Period
to 20 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 56 65
Rank change year-on-year +32 +9 -14
Permanent jobs citing WAN 37 15 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 6.73% 2.12% 2.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.64% 13.39% 15.10%
Number of salaries quoted 26 9 24
Liverpool median annual salary £44,548 £39,500 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.78% -20.20% +16.47%
10th Percentile £29,875 £25,000 £41,475
90th Percentile £77,500 £56,500 £54,730
Merseyside median annual salary £39,548 £39,500 £49,500
% change year-on-year +0.12% -20.20% +18.56%

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 110 112 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 20.00% 15.86% 19.24%
Number of salaries quoted 76 75 130
Liverpool median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% - +14.86%
10th Percentile £24,375 £27,600 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £64,600 £55,000
Merseyside median annual salary £35,990 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -20.02% +12.50% +2.56%

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 20 January 2019.

Salary histogram for WAN in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 (67.57%) LAN
2 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
3 15 (40.54%) Firewall
4 13 (35.14%) Wireless
4 13 (35.14%) Cisco
5 11 (29.73%) Windows
5 11 (29.73%) VoIP
5 11 (29.73%) Data Centre
6 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Office
6 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
6 10 (27.03%) Configuration Management
7 9 (24.32%) Network Design
7 9 (24.32%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (21.62%) IT Strategy
8 8 (21.62%) Office 365
8 8 (21.62%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (18.92%) CCNP
9 7 (18.92%) SOA
9 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (18.92%) SaaS
9 7 (18.92%) PaaS
9 7 (18.92%) IaaS
9 7 (18.92%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (18.92%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (18.92%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (18.92%) Business Process Analysis
10 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
10 6 (16.22%) Finance
10 6 (16.22%) VMware

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 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) Office 365
2 7 (18.92%) IaaS
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (18.92%) PaaS
2 7 (18.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (67.57%) LAN
2 15 (40.54%) Firewall
3 13 (35.14%) Wireless
4 11 (29.73%) VoIP
5 6 (16.22%) VPN
6 5 (13.51%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (13.51%) Internet
6 5 (13.51%) IPsec
6 5 (13.51%) VLAN
6 5 (13.51%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (10.81%) WLAN
8 3 (8.11%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (8.11%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (8.11%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (8.11%) MPLS
8 3 (8.11%) Multicast
8 3 (8.11%) PSTN
8 3 (8.11%) SSL
9 2 (5.41%) NX-OS
9 2 (5.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Data Mining
1 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Network Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) Architect
2 8 (21.62%) Solutions Architect
2 8 (21.62%) Support Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Support
3 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Technical Leader
5 3 (8.11%) IT Assistant
5 3 (8.11%) IT Support
5 3 (8.11%) IT Support Assistant
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Support Assistant
6 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Server Support
6 2 (5.41%) Server Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Data Centre
2 7 (18.92%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (18.92%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (10.81%) Clustering
3 4 (10.81%) Fat Client
3 4 (10.81%) iPhone
3 4 (10.81%) Thin Client
4 3 (8.11%) iPad
4 3 (8.11%) PMI
4 3 (8.11%) Smartphone
5 2 (5.41%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
3 5 (13.51%) Windows 7
3 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.11%) Android
5 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Configuration Management
2 9 (24.32%) Network Design
2 9 (24.32%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (21.62%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (21.62%) IT Strategy
4 7 (18.92%) Business Process Analysis
4 7 (18.92%) SOA
5 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (16.22%) ITIL
6 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
7 4 (10.81%) Load Balancing
7 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
7 4 (10.81%) Service Management
8 3 (8.11%) Data Protection
8 3 (8.11%) Network Virtualisation
8 3 (8.11%) Patch Management
8 3 (8.11%) Proactive Monitoring
8 3 (8.11%) SIEM
8 3 (8.11%) Task Automation
8 3 (8.11%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) Python
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) CCNP
1 7 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.11%) A+ Certification
2 3 (8.11%) Network+ Certification
2 3 (8.11%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.41%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) CCDP
4 1 (2.70%) MCSE
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.92%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.70%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (8.11%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (8.11%) Nessus
2 2 (5.41%) Nagios
2 2 (5.41%) OpenView
3 1 (2.70%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 13 (35.14%) Cisco
3 6 (16.22%) VMware
4 4 (10.81%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.11%) Citrix
6 2 (5.41%) Meraki
6 2 (5.41%) NetApp
6 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.70%) Avaya
7 1 (2.70%) HP
7 1 (2.70%) Mitel
7 1 (2.70%) Polycom
7 1 (2.70%) Red Box