Period
to 23 June 2018

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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 71 76
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 -33
Permanent jobs citing LAN 20 22 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.14% 2.31% 2.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.81% 18.97% 22.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 29
Staffordshire median annual salary £27,500 £31,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.70% -10.00% +40.00%
10th Percentile £17,000 £24,400 £21,250
90th Percentile £42,750 £53,642 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +17.65%

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 119 116 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 12.75% 12.18% 11.06%
Number of salaries quoted 84 91 136
Staffordshire median annual salary £35,000 £30,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.75% -6.15% -21.21%
10th Percentile £22,000 £19,000 £22,875
90th Percentile £48,750 £47,500 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 June 2018.

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 June 2018. 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 +3 7 £25,000 -7.41%
Burton-upon-Trent -7 4 £27,500 -62.07%
Cannock 0 2 £35,500 +1.43%
Lichfield +2 1 £18,000 -40.98%
Tamworth -6 1 - -
LAN
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for LAN.

1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 17 (85.00%) WAN
3 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (60.00%) VMware
5 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
6 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (40.00%) Cisco
7 7 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (30.00%) Firewall
8 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
9 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (25.00%) SLA
9 5 (25.00%) Driving Licence
9 5 (25.00%) Windows 10
9 5 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
10 4 (20.00%) Office 365
10 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
10 4 (20.00%) ITIL
10 4 (20.00%) Linux
10 4 (20.00%) SAN
10 4 (20.00%) Service Management
11 3 (15.00%) Project Management
11 3 (15.00%) Oracle
11 3 (15.00%) VoIP
11 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (15.00%) Veeam

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 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (85.00%) WAN
2 6 (30.00%) Firewall
2 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (20.00%) SAN
4 3 (15.00%) VLAN
4 3 (15.00%) VoIP
5 2 (10.00%) NAS
5 2 (10.00%) VPN
5 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (5.00%) DNS
6 1 (5.00%) Internet
6 1 (5.00%) MPLS
6 1 (5.00%) PBX
6 1 (5.00%) Skype
6 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
6 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) IT Support
2 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Data Centre Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Data Centre Operations Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (10.00%) IT Operations Manager
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Network Support
4 2 (10.00%) Network Support Technician
4 2 (10.00%) Network Technician
4 2 (10.00%) Operations Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Server Support
4 2 (10.00%) Server Technician
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (5.00%) Replication
4 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (5.00%) Social Media
4 1 (5.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 4 (20.00%) Linux
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (10.00%) Android
6 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.00%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) Service Management
4 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (10.00%) BCP
5 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (10.00%) Case Management
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) Contract Management
5 2 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (10.00%) Data Centre Operations
5 2 (10.00%) Innovative Thinking
5 2 (10.00%) IT Strategy
5 2 (10.00%) Network Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Analytical Thinking
6 1 (5.00%) Creative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Java
1 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (60.00%) VMware
2 8 (40.00%) Cisco
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) Veeam
4 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) EqualLogic
4 2 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Apple
5 1 (5.00%) Bloomberg
5 1 (5.00%) Dell
5 1 (5.00%) Genesys
5 1 (5.00%) Ivanti
5 1 (5.00%) Kaspersky
5 1 (5.00%) Meraki
5 1 (5.00%) Mitel
5 1 (5.00%) NetApp
5 1 (5.00%) SAP
5 1 (5.00%) Sonus