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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 27 34 32
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Permanent jobs citing LAN 11 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 5.98% 3.00% 2.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.43% 18.18% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 3
Average salary £22,500 £27,250 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.43% +21.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £19,900
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £50,000 £22,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
35 33 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 19.02% 16.50% 14.39%
Number of salaries quoted 33 33 18
Average salary £24,500 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £40,000 £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 27 March 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 31 (100.00%) WAN
2 24 (77.42%) Windows
3 23 (74.19%) TCP/IP
4 20 (64.52%) Active Directory
5 19 (61.29%) Citrix
6 18 (58.06%) Avaya
7 17 (54.84%) Windows 8
8 16 (51.61%) Apple
8 16 (51.61%) DNS
8 16 (51.61%) Windows XP
8 16 (51.61%) Blackberry
8 16 (51.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 15 (48.39%) Apple iOS
10 12 (38.71%) Cisco
11 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
12 7 (22.58%) Firewall
13 6 (19.35%) Internet
13 6 (19.35%) VPN
13 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
14 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
15 4 (12.90%) Wi-Fi
15 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
15 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
15 4 (12.90%) ITIL
15 4 (12.90%) Juniper
15 4 (12.90%) SAN
15 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
15 4 (12.90%) CCNP
15 4 (12.90%) CCNA
15 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 16 (51.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
3 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) Joomla!
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (100.00%) WAN
2 23 (74.19%) TCP/IP
3 16 (51.61%) DNS
4 7 (22.58%) Firewall
5 6 (19.35%) Internet
5 6 (19.35%) VPN
6 4 (12.90%) SAN
6 4 (12.90%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Games
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (16.13%) Network Engineer
1 5 (16.13%) Support Technician
1 5 (16.13%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (12.90%) Service Desk Technician
3 3 (9.68%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (3.23%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) IT Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Network Support
5 1 (3.23%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Server Support
5 1 (3.23%) IT Support
5 1 (3.23%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) HTML
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
1 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (51.61%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 24 (77.42%) Windows
2 17 (54.84%) Windows 8
3 16 (51.61%) Windows XP
4 15 (48.39%) Apple iOS
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
2 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
2 4 (12.90%) ITIL
3 2 (6.45%) Network Architecture
3 2 (6.45%) ERP
3 2 (6.45%) Project Management
3 2 (6.45%) Change Management
4 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) CCNP
1 4 (12.90%) CCNA
1 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 20 (64.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Plesk
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Citrix
2 18 (58.06%) Avaya
3 16 (51.61%) Apple
4 12 (38.71%) Cisco
5 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
6 4 (12.90%) Juniper
7 3 (9.68%) VMware
8 2 (6.45%) Nortel
9 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.23%) HP