Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 63 67
Rank change year-on-year +6 +4 -21
Permanent jobs citing LAN 24 34 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.97% 3.23% 3.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.64% 25.95% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18 23 34
Staffordshire median annual salary £28,500 £32,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.31% -4.41% +19.09%
10th Percentile £22,350 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £37,875 £45,000 £61,875
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 106 131 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 13.14% 12.44% 13.83%
Number of salaries quoted 77 108 151
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% -10.26%
10th Percentile £23,771 £21,125 £24,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +7.79% -1.28% +2.63%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -2 12 £28,500 +2.70% 3
Burton-upon-Trent -6 5 £25,000 -65.52% 3
Cannock +1 2 £33,750 -3.57% 2
LAN
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 21 (87.50%) WAN
2 19 (79.17%) Cisco
3 16 (66.67%) Windows
3 16 (66.67%) Firewall
4 13 (54.17%) VMware
4 13 (54.17%) VoIP
4 13 (54.17%) Windows Server
5 11 (45.83%) Linux
5 11 (45.83%) Data Centre
6 10 (41.67%) CheckPoint
7 9 (37.50%) HP
7 9 (37.50%) Problem Management
8 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
9 6 (25.00%) Project Management
9 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 6 (25.00%) Wireless
9 6 (25.00%) Network Architecture
10 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (20.83%) WLAN
10 5 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (16.67%) CCNP
11 4 (16.67%) CCNA
11 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
11 4 (16.67%) Network Management
11 4 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (12.50%) Network Security
12 3 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (12.50%) Network Design

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 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Infor LN
1 1 (4.17%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Office 365
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 21 (87.50%) WAN
2 16 (66.67%) Firewall
3 13 (54.17%) VoIP
4 6 (25.00%) Wireless
5 5 (20.83%) WLAN
6 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 3 (12.50%) ADSL
7 3 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (12.50%) Internet
7 3 (12.50%) MPLS
7 3 (12.50%) Network Security
8 2 (8.33%) Skype
8 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (4.17%) BGP
9 1 (4.17%) DHCP
9 1 (4.17%) EIGRP
9 1 (4.17%) OSPF
9 1 (4.17%) Telepresence
9 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) IT Support
1 7 (29.17%) Support Technician
2 6 (25.00%) Network Support
2 6 (25.00%) Server Support
3 5 (20.83%) IT Support Technician
3 5 (20.83%) IT Technician
4 4 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Network Support Technician
4 4 (16.67%) Network Technician
4 4 (16.67%) Server Support Technician
4 4 (16.67%) Server Technician
5 3 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 3 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Technician
5 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Technician
5 3 (12.50%) Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.17%) Tandem
3 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server
3 11 (45.83%) Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.17%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (4.17%) Solaris
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Problem Management
2 6 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 6 (25.00%) Project Management
3 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (16.67%) Network Management
5 3 (12.50%) Data Privacy
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL
5 3 (12.50%) Network Design
5 3 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) Service Management
6 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (8.33%) Innovative Thinking
7 1 (4.17%) Data Management
7 1 (4.17%) ERP
7 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.17%) ITSM
7 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) C
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.67%) CCNA
2 4 (16.67%) CCNP
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Cisco
2 13 (54.17%) VMware
3 10 (41.67%) CheckPoint
4 9 (37.50%) HP
5 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.33%) F5
6 2 (8.33%) Fortinet
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle
7 1 (4.17%) Bloomberg
7 1 (4.17%) EqualLogic
7 1 (4.17%) Infoblox
7 1 (4.17%) Infor
7 1 (4.17%) Ivanti
7 1 (4.17%) Kaspersky
7 1 (4.17%) Mitel
7 1 (4.17%) SAP
7 1 (4.17%) Sonus
7 1 (4.17%) Veeam
7 1 (4.17%) Virgin Media
7 1 (4.17%) Zscaler