The table below looks at the statistics for WEP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WEP over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP)
Rank - 62 -
Permanent jobs citing WEP 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.40% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.28% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £19,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.05% +5.55%
WEP
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
83 61 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 20.15% 12.13% 13.07%
Number of salaries quoted 71 50 61
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WEP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WEP across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WEP Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

WEP
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WEP across the Merseyside region.

WEP Salary Trend in Merseyside