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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £19,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+163.15% -39.68%
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
55 119 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.22% 18.62% 14.50%
Number of salaries quoted 36 95 70
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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

WEP
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing WEP 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 WEP.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) COM
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) ADSL
1 2 (100.00%) ISDN
1 2 (100.00%) PSTN
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) WPA
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

WEP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing WEP 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 WEP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) ADSL
1 2 (100.00%) ISDN
1 2 (100.00%) PSTN
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) WPA
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Apple