Period
to 27 September 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 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > London
6 months to
27 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 191 166 197
Rank change year-on-year -25 +31 -16
Permanent jobs citing LAN 330 1,162 1,267
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.69% 2.09% 1.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.35% 16.17% 13.55%
Number of salaries quoted 296 980 1,080
Median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.00% -0.50% +0.50%
10th Percentile £32,375 £26,750 £29,956
90th Percentile £83,750 £81,250 £77,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £44,125
% change year-on-year +10.47% -2.55% +3.82%

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 2,673 7,188 9,354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.66% 12.91% 13.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2,184 5,825 7,666
Median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% - -
10th Percentile £37,000 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £86,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +14.13% -3.16% +5.56%

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 27 September 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 September 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 -5 71 £72,500 +61.11% 10
West London +20 7 £41,000 -21.90% 2
South London +7 7 £55,000 +14.58% 1
East London +17 5 £40,000 -14.44% 5
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 284 (86.06%) WAN
2 228 (69.09%) Cisco
3 176 (53.33%) Firewall
4 134 (40.61%) Azure
5 133 (40.30%) Cisco Certification
6 119 (36.06%) Microsoft
7 112 (33.94%) Active Directory
8 106 (32.12%) VPN
9 104 (31.52%) Windows
10 103 (31.21%) VMware
10 103 (31.21%) Office 365
11 87 (26.36%) AWS
12 83 (25.15%) Finance
12 83 (25.15%) Network Security
13 76 (23.03%) CCNA
14 75 (22.73%) Wi-Fi
15 71 (21.52%) DNS
15 71 (21.52%) VMware Infrastructure
16 70 (21.21%) CCNP
17 69 (20.91%) Wireless
18 67 (20.30%) VoIP
18 67 (20.30%) BGP
19 66 (20.00%) ITIL
20 64 (19.39%) Linux
20 64 (19.39%) TCP/IP
20 64 (19.39%) MPLS
20 64 (19.39%) Windows Server
21 59 (17.88%) DevOps
21 59 (17.88%) Data Centre
22 58 (17.58%) DHCP

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 36 (10.91%) Skype for Business
2 28 (8.48%) MS Exchange
3 22 (6.67%) CMS
4 14 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (2.73%) IIS
5 9 (2.73%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.30%) Drupal
9 1 (0.30%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 48 (14.55%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (10.30%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.21%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 134 (40.61%) Azure
2 103 (31.21%) Office 365
3 87 (26.36%) AWS
4 34 (10.30%) Azure Active Directory
5 26 (7.88%) GCP
6 22 (6.67%) Route 53
6 22 (6.67%) Slack
7 21 (6.36%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 15 (4.55%) Mimecast
9 4 (1.21%) G Suite
10 3 (0.91%) IaaS
10 3 (0.91%) SaaS
10 3 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.61%) Smartsheet
12 1 (0.30%) Amazon Glacier
12 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 284 (86.06%) WAN
2 176 (53.33%) Firewall
3 106 (32.12%) VPN
4 83 (25.15%) Network Security
5 75 (22.73%) Wi-Fi
6 71 (21.52%) DNS
7 69 (20.91%) Wireless
8 67 (20.30%) BGP
8 67 (20.30%) VoIP
9 64 (19.39%) MPLS
9 64 (19.39%) TCP/IP
10 58 (17.58%) DHCP
11 56 (16.97%) OSPF
12 40 (12.12%) Skype
13 37 (11.21%) Wireshark
14 32 (9.70%) IPsec
15 29 (8.79%) Unified Communications
16 28 (8.48%) Internet
17 27 (8.18%) SAN
18 25 (7.58%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.73%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (1.21%) MySQL
4 2 (0.61%) Blockchain
4 2 (0.61%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.30%) Big Data
5 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
3 5 (1.52%) Bitbucket
3 5 (1.52%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.91%) JIRA
5 2 (0.61%) GitLab
5 2 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 83 (25.15%) Finance
2 35 (10.61%) Telecoms
3 23 (6.97%) Banking
4 18 (5.45%) Law
5 14 (4.24%) Public Sector
6 6 (1.82%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.82%) Legal
7 5 (1.52%) Front Office
8 3 (0.91%) Military
8 3 (0.91%) Retail
9 2 (0.61%) French Language
10 1 (0.30%) Electronics
10 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.30%) German Language
10 1 (0.30%) Local Government
10 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.30%) Marketing
10 1 (0.30%) Police
10 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 140 (42.42%) Network Engineer
2 85 (25.76%) Senior Network Engineer
3 38 (11.52%) Cisco Engineer
3 38 (11.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 32 (9.70%) Analyst
5 31 (9.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 22 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 20 (6.06%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 20 (6.06%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 17 (5.15%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 16 (4.85%) Azure Engineer
10 15 (4.55%) IP Network Engineer
11 14 (4.24%) IP Engineer
12 13 (3.94%) IT Manager
12 13 (3.94%) Network Security Engineer
12 13 (3.94%) Security Engineer
13 12 (3.64%) IT Support
13 12 (3.64%) Network Analyst
13 12 (3.64%) Security Analyst
13 12 (3.64%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.76%) XMPP
2 11 (3.33%) YAML
3 6 (1.82%) Middleware
4 5 (1.52%) JSON
4 5 (1.52%) Regular Expression
5 4 (1.21%) 802.1X
5 4 (1.21%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (1.21%) LDAP
6 3 (0.91%) Web Services
6 3 (0.91%) WSH
7 1 (0.30%) CSS
7 1 (0.30%) Django
7 1 (0.30%) XML
7 1 (0.30%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 59 (17.88%) Data Centre
2 22 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 14 (4.24%) Clustering
4 12 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.03%) Public Cloud
6 6 (1.82%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 6 (1.82%) Robotics
7 5 (1.52%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.52%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.21%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.21%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (1.21%) Replication
9 3 (0.91%) Derivative
9 3 (0.91%) Fibre Optics
10 2 (0.61%) CMDB
10 2 (0.61%) iPad
10 2 (0.61%) iPhone
10 2 (0.61%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 104 (31.52%) Windows
2 64 (19.39%) Linux
2 64 (19.39%) Windows Server
3 33 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 25 (7.58%) Windows 7
4 25 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (6.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (6.97%) Windows Server 2016
6 22 (6.67%) Mac OS X
7 13 (3.94%) Unix
8 10 (3.03%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.82%) Solaris
9 6 (1.82%) Windows Server 2019
9 6 (1.82%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.91%) Android
10 3 (0.91%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.61%) SUSE
11 2 (0.61%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (20.00%) ITIL
2 59 (17.88%) DevOps
3 49 (14.85%) Network Monitoring
4 47 (14.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 38 (11.52%) Problem-Solving
6 36 (10.91%) Change Management
7 30 (9.09%) Security Monitoring
8 29 (8.79%) Network Virtualisation
9 25 (7.58%) Migration
10 23 (6.97%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (6.97%) Incident Management
11 22 (6.67%) B2B
11 22 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
11 22 (6.67%) Identity Management
11 22 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
12 21 (6.36%) Validation
13 20 (6.06%) Project Management
14 19 (5.76%) Load Balancing
15 18 (5.45%) Proactive Monitoring
16 17 (5.15%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (11.52%) Python
2 23 (6.97%) PowerShell
3 14 (4.24%) SQL
4 4 (1.21%) C++
4 4 (1.21%) Java
5 3 (0.91%) Perl
5 3 (0.91%) Shell Script
5 3 (0.91%) VBScript
6 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.30%) C
6 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 133 (40.30%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (23.03%) CCNA
3 70 (21.21%) CCNP
4 24 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (6.97%) Degree
6 16 (4.85%) CCIE
7 15 (4.55%) CISSP
8 14 (4.24%) CCDP
8 14 (4.24%) CISM
9 11 (3.33%) JNCIA
9 11 (3.33%) MCSE
9 11 (3.33%) Security Cleared
10 10 (3.03%) MCP
11 9 (2.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 9 (2.73%) JNCIS
11 9 (2.73%) MCITP
12 8 (2.42%) Check Point Certification
13 7 (2.12%) CCSP
13 7 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (2.12%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (10.00%) SLA
2 10 (3.03%) NIST
3 8 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.12%) COBIT
4 7 (2.12%) GDPR
5 3 (0.91%) PMO
6 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.30%) NCSC
6 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 112 (33.94%) Active Directory
2 71 (21.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (10.61%) Hyper-V
4 20 (6.06%) vSphere
5 18 (5.45%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (3.33%) Docker
6 11 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (3.33%) VMware Server
7 10 (3.03%) Virtual Desktop
7 10 (3.03%) XenApp
7 10 (3.03%) XenDesktop
8 9 (2.73%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 5 (1.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (1.52%) MetaFrame
10 4 (1.21%) DFS Replication
10 4 (1.21%) Terminal Services
10 4 (1.21%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.91%) VMware NSX
11 3 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.61%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 38 (11.52%) Ansible
2 36 (10.91%) Cisco CUCM
3 29 (8.79%) Puppet
4 24 (7.27%) Nagios
5 23 (6.97%) Cisco UCCX
6 22 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (5.76%) Microsoft Intune
8 12 (3.64%) SCCM
8 12 (3.64%) SCVMM
9 11 (3.33%) Single Sign-On
10 9 (2.73%) Terraform
11 6 (1.82%) CSIRT
11 6 (1.82%) SCOM
12 5 (1.52%) Backup Exec
12 5 (1.52%) Kubernetes
13 4 (1.21%) ServiceCenter
14 2 (0.61%) Jamf Pro
14 2 (0.61%) Salt
14 2 (0.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 2 (0.61%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 228 (69.09%) Cisco
2 119 (36.06%) Microsoft
3 103 (31.21%) VMware
4 50 (15.15%) CheckPoint
5 45 (13.64%) Palo Alto
6 36 (10.91%) Citrix
7 34 (10.30%) Meraki
8 33 (10.00%) F5
9 30 (9.09%) Juniper
9 30 (9.09%) Riverbed
10 25 (7.58%) Avaya
11 24 (7.27%) Blue Coat
12 23 (6.97%) Zscaler
13 21 (6.36%) HP
14 19 (5.76%) Fortinet
14 19 (5.76%) Netskope
15 12 (3.64%) Google
15 12 (3.64%) SolarWinds
16 10 (3.03%) Dell
17 9 (2.73%) Bloomberg