Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 68 48
Rank change year-on-year +6 -20 +22
Permanent jobs citing WAN 11 27 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.44% 2.55% 3.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.59% 11.89% 22.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 24 17
Liverpool median annual salary £38,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +3.53% -15.00%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £40,800 £54,730 £51,750
Merseyside median annual salary £38,500 £44,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.39% -16.50%

WAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking 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 communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Liverpool
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 128 227 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 16.71% 21.44% 15.24%
Number of salaries quoted 80 148 68
Liverpool median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% - -20.00%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £20,925
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,800 £55,375
Merseyside median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -11.11%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Liverpool

WAN
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Salary trend for WAN in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Liverpool region with a requirement for WAN.

1 11 (100.00%) LAN
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (54.55%) Android
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
6 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (45.45%) A+ Certification
6 5 (45.45%) iPhone
6 5 (45.45%) Data Protection
6 5 (45.45%) Network+ Certification
6 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
6 5 (45.45%) Office 365
7 4 (36.36%) Finance
7 4 (36.36%) VoIP
8 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
8 3 (27.27%) Firewall
8 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (18.18%) Wireless
9 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
9 2 (18.18%) IP Telephony
9 2 (18.18%) Marketing
9 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
9 2 (18.18%) Cisco
9 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (18.18%) Internet
9 2 (18.18%) DHCP
9 2 (18.18%) DNS
9 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange

WAN
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 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (36.36%) VoIP
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (18.18%) DHCP
4 2 (18.18%) DNS
4 2 (18.18%) Internet
4 2 (18.18%) IP Telephony
4 2 (18.18%) Wireless
5 1 (9.09%) 802.11
5 1 (9.09%) BGP
5 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
5 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
5 1 (9.09%) MPLS
5 1 (9.09%) OSPF
5 1 (9.09%) PSTN
5 1 (9.09%) SNMP
5 1 (9.09%) SSL
5 1 (9.09%) TACACS
5 1 (9.09%) VPN
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) IT Support
2 4 (36.36%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) IT Assistant
5 1 (9.09%) IT Support Assistant
5 1 (9.09%) Support Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (54.55%) Android
5 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
6 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Data Protection
2 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) IT Strategy
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) A+ Certification
1 5 (45.45%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) F5
3 1 (9.09%) Riverbed