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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 31 49 52
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +3
Permanent jobs citing LAN 40 22 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.39% 3.57% 2.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.40% 25.29% 14.15%
Number of salaries quoted 36 20 11
Average salary £25,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £53,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
113 87 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 18.05% 14.12% 20.54%
Number of salaries quoted 95 72 94
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 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
Stoke-on-Trent +21 21 £22,500 -4.25% 2
Burton-upon-Trent +12 6 £48,000 -
Tamworth -4 2 £27,250 +36.25%
Cannock - 2 £26,000 - 1
Stafford -2 1 £22,500 -52.63%
LAN
West Midlands

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 63 (91.30%) WAN
2 42 (60.87%) Windows
3 37 (53.62%) Active Directory
4 30 (43.48%) TCP/IP
5 28 (40.58%) Firewall
6 26 (37.68%) Cisco
7 25 (36.23%) Citrix
8 23 (33.33%) VPN
9 22 (31.88%) Microsoft
10 21 (30.43%) ITIL
11 19 (27.54%) Cisco Certification
11 19 (27.54%) Windows 8
12 17 (24.64%) CCNP
13 16 (23.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 16 (23.19%) DNS
13 16 (23.19%) Windows XP
14 15 (21.74%) Apple
14 15 (21.74%) Internet
14 15 (21.74%) CCNA
14 15 (21.74%) Avaya
14 15 (21.74%) Blackberry
14 15 (21.74%) VMware
14 15 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (20.29%) Load Balancing
15 14 (20.29%) Apple iOS
16 13 (18.84%) SAN
16 13 (18.84%) MS Exchange
17 12 (17.39%) MS Excel
18 11 (15.94%) Exchange Server 2010
18 11 (15.94%) VLAN

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 16 (23.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 13 (18.84%) MS Exchange
3 11 (15.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (8.70%) Lync
5 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.45%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.45%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (1.45%) Joomla!
Applications
1 12 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 10 (14.49%) MS Office
3 4 (5.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.45%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Office 365
2 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (91.30%) WAN
2 30 (43.48%) TCP/IP
3 28 (40.58%) Firewall
4 23 (33.33%) VPN
5 16 (23.19%) DNS
6 15 (21.74%) Internet
7 13 (18.84%) SAN
8 11 (15.94%) VLAN
9 9 (13.04%) Network Security
10 7 (10.14%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (10.14%) BGP
10 7 (10.14%) VoIP
10 7 (10.14%) WLAN
11 4 (5.80%) MPLS
11 4 (5.80%) IPsec
12 3 (4.35%) OSPF
12 3 (4.35%) EIGRP
13 2 (2.90%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (2.90%) DMZ
14 1 (1.45%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.35%) Law
2 3 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.35%) Games
3 1 (1.45%) Advertising
3 1 (1.45%) Legal
3 1 (1.45%) Finance
3 1 (1.45%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 12 (17.39%) Support Engineer
2 11 (15.94%) Network Engineer
3 9 (13.04%) Analyst
4 8 (11.59%) IT Support
5 7 (10.14%) IT Support Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.80%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.80%) Support Technician
7 4 (5.80%) Service Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (5.80%) Security Specialist
7 4 (5.80%) Network Specialist
7 4 (5.80%) Network Security Specialist
7 4 (5.80%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
8 3 (4.35%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Administrator
8 3 (4.35%) Support Specialist
9 2 (2.90%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) HTML
1 1 (1.45%) .NET
1 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.74%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.80%) PDA
3 3 (4.35%) Replication
4 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.45%) Tandem
5 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.45%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.45%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.45%) Social Media
5 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 42 (60.87%) Windows
2 19 (27.54%) Windows 8
3 16 (23.19%) Windows XP
4 15 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (20.29%) Apple iOS
6 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (11.59%) Windows 7
8 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.90%) Linux
10 1 (1.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.43%) ITIL
2 14 (20.29%) Load Balancing
3 7 (10.14%) Network Architecture
3 7 (10.14%) E-Commerce
4 4 (5.80%) ERP
4 4 (5.80%) B2B
4 4 (5.80%) Service Management
4 4 (5.80%) Security Management
4 4 (5.80%) WAN Optimisation
5 3 (4.35%) Migration
5 3 (4.35%) Change Management
5 3 (4.35%) TOGAF
5 3 (4.35%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.90%) Six Sigma
6 2 (2.90%) Project Management
6 2 (2.90%) Network Design
6 2 (2.90%) Programme Management
7 1 (1.45%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.45%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.45%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.59%) SQL
2 4 (5.80%) R
3 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (27.54%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (24.64%) CCNP
3 15 (21.74%) CCNA
4 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.80%) CCIP
5 4 (5.80%) CCSP
5 4 (5.80%) MCP
5 4 (5.80%) MCSE
6 3 (4.35%) CISSP
7 2 (2.90%) MCITP
7 2 (2.90%) Degree
7 2 (2.90%) CCIE
8 1 (1.45%) MCSA
8 1 (1.45%) HND
8 1 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.45%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.45%) COBIT
2 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (53.62%) Active Directory
2 10 (14.49%) vSphere
3 6 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.25%) XenApp
4 5 (7.25%) XenDesktop
5 3 (4.35%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) WSUS
2 1 (1.45%) Plesk
Vendors
1 26 (37.68%) Cisco
2 25 (36.23%) Citrix
3 22 (31.88%) Microsoft
4 15 (21.74%) Avaya
4 15 (21.74%) Apple
4 15 (21.74%) VMware
5 7 (10.14%) HP
6 5 (7.25%) Juniper
7 3 (4.35%) LANDesk
8 2 (2.90%) Nortel
9 1 (1.45%) Genesys
9 1 (1.45%) Lotus
9 1 (1.45%) Oracle
9 1 (1.45%) Altiris
9 1 (1.45%) Symantec
9 1 (1.45%) Websense
Cannock, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + great company + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35,000 - £40,000 per annum dependin
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago