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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 99 117 101
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Permanent jobs citing LAN 94 74 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.40% 1.80% 2.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.82% 12.80% 14.77%
Number of salaries quoted 72 68 66
Average salary £33,250 £33,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.75% +13.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £20,350 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
559 578 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.25% 14.04% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 448 499 495
Average salary £36,500 £34,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.79% -5.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +2 7 £25,000 -9.09% 4
Altrincham +7 3 £38,000 +38.18%
Sale - 3 £17,500 -
Bolton +11 2 £37,500 -3.22%
Salford +4 2 £20,500 -22.64%
Oldham - 1 £23,000 - 1
Wigan - 1 £19,000 - 2
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 153 (81.82%) WAN
2 111 (59.36%) Cisco
3 96 (51.34%) Windows
4 83 (44.39%) Firewall
5 82 (43.85%) Microsoft
6 74 (39.57%) Active Directory
7 68 (36.36%) VMware
8 64 (34.22%) Cisco Certification
9 63 (33.69%) ITIL
10 62 (33.16%) MS Exchange
11 58 (31.02%) VPN
12 56 (29.95%) DHCP
12 56 (29.95%) Wireless
13 53 (28.34%) DNS
14 44 (23.53%) CCNA
15 40 (21.39%) TCP/IP
16 38 (20.32%) VMware Infrastructure
17 37 (19.79%) VoIP
17 37 (19.79%) Degree
18 36 (19.25%) Windows Server 2008
19 34 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
19 34 (18.18%) SAN
20 33 (17.65%) Citrix
21 32 (17.11%) SQL Server
21 32 (17.11%) Exchange Server 2010
22 31 (16.58%) Finance
23 30 (16.04%) MS Excel
24 29 (15.51%) Windows Server 2012
24 29 (15.51%) Hyper-V
25 28 (14.97%) Data Centre

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 62 (33.16%) MS Exchange
2 32 (17.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (10.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (9.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (8.56%) SharePoint
6 14 (7.49%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (2.67%) IBM Notes
7 5 (2.67%) Lync
8 4 (2.14%) OpenStack
8 4 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (2.14%) IIS
9 3 (1.60%) CMS
10 2 (1.07%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.53%) Apache
Applications
1 30 (16.04%) MS Excel
2 21 (11.23%) MS Office
3 3 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.07%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.07%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (2.67%) Sage 50
2 3 (1.60%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (1.60%) Tridion
3 1 (0.53%) Agresso
3 1 (0.53%) MFGPRO
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.53%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.67%) Office 365
2 5 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 153 (81.82%) WAN
2 83 (44.39%) Firewall
3 58 (31.02%) VPN
4 56 (29.95%) DHCP
4 56 (29.95%) Wireless
5 53 (28.34%) DNS
6 40 (21.39%) TCP/IP
7 37 (19.79%) VoIP
8 34 (18.18%) SAN
9 23 (12.30%) MPLS
9 23 (12.30%) Network Security
10 22 (11.76%) Internet
10 22 (11.76%) VLAN
11 21 (11.23%) WLAN
12 18 (9.63%) IPv4
12 18 (9.63%) Cisco IOS
13 14 (7.49%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (6.42%) NX-OS
15 11 (5.88%) Ethernet
16 10 (5.35%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.11%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.21%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 31 (16.58%) Finance
2 14 (7.49%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.07%) Games
3 2 (1.07%) Retail
3 2 (1.07%) Law
3 2 (1.07%) Legal
4 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.53%) Advertising
4 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 48 (25.67%) Analyst
2 35 (18.72%) Support Engineer
3 27 (14.44%) Network Engineer
3 27 (14.44%) IT Support
4 24 (12.83%) Network Analyst
5 19 (10.16%) 2nd Line Support
6 14 (7.49%) Support Analyst
6 14 (7.49%) Technical Support
6 14 (7.49%) Architect
7 12 (6.42%) Network Architect
8 11 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 11 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 11 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
9 10 (5.35%) Cisco Architect
9 10 (5.35%) Network Design Architect
10 9 (4.81%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
10 9 (4.81%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (4.81%) Support Technician
11 8 (4.28%) Administrator
11 8 (4.28%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.28%) Web Services
2 3 (1.60%) XML
2 3 (1.60%) XSLT
2 3 (1.60%) EDI
2 3 (1.60%) .NET
2 3 (1.60%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.07%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.07%) JSP
4 1 (0.53%) HTML
4 1 (0.53%) COM
4 1 (0.53%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.97%) Data Centre
2 7 (3.74%) Blackberry
3 6 (3.21%) Mathematics
3 6 (3.21%) iPhone
3 6 (3.21%) iPad
4 5 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.67%) CCTV
4 5 (2.67%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.67%) Replication
4 5 (2.67%) Clustering
5 4 (2.14%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.14%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.07%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.07%) RMADS
6 2 (1.07%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.07%) CESG
6 2 (1.07%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (1.07%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.53%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 96 (51.34%) Windows
2 36 (19.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (15.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (10.70%) Windows 7
6 19 (10.16%) Windows 8
7 13 (6.95%) Windows XP
8 10 (5.35%) Android
9 6 (3.21%) Mac OS X
9 6 (3.21%) Linux
10 4 (2.14%) Debian
10 4 (2.14%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.07%) UNIX
11 2 (1.07%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.53%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (33.69%) ITIL
2 27 (14.44%) Load Balancing
3 23 (12.30%) Network Design
4 17 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 17 (9.09%) Project Management
5 15 (8.02%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (8.02%) Migration
5 15 (8.02%) Incident Management
6 14 (7.49%) Network Architecture
7 12 (6.42%) Service Delivery
8 11 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (4.28%) Infrastructure Management
10 7 (3.74%) Information Assurance
10 7 (3.74%) ERP
11 6 (3.21%) Software Testing
11 6 (3.21%) Security Testing
11 6 (3.21%) Information Security
11 6 (3.21%) Cash Management
11 6 (3.21%) Change Control
12 4 (2.14%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (11.23%) SQL
2 6 (3.21%) VBScript
3 4 (2.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.60%) C#
4 3 (1.60%) VB
4 3 (1.60%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.07%) Java
6 1 (0.53%) PHP
6 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 64 (34.22%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (23.53%) CCNA
3 37 (19.79%) Degree
4 34 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (12.30%) CCNP
6 16 (8.56%) MCSE
7 15 (8.02%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (7.49%) CISSP
9 10 (5.35%) MCSA
9 10 (5.35%) HP ASE
10 8 (4.28%) MCITP
10 8 (4.28%) CCSP
11 6 (3.21%) CCIE
11 6 (3.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (3.21%) MCDST
11 6 (3.21%) MCTS
11 6 (3.21%) CCENT
12 5 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (2.67%) MCP
13 4 (2.14%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (12.83%) SLA
2 8 (4.28%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.60%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.07%) JSP 440
System Software
1 74 (39.57%) Active Directory
2 38 (20.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (15.51%) Hyper-V
4 12 (6.42%) XenDesktop
5 9 (4.81%) vSphere
6 8 (4.28%) ISA Server
7 5 (2.67%) XenApp
8 4 (2.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (2.14%) pfSense
9 3 (1.60%) VMware Server
10 2 (1.07%) XenServer
10 2 (1.07%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.53%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.53%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (2.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (2.67%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (2.14%) SCVMM
2 4 (2.14%) ZABBIX
2 4 (2.14%) ARCserve
2 4 (2.14%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.60%) Cisco LMS
3 3 (1.60%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (1.07%) SnapMirror
4 2 (1.07%) WSUS
5 1 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.53%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 111 (59.36%) Cisco
2 82 (43.85%) Microsoft
3 68 (36.36%) VMware
4 33 (17.65%) Citrix
5 28 (14.97%) HP
6 27 (14.44%) CheckPoint
7 23 (12.30%) F5
8 20 (10.70%) NetApp
9 15 (8.02%) Dell
10 14 (7.49%) Juniper
11 10 (5.35%) Huawei
11 10 (5.35%) Veeam
12 9 (4.81%) WatchGuard
13 8 (4.28%) Websense
13 8 (4.28%) EMC
13 8 (4.28%) SolarWinds
13 8 (4.28%) Blue Coat
14 7 (3.74%) Sage
15 6 (3.21%) Apple
15 6 (3.21%) Rackspace
Wigan
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Connected IT
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + excellent bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Oldham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vodafone
Posted: 18 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + flexi time
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum + on call allowance + generous benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £28,000 - £35,000 DOE
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AccessPay
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum Depending on experience
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AccessPay
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Depending on experience
Posted: 27 days ago