Period
to 24 September 2018

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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > South East
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 118 82
Rank change year-on-year -16 -36 -17
Permanent jobs citing LAN 687 782 1,258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.34% 2.72% 3.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.81% 15.08% 17.06%
Number of salaries quoted 574 630 1,115
South East median annual salary £42,500 £38,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -15.00% +5.88%
10th Percentile £23,825 £22,750 £24,850
90th Percentile £71,775 £60,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - -2.30%

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 4,639 5,185 7,376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.80% 18.04% 20.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3,663 4,148 5,993
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,950 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 24 September 2018.

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 24 September 2018. 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 +16 263 £50,000 +17.65% 34
Berkshire +35 180 £52,500 +16.67% 11
Hampshire -59 151 £37,500 +19.05% 32
Surrey 0 135 £37,500 -9.09% 21
Kent -7 60 £37,500 - 11
Buckinghamshire -3 52 £42,500 +12.21% 16
West Sussex +23 46 £55,000 +29.41% 8
Oxfordshire -14 33 £41,500 +10.67% 7
East Sussex -13 22 £50,000 +31.58% 7
M4 Corridor - 6 £62,500 -
Middlesex +14 2 £85,000 +126.67%
Isle of Wight - 1 £35,250 -
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, 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.

1 574 (83.55%) WAN
2 333 (48.47%) Windows
3 303 (44.10%) Firewall
4 274 (39.88%) Cisco
5 269 (39.16%) Microsoft
6 251 (36.54%) Active Directory
7 233 (33.92%) VMware
8 198 (28.82%) Windows Server
9 168 (24.45%) ITIL
10 161 (23.44%) VPN
10 161 (23.44%) Cisco Certification
11 160 (23.29%) Wireless
12 154 (22.42%) VMware Infrastructure
13 151 (21.98%) Data Centre
14 142 (20.67%) TCP/IP
15 137 (19.94%) Office 365
16 122 (17.76%) DNS
17 115 (16.74%) WLAN
17 115 (16.74%) Finance
18 109 (15.87%) DHCP
19 107 (15.57%) CCNA
20 106 (15.43%) MPLS
20 106 (15.43%) Wi-Fi
21 103 (14.99%) VLAN
22 101 (14.70%) Hyper-V
23 97 (14.12%) Linux
24 96 (13.97%) CCNP
25 95 (13.83%) CheckPoint
26 92 (13.39%) MS Exchange
27 91 (13.25%) Citrix

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 92 (13.39%) MS Exchange
2 44 (6.40%) IIS
3 32 (4.66%) SharePoint
4 30 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 29 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 19 (2.77%) Skype for Business
7 9 (1.31%) Confluence
7 9 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (1.16%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.73%) Apache
10 5 (0.73%) IBM Notes
10 5 (0.73%) Oracle Service Bus
11 4 (0.58%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.44%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.15%) CMS
13 1 (0.15%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.15%) SAS
13 1 (0.15%) Site Server
Applications
1 89 (12.95%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (4.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (3.78%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.73%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.15%) EPLAN
7 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.29%) Workfront
4 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.15%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 137 (19.94%) Office 365
2 78 (11.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (6.70%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 10 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (1.46%) Amazon S3
4 10 (1.46%) IBM Cloud
4 10 (1.46%) SaaS
4 10 (1.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 9 (1.31%) Amazon ELB
5 9 (1.31%) Amazon Glacier
6 7 (1.02%) IaaS
7 6 (0.87%) Akamai
7 6 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (0.73%) PaaS
9 2 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.15%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.15%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 574 (83.55%) WAN
2 303 (44.10%) Firewall
3 161 (23.44%) VPN
4 160 (23.29%) Wireless
5 142 (20.67%) TCP/IP
6 122 (17.76%) DNS
7 115 (16.74%) WLAN
8 109 (15.87%) DHCP
9 106 (15.43%) MPLS
9 106 (15.43%) Wi-Fi
10 103 (14.99%) VLAN
11 85 (12.37%) Network Security
12 70 (10.19%) Cisco ASA
13 68 (9.90%) SAN
14 51 (7.42%) VoIP
15 44 (6.40%) BGP
15 44 (6.40%) Ethernet
15 44 (6.40%) OSPF
16 38 (5.53%) Unified Communications
17 35 (5.09%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (7.42%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.75%) Big Data
3 10 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (0.58%) MySQL
5 3 (0.44%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.29%) Power BI
6 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.15%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.15%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (1.46%) JIRA
2 4 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (0.44%) MSI
4 2 (0.29%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.29%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.29%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.15%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.15%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.15%) Subversion
5 1 (0.15%) TeamCity
General
1 115 (16.74%) Finance
2 40 (5.82%) Retail
3 37 (5.39%) Telecoms
4 35 (5.09%) Banking
5 21 (3.06%) Back Office
6 11 (1.60%) Publishing
7 8 (1.16%) Legal
7 8 (1.16%) Local Government
8 6 (0.87%) Automotive
9 5 (0.73%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.58%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.58%) Marketing
11 3 (0.44%) Law
12 2 (0.29%) Advertising
12 2 (0.29%) Billing
12 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 134 (19.51%) Network Engineer
2 108 (15.72%) Analyst
3 79 (11.50%) Support Engineer
4 74 (10.77%) IT Support
5 66 (9.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 57 (8.30%) Architect
7 52 (7.57%) Support Analyst
8 39 (5.68%) IT Engineer
9 37 (5.39%) 2nd Line Support
10 33 (4.80%) Cisco Engineer
11 31 (4.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 31 (4.51%) Network Manager
11 31 (4.51%) Project Manager
12 28 (4.08%) Infrastructure Manager
12 28 (4.08%) IT Support Engineer
12 28 (4.08%) Senior Network Engineer
13 27 (3.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 26 (3.78%) 3rd Line Support
14 26 (3.78%) Technical Support
15 23 (3.35%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (4.95%) Middleware
2 11 (1.60%) 802.1X
3 8 (1.16%) JSON
3 8 (1.16%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (1.02%) .NET
4 7 (1.02%) HTML
4 7 (1.02%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (0.87%) CSS
5 6 (0.87%) LDAP
6 4 (0.58%) Web Services
7 3 (0.44%) COM
7 3 (0.44%) EDI
7 3 (0.44%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (0.29%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.29%) LAMP
9 1 (0.15%) LEMP Stack
9 1 (0.15%) libvirt
9 1 (0.15%) MAPI
9 1 (0.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 151 (21.98%) Data Centre
2 39 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (5.53%) Driving Licence
4 33 (4.80%) Video Conferencing
5 25 (3.64%) Management Information System
6 20 (2.91%) Replication
7 17 (2.47%) Computer Science
7 17 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
8 15 (2.18%) CMDB
9 14 (2.04%) Cyberthreat
9 14 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
9 14 (2.04%) Mainframe
9 14 (2.04%) Public Cloud
10 13 (1.89%) Private Cloud
11 12 (1.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 11 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (1.31%) iSeries
14 8 (1.16%) BBC
15 7 (1.02%) NHS
15 7 (1.02%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 333 (48.47%) Windows
2 198 (28.82%) Windows Server
3 97 (14.12%) Linux
4 82 (11.94%) Windows 7
5 81 (11.79%) Windows 10
6 75 (10.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 72 (10.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 34 (4.95%) Unix
9 25 (3.64%) Windows 8
10 14 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (1.46%) Apple iOS
11 10 (1.46%) Mac OS X
12 9 (1.31%) Android
12 9 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.73%) CentOS
13 5 (0.73%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.58%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.44%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (24.45%) ITIL
2 88 (12.81%) Problem-Solving
3 83 (12.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 80 (11.64%) Network Design
5 53 (7.71%) Load Balancing
6 52 (7.57%) ITIL V3
7 48 (6.99%) Incident Management
8 47 (6.84%) Service Management
9 43 (6.26%) Change Management
10 42 (6.11%) Agile Software Development
10 42 (6.11%) Problem Management
10 42 (6.11%) Project Management
11 41 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
12 39 (5.68%) Configuration Management
13 38 (5.53%) Presales
13 38 (5.53%) Service Delivery
14 35 (5.09%) ITSM
15 34 (4.95%) Information Security
16 32 (4.66%) Continuous Improvement
16 32 (4.66%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (7.71%) SQL
2 41 (5.97%) PowerShell
3 30 (4.37%) Python
4 20 (2.91%) Bash Shell
5 13 (1.89%) Perl
5 13 (1.89%) Shell Script
6 12 (1.75%) C
7 10 (1.46%) Ruby
8 9 (1.31%) Java
9 7 (1.02%) C#
9 7 (1.02%) PHP
10 6 (0.87%) JavaScript
11 4 (0.58%) VB
12 2 (0.29%) VBA
13 1 (0.15%) C++
Qualifications
1 161 (23.44%) Cisco Certification
2 107 (15.57%) CCNA
3 96 (13.97%) CCNP
4 74 (10.77%) Degree
5 67 (9.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 63 (9.17%) Security Cleared
7 53 (7.71%) SC Cleared
8 41 (5.97%) MCSE
9 32 (4.66%) CCIE
9 32 (4.66%) MCP
10 26 (3.78%) MCSA
11 24 (3.49%) CCDP
12 23 (3.35%) CISSP
13 21 (3.06%) JNCIP
14 18 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
15 16 (2.33%) JNCIE
16 14 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 13 (1.89%) CCSE
18 12 (1.75%) HNC
18 12 (1.75%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (6.55%) SLA
2 41 (5.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (3.93%) GDPR
4 20 (2.91%) PCI DSS
5 11 (1.60%) Cyber Essentials
6 10 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 7 (1.02%) PMO
8 6 (0.87%) GPG13
8 6 (0.87%) ISO 22301
8 6 (0.87%) QA
9 4 (0.58%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.29%) ISAE 3402
10 2 (0.29%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.29%) NIST 800
10 2 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.15%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 251 (36.54%) Active Directory
2 154 (22.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 101 (14.70%) Hyper-V
4 40 (5.82%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (2.47%) XenDesktop
6 15 (2.18%) VMware NSX
7 13 (1.89%) ProxySG
8 12 (1.75%) XenApp
9 10 (1.46%) Firmware
9 10 (1.46%) vSphere
10 9 (1.31%) Samba
10 9 (1.31%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 7 (1.02%) Terminal Services
12 6 (0.87%) Virtual Desktop
13 5 (0.73%) NFS
14 4 (0.58%) Docker
14 4 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
15 2 (0.29%) XenServer
16 1 (0.15%) Snort
Systems Management
1 46 (6.70%) SCCM
2 22 (3.20%) SCOM
3 19 (2.77%) Ansible
4 16 (2.33%) Puppet
5 15 (2.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 13 (1.89%) FortiGate
6 13 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (1.46%) QRadar
7 10 (1.46%) Terraform
7 10 (1.46%) WSUS
8 9 (1.31%) Norton AntiVirus
8 9 (1.31%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 8 (1.16%) Cisco Prime
9 8 (1.16%) vRealize
10 7 (1.02%) Nagios
11 6 (0.87%) Backup Exec
11 6 (0.87%) Cisco CME
11 6 (0.87%) HP ALM
11 6 (0.87%) vCenter Server
12 5 (0.73%) Nessus
Vendors
1 274 (39.88%) Cisco
2 269 (39.16%) Microsoft
3 233 (33.92%) VMware
4 95 (13.83%) CheckPoint
5 91 (13.25%) Citrix
6 81 (11.79%) Juniper
7 75 (10.92%) HP
8 56 (8.15%) SolarWinds
9 45 (6.55%) Palo Alto
10 44 (6.40%) F5
11 43 (6.26%) Oracle
12 33 (4.80%) Aruba
12 33 (4.80%) Riverbed
13 28 (4.08%) Fortinet
14 26 (3.78%) Avaya
15 25 (3.64%) ServiceNow
16 24 (3.49%) Blue Coat
17 22 (3.20%) McAfee
17 22 (3.20%) Veeam
18 21 (3.06%) Remedy