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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 119 115 135
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +20
Permanent jobs citing WAN 228 297 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.20% 2.35% 1.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.72% 14.98% 11.22%
Number of salaries quoted 211 246 215
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,500 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
1450 1983 2059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.99% 15.67% 17.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1250 1687 1835
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in the City of London

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 494 (81.65%) LAN
2 394 (65.12%) Cisco
3 319 (52.73%) Firewall
4 249 (41.16%) Windows
5 238 (39.34%) Cisco Certification
6 183 (30.25%) Finance
7 179 (29.59%) VPN
8 176 (29.09%) VMware
9 161 (26.61%) Microsoft
10 148 (24.46%) Data Centre
11 142 (23.47%) CheckPoint
12 138 (22.81%) BGP
13 128 (21.16%) MPLS
14 127 (20.99%) ITIL
15 126 (20.83%) Wireless
16 122 (20.17%) VoIP
17 120 (19.83%) CCNP
18 115 (19.01%) Network Security
19 113 (18.68%) Active Directory
20 112 (18.51%) CCNA
21 111 (18.35%) TCP/IP
22 106 (17.52%) OSPF
23 103 (17.02%) Juniper
24 101 (16.69%) DNS
25 99 (16.36%) F5
26 96 (15.87%) EIGRP
27 91 (15.04%) Cisco ASA
28 89 (14.71%) MS Exchange
29 88 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
29 88 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 89 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 45 (7.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (6.45%) Lync
4 23 (3.80%) IIS
5 21 (3.47%) SharePoint
5 21 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (2.31%) Apache
7 14 (2.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 13 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.50%) nginx
10 3 (0.50%) Confluence
10 3 (0.50%) MediaWiki
11 2 (0.33%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.17%) JBoss
12 1 (0.17%) CMS
12 1 (0.17%) LiveLink
12 1 (0.17%) Commerce Server
12 1 (0.17%) GroupWise
Applications
1 70 (11.57%) MS Office
2 49 (8.10%) MS Excel
3 14 (2.31%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.33%) SAP CCM
3 2 (0.33%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.17%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.17%) RMDS
4 1 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.17%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.17%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.15%) Office 365
2 11 (1.82%) IaaS
3 8 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.16%) SaaS
5 2 (0.33%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.17%) PaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 494 (81.65%) LAN
2 319 (52.73%) Firewall
3 179 (29.59%) VPN
4 138 (22.81%) BGP
5 128 (21.16%) MPLS
6 126 (20.83%) Wireless
7 122 (20.17%) VoIP
8 115 (19.01%) Network Security
9 111 (18.35%) TCP/IP
10 106 (17.52%) OSPF
11 101 (16.69%) DNS
12 96 (15.87%) EIGRP
13 91 (15.04%) Cisco ASA
14 86 (14.21%) Cisco Nexus
15 85 (14.05%) VLAN
15 85 (14.05%) SAN
16 66 (10.91%) DHCP
17 55 (9.09%) HSRP
18 50 (8.26%) Cisco IOS
19 49 (8.10%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (8.60%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (0.99%) Relational Database
4 5 (0.83%) Oracle Database
4 5 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (0.66%) MySQL
5 4 (0.66%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.17%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.17%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 6 (0.99%) Rational Performance Tester
2 3 (0.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.50%) Hudson
2 3 (0.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.50%) Subversion
2 3 (0.50%) JIRA
3 2 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.17%) InstallShield
General
1 183 (30.25%) Finance
2 36 (5.95%) Telecoms
3 34 (5.62%) Banking
4 32 (5.29%) Retail
5 29 (4.79%) Advertising
6 22 (3.64%) Legal
7 19 (3.14%) Manufacturing
8 18 (2.98%) Law
9 15 (2.48%) Marketing
10 14 (2.31%) Financial Institution
11 10 (1.65%) Electronics
12 5 (0.83%) Back Office
13 3 (0.50%) Games
13 3 (0.50%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.50%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.33%) French Language
14 2 (0.33%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.33%) Front Office
15 1 (0.17%) International Banking
15 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 144 (23.80%) Network Engineer
2 75 (12.40%) Analyst
3 56 (9.26%) Architect
4 51 (8.43%) Consultant
5 42 (6.94%) Senior Network Engineer
6 39 (6.45%) Support Analyst
7 38 (6.28%) Support Engineer
7 38 (6.28%) Network Architect
8 34 (5.62%) Infrastructure Manager
9 29 (4.79%) Cisco Engineer
10 26 (4.30%) Security Engineer
11 24 (3.97%) Technical Support
11 24 (3.97%) Project Manager
11 24 (3.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 23 (3.80%) Network Manager
13 22 (3.64%) Network Analyst
14 21 (3.47%) Network Support
15 20 (3.31%) Pre Sales Consultant
16 18 (2.98%) Network Security Engineer
17 17 (2.81%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.64%) XMPP
2 8 (1.32%) FIX Protocol
3 7 (1.16%) XML
4 4 (0.66%) Web Services
5 3 (0.50%) SOAP
5 3 (0.50%) Middleware
5 3 (0.50%) LAMP
6 1 (0.17%) .NET
6 1 (0.17%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 148 (24.46%) Data Centre
2 42 (6.94%) Video Conferencing
3 36 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (4.79%) Computer Science
5 24 (3.97%) Management Information System
6 18 (2.98%) Blackberry
7 17 (2.81%) Client/Server
8 16 (2.64%) Hedge funds
9 15 (2.48%) EPoS
10 14 (2.31%) Clustering
11 10 (1.65%) DTV
12 9 (1.49%) Handset
12 9 (1.49%) Replication
12 9 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 7 (1.16%) PKI
14 6 (0.99%) Statistics
15 5 (0.83%) Mathematics
15 5 (0.83%) IVR
15 5 (0.83%) Fixed Income
16 4 (0.66%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 249 (41.16%) Windows
2 88 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 71 (11.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 68 (11.24%) Linux
5 63 (10.41%) Windows 7
6 47 (7.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (4.13%) Windows XP
8 20 (3.31%) UNIX
9 17 (2.81%) Apple iOS
10 15 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (1.82%) Debian
12 10 (1.65%) Windows Vista
12 10 (1.65%) CentOS
13 6 (0.99%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.99%) Android
14 5 (0.83%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.66%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.66%) AIX
16 3 (0.50%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (20.99%) ITIL
2 71 (11.74%) Network Design
3 70 (11.57%) Project Management
4 48 (7.93%) Disaster Recovery
5 47 (7.77%) Load Balancing
6 30 (4.96%) PRINCE2
7 27 (4.46%) Time Management
8 21 (3.47%) Incident Management
9 19 (3.14%) Network Management
9 19 (3.14%) Information Security
9 19 (3.14%) Change Control
10 18 (2.98%) Service Delivery
10 18 (2.98%) Change Management
11 17 (2.81%) WAN Optimisation
12 15 (2.48%) Service Management
13 14 (2.31%) Migration
13 14 (2.31%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (2.31%) Server Building
14 13 (2.15%) Network Monitoring
14 13 (2.15%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 80 (13.22%) SQL
2 17 (2.81%) Perl
2 17 (2.81%) Python
2 17 (2.81%) PowerShell
3 12 (1.98%) C
4 9 (1.49%) Bash Shell
5 6 (0.99%) R
5 6 (0.99%) Ruby
5 6 (0.99%) Java
6 5 (0.83%) VBScript
6 5 (0.83%) Korn
6 5 (0.83%) PL/SQL
6 5 (0.83%) Shell Script
7 4 (0.66%) T-SQL
7 4 (0.66%) PHP
8 3 (0.50%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.50%) Tcl
9 2 (0.33%) VB
10 1 (0.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 238 (39.34%) Cisco Certification
2 120 (19.83%) CCNP
3 112 (18.51%) CCNA
4 79 (13.06%) CCIE
5 63 (10.41%) Degree
6 51 (8.43%) Security Cleared
7 43 (7.11%) SC Cleared
7 43 (7.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 35 (5.79%) MCSE
9 32 (5.29%) ITIL Certification
10 27 (4.46%) CCSA
11 24 (3.97%) MCSA
12 19 (3.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 16 (2.64%) CCDP
14 14 (2.31%) MCP
15 13 (2.15%) Citrix Certification
15 13 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 12 (1.98%) CCA
17 10 (1.65%) DV Cleared
17 10 (1.65%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (7.11%) SLA
2 12 (1.98%) ISO 9001
2 12 (1.98%) COBIT
3 11 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 113 (18.68%) Active Directory
2 88 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (4.96%) Hyper-V
4 25 (4.13%) XenApp
5 17 (2.81%) vSphere
6 12 (1.98%) VMware ESX
7 11 (1.82%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.66%) XenServer
8 4 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.66%) Oracle Clusterware
9 3 (0.50%) iptables
9 3 (0.50%) Postfix
9 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.50%) Samba
10 2 (0.33%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.33%) Xen
10 2 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.33%) UAG
10 2 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (3.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 13 (2.15%) Cisco UCCX
2 13 (2.15%) CiscoWorks
3 11 (1.82%) Cisco Prime
4 10 (1.65%) SCCM
5 8 (1.32%) Backup Exec
6 7 (1.16%) OPNET
6 7 (1.16%) SolarWinds Orion
6 7 (1.16%) Cisco UCCE
7 4 (0.66%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.66%) Cisco IPCC
7 4 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.50%) WSUS
8 3 (0.50%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.50%) SCOM
8 3 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.50%) Puppet
8 3 (0.50%) Salt
8 3 (0.50%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 394 (65.12%) Cisco
2 176 (29.09%) VMware
3 161 (26.61%) Microsoft
4 142 (23.47%) CheckPoint
5 103 (17.02%) Juniper
6 99 (16.36%) F5
7 80 (13.22%) Citrix
8 71 (11.74%) HP
9 55 (9.09%) Avaya
10 38 (6.28%) NetApp
10 38 (6.28%) Riverbed
11 33 (5.45%) SolarWinds
12 31 (5.12%) Aruba
12 31 (5.12%) Oracle
13 27 (4.46%) Apple
14 22 (3.64%) Fortinet
15 17 (2.81%) McAfee
16 16 (2.64%) Mitel
17 14 (2.31%) Reuters
17 14 (2.31%) Bloomberg
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + £10k allowances + other benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + great company
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c60,000 + 5,000 car allowance + very, very competitive commission
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Holidays, Benefits, Bonus Scheme
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Holidays, Benefits, Bonus Scheme
Posted: 23 days ago