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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 40 63 65
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +2
Permanent jobs citing LAN 13 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.26% 0.76% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.66% 5.97% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 5
Median salary £35,000 £27,500 £17,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% +61.76%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
47 67 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.78% 12.71% 10.30%
Number of salaries quoted 44 58 45
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 £22,500 £17,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
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 25 September 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 -1 6 £33,654 +46.31% 1
Chorley - 2 £32,500 -
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 21 (100.00%) WAN
2 11 (52.38%) Windows
3 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (42.86%) VMware
5 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
6 7 (33.33%) Firewall
6 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (28.57%) MCSE
7 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (23.81%) XenApp
8 5 (23.81%) VLAN
8 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (23.81%) SQL
8 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
8 5 (23.81%) Cisco
8 5 (23.81%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (19.05%) Wireless
9 4 (19.05%) BT
9 4 (19.05%) HP
9 4 (19.05%) Juniper
9 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
9 4 (19.05%) Broadband
9 4 (19.05%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (19.05%) FortiGate
9 4 (19.05%) SolarWinds
9 4 (19.05%) HP SIM
10 3 (14.29%) Windows 7

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 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Apache
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) WAN
2 7 (33.33%) Firewall
3 5 (23.81%) VLAN
3 5 (23.81%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (19.05%) Broadband
4 4 (19.05%) Wireless
5 3 (14.29%) DHCP
5 3 (14.29%) DNS
5 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 3 (14.29%) VoIP
6 2 (9.52%) HTTP
6 2 (9.52%) MPLS
6 2 (9.52%) VPN
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (4.76%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Designer
1 4 (19.05%) ICT Engineer
1 4 (19.05%) Server Support
1 4 (19.05%) Solutions Designer
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server Support
3 2 (9.52%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) IT Support
3 2 (9.52%) Network Support
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) Server Support Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Fat Client
2 2 (9.52%) iPad
2 2 (9.52%) Replication
2 2 (9.52%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.76%) Mac OS
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Logistics
3 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.76%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (4.76%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (4.76%) Information Security
3 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.76%) Security Architecture
3 1 (4.76%) Security Management
3 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) MCSE
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.52%) CCNA
3 2 (9.52%) MCP
4 1 (4.76%) CCNP
4 1 (4.76%) CISM
4 1 (4.76%) CISSP
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) MCSA
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (23.81%) XenApp
4 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) FortiGate
1 4 (19.05%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco
4 4 (19.05%) BT
4 4 (19.05%) HP
4 4 (19.05%) Juniper
4 4 (19.05%) SolarWinds
5 3 (14.29%) Citrix
6 2 (9.52%) arcserve
6 2 (9.52%) IBM
6 2 (9.52%) Intel
6 2 (9.52%) Mitel
6 2 (9.52%) ProCurve
6 2 (9.52%) Sophos
Preston, Lancashire
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