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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 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
London > Central London
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 169 187 152
Rank change year-on-year +18 -35 +10
Permanent jobs citing LAN 149 77 101
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 1.74% 1.17% 1.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.05% 11.77% 12.61%
Number of salaries quoted 129 70 87
10th Percentile £40,559 £37,375 £29,900
25th Percentile £50,250 £46,000 £39,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £64,125 £59,250 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.23% -1.25% +26.32%
75th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £88,750
London median annual salary £54,024 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.90% - +5.00%

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 874 654 801
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 10.22% 9.93% 14.10%
Number of salaries quoted 717 575 699
10th Percentile £35,045 £34,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +13.64%
75th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £100,000 £90,000
London median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year - - +13.64%

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 August 2022.

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 August 2022. 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
Jobs
City of London +21 121 £65,000 -7.14% 15
West End of London +12 10 £58,000 -0.22%
City of Westminster +9 6 £77,500 +40.91%
Kensington and Chelsea +1 4 £42,500 -22.73% 1
Camden - 2 £50,000 -
LAN
London

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, 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.

1 127 (85.23%) WAN
2 81 (54.36%) Azure
3 75 (50.34%) Cisco
4 66 (44.30%) Windows
5 63 (42.28%) Microsoft
6 59 (39.60%) Cisco Certification
7 58 (38.93%) Microsoft 365
7 58 (38.93%) Social Skills
8 53 (35.57%) Firewall
8 53 (35.57%) Active Directory
9 46 (30.87%) CCNP
9 46 (30.87%) VPN
10 42 (28.19%) VMware
11 37 (24.83%) ITIL
11 37 (24.83%) Wireless
12 36 (24.16%) SCCM
13 35 (23.49%) VMware Infrastructure
14 33 (22.15%) Finance
14 33 (22.15%) Change Management
14 33 (22.15%) MPLS
14 33 (22.15%) TCP/IP
15 32 (21.48%) AWS
15 32 (21.48%) Data Centre
16 31 (20.81%) Azure Active Directory
17 30 (20.13%) Palo Alto
17 30 (20.13%) Citrix
18 29 (19.46%) BGP
18 29 (19.46%) Disaster Recovery
18 29 (19.46%) Problem Management
18 29 (19.46%) Ansible

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 21 (14.09%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.36%) IIS
3 2 (1.34%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.67%) Apache
4 1 (0.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (5.37%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.36%) SAP GTS
2 2 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.34%) Toggl
3 1 (0.67%) Fidessa
3 1 (0.67%) SAP CAR
3 1 (0.67%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 81 (54.36%) Azure
2 58 (38.93%) Microsoft 365
3 32 (21.48%) AWS
4 31 (20.81%) Azure Active Directory
5 23 (15.44%) SaaS
6 22 (14.77%) Azure Sentinel
6 22 (14.77%) PaaS
7 21 (14.09%) Azure Monitor
8 9 (6.04%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (2.68%) OneDrive
10 2 (1.34%) AWS Direct Connect
10 2 (1.34%) Google Workspace
10 2 (1.34%) Lucidchart
11 1 (0.67%) Azure Logic Apps
11 1 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.67%) GCP
11 1 (0.67%) IaaS
11 1 (0.67%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 127 (85.23%) WAN
2 53 (35.57%) Firewall
3 46 (30.87%) VPN
4 37 (24.83%) Wireless
5 33 (22.15%) MPLS
5 33 (22.15%) TCP/IP
6 29 (19.46%) BGP
7 26 (17.45%) OSPF
8 21 (14.09%) Network Security
9 19 (12.75%) Wi-Fi
10 18 (12.08%) DNS
10 18 (12.08%) WLAN
11 17 (11.41%) Cisco ISE
11 17 (11.41%) DHCP
12 16 (10.74%) SD-WAN
13 14 (9.40%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (7.38%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (7.38%) Internet
15 10 (6.71%) VXLAN
16 9 (6.04%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.01%) MySQL
1 3 (2.01%) NoSQL
1 3 (2.01%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.67%) JIRA
General
1 58 (38.93%) Social Skills
2 33 (22.15%) Finance
3 25 (16.78%) Presentation Skills
4 10 (6.71%) Law
5 8 (5.37%) Organisational Skills
5 8 (5.37%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.36%) Marketing
6 5 (3.36%) Retail
7 4 (2.68%) Banking
7 4 (2.68%) Legal
8 3 (2.01%) Advertising
8 3 (2.01%) Influencing Skills
8 3 (2.01%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.67%) Aviation
9 1 (0.67%) Billing
9 1 (0.67%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 58 (38.93%) Network Engineer
2 28 (18.79%) Analyst
3 27 (18.12%) Senior Network Engineer
4 25 (16.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 13 (8.72%) Architect
5 13 (8.72%) IT Engineer
6 10 (6.71%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (6.71%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 9 (6.04%) IT Manager
8 8 (5.37%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 8 (5.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (5.37%) Lead Network Engineer
8 8 (5.37%) Operations Engineer
9 7 (4.70%) Network Manager
9 7 (4.70%) Network Operations Engineer
10 6 (4.03%) Cisco Engineer
10 6 (4.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 6 (4.03%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (3.36%) Network Architect
11 5 (3.36%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.68%) Web Services
2 3 (2.01%) JSON
3 1 (0.67%) .NET
3 1 (0.67%) LDAP
3 1 (0.67%) Middleware
3 1 (0.67%) SAML
3 1 (0.67%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 32 (21.48%) Data Centre
2 26 (17.45%) Public Cloud
3 4 (2.68%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (2.68%) Life Science
3 4 (2.68%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (2.68%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.01%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (2.01%) PKI
5 2 (1.34%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (1.34%) IVR
5 2 (1.34%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.67%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.67%) Clustering
6 1 (0.67%) Eurex
6 1 (0.67%) IoT
6 1 (0.67%) iPad
6 1 (0.67%) iPhone
6 1 (0.67%) PMI
6 1 (0.67%) Social Media
6 1 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 66 (44.30%) Windows
2 28 (18.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (18.12%) Windows Server 2016
4 26 (17.45%) Windows Server
5 21 (14.09%) Linux
5 21 (14.09%) Windows 10
6 9 (6.04%) Windows Server 2019
7 7 (4.70%) Unix
8 2 (1.34%) Android
8 2 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.67%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.67%) Solaris
9 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (24.83%) ITIL
2 33 (22.15%) Change Management
3 29 (19.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 29 (19.46%) Problem Management
4 28 (18.79%) Business Continuity
5 25 (16.78%) Project Management
6 21 (14.09%) Infrastructure Management
7 19 (12.75%) Customer Service
8 18 (12.08%) Network Virtualisation
9 14 (9.40%) Mentoring
9 14 (9.40%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (8.72%) Cybersecurity
10 13 (8.72%) Network Management
10 13 (8.72%) Technology Transformation
11 10 (6.71%) Agile
11 10 (6.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 10 (6.71%) Migration
11 10 (6.71%) Network Monitoring
12 9 (6.04%) Incident Management
12 9 (6.04%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (15.44%) Python
2 7 (4.70%) PowerShell
2 7 (4.70%) SQL
3 3 (2.01%) Bash
4 1 (0.67%) C
4 1 (0.67%) C#
4 1 (0.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 59 (39.60%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (30.87%) CCNP
3 28 (18.79%) Degree
3 28 (18.79%) Security Cleared
4 26 (17.45%) CCIE
4 26 (17.45%) SC Cleared
5 25 (16.78%) CCNA
6 8 (5.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (4.03%) A+ Certification
7 6 (4.03%) CISSP
8 5 (3.36%) Azure Certification
8 5 (3.36%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (3.36%) SSCP
9 3 (2.01%) JNCIA
10 2 (1.34%) CCA
10 2 (1.34%) CCSA
10 2 (1.34%) CCSE
10 2 (1.34%) JNCIS
10 2 (1.34%) PMP
10 2 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.36%) Cyber Essentials
1 5 (3.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 4 (2.68%) QA
3 3 (2.01%) SLA
4 2 (1.34%) PMO
5 1 (0.67%) GDPR
5 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.67%) NIST
System Software
1 53 (35.57%) Active Directory
2 35 (23.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (14.77%) VMware NSX
4 8 (5.37%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.36%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (3.36%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.01%) vSphere
7 1 (0.67%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.67%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (0.67%) Firmware
7 1 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 36 (24.16%) SCCM
2 29 (19.46%) Ansible
3 21 (14.09%) SCOM
3 21 (14.09%) SCSM
4 12 (8.05%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (3.36%) Terraform
5 5 (3.36%) TrustSec
5 5 (3.36%) vCenter Server
6 3 (2.01%) FortiGate
6 3 (2.01%) Kubernetes
6 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (1.34%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.67%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 1 (0.67%) Avamar
8 1 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.67%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.67%) EdgeSight
8 1 (0.67%) Forum Sentry
8 1 (0.67%) Packer
8 1 (0.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 75 (50.34%) Cisco
2 63 (42.28%) Microsoft
3 42 (28.19%) VMware
4 30 (20.13%) Citrix
4 30 (20.13%) Palo Alto
5 29 (19.46%) F5
6 26 (17.45%) Fortinet
7 25 (16.78%) CheckPoint
8 21 (14.09%) SolarWinds
9 11 (7.38%) Riverbed
10 9 (6.04%) Aruba
10 9 (6.04%) Juniper
11 8 (5.37%) Arista
11 8 (5.37%) Meraki
11 8 (5.37%) Zscaler
12 7 (4.70%) Apple
12 7 (4.70%) Sophos
13 6 (4.03%) Bloomberg
13 6 (4.03%) SAP
14 5 (3.36%) Adobe