Period
to 12 August 2020

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 12 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > South East
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 133 114 133
Rank change year-on-year -19 +19 -21
Permanent jobs citing LAN 233 749 725
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.16% 2.87% 2.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.94% 17.71% 14.95%
Number of salaries quoted 174 562 620
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% -6.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,318 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

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 1,951 4,229 4,848
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.07% 16.20% 16.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,505 3,246 3,799
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,850 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing LAN as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing LAN in the South East.

Salary trend for LAN in the South East

LAN
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing LAN in the South East over the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

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 12 August 2020. 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
Hampshire -1 100 £40,000 +2.56% 16
Thames Valley +11 79 £42,500 +2.87% 11
Berkshire +23 48 £42,500 +4.94% 6
Oxfordshire +50 20 £50,000 +33.33% 5
Surrey +12 20 £45,000 -5.26%
West Sussex +8 16 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Buckinghamshire +8 12 £45,000 +7.14%
Kent +27 10 £31,000 -17.33% 6
East Sussex +24 6 £62,500 +25.00% 2
Sussex - 1 £45,000 -
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 2020, 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.

1 199 (85.41%) WAN
2 132 (56.65%) Cisco
3 112 (48.07%) Firewall
4 97 (41.63%) Windows
5 83 (35.62%) VMware
6 80 (34.33%) Active Directory
7 70 (30.04%) Cisco Certification
8 61 (26.18%) Windows Server
9 58 (24.89%) Azure
10 55 (23.61%) VMware Infrastructure
10 55 (23.61%) Microsoft
10 55 (23.61%) Wireless
11 52 (22.32%) Security Cleared
12 51 (21.89%) VPN
13 48 (20.60%) ITIL
14 47 (20.17%) DNS
15 46 (19.74%) CCNP
16 45 (19.31%) Data Centre
17 44 (18.88%) VoIP
18 42 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
19 41 (17.60%) DHCP
19 41 (17.60%) SCCM
20 39 (16.74%) SQL
20 39 (16.74%) BGP
21 36 (15.45%) AWS
22 35 (15.02%) DV Cleared
22 35 (15.02%) Juniper
22 35 (15.02%) WLAN
22 35 (15.02%) CCNA
23 34 (14.59%) OSPF

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 11 (4.72%) IIS
1 11 (4.72%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.58%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.86%) JBoss
3 2 (0.86%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.43%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 29 (12.45%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (9.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (6.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.86%) assyst
1 2 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 58 (24.89%) Azure
2 36 (15.45%) AWS
3 33 (14.16%) Office 365
4 12 (5.15%) SaaS
5 8 (3.43%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (3.43%) IaaS
6 7 (3.00%) PaaS
7 3 (1.29%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.43%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 199 (85.41%) WAN
2 112 (48.07%) Firewall
3 55 (23.61%) Wireless
4 51 (21.89%) VPN
5 47 (20.17%) DNS
6 44 (18.88%) VoIP
7 41 (17.60%) DHCP
8 39 (16.74%) BGP
9 35 (15.02%) WLAN
10 34 (14.59%) OSPF
11 33 (14.16%) Network Security
12 32 (13.73%) TCP/IP
13 28 (12.02%) MPLS
14 24 (10.30%) VLAN
15 21 (9.01%) Cisco ASA
15 21 (9.01%) SAN
15 21 (9.01%) Wi-Fi
16 16 (6.87%) IPsec
17 13 (5.58%) Cisco Nexus
17 13 (5.58%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.29%) Power BI
3 2 (0.86%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (0.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 19 (8.15%) Telecoms
2 16 (6.87%) Finance
3 6 (2.58%) Aerospace
4 5 (2.15%) Public Sector
5 4 (1.72%) Back Office
5 4 (1.72%) Korean Language
6 3 (1.29%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.86%) Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Automotive
8 1 (0.43%) Local Government
8 1 (0.43%) Military
8 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 77 (33.05%) Network Engineer
2 22 (9.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (8.15%) Team Leader
4 18 (7.73%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 18 (7.73%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
5 16 (6.87%) Architect
6 14 (6.01%) IT Manager
7 13 (5.58%) IT Engineer
7 13 (5.58%) Support Engineer
7 13 (5.58%) Systems Engineer
7 13 (5.58%) Wintel Engineer
8 12 (5.15%) Network Security Engineer
8 12 (5.15%) Security Engineer
9 11 (4.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 11 (4.72%) Network Architect
10 9 (3.86%) IT Support
10 9 (3.86%) Network Manager
10 9 (3.86%) Senior Network Engineer
11 8 (3.43%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (3.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.29%) 802.1X
2 7 (3.00%) .NET
2 7 (3.00%) AngularJS
2 7 (3.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (3.00%) Node.js
2 7 (3.00%) React
2 7 (3.00%) REST
2 7 (3.00%) WCF
2 7 (3.00%) WPF
3 4 (1.72%) CSS
4 2 (0.86%) HTML
4 2 (0.86%) jQuery
4 2 (0.86%) LDAP
4 2 (0.86%) RESTful
4 2 (0.86%) XML
5 1 (0.43%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 45 (19.31%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.87%) Driving Licence
3 14 (6.01%) CMDB
3 14 (6.01%) Public Cloud
4 12 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 10 (4.29%) Hybrid Cloud
7 9 (3.86%) Management Information System
8 8 (3.43%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (2.58%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.72%) Fat Client
10 4 (1.72%) Security Operations Centre
10 4 (1.72%) Thin Client
11 3 (1.29%) CESG
11 3 (1.29%) Fibre Optics
11 3 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.86%) AS400
12 2 (0.86%) CCTV
12 2 (0.86%) iSeries
12 2 (0.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 97 (41.63%) Windows
2 61 (26.18%) Windows Server
3 34 (14.59%) Windows 10
4 29 (12.45%) Linux
5 25 (10.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (7.30%) Windows 7
7 16 (6.87%) Windows Server 2016
8 10 (4.29%) Unix
9 9 (3.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.72%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.29%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.29%) Windows Server 2019
12 2 (0.86%) CentOS
12 2 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.43%) Android
13 1 (0.43%) Check Point GAiA
13 1 (0.43%) SUSE
13 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (20.60%) ITIL
2 42 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (12.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 23 (9.87%) Service Delivery
5 22 (9.44%) Problem-Solving
6 21 (9.01%) Network Design
6 21 (9.01%) Patch Management
7 20 (8.58%) Project Management
8 18 (7.73%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (7.30%) Load Balancing
10 16 (6.87%) Data Protection
11 14 (6.01%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (6.01%) High Availability
11 14 (6.01%) Migration
11 14 (6.01%) Virtual Environments
12 13 (5.58%) DevOps
12 13 (5.58%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 13 (5.58%) Server Patching
12 13 (5.58%) Software Distribution
13 11 (4.72%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 39 (16.74%) SQL
2 24 (10.30%) PowerShell
3 13 (5.58%) VB
4 10 (4.29%) JavaScript
4 10 (4.29%) Python
5 8 (3.43%) C#
6 7 (3.00%) TypeScript
6 7 (3.00%) VBA
7 4 (1.72%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.29%) C++
8 3 (1.29%) Perl
8 3 (1.29%) PHP
9 2 (0.86%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.43%) Ada
10 1 (0.43%) C
10 1 (0.43%) Java
10 1 (0.43%) Ruby
10 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 70 (30.04%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (22.32%) Security Cleared
3 46 (19.74%) CCNP
4 35 (15.02%) CCNA
4 35 (15.02%) DV Cleared
5 33 (14.16%) SC Cleared
6 26 (11.16%) Degree
7 15 (6.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (4.72%) MCSE
9 9 (3.86%) JNCIS
10 8 (3.43%) CCIE
11 7 (3.00%) Computer Science Degree
12 6 (2.58%) RHCSA
13 5 (2.15%) CEH
13 5 (2.15%) JNCIA
13 5 (2.15%) MBCS
14 3 (1.29%) CCDP
15 2 (0.86%) CCSA
15 2 (0.86%) CISSP
15 2 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.01%) SLA
2 18 (7.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (3.00%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.72%) NCSC
6 1 (0.43%) GDPR
6 1 (0.43%) NIST
System Software
1 80 (34.33%) Active Directory
2 55 (23.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (11.16%) VMware ESXi
4 18 (7.73%) Hyper-V
5 17 (7.30%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (5.58%) Virtual Desktop
6 13 (5.58%) VMware Server
7 6 (2.58%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (1.29%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.86%) Docker
9 2 (0.86%) Firmware
9 2 (0.86%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.43%) KVM
10 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 41 (17.60%) SCCM
2 34 (14.59%) WSUS
3 18 (7.73%) SCOM
4 13 (5.58%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 8 (3.43%) Ansible
6 4 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (1.72%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (1.72%) vCenter Server
7 3 (1.29%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.86%) Amdocs OSS
8 2 (0.86%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.86%) Icinga
8 2 (0.86%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.86%) Observium
8 2 (0.86%) Terraform
9 1 (0.43%) CASB
9 1 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 132 (56.65%) Cisco
2 83 (35.62%) VMware
3 55 (23.61%) Microsoft
4 35 (15.02%) Juniper
5 28 (12.02%) CheckPoint
6 23 (9.87%) Meraki
7 20 (8.58%) Palo Alto
8 16 (6.87%) Citrix
9 14 (6.01%) F5
9 14 (6.01%) HP
10 12 (5.15%) Fortinet
11 10 (4.29%) SolarWinds
12 7 (3.00%) Brocade
12 7 (3.00%) DevExpress
12 7 (3.00%) Red Hat
12 7 (3.00%) Riverbed
13 6 (2.58%) EMC
13 6 (2.58%) Veeam
14 5 (2.15%) NetApp
14 5 (2.15%) Synology