Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 208 148 162
Rank change year-on-year -60 +14 -11
Permanent jobs citing LAN 43 82 200
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.77% 1.54% 1.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.72% 11.53% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 39 73 186
10th Percentile £41,500 £31,250 £26,375
25th Percentile £54,375 £42,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £49,750
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +30.65% -5.24%
75th Percentile £79,375 £81,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £56,514 £48,500
% change year-on-year +6.17% +16.52% -7.62%

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 493 711 1,320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.82% 13.32% 12.89%
Number of salaries quoted 437 636 1,201
10th Percentile £39,250 £36,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £46,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,750 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.88% +1.25% +4.35%
75th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £103,000 £90,000 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -4.35%

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 29 July 2021.

Salary histogram for LAN in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 36 (83.72%) WAN
2 30 (69.77%) Firewall
3 22 (51.16%) Cisco
4 19 (44.19%) Data Centre
5 16 (37.21%) Azure
6 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
7 13 (30.23%) Windows
7 13 (30.23%) Change Management
7 13 (30.23%) Network Security
8 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (27.91%) Microsoft 365
8 12 (27.91%) VMware
9 11 (25.58%) Active Directory
9 11 (25.58%) Ansible
9 11 (25.58%) Fortinet
10 10 (23.26%) SolarWinds
10 10 (23.26%) Python
10 10 (23.26%) Social Skills
11 9 (20.93%) SD-WAN
11 9 (20.93%) Linux
11 9 (20.93%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (20.93%) CCNP
11 9 (20.93%) JSON
12 8 (18.60%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (18.60%) ITIL
12 8 (18.60%) Ethernet
12 8 (18.60%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (18.60%) Wireless
13 7 (16.28%) Finance
13 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP

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 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.65%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) Apache
3 1 (2.33%) ejabberd
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.33%) nginx
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (37.21%) Azure
2 12 (27.91%) Microsoft 365
3 6 (13.95%) AWS
4 3 (6.98%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.33%) GCP
5 1 (2.33%) Google Workspace
5 1 (2.33%) IaaS
5 1 (2.33%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (2.33%) IBM SmartCloud
5 1 (2.33%) Mimecast
5 1 (2.33%) PaaS
5 1 (2.33%) Power Platform
5 1 (2.33%) SaaS
5 1 (2.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 36 (83.72%) WAN
2 30 (69.77%) Firewall
3 13 (30.23%) Network Security
4 9 (20.93%) SD-WAN
5 8 (18.60%) Ethernet
5 8 (18.60%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (18.60%) Wireless
6 7 (16.28%) BGP
6 7 (16.28%) Cisco Firepower
6 7 (16.28%) Cisco ISE
6 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
6 7 (16.28%) VPN
7 6 (13.95%) MPLS
7 6 (13.95%) OSPF
8 5 (11.63%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (11.63%) DNS
8 5 (11.63%) Internet
8 5 (11.63%) SAN
8 5 (11.63%) WLAN
9 4 (9.30%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.33%) Ingres
2 1 (2.33%) Power BI
2 1 (2.33%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.33%) Chocolatey
3 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (23.26%) Social Skills
2 7 (16.28%) Finance
3 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.65%) Documentation Skills
5 2 (4.65%) Organisational Skills
5 2 (4.65%) Public Sector
6 1 (2.33%) Games
6 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Network Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) Architect
3 7 (16.28%) Network Architect
4 5 (11.63%) IT Manager
4 5 (11.63%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Head of IT
7 2 (4.65%) Head of IT Security
7 2 (4.65%) Head of Security
7 2 (4.65%) Network Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Cloud Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) JSON
2 3 (6.98%) 802.1X
3 2 (4.65%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (4.65%) Regular Expression
3 2 (4.65%) XML
3 2 (4.65%) YAML
4 1 (2.33%) Software Packaging
4 1 (2.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (44.19%) Data Centre
2 7 (16.28%) Public Cloud
3 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.98%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (4.65%) Fixed Income
5 2 (4.65%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.33%) CLARiiON
6 1 (2.33%) Replication
6 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Windows
2 9 (20.93%) Linux
3 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
4 5 (11.63%) Windows 10
5 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.65%) Unix
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (2.33%) Debian
7 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Change Management
2 8 (18.60%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (18.60%) ITIL
3 7 (16.28%) Network Design
3 7 (16.28%) Project Delivery
4 5 (11.63%) Business Continuity
4 5 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (11.63%) SIEM
5 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
5 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (9.30%) Patch Management
5 4 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (9.30%) Project Management
5 4 (9.30%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (9.30%) Server Management
6 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.98%) Cost Reduction
6 3 (6.98%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (6.98%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.98%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) Python
2 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.98%) SQL
4 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.33%) C
4 1 (2.33%) Perl
4 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) CCNP
1 9 (20.93%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
2 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
3 5 (11.63%) CCNA
4 3 (6.98%) Degree
5 2 (4.65%) CCIE
5 2 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.33%) CCA
6 1 (2.33%) CCSA
6 1 (2.33%) CCSE
6 1 (2.33%) CCVP
6 1 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.33%) LPIC
6 1 (2.33%) MCP
6 1 (2.33%) MCSE
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.65%) GDPR
2 2 (4.65%) SLA
3 1 (2.33%) NIST
System Software
1 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (25.58%) Active Directory
3 7 (16.28%) VMware NSX
4 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.65%) Docker
6 1 (2.33%) iptables
6 1 (2.33%) Kamailio
6 1 (2.33%) KVM
6 1 (2.33%) Postfix
6 1 (2.33%) QEMU
6 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.33%) XenApp
6 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (25.58%) Ansible
2 7 (16.28%) FortiGate
2 7 (16.28%) Terraform
3 1 (2.33%) AssetCenter
3 1 (2.33%) Galera Cluster
3 1 (2.33%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.33%) Puppet
3 1 (2.33%) SCCM
3 1 (2.33%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.33%) WSUS
3 1 (2.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (51.16%) Cisco
2 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
3 12 (27.91%) VMware
4 11 (25.58%) Fortinet
5 10 (23.26%) SolarWinds
6 7 (16.28%) CA
7 6 (13.95%) Palo Alto
7 6 (13.95%) SonicWALL
8 5 (11.63%) F5
9 3 (6.98%) Aruba
9 3 (6.98%) CheckPoint
9 3 (6.98%) Citrix
9 3 (6.98%) HP
9 3 (6.98%) Oracle
10 2 (4.65%) CommVault
10 2 (4.65%) IronPort
10 2 (4.65%) Juniper
10 2 (4.65%) NetApp
10 2 (4.65%) Riverbed
10 2 (4.65%) Splunk