The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 49 46
Rank change year-on-year -14 -3  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.56% 1.94% 2.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.63% 8.91% 25.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 9
Median salary £41,250 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.32% -9.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £26,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £39,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

WAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 114 101 58
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 21.27% 21.81% 11.44%
Number of salaries quoted 75 88 42
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing WAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Merseyside

WAN
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for WAN in Merseyside

WAN
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -4 2 £45,000 +32.35% 1
Prescot - 1 £37,500 -
WAN
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for WAN.

1 12 (100.00%) LAN
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) HP
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (25.00%) DNS
5 3 (25.00%) SAN
5 3 (25.00%) DHCP
5 3 (25.00%) Wireless
5 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) Aruba
5 3 (25.00%) Ruckus Wireless
5 3 (25.00%) Patch Management
5 3 (25.00%) Driving Licence
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (16.67%) SCDPM
6 2 (16.67%) Skype
6 2 (16.67%) Office 365
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
6 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 2 (16.67%) NAS
6 2 (16.67%) SCCM

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (25.00%) DHCP
2 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) Wireless
3 2 (16.67%) NAS
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security
3 2 (16.67%) Skype
3 2 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Informix
General
1 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (16.67%) Back Office
2 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Service Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Wintel Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Assistant
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Assistant
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) SAN Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (8.33%) Android
6 1 (8.33%) Linux
6 1 (8.33%) Unix
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Logistics
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
3 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Nagios
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
1 2 (16.67%) SCDPM
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
1 2 (16.67%) SCVMM
2 1 (8.33%) OpenView
2 1 (8.33%) OVSD
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (25.00%) Aruba
3 3 (25.00%) Ruckus Wireless
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) Meraki
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
Prenton, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Merseyside
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £26000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Staff events
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
National Museums Liverpool
Salary: £21,534 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago