The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
North West / Merseyside
Rank 54 61 40
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -21
Permanent jobs citing WAN 13 6 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.28% 1.14% 3.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.05% 7.59% 29.03%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 17
Median salary £42,500 £27,875 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+52.46% -2.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £23,075 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £51,750 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
81 79 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 14.19% 15.05% 12.47%
Number of salaries quoted 62 54 57
Median salary £44,000 £40,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,875 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,573 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

WAN
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Merseyside region.

WAN Salary Trend in Merseyside

WAN
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

WAN Salary Histogram in Merseyside

WAN
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +15 13 £42,500 +52.46% 2
WAN
North West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for WAN.

1 26 (76.47%) LAN
1 26 (76.47%) DNS
2 24 (70.59%) DHCP
3 23 (67.65%) Active Directory
3 23 (67.65%) Firewall
4 22 (64.71%) WLAN
5 21 (61.76%) Service Management
6 19 (55.88%) Network Security
7 17 (50.00%) VLAN
8 16 (47.06%) Intrusion Detection
8 16 (47.06%) NHS
9 13 (38.24%) Internet
9 13 (38.24%) ITIL
10 12 (35.29%) Security Management
10 12 (35.29%) Identity Access Management
11 9 (26.47%) Video Conferencing
11 9 (26.47%) Windows
11 9 (26.47%) VoIP
12 8 (23.53%) Cisco
12 8 (23.53%) PRINCE2
12 8 (23.53%) ITSM
12 8 (23.53%) Programme Management
12 8 (23.53%) Data Protection
12 8 (23.53%) Network Management
12 8 (23.53%) Service Design
12 8 (23.53%) Data Centre
12 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (17.65%) VMware
13 6 (17.65%) ISDN
13 6 (17.65%) Microsoft

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 4 (11.76%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
1 1 (2.94%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 26 (76.47%) DNS
1 26 (76.47%) LAN
2 24 (70.59%) DHCP
3 23 (67.65%) Firewall
4 22 (64.71%) WLAN
5 19 (55.88%) Network Security
6 17 (50.00%) VLAN
7 16 (47.06%) Intrusion Detection
8 13 (38.24%) Internet
9 9 (26.47%) VoIP
10 6 (17.65%) ISDN
10 6 (17.65%) VPN
11 5 (14.71%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (14.71%) DMVPN
11 5 (14.71%) IPsec
11 5 (14.71%) PSTN
12 4 (11.76%) Skype
12 4 (11.76%) SSL
13 3 (8.82%) NAS
13 3 (8.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) Informix
General
1 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
1 3 (8.82%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.88%) Back Office
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Network Security Manager
1 8 (23.53%) Security Manager
2 5 (14.71%) Technology Manager
3 4 (11.76%) Administrator
3 4 (11.76%) Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Identity Management Specialist
3 4 (11.76%) IT Security Specialist
3 4 (11.76%) Network Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Security Specialist
3 4 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Network Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Service Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Technical Manager
5 2 (5.88%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Wintel Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) IT Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Network Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 16 (47.06%) NHS
2 9 (26.47%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (23.53%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.94%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Windows
2 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.82%) Unix
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.88%) Linux
5 1 (2.94%) AIX
5 1 (2.94%) Solaris
5 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) Service Management
2 13 (38.24%) ITIL
3 12 (35.29%) Identity Access Management
3 12 (35.29%) Security Management
4 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (23.53%) Data Protection
4 8 (23.53%) ITSM
4 8 (23.53%) Network Management
4 8 (23.53%) PRINCE2
4 8 (23.53%) Programme Management
4 8 (23.53%) Service Design
5 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 3 (8.82%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
6 3 (8.82%) Logistics
6 3 (8.82%) Patch Management
7 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.94%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.82%) VB
4 2 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.94%) CCNA
3 1 (2.94%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (67.65%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) SCCM
2 3 (8.82%) Nagios
2 3 (8.82%) SCDPM
2 3 (8.82%) SCOM
2 3 (8.82%) SCVMM
3 2 (5.88%) OpenView
3 2 (5.88%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.94%) OVSD
4 1 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Cisco
2 6 (17.65%) HP
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) VMware
3 5 (14.71%) Meraki
4 4 (11.76%) Citrix
5 3 (8.82%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle
7 1 (2.94%) Apple
7 1 (2.94%) Brocade
7 1 (2.94%) NetApp
Merseyside
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Prescot, Merseyside
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: 12 days ago