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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 96 112 130
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +18
Permanent jobs citing WAN 299 281 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.60% 2.38% 2.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.38% 15.72% 11.47%
Number of salaries quoted 237 244 236
Average salary £50,000 £54,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.25% +13.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
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
1944 1787 2275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.88% 15.11% 18.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1635 1585 2031
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 £30,000 £33,000 £32,300
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 19 September 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 19 September 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.

1 506 (83.50%) LAN
2 380 (62.71%) Cisco
3 270 (44.55%) Windows
4 229 (37.79%) Firewall
5 217 (35.81%) Cisco Certification
6 195 (32.18%) Finance
7 194 (32.01%) Active Directory
7 194 (32.01%) VMware
8 176 (29.04%) Microsoft
9 172 (28.38%) CCNP
10 158 (26.07%) VPN
11 156 (25.74%) ITIL
12 153 (25.25%) DNS
13 149 (24.59%) Windows Server 2008
14 136 (22.44%) TCP/IP
15 132 (21.78%) MPLS
16 130 (21.45%) MS Exchange
17 129 (21.29%) BGP
17 129 (21.29%) Wireless
18 128 (21.12%) VMware Infrastructure
19 125 (20.63%) Citrix
20 113 (18.65%) Juniper
21 105 (17.33%) OSPF
22 102 (16.83%) Degree
23 99 (16.34%) SAN
24 98 (16.17%) DHCP
24 98 (16.17%) Windows Server 2003
25 92 (15.18%) Project Management
25 92 (15.18%) SQL Server
26 88 (14.52%) CCNA

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 130 (21.45%) MS Exchange
2 58 (9.57%) SharePoint
3 49 (8.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (3.14%) Lync
4 19 (3.14%) IIS
5 17 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (2.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 15 (2.48%) SharePoint 2010
8 13 (2.15%) WebSphere
9 10 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (0.83%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.50%) Apache
14 2 (0.33%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.33%) SAS
14 2 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.33%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 73 (12.05%) MS Excel
2 46 (7.59%) MS Office
3 6 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.50%) Acrobat
4 3 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.65%) Summit
1 10 (1.65%) Front Arena
1 10 (1.65%) RMDS
1 10 (1.65%) 3000 Xtra
1 10 (1.65%) Bloomberg TOMS
1 10 (1.65%) Eikon
2 3 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.31%) Office 365
2 7 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.99%) SaaS
4 5 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.17%) Joyent
6 1 (0.17%) IaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 506 (83.50%) LAN
2 229 (37.79%) Firewall
3 158 (26.07%) VPN
4 153 (25.25%) DNS
5 136 (22.44%) TCP/IP
6 132 (21.78%) MPLS
7 129 (21.29%) BGP
7 129 (21.29%) Wireless
8 105 (17.33%) OSPF
9 99 (16.34%) SAN
10 98 (16.17%) DHCP
11 85 (14.03%) VoIP
11 85 (14.03%) Internet
12 83 (13.70%) EIGRP
13 66 (10.89%) VLAN
14 63 (10.40%) Network Security
15 57 (9.41%) Cisco ASA
16 55 (9.08%) Multicast
17 54 (8.91%) IP Telephony
18 52 (8.58%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (15.18%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.49%) DB2
2 9 (1.49%) Hadoop
2 9 (1.49%) Big Data
3 8 (1.32%) Relational Database
3 8 (1.32%) Oracle Exadata
3 8 (1.32%) Pentaho
3 8 (1.32%) Mahout
3 8 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.32%) DataStage
3 8 (1.32%) MySQL
3 8 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (0.66%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.17%) Redis
6 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (1.32%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (0.99%) Metasploit
3 4 (0.66%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.66%) Hudson
3 4 (0.66%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.50%) Subversion
5 1 (0.17%) Maven
5 1 (0.17%) JIRA
5 1 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.17%) LoadRunner
General
1 195 (32.18%) Finance
2 47 (7.76%) Telecoms
3 43 (7.10%) Banking
4 33 (5.45%) Law
5 24 (3.96%) Advertising
6 11 (1.82%) Legal
7 10 (1.65%) Publishing
7 10 (1.65%) Retail
8 9 (1.49%) Back Office
9 6 (0.99%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.83%) Billing
10 5 (0.83%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.50%) German Language
12 2 (0.33%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.33%) French Language
12 2 (0.33%) International Banking
12 2 (0.33%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 164 (27.06%) Network Engineer
2 87 (14.36%) Analyst
3 53 (8.75%) Senior Network Engineer
4 41 (6.77%) Support Analyst
5 40 (6.60%) Infrastructure Manager
6 38 (6.27%) Security Engineer
7 33 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 31 (5.12%) Network Security Engineer
8 31 (5.12%) Network Analyst
9 28 (4.62%) Project Manager
10 27 (4.46%) Administrator
11 24 (3.96%) Architect
12 22 (3.63%) Support Engineer
13 21 (3.47%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 20 (3.30%) 3rd Line Support
14 20 (3.30%) IT Support
15 19 (3.14%) Systems Administrator
15 19 (3.14%) Senior Security Engineer
15 19 (3.14%) Team Leader
16 18 (2.97%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.31%) Web Services
2 13 (2.15%) SOAP
3 12 (1.98%) Middleware
4 10 (1.65%) .NET
5 8 (1.32%) FIX Protocol
6 6 (0.99%) XMPP
7 4 (0.66%) LAMP
8 2 (0.33%) CSS
9 1 (0.17%) J2EE
9 1 (0.17%) ODBC
9 1 (0.17%) CGI
9 1 (0.17%) Rendezvous
9 1 (0.17%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.17%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 36 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (5.78%) Computer Science
3 25 (4.13%) Statistics
4 24 (3.96%) Video Conferencing
4 24 (3.96%) Blackberry
5 16 (2.64%) Equities
6 13 (2.15%) Clustering
6 13 (2.15%) Replication
7 12 (1.98%) SecurID
8 11 (1.82%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (1.49%) EqualLogic
10 7 (1.16%) Video on Demand
10 7 (1.16%) MPEG
10 7 (1.16%) Derivative
10 7 (1.16%) Hedge funds
11 6 (0.99%) Mathematics
11 6 (0.99%) GIS
11 6 (0.99%) Fixed Income
11 6 (0.99%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 270 (44.55%) Windows
2 149 (24.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 98 (16.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 77 (12.71%) Linux
5 50 (8.25%) Windows 7
6 48 (7.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 40 (6.60%) UNIX
8 31 (5.12%) Windows XP
9 15 (2.48%) Windows Vista
10 13 (2.15%) Windows 8
11 12 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (1.65%) CentOS
13 8 (1.32%) Solaris
14 6 (0.99%) Android
15 5 (0.83%) AIX
16 4 (0.66%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.50%) Ubuntu
18 2 (0.33%) Windows NT
18 2 (0.33%) Mac OS
18 2 (0.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (25.74%) ITIL
2 92 (15.18%) Project Management
3 61 (10.07%) Network Management
4 48 (7.92%) Load Balancing
5 39 (6.44%) Network Design
6 34 (5.61%) PRINCE
7 28 (4.62%) Change Management
8 25 (4.13%) Network Monitoring
9 23 (3.80%) E-Commerce
9 23 (3.80%) Information Security
10 21 (3.47%) PRINCE2
10 21 (3.47%) Service Delivery
10 21 (3.47%) Network Architecture
11 20 (3.30%) Performance Tuning
11 20 (3.30%) Kalman Filter
11 20 (3.30%) Configuration Management
12 18 (2.97%) Asset Management
13 16 (2.64%) Disaster Recovery
13 16 (2.64%) Migration
13 16 (2.64%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 45 (7.43%) SQL
2 22 (3.63%) Java
3 21 (3.47%) Python
4 19 (3.14%) Perl
5 17 (2.81%) PowerShell
6 15 (2.48%) Bash Shell
7 10 (1.65%) C
8 8 (1.32%) R
9 6 (0.99%) C++
10 5 (0.83%) PHP
11 2 (0.33%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.33%) Ruby
12 1 (0.17%) Korn
12 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 217 (35.81%) Cisco Certification
2 172 (28.38%) CCNP
3 102 (16.83%) Degree
4 88 (14.52%) CCNA
5 77 (12.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 55 (9.08%) MCSE
7 43 (7.10%) MCITP
8 31 (5.12%) MCSA
9 25 (4.13%) CCIE
10 24 (3.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 18 (2.97%) Security Cleared
12 17 (2.81%) CCDP
13 13 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 11 (1.82%) RHCE
15 10 (1.65%) MCTS
16 9 (1.49%) CISSP
16 9 (1.49%) MCP
17 8 (1.32%) A+ Certification
17 8 (1.32%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (7.26%) SLA
2 8 (1.32%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.83%) QA
4 3 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.33%) COBIT
5 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 194 (32.01%) Active Directory
2 128 (21.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (7.26%) VMware ESX
4 35 (5.78%) vSphere
5 28 (4.62%) XenApp
6 24 (3.96%) MetaFrame
7 18 (2.97%) Hyper-V
8 12 (1.98%) DFS Replication
9 9 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (1.49%) XenDesktop
10 8 (1.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 7 (1.16%) Xen
12 6 (0.99%) XenServer
12 6 (0.99%) ISA Server
12 6 (0.99%) Nmap
13 5 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.50%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.50%) vCloud
15 2 (0.33%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 23 (3.80%) CiscoWorks
2 19 (3.14%) SCCM
3 17 (2.81%) Puppet
4 14 (2.31%) Nagios
5 13 (2.15%) HP NNM
5 13 (2.15%) SCOM
5 13 (2.15%) Cisco CUCM
5 13 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (1.65%) Cacti
7 9 (1.49%) WSUS
8 8 (1.32%) Backup Exec
9 7 (1.16%) HP Data Protector
10 6 (0.99%) NetBackup
10 6 (0.99%) Cisco UCCX
10 6 (0.99%) Cisco UCCE
11 5 (0.83%) XenMobile
12 4 (0.66%) SmokePing
12 4 (0.66%) Zenoss
12 4 (0.66%) SolarWinds Orion
12 4 (0.66%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 380 (62.71%) Cisco
2 194 (32.01%) VMware
3 176 (29.04%) Microsoft
4 125 (20.63%) Citrix
5 113 (18.65%) Juniper
6 85 (14.03%) CheckPoint
7 67 (11.06%) HP
8 61 (10.07%) F5
9 60 (9.90%) SolarWinds
10 34 (5.61%) Avaya
11 33 (5.45%) Aruba
12 29 (4.79%) Oracle
13 26 (4.29%) EMC
14 24 (3.96%) Dell
15 22 (3.63%) Red Hat
15 22 (3.63%) Riverbed
15 22 (3.63%) Bloomberg
16 20 (3.30%) Tandberg
16 20 (3.30%) NetApp
17 19 (3.14%) IBM
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
MBA Ltd
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
e-Recruiter
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Unspecified please discuss
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Please discuss
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,500 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 30-45k base + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 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
EXCELerate
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum £60k & Bonus & Corporate Benefits Pa
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 10k Cash allowance + 15% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training
Posted: 4 days ago