Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > London
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 187 158
Rank change year-on-year -17 -29 -8
Permanent jobs citing LAN 1,231 1,453 1,692
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.81% 1.97% 2.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.35% 13.30% 13.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,033 1,225 1,434
London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -0.99% +1.00%
10th Percentile £29,050 £26,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - -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 9,218 10,927 12,119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.56% 14.78% 15.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7,574 8,960 10,392
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.85% +8.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -18 280 £55,000 +15.18% 45
West London -1 81 £52,500 +23.53% 25
South London -20 27 £40,000 +48.15% 3
East London -8 26 £45,000 -18.18% 7
North London 0 4 £68,750 +150.00% 4
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 1,048 (85.13%) WAN
2 596 (48.42%) Cisco
3 578 (46.95%) Windows
4 575 (46.71%) Firewall
5 461 (37.45%) Microsoft
6 431 (35.01%) Active Directory
7 348 (28.27%) Finance
8 336 (27.29%) VPN
9 331 (26.89%) VMware
10 317 (25.75%) TCP/IP
11 304 (24.70%) ITIL
12 297 (24.13%) Cisco Certification
13 294 (23.88%) Windows Server
14 276 (22.42%) Office 365
15 264 (21.45%) DNS
16 254 (20.63%) Wireless
17 229 (18.60%) CCNP
18 226 (18.36%) VMware Infrastructure
19 217 (17.63%) Data Centre
20 216 (17.55%) Citrix
21 206 (16.73%) MS Exchange
22 203 (16.49%) Network Security
23 202 (16.41%) Linux
24 195 (15.84%) BGP
25 191 (15.52%) DHCP
26 185 (15.03%) Microsoft Azure
27 181 (14.70%) Banking
28 177 (14.38%) VLAN
29 168 (13.65%) Windows Server 2008
30 167 (13.57%) 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
1 206 (16.73%) MS Exchange
2 75 (6.09%) Skype for Business
3 73 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 70 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 61 (4.96%) SharePoint
6 39 (3.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 37 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2007
8 20 (1.62%) Apache
9 18 (1.46%) IIS
10 14 (1.14%) CMS
10 14 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
11 12 (0.97%) nginx
12 10 (0.81%) JBoss
12 10 (0.81%) WordPress
13 6 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2000
13 6 (0.49%) IBM Notes
13 6 (0.49%) Office Communications Server
14 5 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
14 5 (0.41%) SAS
15 4 (0.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 139 (11.29%) Microsoft Office
2 44 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (1.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (1.38%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.16%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.081%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.081%) Mozilla Thunderbird
7 1 (0.081%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.73%) Orchard Housing
3 8 (0.65%) Elite 3E
4 7 (0.57%) Eikon
5 4 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.16%) Bankmaster
7 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.16%) Maximo
7 2 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.081%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.081%) Raiser's Edge
8 1 (0.081%) Rolfe and Nolan
8 1 (0.081%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 276 (22.42%) Office 365
2 185 (15.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 156 (12.67%) Amazon AWS
4 41 (3.33%) SaaS
5 32 (2.60%) IaaS
6 31 (2.52%) Mimecast
7 29 (2.36%) G Suite
8 21 (1.71%) PaaS
9 20 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
10 14 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
10 14 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (0.89%) Amazon S3
11 11 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 10 (0.81%) CloudFront
13 8 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
13 8 (0.65%) Dropbox
14 6 (0.49%) Slack
15 4 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
15 4 (0.32%) Serverless
16 3 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1,048 (85.13%) WAN
2 575 (46.71%) Firewall
3 336 (27.29%) VPN
4 317 (25.75%) TCP/IP
5 264 (21.45%) DNS
6 254 (20.63%) Wireless
7 203 (16.49%) Network Security
8 195 (15.84%) BGP
9 191 (15.52%) DHCP
10 177 (14.38%) VLAN
11 167 (13.57%) MPLS
12 165 (13.40%) OSPF
13 159 (12.92%) VoIP
14 154 (12.51%) Cisco ASA
15 153 (12.43%) Cisco Nexus
16 141 (11.45%) SAN
17 138 (11.21%) WLAN
18 122 (9.91%) Wi-Fi
19 108 (8.77%) Internet
20 89 (7.23%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (6.99%) SQL Server
2 28 (2.27%) MySQL
3 27 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (1.95%) Amazon RDS
5 22 (1.79%) Big Data
6 20 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
7 17 (1.38%) Hadoop
8 12 (0.97%) MongoDB
9 10 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (0.81%) NoSQL
10 9 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (0.65%) MS Access
12 7 (0.57%) SQL Server 2016
13 6 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
14 5 (0.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 4 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
15 4 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
16 3 (0.24%) DB2
16 3 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
17 2 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (1.14%) Jenkins
2 11 (0.89%) JIRA
3 10 (0.81%) PEAR
4 6 (0.49%) InstallShield
4 6 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.24%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.24%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.16%) Artifactory
6 2 (0.16%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.081%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.081%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.081%) git-flow
7 1 (0.081%) GoCD
7 1 (0.081%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.081%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.081%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.081%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (0.081%) Visual Studio
General
1 348 (28.27%) Finance
2 181 (14.70%) Banking
3 93 (7.55%) Telecoms
4 68 (5.52%) Law
5 63 (5.12%) Investment Banking
6 56 (4.55%) Retail
7 47 (3.82%) Legal
8 35 (2.84%) Financial Institution
9 27 (2.19%) Advertising
10 26 (2.11%) Front Office
11 20 (1.62%) Multimedia
12 13 (1.06%) Publishing
13 11 (0.89%) Games
14 9 (0.73%) Manufacturing
15 8 (0.65%) French Language
16 5 (0.41%) Marketing
17 4 (0.32%) Billing
17 4 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.24%) Back Office
18 3 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 288 (23.40%) Network Engineer
2 220 (17.87%) Analyst
3 163 (13.24%) Support Engineer
4 134 (10.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 83 (6.74%) Support Analyst
6 81 (6.58%) Architect
7 77 (6.26%) Desktop Support
8 76 (6.17%) Consultant
8 76 (6.17%) Senior Network Engineer
9 66 (5.36%) IT Support
10 63 (5.12%) Security Engineer
11 59 (4.79%) Cisco Engineer
11 59 (4.79%) IT Engineer
12 51 (4.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 46 (3.74%) Systems Engineer
14 45 (3.66%) Administrator
15 44 (3.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 44 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
15 44 (3.57%) Project Manager
16 43 (3.49%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (3.33%) 802.1X
2 20 (1.62%) FIX Protocol
2 20 (1.62%) LDAP
3 17 (1.38%) Middleware
4 15 (1.22%) XMPP
5 14 (1.14%) Web Services
6 7 (0.57%) Software Packaging
7 6 (0.49%) .NET
8 5 (0.41%) HTML
9 4 (0.32%) CSS
9 4 (0.32%) Kafka
9 4 (0.32%) LAMP
9 4 (0.32%) ServiceStack
10 3 (0.24%) COM
10 3 (0.24%) WSH
11 2 (0.16%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.16%) Elastic Stack
11 2 (0.16%) JSON
11 2 (0.16%) ModSecurity
11 2 (0.16%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 217 (17.63%) Data Centre
2 118 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
3 65 (5.28%) Self-Motivation
4 61 (4.96%) Management Information System
5 53 (4.31%) Computer Science
6 52 (4.22%) Video Conferencing
7 40 (3.25%) Hedge funds
8 35 (2.84%) Blackberry
9 27 (2.19%) NHS
10 25 (2.03%) Fintech
11 23 (1.87%) Enterprise Storage
12 19 (1.54%) Private Cloud
13 18 (1.46%) Cyberthreat
14 17 (1.38%) Replication
15 14 (1.14%) Clustering
15 14 (1.14%) Virtual Team
16 13 (1.06%) Enterprise Cloud
16 13 (1.06%) Fixed Income
17 11 (0.89%) BBC
17 11 (0.89%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 578 (46.95%) Windows
2 294 (23.88%) Windows Server
3 202 (16.41%) Linux
4 168 (13.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 150 (12.19%) Windows 7
6 147 (11.94%) Windows 10
7 146 (11.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 77 (6.26%) Unix
9 32 (2.60%) CentOS
9 32 (2.60%) Windows 8
10 27 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
11 25 (2.03%) Android
11 25 (2.03%) Solaris
12 24 (1.95%) Mac OS X
13 21 (1.71%) Mac OS
14 15 (1.22%) Ubuntu
15 12 (0.97%) Windows XP
16 11 (0.89%) HPUX
16 11 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 9 (0.73%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (24.70%) ITIL
2 166 (13.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 142 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
4 121 (9.83%) Project Management
5 106 (8.61%) Information Security
6 86 (6.99%) Disaster Recovery
7 79 (6.42%) Load Balancing
8 76 (6.17%) Migration
8 76 (6.17%) Service Management
9 74 (6.01%) Network Design
10 73 (5.93%) Kalman Filter
11 69 (5.61%) Network Architecture
12 63 (5.12%) Network Monitoring
13 59 (4.79%) Cybersecurity
13 59 (4.79%) Presales
14 55 (4.47%) Network Management
15 54 (4.39%) Service Delivery
16 53 (4.31%) Time Management
17 51 (4.14%) Business Continuity
18 50 (4.06%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 147 (11.94%) SQL
2 140 (11.37%) PowerShell
3 81 (6.58%) Python
4 43 (3.49%) C
5 37 (3.01%) VBScript
6 32 (2.60%) Perl
7 24 (1.95%) Bash Shell
8 17 (1.38%) Java
9 15 (1.22%) VB
10 8 (0.65%) Groovy
11 7 (0.57%) PHP
12 5 (0.41%) Go
12 5 (0.41%) Ruby
12 5 (0.41%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.41%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.32%) C#
14 3 (0.24%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.16%) C++
15 2 (0.16%) JavaScript
16 1 (0.081%) VBA
Qualifications
1 297 (24.13%) Cisco Certification
2 229 (18.60%) CCNP
3 144 (11.70%) CCNA
4 124 (10.07%) Degree
5 112 (9.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 69 (5.61%) MCSE
7 50 (4.06%) CCIE
8 46 (3.74%) CISSP
9 38 (3.09%) Computer Science Degree
10 30 (2.44%) MCSA
11 24 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
12 21 (1.71%) MCITP
12 21 (1.71%) MCP
13 19 (1.54%) CCSA
14 18 (1.46%) Security Cleared
15 17 (1.38%) CCDP
15 17 (1.38%) GIAC
16 16 (1.30%) JNCIP
17 14 (1.14%) CISM
18 13 (1.06%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (8.85%) SLA
2 44 (3.57%) PCI DSS
3 36 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (1.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 17 (1.38%) GDPR
6 16 (1.30%) SAS 70
7 9 (0.73%) COBIT
7 9 (0.73%) Cyber Essentials
7 9 (0.73%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 9 (0.73%) QA
8 6 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.24%) PMO
10 2 (0.16%) Basel III
10 2 (0.16%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.081%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.081%) PMBOK
System Software
1 431 (35.01%) Active Directory
2 226 (18.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 107 (8.69%) Hyper-V
4 46 (3.74%) vSphere
5 41 (3.33%) XenApp
6 37 (3.01%) VMware ESXi
7 34 (2.76%) XenDesktop
8 17 (1.38%) Terminal Services
9 13 (1.06%) DFS Replication
9 13 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
10 10 (0.81%) Xen
10 10 (0.81%) XenServer
11 9 (0.73%) VMware NSX
12 8 (0.65%) Docker
12 8 (0.65%) KVM
12 8 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
12 8 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
13 6 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.49%) NFS
13 6 (0.49%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 69 (5.61%) SCCM
2 49 (3.98%) Cisco CUCM
3 40 (3.25%) Ansible
4 39 (3.17%) Cisco Prime
5 35 (2.84%) Backup Exec
6 28 (2.27%) SolarWinds Orion
7 26 (2.11%) SCOM
8 23 (1.87%) Puppet
9 22 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
10 19 (1.54%) WSUS
11 17 (1.38%) AirWatch
12 16 (1.30%) Terraform
13 15 (1.22%) FortiGate
13 15 (1.22%) Microsoft Intune
14 14 (1.14%) Nagios
15 11 (0.89%) Single Sign-On
16 10 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
17 9 (0.73%) EMC NetWorker
18 8 (0.65%) ServiceCenter
18 8 (0.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 596 (48.42%) Cisco
2 461 (37.45%) Microsoft
3 331 (26.89%) VMware
4 216 (17.55%) Citrix
5 147 (11.94%) CheckPoint
6 121 (9.83%) SolarWinds
7 104 (8.45%) HP
8 103 (8.37%) Palo Alto
9 102 (8.29%) F5
10 101 (8.20%) Juniper
11 59 (4.79%) Dell
12 56 (4.55%) NetApp
13 53 (4.31%) Meraki
14 52 (4.22%) Oracle
15 44 (3.57%) Red Hat
16 43 (3.49%) Fortinet
16 43 (3.49%) Google
17 42 (3.41%) ServiceNow
18 41 (3.33%) Bloomberg
19 40 (3.25%) Splunk