Period
to 17 August 2018

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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 84 69
Rank change year-on-year +14 -15 +4
Permanent jobs citing LAN 12 6 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.42% 0.68% 2.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.90% 5.66% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 21
Lancashire median annual salary £42,250 £32,500 £33,654
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -3.43% +28.20%
10th Percentile £36,250 £20,613 £22,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £46,000 £35,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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 93 106 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 11.02% 11.95% 13.00%
Number of salaries quoted 80 89 88
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +10.17% -4.74%
10th Percentile £21,925 £18,400 £20,450
90th Percentile £49,250 £43,750 £41,250
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% +1.32% +1.33%

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 17 August 2018.

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 17 August 2018. 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 +17 5 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Chorley 0 5 £45,000 +136.84%
Blackburn - 2 £47,500 - 2
LAN
North West

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 10 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (41.67%) Citrix
2 5 (41.67%) Asset Management
2 5 (41.67%) Incident Management
2 5 (41.67%) Coaching
2 5 (41.67%) IT Asset Management
3 4 (33.33%) People Management
3 4 (33.33%) SaaS
3 4 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) CCNP
4 3 (25.00%) CCNA
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (16.67%) Retail
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) Wireless Security
5 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) DNS
5 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma
5 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (16.67%) Firewall
5 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (16.67%) Wireless
5 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle

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 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (16.67%) Wireless
2 2 (16.67%) Wireless Security
3 1 (8.33%) BGP
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) MPLS
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) IT Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Help Desk Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Help Desk Team Lead
2 4 (33.33%) Team Leader
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Asset Management
1 5 (41.67%) Coaching
1 5 (41.67%) Incident Management
1 5 (41.67%) IT Asset Management
2 4 (33.33%) People Management
2 4 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Security Patching
3 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma
4 1 (8.33%) Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) Decision-Making
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Release Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CCNA
1 3 (25.00%) CCNP
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Citrix
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) Dell
5 1 (8.33%) F5
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Juniper
5 1 (8.33%) Mitel
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp
5 1 (8.33%) Wyse