Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 74 69
Rank change year-on-year -55 -5 +42
Permanent jobs citing LAN 780 1292 1778
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.57% 3.69% 4.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.60% 17.33% 20.74%
Number of salaries quoted 645 1154 1526
South East median annual salary £39,500 £44,000 £44,141
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.23% -0.32% +3.86%
10th Percentile £23,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,750
% change year-on-year - -0.58% +6.88%

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 5341 7454 8571
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.61% 21.31% 20.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4253 5962 6966
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £24,250 £26,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,200 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 -52 280 £44,000 +3.53% 11
Hampshire -18 236 £32,500 -23.53% 5
Surrey -52 141 £42,500 -3.41% 8
Berkshire -62 127 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Buckinghamshire -20 93 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Kent +4 79 £37,500 -12.79% 3
Oxfordshire +24 54 £34,750 -7.33% 3
East Sussex -10 23 £40,000 -11.11%
West Sussex -67 14 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Home Counties +7 2 £60,000 -44.19%
Middlesex -1 1 £37,500 -25.00%
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for LAN.

1 681 (87.31%) WAN
2 403 (51.67%) Windows
3 395 (50.64%) Cisco
4 328 (42.05%) Firewall
5 303 (38.85%) Microsoft
6 290 (37.18%) VMware
7 288 (36.92%) Active Directory
8 239 (30.64%) Windows Server
9 233 (29.87%) Cisco Certification
10 209 (26.79%) ITIL
10 209 (26.79%) VMware Infrastructure
11 186 (23.85%) TCP/IP
12 171 (21.92%) DNS
13 165 (21.15%) VPN
14 160 (20.51%) MS Exchange
15 152 (19.49%) Data Centre
16 145 (18.59%) DHCP
17 140 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
18 135 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
19 131 (16.79%) Linux
20 130 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
20 130 (16.67%) Hyper-V
21 127 (16.28%) Juniper
22 126 (16.15%) CCNA
22 126 (16.15%) Wireless
23 119 (15.26%) VoIP
24 118 (15.13%) CCNP
25 109 (13.97%) Windows 7
26 106 (13.59%) Security Cleared
26 106 (13.59%) VLAN

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
1 160 (20.51%) MS Exchange
2 37 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (3.46%) SharePoint
4 26 (3.33%) Skype for Business
5 23 (2.95%) IIS
6 19 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 16 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2007
8 15 (1.92%) Apache
9 13 (1.67%) OpenStack
10 12 (1.54%) Tomcat
11 11 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
13 9 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
13 9 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
14 8 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 7 (0.90%) NetWeaver
15 7 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
16 5 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 4 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
17 4 (0.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 97 (12.44%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (2.31%) Microsoft Project
3 11 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.51%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.38%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.38%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.38%) Epicor Vantage
2 3 (0.38%) Maximo
2 3 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.26%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.13%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 78 (10.00%) Office 365
2 73 (9.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (2.69%) IaaS
5 20 (2.56%) PaaS
6 10 (1.28%) SaaS
7 5 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.51%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.38%) G Suite
9 3 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.26%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.26%) Route 53
11 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.13%) Bluemix
11 1 (0.13%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 681 (87.31%) WAN
2 328 (42.05%) Firewall
3 186 (23.85%) TCP/IP
4 171 (21.92%) DNS
5 165 (21.15%) VPN
6 145 (18.59%) DHCP
7 126 (16.15%) Wireless
8 119 (15.26%) VoIP
9 106 (13.59%) VLAN
10 101 (12.95%) MPLS
11 91 (11.67%) BGP
12 89 (11.41%) SAN
13 88 (11.28%) Wi-Fi
14 84 (10.77%) Cisco ASA
15 83 (10.64%) OSPF
16 79 (10.13%) Network Security
17 77 (9.87%) WLAN
18 45 (5.77%) Ethernet
19 43 (5.51%) IPsec
20 41 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (8.59%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.44%) MySQL
3 16 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (0.77%) MongoDB
6 6 (0.77%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (0.64%) NoSQL
7 5 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.38%) CorVu
8 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.13%) Big Data
9 1 (0.13%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.13%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.13%) Ingres
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.51%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.51%) JIRA
3 3 (0.38%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.26%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.26%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.13%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.13%) WinAutomation
General
1 94 (12.05%) Finance
2 66 (8.46%) Telecoms
3 36 (4.62%) Retail
4 29 (3.72%) Marketing
5 28 (3.59%) Financial Institution
6 26 (3.33%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.54%) Legal
8 11 (1.41%) Back Office
9 10 (1.28%) Electronics
10 9 (1.15%) Law
11 8 (1.03%) Advertising
12 6 (0.77%) Automotive
12 6 (0.77%) Games
13 5 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.51%) Banking
15 2 (0.26%) Brand Awareness
16 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 187 (23.97%) Network Engineer
2 135 (17.31%) Analyst
3 113 (14.49%) Support Engineer
4 78 (10.00%) IT Support
5 75 (9.62%) Architect
6 72 (9.23%) IT Engineer
6 72 (9.23%) Support Analyst
7 59 (7.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 59 (7.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 58 (7.44%) 3rd Line Support
9 48 (6.15%) IT Support Engineer
10 45 (5.77%) Administrator
11 43 (5.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 40 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
12 40 (5.13%) Consultant
12 40 (5.13%) Network Support
12 40 (5.13%) Senior Network Engineer
13 37 (4.74%) Service Analyst
13 37 (4.74%) Service Desk Analyst
14 36 (4.62%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.56%) Web Services
2 12 (1.54%) 802.1X
3 11 (1.41%) .NET
4 8 (1.03%) JSON
4 8 (1.03%) Middleware
4 8 (1.03%) REST
5 7 (0.90%) SAP Basis
6 6 (0.77%) Django
7 5 (0.64%) .NET Framework
7 5 (0.64%) ASP.NET
7 5 (0.64%) Node.js
8 4 (0.51%) Java EE
8 4 (0.51%) SOAP
8 4 (0.51%) Software Packaging
8 4 (0.51%) WSDL
8 4 (0.51%) XSD
9 2 (0.26%) COM
9 2 (0.26%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.26%) WSH
10 1 (0.13%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 152 (19.49%) Data Centre
2 63 (8.08%) Driving Licence
3 50 (6.41%) Computer Science
4 24 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (3.08%) Clustering
4 24 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 23 (2.95%) Hedge funds
6 19 (2.44%) Public Cloud
7 18 (2.31%) Enterprise Storage
8 17 (2.18%) PKI
9 16 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (2.05%) Mobile Computing
10 15 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
10 15 (1.92%) Virtual Team
11 14 (1.79%) Blackberry
11 14 (1.79%) Fat Client
11 14 (1.79%) Thin Client
12 12 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
13 6 (0.77%) Cyberthreat
13 6 (0.77%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 403 (51.67%) Windows
2 239 (30.64%) Windows Server
3 140 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 135 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 131 (16.79%) Linux
6 109 (13.97%) Windows 7
7 80 (10.26%) Windows 10
8 44 (5.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 43 (5.51%) Windows 8
10 41 (5.26%) Unix
11 27 (3.46%) Android
12 23 (2.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 21 (2.69%) CentOS
14 17 (2.18%) Mac OS X
15 12 (1.54%) Apple iOS
16 9 (1.15%) Windows Mobile
17 8 (1.03%) Ubuntu
18 6 (0.77%) Windows XP
19 5 (0.64%) AIX
19 5 (0.64%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (26.79%) ITIL
2 59 (7.56%) Project Management
3 56 (7.18%) Network Design
4 54 (6.92%) Mentoring
5 47 (6.03%) Migration
6 45 (5.77%) Presales
7 44 (5.64%) PRINCE2
8 41 (5.26%) Load Balancing
9 40 (5.13%) Service Delivery
10 35 (4.49%) DevOps
10 35 (4.49%) Network Management
11 34 (4.36%) Agile Software Development
12 33 (4.23%) Change Control
13 32 (4.10%) Information Security
14 29 (3.72%) Change Management
14 29 (3.72%) Problem Management
14 29 (3.72%) Service Management
15 28 (3.59%) Risk Management
16 27 (3.46%) Stakeholder Management
17 25 (3.21%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (6.54%) SQL
2 45 (5.77%) PowerShell
3 39 (5.00%) Python
4 34 (4.36%) Java
5 29 (3.72%) C
6 18 (2.31%) Ruby
7 14 (1.79%) Perl
8 13 (1.67%) C++
9 9 (1.15%) Bash Shell
10 6 (0.77%) PHP
11 5 (0.64%) C#
12 4 (0.51%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.51%) VBScript
13 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 233 (29.87%) Cisco Certification
2 130 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 126 (16.15%) CCNA
4 118 (15.13%) CCNP
5 106 (13.59%) Security Cleared
6 99 (12.69%) SC Cleared
7 79 (10.13%) Degree
8 75 (9.62%) MCSA
9 56 (7.18%) MCSE
10 52 (6.67%) MCP
11 50 (6.41%) DV Cleared
12 38 (4.87%) MCITP
13 32 (4.10%) MCTS
14 31 (3.97%) CCIE
15 28 (3.59%) MCDST
16 23 (2.95%) Computer Science Degree
17 21 (2.69%) CCA
17 21 (2.69%) Citrix Certification
18 19 (2.44%) CCDP
19 14 (1.79%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (7.95%) SLA
2 18 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (2.05%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.15%) QA
5 8 (1.03%) ISO 9001
5 8 (1.03%) PMO
6 6 (0.77%) NIST 800
7 3 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.13%) GDPR
8 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 288 (36.92%) Active Directory
2 209 (26.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 130 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 35 (4.49%) vSphere
5 22 (2.82%) Virtual Servers
6 19 (2.44%) Terminal Services
7 17 (2.18%) XenApp
8 14 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 12 (1.54%) ProxySG
9 12 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (1.41%) KVM
11 10 (1.28%) XenServer
12 9 (1.15%) VMware Workstation
13 6 (0.77%) Docker
13 6 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
13 6 (0.77%) VMware NSX
14 3 (0.38%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.26%) FreeRADIUS
16 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
16 1 (0.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 58 (7.44%) SCCM
2 22 (2.82%) Puppet
3 18 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (2.31%) SCOM
4 16 (2.05%) WSUS
5 15 (1.92%) Nagios
6 14 (1.79%) Backup Exec
7 12 (1.54%) SolarWinds Orion
8 11 (1.41%) Cisco Prime
9 10 (1.28%) Ansible
10 9 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
10 9 (1.15%) ZABBIX
11 8 (1.03%) vCenter Server
12 7 (0.90%) cPanel
13 6 (0.77%) FortiGate
13 6 (0.77%) Microsoft Clustering
14 5 (0.64%) AirWatch
14 5 (0.64%) Failover Clustering
15 3 (0.38%) Grafana
15 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 395 (50.64%) Cisco
2 303 (38.85%) Microsoft
3 290 (37.18%) VMware
4 127 (16.28%) Juniper
5 101 (12.95%) Citrix
6 80 (10.26%) F5
7 72 (9.23%) Palo Alto
8 57 (7.31%) CheckPoint
9 54 (6.92%) HP
10 41 (5.26%) Red Hat
11 39 (5.00%) SolarWinds
12 37 (4.74%) NetApp
13 33 (4.23%) Blue Coat
14 28 (3.59%) Dell
15 25 (3.21%) Oracle
16 23 (2.95%) Avaya
17 20 (2.56%) SAP
18 16 (2.05%) Aruba
18 16 (2.05%) Fortinet
18 16 (2.05%) Veeam