Period
to 30 March 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 30 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > South East
6 months to
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 115 115 122
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7 -43
Permanent jobs citing LAN 549 733 845
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.55% 2.74% 2.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.89% 16.84% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 435 611 708
Median annual salary £43,000 £42,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.38% -6.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £75,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £43,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year -2.30% -1.14% +3.53%

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 3,687 4,353 5,455
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.12% 16.28% 17.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2,879 3,410 4,200
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -3.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £73,850 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +3.26% +2.22%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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
Thames Valley +3 200 £50,000 +17.65% 38
Hampshire +14 162 £40,000 +6.67% 23
Berkshire -3 114 £45,000 +18.42% 18
Surrey -5 72 £45,000 +5.88% 14
West Sussex +6 54 £42,500 -10.53% 5
Buckinghamshire +7 51 £57,500 - 9
Oxfordshire +9 35 £47,500 -29.63% 11
Kent -1 33 £33,000 -12.00% 9
East Sussex +3 23 £34,250 -27.89%
Sussex - 1 £45,000 -
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 487 (88.71%) WAN
2 262 (47.72%) Windows
3 259 (47.18%) Firewall
4 208 (37.89%) Cisco
5 198 (36.07%) Active Directory
6 181 (32.97%) Microsoft
7 172 (31.33%) VMware
8 149 (27.14%) TCP/IP
9 148 (26.96%) DNS
10 141 (25.68%) ITIL
11 133 (24.23%) Cisco Certification
12 132 (24.04%) Office 365
13 129 (23.50%) Windows Server
14 127 (23.13%) VMware Infrastructure
15 126 (22.95%) VPN
16 116 (21.13%) DHCP
17 98 (17.85%) Azure
18 95 (17.30%) CCNP
19 92 (16.76%) Data Centre
20 88 (16.03%) Windows 10
21 85 (15.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 83 (15.12%) SQL
23 82 (14.94%) Linux
24 80 (14.57%) BGP
24 80 (14.57%) Wireless
25 77 (14.03%) Security Cleared
26 75 (13.66%) Microsoft Office
27 72 (13.11%) SAN
28 71 (12.93%) Juniper
29 67 (12.20%) 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 49 (8.93%) MS Exchange
2 33 (6.01%) IIS
3 26 (4.74%) SharePoint
4 15 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (2.37%) Apache
6 9 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (1.46%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.91%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.36%) Confluence
10 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.36%) JBoss
10 2 (0.36%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.18%) CMS
11 1 (0.18%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 75 (13.66%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (6.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (4.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.64%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.73%) assyst
3 2 (0.36%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 132 (24.04%) Office 365
2 98 (17.85%) Azure
3 53 (9.65%) AWS
4 46 (8.38%) SaaS
5 14 (2.55%) IaaS
6 12 (2.19%) PaaS
7 11 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.09%) Basecamp
9 5 (0.91%) G Suite
10 4 (0.73%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.36%) GCP
12 2 (0.36%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.18%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 487 (88.71%) WAN
2 259 (47.18%) Firewall
3 149 (27.14%) TCP/IP
4 148 (26.96%) DNS
5 126 (22.95%) VPN
6 116 (21.13%) DHCP
7 80 (14.57%) BGP
7 80 (14.57%) Wireless
8 72 (13.11%) SAN
9 67 (12.20%) OSPF
10 63 (11.48%) VoIP
11 62 (11.29%) MPLS
11 62 (11.29%) Network Security
12 58 (10.56%) VLAN
13 56 (10.20%) Internet
14 48 (8.74%) Cisco ASA
15 41 (7.47%) WLAN
16 37 (6.74%) IPsec
17 36 (6.56%) Wi-Fi
18 35 (6.38%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (7.10%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (0.91%) MySQL
4 3 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.36%) Amazon Athena
5 2 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.18%) Big Data
6 1 (0.18%) Power BI
6 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.18%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (2.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.91%) Jenkins
2 5 (0.91%) JIRA
2 5 (0.91%) Subversion
3 3 (0.55%) Bugzilla
4 2 (0.36%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (0.36%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.18%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 39 (7.10%) Telecoms
2 36 (6.56%) Finance
3 20 (3.64%) Retail
4 14 (2.55%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.37%) Aerospace
6 10 (1.82%) Back Office
6 10 (1.82%) Public Sector
7 8 (1.46%) Military
8 4 (0.73%) Banking
8 4 (0.73%) Legal
9 3 (0.55%) German Language
10 2 (0.36%) Advertising
10 2 (0.36%) Automotive
10 2 (0.36%) Avionics
10 2 (0.36%) Games
10 2 (0.36%) Law
11 1 (0.18%) Local Government
11 1 (0.18%) Marketing
11 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 138 (25.14%) Network Engineer
2 71 (12.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 56 (10.20%) Support Engineer
4 53 (9.65%) IT Support
5 49 (8.93%) Analyst
6 42 (7.65%) IT Engineer
7 40 (7.29%) Senior Network Engineer
8 33 (6.01%) Architect
9 31 (5.65%) Team Leader
10 29 (5.28%) IT Manager
11 28 (5.10%) Support Analyst
12 27 (4.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 23 (4.19%) IT Support Engineer
13 23 (4.19%) Systems Engineer
14 22 (4.01%) 1st Line Support
15 21 (3.83%) Infrastructure Team Leader
16 17 (3.10%) 2nd Line Support
17 16 (2.91%) 3rd Line Support
17 16 (2.91%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
17 16 (2.91%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.28%) LDAP
2 6 (1.09%) 802.1X
3 5 (0.91%) HTML
3 5 (0.91%) Web Services
4 4 (0.73%) .NET
4 4 (0.73%) AngularJS
4 4 (0.73%) ASP.NET
4 4 (0.73%) jQuery
4 4 (0.73%) Node.js
4 4 (0.73%) React
4 4 (0.73%) REST
4 4 (0.73%) RESTful
4 4 (0.73%) Software Packaging
4 4 (0.73%) WCF
4 4 (0.73%) WPF
4 4 (0.73%) XML
5 2 (0.36%) Kafka
5 2 (0.36%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (0.18%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.18%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 92 (16.76%) Data Centre
2 55 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (9.29%) Management Information System
4 26 (4.74%) Self-Motivation
5 20 (3.64%) Hybrid Cloud
6 18 (3.28%) Driving Licence
7 14 (2.55%) Clustering
7 14 (2.55%) PKI
8 13 (2.37%) Fibre Optics
9 11 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 10 (1.82%) Client/Server
10 10 (1.82%) Public Cloud
11 9 (1.64%) Enterprise Storage
12 7 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (1.09%) Replication
14 5 (0.91%) Digital Media
14 5 (0.91%) Mainframe
14 5 (0.91%) N-Tier
14 5 (0.91%) PMI
14 5 (0.91%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 262 (47.72%) Windows
2 129 (23.50%) Windows Server
3 88 (16.03%) Windows 10
4 82 (14.94%) Linux
5 63 (11.48%) Windows 7
6 54 (9.84%) Windows Server 2016
7 50 (9.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 35 (6.38%) Unix
9 27 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (3.10%) Windows 8
11 15 (2.73%) Windows Server 2019
12 14 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (2.00%) Android
13 11 (2.00%) Mac OS
14 7 (1.28%) CentOS
15 6 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (1.09%) Windows XP
16 5 (0.91%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.55%) Debian
17 3 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (25.68%) ITIL
2 85 (15.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 67 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
4 51 (9.29%) Project Management
5 48 (8.74%) Change Management
6 46 (8.38%) Load Balancing
7 43 (7.83%) Information Security
8 38 (6.92%) Computer Science
9 35 (6.38%) Mentoring
10 30 (5.46%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (5.28%) Migration
11 29 (5.28%) Network Design
12 28 (5.10%) Configuration Management
13 26 (4.74%) Continuous Improvement
13 26 (4.74%) Disaster Recovery
13 26 (4.74%) Project Delivery
14 25 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
14 25 (4.55%) Service Delivery
15 24 (4.37%) Cybersecurity
16 23 (4.19%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 83 (15.12%) SQL
2 61 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 42 (7.65%) Python
4 15 (2.73%) Perl
5 14 (2.55%) Bash Shell
5 14 (2.55%) C
5 14 (2.55%) VBScript
6 11 (2.00%) JavaScript
6 11 (2.00%) Shell Script
7 8 (1.46%) C++
8 7 (1.28%) C#
8 7 (1.28%) PHP
9 6 (1.09%) TypeScript
10 4 (0.73%) VBA
11 2 (0.36%) Go
11 2 (0.36%) Java
11 2 (0.36%) Scala
12 1 (0.18%) Ada
12 1 (0.18%) Ruby
12 1 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 133 (24.23%) Cisco Certification
2 95 (17.30%) CCNP
3 77 (14.03%) Security Cleared
4 67 (12.20%) Degree
5 58 (10.56%) CCNA
6 51 (9.29%) SC Cleared
7 36 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 24 (4.37%) MCSE
9 19 (3.46%) CCDP
10 18 (3.28%) DV Cleared
11 17 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
12 16 (2.91%) CCIE
12 16 (2.91%) JNCIS
13 14 (2.55%) ITIL Certification
13 14 (2.55%) MCP
14 10 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (1.64%) HND
15 9 (1.64%) JNCIP
15 9 (1.64%) MCSA
16 8 (1.46%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (8.20%) SLA
2 33 (6.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (4.92%) PCI DSS
4 18 (3.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (1.82%) ISO 22301
5 10 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 8 (1.46%) GDPR
7 7 (1.28%) NIST
8 6 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 6 (1.09%) NIST 800
9 2 (0.36%) QA
10 1 (0.18%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.18%) NCSC
System Software
1 198 (36.07%) Active Directory
2 127 (23.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (11.66%) Hyper-V
4 26 (4.74%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (3.10%) Docker
6 12 (2.19%) Virtual Servers
7 10 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (1.46%) KVM
9 7 (1.28%) vSphere
10 6 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
11 5 (0.91%) Firmware
11 5 (0.91%) Squid
11 5 (0.91%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.73%) ISA Server
12 4 (0.73%) XenApp
13 3 (0.55%) BitLocker
13 3 (0.55%) VMware NSX
14 2 (0.36%) NLBS
14 2 (0.36%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 59 (10.75%) SCCM
2 39 (7.10%) WSUS
3 36 (6.56%) Ansible
4 19 (3.46%) SCOM
5 16 (2.91%) Cisco Prime
6 15 (2.73%) Kubernetes
7 11 (2.00%) Terraform
8 9 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
9 8 (1.46%) SolarWinds Orion
10 6 (1.09%) BMC PATROL
10 6 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
11 5 (0.91%) Puppet
11 5 (0.91%) vRealize
12 4 (0.73%) Amdocs OSS
12 4 (0.73%) Icinga
12 4 (0.73%) Observium
13 3 (0.55%) AppManager
13 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
13 3 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
13 3 (0.55%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 208 (37.89%) Cisco
2 181 (32.97%) Microsoft
3 172 (31.33%) VMware
4 71 (12.93%) Juniper
5 54 (9.84%) CheckPoint
6 44 (8.01%) HP
7 43 (7.83%) Citrix
8 37 (6.74%) F5
9 32 (5.83%) SolarWinds
10 31 (5.65%) Palo Alto
11 27 (4.92%) Dell
12 23 (4.19%) Veeam
13 22 (4.01%) Meraki
14 21 (3.83%) Red Hat
15 20 (3.64%) Oracle
16 17 (3.10%) Forcepoint
17 15 (2.73%) Apple
18 14 (2.55%) Brocade
19 13 (2.37%) Avaya
19 13 (2.37%) Remedy