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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 89 91 115
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +24
Permanent jobs citing LAN 93 94 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.48% 2.53% 2.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.76% 18.88% 11.94%
Number of salaries quoted 86 83 64
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
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
590 498 695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.72% 13.38% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 464 420 546
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £59,000 £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 6 March 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 6 March 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 9 £25,000 - 1
Oldham - 5 £22,500 - 1
Rochdale - 2 £43,750 -
Wigan -8 1 £27,500 +25.00%
Bury - 1 £24,000 -
Cheadle - 1 £19,000 - 1
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 167 (85.64%) WAN
2 129 (66.15%) Windows
3 120 (61.54%) Active Directory
4 115 (58.97%) Microsoft
5 96 (49.23%) Cisco
6 81 (41.54%) Firewall
7 78 (40.00%) MS Exchange
8 75 (38.46%) VMware
9 63 (32.31%) VMware Infrastructure
10 62 (31.79%) DNS
11 57 (29.23%) DHCP
12 55 (28.21%) ITIL
13 50 (25.64%) TCP/IP
14 49 (25.13%) Citrix
14 49 (25.13%) Windows Server 2003
15 47 (24.10%) MS Excel
16 46 (23.59%) Windows Server 2012
17 45 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
17 45 (23.08%) Finance
18 43 (22.05%) Windows 7
18 43 (22.05%) Exchange Server 2010
19 42 (21.54%) Hyper-V
20 41 (21.03%) Microsoft Certification
21 36 (18.46%) Cisco Certification
21 36 (18.46%) Windows 8
22 34 (17.44%) SAN
22 34 (17.44%) SQL Server
23 33 (16.92%) HP
23 33 (16.92%) NetApp
24 32 (16.41%) Windows XP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 78 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 43 (22.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (14.36%) Exchange Server 2003
4 21 (10.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 21 (10.77%) SharePoint
5 17 (8.72%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (8.72%) IIS
6 8 (4.10%) Lync
6 8 (4.10%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.54%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.54%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.51%) Apache
8 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 47 (24.10%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.18%) MS Office
3 5 (2.56%) PowerPivot
4 2 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.03%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.51%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 167 (85.64%) WAN
2 81 (41.54%) Firewall
3 62 (31.79%) DNS
4 57 (29.23%) DHCP
5 50 (25.64%) TCP/IP
6 34 (17.44%) SAN
7 30 (15.38%) VPN
8 28 (14.36%) Wireless
9 26 (13.33%) VLAN
10 25 (12.82%) Wi-Fi
11 24 (12.31%) MPLS
12 20 (10.26%) VoIP
13 17 (8.72%) WLAN
14 16 (8.21%) Network Security
15 10 (5.13%) Internet
16 9 (4.62%) SSL
17 8 (4.10%) Ethernet
17 8 (4.10%) Cisco ASA
18 7 (3.59%) Unified Communications
18 7 (3.59%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (17.44%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.59%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (3.59%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 45 (23.08%) Finance
2 18 (9.23%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.05%) Aerospace
3 4 (2.05%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.54%) Banking
4 3 (1.54%) Retail
4 3 (1.54%) Marketing
4 3 (1.54%) Legal
5 1 (0.51%) Law
Job Titles
1 45 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 38 (19.49%) 2nd Line Support
3 35 (17.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 23 (11.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 18 (9.23%) Analyst
6 16 (8.21%) Network Engineer
6 16 (8.21%) IT Support
7 14 (7.18%) Consultant
7 14 (7.18%) 3rd Line Support
8 13 (6.67%) Technical Support
9 12 (6.15%) Architect
10 10 (5.13%) Support Analyst
11 7 (3.59%) Infrastructure Manager
11 7 (3.59%) IT Support Engineer
11 7 (3.59%) Technical Engineer
11 7 (3.59%) Project Manager
11 7 (3.59%) Technical Architect
11 7 (3.59%) Support Technician
11 7 (3.59%) Technical Support Engineer
12 6 (3.08%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.62%) Web Services
2 4 (2.05%) JSP
3 3 (1.54%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.15%) Management Information System
2 11 (5.64%) FlexPod
3 9 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.08%) Replication
5 4 (2.05%) CESG
5 4 (2.05%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.05%) Smartphone
5 4 (2.05%) SCADA
6 3 (1.54%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.54%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.54%) iPhone
6 3 (1.54%) EqualLogic
7 2 (1.03%) iPad
7 2 (1.03%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.03%) Statistics
7 2 (1.03%) FMCG
8 1 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.51%) CCTV
8 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 129 (66.15%) Windows
2 49 (25.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 46 (23.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 45 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (22.05%) Windows 7
6 36 (18.46%) Windows 8
7 32 (16.41%) Windows XP
8 11 (5.64%) Linux
9 10 (5.13%) Android
10 4 (2.05%) UNIX
11 3 (1.54%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.54%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.03%) CentOS
12 2 (1.03%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.51%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.51%) AIX
13 1 (0.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (28.21%) ITIL
2 20 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (8.72%) Migration
4 15 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 12 (6.15%) ERP
6 11 (5.64%) Project Management
6 11 (5.64%) Line Management
7 10 (5.13%) Validation
7 10 (5.13%) Incident Management
8 9 (4.62%) Business Continuity
8 9 (4.62%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (3.08%) Information Assurance
9 6 (3.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (3.08%) Service Delivery
9 6 (3.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 5 (2.56%) Information Security
10 5 (2.56%) Service Management
11 4 (2.05%) CRM
11 4 (2.05%) Security Management
11 4 (2.05%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 18 (9.23%) PowerShell
2 17 (8.72%) SQL
3 14 (7.18%) C
4 7 (3.59%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.51%) VBScript
5 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.51%) Java
Qualifications
1 41 (21.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (18.46%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (15.90%) CCNA
4 22 (11.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 20 (10.26%) MCP
6 18 (9.23%) MCSE
6 18 (9.23%) CCNP
6 18 (9.23%) ITIL Certification
6 18 (9.23%) MCTS
7 15 (7.69%) NCDA
8 7 (3.59%) Degree
8 7 (3.59%) MCSA
9 6 (3.08%) CCA
9 6 (3.08%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (3.08%) MCITP
10 4 (2.05%) CCDA
11 3 (1.54%) CCDP
11 3 (1.54%) CISSP
11 3 (1.54%) CCSP
11 3 (1.54%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.18%) SLA
2 6 (3.08%) ISO 9001
3 4 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.05%) JSP 440
System Software
1 120 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 63 (32.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (21.54%) Hyper-V
4 20 (10.26%) vSphere
5 15 (7.69%) XenDesktop
6 13 (6.67%) XenApp
7 8 (4.10%) Terminal Services
8 7 (3.59%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (3.08%) XenServer
10 3 (1.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (1.03%) vCloud
11 2 (1.03%) VMware ESX
11 2 (1.03%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 16 (8.21%) SCCM
2 11 (5.64%) Backup Exec
2 11 (5.64%) WSUS
3 7 (3.59%) WMI
4 6 (3.08%) SCOM
5 2 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.51%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.51%) SCSM
Vendors
1 115 (58.97%) Microsoft
2 96 (49.23%) Cisco
3 75 (38.46%) VMware
4 49 (25.13%) Citrix
5 33 (16.92%) NetApp
5 33 (16.92%) HP
6 24 (12.31%) Symantec
7 17 (8.72%) Dell
8 15 (7.69%) CheckPoint
9 11 (5.64%) Wyse
9 11 (5.64%) EMC
10 9 (4.62%) Veeam
11 8 (4.10%) 3PAR
11 8 (4.10%) WatchGuard
11 8 (4.10%) Juniper
11 8 (4.10%) Sophos
12 7 (3.59%) McAfee
12 7 (3.59%) Avaya
12 7 (3.59%) ProCurve
13 5 (2.56%) F5
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Crosslane Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Up to £30K bonus, car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Company Car or Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + On call (£3K), Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + On Call, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £1 per annum + SALARY NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £49000 - £53000 per annum + £5.4k car allowance, 15% bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheadle
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester, North West, United Kingdom
Crosslane Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago