The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 55 38 45
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 14 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.47% 1.98% 1.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.52% 15.00% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 7
Median salary £51,000 £26,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+96.15% -52.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £23,200 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,820 £32,000 £56,200
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
147 40 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 25.93% 13.20% 17.82%
Number of salaries quoted 92 23 64
Median salary £44,000 £26,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+69.23% -45.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,800 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £58,000 £40,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of job ads across the Liverpool region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Liverpool

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing WAN 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for WAN.

1 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
1 17 (73.91%) Firewall
2 15 (65.22%) DHCP
2 15 (65.22%) DNS
2 15 (65.22%) LAN
3 14 (60.87%) WLAN
4 12 (52.17%) Service Management
4 12 (52.17%) NHS
4 12 (52.17%) Internet
4 12 (52.17%) Security Management
4 12 (52.17%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (52.17%) VLAN
4 12 (52.17%) Network Security
5 10 (43.48%) Identity Access Management
6 8 (34.78%) Network Management
6 8 (34.78%) MPLS
7 6 (26.09%) VPLS
8 5 (21.74%) ITIL
8 5 (21.74%) Windows
9 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
9 4 (17.39%) MS Visio
9 4 (17.39%) VPN
9 4 (17.39%) Juniper
9 4 (17.39%) ITSM
9 4 (17.39%) VMware
9 4 (17.39%) Programme Management
9 4 (17.39%) JNCIA
9 4 (17.39%) Wiki
9 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (17.39%) Video Conferencing

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 (8.70%) IIS
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (73.91%) Firewall
2 15 (65.22%) DHCP
2 15 (65.22%) DNS
2 15 (65.22%) LAN
3 14 (60.87%) WLAN
4 12 (52.17%) Internet
4 12 (52.17%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (52.17%) Network Security
4 12 (52.17%) VLAN
5 8 (34.78%) MPLS
6 6 (26.09%) VPLS
7 4 (17.39%) VPN
8 2 (8.70%) DSL
8 2 (8.70%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (8.70%) IP Telephony
8 2 (8.70%) iSCSI
8 2 (8.70%) NetScaler
8 2 (8.70%) SSH
8 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
8 2 (8.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.35%) Informix
General
1 2 (8.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Network Security Manager
1 8 (34.78%) Security Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Technology Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Implementation Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Network Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Support
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Manager
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Identity Management Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) IT Security Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Network Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Support
4 2 (8.70%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Security Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) IT Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Service Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) NHS
2 4 (17.39%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (17.39%) Wiki
3 2 (8.70%) HP StoreVirtual
3 2 (8.70%) iPad
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Android
4 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.35%) Unix
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Security Management
1 12 (52.17%) Service Management
2 10 (43.48%) Identity Access Management
3 8 (34.78%) Network Management
4 5 (21.74%) ITIL
5 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
5 4 (17.39%) ITSM
5 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
5 4 (17.39%) Programme Management
5 4 (17.39%) Service Design
6 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (8.70%) Email Filtering
6 2 (8.70%) Information Security
6 2 (8.70%) Information Security Management
6 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (8.70%) Web Filtering
7 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) JNCIA
2 2 (8.70%) CCNA
2 2 (8.70%) CCNP
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.70%) MCSA
2 2 (8.70%) MCSE
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) vSphere
3 2 (8.70%) XenApp
3 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Nagios
1 1 (4.35%) OpenView
1 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Juniper
1 4 (17.39%) VMware
2 3 (13.04%) Avaya
2 3 (13.04%) Citrix
2 3 (13.04%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) EMC
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) NetApp
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds