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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank - 37 27
Permanent jobs citing LAN 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester - 1.28% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 13.64% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £33,250 -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
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
22 22 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 12.36% 9.36% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 16 19 6
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +68.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,550 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £37,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 20 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) IPsec
2 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) CCDP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (50.00%) FirePass
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) IPsec
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (50.00%) FirePass
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
1 1 (25.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Security Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall Specialist
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) CCDP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) F5