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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 51 42 46
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Permanent jobs citing LAN 16 28 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.65% 5.11% 3.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.86% 24.56% 30.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15 24 20
Average salary £26,250 £22,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -53.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £18,825 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
70 114 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 11.59% 20.80% 12.71%
Number of salaries quoted 65 93 62
Average salary £26,250 £26,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.96% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,300 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 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
(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
Tamworth -5 10 £26,250 +41.89%
Lichfield - 2 £23,250 -
Burton-upon-Trent -3 1 £52,000 +22.35%
LAN
West Midlands

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 33 (91.67%) WAN
2 25 (69.44%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (66.67%) Firewall
4 22 (61.11%) VPN
5 21 (58.33%) CCNA
6 18 (50.00%) Wireless
7 16 (44.44%) HP
8 15 (41.67%) CCNP
8 15 (41.67%) Cisco
9 12 (33.33%) MPLS
9 12 (33.33%) Degree
10 10 (27.78%) VLAN
10 10 (27.78%) Citrix
11 9 (25.00%) WatchGuard
12 8 (22.22%) Windows
13 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
13 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
13 7 (19.44%) VMware
14 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
15 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (13.89%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (13.89%) Finance
15 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing
15 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
15 5 (13.89%) WLAN
15 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
15 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
16 4 (11.11%) MCSE
16 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
17 3 (8.33%) Avaya

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 33 (91.67%) WAN
2 24 (66.67%) Firewall
3 22 (61.11%) VPN
4 18 (50.00%) Wireless
5 12 (33.33%) MPLS
6 10 (27.78%) VLAN
7 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 5 (13.89%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (13.89%) WLAN
9 3 (8.33%) ADSL
9 3 (8.33%) Ethernet
9 3 (8.33%) VoIP
10 2 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (5.56%) IP Telephony
11 1 (2.78%) DNS
11 1 (2.78%) IPv4
11 1 (2.78%) IPv6
11 1 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (2.78%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
1 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 10 (27.78%) Administrator
2 10 (27.78%) Network Administrator
3 6 (16.67%) Graduate
3 6 (16.67%) Graduate Network Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Junior
3 6 (16.67%) Junior Network Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) IT Support
5 4 (11.11%) IT Technician
6 3 (8.33%) IT Support Technician
6 3 (8.33%) Network Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Support Technician
7 2 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Cisco Support
7 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Network Support
7 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 3 (8.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.78%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.78%) IVR
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.33%) Business Continuity
1 3 (8.33%) ITIL
1 3 (8.33%) Load Balancing
1 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
1 3 (8.33%) Service Management
2 2 (5.56%) Energy Management
2 2 (5.56%) ERP
2 2 (5.56%) Fault Management
2 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
2 2 (5.56%) Network Management
2 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
2 2 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (2.78%) Capacity Management
3 1 (2.78%) Change Management
3 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
3 1 (2.78%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (2.78%) Presales
3 1 (2.78%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) C#
2 2 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (69.44%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (58.33%) CCNA
3 15 (41.67%) CCNP
4 12 (33.33%) Degree
5 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
6 4 (11.11%) MCSE
7 3 (8.33%) MCITP
7 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
8 2 (5.56%) CCIE
8 2 (5.56%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) vSphere
3 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.78%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Cacti
1 2 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) HP
2 15 (41.67%) Cisco
3 10 (27.78%) Citrix
4 9 (25.00%) WatchGuard
5 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
5 7 (19.44%) VMware
6 3 (8.33%) Avaya
7 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.78%) Meraki
8 1 (2.78%) Mitel
8 1 (2.78%) Sophos
8 1 (2.78%) Splunk