Period
to 27 October 2021

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 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > London
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 328 198 164
Rank change year-on-year -130 -34 +48
Permanent jobs citing LAN 498 325 1,162
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.98% 1.63% 2.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.37% 12.39% 16.42%
Number of salaries quoted 450 280 960
10th Percentile £30,450 £35,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,750 £45,000 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,375 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.41% +10.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £66,250 £73,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £80,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -3.41%

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 5,947 2,623 7,077
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.67% 13.18% 13.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3,916 2,207 5,872
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,750 £28,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +18.18% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £79,313 £73,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -1.96% +7.37% -

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 October 2021.

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 October 2021. 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 -52 81 £52,500 -27.59% 34
West London -43 42 £51,321 +17.98% 20
East London +8 31 £38,500 -3.75% 10
South London -22 12 £49,500 -5.71% 2
North London - 1 - - 1
LAN
England

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

1 401 (80.52%) WAN
2 225 (45.18%) Microsoft
2 225 (45.18%) Firewall
3 203 (40.76%) Windows
4 197 (39.56%) Microsoft 365
5 194 (38.96%) Active Directory
6 190 (38.15%) Cisco
7 152 (30.52%) Azure
8 133 (26.71%) Social Skills
9 117 (23.49%) TCP/IP
10 112 (22.49%) DNS
11 107 (21.49%) Windows Server
12 101 (20.28%) Finance
13 100 (20.08%) ITIL
14 98 (19.68%) VPN
15 92 (18.47%) DHCP
16 89 (17.87%) Cisco Certification
16 89 (17.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 88 (17.67%) VMware
18 86 (17.27%) Wireless
19 83 (16.67%) Data Centre
20 81 (16.27%) Linux
21 78 (15.66%) VoIP
21 78 (15.66%) Juniper
22 72 (14.46%) Service Delivery
23 71 (14.26%) PowerShell
24 69 (13.86%) Wi-Fi
24 69 (13.86%) CCNP
25 65 (13.05%) MPLS
25 65 (13.05%) AWS

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 59 (11.85%) MS Exchange
2 30 (6.02%) SharePoint
3 19 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (2.81%) IIS
6 13 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (2.61%) Skype for Business
7 9 (1.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (1.20%) CMS
9 5 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.80%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.60%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.40%) Apache
12 2 (0.40%) Confluence
12 2 (0.40%) nginx
12 2 (0.40%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 47 (9.44%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (2.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.81%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.40%) Weka
7 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.60%) Exchequer
4 2 (0.40%) Magento
4 2 (0.40%) Sage 300 ERP
4 2 (0.40%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.20%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 197 (39.56%) Microsoft 365
2 152 (30.52%) Azure
3 65 (13.05%) AWS
4 35 (7.03%) IaaS
5 30 (6.02%) Azure Active Directory
6 22 (4.42%) PaaS
7 19 (3.82%) Mimecast
8 18 (3.61%) SaaS
9 15 (3.01%) Azure Storage
9 15 (3.01%) GCP
10 13 (2.61%) OpenShift
11 10 (2.01%) Amazon EKS
11 10 (2.01%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (2.01%) Cloudflare
12 9 (1.81%) AWS CodeCommit
12 9 (1.81%) AWS CodePipeline
12 9 (1.81%) Azure Pipelines
12 9 (1.81%) GitHub
13 7 (1.41%) AWS Direct Connect
Communications & Networking
1 401 (80.52%) WAN
2 225 (45.18%) Firewall
3 117 (23.49%) TCP/IP
4 112 (22.49%) DNS
5 98 (19.68%) VPN
6 92 (18.47%) DHCP
7 86 (17.27%) Wireless
8 78 (15.66%) VoIP
9 69 (13.86%) Wi-Fi
10 65 (13.05%) MPLS
11 53 (10.64%) BGP
12 51 (10.24%) IPsec
13 49 (9.84%) OSPF
13 49 (9.84%) SAN
14 48 (9.64%) Network Security
14 48 (9.64%) SNMP
15 43 (8.63%) IP Telephony
16 37 (7.43%) HTTP
17 34 (6.83%) Internet
18 32 (6.43%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.21%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.81%) MySQL
2 14 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (2.21%) MongoDB
4 9 (1.81%) NoSQL
5 8 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (1.20%) DB2
7 5 (1.00%) MariaDB
8 3 (0.60%) Data Vault
8 3 (0.60%) Power BI
8 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.60%) Tableau
9 2 (0.40%) KDB
9 2 (0.40%) MS Access
9 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.20%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.20%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.20%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 24 (4.82%) JIRA
2 9 (1.81%) Git (software)
2 9 (1.81%) GitLab
2 9 (1.81%) Jenkins
2 9 (1.81%) Vagrant
3 4 (0.80%) eggPlant
4 2 (0.40%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.40%) Zephyr
5 1 (0.20%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.20%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.20%) sqlmap
5 1 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 133 (26.71%) Social Skills
2 101 (20.28%) Finance
3 62 (12.45%) Banking
4 58 (11.65%) Telecoms
5 42 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (5.22%) Documentation Skills
7 20 (4.02%) Law
8 17 (3.41%) Legal
9 14 (2.81%) Retail
10 13 (2.61%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 13 (2.61%) Organisational Skills
11 8 (1.61%) Aerospace
11 8 (1.61%) Investment Banking
12 7 (1.41%) Financial Institution
12 7 (1.41%) Manufacturing
12 7 (1.41%) Public Sector
13 3 (0.60%) Advertising
13 3 (0.60%) Billing
13 3 (0.60%) Marketing
14 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 94 (18.88%) Network Engineer
2 58 (11.65%) Analyst
3 55 (11.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 47 (9.44%) IT Support
5 40 (8.03%) Architect
6 33 (6.63%) Support Engineer
7 30 (6.02%) Administrator
7 30 (6.02%) IT Engineer
8 26 (5.22%) Senior Network Engineer
9 25 (5.02%) Support Analyst
9 25 (5.02%) Systems Administrator
10 23 (4.62%) Network Support
11 22 (4.42%) Infrastructure Support
11 22 (4.42%) IT Manager
12 21 (4.22%) Juniper Engineer
13 19 (3.82%) Azure Administrator
14 17 (3.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 17 (3.41%) Service Analyst
15 16 (3.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 15 (3.01%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.01%) 802.1X
2 9 (1.81%) .NET
2 9 (1.81%) .NET Core
2 9 (1.81%) AngularJS
2 9 (1.81%) ASP.NET
2 9 (1.81%) Django
2 9 (1.81%) Express
2 9 (1.81%) MEAN Stack
2 9 (1.81%) Node.js
2 9 (1.81%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (1.00%) Web Services
4 4 (0.80%) JSON
4 4 (0.80%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (0.60%) LDAP
6 2 (0.40%) CSS
6 2 (0.40%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (0.40%) HTML
6 2 (0.40%) XML
6 2 (0.40%) XMPP
7 1 (0.20%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 83 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 44 (8.84%) Management Information System
3 21 (4.22%) Public Cloud
3 21 (4.22%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (3.61%) Video Conferencing
5 10 (2.01%) CCTV
5 10 (2.01%) Fibre Optics
6 9 (1.81%) Driving Licence
7 8 (1.61%) Blackberry
7 8 (1.61%) EPoS
7 8 (1.61%) iPhone
7 8 (1.61%) Virtual Team
8 7 (1.41%) Smartphone
9 6 (1.20%) Housing Association
9 6 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (0.80%) Digital Signage
10 4 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (0.80%) iPad
10 4 (0.80%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 203 (40.76%) Windows
2 107 (21.49%) Windows Server
3 81 (16.27%) Linux
4 62 (12.45%) Windows 10
5 39 (7.83%) Windows Server 2016
6 25 (5.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (4.42%) Windows 7
8 21 (4.22%) Unix
9 19 (3.82%) Mac OS X
10 16 (3.21%) Windows Server 2019
11 15 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (2.81%) Android
12 14 (2.81%) Mac OS
13 12 (2.41%) Apple iOS
14 9 (1.81%) Debian
15 7 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
16 6 (1.20%) SUSE
17 5 (1.00%) CentOS
18 4 (0.80%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (20.08%) ITIL
2 89 (17.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 72 (14.46%) Service Delivery
4 57 (11.45%) Project Management
5 49 (9.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 46 (9.24%) Problem-Solving
7 45 (9.04%) Project Delivery
8 40 (8.03%) Change Management
9 34 (6.83%) High Availability
9 34 (6.83%) PRINCE2
10 32 (6.43%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (6.43%) Migration
11 28 (5.62%) Incident Management
11 28 (5.62%) Patch Management
12 25 (5.02%) DevOps
13 24 (4.82%) Computer Science
13 24 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
14 23 (4.62%) TOGAF
15 22 (4.42%) Cybersecurity
15 22 (4.42%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 71 (14.26%) PowerShell
2 44 (8.84%) Python
3 35 (7.03%) SQL
4 21 (4.22%) Bash Shell
5 16 (3.21%) C
5 16 (3.21%) Perl
6 15 (3.01%) PHP
7 12 (2.41%) C++
7 12 (2.41%) JavaScript
8 11 (2.21%) C#
8 11 (2.21%) Java
9 9 (1.81%) Ruby
9 9 (1.81%) VB
9 9 (1.81%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.41%) Go
11 1 (0.20%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 89 (17.87%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (13.86%) CCNP
3 54 (10.84%) CCNA
4 50 (10.04%) Degree
5 49 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 35 (7.03%) JNCIA
7 26 (5.22%) MCSA
8 25 (5.02%) MCSE
9 19 (3.82%) MCP
10 17 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
11 16 (3.21%) MCITP
12 11 (2.21%) JNCIS
12 11 (2.21%) MCDST
13 10 (2.01%) CCIE
13 10 (2.01%) JNCIP
14 8 (1.61%) CISSP
14 8 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
14 8 (1.61%) Security Cleared
15 7 (1.41%) TOGAF Certification
16 6 (1.20%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.43%) SLA
2 13 (2.61%) GDPR
3 10 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.80%) PMO
5 2 (0.40%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.40%) NIST
6 1 (0.20%) Accessibility
6 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.20%) GRC
6 1 (0.20%) QA
System Software
1 194 (38.96%) Active Directory
2 56 (11.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (9.24%) Hyper-V
4 17 (3.41%) XenApp
5 16 (3.21%) Docker
6 15 (3.01%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (1.81%) Virtual Servers
7 9 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (1.81%) vSphere
8 6 (1.20%) VMware NSX
9 5 (1.00%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.80%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 4 (0.80%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.60%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.40%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.40%) Firmware
12 2 (0.40%) iptables
12 2 (0.40%) KVM
12 2 (0.40%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 28 (5.62%) Ansible
1 28 (5.62%) SCCM
2 25 (5.02%) Microsoft Intune
3 18 (3.61%) Terraform
4 15 (3.01%) Single Sign-On
5 11 (2.21%) Cisco CUCM
5 11 (2.21%) Kubernetes
6 10 (2.01%) FortiGate
6 10 (2.01%) Icinga
6 10 (2.01%) Nagios
6 10 (2.01%) Puppet
7 9 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (1.41%) Cisco Prime
8 7 (1.41%) Nmap
8 7 (1.41%) ZABBIX
9 6 (1.20%) Jamf Pro
9 6 (1.20%) OpenNMS
9 6 (1.20%) ServiceCenter
10 5 (1.00%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (0.60%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 225 (45.18%) Microsoft
2 190 (38.15%) Cisco
3 88 (17.67%) VMware
4 78 (15.66%) Juniper
5 56 (11.24%) Palo Alto
6 55 (11.04%) Citrix
7 48 (9.64%) Aruba
8 42 (8.43%) SolarWinds
9 28 (5.62%) SonicWALL
10 27 (5.42%) ServiceNow
11 26 (5.22%) Meraki
12 24 (4.82%) Apple
12 24 (4.82%) Red Hat
12 24 (4.82%) Ruckus Wireless
13 23 (4.62%) CheckPoint
14 21 (4.22%) Dell
15 18 (3.61%) F5
15 18 (3.61%) HP
15 18 (3.61%) Oracle
16 17 (3.41%) Bloomberg