Period
to 26 February 2020

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 26 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 134 148 148
Rank change year-on-year +14 0 -6
Permanent jobs citing LAN 196 207 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.16% 1.99% 2.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.41% 15.67% 14.26%
Number of salaries quoted 178 194 198
City of London median annual salary £57,250 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.05% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £28,850 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £81,625 £85,000 £94,125
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 1,126 1,321 1,606
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.42% 12.69% 15.01%
Number of salaries quoted 980 1,181 1,448
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £83,750
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -4.55%

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 26 February 2020.

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 26 February 2020. 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 -9 5 £55,000 -8.33%
LAN
Central London

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, 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.

1 170 (86.73%) WAN
2 105 (53.57%) Firewall
3 91 (46.43%) Cisco
4 71 (36.22%) Windows
5 69 (35.20%) Microsoft
6 68 (34.69%) Active Directory
7 67 (34.18%) Cisco Certification
8 60 (30.61%) Wireless
8 60 (30.61%) TCP/IP
9 52 (26.53%) Finance
10 49 (25.00%) Office 365
10 49 (25.00%) Palo Alto
11 46 (23.47%) VPN
12 45 (22.96%) CCNP
12 45 (22.96%) BGP
13 44 (22.45%) OSPF
13 44 (22.45%) Azure
14 42 (21.43%) Data Centre
15 40 (20.41%) Network Security
16 39 (19.90%) ITIL
17 38 (19.39%) Windows 10
18 36 (18.37%) Windows 7
18 36 (18.37%) VMware
19 35 (17.86%) Load Balancing
19 35 (17.86%) VoIP
20 34 (17.35%) VLAN
21 33 (16.84%) Windows Server
22 32 (16.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 31 (15.82%) MPLS
24 30 (15.31%) Degree

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 15 (7.65%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.06%) OpenStack
4 5 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.04%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.51%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (9.18%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (3.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 49 (25.00%) Office 365
2 44 (22.45%) Azure
3 27 (13.78%) AWS
4 10 (5.10%) IaaS
5 9 (4.59%) PaaS
6 5 (2.55%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 4 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.04%) G Suite
7 4 (2.04%) Mimecast
8 2 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (1.02%) GCP
8 2 (1.02%) Power Platform
8 2 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 170 (86.73%) WAN
2 105 (53.57%) Firewall
3 60 (30.61%) TCP/IP
3 60 (30.61%) Wireless
4 46 (23.47%) VPN
5 45 (22.96%) BGP
6 44 (22.45%) OSPF
7 40 (20.41%) Network Security
8 35 (17.86%) VoIP
9 34 (17.35%) VLAN
10 31 (15.82%) MPLS
11 28 (14.29%) WLAN
12 27 (13.78%) DHCP
13 26 (13.27%) DNS
14 23 (11.73%) Internet
15 22 (11.22%) Cisco ASA
16 20 (10.20%) SSL
16 20 (10.20%) Wi-Fi
17 18 (9.18%) IPsec
18 17 (8.67%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.02%) MySQL
2 2 (1.02%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.02%) Power BI
2 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.02%) Artifactory
2 2 (1.02%) Gradle
General
1 52 (26.53%) Finance
2 21 (10.71%) Banking
3 18 (9.18%) Law
4 12 (6.12%) French Language
5 8 (4.08%) Financial Institution
6 7 (3.57%) Marketing
7 5 (2.55%) Advertising
7 5 (2.55%) Front Office
7 5 (2.55%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.53%) Legal
9 2 (1.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (32.14%) Network Engineer
2 43 (21.94%) Senior Network Engineer
3 35 (17.86%) Analyst
4 23 (11.73%) IT Support
4 23 (11.73%) Support Analyst
5 20 (10.20%) Support Engineer
6 17 (8.67%) IT Engineer
7 15 (7.65%) Desktop Support
7 15 (7.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (6.63%) 2nd Line Support
8 13 (6.63%) Architect
9 12 (6.12%) IT Support Engineer
10 11 (5.61%) IT Analyst
10 11 (5.61%) Security Architect
11 10 (5.10%) IT Support Analyst
11 10 (5.10%) Network Security Engineer
11 10 (5.10%) Security Engineer
12 9 (4.59%) Desktop Analyst
12 9 (4.59%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 8 (4.08%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.55%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (2.04%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.51%) Cocoa
3 1 (0.51%) COM
3 1 (0.51%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 13 (6.63%) iPhone
2 13 (6.63%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (5.10%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.59%) Blackberry
5 7 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (3.57%) iPad
5 7 (3.57%) Mobile Computing
6 6 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.04%) Replication
7 4 (2.04%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.53%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.53%) CCTV
8 3 (1.53%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.53%) Clustering
8 3 (1.53%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.53%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.53%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.53%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.02%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 71 (36.22%) Windows
2 38 (19.39%) Windows 10
3 36 (18.37%) Windows 7
4 33 (16.84%) Windows Server
5 23 (11.73%) Android
6 20 (10.20%) Linux
7 19 (9.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (6.12%) Apple iOS
9 8 (4.08%) Mac OS X
9 8 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (3.06%) Windows Vista
11 4 (2.04%) Unix
12 3 (1.53%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.53%) VMS
13 2 (1.02%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.51%) CentOS
14 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (19.90%) ITIL
2 35 (17.86%) Load Balancing
3 32 (16.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 24 (12.24%) Information Security
5 20 (10.20%) Network Design
5 20 (10.20%) Project Delivery
6 15 (7.65%) Cybersecurity
6 15 (7.65%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (6.63%) Business Continuity
7 13 (6.63%) Kalman Filter
7 13 (6.63%) SIEM
8 12 (6.12%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (6.12%) Risk Management
9 11 (5.61%) Security Architecture
10 10 (5.10%) Project Management
11 9 (4.59%) Asset Management
11 9 (4.59%) Mobile Device Management
11 9 (4.59%) Network Management
11 9 (4.59%) TOGAF
12 8 (4.08%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 25 (12.76%) PowerShell
2 5 (2.55%) C++
2 5 (2.55%) Python
2 5 (2.55%) SQL
3 2 (1.02%) Java 8
3 2 (1.02%) Scala
Qualifications
1 67 (34.18%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (22.96%) CCNP
3 30 (15.31%) Degree
4 26 (13.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (12.76%) CCIE
6 24 (12.24%) CCNA
7 17 (8.67%) MCSE
8 16 (8.16%) CISSP
9 9 (4.59%) CCSE
10 8 (4.08%) CCSA
11 7 (3.57%) CISA
11 7 (3.57%) MCITP
11 7 (3.57%) MCP
11 7 (3.57%) TOGAF Certification
12 6 (3.06%) MCSA
13 5 (2.55%) CCDP
13 5 (2.55%) CISM
13 5 (2.55%) MCTS
14 4 (2.04%) CRISC
14 4 (2.04%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.10%) SLA
2 7 (3.57%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.06%) GDPR
4 4 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.02%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (1.02%) ISO 22301
6 2 (1.02%) ITGC
7 1 (0.51%) COBIT
7 1 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.51%) Solvency II
System Software
1 68 (34.69%) Active Directory
2 23 (11.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.10%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.55%) XenApp
4 5 (2.55%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.53%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 3 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.53%) vSphere
6 1 (0.51%) Docker
6 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (6.63%) SCCM
2 6 (3.06%) FortiGate
2 6 (3.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.02%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.51%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (0.51%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.51%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 91 (46.43%) Cisco
2 69 (35.20%) Microsoft
3 49 (25.00%) Palo Alto
4 36 (18.37%) VMware
5 28 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 23 (11.73%) Citrix
7 19 (9.69%) F5
7 19 (9.69%) Juniper
8 16 (8.16%) Aruba
9 13 (6.63%) Symantec
10 12 (6.12%) Meraki
11 10 (5.10%) Polycom
12 8 (4.08%) SolarWinds
13 7 (3.57%) Fortinet
14 6 (3.06%) Veeam
15 5 (2.55%) HP
16 4 (2.04%) Brocade
16 4 (2.04%) ServiceNow
16 4 (2.04%) Zscaler
17 3 (1.53%) Riverbed