Period
to 21 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 23 13
Rank change year-on-year -3 -10 +13
Permanent jobs citing Degree 46 67 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 6.57% 7.96% 11.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.62% 28.51% 51.12%
Number of salaries quoted 45 49 80
Liverpool median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -20.00% -24.34%
10th Percentile £28,750 £19,500 £22,700
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,500 £65,750
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -13.58% -26.36%

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Liverpool
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 141 235 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 20.14% 27.91% 23.42%
Number of salaries quoted 126 144 111
Liverpool median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -11.76%
10th Percentile £25,700 £21,625 £25,500
90th Percentile £63,125 £56,025 £60,000
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -5.00%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Liverpool.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Liverpool

Degree
Salary Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree in Liverpool.

Salary trend for Degree in Liverpool

Degree
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Liverpool over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Liverpool region with a requirement for Degree.

1 18 (39.13%) Linux
2 17 (36.96%) Computer Science
3 16 (34.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (32.61%) High Availability
5 12 (26.09%) PHP
5 12 (26.09%) Nagios
5 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (23.91%) Change Management
6 11 (23.91%) Python
6 11 (23.91%) Splunk
6 11 (23.91%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (23.91%) DevOps
7 10 (21.74%) Ansible
7 10 (21.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 10 (21.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 10 (21.74%) Performance Optimisation
7 10 (21.74%) Route 53
7 10 (21.74%) Jenkins
7 10 (21.74%) Amazon ELB
7 10 (21.74%) Amazon RDS
7 10 (21.74%) New Relic
7 10 (21.74%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (21.74%) Amazon S3
7 10 (21.74%) Bash Shell
7 10 (21.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (21.74%) CentOS
7 10 (21.74%) MySQL
7 10 (21.74%) Configuration Management
7 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
7 10 (21.74%) CISSP

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.35%) Confluence
1 2 (4.35%) Drupal
2 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (10.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.91%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (21.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 10 (21.74%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (21.74%) Amazon ELB
2 10 (21.74%) Amazon S3
2 10 (21.74%) Route 53
2 10 (21.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (6.52%) IaaS
3 3 (6.52%) PaaS
3 3 (6.52%) SaaS
4 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) Firewall
2 6 (13.04%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (13.04%) LAN
2 6 (13.04%) Network Security
2 6 (13.04%) VPN
2 6 (13.04%) WAN
2 6 (13.04%) Wireless
3 5 (10.87%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (10.87%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (10.87%) Cisco ISE
3 5 (10.87%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (10.87%) Cisco Wireless
3 5 (10.87%) IPsec
3 5 (10.87%) MPLS
3 5 (10.87%) Multicast
3 5 (10.87%) SSL
3 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.87%) VoIP
4 2 (4.35%) NetScaler
4 2 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) Amazon RDS
1 10 (21.74%) MySQL
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 10 (21.74%) Jenkins
2 8 (17.39%) JIRA
3 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.35%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Advertising
4 1 (2.17%) Games
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) Analyst
2 9 (19.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) Linux Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 7 (15.22%) Security Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Network Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Senior Security Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Web Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Web Hosting Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Information Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Security Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) LAMP
2 2 (4.35%) Symfony
2 2 (4.35%) Zend Framework
3 1 (2.17%) .NET
3 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.17%) CSS
3 1 (2.17%) HTML
3 1 (2.17%) HTML5
3 1 (2.17%) jQuery
3 1 (2.17%) LINQ
3 1 (2.17%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (2.17%) REST
3 1 (2.17%) Spring
3 1 (2.17%) Universal Windows Platform
3 1 (2.17%) WCF
3 1 (2.17%) Web Services
3 1 (2.17%) WinForms
3 1 (2.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.96%) Computer Science
2 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.70%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.35%) Clustering
4 2 (4.35%) Wiki
5 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.17%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 18 (39.13%) Linux
2 10 (21.74%) CentOS
2 10 (21.74%) Debian
3 9 (19.57%) Windows
4 3 (6.52%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) High Availability
2 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (23.91%) Change Management
3 11 (23.91%) DevOps
4 10 (21.74%) Configuration Management
4 10 (21.74%) Performance Optimisation
5 9 (19.57%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (17.39%) Business Continuity
6 8 (17.39%) ITIL
6 8 (17.39%) Project Management
6 8 (17.39%) SIEM
7 7 (15.22%) Information Security
7 7 (15.22%) ITIL V3
7 7 (15.22%) Proactive Monitoring
7 7 (15.22%) Task Automation
8 6 (13.04%) SDLC
8 6 (13.04%) Software Testing
9 5 (10.87%) Business Analysis
9 5 (10.87%) Data Analysis
9 5 (10.87%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) PHP
2 11 (23.91%) Python
3 10 (21.74%) Bash Shell
4 4 (8.70%) SQL
5 2 (4.35%) Java
5 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.17%) C#
6 1 (2.17%) C++
6 1 (2.17%) Java 8
6 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.17%) R
6 1 (2.17%) Scala
6 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (34.78%) Computer Science Degree
2 10 (21.74%) CISSP
2 10 (21.74%) Master's Degree
3 7 (15.22%) ISTQB
4 6 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (10.87%) CCDP
5 5 (10.87%) CCNP
5 5 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (10.87%) CISM
6 4 (8.70%) CISA
7 2 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (2.17%) MCAD
8 1 (2.17%) MCSE
8 1 (2.17%) PhD
8 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
8 1 (2.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (10.87%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) COBIT
2 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.17%) GDPR
2 1 (2.17%) ISO 22301
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) Firmware
2 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (26.09%) Nagios
2 10 (21.74%) Ansible
3 5 (10.87%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (10.87%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (10.87%) Nessus
3 5 (10.87%) TrustSec
4 2 (4.35%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (4.35%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Splunk
2 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.74%) New Relic
3 5 (10.87%) Cisco
4 3 (6.52%) Citrix
5 2 (4.35%) 3PAR
5 2 (4.35%) HP
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle
5 2 (4.35%) Veritas
5 2 (4.35%) Zend
6 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.17%) IronPort
6 1 (2.17%) Tableau
6 1 (2.17%) Trillium
6 1 (2.17%) WatchGuard