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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 119 101 132
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +31
Permanent jobs citing WAN 231 327 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.20% 2.64% 2.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.93% 15.97% 12.66%
Number of salaries quoted 205 269 226
Average salary £55,000 £51,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% -6.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £31,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 2048 1903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.82% 16.53% 15.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1239 1727 1702
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 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 30 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.

1 455 (81.98%) LAN
2 354 (63.78%) Cisco
3 287 (51.71%) Firewall
4 237 (42.70%) Windows
5 204 (36.76%) Cisco Certification
6 173 (31.17%) VMware
7 166 (29.91%) VPN
8 164 (29.55%) Microsoft
9 162 (29.19%) Finance
10 139 (25.05%) CheckPoint
11 135 (24.32%) ITIL
12 130 (23.42%) BGP
13 129 (23.24%) Data Centre
14 119 (21.44%) TCP/IP
15 114 (20.54%) Active Directory
16 112 (20.18%) VoIP
17 107 (19.28%) Wireless
18 105 (18.92%) MPLS
19 104 (18.74%) CCNA
20 103 (18.56%) OSPF
21 97 (17.48%) CCNP
21 97 (17.48%) DNS
22 95 (17.12%) F5
23 94 (16.94%) Network Security
24 91 (16.40%) VMware Infrastructure
24 91 (16.40%) Cisco ASA
25 89 (16.04%) Juniper
26 88 (15.86%) Windows Server 2008
27 87 (15.68%) VLAN
28 81 (14.59%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 81 (14.59%) MS Exchange
2 41 (7.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (5.77%) Lync
4 22 (3.96%) IIS
5 15 (2.70%) Apache
5 15 (2.70%) SharePoint
5 15 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (1.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 9 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (0.90%) nginx
9 5 (0.90%) Confluence
9 5 (0.90%) MediaWiki
10 1 (0.18%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.18%) LiveLink
10 1 (0.18%) GroupWise
10 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.18%) JBoss
Applications
1 65 (11.71%) MS Office
2 53 (9.55%) MS Excel
3 12 (2.16%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.36%) MS Project
6 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.36%) SAP CCM
2 2 (0.36%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.18%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.18%) assyst
3 1 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.18%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.62%) Office 365
2 7 (1.26%) SaaS
3 5 (0.90%) IaaS
4 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.54%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 455 (81.98%) LAN
2 287 (51.71%) Firewall
3 166 (29.91%) VPN
4 130 (23.42%) BGP
5 119 (21.44%) TCP/IP
6 112 (20.18%) VoIP
7 107 (19.28%) Wireless
8 105 (18.92%) MPLS
9 103 (18.56%) OSPF
10 97 (17.48%) DNS
11 94 (16.94%) Network Security
12 91 (16.40%) Cisco ASA
13 87 (15.68%) VLAN
14 78 (14.05%) EIGRP
15 77 (13.87%) SAN
16 75 (13.51%) Cisco Nexus
17 64 (11.53%) DHCP
18 50 (9.01%) Cisco IOS
19 49 (8.83%) IPsec
20 48 (8.65%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (9.01%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.44%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.08%) MySQL
5 5 (0.90%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.72%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.18%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 6 (1.08%) JIRA
1 6 (1.08%) Rational Performance Tester
1 6 (1.08%) Git (software)
1 6 (1.08%) Jenkins
2 5 (0.90%) Subversion
2 5 (0.90%) Hudson
3 1 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.18%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 162 (29.19%) Finance
2 36 (6.49%) Banking
3 35 (6.31%) Telecoms
4 31 (5.59%) Retail
5 25 (4.50%) Advertising
6 24 (4.32%) Legal
7 15 (2.70%) Manufacturing
8 14 (2.52%) Marketing
9 13 (2.34%) Law
10 9 (1.62%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.08%) Electronics
12 5 (0.90%) Back Office
13 3 (0.54%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.54%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.36%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.36%) French Language
14 2 (0.36%) Games
15 1 (0.18%) Publishing
15 1 (0.18%) Interactive Media
15 1 (0.18%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 141 (25.41%) Network Engineer
2 75 (13.51%) Analyst
3 44 (7.93%) Architect
4 42 (7.57%) Senior Network Engineer
5 39 (7.03%) Consultant
6 38 (6.85%) Support Analyst
7 34 (6.13%) Infrastructure Manager
8 33 (5.95%) Support Engineer
9 28 (5.05%) Network Architect
10 26 (4.68%) Project Manager
11 25 (4.50%) Technical Support
11 25 (4.50%) Network Analyst
11 25 (4.50%) Security Engineer
12 24 (4.32%) Cisco Engineer
13 22 (3.96%) Network Manager
14 21 (3.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 19 (3.42%) Network Security Engineer
16 17 (3.06%) Senior Manager
16 17 (3.06%) Network Support
17 16 (2.88%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.06%) 802.1X
2 15 (2.70%) XMPP
3 6 (1.08%) XML
4 5 (0.90%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (0.90%) LAMP
5 4 (0.72%) Web Services
6 3 (0.54%) SOAP
7 2 (0.36%) .NET
7 2 (0.36%) Middleware
8 1 (0.18%) WAP
8 1 (0.18%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 129 (23.24%) Data Centre
2 41 (7.39%) Video Conferencing
3 30 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (5.05%) Computer Science
5 24 (4.32%) Management Information System
6 17 (3.06%) Blackberry
7 16 (2.88%) Client/Server
7 16 (2.88%) Hedge funds
8 14 (2.52%) EPoS
9 10 (1.80%) Clustering
10 9 (1.62%) Replication
11 8 (1.44%) PKI
11 8 (1.44%) EqualLogic
12 7 (1.26%) Handset
13 6 (1.08%) Statistics
13 6 (1.08%) Fixed Income
13 6 (1.08%) DTV
14 5 (0.90%) NHS
14 5 (0.90%) IVR
14 5 (0.90%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 237 (42.70%) Windows
2 88 (15.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 67 (12.07%) Linux
4 63 (11.35%) Windows 7
5 59 (10.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (2.88%) Windows XP
7 16 (2.88%) Apple iOS
8 15 (2.70%) UNIX
8 15 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (2.16%) CentOS
9 12 (2.16%) Debian
10 7 (1.26%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.08%) Windows Vista
11 6 (1.08%) Android
12 5 (0.90%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.72%) AIX
14 3 (0.54%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.54%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (24.32%) ITIL
2 72 (12.97%) Project Management
3 59 (10.63%) Network Design
4 45 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 44 (7.93%) Load Balancing
6 37 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 26 (4.68%) Time Management
8 25 (4.50%) Incident Management
9 23 (4.14%) Service Delivery
10 20 (3.60%) Change Management
11 19 (3.42%) Mentoring
12 17 (3.06%) Change Control
12 17 (3.06%) Service Management
13 15 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (2.70%) Information Security
13 15 (2.70%) Server Building
14 13 (2.34%) Kalman Filter
14 13 (2.34%) Project Planning
14 13 (2.34%) Investment Management
15 12 (2.16%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (12.61%) SQL
2 23 (4.14%) PowerShell
3 21 (3.78%) Python
4 19 (3.42%) Perl
5 14 (2.52%) C
5 14 (2.52%) Bash Shell
6 10 (1.80%) Java
7 8 (1.44%) Ruby
7 8 (1.44%) VBScript
8 7 (1.26%) Shell Script
9 6 (1.08%) PHP
9 6 (1.08%) PL/SQL
10 5 (0.90%) VB
10 5 (0.90%) Korn
11 4 (0.72%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.54%) Tcl
13 2 (0.36%) R
13 2 (0.36%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.18%) C++
14 1 (0.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 204 (36.76%) Cisco Certification
2 104 (18.74%) CCNA
3 97 (17.48%) CCNP
4 63 (11.35%) CCIE
5 58 (10.45%) Degree
6 46 (8.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 45 (8.11%) Security Cleared
8 39 (7.03%) MCSE
9 37 (6.67%) SC Cleared
10 31 (5.59%) ITIL Certification
11 28 (5.05%) CCSA
12 26 (4.68%) MCSA
13 22 (3.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 15 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 14 (2.52%) MCITP
16 13 (2.34%) CCDP
17 11 (1.98%) Citrix Certification
17 11 (1.98%) MCP
18 10 (1.80%) JNCIA
18 10 (1.80%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (8.29%) SLA
2 11 (1.98%) COBIT
3 10 (1.80%) ISO 9001
4 8 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.72%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.18%) QA
System Software
1 114 (20.54%) Active Directory
2 91 (16.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (4.86%) Hyper-V
4 21 (3.78%) XenApp
5 17 (3.06%) vSphere
6 15 (2.70%) VMware ESX
7 9 (1.62%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.90%) iptables
8 5 (0.90%) Samba
8 5 (0.90%) XenServer
8 5 (0.90%) Postfix
9 4 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.72%) Oracle Clusterware
9 4 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.54%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.36%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.36%) UAG
11 2 (0.36%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 18 (3.24%) Cisco CUCM
2 13 (2.34%) Backup Exec
3 12 (2.16%) Cisco UCCX
4 11 (1.98%) SCCM
5 10 (1.80%) CiscoWorks
6 8 (1.44%) SolarWinds Orion
7 7 (1.26%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (1.08%) Puppet
8 6 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (1.08%) Cisco Prime
8 6 (1.08%) Ansible
9 5 (0.90%) Salt
9 5 (0.90%) ZABBIX
10 4 (0.72%) Data Guard
10 4 (0.72%) Cisco UCCE
10 4 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (0.72%) WSUS
10 4 (0.72%) OPNET
10 4 (0.72%) Cisco IPCC
11 3 (0.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 354 (63.78%) Cisco
2 173 (31.17%) VMware
3 164 (29.55%) Microsoft
4 139 (25.05%) CheckPoint
5 95 (17.12%) F5
6 89 (16.04%) Juniper
7 72 (12.97%) Citrix
8 61 (10.99%) HP
9 46 (8.29%) Avaya
10 34 (6.13%) NetApp
11 31 (5.59%) Oracle
12 28 (5.05%) Aruba
13 24 (4.32%) Riverbed
13 24 (4.32%) SolarWinds
14 23 (4.14%) Apple
15 18 (3.24%) Mitel
16 17 (3.06%) Symantec
17 16 (2.88%) McAfee
17 16 (2.88%) Fortinet
18 14 (2.52%) Dell
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Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £58000 - £65000 per annum + On Call + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
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ninesharp
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + 25 days holiday, 5% pension etc...
Posted: Yesterday
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Polar Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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JM
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £200000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Sirec Technologies Limited
Salary: From £19,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
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ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
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Deerfoot IT
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + car allowance
Posted: 21 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
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