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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 18 19 45
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +26
Permanent jobs citing WAN 7 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 5.60% 7.84% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.58% 29.63% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 4
Average salary £67,500 £72,500 £105,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.89% -30.95%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
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
31 27 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 24.80% 26.47% 7.10%
Number of salaries quoted 31 24 20
Average salary £57,500 £72,500 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.68% -14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £78,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £105,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 February 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 15 (93.75%) LAN
2 13 (81.25%) Cisco
3 9 (56.25%) Windows
3 9 (56.25%) Firewall
4 7 (43.75%) ITIL
4 7 (43.75%) Problem Management
4 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (37.50%) Network Security
5 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 6 (37.50%) Finance
5 6 (37.50%) MPLS
6 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
6 5 (31.25%) Internet
6 5 (31.25%) F5
6 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
7 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
7 4 (25.00%) Information Security
7 4 (25.00%) OSPF
7 4 (25.00%) BGP
7 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (25.00%) VPN
8 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
8 3 (18.75%) Juniper
8 3 (18.75%) DMZ
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (18.75%) MS Office

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) LAN
2 9 (56.25%) Firewall
3 6 (37.50%) MPLS
3 6 (37.50%) Network Security
4 5 (31.25%) Internet
5 4 (25.00%) BGP
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (25.00%) OSPF
5 4 (25.00%) VPN
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (18.75%) DMZ
6 3 (18.75%) DSL
6 3 (18.75%) IPsec
6 3 (18.75%) Junos
6 3 (18.75%) Multicast
6 3 (18.75%) VLAN
6 3 (18.75%) VPLS
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (12.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Information Security Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) IT Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 4 (25.00%) IT Security Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Lead Security Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Security Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support
3 3 (18.75%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) IT Security Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Network Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Security Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
3 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
1 7 (43.75%) Problem Management
2 4 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (25.00%) Information Security
2 4 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (18.75%) Network Design
3 3 (18.75%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (18.75%) Time Management
3 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (18.75%) Web Filtering
4 2 (12.50%) Change Control
4 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) B2B
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) ITSM
5 1 (6.25%) Line Management
5 1 (6.25%) SDLC
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 2 (12.50%) VB
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) JNCIS
2 2 (12.50%) CCNP
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) WSUS
2 2 (12.50%) Nexpose
2 2 (12.50%) Proventia
2 2 (12.50%) QRadar
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) F5
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) Juniper
4 3 (18.75%) Palo Alto
5 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix
5 2 (12.50%) Intel Security
5 2 (12.50%) ScanSafe
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle