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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 108 97 104
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Permanent jobs citing LAN 178 170 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.81% 2.79% 2.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.00% 19.19% 17.03%
Number of salaries quoted 155 151 168
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,650 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £80,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
LAN
England

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
989 886 1151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.61% 14.55% 15.35%
Number of salaries quoted 804 703 967
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +11.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 5 December 2016.

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 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +3 120 £37,000 +5.71% 16
Merseyside 0 23 £51,000 +56.92% 2
Cheshire -25 20 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Lancashire +1 15 £45,000 +47.54% 4
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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.

1 268 (84.54%) WAN
2 178 (56.15%) Cisco
3 162 (51.10%) Firewall
4 124 (39.12%) Active Directory
5 119 (37.54%) Windows
6 116 (36.59%) VMware
7 98 (30.91%) DNS
8 95 (29.97%) Cisco Certification
9 90 (28.39%) DHCP
10 86 (27.13%) Microsoft
11 85 (26.81%) VMware Infrastructure
12 81 (25.55%) VPN
13 75 (23.66%) Wireless
14 72 (22.71%) CCNP
14 72 (22.71%) Windows Server 2008
14 72 (22.71%) Windows Server
15 70 (22.08%) ITIL
16 67 (21.14%) WLAN
17 66 (20.82%) CCNA
18 59 (18.61%) TCP/IP
19 58 (18.30%) Network Security
19 58 (18.30%) Cisco Nexus
20 57 (17.98%) VLAN
21 54 (17.03%) Wi-Fi
22 51 (16.09%) Hyper-V
23 50 (15.77%) MS Exchange
24 48 (15.14%) VoIP
24 48 (15.14%) Windows Server 2012
25 45 (14.20%) Data Centre
26 43 (13.56%) Network Management

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 50 (15.77%) MS Exchange
2 16 (5.05%) IIS
2 16 (5.05%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.26%) Confluence
6 4 (1.26%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.63%) Apache
8 1 (0.32%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 36 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 27 (8.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 31 (9.78%) Office 365
2 17 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.89%) SaaS
5 4 (1.26%) Basecamp
6 2 (0.63%) IaaS
7 1 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.32%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 268 (84.54%) WAN
2 162 (51.10%) Firewall
3 98 (30.91%) DNS
4 90 (28.39%) DHCP
5 81 (25.55%) VPN
6 75 (23.66%) Wireless
7 67 (21.14%) WLAN
8 59 (18.61%) TCP/IP
9 58 (18.30%) Cisco Nexus
9 58 (18.30%) Network Security
10 57 (17.98%) VLAN
11 54 (17.03%) Wi-Fi
12 48 (15.14%) VoIP
13 42 (13.25%) Cisco ASA
14 39 (12.30%) BGP
15 37 (11.67%) MPLS
16 36 (11.36%) Cisco Wireless
16 36 (11.36%) OSPF
17 33 (10.41%) Internet
18 32 (10.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.95%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.63%) MySQL
6 1 (0.32%) Informix
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.84%) Jenkins
2 8 (2.52%) JIRA
3 4 (1.26%) Bugzilla
4 2 (0.63%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.32%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.32%) Metasploit
General
1 39 (12.30%) Telecoms
2 18 (5.68%) Finance
3 8 (2.52%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.26%) Law
4 4 (1.26%) Retail
5 3 (0.95%) Electronics
6 2 (0.63%) Advertising
6 2 (0.63%) Games
6 2 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.32%) Back Office
7 1 (0.32%) Legal
7 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 103 (32.49%) Network Engineer
2 54 (17.03%) Analyst
3 39 (12.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 34 (10.73%) Cisco Engineer
4 34 (10.73%) IT Support
4 34 (10.73%) Support Engineer
5 31 (9.78%) Senior Network Engineer
6 28 (8.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 24 (7.57%) 2nd Line Support
7 24 (7.57%) IT Engineer
8 20 (6.31%) Support Analyst
9 19 (5.99%) Security Engineer
10 17 (5.36%) IT Support Engineer
11 16 (5.05%) IT Analyst
11 16 (5.05%) IT Support Analyst
11 16 (5.05%) Network Analyst
11 16 (5.05%) Network Security Manager
11 16 (5.05%) Security Manager
12 15 (4.73%) Cisco Network Analyst
12 15 (4.73%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.10%) 802.1X
2 3 (0.95%) Web Services
3 2 (0.63%) .NET
4 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.32%) EDI
4 1 (0.32%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (14.20%) Data Centre
2 42 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.05%) NHS
4 15 (4.73%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.79%) HP StoreVirtual
5 12 (3.79%) Video Conferencing
6 10 (3.15%) RSA SecurID
7 8 (2.52%) iPad
8 7 (2.21%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.21%) Replication
9 6 (1.89%) Fat Client
9 6 (1.89%) FlexPod
9 6 (1.89%) Thin Client
10 5 (1.58%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (0.95%) CMDB
12 3 (0.95%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.63%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.63%) IVR
14 1 (0.32%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 119 (37.54%) Windows
2 72 (22.71%) Windows Server
2 72 (22.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (15.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (8.83%) Windows 7
5 26 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (7.89%) Linux
7 14 (4.42%) Windows XP
8 9 (2.84%) Data ONTAP
9 8 (2.52%) Unix
10 7 (2.21%) CentOS
11 6 (1.89%) Solaris
11 6 (1.89%) Windows 10
12 4 (1.26%) AIX
13 3 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.95%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.63%) Android
14 2 (0.63%) Debian
14 2 (0.63%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (22.08%) ITIL
2 43 (13.56%) Network Management
3 38 (11.99%) High Availability
4 30 (9.46%) Disaster Recovery
4 30 (9.46%) Service Management
5 25 (7.89%) Network Design
6 22 (6.94%) Service Delivery
7 21 (6.62%) Performance Monitoring
8 20 (6.31%) Business Continuity
9 18 (5.68%) Capacity Planning
9 18 (5.68%) Network Monitoring
9 18 (5.68%) Security Management
10 17 (5.36%) Migration
11 16 (5.05%) Identity Access Management
12 15 (4.73%) Information Security
13 14 (4.42%) Asset Management
14 13 (4.10%) Change Management
15 12 (3.79%) Configuration Management
16 11 (3.47%) Mentoring
17 10 (3.15%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 25 (7.89%) SQL
2 12 (3.79%) VB
3 11 (3.47%) VBScript
4 9 (2.84%) PowerShell
5 7 (2.21%) PHP
6 4 (1.26%) Perl
7 2 (0.63%) C
7 2 (0.63%) Python
7 2 (0.63%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.63%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.32%) C#
Qualifications
1 95 (29.97%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (22.71%) CCNP
3 66 (20.82%) CCNA
4 42 (13.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 41 (12.93%) Degree
6 33 (10.41%) MCSE
7 15 (4.73%) MCSA
8 14 (4.42%) CCIE
9 10 (3.15%) MCITP
10 9 (2.84%) NCIE
10 9 (2.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (2.52%) MCP
12 7 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (2.21%) JNCIP
13 6 (1.89%) A+ Certification
13 6 (1.89%) CCSE
13 6 (1.89%) Network+ Certification
13 6 (1.89%) Security Cleared
14 3 (0.95%) PMI Certification
14 3 (0.95%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.52%) SLA
2 6 (1.89%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 124 (39.12%) Active Directory
2 85 (26.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (16.09%) Hyper-V
4 17 (5.36%) vSphere
5 8 (2.52%) Virtual Servers
5 8 (2.52%) XenApp
6 6 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.58%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (1.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.95%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.32%) Firmware
10 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 23 (7.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 16 (5.05%) Cisco Prime
3 13 (4.10%) Cacti
4 10 (3.15%) SCCM
4 10 (3.15%) ServiceCenter
5 9 (2.84%) Puppet
6 7 (2.21%) FortiGate
6 7 (2.21%) SCOM
7 6 (1.89%) Nagios
8 5 (1.58%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (1.26%) HP SIM
9 4 (1.26%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (1.26%) OpenNMS
9 4 (1.26%) RANCID
10 2 (0.63%) Cobbler
10 2 (0.63%) SCDPM
10 2 (0.63%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.63%) WSUS
11 1 (0.32%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 178 (56.15%) Cisco
2 116 (36.59%) VMware
3 86 (27.13%) Microsoft
4 41 (12.93%) HP
5 26 (8.20%) Juniper
6 23 (7.26%) NetApp
7 21 (6.62%) CheckPoint
8 17 (5.36%) Avaya
9 16 (5.05%) Citrix
9 16 (5.05%) Intel Security
10 14 (4.42%) Meraki
11 13 (4.10%) SolarWinds
11 13 (4.10%) Veeam
12 12 (3.79%) IronPort
13 11 (3.47%) Dell
13 11 (3.47%) F5
13 11 (3.47%) Siemens
14 10 (3.15%) 3PAR
14 10 (3.15%) SonicWALL
14 10 (3.15%) Symantec
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
North West
EMBS Ltd
Salary: Up to £40k + £Bonus + MS Training !
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Element 6 Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,500 per annum + Training + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on call, bonus, overtime and be
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Yoh
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Car allowance and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £25k DOE + Extensive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + flexi time
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum + on call allowance + beneifts
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
TDA Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Liverpool
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 18 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Chorley
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £24,000 to £35,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 18 days ago