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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 61 68 52
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Permanent jobs citing LAN 43 30 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.07% 2.63% 3.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.63% 12.93% 17.53%
Number of salaries quoted 33 24 21
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 £29,700 £28,100 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
294 232 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.00% 20.32% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 215 195 118
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 28 November 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 28 November 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
Colchester +16 3 £47,500 +5.55%
Brentwood -17 3 £50,000 +81.81%
Basildon +8 2 £55,000 +37.50%
Chelmsford -2 2 £29,250 -45.83%
Stanford-le-Hope - 2 £33,750 -
Harlow -7 1 £29,000 -46.29%
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 52 (91.23%) WAN
2 28 (49.12%) Windows
2 28 (49.12%) Cisco
3 26 (45.61%) SAN
4 24 (42.11%) Firewall
5 21 (36.84%) VMware
6 20 (35.09%) ITIL
7 17 (29.82%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (29.82%) Juniper
8 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
9 13 (22.81%) Active Directory
9 13 (22.81%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (22.81%) Intranet
10 12 (21.05%) Project Management
10 12 (21.05%) VPN
10 12 (21.05%) Linux
11 11 (19.30%) Wireless
12 10 (17.54%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (17.54%) WLAN
12 10 (17.54%) CCNP
13 9 (15.79%) MS Exchange
13 9 (15.79%) Change Management
13 9 (15.79%) F5
14 8 (14.04%) Cisco Nexus
14 8 (14.04%) Load Balancing
14 8 (14.04%) TCP/IP
14 8 (14.04%) SSL
14 8 (14.04%) MPLS
15 7 (12.28%) Citrix
15 7 (12.28%) CheckPoint

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 9 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.75%) IIS
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.75%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 52 (91.23%) WAN
2 26 (45.61%) SAN
3 24 (42.11%) Firewall
4 13 (22.81%) Intranet
5 12 (21.05%) VPN
6 11 (19.30%) Wireless
7 10 (17.54%) WLAN
7 10 (17.54%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (14.04%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (14.04%) TCP/IP
8 8 (14.04%) SSL
8 8 (14.04%) MPLS
9 6 (10.53%) DNS
9 6 (10.53%) VLAN
10 5 (8.77%) FWSM
10 5 (8.77%) Multicast
10 5 (8.77%) OSPF
10 5 (8.77%) BGP
10 5 (8.77%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (5.26%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
1 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
1 2 (3.51%) Banking
2 1 (1.75%) Retail
2 1 (1.75%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (22.81%) Network Engineer
3 10 (17.54%) Architect
4 8 (14.04%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (10.53%) Network Architect
6 5 (8.77%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Solutions Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Lead Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Technical Leader
7 3 (5.26%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Lead Technical Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.51%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (3.51%) Learning Management System
2 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.75%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 28 (49.12%) Windows
2 12 (21.05%) Linux
3 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) ITIL
2 12 (21.05%) Project Management
3 9 (15.79%) Change Management
4 8 (14.04%) Load Balancing
5 6 (10.53%) High Availability
5 6 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (8.77%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.02%) Network Design
8 3 (5.26%) Logistics
8 3 (5.26%) Project Planning
8 3 (5.26%) Business Transformation
8 3 (5.26%) Software Deployment
8 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.26%) Migration
8 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.51%) Data Privacy
9 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (3.51%) Data Protection
10 1 (1.75%) Software Distribution
Qualifications
1 13 (22.81%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (17.54%) CCNP
3 6 (10.53%) CCDA
3 6 (10.53%) Degree
4 5 (8.77%) CCSP
5 4 (7.02%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (5.26%) CCNA
7 2 (3.51%) CCDP
7 2 (3.51%) CCIE
7 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.75%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.75%) MCP
8 1 (1.75%) MCSE
System Software
1 17 (29.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (22.81%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.26%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.51%) vSphere
5 1 (1.75%) Firmware
5 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (49.12%) Cisco
2 21 (36.84%) VMware
3 17 (29.82%) Juniper
4 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 9 (15.79%) F5
6 7 (12.28%) Citrix
6 7 (12.28%) CheckPoint
7 5 (8.77%) HP
8 3 (5.26%) McAfee
9 2 (3.51%) Toshiba
9 2 (3.51%) Avaya
9 2 (3.51%) Google
9 2 (3.51%) Brocade
10 1 (1.75%) Mitel
10 1 (1.75%) Altiris
10 1 (1.75%) Siemens
10 1 (1.75%) Apple