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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 21 32 35
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 7 3 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.52% 1.59% 5.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.88% 20.00% 24.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 19
Average salary £56,000 £75,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.33% +102.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,900 £55,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £140,000 £75,000 £97,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
32 15 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 20.65% 7.94% 21.62%
Number of salaries quoted 29 12 80
Average salary £56,000 £75,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.33% -
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
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 22 August 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 9 (64.29%) LAN
2 8 (57.14%) Degree
3 7 (50.00%) Service Management
3 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 7 (50.00%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 6 (42.86%) Java
4 6 (42.86%) .NET
4 6 (42.86%) Middleware
4 6 (42.86%) Low Latency
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco
5 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
5 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
5 5 (35.71%) VPN
6 4 (28.57%) DNS
6 4 (28.57%) DHCP
6 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) Citrix
6 4 (28.57%) Avaya
6 4 (28.57%) Release Management
6 4 (28.57%) Network Security
7 3 (21.43%) tcpdump
7 3 (21.43%) Lync
7 3 (21.43%) HSRP
7 3 (21.43%) Wireshark
7 3 (21.43%) VMware
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (21.43%) CCNP
7 3 (21.43%) OSPF

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Lync
2 3 (21.43%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) PaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) LAN
2 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
2 5 (35.71%) VPN
3 4 (28.57%) DNS
3 4 (28.57%) DHCP
3 4 (28.57%) Network Security
4 3 (21.43%) tcpdump
4 3 (21.43%) HSRP
4 3 (21.43%) Wireshark
4 3 (21.43%) OSPF
4 3 (21.43%) BGP
4 3 (21.43%) Internet
4 3 (21.43%) VoIP
5 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
5 2 (14.29%) SNMP
5 2 (14.29%) SSL
5 2 (14.29%) TACACS
5 2 (14.29%) Firewall
5 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Head of Technology
2 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Head of Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Head of Infrastructure
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Design Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
1 6 (42.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 2 (14.29%) Cryptography
1 2 (14.29%) SecurID
1 2 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Service Management
2 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 6 (42.86%) Low Latency
3 4 (28.57%) Release Management
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Information Security
4 2 (14.29%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (14.29%) SIEM
4 2 (14.29%) Computer Security
5 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.14%) Network Design
5 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) Perl
2 2 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (21.43%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) OpenView
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (14.29%) Cacti
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix
2 4 (28.57%) Avaya
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Juniper
4 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 2 (14.29%) Riverbed
4 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 1 (7.14%) F5