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

Local Area Network (LAN)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 80 65
Rank change year-on-year +8 -15 +5
Permanent jobs citing LAN 13 32 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.44% 2.51% 2.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.35% 12.65% 14.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9 26 17
Merseyside median annual salary £39,500 £45,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.19% +35.82% -39.09%
10th Percentile £25,000 £33,125 £22,500
90th Percentile £43,250 £54,730 £43,300
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +19.40%

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 139 253 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 15.43% 19.86% 16.51%
Number of salaries quoted 103 175 101
Merseyside median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,386 £52,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -

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 January 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 January 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 +13 13 £39,500 -23.30% 11
Birkenhead - 1 £25,000 -
LAN
North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for LAN.

1 13 (100.00%) WAN
2 10 (76.92%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (38.46%) Android
5 5 (38.46%) Office 365
5 5 (38.46%) VoIP
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (38.46%) Firewall
5 5 (38.46%) Finance
6 4 (30.77%) Network+ Certification
6 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
6 4 (30.77%) A+ Certification
6 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
6 4 (30.77%) iPhone
6 4 (30.77%) Data Protection
7 3 (23.08%) Marketing
7 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
7 3 (23.08%) VPN
7 3 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (23.08%) Wireless
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (15.38%) Internet
8 2 (15.38%) DNS
8 2 (15.38%) DHCP
8 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
8 2 (15.38%) Cisco

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 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) VoIP
3 3 (23.08%) VPN
3 3 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (23.08%) Wireless
4 2 (15.38%) DHCP
4 2 (15.38%) DNS
4 2 (15.38%) Internet
4 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
4 2 (15.38%) Network Security
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (7.69%) DMVPN
5 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
5 1 (7.69%) NX-OS
5 1 (7.69%) Wireless Security
5 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
5 1 (7.69%) xDSL
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Marketing
2 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) IT Support
2 4 (30.77%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Support
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) 802.1X
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) iPhone
2 2 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (7.69%) Fintech
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (38.46%) Android
5 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Data Protection
2 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Security
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) Quantitative Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) SIEM
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) A+ Certification
1 4 (30.77%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CISM
3 1 (7.69%) CISSP
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Avaya
3 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) F5
3 1 (7.69%) NICE Systems
3 1 (7.69%) Polycom
3 1 (7.69%) Riverbed
3 1 (7.69%) Splunk