The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 70 75 66
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Permanent jobs citing LAN 22 14 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.76% 1.26% 2.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.84% 6.39% 12.44%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 18
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -30.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
LAN
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
203 219 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 16.20% 19.69% 20.81%
Number of salaries quoted 147 180 194
Average salary £41,250 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

LAN
Salary Trend in Essex

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

LAN Salary Trend in Essex

LAN
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Essex

LAN
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basildon -1 8 £57,500 -
Colchester +1 4 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Brentwood - 1 £65,000 -
Saffron Walden - 1 £45,000 -
Thurrock - 1 £48,000 -
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 25 (67.57%) WAN
2 20 (54.05%) Cisco
2 20 (54.05%) Windows
3 18 (48.65%) CCNP
3 18 (48.65%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (48.65%) Firewall
4 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
5 14 (37.84%) VPN
6 12 (32.43%) Load Balancing
7 11 (29.73%) VMware
8 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (24.32%) F5
9 9 (24.32%) CCNA
9 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
10 8 (21.62%) DNS
10 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
11 7 (18.92%) SAN
11 7 (18.92%) Project Management
11 7 (18.92%) WLAN
11 7 (18.92%) Linux
11 7 (18.92%) Wireless
11 7 (18.92%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (16.22%) Finance
12 6 (16.22%) IP Telephony
12 6 (16.22%) CCIE
12 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
12 6 (16.22%) Change Management
12 6 (16.22%) CheckPoint
12 6 (16.22%) Juniper
12 6 (16.22%) Kalman Filter

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (5.41%) Lync
2 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (67.57%) WAN
2 18 (48.65%) Firewall
3 14 (37.84%) VPN
4 8 (21.62%) DNS
4 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
5 7 (18.92%) SAN
5 7 (18.92%) WLAN
5 7 (18.92%) Wireless
6 6 (16.22%) IP Telephony
7 5 (13.51%) VLAN
7 5 (13.51%) NetScreen
7 5 (13.51%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (13.51%) MPLS
7 5 (13.51%) OSPF
8 4 (10.81%) BGP
9 3 (8.11%) EIGRP
9 3 (8.11%) DHCP
9 3 (8.11%) Intranet
10 2 (5.41%) iSCSI
10 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Administrator
3 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Design Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Architect
3 4 (10.81%) LAN Administrator
3 4 (10.81%) Technical Design Authority
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Technical Design Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Help Desk Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Network Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Design Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Senior LAN Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Data Integration
2 2 (5.41%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.70%) Replication
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Windows
2 7 (18.92%) Linux
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Load Balancing
2 7 (18.92%) Project Management
2 7 (18.92%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (16.22%) Change Management
3 6 (16.22%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (13.51%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (10.81%) Network Design
6 3 (8.11%) ITIL
6 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.11%) High Availability
7 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (48.65%) CCNP
1 18 (48.65%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (24.32%) CCNA
3 6 (16.22%) CCIE
4 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (13.51%) CCSA
5 3 (8.11%) Degree
6 1 (2.70%) MCTS
6 1 (2.70%) MCITP
6 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.70%) CCDA
6 1 (2.70%) CCSP
6 1 (2.70%) MCP
6 1 (2.70%) MCSE
6 1 (2.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.70%) vSphere
4 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) WSUS
1 2 (5.41%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Cisco
2 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
3 11 (29.73%) VMware
4 9 (24.32%) F5
5 6 (16.22%) CheckPoint
5 6 (16.22%) Juniper
6 5 (13.51%) Nortel
6 5 (13.51%) Avaya
6 5 (13.51%) Blue Coat
6 5 (13.51%) SolarWinds
6 5 (13.51%) Infoblox
7 3 (8.11%) HP
7 3 (8.11%) Siemens
8 2 (5.41%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.70%) Veeam
9 1 (2.70%) Fujitsu
9 1 (2.70%) Pegasus
9 1 (2.70%) Apple
9 1 (2.70%) Citrix
Colchester, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Witham, Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago