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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 76 91 46
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -45
Permanent jobs citing LAN 22 9 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.75% 0.70% 4.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.34% 4.57% 17.48%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 33
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,550 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £38,250 £53,200
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
194 197 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 15.45% 15.26% 23.47%
Number of salaries quoted 110 170 199
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £21,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 - 9 £61,250 -
Colchester +5 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 £65,000 -
Hockley - 1 £35,000 -
Saffron Walden - 1 £45,000 -
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 37 (74.00%) WAN
2 27 (54.00%) Cisco
3 25 (50.00%) Windows
4 24 (48.00%) Firewall
5 21 (42.00%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (34.00%) CCNP
6 17 (34.00%) VPN
7 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 13 (26.00%) Load Balancing
9 12 (24.00%) F5
10 11 (22.00%) CCNA
10 11 (22.00%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (20.00%) Wireless
11 10 (20.00%) IP Telephony
11 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
12 9 (18.00%) TCP/IP
12 9 (18.00%) Change Management
12 9 (18.00%) VMware
13 8 (16.00%) Network Security
13 8 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (16.00%) SSL
13 8 (16.00%) ITIL
13 8 (16.00%) Avaya
13 8 (16.00%) Kalman Filter
14 7 (14.00%) Internet
14 7 (14.00%) MPLS
14 7 (14.00%) Linux
14 7 (14.00%) DNS
14 7 (14.00%) Active Directory
14 7 (14.00%) Cisco ASA

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (6.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.00%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (74.00%) WAN
2 24 (48.00%) Firewall
3 17 (34.00%) VPN
4 11 (22.00%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (20.00%) Wireless
5 10 (20.00%) IP Telephony
6 9 (18.00%) TCP/IP
7 8 (16.00%) SSL
7 8 (16.00%) Network Security
8 7 (14.00%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (14.00%) Internet
8 7 (14.00%) MPLS
8 7 (14.00%) DNS
9 6 (12.00%) WLAN
9 6 (12.00%) SAN
10 5 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (8.00%) NetScreen
11 4 (8.00%) VLAN
11 4 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (8.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.00%) Data Mining
General
1 5 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (18.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Technical Design Authority
5 4 (8.00%) IT Support Assistant
5 4 (8.00%) IT Assistant
5 4 (8.00%) IT Support
5 4 (8.00%) Support Assistant
5 4 (8.00%) Security Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Administrator
6 3 (6.00%) Architect
6 3 (6.00%) LAN Administrator
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Design Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) .NET
1 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.00%) Data Integration
2 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.00%) Replication
4 1 (2.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (14.00%) Linux
3 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Load Balancing
2 9 (18.00%) Change Management
3 8 (16.00%) ITIL
3 8 (16.00%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (12.00%) Project Management
5 4 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (8.00%) Line Management
5 4 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (6.00%) High Availability
6 3 (6.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.00%) Network Architecture
6 3 (6.00%) Network Design
6 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.00%) Product Management
8 1 (2.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.00%) Malware Detection\Protection
8 1 (2.00%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.00%) Network Planning
8 1 (2.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (42.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (34.00%) CCNP
3 11 (22.00%) CCNA
4 5 (10.00%) CCIE
5 4 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (8.00%) CCSA
5 4 (8.00%) CCDP
6 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (6.00%) Degree
7 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (14.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.00%) Sendmail
4 1 (2.00%) vSphere
4 1 (2.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (2.00%) MAILsweeper
1 1 (2.00%) WSUS
1 1 (2.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 27 (54.00%) Cisco
2 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (24.00%) F5
4 9 (18.00%) VMware
5 8 (16.00%) Avaya
6 6 (12.00%) HP
7 5 (10.00%) CheckPoint
7 5 (10.00%) Brocade
8 4 (8.00%) SolarWinds
8 4 (8.00%) Infoblox
8 4 (8.00%) Blue Coat
8 4 (8.00%) Nortel
8 4 (8.00%) Juniper
9 3 (6.00%) Siemens
9 3 (6.00%) Zeacom
10 2 (4.00%) Citrix
11 1 (2.00%) Apple
11 1 (2.00%) NetApp
11 1 (2.00%) Websense
11 1 (2.00%) Fujitsu
Essex
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago