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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 53 55 64
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Permanent jobs citing WAN 7 19 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.54% 3.28% 1.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.73% 26.03% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 4
Average salary £28,500 £34,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £28,900 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £47,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.31% +1.33%
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
51 73 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.18% 12.59% 14.93%
Number of salaries quoted 43 55 68
Average salary £32,000 £34,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.24% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 +5 7 £28,500 -30.06% 2
WAN
North West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 14 (87.50%) LAN
2 11 (68.75%) Cisco
3 6 (37.50%) CCNA
3 6 (37.50%) VPN
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (25.00%) HP
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) CCNP
4 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (25.00%) Firewall
4 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 4 (25.00%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (18.75%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (18.75%) Wireless
5 3 (18.75%) SLA
5 3 (18.75%) OSPF
5 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 3 (18.75%) Citrix
5 3 (18.75%) VoIP
5 3 (18.75%) DHCP
6 2 (12.50%) PBX
6 2 (12.50%) SQL
6 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 2 (12.50%) Juniper
6 2 (12.50%) SAN
6 2 (12.50%) RIP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Lync
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) LAN
2 6 (37.50%) VPN
3 4 (25.00%) Firewall
4 3 (18.75%) Structured Cabling
4 3 (18.75%) Wireless
4 3 (18.75%) OSPF
4 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 3 (18.75%) VoIP
4 3 (18.75%) DHCP
5 2 (12.50%) PBX
5 2 (12.50%) SAN
5 2 (12.50%) RIP
5 2 (12.50%) MPLS
6 1 (6.25%) 4G
6 1 (6.25%) VSAT
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (6.25%) VLAN
6 1 (6.25%) IMAP
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Network Support
3 2 (12.50%) Field Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Installations Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Telecoms Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Support
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support
4 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) iPhone
3 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
2 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 2 (12.50%) Network Management
2 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Management
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) Coaching
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
3 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.25%) ITSM
3 1 (6.25%) Process Management
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) CCNA
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (25.00%) CCNP
3 2 (12.50%) CCSA
3 2 (12.50%) CCSE
4 1 (6.25%) MCTS
4 1 (6.25%) MCITP
4 1 (6.25%) MCPD
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) HP
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) Juniper
4 2 (12.50%) Fortinet
4 2 (12.50%) Riverbed
5 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
5 1 (6.25%) Aruba
5 1 (6.25%) Veeam
5 1 (6.25%) NetApp
5 1 (6.25%) Avaya
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle
Liverpool, Merseyside
Roc Search
Salary: £23000 per annum
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Liverpool, Merseyside
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
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