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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 50 38 45
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Permanent jobs citing LAN 30 28 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.13% 4.36% 3.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.26% 28.57% 18.95%
Number of salaries quoted 28 28 14
Average salary £25,250 £25,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% -34.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £36,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
93 98 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 12.79% 15.26% 19.39%
Number of salaries quoted 84 84 77
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £41,750
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +5 13 £25,000 +13.63% 1
Cannock -1 4 £40,000 +63.26%
Tamworth +2 3 £24,000 -21.31% 1
Stafford 0 2 £30,000 +13.20%
Burton-upon-Trent -12 2 £32,500 - 2
Rugeley - 1 £22,000 -
LAN
West Midlands

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 46 (97.87%) WAN
2 27 (57.45%) TCP/IP
2 27 (57.45%) Windows
3 26 (55.32%) Cisco
4 25 (53.19%) Citrix
5 22 (46.81%) Active Directory
6 16 (34.04%) Firewall
7 15 (31.91%) ITIL
7 15 (31.91%) Windows 8
8 14 (29.79%) Windows XP
8 14 (29.79%) DNS
8 14 (29.79%) Internet
8 14 (29.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 13 (27.66%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (27.66%) Blackberry
9 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
9 13 (27.66%) VPN
10 11 (23.40%) CCNP
10 11 (23.40%) Apple
10 11 (23.40%) Load Balancing
11 10 (21.28%) SAN
11 10 (21.28%) CCNA
12 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
12 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (14.89%) VMware
13 7 (14.89%) VLAN
13 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (12.77%) Apple iOS
14 6 (12.77%) Lync
14 6 (12.77%) vSphere

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (29.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (12.77%) Lync
3 4 (8.51%) MS Exchange
4 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.13%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.13%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (97.87%) WAN
2 27 (57.45%) TCP/IP
3 16 (34.04%) Firewall
4 14 (29.79%) Internet
4 14 (29.79%) DNS
5 13 (27.66%) VPN
6 10 (21.28%) SAN
7 7 (14.89%) VLAN
8 5 (10.64%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (10.64%) Network Security
8 5 (10.64%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (10.64%) VoIP
8 5 (10.64%) WLAN
9 3 (6.38%) MPLS
9 3 (6.38%) BGP
9 3 (6.38%) IPsec
10 2 (4.26%) DMZ
11 1 (2.13%) DHCP
11 1 (2.13%) Wireless
General
1 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
1 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Support Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) IT Support Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) IT Support
3 8 (17.02%) Help Desk Support
4 7 (14.89%) Help Desk Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Network Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Senior Support Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (8.51%) Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Security Specialist
8 3 (6.38%) Network Specialist
8 3 (6.38%) Network Security Specialist
9 2 (4.26%) Network Security Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support Technician
9 2 (4.26%) Desktop Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Desktop Support Technician
9 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.26%) Replication
2 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 27 (57.45%) Windows
2 15 (31.91%) Windows 8
3 14 (29.79%) Windows XP
4 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (12.77%) Apple iOS
7 4 (8.51%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) ITIL
2 11 (23.40%) Load Balancing
3 4 (8.51%) Service Management
3 4 (8.51%) B2B
4 3 (6.38%) Security Management
4 3 (6.38%) Network Architecture
4 3 (6.38%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (4.26%) ERP
5 2 (4.26%) Migration
5 2 (4.26%) Programme Management
5 2 (4.26%) TOGAF
5 2 (4.26%) Network Design
5 2 (4.26%) Six Sigma
5 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.13%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.13%) ITSM
6 1 (2.13%) Data Security
6 1 (2.13%) Email Management
6 1 (2.13%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) R
3 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (23.40%) CCNP
3 10 (21.28%) CCNA
4 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (8.51%) MCSE
6 3 (6.38%) CCSP
6 3 (6.38%) CCIP
7 2 (4.26%) CISSP
7 2 (4.26%) CCIE
7 2 (4.26%) MCITP
7 2 (4.26%) Degree
8 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.13%) MCTS
8 1 (2.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 22 (46.81%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.77%) XenApp
2 6 (12.77%) XenDesktop
2 6 (12.77%) vSphere
3 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.26%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (55.32%) Cisco
2 25 (53.19%) Citrix
3 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
4 11 (23.40%) Apple
5 7 (14.89%) VMware
6 4 (8.51%) HP
7 3 (6.38%) Juniper
8 2 (4.26%) Avaya
8 2 (4.26%) LANDesk
9 1 (2.13%) Altiris
9 1 (2.13%) Lotus
9 1 (2.13%) Symantec
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + FE Car, Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum - Grade 7
Posted: 11 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
euro car parts
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago