Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 79 66
Rank change year-on-year +19 -13 +18
Permanent jobs citing LAN 12 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.60% 0.59% 1.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.12% 5.10% 16.50%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 18
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,654
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.43% +17.06%
10th Percentile £29,050 £26,023 £24,000
90th Percentile £56,625 £46,375 £35,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -2.44% +7.89% +1.33%

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 85 98 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 11.35% 11.57% 12.03%
Number of salaries quoted 73 79 84
Lancashire median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £18,800 £19,400 £18,000
90th Percentile £59,500 £47,500 £43,375
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +4 5 £45,000 - 1
Preston +17 4 £37,500 +15.38%
Blackpool - 2 £28,750 - 1
Blackburn - 1 £60,000 -
LAN
North West

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 7 (58.33%) Citrix
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Asset Management
3 5 (41.67%) Incident Management
3 5 (41.67%) SaaS
3 5 (41.67%) Coaching
3 5 (41.67%) IT Asset Management
4 4 (33.33%) People Management
4 4 (33.33%) Supplier Management
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (25.00%) Dell
5 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (25.00%) MPLS
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) Wyse
5 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (16.67%) WSUS
6 2 (16.67%) XenApp
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
6 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
6 2 (16.67%) Android
6 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) AirWatch
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 10

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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) SaaS
2 1 (8.33%) IaaS
2 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) WAN
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) MPLS
3 2 (16.67%) BGP
3 2 (16.67%) DHCP
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (8.33%) DSL
4 1 (8.33%) IPsec
4 1 (8.33%) OSPF
4 1 (8.33%) SSL
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) VLAN
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) WLAN
General
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
1 1 (8.33%) 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 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Field Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 2 (16.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Android
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
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 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Management
5 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Network Design
5 1 (8.33%) Network Management
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCNP
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) AirWatch
1 2 (16.67%) WSUS
2 1 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Citrix
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) Dell
4 3 (25.00%) Wyse
5 2 (16.67%) Juniper
5 2 (16.67%) McAfee
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
6 1 (8.33%) Brocade
6 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (8.33%) F5
6 1 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) Mitel
6 1 (8.33%) NetApp
6 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (8.33%) VMware