange
2 290 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 209 (4.85%) SharePoint
4 167 (3.87%) IIS
5 159 (3.69%) Skype for Business
6 110 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 97 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2007
8 88 (2.04%) Tomcat
9 87 (2.02%) Apache
10 74 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 63 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2003
12 41 (0.95%) WebLogic
13 25 (0.58%) WebSphere
14 21 (0.49%) IBM Notes
15 19 (0.44%) JBoss
16 17 (0.39%) Confluence
17 16 (0.37%) CMS
18 13 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
18 13 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
19 12 (0.28%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 526 (12.20%) Microsoft Office
2 53 (1.23%) MS Visio
3 49 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
4 35 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
5 29 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (0.19%) Mozilla Thunderbird
7 4 (0.093%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.093%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.070%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.070%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.046%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.023%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 26 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 19 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.14%) RMDS
5 5 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (0.070%) Eikon
6 3 (0.070%) Workfront
7 2 (0.046%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.046%) Maximo
7 2 (0.046%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.023%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.023%) Epicor Vantage
8 1 (0.023%) GoldMine
8 1 (0.023%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.023%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.023%) Sage X3
8 1 (0.023%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.023%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 611 (14.17%) Office 365
2 381 (8.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 319 (7.40%) Amazon AWS
4 136 (3.15%) SaaS
5 90 (2.09%) IaaS
6 85 (1.97%) PaaS
7 81 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
8 26 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 23 (0.53%) Amazon S3
10 21 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
11 17 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
12 16 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
13 13 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 13 (0.30%) G Suite
14 12 (0.28%) AWS CloudTrail
15 11 (0.26%) Slack
16 10 (0.23%) Amazon Glacier
16 10 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
17 8 (0.19%) GitHub
18 7 (0.16%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3750 (86.99%) WAN
2 2014 (46.72%) Firewall
3 1106 (25.66%) VPN
4 1050 (24.36%) TCP/IP
5 972 (22.55%) DNS
6 849 (19.69%) DHCP
7 751 (17.42%) Wireless
8 694 (16.10%) MPLS
9 574 (13.31%) VoIP
10 566 (13.13%) BGP
11 533 (12.36%) Network Security
12 507 (11.76%) OSPF
13 494 (11.46%) SAN
14 455 (10.55%) VLAN
15 432 (10.02%) Cisco ASA
16 413 (9.58%) Wi-Fi
17 396 (9.19%) Internet
18 306 (7.10%) WLAN
19 293 (6.80%) Cisco Nexus
20 257 (5.96%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 403 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 81 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 77 (1.79%) MySQL
4 61 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 58 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 32 (0.74%) Oracle Database
7 25 (0.58%) MongoDB
8 22 (0.51%) Hadoop
8 22 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
9 21 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
10 20 (0.46%) MariaDB
11 19 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
12 18 (0.42%) Oracle Exadata
13 15 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
14 12 (0.28%) HBase
14 12 (0.28%) Oracle ODI
15 11 (0.26%) Redis
15 11 (0.26%) Relational Database
16 9 (0.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 9 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 32 (0.74%) JIRA
2 27 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 22 (0.51%) Git (software)
4 9 (0.21%) Jenkins
4 9 (0.21%) Sonatype Nexus
4 9 (0.21%) Visual Studio
5 8 (0.19%) Travis CI
6 7 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.070%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.046%) Subversion
9 2 (0.046%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.023%) AdminStudio
10 1 (0.023%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.023%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.023%) Liquibase
10 1 (0.023%) Metasploit
10 1 (0.023%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.023%) TeamCity
General
1 644 (14.94%) Finance
2 408 (9.46%) Telecoms
3 140 (3.25%) Retail
4 106 (2.46%) Marketing
5 94 (2.18%) Manufacturing
6 82 (1.90%) Banking
7 66 (1.53%) Legal
8 53 (1.23%) Financial Institution
9 51 (1.18%) Back Office
10 49 (1.14%) Games
11 44 (1.02%) Advertising
12 42 (0.97%) Law
13 28 (0.65%) Electronics
14 27 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
15 24 (0.56%) Automotive
16 18 (0.42%) Investment Banking
17 16 (0.37%) Billing
18 15 (0.35%) Spanish Language
19 13 (0.30%) French Language
20 12 (0.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1031 (23.92%) Network Engineer
2 661 (15.33%) Analyst
3 539 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 354 (8.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 323 (7.49%) Support Analyst
6 312 (7.24%) IT Support
7 296 (6.87%) Cisco Engineer
8 276 (6.40%) Architect
9 261 (6.05%) IT Engineer
9 261 (6.05%) Senior Network Engineer
10 259 (6.01%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 232 (5.38%) Administrator
12 227 (5.27%) 2nd Line Support
13 215 (4.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 197 (4.57%) 3rd Line Support
15 178 (4.13%) Consultant
16 171 (3.97%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 166 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support
18 164 (3.80%) Desktop Support
19 153 (3.55%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (2.20%) 802.1X
2 85 (1.97%) Web Services
3 61 (1.41%) Middleware
4 49 (1.14%) XML
5 47 (1.09%) HTML
6 42 (0.97%) CSS
6 42 (0.97%) LAMP
7 37 (0.86%) .NET
8 21 (0.49%) JSON
9 20 (0.46%) REST
10 18 (0.42%) Oracle Fusion
11 15 (0.35%) Node.js
12 12 (0.28%) EDI
12 12 (0.28%) Software Packaging
13 9 (0.21%) ASP.NET
13 9 (0.21%) ODBC
14 8 (0.19%) .NET Framework
14 8 (0.19%) Kafka
14 8 (0.19%) RabbitMQ
14 8 (0.19%) React
Miscellaneous
1 768 (17.81%) Data Centre
2 288 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
3 203 (4.71%) Management Information System
4 169 (3.92%) Driving Licence
5 132 (3.06%) Computer Science
6 102 (2.37%) Blackberry
7 77 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 66 (1.53%) Public Cloud
9 64 (1.48%) Video Conferencing
10 57 (1.32%) Clustering
11 51 (1.18%) Hedge funds
12 44 (1.02%) Replication
13 40 (0.93%) Fintech
14 38 (0.88%) Fat Client
14 38 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
14 38 (0.88%) Thin Client
15 37 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
16 35 (0.81%) Smartphone
17 34 (0.79%) iPad
18 33 (0.77%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2074 (48.11%) Windows
2 1146 (26.58%) Windows Server
3 655 (15.19%) Linux
4 574 (13.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 521 (12.09%) Windows 7
6 487 (11.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 288 (6.68%) Windows 10
8 249 (5.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 225 (5.22%) Unix
10 130 (3.02%) Windows 8
11 122 (2.83%) Android
12 121 (2.81%) Windows XP
13 84 (1.95%) Apple iOS
14 83 (1.93%) CentOS
15 81 (1.88%) Mac OS X
16 76 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 58 (1.35%) Solaris
18 36 (0.84%) Ubuntu
19 31 (0.72%) Debian
20 30 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 977 (22.66%) ITIL
2 303 (7.03%) Network Design
3 292 (6.77%) Presales
4 284 (6.59%) Load Balancing
5 273 (6.33%) Project Management
6 262 (6.08%) Network Management
7 258 (5.98%) Change Management
8 213 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
9 212 (4.92%) Service Delivery
10 209 (4.85%) Migration
10 209 (4.85%) Network Monitoring
11 200 (4.64%) Information Security
12 180 (4.18%) PRINCE2
13 172 (3.99%) Mentoring
14 168 (3.90%) Service Management
15 159 (3.69%) Problem Management
16 156 (3.62%) Continuous Improvement
17 155 (3.60%) Incident Management
18 143 (3.32%) Root Cause Analysis
19 135 (3.13%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 383 (8.88%) SQL
2 231 (5.36%) PowerShell
3 153 (3.55%) Python
4 101 (2.34%) Bash Shell
5 98 (2.27%) Java
6 61 (1.41%) Perl
7 53 (1.23%) C
8 48 (1.11%) Shell Script
9 34 (0.79%) VBScript
10 22 (0.51%) C#
11 21 (0.49%) VB
12 19 (0.44%) PHP
12 19 (0.44%) Ruby
13 17 (0.39%) JavaScript
14 13 (0.30%) C++
15 11 (0.26%) Groovy
16 9 (0.21%) Jython
16 9 (0.21%) R
17 8 (0.19%) Scala
18 7 (0.16%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1275 (29.58%) Cisco Certification
2 813 (18.86%) CCNP
3 754 (17.49%) CCNA
4 461 (10.69%) Degree
5 410 (9.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 284 (6.59%) MCSE
7 248 (5.75%) Security Cleared
8 209 (4.85%) CCIE
9 197 (4.57%) SC Cleared
10 194 (4.50%) MCP
11 171 (3.97%) MCSA
12 125 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
13 87 (2.02%) CCDP
14 82 (1.90%) MCITP
15 80 (1.86%) CISSP
16 79 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 78 (1.81%) DV Cleared
18 75 (1.74%) JNCIP
19 74 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
20 70 (1.62%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 341 (7.91%) SLA
2 136 (3.15%) PCI DSS
3 126 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 44 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 30 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials
6 24 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 19 (0.44%) ISO 9001
8 16 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 16 (0.37%) PMO
9 14 (0.32%) QA
10 10 (0.23%) GDPR
11 5 (0.12%) ISO 22301
12 4 (0.093%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 4 (0.093%) Data Quality
12 4 (0.093%) NIST 800
13 2 (0.046%) COBIT
14 1 (0.023%) GPG13
14 1 (0.023%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1453 (33.70%) Active Directory
2 849 (19.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 613 (14.22%) Hyper-V
4 191 (4.43%) XenApp
5 167 (3.87%) VMware ESXi
6 151 (3.50%) vSphere
7 77 (1.79%) Terminal Services
8 61 (1.41%) XenServer
9 54 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
10 51 (1.18%) XenDesktop
11 43 (1.00%) KVM
12 39 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
13 38 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
14 33 (0.77%) ProxySG
15 24 (0.56%) Docker
16 21 (0.49%) Xen
17 20 (0.46%) NFS
18 18 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 17 (0.39%) OpenSIPS
20 16 (0.37%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 279 (6.47%) SCCM
2 106 (2.46%) Puppet
3 105 (2.44%) Nagios
4 90 (2.09%) WSUS
5 74 (1.72%) Ansible
6 72 (1.67%) SCOM
7 65 (1.51%) Cisco Prime
8 63 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
9 62 (1.44%) FortiGate
10 59 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
11 54 (1.25%) Backup Exec
12 42 (0.97%) AirWatch
12 42 (0.97%) Cacti
13 34 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
13 34 (0.79%) SolarWinds Orion
14 32 (0.74%) ZABBIX
15 24 (0.56%) SELinux
16 22 (0.51%) Icinga
16 22 (0.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 21 (0.49%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2182 (50.61%) Cisco
2 1521 (35.28%) Microsoft
3 1299 (30.13%) VMware
4 654 (15.17%) Juniper
5 563 (13.06%) CheckPoint
6 540 (12.53%) Citrix
7 463 (10.74%) HP
8 400 (9.28%) F5
9 276 (6.40%) Palo Alto
10 225 (5.22%) SolarWinds
11 181 (4.20%) Avaya
12 168 (3.90%) Fortinet
13 149 (3.46%) Dell
14 139 (3.22%) Aruba
15 126 (2.92%) NetApp
16 111 (2.57%) Red Hat
17 109 (2.53%) Oracle
18 97 (2.25%) Blue Coat
19 93 (2.16%) Symantec
20 92 (2.13%) Meraki
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: £40000 Per Annum £40,000 plus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £22,000-£27,000 + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Farnham, Surrey
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £31,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Vadis People
Salary: £55,000-£58,000 package to include car
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + 6 mth salary reviews, 5% pension, other bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Eames Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
networx
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Excellent Salary and Benefits packag
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: 14% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Venn Group
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago