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 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 87 80 43
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -37
Permanent jobs citing LAN 13 24 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.07% 1.72% 4.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 12.90% 19.91%
Number of salaries quoted 9 23 38
Average salary £41,000 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.15% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £18,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
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
208 186 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 17.08% 13.31% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 133 164 182
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 - 4 - -
Chelmsford -6 1 £80,000 +344.44%
Hockley - 1 £35,000 -
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 31 (73.81%) WAN
2 23 (54.76%) Windows
3 22 (52.38%) Firewall
4 21 (50.00%) Cisco
5 16 (38.10%) VPN
6 15 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (30.95%) F5
8 12 (28.57%) Load Balancing
9 11 (26.19%) SSL
9 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
9 11 (26.19%) CCNP
10 10 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (21.43%) CCNA
11 9 (21.43%) Internet
12 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
12 8 (19.05%) Avaya
12 8 (19.05%) ITIL
12 8 (19.05%) Network Security
12 8 (19.05%) Kalman Filter
13 7 (16.67%) Wireless
13 7 (16.67%) MPLS
14 6 (14.29%) Linux
14 6 (14.29%) MS Office
14 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
14 6 (14.29%) HP
14 6 (14.29%) CCDP
14 6 (14.29%) VMware
14 6 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
14 6 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Office
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (73.81%) WAN
2 22 (52.38%) Firewall
3 16 (38.10%) VPN
4 11 (26.19%) SSL
5 10 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (21.43%) Internet
7 8 (19.05%) Network Security
8 7 (16.67%) Wireless
8 7 (16.67%) MPLS
9 6 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
11 4 (9.52%) NetScreen
11 4 (9.52%) DNS
11 4 (9.52%) IP Telephony
11 4 (9.52%) IPsec
11 4 (9.52%) FirePass
12 3 (7.14%) SAN
13 2 (4.76%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
1 4 (9.52%) Legal
2 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.76%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Security Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Support Assistant
4 4 (9.52%) IT Support Assistant
4 4 (9.52%) IT Assistant
4 4 (9.52%) IT Support
5 3 (7.14%) Technical Design Authority
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (7.14%) Technical Support Specialist
5 3 (7.14%) Technical Support
5 3 (7.14%) Support Specialist
5 3 (7.14%) Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) .NET
1 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Data Integration
1 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Learning Management System
3 1 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.38%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.38%) Replication
3 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (54.76%) Windows
2 6 (14.29%) Linux
3 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 8 (19.05%) ITIL
2 8 (19.05%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (9.52%) Change Management
3 4 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (9.52%) Line Management
4 3 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 3 (7.14%) Network Architecture
5 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.76%) Product Management
5 2 (4.76%) Malware Detection\Protection
5 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.38%) Low Latency
6 1 (2.38%) Network Management
6 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.38%) Network Design
6 1 (2.38%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) Python
2 1 (2.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (26.19%) CCNP
3 9 (21.43%) CCNA
4 6 (14.29%) CCDP
5 4 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (9.52%) CCSA
6 3 (7.14%) Degree
6 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.76%) Sendmail
5 1 (2.38%) vSphere
5 1 (2.38%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) MIMEsweeper
1 2 (4.76%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (50.00%) Cisco
2 13 (30.95%) F5
3 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
4 8 (19.05%) Avaya
5 6 (14.29%) HP
5 6 (14.29%) VMware
6 5 (11.90%) Brocade
6 5 (11.90%) SolarWinds
6 5 (11.90%) Juniper
6 5 (11.90%) CheckPoint
7 4 (9.52%) Nortel
7 4 (9.52%) Blue Coat
7 4 (9.52%) Infoblox
8 3 (7.14%) Zeacom
9 2 (4.76%) Apple
9 2 (4.76%) Websense
9 2 (4.76%) NetApp
10 1 (2.38%) Splunk
10 1 (2.38%) SonicWALL
10 1 (2.38%) Fujitsu
Essex
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manningtree, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
EMBL-EBI
Salary: Unspecified Grade 5 or 6, monthly salary starting at £2,387.20, UK inc
Posted: 8 days ago
Essex
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £70,000 - £85,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Essex
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago