Period
to

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 17 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > London
6 months to
17 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 378 341 196
Rank change year-on-year -37 -145 -5
Permanent jobs citing LAN 707 430 452
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.00% 0.93% 1.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.78% 8.17% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 535 382 373
10th Percentile £30,985 £30,500 £30,850
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,024 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.90% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £69,375 £67,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 8,050 5,264 3,520
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.36% 11.41% 13.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4,210 3,423 2,859
10th Percentile £33,309 £33,300 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £46,250 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for LAN in London

LAN
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing LAN in London.

Salary trend for LAN in London

LAN
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing LAN in London over the 6 months to 17 August 2022.

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 17 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +18 146 £64,125 +11.52% 20
West London -31 18 £48,750 -7.14% 10
South London -33 17 £42,500 -10.53% 7
East London -63 2 £53,500 +7.00% 12
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2022, 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.

1 582 (82.32%) WAN
2 347 (49.08%) Windows
3 294 (41.58%) Cisco
4 289 (40.88%) Microsoft
5 286 (40.45%) Azure
6 281 (39.75%) Firewall
7 270 (38.19%) Active Directory
8 241 (34.09%) Microsoft 365
9 214 (30.27%) VPN
10 182 (25.74%) ITIL
11 167 (23.62%) Social Skills
12 158 (22.35%) DNS
13 157 (22.21%) Cisco Certification
14 156 (22.07%) Wireless
15 148 (20.93%) Windows Server
16 144 (20.37%) VMware
17 140 (19.80%) Finance
18 130 (18.39%) TCP/IP
18 130 (18.39%) Data Centre
19 125 (17.68%) DHCP
20 124 (17.54%) AWS
21 117 (16.55%) MPLS
22 114 (16.12%) Network Security
22 114 (16.12%) Windows 10
23 110 (15.56%) CCNP
24 106 (14.99%) SCCM
24 106 (14.99%) Azure Active Directory
25 103 (14.57%) Wi-Fi
26 102 (14.43%) VMware Infrastructure
27 101 (14.29%) WLAN

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 90 (12.73%) SharePoint
2 67 (9.48%) MS Exchange
3 28 (3.96%) IIS
4 22 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (2.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 11 (1.56%) Apache
8 11 (1.56%) Tomcat
9 8 (1.13%) OpenStack
10 7 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.42%) CMS
11 3 (0.42%) Confluence
11 3 (0.42%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 76 (10.75%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (3.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (3.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 21 (2.97%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (1.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (0.71%) SAP GTS
2 4 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.42%) Magento
3 3 (0.42%) Toggl
4 2 (0.28%) Fidessa
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.14%) Kondor
5 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.14%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
5 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.14%) RMDS
5 1 (0.14%) SAP CAR
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 286 (40.45%) Azure
2 241 (34.09%) Microsoft 365
3 124 (17.54%) AWS
4 106 (14.99%) Azure Active Directory
5 68 (9.62%) SaaS
6 64 (9.05%) IaaS
6 64 (9.05%) PaaS
7 37 (5.23%) Azure Sentinel
8 25 (3.54%) Azure Monitor
9 24 (3.39%) Mimecast
10 20 (2.83%) OneDrive
11 17 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
11 17 (2.40%) Cloudflare
11 17 (2.40%) GCP
12 13 (1.84%) Slack
12 13 (1.84%) Trello
13 11 (1.56%) Akamai
13 11 (1.56%) CloudFront
13 11 (1.56%) Google Workspace
14 9 (1.27%) Azure Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 582 (82.32%) WAN
2 281 (39.75%) Firewall
3 214 (30.27%) VPN
4 158 (22.35%) DNS
5 156 (22.07%) Wireless
6 130 (18.39%) TCP/IP
7 125 (17.68%) DHCP
8 117 (16.55%) MPLS
9 114 (16.12%) Network Security
10 103 (14.57%) Wi-Fi
11 101 (14.29%) WLAN
12 91 (12.87%) BGP
13 88 (12.45%) SD-WAN
14 83 (11.74%) OSPF
15 61 (8.63%) VLAN
16 57 (8.06%) VoIP
17 54 (7.64%) Internet
18 51 (7.21%) SSL
19 45 (6.36%) Cisco ASA
20 40 (5.66%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (2.97%) SQL Server
1 21 (2.97%) Tableau
2 14 (1.98%) Relational Database
3 7 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (0.85%) MySQL
5 5 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (0.42%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.14%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 33 (4.67%) JIRA
2 21 (2.97%) Git (software)
3 11 (1.56%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.85%) Robot Framework
5 4 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.28%) Gradle
6 2 (0.28%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.14%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.14%) Subversion
General
1 167 (23.62%) Social Skills
2 140 (19.80%) Finance
3 92 (13.01%) Telecoms
4 70 (9.90%) Banking
5 47 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
6 44 (6.22%) Presentation Skills
7 39 (5.52%) Law
7 39 (5.52%) Legal
8 21 (2.97%) Retail
9 20 (2.83%) Marketing
10 16 (2.26%) Advertising
10 16 (2.26%) Organisational Skills
11 12 (1.70%) Documentation Skills
11 12 (1.70%) Influencing Skills
12 9 (1.27%) Games
12 9 (1.27%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 8 (1.13%) Financial Institution
13 8 (1.13%) Publishing
14 6 (0.85%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 190 (26.87%) Network Engineer
2 95 (13.44%) Analyst
3 93 (13.15%) Support Engineer
4 77 (10.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 68 (9.62%) Senior Network Engineer
6 58 (8.20%) Architect
7 50 (7.07%) IT Engineer
8 42 (5.94%) Desktop Support
9 38 (5.37%) IT Support
10 37 (5.23%) Cisco Engineer
11 34 (4.81%) Security Engineer
12 31 (4.38%) 2nd Line Support
12 31 (4.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 31 (4.38%) Support Analyst
13 28 (3.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 28 (3.96%) Desktop Engineer
13 28 (3.96%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 28 (3.96%) Security Architect
14 27 (3.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 26 (3.68%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.11%) 802.1X
2 15 (2.12%) Web Services
3 10 (1.41%) SAML
4 9 (1.27%) .NET
5 7 (0.99%) Middleware
5 7 (0.99%) OAuth
5 7 (0.99%) OAuth2
5 7 (0.99%) OpenID
6 4 (0.57%) JSON
6 4 (0.57%) LAMP
7 3 (0.42%) LDAP
8 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Graph
8 2 (0.28%) SailPoint
9 1 (0.14%) REST
9 1 (0.14%) SAP Basis
9 1 (0.14%) WebRTC
9 1 (0.14%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 130 (18.39%) Data Centre
2 51 (7.21%) Management Information System
3 46 (6.51%) Video Conferencing
4 40 (5.66%) Public Cloud
5 18 (2.55%) IoT
5 18 (2.55%) PKI
6 16 (2.26%) Blackberry
7 13 (1.84%) Self-Motivation
8 12 (1.70%) User Experience
8 12 (1.70%) Virtual Team
9 11 (1.56%) Legacy Applications
9 11 (1.56%) Legacy Systems
10 9 (1.27%) Life Science
11 8 (1.13%) Cyberthreat
11 8 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.13%) iPhone
11 8 (1.13%) Smartphone
12 7 (0.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 7 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
12 7 (0.99%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 347 (49.08%) Windows
2 148 (20.93%) Windows Server
3 114 (16.12%) Windows 10
4 81 (11.46%) Linux
5 79 (11.17%) Windows Server 2016
6 78 (11.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 39 (5.52%) Windows Server 2019
8 38 (5.37%) Mac OS
9 37 (5.23%) Apple iOS
10 36 (5.09%) Android
11 27 (3.82%) Windows 7
12 26 (3.68%) Unix
13 10 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (0.99%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.85%) Debian
16 5 (0.71%) CentOS
17 4 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 4 (0.57%) Ubuntu
18 3 (0.42%) SUSE
18 3 (0.42%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (25.74%) ITIL
2 96 (13.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 90 (12.73%) Project Management
4 83 (11.74%) Customer Service
5 82 (11.60%) Migration
6 78 (11.03%) Service Management
7 75 (10.61%) Disaster Recovery
8 74 (10.47%) Change Management
9 73 (10.33%) Agile
10 69 (9.76%) Cybersecurity
11 64 (9.05%) Service Delivery
12 63 (8.91%) Mentoring
13 62 (8.77%) Information Security
14 60 (8.49%) Business Continuity
14 60 (8.49%) Problem Management
15 59 (8.35%) Problem-Solving
16 58 (8.20%) Incident Management
17 56 (7.92%) DevOps
18 50 (7.07%) ITSM
19 43 (6.08%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 75 (10.61%) PowerShell
2 74 (10.47%) Python
3 54 (7.64%) SQL
4 19 (2.69%) Bash
5 14 (1.98%) C
6 9 (1.27%) C#
7 4 (0.57%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.42%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.28%) TypeScript
9 2 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 157 (22.21%) Cisco Certification
2 110 (15.56%) CCNP
3 71 (10.04%) Degree
4 66 (9.34%) CCNA
5 54 (7.64%) CCIE
6 51 (7.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 41 (5.80%) Security Cleared
8 31 (4.38%) SC Cleared
9 28 (3.96%) MCSA
10 24 (3.39%) MCITP
11 22 (3.11%) MCP
11 22 (3.11%) MCSE
12 21 (2.97%) MCDST
13 18 (2.55%) JNCIA
14 17 (2.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 15 (2.12%) CISSP
16 13 (1.84%) CCDP
16 13 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
17 12 (1.70%) JNCIP
18 10 (1.41%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (8.63%) SLA
2 17 (2.40%) GDPR
3 16 (2.26%) Cyber Essentials
4 13 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (1.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 9 (1.27%) NIST
7 8 (1.13%) PMO
8 5 (0.71%) QA
9 3 (0.42%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.42%) MiFID
9 3 (0.42%) PSD2
9 3 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.14%) Accessibility
11 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 270 (38.19%) Active Directory
2 102 (14.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (4.67%) Hyper-V
4 29 (4.10%) Docker
5 28 (3.96%) VMware NSX
6 21 (2.97%) vSphere
7 19 (2.69%) Virtual Desktop
8 16 (2.26%) ProxySG
9 13 (1.84%) Virtual Machines
9 13 (1.84%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.99%) BitLocker
10 7 (0.99%) KVM
10 7 (0.99%) LXC
10 7 (0.99%) Xen
11 6 (0.85%) XenDesktop
12 5 (0.71%) Firmware
12 5 (0.71%) XenApp
13 4 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.28%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 106 (14.99%) SCCM
2 76 (10.75%) Microsoft Intune
3 50 (7.07%) Ansible
4 34 (4.81%) Kubernetes
4 34 (4.81%) Terraform
5 26 (3.68%) SCOM
6 25 (3.54%) SCSM
7 19 (2.69%) ServiceCenter
8 16 (2.26%) Cisco CUCM
8 16 (2.26%) Single Sign-On
9 12 (1.70%) Jamf Pro
9 12 (1.70%) Packer
9 12 (1.70%) vCenter Server
10 9 (1.27%) WSUS
11 8 (1.13%) AirWatch
11 8 (1.13%) Nagios
12 7 (0.99%) Backup Exec
12 7 (0.99%) Mesos
12 7 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
13 6 (0.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 294 (41.58%) Cisco
2 289 (40.88%) Microsoft
3 144 (20.37%) VMware
4 87 (12.31%) Citrix
5 84 (11.88%) Palo Alto
6 75 (10.61%) CheckPoint
6 75 (10.61%) Meraki
7 74 (10.47%) F5
8 64 (9.05%) Apple
9 55 (7.78%) Fortinet
10 53 (7.50%) Juniper
11 49 (6.93%) HP
12 45 (6.36%) SolarWinds
13 37 (5.23%) Bloomberg
14 32 (4.53%) Dell
15 29 (4.10%) Zscaler
16 26 (3.68%) Aruba
17 25 (3.54%) Riverbed
17 25 (3.54%) Veeam
18 23 (3.25%) Google