Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 134 133 189
Rank change year-on-year -1 +56 -43
Permanent jobs citing LAN 62 236 188
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.71% 2.36% 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.35% 18.39% 12.45%
Number of salaries quoted 57 217 183
Median annual salary £72,500 £46,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +55.91% -11.43% -4.55%
10th Percentile £45,800 £26,250 £30,650
90th Percentile £102,500 £91,250 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +61.11% -18.18% +15.79%

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 502 1,283 1,510
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.82% 12.85% 13.57%
Number of salaries quoted 449 1,121 1,347
Median annual salary £67,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.39% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £37,530 £28,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £96,250 £87,500 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £56,820 £55,000
% change year-on-year +18.80% +3.31% +4.76%

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 23 October 2020.

Salary histogram for LAN in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 56 (90.32%) WAN
2 42 (67.74%) Firewall
3 41 (66.13%) Azure
4 39 (62.90%) Cisco
5 33 (53.23%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (51.61%) VPN
7 26 (41.94%) CheckPoint
7 26 (41.94%) Network Security
7 26 (41.94%) DevOps
8 25 (40.32%) Network Virtualisation
8 25 (40.32%) Office 365
9 23 (37.10%) Meraki
10 22 (35.48%) CCNA
11 21 (33.87%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 19 (30.65%) Netskope
12 19 (30.65%) Zscaler
12 19 (30.65%) PBX
12 19 (30.65%) Windows
13 18 (29.03%) Linux
13 18 (29.03%) Blue Coat
13 18 (29.03%) Network Monitoring
14 17 (27.42%) Microsoft
15 16 (25.81%) Active Directory
15 16 (25.81%) AWS
16 15 (24.19%) Windows Server
16 15 (24.19%) Change Management
17 14 (22.58%) VMware
17 14 (22.58%) Finance
18 12 (19.35%) Wireshark
19 11 (17.74%) Wireless

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 4 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.84%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.23%) IIS
4 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 41 (66.13%) Azure
2 25 (40.32%) Office 365
3 21 (33.87%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 16 (25.81%) AWS
5 3 (4.84%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (3.23%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.61%) IaaS
7 1 (1.61%) PaaS
7 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (90.32%) WAN
2 42 (67.74%) Firewall
3 32 (51.61%) VPN
4 26 (41.94%) Network Security
5 19 (30.65%) PBX
6 12 (19.35%) Wireshark
7 11 (17.74%) Wireless
8 10 (16.13%) SSL
9 9 (14.52%) BGP
9 9 (14.52%) OSPF
9 9 (14.52%) TCP/IP
10 6 (9.68%) Cisco Wireless
11 5 (8.06%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (8.06%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 5 (8.06%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (6.45%) DNS
12 4 (6.45%) Internet
12 4 (6.45%) MPLS
12 4 (6.45%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.45%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.61%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (22.58%) Finance
2 10 (16.13%) Banking
3 7 (11.29%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.45%) Law
5 3 (4.84%) Front Office
6 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (46.77%) Network Engineer
2 27 (43.55%) Senior Network Engineer
3 13 (20.97%) Azure Engineer
4 11 (17.74%) Analyst
5 9 (14.52%) Cloud Engineer
5 9 (14.52%) Network Security Engineer
5 9 (14.52%) Security Engineer
5 9 (14.52%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 9 (14.52%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 9 (14.52%) Senior Security Engineer
6 7 (11.29%) Information Analyst
6 7 (11.29%) Information Risk Analyst
6 7 (11.29%) Information Security Analyst
6 7 (11.29%) Risk Analyst
6 7 (11.29%) Security Analyst
6 7 (11.29%) Security Risk Analyst
7 6 (9.68%) Change Manager
7 6 (9.68%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (9.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (9.68%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.74%) YAML
2 5 (8.06%) JSON
3 4 (6.45%) Regular Expression
4 3 (4.84%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (3.23%) LDAP
6 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.29%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 7 (11.29%) Management Information System
2 7 (11.29%) Robotics
3 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.84%) Derivative
4 2 (3.23%) CMDB
4 2 (3.23%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.61%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.65%) Windows
2 18 (29.03%) Linux
3 15 (24.19%) Windows Server
4 9 (14.52%) Unix
5 7 (11.29%) Solaris
5 7 (11.29%) Windows XP
6 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (6.45%) Windows 7
7 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.84%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.61%) Android
9 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.61%) Check Point GAiA
9 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.94%) DevOps
2 25 (40.32%) Network Virtualisation
3 18 (29.03%) Network Monitoring
4 15 (24.19%) Change Management
5 10 (16.13%) ITIL
6 8 (12.90%) Information Security
6 8 (12.90%) Load Balancing
6 8 (12.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 7 (11.29%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (11.29%) Data Acquisition
7 7 (11.29%) Internal Audit
7 7 (11.29%) Investment Management
7 7 (11.29%) OSINT
7 7 (11.29%) Security Monitoring
7 7 (11.29%) SIEM
7 7 (11.29%) Threat Detection
7 7 (11.29%) Threat Intelligence
7 7 (11.29%) Threat Modelling
7 7 (11.29%) Use Case
7 7 (11.29%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.52%) Python
2 5 (8.06%) SQL
3 3 (4.84%) C++
3 3 (4.84%) Java
3 3 (4.84%) Perl
3 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (53.23%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (35.48%) CCNA
3 8 (12.90%) CISM
3 8 (12.90%) CISSP
4 7 (11.29%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 7 (11.29%) CCSP
4 7 (11.29%) CREST Certified
4 7 (11.29%) GCFA
4 7 (11.29%) GCIA
4 7 (11.29%) GCIH
4 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (9.68%) CCNP
6 5 (8.06%) Degree
7 2 (3.23%) AWS Certification
8 1 (1.61%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.61%) CCMSE
8 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.61%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) COBIT
1 7 (11.29%) NIST
2 6 (9.68%) SLA
3 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.61%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (25.81%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.90%) Virtual Desktop
3 6 (9.68%) Docker
4 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.61%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.61%) vSphere
6 1 (1.61%) XenApp
6 1 (1.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) CSIRT
2 5 (8.06%) Ansible
3 3 (4.84%) Puppet
3 3 (4.84%) Terraform
4 2 (3.23%) Salt
5 1 (1.61%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.61%) Nessus
5 1 (1.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (62.90%) Cisco
2 26 (41.94%) CheckPoint
3 23 (37.10%) Meraki
4 19 (30.65%) Netskope
4 19 (30.65%) Zscaler
5 18 (29.03%) Blue Coat
6 17 (27.42%) Microsoft
7 14 (22.58%) VMware
8 9 (14.52%) Palo Alto
9 8 (12.90%) Fortinet
10 5 (8.06%) F5
11 4 (6.45%) Arista
11 4 (6.45%) Riverbed
11 4 (6.45%) SolarWinds
11 4 (6.45%) Splunk
12 3 (4.84%) Juniper
13 2 (3.23%) Citrix
14 1 (1.61%) Bloomberg
14 1 (1.61%) CA
14 1 (1.61%) HP