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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 50 51 57
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing LAN 13 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.16% 2.92% 2.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.15% 20.65% 14.85%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 11
Average salary £35,500 £34,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.41% -4.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,120 £23,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,300 £65,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
107 92 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.74% 14.15% 16.16%
Number of salaries quoted 92 68 91
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +9 7 £55,000 -15.38% 3
Wirral - 1 £38,000 -
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 12 (75.00%) WAN
2 10 (62.50%) Cisco
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) DHCP
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) Firewall
3 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (31.25%) DNS
4 5 (31.25%) CCNP
4 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
5 4 (25.00%) CCNA
5 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (25.00%) HP
5 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (25.00%) VPN
5 4 (25.00%) VoIP
5 4 (25.00%) Wireless
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
6 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
6 3 (18.75%) OSPF
6 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
6 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
6 3 (18.75%) SLA
6 3 (18.75%) SAN
6 3 (18.75%) NetApp
7 2 (12.50%) RIP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.25%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) WAN
2 6 (37.50%) DHCP
2 6 (37.50%) Firewall
3 5 (31.25%) DNS
4 4 (25.00%) Wireless
4 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (25.00%) VPN
4 4 (25.00%) VoIP
5 3 (18.75%) SAN
5 3 (18.75%) OSPF
6 2 (12.50%) Network Security
6 2 (12.50%) RIP
6 2 (12.50%) MPLS
6 2 (12.50%) PBX
7 1 (6.25%) SMTP
7 1 (6.25%) HTTP
7 1 (6.25%) Internet
7 1 (6.25%) IMAP
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Field Service Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Field Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Engineering Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Network Team Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Network Support
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
2 2 (12.50%) Network Management
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.25%) Network Design
3 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
3 1 (6.25%) Wealth Management
3 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Management
3 1 (6.25%) Change Control
3 1 (6.25%) Coaching
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VB
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (31.25%) CCNP
2 4 (25.00%) CCNA
3 2 (12.50%) CCSA
3 2 (12.50%) CCSE
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
4 2 (12.50%) XenApp
5 1 (6.25%) XenServer
5 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
5 1 (6.25%) vSphere
5 1 (6.25%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
4 4 (25.00%) HP
5 3 (18.75%) NetApp
6 2 (12.50%) Aruba
6 2 (12.50%) Citrix
6 2 (12.50%) IBM
6 2 (12.50%) Juniper
6 2 (12.50%) Brocade
6 2 (12.50%) Fortinet
6 2 (12.50%) Riverbed
7 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
7 1 (6.25%) Kaspersky
7 1 (6.25%) Symantec
7 1 (6.25%) Mitel
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle
7 1 (6.25%) Avaya
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