The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 132 112 120
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +8
Permanent jobs citing LAN 58 75 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.45% 1.82% 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.51% 12.93% 11.27%
Number of salaries quoted 54 60 49
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,150 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £54,750 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -2.59%
Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
552 580 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 13.80% 14.11% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 486 505 470
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
LAN
North West

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +1 12 £30,750 +12.84% 1
Altrincham +3 1 £27,500 - 2
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 166 (96.51%) WAN
2 112 (65.12%) Windows
3 81 (47.09%) Active Directory
4 80 (46.51%) VMware
5 74 (43.02%) Microsoft
6 68 (39.53%) Cisco
7 62 (36.05%) Firewall
8 58 (33.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 54 (31.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 49 (28.49%) VMware Infrastructure
11 47 (27.33%) Citrix
11 47 (27.33%) MS Exchange
12 45 (26.16%) Cisco Certification
13 43 (25.00%) TCP/IP
14 42 (24.42%) MS Excel
15 41 (23.84%) Windows Server 2012
16 38 (22.09%) ITIL
17 36 (20.93%) SAN
18 35 (20.35%) Hyper-V
19 31 (18.02%) Exchange Server 2010
20 30 (17.44%) CCNA
20 30 (17.44%) SQL
21 29 (16.86%) Windows XP
22 28 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
22 28 (16.28%) Wi-Fi
23 27 (15.70%) SQL Server
24 26 (15.12%) VPN
25 24 (13.95%) CCNP
26 23 (13.37%) vSphere
27 22 (12.79%) Windows 7

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 47 (27.33%) MS Exchange
2 31 (18.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (12.21%) Exchange Server 2007
3 21 (12.21%) Exchange Server 2003
4 18 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (6.40%) SharePoint
6 9 (5.23%) Apache
7 6 (3.49%) IIS
7 6 (3.49%) WebSphere
8 5 (2.91%) Tomcat
9 4 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.16%) Lync
11 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 42 (24.42%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.40%) MS Office
3 2 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.58%) MS Project
4 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.74%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.98%) Office 365
2 2 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 166 (96.51%) WAN
2 62 (36.05%) Firewall
3 43 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 36 (20.93%) SAN
5 28 (16.28%) Wi-Fi
6 26 (15.12%) VPN
7 18 (10.47%) DNS
8 17 (9.88%) MPLS
9 16 (9.30%) Internet
10 15 (8.72%) OSPF
11 14 (8.14%) VLAN
12 13 (7.56%) EIGRP
12 13 (7.56%) WLAN
13 12 (6.98%) BGP
14 11 (6.40%) Ethernet
15 9 (5.23%) DHCP
15 9 (5.23%) Wireless
15 9 (5.23%) Network Security
15 9 (5.23%) Cisco Nexus
16 8 (4.65%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.70%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 19 (11.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.33%) MySQL
4 3 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
General
1 22 (12.79%) Finance
2 12 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.23%) Retail
4 7 (4.07%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.91%) Banking
6 3 (1.74%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.16%) Advertising
8 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.58%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (20.35%) Support Engineer
2 29 (16.86%) Analyst
3 27 (15.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 23 (13.37%) Network Engineer
5 18 (10.47%) 2nd Line Support
6 13 (7.56%) IT Support
7 12 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support
7 12 (6.98%) Support Analyst
8 10 (5.81%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 9 (5.23%) Consultant
10 8 (4.65%) Technical Analyst
11 7 (4.07%) Support Consultant
11 7 (4.07%) IT Consultant
11 7 (4.07%) Network Support
11 7 (4.07%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 6 (3.49%) Project Manager
12 6 (3.49%) Service Analyst
12 6 (3.49%) Service Desk Analyst
13 5 (2.91%) Network Support Engineer
13 5 (2.91%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.65%) Web Services
2 5 (2.91%) CSS
2 5 (2.91%) SOAP
3 4 (2.33%) HTML
3 4 (2.33%) .NET
4 1 (0.58%) J2EE
4 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.58%) COM
4 1 (0.58%) XML
4 1 (0.58%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.49%) Client/Server
2 5 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.33%) FMCG
4 3 (1.74%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.74%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.74%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.16%) EPoS
5 2 (1.16%) NHS
5 2 (1.16%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.16%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.16%) SCADA
6 1 (0.58%) IVR
6 1 (0.58%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 112 (65.12%) Windows
2 58 (33.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (31.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 41 (23.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (16.86%) Windows XP
6 22 (12.79%) Windows 7
7 21 (12.21%) Linux
8 18 (10.47%) UNIX
9 17 (9.88%) Windows 8
10 11 (6.40%) Solaris
11 8 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (2.33%) Debian
13 3 (1.74%) Android
13 3 (1.74%) Windows 2000
13 3 (1.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (22.09%) ITIL
2 21 (12.21%) Project Management
3 16 (9.30%) Network Design
4 13 (7.56%) Service Delivery
5 9 (5.23%) Load Balancing
6 8 (4.65%) Strategic Planning
6 8 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (4.65%) CRM
7 7 (4.07%) Risk Management
7 7 (4.07%) Migration
7 7 (4.07%) Network Management
7 7 (4.07%) Capacity Management
8 6 (3.49%) Incident Management
8 6 (3.49%) Problem Management
9 5 (2.91%) Change Management
9 5 (2.91%) Content Management
10 4 (2.33%) Project Planning
11 3 (1.74%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (1.74%) Identity Management
11 3 (1.74%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (17.44%) SQL
2 5 (2.91%) Java
2 5 (2.91%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.33%) Perl
3 4 (2.33%) VBScript
4 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 45 (26.16%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (17.44%) CCNA
3 28 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (13.95%) CCNP
5 15 (8.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 15 (8.72%) Degree
6 14 (8.14%) MCTS
7 13 (7.56%) MCSE
8 10 (5.81%) CCIE
8 10 (5.81%) NCDA
9 8 (4.65%) MCSA
10 7 (4.07%) MCP
11 5 (2.91%) MCITP
11 5 (2.91%) CCENT
11 5 (2.91%) CCDP
12 3 (1.74%) CCA
12 3 (1.74%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.74%) Security Cleared
13 2 (1.16%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.56%) SLA
2 12 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (5.81%) QA
4 5 (2.91%) BS7799
5 2 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 81 (47.09%) Active Directory
2 49 (28.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (20.35%) Hyper-V
4 23 (13.37%) vSphere
5 16 (9.30%) XenApp
6 8 (4.65%) MetaFrame
6 8 (4.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 8 (4.65%) XenDesktop
7 7 (4.07%) XenServer
8 4 (2.33%) Squid
8 4 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.33%) vCloud
9 2 (1.16%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 14 (8.14%) SCCM
2 11 (6.40%) SCOM
3 9 (5.23%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (4.65%) CiscoWorks
5 5 (2.91%) HP NNM
6 4 (2.33%) WSUS
6 4 (2.33%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.74%) OpenView
8 1 (0.58%) Nagios
8 1 (0.58%) Cacti
Vendors
1 80 (46.51%) VMware
2 74 (43.02%) Microsoft
3 68 (39.53%) Cisco
4 47 (27.33%) Citrix
5 21 (12.21%) HP
6 20 (11.63%) NetApp
7 18 (10.47%) McAfee
8 17 (9.88%) Red Hat
9 13 (7.56%) EMC
10 12 (6.98%) Dell
10 12 (6.98%) Juniper
11 11 (6.40%) F5
12 9 (5.23%) CheckPoint
13 8 (4.65%) AppSense
14 6 (3.49%) Blue Coat
14 6 (3.49%) Symantec
15 5 (2.91%) ProCurve
15 5 (2.91%) Fortinet
16 4 (2.33%) WatchGuard
16 4 (2.33%) SAP
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