The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 60 64 68
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 6 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.00% 1.25% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.61% 8.99% 7.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 7
Average salary £22,000 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.98% +18.57%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
VLAN
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 89 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.74% 13.86% 16.33%
Number of salaries quoted 90 65 94
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +15.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VLAN across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

VLAN
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VLAN across the Merseyside region.

VLAN Salary Trend in Merseyside

VLAN
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VLAN across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

VLAN Salary Histogram in Merseyside

VLAN
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 16 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 +4 3 £22,000 -46.98%
St Helens - 3 - -
VLAN
North West

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing VLAN 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 VLAN.

1 13 (86.67%) ITIL
2 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
3 10 (66.67%) Cisco
3 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 9 (60.00%) Windows 7
5 8 (53.33%) Structured Cabling
5 8 (53.33%) Fat Client
5 8 (53.33%) iPhone
5 8 (53.33%) HP
5 8 (53.33%) Thin Client
5 8 (53.33%) Blackberry
5 8 (53.33%) WAN
5 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
5 8 (53.33%) VPN
6 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (46.67%) Finance
7 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
7 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (33.33%) Software Deployment
8 5 (33.33%) Windows 8
8 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (33.33%) Apple iOS
8 5 (33.33%) SCCM
8 5 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (33.33%) Firewall
8 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
8 5 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (33.33%) VLE
8 5 (33.33%) Multimedia

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing VLAN 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 VLAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (33.33%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Structured Cabling
1 8 (53.33%) WAN
1 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
1 8 (53.33%) VPN
2 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (33.33%) DNS
2 5 (33.33%) SSL
2 5 (33.33%) DHCP
2 5 (33.33%) LDAP
2 5 (33.33%) Intranet
2 5 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (33.33%) MySQL
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Multimedia
2 5 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Senior Technician
1 5 (33.33%) ICT Technician
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Service Desk Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Service Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Service Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Fat Client
1 8 (53.33%) iPhone
1 8 (53.33%) Thin Client
1 8 (53.33%) Blackberry
2 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (33.33%) VLE
3 3 (20.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 5 (33.33%) Linux
4 5 (33.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
4 3 (20.00%) Coaching
5 2 (13.33%) Wealth Management
5 2 (13.33%) Investment Management
6 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
6 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) PHP
1 5 (33.33%) VB
1 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (13.33%) WSUS
2 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) HP
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (20.00%) Sage
5 2 (13.33%) Dell
5 2 (13.33%) Symantec