Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 26 14
Rank change year-on-year +12 -12 +4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 66 61 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 9.32% 7.90% 11.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.99% 30.35% 45.71%
Number of salaries quoted 52 52 80
Liverpool median annual salary £50,000 £33,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +48.15% -15.63% +13.48%
10th Percentile £32,500 £19,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,375 £65,750
Merseyside median annual salary £48,750 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +50.00% -18.75% +3.90%

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 161 201 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 22.74% 26.04% 25.83%
Number of salaries quoted 129 103 148
Liverpool median annual salary £48,500 £38,500 £39,375
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.97% -2.22% -1.56%
10th Percentile £25,800 £22,250 £24,850
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £65,000
Merseyside median annual salary £47,500 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year +23.38% -0.65% -3.13%

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 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 25 (37.88%) Linux
2 23 (34.85%) High Availability
3 19 (28.79%) Windows
3 19 (28.79%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (25.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (25.76%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (24.24%) Computer Science
5 16 (24.24%) SIEM
5 16 (24.24%) Project Management
6 15 (22.73%) CISSP
6 15 (22.73%) ITIL
7 14 (21.21%) Python
7 14 (21.21%) TCP/IP
7 14 (21.21%) Firewall
8 13 (19.70%) Change Management
8 13 (19.70%) WAN
8 13 (19.70%) Business Continuity
8 13 (19.70%) Information Security
8 13 (19.70%) LAN
8 13 (19.70%) MySQL
8 13 (19.70%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (19.70%) CCNP
8 13 (19.70%) Firmware
8 13 (19.70%) Nagios
8 13 (19.70%) ITIL V3
8 13 (19.70%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (19.70%) Intrusion Detection
8 13 (19.70%) Task Automation
8 13 (19.70%) Proactive Monitoring
9 12 (18.18%) Master's Degree

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 (3.03%) Confluence
1 2 (3.03%) Drupal
2 1 (1.52%) Apache
2 1 (1.52%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.52%) JBoss
2 1 (1.52%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (18.18%) MS Visio
2 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.52%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Magento
2 1 (1.52%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.70%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (18.18%) Amazon S3
3 10 (15.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 10 (15.15%) Amazon ELB
3 10 (15.15%) Route 53
3 10 (15.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (7.58%) Office 365
5 2 (3.03%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (3.03%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (3.03%) IaaS
5 2 (3.03%) PaaS
5 2 (3.03%) SaaS
5 2 (3.03%) Serverless
6 1 (1.52%) Asana
6 1 (1.52%) G Suite
6 1 (1.52%) Lucidchart
6 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.21%) Firewall
1 14 (21.21%) TCP/IP
2 13 (19.70%) Intrusion Detection
2 13 (19.70%) LAN
2 13 (19.70%) WAN
3 12 (18.18%) Wireless
4 11 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
4 11 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
4 11 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
4 11 (16.67%) IPsec
4 11 (16.67%) MPLS
4 11 (16.67%) Multicast
4 11 (16.67%) Network Security
4 11 (16.67%) SSL
4 11 (16.67%) VoIP
4 11 (16.67%) VPN
5 2 (3.03%) BGP
5 2 (3.03%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.70%) MySQL
2 12 (18.18%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.03%) Amazon Aurora
5 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.52%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.52%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.52%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (1.52%) GIS
6 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.52%) QGIS
6 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.52%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 10 (15.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 10 (15.15%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.03%) Bitbucket
3 2 (3.03%) JIRA
3 2 (3.03%) Mercurial
3 2 (3.03%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.52%) Redmine
General
1 6 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.58%) Finance
3 2 (3.03%) Legal
3 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.52%) Advertising
4 1 (1.52%) Automotive
4 1 (1.52%) Games
4 1 (1.52%) Law
4 1 (1.52%) Marketing
4 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.52%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (19.70%) Network Engineer
2 12 (18.18%) Security Engineer
3 11 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 11 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (16.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 11 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
4 10 (15.15%) Analyst
4 10 (15.15%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (13.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 9 (13.64%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (13.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 8 (12.12%) Team Leader
7 6 (9.09%) Developer
7 6 (9.09%) Security Analyst
8 5 (7.58%) Web Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) Web Hosting Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) Operations Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) Security Operations Analyst
10 3 (4.55%) Architect
10 3 (4.55%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.67%) LAMP
2 5 (7.58%) .NET
3 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (4.55%) jQuery
3 3 (4.55%) LINQ
4 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.03%) Entity Framework
4 2 (3.03%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (3.03%) Lambda Expressions
4 2 (3.03%) Symfony
4 2 (3.03%) YAML
4 2 (3.03%) Zend Framework
5 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.52%) HTML5
5 1 (1.52%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.52%) RESTful
5 1 (1.52%) WCF
5 1 (1.52%) WinForms
5 1 (1.52%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (28.79%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (24.24%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.06%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 4 (6.06%) Cyberattack
3 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.55%) Clustering
5 2 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.03%) Wiki
6 1 (1.52%) LIMS
6 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.52%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.52%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (1.52%) Replication
6 1 (1.52%) Robotics
6 1 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.52%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 25 (37.88%) Linux
2 19 (28.79%) Windows
3 11 (16.67%) CentOS
4 10 (15.15%) Debian
5 3 (4.55%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.03%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.85%) High Availability
2 17 (25.76%) Penetration Testing
3 16 (24.24%) Project Management
3 16 (24.24%) SIEM
4 15 (22.73%) ITIL
5 13 (19.70%) Business Continuity
5 13 (19.70%) Change Management
5 13 (19.70%) Information Security
5 13 (19.70%) ITIL V3
5 13 (19.70%) Proactive Monitoring
5 13 (19.70%) Task Automation
6 12 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (16.67%) DevOps
7 11 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
7 11 (16.67%) Network Management
7 11 (16.67%) Patch Management
7 11 (16.67%) Programme Delivery
7 11 (16.67%) Security Management
7 11 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
7 11 (16.67%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.21%) Python
2 12 (18.18%) PHP
3 10 (15.15%) Bash Shell
4 9 (13.64%) SQL
5 7 (10.61%) PowerShell
6 6 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.55%) C#
7 3 (4.55%) Perl
7 3 (4.55%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.52%) C
8 1 (1.52%) Ruby
8 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (25.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 15 (22.73%) CISSP
3 13 (19.70%) CCNP
3 13 (19.70%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (18.18%) Master's Degree
5 11 (16.67%) CCDP
6 4 (6.06%) CISA
6 4 (6.06%) CISM
7 3 (4.55%) Chartered Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.03%) CCNA
8 2 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (3.03%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (1.52%) CIPD
9 1 (1.52%) ISEB
9 1 (1.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (1.52%) MCAD
9 1 (1.52%) MCSE
9 1 (1.52%) RHCA
9 1 (1.52%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (7.58%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 5 (7.58%) PCI DSS
3 4 (6.06%) GDPR
4 3 (4.55%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (3.03%) NEBOSH
6 1 (1.52%) COBIT
6 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 13 (19.70%) Firmware
2 3 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.03%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.03%) XenApp
4 1 (1.52%) Docker
4 1 (1.52%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (19.70%) Nagios
2 11 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
2 11 (16.67%) Nessus
2 11 (16.67%) TrustSec
3 10 (15.15%) Ansible
4 2 (3.03%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (3.03%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.03%) SCOM
5 1 (1.52%) CFEngine
5 1 (1.52%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.52%) Puppet
5 1 (1.52%) Rancher
5 1 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (16.67%) Cisco
1 11 (16.67%) New Relic
2 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.15%) Splunk
3 4 (6.06%) Darktrace
3 4 (6.06%) Digital Shadows
4 3 (4.55%) Citrix
4 3 (4.55%) SolarWinds
5 2 (3.03%) 3PAR
5 2 (3.03%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.03%) HP
5 2 (3.03%) Juniper
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle
5 2 (3.03%) Veritas
5 2 (3.03%) Zend
6 1 (1.52%) Blue Prism
6 1 (1.52%) IronPort
6 1 (1.52%) Tableau
6 1 (1.52%) Vectorworks
6 1 (1.52%) WatchGuard