The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 57 58 33
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -25
Permanent jobs citing LAN 11 13 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.14% 2.16% 6.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.10% 19.40% 29.91%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 28
Median salary £23,750 £26,250 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £23,250 £19,700
10% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £31,250 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
78 67 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 15.20% 11.13% 20.89%
Number of salaries quoted 65 63 92
Median salary £31,500 £26,250 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

LAN
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

LAN Salary Trend in Staffordshire

LAN
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

LAN Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

LAN
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 7 £22,500 -
Tamworth +4 3 £28,500 +8.57%
LAN
West Midlands

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 36 (81.82%) WAN
2 27 (61.36%) Firewall
3 26 (59.09%) Windows
4 24 (54.55%) ITIL
5 23 (52.27%) Active Directory
6 18 (40.91%) TCP/IP
7 16 (36.36%) VPN
7 16 (36.36%) Network Security
8 14 (31.82%) MS Exchange
8 14 (31.82%) HP
9 13 (29.55%) Linux
10 12 (27.27%) DNS
10 12 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (27.27%) VMware
11 11 (25.00%) VLAN
11 11 (25.00%) Cisco
11 11 (25.00%) DHCP
12 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
12 10 (22.73%) IIS
12 10 (22.73%) SAN
12 10 (22.73%) MPLS
13 9 (20.45%) Tivoli
13 9 (20.45%) Symantec
13 9 (20.45%) Norton AntiVirus
13 9 (20.45%) ICMP
13 9 (20.45%) Telnet
13 9 (20.45%) Data Security
13 9 (20.45%) Apache
13 9 (20.45%) SSL
13 9 (20.45%) SMTP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 14 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 10 (22.73%) IIS
3 9 (20.45%) Apache
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Office
2 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) Office 365
2 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.09%) IaaS
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.09%) PaaS
3 1 (2.27%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 36 (81.82%) WAN
2 27 (61.36%) Firewall
3 18 (40.91%) TCP/IP
4 16 (36.36%) Network Security
4 16 (36.36%) VPN
5 12 (27.27%) DNS
6 11 (25.00%) DHCP
6 11 (25.00%) VLAN
7 10 (22.73%) MPLS
7 10 (22.73%) SAN
8 9 (20.45%) HTTP
8 9 (20.45%) ICMP
8 9 (20.45%) SMTP
8 9 (20.45%) SSL
8 9 (20.45%) Telnet
9 7 (15.91%) BGP
9 7 (15.91%) OSPF
9 7 (15.91%) Wireless
10 6 (13.64%) EIGRP
10 6 (13.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (13.64%) Legal
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Support Engineer
2 10 (22.73%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (20.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Analyst
4 7 (15.91%) Network Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Communications Manager
5 6 (13.64%) IT Communications Manager
5 6 (13.64%) IT Manager
5 6 (13.64%) IT Support
6 5 (11.36%) Administrator
6 5 (11.36%) Network Administrator
7 4 (9.09%) IT Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Service Manager
8 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Network Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Clustering
2 4 (9.09%) AS400
3 2 (4.55%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.27%) Life Science
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 26 (59.09%) Windows
2 13 (29.55%) Linux
3 6 (13.64%) Windows Server
4 5 (11.36%) Windows 10
4 5 (11.36%) Windows 7
5 4 (9.09%) Unix
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) ITIL
2 9 (20.45%) Data Security
3 6 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (13.64%) ITIL V3
3 6 (13.64%) Matrix Management
3 6 (13.64%) Matrix Organization
4 5 (11.36%) ERP
4 5 (11.36%) Migration
5 4 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 4 (9.09%) High Availability
6 2 (4.55%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.55%) Security Architecture
6 2 (4.55%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.27%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (2.27%) Coaching
7 1 (2.27%) Data Privacy
7 1 (2.27%) Escalation Management
7 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.27%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.27%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.55%) CCNP
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.27%) CCIE
4 1 (2.27%) CCNA
4 1 (2.27%) CCSP
4 1 (2.27%) CISSP
4 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (52.27%) Active Directory
2 12 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.55%) BitLocker
4 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) Norton AntiVirus
1 9 (20.45%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.55%) SCCM
3 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) HP
2 12 (27.27%) VMware
3 11 (25.00%) Cisco
4 9 (20.45%) Brocade
4 9 (20.45%) EMC
4 9 (20.45%) IBM
4 9 (20.45%) Symantec
4 9 (20.45%) Veeam
5 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
6 5 (11.36%) Sage
7 3 (6.82%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.55%) F5
9 1 (2.27%) Avaya
9 1 (2.27%) BT
9 1 (2.27%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (2.27%) Google
9 1 (2.27%) Juniper
9 1 (2.27%) SonicWALL