Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 63 68
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5 +13
Permanent jobs citing LAN 23 26 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.80% 2.71% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.77% 20.00% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 23 25 10
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £33,654 £25,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +30.69% -3.74%
10th Percentile £27,000 £23,650 £16,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £47,500 £32,975
North West median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +11.94%

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 101 130 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 12.32% 13.53% 8.87%
Number of salaries quoted 89 109 57
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.90% +3.33%
10th Percentile £21,450 £18,000 £17,650
90th Percentile £48,750 £47,500 £45,350
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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 21 February 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 21 February 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
Chorley -2 10 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Blackburn +1 8 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Preston +7 1 £31,500 -6.40% 2
Burnley - 1 £27,000 -
LAN
North West

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 21 (91.30%) WAN
2 18 (78.26%) Cisco
3 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
3 12 (52.17%) Windows
4 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
4 11 (47.83%) VMware
4 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (43.48%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (43.48%) Juniper
5 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
6 9 (39.13%) HP
6 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (39.13%) CCNA
6 9 (39.13%) Wireless
6 9 (39.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (34.78%) Security Patching
7 8 (34.78%) FortiGate
7 8 (34.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (34.78%) ProCurve
7 8 (34.78%) Wireless Security
7 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (34.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (34.78%) Service Delivery
7 8 (34.78%) VLAN
7 8 (34.78%) Service Management
7 8 (34.78%) Six Sigma
7 8 (34.78%) Sophos
7 8 (34.78%) ITIL

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 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (91.30%) WAN
2 10 (43.48%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (39.13%) Wireless
4 8 (34.78%) VLAN
4 8 (34.78%) Wireless Security
5 3 (13.04%) Network Security
6 2 (8.70%) BGP
6 2 (8.70%) IPv4
6 2 (8.70%) IPv6
6 2 (8.70%) OSPF
6 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.35%) ADSL
7 1 (4.35%) Broadband
7 1 (4.35%) DHCP
7 1 (4.35%) DNS
7 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
7 1 (4.35%) Firewall
7 1 (4.35%) FTP
7 1 (4.35%) Internet
7 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (34.78%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (34.78%) DTS
2 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (34.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (13.04%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Support Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) 2nd Line Support
2 9 (39.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Technical Support
3 8 (34.78%) 2nd Line Technical Support
3 8 (34.78%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
3 8 (34.78%) Technical Engineer
3 8 (34.78%) Technical Leader
3 8 (34.78%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) IP Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) IP Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Team Lead
5 1 (4.35%) IT Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) COM
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.35%) Solaris
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (34.78%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (34.78%) ITIL
2 8 (34.78%) Security Patching
2 8 (34.78%) Service Delivery
2 8 (34.78%) Service Management
2 8 (34.78%) Six Sigma
3 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.35%) Coaching
3 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (4.35%) DevOps
3 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (4.35%) IT Asset Management
3 1 (4.35%) People Management
3 1 (4.35%) Process Management
3 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
1 8 (34.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) CCNA
1 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (34.78%) CCNP
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) MCSE
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
1 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.35%) AirWatch
2 1 (4.35%) HP SIM
2 1 (4.35%) vCenter Server
2 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Cisco
2 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
3 11 (47.83%) VMware
4 10 (43.48%) Juniper
5 9 (39.13%) HP
6 8 (34.78%) Intel
6 8 (34.78%) ProCurve
6 8 (34.78%) Sophos
7 2 (8.70%) Citrix
8 1 (4.35%) Cognos
8 1 (4.35%) IBM
8 1 (4.35%) NEC
8 1 (4.35%) Oracle
8 1 (4.35%) Trend Micro
8 1 (4.35%) Veeam
8 1 (4.35%) WatchGuard