The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 58 44 58
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Permanent jobs citing WAN 6 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.14% 2.92% 2.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.50% 25.93% 22.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 15
Average salary £27,875 £28,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.19% -17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,075 £23,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.63%
WAN
North West

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
80 54 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 15.24% 11.27% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 52 49 57
Average salary £36,500 £32,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.06% -7.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £19,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Merseyside

WAN
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -8 6 £27,875 -2.19% 2
WAN
North West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 18 (69.23%) LAN
2 12 (46.15%) VoIP
3 11 (42.31%) Windows
4 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 10 (38.46%) Telecoms
5 9 (34.62%) Wireless
6 8 (30.77%) Project Management
6 8 (30.77%) GSM
6 8 (30.77%) PBX
6 8 (30.77%) IVR
6 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 8 (30.77%) Unified Communications
7 7 (26.92%) VMware
7 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
8 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
8 6 (23.08%) Cisco
8 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 6 (23.08%) Citrix
9 5 (19.23%) Logistics
9 5 (19.23%) XenApp
10 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
10 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (15.38%) Firewall
10 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (15.38%) MS Office
10 4 (15.38%) ITIL
11 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
11 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
11 3 (11.54%) CCNP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) IaaS
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
1 1 (3.85%) PaaS
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (69.23%) LAN
2 12 (46.15%) VoIP
3 9 (34.62%) Wireless
4 8 (30.77%) GSM
4 8 (30.77%) PBX
4 8 (30.77%) Unified Communications
5 4 (15.38%) Firewall
6 3 (11.54%) DHCP
6 3 (11.54%) DNS
6 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
7 2 (7.69%) SAN
8 1 (3.85%) BGP
8 1 (3.85%) DSL
8 1 (3.85%) EIGRP
8 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (3.85%) MPLS
8 1 (3.85%) OSPF
8 1 (3.85%) SMTP
8 1 (3.85%) VPN
8 1 (3.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.54%) Law
3 1 (3.85%) Back Office
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Project Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) VoIP Project Manager
3 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Network Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Service Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Telecoms Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Unified Communications Manager
5 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Telephony Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Voice Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) IT Support
6 1 (3.85%) IT Technician
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) IVR
2 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
2 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (3.85%) NHS
3 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
3 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) Linux
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Project Management
1 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 5 (19.23%) Logistics
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL
4 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Email Filtering
4 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.85%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Patch Management
4 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Validation
4 1 (3.85%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (11.54%) CCNA
2 3 (11.54%) CCNP
3 1 (3.85%) Avaya Certification
3 1 (3.85%) CCDP
3 1 (3.85%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (3.85%) MCSA
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (19.23%) XenApp
4 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.85%) vSphere
5 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) VMware
2 6 (23.08%) Cisco
2 6 (23.08%) Citrix
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) Avaya
4 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.85%) Dell
4 1 (3.85%) EMC
4 1 (3.85%) HP
4 1 (3.85%) NetApp
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