The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 24 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Permanent jobs citing LAN 3 3 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 2.88% 3.61% 8.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 14.29% 55.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 12
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -1.31%
LAN
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Shropshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
45 21 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 43.27% 25.30% 16.29%
Number of salaries quoted 28 18 24
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,478 £18,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Shropshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

LAN
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

LAN Salary Trend in Shropshire

LAN
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -6 2 £40,000 -
LAN
West Midlands

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN.

1 8 (72.73%) WAN
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) Wireless
3 5 (45.45%) ERP
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (36.36%) Logistics
4 4 (36.36%) Strategic Planning
4 4 (36.36%) Marketing
4 4 (36.36%) Time Management
5 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco
6 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
6 2 (18.18%) IBM Notes
6 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
6 2 (18.18%) Business Objects
6 2 (18.18%) MS Office
6 2 (18.18%) SAP
6 2 (18.18%) Blackberry

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (18.18%) IBM Notes
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) WAN
2 6 (54.55%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) Wireless
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
1 4 (36.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) IT Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) IT Support Assistant
3 2 (18.18%) IT Assistant
3 2 (18.18%) IT Support
3 2 (18.18%) Support Assistant
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
1 2 (18.18%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ERP
2 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (36.36%) Logistics
2 4 (36.36%) Strategic Planning
2 4 (36.36%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CCVP
2 1 (9.09%) MCITP
2 1 (9.09%) CCDP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Lotus
3 2 (18.18%) Business Objects
3 2 (18.18%) SAP
4 1 (9.09%) VMware