The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Blackpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 15 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing LAN 2 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 4.00% 10.00% 10.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.00% 66.67% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £25,000 £19,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.89%
LAN
Lancashire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Blackpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
5 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 10.00% 15.00% 37.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 10
Average salary £25,000 £19,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Blackpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

LAN
Salary Trend in Blackpool

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

LAN Salary Trend in Blackpool

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Blackpool 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 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) ARCserve
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) DSL
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Blackpool 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) WLAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) DSL
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Network Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) ARCserve
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam