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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 22 45 40
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -5
Permanent jobs citing LAN 19 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 8.15% 0.68% 3.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 6.90% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 17 0 13
Average salary £45,000 - £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
76 29 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 32.62% 9.93% 18.23%
Number of salaries quoted 63 27 61
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +22.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
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 29 August 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Ipswich

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 20 (100.00%) WAN
2 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 19 (95.00%) Firewall
3 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
3 11 (55.00%) VPN
3 11 (55.00%) Network Security
4 10 (50.00%) PKI
4 10 (50.00%) CCSA
4 10 (50.00%) CCSE
4 10 (50.00%) SSH
4 10 (50.00%) Sourcefire
4 10 (50.00%) SSL
4 10 (50.00%) Wireless
4 10 (50.00%) IPsec
4 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 9 (45.00%) Finance
5 9 (45.00%) Identity Management
5 9 (45.00%) SAN
5 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
5 9 (45.00%) VMware
5 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (45.00%) SIEM
6 8 (40.00%) Asset Management
6 8 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (40.00%) NAS
6 8 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (40.00%) Load Balancing
6 8 (40.00%) Clustering
6 8 (40.00%) Citrix
6 8 (40.00%) Microsoft

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (40.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) WAN
2 19 (95.00%) Firewall
3 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
3 11 (55.00%) VPN
3 11 (55.00%) Network Security
4 10 (50.00%) SSL
4 10 (50.00%) Wireless
4 10 (50.00%) IPsec
4 10 (50.00%) SSH
5 9 (45.00%) SAN
6 8 (40.00%) NAS
7 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (5.00%) DNS
7 1 (5.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 10 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 10 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 9 (45.00%) Architect
3 8 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (35.00%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Services Manager
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Security Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) Middleware
2 3 (15.00%) WSH
3 1 (5.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) PKI
2 8 (40.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Identity Management
1 9 (45.00%) SIEM
2 8 (40.00%) Benchmarking
2 8 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 8 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 8 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.00%) Validation
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) CCSA
1 10 (50.00%) CCSE
2 1 (5.00%) CCNP
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 10 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 9 (45.00%) VMware
3 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) F5