Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 158 83 114
Rank change year-on-year -75 +31 +11
Permanent jobs citing LAN 101 74 244
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.56% 2.80% 3.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.63% 19.79% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 99 58 188
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,200 £22,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +10.29%
75th Percentile £55,000 £49,688 £48,750
90th Percentile £60,250 £60,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +11.18% -3.41%

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 1,171 374 1,627
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.11% 14.14% 22.19%
Number of salaries quoted 887 295 1,134
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,500 £21,000
25th Percentile £37,280 £34,125 £28,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -3.61%
75th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,900 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +14.13% -3.16%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -86 45 £43,750 -2.78% 21
North Yorkshire +20 39 £40,000 +14.29% 2
East Yorkshire -4 15 £45,000 +63.64%
South Yorkshire -63 2 £30,875 -10.51% 4
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 86 (85.15%) WAN
2 64 (63.37%) Cisco
2 64 (63.37%) Active Directory
3 62 (61.39%) Windows
4 57 (56.44%) Azure
5 56 (55.45%) Microsoft 365
6 48 (47.52%) Microsoft
7 47 (46.53%) Windows Server
8 43 (42.57%) Firewall
9 38 (37.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 32 (31.68%) TCP/IP
11 29 (28.71%) Windows Server 2019
12 28 (27.72%) Windows Server 2016
13 25 (24.75%) VMware
13 25 (24.75%) DNS
13 25 (24.75%) SQL Server
13 25 (24.75%) Cisco Certification
14 24 (23.76%) VPN
15 21 (20.79%) ITIL
15 21 (20.79%) Wireless
15 21 (20.79%) SCCM
16 20 (19.80%) Windows Server 2012
16 20 (19.80%) Wi-Fi
17 19 (18.81%) Windows 10
18 18 (17.82%) DHCP
18 18 (17.82%) CCNP
18 18 (17.82%) CCNA
18 18 (17.82%) Social Skills
19 17 (16.83%) Palo Alto
19 17 (16.83%) Windows Server 2008

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 13 (12.87%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.90%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.95%) Confluence
4 3 (2.97%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (10.89%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.97%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 57 (56.44%) Azure
2 56 (55.45%) Microsoft 365
3 10 (9.90%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (5.94%) OneDrive
5 5 (4.95%) AWS
5 5 (4.95%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.99%) IaaS
6 1 (0.99%) PaaS
6 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (85.15%) WAN
2 43 (42.57%) Firewall
3 32 (31.68%) TCP/IP
4 25 (24.75%) DNS
5 24 (23.76%) VPN
6 21 (20.79%) Wireless
7 20 (19.80%) Wi-Fi
8 18 (17.82%) DHCP
9 15 (14.85%) SAN
9 15 (14.85%) VLAN
9 15 (14.85%) WLAN
10 9 (8.91%) VoIP
11 8 (7.92%) MPLS
11 8 (7.92%) Network Security
12 5 (4.95%) SD-WAN
12 5 (4.95%) Unified Communications
13 4 (3.96%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (3.96%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (3.96%) NX-OS
14 3 (2.97%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (24.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.95%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (4.95%) SQL Server 2019
3 1 (0.99%) Data Lake
3 1 (0.99%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.95%) JIRA
General
1 18 (17.82%) Social Skills
2 12 (11.88%) Retail
3 6 (5.94%) Organisational Skills
4 5 (4.95%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.96%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.98%) Documentation Skills
6 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.99%) Finance
7 1 (0.99%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 35 (34.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (25.74%) Network Engineer
3 13 (12.87%) Server Engineer
4 12 (11.88%) Active Directory Engineer
4 12 (11.88%) Azure Engineer
4 12 (11.88%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (11.88%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
4 12 (11.88%) SCCM Engineer
4 12 (11.88%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (11.88%) Windows Engineer
4 12 (11.88%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (11.88%) Windows Server Engineer
5 11 (10.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (10.89%) Senior Network Engineer
6 9 (8.91%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (7.92%) Analyst
8 7 (6.93%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (5.94%) Support Manager
9 6 (5.94%) Team Leader
10 5 (4.95%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.94%) LDAP
2 5 (4.95%) JSON
3 2 (1.98%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.85%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.91%) Public Cloud
2 9 (8.91%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (4.95%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.96%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.97%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.97%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.97%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.99%) Housing Association
6 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.99%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.99%) Replication
6 1 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 62 (61.39%) Windows
2 47 (46.53%) Windows Server
3 29 (28.71%) Windows Server 2019
4 28 (27.72%) Windows Server 2016
5 20 (19.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (18.81%) Windows 10
7 17 (16.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.97%) Android
8 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.98%) Linux
10 1 (0.99%) AIX
10 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.99%) Unix
10 1 (0.99%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (37.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 21 (20.79%) ITIL
3 14 (13.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (12.87%) Service Delivery
5 11 (10.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (9.90%) Incident Management
6 10 (9.90%) Project Delivery
7 9 (8.91%) Proactive Monitoring
8 7 (6.93%) Mentoring
8 7 (6.93%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (6.93%) Project Management
9 6 (5.94%) Architectural Design
9 6 (5.94%) Collaborative Working
9 6 (5.94%) Configuration Management
9 6 (5.94%) Patch Management
10 5 (4.95%) Capacity Management
10 5 (4.95%) Data Management
10 5 (4.95%) Data Protection
10 5 (4.95%) Logistics
11 4 (3.96%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.93%) SQL
2 5 (4.95%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (24.75%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (17.82%) CCNA
2 18 (17.82%) CCNP
3 8 (7.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (5.94%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (3.96%) MCSA
5 4 (3.96%) MCSE
6 3 (2.97%) Degree
7 2 (1.98%) CISM
7 2 (1.98%) CISSP
7 2 (1.98%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (1.98%) SSCP
8 1 (0.99%) CCIE
8 1 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.99%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.90%) SLA
2 9 (8.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.98%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (1.98%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.98%) NIST
3 2 (1.98%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.98%) PMO
System Software
1 64 (63.37%) Active Directory
2 16 (15.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (14.85%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.94%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (4.95%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (4.95%) XenApp
6 2 (1.98%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.99%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (20.79%) SCCM
2 12 (11.88%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (6.93%) SCOM
4 6 (5.94%) Ansible
4 6 (5.94%) Single Sign-On
4 6 (5.94%) Terraform
5 4 (3.96%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.99%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.99%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.99%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 64 (63.37%) Cisco
2 48 (47.52%) Microsoft
3 25 (24.75%) VMware
4 17 (16.83%) Palo Alto
5 15 (14.85%) Veeam
6 12 (11.88%) Meraki
7 9 (8.91%) Dell
8 7 (6.93%) Citrix
8 7 (6.93%) Dell Compellent
9 6 (5.94%) Avaya
9 6 (5.94%) CheckPoint
10 5 (4.95%) Aerohive Networks
10 5 (4.95%) Veritas
11 4 (3.96%) F5
12 3 (2.97%) Fortinet
12 3 (2.97%) HP
12 3 (2.97%) Ivanti
13 2 (1.98%) CrowdStrike
13 2 (1.98%) Mitel
13 2 (1.98%) Zscaler