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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 89 129 83
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -46
Permanent jobs citing WAN 303 251 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.78% 2.12% 2.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.29% 13.75% 13.80%
Number of salaries quoted 261 227 299
Average salary £50,000 £51,500 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.91% +5.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £73,500 £67,800
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
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
1860 1825 2515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.06% 15.40% 21.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1630 1601 2224
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,750 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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.

1 476 (79.07%) LAN
2 371 (61.63%) Cisco
3 272 (45.18%) Windows
4 260 (43.19%) Firewall
5 228 (37.87%) Cisco Certification
6 202 (33.55%) VPN
7 200 (33.22%) VMware
8 196 (32.56%) Active Directory
9 189 (31.40%) Microsoft
10 185 (30.73%) Finance
11 168 (27.91%) Wireless
12 165 (27.41%) CCNP
13 158 (26.25%) ITIL
14 155 (25.75%) MPLS
15 138 (22.92%) Citrix
16 134 (22.26%) MS Exchange
17 133 (22.09%) DNS
18 131 (21.76%) BGP
19 126 (20.93%) TCP/IP
20 123 (20.43%) VMware Infrastructure
21 122 (20.27%) Juniper
22 121 (20.10%) Windows Server 2008
23 118 (19.60%) CCNA
24 116 (19.27%) SAN
25 110 (18.27%) CheckPoint
26 109 (18.11%) OSPF
27 107 (17.77%) Network Security
28 104 (17.28%) VoIP
29 99 (16.45%) DHCP
30 90 (14.95%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 134 (22.26%) MS Exchange
2 58 (9.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 45 (7.48%) SharePoint
4 28 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 23 (3.82%) IIS
6 22 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2013
7 20 (3.32%) Lync
8 17 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
9 12 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2003
10 10 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.83%) CMS
13 3 (0.50%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.50%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.50%) Apache
14 2 (0.33%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.33%) SAS
14 2 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.33%) Office Communications Server
15 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 50 (8.31%) MS Excel
2 47 (7.81%) MS Office
3 6 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.83%) MS Project
4 5 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.66%) Front Arena
1 10 (1.66%) RMDS
1 10 (1.66%) Eikon
2 9 (1.50%) 3000 Xtra
2 9 (1.50%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 9 (1.50%) Summit
3 6 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.66%) Office 365
2 6 (1.00%) SaaS
3 4 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.33%) PaaS
4 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 476 (79.07%) LAN
2 260 (43.19%) Firewall
3 202 (33.55%) VPN
4 168 (27.91%) Wireless
5 155 (25.75%) MPLS
6 133 (22.09%) DNS
7 131 (21.76%) BGP
8 126 (20.93%) TCP/IP
9 116 (19.27%) SAN
10 109 (18.11%) OSPF
11 107 (17.77%) Network Security
12 104 (17.28%) VoIP
13 99 (16.45%) DHCP
14 86 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
15 85 (14.12%) EIGRP
16 81 (13.46%) Cisco Nexus
17 77 (12.79%) VLAN
18 68 (11.30%) Internet
19 64 (10.63%) Cisco IOS
20 54 (8.97%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (11.46%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (0.66%) MySQL
5 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.17%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.17%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.17%) HBase
6 1 (0.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.33%) JIRA
3 1 (0.17%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.17%) Hudson
3 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.17%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.17%) Subversion
General
1 185 (30.73%) Finance
2 59 (9.80%) Telecoms
3 27 (4.49%) Banking
4 26 (4.32%) Law
5 25 (4.15%) Legal
6 22 (3.65%) Advertising
7 12 (1.99%) Publishing
8 10 (1.66%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.66%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.66%) Back Office
9 5 (0.83%) Marketing
9 5 (0.83%) Retail
9 5 (0.83%) Billing
10 4 (0.66%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.50%) International Banking
12 2 (0.33%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.33%) German Language
12 2 (0.33%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 151 (25.08%) Network Engineer
2 92 (15.28%) Analyst
3 50 (8.31%) Senior Network Engineer
4 46 (7.64%) Support Engineer
5 40 (6.64%) Support Analyst
5 40 (6.64%) Security Engineer
6 39 (6.48%) Infrastructure Manager
7 37 (6.15%) Project Manager
8 31 (5.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 30 (4.98%) Network Security Engineer
9 30 (4.98%) Architect
10 28 (4.65%) Consultant
11 25 (4.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 23 (3.82%) IT Support
13 22 (3.65%) Network Analyst
13 22 (3.65%) Team Leader
14 18 (2.99%) Network Support
14 18 (2.99%) Network Team Leader
15 16 (2.66%) Cisco Engineer
15 16 (2.66%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.16%) Web Services
2 11 (1.83%) Middleware
3 10 (1.66%) XMPP
4 9 (1.50%) SOAP
5 8 (1.33%) FIX Protocol
6 6 (1.00%) .NET
7 2 (0.33%) CSS
7 2 (0.33%) XML
7 2 (0.33%) Rendezvous
7 2 (0.33%) LAMP
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
Miscellaneous
1 43 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 42 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (3.99%) Computer Science
4 19 (3.16%) Clustering
5 17 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
6 12 (1.99%) Replication
6 12 (1.99%) Management Information System
7 11 (1.83%) Equities
7 11 (1.83%) GIS
8 10 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (1.66%) SecurID
8 10 (1.66%) EqualLogic
9 8 (1.33%) IVR
10 7 (1.16%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.16%) Statistics
11 6 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
12 5 (0.83%) Hedge funds
12 5 (0.83%) Performance Metrics
13 4 (0.66%) FlexPod
13 4 (0.66%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 272 (45.18%) Windows
2 121 (20.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 85 (14.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 83 (13.79%) Linux
5 45 (7.48%) Windows XP
6 41 (6.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (5.81%) Windows 7
8 32 (5.32%) UNIX
9 22 (3.65%) Windows Vista
10 16 (2.66%) CentOS
11 13 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (2.16%) Windows 8
12 11 (1.83%) Solaris
13 6 (1.00%) Mac OS X
13 6 (1.00%) Android
14 5 (0.83%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.83%) AIX
15 4 (0.66%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.50%) Debian
16 3 (0.50%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (26.25%) ITIL
2 82 (13.62%) Project Management
3 53 (8.80%) Load Balancing
4 43 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 43 (7.14%) Network Management
5 42 (6.98%) PRINCE2
6 35 (5.81%) Network Design
7 31 (5.15%) Kalman Filter
8 30 (4.98%) Network Monitoring
8 30 (4.98%) PRINCE
9 27 (4.49%) Change Control
10 26 (4.32%) Information Security
11 23 (3.82%) Migration
11 23 (3.82%) Asset Management
12 22 (3.65%) Change Management
13 20 (3.32%) Service Delivery
14 17 (2.82%) E-Commerce
14 17 (2.82%) Risk Management
14 17 (2.82%) Network Architecture
15 16 (2.66%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (9.80%) SQL
2 24 (3.99%) PowerShell
3 16 (2.66%) Perl
4 12 (1.99%) PHP
5 11 (1.83%) Bash Shell
6 8 (1.33%) Python
7 6 (1.00%) C
8 3 (0.50%) Java
8 3 (0.50%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.50%) VBScript
9 2 (0.33%) R
9 2 (0.33%) Ruby
10 1 (0.17%) Korn
10 1 (0.17%) XPath
10 1 (0.17%) C++
10 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 228 (37.87%) Cisco Certification
2 165 (27.41%) CCNP
3 118 (19.60%) CCNA
4 90 (14.95%) Degree
5 60 (9.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 42 (6.98%) MCSE
7 41 (6.81%) CCIE
8 27 (4.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 26 (4.32%) MCSA
10 25 (4.15%) Security Cleared
11 21 (3.49%) MCITP
12 20 (3.32%) CCDP
13 16 (2.66%) CISSP
13 16 (2.66%) JNCIA
14 12 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
15 11 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 11 (1.83%) MCP
16 10 (1.66%) A+ Certification
16 10 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 10 (1.66%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.49%) SLA
1 15 (2.49%) PCI DSS
2 13 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.50%) QA
5 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 196 (32.56%) Active Directory
2 123 (20.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (8.31%) vSphere
4 37 (6.15%) XenApp
5 35 (5.81%) VMware ESX
6 28 (4.65%) Hyper-V
7 17 (2.82%) MetaFrame
8 16 (2.66%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (1.50%) XenDesktop
9 9 (1.50%) Xen
10 7 (1.16%) DFS Replication
11 6 (1.00%) ISA Server
12 5 (0.83%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.83%) Firmware
12 5 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.66%) NFS
13 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.50%) ProxySG
15 2 (0.33%) Snort
15 2 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 29 (4.82%) Cisco CUCM
2 27 (4.49%) SCCM
3 23 (3.82%) SCOM
4 15 (2.49%) Backup Exec
5 13 (2.16%) Cisco Prime
6 12 (1.99%) Nagios
6 12 (1.99%) WSUS
7 11 (1.83%) Cisco UCCX
8 9 (1.50%) CiscoWorks
9 8 (1.33%) Cacti
10 7 (1.16%) Cisco UCCE
11 5 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (0.83%) XenMobile
11 5 (0.83%) HP Data Protector
11 5 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (0.66%) OpenView
12 4 (0.66%) Cisco LMS
13 3 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
13 3 (0.50%) ARCserve
13 3 (0.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 371 (61.63%) Cisco
2 200 (33.22%) VMware
3 189 (31.40%) Microsoft
4 138 (22.92%) Citrix
5 122 (20.27%) Juniper
6 110 (18.27%) CheckPoint
7 71 (11.79%) HP
8 66 (10.96%) F5
9 57 (9.47%) SolarWinds
10 43 (7.14%) EMC
11 41 (6.81%) Aruba
12 32 (5.32%) Avaya
13 31 (5.15%) NetApp
14 30 (4.98%) Red Hat
15 25 (4.15%) Mitel
16 24 (3.99%) Riverbed
17 22 (3.65%) Bloomberg
18 21 (3.49%) Fortinet
18 21 (3.49%) Dell
19 17 (2.82%) Symantec
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Imperative People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Car, bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-37,000 + on-call allowance + exceptional benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £560.00 - £580.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Over Time
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + £5k Travel Allowance + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Overtime & On-call
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefit package + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago