The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 57 72 83
Rank change year-on-year +15 +11  
Permanent jobs citing LAN 32 33 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.03% 2.52% 2.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.38% 14.93% 11.59%
Number of salaries quoted 31 26 36
Median salary £36,500 £36,000 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.38% -14.79%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £40,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  

LAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 157 221 345
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 14.85% 16.88% 19.84%
Number of salaries quoted 119 160 237
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -23.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing LAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Cheshire

LAN
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for LAN in Cheshire

LAN
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Cheshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for LAN in Cheshire

LAN
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +11 9 £37,500 +63.04% 4
Chester +8 5 £36,000 +10.76% 2
Knutsford +2 3 £36,500 +82.50%
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 48 (100.00%) WAN
2 18 (37.50%) Cisco
3 17 (35.42%) VPN
4 16 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 16 (33.33%) Firewall
5 13 (27.08%) Windows
6 12 (25.00%) BGP
7 11 (22.92%) OSPF
7 11 (22.92%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
8 10 (20.83%) VoIP
8 10 (20.83%) MPLS
8 10 (20.83%) Telecoms
9 9 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
10 8 (16.67%) EIGRP
10 8 (16.67%) Project Management
10 8 (16.67%) Citrix
10 8 (16.67%) SAN
11 7 (14.58%) CCNP
11 7 (14.58%) DWDM
11 7 (14.58%) Avaya
11 7 (14.58%) Juniper
11 7 (14.58%) ITIL
11 7 (14.58%) Network Design
11 7 (14.58%) Degree
11 7 (14.58%) Network Optimisation
12 6 (12.50%) VLAN
12 6 (12.50%) VMware
12 6 (12.50%) Ethernet
12 6 (12.50%) MS Exchange

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.17%) nginx
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.17%) Office 365
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 48 (100.00%) WAN
2 17 (35.42%) VPN
3 16 (33.33%) Firewall
3 16 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 12 (25.00%) BGP
5 11 (22.92%) OSPF
6 10 (20.83%) MPLS
6 10 (20.83%) VoIP
7 8 (16.67%) EIGRP
7 8 (16.67%) SAN
8 7 (14.58%) DWDM
9 6 (12.50%) Ethernet
9 6 (12.50%) VLAN
10 5 (10.42%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (10.42%) IGRP
10 5 (10.42%) Network Security
10 5 (10.42%) Wireless
10 5 (10.42%) WLAN
11 4 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (20.83%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.42%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Games
4 1 (2.08%) Advertising
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 12 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Network Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.25%) .NET Software Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Delphi Software Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Development Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Software Development Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 2 (4.17%) Architect
7 2 (4.17%) IT Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) IT Support
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
1 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.08%) Replication
4 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.08%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.08%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.08%) Linux
4 1 (2.08%) Unix
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (16.67%) Project Management
3 7 (14.58%) ITIL
3 7 (14.58%) Network Design
3 7 (14.58%) Network Optimisation
4 5 (10.42%) Information Security
5 4 (8.33%) Presales
6 3 (6.25%) High Availability
6 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.25%) Network Management
6 3 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.25%) Security Patching
6 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.25%) Software Deployment
7 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.17%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.17%) Change Management
7 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.17%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) SQL
2 4 (8.33%) C#
3 3 (6.25%) Delphi
3 3 (6.25%) Pascal
3 3 (6.25%) R
4 1 (2.08%) Perl
4 1 (2.08%) PHP
4 1 (2.08%) Python
4 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (14.58%) CCNP
2 7 (14.58%) Degree
3 6 (12.50%) CCNA
4 4 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (6.25%) A+ Certification
5 3 (6.25%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.08%) CCA
7 1 (2.08%) CISM
7 1 (2.08%) CISSP
7 1 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.08%) MCITP
7 1 (2.08%) MCSE
7 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.08%) Postgraduate
7 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.17%) Terminal Services
3 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) HAProxy
2 1 (2.08%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (37.50%) Cisco
2 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
3 8 (16.67%) Citrix
4 7 (14.58%) Avaya
4 7 (14.58%) Juniper
5 6 (12.50%) VMware
6 4 (8.33%) Aruba
7 2 (4.17%) Google
8 1 (2.08%) arcserve
8 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.08%) Extreme Networks
8 1 (2.08%) F5
8 1 (2.08%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (2.08%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.08%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.08%) Sophos
8 1 (2.08%) Splunk
8 1 (2.08%) Symantec
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