The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 50 47 62
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Permanent jobs citing LAN 12 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.18% 2.11% 2.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.19% 17.24% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 11
Average salary £38,750 £28,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.96% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,225 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £38,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
LAN
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
91 58 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 16.52% 12.26% 12.16%
Number of salaries quoted 63 51 55
Average salary £40,000 £32,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

LAN
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

LAN Salary Trend in Merseyside

LAN
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

LAN Salary Histogram in Merseyside

LAN
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -4 8 £36,750 +28.94% 3
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 18 (81.82%) WAN
2 11 (50.00%) Windows
3 10 (45.45%) Cisco
3 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 7 (31.82%) DNS
4 7 (31.82%) VMware
4 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
5 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
5 6 (27.27%) Citrix
6 5 (22.73%) OSPF
6 5 (22.73%) WLAN
6 5 (22.73%) Logistics
6 5 (22.73%) Wireless
6 5 (22.73%) XenApp
6 5 (22.73%) Cisco Wireless
7 4 (18.18%) BIG-IP
7 4 (18.18%) TRILL
7 4 (18.18%) Network Management
7 4 (18.18%) SolarWinds
7 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
7 4 (18.18%) F5
7 4 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (18.18%) Spanning Tree
7 4 (18.18%) 802.1X
7 4 (18.18%) Brocade
7 4 (18.18%) VLAN
7 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (18.18%) NetScout

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) IaaS
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
1 1 (4.55%) PaaS
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (81.82%) WAN
2 7 (31.82%) DNS
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco Wireless
3 5 (22.73%) OSPF
3 5 (22.73%) Wireless
3 5 (22.73%) WLAN
4 4 (18.18%) 802.11
4 4 (18.18%) BIG-IP
4 4 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (18.18%) Ethernet
4 4 (18.18%) Firewall
4 4 (18.18%) SNMP
4 4 (18.18%) Spanning Tree
4 4 (18.18%) TACACS
4 4 (18.18%) TRILL
4 4 (18.18%) VLAN
4 4 (18.18%) VoIP
5 3 (13.64%) DHCP
5 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
6 2 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (13.64%) Law
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Back Office
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Network Engineer
1 5 (22.73%) Support Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) LAN Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Service Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Engineering Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) LAN Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Telephony Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Server Support
5 1 (4.55%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
1 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) HP StoreVirtual
2 1 (4.55%) NHS
2 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
3 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Logistics
2 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 4 (18.18%) Network Management
3 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
3 1 (4.55%) Email Filtering
3 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.55%) Migration
3 1 (4.55%) Patch Management
3 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.55%) Project Management
3 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) Validation
3 1 (4.55%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.64%) CCNA
2 3 (13.64%) CCNP
3 1 (4.55%) Avaya Certification
3 1 (4.55%) CCDP
3 1 (4.55%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (4.55%) MCSA
3 1 (4.55%) MCSE
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (22.73%) XenApp
4 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.55%) vSphere
5 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Cisco
2 7 (31.82%) VMware
3 6 (27.27%) Citrix
3 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 4 (18.18%) Brocade
4 4 (18.18%) F5
4 4 (18.18%) NetScout
4 4 (18.18%) SolarWinds
5 3 (13.64%) Avaya
6 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.55%) Dell
6 1 (4.55%) EMC
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) NetApp
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