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 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 22 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Permanent jobs citing LAN 13 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 7.60% 3.35% 3.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.55% 20.69% 22.73%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 2
Average salary £22,500 £26,250 £20,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +25.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £19,575
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £50,000 £22,175
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
44 29 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 25.73% 16.20% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 40 29 18
Average salary £24,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.42% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £40,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 6 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 38 (100.00%) WAN
2 29 (76.32%) TCP/IP
3 25 (65.79%) Windows
4 21 (55.26%) Active Directory
4 21 (55.26%) Citrix
5 18 (47.37%) Avaya
5 18 (47.37%) Cisco
5 18 (47.37%) Windows 8
6 17 (44.74%) DNS
6 17 (44.74%) Apple
6 17 (44.74%) Windows XP
6 17 (44.74%) Blackberry
6 17 (44.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 16 (42.11%) Apple iOS
8 12 (31.58%) Firewall
9 11 (28.95%) Internet
9 11 (28.95%) VPN
10 9 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
10 9 (23.68%) CCNP
10 9 (23.68%) Load Balancing
11 6 (15.79%) Network Architecture
11 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
11 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
12 5 (13.16%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
12 5 (13.16%) ITIL
12 5 (13.16%) CCNA
12 5 (13.16%) Juniper
12 5 (13.16%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 6 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 17 (44.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.63%) Joomla!
5 1 (2.63%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (100.00%) WAN
2 29 (76.32%) TCP/IP
3 17 (44.74%) DNS
4 12 (31.58%) Firewall
5 11 (28.95%) VPN
5 11 (28.95%) Internet
6 5 (13.16%) SAN
6 5 (13.16%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (10.53%) IPsec
7 4 (10.53%) MPLS
7 4 (10.53%) BGP
7 4 (10.53%) Network Security
8 1 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.26%) Games
3 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (15.79%) Network Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Support Technician
2 5 (13.16%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (10.53%) Network Specialist
3 4 (10.53%) Security Specialist
3 4 (10.53%) Network Security Specialist
3 4 (10.53%) Service Desk Technician
4 3 (7.89%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 2 (5.26%) IT Support
6 1 (2.63%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Systems Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (2.63%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Server Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) HTML
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
1 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.63%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (44.74%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 25 (65.79%) Windows
2 18 (47.37%) Windows 8
3 17 (44.74%) Windows XP
4 16 (42.11%) Apple iOS
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Load Balancing
2 6 (15.79%) Network Architecture
2 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
3 5 (13.16%) ITIL
4 4 (10.53%) WAN Optimisation
4 4 (10.53%) Security Management
5 2 (5.26%) ERP
5 2 (5.26%) Project Management
5 2 (5.26%) Change Management
6 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) CCNP
1 9 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.16%) CCNA
3 4 (10.53%) CCSP
3 4 (10.53%) CCIP
4 3 (7.89%) VCP4
System Software
1 21 (55.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) XenApp
3 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Plesk
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) Citrix
2 18 (47.37%) Avaya
2 18 (47.37%) Cisco
3 17 (44.74%) Apple
4 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
5 5 (13.16%) Juniper
6 3 (7.89%) VMware
7 2 (5.26%) Nortel
8 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.63%) HP