Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 66 75
Rank change year-on-year +34 +9 -26
Permanent jobs citing WAN 33 9 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 5.46% 1.21% 2.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.04% 6.92% 10.84%
Number of salaries quoted 27 4 22
Liverpool median annual salary £50,000 £38,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.87% -12.50% +31.34%
10th Percentile £31,550 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £40,800 £54,730
Merseyside median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +16.88% -12.50% +15.79%

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 103 130 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 17.05% 17.50% 20.02%
Number of salaries quoted 78 74 147
Liverpool median annual salary £43,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.69% -3.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,100 £28,225 £27,500
90th Percentile £64,750 £60,000 £57,500
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +11.84% -5.00%

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

WAN
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Liverpool over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT jobs citing WAN 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 WAN.

1 25 (75.76%) LAN
2 18 (54.55%) Firewall
3 14 (42.42%) TCP/IP
3 14 (42.42%) Cisco
4 13 (39.39%) Windows
5 12 (36.36%) ITIL
5 12 (36.36%) VPN
5 12 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (33.33%) Task Automation
6 11 (33.33%) High Availability
6 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 11 (33.33%) CCNP
6 11 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (33.33%) Wireless
6 11 (33.33%) Network Security
7 10 (30.30%) Cisco IOS
7 10 (30.30%) Change Management
7 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Office
8 9 (27.27%) VoIP
8 9 (27.27%) Security Management
8 9 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (27.27%) Network Management
8 9 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (27.27%) Proactive Monitoring
8 9 (27.27%) Patch Management
9 8 (24.24%) Cisco Wireless
9 8 (24.24%) Programme Delivery
9 8 (24.24%) Cisco ISE
9 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (24.24%) Cisco Nexus

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 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
1 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.09%) nginx
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.06%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (21.21%) MS Visio
3 6 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (18.18%) IaaS
2 6 (18.18%) PaaS
2 6 (18.18%) SaaS
3 5 (15.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (75.76%) LAN
2 18 (54.55%) Firewall
3 14 (42.42%) TCP/IP
4 12 (36.36%) VPN
5 11 (33.33%) Network Security
5 11 (33.33%) Wireless
6 10 (30.30%) Cisco IOS
7 9 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (27.27%) VoIP
8 8 (24.24%) Cisco ISE
8 8 (24.24%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (24.24%) Cisco Wireless
8 8 (24.24%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (24.24%) IPsec
9 7 (21.21%) MPLS
9 7 (21.21%) Multicast
9 7 (21.21%) SSL
9 7 (21.21%) WLAN
10 6 (18.18%) BGP
10 6 (18.18%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Data Mining
1 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Network Engineer
2 13 (39.39%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Network Security Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Security Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Senior Security Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) Architect
5 6 (18.18%) Analyst
5 6 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (15.15%) Support Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support
8 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Systems Support
8 2 (6.06%) Systems Support Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (18.18%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (12.12%) Private Cloud
4 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 3 (9.09%) Fat Client
4 3 (9.09%) Thin Client
5 2 (6.06%) Clustering
5 2 (6.06%) Driving Licence
6 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
6 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
6 1 (3.03%) iPhone
6 1 (3.03%) PMI
6 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
6 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) ITIL
1 12 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (33.33%) High Availability
2 11 (33.33%) Task Automation
3 10 (30.30%) Change Management
4 9 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (27.27%) Network Management
4 9 (27.27%) Patch Management
4 9 (27.27%) Proactive Monitoring
4 9 (27.27%) Security Management
5 8 (24.24%) Business Continuity
5 8 (24.24%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (24.24%) Programme Delivery
6 7 (21.21%) ITIL V3
7 6 (18.18%) Business Process Analysis
7 6 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (18.18%) Network Design
7 6 (18.18%) SIEM
7 6 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (18.18%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) Python
2 5 (15.15%) Perl
3 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) CCNP
1 11 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (24.24%) Degree
3 6 (18.18%) CCDP
3 6 (18.18%) CISSP
4 4 (12.12%) CCNA
5 1 (3.03%) JNCIP
5 1 (3.03%) JNCIS
5 1 (3.03%) MCSA
5 1 (3.03%) MCSE
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) GDPR
1 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
1 8 (24.24%) Firmware
2 6 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.03%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (18.18%) Cisco UCCX
1 6 (18.18%) Nessus
1 6 (18.18%) TrustSec
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.03%) Nagios
2 1 (3.03%) OpenView
2 1 (3.03%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Cisco
2 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (24.24%) VMware
4 6 (18.18%) Juniper
4 6 (18.18%) SolarWinds
5 5 (15.15%) CheckPoint
6 4 (12.12%) Citrix
7 2 (6.06%) IronPort
8 1 (3.03%) Avaya
8 1 (3.03%) Dell
8 1 (3.03%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.03%) HP
8 1 (3.03%) Meraki
8 1 (3.03%) Mitel
8 1 (3.03%) Polycom
8 1 (3.03%) Red Box
8 1 (3.03%) Veeam