The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 34 48 43
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Permanent jobs citing LAN 15 6 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 5.21% 1.82% 4.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.83% 8.11% 25.40%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 16
Average salary £55,000 £29,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+89.65% -3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
LAN
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Communications & Networking Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
72 74 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 25.00% 22.42% 17.36%
Number of salaries quoted 52 64 61
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +58.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

LAN
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Ipswich region.

LAN Salary Trend in Ipswich

LAN
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Ipswich

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 34 (100.00%) WAN
2 32 (94.12%) Firewall
3 31 (91.18%) Windows
4 22 (64.71%) VMware
5 21 (61.76%) Active Directory
6 20 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (55.88%) Citrix
7 19 (55.88%) SAN
8 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
8 18 (52.94%) Finance
8 18 (52.94%) NAS
9 17 (50.00%) SIEM
9 17 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
9 17 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 17 (50.00%) Load Balancing
9 17 (50.00%) Benchmarking
9 17 (50.00%) Clustering
9 17 (50.00%) Identity Management
9 17 (50.00%) Asset Management
9 17 (50.00%) Middleware
9 17 (50.00%) SQL Server
9 17 (50.00%) IIS
10 15 (44.12%) VPN
11 12 (35.29%) Wireless
11 12 (35.29%) IPsec
11 12 (35.29%) SSL
11 12 (35.29%) Network Security
12 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
13 10 (29.41%) CCSE
13 10 (29.41%) SSH

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 17 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (100.00%) WAN
2 32 (94.12%) Firewall
3 19 (55.88%) SAN
4 18 (52.94%) NAS
5 15 (44.12%) VPN
6 12 (35.29%) SSL
6 12 (35.29%) Wireless
6 12 (35.29%) IPsec
6 12 (35.29%) Network Security
7 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
8 10 (29.41%) SSH
9 3 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (8.82%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (5.88%) Unified Communications
10 2 (5.88%) VLAN
10 2 (5.88%) MPLS
10 2 (5.88%) OSPF
10 2 (5.88%) BGP
10 2 (5.88%) DNS
10 2 (5.88%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) MS Access
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
General
1 18 (52.94%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Architect
1 17 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 15 (44.12%) Security Architect
3 13 (38.24%) Network Engineer
4 10 (29.41%) Network Security Engineer
4 10 (29.41%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Service Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Network Support
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Services Manager
6 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (50.00%) Middleware
2 3 (8.82%) WSH
3 1 (2.94%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (50.00%) Clustering
2 10 (29.41%) PKI
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 31 (91.18%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Identity Management
1 17 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 17 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 17 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 17 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 17 (50.00%) SIEM
1 17 (50.00%) Benchmarking
2 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
3 2 (5.88%) Validation
3 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.94%) Information Security
4 1 (2.94%) Software Deployment
4 1 (2.94%) Project Management
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) CCSA
1 10 (29.41%) CCSE
2 4 (11.76%) CCNP
2 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.82%) CCNA
4 1 (2.94%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (61.76%) Active Directory
2 20 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) VMware
2 19 (55.88%) Citrix
3 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 10 (29.41%) Sourcefire
4 10 (29.41%) CheckPoint
5 6 (17.65%) Cisco
6 4 (11.76%) Juniper
7 2 (5.88%) NetApp
8 1 (2.94%) HP
8 1 (2.94%) Dell
8 1 (2.94%) WatchGuard
8 1 (2.94%) NETGEAR
8 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.94%) F5