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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 20 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LAN 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 2.70% - 2.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% - 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £17,000 - £25,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
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
12 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 16.22% 9.73% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 2
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £25,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% +24.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £31,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £34,000 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 13 February 2016, 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 4 (66.67%) WAN
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) Nortel
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) NHS
3 2 (33.33%) Avaya
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) OSPF
4 1 (16.67%) BGP
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support
1 2 (33.33%) Network Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Assistant
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Assistant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Assistant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Avaya
3 2 (33.33%) Nortel
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) VMware