The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 32 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing LAN 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 0.68% 0.69% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 12.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
LAN
Manchester

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7 8 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 4.73% 5.56% 15.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 18
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +74.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £28,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

LAN
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

LAN Salary Trend in Bolton

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) DHCP
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (50.00%) WSUS
4 3 (50.00%) vSphere
4 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) Legal
4 3 (50.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (50.00%) NetApp
4 3 (50.00%) Firmware
4 3 (50.00%) MPLS
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
6 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (16.67%) MS Office
6 1 (16.67%) VPN
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (50.00%) MPLS
5 1 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
General
1 3 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) vSphere
3 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (50.00%) Firmware
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) Draytek
4 1 (16.67%) NETGEAR
4 1 (16.67%) Veeam