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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 45 51 50
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Permanent jobs citing LAN 10 11 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.21% 1.82% 3.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.28% 9.65% 25.32%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 19
Average salary £35,500 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.33% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,360 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £55,900 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
47 114 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.40% 18.91% 12.97%
Number of salaries quoted 29 90 62
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +14 8 £33,500 -39.09% 4
Birkenhead - 1 - -
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 20 (90.91%) WAN
2 17 (77.27%) Windows
3 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
3 15 (68.18%) VMware
4 14 (63.64%) Citrix
5 10 (45.45%) SAN
6 9 (40.91%) Cisco
7 8 (36.36%) VPN
7 8 (36.36%) ITIL
7 8 (36.36%) DHCP
7 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
8 7 (31.82%) NetApp
9 6 (27.27%) HP
9 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
9 6 (27.27%) XenApp
10 5 (22.73%) VLAN
10 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
10 5 (22.73%) SQL
10 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
10 5 (22.73%) DNS
10 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
11 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (18.18%) MPLS
11 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (18.18%) Firewall
11 4 (18.18%) CCNP
11 4 (18.18%) CCNA
11 4 (18.18%) VoIP
11 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (18.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (90.91%) WAN
2 10 (45.45%) SAN
3 8 (36.36%) DHCP
3 8 (36.36%) VPN
4 5 (22.73%) DNS
4 5 (22.73%) VLAN
5 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (18.18%) VoIP
5 4 (18.18%) MPLS
5 4 (18.18%) Firewall
6 3 (13.64%) DSL
6 3 (13.64%) Internet
6 3 (13.64%) SSL
6 3 (13.64%) HTTP
6 3 (13.64%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (13.64%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (13.64%) iSCSI
6 3 (13.64%) H.323
6 3 (13.64%) IPsec
6 3 (13.64%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) Informix
General
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
1 3 (13.64%) Legal
2 2 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Service Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Designer
6 1 (4.55%) Support Technician
6 1 (4.55%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (4.55%) Project Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) IT Support
6 1 (4.55%) Designer
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
1 3 (13.64%) Clustering
1 3 (13.64%) FlexPod
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.64%) UNIX
4 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (13.64%) Security Patching
3 3 (13.64%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
3 3 (13.64%) Logistics
3 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.55%) Network Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) CCNP
1 4 (18.18%) CCNA
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.64%) MCSE
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (27.27%) XenApp
4 3 (13.64%) XenDesktop
4 3 (13.64%) vSphere
5 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) OpenView
1 3 (13.64%) Tivoli
1 3 (13.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (13.64%) Nagios
1 3 (13.64%) Backup Exec
1 3 (13.64%) OVSD
1 3 (13.64%) WSUS
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
1 3 (13.64%) SCOM
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) VMware
2 14 (63.64%) Citrix
3 9 (40.91%) Cisco
4 7 (31.82%) NetApp
5 6 (27.27%) HP
6 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle
7 3 (13.64%) IBM
7 3 (13.64%) Riverbed
7 3 (13.64%) SolarWinds
7 3 (13.64%) Meraki
8 1 (4.55%) F5
8 1 (4.55%) Dell
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