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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 58 69 69
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Permanent jobs citing LAN 28 21 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.44% 1.85% 1.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.33% 8.54% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 11
Average salary £37,500 £54,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.55% +80.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,100 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £54,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
227 246 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 19.79% 21.64% 17.82%
Number of salaries quoted 173 207 148
Average salary £39,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.89% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 1 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 1 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 - 5 £55,000 -
Colchester +2 2 £30,000 - 1
Chelmsford -6 2 £36,250 -32.87% 1
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 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 33 (89.19%) WAN
2 18 (48.65%) Windows
3 17 (45.95%) Cisco
3 17 (45.95%) SAN
4 16 (43.24%) Firewall
5 13 (35.14%) VMware
5 13 (35.14%) ITIL
6 11 (29.73%) Juniper
6 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
7 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
7 10 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (27.03%) MS Exchange
8 9 (24.32%) VPN
8 9 (24.32%) Linux
8 9 (24.32%) Project Management
8 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (21.62%) Intranet
9 8 (21.62%) MPLS
9 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
10 7 (18.92%) DNS
10 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
10 7 (18.92%) CCNP
11 6 (16.22%) CCDA
11 6 (16.22%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (16.22%) Load Balancing
11 6 (16.22%) VLAN
11 6 (16.22%) F5
12 5 (13.51%) FWSM
12 5 (13.51%) Multicast
12 5 (13.51%) OSPF

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 10 (27.03%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.70%) Lync
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 33 (89.19%) WAN
2 17 (45.95%) SAN
3 16 (43.24%) Firewall
4 9 (24.32%) VPN
5 8 (21.62%) Intranet
5 8 (21.62%) MPLS
6 7 (18.92%) DNS
6 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
7 6 (16.22%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (16.22%) VLAN
8 5 (13.51%) FWSM
8 5 (13.51%) Multicast
8 5 (13.51%) OSPF
8 5 (13.51%) BGP
9 4 (10.81%) WLAN
9 4 (10.81%) DHCP
9 4 (10.81%) Wireless
10 3 (8.11%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (8.11%) SSL
11 2 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Architect
2 6 (16.22%) Network Architect
3 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Network Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Coordinator
6 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.41%) Avaya Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) IP Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Project Coordinator
7 1 (2.70%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Support Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Learning Management System
1 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) Linux
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) ITIL
2 9 (24.32%) Project Management
3 6 (16.22%) Load Balancing
4 4 (10.81%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (10.81%) High Availability
4 4 (10.81%) Change Management
5 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.70%) Network Design
6 1 (2.70%) Logistics
6 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.70%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.70%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (18.92%) CCNP
3 6 (16.22%) CCDA
4 5 (13.51%) CCSP
5 2 (5.41%) CCIE
5 2 (5.41%) Degree
6 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.70%) MCSE
6 1 (2.70%) CCNA
6 1 (2.70%) CCDP
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
2 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.41%) vSphere
4 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) WSUS
2 1 (2.70%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Cisco
2 13 (35.14%) VMware
3 11 (29.73%) Juniper
4 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
5 6 (16.22%) F5
6 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
6 3 (8.11%) McAfee
6 3 (8.11%) Citrix
7 2 (5.41%) Avaya
7 2 (5.41%) NetApp
7 2 (5.41%) HP
7 2 (5.41%) Toshiba
7 2 (5.41%) Brocade
8 1 (2.70%) Symantec
Stanford-Le-Hope, Essex
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 21 days ago