The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 48 48
Rank change year-on-year -6 0  
Permanent jobs citing LAN 7 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.64% 0.88% 1.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.67% 12.50% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 8
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  

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 Lancashire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 60 24 74
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 14.05% 7.06% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 53 22 71
Median salary £35,000 £26,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.07% -26.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £24,800 £22,058
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £55,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

LAN
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for LAN in Lancashire

LAN
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Chorley +7 7 £25,000 -
LAN
North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 25 (100.00%) WAN
2 21 (84.00%) Cisco
3 16 (64.00%) VMware
4 15 (60.00%) Firewall
4 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 14 (56.00%) Active Directory
6 11 (44.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (44.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (44.00%) SQL
6 11 (44.00%) Oracle
6 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
6 11 (44.00%) Unix
6 11 (44.00%) Solaris
6 11 (44.00%) Hyper-V
6 11 (44.00%) Oracle Database
7 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
7 7 (28.00%) Windows
7 7 (28.00%) CCNP
7 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (20.00%) MPLS
8 5 (20.00%) OSPF
8 5 (20.00%) BGP
8 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
9 4 (16.00%) Analytics
9 4 (16.00%) Canon
9 4 (16.00%) SaaS
9 4 (16.00%) Confluence
9 4 (16.00%) Unified Communications
9 4 (16.00%) Office 365
9 4 (16.00%) Cisco CUCM

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 4 (16.00%) Confluence
1 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Office 365
1 4 (16.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (100.00%) WAN
2 15 (60.00%) Firewall
3 5 (20.00%) BGP
3 5 (20.00%) MPLS
3 5 (20.00%) OSPF
4 4 (16.00%) DECT
4 4 (16.00%) Unified Communications
5 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (12.00%) WLAN
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (4.00%) Network Security
7 1 (4.00%) VLAN
7 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) Oracle Database
1 11 (44.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Analyst
1 12 (48.00%) Support Analyst
2 11 (44.00%) IT Analyst
2 11 (44.00%) IT Support
2 11 (44.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Network Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Lead Network Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (8.00%) Network Team Leader
6 2 (8.00%) Principal Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Team Leader
7 1 (4.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 1 (4.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support
7 1 (4.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Fat Client
1 4 (16.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Solaris
1 11 (44.00%) Unix
2 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (16.00%) CentOS
3 4 (16.00%) Linux
4 2 (8.00%) AIX
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (16.00%) Analytics
3 4 (16.00%) CRM
3 4 (16.00%) Data Analytics
3 4 (16.00%) ERP
3 4 (16.00%) Information Security
4 3 (12.00%) Network Design
4 3 (12.00%) Network Management
5 1 (4.00%) Data Security
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL
5 1 (4.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) CCNP
1 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.00%) JNCIP
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) MCSE
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (56.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (44.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (8.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (84.00%) Cisco
2 16 (64.00%) VMware
3 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (44.00%) Oracle
5 4 (16.00%) Canon
5 4 (16.00%) NetApp
5 4 (16.00%) Wyse
6 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (8.00%) Citrix
6 2 (8.00%) Juniper
6 2 (8.00%) Palo Alto
7 1 (4.00%) Dell
7 1 (4.00%) Intel Security
7 1 (4.00%) Mitel
7 1 (4.00%) Panasonic