Period
to 21 September 2019

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 21 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 138 167 131
Rank change year-on-year +29 -36 -18
Permanent jobs citing LAN 214 212 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.13% 1.92% 2.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.40% 13.61% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 198 193 222
City of London median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,850 £31,250 £28,100
90th Percentile £92,000 £85,000 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00% -4.76%

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 1,305 1,558 1,573
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.01% 14.11% 15.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,154 1,379 1,406
City of London median annual salary £59,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.61% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £31,250 £29,780
90th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 September 2019.

Salary histogram for LAN in the City of London

LAN
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the City of London region over the 6 months to 21 September 2019. 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
London Bridge -10 2 £57,000 +14.00%
LAN
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, 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.

1 190 (88.79%) WAN
2 120 (56.07%) Windows
3 98 (45.79%) Active Directory
4 88 (41.12%) Firewall
5 74 (34.58%) Office 365
6 67 (31.31%) Wireless
6 67 (31.31%) Microsoft
7 62 (28.97%) Windows Server
8 59 (27.57%) Cisco
9 57 (26.64%) Microsoft Office
10 55 (25.70%) Windows 7
11 53 (24.77%) TCP/IP
12 51 (23.83%) Finance
13 47 (21.96%) Windows 10
13 47 (21.96%) VPN
14 45 (21.03%) VoIP
15 44 (20.56%) DNS
16 41 (19.16%) Degree
17 39 (18.22%) Microsoft Certification
17 39 (18.22%) ITIL
18 38 (17.76%) Windows Server 2012
19 37 (17.29%) Azure
20 35 (16.36%) DHCP
21 32 (14.95%) Data Centre
22 31 (14.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 31 (14.49%) Citrix
23 30 (14.02%) VMware
23 30 (14.02%) SCCM
24 28 (13.08%) Network Security
25 27 (12.62%) AWS

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 24 (11.21%) MS Exchange
2 22 (10.28%) Skype for Business
3 16 (7.48%) SharePoint
4 13 (6.07%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (4.21%) OpenStack
6 6 (2.80%) IIS
7 5 (2.34%) IBM Notes
8 4 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.87%) IBM Domino
9 3 (1.40%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.93%) CMS
10 2 (0.93%) Confluence
10 2 (0.93%) nginx
11 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 57 (26.64%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (4.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (4.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (2.80%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 74 (34.58%) Office 365
2 37 (17.29%) Azure
3 27 (12.62%) AWS
4 25 (11.68%) G Suite
5 14 (6.54%) IaaS
6 13 (6.07%) PaaS
7 4 (1.87%) GCP
7 4 (1.87%) OneDrive
7 4 (1.87%) Power Platform
8 3 (1.40%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.40%) Mimecast
8 3 (1.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.93%) Akamai
9 2 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.93%) Rackspace Cloud
9 2 (0.93%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 190 (88.79%) WAN
2 88 (41.12%) Firewall
3 67 (31.31%) Wireless
4 53 (24.77%) TCP/IP
5 47 (21.96%) VPN
6 45 (21.03%) VoIP
7 44 (20.56%) DNS
8 35 (16.36%) DHCP
9 28 (13.08%) Network Security
10 24 (11.21%) Skype
11 23 (10.75%) SAN
12 20 (9.35%) Wi-Fi
13 18 (8.41%) IP Telephony
14 16 (7.48%) Cisco IOS
15 14 (6.54%) MPLS
15 14 (6.54%) VLAN
15 14 (6.54%) WLAN
16 13 (6.07%) Intrusion Detection
17 11 (5.14%) Internet
18 10 (4.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.87%) Power BI
1 4 (1.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.93%) NoSQL
2 2 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (0.93%) Redis
3 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (3.74%) Hudson
2 4 (1.87%) JIRA
3 3 (1.40%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 51 (23.83%) Finance
2 18 (8.41%) Telecoms
3 14 (6.54%) Law
4 9 (4.21%) Banking
5 8 (3.74%) Front Office
6 6 (2.80%) Legal
6 6 (2.80%) Marketing
7 5 (2.34%) Public Sector
7 5 (2.34%) Publishing
8 4 (1.87%) Back Office
9 2 (0.93%) Advertising
9 2 (0.93%) Retail
10 1 (0.47%) Billing
10 1 (0.47%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 50 (23.36%) IT Support
2 43 (20.09%) Analyst
3 32 (14.95%) IT Engineer
3 32 (14.95%) Support Engineer
4 28 (13.08%) Support Analyst
5 25 (11.68%) Network Engineer
6 21 (9.81%) 2nd Line Support
6 21 (9.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 21 (9.81%) IT Support Engineer
7 17 (7.94%) Desktop Support
8 16 (7.48%) IT Analyst
9 14 (6.54%) Architect
10 13 (6.07%) IT Support Analyst
11 12 (5.61%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 10 (4.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 10 (4.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 10 (4.67%) Administrator
12 10 (4.67%) Security Architect
12 10 (4.67%) Technical Support
13 9 (4.21%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.74%) SOAP
1 8 (3.74%) XML
2 5 (2.34%) .NET
2 5 (2.34%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (1.40%) 802.1X
3 3 (1.40%) XMPP
4 2 (0.93%) libvirt
5 1 (0.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.95%) Data Centre
2 19 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (8.88%) Video Conferencing
3 16 (7.48%) iPhone
4 14 (6.54%) Management Information System
4 14 (6.54%) Smartphone
5 12 (5.61%) Blackberry
5 12 (5.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (3.27%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.34%) Fixed Income
7 5 (2.34%) iPad
7 5 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.87%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (1.87%) Mobile Computing
9 3 (1.40%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.40%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.40%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.47%) Fibre Optics
10 1 (0.47%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 120 (56.07%) Windows
2 62 (28.97%) Windows Server
3 55 (25.70%) Windows 7
4 47 (21.96%) Windows 10
5 38 (17.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (12.62%) Android
6 27 (12.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (11.68%) Linux
8 18 (8.41%) Mac OS X
9 12 (5.61%) Apple iOS
10 11 (5.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (4.67%) Unix
12 7 (3.27%) Mac OS
13 5 (2.34%) Ubuntu
13 5 (2.34%) Windows 8
13 5 (2.34%) Windows Vista
14 3 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.93%) Amazon Linux
15 2 (0.93%) CentOS
16 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (18.22%) ITIL
2 31 (14.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 25 (11.68%) Problem-Solving
4 20 (9.35%) Asset Management
4 20 (9.35%) Change Management
4 20 (9.35%) Cybersecurity
5 18 (8.41%) Security Architecture
6 17 (7.94%) Project Delivery
7 16 (7.48%) Incident Management
7 16 (7.48%) SIEM
8 15 (7.01%) Information Security
8 15 (7.01%) Problem Management
9 14 (6.54%) Kalman Filter
10 13 (6.07%) Preventative Maintenance
11 12 (5.61%) DDoS Mitigation
11 12 (5.61%) Risk Management
12 11 (5.14%) Load Balancing
12 11 (5.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 10 (4.67%) Antivirus Management
13 10 (4.67%) Hardware Maintenance
Programming Languages
1 25 (11.68%) SQL
2 12 (5.61%) PowerShell
3 11 (5.14%) Python
4 5 (2.34%) Bash Shell
4 5 (2.34%) C#
4 5 (2.34%) VB.NET
5 3 (1.40%) C++
Qualifications
1 41 (19.16%) Degree
2 39 (18.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (10.28%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (10.28%) MCP
4 18 (8.41%) MCITP
5 16 (7.48%) CCNP
5 16 (7.48%) CISSP
6 15 (7.01%) MCTS
7 13 (6.07%) CCNA
8 11 (5.14%) MCSE
9 9 (4.21%) TOGAF Certification
10 7 (3.27%) CISA
10 7 (3.27%) CISM
10 7 (3.27%) CRISC
11 6 (2.80%) MCDST
12 4 (1.87%) CCIE
13 3 (1.40%) MCSA
13 3 (1.40%) PMI Certification
13 3 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.93%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.61%) SLA
2 8 (3.74%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.80%) NIST
4 1 (0.47%) COBIT
4 1 (0.47%) GDPR
4 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.47%) Solvency II
System Software
1 98 (45.79%) Active Directory
2 25 (11.68%) Hyper-V
3 19 (8.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (4.67%) XenApp
5 6 (2.80%) Docker
6 5 (2.34%) KVM
6 5 (2.34%) vSphere
7 3 (1.40%) LXC
7 3 (1.40%) Xen
8 2 (0.93%) oVirt
8 2 (0.93%) QEMU
8 2 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.47%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 30 (14.02%) SCCM
2 11 (5.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (3.74%) ITRS Geneos
4 7 (3.27%) Backup Exec
5 6 (2.80%) Ansible
5 6 (2.80%) Kubernetes
5 6 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.34%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (1.40%) Jamf Pro
7 3 (1.40%) Mesos
7 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (1.40%) Terraform
8 2 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.93%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.47%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.47%) SCOM
9 1 (0.47%) Stealthwatch
9 1 (0.47%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 67 (31.31%) Microsoft
2 59 (27.57%) Cisco
3 31 (14.49%) Citrix
4 30 (14.02%) VMware
5 16 (7.48%) Apple
6 13 (6.07%) Avaya
6 13 (6.07%) Symantec
7 12 (5.61%) CheckPoint
7 12 (5.61%) HP
8 9 (4.21%) Palo Alto
9 8 (3.74%) Meraki
10 7 (3.27%) Google
10 7 (3.27%) Juniper
11 6 (2.80%) Veritas
12 5 (2.34%) F5
12 5 (2.34%) Lotus
12 5 (2.34%) Red Hat
13 4 (1.87%) Dell
13 4 (1.87%) Fortinet
13 4 (1.87%) ServiceNow