The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank - 38 39
Permanent jobs citing LAN 0 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - 1.20% 5.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 9.38% 21.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 10
Average salary - £77,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +169.56%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
LAN
Cheshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
44 32 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 16.30% 12.75% 24.10%
Number of salaries quoted 25 17 45
Average salary £38,500 £52,858 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.16% +82.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £40,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £32,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

LAN
Salary Trend in Chester

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

LAN Salary Trend in Chester

LAN
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Site Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Site Server
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (100.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware