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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 111 123 159
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +36
Permanent jobs citing LAN 130 135 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.32% 2.14% 1.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.57% 14.38% 9.74%
Number of salaries quoted 109 100 88
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £42,550
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
892 939 1037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.92% 14.86% 14.90%
Number of salaries quoted 757 749 859
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +11 72 £38,500 +24.69% 13
Cheshire +32 36 £43,750 +11.46% 5
Merseyside +1 10 £33,000 -20.00% 6
Lancashire +7 9 £25,000 +11.11% 3
Cumbria +8 7 £47,500 +90.48%
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 221 (81.55%) WAN
2 136 (50.18%) Cisco
3 115 (42.44%) Windows
4 104 (38.38%) Microsoft
5 102 (37.64%) Firewall
6 94 (34.69%) VMware
7 92 (33.95%) Active Directory
8 91 (33.58%) Cisco Certification
9 83 (30.63%) VPN
10 72 (26.57%) CCNA
11 68 (25.09%) Windows Server
12 61 (22.51%) ITIL
13 60 (22.14%) TCP/IP
13 60 (22.14%) VMware Infrastructure
14 59 (21.77%) Windows Server 2008
14 59 (21.77%) CCNP
15 51 (18.82%) MS Exchange
15 51 (18.82%) Windows Server 2012
16 47 (17.34%) DHCP
16 47 (17.34%) DNS
17 43 (15.87%) Windows 7
18 42 (15.50%) Wireless
19 41 (15.13%) Microsoft Certification
20 40 (14.76%) Wi-Fi
21 39 (14.39%) Data Centre
22 37 (13.65%) HP
23 36 (13.28%) VoIP
23 36 (13.28%) MS Office
23 36 (13.28%) SQL Server
23 36 (13.28%) Telecoms

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 51 (18.82%) MS Exchange
2 30 (11.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (7.75%) SharePoint
4 20 (7.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (4.06%) Skype for Business
6 10 (3.69%) IIS
6 10 (3.69%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (2.21%) IBM Notes
8 4 (1.48%) Apache
9 3 (1.11%) JBoss
9 3 (1.11%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.11%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.37%) CMS
11 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 36 (13.28%) MS Office
2 34 (12.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.48%) Infor M3
1 4 (1.48%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.37%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 35 (12.92%) Office 365
2 12 (4.43%) IaaS
3 10 (3.69%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (1.85%) SaaS
6 4 (1.48%) PaaS
7 2 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 221 (81.55%) WAN
2 102 (37.64%) Firewall
3 83 (30.63%) VPN
4 60 (22.14%) TCP/IP
5 47 (17.34%) DHCP
5 47 (17.34%) DNS
6 42 (15.50%) Wireless
7 40 (14.76%) Wi-Fi
8 36 (13.28%) VoIP
9 34 (12.55%) MPLS
10 32 (11.81%) Network Security
11 29 (10.70%) SAN
11 29 (10.70%) VLAN
12 28 (10.33%) BGP
13 26 (9.59%) Ethernet
14 24 (8.86%) OSPF
14 24 (8.86%) WLAN
15 19 (7.01%) Cisco Nexus
15 19 (7.01%) Internet
16 15 (5.54%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (13.28%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.37%) MySQL
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (2.21%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.74%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.37%) Ant
General
1 36 (13.28%) Telecoms
2 22 (8.12%) Finance
3 15 (5.54%) Back Office
4 8 (2.95%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.58%) Legal
6 5 (1.85%) Retail
7 4 (1.48%) Games
7 4 (1.48%) Law
8 3 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.74%) Marketing
9 2 (0.74%) Publishing
10 1 (0.37%) Automotive
10 1 (0.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 64 (23.62%) Network Engineer
2 58 (21.40%) Analyst
3 29 (10.70%) IT Support
3 29 (10.70%) Support Engineer
4 26 (9.59%) Cisco Engineer
4 26 (9.59%) Technical Support
5 22 (8.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 21 (7.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 20 (7.38%) Support Analyst
8 16 (5.90%) 2nd Line Support
9 15 (5.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 15 (5.54%) IT Engineer
10 14 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support
10 14 (5.17%) IT Technician
10 14 (5.17%) Technical Analyst
11 13 (4.80%) Network Support
12 12 (4.43%) Infrastructure Manager
12 12 (4.43%) Network Analyst
12 12 (4.43%) Support Technician
13 11 (4.06%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.58%) Middleware
2 5 (1.85%) Web Services
3 4 (1.48%) 802.1X
3 4 (1.48%) WAP
4 3 (1.11%) .NET
4 3 (1.11%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.11%) CSS
4 3 (1.11%) CSS3
4 3 (1.11%) HTML
4 3 (1.11%) HTML5
4 3 (1.11%) jQuery
4 3 (1.11%) XMPP
5 2 (0.74%) COM
6 1 (0.37%) EDI
6 1 (0.37%) LAMP
6 1 (0.37%) XML
6 1 (0.37%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 39 (14.39%) Data Centre
2 17 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.69%) Clustering
3 10 (3.69%) Driving Licence
3 10 (3.69%) HP StoreVirtual
4 9 (3.32%) iPad
5 7 (2.58%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.58%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.21%) CCTV
6 6 (2.21%) FMCG
6 6 (2.21%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.48%) AS400
7 4 (1.48%) iSeries
7 4 (1.48%) IVR
7 4 (1.48%) RSA SecurID
7 4 (1.48%) STB
8 3 (1.11%) EPoS
8 3 (1.11%) iPhone
9 2 (0.74%) CMDB
9 2 (0.74%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 115 (42.44%) Windows
2 68 (25.09%) Windows Server
3 59 (21.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (18.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (15.87%) Windows 7
6 25 (9.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (8.86%) Linux
8 15 (5.54%) Windows 10
9 14 (5.17%) Unix
10 11 (4.06%) Windows 8
11 9 (3.32%) CentOS
11 9 (3.32%) Windows XP
12 8 (2.95%) Android
13 6 (2.21%) Data ONTAP
13 6 (2.21%) Mac OS X
13 6 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (1.85%) AIX
15 3 (1.11%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.74%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (22.51%) ITIL
2 26 (9.59%) Project Management
3 22 (8.12%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (7.38%) Network Management
4 20 (7.38%) PRINCE2
4 20 (7.38%) Service Delivery
5 17 (6.27%) Network Design
6 15 (5.54%) High Availability
7 14 (5.17%) E-Commerce
8 13 (4.80%) Kalman Filter
8 13 (4.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (4.43%) Migration
10 10 (3.69%) Network Monitoring
10 10 (3.69%) Performance Monitoring
11 9 (3.32%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (3.32%) Line Management
11 9 (3.32%) Mentoring
11 9 (3.32%) Presales
11 9 (3.32%) Service Management
11 9 (3.32%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (9.96%) SQL
2 8 (2.95%) PHP
2 8 (2.95%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.58%) Perl
3 7 (2.58%) Python
4 5 (1.85%) C
4 5 (1.85%) Shell Script
4 5 (1.85%) VBScript
5 4 (1.48%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.48%) VB
6 3 (1.11%) C#
6 3 (1.11%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.37%) Java
7 1 (0.37%) PL/1
7 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 91 (33.58%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (26.57%) CCNA
3 59 (21.77%) CCNP
4 41 (15.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 32 (11.81%) Degree
6 24 (8.86%) MCSE
7 21 (7.75%) Security Cleared
8 18 (6.64%) SC Cleared
9 15 (5.54%) MCP
9 15 (5.54%) MCSA
10 13 (4.80%) MCITP
11 12 (4.43%) CCIE
11 12 (4.43%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (4.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 10 (3.69%) CISSP
14 8 (2.95%) A+ Certification
14 8 (2.95%) JNCIP
14 8 (2.95%) Network+ Certification
15 7 (2.58%) MCTS
16 6 (2.21%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (11.81%) SLA
2 6 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.21%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 92 (33.95%) Active Directory
2 60 (22.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (8.49%) Hyper-V
4 14 (5.17%) vSphere
5 10 (3.69%) XenDesktop
6 6 (2.21%) XenServer
7 3 (1.11%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.11%) XenApp
8 2 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.37%) Firmware
9 1 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (4.43%) SCCM
2 11 (4.06%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (2.21%) HP Data Protector
3 6 (2.21%) HP SIM
3 6 (2.21%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (1.85%) Backup Exec
4 5 (1.85%) WSUS
5 4 (1.48%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (1.48%) ServiceCenter
6 3 (1.11%) SCOM
7 2 (0.74%) Cacti
7 2 (0.74%) Nagios
7 2 (0.74%) OpenNMS
7 2 (0.74%) Puppet
7 2 (0.74%) RANCID
7 2 (0.74%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.37%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.37%) SCSM
8 1 (0.37%) SnapMirror
8 1 (0.37%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 136 (50.18%) Cisco
2 104 (38.38%) Microsoft
3 94 (34.69%) VMware
4 37 (13.65%) HP
5 35 (12.92%) Juniper
6 27 (9.96%) Citrix
7 23 (8.49%) CheckPoint
8 17 (6.27%) Dell
9 16 (5.90%) NetApp
9 16 (5.90%) Symantec
10 14 (5.17%) Sophos
11 12 (4.43%) Intel Security
12 11 (4.06%) SolarWinds
13 10 (3.69%) 3PAR
13 10 (3.69%) Veeam
14 9 (3.32%) IBM
15 7 (2.58%) Avaya
15 7 (2.58%) F5
15 7 (2.58%) Meraki
15 7 (2.58%) Palo Alto
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