The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 34 24 19
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Permanent jobs citing LAN 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 1.19% 1.02% 2.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.33% 100.00% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
LAN
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Communications & Networking Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 8.93% 1.02% 9.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 7
Average salary £31,500 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.35% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £34,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

LAN
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Preston region.

LAN Salary Trend in Preston

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Preston region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN.

1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Access
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) PBX
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Nortel
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) A+ Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Avaya
2 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Preston region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) PBX
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Support Technician
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) A+ Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Nortel
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Avaya
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Draytek