Period
to 18 December 2018

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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 69 109
Rank change year-on-year -3 +40 -1
Permanent jobs citing LAN 25 48 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.15% 3.42% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.13% 23.19% 10.66%
Number of salaries quoted 16 46 21
Essex median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +50.00% -6.67%
10th Percentile £34,375 £23,502 £20,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £55,625 £42,000
East of England median annual salary £36,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -20.00% +5.88% +6.25%

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 155 207 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 13.34% 14.74% 12.03%
Number of salaries quoted 103 184 181
Essex median annual salary £31,000 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.50% -4.76% +20.00%
10th Percentile £20,850 £22,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £59,500 £55,875 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 18 December 2018.

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 18 December 2018. 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 -9 7 £65,000 +23.81%
Chelmsford +7 5 £38,916 +37.76%
Brentwood +11 3 - -
Basildon - 2 £55,000 -
Harlow - 2 - - 3
LAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for LAN.

1 22 (88.00%) WAN
2 19 (76.00%) Cisco
3 18 (72.00%) Firewall
4 14 (56.00%) Wireless
5 13 (52.00%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (48.00%) Palo Alto
7 11 (44.00%) BGP
7 11 (44.00%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (36.00%) NX-OS
8 9 (36.00%) IPsec
8 9 (36.00%) VPN
9 8 (32.00%) DNS
9 8 (32.00%) ITIL
9 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
9 8 (32.00%) CCIE
9 8 (32.00%) Telecoms
9 8 (32.00%) Change Management
10 7 (28.00%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (28.00%) TOGAF
11 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
11 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
11 6 (24.00%) CheckPoint
11 6 (24.00%) OSPF
11 6 (24.00%) Juniper
11 6 (24.00%) MS Visio
11 6 (24.00%) VoIP
12 5 (20.00%) SSL
12 5 (20.00%) CCNP
12 5 (20.00%) EIGRP

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 3 (12.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (88.00%) WAN
2 18 (72.00%) Firewall
3 14 (56.00%) Wireless
4 11 (44.00%) BGP
4 11 (44.00%) Cisco IOS
5 9 (36.00%) IPsec
5 9 (36.00%) NX-OS
5 9 (36.00%) VPN
6 8 (32.00%) DNS
7 6 (24.00%) OSPF
7 6 (24.00%) VoIP
8 5 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
8 5 (20.00%) EIGRP
8 5 (20.00%) SSL
9 4 (16.00%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (16.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (16.00%) Network Security
10 3 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (12.00%) IP Telephony
10 3 (12.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Electronic Patient Records
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
General
1 8 (32.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) IT Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Lead Network Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Deployment Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Design Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Coordinator
6 1 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.00%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.00%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Support Technician
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.00%) IVR
4 2 (8.00%) Fat Client
4 2 (8.00%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.00%) Thin Client
5 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
5 1 (4.00%) LIMS
5 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Change Management
1 8 (32.00%) ITIL
2 7 (28.00%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (28.00%) TOGAF
3 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (20.00%) Event Correlation
4 5 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 5 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) Change Control
5 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (16.00%) Technical Leadership
6 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (12.00%) ITIL V3
6 3 (12.00%) ITSM
6 3 (12.00%) Network Management
6 3 (12.00%) Project Management
6 3 (12.00%) Task Automation
7 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) C
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (32.00%) CCIE
3 5 (20.00%) CCNP
3 5 (20.00%) Degree
4 4 (16.00%) CCNA
4 4 (16.00%) CEH
4 4 (16.00%) CISSP
4 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 1 (4.00%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) Firmware
3 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (76.00%) Cisco
2 12 (48.00%) Palo Alto
3 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (24.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (24.00%) Juniper
5 5 (20.00%) ServiceNow
6 4 (16.00%) Brocade
7 3 (12.00%) Remedy
8 2 (8.00%) F5
8 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds
8 2 (8.00%) VMware
9 1 (4.00%) Aruba
9 1 (4.00%) Citrix
9 1 (4.00%) Meraki
9 1 (4.00%) Nortel
9 1 (4.00%) Oracle