The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 112 119
Rank change year-on-year +10 +7  
Permanent jobs citing LAN 198 127 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.93% 2.29% 2.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.95% 14.42% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 172 106 110
Median salary £39,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,100 £20,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.25% -  

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 the North West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1045 881 951
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 15.47% 15.90% 14.91%
Number of salaries quoted 835 747 758
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.38% +2.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

LAN
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for LAN in the North West

LAN
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in the North West over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for LAN in the North West

LAN
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 within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Manchester +16 115 £40,000 +2.56% 31
Cheshire +7 78 £37,000 -15.42% 16
Merseyside -12 6 £50,000 +51.51% 3
Cumbria -7 1 - -
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 North West region with a requirement for LAN.

1 296 (87.83%) WAN
2 145 (43.03%) Microsoft
3 144 (42.73%) Windows
4 142 (42.14%) Firewall
5 139 (41.25%) Cisco
6 120 (35.61%) Active Directory
7 118 (35.01%) VPN
8 96 (28.49%) VMware
9 85 (25.22%) Cisco Certification
10 80 (23.74%) TCP/IP
11 70 (20.77%) VoIP
12 69 (20.47%) ITIL
12 69 (20.47%) CCNP
13 68 (20.18%) Hyper-V
14 66 (19.58%) DNS
15 65 (19.29%) Windows Server
16 60 (17.80%) Wireless
17 57 (16.91%) MPLS
18 54 (16.02%) Data Centre
19 52 (15.43%) Office 365
19 52 (15.43%) Degree
19 52 (15.43%) Telecoms
20 50 (14.84%) MS Exchange
21 48 (14.24%) VMware Infrastructure
22 45 (13.35%) BGP
23 43 (12.76%) Analytical Skills
24 41 (12.17%) Ethernet
25 40 (11.87%) SAN
25 40 (11.87%) Network Security
26 39 (11.57%) SLA

LAN
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 50 (14.84%) MS Exchange
2 18 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (5.04%) SharePoint
4 13 (3.86%) Skype for Business
5 12 (3.56%) IIS
6 11 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (1.78%) Confluence
8 3 (0.89%) Apache
8 3 (0.89%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.30%) nginx
Applications
1 27 (8.01%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.48%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.30%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 52 (15.43%) Office 365
2 35 (10.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (9.20%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (7.12%) SaaS
5 9 (2.67%) IaaS
6 4 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (0.89%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.30%) G Suite
9 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 296 (87.83%) WAN
2 142 (42.14%) Firewall
3 118 (35.01%) VPN
4 80 (23.74%) TCP/IP
5 70 (20.77%) VoIP
6 66 (19.58%) DNS
7 60 (17.80%) Wireless
8 57 (16.91%) MPLS
9 45 (13.35%) BGP
10 41 (12.17%) Ethernet
11 40 (11.87%) Network Security
11 40 (11.87%) SAN
12 36 (10.68%) DHCP
13 30 (8.90%) SSL
14 28 (8.31%) OSPF
15 27 (8.01%) Broadband
15 27 (8.01%) WLAN
16 24 (7.12%) Cisco ASA
17 23 (6.82%) Cisco Nexus
17 23 (6.82%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (9.79%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.67%) MySQL
3 7 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (2.08%) PowerPivot
3 7 (2.08%) QlikView
4 6 (1.78%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.30%) Informix
Development Applications
1 6 (1.78%) JIRA
2 2 (0.59%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.30%) AdminStudio
General
1 52 (15.43%) Telecoms
2 37 (10.98%) Finance
3 14 (4.15%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.67%) Games
4 9 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (2.37%) Legal
6 3 (0.89%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.89%) Law
6 3 (0.89%) Retail
7 2 (0.59%) Back Office
7 2 (0.59%) German Language
8 1 (0.30%) Advertising
8 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.30%) Automotive
8 1 (0.30%) Banking
8 1 (0.30%) Billing
8 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (24.93%) Analyst
2 79 (23.44%) Network Engineer
3 33 (9.79%) Support Analyst
4 32 (9.50%) 3rd Line Support
5 31 (9.20%) Support Engineer
6 28 (8.31%) IT Support
6 28 (8.31%) Network Analyst
7 25 (7.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 21 (6.23%) Infrastructure Support
9 20 (5.93%) Cisco Engineer
10 19 (5.64%) 2nd Line Support
10 19 (5.64%) IT Analyst
10 19 (5.64%) IT Engineer
11 18 (5.34%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
12 17 (5.04%) IT Support Analyst
13 16 (4.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 16 (4.75%) Senior Network Engineer
14 14 (4.15%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
15 13 (3.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 13 (3.86%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.04%) Web Services
2 9 (2.67%) 802.1X
3 7 (2.08%) EDI
3 7 (2.08%) XML
4 4 (1.19%) .NET
5 2 (0.59%) CSS
5 2 (0.59%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (0.59%) HTML
5 2 (0.59%) ODBC
5 2 (0.59%) TAPI
Miscellaneous
1 54 (16.02%) Data Centre
2 43 (12.76%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.75%) Driving Licence
4 15 (4.45%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.97%) Clustering
5 10 (2.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 9 (2.67%) Life Science
7 6 (1.78%) Replication
8 5 (1.48%) EPoS
8 5 (1.48%) PMI
9 3 (0.89%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.89%) FMCG
9 3 (0.89%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.89%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.59%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.59%) Cyber Attack
10 2 (0.59%) iPad
10 2 (0.59%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.30%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 144 (42.73%) Windows
2 65 (19.29%) Windows Server
3 36 (10.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (8.31%) Linux
5 26 (7.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (7.12%) Windows 7
7 19 (5.64%) Unix
8 18 (5.34%) Windows 8
8 18 (5.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (4.75%) Windows 10
10 9 (2.67%) Windows XP
11 6 (1.78%) Solaris
12 5 (1.48%) Android
13 4 (1.19%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.89%) CentOS
15 2 (0.59%) Debian
15 2 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.59%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (20.47%) ITIL
2 36 (10.68%) Network Management
3 30 (8.90%) High Availability
4 29 (8.61%) Change Management
5 26 (7.72%) Migration
6 25 (7.42%) Network Design
7 24 (7.12%) Project Management
8 23 (6.82%) Service Delivery
9 21 (6.23%) Load Balancing
10 19 (5.64%) Disaster Recovery
11 18 (5.34%) Mentoring
12 17 (5.04%) Capacity Planning
12 17 (5.04%) Configuration Management
12 17 (5.04%) Performance Monitoring
13 15 (4.45%) Kalman Filter
13 15 (4.45%) Service Management
14 14 (4.15%) PRINCE2
15 13 (3.86%) Presales
16 12 (3.56%) Information Security
16 12 (3.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 36 (10.68%) PowerShell
2 31 (9.20%) SQL
3 11 (3.26%) VBScript
4 5 (1.48%) C
5 4 (1.19%) C#
5 4 (1.19%) Delphi
5 4 (1.19%) Python
5 4 (1.19%) VB
6 3 (0.89%) Pascal
6 3 (0.89%) R
6 3 (0.89%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.59%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.59%) Korn
7 2 (0.59%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.59%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 85 (25.22%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (20.47%) CCNP
3 52 (15.43%) Degree
4 36 (10.68%) CCNA
5 35 (10.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 33 (9.79%) MCSE
7 17 (5.04%) JNCIP
8 16 (4.75%) CCIE
8 16 (4.75%) MCP
9 15 (4.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (3.56%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (3.56%) MCSA
11 9 (2.67%) SC Cleared
11 9 (2.67%) Security Cleared
12 8 (2.37%) MCITP
13 6 (1.78%) CCIE Routing and Switching
13 6 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (1.48%) CCA
14 5 (1.48%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (1.48%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (11.57%) SLA
2 12 (3.56%) PCI DSS
3 8 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.19%) PMO
5 3 (0.89%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.59%) QA
7 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 120 (35.61%) Active Directory
2 68 (20.18%) Hyper-V
3 48 (14.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (4.75%) Terminal Services
5 14 (4.15%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (3.56%) XenApp
7 7 (2.08%) XenDesktop
8 6 (1.78%) vSphere
9 4 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.89%) Samba
11 1 (0.30%) MDaemon
11 1 (0.30%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 38 (11.28%) SCCM
2 18 (5.34%) Cisco CUCM
2 18 (5.34%) Cisco Prime
3 17 (5.04%) Cacti
4 14 (4.15%) Nagios
4 14 (4.15%) WSUS
5 12 (3.56%) Puppet
6 10 (2.97%) OpenNMS
6 10 (2.97%) RANCID
7 8 (2.37%) FortiGate
8 5 (1.48%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (0.89%) vCenter Server
10 2 (0.59%) Nessus
10 2 (0.59%) Nexpose
10 2 (0.59%) Nmap
10 2 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.59%) QRadar
10 2 (0.59%) SCOM
10 2 (0.59%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 145 (43.03%) Microsoft
2 139 (41.25%) Cisco
3 96 (28.49%) VMware
4 39 (11.57%) Citrix
5 36 (10.68%) Juniper
6 34 (10.09%) HP
7 25 (7.42%) CheckPoint
8 22 (6.53%) F5
9 18 (5.34%) SolarWinds
10 13 (3.86%) Dell
11 11 (3.26%) NetApp
12 10 (2.97%) Aruba
12 10 (2.97%) Ericsson
12 10 (2.97%) Huawei
12 10 (2.97%) Riverbed
13 8 (2.37%) Splunk
14 7 (2.08%) Fortinet
14 7 (2.08%) Oracle
14 7 (2.08%) Ruckus Wireless
14 7 (2.08%) SAP
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Training + Development
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Prenton, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Omni RMS
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £43000 - £53000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 per annum + £6500 CAR, BONUS, BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: £36000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Merseyside
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £26000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Staff events
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + pension + biannual salary reviews
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £27000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago