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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 17 48 49
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 2 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.56% 1.58% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 22.73% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £37,500 £80,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-53.12% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.63%
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
14 22 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 17.95% 6.96% 20.66%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 60
Average salary £37,500 £80,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-53.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £77,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £100,000 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN.

1 7 (70.00%) LAN
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) Avaya
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) Citrix
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Degree
4 4 (40.00%) Service Management
4 4 (40.00%) Network Security
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco
5 3 (30.00%) VoIP
5 3 (30.00%) DHCP
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (30.00%) VPN
5 3 (30.00%) DNS
5 3 (30.00%) Apache
5 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (30.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) Internet
5 3 (30.00%) Middleware
5 3 (30.00%) OSPF
5 3 (30.00%) BGP
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) HSRP
5 3 (30.00%) Low Latency
5 3 (30.00%) tcpdump
5 3 (30.00%) Lync
5 3 (30.00%) Wireshark

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) Apache
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (30.00%) Lync
2 2 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) Network Security
3 3 (30.00%) tcpdump
3 3 (30.00%) Wireshark
3 3 (30.00%) HSRP
3 3 (30.00%) VoIP
3 3 (30.00%) DHCP
3 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) DNS
3 3 (30.00%) Internet
3 3 (30.00%) OSPF
3 3 (30.00%) BGP
4 2 (20.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
4 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Head of Technology
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Design Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Service Management
2 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (30.00%) Release Management
2 3 (30.00%) Low Latency
3 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Network Design
3 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Citrix
1 5 (50.00%) Avaya
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) F5
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft