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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 40 58 65
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +7
Permanent jobs citing LAN 15 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.85% 0.80% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.30% 5.88% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 4
Median salary £33,654 £27,500 £17,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.37% +61.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,900 £11,050
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,500 £17,700
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
53 68 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.59% 13.57% 10.84%
Number of salaries quoted 47 63 49
Median salary £33,654 £27,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.37% -1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £17,500 £11,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Preston +6 7 £33,654 +46.31%
Chorley - 2 £32,500 -
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 22 (100.00%) WAN
2 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (50.00%) Windows
3 10 (45.45%) VMware
3 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 8 (36.36%) Firewall
4 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 6 (27.27%) Cisco
5 6 (27.27%) MCSE
5 6 (27.27%) SQL
5 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (22.73%) XenApp
6 5 (22.73%) VLAN
6 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (22.73%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (18.18%) Wireless
7 4 (18.18%) BT
7 4 (18.18%) Juniper
7 4 (18.18%) HP
7 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
7 4 (18.18%) Broadband
7 4 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (18.18%) FortiGate
7 4 (18.18%) HP SIM
7 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
7 4 (18.18%) SolarWinds

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 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Apache
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (100.00%) WAN
2 8 (36.36%) Firewall
3 5 (22.73%) VLAN
3 5 (22.73%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (18.18%) Broadband
4 4 (18.18%) Wireless
5 3 (13.64%) DHCP
5 3 (13.64%) DNS
5 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
5 3 (13.64%) VoIP
6 2 (9.09%) HTTP
6 2 (9.09%) MPLS
6 2 (9.09%) VPN
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (4.55%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Designer
1 4 (18.18%) ICT Engineer
1 4 (18.18%) Server Support
1 4 (18.18%) Solutions Designer
2 3 (13.64%) IT Support
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server Support
3 2 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) IT Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Network Support
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Server Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 2 (9.09%) iPad
2 2 (9.09%) Replication
2 2 (9.09%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
6 1 (4.55%) Solaris
6 1 (4.55%) Unix
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) Logistics
3 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.55%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (4.55%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (4.55%) Information Security
3 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.55%) Security Architecture
3 1 (4.55%) Security Management
3 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) MCSE
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.09%) CCNA
3 2 (9.09%) MCP
4 1 (4.55%) CCNP
4 1 (4.55%) CISM
4 1 (4.55%) CISSP
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) MCSA
4 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (22.73%) XenApp
4 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) FortiGate
1 4 (18.18%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) VMware
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco
4 4 (18.18%) BT
4 4 (18.18%) HP
4 4 (18.18%) Juniper
4 4 (18.18%) SolarWinds
5 3 (13.64%) Citrix
6 2 (9.09%) arcserve
6 2 (9.09%) IBM
6 2 (9.09%) Intel
6 2 (9.09%) Mitel
6 2 (9.09%) ProCurve
6 2 (9.09%) Sophos
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle