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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 41 48 34
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Permanent jobs citing LAN 32 28 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.97% 3.97% 4.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.09% 31.46% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 28 26 32
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 £23,275 £22,500 £20,150
10% offered a salary of more than £62,900 £36,250 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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
110 89 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.08% 12.61% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 95 80 100
Average salary £35,000 £29,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -8.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 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 28 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 -1 14 £28,550 +17.73% 1
Burton-upon-Trent +9 6 £65,000 +100.00%
Stoke-on-Trent -5 5 £27,500 +10.00%
Lichfield - 4 £62,000 -
Uttoxeter - 1 £40,000 -
LAN
West Midlands

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 63 (92.65%) WAN
2 30 (44.12%) TCP/IP
3 29 (42.65%) Windows
3 29 (42.65%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (38.24%) Cisco
5 24 (35.29%) VPN
6 23 (33.82%) Active Directory
7 22 (32.35%) DNS
8 21 (30.88%) Citrix
9 20 (29.41%) CCNA
9 20 (29.41%) Wireless
10 19 (27.94%) Microsoft
11 18 (26.47%) CCNP
12 16 (23.53%) MS Office
13 15 (22.06%) DHCP
13 15 (22.06%) Service Delivery
14 13 (19.12%) Firewall
14 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (17.65%) Windows 8
16 11 (16.18%) VMware
16 11 (16.18%) VLAN
17 10 (14.71%) Internet
17 10 (14.71%) MS Excel
17 10 (14.71%) MS Exchange
18 9 (13.24%) HP
18 9 (13.24%) Windows XP
18 9 (13.24%) Project Management
18 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2008
18 9 (13.24%) Data Centre

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 10 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (4.41%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.47%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.47%) Lync
5 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (23.53%) MS Office
2 10 (14.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 63 (92.65%) WAN
2 30 (44.12%) TCP/IP
3 24 (35.29%) VPN
4 22 (32.35%) DNS
5 20 (29.41%) Wireless
6 15 (22.06%) DHCP
7 13 (19.12%) Firewall
8 11 (16.18%) VLAN
9 10 (14.71%) Internet
10 8 (11.76%) MPLS
10 8 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (8.82%) WLAN
12 5 (7.35%) OSPF
12 5 (7.35%) BGP
12 5 (7.35%) EIGRP
13 4 (5.88%) IP Telephony
14 3 (4.41%) GPRS
15 2 (2.94%) VoIP
15 2 (2.94%) ATM
15 2 (2.94%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (10.29%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.41%) Games
2 3 (4.41%) Retail
3 1 (1.47%) French Language
3 1 (1.47%) German Language
3 1 (1.47%) Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (27.94%) Support Engineer
2 13 (19.12%) Analyst
2 13 (19.12%) Network Engineer
3 8 (11.76%) Coordinator
3 8 (11.76%) Administrator
3 8 (11.76%) Project Coordinator
4 7 (10.29%) Project Manager
4 7 (10.29%) IT Support
5 6 (8.82%) Junior
5 6 (8.82%) Support Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) Help Desk Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) Network Administrator
5 6 (8.82%) Junior Project Manager
6 4 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (5.88%) Support Technician
6 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Principal Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.35%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.41%) Chip and PIN
3 3 (4.41%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.47%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.47%) Replication
4 1 (1.47%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (42.65%) Windows
2 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (17.65%) Windows 8
4 9 (13.24%) Windows XP
4 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.35%) Apple iOS
7 3 (4.41%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.06%) Service Delivery
2 9 (13.24%) Project Management
3 7 (10.29%) E-Commerce
4 6 (8.82%) Change Management
5 2 (2.94%) ITIL
5 2 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (2.94%) Time Management
5 2 (2.94%) Network Architecture
6 1 (1.47%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.47%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.47%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.47%) Coaching
6 1 (1.47%) Server Building
6 1 (1.47%) Network Design
6 1 (1.47%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.47%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.47%) CRM
6 1 (1.47%) Service Management
6 1 (1.47%) ITSM
6 1 (1.47%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.82%) SQL
2 1 (1.47%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 29 (42.65%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (29.41%) CCNA
3 18 (26.47%) CCNP
4 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (11.76%) MCTS
5 8 (11.76%) MCITP
5 8 (11.76%) MCSE
6 7 (10.29%) CCIE
7 1 (1.47%) Degree
7 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) SLA
2 3 (4.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (33.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.29%) Terminal Server
3 6 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.88%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.41%) vSphere
6 1 (1.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.47%) SCOM
2 1 (1.47%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 26 (38.24%) Cisco
2 21 (30.88%) Citrix
3 19 (27.94%) Microsoft
4 11 (16.18%) VMware
5 9 (13.24%) HP
6 6 (8.82%) Apple
6 6 (8.82%) Avaya
6 6 (8.82%) WatchGuard
7 4 (5.88%) Juniper
7 4 (5.88%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.41%) Siemens
8 3 (4.41%) Lotus
8 3 (4.41%) Splunk
8 3 (4.41%) Sophos
9 2 (2.94%) Riverbed
9 2 (2.94%) F5
9 2 (2.94%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.47%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.47%) Altiris
10 1 (1.47%) Ruckus Wireless
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28500 per annum + training and excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago