Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 156 132 166
Rank change year-on-year -24 +34 -22
Permanent jobs citing LAN 62 210 194
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.43% 2.29% 1.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.14% 17.74% 14.79%
Number of salaries quoted 65 204 189
Median annual salary £72,500 £57,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.64% +9.05% -
10th Percentile £39,425 £28,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £100,500 £90,500 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +45.00% -4.76% +10.53%

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 472 1,184 1,312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.89% 12.92% 12.69%
Number of salaries quoted 415 1,052 1,173
Median annual salary £67,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.39% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £40,625 £30,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £91,250 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% +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 January 2021.

Salary histogram for LAN in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 58 (93.55%) WAN
2 44 (70.97%) Firewall
3 42 (67.74%) Azure
4 39 (62.90%) Cisco
5 33 (53.23%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (46.77%) VPN
7 28 (45.16%) Office 365
8 25 (40.32%) Network Security
9 23 (37.10%) CheckPoint
10 21 (33.87%) Active Directory
10 21 (33.87%) Windows
11 20 (32.26%) Linux
12 19 (30.65%) Network Virtualisation
13 18 (29.03%) CCNA
13 18 (29.03%) Microsoft
13 18 (29.03%) Meraki
14 17 (27.42%) VMware
15 16 (25.81%) Blue Coat
15 16 (25.81%) Finance
15 16 (25.81%) DevOps
15 16 (25.81%) AWS
15 16 (25.81%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 16 (25.81%) Windows Server
16 15 (24.19%) Netskope
16 15 (24.19%) Zscaler
16 15 (24.19%) Data Centre
16 15 (24.19%) Banking
16 15 (24.19%) PBX
17 14 (22.58%) Python
17 14 (22.58%) Network Monitoring

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%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.84%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.84%) IBM Notes
2 3 (4.84%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 42 (67.74%) Azure
2 28 (45.16%) Office 365
3 16 (25.81%) AWS
3 16 (25.81%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 6 (9.68%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (6.45%) IaaS
6 3 (4.84%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (4.84%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (3.23%) GCP
7 2 (3.23%) PaaS
7 2 (3.23%) SaaS
8 1 (1.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 58 (93.55%) WAN
2 44 (70.97%) Firewall
3 29 (46.77%) VPN
4 25 (40.32%) Network Security
5 15 (24.19%) PBX
6 11 (17.74%) Wireless
7 10 (16.13%) TCP/IP
8 9 (14.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 9 (14.52%) SSL
8 9 (14.52%) Wireshark
9 8 (12.90%) BGP
9 8 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (12.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 8 (12.90%) MPLS
9 8 (12.90%) OSPF
10 6 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (9.68%) DNS
10 6 (9.68%) VoIP
10 6 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (8.06%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.84%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.61%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (25.81%) Finance
2 15 (24.19%) Banking
3 5 (8.06%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.84%) Front Office
6 2 (3.23%) Back Office
7 1 (1.61%) Law
7 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (43.55%) Network Engineer
2 19 (30.65%) Senior Network Engineer
3 14 (22.58%) Azure Engineer
4 9 (14.52%) Cloud Engineer
4 9 (14.52%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 8 (12.90%) Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) Applications Support
6 6 (9.68%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) WAN Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Information Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) Information Risk Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) IT Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Risk Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) Security Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) Security Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Security Risk Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.52%) FIX Protocol
2 8 (12.90%) YAML
3 6 (9.68%) JSON
4 3 (4.84%) Regular Expression
5 2 (3.23%) LDAP
5 2 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.19%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (11.29%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.06%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 5 (8.06%) Fixed Income
4 5 (8.06%) Robotics
5 4 (6.45%) Public Cloud
6 3 (4.84%) Client/Server
6 3 (4.84%) Derivative
7 2 (3.23%) Replication
8 1 (1.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 21 (33.87%) Windows
2 20 (32.26%) Linux
3 16 (25.81%) Windows Server
4 7 (11.29%) Unix
4 7 (11.29%) Windows 7
4 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (9.68%) Windows 10
5 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2016
6 5 (8.06%) Solaris
6 5 (8.06%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.61%) Android
7 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.61%) Check Point GAiA
7 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.65%) Network Virtualisation
2 16 (25.81%) DevOps
3 14 (22.58%) Network Monitoring
4 12 (19.35%) Change Management
5 9 (14.52%) ITIL
6 8 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (12.90%) Information Security
7 7 (11.29%) Incident Management
7 7 (11.29%) Load Balancing
7 7 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (9.68%) Business Continuity
8 6 (9.68%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (9.68%) Service Delivery
8 6 (9.68%) Statistics
8 6 (9.68%) Strategic Roadmap
8 6 (9.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (8.06%) Computer Science
9 5 (8.06%) Content Management
9 5 (8.06%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (8.06%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.58%) Python
2 11 (17.74%) SQL
3 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.84%) C++
4 3 (4.84%) Java
4 3 (4.84%) Perl
4 3 (4.84%) PHP
4 3 (4.84%) R
4 3 (4.84%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 33 (53.23%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (29.03%) CCNA
3 11 (17.74%) CCNP
4 8 (12.90%) Degree
5 7 (11.29%) CISSP
6 6 (9.68%) CISM
6 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (8.06%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 5 (8.06%) CCSP
7 5 (8.06%) CREST Certified
7 5 (8.06%) GCFA
7 5 (8.06%) GCIA
7 5 (8.06%) GCIH
8 4 (6.45%) CCIE
9 3 (4.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (3.23%) PCI QSA
10 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
10 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.61%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) COBIT
1 5 (8.06%) NIST
1 5 (8.06%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (3.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 2 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.23%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.61%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (33.87%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.06%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (6.45%) Docker
4 4 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (6.45%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.61%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.61%) vSphere
5 1 (1.61%) XenApp
5 1 (1.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (14.52%) Ansible
2 7 (11.29%) ITRS Geneos
2 7 (11.29%) Terraform
3 5 (8.06%) CSIRT
4 4 (6.45%) Control-M
5 3 (4.84%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (4.84%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (4.84%) FortiGate
5 3 (4.84%) vCenter Server
6 2 (3.23%) Puppet
7 1 (1.61%) Nessus
7 1 (1.61%) Salt
Vendors
1 39 (62.90%) Cisco
2 23 (37.10%) CheckPoint
3 18 (29.03%) Meraki
3 18 (29.03%) Microsoft
4 17 (27.42%) VMware
5 16 (25.81%) Blue Coat
6 15 (24.19%) Netskope
6 15 (24.19%) Zscaler
7 9 (14.52%) F5
7 9 (14.52%) Fortinet
7 9 (14.52%) Palo Alto
8 8 (12.90%) SolarWinds
9 5 (8.06%) SonicWALL
10 3 (4.84%) Arista
10 3 (4.84%) CA
10 3 (4.84%) ExtraHop
10 3 (4.84%) Lotus
10 3 (4.84%) Radianz
10 3 (4.84%) Riverbed
10 3 (4.84%) Splunk