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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 123 78 137
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +59
Permanent jobs citing WAN 149 344 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.23% 3.37% 2.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.86% 18.45% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 136 300 188
Average salary £55,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.90% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +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
1003 1865 1613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.99% 18.29% 15.71%
Number of salaries quoted 906 1597 1375
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in the City of London

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 270 (90.30%) LAN
2 151 (50.50%) Cisco
3 138 (46.15%) Windows
4 127 (42.47%) Firewall
5 109 (36.45%) Finance
6 108 (36.12%) Cisco Certification
7 102 (34.11%) Active Directory
8 99 (33.11%) VMware
9 86 (28.76%) Windows Server
10 85 (28.43%) VPN
11 82 (27.42%) Microsoft
12 71 (23.75%) Data Centre
13 61 (20.40%) ITIL
13 61 (20.40%) VMware Infrastructure
14 59 (19.73%) Banking
15 57 (19.06%) Wireless
16 56 (18.73%) BGP
17 55 (18.39%) CCNP
18 54 (18.06%) Citrix
18 54 (18.06%) DNS
19 52 (17.39%) MS Excel
20 50 (16.72%) MPLS
20 50 (16.72%) TCP/IP
21 49 (16.39%) OSPF
21 49 (16.39%) Cisco ASA
22 48 (16.05%) CCNA
23 46 (15.38%) DHCP
24 44 (14.72%) Cisco Nexus
24 44 (14.72%) Windows Server 2012
25 43 (14.38%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 40 (13.38%) MS Exchange
2 26 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 19 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (3.68%) IIS
5 10 (3.34%) Lync
6 8 (2.68%) Apache
6 8 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (2.68%) nginx
7 7 (2.34%) Confluence
7 7 (2.34%) MediaWiki
7 7 (2.34%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.67%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.33%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.33%) SAS
10 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 52 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 36 (12.04%) MS Office
3 12 (4.01%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.67%) MS Project
6 1 (0.33%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.35%) Office 365
2 3 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.67%) IaaS
3 2 (0.67%) PaaS
3 2 (0.67%) SaaS
4 1 (0.33%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 270 (90.30%) LAN
2 127 (42.47%) Firewall
3 85 (28.43%) VPN
4 57 (19.06%) Wireless
5 56 (18.73%) BGP
6 54 (18.06%) DNS
7 50 (16.72%) MPLS
7 50 (16.72%) TCP/IP
8 49 (16.39%) Cisco ASA
8 49 (16.39%) OSPF
9 46 (15.38%) DHCP
10 44 (14.72%) Cisco Nexus
11 39 (13.04%) Network Security
12 34 (11.37%) Internet
13 33 (11.04%) Cisco IOS
13 33 (11.04%) VoIP
14 27 (9.03%) VLAN
15 26 (8.70%) SAN
16 22 (7.36%) EIGRP
16 22 (7.36%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (10.03%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.34%) MySQL
3 7 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (2.34%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.00%) Data Mart
6 3 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.67%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (2.34%) Git (software)
1 7 (2.34%) Hudson
1 7 (2.34%) Jenkins
1 7 (2.34%) JIRA
1 7 (2.34%) Subversion
General
1 109 (36.45%) Finance
2 59 (19.73%) Banking
3 28 (9.36%) Telecoms
4 17 (5.69%) Financial Institution
5 10 (3.34%) Advertising
6 9 (3.01%) Investment Banking
7 8 (2.68%) Law
8 7 (2.34%) Legal
9 3 (1.00%) Back Office
9 3 (1.00%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.67%) Front Office
10 2 (0.67%) Japanese Language
10 2 (0.67%) Publishing
11 1 (0.33%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 71 (23.75%) Network Engineer
2 31 (10.37%) Analyst
3 28 (9.36%) Support Engineer
4 27 (9.03%) Support Analyst
5 26 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 22 (7.36%) Network Manager
7 20 (6.69%) Administrator
7 20 (6.69%) Cisco Engineer
7 20 (6.69%) Windows Engineer
8 19 (6.35%) 2nd Line Support
8 19 (6.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 15 (5.02%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 15 (5.02%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 14 (4.68%) Consultant
10 14 (4.68%) Systems Administrator
11 13 (4.35%) Architect
11 13 (4.35%) Desktop Support
11 13 (4.35%) IT Support
11 13 (4.35%) Project Manager
11 13 (4.35%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.35%) XML
2 11 (3.68%) SOAP
3 9 (3.01%) FIX Protocol
4 7 (2.34%) LAMP
4 7 (2.34%) LAPP Stack
4 7 (2.34%) LEMP Stack
5 4 (1.34%) .NET
6 3 (1.00%) COM
6 3 (1.00%) Web Services
7 2 (0.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (0.33%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.33%) Express
8 1 (0.33%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.33%) HTML
8 1 (0.33%) J2EE
8 1 (0.33%) Middleware
8 1 (0.33%) REST
8 1 (0.33%) RESTful
8 1 (0.33%) Spring
8 1 (0.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 71 (23.75%) Data Centre
2 30 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (7.36%) Video Conferencing
4 15 (5.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (4.35%) Computer Science
6 12 (4.01%) IVR
7 10 (3.34%) Clustering
7 10 (3.34%) Statistics
8 7 (2.34%) Replication
8 7 (2.34%) Wiki
9 6 (2.01%) EqualLogic
10 5 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (1.67%) Fixed Income
11 4 (1.34%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.34%) Client/Server
12 3 (1.00%) Data Integration
12 3 (1.00%) Equities
12 3 (1.00%) Hedge funds
12 3 (1.00%) iPhone
12 3 (1.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 138 (46.15%) Windows
2 86 (28.76%) Windows Server
3 44 (14.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 43 (14.38%) Linux
5 36 (12.04%) Windows 7
6 35 (11.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (8.70%) Unix
8 19 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (4.68%) Windows 8
10 12 (4.01%) Android
11 7 (2.34%) CentOS
11 7 (2.34%) Debian
11 7 (2.34%) Ubuntu
12 6 (2.01%) Apple iOS
12 6 (2.01%) Windows 10
13 4 (1.34%) Solaris
13 4 (1.34%) Windows XP
14 3 (1.00%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.67%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (20.40%) ITIL
2 36 (12.04%) Load Balancing
3 34 (11.37%) Network Design
4 27 (9.03%) Project Management
5 25 (8.36%) Change Management
6 24 (8.03%) PRINCE2
7 22 (7.36%) Disaster Recovery
7 22 (7.36%) Mentoring
8 21 (7.02%) Service Delivery
9 18 (6.02%) Incident Management
10 17 (5.69%) Mobile Device Management
11 16 (5.35%) Presales
12 14 (4.68%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (4.68%) High Availability
13 13 (4.35%) Line Management
14 12 (4.01%) Electronic Trading
14 12 (4.01%) Service Management
15 11 (3.68%) ERP
15 11 (3.68%) Matrix Management
15 11 (3.68%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (14.05%) SQL
2 13 (4.35%) Java
3 12 (4.01%) Bash Shell
4 10 (3.34%) C
4 10 (3.34%) Perl
5 8 (2.68%) PHP
6 7 (2.34%) Ruby
7 4 (1.34%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.34%) Python
8 3 (1.00%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.00%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 108 (36.12%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (18.39%) CCNP
3 48 (16.05%) CCNA
4 30 (10.03%) CCIE
5 28 (9.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (7.69%) Degree
6 23 (7.69%) MCSE
7 20 (6.69%) MCP
8 17 (5.69%) Security Cleared
9 16 (5.35%) MCSA
10 13 (4.35%) SC Cleared
11 10 (3.34%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (3.34%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 10 (3.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 10 (3.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (3.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 8 (2.68%) MCITP
14 7 (2.34%) CCDA
14 7 (2.34%) CCIP
14 7 (2.34%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.34%) SLA
3 5 (1.67%) ISO27002
4 2 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.33%) COBIT
5 1 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 102 (34.11%) Active Directory
2 61 (20.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (6.69%) vSphere
4 16 (5.35%) XenApp
5 12 (4.01%) XenDesktop
6 8 (2.68%) Hyper-V
7 7 (2.34%) iptables
7 7 (2.34%) Postfix
7 7 (2.34%) Samba
7 7 (2.34%) VMware ESX
7 7 (2.34%) XenServer
8 4 (1.34%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.67%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (4.68%) SCCM
2 7 (2.34%) Ansible
2 7 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.34%) Puppet
2 7 (2.34%) Salt
2 7 (2.34%) ZABBIX
3 6 (2.01%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (1.67%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.34%) ITRS Geneos
5 4 (1.34%) Nagios
5 4 (1.34%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.00%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (1.00%) FortiGate
6 3 (1.00%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.67%) Cacti
7 2 (0.67%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.67%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.67%) OpenView
7 2 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 151 (50.50%) Cisco
2 99 (33.11%) VMware
3 82 (27.42%) Microsoft
4 54 (18.06%) Citrix
5 34 (11.37%) F5
6 30 (10.03%) CheckPoint
7 18 (6.02%) Palo Alto
8 17 (5.69%) Juniper
8 17 (5.69%) Oracle
9 16 (5.35%) HP
10 15 (5.02%) Avaya
11 14 (4.68%) NetApp
12 11 (3.68%) Dell
12 11 (3.68%) Mitel
12 11 (3.68%) SolarWinds
13 10 (3.34%) EMC
14 9 (3.01%) Nortel
14 9 (3.01%) Red Hat
15 8 (2.68%) Apple
15 8 (2.68%) Aruba
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