Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > London
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 184 196 165
Rank change year-on-year +12 -31 +1
Permanent jobs citing LAN 1,104 1,318 1,639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.95% 1.89% 2.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.65% 13.47% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 925 1,104 1,394
London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% -

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 7,055 9,788 11,134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.48% 14.05% 15.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5,719 7,985 9,161
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £45,972 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.22% +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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -6 262 £47,500 -9.52% 46
West London -7 79 £52,500 +19.32% 29
South London +20 50 £48,000 +20.00% 9
East London +9 11 £46,500 +9.41% 20
North London +5 8 £50,000 -16.67% 1
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 970 (87.86%) WAN
2 537 (48.64%) Firewall
3 483 (43.75%) Windows
4 479 (43.39%) Cisco
5 376 (34.06%) Cisco Certification
6 352 (31.88%) Active Directory
7 339 (30.71%) Microsoft
8 288 (26.09%) VPN
9 272 (24.64%) CCNP
10 267 (24.18%) Office 365
11 247 (22.37%) Windows Server
12 244 (22.10%) TCP/IP
13 236 (21.38%) ITIL
14 222 (20.11%) Wireless
15 221 (20.02%) MPLS
15 221 (20.02%) CCNA
16 213 (19.29%) Network Security
17 210 (19.02%) Microsoft Azure
17 210 (19.02%) Microsoft Office
17 210 (19.02%) VMware
18 209 (18.93%) Finance
18 209 (18.93%) Data Centre
19 203 (18.39%) DNS
20 179 (16.21%) DHCP
21 175 (15.85%) Degree
22 172 (15.58%) Windows 10
23 161 (14.58%) WLAN
24 152 (13.77%) VMware Infrastructure
25 151 (13.68%) Windows 7
26 150 (13.59%) Amazon AWS

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
1 129 (11.68%) MS Exchange
2 108 (9.78%) Skype for Business
3 55 (4.98%) SharePoint
4 32 (2.90%) IIS
5 27 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 22 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (1.09%) Apache
7 12 (1.09%) Tomcat
8 10 (0.91%) OpenStack
9 9 (0.82%) IBM Notes
10 6 (0.54%) Apache Spark
10 6 (0.54%) Confluence
11 5 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.45%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.36%) IBM Domino
12 4 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (0.27%) Site Server
14 2 (0.18%) CMS
Applications
1 210 (19.02%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (2.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (2.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (1.45%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.091%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 10 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.63%) Q-Pulse
2 7 (0.63%) Sage CRM
3 2 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.18%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 267 (24.18%) Office 365
2 210 (19.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 150 (13.59%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (2.54%) G Suite
5 22 (1.99%) OpenShift
6 21 (1.90%) IaaS
7 18 (1.63%) Azure Active Directory
7 18 (1.63%) PaaS
8 15 (1.36%) Mimecast
9 12 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
10 10 (0.91%) OneDrive
11 8 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 8 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (0.63%) GitHub
12 7 (0.63%) Slack
13 6 (0.54%) SaaS
13 6 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (0.45%) Amazon S3
14 5 (0.45%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 970 (87.86%) WAN
2 537 (48.64%) Firewall
3 288 (26.09%) VPN
4 244 (22.10%) TCP/IP
5 222 (20.11%) Wireless
6 221 (20.02%) MPLS
7 213 (19.29%) Network Security
8 203 (18.39%) DNS
9 179 (16.21%) DHCP
10 161 (14.58%) WLAN
11 146 (13.22%) BGP
12 138 (12.50%) Internet
13 124 (11.23%) OSPF
14 122 (11.05%) VoIP
15 115 (10.42%) Skype
16 108 (9.78%) VLAN
16 108 (9.78%) Wi-Fi
17 90 (8.15%) SAN
18 66 (5.98%) Cisco ASA
19 57 (5.16%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (3.62%) SQL Server
2 21 (1.90%) MySQL
3 13 (1.18%) MongoDB
4 10 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (0.63%) SQL Server 2016
5 7 (0.63%) SQL Server 2017
6 6 (0.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 6 (0.54%) Hadoop
7 4 (0.36%) Power BI
8 3 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.091%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.091%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.091%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.091%) Redis
9 1 (0.091%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.091%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.091%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (1.27%) Git (software)
1 14 (1.27%) Subversion
2 13 (1.18%) JIRA
3 8 (0.72%) Hudson
4 7 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (0.54%) Eclipse
5 6 (0.54%) Travis CI
6 4 (0.36%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.18%) AdminStudio
7 2 (0.18%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.18%) InstallShield
7 2 (0.18%) JMeter
7 2 (0.18%) Selenium
8 1 (0.091%) Bugzilla
General
1 209 (18.93%) Finance
2 71 (6.43%) Telecoms
3 57 (5.16%) Retail
4 43 (3.89%) Banking
5 42 (3.80%) Law
6 25 (2.26%) Legal
7 20 (1.81%) Financial Institution
8 15 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
9 14 (1.27%) Back Office
9 14 (1.27%) Marketing
10 13 (1.18%) Manufacturing
10 13 (1.18%) Publishing
11 9 (0.82%) Front Office
12 7 (0.63%) Games
13 5 (0.45%) Advertising
14 4 (0.36%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.36%) Electronics
14 4 (0.36%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.27%) German Language
16 2 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 287 (26.00%) Network Engineer
2 193 (17.48%) Analyst
3 115 (10.42%) Support Engineer
4 107 (9.69%) Architect
5 104 (9.42%) IT Support
6 98 (8.88%) Support Analyst
7 88 (7.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 81 (7.34%) Consultant
9 69 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
10 68 (6.16%) IT Engineer
11 66 (5.98%) Network Consultant
12 60 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support
13 52 (4.71%) IT Analyst
14 48 (4.35%) Network Architect
15 47 (4.26%) Desktop Support
16 46 (4.17%) IT Support Analyst
17 44 (3.99%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 41 (3.71%) Administrator
19 39 (3.53%) IT Support Engineer
19 39 (3.53%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.17%) .NET
2 19 (1.72%) XML
3 18 (1.63%) SOAP
4 17 (1.54%) 802.1X
4 17 (1.54%) LDAP
5 15 (1.36%) FIX Protocol
6 14 (1.27%) LAMP
7 13 (1.18%) Web Services
7 13 (1.18%) XMPP
8 6 (0.54%) Kafka
8 6 (0.54%) Node.js
8 6 (0.54%) React
9 4 (0.36%) Apache Flex
10 3 (0.27%) Software Packaging
11 2 (0.18%) Express
11 2 (0.18%) HTML
11 2 (0.18%) JSON
12 1 (0.091%) COM
12 1 (0.091%) CSS
12 1 (0.091%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 209 (18.93%) Data Centre
2 108 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (6.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 70 (6.34%) Self-Motivation
4 68 (6.16%) Management Information System
5 53 (4.80%) Video Conferencing
6 34 (3.08%) iPhone
7 32 (2.90%) Clustering
8 27 (2.45%) Driving Licence
9 25 (2.26%) Replication
10 24 (2.17%) Smartphone
11 17 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
11 17 (1.54%) Public Cloud
12 16 (1.45%) Blackberry
13 14 (1.27%) Fixed Income
13 14 (1.27%) IPTV
13 14 (1.27%) MPEG
13 14 (1.27%) Video\Live Streaming
14 13 (1.18%) CMDB
14 13 (1.18%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 483 (43.75%) Windows
2 247 (22.37%) Windows Server
3 172 (15.58%) Windows 10
4 151 (13.68%) Windows 7
5 128 (11.59%) Linux
6 124 (11.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 95 (8.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 63 (5.71%) Android
9 45 (4.08%) Mac OS X
10 42 (3.80%) Unix
11 33 (2.99%) Apple iOS
12 31 (2.81%) Windows 8
13 21 (1.90%) Ubuntu
14 20 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
15 19 (1.72%) CentOS
16 17 (1.54%) Mac OS
17 13 (1.18%) Windows Vista
18 11 (1.00%) Solaris
19 10 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 4 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (21.38%) ITIL
2 130 (11.78%) Problem-Solving
3 119 (10.78%) Network Design
4 118 (10.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 99 (8.97%) Network Monitoring
6 75 (6.79%) Service Management
7 73 (6.61%) Cybersecurity
8 69 (6.25%) Change Management
9 62 (5.62%) DDoS Mitigation
10 57 (5.16%) Migration
11 56 (5.07%) Computer Science
11 56 (5.07%) Incident Management
12 55 (4.98%) Project Management
13 54 (4.89%) Kalman Filter
14 50 (4.53%) Network Management
15 48 (4.35%) Time Management
16 46 (4.17%) Load Balancing
16 46 (4.17%) Problem Management
17 44 (3.99%) Network Architecture
18 43 (3.89%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 97 (8.79%) SQL
2 44 (3.99%) PowerShell
3 31 (2.81%) Python
4 23 (2.08%) Bash Shell
5 11 (1.00%) C#
6 10 (0.91%) VB.NET
7 7 (0.63%) Shell Script
8 6 (0.54%) Java
8 6 (0.54%) Perl
8 6 (0.54%) Scala
9 5 (0.45%) Ruby
10 3 (0.27%) C
11 2 (0.18%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.18%) VB
12 1 (0.091%) C++
12 1 (0.091%) PHP
12 1 (0.091%) VBA
Qualifications
1 376 (34.06%) Cisco Certification
2 272 (24.64%) CCNP
3 221 (20.02%) CCNA
4 175 (15.85%) Degree
5 107 (9.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 69 (6.25%) CCIE
7 62 (5.62%) MCSE
8 43 (3.89%) Computer Science Degree
9 33 (2.99%) MCP
10 30 (2.72%) MCITP
11 29 (2.63%) CCSA
12 28 (2.54%) Security Cleared
13 26 (2.36%) CCIE Routing and Switching
14 24 (2.17%) CISSP
14 24 (2.17%) MCSA
15 22 (1.99%) JNCIS
16 21 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
17 20 (1.81%) CCSE
17 20 (1.81%) SC Cleared
18 17 (1.54%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (6.07%) SLA
2 18 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (1.27%) QA
4 13 (1.18%) PMO
5 10 (0.91%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.82%) NIST
7 6 (0.54%) GDPR
8 4 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.18%) ITGC
11 1 (0.091%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 352 (31.88%) Active Directory
2 152 (13.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (7.61%) Hyper-V
4 42 (3.80%) XenApp
5 38 (3.44%) Docker
6 25 (2.26%) XenDesktop
7 19 (1.72%) vSphere
8 17 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
8 17 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (1.27%) Terminal Services
10 13 (1.18%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 11 (1.00%) Firmware
12 10 (0.91%) BitLocker
12 10 (0.91%) DRBD
12 10 (0.91%) GlusterFS
12 10 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
12 10 (0.91%) NFS
13 9 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
14 6 (0.54%) Xen
15 4 (0.36%) KVM
Systems Management
1 86 (7.79%) SCCM
2 33 (2.99%) Ansible
3 32 (2.90%) Kubernetes
4 31 (2.81%) Cisco Prime
5 29 (2.63%) Puppet
6 26 (2.36%) Nagios
7 24 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
8 23 (2.08%) Backup Exec
9 18 (1.63%) Microsoft Intune
9 18 (1.63%) Norton AntiVirus
9 18 (1.63%) WSUS
9 18 (1.63%) ZABBIX
10 17 (1.54%) FortiGate
11 12 (1.09%) ITRS Geneos
12 10 (0.91%) Galera Cluster
13 9 (0.82%) AirWatch
13 9 (0.82%) Cisco CUCM
13 9 (0.82%) Jamf Pro
13 9 (0.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 9 (0.82%) Nessus
Vendors
1 479 (43.39%) Cisco
2 339 (30.71%) Microsoft
3 210 (19.02%) VMware
4 134 (12.14%) Citrix
5 119 (10.78%) Juniper
6 116 (10.51%) CheckPoint
7 88 (7.97%) Palo Alto
8 79 (7.16%) SolarWinds
9 69 (6.25%) HP
9 69 (6.25%) Meraki
10 68 (6.16%) F5
11 67 (6.07%) Dell
12 55 (4.98%) Fortinet
13 51 (4.62%) Apple
14 42 (3.80%) NetApp
15 41 (3.71%) Avaya
16 37 (3.35%) EMC
17 35 (3.17%) Red Hat
18 30 (2.72%) Symantec
19 27 (2.45%) Aruba