Period
to 7 December 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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 134 176 136
Rank change year-on-year +42 -40 +1
Permanent jobs citing LAN 226 197 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.30% 1.81% 2.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.01% 13.89% 15.06%
Number of salaries quoted 201 185 198
City of London median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% - -4.55%
10th Percentile £26,500 £30,200 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £80,750
Central London median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% +10.53% -5.94%

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 1,255 1,418 1,481
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.80% 13.03% 14.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,091 1,264 1,331
City of London median annual salary £56,640 £55,000 £53,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.98% +3.29% -3.18%
10th Percentile £28,250 £30,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £81,250
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -2.78%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 4 £56,000 -6.67%
LAN
Central London

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 198 (87.61%) WAN
2 109 (48.23%) Windows
3 106 (46.90%) Firewall
4 95 (42.04%) Active Directory
5 85 (37.61%) Microsoft
6 83 (36.73%) Cisco
7 74 (32.74%) Wireless
8 72 (31.86%) Office 365
9 70 (30.97%) TCP/IP
10 63 (27.88%) Windows 7
11 56 (24.78%) VoIP
12 54 (23.89%) VPN
13 53 (23.45%) Network Security
14 52 (23.01%) Azure
15 51 (22.57%) Windows 10
15 51 (22.57%) Windows Server
16 50 (22.12%) Cisco Certification
17 46 (20.35%) ITIL
18 44 (19.47%) Finance
19 42 (18.58%) Data Centre
20 41 (18.14%) Degree
20 41 (18.14%) Microsoft Office
21 40 (17.70%) CCNP
22 39 (17.26%) Palo Alto
23 38 (16.81%) Windows Server 2012
24 37 (16.37%) DNS
24 37 (16.37%) VMware
25 36 (15.93%) Microsoft Certification
25 36 (15.93%) DHCP
26 35 (15.49%) Android

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 26 (11.50%) MS Exchange
2 14 (6.19%) Skype for Business
3 9 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (3.54%) OpenStack
5 5 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.21%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.77%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.33%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.88%) CMS
8 2 (0.88%) Confluence
8 2 (0.88%) IIS
8 2 (0.88%) nginx
9 1 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 41 (18.14%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (4.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (4.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (2.65%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 72 (31.86%) Office 365
2 52 (23.01%) Azure
3 34 (15.04%) AWS
4 21 (9.29%) G Suite
5 11 (4.87%) IaaS
5 11 (4.87%) PaaS
6 5 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (2.21%) Mimecast
7 4 (1.77%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 2 (0.88%) Rackspace Cloud
8 2 (0.88%) Slack
9 1 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.44%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 198 (87.61%) WAN
2 106 (46.90%) Firewall
3 74 (32.74%) Wireless
4 70 (30.97%) TCP/IP
5 56 (24.78%) VoIP
6 54 (23.89%) VPN
7 53 (23.45%) Network Security
8 37 (16.37%) DNS
9 36 (15.93%) DHCP
10 29 (12.83%) BGP
11 28 (12.39%) OSPF
12 25 (11.06%) VLAN
12 25 (11.06%) Wi-Fi
13 24 (10.62%) WLAN
14 22 (9.73%) Internet
14 22 (9.73%) MPLS
15 20 (8.85%) IP Telephony
16 18 (7.96%) Cisco IOS
16 18 (7.96%) Remote Desktop
16 18 (7.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.88%) NoSQL
2 2 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (0.88%) Redis
2 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.44%) Power BI
3 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (3.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (1.77%) JIRA
General
1 44 (19.47%) Finance
2 19 (8.41%) Law
3 18 (7.96%) Banking
4 11 (4.87%) Telecoms
5 10 (4.42%) French Language
5 10 (4.42%) Marketing
6 7 (3.10%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.77%) Front Office
7 4 (1.77%) Public Sector
8 3 (1.33%) Retail
9 2 (0.88%) Advertising
9 2 (0.88%) Legal
9 2 (0.88%) Publishing
10 1 (0.44%) Back Office
10 1 (0.44%) Billing
Job Titles
1 51 (22.57%) Network Engineer
2 48 (21.24%) Analyst
3 42 (18.58%) IT Support
4 36 (15.93%) Support Analyst
5 33 (14.60%) Senior Network Engineer
6 28 (12.39%) IT Engineer
7 25 (11.06%) Desktop Support
7 25 (11.06%) Support Engineer
8 22 (9.73%) 2nd Line Support
8 22 (9.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 18 (7.96%) IT Analyst
10 17 (7.52%) IT Support Analyst
10 17 (7.52%) IT Support Engineer
11 15 (6.64%) Architect
12 14 (6.19%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 14 (6.19%) Desktop Analyst
12 14 (6.19%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 13 (5.75%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
14 12 (5.31%) Security Architect
15 11 (4.87%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.77%) 802.1X
1 4 (1.77%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (0.88%) libvirt
3 1 (0.44%) Cocoa
3 1 (0.44%) COM
3 1 (0.44%) LDAP
3 1 (0.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 42 (18.58%) Data Centre
2 19 (8.41%) iPhone
3 17 (7.52%) Blackberry
3 17 (7.52%) Video Conferencing
4 16 (7.08%) Management Information System
5 12 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (5.31%) Smartphone
6 10 (4.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 10 (4.42%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (3.54%) Client/Server
8 7 (3.10%) iPad
8 7 (3.10%) Mobile Computing
9 4 (1.77%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (1.33%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.33%) Clustering
10 3 (1.33%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.33%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.33%) Replication
11 2 (0.88%) CCTV
11 2 (0.88%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 109 (48.23%) Windows
2 63 (27.88%) Windows 7
3 51 (22.57%) Windows 10
3 51 (22.57%) Windows Server
4 38 (16.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (15.49%) Android
6 22 (9.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (8.85%) Linux
8 18 (7.96%) Apple iOS
9 14 (6.19%) Mac OS X
10 13 (5.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (4.42%) Windows Vista
12 8 (3.54%) Mac OS
13 3 (1.33%) CentOS
13 3 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.33%) Unix
13 3 (1.33%) VMS
13 3 (1.33%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.88%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (20.35%) ITIL
2 34 (15.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 34 (15.04%) Load Balancing
3 29 (12.83%) Information Security
4 23 (10.18%) Cybersecurity
5 22 (9.73%) Project Delivery
6 20 (8.85%) Problem-Solving
6 20 (8.85%) SIEM
7 18 (7.96%) Asset Management
7 18 (7.96%) Security Architecture
8 17 (7.52%) Change Management
9 16 (7.08%) Risk Management
10 14 (6.19%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (6.19%) Preventative Maintenance
11 13 (5.75%) Business Continuity
11 13 (5.75%) Kalman Filter
11 13 (5.75%) Network Design
12 11 (4.87%) Critical Thinking
13 10 (4.42%) DDoS Mitigation
13 10 (4.42%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 25 (11.06%) PowerShell
2 6 (2.65%) Python
2 6 (2.65%) SQL
3 3 (1.33%) C++
4 2 (0.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 50 (22.12%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (18.14%) Degree
3 40 (17.70%) CCNP
4 36 (15.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (10.18%) CISSP
6 20 (8.85%) CCNA
6 20 (8.85%) MCSE
7 19 (8.41%) CCIE
7 19 (8.41%) MCP
8 15 (6.64%) MCITP
9 13 (5.75%) MCTS
10 12 (5.31%) CISA
11 10 (4.42%) CISM
12 9 (3.98%) CRISC
13 8 (3.54%) CCSE
13 8 (3.54%) TOGAF Certification
14 7 (3.10%) CCSA
15 6 (2.65%) MCDST
16 5 (2.21%) CCDP
17 4 (1.77%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.31%) PCI DSS
2 10 (4.42%) SLA
3 9 (3.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.21%) GDPR
4 5 (2.21%) NIST
5 3 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.88%) ISO 22301
6 2 (0.88%) ITGC
7 1 (0.44%) COBIT
7 1 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.44%) Solvency II
System Software
1 95 (42.04%) Active Directory
2 22 (9.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (7.08%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.65%) vSphere
5 4 (1.77%) XenApp
6 3 (1.33%) KVM
6 3 (1.33%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.88%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 2 (0.88%) oVirt
7 2 (0.88%) QEMU
7 2 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.44%) Docker
8 1 (0.44%) LXC
8 1 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (11.95%) SCCM
2 9 (3.98%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (2.21%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (2.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (1.77%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.44%) Ansible
7 1 (0.44%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.44%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.44%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.44%) Mesos
7 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.44%) SCOM
7 1 (0.44%) Stealthwatch
7 1 (0.44%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.44%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 85 (37.61%) Microsoft
2 83 (36.73%) Cisco
3 39 (17.26%) Palo Alto
4 37 (16.37%) VMware
5 31 (13.72%) Citrix
6 26 (11.50%) CheckPoint
7 19 (8.41%) F5
8 18 (7.96%) Symantec
9 12 (5.31%) Meraki
10 10 (4.42%) Juniper
11 9 (3.98%) Polycom
12 8 (3.54%) Aruba
13 7 (3.10%) SolarWinds
14 6 (2.65%) Apple
15 5 (2.21%) Google
15 5 (2.21%) TOWER Software
15 5 (2.21%) Veeam
16 4 (1.77%) Lotus
16 4 (1.77%) Red Hat
16 4 (1.77%) Salesforce.com