Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 58 55
Rank change year-on-year -3 -3 -5
Permanent jobs citing LAN 35 51 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.91% 4.11% 4.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.32% 26.98% 27.72%
Number of salaries quoted 24 42 46
Staffordshire median annual salary £33,750 £31,750 £28,550
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.30% +11.21% +14.20%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £37,500 £65,625 £57,250
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +23.08%

LAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 133 189 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 11.07% 15.24% 15.46%
Number of salaries quoted 111 158 167
Staffordshire median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -7.89% +26.67%
10th Percentile £21,125 £22,925 £21,900
90th Percentile £47,500 £65,000 £56,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Staffordshire

LAN
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for LAN in Staffordshire

LAN
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for LAN in Staffordshire

LAN
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +12 14 £27,750 +11.00%
Tamworth +2 11 - -
Burton-upon-Trent +8 4 £35,000 +40.00%
Cannock - 2 £35,000 -
LAN
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 26 (74.29%) WAN
2 25 (71.43%) Firewall
3 21 (60.00%) Cisco
4 17 (48.57%) Windows
5 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 15 (42.86%) HP
6 14 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (37.14%) VMware
8 12 (34.29%) CCNP
8 12 (34.29%) CCNA
9 11 (31.43%) Juniper
9 11 (31.43%) Motorola
9 11 (31.43%) Fortinet
9 11 (31.43%) Structured Cabling
10 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
10 10 (28.57%) MPLS
10 10 (28.57%) ITIL
11 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
11 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
12 7 (20.00%) WLAN
12 7 (20.00%) Skype
12 7 (20.00%) Skype for Business
12 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
13 6 (17.14%) Performance Optimisation
13 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Office
14 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
14 5 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (14.29%) Windows 10
14 5 (14.29%) Windows 8

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
2 7 (20.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (74.29%) WAN
2 25 (71.43%) Firewall
3 11 (31.43%) Structured Cabling
4 10 (28.57%) MPLS
5 7 (20.00%) Skype
5 7 (20.00%) WLAN
6 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 5 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (11.43%) Unified Communications
7 4 (11.43%) Wireless
8 3 (8.57%) NetScaler
9 1 (2.86%) SAN
9 1 (2.86%) VPN
General
1 1 (2.86%) Back Office
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Administrator
1 11 (31.43%) Network Administrator
2 9 (25.71%) Network Specialist
3 6 (17.14%) Network Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) IT Support
5 3 (8.57%) Messaging Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Support Technician
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) First Line Help Desk Support
6 2 (5.71%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (5.71%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Support Team Leader
6 2 (5.71%) Unified Communications Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Voice Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) COM
1 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.43%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 5 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 5 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 3 (8.57%) Linux
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.86%) Android
6 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) ITIL
2 6 (17.14%) Performance Optimisation
3 4 (11.43%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (5.71%) Customer Acquisition
4 2 (5.71%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.86%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (2.86%) Change Management
5 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.86%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (2.86%) DevOps
5 1 (2.86%) DMAIC
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.86%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.86%) Service Management
5 1 (2.86%) Six Sigma
5 1 (2.86%) SOA
5 1 (2.86%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (2.86%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (34.29%) CCNA
2 12 (34.29%) CCNP
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.86%) CCSA
5 1 (2.86%) Degree
5 1 (2.86%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.43%) XenApp
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) Cisco
2 15 (42.86%) HP
2 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 13 (37.14%) VMware
4 11 (31.43%) Fortinet
4 11 (31.43%) Juniper
4 11 (31.43%) Motorola
5 4 (11.43%) Apple
5 4 (11.43%) Citrix
5 4 (11.43%) Mitel
5 4 (11.43%) Virgin Media
6 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.71%) Meraki
7 1 (2.86%) AppSense