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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 60 58 46
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Permanent jobs citing LAN 6 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.24% 1.64% 2.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.64% 13.24% 20.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 13
Average salary £18,000 £31,797 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.39% -9.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £11,900 £15,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £47,100 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
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
44 68 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 9.11% 12.41% 13.48%
Number of salaries quoted 37 55 59
Average salary £29,358 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.66% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £17,000 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £51,250 £38,500
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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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
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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
Blackburn +13 3 £18,000 -35.13%
Preston - 2 £20,000 - 1
Chorley - 1 £17,000 -
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) WAN
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (40.00%) MS Office
5 4 (40.00%) Mac OS
5 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (40.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (40.00%) VMware
6 3 (30.00%) Degree
6 3 (30.00%) VoIP
6 3 (30.00%) Citrix
6 3 (30.00%) Firewall
6 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (30.00%) iPhone
6 3 (30.00%) Time Management
6 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 3 (30.00%) VPN
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco
7 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
7 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (20.00%) MS Access
7 2 (20.00%) MySQL
7 2 (20.00%) PBX

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (30.00%) VoIP
2 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) PBX
3 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless
4 1 (10.00%) VLAN
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (10.00%) ADSL
4 1 (10.00%) Broadband
4 1 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) MS Access
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (10.00%) Installations Engineer
1 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
1 1 (10.00%) IT Technician
1 1 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) iPhone
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) Mac OS
4 4 (40.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Time Management
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Process Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) XenApp
2 2 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) Avaya
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) Nortel
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) Draytek
5 1 (10.00%) Juniper
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