Period
to 22 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 6 months to 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 80 63
Rank change year-on-year +17 -17 +2
Permanent jobs citing LAN 23 23 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.57% 2.01% 3.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.56% 12.23% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 19 20 24
Merseyside median annual salary £60,000 £43,750 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.14% +32.58% -12.00%
10th Percentile £34,000 £18,500 £21,688
90th Percentile £63,500 £57,125 £45,327
North West median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% - +7.14%

LAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 131 188 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 14.62% 16.42% 18.65%
Number of salaries quoted 111 135 135
Merseyside median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +11.84% +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,454 £54,900
North West median annual salary £40,000 £39,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.00% -

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Merseyside

LAN
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for LAN in Merseyside

LAN
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Merseyside over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Salary histogram for LAN 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 6 months to 22 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +15 21 £60,000 +23.71% 5
Birkenhead - 1 £25,000 -
LAN
North West

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for LAN.

1 23 (100.00%) WAN
2 18 (78.26%) Cisco
3 15 (65.22%) Windows
3 15 (65.22%) CCNP
3 15 (65.22%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (60.87%) VPN
4 14 (60.87%) Cisco IOS
5 13 (56.52%) Firewall
6 12 (52.17%) VoIP
6 12 (52.17%) Programme Delivery
7 11 (47.83%) MPLS
7 11 (47.83%) Wireless
7 11 (47.83%) Intrusion Detection
7 11 (47.83%) High Availability
8 10 (43.48%) Finance
8 10 (43.48%) Cisco Wireless
9 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
10 8 (34.78%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (34.78%) SIEM
10 8 (34.78%) Cisco UCCX
10 8 (34.78%) Vulnerability Management
10 8 (34.78%) Cisco CUCM
10 8 (34.78%) Multicast
10 8 (34.78%) Patch Management
10 8 (34.78%) IPsec
10 8 (34.78%) Security Management
10 8 (34.78%) Business Continuity
10 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Office
10 8 (34.78%) SSL
10 8 (34.78%) Active Directory

LAN
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (21.74%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Office 365
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (100.00%) WAN
2 14 (60.87%) Cisco IOS
2 14 (60.87%) VPN
3 13 (56.52%) Firewall
4 12 (52.17%) VoIP
5 11 (47.83%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (47.83%) MPLS
5 11 (47.83%) Wireless
6 10 (43.48%) Cisco Wireless
7 8 (34.78%) IPsec
7 8 (34.78%) Multicast
7 8 (34.78%) SSL
8 7 (30.43%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (30.43%) Network Security
9 6 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (26.09%) Cisco ISE
10 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
11 1 (4.35%) DMZ
11 1 (4.35%) IPv4
11 1 (4.35%) IPv6
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
2 3 (13.04%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Games
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Network Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Security Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (34.78%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (26.09%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 6 (26.09%) Senior Security Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (13.04%) IT Support
7 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (8.70%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
7 2 (8.70%) Operations Manager
8 1 (4.35%) Administrator
8 1 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) IT Support Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Systems Support
8 1 (4.35%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) iPhone
2 2 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.35%) Fintech
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (21.74%) Linux
5 2 (8.70%) Android
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Programme Delivery
2 11 (47.83%) High Availability
3 8 (34.78%) Business Continuity
3 8 (34.78%) Patch Management
3 8 (34.78%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (34.78%) Proactive Monitoring
3 8 (34.78%) Security Management
3 8 (34.78%) SIEM
3 8 (34.78%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (30.43%) Change Management
4 7 (30.43%) Network Management
5 6 (26.09%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (26.09%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (26.09%) Task Automation
5 6 (26.09%) Web Filtering
6 5 (21.74%) ITIL
6 5 (21.74%) ITIL V3
6 5 (21.74%) Project Management
7 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) CCNP
1 15 (65.22%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (26.09%) CISSP
2 6 (26.09%) Degree
3 5 (21.74%) CCDP
4 4 (17.39%) CCNA
5 2 (8.70%) A+ Certification
5 2 (8.70%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (4.35%) CISM
6 1 (4.35%) MCSE
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) GDPR
1 2 (8.70%) ISAE 3402
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) Firmware
2 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.04%) XenApp
3 3 (13.04%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco CUCM
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco UCCX
2 7 (30.43%) Nessus
3 5 (21.74%) TrustSec
4 3 (13.04%) SCCM
4 3 (13.04%) SCOM
4 3 (13.04%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Cisco
2 5 (21.74%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) Citrix
3 4 (17.39%) HP
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 4 (17.39%) NetApp
4 1 (4.35%) Avaya
4 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.35%) IronPort
4 1 (4.35%) NICE Systems
4 1 (4.35%) Polycom
4 1 (4.35%) Splunk