The first table below looks at the demand for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Suffolk region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 45 62 43
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -19
Permanent jobs citing LAN 15 6 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.58% 1.02% 4.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.79% 11.32% 20.45%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 23
Average salary £45,000 £22,750 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+97.80% -44.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,150 £18,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £34,850 £46,088
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%
Communications & Networking Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
95 53 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 22.67% 8.98% 20.99%
Number of salaries quoted 75 48 109
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £21,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
LAN
East of England

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

LAN
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

LAN Salary Trend in Suffolk

LAN
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Suffolk

LAN
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +22 11 £45,000 - 1
Bury St Edmunds -5 2 £31,000 +72.22%
Lowestoft +8 1 £32,500 +18.18%
Woodbridge - 1 £20,000 -
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 16 (80.00%) Windows
3 15 (75.00%) Firewall
4 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
6 8 (40.00%) VPN
6 8 (40.00%) SSH
6 8 (40.00%) Network Security
7 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (35.00%) VMware
7 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
7 7 (35.00%) Wireless
8 6 (30.00%) IPsec
8 6 (30.00%) Identity Management
8 6 (30.00%) CCSA
8 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
8 6 (30.00%) IIS
8 6 (30.00%) SSL
8 6 (30.00%) Sourcefire
8 6 (30.00%) CCSE
8 6 (30.00%) PKI
8 6 (30.00%) SIEM
9 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 5 (25.00%) Linux
9 5 (25.00%) SAN
9 5 (25.00%) Finance
10 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
10 4 (20.00%) Middleware
10 4 (20.00%) Benchmarking

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 (30.00%) IIS
2 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.00%) Apache
3 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) WAN
2 15 (75.00%) Firewall
3 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (40.00%) VPN
4 8 (40.00%) SSH
4 8 (40.00%) Network Security
5 7 (35.00%) Wireless
6 6 (30.00%) IPsec
6 6 (30.00%) SSL
7 5 (25.00%) SAN
8 4 (20.00%) NAS
9 3 (15.00%) DHCP
9 3 (15.00%) DNS
10 2 (10.00%) HTTP
10 2 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Ant
1 2 (10.00%) JUnit
1 2 (10.00%) Subversion
1 2 (10.00%) Maven
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Security Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Administrator
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (20.00%) Security Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Security Architect
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Services Manager
5 1 (5.00%) IT Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Junior
5 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Middleware
2 3 (15.00%) WSH
3 2 (10.00%) CSS
3 2 (10.00%) JSP
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (10.00%) XML
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) JSON
3 2 (10.00%) jQuery
3 2 (10.00%) Google Maps API
3 2 (10.00%) HTML5
3 2 (10.00%) Backbone.js
3 2 (10.00%) Sass
3 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) PKI
2 4 (20.00%) Clustering
3 2 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (10.00%) CentOS
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Identity Management
1 6 (30.00%) SIEM
2 4 (20.00%) Benchmarking
2 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (15.00%) Information Security
3 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.00%) MVC
4 2 (10.00%) Validation
4 2 (10.00%) BCP
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Content Management
4 2 (10.00%) Network Design
4 2 (10.00%) Web Development
4 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (10.00%) Analytics
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Java
1 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (10.00%) Perl
1 2 (10.00%) PHP
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
1 2 (10.00%) Ruby
1 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) CCSA
1 6 (30.00%) CCSE
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) MCSE
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) VMware
3 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (30.00%) Sourcefire
4 4 (20.00%) Citrix
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle
6 2 (10.00%) Google
7 1 (5.00%) F5
7 1 (5.00%) Red Hat