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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 60 48 50
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Permanent jobs citing LAN 4 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.82% 0.79% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.06% 4.26% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Average salary £32,000 £38,750 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.41% +14.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £33,750 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,800 £43,750 £36,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
79 47 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 16.29% 18.58% 19.15%
Number of salaries quoted 75 40 57
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £34,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 July 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Ipswich

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Android
3 3 (60.00%) Network Management
3 3 (60.00%) Lync
3 3 (60.00%) Change Management
3 3 (60.00%) Streaming Video
3 3 (60.00%) Content Management
3 3 (60.00%) Smartphone
3 3 (60.00%) Polycom
3 3 (60.00%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (60.00%) Apple
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) WSH
5 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) Zenoss
5 1 (20.00%) SaaS
5 1 (20.00%) Dell
5 1 (20.00%) SAN
5 1 (20.00%) Telecoms

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Support Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) WSH
2 1 (20.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Streaming Video
1 3 (60.00%) Smartphone
1 3 (60.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Content Management
2 3 (60.00%) Network Management
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
1 1 (20.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Apple
2 3 (60.00%) Polycom
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Dell