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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 38 62 52
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -10
Permanent jobs citing WAN 12 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.99% 0.93% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.67% 5.62% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 5
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,900 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £47,000 £37,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
45 89 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 11.22% 16.60% 13.76%
Number of salaries quoted 33 70 50
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 June 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Liverpool

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 25 (80.65%) LAN
2 22 (70.97%) Windows
3 15 (48.39%) VMware
4 12 (38.71%) Cisco
5 11 (35.48%) HP
6 10 (32.26%) Citrix
6 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
7 8 (25.81%) ITIL
7 8 (25.81%) DHCP
7 8 (25.81%) Mobile Computing
7 8 (25.81%) Data Centre
8 6 (19.35%) CCNA
8 6 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (19.35%) Backup Exec
8 6 (19.35%) SAN
9 5 (16.13%) Finance
9 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (16.13%) VPN
9 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (12.90%) Structured Cabling
10 4 (12.90%) DNS
10 4 (12.90%) UNIX
10 4 (12.90%) SQL
10 4 (12.90%) MS Office
10 4 (12.90%) Clustering
10 4 (12.90%) NetApp
11 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (9.68%) Oracle
11 3 (9.68%) Informix
11 3 (9.68%) MS Excel

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (6.45%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Office
2 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
1 1 (3.23%) PaaS
1 1 (3.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (80.65%) LAN
2 8 (25.81%) DHCP
3 6 (19.35%) SAN
4 5 (16.13%) VPN
5 4 (12.90%) DNS
5 4 (12.90%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (6.45%) VSAT
6 2 (6.45%) 4G
6 2 (6.45%) ADSL
6 2 (6.45%) ISDN
6 2 (6.45%) FTP
6 2 (6.45%) MPLS
6 2 (6.45%) Firewall
7 1 (3.23%) Wireless
7 1 (3.23%) VLAN
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.23%) OSPF
7 1 (3.23%) BGP
7 1 (3.23%) EIGRP
7 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Informix
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Network Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Field Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Network Support
3 4 (12.90%) Cisco Support
3 4 (12.90%) Installations Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Programme Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Transformation Programme Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) IT Security Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Designer
6 1 (3.23%) Head of Infrastructure
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Mobile Computing
1 8 (25.81%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.90%) Clustering
3 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (12.90%) UNIX
4 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.23%) Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) ITIL
2 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
2 3 (9.68%) Network Architecture
3 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Management
3 2 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (6.45%) Logistics
3 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
3 2 (6.45%) Project Management
3 2 (6.45%) Process Management
3 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.23%) Information Security
4 1 (3.23%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) CCNA
1 6 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (3.23%) MCP
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) XenApp
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Backup Exec
2 3 (9.68%) OVSD
2 3 (9.68%) OpenView
2 3 (9.68%) Tivoli
2 3 (9.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (9.68%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) VMware
2 12 (38.71%) Cisco
3 11 (35.48%) HP
4 10 (32.26%) Citrix
5 4 (12.90%) NetApp
6 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.68%) Oracle
6 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds
7 2 (6.45%) Veeam
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