Period
to 18 November 2017

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

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 156 154
Rank change year-on-year -32 -2 -16
Permanent jobs citing LAN 1380 1672 1986
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.84% 2.20% 2.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.71% 13.83% 13.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1150 1433 1745
London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,250 £26,600
90th Percentile £75,000 £81,250 £77,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 10855 12094 14227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.47% 15.92% 15.94%
Number of salaries quoted 8853 10343 12053
London median annual salary £54,000 £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.89% +6.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -25 270 £47,500 -5.00% 21
West London -26 111 £45,000 +16.99% 5
South London -19 51 £27,000 -43.16% 4
East London -13 21 £49,000 -6.67% 7
North London +15 11 £27,500 -18.81% 1
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 London region with a requirement for LAN.

1 1195 (86.59%) WAN
2 683 (49.49%) Firewall
3 620 (44.93%) Cisco
4 585 (42.39%) Windows
5 472 (34.20%) Microsoft
6 467 (33.84%) Active Directory
7 445 (32.25%) VPN
8 395 (28.62%) VMware
9 355 (25.72%) DNS
10 349 (25.29%) Cisco Certification
11 338 (24.49%) Windows Server
12 323 (23.41%) TCP/IP
13 319 (23.12%) Finance
14 311 (22.54%) DHCP
15 287 (20.80%) VMware Infrastructure
15 287 (20.80%) Data Centre
16 264 (19.13%) MS Exchange
17 252 (18.26%) ITIL
17 252 (18.26%) MPLS
18 249 (18.04%) Office 365
19 235 (17.03%) Juniper
20 232 (16.81%) CCNP
21 228 (16.52%) CheckPoint
22 221 (16.01%) Wireless
23 205 (14.86%) Linux
24 197 (14.28%) Network Security
25 196 (14.20%) CCNA
26 190 (13.77%) Windows Server 2008
26 190 (13.77%) Windows 7
27 188 (13.62%) BGP

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
1 264 (19.13%) MS Exchange
2 131 (9.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 81 (5.87%) SharePoint
4 64 (4.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 56 (4.06%) Skype for Business
6 51 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 45 (3.26%) IIS
8 29 (2.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 23 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
10 19 (1.38%) Tomcat
11 18 (1.30%) Apache
12 9 (0.65%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.51%) CMS
13 7 (0.51%) JBoss
14 5 (0.36%) IBM Notes
14 5 (0.36%) WebLogic
15 4 (0.29%) OpenStack
16 3 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
17 1 (0.072%) BizTalk Server
17 1 (0.072%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 167 (12.10%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (1.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
4 15 (1.09%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.072%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.14%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.072%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.072%) Eikon
4 1 (0.072%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.072%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 249 (18.04%) Office 365
2 173 (12.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 119 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
4 54 (3.91%) IaaS
5 44 (3.19%) SaaS
6 42 (3.04%) PaaS
7 19 (1.38%) G Suite
8 17 (1.23%) Mimecast
9 14 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 12 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (0.72%) Amazon S3
12 9 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
12 9 (0.65%) Slack
13 4 (0.29%) Dropbox
13 4 (0.29%) Yammer
14 3 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 2 (0.14%) Akamai
15 2 (0.14%) Dynamics 365
16 1 (0.072%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 1195 (86.59%) WAN
2 683 (49.49%) Firewall
3 445 (32.25%) VPN
4 355 (25.72%) DNS
5 323 (23.41%) TCP/IP
6 311 (22.54%) DHCP
7 252 (18.26%) MPLS
8 221 (16.01%) Wireless
9 197 (14.28%) Network Security
10 188 (13.62%) BGP
11 182 (13.19%) Internet
12 173 (12.54%) OSPF
13 170 (12.32%) SAN
14 160 (11.59%) Cisco ASA
15 156 (11.30%) VLAN
16 142 (10.29%) VoIP
17 127 (9.20%) Unified Communications
18 103 (7.46%) IPsec
19 97 (7.03%) Cisco IOS
19 97 (7.03%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 26 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (1.16%) MySQL
5 8 (0.58%) MariaDB
5 8 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (0.43%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.36%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (0.36%) Oracle Exadata
7 5 (0.36%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (0.22%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.14%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.14%) DB2
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.14%) Power BI
9 2 (0.14%) Redis
9 2 (0.14%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.072%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (1.45%) Git (software)
2 13 (0.94%) JIRA
2 13 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 9 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (0.36%) Burp Suite
5 3 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.22%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.14%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.14%) Liquibase
6 2 (0.14%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.14%) Subversion
7 1 (0.072%) git-flow
7 1 (0.072%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.072%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 319 (23.12%) Finance
2 106 (7.68%) Telecoms
3 62 (4.49%) Banking
4 59 (4.28%) Law
5 47 (3.41%) Retail
6 28 (2.03%) Legal
7 24 (1.74%) Publishing
8 17 (1.23%) Financial Institution
9 14 (1.01%) Marketing
10 13 (0.94%) Advertising
10 13 (0.94%) Investment Banking
11 9 (0.65%) Back Office
12 8 (0.58%) Front Office
13 7 (0.51%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.43%) Games
15 5 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.22%) Billing
16 3 (0.22%) Electronics
16 3 (0.22%) French Language
16 3 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 306 (22.17%) Network Engineer
2 221 (16.01%) Analyst
3 148 (10.72%) Support Engineer
4 122 (8.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 92 (6.67%) IT Support
5 92 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
6 85 (6.16%) Cisco Engineer
7 82 (5.94%) Administrator
8 81 (5.87%) Consultant
9 79 (5.72%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 78 (5.65%) Architect
11 71 (5.14%) Network Analyst
12 67 (4.86%) 2nd Line Support
12 67 (4.86%) Support Analyst
13 62 (4.49%) Security Analyst
14 55 (3.99%) Infrastructure Manager
15 54 (3.91%) Security Engineer
16 52 (3.77%) Desktop Support
17 51 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
18 50 (3.62%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (2.54%) FIX Protocol
2 21 (1.52%) 802.1X
3 17 (1.23%) XML
4 14 (1.01%) LAMP
5 11 (0.80%) JDBC
5 11 (0.80%) Middleware
5 11 (0.80%) Web Services
6 8 (0.58%) SOAP
6 8 (0.58%) XMPP
7 6 (0.43%) .NET
8 5 (0.36%) CSS
8 5 (0.36%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (0.22%) Django
9 3 (0.22%) JSON
9 3 (0.22%) REST
10 2 (0.14%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.14%) ODBC
10 2 (0.14%) Regular Expression
11 1 (0.072%) MAPI
11 1 (0.072%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 287 (20.80%) Data Centre
2 95 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
3 65 (4.71%) Management Information System
4 51 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
5 47 (3.41%) Computer Science
6 42 (3.04%) Blackberry
7 34 (2.46%) Public Cloud
8 28 (2.03%) Eurex
9 25 (1.81%) Hedge funds
10 24 (1.74%) Driving Licence
10 24 (1.74%) Fintech
11 22 (1.59%) Fixed Income
12 18 (1.30%) Derivative
13 17 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
13 17 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 17 (1.23%) PKI
14 16 (1.16%) Clustering
15 15 (1.09%) iPad
16 14 (1.01%) PMI
16 14 (1.01%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 585 (42.39%) Windows
2 338 (24.49%) Windows Server
3 205 (14.86%) Linux
4 190 (13.77%) Windows 7
4 190 (13.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 146 (10.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 123 (8.91%) Windows 10
7 76 (5.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 69 (5.00%) Unix
9 63 (4.57%) Windows XP
10 50 (3.62%) Windows 8
11 38 (2.75%) CentOS
12 34 (2.46%) Mac OS X
13 33 (2.39%) Android
14 32 (2.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 31 (2.25%) Ubuntu
16 25 (1.81%) Debian
17 19 (1.38%) Windows 2000 Server
18 18 (1.30%) Apple iOS
19 16 (1.16%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (18.26%) ITIL
2 136 (9.86%) Project Management
3 105 (7.61%) Network Design
4 104 (7.54%) Load Balancing
5 102 (7.39%) Service Delivery
6 89 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 89 (6.45%) Presales
7 86 (6.23%) Change Management
8 80 (5.80%) Network Monitoring
9 78 (5.65%) Incident Management
10 74 (5.36%) Cybersecurity
11 72 (5.22%) Service Management
12 70 (5.07%) SIEM
13 64 (4.64%) PRINCE2
14 63 (4.57%) Network Management
15 55 (3.99%) Agile Software Development
16 50 (3.62%) Problem Management
17 48 (3.48%) Service Design
18 47 (3.41%) Continuous Improvement
19 45 (3.26%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 132 (9.57%) SQL
2 95 (6.88%) PowerShell
3 56 (4.06%) Python
4 52 (3.77%) Bash Shell
5 41 (2.97%) Perl
6 21 (1.52%) Shell Script
7 19 (1.38%) Java
8 15 (1.09%) Tcl
9 13 (0.94%) VBScript
10 10 (0.72%) C
11 9 (0.65%) Jython
11 9 (0.65%) T-SQL
11 9 (0.65%) VB
12 7 (0.51%) JavaScript
13 4 (0.29%) PHP
13 4 (0.29%) VBA
14 3 (0.22%) C#
15 2 (0.14%) AppleScript
15 2 (0.14%) Korn
16 1 (0.072%) AWK
Qualifications
1 349 (25.29%) Cisco Certification
2 232 (16.81%) CCNP
3 196 (14.20%) CCNA
4 178 (12.90%) Degree
5 107 (7.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 103 (7.46%) CCIE
7 77 (5.58%) MCSE
8 49 (3.55%) CCSA
9 45 (3.26%) JNCIP
10 39 (2.83%) CCSE
11 38 (2.75%) MCSA
12 34 (2.46%) MCP
13 29 (2.10%) Check Point Certification
14 28 (2.03%) CCIP
14 28 (2.03%) MCITP
15 25 (1.81%) CISSP
15 25 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 20 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
17 19 (1.38%) JNCIS
18 18 (1.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (5.94%) SLA
2 43 (3.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (1.59%) Cyber Essentials
3 22 (1.59%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.65%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.58%) PMO
6 7 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.43%) GDPR
8 4 (0.29%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.22%) QA
10 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.072%) COBIT
11 1 (0.072%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.072%) Solvency II
System Software
1 467 (33.84%) Active Directory
2 287 (20.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 137 (9.93%) Hyper-V
4 58 (4.20%) vSphere
5 57 (4.13%) XenApp
6 42 (3.04%) VMware ESXi
7 35 (2.54%) XenServer
8 24 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
9 21 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
10 18 (1.30%) Terminal Services
10 18 (1.30%) XenDesktop
11 12 (0.87%) Virtual Desktop
12 8 (0.58%) ProxySG
13 7 (0.51%) Docker
13 7 (0.51%) Firmware
13 7 (0.51%) KVM
14 6 (0.43%) Terminal Server
15 5 (0.36%) MetaFrame
16 4 (0.29%) ISA Server
16 4 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 54 (3.91%) SCCM
2 41 (2.97%) Nagios
3 36 (2.61%) Puppet
4 32 (2.32%) Backup Exec
5 31 (2.25%) Ansible
6 23 (1.67%) Cisco CUCM
7 21 (1.52%) AirWatch
8 20 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
8 20 (1.45%) ZABBIX
9 18 (1.30%) WSUS
10 16 (1.16%) FortiGate
11 15 (1.09%) SCOM
12 14 (1.01%) Cisco Prime
12 14 (1.01%) Salt
13 13 (0.94%) vCenter Server
14 11 (0.80%) SolarWinds Orion
14 11 (0.80%) XenMobile
15 10 (0.72%) Cisco UCCX
16 9 (0.65%) ServiceCenter
17 8 (0.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 620 (44.93%) Cisco
2 472 (34.20%) Microsoft
3 395 (28.62%) VMware
4 235 (17.03%) Juniper
5 228 (16.52%) CheckPoint
6 184 (13.33%) Citrix
7 134 (9.71%) F5
8 129 (9.35%) Palo Alto
9 107 (7.75%) HP
10 64 (4.64%) SolarWinds
11 56 (4.06%) Red Hat
12 46 (3.33%) Apple
13 45 (3.26%) Veeam
14 44 (3.19%) Dell
15 41 (2.97%) Oracle
16 38 (2.75%) Riverbed
17 37 (2.68%) Meraki
18 36 (2.61%) Avaya
18 36 (2.61%) Fortinet
19 35 (2.54%) Bloomberg