Period
to 18 November 2017

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

Local Area Network (LAN)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 59 81
Rank change year-on-year -20 +22 -3
Permanent jobs citing LAN 6 29 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.68% 3.16% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.12% 23.77% 8.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5 28 10
Lancashire median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% +27.27% +37.50%
10th Percentile £26,770 £22,300 £17,850
90th Percentile £47,800 £47,500 £32,975
North West median annual salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% -6.25% +21.21%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 98 122 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 11.12% 13.29% 13.41%
Number of salaries quoted 79 98 120
Lancashire median annual salary £32,500 £33,654 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.43% +12.18% +7.14%
10th Percentile £19,500 £18,000 £17,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £45,750 £46,250
North West median annual salary £39,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.28% +4.00% -

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Lancashire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -13 3 £32,500 -3.43%
Blackburn 0 1 £46,000 +2.22%
Chorley -4 1 - -
Burnley - 1 £42,500 -
LAN
North West

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 Lancashire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) VoIP
5 2 (33.33%) Office 365
5 2 (33.33%) LDAP
5 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) CCNP
6 1 (16.67%) CCNA
6 1 (16.67%) SLA
6 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (16.67%) Linux
6 1 (16.67%) MCSE
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL
6 1 (16.67%) MCP
6 1 (16.67%) Nortel
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (16.67%) Avaya
6 1 (16.67%) SAN
6 1 (16.67%) Apple
6 1 (16.67%) NHS
6 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
6 1 (16.67%) MPLS

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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) LDAP
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) MPLS
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) Skype
5 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
1 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Break/Fix
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Network Management
1 1 (16.67%) Security Patching
1 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Apple
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) Nortel
3 1 (16.67%) VMware