Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > London
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 232 166 188
Rank change year-on-year -66 +22 +11
Permanent jobs citing LAN 322 1,113 1,169
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.37% 2.17% 1.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.88% 16.38% 14.01%
Number of salaries quoted 319 955 1,015
Median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - -0.99%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £78,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +1.16%

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 2,711 6,793 8,346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.50% 13.26% 13.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2,239 5,680 6,881
Median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% - -
10th Percentile £36,250 £29,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -35 70 £72,500 +45.00% 7
South London -4 13 £56,250 +12.50% 1
West London +36 10 £45,000 -18.18% 7
East London +5 6 £40,000 -3.03% 5
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 299 (92.86%) WAN
2 173 (53.73%) Firewall
3 168 (52.17%) Cisco
4 143 (44.41%) Azure
5 131 (40.68%) Microsoft
6 119 (36.96%) Active Directory
6 119 (36.96%) VPN
7 118 (36.65%) Windows
8 117 (36.34%) Cisco Certification
9 107 (33.23%) Office 365
10 101 (31.37%) VMware
11 89 (27.64%) AWS
12 86 (26.71%) DNS
13 81 (25.16%) TCP/IP
13 81 (25.16%) Wi-Fi
14 80 (24.84%) Linux
15 79 (24.53%) DHCP
16 73 (22.67%) Finance
16 73 (22.67%) Network Security
17 70 (21.74%) Windows Server
18 69 (21.43%) VoIP
19 66 (20.50%) CCNP
20 63 (19.57%) Wireless
21 62 (19.25%) ITIL
22 61 (18.94%) VMware Infrastructure
23 59 (18.32%) Data Centre
24 56 (17.39%) CCNA
24 56 (17.39%) MPLS
25 52 (16.15%) DevOps
26 51 (15.84%) Python

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 30 (9.32%) Skype for Business
2 27 (8.39%) MS Exchange
3 17 (5.28%) SharePoint
4 11 (3.42%) IIS
5 7 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.24%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.93%) CMS
8 3 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.93%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.62%) Apache
9 2 (0.62%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 38 (11.80%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (8.07%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 143 (44.41%) Azure
2 107 (33.23%) Office 365
3 89 (27.64%) AWS
4 32 (9.94%) Azure Active Directory
5 31 (9.63%) GCP
6 22 (6.83%) Route 53
6 22 (6.83%) Slack
7 19 (5.90%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 11 (3.42%) IaaS
9 8 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (1.86%) PaaS
11 5 (1.55%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (1.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.93%) Mimecast
12 3 (0.93%) SaaS
13 2 (0.62%) G Suite
14 1 (0.31%) IBM Cloud
14 1 (0.31%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 299 (92.86%) WAN
2 173 (53.73%) Firewall
3 119 (36.96%) VPN
4 86 (26.71%) DNS
5 81 (25.16%) TCP/IP
5 81 (25.16%) Wi-Fi
6 79 (24.53%) DHCP
7 73 (22.67%) Network Security
8 69 (21.43%) VoIP
9 63 (19.57%) Wireless
10 56 (17.39%) MPLS
11 50 (15.53%) BGP
12 42 (13.04%) OSPF
13 35 (10.87%) IPsec
14 34 (10.56%) Wireshark
15 30 (9.32%) Skype
15 30 (9.32%) SNMP
16 28 (8.70%) SAN
17 26 (8.07%) Cisco ASA
18 22 (6.83%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.55%) Big Data
2 5 (1.55%) MongoDB
2 5 (1.55%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (1.24%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.93%) Apache Hive
4 3 (0.93%) HBase
4 3 (0.93%) Impala
4 3 (0.93%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.93%) RDBMS
4 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2017
5 2 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.62%) Blockchain
5 2 (0.62%) MariaDB
5 2 (0.62%) MySQL
5 2 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.62%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (2.48%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
3 5 (1.55%) Bitbucket
3 5 (1.55%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.93%) JIRA
5 2 (0.62%) GitLab
General
1 73 (22.67%) Finance
2 37 (11.49%) Telecoms
3 27 (8.39%) Banking
4 8 (2.48%) Public Sector
5 7 (2.17%) Front Office
5 7 (2.17%) Law
6 5 (1.55%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.55%) Legal
7 3 (0.93%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.62%) Back Office
8 2 (0.62%) French Language
8 2 (0.62%) Marketing
9 1 (0.31%) Electronics
9 1 (0.31%) German Language
9 1 (0.31%) Local Government
9 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.31%) Publishing
9 1 (0.31%) Retail
Job Titles
1 107 (33.23%) Network Engineer
2 62 (19.25%) Senior Network Engineer
3 34 (10.56%) Analyst
4 31 (9.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 29 (9.01%) Support Engineer
6 20 (6.21%) Azure Engineer
7 19 (5.90%) Architect
7 19 (5.90%) IT Engineer
8 18 (5.59%) IT Support
9 16 (4.97%) Cisco Engineer
10 14 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
10 14 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 14 (4.35%) IT Manager
11 13 (4.04%) Security Analyst
11 13 (4.04%) Support Analyst
12 12 (3.73%) Infrastructure Support
12 12 (3.73%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 12 (3.73%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
13 11 (3.42%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 11 (3.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.35%) FIX Protocol
2 10 (3.11%) YAML
3 8 (2.48%) JSON
3 8 (2.48%) LDAP
4 7 (2.17%) Middleware
5 4 (1.24%) 802.1X
5 4 (1.24%) Kafka
5 4 (1.24%) XML
5 4 (1.24%) XMPP
6 3 (0.93%) COM
6 3 (0.93%) Regular Expression
6 3 (0.93%) WSH
7 2 (0.62%) REST
8 1 (0.31%) .NET
8 1 (0.31%) CSS
8 1 (0.31%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 59 (18.32%) Data Centre
2 34 (10.56%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.73%) Clustering
4 12 (3.73%) Public Cloud
5 11 (3.42%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (2.80%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 8 (2.48%) Cyberthreat
7 8 (2.48%) Fixed Income
8 7 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (2.17%) Replication
9 6 (1.86%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.55%) Robotics
11 4 (1.24%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.24%) BYOD
11 4 (1.24%) Hedge funds
11 4 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.24%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.93%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.93%) Fibre Optics
Operating Systems
1 118 (36.65%) Windows
2 80 (24.84%) Linux
3 70 (21.74%) Windows Server
4 34 (10.56%) Windows 10
5 33 (10.25%) Windows Server 2016
6 28 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (8.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (7.14%) Mac OS X
9 22 (6.83%) Windows 7
10 14 (4.35%) Unix
11 8 (2.48%) Android
11 8 (2.48%) Mac OS
11 8 (2.48%) Windows Server 2019
12 7 (2.17%) Windows 8
13 6 (1.86%) CentOS
13 6 (1.86%) Solaris
14 5 (1.55%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (1.55%) Windows XP
15 4 (1.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (19.25%) ITIL
2 52 (16.15%) DevOps
3 44 (13.66%) Network Monitoring
4 41 (12.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 34 (10.56%) Problem-Solving
6 28 (8.70%) Migration
7 27 (8.39%) Security Monitoring
8 24 (7.45%) Identity Management
8 24 (7.45%) Information Security
9 23 (7.14%) Change Management
9 23 (7.14%) Network Virtualisation
10 22 (6.83%) B2B
10 22 (6.83%) Cybersecurity
10 22 (6.83%) Load Balancing
10 22 (6.83%) Performance Analysis
11 21 (6.52%) Incident Management
12 18 (5.59%) Disaster Recovery
12 18 (5.59%) Service Delivery
13 17 (5.28%) Problem Management
14 16 (4.97%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (15.84%) Python
2 31 (9.63%) SQL
3 22 (6.83%) PowerShell
4 8 (2.48%) Bash Shell
5 6 (1.86%) Perl
6 5 (1.55%) PHP
6 5 (1.55%) R
7 4 (1.24%) C++
7 4 (1.24%) Java
8 3 (0.93%) Lisp
8 3 (0.93%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.93%) VBScript
9 1 (0.31%) AWK
9 1 (0.31%) C#
9 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.31%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 117 (36.34%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (20.50%) CCNP
3 56 (17.39%) CCNA
4 27 (8.39%) Degree
5 24 (7.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (5.90%) JNCIA
7 18 (5.59%) CCIE
8 16 (4.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 13 (4.04%) CISM
10 12 (3.73%) JNCIP
11 11 (3.42%) JNCIS
11 11 (3.42%) MCP
12 10 (3.11%) CISSP
12 10 (3.11%) MCSE
13 9 (2.80%) MCSA
13 9 (2.80%) Security Cleared
14 8 (2.48%) CCDP
14 8 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (2.48%) MCITP
15 7 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.97%) SLA
2 12 (3.73%) NIST
3 11 (3.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.86%) COBIT
4 6 (1.86%) GDPR
5 5 (1.55%) PCI DSS
6 4 (1.24%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (1.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.31%) NCSC
7 1 (0.31%) PMO
System Software
1 119 (36.96%) Active Directory
2 61 (18.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (6.83%) Hyper-V
4 20 (6.21%) vSphere
5 13 (4.04%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (4.04%) XenApp
5 13 (4.04%) XenDesktop
6 12 (3.73%) VMware Server
7 11 (3.42%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (3.11%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 10 (3.11%) Docker
9 9 (2.80%) VMware NSX
10 7 (2.17%) DFS Replication
11 5 (1.55%) Terminal Services
11 5 (1.55%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (1.24%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.93%) Firmware
13 3 (0.93%) MetaFrame
13 3 (0.93%) NFS
Systems Management
1 46 (14.29%) Ansible
2 34 (10.56%) Puppet
3 32 (9.94%) Nagios
4 24 (7.45%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
5 14 (4.35%) Terraform
6 10 (3.11%) ITRS Geneos
6 10 (3.11%) Microsoft Intune
7 9 (2.80%) SCCM
8 6 (1.86%) SCVMM
9 5 (1.55%) AirWatch
9 5 (1.55%) Cisco Prime
9 5 (1.55%) Control-M
9 5 (1.55%) CSIRT
9 5 (1.55%) FortiGate
9 5 (1.55%) Kubernetes
10 4 (1.24%) ServiceCenter
10 4 (1.24%) vCenter Server
11 3 (0.93%) Cisco UCCX
11 3 (0.93%) SCOM
Vendors
1 168 (52.17%) Cisco
2 131 (40.68%) Microsoft
3 101 (31.37%) VMware
4 41 (12.73%) Palo Alto
5 34 (10.56%) CheckPoint
5 34 (10.56%) Citrix
6 31 (9.63%) Juniper
7 29 (9.01%) Meraki
8 28 (8.70%) Riverbed
9 25 (7.76%) Avaya
10 23 (7.14%) Fortinet
11 21 (6.52%) F5
12 20 (6.21%) Blue Coat
13 17 (5.28%) SolarWinds
13 17 (5.28%) Zscaler
14 16 (4.97%) Netskope
15 14 (4.35%) Dell
16 10 (3.11%) Bloomberg
16 10 (3.11%) Red Hat
16 10 (3.11%) Veeam