Period
to 19 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 6 months to 19 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
London > Central London
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 173 132 150
Rank change year-on-year -41 +18 +6
Permanent jobs citing LAN 70 283 280
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 1.39% 2.48% 2.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.54% 18.36% 17.32%
Number of salaries quoted 72 268 274
Median annual salary £72,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.00% -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £37,688 £27,275 £29,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £80,000 £82,500
London median annual salary £58,750 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +17.50% - -

LAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 558 1,541 1,617
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 11.09% 13.53% 12.56%
Number of salaries quoted 497 1,373 1,455
Median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £39,375 £29,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £91,000 £87,500
London median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% - -

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing LAN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Central London

LAN
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing LAN in Central London.

Salary trend for LAN in Central London

LAN
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing LAN in Central London over the 6 months to 19 January 2021.

Salary histogram for LAN in Central London

LAN
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Central London region over the 6 months to 19 January 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -26 64 £72,500 +27.19% 2
West End of London +4 1 £33,000 +37.50%
City of Westminster -9 1 £33,000 -17.50%
LAN
London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2021, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for LAN.

1 65 (92.86%) WAN
2 49 (70.00%) Firewall
3 46 (65.71%) Azure
4 45 (64.29%) Cisco
5 38 (54.29%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (45.71%) VPN
7 31 (44.29%) Office 365
8 27 (38.57%) Network Security
8 27 (38.57%) CheckPoint
9 23 (32.86%) Windows
10 21 (30.00%) CCNA
10 21 (30.00%) Active Directory
10 21 (30.00%) Network Virtualisation
11 20 (28.57%) Linux
11 20 (28.57%) Meraki
12 19 (27.14%) DevOps
12 19 (27.14%) AWS
12 19 (27.14%) Microsoft
12 19 (27.14%) Finance
13 18 (25.71%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 18 (25.71%) Data Centre
14 17 (24.29%) VMware
14 17 (24.29%) Blue Coat
15 16 (22.86%) Python
15 16 (22.86%) PBX
15 16 (22.86%) Windows Server
15 16 (22.86%) Netskope
15 16 (22.86%) Zscaler
16 15 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
16 15 (21.43%) Banking

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.29%) IBM Notes
2 3 (4.29%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 46 (65.71%) Azure
2 31 (44.29%) Office 365
3 19 (27.14%) AWS
4 18 (25.71%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 6 (8.57%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (5.71%) IaaS
7 3 (4.29%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (4.29%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (2.86%) GCP
8 2 (2.86%) PaaS
8 2 (2.86%) SaaS
8 2 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 65 (92.86%) WAN
2 49 (70.00%) Firewall
3 32 (45.71%) VPN
4 27 (38.57%) Network Security
5 16 (22.86%) PBX
6 13 (18.57%) Wireless
7 12 (17.14%) TCP/IP
7 12 (17.14%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (15.71%) BGP
8 11 (15.71%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (15.71%) OSPF
8 11 (15.71%) Wireshark
9 9 (12.86%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (12.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 9 (12.86%) MPLS
9 9 (12.86%) SSL
10 8 (11.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 8 (11.43%) Multicast
11 7 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
11 7 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.43%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (27.14%) Finance
2 15 (21.43%) Banking
3 5 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 5 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.29%) Front Office
5 2 (2.86%) Back Office
6 1 (1.43%) Law
6 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (44.29%) Network Engineer
2 21 (30.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 14 (20.00%) Azure Engineer
4 10 (14.29%) Analyst
4 10 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
4 10 (14.29%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Applications Support
5 6 (8.57%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Security Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Senior Security Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) WAN Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Information Risk Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) IT Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Security Risk Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.86%) FIX Protocol
2 8 (11.43%) YAML
3 6 (8.57%) JSON
4 3 (4.29%) Regular Expression
5 2 (2.86%) LDAP
5 2 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.71%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.14%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 5 (7.14%) Fixed Income
4 5 (7.14%) Public Cloud
4 5 (7.14%) Robotics
5 3 (4.29%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.29%) Derivative
6 2 (2.86%) Replication
6 2 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.43%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 23 (32.86%) Windows
2 20 (28.57%) Linux
3 16 (22.86%) Windows Server
4 8 (11.43%) Windows 10
5 7 (10.00%) Unix
5 7 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2016
7 5 (7.14%) Solaris
7 5 (7.14%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.43%) Android
8 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.43%) Check Point GAiA
8 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.00%) Network Virtualisation
2 19 (27.14%) DevOps
3 15 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
4 12 (17.14%) Change Management
5 9 (12.86%) ITIL
6 8 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (11.43%) Incident Management
6 8 (11.43%) Information Security
6 8 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (10.00%) Load Balancing
8 6 (8.57%) Business Continuity
8 6 (8.57%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (8.57%) Low Latency
8 6 (8.57%) Service Delivery
8 6 (8.57%) Statistics
8 6 (8.57%) Strategic Roadmap
8 6 (8.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (7.14%) OSINT
9 5 (7.14%) Threat Modelling
9 5 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.86%) Python
2 11 (15.71%) SQL
3 4 (5.71%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.29%) C++
4 3 (4.29%) Java
4 3 (4.29%) Perl
4 3 (4.29%) PHP
4 3 (4.29%) R
4 3 (4.29%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 38 (54.29%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (30.00%) CCNA
3 12 (17.14%) CCNP
4 8 (11.43%) Degree
5 7 (10.00%) CISSP
6 6 (8.57%) CCIE
6 6 (8.57%) CISM
6 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (7.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 5 (7.14%) CCSP
7 5 (7.14%) CREST Certified
7 5 (7.14%) GCFA
7 5 (7.14%) GCIA
7 5 (7.14%) GCIH
8 3 (4.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (2.86%) AWS Certification
9 2 (2.86%) CCDE
9 2 (2.86%) PCI QSA
9 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) COBIT
1 5 (7.14%) NIST
1 5 (7.14%) SLA
2 2 (2.86%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (2.86%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.86%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.43%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.00%) Docker
2 7 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (5.71%) VMware NSX
5 2 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.43%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.43%) vSphere
6 1 (1.43%) XenApp
6 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (17.14%) Ansible
2 8 (11.43%) Terraform
3 7 (10.00%) ITRS Geneos
4 5 (7.14%) CSIRT
5 4 (5.71%) Control-M
6 3 (4.29%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (4.29%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (4.29%) FortiGate
6 3 (4.29%) Puppet
6 3 (4.29%) vCenter Server
7 2 (2.86%) AirWatch
7 2 (2.86%) Kubernetes
7 2 (2.86%) Salt
8 1 (1.43%) Nessus
Vendors
1 45 (64.29%) Cisco
2 27 (38.57%) CheckPoint
3 20 (28.57%) Meraki
4 19 (27.14%) Microsoft
5 17 (24.29%) Blue Coat
5 17 (24.29%) VMware
6 16 (22.86%) Netskope
6 16 (22.86%) Zscaler
7 12 (17.14%) Fortinet
8 11 (15.71%) Palo Alto
9 10 (14.29%) F5
10 8 (11.43%) SolarWinds
11 6 (8.57%) Riverbed
12 5 (7.14%) SonicWALL
13 4 (5.71%) Arista
14 3 (4.29%) Citrix
14 3 (4.29%) ExtraHop
14 3 (4.29%) Juniper
14 3 (4.29%) Radianz
14 3 (4.29%) Splunk