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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 36 63 42
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -21
Permanent jobs citing LAN 22 4 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.13% 0.72% 5.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.37% 7.84% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 19 2 29
Average salary £45,000 £28,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.52% -11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £28,550 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £28,950 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
108 51 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 25.17% 9.22% 18.78%
Number of salaries quoted 91 48 109
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
(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
Ipswich +25 19 £45,000 +55.17%
Bury St Edmunds +4 2 £31,000 +8.77%
Woodbridge - 1 £20,000 -
LAN
East of England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 24 (100.00%) WAN
2 22 (91.67%) Windows
2 22 (91.67%) Firewall
3 13 (54.17%) TCP/IP
4 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (50.00%) SSH
5 11 (45.83%) Network Security
5 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
5 11 (45.83%) VPN
5 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
6 10 (41.67%) Wireless
6 10 (41.67%) IPsec
6 10 (41.67%) CCSA
6 10 (41.67%) IIS
6 10 (41.67%) SSL
6 10 (41.67%) CheckPoint
6 10 (41.67%) Sourcefire
6 10 (41.67%) PKI
6 10 (41.67%) CCSE
7 9 (37.50%) SIEM
7 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (37.50%) Finance
7 9 (37.50%) VMware
7 9 (37.50%) Identity Management
7 9 (37.50%) SAN
8 8 (33.33%) Clustering
8 8 (33.33%) Middleware
8 8 (33.33%) Benchmarking
8 8 (33.33%) Citrix
8 8 (33.33%) NAS

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (41.67%) IIS
2 2 (8.33%) Apache
2 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (100.00%) WAN
2 22 (91.67%) Firewall
3 13 (54.17%) TCP/IP
4 12 (50.00%) SSH
5 11 (45.83%) Network Security
5 11 (45.83%) VPN
6 10 (41.67%) SSL
6 10 (41.67%) Wireless
6 10 (41.67%) IPsec
7 9 (37.50%) SAN
8 8 (33.33%) NAS
9 3 (12.50%) DNS
9 3 (12.50%) DHCP
10 2 (8.33%) HTTP
11 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Ant
1 2 (8.33%) JUnit
1 2 (8.33%) Subversion
1 2 (8.33%) Maven
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Network Engineer
2 10 (41.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 10 (41.67%) Security Engineer
3 9 (37.50%) Architect
4 8 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (29.17%) Security Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Junior
7 1 (4.17%) IT Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Support
7 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (4.17%) Service Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) Middleware
2 3 (12.50%) WSH
3 2 (8.33%) HTML
3 2 (8.33%) CSS
3 2 (8.33%) JSP
3 2 (8.33%) XML
3 2 (8.33%) JSON
3 2 (8.33%) jQuery
3 2 (8.33%) Google Maps API
3 2 (8.33%) HTML5
3 2 (8.33%) Backbone.js
3 2 (8.33%) Sass
3 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) PKI
2 8 (33.33%) Clustering
3 2 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (91.67%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) CentOS
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) Debian
4 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Identity Management
1 9 (37.50%) SIEM
2 8 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 8 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 8 (33.33%) Benchmarking
2 8 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.33%) Validation
4 2 (8.33%) Information Security
4 2 (8.33%) Content Management
4 2 (8.33%) MVC
4 2 (8.33%) Web Development
4 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (8.33%) Analytics
4 2 (8.33%) DevOps
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Java
1 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (8.33%) Perl
1 2 (8.33%) PHP
1 2 (8.33%) Ruby
1 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) CCSA
1 10 (41.67%) CCSE
2 1 (4.17%) CCNP
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) CheckPoint
2 10 (41.67%) Sourcefire
3 9 (37.50%) VMware
4 8 (33.33%) Citrix
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco
6 2 (8.33%) Google
7 1 (4.17%) F5
7 1 (4.17%) Red Hat