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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 95 100 127
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +27
Permanent jobs citing LAN 97 79 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.46% 2.12% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.59% 16.22% 10.31%
Number of salaries quoted 91 74 55
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,300 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £43,800
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
622 487 669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.74% 13.09% 15.76%
Number of salaries quoted 520 426 545
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.49% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £52,500
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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Cheadle - 10 £40,000 -
Wigan - 10 £27,500 -
Stockport +2 6 £40,000 +39.13% 1
Oldham - 6 £22,500 -
Bolton +1 1 £40,000 -
Bury - 1 £24,000 -
Rochdale - 1 £42,500 -
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 169 (86.22%) WAN
2 124 (63.27%) Windows
3 116 (59.18%) Active Directory
4 108 (55.10%) Microsoft
5 90 (45.92%) Cisco
6 85 (43.37%) Firewall
7 76 (38.78%) VMware
8 73 (37.24%) MS Exchange
9 62 (31.63%) DNS
10 58 (29.59%) ITIL
10 58 (29.59%) VMware Infrastructure
11 53 (27.04%) DHCP
12 52 (26.53%) Citrix
13 46 (23.47%) Windows Server 2003
13 46 (23.47%) MS Excel
13 46 (23.47%) Hyper-V
14 44 (22.45%) Windows Server 2008
14 44 (22.45%) TCP/IP
15 41 (20.92%) Exchange Server 2010
16 39 (19.90%) Cisco Certification
17 37 (18.88%) Windows Server 2012
18 36 (18.37%) VPN
19 35 (17.86%) Finance
20 34 (17.35%) CCNA
20 34 (17.35%) Windows 7
21 33 (16.84%) Microsoft Certification
21 33 (16.84%) SAN
22 32 (16.33%) HP
23 31 (15.82%) SQL Server
23 31 (15.82%) Wireless

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 73 (37.24%) MS Exchange
2 41 (20.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (12.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 20 (10.20%) SharePoint
5 19 (9.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (7.65%) IIS
6 15 (7.65%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (2.55%) Lync
9 3 (1.53%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.53%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.51%) Apache
10 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 46 (23.47%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.63%) MS Office
3 5 (2.55%) PowerPivot
4 2 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.51%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.51%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 169 (86.22%) WAN
2 85 (43.37%) Firewall
3 62 (31.63%) DNS
4 53 (27.04%) DHCP
5 44 (22.45%) TCP/IP
6 36 (18.37%) VPN
7 33 (16.84%) SAN
8 31 (15.82%) Wireless
9 26 (13.27%) VLAN
10 24 (12.24%) MPLS
11 18 (9.18%) Wi-Fi
12 14 (7.14%) Network Security
12 14 (7.14%) VoIP
12 14 (7.14%) WLAN
12 14 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (4.59%) SSL
14 8 (4.08%) Ethernet
14 8 (4.08%) iSCSI
14 8 (4.08%) Cisco IOS
14 8 (4.08%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.82%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (3.06%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (17.86%) Finance
2 21 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.06%) Law
4 5 (2.55%) Banking
5 4 (2.04%) Legal
5 4 (2.04%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.53%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (21.94%) Support Engineer
2 34 (17.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 33 (16.84%) 2nd Line Support
4 28 (14.29%) Analyst
5 22 (11.22%) Network Engineer
6 21 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 15 (7.65%) Support Analyst
8 14 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
9 12 (6.12%) IT Support
10 11 (5.61%) Technical Support
11 10 (5.10%) Consultant
12 9 (4.59%) Architect
12 9 (4.59%) Project Manager
13 8 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 7 (3.57%) Support Technician
14 7 (3.57%) Help Desk Analyst
14 7 (3.57%) Network Manager
14 7 (3.57%) IT Support Engineer
15 6 (3.06%) Technical Engineer
15 6 (3.06%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.08%) Web Services
2 4 (2.04%) JSP
3 3 (1.53%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.61%) Management Information System
2 10 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.57%) Replication
4 6 (3.06%) FMCG
5 5 (2.55%) FlexPod
6 4 (2.04%) SCADA
6 4 (2.04%) CESG
7 3 (1.53%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.53%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.53%) EqualLogic
8 2 (1.02%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.02%) Statistics
8 2 (1.02%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.51%) Handset
9 1 (0.51%) SecurID
9 1 (0.51%) Clustering
9 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.51%) CCTV
9 1 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.51%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 124 (63.27%) Windows
2 46 (23.47%) Windows Server 2003
3 44 (22.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (18.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (17.35%) Windows 7
6 29 (14.80%) Windows 8
7 28 (14.29%) Windows XP
8 13 (6.63%) Linux
9 8 (4.08%) Android
10 4 (2.04%) UNIX
11 3 (1.53%) Solaris
11 3 (1.53%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.53%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.02%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.51%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.51%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (29.59%) ITIL
2 21 (10.71%) Migration
3 19 (9.69%) PRINCE2
4 17 (8.67%) Project Management
5 16 (8.16%) ERP
5 16 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (5.10%) Service Delivery
6 10 (5.10%) Incident Management
6 10 (5.10%) Line Management
7 9 (4.59%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (4.08%) Project Planning
8 8 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (4.08%) Service Management
9 7 (3.57%) Business Continuity
9 7 (3.57%) Information Assurance
10 6 (3.06%) Load Balancing
10 6 (3.06%) Validation
10 6 (3.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 5 (2.55%) Information Security
12 4 (2.04%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (9.18%) SQL
1 18 (9.18%) PowerShell
2 11 (5.61%) C
3 7 (3.57%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.51%) VBScript
4 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.51%) Java
Qualifications
1 39 (19.90%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (17.35%) CCNA
3 33 (16.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (11.22%) CCNP
4 22 (11.22%) MCP
5 16 (8.16%) MCSE
5 16 (8.16%) ITIL Certification
6 15 (7.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (5.10%) MCTS
8 9 (4.59%) MCITP
9 8 (4.08%) Degree
9 8 (4.08%) NCDA
9 8 (4.08%) CCA
9 8 (4.08%) Citrix Certification
10 7 (3.57%) MCSA
11 5 (2.55%) CCDP
11 5 (2.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (2.04%) MOS
13 3 (1.53%) Security Cleared
13 3 (1.53%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.63%) SLA
2 6 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.04%) JSP 440
4 3 (1.53%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.53%) QA
System Software
1 116 (59.18%) Active Directory
2 58 (29.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (23.47%) Hyper-V
4 19 (9.69%) vSphere
5 16 (8.16%) XenApp
6 15 (7.65%) XenDesktop
7 9 (4.59%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (3.57%) Terminal Services
9 5 (2.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (2.04%) XenServer
11 3 (1.53%) NFS
11 3 (1.53%) Firmware
12 2 (1.02%) MetaFrame
12 2 (1.02%) VMware ESX
12 2 (1.02%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (6.12%) WSUS
2 11 (5.61%) SCCM
3 10 (5.10%) Backup Exec
4 7 (3.57%) WMI
5 4 (2.04%) SCOM
6 2 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.51%) Nagios
7 1 (0.51%) Cacti
7 1 (0.51%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.51%) SCSM
Vendors
1 108 (55.10%) Microsoft
2 90 (45.92%) Cisco
3 76 (38.78%) VMware
4 52 (26.53%) Citrix
5 32 (16.33%) HP
6 28 (14.29%) NetApp
7 20 (10.20%) Symantec
8 17 (8.67%) Dell
9 12 (6.12%) CheckPoint
10 11 (5.61%) ProCurve
11 10 (5.10%) Wyse
11 10 (5.10%) EMC
12 9 (4.59%) McAfee
13 8 (4.08%) WatchGuard
13 8 (4.08%) Juniper
14 7 (3.57%) Avaya
14 7 (3.57%) 3PAR
15 6 (3.06%) Veeam
15 6 (3.06%) Ipanema Technologies
15 6 (3.06%) Business Objects
Manchester
Blue Town Online
Salary: £39k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Company car
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance/car + commission
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Up to £30K bonus, car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £18000 per annum + excellent training
Posted: 5 days ago
Altrincham
Ascent People
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Car
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Car
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Blue Town Online
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Manchester Airport Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago