Period
to 8 July 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 8 July 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
8 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 157 153 144
Rank change year-on-year -4 -9 -12
Permanent jobs citing LAN 85 214 246
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.40% 2.03% 2.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.90% 15.65% 13.75%
Number of salaries quoted 82 202 220
Median annual salary £60,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,300 £31,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £87,375 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £56,514 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +13.03% -4.76% +16.67%

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 780 1,367 1,789
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.81% 12.99% 15.64%
Number of salaries quoted 688 1,234 1,590
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +8.24%
10th Percentile £36,000 £29,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £88,750 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +11.65%

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 8 July 2020.

Salary histogram for LAN in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 July 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 76 (89.41%) WAN
2 49 (57.65%) Cisco
3 43 (50.59%) Firewall
4 34 (40.00%) Finance
5 26 (30.59%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (25.88%) Microsoft
6 22 (25.88%) BGP
6 22 (25.88%) Wireless
6 22 (25.88%) Palo Alto
7 21 (24.71%) OSPF
8 20 (23.53%) CheckPoint
8 20 (23.53%) Windows
9 19 (22.35%) ITIL
10 18 (21.18%) Azure
11 17 (20.00%) TCP/IP
12 16 (18.82%) Active Directory
12 16 (18.82%) Change Management
13 14 (16.47%) VPN
13 14 (16.47%) Office 365
13 14 (16.47%) Virtual Desktop
14 13 (15.29%) Project Management
15 12 (14.12%) VMware
15 12 (14.12%) Meraki
15 12 (14.12%) ITIL V3
15 12 (14.12%) Network Design
15 12 (14.12%) Network Security
15 12 (14.12%) Cisco ASA
16 11 (12.94%) Aruba
16 11 (12.94%) Validation
16 11 (12.94%) CCNP

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 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (4.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.53%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (21.18%) Azure
2 14 (16.47%) Office 365
3 8 (9.41%) AWS
4 4 (4.71%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 3 (3.53%) IaaS
5 3 (3.53%) Mimecast
6 2 (2.35%) GCP
6 2 (2.35%) SaaS
7 1 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.18%) G Suite
7 1 (1.18%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (89.41%) WAN
2 43 (50.59%) Firewall
3 22 (25.88%) BGP
3 22 (25.88%) Wireless
4 21 (24.71%) OSPF
5 17 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 14 (16.47%) VPN
7 12 (14.12%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (14.12%) Network Security
8 9 (10.59%) EIGRP
8 9 (10.59%) PBX
8 9 (10.59%) WLAN
9 8 (9.41%) MPLS
9 8 (9.41%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (7.06%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (7.06%) DNS
10 6 (7.06%) Unified Communications
10 6 (7.06%) VLAN
11 5 (5.88%) VoIP
11 5 (5.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.35%) MySQL
1 2 (2.35%) NoSQL
1 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Artifactory
1 2 (2.35%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.35%) Gradle
1 2 (2.35%) Metasploit
1 2 (2.35%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 34 (40.00%) Finance
2 10 (11.76%) Law
3 7 (8.24%) Banking
4 6 (7.06%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.35%) Legal
5 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.18%) Front Office
6 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (31.76%) Network Engineer
2 21 (24.71%) Senior Network Engineer
3 14 (16.47%) Analyst
4 9 (10.59%) IT Engineer
5 8 (9.41%) Change Analyst
5 8 (9.41%) IT Support
5 8 (9.41%) Support Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Transition Analyst
6 7 (8.24%) Wireless Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Wireless Network Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Change and Configuration Manager
7 6 (7.06%) Change Manager
7 6 (7.06%) Configuration Manager
7 6 (7.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Project Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Security Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.35%) JSON
1 2 (2.35%) Regular Expression
1 2 (2.35%) YAML
2 1 (1.18%) Web Services
2 1 (1.18%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.53%) Reinsurance
3 2 (2.35%) CMDB
3 2 (2.35%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.35%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.18%) Clustering
4 1 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.18%) iPad
4 1 (1.18%) iPhone
4 1 (1.18%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (1.18%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.18%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.53%) Windows
2 10 (11.76%) Windows 10
2 10 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 6 (7.06%) Linux
3 6 (7.06%) Windows 7
3 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.71%) Unix
4 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2016
4 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2019
5 3 (3.53%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.18%) Android
7 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.35%) ITIL
2 16 (18.82%) Change Management
3 13 (15.29%) Project Management
4 12 (14.12%) ITIL V3
4 12 (14.12%) Network Design
5 11 (12.94%) Validation
6 10 (11.76%) DevOps
7 9 (10.59%) Business Continuity
7 9 (10.59%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (9.41%) Configuration Management
8 8 (9.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 8 (9.41%) ITSM
8 8 (9.41%) Network Virtualisation
9 7 (8.24%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (8.24%) Software Delivery
10 6 (7.06%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (7.06%) Service Delivery
11 5 (5.88%) High Availability
11 5 (5.88%) Load Balancing
11 5 (5.88%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.06%) Python
2 4 (4.71%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.35%) C++
3 2 (2.35%) Java 8
3 2 (2.35%) Perl
3 2 (2.35%) Scala
3 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.35%) SQL
4 1 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (30.59%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (12.94%) CCNP
3 10 (11.76%) CCNA
3 10 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (8.24%) CCIE
5 4 (4.71%) CCSA
5 4 (4.71%) CCSE
5 4 (4.71%) MCSE
6 3 (3.53%) Degree
6 3 (3.53%) JNCIP
7 2 (2.35%) CREST Certified
7 2 (2.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.35%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (1.18%) CCDE
8 1 (1.18%) CISA
8 1 (1.18%) CISM
8 1 (1.18%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.18%) MCITP
8 1 (1.18%) MCTS
8 1 (1.18%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) PMO
2 3 (3.53%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.53%) SLA
3 2 (2.35%) GDPR
3 2 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (18.82%) Active Directory
2 14 (16.47%) Virtual Desktop
3 6 (7.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.71%) Docker
4 4 (4.71%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.53%) XenApp
5 3 (3.53%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.18%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (1.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (10.59%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.35%) Ansible
2 2 (2.35%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (2.35%) SCCM
3 1 (1.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 49 (57.65%) Cisco
2 22 (25.88%) Microsoft
2 22 (25.88%) Palo Alto
3 20 (23.53%) CheckPoint
4 12 (14.12%) Meraki
4 12 (14.12%) VMware
5 11 (12.94%) Aruba
6 10 (11.76%) F5
7 9 (10.59%) Citrix
8 8 (9.41%) Juniper
9 5 (5.88%) Riverbed
10 4 (4.71%) Blue Coat
10 4 (4.71%) HP
10 4 (4.71%) Netskope
10 4 (4.71%) Zscaler
11 3 (3.53%) Nokia
11 3 (3.53%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.35%) Arista
12 2 (2.35%) Fortinet
12 2 (2.35%) Splunk