Period
to 20 October 2018

The median annual salary for a LAN Engineer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN) Engineer
England > North West
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 349 366 347
Rank change year-on-year +17 -19 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a LAN Engineer 12 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.10% 0.039% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.041% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 2
North West median annual salary £70,000 £47,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.37% -36.67% +97.37%
England median annual salary £55,500 £49,250 £43,500
% change year-on-year +12.69% +13.22% -6.95%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 11,300 12,343 11,844
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.70% 96.69% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9,131 9,883 9,988
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

LAN Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured LAN Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for LAN Engineer in the North West

LAN Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for LAN Engineer in the North West

LAN Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN Engineer in the North West over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for LAN Engineer in the North West

LAN Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN Engineer within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 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
Manchester +18 8 £70,000 +47.37%
Cheshire - 2 £37,500 - 1
Lancashire - 1 £37,500 -
Merseyside - 1 £45,000 -
LAN Engineer
England

LAN Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, LAN Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region featuring LAN Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) LAN
2 11 (91.67%) WAN
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (83.33%) CCNP
4 9 (75.00%) Network Security
5 8 (66.67%) Juniper
6 7 (58.33%) SAN
6 7 (58.33%) WLAN
6 7 (58.33%) Citrix
6 7 (58.33%) Wireless
6 7 (58.33%) Fortinet
7 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (50.00%) Product Management
7 6 (50.00%) Presales
7 6 (50.00%) PQQ
7 6 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (50.00%) NGN
7 6 (50.00%) Time Management
7 6 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (50.00%) VMware
7 6 (50.00%) IP Telephony
7 6 (50.00%) CCDP
7 6 (50.00%) NetApp
8 4 (33.33%) CCNA
8 4 (33.33%) Firewall
9 3 (25.00%) BGP
9 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
10 2 (16.67%) FortiGate
10 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus

LAN Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (8.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) LAN
2 11 (91.67%) WAN
3 9 (75.00%) Network Security
4 7 (58.33%) SAN
4 7 (58.33%) Wireless
4 7 (58.33%) WLAN
5 6 (50.00%) IP Telephony
5 6 (50.00%) NGN
6 4 (33.33%) Firewall
7 3 (25.00%) BGP
8 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (16.67%) MPLS
8 2 (16.67%) OSPF
8 2 (16.67%) VoIP
9 1 (8.33%) FCoE
9 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (8.33%) Junos
9 1 (8.33%) NAS
9 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) PQQ
1 6 (50.00%) Presales
1 6 (50.00%) Product Management
1 6 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 6 (50.00%) Time Management
2 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
3 1 (8.33%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
1 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (83.33%) CCNP
3 6 (50.00%) CCDP
4 4 (33.33%) CCNA
5 1 (8.33%) JNCIP
5 1 (8.33%) JNCIS
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) Juniper
3 7 (58.33%) Citrix
3 7 (58.33%) Fortinet
4 6 (50.00%) NetApp
4 6 (50.00%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) F5
5 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
6 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (8.33%) Forcepoint
6 1 (8.33%) Veeam