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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 107 142 138
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -4
Permanent jobs citing LAN 1211 977 923
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.77% 2.10% 2.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.73% 13.37% 10.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1017 821 746
Average salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £27,500 £28,110
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
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
7698 7306 8478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.60% 15.68% 18.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6419 5985 6987
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 £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 March 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 31 March 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 +50 343 £50,000 -4.76% 29
Greenwich -6 21 £28,500 -48.18%
Brentford - 11 £65,000 -
Docklands, London +4 9 - -
Kingston Upon Thames +1 8 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Chiswick +3 7 £45,000 -
Wembley - 7 £30,000 -
Uxbridge -1 6 £27,000 -14.28% 1
Hounslow +12 5 £32,250 -32.81%
Mayfair -3 5 £40,000 -33.33%
Harrow -5 5 £48,000 +28.00% 3
Canary Wharf - 5 £72,500 -
Bromley +14 4 £30,250 +40.69%
Croydon +15 3 £30,750 - 1
Twickenham +1 3 £60,000 +66.66%
Hayes - 2 - -
Wimbledon - 2 £50,000 -
Hammersmith -7 1 £26,500 -24.28%
Chessington -13 1 £45,000 +40.07%
Southwark - 1 £52,500 -
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 2029 (85.04%) WAN
2 1312 (54.99%) Cisco
3 1277 (53.52%) Windows
4 1063 (44.55%) Firewall
5 757 (31.73%) VMware
6 754 (31.60%) Microsoft
7 751 (31.48%) Active Directory
8 725 (30.39%) Cisco Certification
9 672 (28.16%) VPN
10 555 (23.26%) Finance
11 537 (22.51%) TCP/IP
12 535 (22.42%) MS Exchange
13 533 (22.34%) VMware Infrastructure
14 476 (19.95%) SAN
15 468 (19.61%) DNS
16 452 (18.94%) Wireless
17 449 (18.82%) Citrix
18 446 (18.69%) Linux
19 442 (18.52%) ITIL
19 442 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
20 440 (18.44%) CCNP
21 431 (18.06%) MS Excel
22 416 (17.44%) CCNA
23 410 (17.18%) SQL
24 407 (17.06%) MS Office
25 375 (15.72%) VoIP
26 372 (15.59%) HP
27 365 (15.30%) MPLS
28 339 (14.21%) CheckPoint
29 334 (14.00%) DHCP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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
1 535 (22.42%) MS Exchange
2 303 (12.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 197 (8.26%) IIS
4 135 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
5 134 (5.62%) Apache
6 129 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 114 (4.78%) SharePoint
8 113 (4.74%) Tomcat
9 103 (4.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 95 (3.98%) Lync
11 64 (2.68%) Oracle Coherence
12 63 (2.64%) WebSphere
12 63 (2.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 60 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2003
14 19 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
15 18 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
16 14 (0.59%) nginx
17 10 (0.42%) CMS
17 10 (0.42%) GroupWise
18 9 (0.38%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 431 (18.06%) MS Excel
2 407 (17.06%) MS Office
3 67 (2.81%) MS Visio
4 49 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (0.75%) MS Project
6 3 (0.13%) SmartSuite
7 2 (0.084%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 48 (2.01%) RMDS
2 19 (0.80%) Endur
3 15 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 11 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
6 8 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
6 8 (0.34%) ION MarketView
7 4 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.13%) Front Arena
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (0.13%) SAP CCM
8 3 (0.13%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.13%) Eikon
9 2 (0.084%) Agresso
9 2 (0.084%) HiPortfolio
9 2 (0.084%) Cognos TM1
9 2 (0.084%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.084%) ResourceLink
10 1 (0.042%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.042%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 76 (3.19%) Office 365
2 34 (1.42%) IaaS
3 23 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
3 23 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (0.38%) Google Apps
6 8 (0.34%) PaaS
7 7 (0.29%) SaaS
8 2 (0.084%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.084%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.084%) Route 53
8 2 (0.084%) GitHub
9 1 (0.042%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2029 (85.04%) WAN
2 1063 (44.55%) Firewall
3 672 (28.16%) VPN
4 537 (22.51%) TCP/IP
5 476 (19.95%) SAN
6 468 (19.61%) DNS
7 452 (18.94%) Wireless
8 375 (15.72%) VoIP
9 365 (15.30%) MPLS
10 334 (14.00%) DHCP
11 295 (12.36%) BGP
12 283 (11.86%) Network Security
13 261 (10.94%) OSPF
14 260 (10.90%) Cisco ASA
15 254 (10.65%) Internet
16 241 (10.10%) VLAN
17 222 (9.30%) Cisco Nexus
18 193 (8.09%) EIGRP
19 179 (7.50%) WLAN
20 165 (6.92%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 285 (11.94%) SQL Server
2 77 (3.23%) MySQL
3 49 (2.05%) Hadoop
4 48 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
4 48 (2.01%) HBase
5 44 (1.84%) DB2
6 41 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 39 (1.63%) MongoDB
8 27 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
9 24 (1.01%) Relational Database
10 20 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
11 19 (0.80%) RDBMS
12 13 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (0.34%) Data Mining
14 8 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (0.34%) NoSQL
15 6 (0.25%) OLTP
16 4 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
16 4 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 34 (1.42%) Git (software)
2 27 (1.13%) Subversion
3 25 (1.05%) Jenkins
4 16 (0.67%) Hudson
5 13 (0.54%) JIRA
6 3 (0.13%) Ant
7 2 (0.084%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.084%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.084%) InstallShield
7 2 (0.084%) Rational Performance Tester
7 2 (0.084%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.042%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.042%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.042%) Bugzilla
General
1 555 (23.26%) Finance
2 265 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 160 (6.71%) Banking
4 114 (4.78%) Law
5 65 (2.72%) Marketing
6 62 (2.60%) Retail
7 51 (2.14%) Investment Banking
8 45 (1.89%) Financial Institution
9 44 (1.84%) Legal
10 33 (1.38%) Advertising
10 33 (1.38%) Electronics
11 31 (1.30%) Back Office
12 28 (1.17%) Manufacturing
13 21 (0.88%) French Language
14 18 (0.75%) Games
15 13 (0.54%) Spanish Language
16 12 (0.50%) Local Government
17 11 (0.46%) Front Office
18 8 (0.34%) Aerospace
18 8 (0.34%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 545 (22.84%) Network Engineer
2 351 (14.71%) Analyst
3 235 (9.85%) Support Engineer
4 213 (8.93%) Architect
5 190 (7.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 182 (7.63%) Support Analyst
7 151 (6.33%) Consultant
7 151 (6.33%) Senior Network Engineer
8 144 (6.04%) 2nd Line Support
9 124 (5.20%) Infrastructure Architect
10 113 (4.74%) Desktop Support
11 111 (4.65%) Administrator
12 103 (4.32%) Systems Administrator
13 101 (4.23%) Technical Support
14 89 (3.73%) IT Support
15 73 (3.06%) Security Engineer
16 72 (3.02%) Systems Engineer
17 68 (2.85%) Technical Engineer
18 67 (2.81%) Network Analyst
19 65 (2.72%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (4.27%) Middleware
2 67 (2.81%) XML
3 49 (2.05%) HTML
4 48 (2.01%) XSLT
5 47 (1.97%) Rendezvous
6 32 (1.34%) .NET
6 32 (1.34%) FIX Protocol
7 30 (1.26%) Web Services
8 26 (1.09%) XMPP
9 23 (0.96%) CSS
10 18 (0.75%) SOAP
10 18 (0.75%) RabbitMQ
11 14 (0.59%) LAMP
12 9 (0.38%) COM
13 6 (0.25%) REST
14 4 (0.17%) .NET Framework
14 4 (0.17%) WSH
15 3 (0.13%) SAP Basis
15 3 (0.13%) J2EE
16 2 (0.084%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 186 (7.80%) Blackberry
2 154 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 95 (3.98%) Hedge funds
4 88 (3.69%) Clustering
5 80 (3.35%) Video Conferencing
6 71 (2.98%) Management Information System
7 69 (2.89%) Computer Science
8 47 (1.97%) Client/Server
9 39 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
10 36 (1.51%) Mainframe
11 34 (1.42%) iPhone
12 28 (1.17%) Replication
13 26 (1.09%) CESG
14 24 (1.01%) EPoS
15 20 (0.84%) Public Cloud
16 19 (0.80%) Private Cloud
17 18 (0.75%) CMDB
17 18 (0.75%) NHS
17 18 (0.75%) Streaming Video
18 16 (0.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1277 (53.52%) Windows
2 446 (18.69%) Linux
3 442 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 299 (12.53%) Windows 7
5 294 (12.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 293 (12.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 159 (6.66%) Windows XP
8 156 (6.54%) Windows 8
9 147 (6.16%) Solaris
10 141 (5.91%) UNIX
11 70 (2.93%) CentOS
12 68 (2.85%) Windows Vista
13 64 (2.68%) Mac OS X
14 58 (2.43%) Android
15 51 (2.14%) Apple iOS
16 45 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 20 (0.84%) Mac OS
18 19 (0.80%) Debian
18 19 (0.80%) AIX
19 18 (0.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 442 (18.52%) ITIL
2 186 (7.80%) Network Design
3 178 (7.46%) Load Balancing
4 174 (7.29%) Project Management
5 172 (7.21%) Disaster Recovery
6 154 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
7 120 (5.03%) Service Delivery
8 106 (4.44%) Time Management
9 99 (4.15%) Network Management
10 98 (4.11%) Benchmarking
11 95 (3.98%) Network Monitoring
12 93 (3.90%) Migration
13 92 (3.86%) Kalman Filter
14 88 (3.69%) Change Management
14 88 (3.69%) PRINCE2
15 83 (3.48%) Service Management
16 76 (3.19%) Agile Software Development
17 75 (3.14%) CRM
18 66 (2.77%) Change Control
19 59 (2.47%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 410 (17.18%) SQL
2 94 (3.94%) Java
3 88 (3.69%) PowerShell
4 81 (3.39%) Perl
5 78 (3.27%) Python
6 65 (2.72%) Bash Shell
7 51 (2.14%) JavaScript
8 39 (1.63%) C
9 37 (1.55%) VBScript
10 21 (0.88%) PHP
11 19 (0.80%) Ruby
12 16 (0.67%) T-SQL
13 14 (0.59%) VBA
13 14 (0.59%) VB
14 11 (0.46%) AWK
15 8 (0.34%) Shell Script
16 7 (0.29%) C#
17 6 (0.25%) C++
17 6 (0.25%) Korn
17 6 (0.25%) sed
Qualifications
1 725 (30.39%) Cisco Certification
2 440 (18.44%) CCNP
3 416 (17.44%) CCNA
4 271 (11.36%) Degree
5 189 (7.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 155 (6.50%) CCIE
7 124 (5.20%) Security Cleared
8 119 (4.99%) MCSE
9 106 (4.44%) SC Cleared
10 75 (3.14%) MCP
11 68 (2.85%) MCSA
12 61 (2.56%) CCDP
13 56 (2.35%) MCITP
14 50 (2.10%) CCSA
15 47 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
16 42 (1.76%) CCDA
17 41 (1.72%) A+ Certification
18 37 (1.55%) CISSP
19 35 (1.47%) CCSE
20 34 (1.42%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (6.08%) SLA
2 35 (1.47%) PCI DSS
3 27 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (0.75%) ISO 9001
5 17 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (0.59%) COBIT
7 10 (0.42%) QA
8 4 (0.17%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.042%) BS15000
System Software
1 751 (31.48%) Active Directory
2 533 (22.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 191 (8.01%) Hyper-V
4 164 (6.87%) XenApp
5 116 (4.86%) NFS
6 115 (4.82%) vSphere
7 97 (4.07%) SRDF
8 79 (3.31%) XenServer
9 55 (2.31%) Oracle RAC
10 39 (1.63%) Xen
10 39 (1.63%) XenDesktop
11 36 (1.51%) VMware ESX
12 34 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
13 33 (1.38%) Terminal Services
14 31 (1.30%) Firmware
15 27 (1.13%) Samba
15 27 (1.13%) KVM
16 22 (0.92%) Terminal Server
17 20 (0.84%) VMware Server
18 16 (0.67%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 72 (3.02%) SCCM
2 68 (2.85%) Cisco CUCM
3 64 (2.68%) WSUS
4 61 (2.56%) OpenView
5 57 (2.39%) CiscoWorks
6 49 (2.05%) Backup Exec
7 43 (1.80%) Nagios
7 43 (1.80%) Puppet
8 42 (1.76%) SCOM
9 41 (1.72%) Cisco Prime
10 38 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
11 31 (1.30%) Cisco UCCX
12 28 (1.17%) Icinga
13 24 (1.01%) SolarWinds Orion
14 23 (0.96%) Cacti
14 23 (0.96%) SELinux
15 22 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
16 20 (0.84%) OPNET
17 17 (0.71%) Cisco UCCE
18 16 (0.67%) MOM
Vendors
1 1312 (54.99%) Cisco
2 757 (31.73%) VMware
3 754 (31.60%) Microsoft
4 449 (18.82%) Citrix
5 372 (15.59%) HP
6 339 (14.21%) CheckPoint
7 319 (13.37%) Juniper
8 217 (9.09%) NetApp
9 214 (8.97%) F5
10 189 (7.92%) EMC
11 167 (7.00%) SolarWinds
12 153 (6.41%) Oracle
13 119 (4.99%) Avaya
14 118 (4.95%) Dell
15 104 (4.36%) Red Hat
16 102 (4.27%) IBM
17 98 (4.11%) Intel
18 95 (3.98%) Apple
19 91 (3.81%) Riverbed
20 72 (3.02%) Aruba
West London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-60,000 + Great Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
BrightTALK
Salary: depending on experience
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Gold Group
Salary: Market rates depending on experience
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Posted: 3 hours ago
East London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + £2000 shift allowance
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Overtime + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive salary
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Imperative People
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Private healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago