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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 89 92 133
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +41
Permanent jobs citing LAN 93 95 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.80% 2.46% 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.71% 16.84% 10.90%
Number of salaries quoted 74 73 55
Average salary £43,250 £29,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.13% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £44,900 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
525 564 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.83% 14.59% 14.11%
Number of salaries quoted 426 449 486
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015. 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
Stockport -4 7 £26,000 -23.52% 3
Oldham - 5 £22,500 -
Cheadle +2 1 £50,000 +117.39%
Altrincham -6 1 £29,000 -29.69%
Bolton - 1 £45,000 - 1
Rochdale - 1 £31,500 -
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

1 165 (85.05%) WAN
2 126 (64.95%) Windows
3 110 (56.70%) Active Directory
4 106 (54.64%) Microsoft
5 105 (54.12%) Cisco
6 83 (42.78%) Firewall
7 76 (39.18%) MS Exchange
8 73 (37.63%) VMware
9 71 (36.60%) DHCP
10 65 (33.51%) DNS
11 60 (30.93%) ITIL
12 57 (29.38%) VMware Infrastructure
13 50 (25.77%) Cisco Certification
14 48 (24.74%) TCP/IP
15 47 (24.23%) Exchange Server 2010
16 45 (23.20%) Citrix
17 44 (22.68%) CCNA
17 44 (22.68%) VPN
18 43 (22.16%) Microsoft Certification
18 43 (22.16%) Finance
19 42 (21.65%) SQL Server
19 42 (21.65%) Windows Server 2012
19 42 (21.65%) Windows Server 2008
20 41 (21.13%) MS Excel
21 39 (20.10%) Windows 7
22 38 (19.59%) Hyper-V
22 38 (19.59%) NetApp
22 38 (19.59%) Windows Server 2003
23 37 (19.07%) SAN
24 36 (18.56%) Windows 8

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 76 (39.18%) MS Exchange
2 47 (24.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (18.04%) Exchange Server 2003
4 27 (13.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 25 (12.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (8.25%) SharePoint
7 15 (7.73%) IIS
8 9 (4.64%) Lync
9 7 (3.61%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.55%) CMS
11 2 (1.03%) IBM Notes
11 2 (1.03%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.52%) Apache
12 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 41 (21.13%) MS Excel
2 24 (12.37%) MS Office
3 3 (1.55%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.52%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.58%) Sage 50
2 3 (1.55%) Tridion
3 2 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.09%) Office 365
2 3 (1.55%) Mimecast
3 2 (1.03%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 165 (85.05%) WAN
2 83 (42.78%) Firewall
3 71 (36.60%) DHCP
4 65 (33.51%) DNS
5 48 (24.74%) TCP/IP
6 44 (22.68%) VPN
7 37 (19.07%) SAN
8 27 (13.92%) Wireless
9 26 (13.40%) VoIP
10 25 (12.89%) Wi-Fi
11 23 (11.86%) Network Security
11 23 (11.86%) VLAN
12 21 (10.82%) WLAN
13 19 (9.79%) IPv4
14 17 (8.76%) MPLS
14 17 (8.76%) Cisco IOS
15 14 (7.22%) Internet
15 14 (7.22%) Ethernet
16 10 (5.15%) BGP
17 7 (3.61%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (21.65%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (4.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 43 (22.16%) Finance
2 17 (8.76%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.06%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.55%) Retail
5 2 (1.03%) Games
5 2 (1.03%) Law
5 2 (1.03%) Legal
6 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 50 (25.77%) Support Engineer
2 39 (20.10%) 2nd Line Support
3 27 (13.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 24 (12.37%) Network Engineer
5 23 (11.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 23 (11.86%) IT Support
6 19 (9.79%) Technical Support
7 18 (9.28%) Analyst
8 12 (6.19%) IT Support Engineer
9 11 (5.67%) Consultant
10 10 (5.15%) Desktop Support
10 10 (5.15%) Support Analyst
11 9 (4.64%) Architect
11 9 (4.64%) Cisco Engineer
12 8 (4.12%) Senior Network Engineer
12 8 (4.12%) Security Engineer
12 8 (4.12%) Network Security Engineer
12 8 (4.12%) 3rd Line Support
13 7 (3.61%) Technical Support Engineer
13 7 (3.61%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.06%) Web Services
2 3 (1.55%) XML
2 3 (1.55%) XSLT
2 3 (1.55%) EDI
2 3 (1.55%) X-Windows
2 3 (1.55%) .NET
2 3 (1.55%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.03%) JSP
4 1 (0.52%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.43%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.19%) FlexPod
3 10 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.12%) Replication
4 8 (4.12%) iPhone
5 7 (3.61%) Blackberry
5 7 (3.61%) iPad
6 6 (3.09%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.58%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.58%) Thin Client
7 5 (2.58%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.58%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.58%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.55%) EqualLogic
9 2 (1.03%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.03%) RMADS
9 2 (1.03%) CESG
9 2 (1.03%) CESG CLAS
9 2 (1.03%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 126 (64.95%) Windows
2 42 (21.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 42 (21.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 39 (20.10%) Windows 7
4 38 (19.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (18.56%) Windows 8
6 32 (16.49%) Windows XP
7 12 (6.19%) Android
8 7 (3.61%) Linux
9 5 (2.58%) UNIX
9 5 (2.58%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.03%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.03%) CentOS
11 1 (0.52%) AIX
11 1 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (30.93%) ITIL
2 24 (12.37%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (9.28%) PRINCE2
4 16 (8.25%) Migration
5 14 (7.22%) Incident Management
6 13 (6.70%) Project Management
7 12 (6.19%) ERP
8 10 (5.15%) Network Design
8 10 (5.15%) Infrastructure Management
9 8 (4.12%) Network Architecture
9 8 (4.12%) Load Balancing
9 8 (4.12%) Business Continuity
9 8 (4.12%) Validation
10 7 (3.61%) Information Security
11 6 (3.09%) Cash Management
11 6 (3.09%) Change Control
11 6 (3.09%) Line Management
12 5 (2.58%) Patch Management
12 5 (2.58%) Operations Management
12 5 (2.58%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (9.28%) SQL
2 11 (5.67%) C
3 7 (3.61%) VBScript
3 7 (3.61%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.55%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.55%) VB
4 3 (1.55%) VB.NET
4 3 (1.55%) C#
4 3 (1.55%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.52%) Java
5 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 50 (25.77%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (22.68%) CCNA
3 43 (22.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 35 (18.04%) Degree
5 21 (10.82%) MCTS
6 20 (10.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 19 (9.79%) CCNP
8 18 (9.28%) NCDA
9 16 (8.25%) ITIL Certification
9 16 (8.25%) MCSE
10 13 (6.70%) MCP
11 12 (6.19%) CISSP
12 9 (4.64%) CCA
12 9 (4.64%) Citrix Certification
13 6 (3.09%) MCSA
13 6 (3.09%) MCITP
14 5 (2.58%) MCDST
14 5 (2.58%) CCENT
15 4 (2.06%) CCSE
16 3 (1.55%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.79%) SLA
2 7 (3.61%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.03%) JSP 440
System Software
1 110 (56.70%) Active Directory
2 57 (29.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (19.59%) Hyper-V
4 21 (10.82%) XenDesktop
5 14 (7.22%) vSphere
6 11 (5.67%) XenApp
7 8 (4.12%) XenServer
8 3 (1.55%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (1.03%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.03%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (6.70%) SCCM
2 5 (2.58%) SCOM
2 5 (2.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.55%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.55%) WMI
3 3 (1.55%) WSUS
3 3 (1.55%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.52%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 106 (54.64%) Microsoft
2 105 (54.12%) Cisco
3 73 (37.63%) VMware
4 45 (23.20%) Citrix
5 38 (19.59%) NetApp
6 26 (13.40%) HP
7 19 (9.79%) Dell
8 16 (8.25%) Symantec
9 13 (6.70%) Veeam
10 11 (5.67%) Juniper
11 10 (5.15%) CheckPoint
12 9 (4.64%) SolarWinds
13 8 (4.12%) IBM
14 7 (3.61%) Apple
15 6 (3.09%) EMC
15 6 (3.09%) Wyse
15 6 (3.09%) McAfee
15 6 (3.09%) 3PAR
15 6 (3.09%) F5
15 6 (3.09%) Rackspace
Manchester, Lancashire
Vodafone
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire
New Charter Group
Salary: £34,506 dependant on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire
New Charter Group
Salary: £18,657 - £25,764
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + On-call / bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £26000 - £33000 per annum + flexi time
Posted: 17 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + car, and benefits
Posted: 27 days ago