The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wigan region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 25 20 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs citing LAN 1 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 1.39% 2.13% 5.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 20.00% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 7
Average salary £40,000 £23,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.21% -27.69%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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 Wigan region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 8.33% 10.64% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 18
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

LAN
Salary Trend in Wigan

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

LAN Salary Trend in Wigan

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) CCNP
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 2 (33.33%) OSPF
4 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) VPLS
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (16.67%) ProCurve
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (16.67%) Android
5 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
5 1 (16.67%) Retail
5 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS
3 2 (33.33%) OSPF
3 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 2 (33.33%) VLAN
3 2 (33.33%) VPLS
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
4 1 (16.67%) IPsec
4 1 (16.67%) WLAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Server Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Server Support
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Network Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
2 1 (16.67%) Brocade
2 1 (16.67%) ProCurve