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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 57 48 47
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Permanent jobs citing LAN 16 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.36% 2.32% 2.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.14% 18.52% 13.13%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 10
Median salary £37,500 £31,750 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.11% -10.56%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%
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
175 54 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 25.77% 12.53% 17.19%
Number of salaries quoted 119 32 86
Median salary £42,500 £30,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,820 £57,500 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -20 8 £51,500 +98.07%
St Helens - 8 £37,500 -
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 22 (84.62%) Firewall
2 19 (73.08%) WLAN
3 14 (53.85%) WAN
4 13 (50.00%) Wireless
5 11 (42.31%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (42.31%) Cisco
5 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
5 11 (42.31%) Network Design
5 11 (42.31%) Aruba
5 11 (42.31%) Meraki
6 10 (38.46%) DNS
6 10 (38.46%) DHCP
7 9 (34.62%) Internet
8 8 (30.77%) Security Management
9 6 (23.08%) Identity Access Management
9 6 (23.08%) Network Management
9 6 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (23.08%) VLAN
9 6 (23.08%) Network Security
9 6 (23.08%) NHS
9 6 (23.08%) Service Management
9 6 (23.08%) Windows
10 5 (19.23%) MPLS
10 5 (19.23%) VMware
11 4 (15.38%) VPN
11 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
11 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
12 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (11.54%) HP
12 3 (11.54%) Citrix

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%) IIS
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (84.62%) Firewall
2 19 (73.08%) WLAN
3 14 (53.85%) WAN
4 13 (50.00%) Wireless
5 11 (42.31%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (38.46%) DHCP
6 10 (38.46%) DNS
7 9 (34.62%) Internet
8 6 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (23.08%) Network Security
8 6 (23.08%) VLAN
9 5 (19.23%) MPLS
10 4 (15.38%) VPN
11 2 (7.69%) DSL
11 2 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (7.69%) IP Telephony
11 2 (7.69%) iSCSI
11 2 (7.69%) NetScaler
11 2 (7.69%) SSH
11 2 (7.69%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.85%) Informix
General
1 2 (7.69%) Law
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) WLAN Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Network Security Manager
3 6 (23.08%) Security Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Network Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Network Support
4 3 (11.54%) Systems Support
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Technology Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Wireless Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.69%) Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) IT Support
5 2 (7.69%) Network Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) NHS
2 2 (7.69%) HP StoreVirtual
2 2 (7.69%) iPad
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) Android
4 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.85%) Unix
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Network Design
2 8 (30.77%) Security Management
3 6 (23.08%) Identity Access Management
3 6 (23.08%) Network Management
3 6 (23.08%) Service Management
4 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (7.69%) Email Filtering
4 2 (7.69%) Information Security
4 2 (7.69%) Information Security Management
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL
4 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (7.69%) Web Filtering
5 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.69%) CCNA
2 2 (7.69%) CCNP
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.69%) MCSA
2 2 (7.69%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.69%) vSphere
3 2 (7.69%) XenApp
3 2 (7.69%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.85%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Nagios
1 1 (3.85%) OpenView
1 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Aruba
1 11 (42.31%) Cisco
1 11 (42.31%) Meraki
2 5 (19.23%) VMware
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.54%) Avaya
4 3 (11.54%) Citrix
4 3 (11.54%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) EMC
6 1 (3.85%) Google
6 1 (3.85%) NetApp
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle
6 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds