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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 99 110 115
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +5
Permanent jobs citing WAN 287 286 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.56% 2.40% 2.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.15% 16.12% 11.82%
Number of salaries quoted 225 248 259
Average salary £50,000 £52,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +7.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.31% -1.29%
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
1895 1774 2403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.91% 14.89% 19.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1607 1580 2158
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 October 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in the City of London

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

1 495 (83.61%) LAN
2 372 (62.84%) Cisco
3 267 (45.10%) Windows
4 221 (37.33%) Firewall
5 214 (36.15%) Cisco Certification
6 192 (32.43%) Active Directory
7 190 (32.09%) Finance
7 190 (32.09%) VMware
8 176 (29.73%) Microsoft
9 170 (28.72%) CCNP
10 161 (27.20%) VPN
11 157 (26.52%) DNS
11 157 (26.52%) ITIL
12 144 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
13 134 (22.64%) Wireless
14 132 (22.30%) TCP/IP
15 130 (21.96%) MPLS
16 129 (21.79%) MS Exchange
17 124 (20.95%) Citrix
18 123 (20.78%) VMware Infrastructure
19 122 (20.61%) BGP
20 114 (19.26%) Juniper
21 105 (17.74%) OSPF
22 101 (17.06%) Degree
23 100 (16.89%) DHCP
24 97 (16.39%) Windows Server 2003
25 94 (15.88%) SAN
26 91 (15.37%) SQL Server
27 90 (15.20%) Project Management
28 89 (15.03%) VoIP

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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
1 129 (21.79%) MS Exchange
2 60 (10.14%) SharePoint
3 46 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (3.38%) Lync
5 17 (2.87%) SharePoint 2010
5 17 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (2.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 17 (2.87%) IIS
6 12 (2.03%) WebSphere
7 11 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.68%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.51%) Apache
14 2 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.34%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.34%) SAS
14 2 (0.34%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 69 (11.66%) MS Excel
2 47 (7.94%) MS Office
3 5 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.68%) MS Project
5 3 (0.51%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 10 (1.69%) Front Arena
1 10 (1.69%) RMDS
1 10 (1.69%) Summit
1 10 (1.69%) Eikon
1 10 (1.69%) 3000 Xtra
1 10 (1.69%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.53%) Office 365
2 7 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.84%) SaaS
4 3 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.17%) PaaS
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 495 (83.61%) LAN
2 221 (37.33%) Firewall
3 161 (27.20%) VPN
4 157 (26.52%) DNS
5 134 (22.64%) Wireless
6 132 (22.30%) TCP/IP
7 130 (21.96%) MPLS
8 122 (20.61%) BGP
9 105 (17.74%) OSPF
10 100 (16.89%) DHCP
11 94 (15.88%) SAN
12 89 (15.03%) VoIP
13 84 (14.19%) Internet
14 79 (13.34%) EIGRP
15 67 (11.32%) Network Security
15 67 (11.32%) VLAN
16 56 (9.46%) Cisco ASA
17 53 (8.95%) IP Telephony
18 51 (8.61%) Multicast
19 50 (8.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (15.37%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.52%) Big Data
2 9 (1.52%) DB2
3 8 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.35%) DataStage
3 8 (1.35%) Mahout
3 8 (1.35%) Oracle Exadata
3 8 (1.35%) Relational Database
3 8 (1.35%) Pentaho
3 8 (1.35%) Hadoop
4 7 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.01%) MySQL
6 4 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.68%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (1.35%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (1.01%) Metasploit
3 3 (0.51%) Hudson
3 3 (0.51%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.51%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.34%) Subversion
5 1 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.17%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.17%) Maven
5 1 (0.17%) JIRA
General
1 190 (32.09%) Finance
2 45 (7.60%) Telecoms
3 37 (6.25%) Banking
4 27 (4.56%) Law
5 23 (3.89%) Advertising
6 11 (1.86%) Legal
7 10 (1.69%) Publishing
8 9 (1.52%) Back Office
9 8 (1.35%) Retail
10 7 (1.18%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.01%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.84%) Billing
13 3 (0.51%) German Language
14 2 (0.34%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.34%) International Banking
14 2 (0.34%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 156 (26.35%) Network Engineer
2 82 (13.85%) Analyst
3 54 (9.12%) Senior Network Engineer
4 40 (6.76%) Infrastructure Manager
5 38 (6.42%) Support Analyst
5 38 (6.42%) Security Engineer
6 31 (5.24%) Network Security Engineer
6 31 (5.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 30 (5.07%) Network Analyst
8 26 (4.39%) Project Manager
9 25 (4.22%) Architect
9 25 (4.22%) Administrator
10 24 (4.05%) Support Engineer
11 21 (3.55%) IT Support
12 20 (3.38%) Senior Security Engineer
13 19 (3.21%) 3rd Line Support
14 18 (3.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 18 (3.04%) Senior Network Security Engineer
15 17 (2.87%) Team Leader
15 17 (2.87%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.36%) Web Services
2 12 (2.03%) SOAP
2 12 (2.03%) Middleware
3 10 (1.69%) .NET
4 8 (1.35%) FIX Protocol
4 8 (1.35%) XMPP
5 3 (0.51%) LAMP
6 2 (0.34%) CSS
7 1 (0.17%) Rendezvous
7 1 (0.17%) J2EE
7 1 (0.17%) ODBC
7 1 (0.17%) CGI
7 1 (0.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (5.74%) Computer Science
3 26 (4.39%) Blackberry
4 24 (4.05%) Video Conferencing
4 24 (4.05%) Statistics
5 13 (2.20%) Clustering
5 13 (2.20%) Equities
5 13 (2.20%) SecurID
6 11 (1.86%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (1.86%) Replication
7 9 (1.52%) EqualLogic
8 8 (1.35%) MPEG
8 8 (1.35%) Video on Demand
9 7 (1.18%) GIS
9 7 (1.18%) Derivative
10 6 (1.01%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.01%) Fixed Income
10 6 (1.01%) IVR
10 6 (1.01%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 267 (45.10%) Windows
2 144 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 97 (16.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 78 (13.18%) Linux
5 48 (8.11%) Windows 7
6 42 (7.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 39 (6.59%) UNIX
8 33 (5.57%) Windows XP
9 17 (2.87%) Windows Vista
10 12 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (1.86%) CentOS
12 10 (1.69%) Windows 8
13 8 (1.35%) Solaris
14 6 (1.01%) Android
15 5 (0.84%) AIX
16 3 (0.51%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.51%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.51%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.34%) Windows NT
17 2 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (26.52%) ITIL
2 90 (15.20%) Project Management
3 58 (9.80%) Network Management
4 48 (8.11%) Load Balancing
5 41 (6.93%) Network Design
6 35 (5.91%) PRINCE
7 28 (4.73%) Change Management
8 25 (4.22%) Information Security
8 25 (4.22%) Network Monitoring
9 24 (4.05%) Network Architecture
10 21 (3.55%) PRINCE2
11 20 (3.38%) E-Commerce
11 20 (3.38%) Service Delivery
12 19 (3.21%) Performance Tuning
12 19 (3.21%) Kalman Filter
12 19 (3.21%) Configuration Management
13 17 (2.87%) Asset Management
13 17 (2.87%) Migration
14 16 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
15 14 (2.36%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (7.77%) SQL
2 21 (3.55%) Python
3 20 (3.38%) Perl
3 20 (3.38%) Java
4 18 (3.04%) PowerShell
5 14 (2.36%) Bash Shell
6 10 (1.69%) C
7 8 (1.35%) R
8 6 (1.01%) PHP
8 6 (1.01%) C++
9 2 (0.34%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.17%) Korn
10 1 (0.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 214 (36.15%) Cisco Certification
2 170 (28.72%) CCNP
3 101 (17.06%) Degree
4 88 (14.86%) CCNA
5 75 (12.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 53 (8.95%) MCSE
7 40 (6.76%) MCITP
8 29 (4.90%) MCSA
9 27 (4.56%) CCIE
10 23 (3.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 18 (3.04%) Security Cleared
12 17 (2.87%) CCDP
13 13 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (1.86%) RHCE
14 11 (1.86%) MCTS
15 10 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 9 (1.52%) A+ Certification
16 9 (1.52%) CISSP
17 8 (1.35%) CCA
17 8 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (7.26%) SLA
2 8 (1.35%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.51%) QA
4 2 (0.34%) COBIT
4 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 192 (32.43%) Active Directory
2 123 (20.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (7.60%) VMware ESX
4 36 (6.08%) vSphere
5 29 (4.90%) XenApp
6 24 (4.05%) MetaFrame
7 18 (3.04%) Hyper-V
8 12 (2.03%) DFS Replication
9 10 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (1.52%) XenDesktop
11 8 (1.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 7 (1.18%) Xen
13 6 (1.01%) Nmap
13 6 (1.01%) ISA Server
14 5 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (0.68%) XenServer
16 3 (0.51%) vCloud
16 3 (0.51%) Terminal Services
16 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 2 (0.34%) Snort
Systems Management
1 20 (3.38%) SCCM
2 19 (3.21%) CiscoWorks
3 15 (2.53%) Cisco CUCM
4 14 (2.36%) SCOM
4 14 (2.36%) Nagios
4 14 (2.36%) Puppet
5 12 (2.03%) HP NNM
6 11 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (1.52%) Cacti
7 9 (1.52%) Backup Exec
7 9 (1.52%) WSUS
8 8 (1.35%) Cisco UCCX
8 8 (1.35%) Hadoop YARN
9 7 (1.18%) Cisco UCCE
9 7 (1.18%) HP Data Protector
10 5 (0.84%) XenMobile
11 4 (0.68%) SolarWinds Orion
12 3 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (0.51%) Ganglia
12 3 (0.51%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 372 (62.84%) Cisco
2 190 (32.09%) VMware
3 176 (29.73%) Microsoft
4 124 (20.95%) Citrix
5 114 (19.26%) Juniper
6 86 (14.53%) CheckPoint
7 65 (10.98%) HP
8 58 (9.80%) F5
9 57 (9.63%) SolarWinds
10 36 (6.08%) Aruba
11 35 (5.91%) Avaya
12 28 (4.73%) Oracle
13 26 (4.39%) EMC
14 23 (3.89%) Red Hat
14 23 (3.89%) Dell
15 22 (3.72%) Bloomberg
16 20 (3.38%) NetApp
16 20 (3.38%) Tandberg
16 20 (3.38%) Riverbed
17 19 (3.21%) IBM
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Mediaforce
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Imperative People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + 35% bonus + pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £46000 per annum + PENSION, TRAVEL CARD LOANS, HEALTH INS.
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £70000 - £550000 per annum + Pension, Health, Bonus, Car, Other
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + bonus and benefits + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Qualserv Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Training & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ATOS - AMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 30-45k base + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago