It isn't a good pension plan or having free access to a gym that appeals to Londoners the most – what they really want from their job is the flexibility to work from home.
By asking a sample of people in the capital what they considered to be the most important perks that come with a job, Samsung Business found 34 per cent – more than one in three – would not even consider a position unless it allowed them time to work from home.
In fact, flexible working was ranked higher than any other job benefit. Having a good pension plan came in second place, with 28 per cent of respondents listing this as necessary before accepting an offer.
Meanwhile, 13 per cent said having health insurance was essential, and six per cent said a free gym membership was a must.
And it seems Londoners are having their wishes met – the research also revealed just 48 per cent are currently required to spend the full five-day working week in the office, while one in 10 only has to be in the office for part of the day.