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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
London / City of London
Rank 137 116 89
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -27
Permanent jobs citing WAN 101 144 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.01% 2.25% 3.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.41% 15.19% 17.03%
Number of salaries quoted 84 131 270
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

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
885 948 1826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.61% 14.84% 17.81%
Number of salaries quoted 804 840 1574
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 23 January 2017.

WAN Salary Histogram in the City of London

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 188 (83.19%) LAN
2 118 (52.21%) Firewall
3 106 (46.90%) Cisco
4 92 (40.71%) Windows
5 87 (38.50%) VMware
6 75 (33.19%) Finance
7 70 (30.97%) Microsoft
8 61 (26.99%) VMware Infrastructure
9 59 (26.11%) Cisco Certification
10 58 (25.66%) Windows Server
11 56 (24.78%) Active Directory
12 51 (22.57%) ITIL
13 45 (19.91%) MS Exchange
13 45 (19.91%) Citrix
13 45 (19.91%) MPLS
14 42 (18.58%) TCP/IP
14 42 (18.58%) VPN
15 41 (18.14%) MS Office
16 37 (16.37%) CCNA
16 37 (16.37%) Linux
17 36 (15.93%) MS Excel
18 34 (15.04%) Data Centre
19 33 (14.60%) DNS
20 32 (14.16%) VoIP
20 32 (14.16%) DHCP
21 31 (13.72%) Disaster Recovery
21 31 (13.72%) Windows 7
22 30 (13.27%) SAN
23 29 (12.83%) BGP
24 28 (12.39%) Hyper-V

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 45 (19.91%) MS Exchange
2 27 (11.95%) Skype for Business
3 22 (9.73%) IIS
4 20 (8.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 16 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (3.54%) SharePoint
8 6 (2.65%) Apache
8 6 (2.65%) OpenStack
9 5 (2.21%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.44%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.44%) CMS
11 1 (0.44%) nginx
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 41 (18.14%) MS Office
2 36 (15.93%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.21%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.44%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.96%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (7.08%) Office 365
3 14 (6.19%) IBM Cloud
4 7 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (0.88%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.44%) G Suite
7 1 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 188 (83.19%) LAN
2 118 (52.21%) Firewall
3 45 (19.91%) MPLS
4 42 (18.58%) TCP/IP
4 42 (18.58%) VPN
5 33 (14.60%) DNS
6 32 (14.16%) DHCP
6 32 (14.16%) VoIP
7 30 (13.27%) SAN
8 29 (12.83%) BGP
9 27 (11.95%) Network Security
10 25 (11.06%) OSPF
10 25 (11.06%) WLAN
11 23 (10.18%) Wi-Fi
12 22 (9.73%) Wireless
13 18 (7.96%) SNMP
14 16 (7.08%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (7.08%) SMTP
14 16 (7.08%) Telnet
15 14 (6.19%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.96%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.33%) MySQL
3 2 (0.88%) Big Data
3 2 (0.88%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.88%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.44%) DB2
4 1 (0.44%) HBase
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 75 (33.19%) Finance
2 22 (9.73%) Retail
3 12 (5.31%) Banking
4 9 (3.98%) Investment Banking
4 9 (3.98%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.77%) Marketing
6 3 (1.33%) Legal
7 1 (0.44%) Back Office
7 1 (0.44%) French Language
7 1 (0.44%) Games
7 1 (0.44%) Law
7 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (17.26%) Analyst
2 38 (16.81%) Network Engineer
3 30 (13.27%) Support Engineer
4 24 (10.62%) Senior Network Engineer
5 20 (8.85%) Administrator
5 20 (8.85%) Infrastructure Manager
6 19 (8.41%) Programme Manager
6 19 (8.41%) Systems Administrator
7 17 (7.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 17 (7.52%) IT Engineer
8 16 (7.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 14 (6.19%) Architect
10 13 (5.75%) Voice Engineer
11 12 (5.31%) Consultant
11 12 (5.31%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
11 12 (5.31%) IT Support
12 11 (4.87%) Field Engineer
12 11 (4.87%) Network Analyst
13 10 (4.42%) Technical Consultant
13 10 (4.42%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.10%) Web Services
2 5 (2.21%) Flash
3 3 (1.33%) 802.1X
3 3 (1.33%) Middleware
3 3 (1.33%) XML
4 2 (0.88%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 1 (0.44%) CGI
5 1 (0.44%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.44%) HTML
5 1 (0.44%) JSON
5 1 (0.44%) LAMP
5 1 (0.44%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (0.44%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.44%) SOAP
5 1 (0.44%) Ultra Messaging
5 1 (0.44%) XMPP
5 1 (0.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.04%) Data Centre
2 21 (9.29%) Blackberry
3 19 (8.41%) Public Cloud
4 17 (7.52%) Driving Licence
5 13 (5.75%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.10%) e-Health
7 6 (2.65%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.21%) CLARiiON
8 5 (2.21%) EMC VNX
8 5 (2.21%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.88%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.88%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.88%) PKI
9 2 (0.88%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.88%) Statistics
10 1 (0.44%) Artificial Intelligence
10 1 (0.44%) Clustering
10 1 (0.44%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 92 (40.71%) Windows
2 58 (25.66%) Windows Server
3 37 (16.37%) Linux
4 31 (13.72%) Windows 7
5 26 (11.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (10.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (7.96%) Windows 8
8 16 (7.08%) Windows 10
9 7 (3.10%) CentOS
10 6 (2.65%) Unix
11 4 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.33%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.33%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.88%) Solaris
13 2 (0.88%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.44%) Debian
14 1 (0.44%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (22.57%) ITIL
2 31 (13.72%) Disaster Recovery
3 25 (11.06%) Project Management
4 18 (7.96%) Network Design
5 15 (6.64%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (6.64%) Business Continuity
5 15 (6.64%) Network Monitoring
5 15 (6.64%) Penetration Testing
6 14 (6.19%) Network Segmentation
7 13 (5.75%) Presales
8 9 (3.98%) Business Analysis
8 9 (3.98%) Change Management
8 9 (3.98%) Mentoring
8 9 (3.98%) Migration
9 8 (3.54%) DevOps
9 8 (3.54%) Load Balancing
10 7 (3.10%) ITIL V3
10 7 (3.10%) Low Latency
10 7 (3.10%) Service Delivery
10 7 (3.10%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (11.95%) SQL
2 10 (4.42%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.10%) Bash Shell
3 7 (3.10%) Python
4 6 (2.65%) Java
5 5 (2.21%) Perl
6 1 (0.44%) Assembly Language
6 1 (0.44%) C
6 1 (0.44%) C#
6 1 (0.44%) C++
6 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.44%) Korn
6 1 (0.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 59 (26.11%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (16.37%) CCNA
3 26 (11.50%) CCNP
4 23 (10.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (8.85%) MCSE
6 18 (7.96%) Degree
7 13 (5.75%) CCIE
8 11 (4.87%) JNCIE
8 11 (4.87%) JNCIP
8 11 (4.87%) MCSA
9 9 (3.98%) JNCIA
9 9 (3.98%) JNCIS
10 8 (3.54%) DV Cleared
10 8 (3.54%) Security Cleared
11 6 (2.65%) MCITP
11 6 (2.65%) MCP
12 5 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.77%) CCVP
13 4 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (1.33%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.75%) SLA
2 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.44%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 61 (26.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (24.78%) Active Directory
3 28 (12.39%) Hyper-V
4 24 (10.62%) Virtual Servers
4 24 (10.62%) VMware ESX
5 18 (7.96%) XenApp
6 11 (4.87%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (2.65%) vSphere
8 3 (1.33%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.88%) XenServer
10 1 (0.44%) Docker
10 1 (0.44%) Firmware
10 1 (0.44%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.44%) NFS
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.44%) Samba
10 1 (0.44%) Snort
10 1 (0.44%) SRDF
10 1 (0.44%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (7.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 14 (6.19%) BMC PATROL
3 11 (4.87%) Cisco UCCX
4 7 (3.10%) SCCM
4 7 (3.10%) WSUS
5 4 (1.77%) SCOM
6 3 (1.33%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.33%) CA Spectrum
6 3 (1.33%) Nagios
6 3 (1.33%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.33%) Puppet
7 2 (0.88%) Ansible
7 2 (0.88%) Casper Suite
7 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.88%) SELinux
7 2 (0.88%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 106 (46.90%) Cisco
2 87 (38.50%) VMware
3 70 (30.97%) Microsoft
4 45 (19.91%) Citrix
5 19 (8.41%) Oracle
6 17 (7.52%) Avaya
6 17 (7.52%) CheckPoint
6 17 (7.52%) Juniper
6 17 (7.52%) Mitel
7 16 (7.08%) Apple
8 14 (6.19%) BMC
9 9 (3.98%) F5
9 9 (3.98%) SolarWinds
10 7 (3.10%) Nortel
10 7 (3.10%) Palo Alto
11 6 (2.65%) Dell
11 6 (2.65%) EMC
11 6 (2.65%) HP
12 5 (2.21%) Intel Security
12 5 (2.21%) Red Hat
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Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + 25 days holidays, healthcare, etc.
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Eames Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent bens and bonus
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TDA Group
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £50k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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I3
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
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Bloomberg
Posted: 11 days ago
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The North Starr
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 11 days ago
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Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension, Shares
Posted: 6 days ago
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IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 19 days ago
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Bloomberg
Posted: 11 days ago