The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 36 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LAN 8 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 4.49% - 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.78% - 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 2
Average salary £44,000 - £33,250
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 - £31,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 - £34,650
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
LAN
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
23 25 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 12.92% 13.23% 19.74%
Number of salaries quoted 21 21 40
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

LAN
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Colchester region.

LAN Salary Trend in Colchester

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN.

1 11 (84.62%) WAN
2 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall
3 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 6 (46.15%) Network Management
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 6 (46.15%) VoIP
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco
3 6 (46.15%) CCNP
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (38.46%) VPN
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (30.77%) Publishing
6 3 (23.08%) IP Telephony
6 3 (23.08%) IPsec
6 3 (23.08%) FirePass
6 3 (23.08%) Network Security
6 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (23.08%) F5
6 3 (23.08%) Unix
6 3 (23.08%) SSL
6 3 (23.08%) CCDP
6 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
6 3 (23.08%) DMZ
6 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (23.08%) Network Architecture
6 3 (23.08%) Capacity Planning

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) WAN
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall
3 6 (46.15%) VoIP
4 5 (38.46%) VPN
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (23.08%) DMZ
6 3 (23.08%) FirePass
6 3 (23.08%) IP Telephony
6 3 (23.08%) IPsec
6 3 (23.08%) Network Security
6 3 (23.08%) SSL
7 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
8 1 (7.69%) BGP
8 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
8 1 (7.69%) HSRP
8 1 (7.69%) MGCP
8 1 (7.69%) MPLS
8 1 (7.69%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (7.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Network Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Network Security Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Security Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Network Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Unix
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Network Management
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 3 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (23.08%) Network Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) CCNP
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CCDP
3 2 (15.38%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) CCSA
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) MCP
4 1 (7.69%) MCSE
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) F5
2 3 (23.08%) Palo Alto
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
2 3 (23.08%) Zeacom
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Symantec