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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 116 98 110
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +12
Permanent jobs citing LAN 156 201 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.49% 2.97% 2.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.49% 20.12% 16.37%
Number of salaries quoted 127 164 148
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,820 £72,500 £52,500
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
1007 999 1057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.10% 14.78% 14.30%
Number of salaries quoted 825 791 886
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £70,000
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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -8 104 £39,500 +12.85% 22
Cheshire -22 20 £47,500 +8.57% 4
Merseyside -8 16 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Lancashire +19 13 £35,000 +27.27% 1
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 242 (84.91%) WAN
2 162 (56.84%) Cisco
3 148 (51.93%) Firewall
4 95 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 93 (32.63%) VMware
6 90 (31.58%) Active Directory
7 85 (29.82%) Windows
8 81 (28.42%) VPN
8 81 (28.42%) Microsoft
9 76 (26.67%) CCNA
10 66 (23.16%) DNS
11 65 (22.81%) DHCP
11 65 (22.81%) Wireless
12 63 (22.11%) VMware Infrastructure
13 62 (21.75%) CCNP
14 61 (21.40%) Windows Server
15 56 (19.65%) ITIL
16 52 (18.25%) WLAN
17 47 (16.49%) Cisco Nexus
18 44 (15.44%) VLAN
19 43 (15.09%) VoIP
19 43 (15.09%) HP
20 42 (14.74%) Wi-Fi
20 42 (14.74%) Telecoms
20 42 (14.74%) Windows Server 2008
21 41 (14.39%) Network Security
21 41 (14.39%) TCP/IP
22 38 (13.33%) MS Exchange
22 38 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
23 36 (12.63%) MPLS

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 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 17 (5.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (4.56%) IIS
4 10 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (3.51%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (1.75%) Apache
6 5 (1.75%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.05%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.05%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.35%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (10.18%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.40%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.35%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.72%) Office 365
2 14 (4.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.81%) IaaS
4 3 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.05%) SaaS
5 2 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 242 (84.91%) WAN
2 148 (51.93%) Firewall
3 81 (28.42%) VPN
4 66 (23.16%) DNS
5 65 (22.81%) DHCP
5 65 (22.81%) Wireless
6 52 (18.25%) WLAN
7 47 (16.49%) Cisco Nexus
8 44 (15.44%) VLAN
9 43 (15.09%) VoIP
10 42 (14.74%) Wi-Fi
11 41 (14.39%) Network Security
11 41 (14.39%) TCP/IP
12 36 (12.63%) MPLS
13 35 (12.28%) Cisco ASA
13 35 (12.28%) SAN
14 33 (11.58%) BGP
15 32 (11.23%) Internet
16 29 (10.18%) OSPF
17 25 (8.77%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (0.70%) MySQL
5 1 (0.35%) Informix
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.11%) Metasploit
2 3 (1.05%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.70%) Git (software)
General
1 42 (14.74%) Telecoms
2 14 (4.91%) Finance
3 10 (3.51%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.81%) Legal
5 5 (1.75%) Law
6 4 (1.40%) Back Office
6 4 (1.40%) Electronics
6 4 (1.40%) Retail
7 3 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.70%) Publishing
9 1 (0.35%) Automotive
9 1 (0.35%) Games
9 1 (0.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 93 (32.63%) Network Engineer
2 57 (20.00%) Analyst
3 40 (14.04%) Cisco Engineer
4 34 (11.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 29 (10.18%) Senior Network Engineer
6 28 (9.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 25 (8.77%) Support Engineer
8 19 (6.67%) Network Analyst
9 18 (6.32%) IT Engineer
9 18 (6.32%) Security Engineer
10 17 (5.96%) Network Manager
10 17 (5.96%) Technical Support
11 16 (5.61%) Cisco Analyst
11 16 (5.61%) Cisco Network Analyst
12 14 (4.91%) 3rd Line Support
12 14 (4.91%) IT Support
12 14 (4.91%) Network Support
13 13 (4.56%) Network Security Engineer
13 13 (4.56%) Support Analyst
13 13 (4.56%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.86%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.75%) Web Services
3 4 (1.40%) WAP
4 3 (1.05%) .NET
5 2 (0.70%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.35%) EDI
6 1 (0.35%) Middleware
6 1 (0.35%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 26 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.91%) HP StoreVirtual
4 13 (4.56%) NHS
4 13 (4.56%) Video Conferencing
5 11 (3.86%) iPad
5 11 (3.86%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.51%) Clustering
7 8 (2.81%) RSA SecurID
8 7 (2.46%) FMCG
9 6 (2.11%) CCTV
9 6 (2.11%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.75%) Replication
11 4 (1.40%) AS400
11 4 (1.40%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.40%) iSeries
12 3 (1.05%) Client/Server
12 3 (1.05%) EPoS
12 3 (1.05%) IVR
13 2 (0.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 85 (29.82%) Windows
2 61 (21.40%) Windows Server
3 42 (14.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (8.07%) Linux
6 18 (6.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (5.26%) Windows 7
8 8 (2.81%) Unix
8 8 (2.81%) Windows XP
9 6 (2.11%) CentOS
10 4 (1.40%) Data ONTAP
10 4 (1.40%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.40%) Windows 10
11 3 (1.05%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.35%) AIX
13 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.35%) Debian
13 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (19.65%) ITIL
2 35 (12.28%) Network Management
3 30 (10.53%) High Availability
4 29 (10.18%) Service Delivery
5 24 (8.42%) Service Management
6 23 (8.07%) Disaster Recovery
7 20 (7.02%) Network Design
8 19 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
9 18 (6.32%) Project Management
10 16 (5.61%) Asset Management
10 16 (5.61%) Network Monitoring
10 16 (5.61%) PRINCE2
11 15 (5.26%) Security Management
12 14 (4.91%) Migration
13 13 (4.56%) Identity Access Management
14 12 (4.21%) Business Continuity
14 12 (4.21%) Capacity Planning
14 12 (4.21%) Kalman Filter
15 10 (3.51%) Risk Management
16 8 (2.81%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (8.07%) SQL
2 10 (3.51%) PowerShell
3 8 (2.81%) VB
3 8 (2.81%) VBScript
4 7 (2.46%) Perl
4 7 (2.46%) PHP
5 6 (2.11%) Python
6 5 (1.75%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.70%) C#
7 2 (0.70%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 95 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (26.67%) CCNA
3 62 (21.75%) CCNP
4 34 (11.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (10.88%) Degree
6 25 (8.77%) MCSE
7 20 (7.02%) Security Cleared
8 15 (5.26%) CCIE
8 15 (5.26%) MCSA
8 15 (5.26%) SC Cleared
9 13 (4.56%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (2.81%) MCITP
11 7 (2.46%) MCP
12 6 (2.11%) CCSE
13 5 (1.75%) JNCIP
14 4 (1.40%) NCIE
14 4 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 3 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (1.05%) JNCIS
15 3 (1.05%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (10.88%) SLA
2 5 (1.75%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 90 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 63 (22.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 12 (4.21%) vSphere
5 8 (2.81%) XenApp
6 7 (2.46%) XenDesktop
7 6 (2.11%) XenServer
8 5 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (1.05%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.70%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.35%) Firmware
11 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (4.21%) Cisco Prime
3 9 (3.16%) Cacti
4 8 (2.81%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (2.81%) ServiceCenter
5 6 (2.11%) FortiGate
5 6 (2.11%) HP Data Protector
5 6 (2.11%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (1.75%) Puppet
6 5 (1.75%) SCCM
7 4 (1.40%) HP SIM
7 4 (1.40%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (1.40%) SCOM
8 3 (1.05%) Nagios
8 3 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.70%) OpenNMS
9 2 (0.70%) RANCID
9 2 (0.70%) WSUS
10 1 (0.35%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.35%) Simpana
Vendors
1 162 (56.84%) Cisco
2 93 (32.63%) VMware
3 81 (28.42%) Microsoft
4 43 (15.09%) HP
5 33 (11.58%) Juniper
6 29 (10.18%) CheckPoint
7 17 (5.96%) Citrix
8 14 (4.91%) 3PAR
8 14 (4.91%) NetApp
9 13 (4.56%) Avaya
9 13 (4.56%) IronPort
9 13 (4.56%) Meraki
10 11 (3.86%) Aruba
11 10 (3.51%) Sophos
11 10 (3.51%) Symantec
12 9 (3.16%) Nimble Storage
12 9 (3.16%) SolarWinds
12 9 (3.16%) Veeam
13 8 (2.81%) Barracuda Networks
13 8 (2.81%) Siemens
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + flexi time
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £32000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Pension & 28 days hols
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Networking People
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + generous employee benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: From £27,000 to £29,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + generous package
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Stockport
Real Staffing
Salary: £24500 - £26500 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Freshfields
Posted: 15 days ago
Northwich
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: 17 days ago
Bolton
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 18 days ago
Crewe
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £24,000 to £35,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 23 days ago