The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 64 59 79
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +20
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 9 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.36% 0.21% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.34% 1.27% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 2
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,309
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.20%
Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
87 79 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 13.10% 16.42% 15.42%
Number of salaries quoted 63 70 87
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £20,350
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VLAN
North West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -7 9 £35,000 -12.50%
VLAN
North West

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (100.00%) VPN
2 17 (85.00%) WAN
2 17 (85.00%) Cisco
3 16 (80.00%) Windows
4 13 (65.00%) ITIL
5 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 12 (60.00%) TCP/IP
6 9 (45.00%) Blackberry
6 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (45.00%) Thin Client
6 9 (45.00%) Finance
6 9 (45.00%) HP
6 9 (45.00%) Fat Client
6 9 (45.00%) iPhone
6 9 (45.00%) Structured Cabling
7 8 (40.00%) NetBackup
7 8 (40.00%) EMC
7 8 (40.00%) SAN
7 8 (40.00%) SQL
7 8 (40.00%) Solaris
7 8 (40.00%) Firewall
7 8 (40.00%) CheckPoint
8 7 (35.00%) VMware
8 7 (35.00%) Linux
8 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (35.00%) vSphere
9 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 5 (25.00%) Red Hat

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) VPN
2 17 (85.00%) WAN
3 12 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 9 (45.00%) Structured Cabling
5 8 (40.00%) SAN
5 8 (40.00%) Firewall
6 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (15.00%) VoIP
8 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MySQL
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Service Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Service Desk Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Service Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Field Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Field Service Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Blackberry
1 9 (45.00%) Thin Client
1 9 (45.00%) Fat Client
1 9 (45.00%) iPhone
2 3 (15.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Solaris
3 7 (35.00%) Linux
3 7 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Software Distribution
5 2 (10.00%) Wealth Management
5 2 (10.00%) Investment Management
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (35.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Cisco
2 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) HP
3 8 (40.00%) EMC
3 8 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 7 (35.00%) VMware
5 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (15.00%) Sage