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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 39 44 43
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing LAN 26 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.94% 3.42% 3.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.64% 24.64% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 15
Average salary £22,500 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,400 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £49,200 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
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 69 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 20.91% 13.88% 18.40%
Number of salaries quoted 94 63 84
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £22,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £49,250 £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 6 March 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 6 March 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
(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 +6 13 £22,500 -14.28%
Cannock +4 3 £34,500 - 2
Burton-upon-Trent +10 2 £35,000 -27.08%
Tamworth -15 2 £23,525 +9.41% 1
Stafford - 2 - - 1
LAN
West Midlands

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (91.30%) WAN
2 43 (62.32%) Windows
3 37 (53.62%) TCP/IP
4 36 (52.17%) Active Directory
5 28 (40.58%) Citrix
6 27 (39.13%) Cisco
7 22 (31.88%) Microsoft
8 21 (30.43%) VPN
8 21 (30.43%) DNS
8 21 (30.43%) Firewall
8 21 (30.43%) Windows 8
9 19 (27.54%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (27.54%) Avaya
10 18 (26.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 17 (24.64%) Apple
11 17 (24.64%) Windows XP
11 17 (24.64%) ITIL
11 17 (24.64%) Blackberry
12 16 (23.19%) Apple iOS
13 15 (21.74%) MS Exchange
13 15 (21.74%) Internet
13 15 (21.74%) CCNA
14 14 (20.29%) CCNP
15 13 (18.84%) VMware
16 12 (17.39%) MS Office
16 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
17 10 (14.49%) MS Excel
17 10 (14.49%) Load Balancing
17 10 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2010
18 9 (13.04%) Network Architecture

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 18 (26.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 15 (21.74%) MS Exchange
3 10 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.90%) Lync
7 1 (1.45%) Joomla!
Applications
1 12 (17.39%) MS Office
2 10 (14.49%) MS Excel
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 6 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 63 (91.30%) WAN
2 37 (53.62%) TCP/IP
3 21 (30.43%) VPN
3 21 (30.43%) DNS
3 21 (30.43%) Firewall
4 15 (21.74%) Internet
5 8 (11.59%) SAN
5 8 (11.59%) Network Security
6 7 (10.14%) BGP
7 5 (7.25%) MPLS
7 5 (7.25%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (7.25%) Wireless
8 4 (5.80%) IPsec
8 4 (5.80%) VLAN
8 4 (5.80%) DHCP
9 3 (4.35%) WLAN
9 3 (4.35%) OSPF
9 3 (4.35%) EIGRP
10 2 (2.90%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (2.90%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Subversion
General
1 8 (11.59%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.25%) Games
3 3 (4.35%) Law
4 2 (2.90%) Electronics
4 2 (2.90%) Finance
5 1 (1.45%) Legal
5 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (17.39%) Analyst
2 11 (15.94%) Network Engineer
3 6 (8.70%) Operations Engineer
4 5 (7.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (7.25%) Support Technician
5 4 (5.80%) Support Analyst
5 4 (5.80%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Service Analyst
5 4 (5.80%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (5.80%) Security Specialist
5 4 (5.80%) Service Desk Technician
5 4 (5.80%) Network Specialist
5 4 (5.80%) Network Security Specialist
6 3 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (2.90%) Technical Support
7 2 (2.90%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (2.90%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (2.90%) Administrator
7 2 (2.90%) Network Analyst
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 17 (24.64%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.80%) PDA
3 2 (2.90%) EqualLogic
3 2 (2.90%) Tandem
4 1 (1.45%) Social Media
4 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.45%) Statistics
4 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.45%) Replication
4 1 (1.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 43 (62.32%) Windows
2 21 (30.43%) Windows 8
3 17 (24.64%) Windows XP
4 16 (23.19%) Apple iOS
5 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (10.14%) Windows 7
7 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.90%) VxWorks
9 2 (2.90%) Linux
10 1 (1.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.64%) ITIL
2 10 (14.49%) Load Balancing
3 9 (13.04%) Network Architecture
3 9 (13.04%) E-Commerce
4 4 (5.80%) Security Management
4 4 (5.80%) WAN Optimisation
5 3 (4.35%) Project Management
5 3 (4.35%) Change Management
6 2 (2.90%) Service Management
6 2 (2.90%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.90%) ERP
6 2 (2.90%) Document Management
6 2 (2.90%) Software Engineering
6 2 (2.90%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.90%) Test Strategy
6 2 (2.90%) Line Management
7 1 (1.45%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.45%) Coaching
7 1 (1.45%) IT Asset Management
7 1 (1.45%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.59%) SQL
2 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.90%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (27.54%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (21.74%) CCNA
3 14 (20.29%) CCNP
4 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (7.25%) MCITP
5 5 (7.25%) MCSE
6 4 (5.80%) MCP
6 4 (5.80%) CCSP
6 4 (5.80%) CCIP
6 4 (5.80%) MCTS
7 3 (4.35%) VCP4
8 2 (2.90%) Degree
9 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.45%) CISSP
9 1 (1.45%) MCSA
9 1 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) SLA
1 1 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.70%) vSphere
3 4 (5.80%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.35%) Terminal Server
4 3 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.45%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.45%) XenApp
5 1 (1.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Plesk
Vendors
1 28 (40.58%) Citrix
2 27 (39.13%) Cisco
3 22 (31.88%) Microsoft
4 19 (27.54%) Avaya
5 17 (24.64%) Apple
6 13 (18.84%) VMware
7 5 (7.25%) Juniper
8 4 (5.80%) HP
9 2 (2.90%) Intel
9 2 (2.90%) Nortel
9 2 (2.90%) Genesys
9 2 (2.90%) LANDesk
9 2 (2.90%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.90%) Websense
10 1 (1.45%) Oracle
10 1 (1.45%) SAP
10 1 (1.45%) SolarWinds
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