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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 52 46 64
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +18
Permanent jobs citing LAN 19 33 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.13% 5.14% 2.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.69% 30.00% 15.05%
Number of salaries quoted 17 28 13
Median salary £35,000 £25,000 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -6.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £20,550 £19,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,000 £41,800
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
64 110 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 10.54% 17.13% 14.98%
Number of salaries quoted 58 97 84
Median salary £37,500 £35,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +14.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,200 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £62,300
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 3 May 2016.

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 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Burton-upon-Trent - 9 £35,000 -
Tamworth -1 3 £34,500 +20.84%
Stoke-on-Trent -12 2 £25,000 +1.01%
LAN
West Midlands

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 24 (68.57%) WAN
2 19 (54.29%) Firewall
3 18 (51.43%) Cisco
4 16 (45.71%) Windows
5 14 (40.00%) VPN
5 14 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (34.29%) CCNA
7 11 (31.43%) VMware
7 11 (31.43%) HP
8 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
9 9 (25.71%) Degree
9 9 (25.71%) Wireless
10 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
11 7 (20.00%) Tandem
11 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (20.00%) Genesys
11 7 (20.00%) CCNP
11 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
11 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (20.00%) Windows 10
12 6 (17.14%) VoIP
12 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
12 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
12 6 (17.14%) MPLS
13 5 (14.29%) WLAN
14 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (11.43%) Citrix
14 4 (11.43%) VLAN
15 3 (8.57%) MCITP
15 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure

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 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
1 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.86%) JDE World
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.57%) IaaS
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (8.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (68.57%) WAN
2 19 (54.29%) Firewall
3 14 (40.00%) VPN
4 9 (25.71%) Wireless
5 6 (17.14%) MPLS
5 6 (17.14%) VoIP
6 5 (14.29%) WLAN
7 4 (11.43%) VLAN
8 3 (8.57%) BGP
8 3 (8.57%) EIGRP
8 3 (8.57%) Multicast
8 3 (8.57%) Network Security
8 3 (8.57%) OSPF
8 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
9 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (5.71%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (5.71%) Internet
9 2 (5.71%) IP Telephony
9 2 (5.71%) SAN
10 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
1 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Back Office
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 11 (31.43%) Network Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) Analyst
3 8 (22.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) Senior Support Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) Senior Technical Support
4 7 (20.00%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
1 1 (2.86%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Tandem
2 3 (8.57%) AS400
2 3 (8.57%) Clustering
3 2 (5.71%) IVR
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) iSeries
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
4 7 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.57%) Linux
5 3 (8.57%) Unix
6 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.57%) Data Protection
1 3 (8.57%) High Availability
2 2 (5.71%) Capacity Management
2 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
2 2 (5.71%) Fault Management
2 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
2 2 (5.71%) ITIL
2 2 (5.71%) Network Management
2 2 (5.71%) Resource Management
3 1 (2.86%) B2B
3 1 (2.86%) ERP
3 1 (2.86%) Logistics
3 1 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (2.86%) Project Management
3 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) RPG
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (34.29%) CCNA
3 9 (25.71%) Degree
4 7 (20.00%) CCNP
5 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (8.57%) MCITP
7 2 (5.71%) MCSE
7 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.86%) A+ Certification
8 1 (2.86%) CCDA
8 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (2.86%) MCP
8 1 (2.86%) MCSA
8 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) vSphere
3 1 (2.86%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.86%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Cacti
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Cisco
2 11 (31.43%) HP
2 11 (31.43%) VMware
3 7 (20.00%) Genesys
4 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
5 4 (11.43%) Citrix
6 3 (8.57%) WatchGuard
7 2 (5.71%) Meraki
7 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.86%) Apple
8 1 (2.86%) Axway
8 1 (2.86%) Intel
8 1 (2.86%) JD Edwards
8 1 (2.86%) Mitel
8 1 (2.86%) OpenText
8 1 (2.86%) SonicWALL