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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 98 117 128
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +11
Permanent jobs citing WAN 300 263 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.53% 2.22% 2.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.13% 14.56% 12.03%
Number of salaries quoted 239 237 233
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
1983 1806 2203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.70% 15.27% 17.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1671 1593 1961
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £34,500 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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.

1 488 (83.28%) LAN
2 368 (62.80%) Cisco
3 264 (45.05%) Windows
4 225 (38.40%) Firewall
5 210 (35.84%) Cisco Certification
6 189 (32.25%) Finance
7 184 (31.40%) Active Directory
8 182 (31.06%) VMware
9 172 (29.35%) Microsoft
10 166 (28.33%) CCNP
11 150 (25.60%) ITIL
12 147 (25.09%) VPN
13 146 (24.91%) Windows Server 2008
14 144 (24.57%) DNS
15 135 (23.04%) TCP/IP
16 128 (21.84%) MS Exchange
17 125 (21.33%) Citrix
18 124 (21.16%) VMware Infrastructure
19 122 (20.82%) MPLS
20 117 (19.97%) BGP
21 115 (19.62%) Wireless
22 101 (17.24%) Juniper
22 101 (17.24%) SAN
23 96 (16.38%) Windows Server 2003
23 96 (16.38%) Degree
24 93 (15.87%) SQL Server
25 91 (15.53%) OSPF
26 89 (15.19%) Internet
27 87 (14.85%) VoIP
28 86 (14.68%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 128 (21.84%) MS Exchange
2 57 (9.73%) SharePoint
3 51 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (3.41%) IIS
5 18 (3.07%) Lync
6 16 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (2.56%) WebSphere
8 12 (2.05%) SharePoint 2010
9 11 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (1.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 11 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (1.02%) Tomcat
12 6 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.51%) Apache
14 2 (0.34%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.34%) Office Communications Server
15 1 (0.17%) WorkSite
15 1 (0.17%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 75 (12.80%) MS Excel
2 45 (7.68%) MS Office
3 6 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.51%) Acrobat
4 3 (0.51%) MS Project
5 2 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.71%) Summit
1 10 (1.71%) Front Arena
1 10 (1.71%) RMDS
1 10 (1.71%) 3000 Xtra
1 10 (1.71%) Bloomberg TOMS
1 10 (1.71%) Eikon
2 3 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.05%) Office 365
2 7 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.19%) SaaS
3 6 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.17%) Joyent
5 1 (0.17%) IaaS
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 488 (83.28%) LAN
2 225 (38.40%) Firewall
3 147 (25.09%) VPN
4 144 (24.57%) DNS
5 135 (23.04%) TCP/IP
6 122 (20.82%) MPLS
7 117 (19.97%) BGP
8 115 (19.62%) Wireless
9 101 (17.24%) SAN
10 91 (15.53%) OSPF
11 89 (15.19%) Internet
12 87 (14.85%) VoIP
13 86 (14.68%) DHCP
14 81 (13.82%) EIGRP
15 61 (10.41%) VLAN
16 58 (9.90%) Network Security
17 57 (9.73%) IP Telephony
18 53 (9.04%) Cisco ASA
18 53 (9.04%) Multicast
19 51 (8.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (15.87%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.54%) DB2
2 9 (1.54%) MySQL
2 9 (1.54%) Hadoop
2 9 (1.54%) Big Data
3 8 (1.37%) Pentaho
3 8 (1.37%) Mahout
3 8 (1.37%) Oracle Exadata
3 8 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.37%) DataStage
3 8 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (1.37%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.02%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.37%) Talend Open Studio
2 7 (1.19%) Metasploit
2 7 (1.19%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.19%) Hudson
2 7 (1.19%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.51%) Subversion
4 2 (0.34%) Maven
5 1 (0.17%) JIRA
5 1 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.17%) LoadRunner
General
1 189 (32.25%) Finance
2 46 (7.85%) Banking
3 41 (7.00%) Telecoms
4 38 (6.48%) Law
5 27 (4.61%) Advertising
6 11 (1.88%) Publishing
6 11 (1.88%) Legal
7 9 (1.54%) Retail
8 8 (1.37%) Back Office
9 6 (1.02%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.85%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.51%) German Language
12 2 (0.34%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.34%) French Language
12 2 (0.34%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.17%) Marketing
13 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 160 (27.30%) Network Engineer
2 84 (14.33%) Analyst
3 51 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
4 39 (6.66%) Support Analyst
5 37 (6.31%) Infrastructure Manager
5 37 (6.31%) Security Engineer
6 31 (5.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 30 (5.12%) Network Security Engineer
8 28 (4.78%) Network Analyst
9 27 (4.61%) Project Manager
10 25 (4.27%) Administrator
11 24 (4.10%) Architect
12 22 (3.75%) Support Engineer
13 20 (3.41%) 3rd Line Support
14 19 (3.24%) Senior Security Engineer
14 19 (3.24%) Senior Network Security Engineer
15 17 (2.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 17 (2.90%) Systems Administrator
15 17 (2.90%) Systems Engineer
15 17 (2.90%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.56%) SOAP
2 13 (2.22%) Web Services
3 12 (2.05%) Middleware
4 9 (1.54%) .NET
5 6 (1.02%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (0.68%) LAMP
7 3 (0.51%) XMPP
8 2 (0.34%) CSS
8 2 (0.34%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.17%) J2EE
9 1 (0.17%) Memcached
9 1 (0.17%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.17%) ODBC
9 1 (0.17%) CGI
9 1 (0.17%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 36 (6.14%) Computer Science
2 29 (4.95%) Video Conferencing
3 25 (4.27%) Statistics
4 20 (3.41%) Blackberry
5 17 (2.90%) Replication
5 17 (2.90%) Equities
6 13 (2.22%) Clustering
7 12 (2.05%) SecurID
8 11 (1.88%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (1.37%) Hedge funds
10 7 (1.19%) MPEG
10 7 (1.19%) Cryptography
10 7 (1.19%) Fixed Income
10 7 (1.19%) Derivative
10 7 (1.19%) Video on Demand
10 7 (1.19%) EqualLogic
11 6 (1.02%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
13 4 (0.68%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 264 (45.05%) Windows
2 146 (24.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 96 (16.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 79 (13.48%) Linux
5 52 (8.87%) Windows 7
5 52 (8.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (7.34%) UNIX
7 28 (4.78%) Windows XP
8 16 (2.73%) Windows 8
9 11 (1.88%) Windows Vista
10 10 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (1.54%) CentOS
11 9 (1.54%) Solaris
12 7 (1.19%) Android
13 5 (0.85%) AIX
14 4 (0.68%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.51%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.34%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.34%) Apple iOS
17 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (25.60%) ITIL
2 84 (14.33%) Project Management
3 63 (10.75%) Network Management
4 50 (8.53%) Load Balancing
5 41 (7.00%) Network Design
6 30 (5.12%) PRINCE
7 28 (4.78%) Change Management
8 24 (4.10%) Performance Tuning
9 22 (3.75%) Service Delivery
9 22 (3.75%) E-Commerce
10 21 (3.58%) Information Security
10 21 (3.58%) Network Monitoring
11 20 (3.41%) Network Architecture
11 20 (3.41%) Asset Management
12 19 (3.24%) PRINCE2
12 19 (3.24%) Configuration Management
13 18 (3.07%) Kalman Filter
14 17 (2.90%) Low Latency
15 16 (2.73%) Capacity Management
15 16 (2.73%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 49 (8.36%) SQL
2 26 (4.44%) Java
3 23 (3.92%) Python
4 21 (3.58%) Perl
5 18 (3.07%) Bash Shell
6 14 (2.39%) PowerShell
7 10 (1.71%) C
8 8 (1.37%) R
9 7 (1.19%) C++
10 4 (0.68%) PHP
11 2 (0.34%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.34%) Ruby
12 1 (0.17%) Korn
12 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 210 (35.84%) Cisco Certification
2 166 (28.33%) CCNP
3 96 (16.38%) Degree
4 84 (14.33%) CCNA
5 77 (13.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 57 (9.73%) MCSE
7 44 (7.51%) MCITP
8 31 (5.29%) MCSA
9 22 (3.75%) CCIE
9 22 (3.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 17 (2.90%) Security Cleared
11 15 (2.56%) CCDP
12 13 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (1.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 11 (1.88%) RHCE
14 10 (1.71%) CISSP
15 9 (1.54%) MCTS
15 9 (1.54%) MCP
16 8 (1.37%) CCA
16 8 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (7.51%) SLA
2 8 (1.37%) QA
2 8 (1.37%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.34%) COBIT
4 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 184 (31.40%) Active Directory
2 124 (21.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (6.31%) VMware ESX
4 31 (5.29%) vSphere
5 27 (4.61%) XenApp
6 22 (3.75%) MetaFrame
7 17 (2.90%) Hyper-V
8 12 (2.05%) DFS Replication
9 9 (1.54%) XenDesktop
10 8 (1.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 7 (1.19%) Nmap
11 7 (1.19%) XenServer
11 7 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (1.02%) Xen
12 6 (1.02%) ISA Server
13 5 (0.85%) Terminal Services
13 5 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.34%) ProxySG
15 2 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 23 (3.92%) CiscoWorks
2 18 (3.07%) SCCM
2 18 (3.07%) Puppet
3 15 (2.56%) HP NNM
3 15 (2.56%) Nagios
4 13 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.71%) WSUS
5 10 (1.71%) Cacti
6 8 (1.37%) NetBackup
6 8 (1.37%) Backup Exec
6 8 (1.37%) Cisco UCCE
7 7 (1.19%) SCOM
7 7 (1.19%) HP Data Protector
8 5 (0.85%) Ganglia
8 5 (0.85%) Zenoss
8 5 (0.85%) SmokePing
9 4 (0.68%) XenMobile
9 4 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.68%) Cisco UCCX
10 3 (0.51%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 368 (62.80%) Cisco
2 182 (31.06%) VMware
3 172 (29.35%) Microsoft
4 125 (21.33%) Citrix
5 101 (17.24%) Juniper
6 82 (13.99%) CheckPoint
7 68 (11.60%) HP
8 60 (10.24%) SolarWinds
9 56 (9.56%) F5
10 33 (5.63%) Aruba
11 31 (5.29%) Oracle
12 26 (4.44%) Dell
12 26 (4.44%) EMC
13 24 (4.10%) Avaya
14 22 (3.75%) Bloomberg
14 22 (3.75%) NetApp
14 22 (3.75%) Tandberg
15 21 (3.58%) Riverbed
16 19 (3.24%) Red Hat
17 16 (2.73%) IBM
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus & excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
MBA Ltd
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
e-Recruiter
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £13000 - £14000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Please discuss
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £60-70,000 + £10K+ Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 30-45k base + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £60k - 70k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Exponential-e
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City, Edinburgh
TheSmartList
Salary: £Competitive DOE
Posted: 18 days ago