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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 79 123 125
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 338 285 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 3.21% 2.26% 2.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.17% 14.50% 10.79%
Number of salaries quoted 303 257 213
Average salary £52,500 £54,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,600 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
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
1969 1965 2326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 18.71% 15.61% 19.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1643 1635 2078
Average salary £52,500 £50,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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.

1 521 (79.30%) LAN
2 445 (67.73%) Cisco
3 352 (53.58%) Firewall
4 271 (41.25%) Windows
5 259 (39.42%) Cisco Certification
6 232 (35.31%) VPN
7 213 (32.42%) Finance
8 194 (29.53%) VMware
9 186 (28.31%) Microsoft
10 172 (26.18%) MPLS
11 167 (25.42%) BGP
12 160 (24.35%) Wireless
12 160 (24.35%) Network Security
13 149 (22.68%) CheckPoint
13 149 (22.68%) ITIL
14 145 (22.07%) VoIP
15 144 (21.92%) CCNP
15 144 (21.92%) CCNA
16 130 (19.79%) Active Directory
17 125 (19.03%) TCP/IP
18 123 (18.72%) Juniper
19 121 (18.42%) EIGRP
20 118 (17.96%) OSPF
21 110 (16.74%) SAN
22 109 (16.59%) Cisco Nexus
23 106 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
23 106 (16.13%) Citrix
23 106 (16.13%) DNS
23 106 (16.13%) MS Exchange
24 101 (15.37%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 106 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 56 (8.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (4.57%) Lync
4 28 (4.26%) IIS
4 28 (4.26%) SharePoint
5 26 (3.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 25 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 23 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2007
8 16 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (1.67%) Apache
10 10 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.30%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.30%) Commerce Server
12 2 (0.30%) CMS
13 1 (0.15%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.15%) nginx
13 1 (0.15%) Confluence
13 1 (0.15%) GroupWise
13 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 73 (11.11%) MS Office
2 54 (8.22%) MS Excel
3 19 (2.89%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.15%) SAP CCM
4 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.15%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.15%) Eikon
4 1 (0.15%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.15%) RMDS
4 1 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.15%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.15%) assyst
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.44%) Office 365
2 12 (1.83%) IaaS
3 9 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.76%) SaaS
5 2 (0.30%) PaaS
6 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 521 (79.30%) LAN
2 352 (53.58%) Firewall
3 232 (35.31%) VPN
4 172 (26.18%) MPLS
5 167 (25.42%) BGP
6 160 (24.35%) Wireless
6 160 (24.35%) Network Security
7 145 (22.07%) VoIP
8 125 (19.03%) TCP/IP
9 121 (18.42%) EIGRP
10 118 (17.96%) OSPF
11 110 (16.74%) SAN
12 109 (16.59%) Cisco Nexus
13 106 (16.13%) DNS
14 97 (14.76%) Cisco ASA
15 92 (14.00%) VLAN
16 73 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
17 71 (10.81%) Internet
18 67 (10.20%) HSRP
19 63 (9.59%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (8.98%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (0.76%) MySQL
5 5 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.76%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.61%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.61%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.30%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.15%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (0.91%) Rational Performance Tester
2 4 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.30%) JIRA
4 1 (0.15%) Hudson
4 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.15%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.15%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.15%) Subversion
General
1 213 (32.42%) Finance
2 45 (6.85%) Telecoms
3 39 (5.94%) Advertising
4 34 (5.18%) Legal
5 32 (4.87%) Banking
6 30 (4.57%) Retail
7 26 (3.96%) Financial Institution
8 22 (3.35%) Law
9 19 (2.89%) Manufacturing
9 19 (2.89%) Marketing
10 11 (1.67%) Electronics
11 8 (1.22%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.91%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.61%) Back Office
14 2 (0.30%) Front Office
14 2 (0.30%) Games
14 2 (0.30%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.15%) International Banking
15 1 (0.15%) Interactive Media
15 1 (0.15%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 156 (23.74%) Network Engineer
2 71 (10.81%) Analyst
3 64 (9.74%) Consultant
4 59 (8.98%) Architect
5 54 (8.22%) Senior Network Engineer
6 52 (7.91%) Support Engineer
7 35 (5.33%) Support Analyst
8 34 (5.18%) Network Architect
9 32 (4.87%) Infrastructure Manager
10 31 (4.72%) Security Engineer
11 29 (4.41%) Network Manager
12 27 (4.11%) Network Support
13 26 (3.96%) Cisco Engineer
13 26 (3.96%) Network Consultant
14 24 (3.65%) Project Manager
14 24 (3.65%) Technical Support
15 23 (3.50%) Network Security Engineer
15 23 (3.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 21 (3.20%) Network Support Engineer
17 19 (2.89%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.44%) XMPP
2 7 (1.07%) SOAP
3 6 (0.91%) .NET
4 5 (0.76%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (0.61%) XML
6 3 (0.46%) Web Services
6 3 (0.46%) Middleware
7 2 (0.30%) LAMP
8 1 (0.15%) WSH
8 1 (0.15%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 40 (6.09%) Video Conferencing
2 37 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (4.26%) Blackberry
4 23 (3.50%) Clustering
5 20 (3.04%) Computer Science
6 17 (2.59%) Client/Server
7 16 (2.44%) EPoS
8 15 (2.28%) Management Information System
9 14 (2.13%) Replication
10 13 (1.98%) Hedge funds
11 11 (1.67%) DTV
12 8 (1.22%) Handset
13 7 (1.07%) Statistics
14 4 (0.61%) NHS
14 4 (0.61%) FlexPod
15 3 (0.46%) Fat Client
15 3 (0.46%) Thin Client
15 3 (0.46%) GIS
16 2 (0.30%) AS400
16 2 (0.30%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 271 (41.25%) Windows
2 89 (13.55%) Linux
3 78 (11.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 62 (9.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 57 (8.68%) Windows 7
6 56 (8.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (4.57%) UNIX
8 29 (4.41%) Windows XP
9 20 (3.04%) Apple iOS
10 18 (2.74%) Windows Vista
11 17 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (1.83%) CentOS
13 11 (1.67%) Debian
14 8 (1.22%) Mac OS
15 7 (1.07%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.61%) Android
16 4 (0.61%) AIX
16 4 (0.61%) Solaris
17 3 (0.46%) Windows 2000
17 3 (0.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (22.68%) ITIL
2 71 (10.81%) Project Management
2 71 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 64 (9.74%) Network Design
4 62 (9.44%) Load Balancing
5 38 (5.78%) PRINCE2
6 29 (4.41%) Change Control
7 28 (4.26%) Network Management
7 28 (4.26%) Kalman Filter
8 26 (3.96%) Time Management
9 25 (3.81%) Migration
10 24 (3.65%) Network Monitoring
11 22 (3.35%) Change Management
12 21 (3.20%) Information Security
13 19 (2.89%) Network Architecture
14 18 (2.74%) Root Cause Analysis
14 18 (2.74%) Service Management
14 18 (2.74%) Incident Management
15 16 (2.44%) Service Delivery
15 16 (2.44%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (13.24%) SQL
2 17 (2.59%) PowerShell
3 14 (2.13%) Perl
4 12 (1.83%) Python
5 8 (1.22%) R
6 6 (0.91%) Bash Shell
6 6 (0.91%) C
6 6 (0.91%) VBScript
7 5 (0.76%) PL/SQL
7 5 (0.76%) Korn
7 5 (0.76%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.61%) Ruby
8 4 (0.61%) T-SQL
8 4 (0.61%) Java
8 4 (0.61%) PHP
9 3 (0.46%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.46%) Tcl
10 2 (0.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 259 (39.42%) Cisco Certification
2 144 (21.92%) CCNP
2 144 (21.92%) CCNA
3 75 (11.42%) CCIE
4 72 (10.96%) Degree
5 56 (8.52%) Security Cleared
6 50 (7.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 46 (7.00%) SC Cleared
8 39 (5.94%) MCSE
9 36 (5.48%) ITIL Certification
10 25 (3.81%) MCSA
11 21 (3.20%) MCP
12 19 (2.89%) JNCIA
13 17 (2.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 16 (2.44%) CCDP
14 16 (2.44%) CCSA
14 16 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 15 (2.28%) CISSP
16 14 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
17 13 (1.98%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.94%) SLA
2 26 (3.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (2.59%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.83%) COBIT
5 11 (1.67%) ISO 9001
6 8 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.15%) QA
System Software
1 130 (19.79%) Active Directory
2 106 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (5.63%) Hyper-V
4 25 (3.81%) XenApp
5 22 (3.35%) vSphere
6 11 (1.67%) XenDesktop
7 8 (1.22%) iptables
8 7 (1.07%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.61%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.61%) Firmware
9 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.61%) Oracle Clusterware
10 3 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (0.46%) Xen
10 3 (0.46%) XenServer
10 3 (0.46%) MetaFrame
10 3 (0.46%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.30%) UAG
Systems Management
1 26 (3.96%) Cisco Prime
2 19 (2.89%) Cisco CUCM
3 15 (2.28%) CiscoWorks
4 13 (1.98%) OPNET
4 13 (1.98%) SCCM
5 9 (1.37%) SCOM
6 8 (1.22%) Cisco UCCX
6 8 (1.22%) Cisco LMS
7 7 (1.07%) WSUS
7 7 (1.07%) Cisco UCCE
7 7 (1.07%) Backup Exec
8 6 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.61%) Data Guard
9 4 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (0.61%) Cisco IPCC
9 4 (0.61%) OpenView
10 3 (0.46%) SELinux
11 2 (0.30%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.30%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.30%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 445 (67.73%) Cisco
2 194 (29.53%) VMware
3 186 (28.31%) Microsoft
4 149 (22.68%) CheckPoint
5 123 (18.72%) Juniper
6 106 (16.13%) Citrix
7 101 (15.37%) HP
8 99 (15.07%) F5
9 64 (9.74%) SolarWinds
10 58 (8.83%) Avaya
11 45 (6.85%) NetApp
12 44 (6.70%) Riverbed
13 41 (6.24%) Aruba
14 32 (4.87%) Apple
15 29 (4.41%) Fortinet
16 27 (4.11%) Mitel
17 24 (3.65%) Oracle
18 20 (3.04%) EMC
19 18 (2.74%) Symantec
20 17 (2.59%) McAfee
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
City of London
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Good bonus + benefits package
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
@ITS
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £6000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 8 days ago