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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 44 47 58
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Permanent jobs citing WAN 9 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.03% 3.16% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 21.13% 6.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 5
Average salary £52,500 £53,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +25.29%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
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
81 71 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 18.24% 14.95% 15.56%
Number of salaries quoted 71 50 69
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +26.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £65,000
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 18 September 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Liverpool

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 12 (66.67%) VPN
3 11 (61.11%) TCP/IP
3 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
4 10 (55.56%) HP
5 9 (50.00%) LAN
6 8 (44.44%) ITIL
6 8 (44.44%) Thin Client
6 8 (44.44%) Blackberry
6 8 (44.44%) Finance
6 8 (44.44%) VLAN
6 8 (44.44%) Fat Client
6 8 (44.44%) iPhone
6 8 (44.44%) Structured Cabling
7 7 (38.89%) Windows
7 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
8 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 6 (33.33%) Firewall
8 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (27.78%) SLA
9 5 (27.78%) CCNP
9 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
9 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (27.78%) SQL
10 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
10 4 (22.22%) VoIP
10 4 (22.22%) CCNA
10 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
10 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
10 4 (22.22%) Coaching

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.56%) Lync
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) VPN
2 11 (61.11%) TCP/IP
3 9 (50.00%) LAN
4 8 (44.44%) VLAN
4 8 (44.44%) Structured Cabling
5 6 (33.33%) Firewall
6 4 (22.22%) VoIP
7 3 (16.67%) Wireless
7 3 (16.67%) OSPF
7 3 (16.67%) DHCP
8 2 (11.11%) RIP
8 2 (11.11%) PBX
8 2 (11.11%) MPLS
8 2 (11.11%) Network Security
9 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (5.56%) BGP
9 1 (5.56%) SAN
9 1 (5.56%) DNS
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Service Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Service Desk Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Telecoms Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Team Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Network Support
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Thin Client
1 8 (44.44%) Blackberry
1 8 (44.44%) Fat Client
1 8 (44.44%) iPhone
2 3 (16.67%) CMDB
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
2 4 (22.22%) Coaching
3 3 (16.67%) Wealth Management
3 3 (16.67%) Investment Management
3 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.11%) Network Management
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Network Design
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) CCNP
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (22.22%) CCNA
3 2 (11.11%) CCSA
3 2 (11.11%) CCSE
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) XenApp
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (5.56%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (5.56%) XenServer
4 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.56%) vSphere
4 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
1 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 10 (55.56%) HP
4 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
5 3 (16.67%) Sage
5 3 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (11.11%) Juniper
6 2 (11.11%) Aruba
6 2 (11.11%) Fortinet
6 2 (11.11%) Riverbed
7 1 (5.56%) Kaspersky
7 1 (5.56%) Mitel
7 1 (5.56%) NetApp
7 1 (5.56%) Symantec
7 1 (5.56%) Citrix
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Sanderson
Salary: £32000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago