Period
to 21 April 2019

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 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 66 90 106
Rank change year-on-year +24 +16 -18
Permanent jobs citing LAN 20 32 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.24% 2.12% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.81% 15.69% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8 27 21
Essex median annual salary £65,000 £44,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.73% +6.02% +18.57%
10th Percentile £56,375 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £56,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £32,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -26.97% +4.71% -

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 135 204 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 15.10% 13.54% 12.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81 173 176
Essex median annual salary £35,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.66% +3.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £20,750 £23,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +1.18%

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
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 21 April 2019. 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 +26 7 £65,000 +23.81%
Brentwood - 5 - -
Harlow - 2 - - 2
Basildon +6 1 £57,500 +130.00%
LAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, 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 20 (100.00%) WAN
2 18 (90.00%) Cisco
2 18 (90.00%) Firewall
3 16 (80.00%) Wireless
3 16 (80.00%) Cisco IOS
3 16 (80.00%) BGP
4 13 (65.00%) Palo Alto
5 12 (60.00%) VPN
5 12 (60.00%) DNS
6 11 (55.00%) IPsec
6 11 (55.00%) Network Monitoring
6 11 (55.00%) NX-OS
7 10 (50.00%) OSPF
7 10 (50.00%) VoIP
8 8 (40.00%) CCIE
8 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (40.00%) Network Security
8 8 (40.00%) Mentoring
8 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (35.00%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (35.00%) TOGAF
9 7 (35.00%) Change Management
9 7 (35.00%) Juniper
9 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
10 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
10 6 (30.00%) EIGRP
10 6 (30.00%) MS Visio
10 6 (30.00%) Windows
10 6 (30.00%) SSL
10 6 (30.00%) IVR

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 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) WAN
2 18 (90.00%) Firewall
3 16 (80.00%) BGP
3 16 (80.00%) Cisco IOS
3 16 (80.00%) Wireless
4 12 (60.00%) DNS
4 12 (60.00%) VPN
5 11 (55.00%) IPsec
5 11 (55.00%) NX-OS
6 10 (50.00%) OSPF
6 10 (50.00%) VoIP
7 8 (40.00%) Network Security
8 6 (30.00%) Cisco Wireless
8 6 (30.00%) EIGRP
8 6 (30.00%) SSL
9 5 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (25.00%) Ethernet
9 5 (25.00%) FabricPath
9 5 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
1 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Lead Network Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Design Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (30.00%) IVR
3 5 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 7 (35.00%) Change Management
3 7 (35.00%) TOGAF
4 6 (30.00%) Event Correlation
4 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (30.00%) Network Management
4 6 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (30.00%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (25.00%) Break/Fix
5 5 (25.00%) Change Control
5 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (25.00%) Fault Analysis
5 5 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 5 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (25.00%) Project Management
5 5 (25.00%) Regulatory Compliance
5 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 5 (25.00%) Technical Leadership
5 5 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) CCIE
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (25.00%) CEH
2 5 (25.00%) CISSP
2 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) CCNP
4 1 (5.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.00%) VMware NSX
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Cisco
2 13 (65.00%) Palo Alto
3 7 (35.00%) Juniper
3 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (30.00%) ServiceNow
5 5 (25.00%) Brocade
5 5 (25.00%) SolarWinds
6 3 (15.00%) VMware
7 2 (10.00%) Citrix
8 1 (5.00%) Aruba
8 1 (5.00%) Meraki
8 1 (5.00%) Remedy