Period
to 26 October 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 26 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > South East
6 months to
26 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 149 110 133
Rank change year-on-year -39 +23 -11
Permanent jobs citing LAN 149 732 714
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.84% 2.90% 2.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.39% 17.44% 15.78%
Number of salaries quoted 103 528 613
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,000 £24,000 £23,800
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,575 £75,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.00% +5.88%

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 1,586 4,198 4,525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.60% 16.65% 15.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,241 3,251 3,549
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.70% -1.05% +5.56%

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 26 October 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 26 October 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
Hampshire -4 76 £42,500 +11.84% 10
Thames Valley +3 43 £38,500 -8.33% 10
Berkshire +24 23 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Oxfordshire +66 14 £37,750 +14.39% 4
West Sussex -1 9 £50,000 -7.83% 8
Surrey -2 9 £47,500 - 3
Buckinghamshire -4 7 £35,000 -3.45% 1
Kent +35 4 £37,500 - 6
Middlesex +11 1 £55,000 +57.14% 1
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 26 October 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.

1 116 (77.85%) WAN
2 70 (46.98%) Cisco
3 62 (41.61%) Firewall
4 58 (38.93%) VMware
5 52 (34.90%) Windows
6 47 (31.54%) Active Directory
7 42 (28.19%) Cisco Certification
8 39 (26.17%) Security Cleared
9 34 (22.82%) Wireless
9 34 (22.82%) Azure
10 33 (22.15%) Microsoft
11 32 (21.48%) VPN
12 31 (20.81%) ITIL
12 31 (20.81%) Windows Server
13 30 (20.13%) VMware Infrastructure
14 29 (19.46%) DNS
15 28 (18.79%) CCNA
15 28 (18.79%) Agile Software Development
16 26 (17.45%) DHCP
16 26 (17.45%) Project Management
16 26 (17.45%) Data Centre
17 25 (16.78%) DV Cleared
17 25 (16.78%) WLAN
17 25 (16.78%) SCCM
18 23 (15.44%) WSUS
18 23 (15.44%) SC Cleared
19 22 (14.77%) Juniper
20 21 (14.09%) CCNP
20 21 (14.09%) BGP
20 21 (14.09%) Office 365

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 5 (3.36%) IIS
2 3 (2.01%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.34%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.34%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.67%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (11.41%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (7.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (7.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.34%) SketchUp
4 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.36%) Carpe Diem
2 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (22.82%) Azure
2 21 (14.09%) Office 365
3 18 (12.08%) AWS
4 7 (4.70%) IaaS
5 5 (3.36%) PaaS
6 4 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (2.01%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.67%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 116 (77.85%) WAN
2 62 (41.61%) Firewall
3 34 (22.82%) Wireless
4 32 (21.48%) VPN
5 29 (19.46%) DNS
6 26 (17.45%) DHCP
7 25 (16.78%) WLAN
8 21 (14.09%) BGP
9 19 (12.75%) VoIP
10 18 (12.08%) MPLS
10 18 (12.08%) Network Security
10 18 (12.08%) OSPF
11 14 (9.40%) TCP/IP
12 12 (8.05%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (7.38%) VLAN
13 11 (7.38%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (5.37%) IPsec
15 7 (4.70%) NetScaler
16 6 (4.03%) Cisco IOS
16 6 (4.03%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.01%) Power BI
3 2 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (2.68%) JIRA
2 1 (0.67%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 8 (5.37%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.70%) Finance
3 6 (4.03%) Aerospace
4 5 (3.36%) Legal
5 2 (1.34%) Law
5 2 (1.34%) Military
5 2 (1.34%) Retail
6 1 (0.67%) Back Office
6 1 (0.67%) Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 43 (28.86%) Network Engineer
2 16 (10.74%) Architect
3 12 (8.05%) Network Architect
3 12 (8.05%) Team Leader
4 11 (7.38%) Analyst
4 11 (7.38%) Wintel Engineer
5 10 (6.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (5.37%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 8 (5.37%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
6 8 (5.37%) Network Security Engineer
6 8 (5.37%) Security Engineer
7 7 (4.70%) Infrastructure Manager
7 7 (4.70%) IT Analyst
7 7 (4.70%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (4.03%) IT Manager
8 6 (4.03%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.03%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.36%) Network Manager
9 5 (3.36%) Solutions Analyst
9 5 (3.36%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.03%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.45%) Data Centre
2 12 (8.05%) Driving Licence
2 12 (8.05%) Public Cloud
3 11 (7.38%) CMDB
4 10 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (6.04%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (2.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (2.68%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.01%) CESG
7 3 (2.01%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.01%) EPoS
7 3 (2.01%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.01%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.34%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.34%) PKI
8 2 (1.34%) Replication
8 2 (1.34%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.34%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.34%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 52 (34.90%) Windows
2 31 (20.81%) Windows Server
3 17 (11.41%) Windows 10
4 16 (10.74%) Linux
5 7 (4.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.68%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.01%) Unix
7 3 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.01%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (2.01%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (1.34%) CentOS
8 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.67%) Android
9 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.67%) Check Point GAiA
9 1 (0.67%) MVS
9 1 (0.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (20.81%) ITIL
2 28 (18.79%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (17.45%) Project Management
4 16 (10.74%) Migration
4 16 (10.74%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (10.07%) Patch Management
5 15 (10.07%) Service Delivery
6 14 (9.40%) Network Design
7 12 (8.05%) Data Protection
8 11 (7.38%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 11 (7.38%) Server Patching
8 11 (7.38%) Software Distribution
8 11 (7.38%) Virtual Environments
9 10 (6.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (6.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 10 (6.71%) PRINCE2
10 9 (6.04%) Business Case
10 9 (6.04%) DevOps
11 8 (5.37%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (4.70%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.08%) SQL
2 15 (10.07%) PowerShell
3 11 (7.38%) VB
4 3 (2.01%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.34%) C
6 1 (0.67%) C#
6 1 (0.67%) C++
6 1 (0.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 42 (28.19%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (26.17%) Security Cleared
3 28 (18.79%) CCNA
4 25 (16.78%) DV Cleared
5 23 (15.44%) SC Cleared
6 21 (14.09%) CCNP
7 11 (7.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (6.04%) MCSE
9 7 (4.70%) Degree
10 6 (4.03%) JNCIS
11 4 (2.68%) CCIE
11 4 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (2.68%) PMI Certification
11 4 (2.68%) PMP
12 3 (2.01%) CEH
12 3 (2.01%) RHCSA
13 2 (1.34%) CCDP
13 2 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
13 2 (1.34%) HND
13 2 (1.34%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.74%) SLA
2 11 (7.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (2.68%) GDPR
4 2 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.34%) NCSC
4 2 (1.34%) NIST
4 2 (1.34%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.67%) COBIT
5 1 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 47 (31.54%) Active Directory
2 30 (20.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (10.74%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (8.05%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (8.05%) VMware Server
5 11 (7.38%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (2.68%) VMware NSX
7 3 (2.01%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.34%) Firmware
8 2 (1.34%) vSphere
9 1 (0.67%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 25 (16.78%) SCCM
2 23 (15.44%) WSUS
3 11 (7.38%) SCOM
3 11 (7.38%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 3 (2.01%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (2.01%) vCenter Server
5 2 (1.34%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.34%) WMI
6 1 (0.67%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.67%) FlexNet
6 1 (0.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.67%) SmoothWall
6 1 (0.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 70 (46.98%) Cisco
2 58 (38.93%) VMware
3 33 (22.15%) Microsoft
4 22 (14.77%) Juniper
5 17 (11.41%) Palo Alto
6 16 (10.74%) Meraki
7 14 (9.40%) F5
8 10 (6.71%) CheckPoint
9 8 (5.37%) SolarWinds
10 7 (4.70%) Fortinet
11 6 (4.03%) Arista
11 6 (4.03%) EMC
12 5 (3.36%) Brocade
12 5 (3.36%) Citrix
12 5 (3.36%) iManage
13 4 (2.68%) Aruba
13 4 (2.68%) Riverbed
13 4 (2.68%) Ruckus Wireless
13 4 (2.68%) Splunk
13 4 (2.68%) Veeam