The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 53 56 56
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 2 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.51% 2.15% 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.26% 15.38% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 5
Average salary £32,000 £41,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.89% +50.90%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,750 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +7.43%
VLAN
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Communications & Networking Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
38 65 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 9.64% 13.98% 13.27%
Number of salaries quoted 31 47 43
Average salary £32,000 £34,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.24% -7.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

VLAN
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

VLAN Salary Trend in Liverpool

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool region citing VLAN 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 VLAN.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Avaya
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) DMZ
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (25.00%) WSUS
3 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) WAN

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool region citing VLAN 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 VLAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) DMZ
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (25.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) Avaya
1 2 (50.00%) Juniper
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Dell