Period
to 27 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 27 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > London
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 164 193 197
Rank change year-on-year +29 +4 -31
Permanent jobs citing LAN 1,102 1,153 1,285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.16% 1.85% 1.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.34% 14.00% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 922 961 1,087
London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £43,500 £43,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.58% +1.76% -

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 6,744 8,234 9,913
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.25% 13.22% 14.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5,560 6,690 8,311
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £29,250 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £81,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in London

LAN
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN in London.

Salary trend for LAN in London

LAN
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in London over the 6 months to 27 January 2020.

Salary histogram for LAN in London

LAN
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the London region over the 6 months to 27 January 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +26 283 £48,500 -7.62% 32
South London +45 58 £50,000 +72.41% 8
West London 0 47 £52,500 +5.00% 19
East London +22 31 £41,250 -2.94% 11
North London -5 6 £26,000 -45.26% 4
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 London region with a requirement for LAN.

1 972 (88.20%) WAN
2 534 (48.46%) Firewall
3 516 (46.82%) Cisco
4 454 (41.20%) Windows
5 402 (36.48%) Microsoft
6 383 (34.75%) Active Directory
7 347 (31.49%) Cisco Certification
8 303 (27.50%) Office 365
9 282 (25.59%) TCP/IP
10 278 (25.23%) VPN
11 259 (23.50%) CCNP
12 246 (22.32%) VMware
13 245 (22.23%) Azure
14 237 (21.51%) Network Security
15 236 (21.42%) Wireless
16 229 (20.78%) Finance
17 218 (19.78%) Data Centre
18 214 (19.42%) DNS
18 214 (19.42%) ITIL
19 211 (19.15%) DHCP
20 189 (17.15%) MPLS
21 182 (16.52%) Palo Alto
22 176 (15.97%) Windows 10
23 174 (15.79%) Windows Server
24 173 (15.70%) CCNA
25 170 (15.43%) Citrix
26 167 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
27 159 (14.43%) BGP
28 153 (13.88%) OSPF
28 153 (13.88%) Microsoft Office

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 143 (12.98%) MS Exchange
2 76 (6.90%) Skype for Business
3 57 (5.17%) SharePoint
4 29 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (1.36%) IIS
7 12 (1.09%) WebSphere
8 9 (0.82%) OpenStack
9 7 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.36%) JBoss
11 2 (0.18%) Apache
11 2 (0.18%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.18%) nginx
11 2 (0.18%) Site Server
12 1 (0.091%) CMS
12 1 (0.091%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.091%) Tomcat
Applications
1 153 (13.88%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (2.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.36%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 3 (0.27%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 303 (27.50%) Office 365
2 245 (22.23%) Azure
3 143 (12.98%) AWS
4 25 (2.27%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 25 (2.27%) IaaS
5 20 (1.81%) GCP
6 19 (1.72%) PaaS
7 18 (1.63%) Azure Active Directory
8 16 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (1.45%) OneDrive
9 14 (1.27%) G Suite
9 14 (1.27%) Mimecast
10 11 (1.00%) SaaS
11 10 (0.91%) OpenShift
12 6 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 3 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
14 3 (0.27%) Power Platform
15 2 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.18%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 972 (88.20%) WAN
2 534 (48.46%) Firewall
3 282 (25.59%) TCP/IP
4 278 (25.23%) VPN
5 237 (21.51%) Network Security
6 236 (21.42%) Wireless
7 214 (19.42%) DNS
8 211 (19.15%) DHCP
9 189 (17.15%) MPLS
10 159 (14.43%) BGP
11 153 (13.88%) OSPF
12 143 (12.98%) Wi-Fi
13 139 (12.61%) VoIP
14 131 (11.89%) WLAN
15 130 (11.80%) Cisco ASA
16 127 (11.52%) Internet
17 122 (11.07%) VLAN
18 90 (8.17%) IPsec
19 88 (7.99%) Skype
20 83 (7.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (2.54%) SQL Server
2 19 (1.72%) MySQL
3 12 (1.09%) DB2
4 7 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (0.27%) Power BI
6 3 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.18%) SQL Server 2017
8 1 (0.091%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.091%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.091%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.091%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.091%) Redis
8 1 (0.091%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 36 (3.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 19 (1.72%) Git (software)
2 19 (1.72%) Subversion
3 3 (0.27%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.091%) JIRA
General
1 229 (20.78%) Finance
2 109 (9.89%) Telecoms
3 54 (4.90%) Retail
4 51 (4.63%) Banking
5 46 (4.17%) Legal
6 44 (3.99%) Law
7 25 (2.27%) Marketing
8 16 (1.45%) Financial Institution
9 15 (1.36%) French Language
10 14 (1.27%) Front Office
11 13 (1.18%) Public Sector
12 11 (1.00%) Advertising
13 9 (0.82%) Aerospace
13 9 (0.82%) Billing
13 9 (0.82%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.54%) Japanese Language
15 4 (0.36%) Back Office
16 3 (0.27%) Games
16 3 (0.27%) German Language
16 3 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 327 (29.67%) Network Engineer
2 150 (13.61%) Analyst
2 150 (13.61%) IT Support
3 139 (12.61%) Support Engineer
4 114 (10.34%) Senior Network Engineer
5 104 (9.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 89 (8.08%) Support Analyst
7 86 (7.80%) Architect
8 81 (7.35%) IT Engineer
9 70 (6.35%) 2nd Line Support
10 64 (5.81%) IT Analyst
11 63 (5.72%) IT Support Engineer
12 51 (4.63%) Consultant
12 51 (4.63%) IT Support Analyst
13 48 (4.36%) Desktop Support
14 47 (4.26%) Administrator
15 45 (4.08%) Security Engineer
16 41 (3.72%) Network Security Engineer
17 39 (3.54%) Systems Administrator
18 35 (3.18%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (3.09%) 802.1X
2 24 (2.18%) LDAP
3 19 (1.72%) LAMP
4 12 (1.09%) WebSphere MQ
5 9 (0.82%) FIX Protocol
6 7 (0.64%) SOAP
6 7 (0.64%) XML
7 6 (0.54%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (0.27%) Web Services
8 3 (0.27%) XMPP
9 2 (0.18%) Jinja
9 2 (0.18%) JSON
9 2 (0.18%) SAML
9 2 (0.18%) YAML
10 1 (0.091%) .NET
10 1 (0.091%) Cocoa
10 1 (0.091%) COM
10 1 (0.091%) libvirt
10 1 (0.091%) Middleware
10 1 (0.091%) RFC 2544
Miscellaneous
1 218 (19.78%) Data Centre
2 89 (8.08%) Video Conferencing
3 73 (6.62%) Management Information System
4 55 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
5 37 (3.36%) Self-Motivation
6 31 (2.81%) Replication
7 28 (2.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 26 (2.36%) iPhone
9 23 (2.09%) Clustering
9 23 (2.09%) Public Cloud
10 22 (2.00%) Driving Licence
10 22 (2.00%) Fat Client
10 22 (2.00%) Thin Client
11 21 (1.91%) Private Cloud
12 20 (1.81%) Blackberry
13 19 (1.72%) Hedge funds
14 17 (1.54%) Client/Server
15 16 (1.45%) MPEG
15 16 (1.45%) PKI
15 16 (1.45%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 454 (41.20%) Windows
2 176 (15.97%) Windows 10
3 174 (15.79%) Windows Server
4 146 (13.25%) Windows 7
5 129 (11.71%) Linux
6 99 (8.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 63 (5.72%) Apple iOS
8 58 (5.26%) Android
9 51 (4.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 43 (3.90%) Mac OS X
11 30 (2.72%) Unix
12 22 (2.00%) Ubuntu
12 22 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 21 (1.91%) CentOS
14 19 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (1.36%) Mac OS
16 14 (1.27%) Windows 8
17 11 (1.00%) VMS
18 8 (0.73%) Windows Vista
19 5 (0.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (19.42%) ITIL
2 134 (12.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 118 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
4 109 (9.89%) Load Balancing
5 98 (8.89%) Network Monitoring
6 90 (8.17%) Network Design
7 76 (6.90%) Project Management
8 67 (6.08%) Project Delivery
9 66 (5.99%) Information Security
10 65 (5.90%) Change Management
10 65 (5.90%) Cybersecurity
10 65 (5.90%) Mobile Device Management
11 53 (4.81%) Risk Management
12 52 (4.72%) Disaster Recovery
13 49 (4.45%) SIEM
14 43 (3.90%) Change Control
14 43 (3.90%) Service Management
15 42 (3.81%) Network Architecture
16 41 (3.72%) Incident Management
16 41 (3.72%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 56 (5.08%) PowerShell
2 44 (3.99%) SQL
3 23 (2.09%) Bash Shell
3 23 (2.09%) Python
4 16 (1.45%) C
5 5 (0.45%) C++
5 5 (0.45%) VBScript
6 3 (0.27%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.18%) Java
8 1 (0.091%) PHP
8 1 (0.091%) VB
Qualifications
1 347 (31.49%) Cisco Certification
2 259 (23.50%) CCNP
3 173 (15.70%) CCNA
4 123 (11.16%) Degree
5 100 (9.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 85 (7.71%) CCIE
7 57 (5.17%) MCSE
8 39 (3.54%) CCSA
9 32 (2.90%) MCSA
10 29 (2.63%) JNCIP
11 27 (2.45%) MCP
12 25 (2.27%) CISSP
13 24 (2.18%) JNCIS
14 23 (2.09%) CCSE
15 21 (1.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 21 (1.91%) MCITP
16 20 (1.81%) CCDP
16 20 (1.81%) JNCIA
17 14 (1.27%) Security Cleared
18 13 (1.18%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (6.99%) SLA
2 41 (3.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (1.63%) Cyber Essentials
4 16 (1.45%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.82%) GDPR
6 8 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 5 (0.45%) NIST
7 5 (0.45%) QA
8 3 (0.27%) COBIT
8 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (0.27%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.18%) ISO 22301
9 2 (0.18%) ITGC
9 2 (0.18%) PMO
10 1 (0.091%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 383 (34.75%) Active Directory
2 167 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (6.08%) Hyper-V
4 35 (3.18%) vSphere
5 33 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
6 29 (2.63%) XenApp
7 19 (1.72%) Firmware
7 19 (1.72%) XenDesktop
8 17 (1.54%) Terminal Services
9 13 (1.18%) Docker
10 11 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
11 10 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (0.73%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 8 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
13 5 (0.45%) VMware NSX
14 4 (0.36%) StorNext
15 3 (0.27%) DRBD
15 3 (0.27%) GlusterFS
15 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 98 (8.89%) SCCM
2 28 (2.54%) Nagios
3 23 (2.09%) Microsoft Intune
3 23 (2.09%) Puppet
4 20 (1.81%) AirWatch
5 19 (1.72%) FortiGate
5 19 (1.72%) ZABBIX
6 14 (1.27%) Backup Exec
6 14 (1.27%) Kubernetes
7 12 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
8 11 (1.00%) Ansible
8 11 (1.00%) Jamf Pro
9 10 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
9 10 (0.91%) Nessus
10 9 (0.82%) vCenter Server
11 8 (0.73%) SolarWinds Orion
12 7 (0.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 6 (0.54%) Cisco UCCX
13 6 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
14 5 (0.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 516 (46.82%) Cisco
2 402 (36.48%) Microsoft
3 246 (22.32%) VMware
4 182 (16.52%) Palo Alto
5 170 (15.43%) Citrix
6 126 (11.43%) Juniper
7 108 (9.80%) Meraki
8 107 (9.71%) CheckPoint
9 86 (7.80%) F5
10 74 (6.72%) SolarWinds
11 61 (5.54%) HP
12 48 (4.36%) Red Hat
13 39 (3.54%) Aruba
14 36 (3.27%) Fortinet
15 35 (3.18%) Aerohive Networks
16 26 (2.36%) Symantec
17 24 (2.18%) Veeam
18 23 (2.09%) Apple
19 22 (2.00%) Google
20 21 (1.91%) ServiceNow