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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 31 27 46
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +19
Permanent jobs citing LAN 10 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 6.41% 8.33% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 52.63% 48.15% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 1
Average salary £33,500 £28,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.64% -13.84%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
19 27 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 12.18% 17.31% 11.65%
Number of salaries quoted 17 21 28
Average salary £33,500 £28,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.64% -15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £40,000 £32,500
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 18 September 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Stockport

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 23 (95.83%) WAN
2 19 (79.17%) Cisco
3 15 (62.50%) Windows
4 13 (54.17%) VMware
5 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 8 (33.33%) WLAN
7 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
7 7 (29.17%) SQL
7 7 (29.17%) Firewall
7 7 (29.17%) McAfee
7 7 (29.17%) McAfee ePO
7 7 (29.17%) Coaching
8 6 (25.00%) VLAN
8 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (20.83%) Network Design
10 4 (16.67%) Migration
10 4 (16.67%) Wireless
10 4 (16.67%) VPN
10 4 (16.67%) DNS
10 4 (16.67%) HP
10 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (16.67%) ProCurve
10 4 (16.67%) Project Planning
10 4 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (16.67%) Network Security
11 3 (12.50%) Change Control
11 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
11 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (12.50%) Degree
11 3 (12.50%) Internet

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.50%) Apache
2 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 23 (95.83%) WAN
2 8 (33.33%) WLAN
3 7 (29.17%) Firewall
4 6 (25.00%) VLAN
5 4 (16.67%) Wireless
5 4 (16.67%) VPN
5 4 (16.67%) DNS
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (16.67%) Network Security
6 3 (12.50%) Internet
6 3 (12.50%) MPLS
6 3 (12.50%) Ethernet
6 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 2 (8.33%) Intranet
7 2 (8.33%) VPLS
8 1 (4.17%) SAN
General
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Support Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Linux Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) UNIX Support
4 3 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Linux Support
4 3 (12.50%) UNIX Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) UNIX Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Pre Sales Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Technician
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Technician
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) NHS
2 2 (8.33%) Thin Client
2 2 (8.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (12.50%) UNIX
2 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Coaching
2 5 (20.83%) Network Design
3 4 (16.67%) Migration
3 4 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 3 (12.50%) Change Control
5 2 (8.33%) Information Management
5 2 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) CCDA
2 3 (12.50%) CCDP
2 3 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Cisco
2 13 (54.17%) VMware
3 7 (29.17%) McAfee
4 4 (16.67%) HP
4 4 (16.67%) ProCurve
5 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 3 (12.50%) Citrix
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.33%) NetApp