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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 26 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LAN 2 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 1.90% - 5.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.22% - 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 7
Average salary £23,000 - £24,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
9 6 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 8.57% 4.11% 18.84%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 25
Average salary £25,000 £28,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,250 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £32,500
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 August 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 9 (100.00%) WAN
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco
3 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (66.67%) Internet
4 6 (66.67%) HP
4 6 (66.67%) ITIL
5 5 (55.56%) Client/Server
5 5 (55.56%) EMC
5 5 (55.56%) NetApp
5 5 (55.56%) Service Management
5 5 (55.56%) Business Continuity
5 5 (55.56%) Project Management
5 5 (55.56%) Change Management
5 5 (55.56%) Veeam
5 5 (55.56%) Nimble Storage
6 3 (33.33%) Windows
6 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 2 (22.22%) Linux
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 2 (22.22%) MS Office
7 2 (22.22%) SQL
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (22.22%) Firewall
7 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
8 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
8 1 (11.11%) XenApp

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
2 6 (66.67%) Internet
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) OSPF
4 1 (11.11%) BGP
4 1 (11.11%) PBX
4 1 (11.11%) WLAN
4 1 (11.11%) DHCP
4 1 (11.11%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) MS Access
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Service Manager
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Services Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) Supplier Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Vendor Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Client/Server
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Statistics
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Service Management
2 5 (55.56%) Business Continuity
2 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 5 (55.56%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Network Management
4 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (11.11%) Security Patching
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco
3 6 (66.67%) HP
4 5 (55.56%) EMC
4 5 (55.56%) NetApp
4 5 (55.56%) Veeam
4 5 (55.56%) Nimble Storage
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) Nortel
6 1 (11.11%) Citrix
6 1 (11.11%) Avaya
6 1 (11.11%) Juniper
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle