The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 33 48 67
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +19
Permanent jobs citing LAN 17 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.23% 2.48% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.35% 21.82% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 3
Median salary £33,000 £41,250 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £22,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,505 £50,000 £42,800
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
98 55 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.38% 11.36% 15.54%
Number of salaries quoted 82 40 79
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 May 2016.

LAN Salary Histogram in Merseyside

LAN
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +7 11 £32,500 -13.33%
St Helens - 1 £45,000 -
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for LAN.

1 14 (53.85%) WAN
2 12 (46.15%) Cisco
3 11 (42.31%) Windows
3 11 (42.31%) Wireless
4 10 (38.46%) WLAN
5 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
6 8 (30.77%) DNS
6 8 (30.77%) Windows Server
7 7 (26.92%) Firewall
7 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (23.08%) 802.11
8 6 (23.08%) Ethernet
8 6 (23.08%) 802.1X
8 6 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (19.23%) Meraki
9 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
9 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (19.23%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (19.23%) Finance
9 5 (19.23%) Aruba
9 5 (19.23%) VMware
9 5 (19.23%) Network Design
9 5 (19.23%) VLAN
10 4 (15.38%) NetScout
10 4 (15.38%) Brocade
10 4 (15.38%) BIG-IP
10 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (15.38%) SolarWinds

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Office 365
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.85%) IaaS
4 1 (3.85%) PaaS
4 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) WAN
2 11 (42.31%) Wireless
3 10 (38.46%) WLAN
4 8 (30.77%) DNS
5 7 (26.92%) Firewall
6 6 (23.08%) 802.11
6 6 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (23.08%) Ethernet
7 5 (19.23%) VLAN
7 5 (19.23%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (15.38%) BIG-IP
8 4 (15.38%) Cisco Wireless
8 4 (15.38%) DHCP
8 4 (15.38%) OSPF
8 4 (15.38%) SNMP
8 4 (15.38%) Spanning Tree
8 4 (15.38%) TACACS
8 4 (15.38%) TRILL
9 2 (7.69%) MPLS
9 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Back Office
2 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Law
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) IT Support
2 5 (19.23%) Wireless Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Wireless Network Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) ICT Assistant
4 3 (11.54%) ICT Support
4 3 (11.54%) IT Assistant
4 3 (11.54%) IT Support Assistant
4 3 (11.54%) Support Assistant
5 2 (7.69%) Engineering Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) IT Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) LAN Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Network Support
5 2 (7.69%) Network Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
1 3 (11.54%) iPhone
2 1 (3.85%) HP StoreVirtual
2 1 (3.85%) iPad
2 1 (3.85%) NHS
2 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (11.54%) Android
5 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.85%) Linux
6 1 (3.85%) Solaris
6 1 (3.85%) Unix
6 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Network Design
2 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (15.38%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
2 4 (15.38%) Network Management
3 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
4 2 (7.69%) Patch Management
4 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.85%) CRM
5 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.85%) Email Filtering
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.85%) Line Management
5 1 (3.85%) Migration
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.85%) Security Management
5 1 (3.85%) Security Operations
5 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.85%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (15.38%) MCSA
3 3 (11.54%) A+ Certification
3 3 (11.54%) MCITP
3 3 (11.54%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (7.69%) CCNA
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (3.85%) CCNP
5 1 (3.85%) CISM
5 1 (3.85%) CISSP
5 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.85%) MCSE
5 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) vSphere
3 1 (3.85%) XenApp
3 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
1 1 (3.85%) SCSM
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Cisco
2 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 5 (19.23%) Aruba
3 5 (19.23%) Meraki
3 5 (19.23%) VMware
4 4 (15.38%) Brocade
4 4 (15.38%) F5
4 4 (15.38%) NetScout
4 4 (15.38%) SolarWinds
5 2 (7.69%) Citrix
6 1 (3.85%) Avaya
6 1 (3.85%) EMC
6 1 (3.85%) Google
6 1 (3.85%) HP
6 1 (3.85%) NetApp