Period
to 14 November 2019

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 14 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > London
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 164 196 196
Rank change year-on-year +32 0 -35
Permanent jobs citing LAN 1,168 1,236 1,409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.13% 1.83% 1.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.13% 13.59% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 957 1,023 1,172
London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,500 £28,600 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -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 7,241 9,094 10,898
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.22% 13.46% 14.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5,959 7,443 8,935
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.38% +3.33%
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 14 November 2019.

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 14 November 2019. 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 +43 311 £45,000 -18.18% 38
West London +2 67 £55,000 +4.76% 27
South London +32 54 £48,000 +20.00% 11
East London +21 27 £42,500 -6.08% 16
North London +7 12 £50,000 -15.97% 5
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2019, 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 1,014 (86.82%) WAN
2 570 (48.80%) Firewall
3 530 (45.38%) Cisco
4 472 (40.41%) Windows
5 403 (34.50%) Cisco Certification
6 391 (33.48%) Active Directory
7 367 (31.42%) Microsoft
8 309 (26.46%) CCNP
9 307 (26.28%) VPN
10 281 (24.06%) TCP/IP
11 275 (23.54%) Office 365
12 269 (23.03%) Network Security
13 254 (21.75%) Wireless
14 251 (21.49%) Data Centre
15 243 (20.80%) VMware
16 242 (20.72%) Azure
17 241 (20.63%) MPLS
18 234 (20.03%) ITIL
19 228 (19.52%) Finance
20 219 (18.75%) CCNA
21 212 (18.15%) Windows Server
22 211 (18.07%) DHCP
23 207 (17.72%) DNS
24 184 (15.75%) Microsoft Office
25 183 (15.67%) Windows 10
26 180 (15.41%) Degree
27 178 (15.24%) WLAN
28 170 (14.55%) Windows 7
29 161 (13.78%) VMware Infrastructure
29 161 (13.78%) MS Exchange

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
1 161 (13.78%) MS Exchange
2 101 (8.65%) Skype for Business
3 47 (4.02%) SharePoint
4 25 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (1.03%) IIS
5 12 (1.03%) OpenStack
5 12 (1.03%) WebSphere
6 10 (0.86%) IBM Notes
7 7 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (0.43%) Apache
9 4 (0.34%) IBM Domino
9 4 (0.34%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.26%) CMS
10 3 (0.26%) Confluence
10 3 (0.26%) nginx
10 3 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.26%) Site Server
11 1 (0.086%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 184 (15.75%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (1.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.086%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.26%) Q-Pulse
2 3 (0.26%) Sage CRM
3 2 (0.17%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.17%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.17%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 275 (23.54%) Office 365
2 242 (20.72%) Azure
3 158 (13.53%) AWS
4 27 (2.31%) G Suite
5 19 (1.63%) OneDrive
6 18 (1.54%) IaaS
7 17 (1.46%) PaaS
8 15 (1.28%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 15 (1.28%) OpenShift
9 14 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
9 14 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (1.11%) Mimecast
11 12 (1.03%) GCP
12 7 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.43%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.26%) SaaS
14 3 (0.26%) Slack
15 2 (0.17%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 1,014 (86.82%) WAN
2 570 (48.80%) Firewall
3 307 (26.28%) VPN
4 281 (24.06%) TCP/IP
5 269 (23.03%) Network Security
6 254 (21.75%) Wireless
7 241 (20.63%) MPLS
8 211 (18.07%) DHCP
9 207 (17.72%) DNS
10 178 (15.24%) WLAN
11 158 (13.53%) BGP
12 150 (12.84%) Internet
13 148 (12.67%) VoIP
14 141 (12.07%) OSPF
15 126 (10.79%) VLAN
16 119 (10.19%) Wi-Fi
17 117 (10.02%) Skype
18 109 (9.33%) Cisco ASA
19 89 (7.62%) SAN
20 85 (7.28%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (2.48%) SQL Server
2 28 (2.40%) MySQL
3 12 (1.03%) DB2
4 9 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.34%) SQL Server 2017
8 3 (0.26%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.26%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.17%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.17%) Redis
10 1 (0.086%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.086%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.086%) Power BI
10 1 (0.086%) Snowflake Schema
10 1 (0.086%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.086%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 30 (2.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 25 (2.14%) Git (software)
2 25 (2.14%) Subversion
3 10 (0.86%) JIRA
4 4 (0.34%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.26%) Hudson
5 3 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.086%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.086%) Eclipse
General
1 228 (19.52%) Finance
2 94 (8.05%) Telecoms
3 61 (5.22%) Retail
4 53 (4.54%) Banking
5 50 (4.28%) Law
6 33 (2.83%) Legal
7 30 (2.57%) Public Sector
8 20 (1.71%) Marketing
9 17 (1.46%) Financial Institution
10 11 (0.94%) French Language
11 10 (0.86%) Back Office
11 10 (0.86%) Front Office
12 9 (0.77%) Aerospace
13 8 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.68%) Publishing
14 6 (0.51%) German Language
15 5 (0.43%) Advertising
15 5 (0.43%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.43%) Local Government
16 4 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 301 (25.77%) Network Engineer
2 213 (18.24%) Analyst
3 144 (12.33%) IT Support
4 120 (10.27%) Support Analyst
5 114 (9.76%) Support Engineer
6 101 (8.65%) Senior Network Engineer
7 96 (8.22%) Architect
8 94 (8.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 76 (6.51%) Consultant
10 75 (6.42%) IT Analyst
11 70 (5.99%) 2nd Line Support
12 68 (5.82%) IT Engineer
13 63 (5.39%) IT Support Analyst
14 56 (4.79%) Administrator
15 54 (4.62%) Network Consultant
16 51 (4.37%) Desktop Support
17 48 (4.11%) Systems Administrator
18 47 (4.02%) Network Analyst
19 41 (3.51%) IT Support Engineer
19 41 (3.51%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (2.57%) LDAP
2 25 (2.14%) 802.1X
2 25 (2.14%) LAMP
3 18 (1.54%) FIX Protocol
4 17 (1.46%) SOAP
4 17 (1.46%) XML
5 12 (1.03%) WebSphere MQ
6 8 (0.68%) Web Services
7 6 (0.51%) XMPP
8 5 (0.43%) .NET
9 4 (0.34%) Elastic Stack
10 3 (0.26%) SAML
10 3 (0.26%) Software Packaging
11 2 (0.17%) libvirt
12 1 (0.086%) COM
12 1 (0.086%) Jinja
12 1 (0.086%) JSON
12 1 (0.086%) REST
12 1 (0.086%) Velocity
12 1 (0.086%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 251 (21.49%) Data Centre
2 87 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
3 76 (6.51%) Video Conferencing
4 62 (5.31%) Management Information System
4 62 (5.31%) Self-Motivation
5 58 (4.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 39 (3.34%) iPhone
7 36 (3.08%) Replication
8 34 (2.91%) Clustering
9 31 (2.65%) Driving Licence
10 28 (2.40%) Smartphone
11 26 (2.23%) Blackberry
12 25 (2.14%) IPTV
12 25 (2.14%) MPEG
12 25 (2.14%) Video\Live Streaming
13 18 (1.54%) Hedge funds
14 17 (1.46%) Fixed Income
15 15 (1.28%) Fat Client
15 15 (1.28%) Private Cloud
15 15 (1.28%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 472 (40.41%) Windows
2 212 (18.15%) Windows Server
3 183 (15.67%) Windows 10
4 170 (14.55%) Windows 7
5 153 (13.10%) Linux
6 123 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 84 (7.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 65 (5.57%) Android
9 44 (3.77%) Mac OS X
10 40 (3.42%) Unix
11 37 (3.17%) Apple iOS
12 30 (2.57%) Ubuntu
13 27 (2.31%) CentOS
14 26 (2.23%) Windows Server 2003
15 20 (1.71%) Mac OS
15 20 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 16 (1.37%) Windows 8
17 14 (1.20%) Windows Vista
18 12 (1.03%) Solaris
19 5 (0.43%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (20.03%) ITIL
2 127 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 118 (10.10%) Problem-Solving
4 106 (9.08%) Network Design
5 86 (7.36%) Load Balancing
6 79 (6.76%) Cybersecurity
7 78 (6.68%) Network Monitoring
8 74 (6.34%) Change Management
8 74 (6.34%) Service Management
9 68 (5.82%) Project Management
10 66 (5.65%) SIEM
11 58 (4.97%) Information Security
12 55 (4.71%) Project Delivery
13 52 (4.45%) DDoS Mitigation
14 49 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
14 49 (4.20%) Network Management
15 48 (4.11%) Incident Management
16 45 (3.85%) Migration
17 44 (3.77%) Computer Science
17 44 (3.77%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 67 (5.74%) SQL
2 55 (4.71%) PowerShell
3 31 (2.65%) Bash Shell
4 29 (2.48%) Python
5 10 (0.86%) C
6 6 (0.51%) Shell Script
7 4 (0.34%) C++
8 3 (0.26%) Perl
9 2 (0.17%) Ruby
10 1 (0.086%) C#
10 1 (0.086%) Java
10 1 (0.086%) PHP
10 1 (0.086%) VB
10 1 (0.086%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.086%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 403 (34.50%) Cisco Certification
2 309 (26.46%) CCNP
3 219 (18.75%) CCNA
4 180 (15.41%) Degree
5 108 (9.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 86 (7.36%) CCIE
7 64 (5.48%) MCSE
8 40 (3.42%) MCP
9 37 (3.17%) CCSA
10 32 (2.74%) MCITP
11 30 (2.57%) JNCIS
12 29 (2.48%) MCSA
13 27 (2.31%) CISSP
14 26 (2.23%) CCDP
14 26 (2.23%) JNCIP
15 24 (2.05%) JNCIA
16 23 (1.97%) Computer Science Degree
17 22 (1.88%) CCSE
18 19 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
19 16 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (5.39%) SLA
2 33 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (1.54%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.03%) NIST
5 10 (0.86%) GDPR
5 10 (0.86%) QA
6 9 (0.77%) PMO
7 8 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 3 (0.26%) COBIT
10 3 (0.26%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 2 (0.17%) ISO 22301
11 2 (0.17%) ITGC
System Software
1 391 (33.48%) Active Directory
2 161 (13.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (6.42%) Hyper-V
4 39 (3.34%) vSphere
5 36 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
6 31 (2.65%) XenApp
7 21 (1.80%) Docker
7 21 (1.80%) XenDesktop
8 16 (1.37%) Firmware
9 12 (1.03%) Terminal Services
10 10 (0.86%) DRBD
10 10 (0.86%) GlusterFS
11 8 (0.68%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 8 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
11 8 (0.68%) Xen
12 6 (0.51%) NFS
13 5 (0.43%) KVM
13 5 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
13 5 (0.43%) VMware NSX
14 3 (0.26%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 103 (8.82%) SCCM
2 36 (3.08%) Nagios
3 33 (2.83%) Puppet
4 27 (2.31%) FortiGate
5 26 (2.23%) ZABBIX
6 23 (1.97%) Kubernetes
7 22 (1.88%) Microsoft Intune
8 21 (1.80%) Backup Exec
9 18 (1.54%) Ansible
10 16 (1.37%) Nessus
11 15 (1.28%) Cisco Prime
12 13 (1.11%) Cisco CUCM
12 13 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
13 12 (1.03%) SolarWinds Orion
14 11 (0.94%) AirWatch
14 11 (0.94%) Jamf Pro
15 10 (0.86%) Galera Cluster
15 10 (0.86%) ITRS Geneos
16 9 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
17 8 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 530 (45.38%) Cisco
2 367 (31.42%) Microsoft
3 243 (20.80%) VMware
4 154 (13.18%) Palo Alto
5 149 (12.76%) Citrix
6 125 (10.70%) CheckPoint
7 120 (10.27%) Juniper
8 112 (9.59%) Meraki
9 95 (8.13%) F5
10 85 (7.28%) SolarWinds
11 66 (5.65%) HP
12 61 (5.22%) Red Hat
13 57 (4.88%) Fortinet
14 49 (4.20%) Aruba
15 36 (3.08%) Dell
16 32 (2.74%) Apple
17 28 (2.40%) Symantec
18 23 (1.97%) Blue Coat
19 21 (1.80%) Aerohive Networks
19 21 (1.80%) ProCurve