Period
to 28 May 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 28 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > London
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 192 187 188
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 -29
Permanent jobs citing LAN 696 1,103 1,354
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.85% 1.90% 1.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.30% 14.80% 13.50%
Number of salaries quoted 611 1,005 1,180
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £85,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +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 4,866 7,451 10,032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.93% 12.83% 14.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3,927 6,052 8,271
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,525 £31,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -19 146 £56,514 +13.03% 11
South London +13 33 £47,500 +5.56%
West London +10 28 £45,000 +5.88% 2
East London -1 8 £55,750 +34.34% 1
North London -6 3 £53,500 +9.74% 1
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 603 (86.64%) WAN
2 375 (53.88%) Cisco
3 350 (50.29%) Firewall
4 259 (37.21%) Windows
5 228 (32.76%) Active Directory
6 226 (32.47%) Office 365
7 225 (32.33%) Microsoft
8 215 (30.89%) Cisco Certification
9 179 (25.72%) Azure
10 177 (25.43%) VPN
11 168 (24.14%) TCP/IP
12 147 (21.12%) BGP
13 144 (20.69%) VMware
14 143 (20.55%) CCNP
15 138 (19.83%) Wireless
16 137 (19.68%) Finance
17 134 (19.25%) DNS
18 132 (18.97%) OSPF
19 131 (18.82%) ITIL
20 129 (18.53%) Network Security
21 119 (17.10%) Data Centre
22 115 (16.52%) Palo Alto
23 110 (15.80%) Windows 10
24 109 (15.66%) CCNA
25 108 (15.52%) MPLS
25 108 (15.52%) DHCP
25 108 (15.52%) Wi-Fi
26 107 (15.37%) VMware Infrastructure
27 101 (14.51%) AWS
28 100 (14.37%) Windows Server

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 57 (8.19%) MS Exchange
2 33 (4.74%) SharePoint
2 33 (4.74%) Skype for Business
3 22 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (2.30%) IIS
5 15 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (0.86%) CMS
6 6 (0.86%) JBoss
7 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.29%) WordPress
9 1 (0.14%) Apache
9 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.14%) nginx
9 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 98 (14.08%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (3.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (2.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 18 (2.59%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.29%) Sage 50
3 2 (0.29%) Shopify
4 1 (0.14%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.14%) Infor CloudSuite
Cloud Services
1 226 (32.47%) Office 365
2 179 (25.72%) Azure
3 101 (14.51%) AWS
4 36 (5.17%) Mimecast
5 34 (4.89%) Azure Active Directory
6 20 (2.87%) G Suite
7 19 (2.73%) GCP
8 14 (2.01%) IaaS
9 13 (1.87%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 12 (1.72%) SaaS
11 8 (1.15%) Cloudflare
12 7 (1.01%) OpenShift
13 6 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
14 5 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (0.72%) PaaS
15 3 (0.43%) Slack
15 3 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 2 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
16 2 (0.29%) Power Platform
16 2 (0.29%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 603 (86.64%) WAN
2 350 (50.29%) Firewall
3 177 (25.43%) VPN
4 168 (24.14%) TCP/IP
5 147 (21.12%) BGP
6 138 (19.83%) Wireless
7 134 (19.25%) DNS
8 132 (18.97%) OSPF
9 129 (18.53%) Network Security
10 108 (15.52%) DHCP
10 108 (15.52%) MPLS
10 108 (15.52%) Wi-Fi
11 93 (13.36%) VoIP
12 81 (11.64%) Cisco ASA
13 77 (11.06%) Internet
14 76 (10.92%) WLAN
15 68 (9.77%) VLAN
16 50 (7.18%) IPsec
17 44 (6.32%) SAN
18 41 (5.89%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (2.87%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (0.86%) MySQL
4 5 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.43%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.14%) DB2
8 1 (0.14%) Power BI
8 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 17 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.57%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.57%) JIRA
3 3 (0.43%) Subversion
4 2 (0.29%) Artifactory
4 2 (0.29%) Gradle
4 2 (0.29%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.14%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 137 (19.68%) Finance
2 72 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 45 (6.47%) Legal
4 39 (5.60%) Law
5 28 (4.02%) Banking
6 26 (3.74%) Retail
7 23 (3.30%) Marketing
8 16 (2.30%) Public Sector
9 12 (1.72%) Japanese Language
10 11 (1.58%) Front Office
11 10 (1.44%) Billing
12 9 (1.29%) Investment Banking
13 7 (1.01%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.72%) Advertising
14 5 (0.72%) Military
15 4 (0.57%) Police
16 3 (0.43%) French Language
16 3 (0.43%) Games
16 3 (0.43%) Publishing
17 2 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 234 (33.62%) Network Engineer
2 90 (12.93%) Support Engineer
3 84 (12.07%) Senior Network Engineer
4 81 (11.64%) Analyst
5 63 (9.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 59 (8.48%) IT Support
7 56 (8.05%) 2nd Line Support
8 47 (6.75%) IT Engineer
9 36 (5.17%) Consultant
10 34 (4.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 34 (4.89%) Architect
10 34 (4.89%) Support Analyst
11 32 (4.60%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 32 (4.60%) IT Support Engineer
12 28 (4.02%) Network Support
13 27 (3.88%) Cisco Engineer
13 27 (3.88%) IT Analyst
14 25 (3.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 25 (3.59%) Security Engineer
15 23 (3.30%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (4.89%) 802.1X
2 17 (2.44%) XMPP
3 10 (1.44%) LDAP
4 3 (0.43%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (0.43%) LAMP
4 3 (0.43%) XML
4 3 (0.43%) XML Schema
5 2 (0.29%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (0.29%) JSON
5 2 (0.29%) Middleware
5 2 (0.29%) RFC 2544
5 2 (0.29%) Software Packaging
5 2 (0.29%) Web Services
5 2 (0.29%) YAML
6 1 (0.14%) COM
6 1 (0.14%) Jinja
6 1 (0.14%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.14%) REST
6 1 (0.14%) SAML
6 1 (0.14%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 119 (17.10%) Data Centre
2 47 (6.75%) Video Conferencing
3 35 (5.03%) Management Information System
4 24 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (2.16%) Public Cloud
6 12 (1.72%) Client/Server
6 12 (1.72%) Clustering
6 12 (1.72%) iPhone
6 12 (1.72%) Replication
6 12 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (1.58%) Enterprise Storage
7 11 (1.58%) Private Cloud
8 10 (1.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 10 (1.44%) Fat Client
8 10 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
8 10 (1.44%) Linux Command Line
8 10 (1.44%) PKI
8 10 (1.44%) Thin Client
9 9 (1.29%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 259 (37.21%) Windows
2 110 (15.80%) Windows 10
3 100 (14.37%) Windows Server
4 84 (12.07%) Windows 7
5 61 (8.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 56 (8.05%) Linux
7 51 (7.33%) Windows Server 2016
8 32 (4.60%) Mac OS X
8 32 (4.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (4.31%) Android
10 26 (3.74%) Apple iOS
11 15 (2.16%) Unix
12 14 (2.01%) Windows 8
13 9 (1.29%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.86%) Windows Server 2019
15 5 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (0.57%) CentOS
16 4 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.57%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (18.82%) ITIL
2 82 (11.78%) Network Monitoring
3 79 (11.35%) Problem-Solving
4 78 (11.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 66 (9.48%) Project Management
6 63 (9.05%) Network Design
7 58 (8.33%) Load Balancing
8 53 (7.61%) Change Management
9 48 (6.90%) Information Security
10 41 (5.89%) Service Delivery
11 40 (5.75%) Network Architecture
12 39 (5.60%) Cybersecurity
12 39 (5.60%) Risk Management
13 38 (5.46%) Incident Management
14 35 (5.03%) DevOps
15 34 (4.89%) Computer Science
15 34 (4.89%) Project Delivery
16 33 (4.74%) ITSM
17 32 (4.60%) High Availability
18 29 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 44 (6.32%) PowerShell
2 22 (3.16%) SQL
3 19 (2.73%) Python
4 9 (1.29%) C
5 7 (1.01%) Bash Shell
5 7 (1.01%) VBScript
6 5 (0.72%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.43%) C++
8 2 (0.29%) Java 8
8 2 (0.29%) Perl
8 2 (0.29%) Scala
9 1 (0.14%) Java
9 1 (0.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 215 (30.89%) Cisco Certification
2 143 (20.55%) CCNP
3 109 (15.66%) CCNA
4 69 (9.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 68 (9.77%) Degree
6 41 (5.89%) MCSE
7 39 (5.60%) CCIE
8 26 (3.74%) MCP
9 22 (3.16%) CCSA
10 21 (3.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 20 (2.87%) CISSP
11 20 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
12 19 (2.73%) Security Cleared
13 15 (2.16%) MCSA
14 14 (2.01%) CISM
15 13 (1.87%) CISA
16 12 (1.72%) JNCIP
16 12 (1.72%) MCITP
17 11 (1.58%) DV Cleared
18 10 (1.44%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (9.63%) SLA
2 31 (4.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (2.30%) Cyber Essentials
4 14 (2.01%) GDPR
5 5 (0.72%) PMO
6 4 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 3 (0.43%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.14%) ITGC
9 1 (0.14%) NIST
9 1 (0.14%) QA
9 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 228 (32.76%) Active Directory
2 107 (15.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (9.05%) Hyper-V
4 25 (3.59%) Virtual Desktop
5 20 (2.87%) Terminal Services
6 15 (2.16%) XenApp
7 13 (1.87%) Firmware
8 11 (1.58%) vSphere
9 10 (1.44%) Docker
9 10 (1.44%) XenDesktop
10 9 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (1.01%) VMware NSX
12 5 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.43%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 2 (0.29%) ProxySG
15 2 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
16 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 48 (6.90%) SCCM
2 21 (3.02%) Single Sign-On
3 20 (2.87%) Cisco UCCX
4 19 (2.73%) Cisco CUCM
5 15 (2.16%) Backup Exec
6 13 (1.87%) AirWatch
7 10 (1.44%) Ansible
8 9 (1.29%) FortiGate
8 9 (1.29%) Kubernetes
8 9 (1.29%) vCenter Server
9 8 (1.15%) Microsoft Intune
9 8 (1.15%) Opsgenie
10 6 (0.86%) Nagios
10 6 (0.86%) SCOM
11 5 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (0.72%) Puppet
12 3 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (0.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 3 (0.43%) ZABBIX
13 2 (0.29%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 375 (53.88%) Cisco
2 225 (32.33%) Microsoft
3 144 (20.69%) VMware
4 115 (16.52%) Palo Alto
5 99 (14.22%) Citrix
6 83 (11.93%) CheckPoint
7 73 (10.49%) Meraki
8 70 (10.06%) Juniper
9 54 (7.76%) F5
9 54 (7.76%) HP
10 34 (4.89%) SolarWinds
11 29 (4.17%) Aruba
12 25 (3.59%) Apple
13 23 (3.30%) Google
14 22 (3.16%) Veeam
15 17 (2.44%) Fortinet
16 16 (2.30%) Extreme Networks
16 16 (2.30%) iManage
17 15 (2.16%) Adobe
17 15 (2.16%) Okta