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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 94 88 112
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +24
Permanent jobs citing LAN 98 102 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.35% 2.73% 1.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.47% 19.77% 13.12%
Number of salaries quoted 87 85 54
Average salary £33,500 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.84% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £71,500 £40,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
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
595 516 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.27% 13.79% 14.06%
Number of salaries quoted 487 425 441
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,500 £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 24 October 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 24 October 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 0 11 £35,000 +25.00% 1
Bolton +9 5 £32,500 +47.72%
Wigan - 4 £36,250 -
Altrincham -1 2 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Cheadle +9 1 - - 1
Salford - 1 £26,500 - 1
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 137 (89.54%) WAN
2 85 (55.56%) Windows
3 72 (47.06%) Cisco
4 67 (43.79%) Active Directory
5 65 (42.48%) VMware
6 61 (39.87%) Firewall
7 56 (36.60%) Microsoft
8 48 (31.37%) Citrix
9 45 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
10 36 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 35 (22.88%) ITIL
12 33 (21.57%) Cisco Certification
12 33 (21.57%) MS Excel
13 31 (20.26%) VPN
14 30 (19.61%) MS Exchange
15 29 (18.95%) Windows Server 2003
16 27 (17.65%) DNS
16 27 (17.65%) CCNP
17 26 (16.99%) Hyper-V
18 25 (16.34%) Windows Server 2012
19 24 (15.69%) TCP/IP
20 23 (15.03%) CCNA
21 21 (13.73%) SAN
21 21 (13.73%) Linux
22 19 (12.42%) Telecoms
22 19 (12.42%) MPLS
23 18 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
23 18 (11.76%) Project Management
23 18 (11.76%) HP
23 18 (11.76%) XenApp

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 30 (19.61%) MS Exchange
2 12 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (3.92%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.27%) Lync
6 4 (2.61%) IIS
7 3 (1.96%) Apache
7 3 (1.96%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 33 (21.57%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.88%) MS Office
3 2 (1.31%) MS Project
3 2 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.54%) Office 365
2 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 137 (89.54%) WAN
2 61 (39.87%) Firewall
3 31 (20.26%) VPN
4 27 (17.65%) DNS
5 24 (15.69%) TCP/IP
6 21 (13.73%) SAN
7 19 (12.42%) MPLS
8 17 (11.11%) DHCP
9 16 (10.46%) Wireless
9 16 (10.46%) VLAN
10 15 (9.80%) Network Security
11 12 (7.84%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (7.19%) Internet
13 10 (6.54%) VoIP
14 9 (5.88%) VPLS
14 9 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (5.88%) WAAS
15 7 (4.58%) Unified Communications
15 7 (4.58%) NAS
15 7 (4.58%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (4.58%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 19 (12.42%) Telecoms
2 12 (7.84%) Finance
3 5 (3.27%) Law
4 4 (2.61%) Banking
4 4 (2.61%) Marketing
5 3 (1.96%) Legal
6 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 34 (22.22%) Analyst
2 22 (14.38%) Support Engineer
3 21 (13.73%) Network Engineer
4 20 (13.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (8.50%) Support Analyst
6 10 (6.54%) Network Manager
7 9 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
7 9 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (5.23%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (4.58%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (3.92%) Service Analyst
10 6 (3.92%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (3.92%) Architect
10 6 (3.92%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (3.27%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 5 (3.27%) Network Operations Manager
11 5 (3.27%) Consultant
11 5 (3.27%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (3.27%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.61%) Web Services
2 3 (1.96%) .NET
3 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.65%) JSP
3 1 (0.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.88%) FMCG
1 9 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.61%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.96%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.31%) NHS
4 2 (1.31%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.31%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.31%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.65%) Statistics
5 1 (0.65%) SCADA
5 1 (0.65%) Kindle
5 1 (0.65%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.65%) Handset
5 1 (0.65%) Replication
5 1 (0.65%) Clustering
5 1 (0.65%) CESG
5 1 (0.65%) Tandem
5 1 (0.65%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 85 (55.56%) Windows
2 36 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (18.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (16.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (13.73%) Linux
6 14 (9.15%) UNIX
6 14 (9.15%) Windows XP
6 14 (9.15%) Windows 7
7 12 (7.84%) Solaris
8 8 (5.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (3.92%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.96%) Android
10 3 (1.96%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.96%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.31%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.65%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (22.88%) ITIL
2 18 (11.76%) Project Management
3 15 (9.80%) Service Delivery
4 13 (8.50%) Migration
5 11 (7.19%) PRINCE2
6 9 (5.88%) ERP
6 9 (5.88%) Network Design
6 9 (5.88%) Load Balancing
7 8 (5.23%) Project Planning
7 8 (5.23%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (4.58%) Service Management
9 6 (3.92%) Risk Management
10 5 (3.27%) Incident Management
10 5 (3.27%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (2.61%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (2.61%) Identity Management
11 4 (2.61%) CRM
11 4 (2.61%) Strategic Planning
11 4 (2.61%) Content Management
11 4 (2.61%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.88%) SQL
2 3 (1.96%) Java
3 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (21.57%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (17.65%) CCNP
3 23 (15.03%) CCNA
4 18 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (9.80%) Degree
6 14 (9.15%) MCP
7 9 (5.88%) MCSA
8 8 (5.23%) MCSE
8 8 (5.23%) CCDP
9 7 (4.58%) CCA
9 7 (4.58%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (3.92%) MCITP
11 5 (3.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (2.61%) MOS
12 4 (2.61%) MCTS
13 3 (1.96%) VCP4
13 3 (1.96%) VCP5
13 3 (1.96%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (5.88%) QA
2 8 (5.23%) SLA
3 2 (1.31%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.65%) JSP 440
System Software
1 67 (43.79%) Active Directory
2 45 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (16.99%) Hyper-V
4 18 (11.76%) XenApp
5 9 (5.88%) vSphere
5 9 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (5.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 8 (5.23%) XenDesktop
6 8 (5.23%) MetaFrame
7 3 (1.96%) Firmware
7 3 (1.96%) XenServer
7 3 (1.96%) NFS
8 2 (1.31%) vCloud
8 2 (1.31%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (3.27%) WSUS
2 4 (2.61%) SCCM
3 3 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.31%) Nagios
4 2 (1.31%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.31%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.31%) SCOM
4 2 (1.31%) Cacti
5 1 (0.65%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.65%) SCSM
Vendors
1 72 (47.06%) Cisco
2 65 (42.48%) VMware
3 56 (36.60%) Microsoft
4 48 (31.37%) Citrix
5 18 (11.76%) HP
6 13 (8.50%) Dell
7 12 (7.84%) NetApp
7 12 (7.84%) McAfee
8 11 (7.19%) Red Hat
9 10 (6.54%) Juniper
9 10 (6.54%) EMC
9 10 (6.54%) ProCurve
10 9 (5.88%) Business Objects
10 9 (5.88%) SAP
10 9 (5.88%) Ipanema Technologies
11 8 (5.23%) Symantec
11 8 (5.23%) AppSense
12 5 (3.27%) Blue Coat
12 5 (3.27%) SonicWALL
13 4 (2.61%) Fortinet
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