Period
to 16 April 2021

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 16 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 189 154 154
Rank change year-on-year -35 0 -26
Permanent jobs citing LAN 44 144 203
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.90% 1.72% 1.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.35% 13.43% 15.56%
Number of salaries quoted 41 134 190
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £48,750 £39,000 £42,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% +14.29% -
75th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,375 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +19.05% +5.00% -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 425 1,072 1,305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.67% 12.77% 12.80%
Number of salaries quoted 376 956 1,184
10th Percentile £41,250 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £48,491 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% -4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £80,500 £75,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £96,875 £88,750 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.64% -

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 16 April 2021.

Salary histogram for LAN in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2021, 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 43 (97.73%) WAN
2 29 (65.91%) Firewall
3 25 (56.82%) Cisco
4 21 (47.73%) Azure
5 19 (43.18%) Data Centre
6 17 (38.64%) VMware
7 16 (36.36%) Active Directory
8 15 (34.09%) Python
8 15 (34.09%) Microsoft 365
9 14 (31.82%) Ansible
9 14 (31.82%) Network Security
9 14 (31.82%) Windows
10 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
10 13 (29.55%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (29.55%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (29.55%) SolarWinds
11 12 (27.27%) Fortinet
11 12 (27.27%) Finance
12 11 (25.00%) Change Management
12 11 (25.00%) CCNP
12 11 (25.00%) Linux
13 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
13 10 (22.73%) VPN
13 10 (22.73%) AWS
13 10 (22.73%) F5
13 10 (22.73%) Terraform
13 10 (22.73%) SD-WAN
14 9 (20.45%) Problem-Solving
14 9 (20.45%) Cisco Firepower
14 9 (20.45%) VMware NSX

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 (9.09%) IIS
1 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.82%) IBM Notes
3 2 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.27%) Apache
4 1 (2.27%) ejabberd
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.27%) nginx
4 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 21 (47.73%) Azure
2 15 (34.09%) Microsoft 365
3 10 (22.73%) AWS
4 7 (15.91%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (11.36%) IaaS
6 3 (6.82%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (6.82%) GCP
6 3 (6.82%) PaaS
6 3 (6.82%) SaaS
7 2 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (4.55%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (2.27%) Google Workspace
8 1 (2.27%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (2.27%) IBM SmartCloud
8 1 (2.27%) Mimecast
8 1 (2.27%) Power Platform
8 1 (2.27%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 43 (97.73%) WAN
2 29 (65.91%) Firewall
3 14 (31.82%) Network Security
4 10 (22.73%) SD-WAN
4 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
4 10 (22.73%) VPN
5 9 (20.45%) Cisco Firepower
5 9 (20.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 9 (20.45%) Wireless
6 8 (18.18%) BGP
6 8 (18.18%) Cisco ISE
6 8 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 8 (18.18%) MPLS
7 7 (15.91%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (15.91%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (15.91%) Ethernet
7 7 (15.91%) OSPF
7 7 (15.91%) VoIP
7 7 (15.91%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (13.64%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2017
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.27%) Ingres
3 1 (2.27%) Power BI
3 1 (2.27%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.27%) Chocolatey
3 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (27.27%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Banking
3 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.55%) Back Office
5 1 (2.27%) Games
5 1 (2.27%) Law
5 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Network Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) Architect
2 7 (15.91%) Network Architect
3 5 (11.36%) IT Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 4 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) IT Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Network Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Switch Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) JSON
2 6 (13.64%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (4.55%) 802.1X
3 2 (4.55%) Regular Expression
3 2 (4.55%) XML
3 2 (4.55%) YAML
4 1 (2.27%) Software Packaging
4 1 (2.27%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (43.18%) Data Centre
2 8 (18.18%) Public Cloud
3 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (9.09%) Fixed Income
5 3 (6.82%) Client/Server
5 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.82%) Replication
6 1 (2.27%) CLARiiON
6 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) Windows
2 11 (25.00%) Linux
3 9 (20.45%) Windows Server
4 8 (18.18%) Windows 10
4 8 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (4.55%) Unix
8 1 (2.27%) Android
8 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.27%) Check Point GAiA
8 1 (2.27%) Debian
8 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Change Management
2 9 (20.45%) ITIL
2 9 (20.45%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (18.18%) Network Design
4 6 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (13.64%) Service Delivery
5 5 (11.36%) Business Continuity
5 5 (11.36%) DNA
6 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 4 (9.09%) Fintech
6 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (9.09%) Patch Management
7 3 (6.82%) Decision-Making
7 3 (6.82%) DevOps
7 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure as Code
7 3 (6.82%) Process Improvement
7 3 (6.82%) Project Delivery
7 3 (6.82%) Security Architecture
7 3 (6.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.09%) Python
2 8 (18.18%) SQL
3 4 (9.09%) PHP
3 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.82%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.82%) R
5 1 (2.27%) C
5 1 (2.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (25.00%) CCNP
3 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared
3 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
4 6 (13.64%) CCIE
5 4 (9.09%) Degree
6 3 (6.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (4.55%) CCNA
7 2 (4.55%) CISSP
7 2 (4.55%) PCI QSA
8 1 (2.27%) CCSA
8 1 (2.27%) CCSE
8 1 (2.27%) CCVP
8 1 (2.27%) CEH
8 1 (2.27%) CISM
8 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.27%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.55%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (4.55%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 2 (4.55%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.27%) GDPR
3 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 13 (29.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (20.45%) VMware NSX
4 4 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (6.82%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (4.55%) Docker
6 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.27%) iptables
7 1 (2.27%) Kamailio
7 1 (2.27%) KVM
7 1 (2.27%) Postfix
7 1 (2.27%) QEMU
7 1 (2.27%) XenApp
7 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (31.82%) Ansible
2 10 (22.73%) Terraform
3 7 (15.91%) FortiGate
3 7 (15.91%) ITRS Geneos
4 4 (9.09%) Control-M
5 3 (6.82%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (6.82%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (6.82%) vCenter Server
6 1 (2.27%) AssetCenter
6 1 (2.27%) Galera Cluster
6 1 (2.27%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (2.27%) Nessus
6 1 (2.27%) Puppet
6 1 (2.27%) SCCM
6 1 (2.27%) WSUS
6 1 (2.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (56.82%) Cisco
2 17 (38.64%) VMware
3 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
3 13 (29.55%) SolarWinds
4 12 (27.27%) Fortinet
5 10 (22.73%) F5
6 9 (20.45%) Palo Alto
7 8 (18.18%) CA
8 7 (15.91%) SonicWALL
9 6 (13.64%) CheckPoint
10 3 (6.82%) ExtraHop
10 3 (6.82%) Lotus
10 3 (6.82%) Oracle
10 3 (6.82%) Radianz
11 2 (4.55%) Arista
11 2 (4.55%) Blue Coat
11 2 (4.55%) Google
11 2 (4.55%) HP
11 2 (4.55%) Riverbed
11 2 (4.55%) Veeam