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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 22 36 51
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +15
Permanent jobs citing LAN 10 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.62% 2.28% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.57% 26.09% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 3
Average salary £42,500 £34,750 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.30% +36.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £27,000 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £47,500 £49,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
35 23 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 19.66% 8.75% 23.23%
Number of salaries quoted 22 16 38
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Chester region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Chester

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 16 (94.12%) WAN
2 14 (82.35%) Cisco
3 11 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (58.82%) CCNA
5 9 (52.94%) ITIL
5 9 (52.94%) Firewall
6 7 (41.18%) DNS
6 7 (41.18%) SLA
7 6 (35.29%) DHCP
7 6 (35.29%) VoIP
8 5 (29.41%) PBX
8 5 (29.41%) Windows
8 5 (29.41%) ISO 9001
8 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
8 5 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (29.41%) DPNSS
8 5 (29.41%) QSIG
8 5 (29.41%) VMware
8 5 (29.41%) Operations Management
8 5 (29.41%) Lync
9 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
10 2 (11.76%) CCNP
10 2 (11.76%) Citrix
10 2 (11.76%) Avaya
10 2 (11.76%) Juniper
10 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (11.76%) FTP
10 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
10 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
10 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 5 (29.41%) Lync
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (94.12%) WAN
2 9 (52.94%) Firewall
3 7 (41.18%) DNS
4 6 (35.29%) DHCP
4 6 (35.29%) VoIP
5 5 (29.41%) PBX
5 5 (29.41%) DPNSS
5 5 (29.41%) QSIG
6 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
6 2 (11.76%) FTP
6 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (11.76%) Wireless
7 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (5.88%) Network Security
7 1 (5.88%) Multicast
7 1 (5.88%) SSL
7 1 (5.88%) Intranet
7 1 (5.88%) MPLS
7 1 (5.88%) OSPF
7 1 (5.88%) HTTP
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Network Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Junior
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support
4 1 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Manager
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Operations Management
3 2 (11.76%) Change Control
4 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Password Management
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (58.82%) CCNA
3 5 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (11.76%) CCNP
4 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) CCIP
5 1 (5.88%) MCSE
5 1 (5.88%) MCSA
5 1 (5.88%) MCITP
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) SLA
2 5 (29.41%) ISO 9001
3 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
3 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Server
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
2 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Cisco
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) Avaya
4 2 (11.76%) Juniper
5 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.88%) BT
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.88%) F5