Period
to 18 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 207 132 135
Rank change year-on-year -75 +3 +55
Permanent jobs citing LAN 41 61 230
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.69% 1.70% 2.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.51% 12.20% 17.73%
Number of salaries quoted 37 55 211
10th Percentile £33,650 £43,700 £26,250
25th Percentile £44,000 £58,125 £31,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £72,500 £46,500
Median % change year-on-year -17.24% +55.91% -11.43%
75th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £96,500 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £72,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -31.03% +61.11% -18.18%

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 the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 546 500 1,297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.19% 13.97% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 485 448 1,143
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,526 £28,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £48,750 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £69,375 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -6.31% +20.65% +4.55%
75th Percentile £81,250 £83,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £96,250 £88,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £67,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +17.39% +4.55%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for LAN in the City of London

LAN
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing LAN in the City of London.

Salary trend for LAN in the City of London

LAN
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing LAN in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 October 2021.

Salary histogram for LAN in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 City of London region with a requirement for LAN.

1 30 (73.17%) WAN
2 25 (60.98%) Firewall
3 16 (39.02%) Cisco
4 15 (36.59%) Windows
4 15 (36.59%) Active Directory
5 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
5 12 (29.27%) Data Centre
6 10 (24.39%) Microsoft 365
7 8 (19.51%) Linux
7 8 (19.51%) Finance
7 8 (19.51%) VMware
7 8 (19.51%) SIEM
7 8 (19.51%) Azure
7 8 (19.51%) Network Security
7 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (17.07%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (17.07%) CCNP
8 7 (17.07%) ITIL
8 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
8 7 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (14.63%) WLAN
9 6 (14.63%) CCNA
9 6 (14.63%) Ethernet
9 6 (14.63%) VPN
9 6 (14.63%) DNS
9 6 (14.63%) Wireless
9 6 (14.63%) Management Information System
9 6 (14.63%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (14.63%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (14.63%) Social Skills

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) CMS
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft 365
2 8 (19.51%) Azure
3 3 (7.32%) AWS
4 1 (2.44%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 30 (73.17%) WAN
2 25 (60.98%) Firewall
3 8 (19.51%) Network Security
4 7 (17.07%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (14.63%) DNS
5 6 (14.63%) Ethernet
5 6 (14.63%) VPN
5 6 (14.63%) Wireless
5 6 (14.63%) WLAN
6 5 (12.20%) DHCP
6 5 (12.20%) MPLS
6 5 (12.20%) SAN
6 5 (12.20%) SD-WAN
6 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
6 5 (12.20%) VoIP
7 4 (9.76%) Internet
7 4 (9.76%) IPsec
8 3 (7.32%) BGP
8 3 (7.32%) OSPF
8 3 (7.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (2.44%) KDB
1 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Burp Suite
1 1 (2.44%) Metasploit
1 1 (2.44%) sqlmap
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Social Skills
3 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) Documentation Skills
4 2 (4.88%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.44%) Advertising
5 1 (2.44%) Banking
5 1 (2.44%) International Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Legal
5 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Architect
2 7 (17.07%) Network Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Network Architect
4 3 (7.32%) Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) IT Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Security Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Head of IT
5 2 (4.88%) Head of IT Security
5 2 (4.88%) Head of Security
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (4.88%) IT Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) IT Support
5 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) JSON
2 2 (4.88%) 802.1X
2 2 (4.88%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (4.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Data Centre
2 6 (14.63%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.32%) Public Cloud
3 3 (7.32%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.88%) Fixed Income
4 2 (4.88%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.88%) User Experience
5 1 (2.44%) CCTV
5 1 (2.44%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (2.44%) Derivative
5 1 (2.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.44%) EPoS
5 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (36.59%) Windows
2 8 (19.51%) Linux
3 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
4 4 (9.76%) Unix
5 3 (7.32%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) SIEM
2 7 (17.07%) ITIL
3 6 (14.63%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (14.63%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (12.20%) Change Management
4 5 (12.20%) Computer Science
4 5 (12.20%) Project Delivery
5 4 (9.76%) Information Security
5 4 (9.76%) Project Management
6 3 (7.32%) Business Continuity
6 3 (7.32%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (7.32%) Network Design
6 3 (7.32%) Patch Management
6 3 (7.32%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (7.32%) Server Management
6 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.88%) Storage Management
7 2 (4.88%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.76%) Python
2 4 (9.76%) SQL
3 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.44%) C#
3 1 (2.44%) C++
3 1 (2.44%) Java
3 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) CCNP
1 7 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (14.63%) CCNA
3 4 (9.76%) Degree
4 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.88%) CCA
5 2 (4.88%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.88%) MCSE
5 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.44%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.44%) LPIC
6 1 (2.44%) MCP
6 1 (2.44%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) GDPR
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) NIST
System Software
1 15 (36.59%) Active Directory
2 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.32%) VMware NSX
4 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Terraform
2 3 (7.32%) Ansible
2 3 (7.32%) FortiGate
3 2 (4.88%) Kubernetes
3 2 (4.88%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (2.44%) CASB
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.44%) Nessus
4 1 (2.44%) Nmap
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) Cisco
2 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
3 8 (19.51%) VMware
4 4 (9.76%) SolarWinds
4 4 (9.76%) SonicWALL
5 3 (7.32%) CA
5 3 (7.32%) Citrix
5 3 (7.32%) Forcepoint
5 3 (7.32%) Fortinet
5 3 (7.32%) Meraki
5 3 (7.32%) Palo Alto
5 3 (7.32%) Rapid7
5 3 (7.32%) Splunk
6 2 (4.88%) Apple
6 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.88%) CommVault
6 2 (4.88%) HP
6 2 (4.88%) NetApp
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle
6 2 (4.88%) Tripwire