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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 4 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > South East
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 188 166 135
Rank change year-on-year -22 -31 -13
Permanent jobs citing LAN 414 322 311
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.82% 2.03% 2.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.51% 14.61% 12.76%
Number of salaries quoted 329 231 259
10th Percentile £29,950 £29,750 £29,700
25th Percentile £35,000 £34,250 £34,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +12.50% -3.90%
75th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £55,625
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.17% +8.24% -

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 3,596 2,204 2,437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.81% 13.91% 17.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,998 1,606 1,968
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,975
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +7.53%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing LAN as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing LAN in the South East.

Salary trend for LAN in the South East

LAN
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing LAN in the South East over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

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 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley -16 135 £45,000 -5.26% 40
Hampshire -3 110 £43,000 +3.61% 15
Buckinghamshire +1 71 £45,000 -13.46% 8
Kent -46 63 £37,500 -1.32% 7
Surrey -46 62 £65,000 +30.00% 5
Berkshire -37 34 £34,500 -23.33% 22
West Sussex +5 31 £43,500 -13.00% 3
Oxfordshire -21 30 £51,000 +2.00% 10
East Sussex - 6 £42,500 - 4
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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.

1 334 (80.68%) WAN
2 249 (60.14%) Firewall
3 219 (52.90%) Microsoft
4 183 (44.20%) Cisco
5 153 (36.96%) Active Directory
6 145 (35.02%) Wireless
7 134 (32.37%) Cisco Certification
7 134 (32.37%) ITIL
8 132 (31.88%) Windows
9 118 (28.50%) VPN
10 109 (26.33%) Social Skills
11 102 (24.64%) Microsoft 365
12 101 (24.40%) DNS
13 94 (22.71%) Wi-Fi
14 92 (22.22%) BGP
15 84 (20.29%) Windows Server
16 83 (20.05%) Azure
17 82 (19.81%) CCNP
18 75 (18.12%) WLAN
18 75 (18.12%) VMware
19 71 (17.15%) Network Security
20 69 (16.67%) DHCP
21 68 (16.43%) Microsoft Certification
22 63 (15.22%) CCNA
23 61 (14.73%) MPLS
24 60 (14.49%) Data Centre
24 60 (14.49%) Project Management
25 59 (14.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 58 (14.01%) Project Delivery
27 57 (13.77%) OSPF

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 37 (8.94%) MS Exchange
2 10 (2.42%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.24%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 45 (10.87%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.42%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.48%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 102 (24.64%) Microsoft 365
2 83 (20.05%) Azure
3 31 (7.49%) AWS
4 21 (5.07%) SaaS
5 11 (2.66%) IaaS
6 9 (2.17%) Azure DevOps
7 8 (1.93%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (1.93%) GitHub
7 8 (1.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 7 (1.69%) PaaS
9 5 (1.21%) Rubrik
10 4 (0.97%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.48%) GCP
11 2 (0.48%) Google Workspace
12 1 (0.24%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 334 (80.68%) WAN
2 249 (60.14%) Firewall
3 145 (35.02%) Wireless
4 118 (28.50%) VPN
5 101 (24.40%) DNS
6 94 (22.71%) Wi-Fi
7 92 (22.22%) BGP
8 75 (18.12%) WLAN
9 71 (17.15%) Network Security
10 69 (16.67%) DHCP
11 61 (14.73%) MPLS
12 57 (13.77%) OSPF
13 56 (13.53%) SD-WAN
14 52 (12.56%) SAN
15 48 (11.59%) Cisco ASA
15 48 (11.59%) TCP/IP
16 46 (11.11%) Ethernet
16 46 (11.11%) VLAN
17 39 (9.42%) VoIP
18 38 (9.18%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.21%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.48%) MySQL
2 2 (0.48%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.24%) JIRA
General
1 109 (26.33%) Social Skills
2 52 (12.56%) Organisational Skills
3 36 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 34 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (5.56%) Finance
6 20 (4.83%) Public Sector
7 14 (3.38%) Marketing
8 10 (2.42%) Electronics
9 9 (2.17%) Fire and Rescue
9 9 (2.17%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.93%) Documentation Skills
11 7 (1.69%) Law
12 6 (1.45%) Banking
12 6 (1.45%) German Language
12 6 (1.45%) Legal
13 5 (1.21%) Influencing Skills
14 3 (0.72%) French Language
14 3 (0.72%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 3 (0.72%) Mandarin Language
14 3 (0.72%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 128 (30.92%) Network Engineer
2 68 (16.43%) Analyst
3 61 (14.73%) IT Engineer
4 51 (12.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 33 (7.97%) Support Engineer
6 30 (7.25%) IT Support
7 27 (6.52%) IT Analyst
8 24 (5.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 24 (5.80%) IT Support Engineer
9 23 (5.56%) Support Analyst
10 22 (5.31%) Architect
10 22 (5.31%) IT Manager
10 22 (5.31%) Senior Network Engineer
11 20 (4.83%) Cisco Engineer
11 20 (4.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 19 (4.59%) 2nd Line Support
12 19 (4.59%) Service Analyst
13 18 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
14 17 (4.11%) Network Architect
15 15 (3.62%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.48%) HTML
2 1 (0.24%) JSON
2 1 (0.24%) LDAP
2 1 (0.24%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 60 (14.49%) Data Centre
2 31 (7.49%) Driving Licence
3 23 (5.56%) NHS
4 21 (5.07%) Management Information System
5 19 (4.59%) User Experience
6 18 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
7 15 (3.62%) Hybrid Cloud
8 14 (3.38%) Public Cloud
9 12 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
10 9 (2.17%) IoT
11 8 (1.93%) PKI
12 7 (1.69%) CCTV
13 5 (1.21%) CMDB
14 3 (0.72%) Legacy Systems
15 2 (0.48%) Client/Server
15 2 (0.48%) Hedge funds
15 2 (0.48%) Life Science
15 2 (0.48%) N-Tier
15 2 (0.48%) Renewable Energy
15 2 (0.48%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 132 (31.88%) Windows
2 84 (20.29%) Windows Server
3 37 (8.94%) Windows 10
4 29 (7.00%) Android
5 24 (5.80%) Windows Server 2019
6 20 (4.83%) Linux
7 19 (4.59%) Windows Server 2016
8 18 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.97%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.97%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.48%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.24%) Unix
13 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (32.37%) ITIL
2 60 (14.49%) Project Management
3 59 (14.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 58 (14.01%) Project Delivery
5 54 (13.04%) Service Delivery
6 48 (11.59%) Network Design
7 45 (10.87%) Change Management
8 39 (9.42%) Problem-Solving
9 37 (8.94%) Agile
10 36 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
11 32 (7.73%) Network Management
12 31 (7.49%) Business Continuity
12 31 (7.49%) Collaborative Working
13 26 (6.28%) Patch Management
13 26 (6.28%) Supplier Management
14 25 (6.04%) Mentoring
14 25 (6.04%) PRINCE2
15 22 (5.31%) ITSM
15 22 (5.31%) Logistics
16 21 (5.07%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 40 (9.66%) PowerShell
2 23 (5.56%) Python
3 5 (1.21%) SQL
4 4 (0.97%) C
5 3 (0.72%) Bash
6 2 (0.48%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.48%) Perl
6 2 (0.48%) PHP
Qualifications
1 134 (32.37%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (19.81%) CCNP
3 68 (16.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 63 (15.22%) CCNA
5 40 (9.66%) MCSE
6 38 (9.18%) Degree
6 38 (9.18%) MCP
7 33 (7.97%) Security Cleared
8 30 (7.25%) CCDP
9 29 (7.00%) SC Cleared
10 18 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (2.17%) MCITP
11 9 (2.17%) MCSA
12 8 (1.93%) CEH
13 7 (1.69%) CISM
13 7 (1.69%) CISSP
13 7 (1.69%) CompTIA Security+
13 7 (1.69%) GCIA
13 7 (1.69%) GCIH
14 6 (1.45%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.52%) SLA
2 9 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.69%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.45%) PMO
5 5 (1.21%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.48%) BS7799
6 2 (0.48%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.24%) GDPR
7 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 153 (36.96%) Active Directory
2 53 (12.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (6.76%) VMware ESXi
4 26 (6.28%) Hyper-V
5 18 (4.35%) Terminal Server
6 13 (3.14%) VMware Workstation
7 12 (2.90%) vSphere
8 9 (2.17%) XenApp
9 4 (0.97%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.24%) Firmware
10 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 28 (6.76%) SCCM
2 27 (6.52%) Terraform
3 18 (4.35%) vCenter Server
4 16 (3.86%) FortiGate
5 15 (3.62%) Ansible
6 10 (2.42%) SCOM
7 9 (2.17%) Microsoft Intune
8 8 (1.93%) CASB
9 6 (1.45%) PaperCut
9 6 (1.45%) WSUS
10 4 (0.97%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.72%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.72%) Kubernetes
11 3 (0.72%) Stealthwatch
11 3 (0.72%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.48%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 2 (0.48%) AirWatch
12 2 (0.48%) XenMobile
13 1 (0.24%) Packer
13 1 (0.24%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 219 (52.90%) Microsoft
2 183 (44.20%) Cisco
3 75 (18.12%) VMware
4 49 (11.84%) Palo Alto
5 40 (9.66%) CheckPoint
5 40 (9.66%) Citrix
6 38 (9.18%) Apple
7 27 (6.52%) Meraki
8 23 (5.56%) F5
9 22 (5.31%) HP
10 20 (4.83%) SolarWinds
11 18 (4.35%) Zscaler
12 17 (4.11%) Aruba
13 12 (2.90%) Dell
13 12 (2.90%) Fortinet
13 12 (2.90%) NetApp
14 11 (2.66%) Adobe
14 11 (2.66%) Juniper
15 9 (2.17%) Infoblox
16 8 (1.93%) SaltStack