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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
North West / Merseyside
Rank 62 51 56
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Permanent jobs citing LAN 12 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.01% 1.99% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.64% 10.42% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 1
Median salary £50,500 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.35% -2.66%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%

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
88 96 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 14.77% 19.12% 11.41%
Number of salaries quoted 64 62 39
Median salary £44,000 £40,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -2 11 £51,750 +40.81% 1
St Helens -10 1 £35,000 +48.93%
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 24 (75.00%) Firewall
2 23 (71.88%) WLAN
3 22 (68.75%) WAN
4 17 (53.13%) Cisco
5 16 (50.00%) DNS
6 14 (43.75%) DHCP
6 14 (43.75%) Meraki
7 13 (40.63%) Service Management
8 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
9 11 (34.38%) Wireless
10 10 (31.25%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (31.25%) Network Security
11 9 (28.13%) VLAN
11 9 (28.13%) Network Design
11 9 (28.13%) Aruba
11 9 (28.13%) Internet
12 8 (25.00%) NHS
12 8 (25.00%) Security Management
12 8 (25.00%) VoIP
12 8 (25.00%) Network Management
12 8 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
12 8 (25.00%) Data Centre
12 8 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
13 7 (21.88%) VPN
14 6 (18.75%) ISDN
14 6 (18.75%) Windows
14 6 (18.75%) HP
14 6 (18.75%) VMware
15 5 (15.63%) SCCM
15 5 (15.63%) PowerShell

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 3 (9.38%) Skype for Business
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
1 1 (3.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 24 (75.00%) Firewall
2 23 (71.88%) WLAN
3 22 (68.75%) WAN
4 16 (50.00%) DNS
5 14 (43.75%) DHCP
6 11 (34.38%) Wireless
7 10 (31.25%) Network Security
7 10 (31.25%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (28.13%) Internet
8 9 (28.13%) VLAN
9 8 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 8 (25.00%) VoIP
10 7 (21.88%) VPN
11 6 (18.75%) ISDN
12 5 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (15.63%) DMVPN
12 5 (15.63%) IPsec
12 5 (15.63%) PSTN
13 4 (12.50%) SSL
14 3 (9.38%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Informix
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.13%) Law
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Network Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Network Security Manager
2 8 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 8 (25.00%) WLAN Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Technology Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Network Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Network Services Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Network Support
7 1 (3.13%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Service Security Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Support Team Leader
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Services Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 8 (25.00%) NHS
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) FlexPod
3 1 (3.13%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (3.13%) iPad
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
3 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.25%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Unix
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) AIX
4 1 (3.13%) Solaris
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Service Management
2 9 (28.13%) Network Design
3 8 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
3 8 (25.00%) Network Management
3 8 (25.00%) Security Management
4 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL
5 2 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (6.25%) Logistics
5 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.13%) Coaching
6 1 (3.13%) CRM
6 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (3.13%) Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) Software Distribution
6 1 (3.13%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.25%) C
2 2 (6.25%) VB
3 1 (3.13%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.13%) CCNA
2 1 (3.13%) CCNP
2 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.13%) MCSA
2 1 (3.13%) MCSE
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.13%) vSphere
5 1 (3.13%) XenApp
5 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) SCCM
2 2 (6.25%) Nagios
2 2 (6.25%) SCDPM
2 2 (6.25%) SCOM
2 2 (6.25%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.13%) OpenView
3 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Cisco
2 14 (43.75%) Meraki
3 9 (28.13%) Aruba
4 6 (18.75%) HP
4 6 (18.75%) VMware
5 4 (12.50%) Citrix
5 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.13%) Altiris
7 1 (3.13%) Apple
7 1 (3.13%) Avaya
7 1 (3.13%) Brocade
7 1 (3.13%) EMC
7 1 (3.13%) NetApp
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle
7 1 (3.13%) Wyse