Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 107 108
Rank change year-on-year +45 +1 -21
Permanent jobs citing LAN 49 25 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.50% 1.19% 1.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.87% 9.77% 11.31%
Number of salaries quoted 48 22 39
Essex median annual salary £52,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -22.22% +20.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £20,775 £27,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £43,575 £66,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%

LAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 197 256 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 14.07% 12.20% 14.78%
Number of salaries quoted 177 196 275
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.09% -6.88%
10th Percentile £21,900 £24,000 £22,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £68,750 £56,700
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Essex

LAN
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for LAN in Essex

LAN
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Essex over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for LAN in Essex

LAN
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Essex region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester - 30 £52,500 -
Grays - 2 £35,000 - 1
Chelmsford - 2 £28,250 -
Brentwood +30 1 £42,500 -
Billericay - 1 £30,000 -
LAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for LAN.

1 45 (91.84%) WAN
2 36 (73.47%) Cisco
3 34 (69.39%) Firewall
4 32 (65.31%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (63.27%) CCNA
5 31 (63.27%) CheckPoint
6 29 (59.18%) DNS
7 26 (53.06%) DHCP
7 26 (53.06%) Cisco ASA
8 25 (51.02%) Cacti
8 25 (51.02%) Network+ Certification
9 24 (48.98%) FTP
9 24 (48.98%) CCNP
9 24 (48.98%) Cisco Nexus
9 24 (48.98%) Cisco IOS
9 24 (48.98%) Data Centre
10 21 (42.86%) Meraki
10 21 (42.86%) VoIP
11 17 (34.69%) ITIL
12 15 (30.61%) Network Management
13 13 (26.53%) Network Monitoring
14 12 (24.49%) MRTG
14 12 (24.49%) SmokePing
15 11 (22.45%) Time Management
15 11 (22.45%) Windows
16 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
16 9 (18.37%) Active Directory
16 9 (18.37%) Statistics
17 7 (14.29%) Polycom
17 7 (14.29%) Change Control

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (12.24%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.12%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Office 365
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.08%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 45 (91.84%) WAN
2 34 (69.39%) Firewall
3 29 (59.18%) DNS
4 26 (53.06%) Cisco ASA
4 26 (53.06%) DHCP
5 24 (48.98%) Cisco IOS
5 24 (48.98%) Cisco Nexus
5 24 (48.98%) FTP
6 21 (42.86%) VoIP
7 12 (24.49%) MRTG
8 4 (8.16%) VPN
9 3 (6.12%) Network Security
9 3 (6.12%) SAN
9 3 (6.12%) VLAN
10 2 (4.08%) MPLS
10 2 (4.08%) SS7
10 2 (4.08%) Unified Communications
10 2 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (2.04%) Broadband
11 1 (2.04%) DSL
General
1 6 (12.24%) Automotive
2 3 (6.12%) Finance
3 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (61.22%) Network Engineer
2 19 (38.78%) Cisco Engineer
2 19 (38.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 19 (38.78%) WAN Engineer
3 15 (30.61%) LAN Engineer
3 15 (30.61%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) IT Manager
5 5 (10.20%) IT Security Manager
5 5 (10.20%) ITIL Manager
5 5 (10.20%) Security Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Desktop Support
7 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Field Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 24 (48.98%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.24%) Mainframe
2 6 (12.24%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.08%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.04%) CCTV
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.45%) Windows
2 7 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.12%) Windows 10
4 3 (6.12%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) ITIL
2 15 (30.61%) Network Management
3 13 (26.53%) Network Monitoring
4 11 (22.45%) Time Management
5 9 (18.37%) Statistics
6 7 (14.29%) Change Control
7 6 (12.24%) Business Continuity
7 6 (12.24%) Business Continuity Management
7 6 (12.24%) Data Protection
7 6 (12.24%) Data Security
7 6 (12.24%) Information Security
7 6 (12.24%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (10.20%) Change Management
9 3 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (6.12%) Server Building
9 3 (6.12%) Server Virtualisation
9 3 (6.12%) Software Deployment
10 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
10 2 (4.08%) ITIL V3
10 2 (4.08%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
1 2 (4.08%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) ANSI SQL
2 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (65.31%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (63.27%) CCNA
3 25 (51.02%) Network+ Certification
4 24 (48.98%) CCNP
5 6 (12.24%) CISM
5 6 (12.24%) CISSP
5 6 (12.24%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (12.24%) SSCP
6 2 (4.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.04%) Degree
7 1 (2.04%) MCITP
7 1 (2.04%) MCP
7 1 (2.04%) MCSE
7 1 (2.04%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (18.37%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.16%) vSphere
3 3 (6.12%) XenApp
4 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 25 (51.02%) Cacti
2 12 (24.49%) SmokePing
3 3 (6.12%) SCCM
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (4.08%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (73.47%) Cisco
2 31 (63.27%) CheckPoint
3 21 (42.86%) Meraki
4 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
5 7 (14.29%) Polycom
5 7 (14.29%) VMware
6 5 (10.20%) Citrix
7 2 (4.08%) Bomgar
7 2 (4.08%) Remedy
7 2 (4.08%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.08%) Symantec
8 1 (2.04%) HP