Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Preston 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 34 33
Rank change year-on-year -9 -1 +12
Permanent jobs citing LAN 3 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 1.22% 3.49% 2.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.79% 40.00% 22.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 4
Preston median annual salary £32,500 £33,654 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.43% +25.81% +33.75%
10th Percentile £25,276 £24,325 £19,050
90th Percentile £44,750 £35,000 £32,750
Lancashire median annual salary £43,750 £35,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% +27.27% +37.50%

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 Preston with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Preston
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 19 20 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 7.76% 8.73% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 21
Preston median annual salary £30,500 £33,654 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.37% +34.61% -9.91%
10th Percentile £17,775 £22,450 £17,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £41,000
Lancashire median annual salary £32,250 £33,077 £30,000
% change year-on-year -2.50% +10.26% +7.14%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

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

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Preston

LAN
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Salary trend for LAN in Preston

LAN
Salary Histogram in Preston

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Preston over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for LAN in Preston

For the 6 months to 23 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 Preston region with a requirement for LAN.

1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Break/Fix
3 1 (33.33%) Nortel
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) NHS
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Skype
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) IT Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
1 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Break/Fix
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Nortel
2 1 (33.33%) VMware