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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 117 107 120
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Permanent jobs citing LAN 70 78 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.71% 1.95% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.05% 13.45% 11.05%
Number of salaries quoted 65 63 53
Average salary £33,000 £28,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,100 £46,400 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
581 580 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.15% 14.47% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 504 513 431
Average salary £34,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -4 7 £27,500 -1.78%
Bolton +5 2 £38,750 +76.13%
Altrincham +6 1 £27,500 - 1
Salford -6 1 £26,500 -11.66% 1
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 158 (95.18%) WAN
2 103 (62.05%) Windows
3 78 (46.99%) VMware
4 75 (45.18%) Active Directory
5 72 (43.37%) Microsoft
6 64 (38.55%) Cisco
7 51 (30.72%) Firewall
8 50 (30.12%) VMware Infrastructure
8 50 (30.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 49 (29.52%) MS Exchange
9 49 (29.52%) Citrix
10 46 (27.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 45 (27.11%) Cisco Certification
11 45 (27.11%) MS Excel
12 41 (24.70%) Hyper-V
13 40 (24.10%) ITIL
14 36 (21.69%) Windows Server 2012
15 34 (20.48%) SAN
16 33 (19.88%) CCNA
17 29 (17.47%) Exchange Server 2010
18 27 (16.27%) TCP/IP
19 26 (15.66%) Microsoft Certification
20 25 (15.06%) Exchange Server 2003
21 24 (14.46%) CCNP
21 24 (14.46%) VPN
21 24 (14.46%) SQL
22 22 (13.25%) SQL Server
22 22 (13.25%) Windows XP
22 22 (13.25%) Exchange Server 2007
23 21 (12.65%) Linux

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 49 (29.52%) MS Exchange
2 29 (17.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (15.06%) Exchange Server 2003
4 22 (13.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 21 (12.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (6.02%) SharePoint
7 8 (4.82%) Apache
8 5 (3.01%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.81%) Lync
10 2 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.60%) IIS
Applications
1 45 (27.11%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.42%) MS Office
3 2 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.81%) Bond Adapt
2 2 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.23%) Office 365
2 2 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 158 (95.18%) WAN
2 51 (30.72%) Firewall
3 34 (20.48%) SAN
4 27 (16.27%) TCP/IP
5 24 (14.46%) VPN
6 20 (12.05%) Wi-Fi
7 17 (10.24%) MPLS
8 16 (9.64%) DNS
9 13 (7.83%) DHCP
10 11 (6.63%) Internet
10 11 (6.63%) WLAN
11 9 (5.42%) VLAN
11 9 (5.42%) Ethernet
12 8 (4.82%) Network Security
13 7 (4.22%) iSCSI
13 7 (4.22%) VPLS
14 6 (3.61%) VoIP
14 6 (3.61%) Wireless
14 6 (3.61%) NAS
14 6 (3.61%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.25%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (9.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (3.01%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.81%) MySQL
5 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
General
1 17 (10.24%) Telecoms
2 9 (5.42%) Retail
2 9 (5.42%) Finance
3 7 (4.22%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.61%) Banking
5 5 (3.01%) Law
6 2 (1.20%) Advertising
7 1 (0.60%) Marketing
7 1 (0.60%) Legal
7 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 36 (21.69%) Support Engineer
2 30 (18.07%) Analyst
3 26 (15.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (8.43%) 3rd Line Support
4 14 (8.43%) Support Analyst
4 14 (8.43%) 2nd Line Support
4 14 (8.43%) Network Engineer
5 9 (5.42%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 9 (5.42%) Network Manager
5 9 (5.42%) Consultant
6 8 (4.82%) Technical Analyst
7 7 (4.22%) IT Support
7 7 (4.22%) Support Consultant
7 7 (4.22%) Network Support
7 7 (4.22%) IT Consultant
7 7 (4.22%) Project Manager
8 6 (3.61%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (3.01%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 5 (3.01%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (3.01%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.82%) Web Services
2 4 (2.41%) CSS
3 3 (1.81%) HTML
3 3 (1.81%) .NET
4 1 (0.60%) XML
4 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.60%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.61%) Client/Server
1 6 (3.61%) FMCG
2 5 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.81%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.81%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.81%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.20%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.20%) EPoS
4 2 (1.20%) NHS
4 2 (1.20%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.60%) Kindle
5 1 (0.60%) Tandem
5 1 (0.60%) SCADA
5 1 (0.60%) IVR
5 1 (0.60%) Replication
5 1 (0.60%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 103 (62.05%) Windows
2 50 (30.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (27.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 36 (21.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (13.25%) Windows XP
6 21 (12.65%) Linux
7 17 (10.24%) UNIX
8 15 (9.04%) Windows 7
9 13 (7.83%) Windows 8
10 11 (6.63%) Solaris
11 8 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.81%) Android
12 3 (1.81%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.81%) Debian
12 3 (1.81%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.60%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.60%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (24.10%) ITIL
2 19 (11.45%) Project Management
3 13 (7.83%) Service Delivery
4 10 (6.02%) Network Design
5 8 (4.82%) Migration
5 8 (4.82%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (3.61%) CRM
6 6 (3.61%) Risk Management
7 5 (3.01%) Strategic Planning
7 5 (3.01%) Incident Management
7 5 (3.01%) Load Balancing
7 5 (3.01%) Problem Management
7 5 (3.01%) Service Management
7 5 (3.01%) Change Management
7 5 (3.01%) ERP
8 4 (2.41%) Content Management
9 3 (1.81%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (1.81%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (1.81%) Supplier Management
9 3 (1.81%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 24 (14.46%) SQL
2 5 (3.01%) Java
3 3 (1.81%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.81%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.81%) Perl
3 3 (1.81%) VBScript
4 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 45 (27.11%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (19.88%) CCNA
3 26 (15.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (14.46%) CCNP
5 17 (10.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 15 (9.04%) Degree
7 13 (7.83%) MCTS
8 12 (7.23%) MCSE
9 10 (6.02%) NCDA
10 8 (4.82%) MCP
10 8 (4.82%) MCSA
10 8 (4.82%) CCIE
10 8 (4.82%) CCA
10 8 (4.82%) Citrix Certification
11 7 (4.22%) MCITP
12 5 (3.01%) CCDP
13 4 (2.41%) MOS
14 3 (1.81%) VCP5
14 3 (1.81%) CCENT
14 3 (1.81%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.43%) SLA
2 12 (7.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (5.42%) QA
4 5 (3.01%) BS7799
5 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 75 (45.18%) Active Directory
2 50 (30.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (24.70%) Hyper-V
4 19 (11.45%) vSphere
4 19 (11.45%) XenApp
5 12 (7.23%) XenDesktop
6 8 (4.82%) MetaFrame
6 8 (4.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 7 (4.22%) XenServer
8 5 (3.01%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.81%) vCloud
9 3 (1.81%) Squid
9 3 (1.81%) NFS
10 1 (0.60%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (5.42%) SCCM
2 8 (4.82%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (4.22%) SCOM
4 4 (2.41%) WSUS
5 3 (1.81%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.20%) Nagios
6 2 (1.20%) Cacti
Vendors
1 78 (46.99%) VMware
2 72 (43.37%) Microsoft
3 64 (38.55%) Cisco
4 49 (29.52%) Citrix
5 20 (12.05%) NetApp
6 19 (11.45%) HP
7 16 (9.64%) Red Hat
8 15 (9.04%) McAfee
9 12 (7.23%) EMC
10 10 (6.02%) Dell
10 10 (6.02%) Juniper
11 8 (4.82%) AppSense
12 6 (3.61%) Symantec
12 6 (3.61%) SAP
12 6 (3.61%) Blue Coat
13 5 (3.01%) Ipanema Technologies
13 5 (3.01%) Business Objects
13 5 (3.01%) CheckPoint
14 4 (2.41%) Fortinet
14 4 (2.41%) SolarWinds
Altrincham, Cheshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum £55k & Bonus & Corporate Benefits Pa
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £19000 per annum + On call allowance
Posted: 21 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £40500 per annum + bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 + car/allowance + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 days ago
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Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum
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Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
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