Period
to 22 October 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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 81 74
Rank change year-on-year +39 -7 -9
Permanent jobs citing LAN 36 11 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 4.21% 1.12% 2.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.81% 6.43% 10.89%
Number of salaries quoted 26 8 34
Merseyside median annual salary £43,298 £44,750 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.25% +2.29% +23.24%
10th Percentile £29,875 £33,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £54,586
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,750
% change year-on-year -1.23% +7.28% +0.67%

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 173 171 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 20.23% 17.43% 21.17%
Number of salaries quoted 135 111 198
Merseyside median annual salary £39,000 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.24% +11.84% -5.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%

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 October 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 October 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 +30 28 £46,250 +3.35% 2
Wirral - 2 - - 1
Birkenhead - 1 £30,000 - 1
Bootle - 1 £31,500 -
LAN
North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 33 (91.67%) WAN
2 22 (61.11%) Firewall
3 20 (55.56%) Cisco
4 16 (44.44%) Wireless
4 16 (44.44%) Windows
5 15 (41.67%) ITIL
5 15 (41.67%) CCNP
5 15 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (38.89%) TCP/IP
6 14 (38.89%) VPN
7 13 (36.11%) Cisco Nexus
7 13 (36.11%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
8 12 (33.33%) Network Security
9 11 (30.56%) DNS
9 11 (30.56%) DHCP
9 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Office
10 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
10 10 (27.78%) Juniper
10 10 (27.78%) OSPF
10 10 (27.78%) BGP
10 10 (27.78%) VMware
10 10 (27.78%) Change Management
10 10 (27.78%) High Availability
10 10 (27.78%) Task Automation
11 9 (25.00%) Programme Delivery
11 9 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (25.00%) Linux

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.33%) nginx
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (19.44%) MS Visio
3 6 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Office 365
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (91.67%) WAN
2 22 (61.11%) Firewall
3 16 (44.44%) Wireless
4 14 (38.89%) TCP/IP
4 14 (38.89%) VPN
5 13 (36.11%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
6 12 (33.33%) Network Security
7 11 (30.56%) DHCP
7 11 (30.56%) DNS
8 10 (27.78%) BGP
8 10 (27.78%) OSPF
9 9 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (25.00%) VoIP
10 8 (22.22%) Cisco Wireless
10 8 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (19.44%) IPsec
11 7 (19.44%) WLAN
12 6 (16.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Data Mining
1 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Electronics
4 1 (2.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Network Engineer
2 13 (36.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Security Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Senior Security Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) IT Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
7 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) IT Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Systems Support Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Private Cloud
3 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.33%) Fat Client
3 3 (8.33%) Thin Client
4 2 (5.56%) Augmented Reality
4 2 (5.56%) Clustering
4 2 (5.56%) Driving Licence
4 2 (5.56%) Life Science
5 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.78%) CCTV
5 1 (2.78%) PMI
5 1 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (44.44%) Windows
2 9 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (8.33%) Windows 10
3 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.56%) CentOS
4 2 (5.56%) Mac OS X
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) ITIL
2 13 (36.11%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (27.78%) Change Management
3 10 (27.78%) High Availability
3 10 (27.78%) Task Automation
4 9 (25.00%) Programme Delivery
5 8 (22.22%) Business Continuity
5 8 (22.22%) Network Management
5 8 (22.22%) Patch Management
5 8 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (22.22%) Proactive Monitoring
5 8 (22.22%) Security Management
6 7 (19.44%) ITIL V3
6 7 (19.44%) Project Management
7 6 (16.67%) Information Security
7 6 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (16.67%) SIEM
7 6 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (16.67%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) Python
2 5 (13.89%) Perl
3 2 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (41.67%) CCNP
1 15 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (22.22%) Degree
3 6 (16.67%) CCDP
3 6 (16.67%) CISSP
4 4 (11.11%) CCNA
5 2 (5.56%) MCSA
5 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.78%) APMP
6 1 (2.78%) HNC
6 1 (2.78%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.78%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.78%) MCP
6 1 (2.78%) MCSE
6 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) GDPR
1 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.78%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.22%) Firmware
3 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.78%) KVM
5 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.78%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
1 6 (16.67%) Nessus
1 6 (16.67%) TrustSec
2 4 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (5.56%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.56%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.78%) Nagios
4 1 (2.78%) OpenView
4 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) Cisco
2 10 (27.78%) Juniper
2 10 (27.78%) VMware
3 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
4 6 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 5 (13.89%) CheckPoint
6 4 (11.11%) Citrix
6 4 (11.11%) Mitel
7 2 (5.56%) IronPort
7 2 (5.56%) McAfee
7 2 (5.56%) NetApp
7 2 (5.56%) Veritas
8 1 (2.78%) Dell
8 1 (2.78%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.78%) Meraki
8 1 (2.78%) Veeam