Period
to 21 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 21 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 118 126 128
Rank change year-on-year +8 +2 -53
Permanent jobs citing LAN 658 682 802
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.83% 2.57% 2.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.60% 16.03% 15.27%
Number of salaries quoted 492 546 641
South East median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +4.88% -4.65%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £67,000
England median annual salary £43,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.16% +1.18% -

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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 3,964 4,255 5,253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.07% 16.01% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3,057 3,318 4,123
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in the South East

LAN
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for LAN in the South East

LAN
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in the South East over the 6 months to 21 January 2020.

Salary histogram for LAN in the South East

LAN
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 January 2020. 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
Thames Valley +7 212 £53,750 +2.38% 58
Hampshire +21 199 £40,000 +6.67% 16
Surrey +14 114 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Berkshire +7 99 £55,000 +22.22% 37
Buckinghamshire +35 88 £43,250 -17.62% 5
West Sussex +25 66 £47,500 -5.00% 8
Kent +2 30 £34,000 -8.11% 14
East Sussex -2 29 £50,000 - 2
Oxfordshire +10 25 £40,000 -54.80% 16
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for LAN.

1 580 (88.15%) WAN
2 307 (46.66%) Firewall
3 300 (45.59%) Windows
4 275 (41.79%) Cisco
5 218 (33.13%) Active Directory
6 215 (32.67%) Microsoft
7 210 (31.91%) TCP/IP
8 202 (30.70%) Cisco Certification
9 200 (30.40%) DNS
10 191 (29.03%) VMware
11 163 (24.77%) DHCP
12 161 (24.47%) ITIL
13 154 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
14 152 (23.10%) CCNP
15 144 (21.88%) Windows Server
16 143 (21.73%) Office 365
17 139 (21.12%) VPN
18 124 (18.84%) Data Centre
19 123 (18.69%) Azure
20 109 (16.57%) BGP
21 104 (15.81%) Linux
22 101 (15.35%) MPLS
22 101 (15.35%) OSPF
23 96 (14.59%) Citrix
24 94 (14.29%) Juniper
25 93 (14.13%) SAN
26 90 (13.68%) Wireless
26 90 (13.68%) Windows 10
27 88 (13.37%) CCNA
28 81 (12.31%) Infrastructure Engineering

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 46 (6.99%) MS Exchange
2 36 (5.47%) SharePoint
3 22 (3.34%) IIS
4 16 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (1.37%) Apache
6 9 (1.37%) Skype for Business
7 7 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (1.06%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.30%) SAS
9 1 (0.15%) CMS
9 1 (0.15%) Confluence
9 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.15%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.15%) JCAPS
9 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 77 (11.70%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (4.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (3.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.22%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.46%) SketchUp
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
1 5 (0.76%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.30%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 143 (21.73%) Office 365
2 123 (18.69%) Azure
3 69 (10.49%) AWS
4 56 (8.51%) SaaS
5 23 (3.50%) IaaS
6 19 (2.89%) PaaS
7 13 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (1.98%) GCP
7 13 (1.98%) OneDrive
8 6 (0.91%) Basecamp
9 5 (0.76%) G Suite
9 5 (0.76%) Power Platform
9 5 (0.76%) PowerApps
10 3 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.30%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 580 (88.15%) WAN
2 307 (46.66%) Firewall
3 210 (31.91%) TCP/IP
4 200 (30.40%) DNS
5 163 (24.77%) DHCP
6 139 (21.12%) VPN
7 109 (16.57%) BGP
8 101 (15.35%) MPLS
8 101 (15.35%) OSPF
9 93 (14.13%) SAN
10 90 (13.68%) Wireless
11 76 (11.55%) Internet
12 69 (10.49%) Network Security
13 68 (10.33%) Cisco ASA
14 62 (9.42%) VLAN
15 60 (9.12%) VoIP
16 57 (8.66%) IPsec
16 57 (8.66%) Wi-Fi
17 52 (7.90%) WLAN
18 44 (6.69%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (5.78%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.98%) Oracle Database
3 6 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (0.76%) Amazon Athena
4 5 (0.76%) MySQL
4 5 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (0.30%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.30%) TKPROF
7 1 (0.15%) Big Data
7 1 (0.15%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (1.98%) Git (software)
2 11 (1.67%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.06%) JIRA
4 3 (0.46%) Bugzilla
4 3 (0.46%) Subversion
5 2 (0.30%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.30%) TeamCity
General
1 46 (6.99%) Telecoms
2 34 (5.17%) Finance
3 29 (4.41%) Retail
4 25 (3.80%) Aerospace
5 12 (1.82%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.67%) Legal
7 7 (1.06%) Military
8 6 (0.91%) Back Office
8 6 (0.91%) Banking
8 6 (0.91%) Public Sector
9 5 (0.76%) Avionics
9 5 (0.76%) Games
10 4 (0.61%) German Language
11 2 (0.30%) Automotive
11 2 (0.30%) Billing
11 2 (0.30%) Law
12 1 (0.15%) Advertising
12 1 (0.15%) Marketing
12 1 (0.15%) Police
12 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 181 (27.51%) Network Engineer
2 82 (12.46%) Analyst
3 70 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 61 (9.27%) Support Engineer
5 57 (8.66%) Architect
6 53 (8.05%) IT Support
6 53 (8.05%) Senior Network Engineer
7 42 (6.38%) IT Engineer
8 35 (5.32%) Support Analyst
9 29 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support
10 27 (4.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 24 (3.65%) Network Architect
11 24 (3.65%) Systems Engineer
12 22 (3.34%) 1st Line Support
13 21 (3.19%) IT Support Engineer
14 20 (3.04%) Cisco Engineer
14 20 (3.04%) IT Analyst
15 19 (2.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 19 (2.89%) Cloud Engineer
16 18 (2.74%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.04%) LDAP
2 13 (1.98%) 802.1X
3 9 (1.37%) Web Services
4 6 (0.91%) Software Packaging
5 5 (0.76%) Middleware
6 3 (0.46%) HTML
6 3 (0.46%) Kafka
6 3 (0.46%) Natural Language Processing
6 3 (0.46%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (0.30%) XML
8 1 (0.15%) ODBC
8 1 (0.15%) SAML
8 1 (0.15%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 124 (18.84%) Data Centre
2 78 (11.85%) Management Information System
3 57 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (3.80%) PKI
5 24 (3.65%) Self-Motivation
6 20 (3.04%) Hybrid Cloud
7 18 (2.74%) Clustering
8 17 (2.58%) Driving Licence
9 16 (2.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 12 (1.82%) Replication
11 10 (1.52%) EMC VNX
12 9 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
12 9 (1.37%) Fibre Optics
12 9 (1.37%) Mobile Computing
12 9 (1.37%) Public Cloud
13 8 (1.22%) CMDB
13 8 (1.22%) Cyberthreat
14 7 (1.06%) Client/Server
14 7 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (1.06%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 300 (45.59%) Windows
2 144 (21.88%) Windows Server
3 104 (15.81%) Linux
4 90 (13.68%) Windows 10
5 64 (9.73%) Windows 7
6 50 (7.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 46 (6.99%) Unix
8 24 (3.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (3.04%) Android
10 14 (2.13%) Windows 8
11 10 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (1.22%) Apple iOS
12 8 (1.22%) CentOS
12 8 (1.22%) Mac OS
12 8 (1.22%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 6 (0.91%) Debian
13 6 (0.91%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.61%) VMS
15 3 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (24.47%) ITIL
2 81 (12.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 75 (11.40%) Problem-Solving
4 72 (10.94%) Load Balancing
5 53 (8.05%) Network Design
6 48 (7.29%) Information Security
7 45 (6.84%) Mentoring
7 45 (6.84%) Migration
8 42 (6.38%) Configuration Management
9 39 (5.93%) Change Management
10 38 (5.78%) Project Management
11 37 (5.62%) Network Monitoring
12 36 (5.47%) Kalman Filter
13 31 (4.71%) Cybersecurity
13 31 (4.71%) Web Filtering
14 30 (4.56%) Network Architecture
15 29 (4.41%) Computer Science
16 28 (4.26%) Problem Management
17 27 (4.10%) Disaster Recovery
17 27 (4.10%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 77 (11.70%) SQL
2 69 (10.49%) PowerShell
3 37 (5.62%) Python
4 15 (2.28%) Bash Shell
5 13 (1.98%) C
5 13 (1.98%) Perl
6 11 (1.67%) Shell Script
7 10 (1.52%) VBScript
8 4 (0.61%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.46%) C++
9 3 (0.46%) Go
9 3 (0.46%) Java
9 3 (0.46%) PHP
9 3 (0.46%) Scala
9 3 (0.46%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.30%) C#
10 2 (0.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 202 (30.70%) Cisco Certification
2 152 (23.10%) CCNP
3 88 (13.37%) CCNA
4 71 (10.79%) Degree
5 67 (10.18%) Security Cleared
6 55 (8.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 42 (6.38%) SC Cleared
8 39 (5.93%) MCSE
9 36 (5.47%) CCIE
10 27 (4.10%) CCDP
11 26 (3.95%) JNCIS
12 23 (3.50%) MCP
13 20 (3.04%) MCSA
14 17 (2.58%) CEH
14 17 (2.58%) CISM
14 17 (2.58%) CISSP
14 17 (2.58%) CREST Certified
14 17 (2.58%) GIAC
15 15 (2.28%) HND
16 14 (2.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (6.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (5.93%) SLA
3 34 (5.17%) PCI DSS
4 18 (2.74%) NIST
5 17 (2.58%) NIST 800
6 9 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (1.22%) ISO 22301
7 8 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 7 (1.06%) GDPR
9 6 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 5 (0.76%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.15%) DICOM
11 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.15%) QA
System Software
1 218 (33.13%) Active Directory
2 154 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (9.88%) Hyper-V
4 23 (3.50%) Docker
5 20 (3.04%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (1.82%) Terminal Services
7 11 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (1.67%) VMware NSX
8 7 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (1.06%) vSphere
9 6 (0.91%) Firmware
9 6 (0.91%) ISA Server
9 6 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (0.61%) KVM
10 4 (0.61%) XenApp
11 3 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.46%) Squid
12 2 (0.30%) NLBS
12 2 (0.30%) ProxySG
12 2 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 75 (11.40%) SCCM
2 33 (5.02%) Ansible
3 30 (4.56%) WSUS
4 17 (2.58%) Cisco Prime
5 16 (2.43%) Kubernetes
6 15 (2.28%) SCOM
6 15 (2.28%) Terraform
7 13 (1.98%) Microsoft Intune
8 12 (1.82%) BMC PATROL
8 12 (1.82%) SolarWinds Orion
9 11 (1.67%) vRealize
10 8 (1.22%) Puppet
11 6 (0.91%) MIMEsweeper
11 6 (0.91%) vCenter Server
12 5 (0.76%) Data Guard
12 5 (0.76%) HAProxy
12 5 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
12 5 (0.76%) ZABBIX
13 4 (0.61%) Backup Exec
14 3 (0.46%) AppManager
Vendors
1 275 (41.79%) Cisco
2 215 (32.67%) Microsoft
3 191 (29.03%) VMware
4 96 (14.59%) Citrix
5 94 (14.29%) Juniper
6 68 (10.33%) CheckPoint
7 49 (7.45%) HP
7 49 (7.45%) SolarWinds
8 46 (6.99%) F5
8 46 (6.99%) Palo Alto
9 31 (4.71%) Dell
10 28 (4.26%) Forcepoint
11 26 (3.95%) Brocade
12 22 (3.34%) EMC
12 22 (3.34%) Veeam
13 19 (2.89%) Meraki
14 18 (2.74%) Oracle
15 17 (2.58%) Google
16 16 (2.43%) NetApp
16 16 (2.43%) Red Hat