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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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 177 147 106
Rank change year-on-year -30 -41 +22
Permanent jobs citing LAN 76 67 95
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.25% 1.47% 2.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 13.21% 18.55%
Number of salaries quoted 61 57 80
10th Percentile £29,750 £22,500 £25,675
25th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £37,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £52,250
Median % change year-on-year - -4.31% +30.63%
75th Percentile £56,250 £65,000 £59,063
90th Percentile £66,000 £78,750 £62,625
North West median annual salary £46,250 £47,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -2.63% +15.85% -0.30%

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 760 507 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 12.46% 11.09% 14.19%
Number of salaries quoted 488 339 415
10th Percentile £26,500 £31,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £41,250 £36,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - -5.00% +16.28%
75th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,750 £70,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - - +5.88%

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 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Bolton +3 3 £55,000 +100.00%
Altrincham +1 3 £50,000 +150.00%
Salford - 3 £41,000 -
Sale - 1 £53,500 - 1
LAN
North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 64 (84.21%) WAN
2 47 (61.84%) Cisco
3 42 (55.26%) Firewall
4 39 (51.32%) Windows
5 32 (42.11%) VMware
6 31 (40.79%) Microsoft 365
7 29 (38.16%) Azure
8 28 (36.84%) Microsoft
9 27 (35.53%) VMware Infrastructure
10 25 (32.89%) Windows Server
10 25 (32.89%) Active Directory
11 22 (28.95%) Hyper-V
11 22 (28.95%) Social Skills
12 20 (26.32%) Wi-Fi
13 17 (22.37%) MPLS
14 16 (21.05%) Fortinet
15 15 (19.74%) DHCP
15 15 (19.74%) DNS
15 15 (19.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 13 (17.11%) TCP/IP
16 13 (17.11%) SharePoint
16 13 (17.11%) Data Centre
17 12 (15.79%) Wireshark
17 12 (15.79%) Project Management
17 12 (15.79%) Juniper
17 12 (15.79%) Information Security
18 11 (14.47%) MS Exchange
18 11 (14.47%) VPN
18 11 (14.47%) Draytek
18 11 (14.47%) NETGEAR

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 13 (17.11%) SharePoint
2 11 (14.47%) MS Exchange
3 8 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 31 (40.79%) Microsoft 365
2 29 (38.16%) Azure
3 5 (6.58%) IaaS
4 3 (3.95%) PaaS
4 3 (3.95%) SaaS
5 2 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.32%) AWS
6 1 (1.32%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 64 (84.21%) WAN
2 42 (55.26%) Firewall
3 20 (26.32%) Wi-Fi
4 17 (22.37%) MPLS
5 15 (19.74%) DHCP
5 15 (19.74%) DNS
6 13 (17.11%) TCP/IP
7 12 (15.79%) Wireshark
8 11 (14.47%) VPN
9 10 (13.16%) VLAN
10 9 (11.84%) Remote Desktop
10 9 (11.84%) SD-WAN
10 9 (11.84%) Wireless
11 7 (9.21%) Network Security
11 7 (9.21%) SAN
11 7 (9.21%) VoIP
12 6 (7.89%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (7.89%) VXLAN
13 5 (6.58%) Ethernet
13 5 (6.58%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 22 (28.95%) Social Skills
2 5 (6.58%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.26%) Finance
3 4 (5.26%) Legal
4 3 (3.95%) Digital Economy
4 3 (3.95%) Retail
5 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.32%) Automotive
5 1 (1.32%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (1.32%) Games
5 1 (1.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (38.16%) Network Engineer
2 15 (19.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (17.11%) Project Manager
4 9 (11.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 9 (11.84%) IT Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 4 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (5.26%) Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) IT Manager
9 4 (5.26%) IT Support
9 4 (5.26%) IT Technician
9 4 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Security Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Support Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.63%) 802.1X
1 2 (2.63%) Middleware
2 1 (1.32%) JSON
2 1 (1.32%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.89%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (3.95%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (3.95%) Fat Client
3 3 (3.95%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.63%) Clustering
4 2 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.63%) Replication
5 1 (1.32%) CSOC
5 1 (1.32%) Life Science
5 1 (1.32%) PKI
5 1 (1.32%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.32%) Renewable Energy
5 1 (1.32%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (51.32%) Windows
2 25 (32.89%) Windows Server
3 9 (11.84%) Windows 10
4 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.58%) Linux
6 4 (5.26%) Apple iOS
7 3 (3.95%) Android
7 3 (3.95%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (3.95%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.95%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.32%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (15.79%) Information Security
2 12 (15.79%) Project Management
3 11 (14.47%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (11.84%) Agile
4 9 (11.84%) Project Delivery
5 8 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (9.21%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (9.21%) DevOps
6 7 (9.21%) ITIL
7 6 (7.89%) PRINCE2
7 6 (7.89%) Service Delivery
8 5 (6.58%) Software Licensing
8 5 (6.58%) Time Management
9 4 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (5.26%) ITSM
9 4 (5.26%) Migration
10 3 (3.95%) Data Protection
10 3 (3.95%) Line Management
10 3 (3.95%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.21%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.32%) Python
2 1 (1.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (13.16%) SC Cleared
1 10 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (9.21%) CCNP
4 3 (3.95%) DBS Check
5 2 (2.63%) CCNA
5 2 (2.63%) Degree
6 1 (1.32%) CCDP
6 1 (1.32%) CCIE
6 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.53%) SLA
2 4 (5.26%) GDPR
3 3 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.32%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (35.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (32.89%) Active Directory
3 22 (28.95%) Hyper-V
4 7 (9.21%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (6.58%) vSphere
6 4 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (3.95%) XenApp
8 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.32%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) WSUS
2 3 (3.95%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.63%) Nagios
3 2 (2.63%) Stealthwatch
3 2 (2.63%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.32%) Ansible
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.32%) SCCM
4 1 (1.32%) Terraform
Vendors
1 47 (61.84%) Cisco
2 32 (42.11%) VMware
3 28 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 16 (21.05%) Fortinet
5 12 (15.79%) Juniper
6 11 (14.47%) Draytek
6 11 (14.47%) NETGEAR
7 9 (11.84%) CheckPoint
7 9 (11.84%) Meraki
8 7 (9.21%) Citrix
8 7 (9.21%) SolarWinds
8 7 (9.21%) Veeam
9 6 (7.89%) Dell
9 6 (7.89%) Palo Alto
9 6 (7.89%) Ruckus Wireless
10 5 (6.58%) Adobe
10 5 (6.58%) Apple
10 5 (6.58%) HP
11 3 (3.95%) IBM
11 3 (3.95%) Nimble Storage