Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > South East
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 82 73
Rank change year-on-year -46 -9 +10
Permanent jobs citing LAN 811 1,000 1,563
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.57% 3.36% 4.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.14% 16.85% 18.97%
Number of salaries quoted 634 867 1,445
South East median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -7.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £42,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.59% - +2.41%

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 5,357 5,936 8,239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.99% 19.95% 21.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4,123 4,789 6,929
South East median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% -1.73% +2.98%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,000 £65,000 £67,000
England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +3.45%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 +19 421 £47,500 +11.76% 39
Berkshire +25 295 £50,000 +17.65% 23
Surrey -55 142 £45,000 +12.50% 19
Hampshire -74 138 £37,500 -6.25% 21
Buckinghamshire +4 89 £41,000 -3.53% 6
Kent -6 58 £55,000 +37.50% 12
Oxfordshire -31 35 £42,500 -2.86% 10
West Sussex -45 22 £27,500 -31.25% 6
East Sussex -48 18 £45,000 - 1
Middlesex +5 5 £65,000 +30.00%
Home Counties - 1 £60,000 -
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, 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.

1 700 (86.31%) WAN
2 371 (45.75%) Cisco
3 364 (44.88%) Windows
4 349 (43.03%) Firewall
5 287 (35.39%) VMware
6 284 (35.02%) Microsoft
7 273 (33.66%) Active Directory
8 234 (28.85%) ITIL
9 211 (26.02%) Cisco Certification
10 203 (25.03%) VMware Infrastructure
11 193 (23.80%) Windows Server
12 187 (23.06%) Data Centre
13 185 (22.81%) VPN
14 184 (22.69%) TCP/IP
15 170 (20.96%) DNS
16 157 (19.36%) Wireless
17 154 (18.99%) Citrix
18 143 (17.63%) DHCP
19 137 (16.89%) Microsoft Azure
20 136 (16.77%) CCNP
20 136 (16.77%) CCNA
21 135 (16.65%) Hyper-V
22 127 (15.66%) WLAN
23 126 (15.54%) Juniper
24 122 (15.04%) Linux
25 121 (14.92%) MPLS
26 119 (14.67%) Amazon AWS
27 113 (13.93%) VLAN
28 110 (13.56%) Office 365
29 106 (13.07%) Cisco ASA

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 97 (11.96%) MS Exchange
2 62 (7.64%) IIS
3 26 (3.21%) SharePoint
4 24 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 22 (2.71%) WebSphere
6 18 (2.22%) Oracle Service Bus
6 18 (2.22%) Skype for Business
7 17 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2013
8 16 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
8 16 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
9 13 (1.60%) IBM Notes
9 13 (1.60%) OpenStack
10 10 (1.23%) WebLogic
11 9 (1.11%) Apache
12 7 (0.86%) CMS
13 5 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 5 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
14 4 (0.49%) Confluence
14 4 (0.49%) NetWeaver
15 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 102 (12.58%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (2.96%) Microsoft Project
3 20 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (2.47%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.37%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.49%) Workfront
3 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 137 (16.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 119 (14.67%) Amazon AWS
3 110 (13.56%) Office 365
4 29 (3.58%) Bluemix
4 29 (3.58%) IBM Cloud
5 15 (1.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 12 (1.48%) Akamai
7 11 (1.36%) AWS CloudTrail
8 10 (1.23%) IaaS
8 10 (1.23%) PaaS
8 10 (1.23%) SaaS
9 8 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (0.99%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (0.74%) Amazon ELB
12 5 (0.62%) G Suite
13 4 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (0.49%) Mimecast
13 4 (0.49%) OneDrive
13 4 (0.49%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 700 (86.31%) WAN
2 349 (43.03%) Firewall
3 185 (22.81%) VPN
4 184 (22.69%) TCP/IP
5 170 (20.96%) DNS
6 157 (19.36%) Wireless
7 143 (17.63%) DHCP
8 127 (15.66%) WLAN
9 121 (14.92%) MPLS
10 113 (13.93%) VLAN
11 106 (13.07%) Cisco ASA
12 96 (11.84%) SAN
13 95 (11.71%) VoIP
14 94 (11.59%) Wi-Fi
15 85 (10.48%) Network Security
15 85 (10.48%) OSPF
16 70 (8.63%) BGP
17 51 (6.29%) NetScaler
18 43 (5.30%) SNMP
19 37 (4.56%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (10.97%) SQL Server
2 24 (2.96%) Big Data
3 11 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (1.23%) MySQL
5 7 (0.86%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (0.49%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.37%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.25%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.25%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.25%) Power BI
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 15 (1.85%) Jenkins
2 13 (1.60%) TeamCity
3 10 (1.23%) Git (software)
4 8 (0.99%) Subversion
5 6 (0.74%) JIRA
5 6 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (0.49%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.25%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.12%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.12%) Selenium
8 1 (0.12%) SilkTest
8 1 (0.12%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.12%) WebDriver
General
1 106 (13.07%) Finance
2 57 (7.03%) Telecoms
3 25 (3.08%) Financial Institution
4 23 (2.84%) Retail
5 22 (2.71%) Publishing
6 17 (2.10%) Legal
7 10 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.11%) Law
8 9 (1.11%) Marketing
9 8 (0.99%) Advertising
10 5 (0.62%) Back Office
11 4 (0.49%) Banking
12 2 (0.25%) Automotive
13 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.12%) Games
13 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 186 (22.93%) Network Engineer
2 130 (16.03%) Architect
3 90 (11.10%) Analyst
4 80 (9.86%) IT Support
5 67 (8.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 53 (6.54%) Support Engineer
7 50 (6.17%) Support Analyst
8 45 (5.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 44 (5.43%) Solutions Architect
10 43 (5.30%) Senior Network Engineer
11 39 (4.81%) Cloud Architect
12 38 (4.69%) IT Engineer
13 37 (4.56%) Infrastructure Architect
14 32 (3.95%) Project Manager
15 30 (3.70%) Security Architect
16 29 (3.58%) Infrastructure Manager
16 29 (3.58%) IT Analyst
16 29 (3.58%) Support Technician
17 28 (3.45%) IT Technician
18 27 (3.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (7.27%) Middleware
2 24 (2.96%) Web Services
3 21 (2.59%) WebSphere MQ
4 15 (1.85%) .NET
5 13 (1.60%) JSON
6 10 (1.23%) CSS
7 8 (0.99%) 802.1X
7 8 (0.99%) EDI
7 8 (0.99%) LDAP
8 6 (0.74%) Elastic Stack
9 4 (0.49%) SAP Basis
10 3 (0.37%) LAMP
10 3 (0.37%) libvirt
11 2 (0.25%) Kafka
11 2 (0.25%) LEMP Stack
11 2 (0.25%) Node.js
11 2 (0.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 1 (0.12%) HTML
12 1 (0.12%) SOAP
12 1 (0.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 187 (23.06%) Data Centre
2 46 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (5.55%) Driving Licence
4 42 (5.18%) Public Cloud
5 40 (4.93%) Computer Science
6 38 (4.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 31 (3.82%) Private Cloud
8 30 (3.70%) Management Information System
9 26 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
10 25 (3.08%) Cyberthreat
11 24 (2.96%) Hybrid Cloud
12 23 (2.84%) Hedge funds
13 20 (2.47%) Fat Client
13 20 (2.47%) Thin Client
13 20 (2.47%) Video Conferencing
14 19 (2.34%) Enterprise Storage
14 19 (2.34%) Mainframe
14 19 (2.34%) Virtual Team
15 18 (2.22%) IBM Mainframe
16 13 (1.60%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 364 (44.88%) Windows
2 193 (23.80%) Windows Server
3 122 (15.04%) Linux
4 75 (9.25%) Windows 7
4 75 (9.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 74 (9.12%) Windows 10
6 70 (8.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (3.08%) Unix
8 20 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (2.10%) Windows 8
10 12 (1.48%) Android
10 12 (1.48%) Apple iOS
11 11 (1.36%) Windows Vista
12 8 (0.99%) CentOS
12 8 (0.99%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.74%) SUSE
14 4 (0.49%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.37%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (28.85%) ITIL
2 85 (10.48%) Service Management
3 73 (9.00%) Change Management
4 65 (8.01%) Problem-Solving
4 65 (8.01%) Project Management
5 59 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 59 (7.27%) Load Balancing
6 56 (6.91%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 54 (6.66%) Kalman Filter
8 54 (6.66%) Network Design
9 52 (6.41%) Presales
10 47 (5.80%) Configuration Management
11 46 (5.67%) Strategic Thinking
12 45 (5.55%) Capacity Planning
13 44 (5.43%) Incident Management
13 44 (5.43%) Migration
14 43 (5.30%) Network Management
15 42 (5.18%) DevOps
16 41 (5.06%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 77 (9.49%) SQL
2 43 (5.30%) PowerShell
2 43 (5.30%) Python
3 11 (1.36%) Bash Shell
4 10 (1.23%) Ruby
5 9 (1.11%) Perl
6 7 (0.86%) C
6 7 (0.86%) Java
7 5 (0.62%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.37%) C#
9 2 (0.25%) VB
10 1 (0.12%) C++
10 1 (0.12%) PHP
10 1 (0.12%) VBA
10 1 (0.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 211 (26.02%) Cisco Certification
2 136 (16.77%) CCNA
2 136 (16.77%) CCNP
3 95 (11.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 77 (9.49%) Security Cleared
5 63 (7.77%) SC Cleared
6 56 (6.91%) Degree
7 52 (6.41%) MCSE
8 47 (5.80%) CCIE
9 35 (4.32%) CISSP
10 32 (3.95%) CCDP
10 32 (3.95%) DV Cleared
11 29 (3.58%) MCSA
12 25 (3.08%) JNCIP
12 25 (3.08%) MCP
13 24 (2.96%) CCSE
14 22 (2.71%) MCSD
15 21 (2.59%) IISP
15 21 (2.59%) ISSAP
16 19 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (6.91%) SLA
2 23 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (2.47%) QA
4 9 (1.11%) GDPR
5 6 (0.74%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.25%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.25%) GPG13
7 2 (0.25%) ISAE 3402
7 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 31000
8 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.12%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.12%) PMO
System Software
1 273 (33.66%) Active Directory
2 203 (25.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 135 (16.65%) Hyper-V
4 43 (5.30%) VMware NSX
5 30 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (2.47%) NFS
7 18 (2.22%) vSphere
8 16 (1.97%) XenApp
9 13 (1.60%) XenDesktop
10 8 (0.99%) Docker
10 8 (0.99%) FreeRADIUS
11 7 (0.86%) vCloud
12 6 (0.74%) KVM
12 6 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
13 5 (0.62%) Firmware
13 5 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
14 4 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (0.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 3 (0.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 43 (5.30%) SCCM
2 36 (4.44%) Ansible
3 24 (2.96%) vCenter Server
4 23 (2.84%) QRadar
5 21 (2.59%) FortiGate
5 21 (2.59%) Puppet
6 18 (2.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 14 (1.73%) Cisco Prime
8 13 (1.60%) Kubernetes
9 12 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (1.48%) SCOM
10 11 (1.36%) Backup Exec
10 11 (1.36%) Nagios
11 10 (1.23%) Cisco CME
11 10 (1.23%) WSUS
12 8 (0.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 6 (0.74%) HP SiteScope
13 6 (0.74%) OpenView
13 6 (0.74%) Terraform
13 6 (0.74%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 371 (45.75%) Cisco
2 287 (35.39%) VMware
3 284 (35.02%) Microsoft
4 154 (18.99%) Citrix
5 126 (15.54%) Juniper
6 99 (12.21%) Oracle
7 90 (11.10%) CheckPoint
8 79 (9.74%) F5
9 77 (9.49%) HP
10 70 (8.63%) Palo Alto
11 68 (8.38%) SolarWinds
12 55 (6.78%) Forcepoint
12 55 (6.78%) IBM
13 43 (5.30%) Fortinet
14 42 (5.18%) Blue Coat
15 41 (5.06%) NetApp
16 38 (4.69%) Zscaler
17 36 (4.44%) Aruba
18 33 (4.07%) Veeam
19 32 (3.95%) Splunk