The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 55 49 44
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Permanent jobs citing LAN 7 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.61% 3.12% 2.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.00% 15.53% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 11
Median salary £25,000 £21,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% -24.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £17,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £57,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
LAN
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
50 103 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.49% 20.08% 15.14%
Number of salaries quoted 42 100 57
Median salary £27,500 £33,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.91% +6.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £18,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

LAN
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

LAN Salary Trend in Lancashire

LAN
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

LAN Salary Histogram in Lancashire

LAN
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackburn - 2 £26,000 -
Preston -3 1 £70,000 +44.32%
Chorley -13 1 £25,000 +47.05%
Newton-le-Willows - 1 £24,000 -
Accrington - 1 £37,500 -
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 10 (83.33%) WAN
2 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) Firewall
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
5 4 (33.33%) Office 365
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 3 (25.00%) MCP
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) MS Office
6 3 (25.00%) MPLS
6 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (25.00%) VPN
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
6 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
7 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (16.67%) Mac OS
7 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
7 2 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) VMware
7 2 (16.67%) DNS
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (16.67%) ITIL
7 2 (16.67%) MCSE
7 2 (16.67%) MCSA

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) WAN
2 7 (58.33%) Firewall
3 3 (25.00%) MPLS
3 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (25.00%) VPN
4 2 (16.67%) DHCP
4 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) VoIP
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (8.33%) Frame Relay
5 1 (8.33%) HTTP
5 1 (8.33%) VLAN
5 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) IT Support
1 4 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Field Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Assistant
4 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Assistant
4 1 (8.33%) IT Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Network Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Support Assistant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
1 1 (8.33%) iPad
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (16.67%) Mac OS
5 1 (8.33%) Solaris
5 1 (8.33%) Unix
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Security Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
1 3 (25.00%) MCP
2 2 (16.67%) MCSA
2 2 (16.67%) MCSE
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CISM
3 1 (8.33%) CISSP
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle