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

Local Area Network (LAN)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 193 208 168
Rank change year-on-year +15 -40 -13
Permanent jobs citing LAN 108 39 85
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.34% 0.71% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.12% 7.85% 10.90%
Number of salaries quoted 91 36 78
10th Percentile £47,500 £37,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £56,000 £39,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £75,000 £58,750
Median % change year-on-year -13.33% +27.66% +17.50%
75th Percentile £72,500 £79,063 £79,375
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £83,750
Central London median annual salary £64,125 £60,000 £56,514
% change year-on-year +6.88% +6.17% +13.03%

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 765 497 780
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.49% 9.09% 12.80%
Number of salaries quoted 587 442 692
10th Percentile £35,045 £40,000 £36,000
25th Percentile £47,000 £49,438 £45,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £81,063 £76,250
90th Percentile £100,750 £100,675 £88,625
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%

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 3 July 2022.

Salary histogram for LAN in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 City of London region with a requirement for LAN.

1 97 (89.81%) WAN
2 56 (51.85%) Cisco
2 56 (51.85%) Azure
3 45 (41.67%) Firewall
4 43 (39.81%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (38.89%) Microsoft
5 42 (38.89%) Windows
6 40 (37.04%) Social Skills
7 39 (36.11%) CCNP
8 36 (33.33%) Active Directory
9 35 (32.41%) Microsoft 365
10 32 (29.63%) Data Centre
11 31 (28.70%) Change Management
11 31 (28.70%) Wireless
11 31 (28.70%) VMware
12 29 (26.85%) Finance
12 29 (26.85%) ITIL
12 29 (26.85%) VPN
13 27 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
14 26 (24.07%) Project Management
14 26 (24.07%) Ansible
15 25 (23.15%) Disaster Recovery
15 25 (23.15%) Business Continuity
15 25 (23.15%) Public Cloud
16 24 (22.22%) F5
16 24 (22.22%) Security Cleared
16 24 (22.22%) SCCM
17 23 (21.30%) SC Cleared
17 23 (21.30%) Fortinet
17 23 (21.30%) MPLS

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 14 (12.96%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.85%) IIS
2 2 (1.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.63%) SAP GTS
2 2 (1.85%) Toggl
3 1 (0.93%) Fidessa
Cloud Services
1 56 (51.85%) Azure
2 35 (32.41%) Microsoft 365
3 27 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 22 (20.37%) AWS
4 22 (20.37%) Azure Monitor
4 22 (20.37%) Azure Sentinel
4 22 (20.37%) PaaS
4 22 (20.37%) SaaS
5 4 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.85%) GCP
6 2 (1.85%) Lucidchart
7 1 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.93%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 97 (89.81%) WAN
2 45 (41.67%) Firewall
3 31 (28.70%) Wireless
4 29 (26.85%) VPN
5 23 (21.30%) MPLS
6 21 (19.44%) BGP
6 21 (19.44%) OSPF
7 20 (18.52%) TCP/IP
8 18 (16.67%) Network Security
9 16 (14.81%) Cisco ISE
9 16 (14.81%) SD-WAN
10 12 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (10.19%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (9.26%) VXLAN
13 8 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (7.41%) IPsec
13 8 (7.41%) Wireshark
14 7 (6.48%) DNS
14 7 (6.48%) WLAN
15 6 (5.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.78%) MySQL
1 3 (2.78%) NoSQL
1 3 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.93%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 40 (37.04%) Social Skills
2 29 (26.85%) Finance
3 20 (18.52%) Presentation Skills
4 4 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.78%) Advertising
5 3 (2.78%) Influencing Skills
5 3 (2.78%) Law
5 3 (2.78%) Organisational Skills
5 3 (2.78%) Retail
5 3 (2.78%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.85%) Banking
6 2 (1.85%) Legal
6 2 (1.85%) Marketing
7 1 (0.93%) Back Office
7 1 (0.93%) Billing
7 1 (0.93%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (42.59%) Network Engineer
2 28 (25.93%) Analyst
3 25 (23.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 22 (20.37%) Senior Network Engineer
5 12 (11.11%) Architect
5 12 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 12 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (6.48%) Lead Network Engineer
6 7 (6.48%) Network Operations Engineer
6 7 (6.48%) Operations Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) Network Architect
9 4 (3.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 4 (3.70%) Azure Architect
9 4 (3.70%) Cloud Architect
9 4 (3.70%) Microsoft 365 Architect
9 4 (3.70%) Project Manager
10 3 (2.78%) IT Engineer
10 3 (2.78%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.70%) JSON
2 2 (1.85%) Middleware
2 2 (1.85%) Web Services
3 1 (0.93%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (29.63%) Data Centre
2 25 (23.15%) Public Cloud
3 4 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (3.70%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.85%) IVR
4 2 (1.85%) Life Science
4 2 (1.85%) User Experience
5 1 (0.93%) Clustering
5 1 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.93%) Eurex
5 1 (0.93%) IoT
5 1 (0.93%) iPad
5 1 (0.93%) iPhone
5 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.93%) PMI
5 1 (0.93%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.93%) Replication
5 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 42 (38.89%) Windows
2 21 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
2 21 (19.44%) Windows Server 2016
3 16 (14.81%) Windows Server
4 11 (10.19%) Linux
5 7 (6.48%) Unix
6 2 (1.85%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (0.93%) Android
7 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.93%) Solaris
7 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.70%) Change Management
2 29 (26.85%) ITIL
3 26 (24.07%) Project Management
4 25 (23.15%) Business Continuity
4 25 (23.15%) Disaster Recovery
5 21 (19.44%) Infrastructure Management
5 21 (19.44%) Problem Management
6 14 (12.96%) Network Virtualisation
7 13 (12.04%) Mentoring
7 13 (12.04%) Technology Transformation
8 11 (10.19%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (9.26%) Network Monitoring
10 9 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (7.41%) Agile
11 8 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
12 7 (6.48%) Security Architecture
13 6 (5.56%) Incident Management
13 6 (5.56%) Project Delivery
14 5 (4.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 5 (4.63%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.67%) Python
2 4 (3.70%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.78%) SQL
4 1 (0.93%) Bash
4 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (39.81%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (36.11%) CCNP
3 24 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 23 (21.30%) SC Cleared
5 18 (16.67%) CCNA
5 18 (16.67%) Degree
6 17 (15.74%) CCIE
7 6 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.78%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.85%) CCSA
9 2 (1.85%) CCSE
9 2 (1.85%) JNCIS
9 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.85%) PMP
9 2 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.93%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.93%) CISM
10 1 (0.93%) CISSP
10 1 (0.93%) MCSE
10 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) PMO
1 2 (1.85%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) GDPR
2 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.93%) NIST
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 36 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 22 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (16.67%) VMware NSX
4 2 (1.85%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.85%) vSphere
5 1 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.93%) XenApp
5 1 (0.93%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (24.07%) Ansible
2 24 (22.22%) SCCM
3 22 (20.37%) SCOM
3 22 (20.37%) SCSM
4 6 (5.56%) Terraform
5 5 (4.63%) TrustSec
6 4 (3.70%) FortiGate
7 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (1.85%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.85%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.93%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.93%) Salt
9 1 (0.93%) vRealize
9 1 (0.93%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 1 (0.93%) VxRail
Vendors
1 56 (51.85%) Cisco
2 42 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 31 (28.70%) VMware
4 24 (22.22%) F5
5 23 (21.30%) Fortinet
5 23 (21.30%) Palo Alto
6 22 (20.37%) Citrix
7 21 (19.44%) CheckPoint
7 21 (19.44%) SolarWinds
8 11 (10.19%) Riverbed
9 8 (7.41%) Arista
9 8 (7.41%) Aruba
9 8 (7.41%) Zscaler
10 6 (5.56%) Juniper
11 5 (4.63%) Adobe
11 5 (4.63%) Apple
11 5 (4.63%) SAP
12 4 (3.70%) Bloomberg
12 4 (3.70%) CA
12 4 (3.70%) FireEye