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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 55 63 56
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Permanent jobs citing LAN 1 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.26% 0.42% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.22% 2.08% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Average salary £50,000 £31,750 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.48% -57.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
LAN
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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
45 96 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 11.84% 20.38% 17.84%
Number of salaries quoted 40 58 41
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £21,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £75,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) WAN
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
4 5 (55.56%) DHCP
4 5 (55.56%) DNS
4 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
5 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (22.22%) VPN
7 2 (22.22%) Citrix
7 2 (22.22%) Linux
7 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (11.11%) HTML5
8 1 (11.11%) tcpdump
8 1 (11.11%) Network Management
8 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
8 1 (11.11%) Office 365
8 1 (11.11%) HSRP
8 1 (11.11%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
8 1 (11.11%) 802.1X

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) DHCP
2 5 (55.56%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) BGP
4 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
4 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) H.323
4 1 (11.11%) IPsec
4 1 (11.11%) L2TP
4 1 (11.11%) OSPF
4 1 (11.11%) PPTP
4 1 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (11.11%) SSL
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP
4 1 (11.11%) VRRP
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) WLAN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) IT Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) IT Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) 802.1X
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
1 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
1 1 (11.11%) Network Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) Sophos
3 1 (11.11%) VMware