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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 24 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing LAN 2 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 2.33% 3.23% 17.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 66.67% 50.00% 77.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 13
Average salary £27,500 £22,000 £27,300
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.41%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
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
3 2 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 3.49% 6.45% 22.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 15
Average salary £27,500 £22,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
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 3 March 2015, 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 13 (92.86%) WAN
2 12 (85.71%) Firewall
3 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
3 11 (78.57%) MPLS
4 10 (71.43%) Cisco
5 9 (64.29%) DNS
5 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
5 9 (64.29%) DHCP
5 9 (64.29%) MS Exchange
5 9 (64.29%) VMware
5 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (64.29%) PowerShell
5 9 (64.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (57.14%) VLAN
6 8 (57.14%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (57.14%) Wireless
6 8 (57.14%) SharePoint
6 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
7 7 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (50.00%) Visual Studio
7 7 (50.00%) SQL
7 7 (50.00%) T-SQL
7 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (50.00%) WMI
7 7 (50.00%) WSUS
7 7 (50.00%) WatchGuard
7 7 (50.00%) vSphere
8 6 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (42.86%) Validation

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 9 (64.29%) MS Exchange
1 9 (64.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (57.14%) SharePoint 2013
2 8 (57.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) WAN
2 12 (85.71%) Firewall
3 11 (78.57%) MPLS
4 9 (64.29%) DHCP
4 9 (64.29%) DNS
5 8 (57.14%) Wireless
5 8 (57.14%) VLAN
6 3 (21.43%) VPLS
6 3 (21.43%) VPN
6 3 (21.43%) OSPF
6 3 (21.43%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Help Desk Supervisor
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
1 6 (42.86%) Replication
2 2 (14.29%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (42.86%) Validation
1 6 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (35.71%) Line Management
2 5 (35.71%) ERP
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) PowerShell
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (42.86%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) CCNA
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (21.43%) CCNP
4 2 (14.29%) MCP
4 2 (14.29%) MCSE
4 2 (14.29%) CNA
4 2 (14.29%) Novell Certification
4 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (14.29%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
1 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) WMI
1 7 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 10 (71.43%) Cisco
3 9 (64.29%) VMware
4 7 (50.00%) WatchGuard
5 6 (42.86%) EMC
5 6 (42.86%) Avaya
5 6 (42.86%) Sophos