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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 128 104 115
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +11
Permanent jobs citing LAN 60 73 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.49% 1.77% 1.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.83% 12.59% 11.21%
Number of salaries quoted 56 57 49
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,250 £23,900 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £53,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%
Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
554 580 571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 13.80% 14.06% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 489 505 471
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £23,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Stockport +6 12 £30,750 +12.84% 2
Altrincham +4 1 £27,500 - 2
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (96.55%) WAN
2 114 (65.52%) Windows
3 82 (47.13%) Active Directory
4 81 (46.55%) VMware
5 76 (43.68%) Microsoft
6 69 (39.66%) Cisco
7 63 (36.21%) Firewall
8 59 (33.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 55 (31.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 50 (28.74%) VMware Infrastructure
11 48 (27.59%) Citrix
11 48 (27.59%) MS Exchange
12 45 (25.86%) Cisco Certification
13 44 (25.29%) TCP/IP
14 43 (24.71%) MS Excel
15 41 (23.56%) Windows Server 2012
16 39 (22.41%) ITIL
17 37 (21.26%) SAN
18 36 (20.69%) Hyper-V
19 31 (17.82%) Exchange Server 2010
20 30 (17.24%) CCNA
20 30 (17.24%) SQL
20 30 (17.24%) Windows XP
21 29 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
22 28 (16.09%) Microsoft Certification
23 27 (15.52%) SQL Server
24 26 (14.94%) VPN
25 24 (13.79%) CCNP
26 23 (13.22%) Finance
26 23 (13.22%) Windows 7

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 48 (27.59%) MS Exchange
2 31 (17.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2003
3 21 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (6.32%) SharePoint
6 9 (5.17%) Apache
7 6 (3.45%) IIS
7 6 (3.45%) WebSphere
8 5 (2.87%) Tomcat
9 4 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.72%) Lync
11 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 43 (24.71%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.90%) MS Office
3 2 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.72%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.90%) Office 365
2 2 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 168 (96.55%) WAN
2 63 (36.21%) Firewall
3 44 (25.29%) TCP/IP
4 37 (21.26%) SAN
5 29 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
6 26 (14.94%) VPN
7 18 (10.34%) DNS
8 17 (9.77%) MPLS
8 17 (9.77%) Internet
9 15 (8.62%) OSPF
10 14 (8.05%) VLAN
11 13 (7.47%) EIGRP
11 13 (7.47%) WLAN
12 12 (6.90%) BGP
13 11 (6.32%) Ethernet
14 9 (5.17%) Network Security
14 9 (5.17%) Cisco Nexus
14 9 (5.17%) Wireless
14 9 (5.17%) DHCP
15 8 (4.60%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 19 (10.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.30%) MySQL
4 3 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
General
1 23 (13.22%) Finance
2 12 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.17%) Retail
4 7 (4.02%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.87%) Banking
6 3 (1.72%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.15%) Advertising
8 1 (0.57%) Marketing
8 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (20.11%) Support Engineer
2 30 (17.24%) Analyst
3 27 (15.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 23 (13.22%) Network Engineer
5 19 (10.92%) 2nd Line Support
6 13 (7.47%) IT Support
6 13 (7.47%) Support Analyst
7 12 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (5.75%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 9 (5.17%) Consultant
10 8 (4.60%) Technical Analyst
10 8 (4.60%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 7 (4.02%) Network Support
11 7 (4.02%) Support Consultant
11 7 (4.02%) IT Consultant
12 6 (3.45%) Service Analyst
12 6 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (3.45%) Project Manager
12 6 (3.45%) Service Desk Analyst
13 5 (2.87%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.60%) Web Services
2 5 (2.87%) CSS
2 5 (2.87%) SOAP
3 4 (2.30%) HTML
3 4 (2.30%) .NET
4 1 (0.57%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.57%) XML
4 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.57%) COM
4 1 (0.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.45%) Client/Server
2 5 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.30%) FMCG
4 3 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.72%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.15%) EPoS
5 2 (1.15%) NHS
5 2 (1.15%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.15%) SCADA
5 2 (1.15%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.57%) Tandem
6 1 (0.57%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 114 (65.52%) Windows
2 59 (33.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (31.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 41 (23.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (17.24%) Windows XP
6 23 (13.22%) Windows 7
7 21 (12.07%) Linux
8 18 (10.34%) UNIX
9 17 (9.77%) Windows 8
10 11 (6.32%) Solaris
11 8 (4.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (2.30%) Debian
13 3 (1.72%) Android
13 3 (1.72%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.72%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (22.41%) ITIL
2 21 (12.07%) Project Management
3 16 (9.20%) Network Design
4 13 (7.47%) Service Delivery
5 9 (5.17%) Load Balancing
6 8 (4.60%) CRM
6 8 (4.60%) Strategic Planning
6 8 (4.60%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (4.02%) Network Management
7 7 (4.02%) Capacity Management
7 7 (4.02%) Migration
7 7 (4.02%) Risk Management
8 6 (3.45%) Incident Management
8 6 (3.45%) Problem Management
9 5 (2.87%) Content Management
9 5 (2.87%) Change Management
10 4 (2.30%) Project Planning
11 3 (1.72%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (1.72%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (1.72%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (17.24%) SQL
2 5 (2.87%) PowerShell
2 5 (2.87%) Java
3 4 (2.30%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.30%) Perl
3 4 (2.30%) VBScript
4 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 45 (25.86%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (17.24%) CCNA
3 28 (16.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (13.79%) CCNP
5 15 (8.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 15 (8.62%) Degree
6 14 (8.05%) MCTS
7 13 (7.47%) MCSE
8 10 (5.75%) CCIE
8 10 (5.75%) NCDA
9 8 (4.60%) MCSA
9 8 (4.60%) MCP
10 5 (2.87%) CCENT
10 5 (2.87%) MCITP
10 5 (2.87%) CCDP
11 3 (1.72%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.72%) CCA
11 3 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.15%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.47%) SLA
2 12 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (5.75%) QA
4 5 (2.87%) BS7799
5 2 (1.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 82 (47.13%) Active Directory
2 50 (28.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (20.69%) Hyper-V
4 23 (13.22%) vSphere
5 17 (9.77%) XenApp
6 8 (4.60%) MetaFrame
6 8 (4.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 8 (4.60%) XenServer
6 8 (4.60%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.30%) Squid
7 4 (2.30%) vCloud
7 4 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.15%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 14 (8.05%) SCCM
2 11 (6.32%) SCOM
3 9 (5.17%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (4.60%) CiscoWorks
5 5 (2.87%) HP NNM
6 4 (2.30%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.30%) WSUS
7 3 (1.72%) OpenView
8 1 (0.57%) Cacti
8 1 (0.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 81 (46.55%) VMware
2 76 (43.68%) Microsoft
3 69 (39.66%) Cisco
4 48 (27.59%) Citrix
5 21 (12.07%) HP
6 20 (11.49%) NetApp
6 20 (11.49%) McAfee
7 17 (9.77%) Red Hat
8 14 (8.05%) Dell
9 13 (7.47%) EMC
10 12 (6.90%) Juniper
11 11 (6.32%) F5
12 9 (5.17%) CheckPoint
13 8 (4.60%) AppSense
14 7 (4.02%) Symantec
15 6 (3.45%) Blue Coat
16 5 (2.87%) ProCurve
16 5 (2.87%) Fortinet
17 4 (2.30%) SAP
17 4 (2.30%) WatchGuard
Stockport, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £46000.00 - £57000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + on call
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + car or allowance + pension + healt
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Altrincham, Stockport,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25,000 to £40,000
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000 + car/allowance + bens
Posted: 19 days ago