Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 113 121
Rank change year-on-year +5 +8 +16
Permanent jobs citing LAN 240 200 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.05% 2.70% 2.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.31% 17.68% 16.18%
Number of salaries quoted 211 170 135
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.67% +7.14% +5.97%
10th Percentile £19,250 £21,250 £19,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £54,730 £70,000
North West median annual salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% -6.25% +21.21%

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 Manchester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1126 1131 1063
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 14.30% 15.28% 14.30%
Number of salaries quoted 975 991 831
Manchester median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £22,750 £25,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £60,250 £57,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £39,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.60% +2.67% -

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Stockport +21 39 £43,000 +48.28% 1
Cheadle +2 15 £43,000 -3.91%
Rochdale +22 10 £40,000 +14.29% 3
Bolton +6 6 £50,000 +55.04%
Salford -2 6 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Altrincham - 3 £41,750 -
Sale +10 2 £23,500 -27.69%
Wigan -2 2 £30,000 -25.00%
Oldham +7 1 - -
LAN
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 214 (89.17%) WAN
2 135 (56.25%) Cisco
3 118 (49.17%) Active Directory
3 118 (49.17%) Firewall
4 116 (48.33%) Windows
5 102 (42.50%) VMware
6 98 (40.83%) Microsoft
7 95 (39.58%) TCP/IP
8 89 (37.08%) Hyper-V
9 87 (36.25%) Office 365
10 83 (34.58%) ITIL
11 73 (30.42%) Microsoft Certification
12 69 (28.75%) DNS
12 69 (28.75%) MCSE
13 62 (25.83%) Windows Server
14 59 (24.58%) VMware Infrastructure
15 58 (24.17%) VPN
16 53 (22.08%) Network Security
17 52 (21.67%) MS Exchange
18 51 (21.25%) Windows Server 2012
19 48 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
20 45 (18.75%) DHCP
20 45 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
21 44 (18.33%) Juniper
21 44 (18.33%) MCP
22 43 (17.92%) CCNP
22 43 (17.92%) BGP
23 41 (17.08%) VoIP
24 40 (16.67%) MPLS
25 36 (15.00%) Wi-Fi

LAN
Co-occurring 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 52 (21.67%) MS Exchange
2 33 (13.75%) SharePoint
3 28 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (7.08%) SharePoint 2013
5 16 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (3.75%) SAS
8 8 (3.33%) Apache
9 7 (2.92%) Tomcat
10 5 (2.08%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.83%) IIS
Applications
1 48 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.42%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.42%) Magento
1 1 (0.42%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 87 (36.25%) Office 365
2 30 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.75%) SaaS
5 3 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.25%) IaaS
5 3 (1.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.42%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.42%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 214 (89.17%) WAN
2 118 (49.17%) Firewall
3 95 (39.58%) TCP/IP
4 69 (28.75%) DNS
5 58 (24.17%) VPN
6 53 (22.08%) Network Security
7 45 (18.75%) DHCP
8 43 (17.92%) BGP
9 41 (17.08%) VoIP
10 40 (16.67%) MPLS
11 36 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
12 34 (14.17%) SAN
13 28 (11.67%) Wireless
14 26 (10.83%) IPsec
15 25 (10.42%) EIGRP
16 24 (10.00%) OSPF
17 20 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
17 20 (8.33%) Ethernet
17 20 (8.33%) SSL
18 19 (7.92%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.33%) MySQL
3 3 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.42%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.42%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (1.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.42%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.42%) JIRA
General
1 30 (12.50%) Finance
2 20 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.33%) Retail
4 5 (2.08%) German Language
5 2 (0.83%) Legal
6 1 (0.42%) Games
6 1 (0.42%) Law
Job Titles
1 58 (24.17%) Support Engineer
2 51 (21.25%) Network Engineer
3 28 (11.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 26 (10.83%) Cisco Engineer
5 25 (10.42%) Analyst
6 23 (9.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 23 (9.58%) Security Engineer
7 22 (9.17%) Architect
8 21 (8.75%) 1st Line Engineer
8 21 (8.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 20 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
10 19 (7.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 18 (7.50%) 1st Line Support Engineer
12 17 (7.08%) Network Security Engineer
13 16 (6.67%) Network Architect
13 16 (6.67%) Support Analyst
14 15 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 15 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 14 (5.83%) IT Engineer
15 14 (5.83%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (14.58%) Web Services
2 6 (2.50%) 802.1X
2 6 (2.50%) HTML
2 6 (2.50%) ODBC
3 1 (0.42%) EDI
3 1 (0.42%) LAMP
3 1 (0.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 15 (6.25%) Driving Licence
4 11 (4.58%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.50%) iPad
7 6 (2.50%) Life Science
8 5 (2.08%) PMI
9 4 (1.67%) User Experience
10 3 (1.25%) FMCG
11 2 (0.83%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.83%) BYOD
11 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.83%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.83%) iPhone
11 2 (0.83%) Mobile Computing
11 2 (0.83%) Replication
11 2 (0.83%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 116 (48.33%) Windows
2 62 (25.83%) Windows Server
3 51 (21.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (11.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (10.00%) Linux
5 24 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 15 (6.25%) Windows 8
7 13 (5.42%) Windows 10
8 6 (2.50%) Android
8 6 (2.50%) Unix
9 4 (1.67%) CentOS
9 4 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.25%) Debian
10 3 (1.25%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.83%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.83%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.42%) Solaris
12 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (34.58%) ITIL
2 25 (10.42%) Load Balancing
3 20 (8.33%) Network Management
4 17 (7.08%) Service Management
5 14 (5.83%) Information Security
5 14 (5.83%) SIEM
6 13 (5.42%) Mentoring
6 13 (5.42%) Server Hardening
7 12 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (5.00%) Change Management
7 12 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
7 12 (5.00%) Patch Management
7 12 (5.00%) Problem Management
8 11 (4.58%) WAN Optimisation
9 10 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (4.17%) Incident Management
9 10 (4.17%) TOGAF
9 10 (4.17%) Zachman Framework
10 9 (3.75%) Network Design
10 9 (3.75%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.17%) PowerShell
1 10 (4.17%) SQL
2 7 (2.92%) Shell Script
3 6 (2.50%) Bash Shell
3 6 (2.50%) C
3 6 (2.50%) Korn
4 1 (0.42%) Java
4 1 (0.42%) Perl
4 1 (0.42%) PHP
Qualifications
1 73 (30.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 69 (28.75%) MCSE
3 45 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (18.33%) MCP
5 43 (17.92%) CCNP
6 29 (12.08%) MCSA
7 24 (10.00%) Degree
8 19 (7.92%) ITIL Certification
9 15 (6.25%) JNCIP
10 11 (4.58%) CCNA
11 9 (3.75%) CCIE
12 5 (2.08%) PMI Certification
12 5 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.83%) CCDP
14 2 (0.83%) MCITP
15 1 (0.42%) CCSA
15 1 (0.42%) CEH
15 1 (0.42%) MBCS
15 1 (0.42%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (11.67%) SLA
2 15 (6.25%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.83%) QA
5 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 118 (49.17%) Active Directory
2 89 (37.08%) Hyper-V
3 59 (24.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (13.33%) Terminal Services
5 26 (10.83%) Virtual Machines
6 23 (9.58%) vSphere
7 7 (2.92%) Samba
8 5 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.25%) XenApp
10 2 (0.83%) Firmware
10 2 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.42%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 29 (12.08%) SCCM
2 20 (8.33%) Cacti
3 10 (4.17%) Puppet
4 9 (3.75%) FortiGate
4 9 (3.75%) Nagios
5 7 (2.92%) OpenNMS
5 7 (2.92%) RANCID
6 5 (2.08%) SolarWinds Orion
6 5 (2.08%) WSUS
7 4 (1.67%) AirWatch
7 4 (1.67%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (1.67%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (1.25%) TrustSec
9 2 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.83%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.42%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.42%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.42%) SCOM
10 1 (0.42%) Terraform
Vendors
1 135 (56.25%) Cisco
2 102 (42.50%) VMware
3 98 (40.83%) Microsoft
4 44 (18.33%) Juniper
5 27 (11.25%) CheckPoint
6 19 (7.92%) Citrix
7 17 (7.08%) F5
8 14 (5.83%) HP
8 14 (5.83%) SolarWinds
9 13 (5.42%) IronPort
10 11 (4.58%) Polycom
11 10 (4.17%) Google
11 10 (4.17%) Siemens
12 8 (3.33%) Splunk
13 7 (2.92%) BT
13 7 (2.92%) Ericsson
13 7 (2.92%) Huawei
13 7 (2.92%) Wyse
14 6 (2.50%) Red Hat
14 6 (2.50%) Riverbed