The first table below looks at the demand for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Liverpool region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 57 52 59
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs citing LAN 2 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.39% 2.04% 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.15% 13.70% 8.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 7
Average salary £56,500 £39,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.87% -8.23%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%
Communications & Networking Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
93 73 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 17.99% 14.87% 16.89%
Number of salaries quoted 78 61 84
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
LAN
Merseyside

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

LAN
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

LAN Salary Trend in Liverpool

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN.

1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) HP
4 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
5 3 (42.86%) DNS
5 3 (42.86%) DHCP
5 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
6 2 (28.57%) Kaspersky
6 2 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (28.57%) Citrix
6 2 (28.57%) WSH
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco
6 2 (28.57%) VB
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle
6 2 (28.57%) Linux
6 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
6 2 (28.57%) XenApp

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (14.29%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
5 1 (14.29%) MPLS
5 1 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (14.29%) VPN
5 1 (14.29%) VoIP
5 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Informix
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
1 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Network Team Leader
1 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) IT Support
1 1 (14.29%) Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) WSH
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
1 1 (14.29%) Network Design
1 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
1 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
1 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
1 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) XenApp
2 2 (28.57%) XenServer
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
2 1 (14.29%) OVSD
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
2 1 (14.29%) Nagios
2 1 (14.29%) OpenView
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Kaspersky
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) Mitel
4 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 1 (14.29%) Aruba
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint