Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 37 49
Rank change year-on-year -2 +12 -17
Permanent jobs citing LAN 22 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 5.31% 2.86% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.07% 17.02% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 4
Chester median annual salary £30,000 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% -10.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £20,000 £20,950 £36,625
90th Percentile £40,000 £43,250 £44,250
Cheshire median annual salary £35,750 £46,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year -22.70% +15.63% +14.29%

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 61 47 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 14.73% 16.79% 7.10%
Number of salaries quoted 52 20 18
Chester median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% -17.65% -15.00%
10th Percentile £19,100 £21,200 £29,825
90th Percentile £52,500 £53,250 £74,375
Cheshire median annual salary £40,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +15.71% - -17.65%

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

LAN
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Chester over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for LAN in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 22 (100.00%) WAN
2 21 (95.45%) TCP/IP
3 20 (90.91%) Active Directory
4 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
5 13 (59.09%) DNS
5 13 (59.09%) DHCP
6 11 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (50.00%) SAN
6 11 (50.00%) Windows
6 11 (50.00%) MCSE
6 11 (50.00%) MCSA
7 10 (45.45%) Data Centre
8 9 (40.91%) Patch Management
8 9 (40.91%) Change Management
8 9 (40.91%) ITIL
9 7 (31.82%) VPN
10 6 (27.27%) WLAN
10 6 (27.27%) SQL
10 6 (27.27%) Office 365
10 6 (27.27%) Firewall
11 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (18.18%) VMware
13 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
13 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
13 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
13 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
14 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
14 2 (9.09%) ERP
14 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
14 2 (9.09%) CSS

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:

Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (100.00%) WAN
2 21 (95.45%) TCP/IP
3 13 (59.09%) DHCP
3 13 (59.09%) DNS
4 11 (50.00%) SAN
5 7 (31.82%) VPN
6 6 (27.27%) Firewall
6 6 (27.27%) WLAN
7 2 (9.09%) VLAN
8 1 (4.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Analyst
2 10 (45.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Development Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Development Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 2 (9.09%) CSS
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
2 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Change Management
1 9 (40.91%) ITIL
1 9 (40.91%) Patch Management
2 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
2 2 (9.09%) ERP
2 2 (9.09%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) C#
2 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) MCSA
1 11 (50.00%) MCSE
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 20 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Google
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco