Period
to 23 February 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 70 69
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 -24
Permanent jobs citing LAN 26 32 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.38% 2.96% 2.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.41% 20.38% 25.71%
Number of salaries quoted 21 24 33
Staffordshire median annual salary £35,000 £28,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.81% - +15.15%
10th Percentile £25,000 £20,900 £21,250
90th Percentile £37,500 £61,875 £38,150
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £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 116 157 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 10.63% 14.51% 11.63%
Number of salaries quoted 97 132 132
Staffordshire median annual salary £33,500 £35,000 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.29% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £23,500 £20,750 £20,575
90th Percentile £45,116 £59,750 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%

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 February 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 February 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
Burton-upon-Trent +11 9 £35,000 -26.32% 1
Tamworth -6 6 - - 1
Stoke-on-Trent +11 5 £23,750 - 2
Cannock - 5 £35,500 -
LAN
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 24 (92.31%) WAN
2 18 (69.23%) Firewall
3 16 (61.54%) VMware
3 16 (61.54%) Windows
4 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
5 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (42.31%) Cisco
6 11 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (30.77%) HP
8 8 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (30.77%) Windows Server
9 7 (26.92%) Driving Licence
9 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (26.92%) ITIL
10 6 (23.08%) Citrix
10 6 (23.08%) CCNP
10 6 (23.08%) CCNA
10 6 (23.08%) Juniper
10 6 (23.08%) SAN
10 6 (23.08%) Motorola
10 6 (23.08%) Fortinet
10 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
10 6 (23.08%) Structured Cabling
10 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
11 5 (19.23%) Data Centre Operations
11 5 (19.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (19.23%) Windows 10
11 5 (19.23%) Case Management

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 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 4 (15.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (92.31%) WAN
2 18 (69.23%) Firewall
3 6 (23.08%) SAN
3 6 (23.08%) Structured Cabling
4 5 (19.23%) MPLS
4 5 (19.23%) NAS
4 5 (19.23%) VLAN
4 5 (19.23%) VPN
4 5 (19.23%) WLAN
5 4 (15.38%) Skype
5 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 4 (15.38%) Unified Communications
5 4 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (7.69%) Wireless
7 1 (3.85%) Internet
7 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Administrator
1 6 (23.08%) Analyst
1 6 (23.08%) Network Administrator
1 6 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Data Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Data Centre Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Data Centre Operations Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) IT Support
2 5 (19.23%) Operations Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Network Specialist
4 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Unified Communications Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Voice Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Mitel Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Driving Licence
2 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
3 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (19.23%) Windows 10
5 3 (11.54%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (26.92%) ITIL
3 5 (19.23%) Asset Management
3 5 (19.23%) BCP
3 5 (19.23%) Business Continuity
3 5 (19.23%) Case Management
3 5 (19.23%) Change Management
3 5 (19.23%) Contract Management
3 5 (19.23%) Customer Engagement
3 5 (19.23%) Data Centre Operations
3 5 (19.23%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (15.38%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (7.69%) Customer Acquisition
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (7.69%) Service Management
6 1 (3.85%) Creative Thinking
6 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (3.85%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (23.08%) CCNA
2 6 (23.08%) CCNP
3 5 (19.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 11 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) VMware
2 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (42.31%) Cisco
4 8 (30.77%) HP
5 6 (23.08%) Citrix
5 6 (23.08%) Fortinet
5 6 (23.08%) Juniper
5 6 (23.08%) Motorola
6 4 (15.38%) Apple
6 4 (15.38%) Mitel
6 4 (15.38%) Virgin Media
7 2 (7.69%) Meraki
8 1 (3.85%) Dell
8 1 (3.85%) EqualLogic
8 1 (3.85%) Veeam