The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Liverpool region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 60 56 58
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 2 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.38% 1.49% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.17% 10.45% 8.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 7
Average salary £54,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.28% -17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
92 67 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 17.59% 14.29% 16.17%
Number of salaries quoted 76 56 83
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £25,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
Merseyside

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 22 July 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 15 (83.33%) HP
2 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 14 (77.78%) TCP/IP
3 12 (66.67%) Windows
3 12 (66.67%) Cisco
4 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
5 10 (55.56%) ITIL
5 10 (55.56%) VPN
5 10 (55.56%) MS Exchange
5 10 (55.56%) Finance
5 10 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (50.00%) Fat Client
6 9 (50.00%) iPhone
6 9 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
6 9 (50.00%) Blackberry
6 9 (50.00%) VLAN
6 9 (50.00%) Thin Client
7 8 (44.44%) LAN
8 7 (38.89%) SQL
9 6 (33.33%) VMware
9 6 (33.33%) Firewall
9 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
10 5 (27.78%) Problem Management
10 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
10 5 (27.78%) DNS
10 5 (27.78%) SLA
10 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (27.78%) DHCP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 10 (55.56%) MS Exchange
1 10 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) TCP/IP
2 10 (55.56%) VPN
3 9 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
3 9 (50.00%) VLAN
4 8 (44.44%) LAN
5 6 (33.33%) Firewall
6 5 (27.78%) DNS
6 5 (27.78%) DHCP
7 1 (5.56%) Network Security
7 1 (5.56%) Wireless
7 1 (5.56%) MPLS
7 1 (5.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Informix
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Service Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Service Desk Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Team Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) WSH
2 1 (5.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 9 (50.00%) iPhone
1 9 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 9 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (16.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Problem Management
3 3 (16.67%) Investment Management
3 3 (16.67%) Wealth Management
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.56%) Network Design
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) VB
2 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.56%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 4 (22.22%) XenApp
3 4 (22.22%) XenServer
4 1 (5.56%) vSphere
4 1 (5.56%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Backup Exec
1 4 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) OVSD
2 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.56%) Nagios
2 1 (5.56%) OpenView
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) HP
2 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 12 (66.67%) Cisco
4 6 (33.33%) VMware
5 4 (22.22%) Symantec
5 4 (22.22%) Kaspersky
6 3 (16.67%) Sage
7 2 (11.11%) Citrix
8 1 (5.56%) Aruba
8 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
8 1 (5.56%) Mitel
8 1 (5.56%) NetApp
8 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
8 1 (5.56%) Oracle