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

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 68 60
Rank change year-on-year +34 -8 -5
Permanent jobs citing WAN 34 9 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 5.01% 1.17% 2.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.79% 6.67% 14.69%
Number of salaries quoted 30 9 22
Liverpool median annual salary £60,000 £42,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.18% +25.00% -9.33%
Merseyside median annual salary £57,500 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +53.33% +10.29% -9.33%

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 95 135 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 13.99% 17.49% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 84 83 110
Liverpool median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £24,150 £24,800 £23,000
90th Percentile £64,250 £53,500 £60,250
Merseyside median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% +1.33%

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 June 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 33 (97.06%) LAN
2 28 (82.35%) Cisco
3 24 (70.59%) Firewall
4 23 (67.65%) CCNP
4 23 (67.65%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (61.76%) VPN
5 21 (61.76%) Cisco IOS
6 20 (58.82%) Windows
7 19 (55.88%) High Availability
8 18 (52.94%) Wireless
8 18 (52.94%) Cisco Wireless
8 18 (52.94%) Programme Delivery
9 17 (50.00%) Change Management
9 17 (50.00%) MPLS
9 17 (50.00%) VoIP
9 17 (50.00%) TCP/IP
9 17 (50.00%) Network Security
9 17 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 17 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
10 16 (47.06%) Security Management
10 16 (47.06%) Business Continuity
10 16 (47.06%) Task Automation
10 16 (47.06%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (47.06%) Patch Management
11 15 (44.12%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (44.12%) Network Management
12 14 (41.18%) Cisco UCCX
12 14 (41.18%) IPsec
12 14 (41.18%) SSL
12 14 (41.18%) Multicast

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 3 (8.82%) nginx
2 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft Office
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 11 (32.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Office 365
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (97.06%) LAN
2 24 (70.59%) Firewall
3 21 (61.76%) Cisco IOS
3 21 (61.76%) VPN
4 18 (52.94%) Cisco Wireless
4 18 (52.94%) Wireless
5 17 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 17 (50.00%) MPLS
5 17 (50.00%) Network Security
5 17 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 17 (50.00%) VoIP
6 15 (44.12%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (41.18%) Cisco ISE
7 14 (41.18%) IPsec
7 14 (41.18%) Multicast
7 14 (41.18%) SSL
8 13 (38.24%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (17.65%) WLAN
10 5 (14.71%) BGP
10 5 (14.71%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
2 3 (8.82%) Legal
3 1 (2.94%) Games
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (67.65%) Network Engineer
2 19 (55.88%) Senior Network Engineer
3 16 (47.06%) Network Security Engineer
3 16 (47.06%) Security Engineer
4 14 (41.18%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 14 (41.18%) Senior Security Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Operations Manager
8 1 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) IT Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.94%) LAN Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Network Communications Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Network Security Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) WLAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) HTML
1 1 (2.94%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.76%) Private Cloud
3 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (58.82%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Linux
3 8 (23.53%) Windows Server
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) High Availability
2 18 (52.94%) Programme Delivery
3 17 (50.00%) Change Management
3 17 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
4 16 (47.06%) Business Continuity
4 16 (47.06%) Patch Management
4 16 (47.06%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (47.06%) Security Management
4 16 (47.06%) Task Automation
5 15 (44.12%) Network Management
6 14 (41.18%) Proactive Monitoring
7 13 (38.24%) SIEM
8 12 (35.29%) ITIL
8 12 (35.29%) Kalman Filter
8 12 (35.29%) Project Management
8 12 (35.29%) Vulnerability Management
8 12 (35.29%) Web Filtering
9 11 (32.35%) ITIL V3
10 4 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (11.76%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) Perl
1 5 (14.71%) Python
2 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (67.65%) CCNP
1 23 (67.65%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (38.24%) Degree
3 12 (35.29%) CCDP
4 11 (32.35%) CISSP
5 7 (20.59%) CCNA
6 1 (2.94%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.94%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.94%) MCSE
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) GDPR
1 2 (5.88%) ISAE 3402
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (38.24%) Firmware
2 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
3 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
5 3 (8.82%) XenApp
5 3 (8.82%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (41.18%) Cisco CUCM
1 14 (41.18%) Cisco UCCX
2 13 (38.24%) Nessus
3 11 (32.35%) TrustSec
4 3 (8.82%) SCCM
4 3 (8.82%) SCOM
4 3 (8.82%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 28 (82.35%) Cisco
2 7 (20.59%) VMware
3 6 (17.65%) Juniper
4 5 (14.71%) CheckPoint
5 4 (11.76%) Citrix
5 4 (11.76%) HP
5 4 (11.76%) NetApp
5 4 (11.76%) SolarWinds
6 3 (8.82%) IronPort
7 1 (2.94%) Capita
7 1 (2.94%) Microsoft