Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 59 59 51
Rank change year-on-year 0 -8 +20
Permanent jobs citing LAN 13 18 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.83% 2.19% 3.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.93% 19.57% 23.88%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 31
Lancashire median annual salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.43% - +32.08%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,600 £25,000
90th Percentile £45,000 £48,750 £47,500
North West median annual salary £41,798 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +4.49% +5.26% -5.00%

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 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 109 92 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 15.31% 11.21% 14.24%
Number of salaries quoted 89 78 113
Lancashire median annual salary £28,500 £35,000 £33,654
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.57% +4.00% +22.38%
10th Percentile £18,500 £19,675 £18,000
90th Percentile £54,765 £48,225 £47,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% +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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 - 7 £43,500 -
Blackpool - 4 £28,750 -
Blackburn -8 1 £60,000 +26.32% 1
Skelmersdale - 1 £30,000 -
LAN
North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 13 (100.00%) WAN
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) VLAN
3 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
3 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
4 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
4 6 (46.15%) Firewall
4 6 (46.15%) VMware
5 5 (38.46%) Office 365
5 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (30.77%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
6 4 (30.77%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (30.77%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
6 4 (30.77%) Android
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (30.77%) WSUS
6 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
6 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
6 4 (30.77%) Citrix
6 4 (30.77%) McAfee
6 4 (30.77%) Project Management
6 4 (30.77%) IIS

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 (30.77%) Apache
1 4 (30.77%) IIS
1 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (38.46%) Office 365
3 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (30.77%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (15.38%) SaaS
5 1 (7.69%) IaaS
5 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) WAN
2 8 (61.54%) VLAN
3 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
4 6 (46.15%) Firewall
5 3 (23.08%) MPLS
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (15.38%) DSL
6 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
6 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (7.69%) BGP
7 1 (7.69%) DHCP
7 1 (7.69%) DNS
7 1 (7.69%) IPsec
7 1 (7.69%) Network Security
7 1 (7.69%) OSPF
7 1 (7.69%) SSL
7 1 (7.69%) VPN
7 1 (7.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
1 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
1 2 (15.38%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (15.38%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) IT Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Senior IT Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Fat Client
1 3 (23.08%) Thin Client
2 2 (15.38%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (15.38%) Replication
3 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
1 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
2 4 (30.77%) Android
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Deployment
2 4 (30.77%) Deployment Automation
2 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
2 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL V3
4 2 (15.38%) Change Control
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.69%) Coaching
5 1 (7.69%) Document Management
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) IT Asset Management
5 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) People Management
5 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCNP
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
1 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) WSUS
2 3 (23.08%) AirWatch
3 2 (15.38%) Ansible
3 2 (15.38%) SCCM
4 1 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco
3 6 (46.15%) VMware
4 4 (30.77%) Citrix
4 4 (30.77%) McAfee
5 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
5 3 (23.08%) Dell
5 3 (23.08%) SolarWinds
5 3 (23.08%) Wyse
6 2 (15.38%) jetNEXUS
7 1 (7.69%) Brocade
7 1 (7.69%) Juniper