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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 32 32 37
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing LAN 2 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 1.30% 0.61% 1.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.00% 7.69% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £30,000 - £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,750
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -0.66%
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
25 13 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 16.23% 7.98% 15.93%
Number of salaries quoted 25 12 32
Average salary £31,000 £50,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.00% +58.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £40,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Colchester

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Network Management
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Automotive
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (20.00%) Statistics
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) FTP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft