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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WAN Optimization
Rank 300 330 320
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -10
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 6 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.055% 0.059% 0.043%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.068% 0.071% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 5
Average salary £55,000 £62,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £56,250 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+18.42% +11.76%
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
8861 9822 9383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.26% 82.89% 80.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7700 8365 8464
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) WAN
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco
3 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (63.64%) VLAN
4 7 (63.64%) CCNP
4 7 (63.64%) CheckPoint
4 7 (63.64%) LAN
4 7 (63.64%) MPLS
4 7 (63.64%) Firewall
5 6 (54.55%) EIGRP
5 6 (54.55%) DHCP
5 6 (54.55%) Load Balancing
5 6 (54.55%) Law
6 5 (45.45%) Aruba
6 5 (45.45%) F5
7 4 (36.36%) Riverbed
7 4 (36.36%) SolarWinds
7 4 (36.36%) Windows
7 4 (36.36%) VPN
7 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (36.36%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (36.36%) Wireless
7 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (36.36%) HSRP
8 3 (27.27%) BIG-IP
8 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
8 3 (27.27%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (27.27%) BGP
8 3 (27.27%) Internet
8 3 (27.27%) IP Telephony

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) WAN
2 7 (63.64%) LAN
2 7 (63.64%) MPLS
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) VLAN
3 6 (54.55%) EIGRP
3 6 (54.55%) DHCP
4 4 (36.36%) VPN
4 4 (36.36%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (36.36%) Wireless
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (36.36%) HSRP
5 3 (27.27%) BIG-IP
5 3 (27.27%) IP Telephony
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) BGP
5 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 3 (27.27%) Internet
6 2 (18.18%) LDAP
General
1 6 (54.55%) Law
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Legal
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Network Engineer
1 7 (63.64%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Principal Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (18.18%) SecurID
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 1 (9.09%) Hedge funds
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) Network Design
2 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (9.09%) Line Management
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (63.64%) CCNP
3 2 (18.18%) CCNA
4 1 (9.09%) CCDA
4 1 (9.09%) CCDP
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) CheckPoint
3 5 (45.45%) Aruba
3 5 (45.45%) F5
4 4 (36.36%) Riverbed
4 4 (36.36%) SolarWinds
5 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 2 (18.18%) Juniper
6 1 (9.09%) NetApp
6 1 (9.09%) McAfee
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) HP
6 1 (9.09%) Citrix
6 1 (9.09%) Mitel
6 1 (9.09%) Huawei
6 1 (9.09%) Brocade
6 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
6 1 (9.09%) Tandberg
6 1 (9.09%) ProCurve
6 1 (9.09%) Exinda