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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 98 125 91
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -34
Permanent jobs citing WAN 281 277 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.55% 2.28% 2.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.10% 14.58% 13.95%
Number of salaries quoted 230 243 309
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,700 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.63%
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
1861 1900 2415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.90% 15.63% 20.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1627 1665 2154
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 21 November 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 21 November 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.

1 480 (80.81%) LAN
2 361 (60.77%) Cisco
3 270 (45.45%) Windows
4 237 (39.90%) Firewall
5 212 (35.69%) Cisco Certification
6 204 (34.34%) VMware
7 202 (34.01%) Active Directory
8 188 (31.65%) Microsoft
9 181 (30.47%) VPN
10 178 (29.97%) Finance
11 164 (27.61%) ITIL
12 159 (26.77%) CCNP
13 154 (25.93%) DNS
14 144 (24.24%) MS Exchange
14 144 (24.24%) Wireless
15 143 (24.07%) Windows Server 2008
16 139 (23.40%) MPLS
17 137 (23.06%) Citrix
18 126 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
19 125 (21.04%) TCP/IP
20 123 (20.71%) BGP
21 116 (19.53%) Juniper
22 108 (18.18%) CCNA
23 107 (18.01%) OSPF
24 105 (17.68%) CheckPoint
24 105 (17.68%) DHCP
25 104 (17.51%) SAN
26 102 (17.17%) Degree
27 92 (15.49%) Windows Server 2003
28 89 (14.98%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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
1 144 (24.24%) MS Exchange
2 59 (9.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 56 (9.43%) SharePoint
4 24 (4.04%) IIS
5 23 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2013
6 21 (3.54%) Lync
7 20 (3.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 19 (3.20%) SharePoint 2010
9 14 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2007
10 13 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (1.35%) WebSphere
12 7 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.84%) CMS
14 4 (0.67%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.51%) Apache
15 3 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
15 3 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.51%) Office Communications Server
16 2 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
16 2 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 61 (10.27%) MS Excel
2 52 (8.75%) MS Office
3 8 (1.35%) MS Project
4 6 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.84%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.51%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 11 (1.85%) Front Arena
1 11 (1.85%) RMDS
1 11 (1.85%) Eikon
2 10 (1.68%) 3000 Xtra
2 10 (1.68%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 10 (1.68%) Summit
3 5 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.36%) Office 365
2 6 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.67%) SaaS
4 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 480 (80.81%) LAN
2 237 (39.90%) Firewall
3 181 (30.47%) VPN
4 154 (25.93%) DNS
5 144 (24.24%) Wireless
6 139 (23.40%) MPLS
7 125 (21.04%) TCP/IP
8 123 (20.71%) BGP
9 107 (18.01%) OSPF
10 105 (17.68%) DHCP
11 104 (17.51%) SAN
12 89 (14.98%) VoIP
13 79 (13.30%) Network Security
14 76 (12.79%) Cisco ASA
15 74 (12.46%) EIGRP
16 73 (12.29%) VLAN
17 69 (11.62%) Internet
18 67 (11.28%) Cisco Nexus
19 47 (7.91%) IP Telephony
20 46 (7.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (13.80%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.67%) Hadoop
4 4 (0.67%) MySQL
4 4 (0.67%) Big Data
5 3 (0.51%) Mahout
5 3 (0.51%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (0.51%) Pentaho
5 3 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.51%) DB2
5 3 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.51%) DataStage
5 3 (0.51%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.17%) HBase
7 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (0.51%) Talend Open Studio
1 3 (0.51%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.17%) Subversion
3 1 (0.17%) JIRA
3 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.17%) Hudson
3 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
General
1 178 (29.97%) Finance
2 54 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 30 (5.05%) Banking
4 27 (4.55%) Law
5 18 (3.03%) Legal
5 18 (3.03%) Advertising
6 13 (2.19%) Publishing
7 11 (1.85%) Back Office
8 9 (1.52%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.35%) Retail
10 6 (1.01%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.84%) Billing
12 3 (0.51%) International Banking
13 2 (0.34%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.34%) Marketing
13 2 (0.34%) German Language
13 2 (0.34%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.34%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 137 (23.06%) Network Engineer
2 91 (15.32%) Analyst
3 43 (7.24%) Senior Network Engineer
4 40 (6.73%) Support Engineer
5 38 (6.40%) Infrastructure Manager
6 37 (6.23%) Support Analyst
7 34 (5.72%) Security Engineer
8 33 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 30 (5.05%) Project Manager
10 28 (4.71%) Architect
11 24 (4.04%) Network Security Engineer
11 24 (4.04%) Consultant
12 23 (3.87%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 23 (3.87%) Network Analyst
13 21 (3.54%) 3rd Line Support
14 20 (3.37%) Administrator
14 20 (3.37%) Team Leader
14 20 (3.37%) IT Support
15 16 (2.69%) Network Team Leader
15 16 (2.69%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.53%) Web Services
2 12 (2.02%) Middleware
3 10 (1.68%) XMPP
4 9 (1.52%) .NET
5 8 (1.35%) FIX Protocol
6 7 (1.18%) SOAP
7 2 (0.34%) Rendezvous
7 2 (0.34%) LAMP
7 2 (0.34%) CSS
7 2 (0.34%) XML
8 1 (0.17%) XSLT
8 1 (0.17%) ODBC
8 1 (0.17%) WSH
8 1 (0.17%) HTML
8 1 (0.17%) J2EE
8 1 (0.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 48 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (6.06%) Blackberry
3 29 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 20 (3.37%) Video Conferencing
5 16 (2.69%) Clustering
6 14 (2.36%) Equities
6 14 (2.36%) Statistics
7 13 (2.19%) Management Information System
8 12 (2.02%) SecurID
9 11 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 11 (1.85%) Replication
10 10 (1.68%) GIS
10 10 (1.68%) EqualLogic
11 8 (1.35%) IVR
11 8 (1.35%) Performance Metrics
12 7 (1.18%) Client/Server
13 6 (1.01%) Derivative
13 6 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
14 5 (0.84%) Video on Demand
14 5 (0.84%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 270 (45.45%) Windows
2 143 (24.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 92 (15.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 78 (13.13%) Linux
5 45 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (6.73%) Windows 7
7 37 (6.23%) Windows XP
8 29 (4.88%) UNIX
9 20 (3.37%) Windows Vista
10 15 (2.53%) Windows 8
11 14 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (2.19%) CentOS
13 10 (1.68%) Solaris
14 7 (1.18%) Android
15 6 (1.01%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.84%) AIX
17 4 (0.67%) Apple iOS
18 3 (0.51%) Ubuntu
19 2 (0.34%) SELinux
20 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (27.61%) ITIL
2 89 (14.98%) Project Management
3 52 (8.75%) Load Balancing
4 46 (7.74%) Network Management
5 38 (6.40%) Network Design
6 34 (5.72%) PRINCE
7 33 (5.56%) PRINCE2
7 33 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 29 (4.88%) Network Monitoring
9 27 (4.55%) Change Management
10 25 (4.21%) Information Security
11 24 (4.04%) Asset Management
11 24 (4.04%) Kalman Filter
12 22 (3.70%) Change Control
13 20 (3.37%) Service Delivery
14 19 (3.20%) E-Commerce
15 17 (2.86%) Network Architecture
16 15 (2.53%) Migration
16 15 (2.53%) Risk Management
17 14 (2.36%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (9.60%) SQL
2 23 (3.87%) PowerShell
3 20 (3.37%) Perl
4 16 (2.69%) Python
5 13 (2.19%) Bash Shell
6 11 (1.85%) PHP
7 10 (1.68%) Java
8 8 (1.35%) C
9 3 (0.51%) C++
9 3 (0.51%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.51%) R
9 3 (0.51%) VBScript
10 2 (0.34%) Ruby
11 1 (0.17%) Korn
11 1 (0.17%) XPath
11 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 212 (35.69%) Cisco Certification
2 159 (26.77%) CCNP
3 108 (18.18%) CCNA
4 102 (17.17%) Degree
5 71 (11.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 46 (7.74%) MCSE
7 35 (5.89%) CCIE
8 30 (5.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 30 (5.05%) MCITP
9 28 (4.71%) MCSA
10 22 (3.70%) Security Cleared
11 19 (3.20%) CCDP
12 14 (2.36%) JNCIA
13 13 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (2.19%) CISSP
14 12 (2.02%) MCTS
15 10 (1.68%) RHCE
15 10 (1.68%) A+ Certification
16 8 (1.35%) CCSA
16 8 (1.35%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.38%) SLA
2 10 (1.68%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.51%) QA
5 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.34%) COBIT
System Software
1 202 (34.01%) Active Directory
2 126 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (8.42%) vSphere
4 43 (7.24%) VMware ESX
5 36 (6.06%) XenApp
6 26 (4.38%) Hyper-V
7 22 (3.70%) MetaFrame
8 15 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (1.52%) DFS Replication
9 9 (1.52%) XenDesktop
9 9 (1.52%) Xen
10 7 (1.18%) ISA Server
11 6 (1.01%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 5 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.84%) ProxySG
13 4 (0.67%) Firmware
13 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.67%) NFS
13 4 (0.67%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (4.55%) SCCM
2 22 (3.70%) SCOM
2 22 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
3 16 (2.69%) Backup Exec
4 13 (2.19%) Nagios
5 12 (2.02%) CiscoWorks
6 11 (1.85%) Cisco UCCX
7 10 (1.68%) WSUS
7 10 (1.68%) Cacti
8 7 (1.18%) HP NNM
8 7 (1.18%) Cisco UCCE
9 6 (1.01%) Puppet
9 6 (1.01%) Cisco Prime
10 5 (0.84%) XenMobile
10 5 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (0.84%) OpenView
10 5 (0.84%) HP Data Protector
11 4 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (0.51%) Hadoop YARN
12 3 (0.51%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 361 (60.77%) Cisco
2 204 (34.34%) VMware
3 188 (31.65%) Microsoft
4 137 (23.06%) Citrix
5 116 (19.53%) Juniper
6 105 (17.68%) CheckPoint
7 64 (10.77%) HP
7 64 (10.77%) F5
8 51 (8.59%) SolarWinds
9 41 (6.90%) Aruba
10 40 (6.73%) EMC
11 31 (5.22%) Avaya
12 29 (4.88%) NetApp
13 27 (4.55%) Red Hat
14 23 (3.87%) Bloomberg
15 21 (3.54%) Riverbed
16 20 (3.37%) Dell
16 20 (3.37%) Oracle
17 18 (3.03%) Mitel
18 17 (2.86%) Reuters
City, London
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Package and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000 per annum + bonus, pension and more
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £excellent+ bonus+bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bristow Holland
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Ortolan Group
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Car allowance / car + Overtime
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £65-70,000 + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
IT Human Resources
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago