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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP)
Rank - - 72
Permanent jobs citing WEP 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £23,500
UK excluding London average salary - £25,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
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
77 82 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 14.15% 13.12% 13.86%
Number of salaries quoted 67 59 69
Average salary £40,500 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.40% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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