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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 122 127 101
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -26
Permanent jobs citing WAN 137 220 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.22% 2.23% 2.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.04% 15.90% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 119 193 252
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
911 1384 2051
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.76% 14.00% 16.98%
Number of salaries quoted 809 1188 1719
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in the City of London

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for WAN.

1 327 (94.51%) LAN
2 175 (50.58%) Cisco
3 167 (48.27%) Windows
4 157 (45.38%) Firewall
5 113 (32.66%) VMware
5 113 (32.66%) ITIL
6 108 (31.21%) VPN
7 103 (29.77%) Active Directory
7 103 (29.77%) Cisco Certification
8 90 (26.01%) Microsoft
9 83 (23.99%) VMware Infrastructure
10 82 (23.70%) Finance
11 80 (23.12%) Windows Server
12 75 (21.68%) MS Office
13 74 (21.39%) Wireless
14 70 (20.23%) Windows 7
15 69 (19.94%) Citrix
16 68 (19.65%) Linux
17 63 (18.21%) MPLS
18 62 (17.92%) CCNP
19 61 (17.63%) Change Management
20 60 (17.34%) VoIP
21 58 (16.76%) TCP/IP
22 56 (16.18%) MS Exchange
22 56 (16.18%) Microsoft Certification
23 52 (15.03%) Cisco ASA
24 51 (14.74%) DNS
25 50 (14.45%) Windows Server 2012
26 48 (13.87%) Network Security
27 47 (13.58%) SAN

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 56 (16.18%) MS Exchange
2 42 (12.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 21 (6.07%) SharePoint
4 20 (5.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (4.91%) IIS
6 12 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (3.47%) Skype for Business
7 10 (2.89%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (2.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (2.31%) Apache
10 6 (1.73%) Commerce Server
10 6 (1.73%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.58%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 75 (21.68%) MS Office
2 46 (13.29%) MS Excel
3 29 (8.38%) MS Visio
4 9 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.29%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.29%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.80%) Office 365
2 16 (4.62%) IBM Cloud
3 15 (4.34%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.16%) IaaS
6 4 (1.16%) PaaS
6 4 (1.16%) SaaS
7 2 (0.58%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.29%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 327 (94.51%) LAN
2 157 (45.38%) Firewall
3 108 (31.21%) VPN
4 74 (21.39%) Wireless
5 63 (18.21%) MPLS
6 60 (17.34%) VoIP
7 58 (16.76%) TCP/IP
8 52 (15.03%) Cisco ASA
9 51 (14.74%) DNS
10 48 (13.87%) Network Security
11 47 (13.58%) SAN
12 44 (12.72%) DHCP
13 41 (11.85%) Cisco Wireless
14 38 (10.98%) OSPF
15 37 (10.69%) BGP
16 31 (8.96%) IP Telephony
17 29 (8.38%) EIGRP
18 27 (7.80%) WLAN
19 24 (6.94%) SSL
19 24 (6.94%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (12.72%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (3.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.58%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.58%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.58%) MySQL
5 2 (0.58%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.29%) DB2
6 1 (0.29%) GIS
6 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.29%) OLAP
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (1.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 82 (23.70%) Finance
2 45 (13.01%) Telecoms
3 26 (7.51%) Banking
4 21 (6.07%) Retail
5 15 (4.34%) Law
6 12 (3.47%) Legal
7 8 (2.31%) Investment Banking
8 7 (2.02%) Back Office
9 5 (1.45%) Advertising
9 5 (1.45%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.45%) Games
9 5 (1.45%) Marketing
10 3 (0.87%) Japanese Language
10 3 (0.87%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.58%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.29%) Electronics
12 1 (0.29%) French Language
Job Titles
1 88 (25.43%) Network Engineer
2 78 (22.54%) Analyst
3 37 (10.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 36 (10.40%) Senior Network Engineer
5 35 (10.12%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 34 (9.83%) Cisco Engineer
7 33 (9.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 30 (8.67%) Support Analyst
9 29 (8.38%) Support Engineer
10 28 (8.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 25 (7.23%) Infrastructure Manager
12 22 (6.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 20 (5.78%) 1st Line Support
14 17 (4.91%) Network Analyst
14 17 (4.91%) Senior Cisco Engineer
14 17 (4.91%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
15 16 (4.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 16 (4.62%) Programme Manager
16 15 (4.34%) IT Support
16 15 (4.34%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.91%) Web Services
2 10 (2.89%) FIX Protocol
2 10 (2.89%) Ruby on Rails
3 9 (2.60%) .NET
3 9 (2.60%) XML
4 7 (2.02%) 802.1X
4 7 (2.02%) XMPP
5 6 (1.73%) SOAP
6 3 (0.87%) Ultra Messaging
7 2 (0.58%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.58%) GWT
7 2 (0.58%) Middleware
7 2 (0.58%) Vaadin
8 1 (0.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 42 (12.14%) Data Centre
2 25 (7.23%) Video Conferencing
3 15 (4.34%) Statistics
4 12 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.89%) Blackberry
5 10 (2.89%) Replication
6 8 (2.31%) e-Health
7 7 (2.02%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.02%) Fat Client
7 7 (2.02%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.02%) Thin Client
8 6 (1.73%) Fixed Income
8 6 (1.73%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (1.45%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.16%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.16%) iPhone
10 4 (1.16%) Performance Metrics
10 4 (1.16%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.87%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 167 (48.27%) Windows
2 80 (23.12%) Windows Server
3 70 (20.23%) Windows 7
4 68 (19.65%) Linux
5 50 (14.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (13.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (5.78%) Unix
8 10 (2.89%) Windows 10
9 8 (2.31%) Android
9 8 (2.31%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.73%) CentOS
10 6 (1.73%) Mac OS X
10 6 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.45%) Ubuntu
11 5 (1.45%) Windows Vista
11 5 (1.45%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.58%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.58%) Solaris
13 2 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (32.66%) ITIL
2 61 (17.63%) Change Management
3 35 (10.12%) Network Monitoring
4 31 (8.96%) Load Balancing
5 29 (8.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 29 (8.38%) Patch Management
6 25 (7.23%) Business Continuity
7 23 (6.65%) Project Management
8 21 (6.07%) ITSM
8 21 (6.07%) Network Design
8 21 (6.07%) Network Management
9 20 (5.78%) Service Management
10 19 (5.49%) Penetration Testing
11 15 (4.34%) Trend Analysis
12 14 (4.05%) Asset Management
12 14 (4.05%) DevOps
13 13 (3.76%) CRM
13 13 (3.76%) Virtual Environments
14 12 (3.47%) Service Delivery
15 11 (3.18%) Multi-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 30 (8.67%) SQL
2 22 (6.36%) PowerShell
3 13 (3.76%) Ruby
4 12 (3.47%) Bash Shell
4 12 (3.47%) Python
5 9 (2.60%) T-SQL
6 8 (2.31%) C#
6 8 (2.31%) Perl
7 5 (1.45%) Korn
8 4 (1.16%) C
9 3 (0.87%) Java
10 2 (0.58%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.58%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.58%) VB
11 1 (0.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 103 (29.77%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (17.92%) CCNP
3 56 (16.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 45 (13.01%) Degree
5 42 (12.14%) CCNA
5 42 (12.14%) MCSE
6 31 (8.96%) CCIE
7 25 (7.23%) MCSA
8 20 (5.78%) MCITP
9 17 (4.91%) MCP
10 16 (4.62%) JNCIA
11 15 (4.34%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (4.34%) Security Cleared
12 13 (3.76%) CCSA
13 12 (3.47%) CCVP
13 12 (3.47%) DV Cleared
13 12 (3.47%) JNCIE
13 12 (3.47%) JNCIP
14 10 (2.89%) JNCIS
14 10 (2.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.07%) SLA
2 4 (1.16%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.58%) QA
5 1 (0.29%) ISO27002
System Software
1 103 (29.77%) Active Directory
2 83 (23.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (6.94%) Hyper-V
4 22 (6.36%) Virtual Servers
4 22 (6.36%) vSphere
5 19 (5.49%) VMware ESX
6 17 (4.91%) XenApp
7 14 (4.05%) XenDesktop
8 13 (3.76%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (3.76%) XenServer
9 5 (1.45%) Docker
9 5 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (1.16%) Corosync
10 4 (1.16%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.87%) NFS
12 2 (0.58%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.29%) Snort
13 1 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (8.09%) Cisco CUCM
2 24 (6.94%) SCCM
3 19 (5.49%) WSUS
4 16 (4.62%) BMC PATROL
5 7 (2.02%) Cisco UCCX
5 7 (2.02%) Nagios
6 6 (1.73%) Ansible
6 6 (1.73%) SCOM
7 5 (1.45%) Backup Exec
7 5 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.45%) Puppet
7 5 (1.45%) SCVMM
8 4 (1.16%) Cacti
8 4 (1.16%) Cisco Prime
8 4 (1.16%) HAProxy
8 4 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (1.16%) Pacemaker
8 4 (1.16%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 3 (0.87%) ITRS Geneos
9 3 (0.87%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 175 (50.58%) Cisco
2 113 (32.66%) VMware
3 90 (26.01%) Microsoft
4 69 (19.94%) Citrix
5 44 (12.72%) Juniper
6 34 (9.83%) CheckPoint
7 32 (9.25%) F5
8 29 (8.38%) SolarWinds
9 21 (6.07%) HP
9 21 (6.07%) Oracle
10 20 (5.78%) Mitel
11 18 (5.20%) Avaya
12 17 (4.91%) EMC
13 16 (4.62%) BMC
13 16 (4.62%) Riverbed
13 16 (4.62%) Tandberg
14 15 (4.34%) Nortel
15 13 (3.76%) Palo Alto
16 12 (3.47%) Dell
16 12 (3.47%) Veeam
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