LAN Jobs with Work from Home Options

Local Area Network (LAN)
UK > Work from Home

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 23 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
23 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 148 227 275
Rank change year-on-year +79 +48 -67
Permanent jobs citing LAN 658 692 743
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 2.23% 1.46% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.10% 12.73% 12.27%
Number of salaries quoted 514 604 660
10th Percentile £27,825 £32,575 £30,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £40,969 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,000 £52,340 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -6.38% +10.19% -5.00%
75th Percentile £61,250 £66,063 £63,188
90th Percentile £73,925 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Work from Home

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 3,849 5,436 6,057
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 13.07% 11.50% 10.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3,250 4,088 4,280
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £39,727 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,000 £56,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.57% +1.82% +4.76%
75th Percentile £67,500 £76,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £90,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £49,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% +1.94% +3.00%

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Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing LAN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

LAN trend for jobs with a WFH option

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Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing LAN.

LAN salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

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Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing LAN over the 6 months to 23 February 2024.

LAN salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

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Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options 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 95 (14.44%) Microsoft Exchange
2 34 (5.17%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.52%) IIS
4 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (0.46%) SAS
4 3 (0.46%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.15%) CMS
5 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
Applications
1 75 (11.40%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.46%) SPSS
5 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 270 (41.03%) Azure
2 231 (35.11%) Microsoft 365
3 64 (9.73%) AWS
4 33 (5.02%) Entra ID
5 26 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (3.34%) GCP
7 20 (3.04%) Azure DevOps
7 20 (3.04%) IaaS
8 16 (2.43%) SaaS
9 14 (2.13%) Azure Sentinel
9 14 (2.13%) WhatsApp
10 13 (1.98%) Microsoft Purview
11 12 (1.82%) PaaS
12 10 (1.52%) OneDrive
13 7 (1.06%) Google Workspace
13 7 (1.06%) Rubrik
14 5 (0.76%) Power Automate
15 4 (0.61%) Dropbox
15 4 (0.61%) Google Drive
15 4 (0.61%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 602 (91.49%) WAN
2 293 (44.53%) Firewall
3 170 (25.84%) VPN
4 138 (20.97%) Wi-Fi
5 134 (20.36%) DNS
6 129 (19.60%) Wireless
7 127 (19.30%) SD-WAN
8 123 (18.69%) DHCP
9 92 (13.98%) TCP/IP
10 90 (13.68%) Network Security
10 90 (13.68%) WLAN
11 79 (12.01%) VLAN
12 78 (11.85%) MPLS
13 77 (11.70%) BGP
14 75 (11.40%) Intrusion Detection
15 64 (9.73%) Internet
15 64 (9.73%) OSPF
16 55 (8.36%) SAN
17 34 (5.17%) Broadband
18 30 (4.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (4.86%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.28%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (0.91%) MySQL
3 6 (0.91%) NoSQL
4 5 (0.76%) DB2
5 3 (0.46%) Big Data
5 3 (0.46%) EDRMS
5 3 (0.46%) Power BI
6 2 (0.30%) GIS
7 1 (0.15%) DTS
7 1 (0.15%) DynamoDB
7 1 (0.15%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (1.52%) JIRA
2 4 (0.61%) MSBuild
2 4 (0.61%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.30%) Git
4 1 (0.15%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 254 (38.60%) Social Skills
2 68 (10.33%) Games
3 65 (9.88%) Finance
4 61 (9.27%) Retail
5 48 (7.29%) Telecoms
6 43 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
7 40 (6.08%) Legal
8 22 (3.34%) Documentation Skills
9 18 (2.74%) Manufacturing
10 16 (2.43%) Public Sector
11 11 (1.67%) Organisational Skills
12 10 (1.52%) Advertising
12 10 (1.52%) Banking
12 10 (1.52%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 9 (1.37%) Law
14 7 (1.06%) Italian Language
14 7 (1.06%) Local Government
14 7 (1.06%) Police
14 7 (1.06%) Presentation Skills
15 6 (0.91%) French Language
Job Titles
1 151 (22.95%) Senior
2 134 (20.36%) Network Engineer
3 104 (15.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 87 (13.22%) Analyst
5 65 (9.88%) Senior Manager
6 63 (9.57%) Architect
6 63 (9.57%) Security Manager
7 62 (9.42%) Support Engineer
8 60 (9.12%) Business Manager
8 60 (9.12%) Senior Business Manager
9 44 (6.69%) Network Analyst
10 40 (6.08%) IT Engineer
11 35 (5.32%) Infrastructure Architect
12 32 (4.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 31 (4.71%) IT Support
13 31 (4.71%) Senior Network Engineer
14 30 (4.56%) Security Engineer
15 25 (3.80%) Network Operations Analyst
15 25 (3.80%) Network Support
15 25 (3.80%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.06%) JSON
2 6 (0.91%) .NET
3 5 (0.76%) OAuth
4 4 (0.61%) 802.1X
5 3 (0.46%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (0.30%) Lightning Web Components
6 2 (0.30%) Web Services
6 2 (0.30%) XMPP
7 1 (0.15%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.15%) LDAP
7 1 (0.15%) Middleware
7 1 (0.15%) NETCONF
7 1 (0.15%) Node.js
7 1 (0.15%) React
7 1 (0.15%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 74 (11.25%) Data Centre
2 73 (11.09%) Security Operations Centre
3 36 (5.47%) Public Cloud
4 31 (4.71%) Management Information System
5 24 (3.65%) Self-Motivation
6 17 (2.58%) Private Cloud
7 13 (1.98%) Client/Server
8 11 (1.67%) Driving Licence
9 10 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
10 9 (1.37%) Onboarding
11 8 (1.22%) Virtual Team
12 7 (1.06%) IoT
12 7 (1.06%) Replication
12 7 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (0.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 5 (0.76%) Algorithms
14 5 (0.76%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
15 4 (0.61%) Fat Client
15 4 (0.61%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 315 (47.87%) Windows
2 123 (18.69%) Windows Server
3 65 (9.88%) Unix
4 64 (9.73%) Windows 10
5 55 (8.36%) Linux
6 40 (6.08%) Windows Server 2019
7 38 (5.78%) Ubuntu
8 32 (4.86%) VMS
9 29 (4.41%) Apple iOS
10 23 (3.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (3.34%) Android
12 18 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (2.43%) Windows Server 2016
14 10 (1.52%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.91%) Windows XP
16 5 (0.76%) CentOS
16 5 (0.76%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.61%) Windows 8
18 3 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 3 (0.46%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (18.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 115 (17.48%) Cybersecurity
3 99 (15.05%) Incident Management
4 96 (14.59%) ITIL
5 92 (13.98%) Customer Service
6 87 (13.22%) SIEM
7 78 (11.85%) Problem-Solving
8 77 (11.70%) Business Continuity
8 77 (11.70%) Vulnerability Management
9 75 (11.40%) Security Management
10 74 (11.25%) Agile
10 74 (11.25%) Security Operations
11 72 (10.94%) Service Management
12 66 (10.03%) Impact Assessments
13 64 (9.73%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 60 (9.12%) Impact Analysis
14 60 (9.12%) Vulnerability Remediation
15 49 (7.45%) Mentoring
16 44 (6.69%) Presales
17 40 (6.08%) Collaborative Culture
Programming Languages
1 66 (10.03%) PowerShell
2 41 (6.23%) Python
3 15 (2.28%) Bash
3 15 (2.28%) SQL
4 2 (0.30%) Java
5 1 (0.15%) C#
5 1 (0.15%) C++
5 1 (0.15%) Kusto Query Language
5 1 (0.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 162 (24.62%) Cisco Certification
2 105 (15.96%) CCNA
3 87 (13.22%) CCNP
4 79 (12.01%) CISSP
5 73 (11.09%) SSCP
6 68 (10.33%) Degree
7 64 (9.73%) CISM
8 48 (7.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 46 (6.99%) Security Cleared
10 40 (6.08%) CCIE
11 32 (4.86%) CCDP
12 27 (4.10%) DV Cleared
13 25 (3.80%) MCITP
13 25 (3.80%) Network+ Certification
14 24 (3.65%) SC Cleared
15 15 (2.28%) CCSP
15 15 (2.28%) CEH
15 15 (2.28%) SANS
16 14 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
17 13 (1.98%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (14.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 64 (9.73%) GDPR
3 42 (6.38%) SLA
4 23 (3.50%) Cyber Essentials
5 21 (3.19%) NIST
6 14 (2.13%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.46%) ITGC
9 2 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.30%) IASME
9 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 212 (32.22%) Active Directory
2 100 (15.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (11.40%) Hyper-V
4 27 (4.10%) vSphere
5 19 (2.89%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (2.58%) Virtual Desktop
7 10 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
7 10 (1.52%) VMware NSX
8 6 (0.91%) NFS
9 4 (0.61%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.46%) Docker
11 2 (0.30%) Firmware
12 1 (0.15%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 61 (9.27%) Microsoft Intune
2 58 (8.81%) Ansible
3 52 (7.90%) Terraform
4 26 (3.95%) FortiGate
5 16 (2.43%) SCCM
6 14 (2.13%) Nmap
7 10 (1.52%) WSUS
8 8 (1.22%) Nessus
9 5 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (0.76%) SCVMM
10 4 (0.61%) Jamf Pro
11 3 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (0.46%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.30%) Puppet
12 2 (0.30%) Rundeck
12 2 (0.30%) ServiceCenter
12 2 (0.30%) SmoothWall
12 2 (0.30%) SolarWinds Orion
13 1 (0.15%) Grafana
Vendors
1 250 (37.99%) Microsoft
2 249 (37.84%) Cisco
3 139 (21.12%) VMware
4 93 (14.13%) Meraki
5 54 (8.21%) Fortinet
6 42 (6.38%) HP
7 41 (6.23%) Aruba
8 40 (6.08%) Palo Alto
9 31 (4.71%) Juniper
10 29 (4.41%) Citrix
11 24 (3.65%) CheckPoint
12 22 (3.34%) SolarWinds
13 20 (3.04%) Google
14 19 (2.89%) Dell
14 19 (2.89%) Veeam
15 18 (2.74%) Rapid7
16 14 (2.13%) Sophos
17 13 (1.98%) Qualys
17 13 (1.98%) Splunk
17 13 (1.98%) Thycotic