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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 116 146 152
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +6
Permanent jobs citing LAN 1108 1027 900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.49% 2.10% 1.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.42% 13.38% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 948 877 750
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -3.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £66,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
7683 7675 8484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.27% 15.68% 18.59%
Number of salaries quoted 6411 6292 7024
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +40 313 £52,500 - 30
Brentford - 14 £61,750 -
Greenwich - 12 £28,500 -
Docklands, London +2 10 £27,500 -73.17%
Croydon +16 5 £37,500 -16.66%
Kingston Upon Thames +8 5 £35,000 +40.00%
Twickenham -1 5 £55,000 +44.73%
Uxbridge -6 5 £27,000 -14.28%
Chiswick +6 4 £45,000 - 1
Canary Wharf +5 4 £72,500 -39.58%
Harrow -7 4 - -
Bromley +13 3 £27,500 -29.03%
Hounslow +10 3 £34,500 -28.12%
Mayfair -2 2 £30,250 -45.00%
Isleworth - 2 £37,500 - 1
Wembley - 2 £27,500 - 1
Chessington -9 1 £45,000 +106.89%
Wimbledon -9 1 £52,500 -
Dagenham - 1 £31,250 -
Hayes - 1 - -
Southwark - 1 £52,500 -
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 2030 (85.51%) WAN
2 1325 (55.81%) Cisco
3 1280 (53.92%) Windows
4 1076 (45.32%) Firewall
5 780 (32.86%) VMware
6 741 (31.21%) Microsoft
7 718 (30.24%) Active Directory
8 693 (29.19%) Cisco Certification
9 631 (26.58%) VPN
10 572 (24.09%) Finance
11 558 (23.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 517 (21.78%) MS Exchange
13 498 (20.98%) TCP/IP
14 477 (20.09%) SAN
15 464 (19.55%) ITIL
16 462 (19.46%) Linux
17 431 (18.16%) SQL
18 428 (18.03%) Windows Server 2008
19 426 (17.94%) DNS
20 425 (17.90%) Citrix
21 417 (17.57%) MS Excel
22 411 (17.31%) CCNA
23 407 (17.14%) Wireless
24 390 (16.43%) CCNP
25 388 (16.34%) MS Office
26 377 (15.88%) HP
27 366 (15.42%) VoIP
28 365 (15.37%) MPLS
29 323 (13.61%) Juniper
30 310 (13.06%) CheckPoint

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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
1 517 (21.78%) MS Exchange
2 301 (12.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 213 (8.97%) IIS
4 150 (6.32%) Apache
5 141 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 127 (5.35%) Tomcat
7 115 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2007
8 110 (4.63%) SharePoint
9 99 (4.17%) Lync
10 91 (3.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 82 (3.45%) Oracle Coherence
11 82 (3.45%) WebSphere
11 82 (3.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 53 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2003
13 19 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
14 18 (0.76%) nginx
14 18 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
15 11 (0.46%) Confluence
15 11 (0.46%) OpenStack
16 9 (0.38%) GroupWise
Applications
1 417 (17.57%) MS Excel
2 388 (16.34%) MS Office
3 63 (2.65%) MS Visio
4 40 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (0.67%) MS Project
6 3 (0.13%) SmartSuite
7 2 (0.084%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 62 (2.61%) RMDS
2 23 (0.97%) Endur
3 15 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
5 8 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.25%) ION MarketView
6 6 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
6 6 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.13%) SAP CCM
7 3 (0.13%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.13%) Front Arena
7 3 (0.13%) Eikon
8 2 (0.084%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.084%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.084%) HiPortfolio
9 1 (0.042%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.042%) Primavera
9 1 (0.042%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.042%) assyst
9 1 (0.042%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 86 (3.62%) Office 365
2 38 (1.60%) IaaS
3 34 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 17 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.51%) Mimecast
7 9 (0.38%) PaaS
8 7 (0.29%) SaaS
8 7 (0.29%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.084%) Google Drive
9 2 (0.084%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2030 (85.51%) WAN
2 1076 (45.32%) Firewall
3 631 (26.58%) VPN
4 498 (20.98%) TCP/IP
5 477 (20.09%) SAN
6 426 (17.94%) DNS
7 407 (17.14%) Wireless
8 366 (15.42%) VoIP
9 365 (15.37%) MPLS
10 306 (12.89%) DHCP
11 290 (12.22%) BGP
12 286 (12.05%) Network Security
13 255 (10.74%) OSPF
14 242 (10.19%) Cisco ASA
15 238 (10.03%) VLAN
16 220 (9.27%) Cisco Nexus
17 213 (8.97%) Internet
18 187 (7.88%) EIGRP
19 184 (7.75%) NAS
20 169 (7.12%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 299 (12.59%) SQL Server
2 72 (3.03%) MySQL
3 62 (2.61%) Hadoop
4 61 (2.57%) HBase
5 56 (2.36%) DB2
6 40 (1.68%) MongoDB
7 34 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
8 33 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
9 30 (1.26%) Relational Database
10 29 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
11 24 (1.01%) RDBMS
12 17 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (0.38%) OLTP
15 8 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 7 (0.29%) NoSQL
17 6 (0.25%) Oracle OLAP
17 6 (0.25%) OLAP
18 5 (0.21%) Data Mining
18 5 (0.21%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 30 (1.26%) Git (software)
2 25 (1.05%) Jenkins
3 21 (0.88%) Subversion
4 20 (0.84%) Hudson
5 12 (0.51%) JIRA
6 6 (0.25%) Rational Performance Tester
7 3 (0.13%) Ant
7 3 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.084%) InstallShield
8 2 (0.084%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.042%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.042%) FishEye
General
1 572 (24.09%) Finance
2 237 (9.98%) Telecoms
3 155 (6.53%) Banking
4 102 (4.30%) Law
5 70 (2.95%) Retail
6 67 (2.82%) Marketing
7 48 (2.02%) Financial Institution
8 44 (1.85%) Legal
9 42 (1.77%) Investment Banking
10 36 (1.52%) Manufacturing
10 36 (1.52%) Advertising
11 33 (1.39%) Electronics
12 32 (1.35%) Back Office
13 20 (0.84%) French Language
13 20 (0.84%) Front Office
14 17 (0.72%) Games
15 15 (0.63%) Local Government
16 12 (0.51%) Spanish Language
17 7 (0.29%) Mandarin Language
18 6 (0.25%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 521 (21.95%) Network Engineer
2 329 (13.86%) Analyst
3 249 (10.49%) Support Engineer
4 228 (9.60%) Architect
5 192 (8.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 175 (7.37%) Support Analyst
7 160 (6.74%) Consultant
8 144 (6.07%) Infrastructure Architect
9 139 (5.86%) 2nd Line Support
10 136 (5.73%) Senior Network Engineer
11 109 (4.59%) Administrator
12 106 (4.47%) Technical Support
13 102 (4.30%) Systems Administrator
14 92 (3.88%) Desktop Support
15 87 (3.66%) IT Support
16 76 (3.20%) Systems Engineer
17 72 (3.03%) Technical Engineer
18 71 (2.99%) Network Support
19 68 (2.86%) Security Engineer
19 68 (2.86%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (5.48%) Middleware
2 72 (3.03%) XML
3 63 (2.65%) HTML
4 62 (2.61%) XSLT
5 61 (2.57%) Ultra Messaging
5 61 (2.57%) Rendezvous
6 37 (1.56%) FIX Protocol
7 31 (1.31%) XMPP
8 27 (1.14%) .NET
9 24 (1.01%) Web Services
10 22 (0.93%) RabbitMQ
11 18 (0.76%) CSS
12 17 (0.72%) LAMP
13 12 (0.51%) SOAP
14 8 (0.34%) COM
15 3 (0.13%) SAP Basis
15 3 (0.13%) J2EE
15 3 (0.13%) WSH
16 2 (0.084%) WAP
17 1 (0.042%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 167 (7.03%) Blackberry
2 135 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
3 101 (4.25%) Hedge funds
4 93 (3.92%) Video Conferencing
5 86 (3.62%) Clustering
6 73 (3.07%) Management Information System
7 68 (2.86%) Computer Science
8 52 (2.19%) Mainframe
9 50 (2.11%) Client/Server
10 37 (1.56%) iPhone
11 31 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
12 27 (1.14%) CESG
12 27 (1.14%) Replication
13 23 (0.97%) EPoS
14 22 (0.93%) Streaming Video
14 22 (0.93%) Public Cloud
15 21 (0.88%) Equities
15 21 (0.88%) Fixed Income
15 21 (0.88%) Thin Client
15 21 (0.88%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1280 (53.92%) Windows
2 462 (19.46%) Linux
3 428 (18.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 294 (12.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 283 (11.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 275 (11.58%) Windows 7
7 161 (6.78%) Solaris
8 159 (6.70%) Windows XP
9 147 (6.19%) Windows 8
10 142 (5.98%) UNIX
11 71 (2.99%) Windows Vista
12 66 (2.78%) CentOS
13 59 (2.49%) Mac OS X
14 54 (2.27%) Android
15 44 (1.85%) Apple iOS
16 42 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 22 (0.93%) Debian
18 18 (0.76%) Ubuntu
19 16 (0.67%) AIX
20 12 (0.51%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 464 (19.55%) ITIL
2 176 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
3 173 (7.29%) Network Design
4 171 (7.20%) Project Management
5 165 (6.95%) Disaster Recovery
6 160 (6.74%) Load Balancing
7 127 (5.35%) Service Delivery
8 116 (4.89%) Benchmarking
9 104 (4.38%) Time Management
10 100 (4.21%) Service Management
11 96 (4.04%) Agile Software Development
12 94 (3.96%) Migration
13 90 (3.79%) Change Management
14 86 (3.62%) Kalman Filter
15 83 (3.50%) Network Management
16 81 (3.41%) PRINCE2
16 81 (3.41%) Network Monitoring
17 66 (2.78%) CRM
18 63 (2.65%) Business Continuity
19 61 (2.57%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 431 (18.16%) SQL
2 112 (4.72%) Java
3 88 (3.71%) PowerShell
3 88 (3.71%) Perl
4 79 (3.33%) Python
5 65 (2.74%) JavaScript
6 61 (2.57%) Bash Shell
7 43 (1.81%) C
8 30 (1.26%) VBScript
9 24 (1.01%) Ruby
10 22 (0.93%) VBA
11 21 (0.88%) T-SQL
12 18 (0.76%) PHP
13 12 (0.51%) VB
13 12 (0.51%) AWK
14 8 (0.34%) Shell Script
14 8 (0.34%) C++
15 7 (0.29%) Korn
16 6 (0.25%) sed
17 5 (0.21%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 693 (29.19%) Cisco Certification
2 411 (17.31%) CCNA
3 390 (16.43%) CCNP
4 246 (10.36%) Degree
5 190 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 134 (5.64%) CCIE
7 128 (5.39%) MCSE
8 117 (4.93%) Security Cleared
9 100 (4.21%) SC Cleared
10 68 (2.86%) MCSA
11 67 (2.82%) MCP
12 55 (2.32%) ITIL Certification
13 54 (2.27%) MCITP
14 46 (1.94%) CCSA
15 45 (1.90%) CCDP
16 40 (1.68%) CISSP
17 36 (1.52%) A+ Certification
18 35 (1.47%) MCTS
19 32 (1.35%) MCDST
19 32 (1.35%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (6.40%) SLA
2 40 (1.68%) PCI DSS
3 31 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 20 (0.84%) ISO 9001
6 15 (0.63%) COBIT
7 6 (0.25%) QA
8 5 (0.21%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.042%) BS15000
10 1 (0.042%) BS7799
System Software
1 718 (30.24%) Active Directory
2 558 (23.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 217 (9.14%) Hyper-V
4 152 (6.40%) XenApp
5 126 (5.31%) NFS
6 117 (4.93%) SRDF
7 105 (4.42%) vSphere
8 86 (3.62%) XenServer
9 68 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
10 49 (2.06%) Xen
11 43 (1.81%) XenDesktop
12 39 (1.64%) KVM
13 37 (1.56%) VMware ESX
14 36 (1.52%) Terminal Services
15 30 (1.26%) Terminal Server
16 26 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
17 23 (0.97%) Samba
18 18 (0.76%) VMware Server
18 18 (0.76%) Firmware
19 15 (0.63%) iptables
Systems Management
1 72 (3.03%) WSUS
2 69 (2.91%) SCCM
3 60 (2.53%) Cisco CUCM
4 50 (2.11%) OpenView
5 49 (2.06%) Nagios
6 44 (1.85%) Cisco Prime
7 42 (1.77%) Backup Exec
8 38 (1.60%) CiscoWorks
9 36 (1.52%) Puppet
10 35 (1.47%) SCOM
11 31 (1.31%) Icinga
12 27 (1.14%) Cisco UCCX
13 26 (1.10%) SELinux
13 26 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
14 22 (0.93%) SolarWinds Orion
15 20 (0.84%) Cacti
15 20 (0.84%) OPNET
16 17 (0.72%) MOM
16 17 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
17 15 (0.63%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 1325 (55.81%) Cisco
2 780 (32.86%) VMware
3 741 (31.21%) Microsoft
4 425 (17.90%) Citrix
5 377 (15.88%) HP
6 323 (13.61%) Juniper
7 310 (13.06%) CheckPoint
8 239 (10.07%) NetApp
9 229 (9.65%) F5
10 208 (8.76%) EMC
11 178 (7.50%) Oracle
12 157 (6.61%) SolarWinds
13 121 (5.10%) Intel
14 120 (5.05%) IBM
15 118 (4.97%) Dell
16 106 (4.47%) Avaya
17 97 (4.09%) Red Hat
18 94 (3.96%) Apple
19 90 (3.79%) Riverbed
20 75 (3.16%) Mitel
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + bonus + bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum £50,000 to £60,000 + Bonus/Profit Sh
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 70k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wembley, Middlesex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + 20% Allow + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Enorth Staffing
Salary: £48000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Orpington, Kent
MESL
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Up to 10% performance bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Newton Blue
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
HP Group
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Clayton Group
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago