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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 34 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LAN 1 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 0.74% - 5.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% - 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 8
Average salary £18,000 - £24,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
11 8 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 8.09% 5.93% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 27
Average salary £25,000 £32,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +27.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £27,900 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £37,123
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) WAN
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) NetApp
3 6 (60.00%) HP
3 6 (60.00%) Internet
3 6 (60.00%) ITIL
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) Client/Server
4 5 (50.00%) Project Management
4 5 (50.00%) Service Management
4 5 (50.00%) EMC
4 5 (50.00%) Veeam
4 5 (50.00%) Change Management
4 5 (50.00%) Business Continuity
4 5 (50.00%) Nimble Storage
5 3 (30.00%) Retail
6 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (20.00%) MS Office
7 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (10.00%) Finance
7 1 (10.00%) Statistics
7 1 (10.00%) Degree
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
7 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (10.00%) vSphere
7 1 (10.00%) Network Management
7 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) WAN
2 6 (60.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (10.00%) PBX
3 1 (10.00%) WLAN
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) MS Access
General
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Manager
1 3 (30.00%) IT Support
2 2 (20.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Supplier Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Vendor Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Services Manager
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Statistics
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 5 (50.00%) Service Management
2 5 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 5 (50.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Network Management
3 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (10.00%) Security Patching
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) NetApp
3 6 (60.00%) HP
4 5 (50.00%) EMC
4 5 (50.00%) Veeam
4 5 (50.00%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Nortel
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) Avaya