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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WAN Optimization
Rank 264 314 341
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +27
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 8 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.029% 0.088%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.033% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 11
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -3.22%
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
6310 9169 10705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 89.71% 87.38% 85.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5667 7700 8942
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 15 (100.00%) WAN
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (86.67%) LAN
2 13 (86.67%) Citrix
2 13 (86.67%) Data Centre
3 12 (80.00%) SSL
3 12 (80.00%) Firewall
3 12 (80.00%) Load Balancing
4 11 (73.33%) XenApp
5 10 (66.67%) Riverbed
5 10 (66.67%) F5
5 10 (66.67%) NetScaler
5 10 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
5 10 (66.67%) Network Security
5 10 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (66.67%) VPN
6 8 (53.33%) Internet
6 8 (53.33%) MPLS
6 8 (53.33%) OSPF
6 8 (53.33%) BGP
6 8 (53.33%) Forcepoint
6 8 (53.33%) HP
6 8 (53.33%) Network Security Management
6 8 (53.33%) Data Security
6 8 (53.33%) Security Management
6 8 (53.33%) Wireless
6 8 (53.33%) CheckPoint
6 8 (53.33%) DMZ
6 8 (53.33%) Android
6 8 (53.33%) TippingPoint

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) IIS
1 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) WAN
2 13 (86.67%) LAN
3 12 (80.00%) Firewall
3 12 (80.00%) SSL
4 10 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
4 10 (66.67%) NetScaler
4 10 (66.67%) Network Security
4 10 (66.67%) VPN
5 8 (53.33%) BGP
5 8 (53.33%) Cisco ISE
5 8 (53.33%) DMZ
5 8 (53.33%) Internet
5 8 (53.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (53.33%) MPLS
5 8 (53.33%) OSPF
5 8 (53.33%) WAAS
5 8 (53.33%) Wireless
6 5 (33.33%) SAN
7 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) GIS
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 10 (66.67%) Network Security Engineer
1 10 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 8 (53.33%) Data Engineer
2 8 (53.33%) Data Network Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Support Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Network Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (86.67%) Data Centre
2 8 (53.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Android
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Load Balancing
2 8 (53.33%) Data Security
2 8 (53.33%) DDoS Mitigation
2 8 (53.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 8 (53.33%) Network Design
2 8 (53.33%) Network Security Management
2 8 (53.33%) Security Management
2 8 (53.33%) SIEM
3 6 (40.00%) Release Management
4 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) PRINCE
6 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
6 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
6 2 (13.33%) Change Management
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (13.33%) High Availability
6 2 (13.33%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CCA
1 3 (20.00%) CCEE
1 3 (20.00%) CCNP
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (20.00%) MCSA
1 3 (20.00%) MCSE
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) XenApp
2 8 (53.33%) XenDesktop
3 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SELinux
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (86.67%) Citrix
3 10 (66.67%) F5
3 10 (66.67%) Riverbed
4 8 (53.33%) Brocade
4 8 (53.33%) CheckPoint
4 8 (53.33%) Forcepoint
4 8 (53.33%) HP
4 8 (53.33%) LogRhythm
4 8 (53.33%) Sourcefire
4 8 (53.33%) TippingPoint
5 7 (46.67%) VMware
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (13.33%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (13.33%) Palo Alto