Period
to 19 October 2020

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 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 94 118 137
Rank change year-on-year +24 +19 -31
Permanent jobs citing LAN 64 167 168
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 2.47% 2.59% 2.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.03% 17.27% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 59 133 161
Median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £24,500 £23,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £70,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% - -1.23%

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 355 967 1,277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.71% 14.99% 17.54%
Number of salaries quoted 312 750 1,062
Median annual salary £52,250 £44,500 £43,014
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.42% +3.45% +11.72%
10th Percentile £28,200 £23,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Manchester

LAN
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing LAN in Manchester.

Salary trend for LAN in Manchester

LAN
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing LAN in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 October 2020.

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 October 2020. 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
Salford +25 5 £37,858 +26.19% 1
Stockport +25 5 £24,000 -43.53%
Bolton - 2 £56,750 - 1
Rochdale - 1 £37,500 - 1
LAN
North West

For the 6 months to 19 October 2020, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for LAN.

1 62 (96.88%) WAN
2 48 (75.00%) Cisco
3 45 (70.31%) Firewall
4 30 (46.88%) Wireless
5 27 (42.19%) VPN
6 25 (39.06%) Windows
7 23 (35.94%) MPLS
8 22 (34.38%) SAN
9 21 (32.81%) Cisco Certification
9 21 (32.81%) Active Directory
9 21 (32.81%) VMware
10 20 (31.25%) Fortinet
10 20 (31.25%) EIGRP
11 18 (28.13%) OSPF
11 18 (28.13%) Cisco ASA
11 18 (28.13%) Data Centre
12 17 (26.56%) Windows Server
12 17 (26.56%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (26.56%) Office 365
13 16 (25.00%) Palo Alto
13 16 (25.00%) BGP
13 16 (25.00%) Microsoft
14 14 (21.88%) DNS
14 14 (21.88%) TCP/IP
14 14 (21.88%) Windows 10
15 13 (20.31%) Cisco Nexus
15 13 (20.31%) Hyper-V
16 12 (18.75%) CCNP
16 12 (18.75%) CCNA
16 12 (18.75%) CheckPoint

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 12 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.94%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.56%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (26.56%) Office 365
2 10 (15.63%) Azure
3 5 (7.81%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (4.69%) AWS
4 3 (4.69%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (3.13%) Amazon ECS
5 2 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (3.13%) AWS CodeBuild
5 2 (3.13%) AWS CodePipeline
5 2 (3.13%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.56%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 1 (1.56%) G Suite
6 1 (1.56%) IaaS
6 1 (1.56%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (96.88%) WAN
2 45 (70.31%) Firewall
3 30 (46.88%) Wireless
4 27 (42.19%) VPN
5 23 (35.94%) MPLS
6 22 (34.38%) SAN
7 20 (31.25%) EIGRP
8 18 (28.13%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (28.13%) OSPF
9 16 (25.00%) BGP
10 14 (21.88%) DNS
10 14 (21.88%) TCP/IP
11 13 (20.31%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (17.19%) DHCP
12 11 (17.19%) NAS
12 11 (17.19%) SSL
13 10 (15.63%) Cisco Wireless
13 10 (15.63%) VLAN
14 7 (10.94%) Cisco Firepower
15 6 (9.38%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) Amazon Aurora
1 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
1 2 (3.13%) MySQL
1 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
1 2 (3.13%) Redis
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Bitbucket
1 1 (1.56%) JIRA
General
1 6 (9.38%) Law
2 3 (4.69%) Finance
3 2 (3.13%) Electronics
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (51.56%) Network Engineer
2 16 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (17.19%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (17.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) IT Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Security Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Support Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) IT Support
7 4 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (6.25%) IT Manager
7 4 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Senior Security Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) IP Network Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) LAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) 802.1X
1 2 (3.13%) Web Services
2 1 (1.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.13%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (4.69%) Driving Licence
2 3 (4.69%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.56%) NHS
4 1 (1.56%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.56%) User Experience
4 1 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (39.06%) Windows
2 17 (26.56%) Windows Server
3 14 (21.88%) Windows 10
4 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (10.94%) Linux
6 6 (9.38%) Windows 7
7 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2016
8 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (3.13%) CatOS
10 1 (1.56%) VMS
10 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 10 (15.63%) ITIL
1 10 (15.63%) WAN Optimisation
2 8 (12.50%) High Availability
3 6 (9.38%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 4 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (4.69%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (4.69%) Information Security
5 3 (4.69%) ITSM
5 3 (4.69%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (4.69%) Network Management
5 3 (4.69%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (4.69%) Project Management
5 3 (4.69%) Risk Management
5 3 (4.69%) Security Hardening
5 3 (4.69%) Security Operations
5 3 (4.69%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (32.81%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (18.75%) CCNA
2 12 (18.75%) CCNP
3 6 (9.38%) Degree
3 6 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (7.81%) MCSE
4 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.69%) RHCSA
6 2 (3.13%) CCIE
6 2 (3.13%) CEH
6 2 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (3.13%) DBS Check
6 2 (3.13%) JNCIP
6 2 (3.13%) MBCS
6 2 (3.13%) MCITP
6 2 (3.13%) MCSA
7 1 (1.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) SLA
2 5 (7.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (6.25%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.13%) NCSC
5 1 (1.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 21 (32.81%) Active Directory
2 17 (26.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (20.31%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.69%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 3 (4.69%) Docker
5 3 (4.69%) XenApp
6 2 (3.13%) vCloud
6 2 (3.13%) VMware NSX
7 1 (1.56%) Firmware
7 1 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.56%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.56%) Xen
7 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (12.50%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.69%) SCCM
3 2 (3.13%) WSUS
4 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.56%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 48 (75.00%) Cisco
2 21 (32.81%) VMware
3 20 (31.25%) Fortinet
4 16 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (25.00%) Palo Alto
5 12 (18.75%) CheckPoint
6 10 (15.63%) F5
7 9 (14.06%) Citrix
8 6 (9.38%) Sophos
9 5 (7.81%) NetApp
10 4 (6.25%) HP
11 3 (4.69%) Aruba
11 3 (4.69%) Juniper
11 3 (4.69%) Meraki
11 3 (4.69%) Nimble Storage
11 3 (4.69%) Veeam
12 2 (3.13%) Draytek
12 2 (3.13%) SolarWinds
12 2 (3.13%) SonicWALL
12 2 (3.13%) ZyXEL