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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 46 56 48
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Permanent jobs citing WAN 13 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.73% 2.09% 2.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.53% 13.54% 18.84%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 10
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +26.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,900 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,750 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
53 96 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.11% 15.46% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 38 72 57
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £47,500 £52,500
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +11 10 £37,500 +8.69% 2
WAN
North West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 28 (90.32%) LAN
2 21 (67.74%) Windows
3 17 (54.84%) VMware
4 16 (51.61%) Cisco
5 13 (41.94%) Citrix
6 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
7 11 (35.48%) DHCP
7 11 (35.48%) ITIL
7 11 (35.48%) HP
8 10 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (29.03%) SAN
9 9 (29.03%) CCNA
10 8 (25.81%) VPN
10 8 (25.81%) Mobile Computing
11 7 (22.58%) NetApp
11 7 (22.58%) DNS
12 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
12 6 (19.35%) Backup Exec
13 5 (16.13%) VLAN
13 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (16.13%) XenApp
13 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
13 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (16.13%) MPLS
13 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
14 4 (12.90%) MS Office
14 4 (12.90%) SQL
14 4 (12.90%) CCNP
14 4 (12.90%) UNIX
14 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Office
2 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) IaaS
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
1 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (90.32%) LAN
2 11 (35.48%) DHCP
3 9 (29.03%) SAN
4 8 (25.81%) VPN
5 7 (22.58%) DNS
6 5 (16.13%) VLAN
6 5 (16.13%) MPLS
7 4 (12.90%) Structured Cabling
7 4 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (9.68%) IPsec
8 3 (9.68%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (9.68%) iSCSI
8 3 (9.68%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (9.68%) FCoE
8 3 (9.68%) H.323
8 3 (9.68%) DSL
8 3 (9.68%) Internet
8 3 (9.68%) SSL
8 3 (9.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.68%) Informix
General
1 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.68%) Legal
3 2 (6.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Network Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Field Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Installations Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Cisco Support
4 4 (12.90%) Network Support
5 3 (9.68%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) IT Security Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) Designer
7 1 (3.23%) Desktop Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Mobile Computing
2 4 (12.90%) Clustering
3 3 (9.68%) FlexPod
3 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
4 2 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (12.90%) UNIX
4 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.23%) Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) ITIL
2 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity
3 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
3 3 (9.68%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (9.68%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (9.68%) Network Architecture
4 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.45%) Project Management
4 2 (6.45%) Process Management
4 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Management
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (6.45%) Logistics
5 1 (3.23%) Information Security
5 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.23%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (29.03%) CCNA
3 4 (12.90%) CCNP
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (9.68%) MCSE
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.23%) MCP
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) XenApp
3 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.68%) XenDesktop
3 3 (9.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Backup Exec
2 3 (9.68%) WSUS
2 3 (9.68%) SCCM
2 3 (9.68%) SCOM
2 3 (9.68%) OVSD
2 3 (9.68%) Tivoli
2 3 (9.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (9.68%) Nagios
2 3 (9.68%) OpenView
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) VMware
2 16 (51.61%) Cisco
3 13 (41.94%) Citrix
4 11 (35.48%) HP
5 7 (22.58%) NetApp
6 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
7 3 (9.68%) Meraki
7 3 (9.68%) Riverbed
7 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds
7 3 (9.68%) IBM
7 3 (9.68%) Oracle
8 2 (6.45%) Veeam
9 1 (3.23%) Avaya
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