The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 43 51 46
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs citing LAN 25 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.29% 2.47% 3.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.51% 18.06% 21.35%
Number of salaries quoted 22 12 18
Average salary £22,500 £26,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.46% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,100 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £33,455 £49,800 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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 Staffordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
102 72 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.50% 13.66% 17.35%
Number of salaries quoted 89 64 84
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 March 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

LAN
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
Stoke-on-Trent +7 11 £22,500 -17.43%
Tamworth -19 5 £28,550 +32.79% 1
Cannock +8 3 £34,500 -
Stafford - 1 - -
LAN
West Midlands

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 60 (90.91%) WAN
2 44 (66.67%) Windows
3 37 (56.06%) Active Directory
4 33 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 30 (45.45%) Citrix
6 22 (33.33%) DNS
6 22 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 21 (31.82%) Cisco
7 21 (31.82%) Windows 8
8 20 (30.30%) VPN
9 19 (28.79%) Avaya
10 18 (27.27%) CCNA
10 18 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (27.27%) Firewall
11 17 (25.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 17 (25.76%) MS Exchange
12 16 (24.24%) Windows XP
12 16 (24.24%) ITIL
12 16 (24.24%) Apple
12 16 (24.24%) Blackberry
13 15 (22.73%) Apple iOS
14 14 (21.21%) MS Office
14 14 (21.21%) VMware
15 13 (19.70%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (16.67%) CCNP
17 10 (15.15%) Internet
17 10 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
18 9 (13.64%) E-Commerce
18 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
18 9 (13.64%) Wireless

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 17 (25.76%) MS Exchange
1 17 (25.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 10 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.52%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.52%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (21.21%) MS Office
2 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.52%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 60 (90.91%) WAN
2 33 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 22 (33.33%) DNS
4 20 (30.30%) VPN
5 18 (27.27%) Firewall
6 10 (15.15%) Internet
7 9 (13.64%) Wireless
8 7 (10.61%) SAN
9 6 (9.09%) DHCP
9 6 (9.09%) VLAN
10 4 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (6.06%) Network Security
11 3 (4.55%) MPLS
11 3 (4.55%) OSPF
11 3 (4.55%) BGP
11 3 (4.55%) EIGRP
11 3 (4.55%) WLAN
12 2 (3.03%) VoIP
12 2 (3.03%) HTTP
12 2 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 7 (10.61%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.58%) Games
3 3 (4.55%) Law
4 2 (3.03%) Electronics
4 2 (3.03%) Finance
5 1 (1.52%) Legal
5 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (21.21%) Analyst
2 12 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 6 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
4 5 (7.58%) Support Technician
4 5 (7.58%) Support Analyst
4 5 (7.58%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (6.06%) Administrator
5 4 (6.06%) Service Analyst
5 4 (6.06%) Network Administrator
5 4 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (6.06%) Service Desk Technician
6 3 (4.55%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (4.55%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.03%) Technical Support
7 2 (3.03%) Network Analyst
7 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) HTML
1 1 (1.52%) .NET
1 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.52%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.06%) PDA
3 2 (3.03%) EqualLogic
3 2 (3.03%) Tandem
4 1 (1.52%) Social Media
4 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.52%) Statistics
4 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.52%) Replication
4 1 (1.52%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 44 (66.67%) Windows
2 21 (31.82%) Windows 8
3 16 (24.24%) Windows XP
4 15 (22.73%) Apple iOS
5 13 (19.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (12.12%) Windows 7
7 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.03%) VxWorks
8 2 (3.03%) Linux
9 1 (1.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.24%) ITIL
2 9 (13.64%) E-Commerce
3 5 (7.58%) Load Balancing
3 5 (7.58%) Network Architecture
4 3 (4.55%) Project Management
4 3 (4.55%) Change Management
5 2 (3.03%) ERP
5 2 (3.03%) Service Management
5 2 (3.03%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.03%) Document Management
5 2 (3.03%) Software Engineering
5 2 (3.03%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.03%) Test Strategy
5 2 (3.03%) Line Management
6 1 (1.52%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.52%) Coaching
6 1 (1.52%) IT Asset Management
6 1 (1.52%) Information Governance
6 1 (1.52%) Email Management
6 1 (1.52%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.12%) SQL
2 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.03%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
1 18 (27.27%) CCNA
2 11 (16.67%) CCNP
3 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (10.61%) MCSE
4 7 (10.61%) MCITP
5 6 (9.09%) MCTS
6 4 (6.06%) MCP
7 2 (3.03%) Degree
8 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.52%) CISSP
8 1 (1.52%) MCSA
8 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) SLA
1 1 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (56.06%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.09%) vSphere
3 4 (6.06%) Terminal Server
3 4 (6.06%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Plesk
Vendors
1 30 (45.45%) Citrix
2 22 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 21 (31.82%) Cisco
4 19 (28.79%) Avaya
5 16 (24.24%) Apple
6 14 (21.21%) VMware
7 6 (9.09%) HP
8 5 (7.58%) Juniper
9 2 (3.03%) Genesys
9 2 (3.03%) Intel
9 2 (3.03%) Nortel
9 2 (3.03%) LANDesk
9 2 (3.03%) WatchGuard
9 2 (3.03%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.03%) Websense
10 1 (1.52%) Oracle
10 1 (1.52%) SAP
10 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28550 per annum + training and excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago