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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 96 87 121
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +34
Permanent jobs citing LAN 105 97 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.51% 2.61% 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.63% 20.08% 11.39%
Number of salaries quoted 95 86 57
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +26.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £23,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,300 £51,750 £43,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
672 483 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.03% 13.00% 14.83%
Number of salaries quoted 563 408 546
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
(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
Wigan - 13 £28,000 -
Cheadle - 10 £40,000 - 1
Stockport -6 9 £37,000 +28.69%
Oldham - 6 £22,500 -
Bolton +5 3 £32,500 -
Altrincham +1 2 £40,000 -15.78%
Bury - 1 £24,000 -
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 168 (86.60%) WAN
2 119 (61.34%) Windows
3 109 (56.19%) Active Directory
4 98 (50.52%) Microsoft
5 85 (43.81%) Firewall
6 83 (42.78%) Cisco
7 75 (38.66%) VMware
8 62 (31.96%) MS Exchange
9 57 (29.38%) DNS
10 56 (28.87%) VMware Infrastructure
11 48 (24.74%) Citrix
12 47 (24.23%) DHCP
13 46 (23.71%) ITIL
13 46 (23.71%) MS Excel
14 43 (22.16%) TCP/IP
15 42 (21.65%) VPN
15 42 (21.65%) Windows Server 2003
15 42 (21.65%) Windows Server 2008
16 41 (21.13%) Hyper-V
17 36 (18.56%) Cisco Certification
18 35 (18.04%) Exchange Server 2010
19 33 (17.01%) SAN
20 32 (16.49%) Windows Server 2012
21 31 (15.98%) CCNA
22 29 (14.95%) HP
23 28 (14.43%) Wireless
23 28 (14.43%) Finance
23 28 (14.43%) Windows 7
24 27 (13.92%) SQL Server
24 27 (13.92%) Microsoft Certification

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (31.96%) MS Exchange
2 35 (18.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (10.31%) SharePoint
4 17 (8.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 15 (7.73%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (4.64%) IIS
8 8 (4.12%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.55%) Lync
10 2 (1.03%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.03%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.52%) Apache
11 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 46 (23.71%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.15%) MS Office
3 5 (2.58%) PowerPivot
4 2 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.52%) MS Project
5 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 168 (86.60%) WAN
2 85 (43.81%) Firewall
3 57 (29.38%) DNS
4 47 (24.23%) DHCP
5 43 (22.16%) TCP/IP
6 42 (21.65%) VPN
7 33 (17.01%) SAN
8 28 (14.43%) Wireless
9 26 (13.40%) MPLS
10 23 (11.86%) VLAN
11 15 (7.73%) VoIP
12 14 (7.22%) Wi-Fi
12 14 (7.22%) Network Security
13 13 (6.70%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (6.19%) WLAN
15 9 (4.64%) WAAS
16 8 (4.12%) Ethernet
17 7 (3.61%) SSL
17 7 (3.61%) Internet
17 7 (3.61%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.92%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.64%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.61%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (2.58%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (3.61%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (14.43%) Finance
2 22 (11.34%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.09%) Law
4 5 (2.58%) Banking
5 4 (2.06%) Marketing
5 4 (2.06%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.55%) Legal
7 2 (1.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (21.65%) Support Engineer
2 36 (18.56%) Analyst
3 28 (14.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 25 (12.89%) 2nd Line Support
5 20 (10.31%) Network Engineer
6 18 (9.28%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 15 (7.73%) 3rd Line Support
8 14 (7.22%) Support Analyst
9 10 (5.15%) Technical Support
9 10 (5.15%) Network Manager
9 10 (5.15%) IT Support
10 9 (4.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 9 (4.64%) Technical Analyst
10 9 (4.64%) Consultant
11 8 (4.12%) Project Manager
11 8 (4.12%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (3.61%) Service Analyst
12 7 (3.61%) Architect
12 7 (3.61%) Help Desk Analyst
12 7 (3.61%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.12%) Web Services
2 4 (2.06%) JSP
3 1 (0.52%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.19%) Management Information System
2 9 (4.64%) FMCG
2 9 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.61%) Replication
4 4 (2.06%) CESG
4 4 (2.06%) SCADA
5 2 (1.03%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.03%) Statistics
5 2 (1.03%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.52%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.52%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.52%) Kindle
6 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.52%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.52%) SecurID
6 1 (0.52%) Clustering
6 1 (0.52%) Handset
6 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 119 (61.34%) Windows
2 42 (21.65%) Windows Server 2003
2 42 (21.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (16.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (14.43%) Windows 7
5 25 (12.89%) Windows 8
5 25 (12.89%) Windows XP
6 21 (10.82%) Linux
7 13 (6.70%) UNIX
8 12 (6.19%) Solaris
9 8 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (3.61%) Android
11 3 (1.55%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.55%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.03%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.03%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.52%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.52%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (23.71%) ITIL
2 19 (9.79%) ERP
2 19 (9.79%) Project Management
3 17 (8.76%) PRINCE2
4 16 (8.25%) Migration
5 14 (7.22%) Service Delivery
6 11 (5.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (4.64%) Incident Management
7 9 (4.64%) Load Balancing
7 9 (4.64%) Kalman Filter
7 9 (4.64%) Line Management
8 8 (4.12%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (4.12%) Project Planning
8 8 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (4.12%) Service Management
9 7 (3.61%) Network Design
9 7 (3.61%) Information Assurance
10 6 (3.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 6 (3.09%) Risk Management
10 6 (3.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (9.28%) PowerShell
2 17 (8.76%) SQL
3 7 (3.61%) T-SQL
3 7 (3.61%) C
4 1 (0.52%) Java
4 1 (0.52%) VBScript
4 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (18.56%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (15.98%) CCNA
3 27 (13.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (10.82%) CCNP
5 18 (9.28%) MCP
6 15 (7.73%) MCSE
7 12 (6.19%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (6.19%) Degree
8 9 (4.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (4.12%) MCITP
10 7 (3.61%) CCA
10 7 (3.61%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (3.09%) MCSA
11 6 (3.09%) CCDP
12 5 (2.58%) MCTS
12 5 (2.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (2.06%) MOS
14 3 (1.55%) VCP5
14 3 (1.55%) VCP4
14 3 (1.55%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.19%) SLA
1 12 (6.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (4.64%) QA
3 4 (2.06%) JSP 440
4 3 (1.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 109 (56.19%) Active Directory
2 56 (28.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (21.13%) Hyper-V
4 19 (9.79%) XenApp
5 17 (8.76%) vSphere
6 13 (6.70%) XenDesktop
7 9 (4.64%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (4.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 8 (4.12%) MetaFrame
9 7 (3.61%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.55%) Firmware
10 3 (1.55%) NFS
11 2 (1.03%) vCloud
11 2 (1.03%) VMware ESX
11 2 (1.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (6.19%) WSUS
2 10 (5.15%) Backup Exec
3 7 (3.61%) WMI
4 4 (2.06%) SCCM
5 2 (1.03%) SCOM
5 2 (1.03%) Cacti
5 2 (1.03%) Nagios
5 2 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.52%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.52%) SCSM
Vendors
1 98 (50.52%) Microsoft
2 83 (42.78%) Cisco
3 75 (38.66%) VMware
4 48 (24.74%) Citrix
5 29 (14.95%) HP
6 19 (9.79%) NetApp
7 16 (8.25%) EMC
8 15 (7.73%) Symantec
9 14 (7.22%) Dell
10 11 (5.67%) ProCurve
11 10 (5.15%) Red Hat
11 10 (5.15%) CheckPoint
12 9 (4.64%) Juniper
12 9 (4.64%) Business Objects
12 9 (4.64%) SAP
12 9 (4.64%) Ipanema Technologies
13 8 (4.12%) Wyse
13 8 (4.12%) AppSense
14 7 (3.61%) McAfee
14 7 (3.61%) WatchGuard
Manchester
D4 Digital
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Bonus, On going training
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum + On call allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Acumin
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Blue Town Online
Salary: £20k per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £45000.0000 - £50000.0000 per annum + Company car
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheadle
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago