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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 39 58 54
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -4
Permanent jobs citing WAN 7 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.89% 0.38% 2.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.91% 2.08% 15.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 10
Average salary £35,000 £54,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.18% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £50,800 £30,850
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £57,200 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
44 96 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 11.86% 18.32% 14.88%
Number of salaries quoted 30 80 60
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,168 £33,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (76.92%) Windows
1 20 (76.92%) LAN
2 15 (57.69%) VMware
3 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
4 10 (38.46%) HP
4 10 (38.46%) Citrix
5 9 (34.62%) DHCP
6 8 (30.77%) Cisco
7 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
8 6 (23.08%) VPN
8 6 (23.08%) SAN
8 6 (23.08%) ITIL
8 6 (23.08%) Finance
9 5 (19.23%) Backup Exec
9 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (19.23%) UNIX
9 5 (19.23%) SQL
9 5 (19.23%) DNS
9 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (15.38%) Clustering
10 4 (15.38%) Mobile Computing
10 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
10 4 (15.38%) CCNA
10 4 (15.38%) NetApp
10 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (15.38%) MS Office
10 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
11 3 (11.54%) Oracle
11 3 (11.54%) OpenView
11 3 (11.54%) Tivoli

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (7.69%) IIS
1 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Office
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
1 1 (3.85%) PaaS
1 1 (3.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (76.92%) LAN
2 9 (34.62%) DHCP
3 6 (23.08%) VPN
3 6 (23.08%) SAN
4 5 (19.23%) DNS
5 3 (11.54%) Firewall
6 2 (7.69%) Wireless
6 2 (7.69%) FTP
6 2 (7.69%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (3.85%) MPLS
7 1 (3.85%) OSPF
7 1 (3.85%) BGP
7 1 (3.85%) EIGRP
7 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.85%) ADSL
7 1 (3.85%) ISDN
7 1 (3.85%) VLAN
7 1 (3.85%) Network Security
7 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Informix
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Network Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Operations Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Head of Infrastructure
4 2 (7.69%) Network Support
4 2 (7.69%) Transformation Programme Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Installations Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Support
4 2 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Programme Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Field Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Network Designer
5 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.85%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Middleware
1 1 (3.85%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
2 4 (15.38%) Mobile Computing
2 4 (15.38%) Clustering
3 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.85%) Handset
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (19.23%) UNIX
3 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.69%) Linux
5 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
3 2 (7.69%) Network Architecture
3 2 (7.69%) Logistics
4 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.85%) Network Management
4 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.85%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.85%) Patch Management
4 1 (3.85%) Security Patching
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (3.85%) Market Research
4 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.85%) Information Security
4 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.85%) Project Management
4 1 (3.85%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) CCNA
1 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (3.85%) MCP
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) XenApp
3 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Backup Exec
2 3 (11.54%) OVSD
2 3 (11.54%) OpenView
2 3 (11.54%) Tivoli
2 3 (11.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (11.54%) Nagios
3 1 (3.85%) WSUS
3 1 (3.85%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) VMware
2 10 (38.46%) HP
2 10 (38.46%) Citrix
3 8 (30.77%) Cisco
4 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 4 (15.38%) NetApp
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle
5 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.85%) Veeam
6 1 (3.85%) Avaya
6 1 (3.85%) Juniper
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