The table below looks at the statistics for WAN 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 over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 105 123 143
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +20
Permanent jobs citing WAN 244 285 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.43% 2.26% 1.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.91% 14.59% 10.40%
Number of salaries quoted 227 248 185
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £36,900
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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 City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1636 1954 2096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.30% 15.47% 17.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1402 1651 1862
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WAN
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

WAN Salary Trend in the City of London

WAN
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in the City of London

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

1 500 (79.49%) LAN
2 423 (67.25%) Cisco
3 332 (52.78%) Firewall
4 257 (40.86%) Windows
5 249 (39.59%) Cisco Certification
6 211 (33.55%) VPN
7 210 (33.39%) Finance
8 178 (28.30%) VMware
9 176 (27.98%) Microsoft
10 158 (25.12%) MPLS
11 154 (24.48%) BGP
12 148 (23.53%) Wireless
12 148 (23.53%) Network Security
13 142 (22.58%) VoIP
14 138 (21.94%) CheckPoint
15 136 (21.62%) ITIL
16 132 (20.99%) CCNP
17 128 (20.35%) CCNA
18 127 (20.19%) TCP/IP
19 119 (18.92%) Active Directory
20 110 (17.49%) Juniper
20 110 (17.49%) OSPF
21 109 (17.33%) EIGRP
22 103 (16.38%) DNS
23 102 (16.22%) SAN
24 98 (15.58%) Citrix
24 98 (15.58%) Cisco Nexus
25 94 (14.94%) F5
26 91 (14.47%) HP
26 91 (14.47%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 90 (14.31%) MS Exchange
2 46 (7.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (5.56%) Lync
4 26 (4.13%) IIS
5 24 (3.82%) SharePoint
6 22 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 22 (3.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 18 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
9 12 (1.91%) Apache
10 9 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.32%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.16%) nginx
12 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.16%) Confluence
12 1 (0.16%) MediaWiki
12 1 (0.16%) Commerce Server
12 1 (0.16%) JBoss
12 1 (0.16%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.16%) GroupWise
Applications
1 69 (10.97%) MS Office
2 49 (7.79%) MS Excel
3 18 (2.86%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.95%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.16%) assyst
4 1 (0.16%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.16%) SAP CCM
4 1 (0.16%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.16%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.23%) Office 365
2 12 (1.91%) IaaS
3 10 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.43%) SaaS
5 2 (0.32%) PaaS
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 500 (79.49%) LAN
2 332 (52.78%) Firewall
3 211 (33.55%) VPN
4 158 (25.12%) MPLS
5 154 (24.48%) BGP
6 148 (23.53%) Wireless
6 148 (23.53%) Network Security
7 142 (22.58%) VoIP
8 127 (20.19%) TCP/IP
9 110 (17.49%) OSPF
10 109 (17.33%) EIGRP
11 103 (16.38%) DNS
12 102 (16.22%) SAN
13 98 (15.58%) Cisco Nexus
14 90 (14.31%) Cisco ASA
15 88 (13.99%) VLAN
16 74 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
17 66 (10.49%) HSRP
18 65 (10.33%) DHCP
19 63 (10.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (9.06%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (1.91%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (0.79%) Oracle Database
4 5 (0.79%) MySQL
5 4 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.64%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (0.64%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.32%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.16%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (0.95%) Rational Performance Tester
2 4 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.32%) JIRA
3 2 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.16%) Hudson
4 1 (0.16%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.16%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.16%) Subversion
General
1 210 (33.39%) Finance
2 42 (6.68%) Telecoms
3 35 (5.56%) Advertising
4 30 (4.77%) Banking
5 29 (4.61%) Retail
6 28 (4.45%) Legal
7 24 (3.82%) Financial Institution
8 20 (3.18%) Law
8 20 (3.18%) Manufacturing
9 19 (3.02%) Marketing
10 11 (1.75%) Electronics
11 5 (0.79%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.64%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.64%) Back Office
13 2 (0.32%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.32%) Front Office
13 2 (0.32%) Games
14 1 (0.16%) Publishing
14 1 (0.16%) International Banking
14 1 (0.16%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 157 (24.96%) Network Engineer
2 64 (10.17%) Analyst
3 57 (9.06%) Consultant
3 57 (9.06%) Architect
4 53 (8.43%) Senior Network Engineer
5 47 (7.47%) Support Engineer
6 38 (6.04%) Network Architect
7 33 (5.25%) Support Analyst
8 32 (5.09%) Security Engineer
8 32 (5.09%) Infrastructure Manager
9 29 (4.61%) Cisco Engineer
10 28 (4.45%) Project Manager
11 27 (4.29%) Network Manager
12 24 (3.82%) Network Support
12 24 (3.82%) Network Security Engineer
13 23 (3.66%) Technical Support
13 23 (3.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 21 (3.34%) Network Consultant
15 19 (3.02%) 2nd Line Support
16 18 (2.86%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.54%) XMPP
2 7 (1.11%) SOAP
3 5 (0.79%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (0.64%) .NET
4 4 (0.64%) Web Services
4 4 (0.64%) XML
5 3 (0.48%) Middleware
6 2 (0.32%) LAMP
7 1 (0.16%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 39 (6.20%) Video Conferencing
2 33 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (4.61%) Computer Science
4 22 (3.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 21 (3.34%) Blackberry
6 20 (3.18%) Clustering
7 19 (3.02%) Management Information System
8 17 (2.70%) Client/Server
9 15 (2.38%) EPoS
10 13 (2.07%) Hedge funds
11 12 (1.91%) Replication
12 11 (1.75%) DTV
13 9 (1.43%) Handset
14 7 (1.11%) Statistics
15 5 (0.79%) Mathematics
16 4 (0.64%) Fat Client
16 4 (0.64%) Thin Client
16 4 (0.64%) NHS
16 4 (0.64%) FlexPod
17 2 (0.32%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 257 (40.86%) Windows
2 82 (13.04%) Linux
3 69 (10.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 58 (9.22%) Windows 7
5 57 (9.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 50 (7.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (4.45%) Windows XP
8 27 (4.29%) UNIX
9 18 (2.86%) Apple iOS
10 16 (2.54%) Windows Vista
11 15 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (1.91%) CentOS
13 11 (1.75%) Debian
14 8 (1.27%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.64%) AIX
15 4 (0.64%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.48%) Solaris
16 3 (0.48%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.48%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.48%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (21.62%) ITIL
2 69 (10.97%) Project Management
3 66 (10.49%) Network Design
4 60 (9.54%) Disaster Recovery
5 52 (8.27%) Load Balancing
6 33 (5.25%) PRINCE2
7 28 (4.45%) Network Management
8 26 (4.13%) Time Management
8 26 (4.13%) Migration
9 25 (3.97%) Change Control
10 23 (3.66%) Change Management
11 22 (3.50%) Information Security
11 22 (3.50%) Kalman Filter
12 19 (3.02%) Network Architecture
12 19 (3.02%) Incident Management
13 18 (2.86%) Service Management
14 17 (2.70%) DDoS Mitigation
14 17 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
14 17 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
15 15 (2.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 84 (13.35%) SQL
2 15 (2.38%) Perl
2 15 (2.38%) PowerShell
3 14 (2.23%) Python
4 8 (1.27%) C
4 8 (1.27%) R
5 7 (1.11%) Bash Shell
6 5 (0.79%) PL/SQL
6 5 (0.79%) Shell Script
6 5 (0.79%) Korn
7 4 (0.64%) Ruby
7 4 (0.64%) Java
7 4 (0.64%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.48%) Tcl
8 3 (0.48%) VBScript
8 3 (0.48%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.48%) PHP
9 2 (0.32%) VB
10 1 (0.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 249 (39.59%) Cisco Certification
2 132 (20.99%) CCNP
3 128 (20.35%) CCNA
4 75 (11.92%) CCIE
5 68 (10.81%) Degree
6 53 (8.43%) Security Cleared
7 47 (7.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 44 (7.00%) SC Cleared
9 36 (5.72%) MCSE
10 34 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
11 24 (3.82%) MCSA
12 21 (3.34%) MCP
13 19 (3.02%) CCSA
14 18 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 13 (2.07%) Citrix Certification
15 13 (2.07%) CCDP
15 13 (2.07%) CISSP
15 13 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 12 (1.91%) MCDST
16 12 (1.91%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.20%) SLA
2 22 (3.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (2.07%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.91%) COBIT
4 12 (1.91%) ISO 9001
5 8 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 119 (18.92%) Active Directory
2 91 (14.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (5.09%) Hyper-V
4 26 (4.13%) XenApp
5 14 (2.23%) vSphere
6 11 (1.75%) XenDesktop
7 8 (1.27%) iptables
8 7 (1.11%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.64%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.64%) Oracle Clusterware
10 3 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.48%) Xen
11 2 (0.32%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.32%) Firmware
11 2 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.32%) UAG
11 2 (0.32%) XenServer
12 1 (0.16%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 21 (3.34%) Cisco Prime
2 20 (3.18%) Cisco CUCM
3 17 (2.70%) CiscoWorks
4 13 (2.07%) OPNET
5 10 (1.59%) SCCM
6 8 (1.27%) Cisco LMS
6 8 (1.27%) Cisco UCCX
7 7 (1.11%) Cisco UCCE
8 6 (0.95%) WSUS
9 5 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (0.64%) SCOM
10 4 (0.64%) Cisco IPCC
10 4 (0.64%) Data Guard
11 3 (0.48%) SELinux
11 3 (0.48%) SolarWinds Orion
12 2 (0.32%) Backup Exec
12 2 (0.32%) Nagios
12 2 (0.32%) OpenView
12 2 (0.32%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 423 (67.25%) Cisco
2 178 (28.30%) VMware
3 176 (27.98%) Microsoft
4 138 (21.94%) CheckPoint
5 110 (17.49%) Juniper
6 98 (15.58%) Citrix
7 94 (14.94%) F5
8 91 (14.47%) HP
9 60 (9.54%) Avaya
10 58 (9.22%) SolarWinds
11 45 (7.15%) NetApp
12 41 (6.52%) Riverbed
13 36 (5.72%) Aruba
14 30 (4.77%) Apple
15 27 (4.29%) Fortinet
16 26 (4.13%) Oracle
17 25 (3.97%) Mitel
18 16 (2.54%) McAfee
19 15 (2.38%) Symantec
20 14 (2.23%) EMC
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
ThinkForex
Salary: 55K to 65K GBP per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
HP Group
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Paackage
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Newton Blue
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago