Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > London
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 335 198 191
Rank change year-on-year -137 -7 +8
Permanent jobs citing LAN 422 507 1,106
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.94% 1.77% 1.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.39% 12.95% 15.56%
Number of salaries quoted 376 419 927
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,400 £27,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £39,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £69,063 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%

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 5,028 3,914 7,110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.17% 13.66% 12.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3,320 3,173 5,852
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £29,000
25th Percentile £47,177 £45,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -26 77 £60,000 +6.17% 14
West London -7 28 £52,500 +20.00% 12
East London +17 24 £50,500 -38.79% 11
South London -1 9 £47,500 -13.64% 4
North London +14 1 - - 1
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 349 (82.70%) WAN
2 221 (52.37%) Firewall
3 201 (47.63%) Microsoft
4 192 (45.50%) Windows
5 190 (45.02%) Cisco
6 177 (41.94%) Microsoft 365
7 161 (38.15%) Active Directory
8 159 (37.68%) Azure
9 107 (25.36%) ITIL
10 106 (25.12%) Windows Server
11 105 (24.88%) DNS
12 100 (23.70%) Cisco Certification
13 96 (22.75%) VPN
14 95 (22.51%) Data Centre
15 92 (21.80%) Social Skills
16 87 (20.62%) TCP/IP
17 85 (20.14%) Linux
18 80 (18.96%) VMware
19 79 (18.72%) Juniper
19 79 (18.72%) PowerShell
20 75 (17.77%) DHCP
20 75 (17.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 70 (16.59%) CCNP
22 66 (15.64%) CCNA
23 65 (15.40%) Finance
24 63 (14.93%) Wireless
25 60 (14.22%) BGP
25 60 (14.22%) VoIP
25 60 (14.22%) AWS
26 59 (13.98%) MPLS

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 55 (13.03%) MS Exchange
2 32 (7.58%) IIS
3 26 (6.16%) SharePoint
4 19 (4.50%) Apache
5 17 (4.03%) nginx
5 17 (4.03%) Tomcat
6 13 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (2.61%) ejabberd
8 9 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.71%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.47%) Confluence
11 2 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.24%) CMS
12 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.24%) Site Server
Applications
1 48 (11.37%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.13%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.24%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.42%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.71%) Exchequer
3 3 (0.71%) Magento
3 3 (0.71%) Sage 300 ERP
3 3 (0.71%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.24%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 177 (41.94%) Microsoft 365
2 159 (37.68%) Azure
3 60 (14.22%) AWS
4 35 (8.29%) IaaS
5 31 (7.35%) Azure Active Directory
6 24 (5.69%) PaaS
7 19 (4.50%) SaaS
8 17 (4.03%) Mimecast
9 15 (3.55%) Azure Storage
10 14 (3.32%) GCP
11 10 (2.37%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (2.37%) Cloudflare
11 10 (2.37%) GitHub
12 9 (2.13%) Amazon EKS
12 9 (2.13%) AWS CodeCommit
12 9 (2.13%) AWS CodePipeline
12 9 (2.13%) Azure Pipelines
12 9 (2.13%) OpenShift
13 4 (0.95%) Google Workspace
14 3 (0.71%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 349 (82.70%) WAN
2 221 (52.37%) Firewall
3 105 (24.88%) DNS
4 96 (22.75%) VPN
5 87 (20.62%) TCP/IP
6 75 (17.77%) DHCP
7 63 (14.93%) Wireless
8 60 (14.22%) BGP
8 60 (14.22%) VoIP
9 59 (13.98%) MPLS
10 51 (12.09%) Wi-Fi
11 48 (11.37%) Internet
12 47 (11.14%) SD-WAN
12 47 (11.14%) SNMP
13 46 (10.90%) Network Security
14 45 (10.66%) SAN
15 39 (9.24%) OSPF
16 32 (7.58%) VLAN
17 27 (6.40%) IPsec
18 23 (5.45%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (6.64%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.79%) MySQL
3 11 (2.61%) MongoDB
4 10 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
5 9 (2.13%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.71%) Data Vault
6 3 (0.71%) MS Access
6 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.24%) Ingres
8 1 (0.24%) KDB
8 1 (0.24%) Power BI
8 1 (0.24%) Redis
8 1 (0.24%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 18 (4.27%) JIRA
2 11 (2.61%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.37%) Jenkins
4 9 (2.13%) GitLab
4 9 (2.13%) Vagrant
5 7 (1.66%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.47%) eggPlant
6 2 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.24%) Chocolatey
7 1 (0.24%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.24%) Hudson
7 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 92 (21.80%) Social Skills
2 65 (15.40%) Finance
3 43 (10.19%) Banking
3 43 (10.19%) Telecoms
4 37 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (5.45%) Organisational Skills
6 18 (4.27%) Documentation Skills
7 13 (3.08%) Law
7 13 (3.08%) Legal
8 11 (2.61%) Games
9 9 (2.13%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 7 (1.66%) Investment Banking
11 5 (1.18%) Aerospace
11 5 (1.18%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.18%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.95%) Marketing
12 4 (0.95%) Public Sector
12 4 (0.95%) Retail
13 3 (0.71%) Influencing Skills
14 2 (0.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 97 (22.99%) Network Engineer
2 59 (13.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 54 (12.80%) Analyst
4 34 (8.06%) Administrator
5 27 (6.40%) Support Engineer
5 27 (6.40%) Systems Administrator
6 25 (5.92%) IT Support
7 24 (5.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 24 (5.69%) Senior Network Engineer
8 23 (5.45%) Architect
8 23 (5.45%) IT Engineer
8 23 (5.45%) IT Manager
9 22 (5.21%) Support Analyst
10 21 (4.98%) Systems Engineer
11 19 (4.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 19 (4.50%) Azure Administrator
11 19 (4.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 17 (4.03%) Infrastructure Manager
12 17 (4.03%) IT Analyst
12 17 (4.03%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.55%) XMPP
2 13 (3.08%) .NET
3 10 (2.37%) JSON
4 9 (2.13%) .NET Core
4 9 (2.13%) AngularJS
4 9 (2.13%) ASP.NET
4 9 (2.13%) Django
4 9 (2.13%) Express
4 9 (2.13%) MEAN Stack
4 9 (2.13%) Node.js
4 9 (2.13%) Ruby on Rails
5 8 (1.90%) 802.1X
6 6 (1.42%) LDAP
7 5 (1.18%) Web Services
8 4 (0.95%) CSS
8 4 (0.95%) WSH
8 4 (0.95%) XML
9 3 (0.71%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (0.71%) HTML
10 2 (0.47%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 95 (22.51%) Data Centre
2 33 (7.82%) Management Information System
3 22 (5.21%) Public Cloud
4 19 (4.50%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (3.32%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (1.90%) Fibre Optics
6 8 (1.90%) Virtual Team
7 7 (1.66%) iPhone
8 6 (1.42%) Clustering
8 6 (1.42%) IPTV
8 6 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (1.18%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.18%) Replication
10 4 (0.95%) Digital Signage
10 4 (0.95%) EPoS
10 4 (0.95%) iPad
11 3 (0.71%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.71%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.71%) User Experience
12 2 (0.47%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 192 (45.50%) Windows
2 106 (25.12%) Windows Server
3 85 (20.14%) Linux
4 58 (13.74%) Windows 10
5 33 (7.82%) Windows Server 2016
6 24 (5.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (5.21%) Debian
8 21 (4.98%) Unix
8 21 (4.98%) Windows 7
9 18 (4.27%) Windows Server 2019
10 17 (4.03%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (2.84%) Android
11 12 (2.84%) Apple iOS
11 12 (2.84%) Mac OS
12 11 (2.61%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.71%) SUSE
14 3 (0.71%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (25.36%) ITIL
2 75 (17.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 50 (11.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 42 (9.95%) Project Management
5 38 (9.00%) Project Delivery
5 38 (9.00%) Service Delivery
6 36 (8.53%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (8.06%) Change Management
7 34 (8.06%) High Availability
8 32 (7.58%) Load Balancing
9 30 (7.11%) DevOps
10 29 (6.87%) Patch Management
11 27 (6.40%) Network Design
12 26 (6.16%) Problem-Solving
13 25 (5.92%) Root Cause Analysis
14 23 (5.45%) PRINCE2
15 22 (5.21%) Business Continuity
15 22 (5.21%) Migration
15 22 (5.21%) Server Management
16 21 (4.98%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 79 (18.72%) PowerShell
2 41 (9.72%) Python
3 37 (8.77%) Bash Shell
4 30 (7.11%) SQL
5 29 (6.87%) Perl
5 29 (6.87%) PHP
6 26 (6.16%) C
7 13 (3.08%) C++
8 12 (2.84%) C#
8 12 (2.84%) Java
9 11 (2.61%) JavaScript
10 9 (2.13%) Ruby
10 9 (2.13%) VB
10 9 (2.13%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.18%) Go
12 4 (0.95%) VBScript
13 2 (0.47%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.24%) Rust
14 1 (0.24%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 100 (23.70%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (16.59%) CCNP
3 66 (15.64%) CCNA
4 33 (7.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (7.35%) Degree
6 29 (6.87%) JNCIA
7 22 (5.21%) MCSA
8 20 (4.74%) MCSE
9 14 (3.32%) Computer Science Degree
10 12 (2.84%) CCIE
10 12 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (2.37%) CISSP
11 10 (2.37%) Security Cleared
12 9 (2.13%) SC Cleared
13 8 (1.90%) CISM
13 8 (1.90%) JNCIP
14 7 (1.66%) JNCIS
14 7 (1.66%) NVQ Level 4
15 6 (1.42%) Check Point Certification
16 5 (1.18%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.74%) SLA
2 14 (3.32%) GDPR
3 11 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.47%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.47%) NIST
5 1 (0.24%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.24%) GRC
5 1 (0.24%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.24%) PMO
5 1 (0.24%) QA
System Software
1 161 (38.15%) Active Directory
2 57 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (9.72%) Hyper-V
4 22 (5.21%) Docker
5 17 (4.03%) iptables
5 17 (4.03%) KVM
5 17 (4.03%) QEMU
6 16 (3.79%) XenApp
7 15 (3.55%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (2.61%) Kamailio
8 11 (2.61%) Postfix
9 9 (2.13%) vSphere
10 8 (1.90%) VMware NSX
11 7 (1.66%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.95%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 4 (0.95%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.95%) XenDesktop
14 2 (0.47%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 45 (10.66%) Ansible
2 27 (6.40%) Puppet
2 27 (6.40%) SCCM
3 22 (5.21%) Microsoft Intune
4 20 (4.74%) Terraform
5 17 (4.03%) Galera Cluster
5 17 (4.03%) HAProxy
5 17 (4.03%) ZABBIX
6 16 (3.79%) FortiGate
6 16 (3.79%) Kubernetes
7 14 (3.32%) Single Sign-On
8 9 (2.13%) Nagios
8 9 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (1.42%) Cisco CUCM
9 6 (1.42%) Icinga
9 6 (1.42%) Nmap
9 6 (1.42%) OpenNMS
10 5 (1.18%) Cisco UCCX
10 5 (1.18%) WSUS
11 4 (0.95%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 201 (47.63%) Microsoft
2 190 (45.02%) Cisco
3 80 (18.96%) VMware
4 79 (18.72%) Juniper
5 58 (13.74%) Palo Alto
6 57 (13.51%) Citrix
7 44 (10.43%) SonicWALL
8 40 (9.48%) Aruba
9 30 (7.11%) HP
9 30 (7.11%) SolarWinds
10 26 (6.16%) CheckPoint
11 25 (5.92%) Mitel
12 22 (5.21%) Fortinet
13 21 (4.98%) Meraki
14 20 (4.74%) F5
15 19 (4.50%) ServiceNow
16 17 (4.03%) GENBAND
16 17 (4.03%) Percona
16 17 (4.03%) Ruckus Wireless
17 16 (3.79%) Veeam