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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 112 134 100
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -34
Permanent jobs citing WAN 136 180 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.26% 2.09% 2.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.35% 14.89% 15.12%
Number of salaries quoted 117 161 236
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £70,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
886 1209 1964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.72% 14.02% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 781 1032 1657
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 September 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 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for WAN.

1 287 (92.58%) LAN
2 140 (45.16%) Cisco
3 139 (44.84%) Windows
4 135 (43.55%) Firewall
5 100 (32.26%) VMware
6 91 (29.35%) ITIL
7 89 (28.71%) VPN
8 88 (28.39%) Cisco Certification
9 84 (27.10%) Active Directory
9 84 (27.10%) Microsoft
10 81 (26.13%) VMware Infrastructure
11 70 (22.58%) Finance
12 62 (20.00%) Linux
12 62 (20.00%) MS Office
13 61 (19.68%) Windows Server
14 59 (19.03%) Wireless
15 57 (18.39%) Citrix
16 56 (18.06%) VoIP
17 54 (17.42%) MS Exchange
18 53 (17.10%) TCP/IP
19 52 (16.77%) Windows 7
20 51 (16.45%) CCNP
20 51 (16.45%) MPLS
21 47 (15.16%) Microsoft Certification
22 43 (13.87%) CCNA
22 43 (13.87%) MS Excel
23 42 (13.55%) Change Management
24 40 (12.90%) Network Security
25 39 (12.58%) SAN
26 38 (12.26%) DNS

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 54 (17.42%) MS Exchange
2 31 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 21 (6.77%) SharePoint
4 20 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (4.52%) Skype for Business
7 12 (3.87%) IIS
8 9 (2.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 9 (2.90%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (1.94%) Commerce Server
10 5 (1.61%) Apache
11 3 (0.97%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 62 (20.00%) MS Office
2 43 (13.87%) MS Excel
3 22 (7.10%) MS Visio
4 10 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.32%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (9.03%) Office 365
2 20 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (5.81%) IBM Cloud
4 12 (3.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.29%) PaaS
7 3 (0.97%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.97%) IaaS
7 3 (0.97%) SaaS
8 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.32%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 287 (92.58%) LAN
2 135 (43.55%) Firewall
3 89 (28.71%) VPN
4 59 (19.03%) Wireless
5 56 (18.06%) VoIP
6 53 (17.10%) TCP/IP
7 51 (16.45%) MPLS
8 40 (12.90%) Network Security
9 39 (12.58%) SAN
10 38 (12.26%) DNS
11 37 (11.94%) DHCP
12 35 (11.29%) Cisco ASA
13 32 (10.32%) Cisco Wireless
14 31 (10.00%) WLAN
15 27 (8.71%) BGP
15 27 (8.71%) IP Telephony
15 27 (8.71%) OSPF
16 25 (8.06%) Wi-Fi
17 20 (6.45%) EIGRP
17 20 (6.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (11.94%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (3.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.97%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.97%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.65%) MySQL
6 2 (0.65%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.32%) Big Data
7 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.32%) DB2
7 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.32%) OLAP
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (1.61%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 70 (22.58%) Finance
2 31 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 23 (7.42%) Retail
4 21 (6.77%) Banking
5 13 (4.19%) Law
6 11 (3.55%) Investment Banking
7 9 (2.90%) Legal
8 7 (2.26%) Back Office
9 6 (1.94%) Marketing
10 5 (1.61%) Games
11 3 (0.97%) Advertising
12 2 (0.65%) Japanese Language
12 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.65%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.32%) Electronics
13 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.32%) French Language
Job Titles
1 72 (23.23%) Analyst
2 67 (21.61%) Network Engineer
3 31 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 31 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 30 (9.68%) Cisco Engineer
5 29 (9.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 27 (8.71%) 2nd Line Support
6 27 (8.71%) Support Analyst
7 26 (8.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 25 (8.06%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 24 (7.74%) Infrastructure Manager
10 20 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 19 (6.13%) Programme Manager
12 18 (5.81%) IT Support
13 17 (5.48%) Network Analyst
14 15 (4.84%) 1st Line Support
14 15 (4.84%) Administrator
15 14 (4.52%) Senior Cisco Engineer
15 14 (4.52%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
16 13 (4.19%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.81%) Web Services
2 9 (2.90%) FIX Protocol
2 9 (2.90%) Ruby on Rails
2 9 (2.90%) XML
3 8 (2.58%) .NET
4 7 (2.26%) 802.1X
5 5 (1.61%) SOAP
5 5 (1.61%) XMPP
6 3 (0.97%) Middleware
7 2 (0.65%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.65%) GWT
7 2 (0.65%) Ultra Messaging
7 2 (0.65%) Vaadin
8 1 (0.32%) CGI
8 1 (0.32%) Flash
8 1 (0.32%) JSON
8 1 (0.32%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (0.32%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.68%) Data Centre
2 22 (7.10%) Video Conferencing
3 12 (3.87%) Statistics
4 11 (3.55%) Blackberry
5 10 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.90%) Public Cloud
7 8 (2.58%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.58%) e-Health
8 6 (1.94%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.61%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (1.61%) Fixed Income
9 5 (1.61%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.29%) iPhone
10 4 (1.29%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.97%) Clustering
11 3 (0.97%) EMC VNX
11 3 (0.97%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.97%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.65%) Cyberthreat
12 2 (0.65%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 139 (44.84%) Windows
2 62 (20.00%) Linux
3 61 (19.68%) Windows Server
4 52 (16.77%) Windows 7
5 38 (12.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (11.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (4.19%) Unix
8 8 (2.58%) Windows 10
8 8 (2.58%) Windows 8
9 7 (2.26%) Mac OS X
10 6 (1.94%) Android
10 6 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.61%) Ubuntu
11 5 (1.61%) Windows Vista
11 5 (1.61%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.97%) CentOS
12 3 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.65%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.65%) Solaris
13 2 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (29.35%) ITIL
2 42 (13.55%) Change Management
3 32 (10.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 29 (9.35%) Network Monitoring
5 27 (8.71%) Project Management
6 25 (8.06%) Business Continuity
7 22 (7.10%) Network Design
7 22 (7.10%) Penetration Testing
8 20 (6.45%) Patch Management
9 16 (5.16%) Load Balancing
9 16 (5.16%) Network Management
9 16 (5.16%) Service Management
10 15 (4.84%) DevOps
11 14 (4.52%) CRM
11 14 (4.52%) ITSM
12 12 (3.87%) Asset Management
12 12 (3.87%) Trend Analysis
13 9 (2.90%) Incident Management
13 9 (2.90%) Multi-Factor Authentication
13 9 (2.90%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (10.97%) SQL
2 19 (6.13%) PowerShell
3 13 (4.19%) Python
4 12 (3.87%) Ruby
5 10 (3.23%) Perl
6 8 (2.58%) Bash Shell
6 8 (2.58%) C#
6 8 (2.58%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.61%) Java
7 5 (1.61%) Korn
8 4 (1.29%) C
9 2 (0.65%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.65%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.65%) VB
10 1 (0.32%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.32%) C++
10 1 (0.32%) PHP
10 1 (0.32%) XPath
Qualifications
1 88 (28.39%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (16.45%) CCNP
3 47 (15.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 43 (13.87%) CCNA
5 36 (11.61%) Degree
6 35 (11.29%) MCSE
7 22 (7.10%) CCIE
8 19 (6.13%) MCSA
9 18 (5.81%) MCP
10 16 (5.16%) MCITP
11 14 (4.52%) JNCIA
12 13 (4.19%) Security Cleared
13 12 (3.87%) CCSA
13 12 (3.87%) DV Cleared
13 12 (3.87%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (3.87%) JNCIE
13 12 (3.87%) JNCIP
14 10 (3.23%) JNCIS
15 8 (2.58%) MCTS
16 7 (2.26%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.77%) SLA
2 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.65%) QA
3 1 (0.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 84 (27.10%) Active Directory
2 81 (26.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (8.71%) Hyper-V
4 26 (8.39%) Virtual Servers
5 23 (7.42%) VMware ESX
6 15 (4.84%) XenApp
7 12 (3.87%) vSphere
8 9 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (2.26%) XenServer
10 5 (1.61%) Docker
10 5 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (1.61%) XenDesktop
11 4 (1.29%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.65%) NFS
12 2 (0.65%) Snort
13 1 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (7.74%) Cisco CUCM
2 23 (7.42%) SCCM
3 18 (5.81%) BMC PATROL
4 17 (5.48%) WSUS
5 7 (2.26%) Cisco UCCX
5 7 (2.26%) SCOM
6 6 (1.94%) Ansible
6 6 (1.94%) Backup Exec
7 5 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.61%) Puppet
7 5 (1.61%) SCVMM
8 4 (1.29%) CA Spectrum
8 4 (1.29%) Cisco Prime
8 4 (1.29%) Nagios
8 4 (1.29%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.65%) Cisco UCCE
9 2 (0.65%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (0.65%) SCDPM
9 2 (0.65%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 140 (45.16%) Cisco
2 100 (32.26%) VMware
3 84 (27.10%) Microsoft
4 57 (18.39%) Citrix
5 33 (10.65%) Juniper
6 30 (9.68%) CheckPoint
7 25 (8.06%) SolarWinds
8 23 (7.42%) Oracle
9 22 (7.10%) Mitel
10 21 (6.77%) F5
11 18 (5.81%) BMC
12 16 (5.16%) Avaya
13 14 (4.52%) EMC
14 13 (4.19%) Nortel
14 13 (4.19%) Tandberg
15 12 (3.87%) HP
16 11 (3.55%) Symantec
17 10 (3.23%) Riverbed
18 9 (2.90%) Palo Alto
19 8 (2.58%) Intel Security
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £62000.00 - £68000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Red10
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + shift allowance + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £80,000 plus monetary benefits, attractive bonus scheme and pens
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - £85,000 + package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary plus strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension and healthcare
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago