Period
to 15 April 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 15 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > London
6 months to
15 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 302 177 189
Rank change year-on-year -125 +12 -3
Permanent jobs citing LAN 308 925 1,162
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.99% 2.00% 1.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.86% 15.17% 14.66%
Number of salaries quoted 263 781 998
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £35,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -0.50%
75th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £66,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.73% -1.70%

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 3,124 6,096 7,925
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 10.08% 13.15% 13.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2,439 5,007 6,520
10th Percentile £36,250 £30,650 £29,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £41,125 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - -
75th Percentile £78,750 £73,750 £73,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +1.06%

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 15 April 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 15 April 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 -48 55 £62,500 +21.36% 10
West London +41 18 £52,500 +16.67% 7
South London -15 12 £52,500 +10.53% 5
East London +12 9 £40,000 +11.88% 13
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 15 April 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.

1 270 (87.66%) WAN
2 160 (51.95%) Firewall
3 145 (47.08%) Cisco
4 131 (42.53%) Microsoft
5 130 (42.21%) Windows
6 109 (35.39%) Azure
7 107 (34.74%) Active Directory
8 103 (33.44%) Microsoft 365
9 90 (29.22%) VPN
10 83 (26.95%) VMware
11 80 (25.97%) DNS
12 74 (24.03%) TCP/IP
13 73 (23.70%) Data Centre
14 70 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
15 69 (22.40%) Linux
15 69 (22.40%) DHCP
16 63 (20.45%) ITIL
16 63 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
17 61 (19.81%) Windows Server
18 59 (19.16%) AWS
19 55 (17.86%) CCNP
20 53 (17.21%) Juniper
20 53 (17.21%) VoIP
20 53 (17.21%) Wi-Fi
21 50 (16.23%) BGP
21 50 (16.23%) MPLS
22 49 (15.91%) Finance
22 49 (15.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 48 (15.58%) SD-WAN
24 47 (15.26%) Wireless

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 25 (8.12%) MS Exchange
2 24 (7.79%) IIS
3 20 (6.49%) Apache
3 20 (6.49%) SharePoint
4 15 (4.87%) nginx
4 15 (4.87%) Tomcat
5 12 (3.90%) ejabberd
6 11 (3.57%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.30%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.97%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.65%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.65%) Confluence
9 2 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.32%) Site Server
Applications
1 29 (9.42%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.57%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Magento
1 1 (0.32%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.32%) Sage 300 ERP
1 1 (0.32%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 109 (35.39%) Azure
2 103 (33.44%) Microsoft 365
3 59 (19.16%) AWS
4 20 (6.49%) Azure Active Directory
5 18 (5.84%) IaaS
6 14 (4.55%) PaaS
7 11 (3.57%) GCP
8 7 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (2.27%) SaaS
8 7 (2.27%) Slack
9 6 (1.95%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (1.95%) Route 53
10 5 (1.62%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.97%) Google Workspace
11 3 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.65%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 2 (0.65%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.32%) AWS Direct Connect
13 1 (0.32%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 270 (87.66%) WAN
2 160 (51.95%) Firewall
3 90 (29.22%) VPN
4 80 (25.97%) DNS
5 74 (24.03%) TCP/IP
6 69 (22.40%) DHCP
7 53 (17.21%) VoIP
7 53 (17.21%) Wi-Fi
8 50 (16.23%) BGP
8 50 (16.23%) MPLS
9 48 (15.58%) SD-WAN
10 47 (15.26%) Wireless
11 45 (14.61%) Network Security
12 38 (12.34%) Internet
13 30 (9.74%) VLAN
14 29 (9.42%) OSPF
14 29 (9.42%) SNMP
15 22 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
15 22 (7.14%) IPsec
16 19 (6.17%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.95%) MongoDB
3 4 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (1.30%) Big Data
3 4 (1.30%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.97%) Apache Hive
4 3 (0.97%) HBase
4 3 (0.97%) Impala
4 3 (0.97%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (0.97%) RDBMS
4 3 (0.97%) Redis
4 3 (0.97%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (0.97%) SQL Server 2017
5 2 (0.65%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.32%) Power BI
6 1 (0.32%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 9 (2.92%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (0.65%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.65%) JIRA
3 1 (0.32%) Chocolatey
3 1 (0.32%) CircleCI
3 1 (0.32%) Hudson
3 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 49 (15.91%) Finance
2 32 (10.39%) Telecoms
3 20 (6.49%) Banking
4 12 (3.90%) Games
5 9 (2.92%) Legal
6 8 (2.60%) Law
7 6 (1.95%) Public Sector
8 3 (0.97%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.97%) Front Office
9 2 (0.65%) Advertising
9 2 (0.65%) Back Office
9 2 (0.65%) Marketing
10 1 (0.32%) Billing
10 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.32%) Publishing
10 1 (0.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 84 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 38 (12.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 33 (10.71%) Analyst
4 30 (9.74%) Support Engineer
5 26 (8.44%) Architect
5 26 (8.44%) IT Engineer
6 25 (8.12%) Senior Network Engineer
7 21 (6.82%) Systems Engineer
8 18 (5.84%) IT Support
9 16 (5.19%) Network Architect
10 15 (4.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 15 (4.87%) Support Analyst
11 14 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
11 14 (4.55%) Network Systems Engineer
12 13 (4.22%) IT Manager
13 12 (3.90%) Administrator
13 12 (3.90%) Infrastructure Support
13 12 (3.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 11 (3.57%) IT Support Engineer
14 11 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.84%) XMPP
2 12 (3.90%) FIX Protocol
2 12 (3.90%) JSON
3 6 (1.95%) 802.1X
3 6 (1.95%) XML
4 5 (1.62%) .NET
5 4 (1.30%) Kafka
5 4 (1.30%) LDAP
5 4 (1.30%) WSH
5 4 (1.30%) YAML
6 3 (0.97%) COM
6 3 (0.97%) REST
7 2 (0.65%) CSS
7 2 (0.65%) Middleware
7 2 (0.65%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.65%) SOAP
8 1 (0.32%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.32%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.32%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.32%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 73 (23.70%) Data Centre
2 28 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (7.79%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.90%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (3.57%) Clustering
6 10 (3.25%) Public Cloud
7 8 (2.60%) Fixed Income
7 8 (2.60%) Replication
7 8 (2.60%) Virtual Team
8 6 (1.95%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.95%) Fibre Optics
9 5 (1.62%) BYOD
9 5 (1.62%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 5 (1.62%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (1.62%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.30%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.30%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.97%) IPTV
11 3 (0.97%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 130 (42.21%) Windows
2 69 (22.40%) Linux
3 61 (19.81%) Windows Server
4 44 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 33 (10.71%) Windows Server 2016
6 26 (8.44%) Windows 7
7 25 (8.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (5.19%) Debian
10 13 (4.22%) Unix
11 12 (3.90%) Mac OS X
11 12 (3.90%) Windows Server 2019
12 8 (2.60%) Android
12 8 (2.60%) Mac OS
13 7 (2.27%) Apple iOS
14 6 (1.95%) CentOS
15 5 (1.62%) Oracle Linux
16 4 (1.30%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 1 (0.32%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (20.45%) ITIL
2 49 (15.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 34 (11.04%) Load Balancing
4 28 (9.09%) DevOps
5 27 (8.77%) Service Delivery
6 24 (7.79%) Problem-Solving
7 23 (7.47%) Change Management
8 21 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 21 (6.82%) Network Design
9 20 (6.49%) High Availability
9 20 (6.49%) Project Delivery
10 19 (6.17%) Computer Science
10 19 (6.17%) Risk Assessment
11 18 (5.84%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (5.84%) Migration
12 17 (5.52%) Open Source
13 16 (5.19%) Presales
14 15 (4.87%) Incident Management
14 15 (4.87%) Information Security
14 15 (4.87%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (12.66%) PowerShell
2 33 (10.71%) Python
3 28 (9.09%) SQL
4 27 (8.77%) Bash Shell
5 19 (6.17%) PHP
6 16 (5.19%) Perl
7 14 (4.55%) C
8 5 (1.62%) R
9 4 (1.30%) VBScript
10 3 (0.97%) C#
11 2 (0.65%) C++
11 2 (0.65%) Java
11 2 (0.65%) Lisp
11 2 (0.65%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.32%) AWK
12 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.32%) Rust
12 1 (0.32%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 70 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (17.86%) CCNP
3 27 (8.77%) CCNA
3 27 (8.77%) Degree
4 22 (7.14%) JNCIA
5 14 (4.55%) CCIE
6 13 (4.22%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (4.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (3.90%) Security Cleared
8 11 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 9 (2.92%) JNCIP
9 9 (2.92%) SC Cleared
10 8 (2.60%) MCSE
11 5 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.62%) MCP
11 5 (1.62%) MCSA
12 4 (1.30%) CISM
13 3 (0.97%) Check Point Certification
13 3 (0.97%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.97%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.25%) SLA
2 9 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.27%) GDPR
4 5 (1.62%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 3 (0.97%) NIST
6 1 (0.32%) HIPAA
System Software
1 107 (34.74%) Active Directory
2 63 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (5.52%) KVM
4 15 (4.87%) iptables
4 15 (4.87%) QEMU
5 13 (4.22%) Hyper-V
5 13 (4.22%) VMware NSX
6 12 (3.90%) Kamailio
6 12 (3.90%) Postfix
7 11 (3.57%) vSphere
8 9 (2.92%) Docker
8 9 (2.92%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (2.27%) XenApp
9 7 (2.27%) XenDesktop
10 4 (1.30%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 3 (0.97%) DFS Replication
11 3 (0.97%) NFS
11 3 (0.97%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.65%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 45 (14.61%) Ansible
2 29 (9.42%) Puppet
3 17 (5.52%) Galera Cluster
3 17 (5.52%) Nagios
4 16 (5.19%) SCCM
4 16 (5.19%) Terraform
5 15 (4.87%) HAProxy
5 15 (4.87%) ZABBIX
6 12 (3.90%) FortiGate
7 10 (3.25%) ITRS Geneos
7 10 (3.25%) Microsoft Intune
8 8 (2.60%) Kubernetes
8 8 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
10 6 (1.95%) AirWatch
11 5 (1.62%) Cisco Prime
11 5 (1.62%) Control-M
11 5 (1.62%) vCenter Server
11 5 (1.62%) WSUS
12 4 (1.30%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 145 (47.08%) Cisco
2 131 (42.53%) Microsoft
3 83 (26.95%) VMware
4 53 (17.21%) Juniper
5 35 (11.36%) Palo Alto
6 31 (10.06%) Citrix
7 24 (7.79%) Fortinet
7 24 (7.79%) HP
7 24 (7.79%) SolarWinds
8 22 (7.14%) F5
9 21 (6.82%) CheckPoint
9 21 (6.82%) SonicWALL
10 17 (5.52%) Meraki
10 17 (5.52%) Mitel
11 15 (4.87%) GENBAND
11 15 (4.87%) Percona
11 15 (4.87%) Veeam
12 14 (4.55%) Dell
12 14 (4.55%) Riverbed
13 12 (3.90%) Nortel