Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 81 66
Rank change year-on-year +34 -15 -7
Permanent jobs citing LAN 41 15 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 4.45% 1.41% 2.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.93% 7.35% 13.02%
Number of salaries quoted 33 18 29
Merseyside median annual salary £50,000 £43,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £18,500 £21,400
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,875 £48,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 137 204 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 14.88% 19.17% 19.45%
Number of salaries quoted 115 138 161
Merseyside median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £25,950 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £64,000 £55,386 £60,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +1.30% +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 18 July 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 18 July 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 +28 34 £60,000 +20.00% 5
Birkenhead - 1 £30,000 - 1
Bootle - 1 £31,500 -
LAN
North West

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 41 (100.00%) WAN
2 34 (82.93%) Cisco
3 29 (70.73%) Firewall
4 28 (68.29%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (68.29%) CCNP
5 24 (58.54%) VPN
6 23 (56.10%) Windows
6 23 (56.10%) Cisco IOS
7 22 (53.66%) Wireless
8 21 (51.22%) High Availability
9 20 (48.78%) Programme Delivery
10 19 (46.34%) VoIP
10 19 (46.34%) TCP/IP
11 18 (43.90%) Intrusion Detection
11 18 (43.90%) Cisco Wireless
12 17 (41.46%) Cisco ISE
12 17 (41.46%) ITIL
12 17 (41.46%) Change Management
12 17 (41.46%) MPLS
13 16 (39.02%) Security Management
13 16 (39.02%) Penetration Testing
13 16 (39.02%) Business Continuity
13 16 (39.02%) Network Security
13 16 (39.02%) Cisco Nexus
13 16 (39.02%) Patch Management
13 16 (39.02%) Task Automation
13 16 (39.02%) Problem-Solving
13 16 (39.02%) Proactive Monitoring
14 15 (36.59%) Network Management
15 14 (34.15%) Cisco ASA

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 3 (7.32%) nginx
2 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (26.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 11 (26.83%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.51%) Office 365
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (100.00%) WAN
2 29 (70.73%) Firewall
3 24 (58.54%) VPN
4 23 (56.10%) Cisco IOS
5 22 (53.66%) Wireless
6 19 (46.34%) TCP/IP
6 19 (46.34%) VoIP
7 18 (43.90%) Cisco Wireless
7 18 (43.90%) Intrusion Detection
8 17 (41.46%) Cisco ISE
8 17 (41.46%) MPLS
9 16 (39.02%) Cisco Nexus
9 16 (39.02%) Network Security
10 14 (34.15%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (34.15%) IPsec
10 14 (34.15%) Multicast
10 14 (34.15%) SSL
11 8 (19.51%) BGP
11 8 (19.51%) OSPF
12 6 (14.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Banking
2 3 (7.32%) Legal
3 1 (2.44%) Electronics
3 1 (2.44%) Law
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (68.29%) Network Engineer
2 21 (51.22%) Senior Network Engineer
3 16 (39.02%) Network Security Engineer
3 16 (39.02%) Security Engineer
4 14 (34.15%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 14 (34.15%) Senior Security Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Operations Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) IT Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) LAN Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Network Communications Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Radar Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior IT Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) WLAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Private Cloud
3 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (56.10%) Windows
2 12 (29.27%) Linux
3 10 (24.39%) Windows Server
4 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) High Availability
2 20 (48.78%) Programme Delivery
3 17 (41.46%) Change Management
3 17 (41.46%) ITIL
4 16 (39.02%) Business Continuity
4 16 (39.02%) Patch Management
4 16 (39.02%) Penetration Testing
4 16 (39.02%) Proactive Monitoring
4 16 (39.02%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (39.02%) Security Management
4 16 (39.02%) Task Automation
5 15 (36.59%) Network Management
6 14 (34.15%) Vulnerability Management
7 13 (31.71%) SIEM
8 12 (29.27%) ITIL V3
8 12 (29.27%) Kalman Filter
8 12 (29.27%) Web Filtering
9 11 (26.83%) Project Management
10 5 (12.20%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (12.20%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) Perl
1 5 (12.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (68.29%) CCNP
1 28 (68.29%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (31.71%) Degree
3 11 (26.83%) CCDP
3 11 (26.83%) CISSP
4 8 (19.51%) CCNA
5 2 (4.88%) MCSA
5 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.44%) HNC
6 1 (2.44%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.44%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.44%) MCP
6 1 (2.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) GDPR
1 2 (4.88%) ISAE 3402
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (31.71%) Firmware
2 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
3 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (14.63%) Hyper-V
5 3 (7.32%) XenApp
5 3 (7.32%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.44%) KVM
7 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (34.15%) Cisco CUCM
1 14 (34.15%) Cisco UCCX
2 13 (31.71%) Nessus
3 11 (26.83%) TrustSec
4 4 (9.76%) SCCM
5 3 (7.32%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (7.32%) SCOM
5 3 (7.32%) SCVMM
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 34 (82.93%) Cisco
2 10 (24.39%) VMware
3 9 (21.95%) Juniper
4 5 (12.20%) CheckPoint
4 5 (12.20%) Citrix
4 5 (12.20%) SolarWinds
5 4 (9.76%) HP
5 4 (9.76%) NetApp
6 3 (7.32%) IronPort
6 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.32%) Mitel
7 1 (2.44%) Capita
7 1 (2.44%) Dell
7 1 (2.44%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.44%) Veeam