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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 27 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Permanent jobs citing LAN 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 1.38% 1.18% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.52% 10.00% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +60.71%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
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
21 20 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 14.48% 11.76% 14.37%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 17
Average salary £42,500 £43,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.73% +23.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £24,323 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Google Apps
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Data Privacy
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) Data Privacy
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft