Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 43 52
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9 +2
Permanent jobs citing LAN 12 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 3.45% 2.11% 2.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.00% 13.33% 23.64%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 10
Chester median annual salary £30,000 £51,250 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -41.46% +24.24% +37.50%
10th Percentile £20,625 £22,750 £31,875
90th Percentile £40,050 £75,000 £58,000
Cheshire median annual salary £39,500 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -14.59% +2.78% +50.00%

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 50 45 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 14.37% 15.85% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 40 28 35
Chester median annual salary £38,750 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -16.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £19,000 £28,875 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £63,375 £67,250
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +30.77% -18.75% +5.26%

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 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for LAN in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Chester region with a requirement for LAN.

1 12 (100.00%) WAN
1 12 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) DNS
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (50.00%) SAN
4 6 (50.00%) DHCP
4 6 (50.00%) Windows
4 6 (50.00%) MCSE
4 6 (50.00%) MCSA
4 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 5 (41.67%) Patch Management
5 5 (41.67%) ITIL
5 5 (41.67%) Change Management
6 3 (25.00%) Firewall
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (25.00%) WLAN
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (25.00%) Office 365
7 2 (16.67%) VoIP
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) VPN
8 1 (8.33%) Google
8 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (8.33%) VMware
8 1 (8.33%) Project Management

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 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 12 (100.00%) WAN
2 6 (50.00%) DHCP
2 6 (50.00%) DNS
2 6 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 3 (25.00%) WLAN
4 2 (16.67%) VoIP
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Change Management
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
1 5 (41.67%) Patch Management
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) MCSA
1 6 (50.00%) MCSE
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) VMware