The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 75 50 81
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +31
Permanent jobs citing LAN 13 41 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.11% 3.60% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.28% 16.14% 7.44%
Number of salaries quoted 10 28 15
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £27,616
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +44.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £54,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%
Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
207 254 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 17.60% 22.30% 18.39%
Number of salaries quoted 177 204 187
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £32,500 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
LAN
East of England

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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
Chelmsford -9 3 £37,500 -30.55%
Basildon +8 1 - -
Colchester - 1 £22,500 -
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 32 (84.21%) WAN
2 20 (52.63%) Windows
3 15 (39.47%) Cisco
4 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 14 (36.84%) DNS
5 11 (28.95%) VMware
6 10 (26.32%) ITIL
7 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
7 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
7 9 (23.68%) SAN
8 8 (21.05%) Firewall
8 8 (21.05%) MS Exchange
8 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
10 6 (15.79%) Windows XP
10 6 (15.79%) LANDesk
10 6 (15.79%) Windows Vista
11 5 (13.16%) Service Delivery
11 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
11 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (13.16%) Linux
11 5 (13.16%) SQL
11 5 (13.16%) DHCP
11 5 (13.16%) HP
11 5 (13.16%) Citrix
11 5 (13.16%) MPLS
12 4 (10.53%) CheckPoint
12 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (10.53%) ITIL Certification

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 8 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.63%) Lync
4 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 32 (84.21%) WAN
2 14 (36.84%) DNS
3 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
3 9 (23.68%) SAN
4 8 (21.05%) Firewall
5 5 (13.16%) DHCP
5 5 (13.16%) MPLS
6 4 (10.53%) VoIP
7 3 (7.89%) ADSL
7 3 (7.89%) Ethernet
7 3 (7.89%) VPN
7 3 (7.89%) Intranet
7 3 (7.89%) Internet
8 2 (5.26%) BGP
8 2 (5.26%) SSL
8 2 (5.26%) WLAN
8 2 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
General
1 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.26%) Automotive
3 1 (2.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Architect
3 4 (10.53%) Technical Architect
3 4 (10.53%) Network Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Lead Architect
3 4 (10.53%) Systems Architect
3 4 (10.53%) Technical Leader
4 3 (7.89%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Service Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Services Delivery Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Coordinator
5 2 (5.26%) Avaya Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) IP Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (2.63%) Network Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Statistics
1 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
1 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.63%) Firmware
1 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (52.63%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (15.79%) Windows XP
3 6 (15.79%) Windows Vista
4 5 (13.16%) Linux
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) ITIL
2 5 (13.16%) Service Delivery
2 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (10.53%) Software Deployment
3 4 (10.53%) Project Planning
4 3 (7.89%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (7.89%) Project Management
5 2 (5.26%) Business Transformation
5 2 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.26%) Network Management
5 2 (5.26%) Change Control
5 2 (5.26%) Information Security
6 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.63%) Logistics
6 1 (2.63%) Change Management
6 1 (2.63%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.63%) High Availability
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.63%) Time Management
6 1 (2.63%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.26%) CCNA
3 2 (5.26%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (2.63%) CCDA
4 1 (2.63%) CCSP
4 1 (2.63%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) vSphere
3 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) OpenView
2 2 (5.26%) WSUS
3 1 (2.63%) SCCM
3 1 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Cisco
2 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 11 (28.95%) VMware
4 6 (15.79%) LANDesk
5 5 (13.16%) HP
5 5 (13.16%) Citrix
6 4 (10.53%) CheckPoint
7 3 (7.89%) SolarWinds
7 3 (7.89%) Juniper
8 2 (5.26%) Avaya
8 2 (5.26%) NetApp
8 2 (5.26%) Toshiba
8 2 (5.26%) Brocade
9 1 (2.63%) F5
9 1 (2.63%) Symantec
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