Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > London
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 163 154
Rank change year-on-year -26 -9 -33
Permanent jobs citing LAN 1,310 1,517 1,831
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.87% 2.13% 2.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.00% 13.50% 13.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,118 1,277 1,597
London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £26,500 £28,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,321
% change year-on-year - -4.11% +10.80%

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 10,077 11,235 13,362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.36% 15.80% 15.93%
Number of salaries quoted 8,374 9,565 11,320
London median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £81,250 £80,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 January 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 17 January 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 -24 300 £47,500 -5.00% 41
West London -52 84 £47,500 +18.75% 28
South London -12 53 £46,500 -2.11% 6
East London 0 27 £47,500 +2.70% 10
North London +9 8 £27,500 -18.81% 1
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for LAN.

1 1,144 (87.33%) WAN
2 608 (46.41%) Firewall
3 582 (44.43%) Cisco
4 571 (43.59%) Windows
5 463 (35.34%) Microsoft
6 454 (34.66%) Active Directory
7 407 (31.07%) VMware
8 385 (29.39%) VPN
9 350 (26.72%) DNS
10 339 (25.88%) Windows Server
11 306 (23.36%) Cisco Certification
12 304 (23.21%) Finance
13 298 (22.75%) Data Centre
14 295 (22.52%) TCP/IP
15 288 (21.98%) DHCP
16 283 (21.60%) VMware Infrastructure
17 280 (21.37%) ITIL
18 257 (19.62%) MS Exchange
19 237 (18.09%) Office 365
20 234 (17.86%) Citrix
21 203 (15.50%) Wireless
22 200 (15.27%) Network Security
23 197 (15.04%) Windows Server 2008
23 197 (15.04%) CCNP
24 193 (14.73%) MPLS
25 183 (13.97%) CheckPoint
26 180 (13.74%) Microsoft Azure
27 170 (12.98%) Windows Server 2012
27 170 (12.98%) CCNA
28 168 (12.82%) Linux

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
1 257 (19.62%) MS Exchange
2 134 (10.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 77 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 73 (5.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 60 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2007
6 58 (4.43%) Skype for Business
7 44 (3.36%) IIS
8 26 (1.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 17 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
10 12 (0.92%) Apache
11 10 (0.76%) Tomcat
12 8 (0.61%) OpenStack
13 7 (0.53%) CMS
14 3 (0.23%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.15%) JBoss
16 1 (0.076%) Apache Solr
16 1 (0.076%) BizTalk Server
16 1 (0.076%) Moodle
16 1 (0.076%) WordPress
Applications
1 165 (12.60%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (2.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.07%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.15%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.076%) Eikon
4 1 (0.076%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 237 (18.09%) Office 365
2 180 (13.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 111 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
4 56 (4.27%) IaaS
5 47 (3.59%) SaaS
6 42 (3.21%) PaaS
7 20 (1.53%) Mimecast
8 19 (1.45%) G Suite
9 15 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (0.53%) Slack
12 6 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (0.38%) OneDrive
14 3 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 3 (0.23%) Akamai
15 2 (0.15%) Dropbox
15 2 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
15 2 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
16 1 (0.076%) OpenDNS
16 1 (0.076%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1,144 (87.33%) WAN
2 608 (46.41%) Firewall
3 385 (29.39%) VPN
4 350 (26.72%) DNS
5 295 (22.52%) TCP/IP
6 288 (21.98%) DHCP
7 203 (15.50%) Wireless
8 200 (15.27%) Network Security
9 193 (14.73%) MPLS
10 153 (11.68%) VoIP
11 142 (10.84%) VLAN
12 141 (10.76%) BGP
13 137 (10.46%) SAN
14 133 (10.15%) Internet
15 127 (9.69%) Cisco ASA
16 126 (9.62%) OSPF
17 116 (8.85%) Wi-Fi
18 111 (8.47%) Unified Communications
19 80 (6.11%) IPsec
20 79 (6.03%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 28 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (0.84%) MySQL
5 9 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (0.53%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.38%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.23%) MariaDB
8 3 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.15%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.15%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.15%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.15%) Power BI
9 2 (0.15%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.15%) Redis
9 2 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.076%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.076%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.076%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.076%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (0.46%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.38%) Burp Suite
3 4 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.15%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.15%) JIRA
4 2 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.15%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.076%) git-flow
5 1 (0.076%) Liquibase
5 1 (0.076%) Subversion
5 1 (0.076%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.076%) Travis CI
General
1 304 (23.21%) Finance
2 85 (6.49%) Telecoms
3 75 (5.73%) Law
4 56 (4.27%) Banking
5 38 (2.90%) Retail
6 37 (2.82%) Legal
7 30 (2.29%) Advertising
8 26 (1.98%) Publishing
9 22 (1.68%) Marketing
10 16 (1.22%) Financial Institution
11 15 (1.15%) Investment Banking
12 12 (0.92%) Front Office
13 10 (0.76%) Back Office
14 6 (0.46%) Games
14 6 (0.46%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.38%) French Language
16 3 (0.23%) Billing
16 3 (0.23%) Electronics
16 3 (0.23%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 263 (20.08%) Network Engineer
2 196 (14.96%) Analyst
3 142 (10.84%) Support Engineer
4 126 (9.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 95 (7.25%) Architect
6 77 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
7 71 (5.42%) Consultant
8 69 (5.27%) Infrastructure Manager
9 68 (5.19%) Network Analyst
10 65 (4.96%) Cisco Engineer
10 65 (4.96%) IT Support
11 64 (4.89%) 2nd Line Support
12 62 (4.73%) Support Analyst
13 61 (4.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 58 (4.43%) IT Manager
15 57 (4.35%) Administrator
16 56 (4.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 56 (4.27%) Security Engineer
17 51 (3.89%) Infrastructure Architect
17 51 (3.89%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (2.21%) FIX Protocol
2 14 (1.07%) Web Services
3 11 (0.84%) 802.1X
4 10 (0.76%) SOAP
4 10 (0.76%) XML
5 7 (0.53%) XMPP
6 6 (0.46%) WSH
7 5 (0.38%) CSS
7 5 (0.38%) JSON
8 4 (0.31%) .NET
8 4 (0.31%) Middleware
9 3 (0.23%) JDBC
9 3 (0.23%) ODBC
9 3 (0.23%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (0.15%) Django
10 2 (0.15%) LAMP
10 2 (0.15%) Node.js
10 2 (0.15%) OpenVZ
10 2 (0.15%) REST
11 1 (0.076%) React
Miscellaneous
1 298 (22.75%) Data Centre
2 85 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (4.73%) Management Information System
4 54 (4.12%) Computer Science
5 46 (3.51%) Video Conferencing
6 44 (3.36%) Blackberry
7 30 (2.29%) Public Cloud
8 26 (1.98%) Hedge funds
9 25 (1.91%) Fixed Income
10 22 (1.68%) Cyberthreat
11 19 (1.45%) Driving Licence
12 18 (1.37%) Clustering
12 18 (1.37%) Eurex
12 18 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 17 (1.30%) Derivative
13 17 (1.30%) EPoS
13 17 (1.30%) Replication
14 15 (1.15%) Equity Derivative
14 15 (1.15%) PKI
14 15 (1.15%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 571 (43.59%) Windows
2 339 (25.88%) Windows Server
3 197 (15.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 170 (12.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 168 (12.82%) Linux
6 147 (11.22%) Windows 7
7 118 (9.01%) Windows 10
8 63 (4.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 56 (4.27%) Unix
10 51 (3.89%) Windows XP
11 45 (3.44%) Windows 8
12 30 (2.29%) Mac OS X
13 29 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 28 (2.14%) Android
15 26 (1.98%) Ubuntu
16 21 (1.60%) CentOS
17 19 (1.45%) Debian
18 18 (1.37%) Apple iOS
19 17 (1.30%) Mac OS
19 17 (1.30%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (21.37%) ITIL
2 128 (9.77%) Project Management
3 101 (7.71%) Service Delivery
4 89 (6.79%) Incident Management
5 84 (6.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 82 (6.26%) Presales
7 81 (6.18%) Load Balancing
8 78 (5.95%) Cybersecurity
9 77 (5.88%) Network Design
10 62 (4.73%) Change Management
11 60 (4.58%) Network Management
12 59 (4.50%) Network Monitoring
13 57 (4.35%) SIEM
14 56 (4.27%) Agile Software Development
14 56 (4.27%) PRINCE2
15 55 (4.20%) Service Management
16 53 (4.05%) Mentoring
17 51 (3.89%) Kalman Filter
18 48 (3.66%) Change Control
19 46 (3.51%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 109 (8.32%) SQL
2 100 (7.63%) PowerShell
3 48 (3.66%) Python
4 33 (2.52%) Perl
5 32 (2.44%) Bash Shell
6 18 (1.37%) VBScript
7 11 (0.84%) Shell Script
8 10 (0.76%) Tcl
9 9 (0.69%) VB
10 8 (0.61%) C
10 8 (0.61%) T-SQL
11 7 (0.53%) JavaScript
12 6 (0.46%) Java
13 5 (0.38%) VBA
14 3 (0.23%) C#
14 3 (0.23%) PHP
15 2 (0.15%) Korn
16 1 (0.076%) AppleScript
16 1 (0.076%) C++
16 1 (0.076%) Scala
Qualifications
1 306 (23.36%) Cisco Certification
2 197 (15.04%) CCNP
3 170 (12.98%) CCNA
4 159 (12.14%) Degree
5 102 (7.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 75 (5.73%) CCIE
7 65 (4.96%) MCSE
8 37 (2.82%) MCP
9 35 (2.67%) CISSP
10 32 (2.44%) MCSA
11 30 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
12 29 (2.21%) CCSA
12 29 (2.21%) JNCIP
13 25 (1.91%) CCSE
14 21 (1.60%) CCDP
14 21 (1.60%) CISM
14 21 (1.60%) MCITP
15 20 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
16 19 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 18 (1.37%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (6.26%) SLA
2 31 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (1.68%) PCI DSS
4 19 (1.45%) Cyber Essentials
5 12 (0.92%) PMO
6 9 (0.69%) GDPR
7 7 (0.53%) QA
8 4 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.076%) COBIT
10 1 (0.076%) GCP
10 1 (0.076%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.076%) Solvency II
System Software
1 454 (34.66%) Active Directory
2 283 (21.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 127 (9.69%) Hyper-V
4 82 (6.26%) vSphere
5 70 (5.34%) VMware ESXi
6 67 (5.11%) XenApp
7 31 (2.37%) Terminal Services
8 29 (2.21%) XenServer
9 24 (1.83%) XenDesktop
10 17 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
11 16 (1.22%) Terminal Server
12 12 (0.92%) Docker
12 12 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
13 9 (0.69%) MetaFrame
13 9 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
14 7 (0.53%) VMware Server
15 6 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
16 5 (0.38%) Firmware
16 5 (0.38%) KVM
17 3 (0.23%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 59 (4.50%) SCCM
2 44 (3.36%) Backup Exec
3 36 (2.75%) Nagios
4 31 (2.37%) Puppet
5 29 (2.21%) Ansible
6 25 (1.91%) vCenter Server
7 23 (1.76%) Cisco CUCM
8 16 (1.22%) AirWatch
8 16 (1.22%) FortiGate
8 16 (1.22%) Salt
8 16 (1.22%) ZABBIX
9 15 (1.15%) ServiceCenter
9 15 (1.15%) WSUS
10 13 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
10 13 (0.99%) XenMobile
11 9 (0.69%) Nessus
11 9 (0.69%) SCOM
12 8 (0.61%) Cisco Prime
12 8 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
13 7 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 582 (44.43%) Cisco
2 463 (35.34%) Microsoft
3 407 (31.07%) VMware
4 234 (17.86%) Citrix
5 183 (13.97%) CheckPoint
6 152 (11.60%) Juniper
7 131 (10.00%) HP
8 112 (8.55%) F5
9 108 (8.24%) Palo Alto
10 56 (4.27%) Apple
11 52 (3.97%) SolarWinds
12 51 (3.89%) Veeam
13 50 (3.82%) Meraki
14 45 (3.44%) Dell
15 42 (3.21%) EMC
16 39 (2.98%) Fortinet
17 37 (2.82%) Red Hat
18 34 (2.60%) Avaya
18 34 (2.60%) Oracle
19 32 (2.44%) Riverbed