Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > South East
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 111 76
Rank change year-on-year -13 -35 -15
Permanent jobs citing LAN 779 865 1,420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.55% 2.89% 3.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.40% 15.29% 17.68%
Number of salaries quoted 645 704 1,298
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,250 £26,175
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,174
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.56% +1.59%

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 5,058 5,656 8,030
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.56% 18.90% 21.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3,959 4,573 6,681
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +1.18%
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £66,250
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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +32 364 £45,000 +5.88% 26
Berkshire +39 255 £50,000 +11.11% 12
Surrey -27 135 £42,500 +6.25% 19
Hampshire -67 134 £42,500 +30.77% 25
Kent +11 79 £46,000 +15.00% 17
Buckinghamshire +14 71 £42,500 +13.33% 8
West Sussex +15 42 £48,750 +21.88% 5
Oxfordshire -15 40 £40,000 -5.88% 6
East Sussex -53 17 £42,500 +6.25%
Middlesex +18 5 £65,000 +31.31%
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 644 (82.67%) WAN
2 368 (47.24%) Windows
3 350 (44.93%) Cisco
4 340 (43.65%) Firewall
5 283 (36.33%) Microsoft
6 276 (35.43%) Active Directory
7 258 (33.12%) VMware
8 196 (25.16%) Cisco Certification
9 195 (25.03%) VPN
10 193 (24.78%) ITIL
10 193 (24.78%) Windows Server
11 180 (23.11%) VMware Infrastructure
12 177 (22.72%) Wireless
13 173 (22.21%) Data Centre
14 167 (21.44%) TCP/IP
15 152 (19.51%) DNS
15 152 (19.51%) Citrix
16 143 (18.36%) WLAN
17 140 (17.97%) Office 365
18 136 (17.46%) CCNA
18 136 (17.46%) Finance
19 133 (17.07%) DHCP
20 129 (16.56%) MPLS
20 129 (16.56%) Hyper-V
21 128 (16.43%) Microsoft Azure
22 123 (15.79%) VLAN
23 122 (15.66%) CCNP
24 112 (14.38%) Linux
25 111 (14.25%) CheckPoint
26 106 (13.61%) Wi-Fi

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 (12.45%) MS Exchange
2 57 (7.32%) IIS
3 41 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 29 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (2.95%) WebSphere
6 21 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 20 (2.57%) Skype for Business
8 14 (1.80%) IBM Notes
8 14 (1.80%) Oracle Service Bus
9 11 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
10 10 (1.28%) OpenStack
11 9 (1.16%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.90%) Apache
12 7 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.51%) CMS
14 4 (0.51%) Confluence
14 4 (0.51%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 100 (12.84%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (3.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (3.59%) MS Visio
4 16 (2.05%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.51%) SOLIDWORKS
7 3 (0.39%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.13%) EPLAN
9 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (1.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.51%) Workfront
3 1 (0.13%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 140 (17.97%) Office 365
2 128 (16.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 91 (11.68%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (2.95%) IBM Cloud
5 17 (2.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 11 (1.41%) Akamai
6 11 (1.41%) IaaS
7 10 (1.28%) SaaS
8 9 (1.16%) AWS CloudTrail
8 9 (1.16%) PaaS
9 8 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (1.03%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.77%) Amazon ELB
10 6 (0.77%) Amazon Glacier
10 6 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (0.64%) G Suite
11 5 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.39%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 644 (82.67%) WAN
2 340 (43.65%) Firewall
3 195 (25.03%) VPN
4 177 (22.72%) Wireless
5 167 (21.44%) TCP/IP
6 152 (19.51%) DNS
7 143 (18.36%) WLAN
8 133 (17.07%) DHCP
9 129 (16.56%) MPLS
10 123 (15.79%) VLAN
11 106 (13.61%) Wi-Fi
12 88 (11.30%) Cisco ASA
13 87 (11.17%) Network Security
14 79 (10.14%) SAN
15 71 (9.11%) OSPF
16 68 (8.73%) VoIP
17 61 (7.83%) NetScaler
18 57 (7.32%) BGP
19 41 (5.26%) Ethernet
20 40 (5.13%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (8.09%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.44%) Big Data
3 12 (1.54%) MySQL
4 9 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (0.51%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.51%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.13%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.13%) Power BI
8 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (1.41%) Jenkins
1 11 (1.41%) TeamCity
2 8 (1.03%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.77%) JIRA
3 6 (0.77%) Subversion
4 5 (0.64%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.51%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.26%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.13%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.13%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.13%) Selenium
7 1 (0.13%) SilkTest
7 1 (0.13%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.13%) WebDriver
General
1 136 (17.46%) Finance
2 47 (6.03%) Telecoms
3 44 (5.65%) Retail
4 20 (2.57%) Back Office
5 16 (2.05%) Publishing
6 15 (1.93%) Banking
7 13 (1.67%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.16%) Legal
9 8 (1.03%) Local Government
9 8 (1.03%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.90%) Law
10 7 (0.90%) Marketing
11 6 (0.77%) Automotive
12 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.13%) Advertising
13 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.13%) Billing
13 1 (0.13%) Electronics
13 1 (0.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 178 (22.85%) Network Engineer
2 107 (13.74%) Analyst
3 94 (12.07%) Architect
4 85 (10.91%) IT Support
5 70 (8.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 65 (8.34%) Support Engineer
7 50 (6.42%) Support Analyst
8 39 (5.01%) IT Engineer
9 34 (4.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 34 (4.36%) Cloud Architect
10 33 (4.24%) Cisco Engineer
10 33 (4.24%) Infrastructure Architect
10 33 (4.24%) IT Analyst
10 33 (4.24%) Network Manager
11 32 (4.11%) Security Engineer
11 32 (4.11%) Senior Network Engineer
12 29 (3.72%) IT Support Analyst
13 28 (3.59%) Infrastructure Manager
13 28 (3.59%) Project Manager
14 26 (3.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (6.68%) Middleware
2 22 (2.82%) WebSphere MQ
3 12 (1.54%) .NET
4 11 (1.41%) CSS
5 10 (1.28%) LDAP
5 10 (1.28%) Web Services
6 9 (1.16%) 802.1X
6 9 (1.16%) JSON
7 8 (1.03%) EDI
8 5 (0.64%) Elastic Stack
9 3 (0.39%) LAMP
10 2 (0.26%) COM
10 2 (0.26%) LEMP Stack
10 2 (0.26%) libvirt
11 1 (0.13%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.13%) HTML
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 1 (0.13%) SOAP
11 1 (0.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 173 (22.21%) Data Centre
2 61 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (5.52%) Driving Licence
4 36 (4.62%) Public Cloud
5 34 (4.36%) Video Conferencing
6 33 (4.24%) Private Cloud
7 27 (3.47%) Computer Science
8 24 (3.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 24 (3.08%) Management Information System
9 21 (2.70%) Cyberthreat
10 20 (2.57%) Mainframe
11 18 (2.31%) iSeries
12 17 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
12 17 (2.18%) Fat Client
12 17 (2.18%) Thin Client
13 16 (2.05%) Hybrid Cloud
13 16 (2.05%) Replication
14 14 (1.80%) IBM Mainframe
15 13 (1.67%) Hedge funds
16 9 (1.16%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 368 (47.24%) Windows
2 193 (24.78%) Windows Server
3 112 (14.38%) Linux
4 94 (12.07%) Windows 7
5 81 (10.40%) Windows 10
6 72 (9.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 70 (8.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (3.59%) Unix
9 18 (2.31%) Windows 8
10 15 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (1.67%) Apple iOS
12 12 (1.54%) Android
13 11 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (1.03%) CentOS
14 8 (1.03%) Ubuntu
15 7 (0.90%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.51%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.39%) Windows 2000
17 3 (0.39%) Windows Phone
18 2 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (24.78%) ITIL
2 83 (10.65%) Problem-Solving
3 73 (9.37%) Service Management
4 71 (9.11%) Network Design
5 63 (8.09%) Load Balancing
6 62 (7.96%) Change Management
7 55 (7.06%) Project Management
8 54 (6.93%) Kalman Filter
9 51 (6.55%) Capacity Planning
9 51 (6.55%) ITIL V3
9 51 (6.55%) Problem Management
10 50 (6.42%) Configuration Management
11 49 (6.29%) Disaster Recovery
12 46 (5.91%) Agile Software Development
12 46 (5.91%) Incident Management
13 41 (5.26%) Presales
13 41 (5.26%) Risk Management
14 40 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
15 39 (5.01%) Service Delivery
16 35 (4.49%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (9.63%) SQL
2 39 (5.01%) PowerShell
3 30 (3.85%) Python
4 13 (1.67%) Bash Shell
5 12 (1.54%) C
6 10 (1.28%) Shell Script
7 9 (1.16%) Perl
8 7 (0.90%) Java
9 6 (0.77%) Ruby
10 2 (0.26%) PHP
10 2 (0.26%) VBA
11 1 (0.13%) C#
11 1 (0.13%) C++
11 1 (0.13%) VB
11 1 (0.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 196 (25.16%) Cisco Certification
2 136 (17.46%) CCNA
3 122 (15.66%) CCNP
4 73 (9.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 70 (8.99%) Security Cleared
6 59 (7.57%) Degree
7 56 (7.19%) SC Cleared
8 47 (6.03%) MCSE
9 45 (5.78%) CCIE
10 33 (4.24%) MCP
11 31 (3.98%) CCDP
12 30 (3.85%) CISSP
13 21 (2.70%) JNCIP
14 18 (2.31%) CCSE
14 18 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
15 17 (2.18%) DV Cleared
16 16 (2.05%) MCSD
17 15 (1.93%) IISP
17 15 (1.93%) ISSAP
18 12 (1.54%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (6.93%) SLA
2 35 (4.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (3.34%) GDPR
4 17 (2.18%) PCI DSS
5 11 (1.41%) Cyber Essentials
6 10 (1.28%) QA
7 6 (0.77%) GPG13
8 5 (0.64%) ISO 22301
8 5 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 5 (0.64%) PMO
9 4 (0.51%) PMBOK
10 3 (0.39%) NIST 800
11 2 (0.26%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.26%) ISAE 3402
12 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.13%) ISO 31000
12 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 276 (35.43%) Active Directory
2 180 (23.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 129 (16.56%) Hyper-V
4 33 (4.24%) VMware NSX
5 30 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
6 23 (2.95%) XenDesktop
7 22 (2.82%) XenApp
8 14 (1.80%) NFS
9 12 (1.54%) ProxySG
9 12 (1.54%) vSphere
10 9 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 9 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
11 8 (1.03%) Firmware
11 8 (1.03%) Virtual Desktop
12 7 (0.90%) Terminal Services
12 7 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
13 6 (0.77%) Docker
13 6 (0.77%) Samba
14 4 (0.51%) XenServer
15 3 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 54 (6.93%) SCCM
2 28 (3.59%) Ansible
3 25 (3.21%) SCOM
4 20 (2.57%) Puppet
5 19 (2.44%) FortiGate
6 17 (2.18%) QRadar
7 15 (1.93%) Cisco Prime
7 15 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (1.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 15 (1.93%) vCenter Server
7 15 (1.93%) WSUS
8 14 (1.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 12 (1.54%) Backup Exec
10 11 (1.41%) Cisco CME
11 9 (1.16%) Nagios
12 8 (1.03%) Kubernetes
12 8 (1.03%) SolarWinds Orion
12 8 (1.03%) Terraform
13 6 (0.77%) vRealize Orchestrator
14 5 (0.64%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 350 (44.93%) Cisco
2 283 (36.33%) Microsoft
3 258 (33.12%) VMware
4 152 (19.51%) Citrix
5 111 (14.25%) CheckPoint
6 101 (12.97%) HP
7 98 (12.58%) Juniper
8 82 (10.53%) Oracle
9 80 (10.27%) SolarWinds
10 68 (8.73%) F5
11 62 (7.96%) Palo Alto
12 50 (6.42%) Forcepoint
13 49 (6.29%) Aruba
14 48 (6.16%) Blue Coat
15 42 (5.39%) Zscaler
16 41 (5.26%) IBM
17 36 (4.62%) Fortinet
18 35 (4.49%) Veeam
19 33 (4.24%) ServiceNow
20 32 (4.11%) Riverbed