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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 48 39
Rank change year-on-year -6 -9  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 9 13 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.59% 2.66% 4.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.59% 15.66% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 18
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -1.51%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,300 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £58,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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 85 83 56
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 15.02% 16.97% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 64 63 49
Median salary £42,500 £41,900 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.43% +28.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,050 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,573 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Merseyside over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram 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 28 March 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 -1 7 £26,000 -20.00% 2
Prescot - 2 £37,500 -
WAN
North West

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 23 (85.19%) LAN
2 16 (59.26%) DNS
3 14 (51.85%) DHCP
4 13 (48.15%) Firewall
5 12 (44.44%) WLAN
5 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
6 11 (40.74%) Cisco
6 11 (40.74%) Service Management
7 10 (37.04%) VoIP
7 10 (37.04%) Network Security
8 9 (33.33%) Data Centre
9 8 (29.63%) ITIL
9 8 (29.63%) Windows
10 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
10 7 (25.93%) HP
10 7 (25.93%) VLAN
11 6 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (22.22%) SCCM
11 6 (22.22%) VPN
11 6 (22.22%) ISDN
11 6 (22.22%) NHS
12 5 (18.52%) Internet
12 5 (18.52%) IPsec
12 5 (18.52%) VMware
12 5 (18.52%) PSTN
12 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
12 5 (18.52%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
12 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (18.52%) Meraki

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 5 (18.52%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
1 1 (3.70%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 23 (85.19%) LAN
2 16 (59.26%) DNS
3 14 (51.85%) DHCP
4 13 (48.15%) Firewall
5 12 (44.44%) WLAN
6 10 (37.04%) Network Security
6 10 (37.04%) VoIP
7 7 (25.93%) VLAN
8 6 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (22.22%) ISDN
8 6 (22.22%) VPN
9 5 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (18.52%) DMVPN
9 5 (18.52%) Internet
9 5 (18.52%) IPsec
9 5 (18.52%) PSTN
9 5 (18.52%) Skype
10 4 (14.81%) NAS
10 4 (14.81%) SSL
10 4 (14.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Informix
General
1 4 (14.81%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.41%) Back Office
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Administrator
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Identity Management Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) IT Security Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Network Security Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Security Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Security Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Technology Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Wintel Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) IT Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (22.22%) NHS
3 5 (18.52%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.41%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.70%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.41%) Linux
4 2 (7.41%) Unix
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.70%) AIX
5 1 (3.70%) Solaris
5 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Service Management
2 8 (29.63%) ITIL
3 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
4 4 (14.81%) Data Protection
4 4 (14.81%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (14.81%) ITSM
4 4 (14.81%) Knowledge Management
4 4 (14.81%) Programme Management
4 4 (14.81%) Security Management
4 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
4 4 (14.81%) Service Design
5 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 3 (11.11%) Logistics
5 3 (11.11%) Patch Management
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.41%) Network Management
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
7 1 (3.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
2 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) VB
3 2 (7.41%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) CCNP
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) SCCM
2 4 (14.81%) SCDPM
2 4 (14.81%) SCOM
2 4 (14.81%) SCVMM
3 2 (7.41%) Nagios
4 1 (3.70%) OpenView
4 1 (3.70%) OVSD
4 1 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Cisco
2 7 (25.93%) HP
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 5 (18.52%) Meraki
3 5 (18.52%) VMware
4 3 (11.11%) Citrix
5 2 (7.41%) Aruba
5 2 (7.41%) Ruckus Wireless
5 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.70%) Apple
6 1 (3.70%) Brocade
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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