Period
to 23 October 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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 47 43
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 +14
Permanent jobs citing LAN 3 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.09% 0.35% 2.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.00% 2.94% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 5
Chester median annual salary £31,750 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.83% +9.09% -33.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £23,250
90th Percentile £36,000 £32,500 £75,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +5.88%

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 25 34 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 9.09% 12.06% 18.79%
Number of salaries quoted 23 27 38
Chester median annual salary £26,000 £45,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.22% +23.29% -8.75%
10th Percentile £23,757 £19,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £56,500
Cheshire median annual salary £41,337 £41,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +0.82% +26.15% -13.33%

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 October 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) WLAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Tech Ops
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) arcserve
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) SLA

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 (66.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Technical Support
1 2 (66.67%) Operations Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Operations Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Operations Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Support
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Data Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Tech Ops
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) arcserve