Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 6 months to 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 34 43
Rank change year-on-year -7 +9 -8
Permanent jobs citing LAN 10 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 3.27% 3.38% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.41% 20.00% 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 6
Chester median annual salary £27,500 £31,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.70% -3.08% -13.33%
10th Percentile £20,000 £26,800 £26,250
90th Percentile £32,500 £43,250 £42,500
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% -3.85%

LAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 34 50 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 11.11% 16.89% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 30 27 35
Chester median annual salary £33,750 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -4.00% -3.23%
10th Percentile £20,450 £26,750 £26,900
90th Percentile £52,625 £48,750 £43,750
Cheshire median annual salary £44,000 £36,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +20.55% +12.31% -23.53%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Chester

LAN
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for LAN in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for LAN.

1 10 (100.00%) WAN
2 9 (90.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (70.00%) DNS
3 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) DHCP
4 5 (50.00%) VPN
4 5 (50.00%) WLAN
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) Firewall
4 5 (50.00%) Office 365
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (30.00%) VMware
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (30.00%) SAN
6 3 (30.00%) MCSE
6 3 (30.00%) MCSA
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) .NET
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (20.00%) CSS
7 2 (20.00%) ITIL
7 2 (20.00%) C#
7 2 (20.00%) HTML
7 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (20.00%) PHP
7 2 (20.00%) SharePoint

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) WAN
2 9 (90.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (70.00%) DNS
4 5 (50.00%) DHCP
4 5 (50.00%) Firewall
4 5 (50.00%) VPN
4 5 (50.00%) WLAN
5 3 (30.00%) SAN
6 2 (20.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Operations Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Operations Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Development Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) ERP
2 2 (20.00%) Feasibility Study
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) MCSA
1 3 (30.00%) MCSE
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco