The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 21 26 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs citing WAN 8 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 6.72% 3.13% 1.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 17.86% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 0
Median salary £52,500 £33,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+56.71% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
WAN
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Communications & Networking Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
24 28 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 20.17% 17.50% 14.91%
Number of salaries quoted 24 22 14
Median salary £53,500 £41,750 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.14% -18.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £73,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of job ads across the Canary Wharf region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

WAN
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Canary Wharf region.

WAN Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

WAN
Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for WAN.

1 20 (100.00%) LAN
2 17 (85.00%) Cisco
3 14 (70.00%) Windows
4 11 (55.00%) Banking
5 9 (45.00%) FCoE
5 9 (45.00%) Fibre Channel
5 9 (45.00%) NAS
5 9 (45.00%) SRDF
5 9 (45.00%) Multicast
5 9 (45.00%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (45.00%) Solaris
5 9 (45.00%) Linux
5 9 (45.00%) SQL
5 9 (45.00%) Oracle
5 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (45.00%) Unix
5 9 (45.00%) NFS
5 9 (45.00%) EMC
5 9 (45.00%) Intel
5 9 (45.00%) SAN
5 9 (45.00%) NetApp
5 9 (45.00%) Benchmarking
6 8 (40.00%) Firewall
7 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (35.00%) ITIL
8 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
9 4 (20.00%) DHCP
9 4 (20.00%) CCNP
9 4 (20.00%) CCNA

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) LAN
2 9 (45.00%) FCoE
2 9 (45.00%) Fibre Channel
2 9 (45.00%) Multicast
2 9 (45.00%) NAS
2 9 (45.00%) SAN
3 8 (40.00%) Firewall
4 4 (20.00%) DHCP
4 4 (20.00%) DNS
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (15.00%) Ethernet
5 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (10.00%) Internet
6 2 (10.00%) Network Security
6 2 (10.00%) WLAN
7 1 (5.00%) BGP
7 1 (5.00%) MPLS
7 1 (5.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (55.00%) Banking
2 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (15.00%) Finance
4 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Architect
1 9 (45.00%) Database Architect
1 9 (45.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 9 (45.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
1 9 (45.00%) IT Architect
1 9 (45.00%) IT Infrastructure Architect
1 9 (45.00%) Network Infrastructure Architect
1 9 (45.00%) Solutions Architect
1 9 (45.00%) Storage Architect
1 9 (45.00%) Storage Solutions Architect
1 9 (45.00%) Unix Architect
1 9 (45.00%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) Solaris
2 9 (45.00%) Unix
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Benchmarking
1 9 (45.00%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (35.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (10.00%) Change Control
4 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (5.00%) High Availability
5 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.00%) Malware Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Network Management
5 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.00%) SIEM
5 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment
5 1 (5.00%) Time Management
5 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (5.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) Python
2 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (20.00%) CCNA
2 4 (20.00%) CCNP
3 3 (15.00%) MCSE
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.00%) CCSA
4 1 (5.00%) CCSE
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) NFS
1 9 (45.00%) SRDF
2 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) Snort
3 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Nessus
1 1 (5.00%) Nexpose
1 1 (5.00%) Proventia
1 1 (5.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Cisco
2 9 (45.00%) EMC
2 9 (45.00%) Intel
2 9 (45.00%) NetApp
2 9 (45.00%) Oracle
3 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) Dell
5 1 (5.00%) F5
5 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.00%) Intel Security
5 1 (5.00%) Juniper
5 1 (5.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (5.00%) ScanSafe
5 1 (5.00%) VMware