The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 104 148 101
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -47
Permanent jobs citing LAN 276 208 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.56% 1.79% 2.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.86% 11.54% 12.37%
Number of salaries quoted 237 183 258
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
LAN
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1857 1803 2449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.25% 15.56% 21.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1626 1578 2155
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

LAN
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the City of London region.

LAN Salary Trend in the City of London

LAN
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in the City of London

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN.

1 480 (81.63%) WAN
2 328 (55.78%) Cisco
3 285 (48.47%) Windows
4 224 (38.10%) Firewall
5 220 (37.41%) Microsoft
6 212 (36.05%) Active Directory
7 194 (32.99%) Cisco Certification
8 192 (32.65%) VMware
9 188 (31.97%) Finance
10 168 (28.57%) VPN
11 162 (27.55%) ITIL
12 161 (27.38%) Wireless
13 141 (23.98%) MS Exchange
13 141 (23.98%) TCP/IP
14 137 (23.30%) VMware Infrastructure
15 136 (23.13%) Citrix
16 134 (22.79%) Windows Server 2008
17 131 (22.28%) CCNP
18 128 (21.77%) DNS
19 119 (20.24%) SAN
20 118 (20.07%) Juniper
21 109 (18.54%) VoIP
22 107 (18.20%) DHCP
23 100 (17.01%) MPLS
24 99 (16.84%) Degree
25 96 (16.33%) CCNA
25 96 (16.33%) BGP
26 94 (15.99%) CheckPoint
26 94 (15.99%) OSPF
27 93 (15.82%) Windows Server 2003

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 141 (23.98%) MS Exchange
2 62 (10.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (8.50%) SharePoint
4 31 (5.27%) IIS
5 26 (4.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 24 (4.08%) Lync
7 21 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 17 (2.89%) SharePoint 2010
9 14 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.85%) CMS
12 5 (0.85%) Apache
12 5 (0.85%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.51%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.34%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.34%) JBoss
14 2 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 76 (12.93%) MS Office
2 70 (11.90%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.02%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.85%) MS Project
5 3 (0.51%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 8 (1.36%) Front Arena
1 8 (1.36%) RMDS
1 8 (1.36%) Eikon
2 7 (1.19%) Summit
2 7 (1.19%) 3000 Xtra
2 7 (1.19%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 6 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.38%) Office 365
2 8 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.51%) SaaS
5 2 (0.34%) PaaS
6 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 480 (81.63%) WAN
2 224 (38.10%) Firewall
3 168 (28.57%) VPN
4 161 (27.38%) Wireless
5 141 (23.98%) TCP/IP
6 128 (21.77%) DNS
7 119 (20.24%) SAN
8 109 (18.54%) VoIP
9 107 (18.20%) DHCP
10 100 (17.01%) MPLS
11 96 (16.33%) BGP
12 94 (15.99%) OSPF
13 91 (15.48%) Network Security
14 76 (12.93%) Cisco ASA
15 70 (11.90%) Internet
16 69 (11.73%) Cisco Nexus
17 67 (11.39%) VLAN
18 63 (10.71%) EIGRP
19 60 (10.20%) Cisco IOS
20 57 (9.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (12.59%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 17 (2.89%) MySQL
4 12 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.17%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.17%) HBase
7 1 (0.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Subversion
1 2 (0.34%) JIRA
1 2 (0.34%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.17%) Hudson
2 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.17%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.17%) Bugzilla
General
1 188 (31.97%) Finance
2 64 (10.88%) Telecoms
3 36 (6.12%) Banking
4 23 (3.91%) Law
5 11 (1.87%) Legal
6 10 (1.70%) Advertising
6 10 (1.70%) Publishing
7 9 (1.53%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.53%) Marketing
8 8 (1.36%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.02%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.02%) Electronics
10 5 (0.85%) Retail
10 5 (0.85%) Back Office
10 5 (0.85%) German Language
10 5 (0.85%) Billing
11 4 (0.68%) Dutch Language
12 3 (0.51%) Front Office
12 3 (0.51%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.51%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 114 (19.39%) Network Engineer
2 95 (16.16%) Analyst
3 49 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 47 (7.99%) Architect
5 41 (6.97%) Support Engineer
6 39 (6.63%) Security Engineer
7 37 (6.29%) Infrastructure Manager
8 34 (5.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 33 (5.61%) Senior Network Engineer
10 29 (4.93%) Desktop Support
10 29 (4.93%) Network Security Engineer
11 26 (4.42%) 2nd Line Support
11 26 (4.42%) IT Support
12 25 (4.25%) Technical Manager
13 24 (4.08%) Consultant
14 23 (3.91%) Team Leader
15 21 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
15 21 (3.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 19 (3.23%) Network Team Leader
17 18 (3.06%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.89%) Web Services
2 10 (1.70%) XMPP
3 9 (1.53%) SOAP
3 9 (1.53%) Middleware
4 8 (1.36%) FIX Protocol
5 6 (1.02%) .NET
6 2 (0.34%) CSS
6 2 (0.34%) XML
6 2 (0.34%) LAMP
7 1 (0.17%) HTML
7 1 (0.17%) XSLT
7 1 (0.17%) ODBC
7 1 (0.17%) WSH
7 1 (0.17%) Rendezvous
7 1 (0.17%) JSP
7 1 (0.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 51 (8.67%) Blackberry
2 44 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (4.42%) Clustering
4 25 (4.25%) Computer Science
4 25 (4.25%) Management Information System
5 16 (2.72%) CMDB
5 16 (2.72%) Video Conferencing
6 14 (2.38%) Handset
7 13 (2.21%) Replication
8 12 (2.04%) Mobile App
9 11 (1.87%) GIS
10 9 (1.53%) Client/Server
10 9 (1.53%) EqualLogic
11 8 (1.36%) iPhone
11 8 (1.36%) Equities
11 8 (1.36%) IVR
11 8 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (1.19%) Thin Client
12 7 (1.19%) Fat Client
13 6 (1.02%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 285 (48.47%) Windows
2 134 (22.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 93 (15.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 70 (11.90%) Linux
5 58 (9.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 44 (7.48%) Windows XP
7 40 (6.80%) Windows 7
8 38 (6.46%) UNIX
9 22 (3.74%) Windows Vista
10 20 (3.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (2.89%) Android
12 16 (2.72%) Windows 8
12 16 (2.72%) Solaris
13 12 (2.04%) CentOS
13 12 (2.04%) Apple iOS
14 10 (1.70%) AIX
15 8 (1.36%) Mac OS X
16 6 (1.02%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.51%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (27.55%) ITIL
2 65 (11.05%) Project Management
3 41 (6.97%) Network Management
4 37 (6.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 36 (6.12%) Network Design
6 35 (5.95%) Load Balancing
7 31 (5.27%) PRINCE
8 29 (4.93%) Asset Management
9 28 (4.76%) Information Security
9 28 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
10 26 (4.42%) PRINCE2
10 26 (4.42%) Service Management
11 25 (4.25%) Network Monitoring
12 24 (4.08%) CRM
13 23 (3.91%) Migration
13 23 (3.91%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (3.91%) Incident Management
14 22 (3.74%) Service Delivery
15 19 (3.23%) Change Control
16 17 (2.89%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 65 (11.05%) SQL
2 13 (2.21%) PowerShell
3 8 (1.36%) Python
4 7 (1.19%) Perl
5 6 (1.02%) C
6 5 (0.85%) Java
7 4 (0.68%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.51%) VBScript
8 3 (0.51%) PHP
9 2 (0.34%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.17%) C++
10 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.17%) Korn
10 1 (0.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 194 (32.99%) Cisco Certification
2 131 (22.28%) CCNP
3 99 (16.84%) Degree
4 96 (16.33%) CCNA
5 71 (12.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 41 (6.97%) MCSE
7 39 (6.63%) CCIE
8 27 (4.59%) MCSA
9 26 (4.42%) Security Cleared
9 26 (4.42%) MCITP
10 21 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 21 (3.57%) CCDP
11 17 (2.89%) CISSP
12 16 (2.72%) A+ Certification
13 13 (2.21%) SC Cleared
14 11 (1.87%) MCP
15 10 (1.70%) CCSP
15 10 (1.70%) JNCIA
15 10 (1.70%) MCDST
16 9 (1.53%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.93%) SLA
2 9 (1.53%) QA
2 9 (1.53%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.85%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.51%) COBIT
6 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 212 (36.05%) Active Directory
2 137 (23.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (8.16%) vSphere
4 37 (6.29%) XenApp
5 34 (5.78%) VMware ESX
6 25 (4.25%) Hyper-V
7 20 (3.40%) XenDesktop
8 17 (2.89%) MetaFrame
9 12 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (1.19%) UAG
10 7 (1.19%) Xen
11 6 (1.02%) ISA Server
11 6 (1.02%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 5 (0.85%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.68%) NFS
13 4 (0.68%) Firmware
13 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.68%) vCloud
14 3 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.34%) Samba
Systems Management
1 30 (5.10%) Cisco CUCM
2 29 (4.93%) SCCM
3 18 (3.06%) SCOM
3 18 (3.06%) Backup Exec
4 12 (2.04%) WSUS
4 12 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (1.70%) CiscoWorks
5 10 (1.70%) Cisco UCCX
6 7 (1.19%) Cisco UCCE
7 6 (1.02%) EMC NetWorker
8 5 (0.85%) Nagios
8 5 (0.85%) HP Data Protector
8 5 (0.85%) Cisco LMS
8 5 (0.85%) SCOrch
9 4 (0.68%) XenMobile
9 4 (0.68%) HP SIM
9 4 (0.68%) OpenView
9 4 (0.68%) OPNET
10 3 (0.51%) ARCserve
10 3 (0.51%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 328 (55.78%) Cisco
2 220 (37.41%) Microsoft
3 192 (32.65%) VMware
4 136 (23.13%) Citrix
5 118 (20.07%) Juniper
6 94 (15.99%) CheckPoint
7 79 (13.44%) HP
8 52 (8.84%) EMC
9 47 (7.99%) F5
10 42 (7.14%) SolarWinds
11 33 (5.61%) Avaya
12 31 (5.27%) NetApp
13 30 (5.10%) Aruba
14 27 (4.59%) Symantec
14 27 (4.59%) Dell
15 26 (4.42%) Red Hat
16 22 (3.74%) Mitel
17 20 (3.40%) Oracle
18 18 (3.06%) Bloomberg
19 16 (2.72%) Riverbed
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 59 minutes ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £42500 - £47500 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
People Source
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 45000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Code Red Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
People Source
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Imperative People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Car, bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + strong package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-37,000 + on-call allowance + exceptional benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum plus travel and bens
Posted: 7 days ago
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NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago