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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 34 44 52
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +8
Permanent jobs citing WAN 13 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.96% 2.51% 2.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.06% 23.81% 14.77%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 12
Median salary £33,250 £37,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.33% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £22,500 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £41,250 £44,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +13.33%
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
72 42 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 21.95% 10.53% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 60 31 64
Median salary £38,000 £37,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.66% -16.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £53,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 14 (73.68%) LAN
2 10 (52.63%) Windows
3 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
5 6 (31.58%) VPLS
5 6 (31.58%) MPLS
6 5 (26.32%) Juniper
6 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (26.32%) Finance
6 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
6 5 (26.32%) MS Visio
6 5 (26.32%) JNCIA
6 5 (26.32%) Wiki
6 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (21.05%) Office 365
7 4 (21.05%) VMware
7 4 (21.05%) DHCP
7 4 (21.05%) DNS
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (21.05%) ITIL
7 4 (21.05%) MCSA
8 3 (15.79%) Firewall
8 3 (15.79%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (15.79%) A+ Certification
8 3 (15.79%) MS Office
8 3 (15.79%) MCITP
8 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
8 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (15.79%) Android

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 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Visio
2 3 (15.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) IaaS
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) PaaS
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) LAN
2 6 (31.58%) MPLS
2 6 (31.58%) VPLS
3 4 (21.05%) DHCP
3 4 (21.05%) DNS
4 3 (15.79%) Firewall
5 2 (10.53%) SAN
5 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.26%) DSL
6 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (5.26%) Internet
6 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
6 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
6 1 (5.26%) NAS
6 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
6 1 (5.26%) SMTP
6 1 (5.26%) VoIP
6 1 (5.26%) VPN
6 1 (5.26%) Wireless
6 1 (5.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Back Office
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) 1st Line Support
1 4 (21.05%) Analyst
1 4 (21.05%) Implementation Engineer
1 4 (21.05%) IT Support
2 3 (15.79%) ICT Assistant
2 3 (15.79%) ICT Support
2 3 (15.79%) IT Assistant
2 3 (15.79%) IT Support Assistant
2 3 (15.79%) Support Assistant
3 2 (10.53%) IT Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Operations Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Wiki
2 3 (15.79%) iPhone
3 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.26%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (5.26%) iPad
4 1 (5.26%) NHS
4 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.79%) Android
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.26%) Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Solaris
5 1 (5.26%) Unix
5 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
3 2 (10.53%) Patch Management
4 1 (5.26%) CRM
4 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Email Filtering
4 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Security Management
4 1 (5.26%) Security Operations
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) JNCIA
2 4 (21.05%) MCSA
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (15.79%) A+ Certification
3 3 (15.79%) MCITP
3 3 (15.79%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (10.53%) CCNA
4 2 (10.53%) CCNP
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.26%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (5.26%) CISM
5 1 (5.26%) CISSP
5 1 (5.26%) Degree
5 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) MCSE
5 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
3 1 (5.26%) XenApp
3 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) SCSM
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Juniper
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) Avaya
5 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.26%) EMC
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) NetApp