The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 55 66 55
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Permanent jobs citing LAN 9 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.58% 1.43% 2.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.11% 9.30% 19.51%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 16
Average salary £38,500 £38,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.31% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £31,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £75,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
LAN
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Communications & Networking Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
111 86 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 19.51% 15.38% 14.07%
Number of salaries quoted 66 56 71
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £30,900 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Newmarket - 6 £38,500 -
Bury St Edmunds +8 1 £27,500 -27.63%
Ipswich -2 1 £42,500 -43.33% 1
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 24 (77.42%) VMware
2 23 (74.19%) Windows
2 23 (74.19%) WAN
3 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
4 20 (64.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (61.29%) Firewall
6 18 (58.06%) Active Directory
7 17 (54.84%) SAN
8 12 (38.71%) HP
8 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
8 12 (38.71%) Hyper-V
9 11 (35.48%) NAS
9 11 (35.48%) Citrix
10 10 (32.26%) SQL
10 10 (32.26%) IIS
11 9 (29.03%) Middleware
11 9 (29.03%) Benchmarking
11 9 (29.03%) Cisco
11 9 (29.03%) Identity Management
11 9 (29.03%) Load Balancing
11 9 (29.03%) Clustering
11 9 (29.03%) Finance
11 9 (29.03%) Asset Management
11 9 (29.03%) Penetration Testing
11 9 (29.03%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (29.03%) SIEM
12 7 (22.58%) VPN
12 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
13 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
13 6 (19.35%) NetApp

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 10 (32.26%) IIS
2 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
3 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
3 6 (19.35%) Lync
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) MS Project
3 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.23%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (12.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (74.19%) WAN
2 19 (61.29%) Firewall
3 17 (54.84%) SAN
4 11 (35.48%) NAS
5 7 (22.58%) VPN
6 5 (16.13%) WLAN
6 5 (16.13%) Wireless
7 3 (9.68%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (9.68%) Network Security
7 3 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (9.68%) DNS
7 3 (9.68%) SSL
7 3 (9.68%) MPLS
8 2 (6.45%) OSPF
8 2 (6.45%) BGP
8 2 (6.45%) VoIP
8 2 (6.45%) DHCP
8 2 (6.45%) HTTP
8 2 (6.45%) IPsec
8 2 (6.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.23%) MS Access
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Legal
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Architect
1 9 (29.03%) Security Architect
1 9 (29.03%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (12.90%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Network Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Project Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Network Support
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Support Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Clustering
2 3 (9.68%) Replication
3 1 (3.23%) Tandem
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (74.19%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
3 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Benchmarking
1 9 (29.03%) Asset Management
1 9 (29.03%) Penetration Testing
1 9 (29.03%) Enterprise Architecture
1 9 (29.03%) Load Balancing
1 9 (29.03%) Identity Management
1 9 (29.03%) SIEM
2 5 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.45%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL
4 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.23%) Project Management
5 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.23%) Network Management
5 1 (3.23%) High Availability
5 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) CCNP
1 3 (9.68%) CCNA
1 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (6.45%) MCITP
2 2 (6.45%) MCP
2 2 (6.45%) MCSE
2 2 (6.45%) MCSA
3 1 (3.23%) HP ASE
3 1 (3.23%) ACSP
3 1 (3.23%) VCP5
3 1 (3.23%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 20 (64.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (58.06%) Active Directory
3 12 (38.71%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) WSUS
2 2 (6.45%) SCCM
3 1 (3.23%) Zenoss
3 1 (3.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (77.42%) VMware
2 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
3 12 (38.71%) HP
4 11 (35.48%) Citrix
5 9 (29.03%) Cisco
6 6 (19.35%) NetApp
7 5 (16.13%) EMC
7 5 (16.13%) Juniper
8 4 (12.90%) Brocade
9 3 (9.68%) Veeam
9 3 (9.68%) Aruba
9 3 (9.68%) 3PAR
10 2 (6.45%) Meraki
10 2 (6.45%) Meru Networks
10 2 (6.45%) Dell
11 1 (3.23%) Adobe
11 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
11 1 (3.23%) WatchGuard
11 1 (3.23%) NETGEAR
11 1 (3.23%) Sage