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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 78 82 49
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -33
Permanent jobs citing LAN 26 26 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.97% 1.83% 4.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.85% 11.93% 18.66%
Number of salaries quoted 22 22 34
Average salary £39,250 £30,750 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.64% -15.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,050 £18,000 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
264 218 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 20.02% 15.32% 21.59%
Number of salaries quoted 189 180 177
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 - - 2
Brentwood - 4 £50,000 -
Chelmsford -4 3 £75,000 +316.66% 1
Thurrock - 3 £18,000 -
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 42 (76.36%) WAN
2 31 (56.36%) Windows
3 26 (47.27%) Cisco
3 26 (47.27%) Firewall
4 17 (30.91%) VPN
5 16 (29.09%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 15 (27.27%) F5
7 14 (25.45%) SSL
7 14 (25.45%) ITIL
8 13 (23.64%) Load Balancing
9 12 (21.82%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (21.82%) Active Directory
9 12 (21.82%) CCNP
9 12 (21.82%) VMware
10 10 (18.18%) CCNA
10 10 (18.18%) HP
10 10 (18.18%) Network Security
11 9 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (16.36%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (16.36%) Linux
11 9 (16.36%) Internet
11 9 (16.36%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (16.36%) Wireless
12 8 (14.55%) Change Management
12 8 (14.55%) SAN
12 8 (14.55%) Avaya
13 7 (12.73%) Juniper
13 7 (12.73%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (12.73%) MS Excel

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (10.91%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) MS Office
1 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.82%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (76.36%) WAN
2 26 (47.27%) Firewall
3 17 (30.91%) VPN
4 14 (25.45%) SSL
5 12 (21.82%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (18.18%) Network Security
7 9 (16.36%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (16.36%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (16.36%) Wireless
7 9 (16.36%) Internet
8 8 (14.55%) SAN
9 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
10 6 (10.91%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (10.91%) MPLS
11 5 (9.09%) DNS
12 4 (7.27%) IPsec
12 4 (7.27%) IP Telephony
12 4 (7.27%) FirePass
12 4 (7.27%) Intranet
12 4 (7.27%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) Data Mining
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
1 4 (7.27%) Legal
2 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
3 2 (3.64%) Marketing
3 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (21.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 5 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) IT Support Assistant
4 4 (7.27%) IT Assistant
4 4 (7.27%) IT Support
4 4 (7.27%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (7.27%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Support Assistant
5 3 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.45%) Technical Support
5 3 (5.45%) Consultant
5 3 (5.45%) Architect
5 3 (5.45%) Desktop Support
5 3 (5.45%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (5.45%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (5.45%) Technical Support Specialist
5 3 (5.45%) Support Specialist
6 2 (3.64%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) .NET
1 2 (3.64%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.82%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Data Integration
1 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) Learning Management System
3 2 (3.64%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Replication
4 1 (1.82%) PDA
4 1 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.82%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.82%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 31 (56.36%) Windows
2 9 (16.36%) Linux
3 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.27%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.45%) ITIL
2 13 (23.64%) Load Balancing
3 8 (14.55%) Change Management
4 7 (12.73%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (12.73%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (9.09%) Line Management
5 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.27%) Project Management
6 4 (7.27%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.45%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.45%) Network Design
7 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.45%) Network Architecture
8 2 (3.64%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.64%) High Availability
8 2 (3.64%) Software Deployment
8 2 (3.64%) Malware Detection\Protection
8 2 (3.64%) Product Management
9 1 (1.82%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) SQL
2 1 (1.82%) Python
2 1 (1.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (29.09%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (21.82%) CCNP
3 10 (18.18%) CCNA
4 7 (12.73%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (10.91%) Degree
5 6 (10.91%) CCDP
6 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (7.27%) CCSA
7 1 (1.82%) MCP
7 1 (1.82%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (21.82%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.27%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.64%) Sendmail
4 2 (3.64%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) MIMEsweeper
1 2 (3.64%) MAILsweeper
1 2 (3.64%) SCCM
2 1 (1.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (47.27%) Cisco
2 15 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 15 (27.27%) F5
3 12 (21.82%) VMware
4 10 (18.18%) HP
5 8 (14.55%) Avaya
6 7 (12.73%) Juniper
6 7 (12.73%) Brocade
7 6 (10.91%) CheckPoint
8 5 (9.09%) Citrix
8 5 (9.09%) SolarWinds
9 4 (7.27%) Infoblox
9 4 (7.27%) Blue Coat
9 4 (7.27%) Nortel
10 3 (5.45%) Apple
10 3 (5.45%) Zeacom
11 2 (3.64%) Websense
11 2 (3.64%) NetApp
12 1 (1.82%) Siemens
12 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
Basildon, Essex
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 +Bonus +On-Call Allowance +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hockley, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Ixion Holdings (Contracts)
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago