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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 38 44 52
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Permanent jobs citing LAN 21 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.23% 1.71% 2.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.92% 19.35% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 20 6 10
Median salary £41,250 £22,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+83.33% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £17,000 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,750 £29,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%

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
78 31 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 15.73% 8.86% 11.48%
Number of salaries quoted 67 28 42
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £22,500 £21,975
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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
Chorley - 15 £25,000 - 1
Blackburn -1 4 £45,000 +80.00%
Preston -12 1 £23,500 +38.23%
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 32 (100.00%) WAN
2 20 (62.50%) Cisco
3 18 (56.25%) VMware
4 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
5 14 (43.75%) Firewall
6 13 (40.63%) SQL
6 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
6 13 (40.63%) Windows
7 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
8 11 (34.38%) Windows Server
9 10 (31.25%) Hyper-V
10 9 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (25.00%) Solaris
11 8 (25.00%) Oracle
11 8 (25.00%) Unix
11 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database
11 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
12 7 (21.88%) CCNP
13 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (18.75%) Thin Client
13 6 (18.75%) MCSE
13 6 (18.75%) Fat Client
14 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
14 5 (15.63%) XenApp
14 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
14 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills

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 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.50%) Confluence
3 2 (6.25%) Apache
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Office 365
1 4 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (100.00%) WAN
2 14 (43.75%) Firewall
3 5 (15.63%) BGP
3 5 (15.63%) MPLS
3 5 (15.63%) OSPF
3 5 (15.63%) Wireless
4 4 (12.50%) Broadband
4 4 (12.50%) DECT
4 4 (12.50%) Unified Communications
4 4 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (9.38%) VLAN
5 3 (9.38%) WLAN
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (6.25%) DHCP
6 2 (6.25%) DNS
6 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.25%) VoIP
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.13%) Retail
1 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Analyst
1 9 (28.13%) Support Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) IT Support
2 8 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Network Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Lead Network Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Designer
5 4 (12.50%) ICT Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (9.38%) Server Support
6 3 (9.38%) Windows Server Support
7 2 (6.25%) Network Team Leader
7 2 (6.25%) Principal Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Server Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Fat Client
1 6 (18.75%) Thin Client
2 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Windows Server
3 8 (25.00%) Solaris
3 8 (25.00%) Unix
3 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (12.50%) CentOS
5 4 (12.50%) Linux
6 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.25%) AIX
8 1 (3.13%) Android
8 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
3 4 (12.50%) Analytics
3 4 (12.50%) CRM
3 4 (12.50%) Data Analytics
3 4 (12.50%) ERP
3 4 (12.50%) Information Security
4 3 (9.38%) Network Design
4 3 (9.38%) Network Management
5 2 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.13%) Data Security
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL
6 1 (3.13%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (21.88%) CCNP
3 6 (18.75%) MCSE
3 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (12.50%) JNCIP
5 2 (6.25%) CCNA
5 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (31.25%) Hyper-V
3 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (12.50%) FortiGate
2 2 (6.25%) HP SIM
3 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) Cisco
2 18 (56.25%) VMware
3 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
4 8 (25.00%) Oracle
5 4 (12.50%) BT
5 4 (12.50%) Canon
5 4 (12.50%) Juniper
5 4 (12.50%) NetApp
5 4 (12.50%) Wyse
6 3 (9.38%) Citrix
6 3 (9.38%) Mitel
7 2 (6.25%) arcserve
7 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.25%) HP
7 2 (6.25%) IBM
7 2 (6.25%) Palo Alto
7 2 (6.25%) ProCurve
7 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
7 2 (6.25%) Sophos
8 1 (3.13%) Intel Security
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Salary: to £25k DOE + Extensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £22500 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago