The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
North West / Manchester
Rank 119 102 85
Rank change year-on-year -17 -17  
Permanent jobs citing LAN 84 85 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.16% 2.52% 3.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.58% 17.21% 18.27%
Number of salaries quoted 60 67 98
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +15.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,450 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  

LAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 576 494 613
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.83% 14.65% 16.41%
Number of salaries quoted 449 422 476
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +10.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing LAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Manchester

LAN
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN in Manchester.

Salary trend for LAN in Manchester

LAN
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Manchester over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for LAN in Manchester

LAN
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wigan -6 9 £23,000 +15.00%
Salford -8 8 £36,374 -6.13% 1
Rochdale - 6 £40,000 - 1
Stockport - 4 £32,500 - 2
Altrincham - 3 £24,000 - 1
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Manchester region with a requirement for LAN.

1 156 (85.25%) WAN
2 100 (54.64%) Cisco
3 88 (48.09%) Windows
3 88 (48.09%) Firewall
4 87 (47.54%) Active Directory
5 73 (39.89%) Microsoft
6 69 (37.70%) Cisco Certification
7 64 (34.97%) VMware
8 62 (33.88%) DNS
9 55 (30.05%) CCNP
9 55 (30.05%) VMware Infrastructure
10 51 (27.87%) TCP/IP
11 46 (25.14%) Analytical Skills
12 45 (24.59%) DHCP
13 43 (23.50%) ITIL
13 43 (23.50%) Wireless
14 42 (22.95%) Windows Server 2008
15 41 (22.40%) Data Centre
15 41 (22.40%) Windows Server
16 40 (21.86%) VPN
17 38 (20.77%) CCNA
18 34 (18.58%) MS Excel
18 34 (18.58%) Wi-Fi
19 32 (17.49%) BGP
20 31 (16.94%) Network Security
21 30 (16.39%) High Availability
22 29 (15.85%) Microsoft Certification
22 29 (15.85%) VoIP
23 28 (15.30%) MS Exchange
23 28 (15.30%) Telecoms

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 28 (15.30%) MS Exchange
2 13 (7.10%) SharePoint
3 10 (5.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (4.92%) IIS
5 6 (3.28%) Confluence
5 6 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.73%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 34 (18.58%) MS Excel
2 23 (12.57%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.55%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 26 (14.21%) Office 365
2 16 (8.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (6.56%) SaaS
4 11 (6.01%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (2.19%) Basecamp
5 4 (2.19%) IaaS
6 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.55%) PaaS
6 1 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 156 (85.25%) WAN
2 88 (48.09%) Firewall
3 62 (33.88%) DNS
4 51 (27.87%) TCP/IP
5 45 (24.59%) DHCP
6 43 (23.50%) Wireless
7 40 (21.86%) VPN
8 34 (18.58%) Wi-Fi
9 32 (17.49%) BGP
10 31 (16.94%) Network Security
11 29 (15.85%) VoIP
12 25 (13.66%) MPLS
13 24 (13.11%) Cisco Nexus
14 22 (12.02%) Cisco Wireless
14 22 (12.02%) VLAN
14 22 (12.02%) WLAN
15 19 (10.38%) Cisco IOS
16 18 (9.84%) Ethernet
16 18 (9.84%) SSL
17 17 (9.29%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.66%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.83%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (3.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.09%) PowerPivot
3 2 (1.09%) QlikView
4 1 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (5.46%) JIRA
2 5 (2.73%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.19%) Bugzilla
General
1 28 (15.30%) Telecoms
2 17 (9.29%) Finance
3 11 (6.01%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.64%) Games
5 2 (1.09%) Advertising
5 2 (1.09%) Law
5 2 (1.09%) Legal
6 1 (0.55%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.55%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 56 (30.60%) Network Engineer
2 51 (27.87%) Analyst
3 32 (17.49%) IT Support
4 28 (15.30%) Support Engineer
5 27 (14.75%) Support Analyst
6 25 (13.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 21 (11.48%) 2nd Line Support
8 20 (10.93%) Infrastructure Support
9 18 (9.84%) IT Engineer
10 17 (9.29%) IT Analyst
10 17 (9.29%) IT Support Analyst
11 16 (8.74%) 3rd Line Support
11 16 (8.74%) Network Analyst
12 14 (7.65%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
13 13 (7.10%) IT Support Engineer
14 11 (6.01%) Cisco Engineer
14 11 (6.01%) Consultant
14 11 (6.01%) Network Consultant
14 11 (6.01%) Network Design Consultant
15 9 (4.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.28%) Web Services
2 4 (2.19%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.09%) EDI
3 2 (1.09%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (1.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (25.14%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (22.40%) Data Centre
3 12 (6.56%) Driving Licence
4 10 (5.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 9 (4.92%) Life Science
6 5 (2.73%) Clustering
7 4 (2.19%) FlexPod
7 4 (2.19%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.64%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.09%) CMDB
9 2 (1.09%) Cyber Attack
9 2 (1.09%) NHS
9 2 (1.09%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.55%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.55%) Digital Signage
10 1 (0.55%) Fintech
10 1 (0.55%) HP StoreVirtual
10 1 (0.55%) Replication
10 1 (0.55%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 88 (48.09%) Windows
2 42 (22.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (22.40%) Windows Server
4 25 (13.66%) Windows 7
4 25 (13.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (9.29%) Linux
6 10 (5.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (4.92%) Windows XP
8 7 (3.83%) Windows 10
9 5 (2.73%) Data ONTAP
10 3 (1.64%) CentOS
10 3 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.64%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.09%) Android
11 2 (1.09%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.09%) Unix
11 2 (1.09%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.55%) Debian
12 1 (0.55%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (23.50%) ITIL
2 30 (16.39%) High Availability
3 27 (14.75%) Network Management
4 24 (13.11%) Network Design
5 22 (12.02%) Configuration Management
6 21 (11.48%) Change Management
7 17 (9.29%) Capacity Planning
8 16 (8.74%) Migration
9 15 (8.20%) Performance Monitoring
10 14 (7.65%) Load Balancing
11 10 (5.46%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (5.46%) IT Strategy
12 9 (4.92%) Business Continuity
12 9 (4.92%) Time Management
13 8 (4.37%) Coaching
14 5 (2.73%) Presales
14 5 (2.73%) Service Management
14 5 (2.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 4 (2.19%) Document Management
15 4 (2.19%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.46%) SQL
2 9 (4.92%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.28%) VBScript
4 2 (1.09%) VB
5 1 (0.55%) Perl
5 1 (0.55%) PHP
5 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (37.70%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (30.05%) CCNP
3 38 (20.77%) CCNA
4 29 (15.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (12.57%) MCSE
6 22 (12.02%) Degree
7 16 (8.74%) CCIE
8 12 (6.56%) MCP
9 11 (6.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (5.46%) JNCIP
11 8 (4.37%) NCIE
12 4 (2.19%) MCITP
12 4 (2.19%) MCSA
13 3 (1.64%) CCDP
13 3 (1.64%) DV Cleared
13 3 (1.64%) NCDA
13 3 (1.64%) SC Cleared
13 3 (1.64%) Security Cleared
13 3 (1.64%) VCAP
14 2 (1.09%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.48%) SLA
2 12 (6.56%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.64%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 87 (47.54%) Active Directory
2 55 (30.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (14.75%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.92%) vSphere
5 4 (2.19%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.55%) MDaemon
8 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 16 (8.74%) Cisco CUCM
2 15 (8.20%) Cisco Prime
3 14 (7.65%) SCCM
4 10 (5.46%) Cacti
5 9 (4.92%) Puppet
6 8 (4.37%) Nagios
6 8 (4.37%) OpenNMS
6 8 (4.37%) RANCID
7 5 (2.73%) WSUS
8 4 (2.19%) HockeyApp
8 4 (2.19%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.09%) Nessus
9 2 (1.09%) Nexpose
9 2 (1.09%) Nmap
9 2 (1.09%) QRadar
10 1 (0.55%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.55%) ServiceCenter
10 1 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 100 (54.64%) Cisco
2 73 (39.89%) Microsoft
3 64 (34.97%) VMware
4 27 (14.75%) HP
5 17 (9.29%) Juniper
6 16 (8.74%) CheckPoint
6 16 (8.74%) Intel Security
7 14 (7.65%) Dell
7 14 (7.65%) NetApp
8 13 (7.10%) F5
8 13 (7.10%) SolarWinds
9 12 (6.56%) Fortinet
10 10 (5.46%) Ericsson
10 10 (5.46%) Huawei
11 9 (4.92%) Veeam
12 7 (3.83%) WatchGuard
13 6 (3.28%) Atlassian
13 6 (3.28%) SonicWALL
13 6 (3.28%) Symantec
14 5 (2.73%) Avaya
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + healthcare, Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + flexi time
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £42k
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Rullion
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £75000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
IntaPeople
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Inc OT + Great Benefits package
Posted: 21 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 18 days ago