Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 126 141
Rank change year-on-year -25 +15 -28
Permanent jobs citing LAN 199 266 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.96% 2.29% 2.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.39% 14.97% 15.40%
Number of salaries quoted 175 231 360
City of London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,400 £29,000 £26,475
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £75,000
Central London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -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 1486 1777 2467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.67% 15.28% 14.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1327 1559 2118
City of London median annual salary £53,250 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.18% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £78,750
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +2.04%

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 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for LAN in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for LAN.

1 183 (91.96%) WAN
2 86 (43.22%) Firewall
3 79 (39.70%) Cisco
4 74 (37.19%) Microsoft
5 71 (35.68%) Windows
6 69 (34.67%) Finance
7 63 (31.66%) Active Directory
8 62 (31.16%) ITIL
8 62 (31.16%) VMware
9 55 (27.64%) VPN
10 53 (26.63%) Data Centre
11 50 (25.13%) DNS
12 49 (24.62%) Cisco Certification
13 47 (23.62%) DHCP
14 43 (21.61%) TCP/IP
14 43 (21.61%) Wireless
15 37 (18.59%) VMware Infrastructure
16 35 (17.59%) Office 365
17 34 (17.09%) CCNP
17 34 (17.09%) Windows Server
18 33 (16.58%) MS Exchange
19 32 (16.08%) Network Security
20 31 (15.58%) Project Management
20 31 (15.58%) Citrix
21 30 (15.08%) Internet
22 28 (14.07%) SAN
23 27 (13.57%) Change Management
23 27 (13.57%) VLAN
24 26 (13.07%) Windows 7
24 26 (13.07%) Microsoft Azure

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 33 (16.58%) MS Exchange
2 17 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (6.03%) Skype for Business
4 10 (5.03%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.51%) CMS
7 3 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.01%) IIS
9 1 (0.50%) Apache
9 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (11.06%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.02%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Eikon
1 1 (0.50%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 35 (17.59%) Office 365
2 26 (13.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (6.53%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.01%) G Suite
4 4 (2.01%) Mimecast
4 4 (2.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.51%) IaaS
5 3 (1.51%) PaaS
5 3 (1.51%) SaaS
6 2 (1.01%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 183 (91.96%) WAN
2 86 (43.22%) Firewall
3 55 (27.64%) VPN
4 50 (25.13%) DNS
5 47 (23.62%) DHCP
6 43 (21.61%) TCP/IP
6 43 (21.61%) Wireless
7 32 (16.08%) Network Security
8 30 (15.08%) Internet
9 28 (14.07%) SAN
10 27 (13.57%) VLAN
11 26 (13.07%) BGP
12 24 (12.06%) MPLS
13 23 (11.56%) Cisco ASA
13 23 (11.56%) VoIP
13 23 (11.56%) Wi-Fi
14 22 (11.06%) OSPF
15 21 (10.55%) Cisco IOS
16 20 (10.05%) Cisco Nexus
17 18 (9.05%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.51%) MySQL
3 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.50%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 69 (34.67%) Finance
2 19 (9.55%) Banking
3 13 (6.53%) Law
3 13 (6.53%) Telecoms
4 11 (5.53%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.51%) Legal
6 4 (2.01%) Back Office
6 4 (2.01%) Retail
7 2 (1.01%) Front Office
7 2 (1.01%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Electronics
8 1 (0.50%) Games
8 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.50%) Marketing
8 1 (0.50%) Publishing
8 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (18.59%) Network Engineer
2 32 (16.08%) Analyst
3 25 (12.56%) Support Engineer
4 24 (12.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (9.05%) Project Manager
6 16 (8.04%) Infrastructure Manager
7 14 (7.04%) Architect
7 14 (7.04%) Senior Network Engineer
8 12 (6.03%) Administrator
9 11 (5.53%) 2nd Line Support
9 11 (5.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 11 (5.53%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (5.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 10 (5.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (5.03%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 10 (5.03%) IT Analyst
10 10 (5.03%) Service Analyst
10 10 (5.03%) Systems Administrator
11 9 (4.52%) Support Analyst
12 8 (4.02%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.52%) FIX Protocol
2 8 (4.02%) SOAP
2 8 (4.02%) XML
3 6 (3.02%) Web Services
4 5 (2.51%) XMPP
5 2 (1.01%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 53 (26.63%) Data Centre
2 11 (5.53%) Management Information System
2 11 (5.53%) Public Cloud
3 10 (5.03%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.03%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.02%) Blackberry
4 6 (3.02%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (2.01%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.01%) Fixed Income
5 4 (2.01%) iPad
5 4 (2.01%) iPhone
5 4 (2.01%) PMI
6 3 (1.51%) CMDB
6 3 (1.51%) Replication
7 2 (1.01%) CCTV
7 2 (1.01%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.01%) Clustering
7 2 (1.01%) FlexPod
7 2 (1.01%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 71 (35.68%) Windows
2 34 (17.09%) Windows Server
3 26 (13.07%) Windows 7
4 25 (12.56%) Linux
5 15 (7.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (7.04%) Unix
7 13 (6.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (5.53%) Windows 8
9 8 (4.02%) Windows 10
10 7 (3.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (2.51%) Mac OS X
12 4 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (1.51%) Windows XP
14 2 (1.01%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.50%) Android
15 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.50%) CentOS
15 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (31.16%) ITIL
2 31 (15.58%) Project Management
3 27 (13.57%) Change Management
4 21 (10.55%) Network Design
5 19 (9.55%) Incident Management
5 19 (9.55%) Network Monitoring
5 19 (9.55%) PRINCE2
6 18 (9.05%) Load Balancing
7 16 (8.04%) ITIL V3
7 16 (8.04%) Kalman Filter
8 14 (7.04%) Network Management
9 13 (6.53%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (6.53%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (6.53%) SIEM
10 12 (6.03%) Presales
10 12 (6.03%) Proactive Monitoring
11 11 (5.53%) Service Management
12 10 (5.03%) Asset Management
12 10 (5.03%) Cybersecurity
12 10 (5.03%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.52%) SQL
2 7 (3.52%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.51%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.01%) C
4 2 (1.01%) Python
4 2 (1.01%) VB
5 1 (0.50%) Java
5 1 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 49 (24.62%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (17.09%) CCNP
3 26 (13.07%) CCNA
4 22 (11.06%) CCIE
5 18 (9.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (8.54%) MCSE
7 12 (6.03%) Degree
7 12 (6.03%) MCSA
8 11 (5.53%) CCSA
9 10 (5.03%) CCDA
9 10 (5.03%) Computer Science Degree
9 10 (5.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (3.52%) MCITP
11 5 (2.51%) CCDP
11 5 (2.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (2.01%) CISSP
12 4 (2.01%) PMI Certification
13 3 (1.51%) MCP
13 3 (1.51%) Numerate Degree
13 3 (1.51%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.52%) SLA
2 4 (2.01%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.50%) COBIT
4 1 (0.50%) GDPR
4 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.50%) PMO
4 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.50%) Solvency II
System Software
1 63 (31.66%) Active Directory
2 37 (18.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.03%) XenApp
4 11 (5.53%) Hyper-V
4 11 (5.53%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (4.02%) vSphere
5 8 (4.02%) XenDesktop
6 7 (3.52%) Terminal Services
6 7 (3.52%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.50%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.50%) Docker
7 1 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (6.03%) SCCM
2 7 (3.52%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (2.51%) Backup Exec
3 5 (2.51%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (2.51%) WSUS
4 4 (2.01%) Nagios
5 3 (1.51%) SCOM
6 2 (1.01%) Puppet
7 1 (0.50%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.50%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.50%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.50%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.50%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.50%) SELinux
Vendors
1 79 (39.70%) Cisco
2 74 (37.19%) Microsoft
3 62 (31.16%) VMware
4 31 (15.58%) Citrix
5 25 (12.56%) CheckPoint
6 23 (11.56%) Palo Alto
7 22 (11.06%) F5
7 22 (11.06%) Juniper
8 16 (8.04%) SolarWinds
9 12 (6.03%) Meraki
10 9 (4.52%) Avaya
10 9 (4.52%) Dell
10 9 (4.52%) Riverbed
11 8 (4.02%) Mitel
12 7 (3.52%) EqualLogic
13 6 (3.02%) Forcepoint
13 6 (3.02%) HP
14 5 (2.51%) Clearswift
14 5 (2.51%) Splunk
14 5 (2.51%) Symantec