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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 116 133 138
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +5
Permanent jobs citing LAN 1081 1000 1022
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.39% 2.20% 2.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 13.62% 11.36%
Number of salaries quoted 872 867 871
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,450 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
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
7564 7341 8995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.75% 16.15% 18.87%
Number of salaries quoted 6287 6230 7523
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
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 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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 2014. 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 +31 272 £47,500 - 31
Hounslow +13 17 £52,500 +59.09%
New Malden - 10 £55,000 - 4
Croydon +3 7 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Hayes +1 7 £50,750 +1.50% 1
Greenwich 0 7 £47,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames -1 7 £45,000 +35.33% 1
Uxbridge -3 6 £40,000 -1.23% 2
Harrow -15 5 - -
Canary Wharf +30 3 £37,500 -53.12%
Twickenham +2 3 £50,000 -6.97%
Chiswick 0 3 £42,500 +30.76%
Bromley -2 3 £23,500 -60.00% 1
Mayfair +5 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Beckenham -2 1 £21,000 -53.33% 1
Docklands, London -16 1 £32,000 -54.28%
Wimbledon -20 1 £25,500 -43.33%
Hackney - 1 £31,500 -
West Drayton - 1 £55,000 -
Chessington - 1 £26,500 -
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 1757 (82.06%) WAN
2 1169 (54.60%) Windows
3 1102 (51.47%) Cisco
4 713 (33.30%) Firewall
5 694 (32.41%) Active Directory
6 651 (30.41%) Microsoft
7 633 (29.57%) VMware
8 621 (29.01%) Cisco Certification
9 604 (28.21%) TCP/IP
10 602 (28.12%) VPN
11 527 (24.61%) Finance
12 501 (23.40%) Windows Server 2008
13 495 (23.12%) DNS
14 472 (22.05%) MS Exchange
15 433 (20.22%) Linux
16 432 (20.18%) CCNP
17 431 (20.13%) Citrix
18 430 (20.08%) ITIL
19 425 (19.85%) VMware Infrastructure
20 408 (19.06%) DHCP
21 395 (18.45%) Wireless
22 388 (18.12%) SAN
23 348 (16.25%) Windows Server 2003
23 348 (16.25%) MS Office
24 341 (15.93%) CCNA
25 338 (15.79%) SQL Server
26 330 (15.41%) Windows 7
27 320 (14.95%) Degree
27 320 (14.95%) Juniper
28 303 (14.15%) SQL

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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
1 472 (22.05%) MS Exchange
2 233 (10.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 148 (6.91%) SharePoint
4 147 (6.87%) Exchange Server 2007
5 125 (5.84%) IIS
6 106 (4.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 83 (3.88%) Apache
8 82 (3.83%) Lync
9 80 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2013
9 80 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2003
10 56 (2.62%) Oracle Coherence
11 51 (2.38%) Tomcat
12 36 (1.68%) WebSphere
13 29 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
14 21 (0.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 16 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
16 15 (0.70%) CMS
16 15 (0.70%) IBM Notes
17 12 (0.56%) JBoss
18 11 (0.51%) nginx
Applications
1 348 (16.25%) MS Office
2 297 (13.87%) MS Excel
3 41 (1.91%) MS Visio
4 35 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.56%) MS Project
6 8 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.14%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.14%) SmartSuite
7 3 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.047%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 31 (1.45%) RMDS
2 15 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.56%) Front Arena
3 12 (0.56%) Eikon
4 10 (0.47%) 3000 Xtra
4 10 (0.47%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 10 (0.47%) Summit
5 7 (0.33%) Movex
6 3 (0.14%) Tridion
6 3 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 2 (0.093%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.093%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.093%) ION MarketView
7 2 (0.093%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.093%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.093%) Agresso
7 2 (0.093%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.093%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.047%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 48 (2.24%) Office 365
2 32 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
4 20 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 17 (0.79%) SaaS
6 10 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.37%) PaaS
8 7 (0.33%) Google Apps
9 5 (0.23%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.23%) Route 53
9 5 (0.23%) GitHub
10 4 (0.19%) IaaS
11 1 (0.047%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1757 (82.06%) WAN
2 713 (33.30%) Firewall
3 604 (28.21%) TCP/IP
4 602 (28.12%) VPN
5 495 (23.12%) DNS
6 408 (19.06%) DHCP
7 395 (18.45%) Wireless
8 388 (18.12%) SAN
9 281 (13.12%) MPLS
10 264 (12.33%) BGP
11 255 (11.91%) VoIP
12 240 (11.21%) Internet
13 218 (10.18%) OSPF
14 215 (10.04%) Cisco ASA
15 201 (9.39%) Network Security
16 184 (8.59%) VLAN
17 164 (7.66%) EIGRP
18 156 (7.29%) WLAN
19 138 (6.45%) Cisco IOS
20 134 (6.26%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 338 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 64 (2.99%) MySQL
2 64 (2.99%) Hadoop
3 56 (2.62%) HBase
4 55 (2.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 53 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
6 51 (2.38%) Big Data
7 49 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
8 43 (2.01%) DB2
9 42 (1.96%) Oracle Exadata
9 42 (1.96%) Mahout
10 39 (1.82%) MongoDB
11 36 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
11 36 (1.68%) NoSQL
12 35 (1.63%) Apache Hive
12 35 (1.63%) Riak
12 35 (1.63%) MarkLogic
12 35 (1.63%) Couchbase
12 35 (1.63%) Sqoop
12 35 (1.63%) HCatalog
Development Applications
1 46 (2.15%) Git (software)
2 34 (1.59%) Subversion
3 30 (1.40%) Jenkins
4 16 (0.75%) Hudson
5 15 (0.70%) JIRA
6 12 (0.56%) Visual Studio
7 7 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
8 5 (0.23%) Metasploit
8 5 (0.23%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.14%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.047%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.047%) LoadRunner
General
1 527 (24.61%) Finance
2 244 (11.40%) Telecoms
3 187 (8.73%) Banking
4 87 (4.06%) Law
5 54 (2.52%) Retail
6 47 (2.20%) Marketing
7 37 (1.73%) Legal
8 33 (1.54%) Advertising
9 26 (1.21%) Games
10 25 (1.17%) Electronics
11 23 (1.07%) Investment Banking
12 22 (1.03%) French Language
13 21 (0.98%) Publishing
14 19 (0.89%) Billing
14 19 (0.89%) Financial Institution
15 17 (0.79%) Back Office
16 16 (0.75%) German Language
17 15 (0.70%) Manufacturing
18 14 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
19 9 (0.42%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 427 (19.94%) Network Engineer
2 341 (15.93%) Analyst
3 215 (10.04%) Architect
4 188 (8.78%) Support Analyst
5 172 (8.03%) Support Engineer
6 139 (6.49%) Administrator
7 119 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
8 112 (5.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 109 (5.09%) Desktop Support
10 108 (5.04%) Senior Network Engineer
11 105 (4.90%) 2nd Line Support
12 95 (4.44%) IT Support
13 87 (4.06%) Infrastructure Architect
14 83 (3.88%) Network Analyst
15 79 (3.69%) Security Engineer
16 78 (3.64%) Infrastructure Manager
17 75 (3.50%) Systems Engineer
18 72 (3.36%) Solutions Architect
19 69 (3.22%) Consultant
20 65 (3.04%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (2.52%) Middleware
2 49 (2.29%) Web Services
3 38 (1.77%) .NET
4 31 (1.45%) XML
5 29 (1.35%) HTML
6 22 (1.03%) SOAP
7 21 (0.98%) CSS
7 21 (0.98%) XSLT
7 21 (0.98%) Rendezvous
8 18 (0.84%) LAMP
9 15 (0.70%) XMPP
10 12 (0.56%) FIX Protocol
11 10 (0.47%) Django
11 10 (0.47%) ZeroMQ
12 6 (0.28%) REST
12 6 (0.28%) .NET Framework
12 6 (0.28%) JSON
12 6 (0.28%) WSH
13 4 (0.19%) XHTML
13 4 (0.19%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 203 (9.48%) Blackberry
2 164 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
3 95 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 90 (4.20%) Computer Science
5 89 (4.16%) Hedge funds
6 54 (2.52%) Clustering
7 52 (2.43%) Video Conferencing
8 39 (1.82%) iPhone
9 38 (1.77%) Replication
10 37 (1.73%) Visualisation
11 35 (1.63%) Client/Server
12 33 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
13 25 (1.17%) Statistics
14 20 (0.93%) EqualLogic
14 20 (0.93%) CMDB
15 18 (0.84%) Mobile App
16 17 (0.79%) Performance Metrics
16 17 (0.79%) Equities
17 15 (0.70%) Spread Betting
17 15 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1169 (54.60%) Windows
2 501 (23.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 433 (20.22%) Linux
4 348 (16.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 330 (15.41%) Windows 7
6 229 (10.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 147 (6.87%) Windows XP
8 118 (5.51%) UNIX
9 116 (5.42%) Windows 8
10 85 (3.97%) Solaris
11 84 (3.92%) Android
12 62 (2.90%) CentOS
13 61 (2.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 54 (2.52%) Windows Vista
15 52 (2.43%) Mac OS X
16 39 (1.82%) Ubuntu
17 37 (1.73%) Apple iOS
18 27 (1.26%) Mac OS
18 27 (1.26%) Debian
19 19 (0.89%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (20.08%) ITIL
2 206 (9.62%) Project Management
3 143 (6.68%) Network Design
4 141 (6.59%) Load Balancing
5 122 (5.70%) Performance Tuning
6 116 (5.42%) Network Management
7 95 (4.44%) Change Management
8 94 (4.39%) Benchmarking
9 92 (4.30%) Disaster Recovery
10 89 (4.16%) Network Monitoring
11 86 (4.02%) PRINCE2
12 85 (3.97%) Service Delivery
13 84 (3.92%) Service Management
14 77 (3.60%) Migration
15 76 (3.55%) Information Security
16 70 (3.27%) Time Management
17 66 (3.08%) E-Commerce
18 63 (2.94%) CRM
19 60 (2.80%) Kalman Filter
20 57 (2.66%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 303 (14.15%) SQL
2 79 (3.69%) Python
3 61 (2.85%) Java
3 61 (2.85%) PowerShell
4 54 (2.52%) Bash Shell
5 52 (2.43%) Perl
6 31 (1.45%) C
7 30 (1.40%) VBScript
8 26 (1.21%) PHP
9 23 (1.07%) JavaScript
10 21 (0.98%) Shell Script
10 21 (0.98%) C++
11 20 (0.93%) VB
12 15 (0.70%) Ruby
13 10 (0.47%) C#
14 7 (0.33%) Korn
14 7 (0.33%) R
15 6 (0.28%) AWK
16 3 (0.14%) XPath
16 3 (0.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 621 (29.01%) Cisco Certification
2 432 (20.18%) CCNP
3 341 (15.93%) CCNA
4 320 (14.95%) Degree
5 250 (11.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 128 (5.98%) MCSE
7 125 (5.84%) CCIE
8 85 (3.97%) MCSA
9 80 (3.74%) Security Cleared
10 77 (3.60%) MCITP
11 66 (3.08%) CCDP
12 63 (2.94%) SC Cleared
13 52 (2.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 49 (2.29%) MCP
15 44 (2.06%) MCTS
16 36 (1.68%) CCDA
17 35 (1.63%) CISSP
17 35 (1.63%) CCSE
18 25 (1.17%) A+ Certification
19 24 (1.12%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 155 (7.24%) SLA
2 38 (1.77%) PCI DSS
3 29 (1.35%) QA
4 20 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.33%) COBIT
5 7 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.19%) BS7799
6 4 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 3 (0.14%) ISO 9000
7 3 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 694 (32.41%) Active Directory
2 425 (19.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 149 (6.96%) XenApp
4 135 (6.31%) Hyper-V
5 108 (5.04%) vSphere
6 78 (3.64%) VMware ESX
7 77 (3.60%) NFS
8 56 (2.62%) Oracle RAC
8 56 (2.62%) VMware ESXi
9 49 (2.29%) MetaFrame
10 48 (2.24%) SRDF
11 44 (2.06%) XenDesktop
12 41 (1.91%) XenServer
13 35 (1.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 35 (1.63%) Apache Flume
14 33 (1.54%) HDFS
15 27 (1.26%) Firmware
16 24 (1.12%) Samba
17 22 (1.03%) Terminal Services
18 17 (0.79%) UAG
Systems Management
1 71 (3.32%) SCCM
2 63 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
3 60 (2.80%) Backup Exec
3 60 (2.80%) Puppet
4 57 (2.66%) WSUS
5 54 (2.52%) CiscoWorks
5 54 (2.52%) Cisco CUCM
6 38 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
6 38 (1.77%) OpenView
7 36 (1.68%) SCOM
8 35 (1.63%) Ambari
8 35 (1.63%) Oozie
9 32 (1.49%) Nagios
10 21 (0.98%) Cisco UCCX
11 15 (0.70%) MOM
12 14 (0.65%) EMC NetWorker
12 14 (0.65%) Cacti
13 13 (0.61%) Cisco Prime
14 11 (0.51%) SCOrch
15 10 (0.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1102 (51.47%) Cisco
2 651 (30.41%) Microsoft
3 633 (29.57%) VMware
4 431 (20.13%) Citrix
5 320 (14.95%) Juniper
6 290 (13.55%) CheckPoint
7 259 (12.10%) HP
8 177 (8.27%) Oracle
9 166 (7.75%) F5
10 165 (7.71%) NetApp
11 134 (6.26%) EMC
12 119 (5.56%) Red Hat
13 114 (5.32%) SolarWinds
14 112 (5.23%) Avaya
15 103 (4.81%) Dell
16 96 (4.48%) Intel
17 87 (4.06%) Symantec
18 82 (3.83%) Apple
19 68 (3.18%) Bloomberg
20 67 (3.13%) Aruba
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