The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 77 113 82
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -31
Permanent jobs citing LAN 122 80 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.01% 1.95% 2.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.07% 11.54% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 96 63 82
Average salary £29,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
579 693 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.31% 16.89% 16.04%
Number of salaries quoted 454 551 548
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
LAN
North West

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +1 11 £26,750 -30.06% 2
Wigan +9 5 £20,500 -24.90% 2
Cheadle -8 1 £23,000 -
Altrincham - 1 £41,250 - 1
Bolton - 1 £52,500 -
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 196 (96.08%) WAN
2 131 (64.22%) Windows
3 101 (49.51%) Cisco
4 99 (48.53%) Active Directory
5 97 (47.55%) VMware
6 91 (44.61%) Microsoft
7 73 (35.78%) Firewall
8 71 (34.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 68 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 64 (31.37%) ITIL
10 64 (31.37%) TCP/IP
11 62 (30.39%) MS Exchange
12 56 (27.45%) Cisco Certification
13 53 (25.98%) VMware Infrastructure
14 51 (25.00%) SQL
15 50 (24.51%) Microsoft Certification
16 49 (24.02%) SQL Server
17 46 (22.55%) CCNA
18 44 (21.57%) MS Excel
18 44 (21.57%) Finance
19 43 (21.08%) Hyper-V
20 41 (20.10%) Windows Server 2012
21 40 (19.61%) Windows XP
21 40 (19.61%) Citrix
21 40 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2010
22 39 (19.12%) Project Management
23 38 (18.63%) Wi-Fi
24 36 (17.65%) Windows 7
25 34 (16.67%) vSphere
26 33 (16.18%) HP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 62 (30.39%) MS Exchange
2 40 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (11.27%) Exchange Server 2003
4 22 (10.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (9.31%) IIS
6 17 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (8.33%) WebSphere
7 16 (7.84%) SharePoint
8 8 (3.92%) Apache
9 6 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.96%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.47%) CMS
12 2 (0.98%) Lync
13 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 1 (0.49%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.49%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 44 (21.57%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.98%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.98%) Office 365
1 2 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 196 (96.08%) WAN
2 73 (35.78%) Firewall
3 64 (31.37%) TCP/IP
4 38 (18.63%) Wi-Fi
5 33 (16.18%) SAN
6 30 (14.71%) DNS
7 26 (12.75%) OSPF
8 24 (11.76%) EIGRP
8 24 (11.76%) Internet
9 21 (10.29%) BGP
10 18 (8.82%) VPN
11 17 (8.33%) IGRP
11 17 (8.33%) VLAN
11 17 (8.33%) WLAN
11 17 (8.33%) HTTP
11 17 (8.33%) LDAP
11 17 (8.33%) SSL
11 17 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
12 16 (7.84%) SMTP
13 15 (7.35%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (24.02%) SQL Server
2 31 (15.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (13.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.96%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.47%) MySQL
6 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 7
General
1 44 (21.57%) Finance
2 18 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.41%) Retail
4 7 (3.43%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.94%) Banking
6 4 (1.96%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.98%) Advertising
8 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (20.10%) Support Engineer
2 32 (15.69%) Network Engineer
3 26 (12.75%) IT Support
3 26 (12.75%) 2nd Line Support
4 21 (10.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 21 (10.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 20 (9.80%) Analyst
6 14 (6.86%) Consultant
6 14 (6.86%) Firewall Engineer
7 12 (5.88%) Server Engineer
7 12 (5.88%) Support Analyst
8 11 (5.39%) Support Consultant
8 11 (5.39%) Server Support
8 11 (5.39%) Server Support Engineer
9 10 (4.90%) Infrastructure Manager
9 10 (4.90%) IT Consultant
9 10 (4.90%) Architect
10 9 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 8 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (3.92%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.35%) SOAP
2 6 (2.94%) Middleware
2 6 (2.94%) CSS
2 6 (2.94%) HTML
3 5 (2.45%) Web Services
3 5 (2.45%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (1.47%) .NET
5 2 (0.98%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (0.98%) J2EE
5 2 (0.98%) MFC
5 2 (0.98%) Cocoa
6 1 (0.49%) COM
6 1 (0.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.45%) Computer Science
1 5 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (2.45%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (1.96%) FMCG
2 4 (1.96%) Blackberry
2 4 (1.96%) Client/Server
3 3 (1.47%) IVR
4 2 (0.98%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.98%) SCADA
4 2 (0.98%) EPoS
4 2 (0.98%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.49%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 131 (64.22%) Windows
2 71 (34.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 68 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 41 (20.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (19.61%) Windows XP
6 36 (17.65%) Windows 7
7 27 (13.24%) Windows 8
8 14 (6.86%) Linux
9 12 (5.88%) UNIX
10 6 (2.94%) Android
10 6 (2.94%) AIX
11 5 (2.45%) HPUX
11 5 (2.45%) Solaris
12 3 (1.47%) Debian
12 3 (1.47%) CentOS
13 2 (0.98%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.49%) Fedora
14 1 (0.49%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (31.37%) ITIL
2 39 (19.12%) Project Management
3 20 (9.80%) Network Design
4 17 (8.33%) Capacity Management
4 17 (8.33%) Network Management
5 16 (7.84%) Load Balancing
6 11 (5.39%) CRM
7 8 (3.92%) PRINCE2
8 7 (3.43%) Service Delivery
9 6 (2.94%) Project Planning
9 6 (2.94%) Incident Management
9 6 (2.94%) Change Management
10 5 (2.45%) Migration
10 5 (2.45%) Strategic Planning
11 4 (1.96%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (1.96%) Problem Management
11 4 (1.96%) ERP
11 4 (1.96%) Zachman Framework
11 4 (1.96%) TOGAF
12 3 (1.47%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (2.94%) Java
3 5 (2.45%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.96%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.47%) VBScript
5 3 (1.47%) Perl
6 2 (0.98%) PHP
6 2 (0.98%) C
6 2 (0.98%) C++
6 2 (0.98%) VC++
6 2 (0.98%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.49%) VB
7 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (27.45%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (24.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 46 (22.55%) CCNA
4 25 (12.25%) MCTS
5 23 (11.27%) MCSE
5 23 (11.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 19 (9.31%) CCNP
7 17 (8.33%) NCDA
8 12 (5.88%) MCITP
9 10 (4.90%) CCIE
10 8 (3.92%) Degree
10 8 (3.92%) CCENT
10 8 (3.92%) MCP
11 7 (3.43%) MCSA
12 6 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (2.45%) Security Cleared
14 3 (1.47%) CCDP
14 3 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (1.47%) ISEB
15 2 (0.98%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.80%) SLA
2 6 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.45%) BS7799
4 2 (0.98%) QA
4 2 (0.98%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 99 (48.53%) Active Directory
2 53 (25.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (21.08%) Hyper-V
4 34 (16.67%) vSphere
5 14 (6.86%) XenApp
6 13 (6.37%) XenDesktop
7 11 (5.39%) XenServer
8 4 (1.96%) Xen
9 3 (1.47%) Squid
9 3 (1.47%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.47%) vCloud
9 3 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.98%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.98%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.49%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 25 (12.25%) SCCM
2 21 (10.29%) SCOM
3 19 (9.31%) CiscoWorks
4 15 (7.35%) HP NNM
5 12 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (2.45%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.96%) WSUS
7 4 (1.96%) OpenView
8 1 (0.49%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.49%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 101 (49.51%) Cisco
2 97 (47.55%) VMware
3 91 (44.61%) Microsoft
4 40 (19.61%) Citrix
5 33 (16.18%) HP
6 31 (15.20%) NetApp
7 21 (10.29%) F5
7 21 (10.29%) McAfee
8 17 (8.33%) Juniper
9 14 (6.86%) Dell
10 9 (4.41%) Avaya
10 9 (4.41%) Red Hat
10 9 (4.41%) CheckPoint
11 7 (3.43%) EMC
12 5 (2.45%) Oracle
12 5 (2.45%) WatchGuard
13 4 (1.96%) ProCurve
13 4 (1.96%) Fortinet
13 4 (1.96%) Symantec
14 3 (1.47%) Apple
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Montash
Salary: £55 - £75 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £27,000 to £34,000 per annum + car/allowance + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + car/allowance + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The One Group
Salary: £27k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Company Car, Bonus, Health Cover
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + car or allow + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The One Group
Salary: £0 - 23k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The One Group
Salary: £0 - 23k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wigan
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £21000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Greater...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 + car/allow + bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Greater...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 + car/allow + bens
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + flexi time
Posted: 28 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 28 days ago