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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 40 52 45
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 15 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.57% 2.65% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.61% 17.72% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 4
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £29,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% +16.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,500 £33,800
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
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
46 79 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 10.95% 14.96% 15.56%
Number of salaries quoted 34 55 46
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £27,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,800 £45,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Liverpool

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 24 (88.89%) LAN
2 21 (77.78%) Windows
3 14 (51.85%) VMware
4 12 (44.44%) Cisco
5 11 (40.74%) HP
6 10 (37.04%) Citrix
7 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 8 (29.63%) ITIL
8 8 (29.63%) DHCP
8 8 (29.63%) Mobile Computing
9 6 (22.22%) CCNA
9 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (22.22%) SAN
9 6 (22.22%) Backup Exec
10 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (18.52%) VPN
10 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (14.81%) Structured Cabling
11 4 (14.81%) DNS
11 4 (14.81%) UNIX
11 4 (14.81%) SQL
11 4 (14.81%) MS Office
11 4 (14.81%) NetApp
11 4 (14.81%) Clustering
12 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
12 3 (11.11%) OVSD
12 3 (11.11%) Oracle
12 3 (11.11%) Informix
12 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
12 3 (11.11%) OpenView

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Office
2 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
1 1 (3.70%) PaaS
1 1 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (88.89%) LAN
2 8 (29.63%) DHCP
3 6 (22.22%) SAN
4 5 (18.52%) VPN
5 4 (14.81%) DNS
5 4 (14.81%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (7.41%) VSAT
6 2 (7.41%) 4G
6 2 (7.41%) ADSL
6 2 (7.41%) ISDN
6 2 (7.41%) FTP
6 2 (7.41%) MPLS
7 1 (3.70%) OSPF
7 1 (3.70%) BGP
7 1 (3.70%) EIGRP
7 1 (3.70%) Firewall
7 1 (3.70%) Wireless
7 1 (3.70%) VLAN
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Informix
General
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Network Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Network Support
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco Support
3 4 (14.81%) Field Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Installations Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Network Designer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) IT Security Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Designer
6 1 (3.70%) Desktop Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Mobile Computing
2 4 (14.81%) Clustering
3 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.41%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (14.81%) UNIX
4 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.70%) Linux
5 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) ITIL
2 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 3 (11.11%) Network Architecture
3 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
3 2 (7.41%) Project Management
3 2 (7.41%) Process Management
3 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Management
3 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (7.41%) Logistics
4 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.70%) Information Security
4 1 (3.70%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) CCNA
1 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (3.70%) MCP
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Backup Exec
2 3 (11.11%) OVSD
2 3 (11.11%) OpenView
2 3 (11.11%) Tivoli
2 3 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (11.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) VMware
2 12 (44.44%) Cisco
3 11 (40.74%) HP
4 10 (37.04%) Citrix
5 4 (14.81%) NetApp
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle
6 3 (11.11%) SolarWinds
7 2 (7.41%) Veeam
Liverpool, Merseyside
Newton Blue
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago