The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 51 47 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Permanent jobs citing LAN 6 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.25% 2.58% 3.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.24% 29.73% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 17
Average salary £27,500 £32,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.06% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,700 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
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
49 37 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.21% 8.67% 16.85%
Number of salaries quoted 45 33 67
Average salary £42,500 £30,750 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.21% +5.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £17,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £37,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 February 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Lancashire

LAN
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +13 3 £27,500 +6.79% 1
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 15 (83.33%) WAN
2 14 (77.78%) Windows
3 13 (72.22%) VMware
4 12 (66.67%) MS Exchange
4 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 12 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (55.56%) Cisco
6 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 9 (50.00%) vSphere
7 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
7 8 (44.44%) DHCP
7 8 (44.44%) Firewall
8 7 (38.89%) DNS
8 7 (38.89%) SQL
9 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
9 6 (33.33%) HP
9 6 (33.33%) WMI
9 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
9 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (27.78%) WatchGuard
10 5 (27.78%) Office 365
10 5 (27.78%) Windows 8
10 5 (27.78%) NetApp
10 5 (27.78%) Sophos
10 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
10 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
10 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
11 4 (22.22%) Linux
11 4 (22.22%) MS Office

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 12 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 12 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.11%) Lync
4 1 (5.56%) IIS
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (22.22%) MS Office
3 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) WAN
2 8 (44.44%) DHCP
2 8 (44.44%) Firewall
3 7 (38.89%) DNS
4 2 (11.11%) Internet
4 2 (11.11%) PBX
4 2 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (5.56%) VoIP
5 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.56%) Wireless
5 1 (5.56%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) MS Access
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) IT Support
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Manager
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Server Support
4 1 (5.56%) Support Technician
4 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.56%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) iPhone
2 1 (5.56%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
3 5 (27.78%) Windows 8
4 4 (22.22%) Linux
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (11.11%) UNIX
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Vista
7 1 (5.56%) Mac OS
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.56%) ERP
1 1 (5.56%) Project Management
1 1 (5.56%) Web Development
1 1 (5.56%) Time Management
1 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (5.56%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) A+ Certification
4 1 (5.56%) BICSI RCDD
4 1 (5.56%) VCP4
4 1 (5.56%) MCSE
4 1 (5.56%) MCSA
4 1 (5.56%) CCNA
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (50.00%) vSphere
3 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (22.22%) XenApp
5 2 (11.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) VMware
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 6 (33.33%) HP
5 5 (27.78%) NetApp
5 5 (27.78%) Sophos
5 5 (27.78%) WatchGuard
6 4 (22.22%) Citrix
6 4 (22.22%) Avaya
7 2 (11.11%) Nortel
8 1 (5.56%) Epicor
8 1 (5.56%) Draytek
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