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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 39 64 53
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -11
Permanent jobs citing LAN 18 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.69% 1.08% 1.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.03% 8.33% 10.26%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 8
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £26,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +17.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £28,250 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £39,500 £33,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
58 84 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.89% 12.94% 16.35%
Number of salaries quoted 48 60 69
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,750 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 +20 17 £33,000 +4.76% 3
Prescot - 1 £42,500 - 1
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 23 (95.83%) WAN
2 17 (70.83%) Windows
3 10 (41.67%) Cisco
4 9 (37.50%) Citrix
4 9 (37.50%) VMware
5 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 8 (33.33%) HP
5 8 (33.33%) DHCP
5 8 (33.33%) Mobile Computing
6 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (25.00%) SAN
7 6 (25.00%) CCNA
7 6 (25.00%) VPN
7 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (20.83%) Backup Exec
8 5 (20.83%) MS Office
8 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
9 4 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
9 4 (16.67%) ITIL
9 4 (16.67%) DNS
9 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 4 (16.67%) NetApp
9 4 (16.67%) Clustering
10 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
10 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
10 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
11 2 (8.33%) IIS
11 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
11 2 (8.33%) FTP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (95.83%) WAN
2 8 (33.33%) DHCP
3 6 (25.00%) SAN
3 6 (25.00%) VPN
4 4 (16.67%) DNS
4 4 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.33%) FTP
6 2 (8.33%) Firewall
6 2 (8.33%) Wireless
6 2 (8.33%) VLAN
6 2 (8.33%) VSAT
7 1 (4.17%) NAS
7 1 (4.17%) HSRP
7 1 (4.17%) GLBP
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
7 1 (4.17%) OSPF
7 1 (4.17%) BGP
7 1 (4.17%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Informix
General
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Network Support
3 4 (16.67%) Installations Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco Support
3 4 (16.67%) Field Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Network Designer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Designer
6 1 (4.17%) Desktop Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Mobile Computing
2 4 (16.67%) Clustering
3 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
4 2 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.17%) Android
5 1 (4.17%) Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (8.33%) Process Management
2 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (8.33%) Logistics
2 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Management
3 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.17%) Network Architecture
3 1 (4.17%) Network Management
3 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.17%) MCP
3 1 (4.17%) CCNP
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) XenApp
3 1 (4.17%) XenServer
3 1 (4.17%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.17%) OVSD
2 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.17%) OpenView
2 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (4.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Cisco
2 9 (37.50%) Citrix
2 9 (37.50%) VMware
3 8 (33.33%) HP
4 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.67%) NetApp
5 1 (4.17%) Apple
5 1 (4.17%) Sage
5 1 (4.17%) McAfee
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.17%) Avaya
5 1 (4.17%) Juniper
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Prescot, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Newton Blue
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
adviserplus
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Yodel
Posted: 11 days ago