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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
England / North West
Rank 122 91 104
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +13
Permanent jobs citing LAN 136 159 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.32% 2.85% 2.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.96% 19.11% 15.95%
Number of salaries quoted 108 144 155
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,300 £52,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

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
852 832 1097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.54% 14.89% 16.06%
Number of salaries quoted 656 690 920
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -28 85 £35,000 - 23
Lancashire +1 20 £40,000 +77.77%
Cheshire -8 16 £46,250 +15.62% 4
Merseyside -9 11 £51,750 +33.54% 1
LAN
England

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 256 (84.49%) WAN
2 187 (61.72%) Cisco
3 157 (51.82%) Firewall
4 124 (40.92%) Active Directory
5 113 (37.29%) Windows
6 110 (36.30%) VMware
7 97 (32.01%) DNS
8 95 (31.35%) Cisco Certification
9 87 (28.71%) Microsoft
9 87 (28.71%) DHCP
10 80 (26.40%) VMware Infrastructure
11 76 (25.08%) Wireless
12 74 (24.42%) CCNP
13 66 (21.78%) Windows Server 2008
14 65 (21.45%) Windows Server
15 64 (21.12%) TCP/IP
15 64 (21.12%) VPN
16 62 (20.46%) WLAN
17 59 (19.47%) ITIL
18 57 (18.81%) Network Security
19 56 (18.48%) Hyper-V
20 55 (18.15%) Wi-Fi
21 54 (17.82%) CCNA
22 53 (17.49%) VLAN
23 52 (17.16%) Analytical Skills
23 52 (17.16%) BGP
24 50 (16.50%) Data Centre
24 50 (16.50%) Cisco Nexus
25 47 (15.51%) Network Management
26 46 (15.18%) VoIP

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 46 (15.18%) MS Exchange
2 14 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (4.29%) IIS
4 12 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (3.96%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.65%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.32%) Confluence
7 2 (0.66%) Apache
7 2 (0.66%) nginx
8 1 (0.33%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 35 (11.55%) MS Excel
2 26 (8.58%) 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 27 (8.91%) Office 365
2 11 (3.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.30%) SaaS
4 8 (2.64%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.32%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.33%) IaaS
6 1 (0.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 256 (84.49%) WAN
2 157 (51.82%) Firewall
3 97 (32.01%) DNS
4 87 (28.71%) DHCP
5 76 (25.08%) Wireless
6 64 (21.12%) TCP/IP
6 64 (21.12%) VPN
7 62 (20.46%) WLAN
8 57 (18.81%) Network Security
9 55 (18.15%) Wi-Fi
10 53 (17.49%) VLAN
11 52 (17.16%) BGP
12 50 (16.50%) Cisco Nexus
13 46 (15.18%) VoIP
14 42 (13.86%) MPLS
15 40 (13.20%) OSPF
16 37 (12.21%) Cisco ASA
17 33 (10.89%) Internet
18 31 (10.23%) Cisco Wireless
19 27 (8.91%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (13.53%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (3.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (2.97%) Oracle Database
3 9 (2.97%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (0.66%) MySQL
5 1 (0.33%) Informix
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.97%) Jenkins
2 8 (2.64%) JIRA
3 4 (1.32%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.33%) AdminStudio
General
1 40 (13.20%) Telecoms
2 24 (7.92%) Finance
3 8 (2.64%) Manufacturing
4 3 (0.99%) Electronics
4 3 (0.99%) Games
4 3 (0.99%) Retail
5 2 (0.66%) Advertising
5 2 (0.66%) Legal
5 2 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 100 (33.00%) Network Engineer
2 58 (19.14%) Analyst
3 39 (12.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 37 (12.21%) IT Support
5 34 (11.22%) Support Engineer
6 29 (9.57%) Senior Network Engineer
7 26 (8.58%) Support Analyst
8 24 (7.92%) Cisco Engineer
9 23 (7.59%) 2nd Line Support
9 23 (7.59%) IT Engineer
10 22 (7.26%) IT Analyst
10 22 (7.26%) IT Support Analyst
11 19 (6.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 16 (5.28%) Network Analyst
12 16 (5.28%) Network Security Manager
12 16 (5.28%) Security Manager
13 15 (4.95%) Infrastructure Support
13 15 (4.95%) IT Support Engineer
14 14 (4.62%) Security Engineer
15 13 (4.29%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.64%) 802.1X
2 3 (0.99%) Web Services
3 1 (0.33%) .NET
3 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.33%) EDI
3 1 (0.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 52 (17.16%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (16.50%) Data Centre
3 17 (5.61%) NHS
4 14 (4.62%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.30%) HP StoreVirtual
5 10 (3.30%) RSA SecurID
6 9 (2.97%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (2.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 8 (2.64%) Driving Licence
8 7 (2.31%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.98%) FlexPod
10 5 (1.65%) Fat Client
10 5 (1.65%) Thin Client
11 4 (1.32%) Replication
12 3 (0.99%) Life Science
12 3 (0.99%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.66%) CMDB
13 2 (0.66%) IVR
14 1 (0.33%) Data Extraction
14 1 (0.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 113 (37.29%) Windows
2 66 (21.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 65 (21.45%) Windows Server
4 43 (14.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (8.91%) Windows 7
6 25 (8.25%) Linux
7 22 (7.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (4.62%) Unix
9 12 (3.96%) Solaris
10 11 (3.63%) Windows XP
11 9 (2.97%) CentOS
11 9 (2.97%) Data ONTAP
12 5 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.32%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.99%) AIX
14 3 (0.99%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.66%) Debian
15 2 (0.66%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.33%) Android
16 1 (0.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (19.47%) ITIL
2 47 (15.51%) Network Management
3 37 (12.21%) High Availability
4 34 (11.22%) Network Design
5 33 (10.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 29 (9.57%) Service Management
7 21 (6.93%) Change Management
8 18 (5.94%) Configuration Management
9 17 (5.61%) Capacity Planning
9 17 (5.61%) Migration
10 16 (5.28%) Business Continuity
10 16 (5.28%) Identity Access Management
10 16 (5.28%) Security Management
11 15 (4.95%) Load Balancing
11 15 (4.95%) Network Monitoring
12 14 (4.62%) Mentoring
12 14 (4.62%) Performance Monitoring
13 13 (4.29%) Information Security
14 12 (3.96%) Asset Management
15 11 (3.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (8.58%) SQL
2 12 (3.96%) VB
3 11 (3.63%) VBScript
4 6 (1.98%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.65%) PHP
6 2 (0.66%) C
6 2 (0.66%) Perl
6 2 (0.66%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.66%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 95 (31.35%) Cisco Certification
2 74 (24.42%) CCNP
3 54 (17.82%) CCNA
4 42 (13.86%) Degree
5 38 (12.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 30 (9.90%) MCSE
7 17 (5.61%) CCIE
8 12 (3.96%) JNCIP
8 12 (3.96%) MCSA
9 10 (3.30%) MCITP
10 9 (2.97%) NCIE
10 9 (2.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (1.98%) A+ Certification
11 6 (1.98%) MCP
11 6 (1.98%) Network+ Certification
12 5 (1.65%) CCSE
12 5 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.99%) CCDP
13 3 (0.99%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.99%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.93%) SLA
2 10 (3.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 124 (40.92%) Active Directory
2 80 (26.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (18.48%) Hyper-V
4 15 (4.95%) vSphere
5 6 (1.98%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.65%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (1.32%) XenApp
8 1 (0.33%) Firmware
8 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 24 (7.92%) Cisco CUCM
2 16 (5.28%) Cisco Prime
3 12 (3.96%) SCCM
4 11 (3.63%) Cacti
4 11 (3.63%) Puppet
5 10 (3.30%) ServiceCenter
6 8 (2.64%) Nagios
7 6 (1.98%) OpenNMS
7 6 (1.98%) RANCID
8 5 (1.65%) FortiGate
8 5 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.65%) SCOM
9 4 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.66%) Cobbler
11 2 (0.66%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.66%) SCDPM
11 2 (0.66%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.66%) WSUS
12 1 (0.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 187 (61.72%) Cisco
2 110 (36.30%) VMware
3 87 (28.71%) Microsoft
4 40 (13.20%) HP
5 26 (8.58%) Juniper
6 24 (7.92%) NetApp
7 23 (7.59%) CheckPoint
8 16 (5.28%) F5
8 16 (5.28%) Intel Security
9 15 (4.95%) Avaya
10 13 (4.29%) Meraki
10 13 (4.29%) SolarWinds
11 12 (3.96%) Aruba
11 12 (3.96%) Citrix
11 12 (3.96%) Veeam
12 11 (3.63%) Dell
12 11 (3.63%) Fortinet
12 11 (3.63%) SonicWALL
13 10 (3.30%) 3PAR
13 10 (3.30%) WatchGuard
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Salary: £35000 per annum
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Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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IT Lab
Salary: dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000.00 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
GCI Com
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + generous package
Posted: 5 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £250000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Full package
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rowlands Pharmacy
Salary: £20,080.52 per annum +£2,500 Annual Bonus, Saturday Overtime
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Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £30k - 38k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35114.00 - £40380.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Benefits
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 £18,000 to £35,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum depending on experience.
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Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £24,000 to £35,000 per annum depending on experience.
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Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
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