The first table below looks at the demand for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Knutsford region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 11 30 38
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +8
Permanent jobs citing LAN 8 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 9.88% 1.10% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.63% 3.23% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Average salary £50,000 £28,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.43% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Communications & Networking Category
Knutsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
27 62 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 33.33% 34.25% 20.79%
Number of salaries quoted 12 60 29
Average salary £50,000 £41,000 £58,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.95% -29.91%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
LAN
Cheshire

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

LAN
Salary Trend in Knutsford

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

LAN Salary Trend in Knutsford

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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 32 (88.89%) WAN
2 28 (77.78%) Finance
3 26 (72.22%) Cisco
4 24 (66.67%) TCP/IP
5 21 (58.33%) Firewall
6 19 (52.78%) F5
6 19 (52.78%) HP
6 19 (52.78%) CiscoWorks
6 19 (52.78%) Internet
6 19 (52.78%) OSPF
6 19 (52.78%) BGP
6 19 (52.78%) EIGRP
7 18 (50.00%) Juniper
7 18 (50.00%) DNS
8 17 (47.22%) SSL
8 17 (47.22%) SMTP
8 17 (47.22%) SOAP
8 17 (47.22%) LDAP
8 17 (47.22%) HTTP
8 17 (47.22%) IGRP
8 17 (47.22%) TACACS
8 17 (47.22%) Capacity Management
8 17 (47.22%) Network Management
8 17 (47.22%) Network Design
8 17 (47.22%) HP NNM
8 17 (47.22%) WebSphere
8 17 (47.22%) Load Balancing
9 12 (33.33%) VLAN
10 11 (30.56%) DHCP
11 10 (27.78%) FIX Protocol

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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 17 (47.22%) WebSphere
2 6 (16.67%) CMS
3 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 32 (88.89%) WAN
2 24 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 21 (58.33%) Firewall
4 19 (52.78%) Internet
4 19 (52.78%) OSPF
4 19 (52.78%) BGP
4 19 (52.78%) EIGRP
5 18 (50.00%) DNS
6 17 (47.22%) SSL
6 17 (47.22%) SMTP
6 17 (47.22%) LDAP
6 17 (47.22%) HTTP
6 17 (47.22%) IGRP
6 17 (47.22%) TACACS
7 12 (33.33%) VLAN
8 11 (30.56%) DHCP
9 7 (19.44%) VoIP
10 6 (16.67%) PBX
10 6 (16.67%) PSTN
10 6 (16.67%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
General
1 28 (77.78%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Network Engineer
2 15 (41.67%) Firewall Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Voice Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Telecoms Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Development Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Software Development Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.33%) Middleware Team Leader
6 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Wireless Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Avaya Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Data Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (47.22%) SOAP
2 10 (27.78%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (11.11%) .NET
4 3 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) iPhone
1 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Capacity Management
1 17 (47.22%) Network Management
1 17 (47.22%) Network Design
1 17 (47.22%) Load Balancing
2 5 (13.89%) ITIL
3 3 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (2.78%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) C#
1 4 (11.11%) Delphi
1 4 (11.11%) SQL
1 4 (11.11%) Pascal
2 3 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) CCNP
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.78%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
Systems Management
1 19 (52.78%) CiscoWorks
2 17 (47.22%) HP NNM
3 2 (5.56%) OpenView
Vendors
1 26 (72.22%) Cisco
2 19 (52.78%) F5
2 19 (52.78%) HP
3 18 (50.00%) Juniper
4 6 (16.67%) Nortel
4 6 (16.67%) Avaya
4 6 (16.67%) Verint
5 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.56%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.78%) ProCurve
7 1 (2.78%) Toshiba
7 1 (2.78%) Apple
7 1 (2.78%) McAfee
7 1 (2.78%) Dell