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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 53 43 46
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Permanent jobs citing LAN 5 17 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.26% 3.61% 2.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 18.89% 20.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 10
Median salary £25,000 £27,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -3.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £17,400 £17,200
10% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £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
40 90 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.08% 19.11% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 34 87 52
Median salary £27,000 £33,500 £29,339
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.40% +14.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £18,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 1 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 1 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 -
Chorley -12 1 £25,000 +42.85%
Accrington - 1 £37,500 -
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 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 9 (81.82%) WAN
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 7 (63.64%) Firewall
4 6 (54.55%) Windows
5 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (36.36%) Office 365
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco
6 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (27.27%) MPLS
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (18.18%) C#
7 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 2 (18.18%) VPN
7 2 (18.18%) DNS
7 2 (18.18%) VoIP
7 2 (18.18%) DHCP
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 2 (18.18%) MS Office
7 2 (18.18%) MCP
7 2 (18.18%) Unix
7 2 (18.18%) Solaris
7 2 (18.18%) MCSE
7 2 (18.18%) MCSA
7 2 (18.18%) MS Excel

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 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) WAN
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) MPLS
4 2 (18.18%) DHCP
4 2 (18.18%) DNS
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) VoIP
4 2 (18.18%) VPN
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (9.09%) Frame Relay
5 1 (9.09%) HTTP
5 1 (9.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) IT Support
1 5 (45.45%) Support Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (36.36%) IT Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 1 (9.09%) Field Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Assistant
4 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Assistant
4 1 (9.09%) Network Technician
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Technician
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Technician
4 1 (9.09%) Support Assistant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Mac OS
3 2 (18.18%) Solaris
3 2 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) MCP
1 2 (18.18%) MCSA
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) VMware