Period
to 12 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 12 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 124 110 120
Rank change year-on-year -14 +10 +12
Permanent jobs citing LAN 116 96 250
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.06% 2.24% 3.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.20% 17.98% 14.41%
Number of salaries quoted 111 76 200
10th Percentile £28,500 £23,250 £22,725
25th Percentile £35,067 £32,000 £29,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
75th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £53,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.24% - -5.56%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 951 534 1,735
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.89% 12.45% 22.86%
Number of salaries quoted 728 439 1,244
10th Percentile £24,750 £26,250 £21,000
25th Percentile £33,188 £33,750 £28,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
75th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £70,375 £64,200 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Yorkshire

LAN
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing LAN in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for LAN in Yorkshire

LAN
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing LAN in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 12 June 2021.

Salary histogram for LAN in Yorkshire

LAN
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 12 June 2021. 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
West Yorkshire -23 51 £40,000 -15.79% 5
North Yorkshire +6 33 £40,000 +6.67% 6
East Yorkshire +7 21 £40,000 -24.53%
South Yorkshire -30 12 £65,000 +68.83% 3
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 12 June 2021, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 97 (83.62%) WAN
2 81 (69.83%) Cisco
3 66 (56.90%) Firewall
4 64 (55.17%) Windows
5 51 (43.97%) Active Directory
6 50 (43.10%) Microsoft 365
7 49 (42.24%) Azure
8 48 (41.38%) Microsoft
9 45 (38.79%) Windows Server
10 34 (29.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 32 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
12 31 (26.72%) Wi-Fi
13 28 (24.14%) TCP/IP
13 28 (24.14%) Social Skills
14 27 (23.28%) VMware
15 26 (22.41%) Windows Server 2016
15 26 (22.41%) Palo Alto
16 25 (21.55%) Data Centre
16 25 (21.55%) CCNA
17 24 (20.69%) Wireless
17 24 (20.69%) Windows Server 2019
18 23 (19.83%) VPN
19 22 (18.97%) SCCM
19 22 (18.97%) Windows Server 2008
20 21 (18.10%) HP
20 21 (18.10%) MPLS
20 21 (18.10%) ITIL
21 20 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
22 19 (16.38%) Linux
23 18 (15.52%) CCNP

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 7 (6.03%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.45%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.72%) Apache
3 2 (1.72%) IIS
4 1 (0.86%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.86%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (9.48%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 50 (43.10%) Microsoft 365
2 49 (42.24%) Azure
3 12 (10.34%) AWS
4 2 (1.72%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.86%) IaaS
5 1 (0.86%) PaaS
5 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 97 (83.62%) WAN
2 66 (56.90%) Firewall
3 31 (26.72%) Wi-Fi
4 28 (24.14%) TCP/IP
5 24 (20.69%) Wireless
6 23 (19.83%) VPN
7 21 (18.10%) MPLS
8 17 (14.66%) DNS
8 17 (14.66%) SD-WAN
9 16 (13.79%) VoIP
9 16 (13.79%) WLAN
10 15 (12.93%) SAN
11 14 (12.07%) Network Security
12 13 (11.21%) DHCP
13 11 (9.48%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (9.48%) Internet
13 11 (9.48%) VLAN
14 9 (7.76%) ISDN
15 5 (4.31%) BGP
15 5 (4.31%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.86%) MySQL
2 1 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
General
1 28 (24.14%) Social Skills
2 14 (12.07%) Retail
3 9 (7.76%) Presentation Skills
3 9 (7.76%) Telecoms
4 7 (6.03%) Public Sector
5 5 (4.31%) Finance
6 4 (3.45%) Organisational Skills
7 3 (2.59%) Documentation Skills
8 2 (1.72%) Banking
8 2 (1.72%) Legal
9 1 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.86%) Back Office
9 1 (0.86%) Law
9 1 (0.86%) Local Government
9 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (31.90%) Network Engineer
2 31 (26.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (13.79%) Senior Network Engineer
4 13 (11.21%) Azure Engineer
4 13 (11.21%) Server Engineer
4 13 (11.21%) Windows Engineer
5 12 (10.34%) Active Directory Engineer
5 12 (10.34%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (10.34%) IT Engineer
5 12 (10.34%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
5 12 (10.34%) SCCM Engineer
5 12 (10.34%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (10.34%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (10.34%) Windows Server Engineer
6 11 (9.48%) Analyst
7 9 (7.76%) Architect
7 9 (7.76%) Network Architect
7 9 (7.76%) Telecoms Architect
8 8 (6.90%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (6.03%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.76%) Web Services
2 3 (2.59%) LDAP
3 1 (0.86%) .NET
3 1 (0.86%) CSS
3 1 (0.86%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.86%) HTML
3 1 (0.86%) JSON
3 1 (0.86%) LAMP
3 1 (0.86%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (0.86%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.55%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.90%) FMCG
3 7 (6.03%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (5.17%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.86%) AS400
6 1 (0.86%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.86%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.86%) Housing Association
6 1 (0.86%) iSeries
6 1 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.86%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.86%) Replication
6 1 (0.86%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 64 (55.17%) Windows
2 45 (38.79%) Windows Server
3 26 (22.41%) Windows Server 2016
4 24 (20.69%) Windows Server 2019
5 22 (18.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (16.38%) Linux
7 14 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (10.34%) Windows 10
9 8 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.72%) Unix
11 1 (0.86%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 21 (18.10%) ITIL
3 15 (12.93%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (11.21%) Architectural Design
5 11 (9.48%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (8.62%) Service Delivery
7 9 (7.76%) Cost Control
7 9 (7.76%) Deadline-Driven
7 9 (7.76%) Mentoring
7 9 (7.76%) Network Virtualisation
7 9 (7.76%) Project Delivery
7 9 (7.76%) Requirements Gathering
7 9 (7.76%) SIEM
7 9 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (6.90%) Proactive Monitoring
8 8 (6.90%) Security Patching
9 7 (6.03%) Configuration Management
9 7 (6.03%) Logistics
9 7 (6.03%) Presales
10 6 (5.17%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.07%) SQL
2 1 (0.86%) C
2 1 (0.86%) C#
2 1 (0.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (21.55%) CCNA
3 18 (15.52%) CCNP
4 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.59%) Degree
6 2 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.72%) MCSE
7 1 (0.86%) CCIE
7 1 (0.86%) CISM
7 1 (0.86%) CISSP
7 1 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.86%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.86%) MCSA
7 1 (0.86%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.86%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.07%) SLA
2 7 (6.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.31%) PMO
4 2 (1.72%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.72%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.86%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.86%) NIST
5 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 51 (43.97%) Active Directory
2 20 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.48%) Hyper-V
4 10 (8.62%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.59%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.59%) XenApp
6 2 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 22 (18.97%) SCCM
2 9 (7.76%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (6.90%) NetBackup
3 8 (6.90%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (6.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (3.45%) SCOM
5 3 (2.59%) Ansible
5 3 (2.59%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (2.59%) Terraform
6 1 (0.86%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 81 (69.83%) Cisco
2 48 (41.38%) Microsoft
3 27 (23.28%) VMware
4 26 (22.41%) Palo Alto
5 21 (18.10%) HP
6 14 (12.07%) Avaya
6 14 (12.07%) Mitel
7 12 (10.34%) Citrix
8 11 (9.48%) Fortinet
9 10 (8.62%) Juniper
10 9 (7.76%) BT
10 9 (7.76%) Google
10 9 (7.76%) Meraki
10 9 (7.76%) ShoreTel
11 8 (6.90%) CheckPoint
11 8 (6.90%) EMC
11 8 (6.90%) Red Hat
11 8 (6.90%) Symantec
12 7 (6.03%) F5
12 7 (6.03%) Veeam