The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 36 48 46
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 8 7 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.52% 1.58% 3.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.51% 8.05% 24.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 15
Average salary £32,500 £55,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.90% +32.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £41,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £56,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
WAN
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Communications & Networking Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
39 87 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 12.30% 19.64% 14.01%
Number of salaries quoted 23 72 49
Average salary £30,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

WAN
Salary Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Liverpool region.

WAN Salary Trend in Liverpool

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN.

1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) LAN
3 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
3 12 (63.16%) VMware
4 11 (57.89%) Citrix
5 7 (36.84%) HP
5 7 (36.84%) SAN
6 6 (31.58%) SQL
7 5 (26.32%) ITIL
7 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
7 5 (26.32%) DHCP
7 5 (26.32%) VPN
7 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
8 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
8 4 (21.05%) UNIX
8 4 (21.05%) MS Office
8 4 (21.05%) Firewall
8 4 (21.05%) Finance
9 3 (15.79%) Backup Exec
9 3 (15.79%) Clustering
9 3 (15.79%) OVSD
9 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (15.79%) NetApp
9 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
9 3 (15.79%) Oracle
9 3 (15.79%) Informix

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (10.53%) IIS
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (21.05%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) LAN
2 7 (36.84%) SAN
3 5 (26.32%) DHCP
3 5 (26.32%) VPN
4 4 (21.05%) Firewall
5 2 (10.53%) Wireless
5 2 (10.53%) DNS
6 1 (5.26%) VLAN
6 1 (5.26%) Network Security
6 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.26%) NAS
6 1 (5.26%) PABX
6 1 (5.26%) HSRP
6 1 (5.26%) GLBP
6 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.26%) VoIP
6 1 (5.26%) OSPF
6 1 (5.26%) BGP
6 1 (5.26%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Informix
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Law
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (15.79%) Service Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Operations Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Head of Infrastructure
4 2 (10.53%) Programme Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Transformation Programme Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Head of Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Architecture Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Head of IT
5 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
1 1 (5.26%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Clustering
2 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (21.05%) UNIX
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (15.79%) Logistics
2 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.26%) Market Research
3 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
3 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.26%) Network Management
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.26%) Patch Management
3 1 (5.26%) Security Patching
3 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) VBA
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.79%) XenApp
4 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) OpenView
1 3 (15.79%) Tivoli
1 3 (15.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (15.79%) Nagios
1 3 (15.79%) Backup Exec
1 3 (15.79%) OVSD
2 1 (5.26%) WSUS
2 1 (5.26%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) VMware
2 11 (57.89%) Citrix
3 7 (36.84%) HP
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco
4 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
4 3 (15.79%) NetApp
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.26%) Dell
6 1 (5.26%) Avaya
6 1 (5.26%) Juniper
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