Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > London
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 190 160
Rank change year-on-year -2 -30 -1
Permanent jobs citing LAN 1,233 1,375 1,632
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.85% 1.86% 2.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.87% 13.07% 13.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,018 1,162 1,381
London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,275 £28,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 8,891 10,523 11,751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.36% 14.20% 15.76%
Number of salaries quoted 7,227 8,681 9,987
London median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.80% - +7.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
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 12 December 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 12 December 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 -7 278 £52,500 +10.53% 44
West London +11 86 £55,000 +15.79% 28
South London -30 24 £30,000 +9.09% 4
East London +3 22 £45,000 -6.74% 8
North London +5 4 £48,750 +77.27% 2
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 1,050 (85.16%) WAN
2 629 (51.01%) Windows
3 581 (47.12%) Cisco
4 559 (45.34%) Firewall
5 493 (39.98%) Microsoft
6 490 (39.74%) Active Directory
7 334 (27.09%) VMware
8 332 (26.93%) TCP/IP
8 332 (26.93%) VPN
9 329 (26.68%) Finance
10 307 (24.90%) Windows Server
11 284 (23.03%) Cisco Certification
12 278 (22.55%) ITIL
13 276 (22.38%) DNS
14 272 (22.06%) Office 365
15 250 (20.28%) Wireless
16 238 (19.30%) Data Centre
17 236 (19.14%) VMware Infrastructure
18 218 (17.68%) Citrix
19 215 (17.44%) DHCP
20 211 (17.11%) Microsoft Azure
21 210 (17.03%) CCNP
22 196 (15.90%) Amazon AWS
23 193 (15.65%) CheckPoint
23 193 (15.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 189 (15.33%) Network Security
25 188 (15.25%) Linux
26 183 (14.84%) Windows 7
27 176 (14.27%) VoIP
28 175 (14.19%) Windows 10

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
1 173 (14.03%) MS Exchange
2 66 (5.35%) SharePoint
3 63 (5.11%) Skype for Business
4 61 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 59 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 33 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2007
7 30 (2.43%) Apache
8 26 (2.11%) nginx
9 22 (1.78%) IIS
10 19 (1.54%) CMS
11 18 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 17 (1.38%) WordPress
13 12 (0.97%) IBM Notes
14 10 (0.81%) JBoss
15 7 (0.57%) Commerce Server
15 7 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
16 6 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
17 5 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
17 5 (0.41%) IBM Domino
17 5 (0.41%) SAS
Applications
1 134 (10.87%) Microsoft Office
2 49 (3.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (1.78%) MS Visio
4 18 (1.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.16%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.16%) Adobe Premiere
6 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.57%) Orchard Housing
2 7 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.49%) Eikon
4 3 (0.24%) Elite 3E
4 3 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.16%) Bankmaster
6 1 (0.081%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.081%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.081%) Lawson
6 1 (0.081%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.081%) Rolfe and Nolan
6 1 (0.081%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 272 (22.06%) Office 365
2 211 (17.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 196 (15.90%) Amazon AWS
4 58 (4.70%) SaaS
5 42 (3.41%) IaaS
6 31 (2.51%) G Suite
7 30 (2.43%) Mimecast
7 30 (2.43%) PaaS
8 20 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
9 18 (1.46%) AWS CloudFormation
10 13 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
10 13 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 11 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
12 10 (0.81%) Amazon S3
12 10 (0.81%) CloudFront
13 8 (0.65%) Dropbox
14 5 (0.41%) Akamai
14 5 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
15 4 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
15 4 (0.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1,050 (85.16%) WAN
2 559 (45.34%) Firewall
3 332 (26.93%) TCP/IP
3 332 (26.93%) VPN
4 276 (22.38%) DNS
5 250 (20.28%) Wireless
6 215 (17.44%) DHCP
7 189 (15.33%) Network Security
8 176 (14.27%) VoIP
9 158 (12.81%) VLAN
10 154 (12.49%) MPLS
11 153 (12.41%) Wi-Fi
12 152 (12.33%) BGP
13 145 (11.76%) Internet
14 140 (11.35%) OSPF
15 134 (10.87%) WLAN
16 133 (10.79%) SAN
17 129 (10.46%) Cisco Nexus
18 124 (10.06%) Cisco ASA
19 80 (6.49%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (6.73%) SQL Server
2 34 (2.76%) MySQL
3 31 (2.51%) Amazon RDS
4 25 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (1.14%) Big Data
7 10 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
8 9 (0.73%) Hadoop
9 8 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (0.41%) MS Access
11 5 (0.41%) NoSQL
12 4 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.32%) DB2
13 3 (0.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.24%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.16%) Redis
Development Applications
1 26 (2.11%) Jenkins
2 14 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 10 (0.81%) PEAR
4 8 (0.65%) JIRA
5 5 (0.41%) Hudson
6 3 (0.24%) InstallShield
6 3 (0.24%) Metasploit
6 3 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.16%) AdminStudio
7 2 (0.16%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.16%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.081%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.081%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.081%) git-flow
8 1 (0.081%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.081%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.081%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.081%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.081%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (0.081%) Visual Studio
General
1 329 (26.68%) Finance
2 155 (12.57%) Banking
3 113 (9.16%) Telecoms
4 64 (5.19%) Law
5 58 (4.70%) Retail
6 53 (4.30%) Investment Banking
7 35 (2.84%) Legal
8 27 (2.19%) Advertising
9 26 (2.11%) Front Office
10 25 (2.03%) Marketing
11 18 (1.46%) Financial Institution
12 14 (1.14%) Publishing
13 13 (1.05%) Manufacturing
14 12 (0.97%) Multimedia
15 8 (0.65%) Billing
15 8 (0.65%) French Language
16 6 (0.49%) Games
17 4 (0.32%) Back Office
17 4 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
17 4 (0.32%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 272 (22.06%) Network Engineer
2 186 (15.09%) Analyst
3 164 (13.30%) Support Engineer
4 148 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 91 (7.38%) Support Analyst
6 85 (6.89%) IT Support
7 78 (6.33%) Architect
8 76 (6.16%) Consultant
9 67 (5.43%) Desktop Support
9 67 (5.43%) IT Engineer
10 62 (5.03%) Cisco Engineer
11 55 (4.46%) Infrastructure Manager
12 53 (4.30%) Security Engineer
13 51 (4.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 48 (3.89%) Senior Network Engineer
15 47 (3.81%) Administrator
15 47 (3.81%) Desktop Engineer
15 47 (3.81%) IT Manager
15 47 (3.81%) Project Manager
16 46 (3.73%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (3.00%) 802.1X
2 22 (1.78%) Web Services
3 21 (1.70%) XMPP
4 20 (1.62%) LDAP
5 17 (1.38%) LAMP
6 15 (1.22%) LEMP Stack
7 14 (1.14%) Middleware
8 11 (0.89%) FIX Protocol
9 8 (0.65%) .NET
10 5 (0.41%) Software Packaging
11 4 (0.32%) HTML
12 3 (0.24%) CSS
12 3 (0.24%) ServiceStack
13 2 (0.16%) Elastic Stack
13 2 (0.16%) JSON
13 2 (0.16%) Kafka
13 2 (0.16%) SAML
13 2 (0.16%) SOAP
13 2 (0.16%) WSH
13 2 (0.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 238 (19.30%) Data Centre
2 125 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
3 79 (6.41%) Video Conferencing
4 65 (5.27%) Self-Motivation
5 62 (5.03%) Management Information System
6 26 (2.11%) NHS
7 24 (1.95%) Blackberry
8 22 (1.78%) BYOD
9 20 (1.62%) Enterprise Storage
9 20 (1.62%) Hedge funds
10 19 (1.54%) Replication
11 18 (1.46%) Clustering
11 18 (1.46%) Virtual Team
12 17 (1.38%) iPhone
12 17 (1.38%) Private Cloud
13 16 (1.30%) Fintech
14 15 (1.22%) Client/Server
14 15 (1.22%) Security Operations Centre
14 15 (1.22%) User Experience
15 14 (1.14%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 629 (51.01%) Windows
2 307 (24.90%) Windows Server
3 188 (15.25%) Linux
4 183 (14.84%) Windows 7
5 175 (14.19%) Windows 10
6 165 (13.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 147 (11.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 55 (4.46%) Unix
9 39 (3.16%) CentOS
10 36 (2.92%) Windows 8
11 27 (2.19%) Android
12 26 (2.11%) Mac OS X
12 26 (2.11%) Windows XP
13 24 (1.95%) Mac OS
13 24 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 24 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
14 21 (1.70%) Solaris
15 13 (1.05%) Apple iOS
15 13 (1.05%) Ubuntu
16 9 (0.73%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (22.55%) ITIL
2 193 (15.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 155 (12.57%) Problem-Solving
4 114 (9.25%) Project Management
5 98 (7.95%) Information Security
6 93 (7.54%) Disaster Recovery
7 76 (6.16%) Service Management
8 74 (6.00%) Migration
9 67 (5.43%) Kalman Filter
10 62 (5.03%) Network Design
10 62 (5.03%) Network Management
11 61 (4.95%) Service Delivery
12 60 (4.87%) Network Monitoring
13 59 (4.79%) Network Architecture
14 58 (4.70%) Cybersecurity
15 53 (4.30%) Time Management
16 52 (4.22%) Load Balancing
17 51 (4.14%) Patch Management
18 50 (4.06%) Presales
18 50 (4.06%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 165 (13.38%) SQL
2 147 (11.92%) PowerShell
3 102 (8.27%) Python
4 61 (4.95%) Perl
5 35 (2.84%) C
6 34 (2.76%) Bash Shell
7 27 (2.19%) VB
8 26 (2.11%) Shell Script
8 26 (2.11%) VBScript
9 20 (1.62%) PHP
10 19 (1.54%) Ruby
11 17 (1.38%) Java
12 14 (1.14%) Bourne shell
12 14 (1.14%) Korn
13 5 (0.41%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.32%) C#
15 3 (0.24%) Groovy
15 3 (0.24%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.16%) Go
17 1 (0.081%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 284 (23.03%) Cisco Certification
2 210 (17.03%) CCNP
3 137 (11.11%) CCNA
4 117 (9.49%) Degree
5 116 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 85 (6.89%) MCSE
7 45 (3.65%) CCIE
8 38 (3.08%) CISSP
8 38 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
9 32 (2.60%) MCSA
10 31 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
11 27 (2.19%) MCP
12 19 (1.54%) Security Cleared
13 17 (1.38%) GIAC
14 15 (1.22%) MCITP
15 12 (0.97%) CCDP
15 12 (0.97%) SC Cleared
15 12 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 11 (0.89%) CCSA
16 11 (0.89%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (8.52%) SLA
2 37 (3.00%) PCI DSS
3 29 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (1.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 16 (1.30%) SAS 70
6 13 (1.05%) QA
7 11 (0.89%) GDPR
8 10 (0.81%) COBIT
9 7 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 3 (0.24%) PMO
11 2 (0.16%) Basel III
11 2 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 2 (0.16%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.081%) PMBOK
System Software
1 490 (39.74%) Active Directory
2 236 (19.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (8.84%) Hyper-V
4 52 (4.22%) XenApp
5 46 (3.73%) vSphere
6 39 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
7 32 (2.60%) XenDesktop
8 29 (2.35%) Terminal Services
9 15 (1.22%) VMware Workstation
10 14 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
11 13 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
12 11 (0.89%) VMware Server
13 8 (0.65%) DFS Replication
13 8 (0.65%) NFS
13 8 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
13 8 (0.65%) Xen
14 7 (0.57%) Docker
14 7 (0.57%) KVM
14 7 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
14 7 (0.57%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 83 (6.73%) SCCM
2 56 (4.54%) Cisco CUCM
3 44 (3.57%) Backup Exec
4 40 (3.24%) Ansible
5 34 (2.76%) Puppet
6 33 (2.68%) Cisco Prime
6 33 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
7 27 (2.19%) SCOM
8 22 (1.78%) Terraform
9 21 (1.70%) Kubernetes
10 18 (1.46%) WSUS
11 17 (1.38%) Single Sign-On
12 12 (0.97%) Nagios
12 12 (0.97%) SolarWinds Orion
13 11 (0.89%) FortiGate
13 11 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
13 11 (0.89%) NetBackup
14 10 (0.81%) AirWatch
14 10 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
15 9 (0.73%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 581 (47.12%) Cisco
2 493 (39.98%) Microsoft
3 334 (27.09%) VMware
4 218 (17.68%) Citrix
5 193 (15.65%) CheckPoint
6 120 (9.73%) Palo Alto
7 103 (8.35%) HP
8 92 (7.46%) SolarWinds
9 88 (7.14%) F5
10 65 (5.27%) Juniper
11 64 (5.19%) Dell
12 60 (4.87%) Meraki
13 51 (4.14%) Red Hat
14 47 (3.81%) Google
14 47 (3.81%) NetApp
15 45 (3.65%) Oracle
16 44 (3.57%) Symantec
17 43 (3.49%) Veeam
18 40 (3.24%) EMC
19 36 (2.92%) Riverbed