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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 48 47 66
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +19
Permanent jobs citing WAN 10 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.13% 2.93% 1.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.90% 26.32% 6.36%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 7
Median salary £34,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £22,500 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £50,000 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
101 57 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.54% 11.13% 16.57%
Number of salaries quoted 87 39 86
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,950 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £63,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 30 June 2016.

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 30 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -7 9 £34,000 -2.85% 1
St Helens - 1 £45,000 -
WAN
North West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 18 (78.26%) LAN
2 14 (60.87%) Windows
3 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
4 9 (39.13%) MPLS
4 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
5 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
5 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (30.43%) VMware
6 7 (30.43%) VPLS
7 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (26.09%) DHCP
7 6 (26.09%) DNS
7 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (26.09%) Firewall
8 5 (21.74%) Finance
8 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (21.74%) Juniper
8 5 (21.74%) MCSA
8 5 (21.74%) MS Visio
8 5 (21.74%) Office 365
8 5 (21.74%) JNCIA
8 5 (21.74%) Wiki
9 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
9 4 (17.39%) Android
9 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (17.39%) MS Office
9 4 (17.39%) ITIL
9 4 (17.39%) VPN
10 3 (13.04%) Internet
10 3 (13.04%) A+ Certification

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 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Visio
2 4 (17.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Office 365
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.35%) IaaS
3 1 (4.35%) PaaS
3 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (78.26%) LAN
2 9 (39.13%) MPLS
3 7 (30.43%) VPLS
4 6 (26.09%) DHCP
4 6 (26.09%) DNS
4 6 (26.09%) Firewall
5 4 (17.39%) VPN
6 3 (13.04%) Internet
6 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
7 2 (8.70%) DSL
7 2 (8.70%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (8.70%) IP Telephony
7 2 (8.70%) iSCSI
7 2 (8.70%) NetScaler
7 2 (8.70%) SSH
7 2 (8.70%) Wireless
7 2 (8.70%) WLAN
8 1 (4.35%) NAS
8 1 (4.35%) SAN
8 1 (4.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Back Office
2 2 (8.70%) Law
2 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) IT Support
2 4 (17.39%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Implementation Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) ICT Assistant
3 3 (13.04%) ICT Support
3 3 (13.04%) IT Assistant
3 3 (13.04%) IT Support Assistant
3 3 (13.04%) Support Assistant
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Support
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) IT Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Network Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Support
4 2 (8.70%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Wiki
2 3 (13.04%) iPhone
3 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) HP StoreVirtual
3 2 (8.70%) iPad
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.70%) Replication
4 1 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (17.39%) Android
6 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
7 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
8 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
8 1 (4.35%) Linux
8 1 (4.35%) Solaris
8 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
2 3 (13.04%) Security Management
3 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (8.70%) Email Filtering
3 2 (8.70%) Information Security
3 2 (8.70%) Information Security Management
3 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (8.70%) Patch Management
3 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.70%) Web Filtering
4 1 (4.35%) CRM
4 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Security Operations
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (21.74%) JNCIA
2 5 (21.74%) MCSA
3 3 (13.04%) A+ Certification
3 3 (13.04%) MCITP
3 3 (13.04%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (8.70%) CCNA
4 2 (8.70%) CCNP
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.70%) Degree
4 2 (8.70%) MCSE
5 1 (4.35%) CISM
5 1 (4.35%) CISSP
5 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) vSphere
3 2 (8.70%) XenApp
3 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
1 1 (4.35%) SCSM
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) VMware
3 5 (21.74%) Juniper
4 3 (13.04%) Avaya
4 3 (13.04%) Citrix
5 2 (8.70%) EMC
5 2 (8.70%) HP
6 1 (4.35%) NetApp
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