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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 16 42 45
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 2 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.20% 1.98% 2.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 31.58% 14.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 8
Average salary - £80,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +113.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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
10 19 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 10.99% 6.27% 19.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 61
Average salary £51,000 £80,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £75,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £100,000 £80,000
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 20 October 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 10 (66.67%) LAN
2 9 (60.00%) Degree
3 8 (53.33%) Finance
4 7 (46.67%) Service Management
4 7 (46.67%) Windows
5 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (40.00%) Java
5 6 (40.00%) .NET
5 6 (40.00%) Cisco
5 6 (40.00%) Middleware
5 6 (40.00%) Low Latency
6 5 (33.33%) Network Security
6 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 5 (33.33%) Citrix
6 5 (33.33%) Avaya
6 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 5 (33.33%) VPN
7 4 (26.67%) DNS
7 4 (26.67%) DHCP
7 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (26.67%) CCNP
7 4 (26.67%) Release Management
8 3 (20.00%) HSRP
8 3 (20.00%) tcpdump
8 3 (20.00%) Lync
8 3 (20.00%) Wireshark
8 3 (20.00%) VMware
8 3 (20.00%) OSPF

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) Lync
2 3 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) PaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) LAN
2 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (33.33%) VPN
2 5 (33.33%) Network Security
3 4 (26.67%) DNS
3 4 (26.67%) DHCP
4 3 (20.00%) VoIP
4 3 (20.00%) Internet
4 3 (20.00%) OSPF
4 3 (20.00%) BGP
4 3 (20.00%) tcpdump
4 3 (20.00%) Wireshark
4 3 (20.00%) HSRP
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
5 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (13.33%) TACACS
5 2 (13.33%) Firewall
5 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Head of Technology
2 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Head of Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) Head of Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Design Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
1 6 (40.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (13.33%) Cryptography
1 2 (13.33%) SecurID
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Service Management
2 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (40.00%) Low Latency
3 4 (26.67%) Release Management
4 2 (13.33%) Computer Security
4 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) SIEM
4 2 (13.33%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security
4 2 (13.33%) Network Design
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) Perl
2 2 (13.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) CCNP
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) OpenView
1 2 (13.33%) Cacti
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) Citrix
2 5 (33.33%) Avaya
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (13.33%) Riverbed
5 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
5 2 (13.33%) F5
5 2 (13.33%) Juniper
5 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint