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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 124 109 127
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +18
Permanent jobs citing LAN 138 171 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.24% 2.54% 1.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.23% 16.98% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 112 135 118
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £22,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,900 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
970 1007 1081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.75% 14.97% 14.73%
Number of salaries quoted 812 803 899
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +2 90 £39,750 +19.54% 10
Cheshire -8 17 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Lancashire +18 15 £33,654 +22.37% 2
Merseyside -12 13 £37,500 +5.63% 2
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 222 (82.53%) WAN
2 146 (54.28%) Cisco
3 125 (46.47%) Firewall
4 88 (32.71%) Cisco Certification
5 83 (30.86%) Windows
6 81 (30.11%) Microsoft
7 78 (29.00%) VMware
8 77 (28.62%) VPN
9 76 (28.25%) Active Directory
10 69 (25.65%) CCNA
11 60 (22.30%) CCNP
11 60 (22.30%) Wireless
11 60 (22.30%) Windows Server
12 54 (20.07%) ITIL
13 50 (18.59%) DNS
13 50 (18.59%) DHCP
14 47 (17.47%) VMware Infrastructure
15 43 (15.99%) WLAN
16 41 (15.24%) Windows Server 2008
17 40 (14.87%) Telecoms
18 39 (14.50%) Wi-Fi
18 39 (14.50%) TCP/IP
18 39 (14.50%) VoIP
19 38 (14.13%) Cisco Nexus
20 37 (13.75%) Windows Server 2012
21 34 (12.64%) HP
22 33 (12.27%) MPLS
22 33 (12.27%) MS Exchange
23 32 (11.90%) Juniper
24 31 (11.52%) SAN

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 33 (12.27%) MS Exchange
2 15 (5.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (4.46%) IIS
4 11 (4.09%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.86%) Apache
6 5 (1.86%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.49%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.12%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.37%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (8.92%) MS Excel
2 20 (7.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.49%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.37%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (9.29%) Office 365
2 12 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.35%) IaaS
4 5 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.12%) SaaS
6 2 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 222 (82.53%) WAN
2 125 (46.47%) Firewall
3 77 (28.62%) VPN
4 60 (22.30%) Wireless
5 50 (18.59%) DHCP
5 50 (18.59%) DNS
6 43 (15.99%) WLAN
7 39 (14.50%) TCP/IP
7 39 (14.50%) VoIP
7 39 (14.50%) Wi-Fi
8 38 (14.13%) Cisco Nexus
9 33 (12.27%) MPLS
10 31 (11.52%) SAN
11 30 (11.15%) Cisco ASA
11 30 (11.15%) VLAN
12 29 (10.78%) Network Security
13 28 (10.41%) BGP
14 23 (8.55%) Internet
14 23 (8.55%) IP Telephony
14 23 (8.55%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (0.74%) MySQL
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.23%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.74%) Git (software)
General
1 40 (14.87%) Telecoms
2 16 (5.95%) Finance
3 11 (4.09%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.97%) Back Office
5 7 (2.60%) Law
5 7 (2.60%) Legal
6 5 (1.86%) Retail
7 4 (1.49%) Electronics
7 4 (1.49%) Games
8 3 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.74%) Publishing
10 1 (0.37%) Automotive
10 1 (0.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 80 (29.74%) Network Engineer
2 55 (20.45%) Analyst
3 40 (14.87%) Cisco Engineer
4 34 (12.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 23 (8.55%) Senior Network Engineer
6 22 (8.18%) Support Engineer
7 18 (6.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 18 (6.69%) IT Support
7 18 (6.69%) Technical Support
8 16 (5.95%) IT Engineer
8 16 (5.95%) Network Analyst
8 16 (5.95%) Security Engineer
9 15 (5.58%) 3rd Line Support
9 15 (5.58%) Network Support
9 15 (5.58%) Support Analyst
10 14 (5.20%) Network Manager
11 13 (4.83%) Cisco Analyst
11 13 (4.83%) Cisco Network Analyst
11 13 (4.83%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 12 (4.46%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.46%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.49%) WAP
3 3 (1.12%) .NET
3 3 (1.12%) CSS
3 3 (1.12%) CSS3
3 3 (1.12%) HTML
3 3 (1.12%) HTML5
3 3 (1.12%) jQuery
3 3 (1.12%) Web Services
4 2 (0.74%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.37%) EDI
5 1 (0.37%) Middleware
5 1 (0.37%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.29%) Data Centre
2 20 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.83%) iPad
3 13 (4.83%) Video Conferencing
4 12 (4.46%) HP StoreVirtual
5 10 (3.72%) Clustering
6 7 (2.60%) FMCG
7 6 (2.23%) CCTV
7 6 (2.23%) Driving Licence
7 6 (2.23%) Replication
8 5 (1.86%) NHS
8 5 (1.86%) RSA SecurID
9 4 (1.49%) AS400
9 4 (1.49%) iSeries
9 4 (1.49%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.12%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.12%) EPoS
10 3 (1.12%) iPhone
11 2 (0.74%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.74%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 83 (30.86%) Windows
2 60 (22.30%) Windows Server
3 41 (15.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (13.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (7.43%) Linux
6 19 (7.06%) Windows 7
7 18 (6.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (4.09%) Unix
9 9 (3.35%) Windows XP
10 5 (1.86%) Android
10 5 (1.86%) CentOS
10 5 (1.86%) Windows 10
11 4 (1.49%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.49%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.37%) AIX
13 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (20.07%) ITIL
2 30 (11.15%) Service Delivery
3 22 (8.18%) High Availability
3 22 (8.18%) Project Management
4 21 (7.81%) Network Management
5 20 (7.43%) Network Design
6 17 (6.32%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (5.95%) Performance Monitoring
7 16 (5.95%) PRINCE2
7 16 (5.95%) Service Management
8 15 (5.58%) Network Monitoring
9 13 (4.83%) Asset Management
9 13 (4.83%) Kalman Filter
9 13 (4.83%) Risk Management
10 10 (3.72%) Migration
11 9 (3.35%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (3.35%) Email Filtering
12 8 (2.97%) Business Continuity
12 8 (2.97%) Line Management
12 8 (2.97%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (8.18%) SQL
2 11 (4.09%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.35%) PHP
4 6 (2.23%) Perl
4 6 (2.23%) Python
5 5 (1.86%) VB
5 5 (1.86%) VBScript
6 4 (1.49%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.12%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.74%) C#
8 2 (0.74%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.37%) Java
Qualifications
1 88 (32.71%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (25.65%) CCNA
3 60 (22.30%) CCNP
4 30 (11.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (8.92%) Degree
6 21 (7.81%) Security Cleared
7 18 (6.69%) MCSE
8 16 (5.95%) MCSA
8 16 (5.95%) SC Cleared
9 14 (5.20%) CCIE
9 14 (5.20%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (2.97%) MCITP
11 7 (2.60%) MCP
12 6 (2.23%) JNCIP
13 4 (1.49%) CCSE
13 4 (1.49%) CISSP
13 4 (1.49%) JNCIS
14 3 (1.12%) A+ Certification
14 3 (1.12%) CCSP
14 3 (1.12%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.78%) SLA
2 6 (2.23%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 76 (28.25%) Active Directory
2 47 (17.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (7.81%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.35%) XenApp
4 9 (3.35%) XenDesktop
5 7 (2.60%) vSphere
6 6 (2.23%) XenServer
7 3 (1.12%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (3.72%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (3.35%) Cacti
2 9 (3.35%) SCCM
3 7 (2.60%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (2.23%) HP Data Protector
4 6 (2.23%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (2.23%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (1.86%) FortiGate
5 5 (1.86%) ServiceCenter
6 4 (1.49%) HP SIM
6 4 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.12%) SCOM
8 2 (0.74%) Nagios
8 2 (0.74%) OpenNMS
8 2 (0.74%) Puppet
8 2 (0.74%) RANCID
9 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.37%) SCSM
9 1 (0.37%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.37%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 146 (54.28%) Cisco
2 81 (30.11%) Microsoft
3 78 (29.00%) VMware
4 34 (12.64%) HP
5 32 (11.90%) Juniper
6 25 (9.29%) CheckPoint
7 18 (6.69%) Citrix
8 13 (4.83%) Meraki
9 12 (4.46%) IronPort
10 11 (4.09%) 3PAR
10 11 (4.09%) Aruba
11 9 (3.35%) Avaya
12 8 (2.97%) Barracuda Networks
12 8 (2.97%) IBM
12 8 (2.97%) Palo Alto
12 8 (2.97%) Siemens
12 8 (2.97%) SolarWinds
12 8 (2.97%) Sophos
13 7 (2.60%) NetApp
13 7 (2.60%) Polycom
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: 34 minutes ago
Warrington, Cheshire
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 53 minutes ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: 34 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum + £6,000 Car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Birkenhead, Merseyside
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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Wirral, Merseyside
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Salary: From £27,000 to £29,000 per annum plus benefits
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Up to £35k + £Bonus + MS Training !
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Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + generous employee benefits
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Stockport
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Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + bens
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North West England
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Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
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Cheshire
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Cheshire
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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