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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP)
Rank - 54 77
Permanent jobs citing WEP 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.75% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £19,000 £19,000
UK excluding London average salary - £19,000 £19,000
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
85 57 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 15.74% 12.03% 12.35%
Number of salaries quoted 57 50 57
Average salary £40,000 £32,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £19,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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