Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for VLAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VLAN over the 6 months to 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 62 83 94
Rank change year-on-year +21 +11 -15
Permanent jobs citing VLAN 15 1 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.02% 0.11% 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.04% 0.69% 7.95%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 19
Merseyside median annual salary £32,500 £21,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +54.76% -52.27% +18.92%
10th Percentile £25,750 £19,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £38,750 £22,500 £54,730
North West median annual salary £38,250 £33,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.18% -10.67% -25.00%

VLAN 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 166 144 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 22.40% 16.13% 18.73%
Number of salaries quoted 120 107 172
Merseyside median annual salary £36,750 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.48% +10.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,650 £27,750 £26,025
90th Percentile £55,000 £61,250 £55,347
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% +1.33%

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for VLAN in Merseyside

VLAN
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for VLAN in Merseyside

VLAN
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. 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 - 7 £37,500 - 4
Birkenhead - 6 £32,500 -
Southport - 2 £26,500 -
VLAN
North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT jobs citing VLAN 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 VLAN.

1 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 11 (73.33%) VMware
3 10 (66.67%) Firewall
3 10 (66.67%) Citrix
4 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (60.00%) Windows
5 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
6 7 (46.67%) Windows 10
6 7 (46.67%) Skype for Business
6 7 (46.67%) Skype
6 7 (46.67%) Avaya
6 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
7 6 (40.00%) VoIP
7 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
7 6 (40.00%) SQL
7 6 (40.00%) VBScript
7 6 (40.00%) IIS
7 6 (40.00%) SAN
7 6 (40.00%) Dell
7 6 (40.00%) EMC
7 6 (40.00%) Nortel
7 6 (40.00%) MPLS
7 6 (40.00%) SCCM
7 6 (40.00%) SCOM
7 6 (40.00%) iSCSI
7 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
7 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (40.00%) Business Continuity
7 6 (40.00%) NetScaler
7 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012

VLAN
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 7 (46.67%) Skype for Business
2 6 (40.00%) IIS
2 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) Skype
3 6 (40.00%) iSCSI
3 6 (40.00%) MPLS
3 6 (40.00%) NetScaler
3 6 (40.00%) SAN
3 6 (40.00%) VoIP
4 5 (33.33%) WAN
5 2 (13.33%) DHCP
5 2 (13.33%) DNS
5 2 (13.33%) NAS
5 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (6.67%) FTP
6 1 (6.67%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (6.67%) VPN
General
1 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Administrator
1 8 (53.33%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (40.00%) Network Administrator
3 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Active Directory Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Active Directory Support
5 2 (13.33%) Active Directory Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Support
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix Support
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Exchange Support
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Support
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) SCADA
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) iPhone
2 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (46.67%) Windows 10
4 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Business Continuity
1 6 (40.00%) Business Continuity Management
1 6 (40.00%) Converged Infrastructure
1 6 (40.00%) Proactive Monitoring
1 6 (40.00%) Storage Management
2 4 (26.67%) Change Management
2 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (13.33%) ERP
3 2 (13.33%) High Availability
3 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Time Management
3 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Validation
4 1 (6.67%) Coaching
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
1 6 (40.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 6 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) FortiGate
1 6 (40.00%) SCCM
1 6 (40.00%) SCOM
1 6 (40.00%) vCenter Server
2 2 (13.33%) WSUS
3 1 (6.67%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 11 (73.33%) VMware
3 10 (66.67%) Citrix
4 7 (46.67%) Avaya
4 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 6 (40.00%) Dell
5 6 (40.00%) EMC
5 6 (40.00%) Extreme Networks
5 6 (40.00%) Nortel
5 6 (40.00%) Veeam
6 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
7 2 (13.33%) SAP
7 2 (13.33%) Siemens
8 1 (6.67%) HP
8 1 (6.67%) Mitel
8 1 (6.67%) Polycom
8 1 (6.67%) Red Box