Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 75 102
Rank change year-on-year +2 +27 -37
Permanent jobs citing LAN 242 273 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.55% 3.55% 2.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.70% 22.94% 18.01%
Number of salaries quoted 207 244 271
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £39,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% -13.33% +4.65%
10th Percentile £26,150 £23,650 £26,000
90th Percentile £52,850 £55,000 £73,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -16.67% +6.51%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1115 1190 1488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 16.34% 15.48% 16.08%
Number of salaries quoted 947 994 1214
West Yorkshire median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% -6.25%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for LAN in West Yorkshire

LAN
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for LAN in West Yorkshire

LAN
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for LAN in West Yorkshire

LAN
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 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
Leeds +29 173 £37,000 -7.50% 12
Bradford -43 35 £37,500 -21.05%
Wakefield +4 17 £37,500 -31.82%
Halifax +28 3 £42,500 +18.06% 1
Batley -7 1 - -
Bingley - 1 £23,000 -
Brighouse - 1 - -
Liversedge - 1 £23,500 -
Pudsey - 1 £47,500 -
LAN
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 207 (85.54%) WAN
2 125 (51.65%) Firewall
3 114 (47.11%) Cisco
4 107 (44.21%) ITIL
5 97 (40.08%) Windows
6 96 (39.67%) Microsoft
7 91 (37.60%) VPN
8 86 (35.54%) VMware
9 81 (33.47%) Active Directory
10 79 (32.64%) Cisco Certification
11 72 (29.75%) CCNA
11 72 (29.75%) Windows Server
12 63 (26.03%) VMware Infrastructure
13 55 (22.73%) TCP/IP
14 54 (22.31%) MPLS
15 52 (21.49%) MS Exchange
15 52 (21.49%) VoIP
16 50 (20.66%) SAN
17 49 (20.25%) Windows Server 2008
18 48 (19.83%) Wireless
19 47 (19.42%) Network Security
19 47 (19.42%) Windows Server 2012
20 43 (17.77%) CCNP
21 42 (17.36%) DNS
21 42 (17.36%) OSPF
22 39 (16.12%) DHCP
22 39 (16.12%) Avaya
22 39 (16.12%) Cisco ASA
23 35 (14.46%) SQL Server
24 34 (14.05%) Finance

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 52 (21.49%) MS Exchange
2 19 (7.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (5.37%) SharePoint
5 12 (4.96%) IBM Notes
6 11 (4.55%) IBM Domino
7 10 (4.13%) CMS
8 7 (2.89%) Skype for Business
9 6 (2.48%) IIS
10 5 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (1.24%) JBoss
11 3 (1.24%) WebLogic
11 3 (1.24%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.83%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.41%) Apache
Applications
1 22 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.48%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.85%) Office 365
2 9 (3.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.24%) OneDrive
5 2 (0.83%) IaaS
5 2 (0.83%) PaaS
5 2 (0.83%) SaaS
6 1 (0.41%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 207 (85.54%) WAN
2 125 (51.65%) Firewall
3 91 (37.60%) VPN
4 55 (22.73%) TCP/IP
5 54 (22.31%) MPLS
6 52 (21.49%) VoIP
7 50 (20.66%) SAN
8 48 (19.83%) Wireless
9 47 (19.42%) Network Security
10 42 (17.36%) DNS
10 42 (17.36%) OSPF
11 39 (16.12%) Cisco ASA
11 39 (16.12%) DHCP
12 31 (12.81%) VLAN
13 29 (11.98%) BGP
13 29 (11.98%) EIGRP
14 28 (11.57%) Cisco Nexus
14 28 (11.57%) WLAN
15 20 (8.26%) Ethernet
16 18 (7.44%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (14.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.07%) MySQL
3 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.41%) JIRA
General
1 34 (14.05%) Finance
2 21 (8.68%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.79%) Retail
4 7 (2.89%) Law
4 7 (2.89%) Legal
5 6 (2.48%) Marketing
6 5 (2.07%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.41%) Back Office
7 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (21.49%) Analyst
2 38 (15.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 35 (14.46%) Network Engineer
4 33 (13.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 27 (11.16%) IT Analyst
6 25 (10.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 25 (10.33%) Network Analyst
7 18 (7.44%) IT Support
7 18 (7.44%) Network Specialist
8 17 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support
9 14 (5.79%) Architect
10 13 (5.37%) Network Operations Specialist
10 13 (5.37%) Security Analyst
10 13 (5.37%) Support Analyst
10 13 (5.37%) Systems Engineer
11 12 (4.96%) Cisco Engineer
11 12 (4.96%) IT Engineer
11 12 (4.96%) Support Engineer
12 11 (4.55%) IT Security Analyst
13 10 (4.13%) Senior Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.83%) Web Services
2 1 (0.41%) EDI
2 1 (0.41%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.98%) Data Centre
2 15 (6.20%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.89%) iPad
4 7 (2.89%) Mobile Computing
5 5 (2.07%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.24%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.83%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.83%) Clustering
7 2 (0.83%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (0.83%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.83%) PKI
7 2 (0.83%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.41%) CMDB
8 1 (0.41%) EPoS
8 1 (0.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 97 (40.08%) Windows
2 72 (29.75%) Windows Server
3 49 (20.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 47 (19.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (13.64%) Windows 7
6 22 (9.09%) Linux
7 12 (4.96%) Windows 10
8 10 (4.13%) Unix
9 8 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (2.07%) Android
11 3 (1.24%) AIX
11 3 (1.24%) HPUX
11 3 (1.24%) Solaris
11 3 (1.24%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.83%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.83%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.83%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.41%) CentOS
13 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (44.21%) ITIL
2 28 (11.57%) Load Balancing
3 20 (8.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (7.44%) ITIL V3
4 18 (7.44%) Problem Management
4 18 (7.44%) Root Cause Analysis
4 18 (7.44%) Service Delivery
5 17 (7.02%) Patch Management
6 16 (6.61%) Data Protection
6 16 (6.61%) Fault Analysis
6 16 (6.61%) Information Security
7 15 (6.20%) Network Architecture
7 15 (6.20%) Project Management
8 13 (5.37%) High Availability
8 13 (5.37%) IT Audit
9 12 (4.96%) Mentoring
9 12 (4.96%) PRINCE2
9 12 (4.96%) Security Testing
9 12 (4.96%) Service Management
9 12 (4.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 30 (12.40%) SQL
2 5 (2.07%) C
3 4 (1.65%) Java
4 3 (1.24%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.24%) Python
4 3 (1.24%) Ruby
4 3 (1.24%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 79 (32.64%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (29.75%) CCNA
3 43 (17.77%) CCNP
4 31 (12.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (9.92%) MCSE
6 20 (8.26%) MCSA
7 16 (6.61%) MCP
8 14 (5.79%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (3.72%) MCDST
10 7 (2.89%) CCIE
10 7 (2.89%) CISM
10 7 (2.89%) CISSP
10 7 (2.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (2.07%) CEH
11 5 (2.07%) Degree
11 5 (2.07%) MCITP
12 4 (1.65%) Network+ Certification
13 3 (1.24%) DBS Check
13 3 (1.24%) MCTS
14 2 (0.83%) EMCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (7.44%) SLA
3 13 (5.37%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.07%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.83%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.41%) GDPR
System Software
1 81 (33.47%) Active Directory
2 63 (26.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (8.68%) XenDesktop
4 17 (7.02%) XenApp
5 16 (6.61%) Hyper-V
6 8 (3.31%) OpenSIPS
7 6 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (2.48%) vSphere
8 5 (2.07%) Terminal Services
8 5 (2.07%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (4.13%) Norton AntiVirus
1 10 (4.13%) SCCM
2 9 (3.72%) WSUS
3 6 (2.48%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (2.07%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.65%) AirWatch
6 3 (1.24%) Cobbler
6 3 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.24%) Puppet
6 3 (1.24%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.83%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (0.83%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.83%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.83%) SCOM
7 2 (0.83%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (0.83%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.41%) Ansible
8 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.41%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 114 (47.11%) Cisco
2 96 (39.67%) Microsoft
3 86 (35.54%) VMware
4 39 (16.12%) Avaya
5 31 (12.81%) HP
6 30 (12.40%) Brocade
6 30 (12.40%) Citrix
7 23 (9.50%) Dell
8 18 (7.44%) NetApp
9 17 (7.02%) Juniper
10 14 (5.79%) F5
11 13 (5.37%) Symantec
12 12 (4.96%) Lotus
13 11 (4.55%) Genesys
14 10 (4.13%) Verint
15 7 (2.89%) Oracle
16 6 (2.48%) CheckPoint
16 6 (2.48%) ServiceNow
16 6 (2.48%) Veeam
17 5 (2.07%) SolarWinds