The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 28 34 36
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Permanent jobs citing LAN 15 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 5.19% 3.81% 3.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.78% 34.62% 53.85%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 3
Average salary £25,000 £20,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -43.66%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%
Communications & Networking Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
54 26 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 18.69% 11.02% 6.99%
Number of salaries quoted 54 24 9
Average salary £26,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
LAN
Staffordshire

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 29 July 2014, 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 22 (100.00%) WAN
2 20 (90.91%) TCP/IP
3 19 (86.36%) Cisco
3 19 (86.36%) Citrix
4 11 (50.00%) Windows
5 10 (45.45%) Windows XP
5 10 (45.45%) DNS
5 10 (45.45%) Internet
5 10 (45.45%) Blackberry
5 10 (45.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 10 (45.45%) Windows 8
6 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
6 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
7 8 (36.36%) Apple
8 5 (22.73%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (22.73%) ITIL
9 3 (13.64%) XenApp
9 3 (13.64%) XenDesktop
9 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
9 3 (13.64%) Lync
9 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (13.64%) CCNA
10 2 (9.09%) CCNP
10 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
10 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
11 1 (4.55%) SSH
11 1 (4.55%) BIG-IP
11 1 (4.55%) F5
11 1 (4.55%) NetScaler

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 (45.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (13.64%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 22 (100.00%) WAN
2 20 (90.91%) TCP/IP
3 10 (45.45%) DNS
3 10 (45.45%) Internet
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.55%) Firewall
5 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.55%) SSH
5 1 (4.55%) BIG-IP
5 1 (4.55%) SAN
5 1 (4.55%) VPN
General
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Support Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Help Desk Support
3 7 (31.82%) Help Desk Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Senior Support Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) IT Support
6 2 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Network Operations Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Platform Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Windows XP
2 10 (45.45%) Windows 8
3 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
2 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.55%) Service Management
3 1 (4.55%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) CCNA
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.09%) CCNP
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) XenApp
2 3 (13.64%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Cisco
1 19 (86.36%) Citrix
2 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 8 (36.36%) Apple
4 1 (4.55%) F5
4 1 (4.55%) Juniper