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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 25 40 41
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Permanent jobs citing LAN 17 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 6.01% 2.81% 2.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.96% 20.00% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 3
Average salary £25,000 £23,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% -53.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,050 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £29,400 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
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
46 40 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 16.25% 14.04% 10.56%
Number of salaries quoted 45 39 17
Average salary £25,500 £31,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.74% -38.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £40,000
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
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 32 (100.00%) WAN
2 27 (84.38%) TCP/IP
3 24 (75.00%) Cisco
4 22 (68.75%) Citrix
5 16 (50.00%) Internet
6 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 12 (37.50%) MS Excel
7 11 (34.38%) Windows
7 11 (34.38%) Windows XP
7 11 (34.38%) DNS
7 11 (34.38%) Blackberry
7 11 (34.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
7 11 (34.38%) Apple
7 11 (34.38%) Windows 8
8 10 (31.25%) VPN
9 9 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (28.13%) CCNP
9 9 (28.13%) Firewall
9 9 (28.13%) Load Balancing
10 8 (25.00%) Apple iOS
10 8 (25.00%) ITIL
11 6 (18.75%) Lync
11 6 (18.75%) XenApp
11 6 (18.75%) XenDesktop
12 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
12 5 (15.63%) CCNA
12 5 (15.63%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (15.63%) Juniper
12 5 (15.63%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 11 (34.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (18.75%) Lync
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 32 (100.00%) WAN
2 27 (84.38%) TCP/IP
3 16 (50.00%) Internet
4 11 (34.38%) DNS
5 10 (31.25%) VPN
6 9 (28.13%) Firewall
7 5 (15.63%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (15.63%) SAN
8 4 (12.50%) IPsec
8 4 (12.50%) MPLS
8 4 (12.50%) BGP
8 4 (12.50%) Network Security
9 3 (9.38%) Cisco IOS
General
1 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Network Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) IT Support Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) IT Support
3 4 (12.50%) Network Specialist
3 4 (12.50%) Network Security Specialist
3 4 (12.50%) Security Specialist
4 3 (9.38%) Help Desk Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (9.38%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Windows
1 11 (34.38%) Windows XP
1 11 (34.38%) Windows 8
2 8 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Load Balancing
2 8 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (12.50%) Network Architecture
3 4 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
3 4 (12.50%) Security Management
4 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.13%) Service Management
5 1 (3.13%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) CCNP
1 9 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (15.63%) CCNA
3 4 (12.50%) CCSP
3 4 (12.50%) CCIP
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.75%) XenApp
2 6 (18.75%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 24 (75.00%) Cisco
2 22 (68.75%) Citrix
3 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 11 (34.38%) Apple
5 5 (15.63%) Juniper
6 3 (9.38%) Avaya