The table below looks at the statistics for WEP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WEP over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing WEP 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +11.11%
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
97 55 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.37% 11.16% 15.54%
Number of salaries quoted 82 40 77
Median salary £36,250 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WEP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing WEP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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