The table below looks at the statistics for WAN Optimisation skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN Optimisation over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WAN Optimization
Rank 254 307 315
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +8
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 7 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.11% 0.058%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.13% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 5
Average salary £47,500 £65,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.92% +4.00%
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £45,000 £32,250
% change year-on-year
+38.88% +39.53%
WAN Optimisation
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5889 8631 8804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 87.99% 84.63% 85.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5269 7432 7470
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

WAN Optimisation
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

WAN Optimisation Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WAN Optimisation
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation across the City of London region.

WAN Optimisation Salary Trend in the City of London

WAN Optimisation
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation across the City of London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

WAN Optimisation Salary Histogram in the City of London

WAN Optimisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region citing WAN Optimisation 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 Optimisation.

1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) SSL
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (71.43%) TippingPoint
2 5 (71.43%) LogRhythm
2 5 (71.43%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 5 (71.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (71.43%) DDoS Mitigation
2 5 (71.43%) Android
2 5 (71.43%) XenApp
2 5 (71.43%) XenDesktop
2 5 (71.43%) Riverbed
2 5 (71.43%) WAAS
2 5 (71.43%) F5
2 5 (71.43%) SIEM
2 5 (71.43%) NetScaler
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco ISE
2 5 (71.43%) Network Security
2 5 (71.43%) Network Design
2 5 (71.43%) Sourcefire
2 5 (71.43%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (71.43%) Brocade
2 5 (71.43%) Network Security Management
2 5 (71.43%) Data Security

WAN Optimisation
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region citing WAN Optimisation 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 Optimisation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) SSL
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) BGP
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco ISE
2 5 (71.43%) DMZ
2 5 (71.43%) Internet
2 5 (71.43%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) MPLS
2 5 (71.43%) NetScaler
2 5 (71.43%) Network Security
2 5 (71.43%) OSPF
2 5 (71.43%) WAAS
2 5 (71.43%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) FCoE
3 2 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Data Network Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Network Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Network Security Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Security Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Network Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (71.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Android
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (71.43%) Data Security
2 5 (71.43%) DDoS Mitigation
2 5 (71.43%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 5 (71.43%) Network Design
2 5 (71.43%) Network Security Management
2 5 (71.43%) Security Management
2 5 (71.43%) SIEM
3 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) Release Management
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) XenApp
1 5 (71.43%) XenDesktop
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SELinux
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Brocade
2 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 5 (71.43%) F5
2 5 (71.43%) HP
2 5 (71.43%) LogRhythm
2 5 (71.43%) Riverbed
2 5 (71.43%) Sourcefire
2 5 (71.43%) TippingPoint
2 5 (71.43%) Websense
3 2 (28.57%) VMware