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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 106 84 86
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +2
Permanent jobs citing LAN 79 110 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.28% 3.05% 2.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.52% 18.18% 19.83%
Number of salaries quoted 63 93 90
Average salary £39,000 £33,556 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.22% +15.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,100 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
509 605 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.69% 16.76% 14.49%
Number of salaries quoted 441 480 449
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
Salford - 6 £40,000 -
Cheadle -1 2 £37,500 +8.69%
Stockport +3 1 £30,500 +17.30% 2
Oldham -3 1 £20,000 -11.11%
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £28,500 -
Bury - 1 £35,000 -
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 135 (75.84%) WAN
2 100 (56.18%) Windows
3 92 (51.69%) Cisco
4 79 (44.38%) Microsoft
4 79 (44.38%) Active Directory
5 78 (43.82%) VPN
6 71 (39.89%) Firewall
7 65 (36.52%) ITIL
7 65 (36.52%) Cisco Certification
8 62 (34.83%) VMware
9 56 (31.46%) CCNA
9 56 (31.46%) Windows Server
10 52 (29.21%) TCP/IP
11 48 (26.97%) MS Exchange
12 47 (26.40%) Windows Server 2008
13 44 (24.72%) VMware Infrastructure
13 44 (24.72%) CCNP
14 43 (24.16%) Windows 7
15 39 (21.91%) Windows Server 2012
15 39 (21.91%) Degree
16 38 (21.35%) SQL Server
17 37 (20.79%) Microsoft Certification
17 37 (20.79%) Data Centre
18 34 (19.10%) HP
19 33 (18.54%) MS Excel
19 33 (18.54%) Wireless
20 30 (16.85%) VLAN
20 30 (16.85%) DHCP
20 30 (16.85%) MS Office
21 28 (15.73%) Telecoms

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (26.97%) MS Exchange
2 24 (13.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (11.24%) SharePoint
4 18 (10.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (7.87%) SharePoint 2013
6 13 (7.30%) Skype for Business
7 7 (3.93%) IIS
8 4 (2.25%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.12%) Apache
10 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.56%) CMS
11 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 33 (18.54%) MS Excel
2 30 (16.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Infor M3
1 3 (1.69%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.56%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 23 (12.92%) Office 365
2 21 (11.80%) Cloud Computing
3 18 (10.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.25%) IaaS
5 3 (1.69%) Google Apps
6 2 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 135 (75.84%) WAN
2 78 (43.82%) VPN
3 71 (39.89%) Firewall
4 52 (29.21%) TCP/IP
5 33 (18.54%) Wireless
6 30 (16.85%) DHCP
6 30 (16.85%) VLAN
7 26 (14.61%) Wi-Fi
8 23 (12.92%) Network Security
9 22 (12.36%) DNS
9 22 (12.36%) SAN
10 20 (11.24%) Internet
11 19 (10.67%) BGP
11 19 (10.67%) MPLS
12 18 (10.11%) OSPF
13 17 (9.55%) IPsec
13 17 (9.55%) VoIP
14 16 (8.99%) Ethernet
15 15 (8.43%) Cisco Nexus
16 14 (7.87%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (21.35%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.56%) MySQL
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Ant
General
1 28 (15.73%) Telecoms
2 22 (12.36%) Finance
3 11 (6.18%) Legal
4 7 (3.93%) Back Office
5 5 (2.81%) Games
6 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.56%) Billing
7 1 (0.56%) Law
7 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (20.79%) Analyst
1 37 (20.79%) Network Engineer
2 24 (13.48%) IT Support
3 23 (12.92%) Support Engineer
4 20 (11.24%) 2nd Line Support
5 19 (10.67%) Support Technician
6 16 (8.99%) IT Support Technician
6 16 (8.99%) IT Technician
7 15 (8.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (7.87%) Cisco Engineer
8 14 (7.87%) IT Engineer
8 14 (7.87%) Technical Support
9 11 (6.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 11 (6.18%) Server Engineer
9 11 (6.18%) Support Analyst
10 10 (5.62%) 3rd Line Support
10 10 (5.62%) Network Analyst
11 9 (5.06%) 2nd Line Support Technician
11 9 (5.06%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
12 8 (4.49%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.25%) XMPP
2 3 (1.69%) CSS
2 3 (1.69%) CSS3
2 3 (1.69%) HTML
2 3 (1.69%) HTML5
2 3 (1.69%) jQuery
2 3 (1.69%) Middleware
2 3 (1.69%) WAP
3 2 (1.12%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.12%) COM
4 1 (0.56%) .NET
4 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.56%) EDI
4 1 (0.56%) LAMP
4 1 (0.56%) Web Services
4 1 (0.56%) XML
4 1 (0.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 37 (20.79%) Data Centre
2 17 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.62%) HP StoreVirtual
4 8 (4.49%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.93%) Clustering
5 7 (3.93%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.37%) RSA SecurID
7 4 (2.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (2.25%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.25%) STB
8 3 (1.69%) AS400
8 3 (1.69%) CCTV
8 3 (1.69%) FMCG
8 3 (1.69%) iPad
8 3 (1.69%) iSeries
9 2 (1.12%) CMDB
9 2 (1.12%) FlexPod
9 2 (1.12%) Handset
9 2 (1.12%) Replication
10 1 (0.56%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 100 (56.18%) Windows
2 56 (31.46%) Windows Server
3 47 (26.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (24.16%) Windows 7
5 39 (21.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (12.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (11.80%) Windows 8
8 19 (10.67%) Linux
9 17 (9.55%) Windows 10
10 11 (6.18%) CentOS
11 10 (5.62%) Windows XP
12 8 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (3.93%) AIX
13 7 (3.93%) Data ONTAP
14 6 (3.37%) Android
14 6 (3.37%) Mac OS X
15 4 (2.25%) Apple iOS
16 3 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (36.52%) ITIL
2 20 (11.24%) Disaster Recovery
2 20 (11.24%) PRINCE2
3 18 (10.11%) Server Virtualisation
4 16 (8.99%) High Availability
5 14 (7.87%) Network Management
6 13 (7.30%) Migration
7 12 (6.74%) Project Management
7 12 (6.74%) Service Management
8 9 (5.06%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 8 (4.49%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (4.49%) Patch Management
10 7 (3.93%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (3.93%) ITIL V2
10 7 (3.93%) Network Design
10 7 (3.93%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (3.93%) Presales
11 6 (3.37%) Asset Management
11 6 (3.37%) E-Commerce
12 5 (2.81%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.67%) SQL
2 7 (3.93%) C
2 7 (3.93%) VBScript
3 6 (3.37%) VB
4 4 (2.25%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.25%) PHP
4 4 (2.25%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.56%) C#
5 1 (0.56%) Java
5 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 65 (36.52%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (31.46%) CCNA
3 44 (24.72%) CCNP
4 39 (21.91%) Degree
5 37 (20.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (12.92%) MCSE
7 15 (8.43%) MCP
7 15 (8.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (7.87%) MCITP
8 14 (7.87%) MCTS
9 11 (6.18%) MCSA
10 9 (5.06%) CISSP
11 8 (4.49%) RHCE
12 7 (3.93%) A+ Certification
12 7 (3.93%) CompTIA Security+
12 7 (3.93%) HP ASE
12 7 (3.93%) NCDA
12 7 (3.93%) Network+ Certification
12 7 (3.93%) Security+ Certification
13 5 (2.81%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.99%) SLA
2 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 79 (44.38%) Active Directory
2 44 (24.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (8.43%) Hyper-V
4 12 (6.74%) vSphere
5 8 (4.49%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.69%) XenServer
7 2 (1.12%) XenApp
8 1 (0.56%) Firmware
8 1 (0.56%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (6.74%) SCCM
2 8 (4.49%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (4.49%) WSUS
3 7 (3.93%) Backup Exec
3 7 (3.93%) HP SIM
4 6 (3.37%) SCOM
4 6 (3.37%) ServiceCenter
5 4 (2.25%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.69%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.12%) SnapMirror
7 2 (1.12%) SnapVault
7 2 (1.12%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.56%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.56%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.56%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 92 (51.69%) Cisco
2 79 (44.38%) Microsoft
3 62 (34.83%) VMware
4 34 (19.10%) HP
5 25 (14.04%) Dell
6 20 (11.24%) Citrix
6 20 (11.24%) Juniper
7 16 (8.99%) NetApp
8 15 (8.43%) CheckPoint
8 15 (8.43%) SolarWinds
9 14 (7.87%) Symantec
10 13 (7.30%) Intel Security
11 10 (5.62%) IBM
11 10 (5.62%) Veeam
12 9 (5.06%) 3PAR
12 9 (5.06%) F5
13 8 (4.49%) Sophos
14 7 (3.93%) ProCurve
14 7 (3.93%) Red Hat
14 7 (3.93%) SYSPRO
Wigan, Lancashire
Intech 7
Salary: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum with additional shift allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
Insight Media Internet Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Subject to skills and experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Manchester Airport Group
Salary: £31,368 per annum 17.5% shift allowance, inc benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £24,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 25 days ago