Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > South East
6 months to
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 109 125 132
Rank change year-on-year +16 +7 -57
Permanent jobs citing LAN 733 725 775
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.91% 2.54% 2.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.35% 16.26% 14.64%
Number of salaries quoted 518 609 644
South East median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% +7.59% -12.22%
10th Percentile £23,925 £23,700 £23,250
90th Percentile £67,575 £75,000 £62,125
England median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% -

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 4,224 4,460 5,295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.78% 15.61% 17.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3,279 3,512 4,238
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 12 November 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 12 November 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
Hampshire +31 252 £38,500 +2.67% 27
Thames Valley +26 216 £41,000 -18.00% 51
Surrey +19 133 £47,500 +26.67% 20
Berkshire +6 110 £50,000 -4.76% 25
Buckinghamshire +41 89 £35,000 -12.50% 19
West Sussex +15 66 £50,000 -9.09% 7
East Sussex -3 30 £50,000 - 2
Kent -24 24 £37,500 +7.14% 11
Oxfordshire -12 17 £32,500 -51.85% 7
Middlesex -10 2 £35,000 -50.00%
Home Counties - 1 £30,000 -
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 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.

1 655 (89.36%) WAN
2 341 (46.52%) Cisco
3 340 (46.38%) Firewall
4 292 (39.84%) Windows
5 261 (35.61%) Cisco Certification
6 239 (32.61%) TCP/IP
7 226 (30.83%) Microsoft
8 212 (28.92%) Active Directory
9 208 (28.38%) VMware
10 204 (27.83%) ITIL
11 199 (27.15%) CCNP
12 194 (26.47%) DNS
13 176 (24.01%) Data Centre
14 171 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
15 167 (22.78%) DHCP
16 149 (20.33%) Windows Server
17 138 (18.83%) Citrix
18 135 (18.42%) Office 365
19 132 (18.01%) Linux
20 127 (17.33%) MPLS
21 124 (16.92%) Azure
22 119 (16.23%) Wireless
22 119 (16.23%) VPN
23 113 (15.42%) BGP
24 110 (15.01%) Wi-Fi
25 109 (14.87%) OSPF
26 108 (14.73%) VoIP
27 106 (14.46%) AWS
28 105 (14.32%) Degree
29 104 (14.19%) Problem-Solving

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 41 (5.59%) SharePoint
2 40 (5.46%) MS Exchange
3 14 (1.91%) IIS
4 12 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (1.50%) Skype for Business
6 8 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (0.82%) Apache
8 4 (0.55%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.27%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.27%) SAS
10 1 (0.14%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.14%) JCAPS
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 82 (11.19%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (2.86%) MS Visio
3 17 (2.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (2.18%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.41%) SketchUp
6 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.68%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (0.55%) Cisco SocialMiner
4 2 (0.27%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 135 (18.42%) Office 365
2 124 (16.92%) Azure
3 106 (14.46%) AWS
4 44 (6.00%) SaaS
5 28 (3.82%) IaaS
6 18 (2.46%) PaaS
7 17 (2.32%) OneDrive
8 13 (1.77%) GCP
9 11 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.68%) Power Platform
10 5 (0.68%) PowerApps
11 4 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.55%) Basecamp
11 4 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.41%) G Suite
13 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.14%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.14%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 655 (89.36%) WAN
2 340 (46.38%) Firewall
3 239 (32.61%) TCP/IP
4 194 (26.47%) DNS
5 167 (22.78%) DHCP
6 127 (17.33%) MPLS
7 119 (16.23%) VPN
7 119 (16.23%) Wireless
8 113 (15.42%) BGP
9 110 (15.01%) Wi-Fi
10 109 (14.87%) OSPF
11 108 (14.73%) VoIP
12 99 (13.51%) Network Security
13 93 (12.69%) SAN
14 79 (10.78%) Cisco ASA
15 73 (9.96%) VLAN
16 59 (8.05%) Internet
17 57 (7.78%) Cisco Nexus
18 56 (7.64%) HSRP
19 54 (7.37%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (7.91%) SQL Server
2 32 (4.37%) DB2
3 10 (1.36%) Oracle Database
4 5 (0.68%) Amazon Athena
4 5 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (0.55%) MySQL
6 3 (0.41%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (0.27%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.27%) TKPROF
8 1 (0.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 31 (4.23%) MSI
2 14 (1.91%) Jenkins
3 12 (1.64%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.82%) JIRA
5 4 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.27%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.27%) InstallShield
6 2 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.27%) TeamCity
General
1 57 (7.78%) Finance
2 51 (6.96%) Telecoms
3 39 (5.32%) Retail
4 38 (5.18%) Manufacturing
5 28 (3.82%) Aerospace
6 18 (2.46%) Banking
7 17 (2.32%) Public Sector
8 11 (1.50%) Legal
9 5 (0.68%) Avionics
9 5 (0.68%) Games
10 4 (0.55%) German Language
10 4 (0.55%) Law
10 4 (0.55%) Military
11 3 (0.41%) Automotive
11 3 (0.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 223 (30.42%) Network Engineer
2 88 (12.01%) Analyst
3 82 (11.19%) Architect
4 65 (8.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 65 (8.87%) Support Engineer
5 57 (7.78%) Senior Network Engineer
6 41 (5.59%) IT Support
7 38 (5.18%) Technical Architect
8 36 (4.91%) IT Engineer
9 34 (4.64%) 2nd Line Support
9 34 (4.64%) Consultant
10 32 (4.37%) Cisco Engineer
11 29 (3.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 27 (3.68%) Support Analyst
13 26 (3.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 23 (3.14%) Network Security Engineer
14 23 (3.14%) Security Engineer
14 23 (3.14%) Systems Engineer
15 22 (3.00%) IT Architect
15 22 (3.00%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.55%) LDAP
2 13 (1.77%) 802.1X
3 7 (0.95%) Web Services
4 6 (0.82%) Software Packaging
5 5 (0.68%) Middleware
6 3 (0.41%) Kafka
6 3 (0.41%) Natural Language Processing
6 3 (0.41%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 176 (24.01%) Data Centre
2 91 (12.41%) Management Information System
3 79 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (7.50%) Self-Motivation
5 38 (5.18%) Public Cloud
6 29 (3.96%) PKI
7 20 (2.73%) Replication
8 15 (2.05%) Clustering
8 15 (2.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 15 (2.05%) Driving Licence
8 15 (2.05%) Hybrid Cloud
9 12 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
10 11 (1.50%) Enterprise Storage
11 10 (1.36%) CMDB
12 9 (1.23%) EMC VNX
12 9 (1.23%) FMCG
12 9 (1.23%) Mobile Computing
13 8 (1.09%) BBC
13 8 (1.09%) Cyberthreat
13 8 (1.09%) Fibre Optics
Operating Systems
1 292 (39.84%) Windows
2 149 (20.33%) Windows Server
3 132 (18.01%) Linux
4 91 (12.41%) Windows 10
5 66 (9.00%) Windows 7
6 65 (8.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 48 (6.55%) Unix
8 25 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (3.14%) Android
10 12 (1.64%) Apple iOS
10 12 (1.64%) CentOS
11 9 (1.23%) Windows 8
12 8 (1.09%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 7 (0.95%) Debian
14 4 (0.55%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.55%) VMS
15 3 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.27%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (27.83%) ITIL
2 104 (14.19%) Problem-Solving
3 78 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 75 (10.23%) Load Balancing
5 74 (10.10%) Network Design
6 73 (9.96%) Migration
7 63 (8.59%) Project Management
8 61 (8.32%) TOGAF
9 47 (6.41%) Mentoring
9 47 (6.41%) Service Delivery
10 45 (6.14%) Architectural Design
11 44 (6.00%) Problem Management
12 43 (5.87%) Agile Software Development
13 42 (5.73%) Configuration Management
13 42 (5.73%) Technical Architecture
14 40 (5.46%) Kalman Filter
15 39 (5.32%) IT Strategy
15 39 (5.32%) Presales
16 37 (5.05%) Application Packaging
16 37 (5.05%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 62 (8.46%) SQL
2 54 (7.37%) PowerShell
3 30 (4.09%) Python
4 9 (1.23%) Bash Shell
5 8 (1.09%) Perl
6 6 (0.82%) C
7 5 (0.68%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.41%) Go
8 3 (0.41%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.41%) PHP
8 3 (0.41%) Scala
8 3 (0.41%) TypeScript
9 2 (0.27%) Java
9 2 (0.27%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 261 (35.61%) Cisco Certification
2 199 (27.15%) CCNP
3 105 (14.32%) Degree
4 100 (13.64%) CCNA
5 62 (8.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 57 (7.78%) CCIE
7 53 (7.23%) Security Cleared
8 45 (6.14%) TOGAF Certification
9 41 (5.59%) MCSE
10 37 (5.05%) SC Cleared
11 34 (4.64%) AWS Certification
12 33 (4.50%) CCDP
13 26 (3.55%) JNCIS
14 21 (2.86%) MCSA
15 18 (2.46%) MCP
16 15 (2.05%) CEH
16 15 (2.05%) CISM
16 15 (2.05%) CISSP
16 15 (2.05%) CREST Certified
16 15 (2.05%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (6.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (5.32%) SLA
3 35 (4.77%) PCI DSS
4 15 (2.05%) ISO 22301
4 15 (2.05%) ISO 9001
4 15 (2.05%) NIST
4 15 (2.05%) NIST 800
5 6 (0.82%) GDPR
6 5 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.27%) DICOM
8 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.14%) QA
9 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 212 (28.92%) Active Directory
2 171 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (9.00%) Hyper-V
4 31 (4.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 30 (4.09%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (2.32%) Docker
7 16 (2.18%) VMware NSX
8 13 (1.77%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (1.23%) Terminal Services
9 9 (1.23%) vSphere
10 8 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (0.82%) ISA Server
12 5 (0.68%) DFS Replication
12 5 (0.68%) Terminal Server
12 5 (0.68%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.55%) Firmware
13 4 (0.55%) iptables
13 4 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.41%) Squid
Systems Management
1 60 (8.19%) SCCM
2 29 (3.96%) IBM BigFix
3 20 (2.73%) Ansible
4 19 (2.59%) WSUS
5 17 (2.32%) vCenter Server
6 15 (2.05%) Microsoft Intune
6 15 (2.05%) vRealize
7 14 (1.91%) Cisco Prime
8 13 (1.77%) Cisco CUCM
9 12 (1.64%) SCOM
10 10 (1.36%) Kubernetes
10 10 (1.36%) Puppet
10 10 (1.36%) Terraform
11 9 (1.23%) Backup Exec
11 9 (1.23%) BMC PATROL
12 8 (1.09%) Microsoft Clustering
12 8 (1.09%) SolarWinds Orion
13 6 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
14 5 (0.68%) MIMEsweeper
14 5 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 341 (46.52%) Cisco
2 226 (30.83%) Microsoft
3 208 (28.38%) VMware
4 138 (18.83%) Citrix
5 92 (12.55%) Juniper
6 84 (11.46%) CheckPoint
7 57 (7.78%) Palo Alto
8 52 (7.09%) F5
9 51 (6.96%) HP
10 50 (6.82%) Aruba
11 48 (6.55%) SolarWinds
12 43 (5.87%) IBM
13 35 (4.77%) Brocade
13 35 (4.77%) SAP
14 33 (4.50%) Fortinet
15 30 (4.09%) Meraki
16 24 (3.27%) EMC
17 22 (3.00%) Forcepoint
18 20 (2.73%) Dell
18 20 (2.73%) NetApp