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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 114 134 116
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -18
Permanent jobs citing LAN 69 58 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.93% 1.45% 1.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.77% 10.41% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 52 54 60
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,150 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £46,750 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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 Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
501 557 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 13.98% 13.92% 14.09%
Number of salaries quoted 422 491 505
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £20,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +5 8 £25,000 -18.69% 3
Altrincham +6 3 £38,000 +38.18% 1
Bolton - 2 £37,500 -
Rochdale - 1 £31,500 -
Salford - 1 £20,500 - 1
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 150 (81.97%) WAN
2 103 (56.28%) Cisco
2 103 (56.28%) Windows
3 93 (50.82%) Microsoft
4 81 (44.26%) Firewall
5 80 (43.72%) Active Directory
6 68 (37.16%) VMware
7 61 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 60 (32.79%) Cisco Certification
9 58 (31.69%) ITIL
10 57 (31.15%) DHCP
11 52 (28.42%) DNS
12 47 (25.68%) VPN
13 45 (24.59%) VMware Infrastructure
14 44 (24.04%) Wireless
15 43 (23.50%) CCNA
16 42 (22.95%) TCP/IP
17 41 (22.40%) Microsoft Certification
18 39 (21.31%) Windows Server 2008
19 37 (20.22%) Citrix
20 36 (19.67%) VoIP
20 36 (19.67%) Degree
21 34 (18.58%) Finance
21 34 (18.58%) SAN
21 34 (18.58%) Windows Server 2012
22 33 (18.03%) Exchange Server 2010
22 33 (18.03%) MS Excel
22 33 (18.03%) SQL Server
23 29 (15.85%) Data Centre
24 28 (15.30%) Hyper-V

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 61 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 33 (18.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (12.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (10.93%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (10.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (7.10%) SharePoint
7 8 (4.37%) Lync
8 4 (2.19%) IIS
8 4 (2.19%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.64%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.64%) CMS
10 2 (1.09%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.55%) Apache
Applications
1 33 (18.03%) MS Excel
2 22 (12.02%) MS Office
3 3 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.09%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (2.73%) Sage 50
2 3 (1.64%) Tridion
2 3 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.64%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.19%) Office 365
3 3 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.09%) OneDrive
4 2 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 150 (81.97%) WAN
2 81 (44.26%) Firewall
3 57 (31.15%) DHCP
4 52 (28.42%) DNS
5 47 (25.68%) VPN
6 44 (24.04%) Wireless
7 42 (22.95%) TCP/IP
8 36 (19.67%) VoIP
9 34 (18.58%) SAN
10 25 (13.66%) Network Security
11 22 (12.02%) Internet
12 19 (10.38%) VLAN
12 19 (10.38%) Wi-Fi
13 18 (9.84%) MPLS
13 18 (9.84%) IPv4
14 17 (9.29%) Cisco IOS
15 15 (8.20%) WLAN
16 12 (6.56%) Ethernet
17 10 (5.46%) BGP
18 7 (3.83%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (18.03%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
General
1 34 (18.58%) Finance
2 19 (10.38%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.19%) Retail
4 2 (1.09%) Games
4 2 (1.09%) Law
4 2 (1.09%) Legal
5 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.55%) Advertising
5 1 (0.55%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 39 (21.31%) Support Engineer
2 34 (18.58%) Analyst
3 28 (15.30%) 2nd Line Support
4 26 (14.21%) Network Engineer
5 22 (12.02%) IT Support
6 16 (8.74%) Network Analyst
7 14 (7.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 13 (7.10%) Architect
9 12 (6.56%) Technical Support
10 11 (6.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (6.01%) IT Support Engineer
11 10 (5.46%) Support Analyst
12 9 (4.92%) Consultant
12 9 (4.92%) Senior Network Engineer
13 8 (4.37%) Cisco Engineer
13 8 (4.37%) Network Architect
13 8 (4.37%) 3rd Line Support
14 7 (3.83%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 7 (3.83%) Network Security Engineer
14 7 (3.83%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.73%) Web Services
2 3 (1.64%) XML
2 3 (1.64%) XSLT
2 3 (1.64%) EDI
2 3 (1.64%) .NET
2 3 (1.64%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.09%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.09%) JSP
4 1 (0.55%) HTML
4 1 (0.55%) COM
4 1 (0.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.85%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.37%) iPhone
2 8 (4.37%) iPad
2 8 (4.37%) Blackberry
3 7 (3.83%) FlexPod
3 7 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.28%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.73%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.73%) CCTV
5 5 (2.73%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.73%) Replication
6 4 (2.19%) Clustering
6 4 (2.19%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.64%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.09%) CESG
8 2 (1.09%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (1.09%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.09%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.09%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.09%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 103 (56.28%) Windows
2 39 (21.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (18.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (15.30%) Windows 7
5 27 (14.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (12.57%) Windows 8
7 18 (9.84%) Windows XP
8 10 (5.46%) Android
9 7 (3.83%) Linux
10 5 (2.73%) UNIX
10 5 (2.73%) Mac OS X
10 5 (2.73%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.64%) Debian
12 2 (1.09%) CentOS
13 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.55%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.55%) SUSE
13 1 (0.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (31.69%) ITIL
2 20 (10.93%) Load Balancing
3 18 (9.84%) Network Design
3 18 (9.84%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (9.29%) Project Management
5 15 (8.20%) PRINCE2
5 15 (8.20%) Incident Management
6 11 (6.01%) Service Delivery
6 11 (6.01%) Migration
7 9 (4.92%) Network Architecture
7 9 (4.92%) Infrastructure Management
8 8 (4.37%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (3.28%) Change Control
9 6 (3.28%) ERP
9 6 (3.28%) Information Assurance
9 6 (3.28%) Cash Management
10 5 (2.73%) Software Testing
10 5 (2.73%) Security Testing
10 5 (2.73%) Business Continuity
10 5 (2.73%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.74%) SQL
2 6 (3.28%) VBScript
3 4 (2.19%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.64%) C
4 3 (1.64%) C#
4 3 (1.64%) VB
4 3 (1.64%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.09%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.09%) Java
6 1 (0.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 60 (32.79%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (23.50%) CCNA
3 41 (22.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (19.67%) Degree
5 22 (12.02%) CCNP
6 16 (8.74%) MCSE
7 15 (8.20%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (8.20%) MCTS
8 14 (7.65%) CISSP
9 13 (7.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (5.46%) MCSA
10 10 (5.46%) NCDA
11 9 (4.92%) MCP
12 8 (4.37%) MCITP
13 7 (3.83%) CCSP
14 6 (3.28%) MCDST
14 6 (3.28%) CCENT
14 6 (3.28%) HP ASE
15 5 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 5 (2.73%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.57%) SLA
2 7 (3.83%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.28%) ISO 9001
4 4 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.09%) JSP 440
System Software
1 80 (43.72%) Active Directory
2 45 (24.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (15.30%) Hyper-V
4 15 (8.20%) XenDesktop
5 8 (4.37%) vSphere
6 7 (3.83%) XenApp
6 7 (3.83%) ISA Server
7 5 (2.73%) XenServer
8 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (1.64%) pfSense
9 2 (1.09%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.09%) Terminal Server
9 2 (1.09%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.55%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (2.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (2.73%) SCCM
2 3 (1.64%) ARCserve
2 3 (1.64%) SCVMM
2 3 (1.64%) ZABBIX
2 3 (1.64%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (1.09%) Cisco LMS
3 2 (1.09%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.09%) SCOM
4 1 (0.55%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 103 (56.28%) Cisco
2 93 (50.82%) Microsoft
3 68 (37.16%) VMware
4 37 (20.22%) Citrix
5 26 (14.21%) NetApp
6 25 (13.66%) HP
7 22 (12.02%) CheckPoint
8 18 (9.84%) F5
9 16 (8.74%) Juniper
10 13 (7.10%) Dell
11 8 (4.37%) Apple
11 8 (4.37%) Symantec
11 8 (4.37%) Veeam
12 7 (3.83%) SolarWinds
12 7 (3.83%) Blue Coat
12 7 (3.83%) Websense
13 6 (3.28%) Huawei
13 6 (3.28%) Sage
13 6 (3.28%) EMC
13 6 (3.28%) Rackspace
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