The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 35 31 39
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Permanent jobs citing LAN 7 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 4.27% 5.71% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 41.18% 34.48% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 1
Average salary £27,500 £28,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% -13.84%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,750
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -0.66%
LAN
Manchester

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

Communications & Networking Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17 29 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 10.37% 16.57% 11.37%
Number of salaries quoted 14 23 23
Average salary £28,500 £32,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.30% +44.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £28,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

LAN
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

LAN Salary Trend in Stockport

LAN
Salary Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Stockport

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 21 (95.45%) WAN
2 15 (68.18%) Cisco
3 12 (54.55%) Windows
3 12 (54.55%) VMware
4 9 (40.91%) WLAN
4 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
5 8 (36.36%) McAfee
5 8 (36.36%) SharePoint
5 8 (36.36%) SQL
5 8 (36.36%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (22.73%) Internet
6 5 (22.73%) Web Services
6 5 (22.73%) UNIX
6 5 (22.73%) Linux
6 5 (22.73%) Apache
6 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
6 5 (22.73%) Client/Server
6 5 (22.73%) Java
6 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
7 4 (18.18%) Network Design
7 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
8 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (13.64%) Firewall
8 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
8 3 (13.64%) Citrix
8 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
8 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
8 3 (13.64%) Windows 2000

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 8 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 5 (22.73%) Apache
2 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 21 (95.45%) WAN
2 9 (40.91%) WLAN
3 5 (22.73%) Internet
4 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
4 3 (13.64%) Firewall
5 2 (9.09%) VLAN
5 2 (9.09%) VPLS
5 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
5 2 (9.09%) MPLS
5 2 (9.09%) Intranet
6 1 (4.55%) SAN
6 1 (4.55%) Wireless
General
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Support Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) UNIX Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) UNIX Support Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) UNIX Support
4 5 (22.73%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Linux Support
4 5 (22.73%) Linux Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Pre Sales Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Client/Server
2 2 (9.09%) NHS
2 2 (9.09%) Thin Client
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) UNIX
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 2000
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Network Design
2 2 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 2 (9.09%) Information Management
3 1 (4.55%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) CCNP
2 2 (9.09%) CCDA
2 2 (9.09%) CCDP
3 1 (4.55%) CCNA
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Cisco
2 12 (54.55%) VMware
3 8 (36.36%) McAfee
4 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
5 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.64%) Citrix