Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 111 122 112
Rank change year-on-year +11 -10 -35
Permanent jobs citing LAN 731 776 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.76% 2.56% 2.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.04% 15.49% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 530 640 697
South East median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,450 £24,250
90th Percentile £64,650 £68,775 £62,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -2.30%

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 4,290 5,010 5,618
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.19% 16.51% 18.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3,293 3,922 4,531
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -1.16%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.16% +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 18 July 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 18 July 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 -25 235 £39,000 -13.33% 55
Hampshire +53 222 £38,500 -9.41% 35
Berkshire -29 155 £39,000 -23.15% 24
Surrey -3 108 £46,500 +9.41% 21
West Sussex +31 71 £47,500 -13.64% 15
Buckinghamshire +12 59 £33,000 -22.35% 20
Kent -12 49 £37,500 -18.48% 5
East Sussex +30 29 £30,375 -28.53% 10
Oxfordshire +22 20 £41,250 +3.13% 11
Home Counties - 7 £30,000 -
Middlesex +4 3 £39,000 -40.00% 2
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 629 (86.05%) WAN
2 322 (44.05%) Cisco
3 309 (42.27%) Firewall
4 297 (40.63%) Windows
5 225 (30.78%) Active Directory
6 215 (29.41%) Microsoft
7 214 (29.27%) Cisco Certification
8 210 (28.73%) VMware
9 207 (28.32%) ITIL
10 206 (28.18%) TCP/IP
11 172 (23.53%) CCNP
12 170 (23.26%) Data Centre
13 168 (22.98%) VMware Infrastructure
14 158 (21.61%) Wireless
15 154 (21.07%) DNS
16 153 (20.93%) Office 365
17 150 (20.52%) Windows Server
18 145 (19.84%) Problem-Solving
19 132 (18.06%) Linux
19 132 (18.06%) VoIP
20 131 (17.92%) VPN
20 131 (17.92%) Citrix
21 125 (17.10%) Network Security
22 122 (16.69%) DHCP
23 108 (14.77%) Microsoft Office
24 105 (14.36%) MPLS
24 105 (14.36%) Microsoft Azure
25 100 (13.68%) CheckPoint
25 100 (13.68%) Degree
26 98 (13.41%) 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 49 (6.70%) MS Exchange
2 46 (6.29%) SharePoint
3 20 (2.74%) IIS
4 19 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (1.78%) Skype for Business
6 7 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.68%) MS Project Server
8 3 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.27%) Apache
9 2 (0.27%) nginx
10 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 108 (14.77%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (3.97%) MS Visio
3 17 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 16 (2.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.55%) Cisco SocialMiner
4 2 (0.27%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 153 (20.93%) Office 365
2 105 (14.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 93 (12.72%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (5.88%) IaaS
5 25 (3.42%) SaaS
6 21 (2.87%) Azure Active Directory
7 20 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
7 20 (2.74%) PaaS
8 7 (0.96%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.41%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.41%) Serverless
9 3 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.27%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.27%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 629 (86.05%) WAN
2 309 (42.27%) Firewall
3 206 (28.18%) TCP/IP
4 158 (21.61%) Wireless
5 154 (21.07%) DNS
6 132 (18.06%) VoIP
7 131 (17.92%) VPN
8 125 (17.10%) Network Security
9 122 (16.69%) DHCP
10 105 (14.36%) MPLS
11 98 (13.41%) Wi-Fi
12 97 (13.27%) VLAN
13 92 (12.59%) Cisco ASA
14 87 (11.90%) BGP
15 85 (11.63%) SAN
16 84 (11.49%) OSPF
17 60 (8.21%) Cisco Nexus
18 55 (7.52%) HSRP
19 49 (6.70%) Internet
19 49 (6.70%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (9.17%) SQL Server
2 33 (4.51%) DB2
3 12 (1.64%) MySQL
4 8 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.14%) Big Data
7 1 (0.14%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (4.24%) MSI
2 6 (0.82%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.27%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.27%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.14%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.14%) Gradle
5 1 (0.14%) JIRA
General
1 72 (9.85%) Finance
2 66 (9.03%) Telecoms
3 37 (5.06%) Manufacturing
4 33 (4.51%) Retail
5 20 (2.74%) Banking
6 11 (1.50%) Marketing
7 10 (1.37%) Law
8 8 (1.09%) Back Office
9 7 (0.96%) Legal
10 6 (0.82%) Advertising
11 5 (0.68%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.41%) Automotive
13 2 (0.27%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.14%) Avionics
14 1 (0.14%) Billing
14 1 (0.14%) Electronics
14 1 (0.14%) Korean Language
14 1 (0.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 174 (23.80%) Network Engineer
2 86 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 66 (9.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 64 (8.76%) Architect
5 63 (8.62%) Analyst
6 54 (7.39%) Project Manager
7 49 (6.70%) IT Support
8 48 (6.57%) Consultant
9 47 (6.43%) IT Engineer
10 46 (6.29%) Cisco Engineer
11 37 (5.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 36 (4.92%) Technical Architect
13 35 (4.79%) 2nd Line Support
14 32 (4.38%) NOC Engineer
15 31 (4.24%) Senior Network Engineer
15 31 (4.24%) Systems Engineer
16 29 (3.97%) Support Analyst
16 29 (3.97%) Technical Support
17 27 (3.69%) IT Manager
17 27 (3.69%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.28%) LDAP
2 4 (0.55%) .NET
2 4 (0.55%) Apache Flex
3 3 (0.41%) CSS
3 3 (0.41%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (0.41%) HTML
3 3 (0.41%) Web Services
3 3 (0.41%) XML
4 1 (0.14%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.14%) libvirt
4 1 (0.14%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 170 (23.26%) Data Centre
2 86 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (8.62%) Self-Motivation
4 55 (7.52%) Management Information System
5 43 (5.88%) Public Cloud
6 25 (3.42%) PKI
7 21 (2.87%) Video Conferencing
8 18 (2.46%) Fat Client
8 18 (2.46%) Thin Client
9 16 (2.19%) Driving Licence
9 16 (2.19%) Replication
10 13 (1.78%) BBC
11 12 (1.64%) CMDB
11 12 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
12 10 (1.37%) Clustering
12 10 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
13 9 (1.23%) e-Learning
13 9 (1.23%) FMCG
13 9 (1.23%) Private Cloud
14 7 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 297 (40.63%) Windows
2 150 (20.52%) Windows Server
3 132 (18.06%) Linux
4 81 (11.08%) Windows 10
5 77 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 65 (8.89%) Windows 7
7 38 (5.20%) Unix
8 30 (4.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (2.46%) Windows 8
10 11 (1.50%) Android
11 9 (1.23%) Windows XP
12 8 (1.09%) Apple iOS
12 8 (1.09%) CentOS
12 8 (1.09%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.41%) Debian
14 2 (0.27%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.27%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.14%) Check Point GAiA
15 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (28.32%) ITIL
2 145 (19.84%) Problem-Solving
3 90 (12.31%) Project Management
4 86 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 79 (10.81%) Migration
6 70 (9.58%) Service Delivery
7 66 (9.03%) Network Design
8 63 (8.62%) Load Balancing
9 59 (8.07%) Agile Software Development
10 52 (7.11%) Presales
11 46 (6.29%) IT Strategy
11 46 (6.29%) TOGAF
12 45 (6.16%) Mentoring
13 44 (6.02%) Architectural Design
14 42 (5.75%) Application Packaging
15 41 (5.61%) Problem Management
16 40 (5.47%) Customer Requirements
16 40 (5.47%) Network Monitoring
17 38 (5.20%) Kalman Filter
17 38 (5.20%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 57 (7.80%) SQL
2 43 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 18 (2.46%) Python
4 11 (1.50%) Perl
5 10 (1.37%) Bash Shell
6 6 (0.82%) Java
7 5 (0.68%) C
7 5 (0.68%) C++
8 4 (0.55%) VBA
9 3 (0.41%) C#
9 3 (0.41%) Fortran
9 3 (0.41%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.41%) VB
10 1 (0.14%) Java 8
10 1 (0.14%) PHP
10 1 (0.14%) Ruby
10 1 (0.14%) Scala
10 1 (0.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 214 (29.27%) Cisco Certification
2 172 (23.53%) CCNP
3 100 (13.68%) Degree
4 83 (11.35%) CCNA
5 65 (8.89%) Security Cleared
6 48 (6.57%) CCIE
7 43 (5.88%) SC Cleared
8 36 (4.92%) TOGAF Certification
9 35 (4.79%) CCDP
10 34 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 32 (4.38%) AWS Certification
12 22 (3.01%) JNCIS
13 19 (2.60%) MCSE
14 18 (2.46%) MCP
15 16 (2.19%) HNC
16 12 (1.64%) A+ Certification
17 11 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
18 9 (1.23%) MCDST
18 9 (1.23%) MCSA
19 8 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (9.44%) SLA
2 32 (4.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (3.15%) ISO 22301
3 23 (3.15%) ISO 9001
4 14 (1.92%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.55%) GDPR
6 3 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.27%) GAMP
7 2 (0.27%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.27%) NIST
7 2 (0.27%) QA
7 2 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.27%) SSAE 16
8 1 (0.14%) DICOM
8 1 (0.14%) HAZOP
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 225 (30.78%) Active Directory
2 168 (22.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 33 (4.51%) Microsoft App-V
5 26 (3.56%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (1.92%) vSphere
7 12 (1.64%) DFS Replication
7 12 (1.64%) Terminal Server
8 11 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
9 10 (1.37%) XenDesktop
10 9 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
10 9 (1.23%) VMware NSX
11 7 (0.96%) XenApp
12 5 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.55%) Firmware
13 4 (0.55%) iptables
14 3 (0.41%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 3 (0.41%) Docker
14 3 (0.41%) ProxySG
15 2 (0.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 45 (6.16%) SCCM
2 29 (3.97%) IBM BigFix
3 23 (3.15%) WSUS
4 19 (2.60%) Cisco CUCM
5 18 (2.46%) Cisco Prime
5 18 (2.46%) Microsoft Intune
6 16 (2.19%) vCenter Server
7 12 (1.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 10 (1.37%) Backup Exec
9 7 (0.96%) Ansible
10 6 (0.82%) Microsoft Clustering
10 6 (0.82%) Nagios
10 6 (0.82%) vRealize
11 5 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (0.55%) Cisco UCCE
12 4 (0.55%) Cisco UCCX
12 4 (0.55%) Failover Clustering
12 4 (0.55%) SCOM
12 4 (0.55%) Terraform
12 4 (0.55%) vMotion
Vendors
1 322 (44.05%) Cisco
2 215 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 210 (28.73%) VMware
4 131 (17.92%) Citrix
5 100 (13.68%) CheckPoint
6 87 (11.90%) Juniper
7 64 (8.76%) HP
8 53 (7.25%) Aruba
9 50 (6.84%) SolarWinds
10 47 (6.43%) Palo Alto
11 41 (5.61%) F5
12 40 (5.47%) SAP
13 39 (5.34%) NetApp
14 37 (5.06%) IBM
15 35 (4.79%) Fortinet
16 32 (4.38%) Meraki
17 28 (3.83%) Avaya
18 27 (3.69%) Dell
19 25 (3.42%) Brocade
20 24 (3.28%) Huawei