Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > London
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 180 183 157
Rank change year-on-year +3 -26 0
Permanent jobs citing LAN 1,155 1,318 1,554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.91% 1.88% 2.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.68% 13.14% 14.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,017 1,110 1,338
London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £81,250
England median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - -

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 7,869 10,030 10,845
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.98% 14.33% 15.81%
Number of salaries quoted 6,388 8,315 9,158
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,050 £30,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 -5 291 £50,000 -4.76% 12
West London +1 59 £42,600 -7.89% 6
East London +21 24 £41,500 -9.78%
South London -30 24 £45,000 -3.23% 2
North London +20 6 £48,750 +50.00%
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 1,014 (87.79%) WAN
2 576 (49.87%) Windows
3 563 (48.74%) Cisco
4 508 (43.98%) Firewall
5 460 (39.83%) Microsoft
6 456 (39.48%) Active Directory
7 325 (28.14%) Cisco Certification
8 311 (26.93%) VPN
9 294 (25.45%) Windows Server
10 276 (23.90%) VMware
11 257 (22.25%) Finance
12 253 (21.90%) Office 365
13 248 (21.47%) TCP/IP
14 232 (20.09%) DNS
15 230 (19.91%) ITIL
16 229 (19.83%) CCNP
17 224 (19.39%) Microsoft Azure
18 203 (17.58%) Data Centre
18 203 (17.58%) Citrix
19 200 (17.32%) Wireless
19 200 (17.32%) VMware Infrastructure
20 197 (17.06%) CCNA
21 192 (16.62%) DHCP
22 191 (16.54%) CheckPoint
23 185 (16.02%) Microsoft Office
24 183 (15.84%) Windows 7
25 181 (15.67%) Amazon AWS
26 171 (14.81%) Windows 10
27 167 (14.46%) MPLS
28 158 (13.68%) Network Security

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
1 147 (12.73%) MS Exchange
2 74 (6.41%) SharePoint
3 51 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 48 (4.16%) Skype for Business
5 42 (3.64%) IIS
6 31 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
7 20 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2007
8 19 (1.65%) Apache
9 14 (1.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 13 (1.13%) IBM Notes
10 13 (1.13%) nginx
11 9 (0.78%) Apache Spark
12 8 (0.69%) CMS
12 8 (0.69%) OpenStack
12 8 (0.69%) WordPress
13 7 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
14 6 (0.52%) Tomcat
15 5 (0.43%) WebLogic
16 4 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
16 4 (0.35%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 185 (16.02%) Microsoft Office
2 47 (4.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (2.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.17%) Workfront
4 1 (0.087%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.087%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.087%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.087%) Lawson
4 1 (0.087%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.087%) Q-Pulse
4 1 (0.087%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.087%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 253 (21.90%) Office 365
2 224 (19.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 181 (15.67%) Amazon AWS
4 55 (4.76%) IaaS
5 49 (4.24%) PaaS
6 33 (2.86%) Mimecast
6 33 (2.86%) SaaS
7 23 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (1.13%) G Suite
9 12 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
9 12 (1.04%) GitHub
10 11 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
11 8 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (0.61%) OpenShift
13 6 (0.52%) Akamai
14 5 (0.43%) Amazon S3
14 5 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (0.43%) Yammer
15 4 (0.35%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 4 (0.35%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1,014 (87.79%) WAN
2 508 (43.98%) Firewall
3 311 (26.93%) VPN
4 248 (21.47%) TCP/IP
5 232 (20.09%) DNS
6 200 (17.32%) Wireless
7 192 (16.62%) DHCP
8 167 (14.46%) MPLS
9 158 (13.68%) Network Security
10 138 (11.95%) Internet
11 135 (11.69%) BGP
11 135 (11.69%) VLAN
12 122 (10.56%) OSPF
13 120 (10.39%) VoIP
14 119 (10.30%) SAN
15 111 (9.61%) Wi-Fi
16 104 (9.00%) Cisco ASA
17 89 (7.71%) WLAN
18 72 (6.23%) Cisco Nexus
19 69 (5.97%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.47%) MySQL
3 10 (0.87%) Hadoop
3 10 (0.87%) MongoDB
4 9 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 8 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (0.61%) Blockchain
7 6 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.35%) Power BI
9 3 (0.26%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.26%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.26%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.087%) Big Data
10 1 (0.087%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.087%) DB2
10 1 (0.087%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (1.82%) Jenkins
2 13 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (0.78%) Hudson
3 9 (0.78%) Travis CI
4 8 (0.69%) JIRA
5 7 (0.61%) Eclipse
6 4 (0.35%) AdminStudio
6 4 (0.35%) InstallShield
7 2 (0.17%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.17%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.17%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.087%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 257 (22.25%) Finance
2 86 (7.45%) Banking
3 67 (5.80%) Telecoms
4 49 (4.24%) Law
5 46 (3.98%) Retail
6 34 (2.94%) Legal
7 28 (2.42%) Financial Institution
8 27 (2.34%) Marketing
9 26 (2.25%) Advertising
10 16 (1.39%) Back Office
11 14 (1.21%) Investment Banking
12 11 (0.95%) Front Office
12 11 (0.95%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.95%) Multimedia
13 6 (0.52%) Publishing
14 5 (0.43%) Billing
14 5 (0.43%) French Language
14 5 (0.43%) Games
14 5 (0.43%) Local Government
15 4 (0.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 304 (26.32%) Network Engineer
2 177 (15.32%) Analyst
3 121 (10.48%) Support Engineer
4 112 (9.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 94 (8.14%) Architect
6 92 (7.97%) Support Analyst
7 88 (7.62%) IT Support
8 86 (7.45%) Senior Network Engineer
9 71 (6.15%) Cisco Engineer
10 63 (5.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 55 (4.76%) Desktop Support
12 53 (4.59%) Infrastructure Manager
13 51 (4.42%) Infrastructure Support
14 49 (4.24%) 3rd Line Support
15 46 (3.98%) IT Engineer
16 42 (3.64%) IT Analyst
17 39 (3.38%) 2nd Line Support
18 38 (3.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
19 36 (3.12%) Consultant
19 36 (3.12%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (2.68%) .NET
2 26 (2.25%) XMPP
3 20 (1.73%) Web Services
4 17 (1.47%) 802.1X
5 13 (1.13%) LAMP
5 13 (1.13%) LEMP Stack
6 9 (0.78%) HTML
6 9 (0.78%) Kafka
6 9 (0.78%) Node.js
6 9 (0.78%) React
7 8 (0.69%) XML
8 7 (0.61%) SOAP
9 6 (0.52%) Software Packaging
9 6 (0.52%) WSH
10 5 (0.43%) LDAP
11 4 (0.35%) Apache Flex
12 3 (0.26%) FIX Protocol
13 2 (0.17%) MDX
13 2 (0.17%) YAML
14 1 (0.087%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 203 (17.58%) Data Centre
2 96 (8.31%) Analytical Skills
3 77 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
3 77 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
4 71 (6.15%) Management Information System
5 27 (2.34%) Driving Licence
6 25 (2.16%) iPhone
7 24 (2.08%) Hedge funds
7 24 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
8 22 (1.90%) Virtual Team
9 20 (1.73%) Blackberry
9 20 (1.73%) Clustering
9 20 (1.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 18 (1.56%) Replication
11 16 (1.39%) BYOD
12 14 (1.21%) CMDB
12 14 (1.21%) User Experience
13 13 (1.13%) iPad
13 13 (1.13%) Marketing Technology
14 12 (1.04%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 576 (49.87%) Windows
2 294 (25.45%) Windows Server
3 183 (15.84%) Windows 7
4 171 (14.81%) Windows 10
5 150 (12.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 137 (11.86%) Linux
7 128 (11.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 49 (4.24%) Windows 8
9 37 (3.20%) Android
10 35 (3.03%) Unix
11 33 (2.86%) CentOS
11 33 (2.86%) Mac OS X
12 25 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 23 (1.99%) Windows XP
14 21 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
15 19 (1.65%) Apple iOS
15 19 (1.65%) Ubuntu
16 7 (0.61%) HPUX
17 6 (0.52%) AIX
17 6 (0.52%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (19.91%) ITIL
2 142 (12.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 116 (10.04%) Problem-Solving
4 89 (7.71%) Network Design
5 87 (7.53%) Project Management
6 74 (6.41%) Network Monitoring
7 71 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
8 68 (5.89%) Kalman Filter
9 65 (5.63%) Incident Management
9 65 (5.63%) Service Management
10 59 (5.11%) DevOps
11 57 (4.94%) Change Management
12 54 (4.68%) Service Delivery
13 53 (4.59%) Network Architecture
14 52 (4.50%) Cybersecurity
15 51 (4.42%) Migration
16 49 (4.24%) Agile Software Development
16 49 (4.24%) Information Security
17 45 (3.90%) IT Strategy
17 45 (3.90%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 137 (11.86%) SQL
2 89 (7.71%) PowerShell
3 73 (6.32%) Python
4 50 (4.33%) Perl
5 32 (2.77%) VB
6 26 (2.25%) C#
7 23 (1.99%) Shell Script
8 18 (1.56%) Bash Shell
9 17 (1.47%) VB.NET
10 16 (1.39%) Ruby
11 15 (1.30%) Java
12 13 (1.13%) Bourne shell
12 13 (1.13%) Korn
12 13 (1.13%) PHP
13 9 (0.78%) Scala
14 7 (0.61%) VBScript
15 6 (0.52%) C
16 1 (0.087%) C++
16 1 (0.087%) VBA
Qualifications
1 325 (28.14%) Cisco Certification
2 229 (19.83%) CCNP
3 197 (17.06%) CCNA
4 123 (10.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 103 (8.92%) Degree
6 88 (7.62%) CCIE
7 83 (7.19%) MCSE
8 39 (3.38%) MCSA
9 34 (2.94%) MCP
10 28 (2.42%) Security Cleared
11 26 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
12 25 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
13 24 (2.08%) CISSP
14 20 (1.73%) MCITP
15 16 (1.39%) CCSA
15 16 (1.39%) SC Cleared
16 15 (1.30%) CCSE
16 15 (1.30%) MCDST
17 13 (1.13%) PMP
17 13 (1.13%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (6.67%) SLA
2 17 (1.47%) QA
3 16 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.95%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.43%) GDPR
6 4 (0.35%) PMO
7 3 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.17%) COBIT
8 2 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.087%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 456 (39.48%) Active Directory
2 200 (17.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 112 (9.70%) Hyper-V
4 62 (5.37%) XenApp
5 37 (3.20%) XenServer
6 30 (2.60%) XenDesktop
7 28 (2.42%) Docker
8 21 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
8 21 (1.82%) vSphere
9 18 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
10 17 (1.47%) Terminal Services
11 15 (1.30%) VMware Workstation
12 11 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
13 10 (0.87%) BitLocker
13 10 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
14 8 (0.69%) NFS
14 8 (0.69%) VMware Server
15 7 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
16 5 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 3 (0.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 91 (7.88%) SCCM
2 45 (3.90%) Ansible
3 44 (3.81%) Opscode Chef
4 37 (3.20%) Cisco CUCM
5 34 (2.94%) Puppet
6 33 (2.86%) Backup Exec
7 27 (2.34%) Kubernetes
8 25 (2.16%) Terraform
9 23 (1.99%) Cisco Prime
10 16 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
11 14 (1.21%) Microsoft Intune
11 14 (1.21%) Nagios
11 14 (1.21%) WSUS
12 13 (1.13%) SCOM
13 8 (0.69%) Jamf Pro
13 8 (0.69%) Malwarebytes
14 7 (0.61%) ServiceCenter
14 7 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
15 6 (0.52%) AirWatch
15 6 (0.52%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 563 (48.74%) Cisco
2 460 (39.83%) Microsoft
3 276 (23.90%) VMware
4 203 (17.58%) Citrix
5 191 (16.54%) CheckPoint
6 131 (11.34%) Palo Alto
7 107 (9.26%) HP
8 101 (8.74%) Juniper
9 91 (7.88%) Dell
10 70 (6.06%) F5
10 70 (6.06%) Meraki
11 66 (5.71%) SolarWinds
12 46 (3.98%) Avaya
13 45 (3.90%) Symantec
14 42 (3.64%) Apple
14 42 (3.64%) EMC
14 42 (3.64%) NetApp
15 40 (3.46%) McAfee
16 36 (3.12%) Red Hat
17 32 (2.77%) Google