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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 60 44 45
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Permanent jobs citing LAN 6 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.31% 3.18% 1.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.53% 16.67% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 3
Average salary £31,250 £40,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% +37.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £31,350 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £55,000 £31,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
57 60 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 12.47% 19.11% 19.17%
Number of salaries quoted 53 41 46
Average salary £32,500 £33,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £17,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £77,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 8 February 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 17 (100.00%) WAN
2 15 (88.24%) Windows
3 13 (76.47%) MS Exchange
3 13 (76.47%) Windows Server
4 10 (58.82%) DHCP
4 10 (58.82%) DNS
5 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
5 9 (52.94%) Hyper-V
5 9 (52.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
7 6 (35.29%) SAN
8 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
8 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (23.53%) VMware
9 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
9 4 (23.53%) Citrix
10 3 (17.65%) MS Office
10 3 (17.65%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (17.65%) Office 365
11 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
11 2 (11.76%) Windows Phone
11 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
11 2 (11.76%) Android
11 2 (11.76%) Handset
11 2 (11.76%) ITIL

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 13 (76.47%) MS Exchange
2 9 (52.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) WAN
2 10 (58.82%) DHCP
2 10 (58.82%) DNS
3 6 (35.29%) SAN
4 3 (17.65%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (11.76%) Firewall
5 2 (11.76%) VoIP
6 1 (5.88%) Internet
6 1 (5.88%) VPN
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Administrator
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
1 7 (41.18%) Support Analyst
1 7 (41.18%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Active Directory Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) IT Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) IT Support
2 3 (17.65%) IT Support Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Technical Support
2 3 (17.65%) Technical Support Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (5.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.88%) IT Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) LAN/WAN Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Virtualisation Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
1 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
1 2 (11.76%) Handset
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Windows Server
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) Android
5 2 (11.76%) Linux
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
2 1 (5.88%) ITSM
2 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
2 1 (5.88%) Service Management
2 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
1 9 (52.94%) Hyper-V
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Citrix
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
1 4 (23.53%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Forcepoint
2 1 (5.88%) Symantec