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

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 73 57
Rank change year-on-year +43 -16 +1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 36 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 5.55% 1.03% 2.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.30% 5.71% 12.82%
Number of salaries quoted 31 6 22
Liverpool median annual salary £60,000 £43,750 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.14% +28.68% -9.33%
Merseyside median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% +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 94 140 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 14.48% 17.95% 19.52%
Number of salaries quoted 81 79 126
Liverpool median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% -0.66% +0.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £52,500 £64,375
Merseyside median annual salary £42,198 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +9.61% +2.67% -

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 August 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 30 (83.33%) LAN
2 25 (69.44%) Cisco
3 23 (63.89%) Firewall
4 22 (61.11%) CCNP
4 22 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (58.33%) VPN
6 19 (52.78%) TCP/IP
6 19 (52.78%) Windows
7 18 (50.00%) Network Security
7 18 (50.00%) High Availability
8 17 (47.22%) Cisco IOS
8 17 (47.22%) Task Automation
9 16 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (44.44%) Network Management
10 15 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
10 15 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
10 15 (41.67%) ITIL
10 15 (41.67%) VoIP
10 15 (41.67%) Security Management
10 15 (41.67%) Change Management
10 15 (41.67%) Proactive Monitoring
10 15 (41.67%) Programme Delivery
10 15 (41.67%) Patch Management
11 14 (38.89%) Cisco Nexus
11 14 (38.89%) Cisco ISE
11 14 (38.89%) Wireless
11 14 (38.89%) Microsoft Office
12 13 (36.11%) Business Continuity
12 13 (36.11%) Degree

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 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 3 (8.33%) nginx
2 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (38.89%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (30.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 11 (30.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.11%) Office 365
3 3 (8.33%) IaaS
3 3 (8.33%) PaaS
3 3 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (83.33%) LAN
2 23 (63.89%) Firewall
3 21 (58.33%) VPN
4 19 (52.78%) TCP/IP
5 18 (50.00%) Network Security
6 17 (47.22%) Cisco IOS
7 15 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 15 (41.67%) VoIP
8 14 (38.89%) Cisco ISE
8 14 (38.89%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (38.89%) Wireless
9 13 (36.11%) Cisco Wireless
9 13 (36.11%) IPsec
9 13 (36.11%) MPLS
9 13 (36.11%) Multicast
9 13 (36.11%) SSL
10 6 (16.67%) WLAN
11 5 (13.89%) BGP
11 5 (13.89%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Law
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (61.11%) Network Engineer
2 19 (52.78%) Senior Network Engineer
3 14 (38.89%) Network Security Engineer
3 14 (38.89%) Security Engineer
3 14 (38.89%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 14 (38.89%) Senior Security Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) LAN Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Lead Network Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) WLAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Private Cloud
3 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (5.56%) Fat Client
4 2 (5.56%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.78%) Clustering
5 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.78%) iPhone
5 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (52.78%) Windows
2 11 (30.56%) Linux
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) High Availability
2 17 (47.22%) Task Automation
3 16 (44.44%) Network Management
3 16 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (41.67%) Change Management
4 15 (41.67%) ITIL
4 15 (41.67%) Patch Management
4 15 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
4 15 (41.67%) Proactive Monitoring
4 15 (41.67%) Programme Delivery
4 15 (41.67%) Security Management
5 13 (36.11%) Business Continuity
6 12 (33.33%) ITIL V3
6 12 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
6 12 (33.33%) Project Management
6 12 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
6 12 (33.33%) Web Filtering
7 11 (30.56%) SIEM
8 5 (13.89%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (13.89%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) Perl
1 5 (13.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (61.11%) CCNP
1 22 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (36.11%) Degree
3 12 (33.33%) CCDP
4 11 (30.56%) CISSP
5 8 (22.22%) CCNA
6 1 (2.78%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.78%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.78%) MCSA
6 1 (2.78%) MCSE
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (36.11%) Firmware
2 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 12 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 11 (30.56%) Nessus
2 11 (30.56%) TrustSec
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.78%) SCCM
3 1 (2.78%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 25 (69.44%) Cisco
2 10 (27.78%) VMware
3 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
4 6 (16.67%) Juniper
5 5 (13.89%) CheckPoint
5 5 (13.89%) HP
5 5 (13.89%) SolarWinds
6 4 (11.11%) NetApp
7 3 (8.33%) IronPort
8 2 (5.56%) Citrix
9 1 (2.78%) Avaya
9 1 (2.78%) Capita
9 1 (2.78%) Dell
9 1 (2.78%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.78%) Mitel
9 1 (2.78%) Polycom
9 1 (2.78%) Red Box
9 1 (2.78%) Veeam