Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 59 58
Rank change year-on-year +11 -1 +5
Permanent jobs citing LAN 24 33 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.81% 2.99% 3.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.27% 27.05% 25.42%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 36
Staffordshire median annual salary £32,875 £35,000 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.07% +5.26% +16.46%
10th Percentile £26,750 £22,375 £21,250
90th Percentile £45,975 £37,500 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -

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 88 122 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 13.97% 11.04% 15.65%
Number of salaries quoted 78 107 149
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £33,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.94% -4.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 -8 7 £28,500 +14.00% 3
Burton-upon-Trent +1 6 - -
Cannock 0 3 £35,000 -1.41%
Stafford - 2 £38,250 - 1
LAN
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 20 (83.33%) Cisco
2 20 (83.33%) Firewall
3 16 (66.67%) VoIP
4 12 (50.00%) WLAN
4 12 (50.00%) Wireless
5 10 (41.67%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (41.67%) Network Management
6 9 (37.50%) Data Centre
6 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
6 9 (37.50%) Windows
6 9 (37.50%) CCNP
6 9 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (33.33%) CheckPoint
7 8 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (29.17%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (25.00%) F5
9 6 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (25.00%) Data Privacy
9 6 (25.00%) Internet
9 6 (25.00%) MPLS
9 6 (25.00%) HP
9 6 (25.00%) CCNA
9 6 (25.00%) Linux
9 6 (25.00%) ADSL
9 6 (25.00%) VMware
9 6 (25.00%) Fortinet
9 6 (25.00%) Problem Management
9 6 (25.00%) Network Security

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 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP Business One
2 1 (4.17%) Infor LN
2 1 (4.17%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (87.50%) WAN
2 20 (83.33%) Firewall
3 16 (66.67%) VoIP
4 12 (50.00%) Wireless
4 12 (50.00%) WLAN
5 6 (25.00%) ADSL
5 6 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (25.00%) Internet
5 6 (25.00%) MPLS
5 6 (25.00%) Network Security
6 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
7 4 (16.67%) BGP
7 4 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
7 4 (16.67%) DMVPN
7 4 (16.67%) EIGRP
7 4 (16.67%) OSPF
7 4 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
7 4 (16.67%) Telepresence
7 4 (16.67%) VPN
General
1 1 (4.17%) Advertising
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) IT Support
2 6 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Architect
4 4 (16.67%) IT Support Technician
4 4 (16.67%) IT Technician
4 4 (16.67%) Network Support
4 4 (16.67%) Server Support
4 4 (16.67%) Support Technician
5 3 (12.50%) Technical Architect
6 2 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 2 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Technician
6 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Technician
6 2 (8.33%) Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Network Support Technician
6 2 (8.33%) Network Technician
6 2 (8.33%) Server Support Technician
6 2 (8.33%) Server Technician
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
1 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 6 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Capacity Planning
1 10 (41.67%) Network Management
2 8 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (29.17%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (25.00%) Data Privacy
4 6 (25.00%) Network Design
4 6 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 6 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) Coaching
5 4 (16.67%) ITIL
5 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 4 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (12.50%) Network Architecture
6 3 (12.50%) Project Management
7 2 (8.33%) Change Control
7 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
8 1 (4.17%) IT Strategy
8 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
8 1 (4.17%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) CCNP
1 9 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) CCIE
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) Cisco
2 8 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 6 (25.00%) F5
3 6 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 6 (25.00%) HP
3 6 (25.00%) VMware
4 4 (16.67%) Infoblox
4 4 (16.67%) Zscaler
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix
5 2 (8.33%) SAP
6 1 (4.17%) Epicor
6 1 (4.17%) Infor
6 1 (4.17%) Juniper
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.17%) Palo Alto