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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 72 59 52
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Permanent jobs citing LAN 28 31 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.23% 2.94% 3.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.37% 17.42% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 28 25 25
Average salary £41,250 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.60% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £32,000 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
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
270 178 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.50% 16.87% 19.50%
Number of salaries quoted 205 137 155
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Chelmsford -1 6 £45,000 +16.12%
Brentwood - 4 £50,000 - 1
Thurrock - 3 £18,000 -
Colchester - 3 £30,000 -
Dunmow - 1 £28,750 -
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 61 (85.92%) WAN
2 36 (50.70%) Cisco
3 35 (49.30%) Windows
4 33 (46.48%) Firewall
5 24 (33.80%) ITIL
6 21 (29.58%) VMware
7 20 (28.17%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (26.76%) SAN
9 18 (25.35%) Active Directory
10 17 (23.94%) Microsoft
10 17 (23.94%) VPN
10 17 (23.94%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (22.54%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (21.13%) SSL
12 15 (21.13%) Linux
13 14 (19.72%) F5
14 13 (18.31%) Wireless
14 13 (18.31%) CCNP
14 13 (18.31%) Juniper
15 12 (16.90%) Change Management
15 12 (16.90%) Cisco Nexus
16 11 (15.49%) Network Security
16 11 (15.49%) Intranet
16 11 (15.49%) Internet
17 10 (14.08%) HP
17 10 (14.08%) Load Balancing
17 10 (14.08%) Kalman Filter
18 9 (12.68%) MPLS
18 9 (12.68%) MS Exchange
18 9 (12.68%) Wi-Fi

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 9 (12.68%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) MS Office
1 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.82%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 61 (85.92%) WAN
2 33 (46.48%) Firewall
3 19 (26.76%) SAN
4 17 (23.94%) VPN
5 16 (22.54%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (21.13%) SSL
7 13 (18.31%) Wireless
8 12 (16.90%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (15.49%) Network Security
9 11 (15.49%) Intranet
9 11 (15.49%) Internet
10 9 (12.68%) MPLS
10 9 (12.68%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (11.27%) TCP/IP
11 8 (11.27%) DNS
11 8 (11.27%) WLAN
12 6 (8.45%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (5.63%) FirePass
13 4 (5.63%) IPsec
13 4 (5.63%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.82%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (5.63%) Legal
2 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.82%) Banking
2 2 (2.82%) Retail
2 2 (2.82%) Marketing
2 2 (2.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (26.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (19.72%) Network Engineer
3 7 (9.86%) Architect
3 7 (9.86%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (9.86%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (7.04%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (7.04%) Technical Specialist
4 5 (7.04%) Technical Support Specialist
4 5 (7.04%) Support Engineer
4 5 (7.04%) Support Specialist
4 5 (7.04%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (7.04%) Technical Support
4 5 (7.04%) Consultant
4 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 5 (7.04%) Security Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) IT Support Assistant
5 4 (5.63%) IT Assistant
5 4 (5.63%) IT Support
5 4 (5.63%) Support Assistant
6 3 (4.23%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) .NET
1 2 (2.82%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.41%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Learning Management System
2 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.82%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.41%) PDA
5 1 (1.41%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 35 (49.30%) Windows
2 15 (21.13%) Linux
3 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.63%) Windows 7
4 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.82%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.80%) ITIL
2 12 (16.90%) Change Management
3 10 (14.08%) Load Balancing
3 10 (14.08%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (11.27%) Project Management
5 6 (8.45%) PRINCE2
5 6 (8.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (7.04%) Network Design
6 5 (7.04%) Line Management
6 5 (7.04%) High Availability
7 4 (5.63%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.63%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.23%) Migration
8 3 (4.23%) Project Planning
8 3 (4.23%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.23%) Business Transformation
8 3 (4.23%) Software Deployment
8 3 (4.23%) Network Architecture
9 2 (2.82%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.82%) SQL
2 1 (1.41%) Python
2 1 (1.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (28.17%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (18.31%) CCNP
3 8 (11.27%) CCNA
3 8 (11.27%) Degree
4 7 (9.86%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (9.86%) CCDP
5 3 (4.23%) CCDA
6 2 (2.82%) CCIE
6 2 (2.82%) CCSP
7 1 (1.41%) MCP
7 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.41%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 18 (25.35%) Active Directory
2 17 (23.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.63%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.23%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.82%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) SCCM
2 2 (2.82%) MIMEsweeper
2 2 (2.82%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (1.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (50.70%) Cisco
2 21 (29.58%) VMware
3 17 (23.94%) Microsoft
4 14 (19.72%) F5
5 13 (18.31%) Juniper
6 10 (14.08%) HP
7 8 (11.27%) Citrix
8 7 (9.86%) CheckPoint
8 7 (9.86%) Brocade
9 4 (5.63%) Avaya
10 3 (4.23%) McAfee
10 3 (4.23%) Zeacom
11 2 (2.82%) Websense
11 2 (2.82%) Apple
11 2 (2.82%) Google
11 2 (2.82%) NetApp
12 1 (1.41%) Siemens
12 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.41%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.41%) Mitel
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