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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 80 78 115
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +37
Permanent jobs citing LAN 116 123 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.13% 3.06% 1.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.95% 21.39% 11.71%
Number of salaries quoted 100 97 66
Average salary £33,028 £29,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% -25.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,800 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
612 575 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.53% 14.29% 16.77%
Number of salaries quoted 476 450 566
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +6 13 £26,000 -2.80% 2
Oldham - 6 £22,500 - 1
Cheadle +13 2 £34,500 +50.00%
Altrincham -5 1 £29,000 -29.69% 1
Rochdale - 1 £45,000 -
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 182 (83.49%) WAN
2 146 (66.97%) Windows
3 130 (59.63%) Active Directory
4 127 (58.26%) Microsoft
5 107 (49.08%) Cisco
6 91 (41.74%) Firewall
7 85 (38.99%) MS Exchange
8 79 (36.24%) DHCP
8 79 (36.24%) VMware
9 76 (34.86%) DNS
10 63 (28.90%) VMware Infrastructure
11 62 (28.44%) ITIL
12 58 (26.61%) TCP/IP
13 55 (25.23%) Finance
14 52 (23.85%) Cisco Certification
14 52 (23.85%) Microsoft Certification
15 50 (22.94%) Exchange Server 2010
16 49 (22.48%) Hyper-V
16 49 (22.48%) MS Excel
17 47 (21.56%) CCNA
17 47 (21.56%) Windows 7
18 46 (21.10%) SQL Server
19 45 (20.64%) VPN
19 45 (20.64%) Citrix
19 45 (20.64%) Windows Server 2008
20 44 (20.18%) Windows 8
20 44 (20.18%) Windows Server 2003
21 42 (19.27%) Windows Server 2012
22 41 (18.81%) SAN
23 36 (16.51%) NetApp

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 85 (38.99%) MS Exchange
2 50 (22.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (15.60%) Exchange Server 2003
4 30 (13.76%) SharePoint
5 26 (11.93%) Exchange Server 2007
6 23 (10.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (7.80%) IIS
8 11 (5.05%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (4.13%) Lync
10 3 (1.38%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.38%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (0.92%) CMS
12 1 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.46%) Apache
12 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
Applications
1 49 (22.48%) MS Excel
2 24 (11.01%) MS Office
3 5 (2.29%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.46%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (2.29%) Sage 50
2 2 (0.92%) Tridion
2 2 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.67%) Office 365
2 6 (2.75%) Mimecast
3 2 (0.92%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 182 (83.49%) WAN
2 91 (41.74%) Firewall
3 79 (36.24%) DHCP
4 76 (34.86%) DNS
5 58 (26.61%) TCP/IP
6 45 (20.64%) VPN
7 41 (18.81%) SAN
8 33 (15.14%) Wireless
9 28 (12.84%) Wi-Fi
10 26 (11.93%) VLAN
11 25 (11.47%) WLAN
12 23 (10.55%) VoIP
13 21 (9.63%) MPLS
14 20 (9.17%) Network Security
15 16 (7.34%) IPv4
16 12 (5.50%) Ethernet
16 12 (5.50%) Cisco IOS
17 11 (5.05%) Internet
18 9 (4.13%) BGP
19 8 (3.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (21.10%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.21%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (3.21%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 55 (25.23%) Finance
2 24 (11.01%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.29%) Aerospace
4 4 (1.83%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.38%) Law
5 3 (1.38%) Retail
6 2 (0.92%) Legal
6 2 (0.92%) Banking
7 1 (0.46%) Games
Job Titles
1 56 (25.69%) Support Engineer
2 43 (19.72%) 2nd Line Support
3 32 (14.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 28 (12.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 25 (11.47%) IT Support
6 20 (9.17%) Network Engineer
7 19 (8.72%) Analyst
7 19 (8.72%) Technical Support
8 14 (6.42%) 3rd Line Support
9 13 (5.96%) IT Support Engineer
10 12 (5.50%) Consultant
11 11 (5.05%) Support Analyst
12 10 (4.59%) Desktop Support
13 9 (4.13%) Architect
13 9 (4.13%) Project Manager
13 9 (4.13%) Cisco Engineer
14 7 (3.21%) Infrastructure Manager
14 7 (3.21%) Technical Engineer
14 7 (3.21%) Technical Support Engineer
14 7 (3.21%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.59%) Web Services
2 5 (2.29%) JSP
3 3 (1.38%) X-Windows
4 2 (0.92%) .NET
4 2 (0.92%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.92%) XML
4 2 (0.92%) XSLT
4 2 (0.92%) EDI
5 1 (0.46%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.96%) Management Information System
2 12 (5.50%) FlexPod
3 11 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.05%) Replication
4 8 (3.67%) Blackberry
5 7 (3.21%) iPhone
6 6 (2.75%) iPad
7 5 (2.29%) Thin Client
7 5 (2.29%) CESG
7 5 (2.29%) SCADA
7 5 (2.29%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.83%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.83%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.38%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.38%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.92%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.92%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.46%) CCTV
11 1 (0.46%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 146 (66.97%) Windows
2 47 (21.56%) Windows 7
3 45 (20.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (20.18%) Windows 8
4 44 (20.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 42 (19.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (16.51%) Windows XP
7 11 (5.05%) Android
8 8 (3.67%) Linux
9 5 (2.29%) UNIX
10 4 (1.83%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.92%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.92%) CentOS
12 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.46%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.46%) AIX
12 1 (0.46%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (28.44%) ITIL
2 27 (12.39%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (10.55%) PRINCE2
4 15 (6.88%) ERP
4 15 (6.88%) Project Management
4 15 (6.88%) Migration
5 11 (5.05%) Validation
5 11 (5.05%) Line Management
6 10 (4.59%) Infrastructure Management
6 10 (4.59%) Incident Management
7 9 (4.13%) Business Continuity
8 8 (3.67%) Network Design
9 7 (3.21%) Network Management
9 7 (3.21%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (2.75%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (2.29%) Operations Management
11 5 (2.29%) Load Balancing
11 5 (2.29%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (2.29%) Information Security
11 5 (2.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (10.09%) SQL
2 19 (8.72%) PowerShell
3 14 (6.42%) C
4 7 (3.21%) T-SQL
5 6 (2.75%) VBScript
6 3 (1.38%) VB
7 2 (0.92%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.92%) C#
7 2 (0.92%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.46%) Java
8 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 52 (23.85%) Cisco Certification
1 52 (23.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (21.56%) CCNA
3 31 (14.22%) Degree
4 25 (11.47%) MCSE
5 22 (10.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 21 (9.63%) MCTS
7 18 (8.26%) NCDA
8 17 (7.80%) CCNP
8 17 (7.80%) ITIL Certification
9 16 (7.34%) MCP
10 9 (4.13%) CCA
10 9 (4.13%) Citrix Certification
10 9 (4.13%) CISSP
11 7 (3.21%) MCITP
12 5 (2.29%) MCSA
13 4 (1.83%) CCENT
13 4 (1.83%) MCDST
14 3 (1.38%) Security Cleared
14 3 (1.38%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.72%) SLA
2 7 (3.21%) ISO 9001
3 5 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.29%) JSP 440
System Software
1 130 (59.63%) Active Directory
2 63 (28.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (22.48%) Hyper-V
4 20 (9.17%) XenDesktop
5 17 (7.80%) vSphere
6 13 (5.96%) XenApp
7 9 (4.13%) Terminal Services
8 8 (3.67%) XenServer
9 3 (1.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.92%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.46%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (6.42%) SCCM
2 10 (4.59%) Backup Exec
3 7 (3.21%) WMI
3 7 (3.21%) WSUS
4 5 (2.29%) SCOM
4 5 (2.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (1.38%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.46%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.46%) SCSM
6 1 (0.46%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 127 (58.26%) Microsoft
2 107 (49.08%) Cisco
3 79 (36.24%) VMware
4 45 (20.64%) Citrix
5 36 (16.51%) NetApp
6 35 (16.06%) HP
7 23 (10.55%) Symantec
8 18 (8.26%) Dell
9 15 (6.88%) CheckPoint
10 13 (5.96%) Veeam
11 12 (5.50%) Wyse
11 12 (5.50%) 3PAR
12 9 (4.13%) EMC
12 9 (4.13%) IBM
12 9 (4.13%) Juniper
12 9 (4.13%) SolarWinds
13 8 (3.67%) WatchGuard
13 8 (3.67%) Sophos
14 7 (3.21%) Avaya
15 6 (2.75%) Apple
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