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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 41 60 41
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -19
Permanent jobs citing LAN 35 23 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.42% 3.19% 4.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.43% 23.96% 29.36%
Number of salaries quoted 31 22 30
Average salary £28,550 £25,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.20% -15.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,550 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £32,250 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
115 96 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.80% 13.30% 16.44%
Number of salaries quoted 99 88 102
Average salary £34,500 £27,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £56,500
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 3 August 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 3 August 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
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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
Tamworth -6 13 £28,550 +18.95% 2
Stoke-on-Trent -3 10 £24,750 -1.00%
Burton-upon-Trent +17 6 £65,000 +100.00% 1
Lichfield - 3 £48,500 -
Uttoxeter - 1 £40,000 -
LAN
West Midlands

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 67 (95.71%) WAN
2 38 (54.29%) Windows
3 35 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 29 (41.43%) Cisco
5 27 (38.57%) Active Directory
5 27 (38.57%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (35.71%) DNS
7 23 (32.86%) Microsoft
8 22 (31.43%) Citrix
9 21 (30.00%) VPN
10 20 (28.57%) CCNA
11 19 (27.14%) Wireless
12 17 (24.29%) CCNP
12 17 (24.29%) MS Office
13 16 (22.86%) DHCP
14 15 (21.43%) Windows 8
15 14 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (18.57%) Internet
16 13 (18.57%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (18.57%) Firewall
17 11 (15.71%) Service Delivery
17 11 (15.71%) Windows XP
17 11 (15.71%) MS Exchange
17 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2008
18 10 (14.29%) Data Centre
18 10 (14.29%) MS Excel
18 10 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 10 (14.29%) VMware
19 9 (12.86%) MCTS
19 9 (12.86%) MCITP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 11 (15.71%) MS Exchange
2 10 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.29%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.43%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.43%) Lync
6 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (24.29%) MS Office
2 10 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 67 (95.71%) WAN
2 35 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 25 (35.71%) DNS
4 21 (30.00%) VPN
5 19 (27.14%) Wireless
6 16 (22.86%) DHCP
7 13 (18.57%) Internet
7 13 (18.57%) Firewall
8 8 (11.43%) VLAN
9 7 (10.00%) WLAN
10 6 (8.57%) MPLS
10 6 (8.57%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (7.14%) OSPF
11 5 (7.14%) BGP
11 5 (7.14%) EIGRP
12 4 (5.71%) IP Telephony
13 2 (2.86%) Frame Relay
13 2 (2.86%) Network Security
13 2 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (7.14%) Games
1 5 (7.14%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.43%) Legal
3 1 (1.43%) Banking
3 1 (1.43%) Retail
3 1 (1.43%) French Language
3 1 (1.43%) German Language
Job Titles
1 18 (25.71%) Support Engineer
2 14 (20.00%) Analyst
3 11 (15.71%) Network Engineer
4 8 (11.43%) Project Manager
5 7 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Junior
6 6 (8.57%) Coordinator
6 6 (8.57%) Project Coordinator
6 6 (8.57%) Junior Project Manager
7 5 (7.14%) Support Technician
7 5 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (7.14%) Administrator
7 5 (7.14%) IT Support
7 5 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Principal Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) IT Support Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Network Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.43%) Replication
3 1 (1.43%) Clustering
3 1 (1.43%) Statistics
3 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.43%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.43%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 38 (54.29%) Windows
2 15 (21.43%) Windows 8
3 14 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (15.71%) Windows XP
5 7 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.71%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.71%) Service Delivery
2 9 (12.86%) E-Commerce
3 7 (10.00%) Project Management
4 6 (8.57%) ITIL
5 4 (5.71%) Change Management
5 4 (5.71%) Network Architecture
6 2 (2.86%) Programme Management
6 2 (2.86%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.86%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.86%) Time Management
6 2 (2.86%) Service Management
6 2 (2.86%) Line Management
7 1 (1.43%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.43%) Coaching
7 1 (1.43%) Server Building
7 1 (1.43%) CRM
7 1 (1.43%) ITSM
7 1 (1.43%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.43%) Migration
7 1 (1.43%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.57%) SQL
2 1 (1.43%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 27 (38.57%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (28.57%) CCNA
3 17 (24.29%) CCNP
4 13 (18.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (12.86%) MCTS
5 9 (12.86%) MCITP
5 9 (12.86%) MCSE
6 5 (7.14%) CCIE
7 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.43%) Degree
8 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) SLA
2 2 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (38.57%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.43%) Terminal Server
3 4 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.71%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.43%) XenApp
4 1 (1.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.43%) SCOM
2 1 (1.43%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 29 (41.43%) Cisco
2 23 (32.86%) Microsoft
3 22 (31.43%) Citrix
4 10 (14.29%) VMware
5 8 (11.43%) Avaya
5 8 (11.43%) Apple
6 7 (10.00%) HP
7 6 (8.57%) CheckPoint
8 4 (5.71%) Juniper
9 3 (4.29%) Siemens
9 3 (4.29%) Lotus
9 3 (4.29%) WatchGuard
10 2 (2.86%) Riverbed
10 2 (2.86%) Blue Coat
10 2 (2.86%) F5
11 1 (1.43%) Splunk
11 1 (1.43%) Ruckus Wireless
11 1 (1.43%) Meraki
11 1 (1.43%) SAP
11 1 (1.43%) Fortinet
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28550 per annum + Non contrib Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28550 per annum + Non contrib Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago