The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 138 139 137
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing LAN 998 1030 952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.26% 2.22% 2.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.24% 13.30% 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 881 849 845
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
LAN
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7010 7746 7191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.88% 16.69% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5994 6399 6016
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in London

LAN
Salary Trend in London

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

LAN Salary Trend in London

LAN
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in London

LAN
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -26 202 £50,000 +2.56% 16
Docklands, London +11 13 £45,000 -
Croydon +9 10 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Chiswick +4 8 £45,000 +40.62%
Greenford - 8 £29,000 -
Canary Wharf +2 5 £33,500 -76.07%
Beckenham - 5 £36,000 -
Mitcham - 5 £50,000 -
Bromley +26 4 £22,250 -5.31%
Harrow +8 3 £23,000 -56.19% 1
Brentford +2 2 £85,000 +30.76%
Wimbledon -5 2 £51,000 +87.15%
Dagenham - 2 £27,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames +6 1 £34,000 +8.80%
Wembley +1 1 £35,000 +4.47% 1
Hayes -2 1 £52,500 +1.94%
Isleworth - 1 £39,500 -
Bexleyheath - 1 £25,000 -
Feltham - 1 £50,000 -
Worcester Park - 1 £30,500 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the 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 1706 (84.29%) WAN
2 1141 (56.37%) Cisco
3 1019 (50.35%) Windows
4 897 (44.32%) Firewall
5 621 (30.68%) Microsoft
6 599 (29.59%) VMware
7 574 (28.36%) Cisco Certification
8 565 (27.92%) Active Directory
9 532 (26.28%) Finance
10 476 (23.52%) TCP/IP
11 459 (22.68%) VPN
12 427 (21.10%) VMware Infrastructure
13 376 (18.58%) Linux
14 375 (18.53%) SAN
15 374 (18.48%) Windows Server 2008
16 369 (18.23%) MS Exchange
17 362 (17.89%) ITIL
18 351 (17.34%) DNS
19 336 (16.60%) Data Centre
20 332 (16.40%) SQL
21 326 (16.11%) Juniper
22 321 (15.86%) CCNA
23 317 (15.66%) VoIP
24 316 (15.61%) MS Office
25 306 (15.12%) CCNP
25 306 (15.12%) BGP
26 297 (14.67%) Wireless
27 293 (14.48%) CheckPoint
28 291 (14.38%) MS Excel
29 289 (14.28%) MPLS

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the 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
1 369 (18.23%) MS Exchange
2 213 (10.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 189 (9.34%) IIS
4 149 (7.36%) Apache
5 114 (5.63%) Tomcat
6 112 (5.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 107 (5.29%) WebSphere
8 104 (5.14%) Lync
9 102 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2007
10 91 (4.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 88 (4.35%) SharePoint
11 88 (4.35%) Oracle Coherence
12 58 (2.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 32 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2003
14 29 (1.43%) nginx
15 20 (0.99%) Confluence
16 19 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
17 18 (0.89%) OpenStack
18 14 (0.69%) MediaWiki
19 11 (0.54%) CMS
Applications
1 316 (15.61%) MS Office
2 291 (14.38%) MS Excel
3 61 (3.01%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.30%) MS Project
6 4 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.15%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.049%) InDesign
8 1 (0.049%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 67 (3.31%) RMDS
2 19 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
3 11 (0.54%) ION MarketView
4 10 (0.49%) Endur
5 9 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.15%) Agresso
7 3 (0.15%) ResourceLink
7 3 (0.15%) Cognos Planning
8 2 (0.099%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.099%) Academy Housing
8 2 (0.099%) arcHouse
8 2 (0.099%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.099%) Line 500
8 2 (0.099%) Orchard Housing
8 2 (0.099%) Aareon QL
8 2 (0.099%) OPENHousing
8 2 (0.099%) MIS ActiveH
Cloud Services
1 99 (4.89%) Office 365
2 44 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (1.14%) IaaS
4 17 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (0.69%) Mimecast
6 8 (0.40%) SaaS
7 4 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.20%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.15%) PaaS
8 3 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.099%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.099%) Google Drive
9 2 (0.099%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.099%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1706 (84.29%) WAN
2 897 (44.32%) Firewall
3 476 (23.52%) TCP/IP
4 459 (22.68%) VPN
5 375 (18.53%) SAN
6 351 (17.34%) DNS
7 317 (15.66%) VoIP
8 306 (15.12%) BGP
9 297 (14.67%) Wireless
10 289 (14.28%) MPLS
11 278 (13.74%) OSPF
12 249 (12.30%) Network Security
13 242 (11.96%) DHCP
14 226 (11.17%) Cisco ASA
15 222 (10.97%) Cisco Nexus
16 202 (9.98%) VLAN
17 186 (9.19%) NAS
18 181 (8.94%) Multicast
19 169 (8.35%) EIGRP
20 146 (7.21%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (11.46%) SQL Server
2 68 (3.36%) Hadoop
3 67 (3.31%) HBase
4 58 (2.87%) MySQL
5 46 (2.27%) DB2
6 43 (2.12%) Relational Database
7 35 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
8 29 (1.43%) RDBMS
9 27 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
10 21 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
11 17 (0.84%) NoSQL
12 14 (0.69%) MongoDB
13 13 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (0.54%) OLTP
15 8 (0.40%) OLAP
15 8 (0.40%) Oracle OLAP
16 5 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
17 3 (0.15%) Cognos Impromptu
18 2 (0.099%) SQLite
18 2 (0.099%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 38 (1.88%) Jenkins
2 37 (1.83%) Git (software)
3 29 (1.43%) Hudson
4 26 (1.28%) JIRA
5 16 (0.79%) Subversion
6 9 (0.44%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.30%) Rational Performance Tester
8 3 (0.15%) FishEye
8 3 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.15%) Ant
9 2 (0.099%) InstallShield
10 1 (0.049%) GCC
10 1 (0.049%) JUnit
10 1 (0.049%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.049%) Selenium
10 1 (0.049%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.049%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 532 (26.28%) Finance
2 233 (11.51%) Telecoms
3 179 (8.84%) Banking
4 80 (3.95%) Retail
5 61 (3.01%) Marketing
6 43 (2.12%) Law
7 38 (1.88%) Advertising
8 37 (1.83%) Legal
8 37 (1.83%) Financial Institution
9 26 (1.28%) Investment Banking
10 25 (1.24%) Back Office
11 22 (1.09%) Front Office
12 17 (0.84%) Manufacturing
13 16 (0.79%) Games
14 13 (0.64%) Electronics
15 12 (0.59%) Local Government
15 12 (0.59%) Japanese Language
16 11 (0.54%) Online Betting
16 11 (0.54%) Private Banking
17 7 (0.35%) French Language
Job Titles
1 481 (23.76%) Network Engineer
2 292 (14.43%) Analyst
3 249 (12.30%) Support Engineer
4 205 (10.13%) Architect
5 161 (7.95%) Support Analyst
6 143 (7.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 143 (7.07%) Infrastructure Architect
7 109 (5.39%) Senior Network Engineer
8 104 (5.14%) Consultant
9 99 (4.89%) Administrator
10 98 (4.84%) 2nd Line Support
11 87 (4.30%) Systems Administrator
12 86 (4.25%) Network Support
13 83 (4.10%) Solutions Architect
14 78 (3.85%) Technical Support
14 78 (3.85%) Network Analyst
15 70 (3.46%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
16 67 (3.31%) IT Support
17 66 (3.26%) Project Manager
18 65 (3.21%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (6.08%) Middleware
2 78 (3.85%) XML
3 72 (3.56%) HTML
4 67 (3.31%) XSLT
4 67 (3.31%) Rendezvous
4 67 (3.31%) Ultra Messaging
5 47 (2.32%) FIX Protocol
6 35 (1.73%) Web Services
7 27 (1.33%) LAMP
8 26 (1.28%) XMPP
9 21 (1.04%) .NET
10 19 (0.94%) 802.1X
11 16 (0.79%) SOAP
12 12 (0.59%) REST
13 11 (0.54%) WebSphere MQ
14 10 (0.49%) WAP
14 10 (0.49%) RabbitMQ
15 5 (0.25%) Django
16 4 (0.20%) COM
16 4 (0.20%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 336 (16.60%) Data Centre
2 116 (5.73%) Blackberry
3 107 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
4 92 (4.55%) Hedge funds
5 85 (4.20%) Management Information System
6 82 (4.05%) Video Conferencing
7 78 (3.85%) Computer Science
8 56 (2.77%) iPhone
9 47 (2.32%) Mainframe
10 38 (1.88%) Client/Server
11 36 (1.78%) Fixed Income
12 34 (1.68%) iPad
13 30 (1.48%) Replication
14 25 (1.24%) Clustering
14 25 (1.24%) Equities
15 20 (0.99%) Thin Client
15 20 (0.99%) Fat Client
16 19 (0.94%) EqualLogic
17 16 (0.79%) Grid Computing
17 16 (0.79%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1019 (50.35%) Windows
2 376 (18.58%) Linux
3 374 (18.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 243 (12.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 240 (11.86%) Windows 7
6 194 (9.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 141 (6.97%) Solaris
8 124 (6.13%) Windows XP
9 116 (5.73%) UNIX
10 110 (5.43%) Windows 8
11 63 (3.11%) Mac OS X
12 44 (2.17%) Android
13 39 (1.93%) Windows Vista
14 38 (1.88%) CentOS
15 25 (1.24%) Ubuntu
16 22 (1.09%) Debian
16 22 (1.09%) Apple iOS
17 16 (0.79%) Mac OS
18 15 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 7 (0.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (17.89%) ITIL
2 179 (8.84%) Project Management
3 145 (7.16%) Performance Tuning
4 139 (6.87%) Network Design
5 126 (6.23%) Agile Software Development
6 120 (5.93%) Service Delivery
7 119 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 116 (5.73%) Benchmarking
9 102 (5.04%) Load Balancing
10 88 (4.35%) PRINCE2
11 78 (3.85%) Service Management
12 72 (3.56%) Mentoring
13 71 (3.51%) Risk Management
14 69 (3.41%) Change Management
15 66 (3.26%) Problem Management
15 66 (3.26%) Network Monitoring
16 64 (3.16%) Migration
17 61 (3.01%) Incident Management
18 60 (2.96%) Asset Management
19 57 (2.82%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 332 (16.40%) SQL
2 120 (5.93%) Java
3 92 (4.55%) PowerShell
4 80 (3.95%) Perl
5 79 (3.90%) JavaScript
6 67 (3.31%) Python
7 52 (2.57%) Bash Shell
8 39 (1.93%) C
9 31 (1.53%) Ruby
10 21 (1.04%) VBA
11 19 (0.94%) T-SQL
12 18 (0.89%) PHP
13 13 (0.64%) C++
14 12 (0.59%) VBScript
14 12 (0.59%) VB
14 12 (0.59%) C#
15 11 (0.54%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.30%) AWK
17 5 (0.25%) R
18 4 (0.20%) sed
Qualifications
1 574 (28.36%) Cisco Certification
2 321 (15.86%) CCNA
3 306 (15.12%) CCNP
4 203 (10.03%) Degree
5 178 (8.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 126 (6.23%) MCSE
7 123 (6.08%) CCIE
8 110 (5.43%) Security Cleared
9 87 (4.30%) SC Cleared
10 53 (2.62%) MCSA
11 47 (2.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 45 (2.22%) MCP
13 44 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
14 38 (1.88%) MCITP
15 36 (1.78%) CISSP
16 33 (1.63%) CCDP
16 33 (1.63%) CCSA
17 32 (1.58%) CCIP
18 26 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 25 (1.24%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (6.37%) SLA
2 42 (2.08%) PCI DSS
3 26 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.59%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.44%) QA
6 6 (0.30%) COBIT
6 6 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.30%) ISO 14001
7 5 (0.25%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.049%) BS7799
System Software
1 565 (27.92%) Active Directory
2 427 (21.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 195 (9.63%) Hyper-V
4 118 (5.83%) SRDF
4 118 (5.83%) NFS
5 72 (3.56%) XenApp
6 70 (3.46%) Oracle RAC
7 61 (3.01%) vSphere
8 54 (2.67%) KVM
9 52 (2.57%) VMware ESX
10 50 (2.47%) Xen
11 49 (2.42%) Terminal Services
12 45 (2.22%) XenServer
13 25 (1.24%) XenDesktop
14 21 (1.04%) Samba
15 19 (0.94%) Terminal Server
16 17 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
17 15 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
18 14 (0.69%) iptables
18 14 (0.69%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 63 (3.11%) SCCM
2 49 (2.42%) Backup Exec
3 44 (2.17%) Puppet
4 42 (2.08%) WSUS
5 40 (1.98%) Nagios
5 40 (1.98%) Cisco CUCM
6 30 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (1.48%) Cisco UCCX
7 27 (1.33%) Ansible
8 24 (1.19%) Salt
9 21 (1.04%) ZABBIX
9 21 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
10 20 (0.99%) OpenView
10 20 (0.99%) Cacti
11 18 (0.89%) SolarWinds Orion
12 15 (0.74%) CiscoWorks
13 14 (0.69%) SELinux
13 14 (0.69%) Cisco Prime
14 13 (0.64%) Icinga
15 10 (0.49%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1141 (56.37%) Cisco
2 621 (30.68%) Microsoft
3 599 (29.59%) VMware
4 326 (16.11%) Juniper
5 293 (14.48%) CheckPoint
6 280 (13.83%) Citrix
7 268 (13.24%) HP
8 218 (10.77%) F5
9 189 (9.34%) Oracle
10 180 (8.89%) NetApp
11 177 (8.75%) EMC
12 143 (7.07%) IBM
13 129 (6.37%) Intel
14 94 (4.64%) SolarWinds
15 78 (3.85%) Sybase
16 75 (3.71%) Dell
17 67 (3.31%) DataSynapse
17 67 (3.31%) TIBCO
17 67 (3.31%) Aruba
18 66 (3.26%) Mitel
London
Newton Blue
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Connected IT
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Connected IT
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lewis Paige
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum + free travel, pension, car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + 25 days holiday, 5% pension etc...
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension etc.
Posted: 3 days ago
Wembley, Middlesex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £28k - 32k per year + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £61000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago