The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 49 65 47
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -18
Permanent jobs citing LAN 14 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 2.99% 1.65% 2.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.73% 9.00% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 8
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £27,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +26.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £30,300 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £48,250 £31,550
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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 Warrington region.

Communications & Networking Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
102 100 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 21.79% 18.35% 21.47%
Number of salaries quoted 84 79 51
Average salary £32,500 £38,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.58% +28.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £26,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £39,100 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

LAN
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

LAN Salary Trend in Warrington

LAN
Salary Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Warrington

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 28 (100.00%) WAN
2 20 (71.43%) Windows
3 14 (50.00%) VPN
4 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 11 (39.29%) DNS
5 11 (39.29%) Cisco
5 11 (39.29%) DHCP
5 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (35.71%) ITIL
6 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 9 (32.14%) Project Management
7 9 (32.14%) Network Security
8 8 (28.57%) Windows 7
8 8 (28.57%) Windows 8
8 8 (28.57%) Service Delivery
8 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
8 8 (28.57%) Citrix
8 8 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (25.00%) CCNA
9 7 (25.00%) Firewall
9 7 (25.00%) VMware
10 6 (21.43%) XenApp
10 6 (21.43%) CCNP
10 6 (21.43%) Juniper
10 6 (21.43%) CRM
11 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
11 5 (17.86%) IBM Notes
11 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
11 5 (17.86%) CCIE
11 5 (17.86%) NetApp

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 5 (17.86%) IBM Notes
2 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (100.00%) WAN
2 14 (50.00%) VPN
3 11 (39.29%) DNS
3 11 (39.29%) DHCP
4 9 (32.14%) Network Security
5 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 7 (25.00%) Firewall
7 5 (17.86%) Wireshark
8 4 (14.29%) Wireless
9 3 (10.71%) SAN
9 3 (10.71%) Broadband
9 3 (10.71%) VoIP
10 2 (7.14%) FTP
11 1 (3.57%) SSL
11 1 (3.57%) IP Telephony
11 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (3.57%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Metasploit
2 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Technical Support
2 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Service Desk Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Security Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Security Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Test Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (14.29%) Open Source
2 4 (14.29%) RMADS
3 3 (10.71%) Fat Client
3 3 (10.71%) Thin Client
4 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.57%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 8 (28.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) ITIL
2 9 (32.14%) Project Management
3 8 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 6 (21.43%) CRM
5 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
5 5 (17.86%) Asset Management
6 4 (14.29%) Security Management
7 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
8 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
8 2 (7.14%) Information Security
8 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (7.14%) Ethical Hacking
8 2 (7.14%) Test Management
8 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.57%) Network Design
9 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
9 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
9 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
9 1 (3.57%) Migration
9 1 (3.57%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.71%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (25.00%) CCNA
3 6 (21.43%) CCNP
4 5 (17.86%) CCIE
4 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
4 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
5 4 (14.29%) MCSA
5 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.57%) CCSE
6 1 (3.57%) CEH
6 1 (3.57%) JNCIP
6 1 (3.57%) MCITP
6 1 (3.57%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
2 2 (7.14%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) JSP 440
3 1 (3.57%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) XenApp
3 5 (17.86%) XenDesktop
4 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (10.71%) XenServer
5 2 (7.14%) Terminal Server
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Cisco
2 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 8 (28.57%) Citrix
4 7 (25.00%) VMware
5 6 (21.43%) Juniper
6 5 (17.86%) NetApp
6 5 (17.86%) Lotus
6 5 (17.86%) Symantec
6 5 (17.86%) Dell
7 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
8 3 (10.71%) Avaya
8 3 (10.71%) McAfee
8 3 (10.71%) Toshiba
8 3 (10.71%) BT
9 1 (3.57%) Sourcefire
9 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
9 1 (3.57%) F5
9 1 (3.57%) HP