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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 48 50 60
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Permanent jobs citing WAN 7 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.78% 3.44% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.42% 24.62% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 1
Average salary £28,500 £40,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.06% +8.66%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
38 65 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 9.64% 13.98% 13.27%
Number of salaries quoted 31 47 43
Average salary £32,000 £34,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.24% -7.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Liverpool

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (86.67%) LAN
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco
3 6 (40.00%) CCNA
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) VPN
4 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
4 4 (26.67%) HP
4 4 (26.67%) CCNP
4 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
4 4 (26.67%) Mobile Computing
4 4 (26.67%) Firewall
5 3 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (20.00%) VMware
5 3 (20.00%) OSPF
5 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) VoIP
5 3 (20.00%) DHCP
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (13.33%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
6 2 (13.33%) RIP
6 2 (13.33%) SLA
6 2 (13.33%) PBX
6 2 (13.33%) Citrix
6 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
6 2 (13.33%) Juniper
6 2 (13.33%) SAN

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Lync
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) LAN
2 6 (40.00%) VPN
3 4 (26.67%) Firewall
4 3 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
4 3 (20.00%) OSPF
4 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (20.00%) VoIP
4 3 (20.00%) DHCP
5 2 (13.33%) RIP
5 2 (13.33%) PBX
5 2 (13.33%) SAN
5 2 (13.33%) MPLS
5 2 (13.33%) Wireless
6 1 (6.67%) 4G
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (6.67%) Network Security
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (6.67%) VSAT
6 1 (6.67%) VLAN
6 1 (6.67%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Network Support
3 2 (13.33%) Field Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Installations Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Support
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (6.67%) iPhone
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Management
2 2 (13.33%) Network Management
2 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Coaching
3 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.67%) Process Management
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) CCNA
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CCNP
3 2 (13.33%) CCSA
3 2 (13.33%) CCSE
4 1 (6.67%) MCTS
4 1 (6.67%) MCITP
4 1 (6.67%) MCPD
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (26.67%) HP
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) Juniper
4 2 (13.33%) Fortinet
4 2 (13.33%) Riverbed
5 1 (6.67%) Aruba
5 1 (6.67%) Veeam
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle
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