Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > South East
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 124 124 77
Rank change year-on-year 0 -47 +1
Permanent jobs citing LAN 689 811 1,202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.57% 2.61% 3.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.08% 15.17% 17.62%
Number of salaries quoted 554 649 1,074
South East median annual salary £43,500 £42,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% -2.33% -4.44%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - -3.41%

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 4,284 5,346 6,820
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.99% 17.20% 21.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3,338 4,199 5,400
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +0.46%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019. 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 -23 248 £52,500 +11.70% 33
Hampshire +5 179 £37,500 +19.05% 32
Berkshire -30 139 £45,000 -9.55% 18
Surrey +19 134 £40,000 -6.98% 25
Buckinghamshire -13 62 £52,500 +31.25% 11
West Sussex +31 58 £50,000 +66.67% 6
Oxfordshire +14 42 £88,500 +121.25% 4
East Sussex +18 33 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Kent -7 24 £34,250 -23.89% 10
M4 Corridor - 6 £62,500 -
Middlesex +3 1 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Isle of Wight - 1 £35,250 -
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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.

1 607 (88.10%) WAN
2 317 (46.01%) Firewall
3 296 (42.96%) Cisco
4 291 (42.24%) Windows
5 223 (32.37%) Microsoft
6 219 (31.79%) Active Directory
7 210 (30.48%) Windows Server
8 183 (26.56%) Cisco Certification
9 181 (26.27%) TCP/IP
10 164 (23.80%) ITIL
11 161 (23.37%) VMware
12 158 (22.93%) Wireless
12 158 (22.93%) Data Centre
13 149 (21.63%) VPN
14 136 (19.74%) CCNP
15 135 (19.59%) Office 365
16 112 (16.26%) DNS
17 110 (15.97%) MPLS
17 110 (15.97%) VMware Infrastructure
18 106 (15.38%) Juniper
19 102 (14.80%) Linux
20 101 (14.66%) Hyper-V
21 95 (13.79%) VoIP
22 93 (13.50%) DHCP
23 92 (13.35%) Microsoft Azure
24 88 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 84 (12.19%) Windows 10
25 84 (12.19%) CCNA
25 84 (12.19%) VLAN
26 81 (11.76%) Security Cleared

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 64 (9.29%) MS Exchange
2 45 (6.53%) IIS
3 24 (3.48%) SharePoint
4 20 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (2.03%) Apache
6 10 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (1.16%) Skype for Business
8 6 (0.87%) Confluence
8 6 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.15%) iPlanet
11 1 (0.15%) JBoss
11 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.15%) SAS
11 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 57 (8.27%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.15%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (0.15%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 135 (19.59%) Office 365
2 92 (13.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 69 (10.01%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (2.61%) IaaS
5 17 (2.47%) SaaS
6 9 (1.31%) Mimecast
6 9 (1.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 7 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.87%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.73%) PaaS
10 4 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.29%) Amazon Glacier
13 1 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.15%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.15%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 607 (88.10%) WAN
2 317 (46.01%) Firewall
3 181 (26.27%) TCP/IP
4 158 (22.93%) Wireless
5 149 (21.63%) VPN
6 112 (16.26%) DNS
7 110 (15.97%) MPLS
8 95 (13.79%) VoIP
9 93 (13.50%) DHCP
10 84 (12.19%) VLAN
11 76 (11.03%) Cisco ASA
12 73 (10.60%) Network Security
12 73 (10.60%) SAN
13 71 (10.30%) BGP
14 68 (9.87%) WLAN
15 64 (9.29%) OSPF
16 61 (8.85%) Wi-Fi
17 44 (6.39%) HSRP
17 44 (6.39%) Unified Communications
18 43 (6.24%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (7.26%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.16%) Adabas
3 5 (0.73%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (0.58%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (0.44%) Big Data
6 2 (0.29%) OLAP
7 1 (0.15%) DB2
7 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.15%) Power BI
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (0.87%) JIRA
2 3 (0.44%) MSI
3 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
General
1 66 (9.58%) Finance
2 60 (8.71%) Telecoms
3 34 (4.93%) Banking
4 21 (3.05%) Advertising
5 8 (1.16%) Retail
6 7 (1.02%) Billing
7 6 (0.87%) Aerospace
8 4 (0.58%) Marketing
9 3 (0.44%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.44%) Legal
9 3 (0.44%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.29%) Electronics
11 1 (0.15%) Automotive
11 1 (0.15%) Back Office
11 1 (0.15%) French Language
11 1 (0.15%) German Language
11 1 (0.15%) Local Government
11 1 (0.15%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.15%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 157 (22.79%) Network Engineer
2 103 (14.95%) Analyst
3 64 (9.29%) Support Engineer
4 63 (9.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 58 (8.42%) Support Analyst
6 52 (7.55%) IT Support
7 43 (6.24%) Architect
8 39 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support
9 38 (5.52%) IT Engineer
10 34 (4.93%) Network Manager
10 34 (4.93%) Senior Network Engineer
11 31 (4.50%) 3rd Line Support
11 31 (4.50%) Cisco Engineer
11 31 (4.50%) Infrastructure Manager
11 31 (4.50%) Technical Support
12 30 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 29 (4.21%) IT Analyst
13 29 (4.21%) Project Manager
14 28 (4.06%) Administrator
14 28 (4.06%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.05%) Middleware
2 13 (1.89%) 802.1X
3 10 (1.45%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (1.02%) .NET
4 7 (1.02%) HTML
5 4 (0.58%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (0.29%) ActiveX
6 2 (0.29%) DCOM
6 2 (0.29%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (0.29%) LDAP
6 2 (0.29%) ODBC
7 1 (0.15%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.15%) CGI
7 1 (0.15%) COM
7 1 (0.15%) JRules
7 1 (0.15%) libvirt
7 1 (0.15%) MAPI
7 1 (0.15%) OAuth
7 1 (0.15%) SAML
7 1 (0.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 158 (22.93%) Data Centre
2 46 (6.68%) Driving Licence
3 44 (6.39%) Management Information System
4 30 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (3.63%) Self-Motivation
5 25 (3.63%) Video Conferencing
6 17 (2.47%) CMDB
7 16 (2.32%) Hybrid Cloud
8 15 (2.18%) Clustering
9 13 (1.89%) Replication
10 11 (1.60%) e-Health
11 8 (1.16%) EMC VNX
11 8 (1.16%) Fat Client
11 8 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
11 8 (1.16%) Thin Client
12 7 (1.02%) e-Learning
12 7 (1.02%) PKI
12 7 (1.02%) Public Cloud
13 6 (0.87%) Fintech
14 5 (0.73%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 291 (42.24%) Windows
2 210 (30.48%) Windows Server
3 102 (14.80%) Linux
4 84 (12.19%) Windows 10
5 77 (11.18%) Windows 7
6 76 (11.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 72 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 42 (6.10%) Unix
9 35 (5.08%) Windows 8
10 16 (2.32%) CentOS
11 9 (1.31%) Windows XP
12 8 (1.16%) AIX
12 8 (1.16%) HPUX
13 7 (1.02%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (0.58%) Android
15 4 (0.58%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.44%) Windows Phone
17 2 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (23.80%) ITIL
2 88 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 79 (11.47%) Problem-Solving
4 67 (9.72%) Network Design
5 65 (9.43%) Incident Management
5 65 (9.43%) Load Balancing
5 65 (9.43%) Service Management
6 57 (8.27%) Information Security
7 56 (8.13%) Presales
8 55 (7.98%) Change Management
9 53 (7.69%) Project Management
10 52 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
11 48 (6.97%) Problem Management
12 46 (6.68%) Service Delivery
13 42 (6.10%) Logistics
14 41 (5.95%) ITSM
15 40 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
16 38 (5.52%) Kalman Filter
16 38 (5.52%) Mentoring
17 33 (4.79%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 68 (9.87%) SQL
2 35 (5.08%) Python
3 29 (4.21%) PowerShell
4 23 (3.34%) Bash Shell
5 17 (2.47%) PHP
6 11 (1.60%) T-SQL
7 7 (1.02%) C
7 7 (1.02%) C#
8 6 (0.87%) JavaScript
8 6 (0.87%) Perl
9 4 (0.58%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.58%) VB
10 3 (0.44%) Java
10 3 (0.44%) Ruby
11 1 (0.15%) C++
11 1 (0.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 183 (26.56%) Cisco Certification
2 136 (19.74%) CCNP
3 84 (12.19%) CCNA
4 81 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 75 (10.89%) Degree
6 64 (9.29%) SC Cleared
7 49 (7.11%) CCIE
8 44 (6.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 34 (4.93%) MCSA
10 25 (3.63%) MCP
11 23 (3.34%) MCSE
12 19 (2.76%) DV Cleared
13 17 (2.47%) CISSP
14 15 (2.18%) JNCIP
15 14 (2.03%) JNCIE
15 14 (2.03%) JNCIS
16 12 (1.74%) CCDP
16 12 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 10 (1.45%) LPIC
18 8 (1.16%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (9.29%) SLA
2 37 (5.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (3.19%) PMO
4 16 (2.32%) PCI DSS
5 11 (1.60%) QA
6 8 (1.16%) GDPR
7 3 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.29%) Government Security Classifications
8 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.15%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 219 (31.79%) Active Directory
2 110 (15.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 101 (14.66%) Hyper-V
4 26 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (2.18%) vSphere
6 14 (2.03%) Firmware
7 11 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (1.45%) VMware NSX
8 10 (1.45%) XenDesktop
9 8 (1.16%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 7 (1.02%) XenApp
11 5 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.58%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.29%) Samba
13 2 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.15%) NDS
14 1 (0.15%) NetIQ eDirectory
14 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 46 (6.68%) SCCM
2 23 (3.34%) SCOM
3 22 (3.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 21 (3.05%) WSUS
5 14 (2.03%) Terraform
6 13 (1.89%) Nessus
6 13 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
7 11 (1.60%) Nagios
7 11 (1.60%) Nmap
8 8 (1.16%) Microsoft Intune
9 6 (0.87%) Ansible
9 6 (0.87%) Cisco Prime
9 6 (0.87%) HP ALM
10 5 (0.73%) FortiGate
10 5 (0.73%) vRealize
11 4 (0.58%) Data Guard
11 4 (0.58%) QRadar
12 3 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
13 2 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
13 2 (0.29%) vMotion
Vendors
1 296 (42.96%) Cisco
2 223 (32.37%) Microsoft
3 161 (23.37%) VMware
4 106 (15.38%) Juniper
5 77 (11.18%) CheckPoint
6 74 (10.74%) Citrix
7 60 (8.71%) HP
8 56 (8.13%) SolarWinds
9 47 (6.82%) F5
10 41 (5.95%) Palo Alto
11 37 (5.37%) Oracle
12 34 (4.93%) ServiceNow
13 30 (4.35%) Aruba
14 27 (3.92%) Riverbed
15 26 (3.77%) NetApp
16 24 (3.48%) EMC
17 20 (2.90%) Avaya
17 20 (2.90%) Google
18 18 (2.61%) Dell
18 18 (2.61%) Symantec