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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 42 56 50
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Permanent jobs citing WAN 16 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.23% 2.24% 2.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.63% 16.28% 16.18%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 9
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% +24.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £27,500 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £44,500 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
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
54 86 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.91% 13.74% 15.21%
Number of salaries quoted 40 62 57
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,789 £27,500 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 6 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 6 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 +12 15 £37,500 +10.29% 2
WAN
North West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 6 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 26 (89.66%) LAN
2 21 (72.41%) Windows
3 15 (51.72%) VMware
4 14 (48.28%) Cisco
5 11 (37.93%) HP
5 11 (37.93%) Citrix
6 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
7 9 (31.03%) DHCP
7 9 (31.03%) ITIL
8 8 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (27.59%) Mobile Computing
9 7 (24.14%) CCNA
9 7 (24.14%) SAN
10 6 (20.69%) VPN
10 6 (20.69%) Backup Exec
11 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (17.24%) DNS
11 5 (17.24%) NetApp
11 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (13.79%) UNIX
12 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
12 4 (13.79%) MS Office
12 4 (13.79%) SQL
12 4 (13.79%) Structured Cabling
12 4 (13.79%) Clustering
13 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
13 3 (10.34%) OVSD
13 3 (10.34%) VLAN
13 3 (10.34%) XenApp
13 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Office
2 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
1 1 (3.45%) PaaS
1 1 (3.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (89.66%) LAN
2 9 (31.03%) DHCP
3 7 (24.14%) SAN
4 6 (20.69%) VPN
5 5 (17.24%) DNS
6 4 (13.79%) Structured Cabling
7 3 (10.34%) VLAN
7 3 (10.34%) MPLS
8 2 (6.90%) Firewall
8 2 (6.90%) FTP
8 2 (6.90%) ADSL
8 2 (6.90%) ISDN
8 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
8 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (6.90%) VSAT
8 2 (6.90%) 4G
9 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (3.45%) HSRP
9 1 (3.45%) GLBP
9 1 (3.45%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Informix
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Analyst
1 6 (20.69%) Network Engineer
1 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Network Support
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco Support
3 4 (13.79%) Field Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Installations Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Network Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) IT Security Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Mobile Computing
2 4 (13.79%) Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.90%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.45%) FlexPod
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (72.41%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (13.79%) UNIX
4 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.45%) Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) ITIL
2 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
2 3 (10.34%) Network Architecture
3 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Management
3 2 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
3 2 (6.90%) Project Management
3 2 (6.90%) Process Management
3 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (6.90%) Logistics
4 1 (3.45%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.45%) Information Security
4 1 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.45%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (24.14%) CCNA
3 2 (6.90%) CCNP
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.45%) MCP
4 1 (3.45%) MCSE
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) XenApp
3 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.45%) vSphere
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Backup Exec
2 3 (10.34%) OVSD
2 3 (10.34%) OpenView
2 3 (10.34%) Tivoli
2 3 (10.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (10.34%) Nagios
3 1 (3.45%) WSUS
3 1 (3.45%) SCCM
3 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) VMware
2 14 (48.28%) Cisco
3 11 (37.93%) HP
3 11 (37.93%) Citrix
4 5 (17.24%) NetApp
5 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.34%) Oracle
6 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds
7 2 (6.90%) Veeam
8 1 (3.45%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.45%) Avaya
8 1 (3.45%) IBM
8 1 (3.45%) Meraki
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