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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 55 66 68
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 7 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.13% 0.16% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.19% 1.23% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 5
Average salary £22,000 £41,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.98% +20.28%
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
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
113 81 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 18.26% 13.06% 16.09%
Number of salaries quoted 89 65 91
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £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
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 22 August 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
St Helens - 5 - -
Liverpool +5 2 £22,000 -46.98%
VLAN
North West

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 14 (87.50%) ITIL
2 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (68.75%) Cisco
3 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
4 10 (62.50%) Windows 7
5 9 (56.25%) Fat Client
5 9 (56.25%) iPhone
5 9 (56.25%) Structured Cabling
5 9 (56.25%) Finance
5 9 (56.25%) WAN
5 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
5 9 (56.25%) VPN
5 9 (56.25%) HP
5 9 (56.25%) Thin Client
5 9 (56.25%) Blackberry
6 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
6 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (31.25%) SCCM
7 5 (31.25%) Apple iOS
7 5 (31.25%) Software Deployment
7 5 (31.25%) Windows 8
7 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
7 5 (31.25%) Problem Management
7 5 (31.25%) Multimedia
7 5 (31.25%) Marketing
7 5 (31.25%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (31.25%) VLE

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
1 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (31.25%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Structured Cabling
1 9 (56.25%) WAN
1 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
1 9 (56.25%) VPN
2 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (31.25%) Intranet
2 5 (31.25%) Internet
2 5 (31.25%) DNS
2 5 (31.25%) SSL
2 5 (31.25%) DHCP
2 5 (31.25%) LDAP
3 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (31.25%) MySQL
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Multimedia
2 5 (31.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) ICT Technician
1 5 (31.25%) Senior Technician
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Service Desk Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Service Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Fat Client
1 9 (56.25%) iPhone
1 9 (56.25%) Thin Client
1 9 (56.25%) Blackberry
2 5 (31.25%) VLE
2 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
3 3 (18.75%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (31.25%) Apple iOS
4 5 (31.25%) Windows 8
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (31.25%) Mac OS X
4 5 (31.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Software Deployment
2 5 (31.25%) Problem Management
3 2 (12.50%) Change Management
3 2 (12.50%) Wealth Management
3 2 (12.50%) Investment Management
4 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
1 5 (31.25%) PHP
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
1 5 (31.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (12.50%) WSUS
2 2 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) HP
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle
4 3 (18.75%) Sage
5 2 (12.50%) Symantec
5 2 (12.50%) Dell