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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 13 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing LAN 3 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 6.38% 2.86% 8.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.27% 20.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 7
Average salary - £22,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -60.86%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
LAN
Cheshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Runcorn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
11 5 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 23.40% 14.29% 25.93%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 20
Average salary £31,250 £67,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-53.70% +17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £22,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,050 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

LAN
Salary Trend in Runcorn

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

LAN Salary Trend in Runcorn

LAN
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Runcorn 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 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) EPoS
2 3 (75.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (75.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (75.00%) Broadband
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Runcorn 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.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) Broadband
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
General
1 3 (75.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 8
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) Dell