Period
to 19 July 2018

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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > London
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 165 158
Rank change year-on-year -24 -7 -30
Permanent jobs citing LAN 1,362 1,622 1,810
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.92% 2.21% 2.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.45% 14.38% 13.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,141 1,378 1,575
London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -0.99% +1.00%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +1.18%

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 10,123 11,279 13,113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.28% 15.39% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8,278 9,313 11,210
London median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.85% +2.86% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £29,363
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 19 July 2018.

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 19 July 2018. 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 -25 338 £52,500 +10.53% 29
West London -17 97 £45,000 +1.12% 18
South London -8 44 £40,000 +14.29% 4
East London +12 30 £45,000 -21.74% 6
North London -1 7 £60,000 +50.00% 4
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, 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 1,158 (85.02%) WAN
2 694 (50.95%) Cisco
3 662 (48.60%) Windows
4 602 (44.20%) Firewall
5 517 (37.96%) Active Directory
6 494 (36.27%) Microsoft
7 426 (31.28%) VMware
8 386 (28.34%) Finance
9 358 (26.28%) VPN
10 355 (26.06%) Windows Server
11 321 (23.57%) Office 365
12 319 (23.42%) ITIL
13 313 (22.98%) MS Exchange
14 307 (22.54%) TCP/IP
15 299 (21.95%) Cisco Certification
16 298 (21.88%) DNS
17 281 (20.63%) Data Centre
18 278 (20.41%) Wireless
19 275 (20.19%) VMware Infrastructure
20 255 (18.72%) Windows Server 2008
21 249 (18.28%) Citrix
22 234 (17.18%) DHCP
23 232 (17.03%) Network Security
24 211 (15.49%) CCNP
25 207 (15.20%) Windows Server 2012
26 202 (14.83%) Windows 7
26 202 (14.83%) Linux
27 198 (14.54%) Microsoft Office
28 191 (14.02%) Microsoft Azure
29 190 (13.95%) 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
1 313 (22.98%) MS Exchange
2 109 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 84 (6.17%) Skype for Business
4 82 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 71 (5.21%) SharePoint
6 62 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 49 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2007
8 24 (1.76%) IIS
9 17 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
10 14 (1.03%) Apache
11 8 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2000
11 8 (0.59%) Office Communications Server
12 7 (0.51%) CMS
12 7 (0.51%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.44%) IBM Notes
13 6 (0.44%) JBoss
14 4 (0.29%) WordPress
15 3 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
15 3 (0.22%) nginx
16 2 (0.15%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 198 (14.54%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (2.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.44%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.15%) Mozilla Thunderbird
6 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.073%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.073%) LibreOffice
Business Applications
1 11 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.51%) Cognos TM1
3 7 (0.51%) Eikon
3 7 (0.51%) Elite 3E
4 4 (0.29%) Orchard Housing
5 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.15%) Maximo
5 2 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.073%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.073%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.073%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.073%) Raiser's Edge
6 1 (0.073%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 321 (23.57%) Office 365
2 191 (14.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 173 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
4 46 (3.38%) IaaS
4 46 (3.38%) SaaS
5 38 (2.79%) PaaS
6 33 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
7 32 (2.35%) G Suite
8 29 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
8 29 (2.13%) Mimecast
9 20 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
10 15 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
10 15 (1.10%) Serverless
11 14 (1.03%) Amazon S3
12 9 (0.66%) OneDrive
13 8 (0.59%) Slack
14 5 (0.37%) CloudFront
14 5 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 4 (0.29%) Dropbox
16 3 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1,158 (85.02%) WAN
2 602 (44.20%) Firewall
3 358 (26.28%) VPN
4 307 (22.54%) TCP/IP
5 298 (21.88%) DNS
6 278 (20.41%) Wireless
7 234 (17.18%) DHCP
8 232 (17.03%) Network Security
9 190 (13.95%) BGP
10 189 (13.88%) VLAN
11 171 (12.56%) MPLS
12 167 (12.26%) Cisco ASA
13 153 (11.23%) Cisco Nexus
14 148 (10.87%) OSPF
15 141 (10.35%) VoIP
16 139 (10.21%) SAN
17 132 (9.69%) WLAN
18 104 (7.64%) Wi-Fi
19 97 (7.12%) Cisco IOS
20 88 (6.46%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (8.15%) SQL Server
2 27 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (1.76%) Big Data
4 23 (1.69%) MySQL
5 17 (1.25%) Hadoop
5 17 (1.25%) MongoDB
6 15 (1.10%) NoSQL
6 15 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (0.66%) Relational Database
10 8 (0.59%) Amazon Redshift
11 7 (0.51%) Blockchain
11 7 (0.51%) MS Access
12 5 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (0.29%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 3 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (0.95%) Git (software)
2 10 (0.73%) Artifactory
2 10 (0.73%) JIRA
3 9 (0.66%) InstallShield
4 6 (0.44%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.44%) JMeter
4 6 (0.44%) NUnit
4 6 (0.44%) Selenium
4 6 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (0.44%) SpecFlow
4 6 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (0.29%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.22%) PEAR
7 2 (0.15%) Apache Archiva
7 2 (0.15%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.073%) GoCD
General
1 386 (28.34%) Finance
2 163 (11.97%) Banking
3 73 (5.36%) Telecoms
4 63 (4.63%) Investment Banking
5 60 (4.41%) Retail
6 51 (3.74%) Legal
7 46 (3.38%) Law
8 42 (3.08%) Advertising
9 39 (2.86%) Financial Institution
10 26 (1.91%) Multimedia
11 25 (1.84%) Front Office
12 24 (1.76%) Manufacturing
13 13 (0.95%) Games
14 12 (0.88%) Back Office
15 8 (0.59%) Marketing
15 8 (0.59%) Publishing
16 6 (0.44%) Billing
17 4 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.22%) French Language
19 2 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 291 (21.37%) Network Engineer
2 283 (20.78%) Analyst
3 179 (13.14%) Support Engineer
4 161 (11.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 99 (7.27%) Support Analyst
6 87 (6.39%) Desktop Support
7 81 (5.95%) Architect
8 76 (5.58%) Senior Network Engineer
9 75 (5.51%) IT Support
10 67 (4.92%) Cisco Engineer
10 67 (4.92%) Network Analyst
10 67 (4.92%) Security Engineer
11 60 (4.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 55 (4.04%) IT Engineer
12 55 (4.04%) Systems Engineer
13 53 (3.89%) Network Security Engineer
14 52 (3.82%) Infrastructure Manager
15 51 (3.74%) Consultant
16 50 (3.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 49 (3.60%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (2.57%) 802.1X
2 27 (1.98%) FIX Protocol
3 20 (1.47%) Middleware
4 12 (0.88%) WSH
5 11 (0.81%) .NET
6 10 (0.73%) LDAP
7 9 (0.66%) Software Packaging
7 9 (0.66%) Web Services
8 6 (0.44%) Gherkin
9 5 (0.37%) .NET Framework
9 5 (0.37%) XMPP
10 4 (0.29%) Apache Flex
10 4 (0.29%) LAMP
11 3 (0.22%) COM
11 3 (0.22%) Kafka
11 3 (0.22%) Mason
11 3 (0.22%) ModSecurity
11 3 (0.22%) ServiceStack
12 2 (0.15%) CSS
12 2 (0.15%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 281 (20.63%) Data Centre
2 121 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
3 65 (4.77%) Hedge funds
4 64 (4.70%) Blackberry
5 63 (4.63%) Self-Motivation
6 57 (4.19%) Management Information System
7 49 (3.60%) Video Conferencing
8 48 (3.52%) Computer Science
9 32 (2.35%) Cyberthreat
10 23 (1.69%) Fixed Income
11 21 (1.54%) Replication
12 20 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
12 20 (1.47%) Fintech
13 18 (1.32%) BBC
14 17 (1.25%) Private Cloud
15 14 (1.03%) Client/Server
15 14 (1.03%) NHS
16 13 (0.95%) Enterprise Cloud
17 12 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 11 (0.81%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 662 (48.60%) Windows
2 355 (26.06%) Windows Server
3 255 (18.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 207 (15.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 202 (14.83%) Linux
5 202 (14.83%) Windows 7
6 160 (11.75%) Windows 10
7 77 (5.65%) Unix
8 59 (4.33%) Windows 8
9 56 (4.11%) Android
10 37 (2.72%) Mac OS X
11 34 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 27 (1.98%) Apple iOS
13 26 (1.91%) Mac OS
14 25 (1.84%) CentOS
15 24 (1.76%) Solaris
16 17 (1.25%) Windows XP
17 15 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
18 14 (1.03%) Ubuntu
19 8 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (23.42%) ITIL
2 160 (11.75%) Project Management
3 158 (11.60%) Problem-Solving
4 99 (7.27%) Migration
5 79 (5.80%) Load Balancing
6 77 (5.65%) Kalman Filter
7 73 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
7 73 (5.36%) Information Security
7 73 (5.36%) Network Architecture
8 69 (5.07%) DevOps
9 68 (4.99%) Network Design
10 63 (4.63%) Network Monitoring
11 62 (4.55%) Incident Management
12 60 (4.41%) PRINCE2
13 58 (4.26%) Service Management
14 56 (4.11%) Presales
15 55 (4.04%) Service Delivery
16 51 (3.74%) Cybersecurity
16 51 (3.74%) Root Cause Analysis
17 48 (3.52%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 165 (12.11%) PowerShell
2 139 (10.21%) SQL
3 75 (5.51%) Python
4 33 (2.42%) C
5 26 (1.91%) Bash Shell
6 22 (1.62%) VBScript
7 21 (1.54%) Perl
8 18 (1.32%) PHP
9 15 (1.10%) VB
10 13 (0.95%) Java
11 12 (0.88%) Shell Script
12 8 (0.59%) Groovy
13 4 (0.29%) Go
13 4 (0.29%) Ruby
14 3 (0.22%) JavaScript
15 2 (0.15%) C#
16 1 (0.073%) C++
16 1 (0.073%) VBA
Qualifications
1 299 (21.95%) Cisco Certification
2 211 (15.49%) CCNP
3 157 (11.53%) Degree
4 149 (10.94%) CCNA
5 132 (9.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 75 (5.51%) MCSE
7 41 (3.01%) CCIE
8 37 (2.72%) MCP
8 37 (2.72%) MCSA
9 28 (2.06%) MCITP
10 26 (1.91%) CCDP
11 25 (1.84%) CISSP
12 19 (1.40%) CCSA
13 17 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
14 16 (1.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 15 (1.10%) JNCIP
15 15 (1.10%) Security Cleared
16 13 (0.95%) CCDA
16 13 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
17 12 (0.88%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (8.08%) SLA
2 47 (3.45%) PCI DSS
3 33 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.54%) GDPR
5 16 (1.17%) Cyber Essentials
5 16 (1.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 15 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (0.81%) QA
8 5 (0.37%) COBIT
9 2 (0.15%) GCP
9 2 (0.15%) PMO
10 1 (0.073%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.073%) SAS 70
System Software
1 517 (37.96%) Active Directory
2 275 (20.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 127 (9.32%) Hyper-V
4 75 (5.51%) VMware ESXi
5 58 (4.26%) XenApp
6 46 (3.38%) vSphere
7 33 (2.42%) XenDesktop
8 21 (1.54%) XenServer
9 14 (1.03%) MetaFrame
10 11 (0.81%) DFS Replication
10 11 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
11 10 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
11 10 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
11 10 (0.73%) VMware Server
12 9 (0.66%) Docker
12 9 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
12 9 (0.66%) VMware NSX
13 7 (0.51%) Terminal Services
14 5 (0.37%) ProxySG
15 3 (0.22%) Squid
Systems Management
1 84 (6.17%) SCCM
2 60 (4.41%) Backup Exec
3 39 (2.86%) AirWatch
4 33 (2.42%) Ansible
5 31 (2.28%) Cisco CUCM
6 28 (2.06%) WSUS
7 26 (1.91%) Cisco Prime
7 26 (1.91%) Norton AntiVirus
8 22 (1.62%) SolarWinds Orion
9 17 (1.25%) SCOM
10 16 (1.17%) TrustSec
11 15 (1.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 15 (1.10%) Terraform
12 14 (1.03%) Puppet
13 12 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
14 11 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
15 9 (0.66%) WMI
16 8 (0.59%) ServiceCenter
17 7 (0.51%) XenMobile
18 6 (0.44%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 694 (50.95%) Cisco
2 494 (36.27%) Microsoft
3 426 (31.28%) VMware
4 249 (18.28%) Citrix
5 151 (11.09%) HP
6 148 (10.87%) CheckPoint
7 115 (8.44%) Juniper
8 112 (8.22%) F5
9 105 (7.71%) SolarWinds
10 97 (7.12%) Palo Alto
11 76 (5.58%) NetApp
12 68 (4.99%) Dell
13 66 (4.85%) Meraki
14 59 (4.33%) ServiceNow
15 56 (4.11%) Veeam
16 53 (3.89%) Oracle
17 51 (3.74%) Bloomberg
18 50 (3.67%) Apple
19 49 (3.60%) Reuters
20 45 (3.30%) Symantec