Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > South East
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 133 76
Rank change year-on-year +9 -57 -6
Permanent jobs citing LAN 740 787 1,300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.56% 2.57% 3.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.32% 14.60% 17.44%
Number of salaries quoted 622 653 1,154
South East median annual salary £42,500 £39,500 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.59% -11.73% +2.87%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £74,875 £61,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - -1.16%

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 4,534 5,392 7,456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.68% 17.63% 21.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3,570 4,308 5,958
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,250 £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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -12 246 £50,000 +14.94% 34
Hampshire -22 197 £37,500 +15.38% 34
Surrey +40 142 £37,500 -11.76% 25
Berkshire +14 141 £52,500 +10.53% 14
West Sussex +36 56 £55,000 +29.41% 5
Buckinghamshire -17 52 £40,250 +0.63% 12
Oxfordshire +10 51 £68,750 +97.84% 8
Kent -11 47 £36,000 -4.00% 2
East Sussex +9 40 £50,000 +29.87% 1
M4 Corridor - 6 £62,500 -
Middlesex +9 3 £70,000 +86.67% 1
Isle of Wight - 1 £35,250 -
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 631 (85.27%) WAN
2 350 (47.30%) Windows
3 329 (44.46%) Firewall
4 293 (39.59%) Cisco
5 275 (37.16%) Microsoft
6 270 (36.49%) Active Directory
7 229 (30.95%) Windows Server
8 214 (28.92%) VMware
9 191 (25.81%) VPN
10 184 (24.86%) Wireless
11 176 (23.78%) TCP/IP
12 174 (23.51%) ITIL
13 160 (21.62%) Data Centre
14 158 (21.35%) Cisco Certification
15 154 (20.81%) Office 365
16 143 (19.32%) VMware Infrastructure
17 118 (15.95%) MPLS
18 117 (15.81%) DNS
19 107 (14.46%) Hyper-V
20 103 (13.92%) Linux
21 102 (13.78%) WLAN
21 102 (13.78%) DHCP
22 101 (13.65%) Wi-Fi
22 101 (13.65%) Finance
23 99 (13.38%) Windows Server 2012
24 98 (13.24%) Problem-Solving
24 98 (13.24%) CCNP
24 98 (13.24%) Juniper
25 97 (13.11%) MS Exchange
25 97 (13.11%) Windows 10

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 (13.11%) MS Exchange
2 39 (5.27%) IIS
3 38 (5.14%) SharePoint
4 37 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 33 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (2.03%) Skype for Business
7 10 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (1.22%) Apache
8 9 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (1.08%) Confluence
10 5 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.54%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.14%) CMS
12 1 (0.14%) iPlanet
12 1 (0.14%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.14%) SAS
12 1 (0.14%) Site Server
12 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 79 (10.68%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (2.57%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.68%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.14%) EPLAN
6 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.14%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (0.14%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 154 (20.81%) Office 365
2 87 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (7.43%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (1.62%) IaaS
5 11 (1.49%) Amazon S3
5 11 (1.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 10 (1.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 10 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
7 9 (1.22%) Mimecast
8 8 (1.08%) SaaS
9 7 (0.95%) Amazon ELB
9 7 (0.95%) Amazon Glacier
10 6 (0.81%) PaaS
11 4 (0.54%) Akamai
11 4 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
14 1 (0.14%) Google Compute Engine
14 1 (0.14%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 631 (85.27%) WAN
2 329 (44.46%) Firewall
3 191 (25.81%) VPN
4 184 (24.86%) Wireless
5 176 (23.78%) TCP/IP
6 118 (15.95%) MPLS
7 117 (15.81%) DNS
8 102 (13.78%) DHCP
8 102 (13.78%) WLAN
9 101 (13.65%) Wi-Fi
10 95 (12.84%) VLAN
11 84 (11.35%) VoIP
12 83 (11.22%) Network Security
13 70 (9.46%) SAN
14 65 (8.78%) Cisco ASA
15 51 (6.89%) BGP
15 51 (6.89%) Ethernet
16 50 (6.76%) Unified Communications
17 46 (6.22%) OSPF
18 31 (4.19%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (5.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (0.54%) Big Data
4 3 (0.41%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.27%) Power BI
5 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.14%) DB2
6 1 (0.14%) MySQL
6 1 (0.14%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (1.08%) JIRA
2 3 (0.41%) MSI
3 1 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.14%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.14%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.14%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.14%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.14%) Vagrant
General
1 101 (13.65%) Finance
2 53 (7.16%) Telecoms
3 39 (5.27%) Banking
4 34 (4.59%) Retail
5 13 (1.76%) Back Office
6 10 (1.35%) Advertising
7 6 (0.81%) Local Government
8 5 (0.68%) Automotive
8 5 (0.68%) Legal
9 4 (0.54%) Marketing
10 3 (0.41%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.27%) Billing
11 2 (0.27%) Electronics
11 2 (0.27%) Law
11 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 143 (19.32%) Network Engineer
2 113 (15.27%) Analyst
3 88 (11.89%) Support Engineer
4 67 (9.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 62 (8.38%) IT Support
6 57 (7.70%) Support Analyst
7 50 (6.76%) Network Manager
8 44 (5.95%) IT Engineer
9 42 (5.68%) Infrastructure Manager
10 41 (5.54%) 2nd Line Support
10 41 (5.54%) Architect
11 39 (5.27%) Cisco Engineer
12 37 (5.00%) Project Manager
13 36 (4.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 36 (4.86%) Technical Support
14 35 (4.73%) 3rd Line Support
15 33 (4.46%) Senior Network Engineer
16 30 (4.05%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
17 29 (3.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 29 (3.92%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.84%) Middleware
2 12 (1.62%) 802.1X
3 10 (1.35%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (1.08%) .NET
5 7 (0.95%) HTML
6 5 (0.68%) LDAP
7 4 (0.54%) CSS
8 3 (0.41%) COM
8 3 (0.41%) Web Services
9 2 (0.27%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.27%) JSON
10 1 (0.14%) CGI
10 1 (0.14%) JRules
10 1 (0.14%) LAMP
10 1 (0.14%) MAPI
10 1 (0.14%) OAuth
10 1 (0.14%) OpenID
10 1 (0.14%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 160 (21.62%) Data Centre
2 58 (7.84%) Driving Licence
3 37 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
4 34 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
5 33 (4.46%) Management Information System
6 23 (3.11%) Replication
7 22 (2.97%) Computer Science
8 19 (2.57%) Self-Motivation
9 18 (2.43%) CMDB
10 17 (2.30%) Hybrid Cloud
11 10 (1.35%) NHS
12 9 (1.22%) BBC
12 9 (1.22%) Mainframe
13 8 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
14 7 (0.95%) Clustering
14 7 (0.95%) Fat Client
14 7 (0.95%) Private Cloud
14 7 (0.95%) Public Cloud
14 7 (0.95%) Thin Client
15 6 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 350 (47.30%) Windows
2 229 (30.95%) Windows Server
3 103 (13.92%) Linux
4 99 (13.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 97 (13.11%) Windows 10
6 96 (12.97%) Windows 7
7 87 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 39 (5.27%) Windows 8
9 38 (5.14%) Unix
10 13 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (1.49%) Mac OS X
12 10 (1.35%) CentOS
12 10 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (0.95%) Apple iOS
14 6 (0.81%) Android
14 6 (0.81%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.54%) AIX
15 4 (0.54%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.54%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.54%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (23.51%) ITIL
2 98 (13.24%) Problem-Solving
3 90 (12.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 89 (12.03%) Network Design
5 60 (8.11%) Load Balancing
6 59 (7.97%) Incident Management
7 58 (7.84%) Problem Management
8 51 (6.89%) Change Management
9 50 (6.76%) Presales
9 50 (6.76%) Service Management
10 48 (6.49%) Project Management
11 47 (6.35%) ITIL V3
12 46 (6.22%) Agile Software Development
13 44 (5.95%) Disaster Recovery
14 41 (5.54%) Information Security
15 40 (5.41%) ITSM
15 40 (5.41%) Logistics
16 39 (5.27%) Kalman Filter
17 38 (5.14%) Service Delivery
18 34 (4.59%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 43 (5.81%) SQL
2 35 (4.73%) PowerShell
2 35 (4.73%) Python
3 22 (2.97%) Bash Shell
4 12 (1.62%) Perl
4 12 (1.62%) PHP
5 11 (1.49%) C
6 10 (1.35%) Shell Script
7 8 (1.08%) Ruby
8 7 (0.95%) Java
9 6 (0.81%) C#
9 6 (0.81%) JavaScript
10 5 (0.68%) T-SQL
10 5 (0.68%) VB
11 2 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 158 (21.35%) Cisco Certification
2 98 (13.24%) CCNP
3 95 (12.84%) CCNA
4 87 (11.76%) Degree
5 85 (11.49%) Security Cleared
6 72 (9.73%) SC Cleared
7 59 (7.97%) Microsoft Certification
8 39 (5.27%) CCIE
8 39 (5.27%) MCSA
9 35 (4.73%) MCP
9 35 (4.73%) MCSE
10 20 (2.70%) CCDP
11 19 (2.57%) JNCIE
11 19 (2.57%) JNCIP
12 18 (2.43%) CISSP
13 16 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 15 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
14 15 (2.03%) JNCIS
15 11 (1.49%) DV Cleared
16 10 (1.35%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (8.11%) SLA
2 48 (6.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (3.51%) GDPR
3 26 (3.51%) PCI DSS
4 16 (2.16%) PMO
5 9 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 8 (1.08%) Cyber Essentials
7 7 (0.95%) QA
8 5 (0.68%) ISO 22301
9 4 (0.54%) PMBOK
10 3 (0.41%) GPG13
11 2 (0.27%) Government Security Classifications
11 2 (0.27%) NIST 800
11 2 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 270 (36.49%) Active Directory
2 143 (19.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 107 (14.46%) Hyper-V
4 34 (4.59%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (1.76%) Firmware
6 11 (1.49%) ProxySG
6 11 (1.49%) VMware NSX
6 11 (1.49%) XenDesktop
7 10 (1.35%) Terminal Services
7 10 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (1.35%) XenApp
8 9 (1.22%) vSphere
9 7 (0.95%) Samba
9 7 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.41%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.14%) Docker
13 1 (0.14%) NetIQ eDirectory
13 1 (0.14%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 53 (7.16%) SCCM
2 21 (2.84%) SCOM
3 18 (2.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 18 (2.43%) WSUS
4 12 (1.62%) FortiGate
4 12 (1.62%) Terraform
5 11 (1.49%) Ansible
5 11 (1.49%) Nessus
5 11 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
6 10 (1.35%) Puppet
7 9 (1.22%) Nagios
8 8 (1.08%) Nmap
8 8 (1.08%) vRealize
9 7 (0.95%) Cisco Prime
9 7 (0.95%) Microsoft Intune
9 7 (0.95%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 6 (0.81%) HP ALM
11 4 (0.54%) Cisco CME
11 4 (0.54%) QRadar
Vendors
1 293 (39.59%) Cisco
2 275 (37.16%) Microsoft
3 214 (28.92%) VMware
4 98 (13.24%) Juniper
5 84 (11.35%) HP
6 83 (11.22%) CheckPoint
7 77 (10.41%) Citrix
8 58 (7.84%) SolarWinds
9 49 (6.62%) Palo Alto
10 47 (6.35%) F5
11 34 (4.59%) Aruba
12 33 (4.46%) Riverbed
13 29 (3.92%) ServiceNow
14 26 (3.51%) Oracle
15 24 (3.24%) Avaya
15 24 (3.24%) Fortinet
16 20 (2.70%) Mitel
17 19 (2.57%) EMC
17 19 (2.57%) Google
17 19 (2.57%) McAfee