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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 63 75 62
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Permanent jobs citing LAN 34 22 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.64% 1.89% 2.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.55% 8.91% 11.32%
Number of salaries quoted 25 15 14
Average salary £37,000 £54,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.48% +80.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,200 £22,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
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
251 247 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 19.46% 21.22% 19.30%
Number of salaries quoted 184 205 128
Average salary £40,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 24 October 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 24 October 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
Basildon +12 5 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Colchester +5 2 £37,500 -16.66%
Chelmsford -6 1 £35,000 -35.18%
Stanford-le-Hope - 1 £35,000 - 1
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 41 (89.13%) WAN
2 24 (52.17%) Windows
3 23 (50.00%) Cisco
4 22 (47.83%) SAN
5 20 (43.48%) Firewall
6 18 (39.13%) VMware
7 17 (36.96%) ITIL
8 15 (32.61%) Juniper
9 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
9 14 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (28.26%) Active Directory
11 11 (23.91%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (23.91%) Linux
11 11 (23.91%) MS Exchange
12 10 (21.74%) VPN
12 10 (21.74%) Intranet
13 9 (19.57%) Wireless
14 8 (17.39%) Project Management
14 8 (17.39%) MPLS
14 8 (17.39%) DNS
14 8 (17.39%) WLAN
14 8 (17.39%) CCNP
15 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
15 7 (15.22%) CheckPoint
15 7 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
16 6 (13.04%) VLAN
16 6 (13.04%) Load Balancing
16 6 (13.04%) F5
16 6 (13.04%) CCDA
16 6 (13.04%) Citrix

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 11 (23.91%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.17%) Lync
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.17%) IIS
4 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 41 (89.13%) WAN
2 22 (47.83%) SAN
3 20 (43.48%) Firewall
4 10 (21.74%) Intranet
4 10 (21.74%) VPN
5 9 (19.57%) Wireless
6 8 (17.39%) DNS
6 8 (17.39%) WLAN
6 8 (17.39%) MPLS
7 7 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
8 6 (13.04%) VLAN
9 5 (10.87%) OSPF
9 5 (10.87%) BGP
9 5 (10.87%) FWSM
9 5 (10.87%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (10.87%) Multicast
10 4 (8.70%) DHCP
10 4 (8.70%) SSL
11 2 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Automotive
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) Architect
2 9 (19.57%) Network Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Network Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Support
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Support Specialist
6 2 (4.35%) Solutions Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Lead Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Avaya Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) IP Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
1 2 (4.35%) Learning Management System
2 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 24 (52.17%) Windows
2 11 (23.91%) Linux
3 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) ITIL
2 8 (17.39%) Project Management
3 6 (13.04%) Load Balancing
4 5 (10.87%) Change Management
4 5 (10.87%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (8.70%) High Availability
6 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.35%) Migration
7 2 (4.35%) Network Design
7 2 (4.35%) Logistics
7 2 (4.35%) Project Planning
7 2 (4.35%) Business Transformation
7 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.17%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.17%) Data Privacy
8 1 (2.17%) Software Deployment
8 1 (2.17%) Change Control
8 1 (2.17%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (17.39%) CCNP
3 6 (13.04%) CCDA
4 5 (10.87%) CCSP
5 3 (6.52%) Degree
6 2 (4.35%) CCNA
6 2 (4.35%) CCIE
7 1 (2.17%) MCSE
7 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.17%) CCDP
System Software
1 14 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (28.26%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.35%) vSphere
4 1 (2.17%) Firmware
4 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) WSUS
1 2 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) Cisco
2 18 (39.13%) VMware
3 15 (32.61%) Juniper
4 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
5 7 (15.22%) CheckPoint
6 6 (13.04%) Citrix
6 6 (13.04%) F5
7 3 (6.52%) McAfee
7 3 (6.52%) HP
8 2 (4.35%) Avaya
8 2 (4.35%) NetApp
8 2 (4.35%) Toshiba
8 2 (4.35%) Brocade
9 1 (2.17%) Google
9 1 (2.17%) Symantec
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