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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 48 34 42
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Permanent jobs citing LAN 28 33 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.96% 4.99% 4.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.46% 35.11% 22.73%
Number of salaries quoted 26 32 16
Average salary £25,000 £29,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.25% -26.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,150 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £39,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
89 94 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 12.59% 14.22% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 80 84 70
Average salary £29,750 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.46% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +4 11 £25,000 +16.27% 1
Tamworth +4 4 £24,250 -37.82%
Cannock -4 3 £40,000 +41.59%
Stafford -2 2 £30,000 +13.20% 1
Burton-upon-Trent -10 2 £32,500 - 1
Rugeley - 1 £22,000 -
LAN
West Midlands

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 41 (97.62%) WAN
2 26 (61.90%) Windows
3 25 (59.52%) Citrix
4 24 (57.14%) TCP/IP
5 22 (52.38%) Cisco
6 21 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 14 (33.33%) DNS
7 14 (33.33%) ITIL
7 14 (33.33%) Windows 8
8 13 (30.95%) Windows XP
8 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
8 13 (30.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 12 (28.57%) Blackberry
10 11 (26.19%) Firewall
10 11 (26.19%) Internet
11 10 (23.81%) Apple
11 10 (23.81%) CCNA
11 10 (23.81%) VPN
11 10 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (21.43%) MS Excel
12 9 (21.43%) SAN
12 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (16.67%) VMware
13 7 (16.67%) VLAN
13 7 (16.67%) Load Balancing
13 7 (16.67%) CCNP
14 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (11.90%) MCSE
15 5 (11.90%) Apple iOS

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (30.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (11.90%) Lync
3 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.38%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.38%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (97.62%) WAN
2 24 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 14 (33.33%) DNS
4 11 (26.19%) Firewall
4 11 (26.19%) Internet
5 10 (23.81%) VPN
6 9 (21.43%) SAN
7 7 (16.67%) VLAN
8 5 (11.90%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (9.52%) VoIP
9 4 (9.52%) WLAN
9 4 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (4.76%) Network Security
10 2 (4.76%) DHCP
10 2 (4.76%) Wireless
10 2 (4.76%) DMZ
General
1 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) IT Support
2 8 (19.05%) Help Desk Support
2 8 (19.05%) IT Support Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Help Desk Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Network Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Senior Support Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.76%) Network Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Security Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support Technician
6 2 (4.76%) Network Security Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.76%) Replication
3 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (61.90%) Windows
2 14 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 13 (30.95%) Windows XP
4 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (11.90%) Apple iOS
7 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 4 (9.52%) Service Management
3 4 (9.52%) B2B
4 2 (4.76%) Migration
4 2 (4.76%) Programme Management
4 2 (4.76%) TOGAF
4 2 (4.76%) Network Design
4 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (4.76%) ERP
4 2 (4.76%) Six Sigma
5 1 (2.38%) ITSM
5 1 (2.38%) Data Security
5 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.38%) Email Management
5 1 (2.38%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.38%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) CCNA
1 10 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (16.67%) CCNP
3 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (11.90%) MCSE
5 3 (7.14%) MCITP
6 2 (4.76%) MCTS
6 2 (4.76%) Degree
6 2 (4.76%) CCIE
6 2 (4.76%) CISSP
7 1 (2.38%) HND
7 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.90%) vSphere
2 5 (11.90%) XenApp
2 5 (11.90%) XenDesktop
3 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.76%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (59.52%) Citrix
2 22 (52.38%) Cisco
3 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
4 10 (23.81%) Apple
5 7 (16.67%) VMware
6 3 (7.14%) HP
7 2 (4.76%) LANDesk
7 2 (4.76%) Avaya
7 2 (4.76%) Juniper
8 1 (2.38%) Lotus
8 1 (2.38%) Symantec
8 1 (2.38%) Altiris
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
NST Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum £25K + shift allowance (£4K)+ perfor
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: Competitive, Grade 7
Posted: 7 days ago