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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 52 85
Rank change year-on-year +12 +33  
Permanent jobs citing LAN 81 36 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 5.53% 3.78% 2.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.68% 20.45% 15.09%
Number of salaries quoted 73 22 28
Median salary £37,000 £43,750 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.42% +11.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,350 £34,850
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £50,450 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.87% -  

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 264 176 285
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 18.02% 18.47% 16.61%
Number of salaries quoted 197 134 195
Median salary £45,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.42% +1.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +20 52 £37,000 -17.77% 10
Chester +4 4 £31,500 +14.54%
Knutsford -34 2 £60,000 - 4
Daresbury - 2 £18,000 -
Crewe - 2 £55,000 - 1
Runcorn -11 1 - -
Nantwich - 1 £18,500 -
LAN
North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 108 (94.74%) WAN
2 72 (63.16%) VPN
3 59 (51.75%) Windows
4 54 (47.37%) Microsoft
5 37 (32.46%) Cisco
5 37 (32.46%) VMware
6 35 (30.70%) Firewall
7 33 (28.95%) TCP/IP
8 31 (27.19%) SAN
9 30 (26.32%) Active Directory
9 30 (26.32%) Citrix
10 25 (21.93%) Data Centre
11 24 (21.05%) MPLS
12 23 (20.18%) Hyper-V
13 22 (19.30%) Windows Server 2008
13 22 (19.30%) VoIP
13 22 (19.30%) Windows Server
14 21 (18.42%) MS Exchange
15 20 (17.54%) ITIL
16 18 (15.79%) DNS
16 18 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
17 17 (14.91%) BGP
17 17 (14.91%) Wireless
17 17 (14.91%) VMware Infrastructure
18 16 (14.04%) Office 365
18 16 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
18 16 (14.04%) OSPF
18 16 (14.04%) CCNP
18 16 (14.04%) Ethernet
19 15 (13.16%) EIGRP

LAN
Co-occurring 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 21 (18.42%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.75%) IIS
4 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.88%) nginx
5 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (9.65%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.04%) Office 365
2 14 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 108 (94.74%) WAN
2 72 (63.16%) VPN
3 35 (30.70%) Firewall
4 33 (28.95%) TCP/IP
5 31 (27.19%) SAN
6 24 (21.05%) MPLS
7 22 (19.30%) VoIP
8 18 (15.79%) DNS
9 17 (14.91%) BGP
9 17 (14.91%) Wireless
10 16 (14.04%) Ethernet
10 16 (14.04%) OSPF
11 15 (13.16%) EIGRP
11 15 (13.16%) Remote Desktop
12 12 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (8.77%) Cisco IOS
13 10 (8.77%) DHCP
13 10 (8.77%) SSL
13 10 (8.77%) WLAN
14 9 (7.89%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.88%) AdminStudio
General
1 14 (12.28%) Finance
2 10 (8.77%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (3.51%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.75%) Games
5 2 (1.75%) Legal
6 1 (0.88%) Advertising
6 1 (0.88%) Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Billing
6 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (18.42%) Network Engineer
2 17 (14.91%) Analyst
3 16 (14.04%) Support Engineer
4 13 (11.40%) Senior Network Engineer
5 12 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 10 (8.77%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (7.89%) Network Analyst
8 7 (6.14%) Technical Support
9 6 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
9 6 (5.26%) Desktop Support
10 5 (4.39%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 5 (4.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (4.39%) Field Engineer
10 5 (4.39%) Field Support Engineer
10 5 (4.39%) Team Leader
10 5 (4.39%) Technical Engineer
10 5 (4.39%) Technical Support Engineer
11 4 (3.51%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.51%) .NET
2 3 (2.63%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.93%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.63%) Private Cloud
3 3 (2.63%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.75%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.75%) EPoS
4 2 (1.75%) Replication
5 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 59 (51.75%) Windows
2 22 (19.30%) Windows Server
2 22 (19.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (8.77%) Windows 7
4 10 (8.77%) Windows 8
4 10 (8.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (7.89%) Windows 10
6 7 (6.14%) Linux
6 7 (6.14%) Windows XP
7 5 (4.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.54%) ITIL
2 15 (13.16%) Service Delivery
3 14 (12.28%) Project Management
4 12 (10.53%) Load Balancing
4 12 (10.53%) Service Management
5 10 (8.77%) Mentoring
6 8 (7.02%) Change Management
6 8 (7.02%) Information Security
7 7 (6.14%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (5.26%) ITSM
9 5 (4.39%) Asset Management
9 5 (4.39%) Incident Management
9 5 (4.39%) Line Management
9 5 (4.39%) Migration
9 5 (4.39%) Network Management
10 4 (3.51%) High Availability
10 4 (3.51%) ITIL V3
10 4 (3.51%) Network Design
10 4 (3.51%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (3.51%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.26%) SQL
3 5 (4.39%) Python
4 4 (3.51%) C#
4 4 (3.51%) Delphi
5 3 (2.63%) Pascal
5 3 (2.63%) R
6 1 (0.88%) Perl
6 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (14.04%) CCNP
3 12 (10.53%) Degree
4 7 (6.14%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (5.26%) CCIE
5 6 (5.26%) MCSE
5 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (4.39%) CCA
6 5 (4.39%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (4.39%) MCITP
6 5 (4.39%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.39%) Security Cleared
6 5 (4.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.63%) CCDE
8 2 (1.75%) CCNA
8 2 (1.75%) MCP
9 1 (0.88%) CISM
9 1 (0.88%) CISSP
9 1 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.88%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.14%) SLA
2 5 (4.39%) PMO
3 2 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 23 (20.18%) Hyper-V
3 17 (14.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (9.65%) Terminal Services
5 8 (7.02%) XenApp
6 7 (6.14%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.51%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.88%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (6.14%) SCCM
2 4 (3.51%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.75%) Puppet
4 1 (0.88%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 54 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 37 (32.46%) Cisco
2 37 (32.46%) VMware
3 30 (26.32%) Citrix
4 13 (11.40%) F5
5 9 (7.89%) Riverbed
6 8 (7.02%) Juniper
7 3 (2.63%) Aruba
7 3 (2.63%) Avaya
7 3 (2.63%) Blue Coat
7 3 (2.63%) NetApp
8 2 (1.75%) arcserve
8 2 (1.75%) Dell
8 2 (1.75%) Google
8 2 (1.75%) HP
8 2 (1.75%) Samsung
8 2 (1.75%) Sophos
8 2 (1.75%) Symantec
9 1 (0.88%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.88%) Wyse
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £43000 - £53000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Warrington
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Connexus Group of Companies
Salary: Please specify expected salary within your cover letter
Posted: 25 days ago
Knutsford
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Depending on Exp. bens, bonus
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