The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
England / North West
Rank 127 91 102
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +11
Permanent jobs citing LAN 123 157 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.07% 2.78% 2.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.75% 19.19% 16.03%
Number of salaries quoted 91 132 167
Median salary £40,000 £36,500 £33,778
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +8.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £22,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
834 818 1117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.06% 14.50% 15.98%
Number of salaries quoted 628 675 903
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

LAN
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the North West region.

LAN Salary Trend in the North West

LAN
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

LAN Salary Histogram in the North West

LAN
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -54 78 £40,000 +6.66% 24
Cheshire +7 21 £43,250 +15.33% 8
Lancashire +2 11 £25,000 +25.00% 2
Merseyside -4 9 £26,000 -33.67% 2
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for LAN.

1 260 (86.09%) WAN
2 181 (59.93%) Cisco
3 156 (51.66%) Firewall
4 127 (42.05%) Active Directory
5 118 (39.07%) Windows
6 106 (35.10%) VMware
7 102 (33.77%) Cisco Certification
8 96 (31.79%) Microsoft
9 93 (30.79%) DNS
10 79 (26.16%) CCNP
11 75 (24.83%) DHCP
11 75 (24.83%) VMware Infrastructure
12 70 (23.18%) TCP/IP
13 65 (21.52%) Wireless
14 61 (20.20%) VPN
15 58 (19.21%) Windows Server 2008
16 57 (18.87%) Network Security
16 57 (18.87%) BGP
16 57 (18.87%) Windows Server
17 56 (18.54%) WLAN
18 54 (17.88%) Hyper-V
18 54 (17.88%) Data Centre
19 53 (17.55%) Analytical Skills
19 53 (17.55%) CCNA
19 53 (17.55%) ITIL
20 50 (16.56%) VoIP
21 49 (16.23%) Wi-Fi
22 47 (15.56%) MPLS
22 47 (15.56%) Network Management
22 47 (15.56%) VLAN

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (12.58%) MS Exchange
2 14 (4.64%) Exchange Server 2013
2 14 (4.64%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (3.31%) IIS
5 9 (2.98%) Confluence
5 9 (2.98%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.66%) nginx
7 1 (0.33%) Apache
Applications
1 40 (13.25%) MS Excel
2 27 (8.94%) MS Office
3 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.33%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 30 (9.93%) Office 365
2 14 (4.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.30%) SaaS
4 11 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.32%) Basecamp
5 4 (1.32%) IaaS
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.33%) PaaS
6 1 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 260 (86.09%) WAN
2 156 (51.66%) Firewall
3 93 (30.79%) DNS
4 75 (24.83%) DHCP
5 70 (23.18%) TCP/IP
6 65 (21.52%) Wireless
7 61 (20.20%) VPN
8 57 (18.87%) BGP
8 57 (18.87%) Network Security
9 56 (18.54%) WLAN
10 50 (16.56%) VoIP
11 49 (16.23%) Wi-Fi
12 47 (15.56%) MPLS
12 47 (15.56%) VLAN
13 44 (14.57%) Cisco Nexus
14 41 (13.58%) OSPF
15 34 (11.26%) Cisco ASA
16 31 (10.26%) Internet
17 26 (8.61%) Cisco IOS
17 26 (8.61%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (14.90%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.64%) Oracle Database
2 11 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
2 11 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.66%) Informix
4 1 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.33%) MySQL
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (4.30%) JIRA
2 9 (2.98%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.32%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.33%) AdminStudio
General
1 38 (12.58%) Telecoms
2 27 (8.94%) Finance
3 12 (3.97%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.99%) Games
5 3 (0.99%) Advertising
5 3 (0.99%) Legal
5 3 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (0.99%) Retail
6 2 (0.66%) Back Office
6 2 (0.66%) Law
7 1 (0.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 103 (34.11%) Network Engineer
2 70 (23.18%) Analyst
3 40 (13.25%) IT Support
4 36 (11.92%) Support Analyst
5 33 (10.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 33 (10.93%) Support Engineer
6 28 (9.27%) Senior Network Engineer
7 27 (8.94%) IT Analyst
8 26 (8.61%) IT Support Analyst
9 24 (7.95%) 2nd Line Support
10 22 (7.28%) IT Engineer
11 19 (6.29%) Infrastructure Support
11 19 (6.29%) Network Analyst
12 14 (4.64%) Cisco Engineer
12 14 (4.64%) Consultant
12 14 (4.64%) IT Support Engineer
12 14 (4.64%) Network Security Manager
12 14 (4.64%) Security Manager
13 12 (3.97%) 3rd Line Support
13 12 (3.97%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.32%) 802.1X
2 3 (0.99%) Web Services
3 2 (0.66%) .NET
3 2 (0.66%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.33%) EDI
4 1 (0.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 54 (17.88%) Data Centre
2 53 (17.55%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.97%) Management Information System
3 15 (4.97%) NHS
4 10 (3.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 10 (3.31%) Driving Licence
5 8 (2.65%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.65%) Life Science
6 7 (2.32%) FlexPod
7 6 (1.99%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.66%) HP StoreVirtual
8 5 (1.66%) RSA SecurID
9 4 (1.32%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.32%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.99%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.66%) Clustering
11 2 (0.66%) CMDB
11 2 (0.66%) Cyber Attack
11 2 (0.66%) Replication
11 2 (0.66%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 118 (39.07%) Windows
2 58 (19.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 57 (18.87%) Windows Server
4 34 (11.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (9.27%) Linux
6 27 (8.94%) Windows 7
7 18 (5.96%) Unix
7 18 (5.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (4.64%) Solaris
9 10 (3.31%) Windows XP
10 9 (2.98%) Data ONTAP
11 8 (2.65%) CentOS
12 5 (1.66%) Windows 10
13 4 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.99%) AIX
14 3 (0.99%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.66%) Debian
15 2 (0.66%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.66%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (17.55%) ITIL
2 47 (15.56%) Network Management
3 39 (12.91%) Network Design
4 37 (12.25%) High Availability
5 31 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 24 (7.95%) Service Management
7 23 (7.62%) Change Management
7 23 (7.62%) Configuration Management
8 17 (5.63%) Capacity Planning
8 17 (5.63%) Information Security
8 17 (5.63%) Load Balancing
9 16 (5.30%) Migration
10 14 (4.64%) Identity Access Management
10 14 (4.64%) Performance Monitoring
10 14 (4.64%) Security Management
11 13 (4.30%) Business Continuity
11 13 (4.30%) Mentoring
11 13 (4.30%) Network Monitoring
12 12 (3.97%) Presales
13 11 (3.64%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (9.60%) SQL
2 8 (2.65%) VB
2 8 (2.65%) VBScript
3 7 (2.32%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.32%) PHP
5 3 (0.99%) Perl
5 3 (0.99%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.66%) C
6 2 (0.66%) C#
6 2 (0.66%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.33%) Delphi
7 1 (0.33%) Pascal
7 1 (0.33%) Python
7 1 (0.33%) R
Qualifications
1 102 (33.77%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (26.16%) CCNP
3 53 (17.55%) CCNA
4 38 (12.58%) Degree
5 33 (10.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (8.94%) MCSE
7 19 (6.29%) CCIE
8 14 (4.64%) JNCIP
9 11 (3.64%) MCP
10 10 (3.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (2.98%) NCIE
12 6 (1.99%) A+ Certification
12 6 (1.99%) Network+ Certification
13 5 (1.66%) MCITP
13 5 (1.66%) MCSA
14 4 (1.32%) CCDP
15 3 (0.99%) CCSE
15 3 (0.99%) HP ASE
15 3 (0.99%) HP MASE
16 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.95%) SLA
2 13 (4.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 127 (42.05%) Active Directory
2 75 (24.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (17.88%) Hyper-V
4 15 (4.97%) vSphere
5 6 (1.99%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (1.99%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 21 (6.95%) Cisco CUCM
2 16 (5.30%) Cisco Prime
2 16 (5.30%) SCCM
3 13 (4.30%) Puppet
4 11 (3.64%) Nagios
5 10 (3.31%) Cacti
6 8 (2.65%) OpenNMS
6 8 (2.65%) RANCID
7 5 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.66%) SCOM
7 5 (1.66%) ServiceCenter
8 4 (1.32%) FortiGate
8 4 (1.32%) HockeyApp
8 4 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.99%) SCDPM
9 3 (0.99%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.99%) WSUS
10 2 (0.66%) OpenView
10 2 (0.66%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 181 (59.93%) Cisco
2 106 (35.10%) VMware
3 96 (31.79%) Microsoft
4 40 (13.25%) HP
5 30 (9.93%) Juniper
6 25 (8.28%) CheckPoint
7 24 (7.95%) NetApp
8 18 (5.96%) Intel Security
8 18 (5.96%) SolarWinds
9 17 (5.63%) F5
10 15 (4.97%) Avaya
11 13 (4.30%) Citrix
11 13 (4.30%) Oracle
12 12 (3.97%) Dell
12 12 (3.97%) Fortinet
12 12 (3.97%) Veeam
13 11 (3.64%) Aruba
13 11 (3.64%) SonicWALL
13 11 (3.64%) WatchGuard
14 10 (3.31%) Huawei
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £20,000 to £50,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Inc OT + Great Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Estio Technology Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + generous package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £42k
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Depending on Exp. bens, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + MORE
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: dependent on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £65000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: dependent on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: 40k-60k
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Vodafone
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 2 days ago