The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 26 33 38
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Permanent jobs citing LAN 14 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 7.14% 4.19% 1.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 41.18% 20.97% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 4
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £19,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +27.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £23,400 £18,375
10% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,950 £21,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
LAN
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Communications & Networking Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
34 62 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 17.35% 20.00% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 33 62 18
Average salary £25,000 £29,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.79% -35.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £23,000 £19,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

LAN
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

LAN Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 26 (96.30%) WAN
2 21 (77.78%) Windows
3 14 (51.85%) TCP/IP
3 14 (51.85%) Cisco
3 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
4 12 (44.44%) Citrix
5 10 (37.04%) Avaya
5 10 (37.04%) DNS
5 10 (37.04%) Apple
5 10 (37.04%) Blackberry
5 10 (37.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (37.04%) Windows XP
5 10 (37.04%) Apple iOS
5 10 (37.04%) Windows 8
6 9 (33.33%) Internet
7 8 (29.63%) E-Commerce
8 7 (25.93%) Firewall
9 5 (18.52%) VMware
9 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
10 4 (14.81%) VPN
10 4 (14.81%) Finance
10 4 (14.81%) Games
10 4 (14.81%) Network Architecture
10 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
11 3 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (11.11%) HP
11 3 (11.11%) Juniper
12 2 (7.41%) SAN
12 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 (37.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 26 (96.30%) WAN
2 14 (51.85%) TCP/IP
3 10 (37.04%) DNS
4 9 (33.33%) Internet
5 7 (25.93%) Firewall
6 4 (14.81%) VPN
7 3 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (7.41%) SAN
9 1 (3.70%) SSH
9 1 (3.70%) VLAN
9 1 (3.70%) MPLS
9 1 (3.70%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
1 4 (14.81%) Games
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Support Technician
1 7 (25.93%) Support Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (18.52%) Network Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 2 (7.41%) Server Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Network Support
4 2 (7.41%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Help Desk Technician
4 2 (7.41%) NOC Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Server Support
5 1 (3.70%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (3.70%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (3.70%) 1st Line Support Technician
5 1 (3.70%) IT Support
5 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Technician
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Blackberry
2 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.70%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Windows XP
2 10 (37.04%) Apple iOS
2 10 (37.04%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) E-Commerce
2 4 (14.81%) Network Architecture
3 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
3 2 (7.41%) ITIL
4 1 (3.70%) CRM
4 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.70%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) CCNP
1 2 (7.41%) CCNA
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Cisco
2 12 (44.44%) Citrix
3 10 (37.04%) Avaya
3 10 (37.04%) Apple
4 5 (18.52%) VMware
4 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
5 3 (11.11%) HP
5 3 (11.11%) Juniper
6 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint