Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 73 75
Rank change year-on-year -51 +2 +28
Permanent jobs citing LAN 808 1,221 1,509
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.62% 3.83% 3.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.26% 17.78% 18.70%
Number of salaries quoted 645 1,089 1,325
South East median annual salary £41,000 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.65% -4.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,000 £67,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year - -3.41% +10.00%

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 5,295 6,868 8,071
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.15% 21.54% 19.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4,157 5,445 6,694
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,141
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +1.95% +10.35%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -26 352 £47,000 +10.59% 41
Hampshire -48 202 £31,500 -25.88% 22
Berkshire -19 193 £50,000 +17.65% 24
Surrey -52 149 £42,500 +6.25% 13
Buckinghamshire -7 101 £40,000 -5.88% 10
Kent -12 56 £44,250 +2.91% 11
Oxfordshire -5 51 £40,000 +6.67% 7
East Sussex -43 20 £40,000 -11.11% 1
West Sussex -60 17 £32,500 -31.58% 3
Middlesex +2 3 £51,250 +2.50%
Home Counties +13 2 £60,000 -44.19%
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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.

1 732 (90.59%) WAN
2 401 (49.63%) Cisco
3 382 (47.28%) Windows
4 337 (41.71%) Firewall
5 316 (39.11%) VMware
6 302 (37.38%) Microsoft
7 279 (34.53%) Active Directory
8 242 (29.95%) Windows Server
9 234 (28.96%) VMware Infrastructure
10 228 (28.22%) Cisco Certification
11 218 (26.98%) ITIL
12 176 (21.78%) VPN
13 174 (21.53%) TCP/IP
14 165 (20.42%) DNS
15 161 (19.93%) Data Centre
16 143 (17.70%) Wireless
17 138 (17.08%) Hyper-V
18 134 (16.58%) Juniper
18 134 (16.58%) MS Exchange
19 131 (16.21%) Linux
19 131 (16.21%) CCNP
20 128 (15.84%) CCNA
21 125 (15.47%) VoIP
22 124 (15.35%) DHCP
23 118 (14.60%) Microsoft Certification
24 116 (14.36%) Windows Server 2012
25 105 (13.00%) Windows Server 2008
26 103 (12.75%) Microsoft Office
27 100 (12.38%) Citrix
28 95 (11.76%) SAN

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
1 134 (16.58%) MS Exchange
2 41 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (4.70%) IIS
4 28 (3.47%) SharePoint
5 27 (3.34%) Exchange Server 2013
6 22 (2.72%) Skype for Business
7 18 (2.23%) SharePoint 2010
7 18 (2.23%) SharePoint 2013
8 17 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2007
9 13 (1.61%) OpenStack
10 11 (1.36%) NetWeaver
11 10 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (0.74%) Apache
13 6 (0.74%) Oracle Service Bus
13 6 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (0.62%) CMS
14 5 (0.62%) WebLogic
15 3 (0.37%) Confluence
15 3 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 103 (12.75%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (2.48%) Microsoft Project
3 10 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.24%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.25%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.25%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.12%) Epicor Vantage
4 1 (0.12%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 92 (11.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 86 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
3 80 (9.90%) Office 365
4 16 (1.98%) PaaS
5 14 (1.73%) IaaS
6 12 (1.49%) Bluemix
6 12 (1.49%) IBM Cloud
7 9 (1.11%) SaaS
8 7 (0.87%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.62%) Akamai
9 5 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.50%) Route 53
11 3 (0.37%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.37%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.25%) AWS CloudTrail
12 2 (0.25%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 732 (90.59%) WAN
2 337 (41.71%) Firewall
3 176 (21.78%) VPN
4 174 (21.53%) TCP/IP
5 165 (20.42%) DNS
6 143 (17.70%) Wireless
7 125 (15.47%) VoIP
8 124 (15.35%) DHCP
9 95 (11.76%) SAN
9 95 (11.76%) WLAN
10 93 (11.51%) VLAN
11 92 (11.39%) Cisco ASA
12 91 (11.26%) MPLS
13 79 (9.78%) Wi-Fi
14 77 (9.53%) BGP
14 77 (9.53%) OSPF
15 74 (9.16%) Network Security
16 50 (6.19%) Ethernet
17 47 (5.82%) Cisco Nexus
18 41 (5.07%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (9.65%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.11%) MySQL
2 9 (1.11%) Oracle Database
3 8 (0.99%) Big Data
4 7 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (0.74%) NoSQL
5 6 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (0.62%) MongoDB
6 5 (0.62%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.37%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.25%) Power BI
9 1 (0.12%) CorVu
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (0.87%) Git (software)
2 7 (0.87%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.62%) TeamCity
4 4 (0.50%) JIRA
4 4 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (0.37%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.25%) Subversion
7 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 77 (9.53%) Finance
2 63 (7.80%) Telecoms
3 37 (4.58%) Retail
4 30 (3.71%) Financial Institution
5 21 (2.60%) Legal
6 15 (1.86%) Marketing
7 13 (1.61%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.49%) Law
8 12 (1.49%) Publishing
9 9 (1.11%) Advertising
10 3 (0.37%) Banking
10 3 (0.37%) Games
11 2 (0.25%) Automotive
11 2 (0.25%) Brand Awareness
12 1 (0.12%) Electronics
12 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 197 (24.38%) Network Engineer
2 115 (14.23%) Architect
3 94 (11.63%) Analyst
4 93 (11.51%) Support Engineer
5 69 (8.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 63 (7.80%) IT Support
7 56 (6.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 56 (6.93%) Senior Network Engineer
8 54 (6.68%) IT Engineer
9 44 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support
9 44 (5.45%) Cisco Engineer
10 42 (5.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 40 (4.95%) Consultant
12 38 (4.70%) Solutions Architect
12 38 (4.70%) Support Analyst
13 35 (4.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 32 (3.96%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 32 (3.96%) 2nd Line Support
14 32 (3.96%) Administrator
15 31 (3.84%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (3.71%) Web Services
2 27 (3.34%) Middleware
3 12 (1.49%) JSON
4 11 (1.36%) 802.1X
4 11 (1.36%) SAP Basis
5 6 (0.74%) .NET
5 6 (0.74%) Django
6 4 (0.50%) CSS
6 4 (0.50%) Java EE
6 4 (0.50%) LDAP
6 4 (0.50%) REST
6 4 (0.50%) SOAP
6 4 (0.50%) WSDL
6 4 (0.50%) XSD
7 3 (0.37%) Node.js
7 3 (0.37%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 2 (0.25%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (0.25%) Kafka
9 1 (0.12%) libvirt
9 1 (0.12%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 161 (19.93%) Data Centre
2 64 (7.92%) Driving Licence
3 51 (6.31%) Computer Science
4 30 (3.71%) Enterprise Software
5 29 (3.59%) Enterprise Storage
6 27 (3.34%) Management Information System
7 25 (3.09%) Hedge funds
8 24 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (2.97%) Clustering
8 24 (2.97%) Public Cloud
9 21 (2.60%) Hybrid Cloud
9 21 (2.60%) Virtual Team
10 20 (2.48%) Fat Client
10 20 (2.48%) Thin Client
11 18 (2.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 17 (2.10%) Mobile Computing
13 14 (1.73%) Cyberthreat
14 13 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
15 12 (1.49%) PKI
16 8 (0.99%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 382 (47.28%) Windows
2 242 (29.95%) Windows Server
3 131 (16.21%) Linux
4 116 (14.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 105 (13.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 93 (11.51%) Windows 7
7 81 (10.02%) Windows 10
8 43 (5.32%) Unix
9 34 (4.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 33 (4.08%) Windows 8
11 26 (3.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 22 (2.72%) Android
13 18 (2.23%) CentOS
14 13 (1.61%) Apple iOS
15 11 (1.36%) Mac OS X
16 10 (1.24%) Windows Mobile
17 9 (1.11%) Windows Vista
18 8 (0.99%) SUSE
18 8 (0.99%) Ubuntu
19 6 (0.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (26.98%) ITIL
2 54 (6.68%) Service Management
3 51 (6.31%) Network Design
3 51 (6.31%) Presales
4 50 (6.19%) Migration
5 48 (5.94%) Change Management
6 46 (5.69%) Project Management
7 44 (5.45%) PRINCE2
8 43 (5.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 42 (5.20%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (5.20%) Mentoring
10 39 (4.83%) DevOps
11 38 (4.70%) Network Management
11 38 (4.70%) Service Delivery
12 37 (4.58%) Disaster Recovery
13 34 (4.21%) Load Balancing
14 29 (3.59%) Problem Management
15 28 (3.47%) Information Security
16 27 (3.34%) Customer Requirements
16 27 (3.34%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (6.44%) PowerShell
2 51 (6.31%) SQL
3 41 (5.07%) Python
4 23 (2.85%) C
5 20 (2.48%) Java
6 13 (1.61%) Ruby
7 11 (1.36%) Perl
8 10 (1.24%) C++
9 9 (1.11%) Bash Shell
10 7 (0.87%) C#
11 2 (0.25%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.25%) PHP
11 2 (0.25%) VB
12 1 (0.12%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 228 (28.22%) Cisco Certification
2 131 (16.21%) CCNP
3 128 (15.84%) CCNA
4 118 (14.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 89 (11.01%) Security Cleared
6 82 (10.15%) SC Cleared
7 68 (8.42%) Degree
8 62 (7.67%) MCSA
9 51 (6.31%) DV Cleared
10 50 (6.19%) MCSE
11 41 (5.07%) MCP
12 33 (4.08%) CCIE
13 27 (3.34%) Computer Science Degree
14 23 (2.85%) MCITP
15 22 (2.72%) CCDP
15 22 (2.72%) CISSP
16 21 (2.60%) CCA
16 21 (2.60%) Citrix Certification
16 21 (2.60%) MCDST
17 19 (2.35%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (7.05%) SLA
2 20 (2.48%) QA
3 16 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.73%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.74%) NIST 800
6 5 (0.62%) PMO
6 5 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 279 (34.53%) Active Directory
2 234 (28.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 138 (17.08%) Hyper-V
4 30 (3.71%) vSphere
5 21 (2.60%) VMware NSX
6 20 (2.48%) Virtual Servers
7 18 (2.23%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (1.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 11 (1.36%) ProxySG
9 8 (0.99%) Docker
9 8 (0.99%) FreeRADIUS
10 7 (0.87%) NFS
10 7 (0.87%) Terminal Services
10 7 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (0.62%) KVM
11 5 (0.62%) vCloud
11 5 (0.62%) XenApp
12 3 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.25%) Firmware
14 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 48 (5.94%) SCCM
2 25 (3.09%) Ansible
3 20 (2.48%) Puppet
4 15 (1.86%) Backup Exec
4 15 (1.86%) Nagios
4 15 (1.86%) SCOM
5 14 (1.73%) vCenter Server
6 12 (1.49%) FortiGate
6 12 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (1.11%) Cisco Prime
7 9 (1.11%) WSUS
8 8 (0.99%) Kubernetes
8 8 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (0.99%) QRadar
9 7 (0.87%) SolarWinds Orion
10 6 (0.74%) cPanel
10 6 (0.74%) Failover Clustering
10 6 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
11 5 (0.62%) AirWatch
11 5 (0.62%) Grafana
Vendors
1 401 (49.63%) Cisco
2 316 (39.11%) VMware
3 302 (37.38%) Microsoft
4 134 (16.58%) Juniper
5 100 (12.38%) Citrix
6 81 (10.02%) CheckPoint
7 79 (9.78%) F5
8 66 (8.17%) Palo Alto
9 63 (7.80%) HP
10 56 (6.93%) NetApp
11 48 (5.94%) Oracle
12 46 (5.69%) Red Hat
13 41 (5.07%) SolarWinds
14 38 (4.70%) Blue Coat
15 35 (4.33%) Dell
15 35 (4.33%) Fortinet
16 26 (3.22%) Aruba
17 24 (2.97%) IBM
18 23 (2.85%) Avaya
19 20 (2.48%) Veeam