The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 77 94 106
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +12
Permanent jobs citing LAN 102 111 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.14% 2.76% 2.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.21% 17.21% 15.93%
Number of salaries quoted 89 108 76
Average salary £33,500 £32,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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 Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
481 645 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.80% 16.05% 13.17%
Number of salaries quoted 420 532 438
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

LAN
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Manchester region.

LAN Salary Trend in Manchester

LAN
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

LAN Salary Histogram in Manchester

LAN
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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
Salford - 9 £20,000 - 2
Wigan +12 3 £28,750 +4.54%
Bolton +17 1 £33,500 -16.25%
Rochdale +1 1 £33,000 -22.35%
Cheadle -10 1 £40,000 +1.26%
Altrincham - 1 - - 2
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 155 (80.31%) WAN
2 98 (50.78%) ITIL
3 96 (49.74%) Windows
4 91 (47.15%) Cisco
5 84 (43.52%) Microsoft
6 82 (42.49%) Active Directory
7 68 (35.23%) Firewall
8 60 (31.09%) VMware
9 59 (30.57%) Cisco Certification
10 57 (29.53%) MS Exchange
11 56 (29.02%) VPN
12 50 (25.91%) TCP/IP
13 49 (25.39%) Wireless
14 47 (24.35%) CCNA
14 47 (24.35%) Windows Server
15 45 (23.32%) Windows Server 2008
16 44 (22.80%) VMware Infrastructure
17 43 (22.28%) Microsoft Certification
18 41 (21.24%) Degree
19 40 (20.73%) Windows 7
19 40 (20.73%) Windows Server 2012
20 38 (19.69%) HP
21 37 (19.17%) SQL Server
22 35 (18.13%) MS Excel
22 35 (18.13%) CCNP
22 35 (18.13%) DNS
23 34 (17.62%) Data Centre
24 31 (16.06%) DHCP
24 31 (16.06%) Dell
24 31 (16.06%) Finance

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 57 (29.53%) MS Exchange
2 21 (10.88%) SharePoint
3 20 (10.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (7.77%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (4.66%) Skype for Business
7 8 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (4.15%) IIS
8 5 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (2.07%) CMS
10 3 (1.55%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.52%) Apache
Applications
1 35 (18.13%) MS Excel
2 28 (14.51%) MS Office
3 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.07%) SDL Web 8
2 2 (1.04%) Line 500
2 2 (1.04%) MFGPRO
2 2 (1.04%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.36%) Office 365
2 18 (9.33%) Cloud Computing
2 18 (9.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (6.22%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.55%) Google Apps
5 2 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 155 (80.31%) WAN
2 68 (35.23%) Firewall
3 56 (29.02%) VPN
4 50 (25.91%) TCP/IP
5 49 (25.39%) Wireless
6 35 (18.13%) DNS
7 31 (16.06%) DHCP
8 26 (13.47%) VLAN
8 26 (13.47%) VoIP
9 24 (12.44%) Wi-Fi
10 21 (10.88%) Network Security
11 20 (10.36%) Internet
11 20 (10.36%) MPLS
12 16 (8.29%) SAN
13 13 (6.74%) WLAN
14 10 (5.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 10 (5.18%) IPsec
15 8 (4.15%) Cisco Nexus
15 8 (4.15%) ISDN
15 8 (4.15%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (19.17%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.52%) MySQL
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 31 (16.06%) Finance
2 25 (12.95%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.63%) Back Office
4 5 (2.59%) Legal
5 4 (2.07%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.55%) Games
7 1 (0.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 42 (21.76%) Analyst
2 36 (18.65%) Network Engineer
3 32 (16.58%) Support Engineer
4 31 (16.06%) IT Support
5 20 (10.36%) Support Technician
6 19 (9.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 18 (9.33%) IT Support Technician
7 18 (9.33%) IT Technician
7 18 (9.33%) Network Analyst
8 17 (8.81%) 2nd Line Support
9 16 (8.29%) IT Engineer
10 12 (6.22%) Telephony Engineer
11 11 (5.70%) Support Analyst
12 10 (5.18%) Architect
12 10 (5.18%) Server Engineer
13 9 (4.66%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
13 9 (4.66%) Network Support
13 9 (4.66%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
14 8 (4.15%) Graduate IT Engineer
14 8 (4.15%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.18%) Web Services
2 4 (2.07%) .NET
2 4 (2.07%) ASP.NET
2 4 (2.07%) EDI
2 4 (2.07%) XML
2 4 (2.07%) XSLT
3 2 (1.04%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.52%) COM
4 1 (0.52%) LAMP
4 1 (0.52%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.62%) Data Centre
2 18 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.66%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.63%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.59%) HP StoreVirtual
6 4 (2.07%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (2.07%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.55%) CMDB
7 3 (1.55%) FlexPod
7 3 (1.55%) Raspberry Pi
7 3 (1.55%) STB
8 2 (1.04%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.04%) CCTV
8 2 (1.04%) Handset
8 2 (1.04%) Replication
9 1 (0.52%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.52%) IVR
9 1 (0.52%) NHS
9 1 (0.52%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 96 (49.74%) Windows
2 47 (24.35%) Windows Server
3 45 (23.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (20.73%) Windows 7
4 40 (20.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (12.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (11.92%) Windows 8
7 15 (7.77%) Linux
8 14 (7.25%) Windows 10
9 10 (5.18%) Windows XP
10 8 (4.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (3.63%) AIX
11 7 (3.63%) CentOS
12 6 (3.11%) Android
12 6 (3.11%) Data ONTAP
13 4 (2.07%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (50.78%) ITIL
2 24 (12.44%) PRINCE2
3 18 (9.33%) Migration
4 15 (7.77%) Load Balancing
5 14 (7.25%) High Availability
6 13 (6.74%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (6.22%) Capacity Planning
7 12 (6.22%) Network Design
7 12 (6.22%) Network Management
8 11 (5.70%) Service Delivery
9 10 (5.18%) Presales
10 8 (4.15%) Patch Management
11 7 (3.63%) Business Continuity
11 7 (3.63%) ITIL V2
11 7 (3.63%) Service Management
11 7 (3.63%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 6 (3.11%) Incident Management
12 6 (3.11%) Performance Monitoring
13 5 (2.59%) Project Management
13 5 (2.59%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.25%) SQL
2 9 (4.66%) VBScript
3 7 (3.63%) C
4 5 (2.59%) VB
5 4 (2.07%) C#
5 4 (2.07%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.07%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 59 (30.57%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (24.35%) CCNA
3 43 (22.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 41 (21.24%) Degree
5 35 (18.13%) CCNP
6 29 (15.03%) MCSE
7 23 (11.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 18 (9.33%) MCP
9 15 (7.77%) MCTS
10 14 (7.25%) MCITP
11 13 (6.74%) HP ASE
12 12 (6.22%) MCSA
13 9 (4.66%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (3.63%) A+ Certification
14 7 (3.63%) CISSP
14 7 (3.63%) CompTIA Security+
14 7 (3.63%) NCDA
14 7 (3.63%) Network+ Certification
14 7 (3.63%) RHCE
14 7 (3.63%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.81%) SLA
2 5 (2.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 82 (42.49%) Active Directory
2 44 (22.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (9.33%) Hyper-V
4 14 (7.25%) vSphere
5 4 (2.07%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.04%) XenApp
6 2 (1.04%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.52%) Firmware
7 1 (0.52%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.52%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (6.22%) SCCM
2 11 (5.70%) Backup Exec
3 10 (5.18%) WSUS
4 9 (4.66%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (3.63%) CiscoWorks
5 7 (3.63%) HP SIM
6 6 (3.11%) SCOM
7 5 (2.59%) ServiceCenter
8 3 (1.55%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (1.04%) SnapMirror
9 2 (1.04%) SnapVault
10 1 (0.52%) Cisco Prime
10 1 (0.52%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (0.52%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.52%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 91 (47.15%) Cisco
2 84 (43.52%) Microsoft
3 60 (31.09%) VMware
4 38 (19.69%) HP
5 31 (16.06%) Dell
6 22 (11.40%) Juniper
7 21 (10.88%) F5
8 20 (10.36%) CheckPoint
8 20 (10.36%) SolarWinds
9 15 (7.77%) NetApp
9 15 (7.77%) Symantec
10 13 (6.74%) Citrix
11 12 (6.22%) Intel Security
12 11 (5.70%) Mitel
13 9 (4.66%) Sophos
13 9 (4.66%) Veeam
14 7 (3.63%) GFI Software
14 7 (3.63%) ProCurve
14 7 (3.63%) Red Hat
14 7 (3.63%) SYSPRO
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + generous package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + generous employee benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Car, holiday, bonus, and many other
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vodafone
Posted: 8 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 9 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + flexi time
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 23 days ago