Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 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
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 202 159 131
Rank change year-on-year -43 -28 +33
Permanent jobs citing LAN 60 61 208
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.96% 1.42% 2.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.82% 13.20% 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 54 56 196
10th Percentile £31,975 £39,375 £28,250
25th Percentile £43,813 £51,250 £36,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £72,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -24.14% +31.82% +4.76%
75th Percentile £65,797 £80,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £92,275 £90,000 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £72,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year -31.03% +47.96% -6.67%

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 611 462 1,170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.75% 10.74% 12.85%
Number of salaries quoted 492 409 1,038
10th Percentile £31,250 £40,625 £30,963
25th Percentile £45,000 £50,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,319 £67,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.68% +17.39% +4.55%
75th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £75,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,500 £90,375
Central London median annual salary £60,152 £65,000 £55,138
% change year-on-year -7.46% +17.89% +0.25%

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 25 January 2022.

Salary histogram for LAN in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 January 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 51 (85.00%) WAN
2 35 (58.33%) Windows
3 31 (51.67%) Active Directory
3 31 (51.67%) Firewall
4 26 (43.33%) Microsoft
5 22 (36.67%) Cisco
6 21 (35.00%) Microsoft 365
7 18 (30.00%) Azure
8 16 (26.67%) Linux
8 16 (26.67%) Finance
8 16 (26.67%) VMware
8 16 (26.67%) Information Security
9 15 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
10 14 (23.33%) Vulnerability Management
10 14 (23.33%) SIEM
10 14 (23.33%) ITIL
10 14 (23.33%) Windows Server
11 13 (21.67%) Splunk
11 13 (21.67%) PowerShell
12 12 (20.00%) Management Information System
12 12 (20.00%) Change Management
12 12 (20.00%) Security Operations
12 12 (20.00%) Attack Monitoring
12 12 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
12 12 (20.00%) Social Skills
13 10 (16.67%) Wireless
13 10 (16.67%) Project Management
13 10 (16.67%) TCP/IP
13 10 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
14 9 (15.00%) Network Security

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 5 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.33%) CMS
3 2 (3.33%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 21 (35.00%) Microsoft 365
2 18 (30.00%) Azure
3 12 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (13.33%) SaaS
5 7 (11.67%) PaaS
6 6 (10.00%) Azure Monitor
6 6 (10.00%) Azure Sentinel
7 4 (6.67%) AWS
8 2 (3.33%) IaaS
9 1 (1.67%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (1.67%) Google Workspace
9 1 (1.67%) Mimecast
9 1 (1.67%) Miro
9 1 (1.67%) Nutanix
9 1 (1.67%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 51 (85.00%) WAN
2 31 (51.67%) Firewall
3 10 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 10 (16.67%) Wireless
4 9 (15.00%) DNS
4 9 (15.00%) Network Security
5 8 (13.33%) VPN
6 7 (11.67%) DHCP
7 6 (10.00%) Ethernet
8 5 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (6.67%) BGP
9 4 (6.67%) Cisco Firepower
9 4 (6.67%) Cisco ISE
9 4 (6.67%) MPLS
9 4 (6.67%) OSPF
9 4 (6.67%) SAN
9 4 (6.67%) SD-WAN
9 4 (6.67%) VoIP
10 3 (5.00%) Internet
10 3 (5.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.67%) KDB
2 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.67%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Burp Suite
1 1 (1.67%) JIRA
1 1 (1.67%) Metasploit
1 1 (1.67%) sqlmap
General
1 16 (26.67%) Finance
2 12 (20.00%) Social Skills
3 4 (6.67%) Retail
4 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Publishing
4 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.67%) Advertising
5 1 (1.67%) Back Office
5 1 (1.67%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (1.67%) Environmental Health
5 1 (1.67%) International Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 9 (15.00%) Analyst
1 9 (15.00%) Architect
1 9 (15.00%) Security Engineer
2 8 (13.33%) Operations Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) Network Architect
4 6 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) IT Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) Service Manager
6 2 (3.33%) IT Support
6 2 (3.33%) IT Technician
6 2 (3.33%) Programme Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) JSON
2 1 (1.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 9 (15.00%) Data Centre
3 8 (13.33%) Public Cloud
4 3 (5.00%) Replication
4 3 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.33%) CCTV
5 2 (3.33%) Clustering
5 2 (3.33%) EPoS
5 2 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.67%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (1.67%) Derivative
6 1 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.67%) Eurex
6 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.67%) Fibre Optics
6 1 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.67%) Legacy Systems
6 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (58.33%) Windows
2 16 (26.67%) Linux
3 14 (23.33%) Windows Server
4 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2016
6 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2019
7 4 (6.67%) Windows 10
8 3 (5.00%) Unix
9 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.33%) Mac OS
9 2 (3.33%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.67%) Android
10 1 (1.67%) Solaris
10 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.67%) Information Security
2 15 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (23.33%) ITIL
3 14 (23.33%) SIEM
3 14 (23.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 12 (20.00%) Attack Monitoring
4 12 (20.00%) Change Management
4 12 (20.00%) Security Operations
5 10 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
5 10 (16.67%) Project Management
6 9 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (8.33%) Business Continuity
8 5 (8.33%) Incident Management
8 5 (8.33%) Network Design
8 5 (8.33%) Problem Management
8 5 (8.33%) Service Delivery
9 4 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (6.67%) Data Protection
9 4 (6.67%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.67%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.33%) Python
3 2 (3.33%) SQL
4 1 (1.67%) Bash
4 1 (1.67%) C#
4 1 (1.67%) C++
4 1 (1.67%) Java
4 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.67%) CCNA
2 4 (6.67%) CCNP
2 4 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (5.00%) Degree
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.67%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.67%) CCA
5 1 (1.67%) CCIE
5 1 (1.67%) CISSP
5 1 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.67%) JNCIP
5 1 (1.67%) MCP
5 1 (1.67%) MCSA
5 1 (1.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.00%) SLA
3 2 (3.33%) GDPR
3 2 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.33%) QA
4 1 (1.67%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (1.67%) NIST
System Software
1 31 (51.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.33%) VMware NSX
3 5 (8.33%) vSphere
4 3 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) SCCM
2 6 (10.00%) SCOM
2 6 (10.00%) SCSM
2 6 (10.00%) Terraform
3 4 (6.67%) Ansible
3 4 (6.67%) FortiGate
3 4 (6.67%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (3.33%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 2 (3.33%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.33%) CASB
4 2 (3.33%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (3.33%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.67%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.67%) Nessus
5 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.67%) Nmap
Vendors
1 26 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 22 (36.67%) Cisco
3 16 (26.67%) VMware
4 13 (21.67%) Splunk
5 8 (13.33%) CheckPoint
5 8 (13.33%) SolarWinds
5 8 (13.33%) Tripwire
6 5 (8.33%) Fortinet
7 4 (6.67%) CA
7 4 (6.67%) Palo Alto
8 3 (5.00%) 3PAR
8 3 (5.00%) Citrix
8 3 (5.00%) Forcepoint
8 3 (5.00%) HP
8 3 (5.00%) Mitel
9 2 (3.33%) Aruba
9 2 (3.33%) Dell
9 2 (3.33%) Meraki
9 2 (3.33%) Okta
9 2 (3.33%) Veeam