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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 91 89 127
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +38
Permanent jobs citing WAN 217 310 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 3.13% 2.97% 2.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.48% 16.31% 14.00%
Number of salaries quoted 180 281 245
Median salary £52,750 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.47% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +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
1114 1901 1957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.06% 18.21% 15.60%
Number of salaries quoted 963 1599 1642
Median salary £54,500 £52,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.80% +1.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 5 May 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 May 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.

1 340 (94.44%) LAN
2 189 (52.50%) Cisco
3 168 (46.67%) Firewall
4 166 (46.11%) Windows
5 127 (35.28%) Cisco Certification
6 117 (32.50%) VPN
7 110 (30.56%) VMware
8 103 (28.61%) Active Directory
9 101 (28.06%) ITIL
10 100 (27.78%) Finance
11 86 (23.89%) Wireless
11 86 (23.89%) Microsoft
12 84 (23.33%) Windows Server
13 74 (20.56%) CCNP
14 73 (20.28%) MPLS
14 73 (20.28%) Cisco ASA
14 73 (20.28%) Data Centre
15 69 (19.17%) Change Management
16 65 (18.06%) BGP
16 65 (18.06%) Citrix
16 65 (18.06%) MS Office
17 64 (17.78%) OSPF
17 64 (17.78%) Windows 7
18 60 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
18 60 (16.67%) Linux
19 58 (16.11%) MS Excel
20 56 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
21 53 (14.72%) Windows Server 2012
22 50 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2013
22 50 (13.89%) Telecoms

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 50 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2013
2 45 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 19 (5.28%) IIS
3 19 (5.28%) SharePoint
4 14 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (3.61%) Skype for Business
6 11 (3.06%) Apache
7 9 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (2.22%) Tomcat
8 8 (2.22%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (1.67%) Commerce Server
11 3 (0.83%) nginx
12 2 (0.56%) Confluence
12 2 (0.56%) MediaWiki
13 1 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.28%) Oracle Coherence
13 1 (0.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 65 (18.06%) MS Office
2 58 (16.11%) MS Excel
3 35 (9.72%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.83%) MS Project
5 1 (0.28%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.28%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) RMDS
2 1 (0.28%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.17%) Office 365
2 5 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.11%) IaaS
4 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.83%) PaaS
5 2 (0.56%) SaaS
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.28%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 340 (94.44%) LAN
2 168 (46.67%) Firewall
3 117 (32.50%) VPN
4 86 (23.89%) Wireless
5 73 (20.28%) Cisco ASA
5 73 (20.28%) MPLS
6 65 (18.06%) BGP
7 64 (17.78%) OSPF
8 50 (13.89%) TCP/IP
9 48 (13.33%) SAN
10 47 (13.06%) DNS
10 47 (13.06%) Network Security
11 40 (11.11%) VoIP
12 38 (10.56%) Cisco Wireless
12 38 (10.56%) DHCP
13 36 (10.00%) EIGRP
13 36 (10.00%) Internet
14 32 (8.89%) Cisco Nexus
14 32 (8.89%) SSL
15 29 (8.06%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (9.17%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.39%) MySQL
6 4 (1.11%) Data Mart
7 3 (0.83%) GIS
8 2 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.56%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.28%) HBase
9 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (0.83%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.56%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.56%) Hudson
2 2 (0.56%) JIRA
2 2 (0.56%) Subversion
3 1 (0.28%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 100 (27.78%) Finance
2 50 (13.89%) Banking
2 50 (13.89%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.17%) Financial Institution
4 11 (3.06%) Advertising
4 11 (3.06%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.78%) Law
5 10 (2.78%) Legal
6 4 (1.11%) Back Office
7 3 (0.83%) Japanese Language
7 3 (0.83%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.56%) Games
8 2 (0.56%) Publishing
9 1 (0.28%) Marketing
9 1 (0.28%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.28%) Retail
9 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 110 (30.56%) Network Engineer
2 56 (15.56%) Analyst
3 39 (10.83%) 2nd Line Support
4 37 (10.28%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 34 (9.44%) Support Analyst
6 33 (9.17%) Cisco Engineer
6 33 (9.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 31 (8.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 31 (8.61%) Support Engineer
8 30 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
9 24 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
10 20 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 20 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
10 20 (5.56%) Security Engineer
11 19 (5.28%) 1st Line Support
12 18 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 18 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 18 (5.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
13 17 (4.72%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
13 17 (4.72%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.61%) .NET
2 9 (2.50%) XMPP
3 8 (2.22%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (1.67%) SOAP
4 6 (1.67%) XML
5 5 (1.39%) 802.1X
5 5 (1.39%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (1.11%) Ultra Messaging
7 3 (0.83%) COM
7 3 (0.83%) Web Services
8 2 (0.56%) LAMP
8 2 (0.56%) LAPP Stack
8 2 (0.56%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (0.56%) Middleware
9 1 (0.28%) Express
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 1 (0.28%) Rendezvous
9 1 (0.28%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 73 (20.28%) Data Centre
2 28 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (6.11%) Video Conferencing
4 16 (4.44%) Replication
5 15 (4.17%) Statistics
6 12 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 12 (3.33%) Fat Client
6 12 (3.33%) Thin Client
7 8 (2.22%) Clustering
7 8 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 7 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (1.94%) IVR
9 5 (1.39%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.39%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (1.39%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.11%) Data Integration
10 4 (1.11%) Fixed Income
10 4 (1.11%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.11%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (0.83%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 166 (46.11%) Windows
2 84 (23.33%) Windows Server
3 64 (17.78%) Windows 7
4 60 (16.67%) Linux
5 53 (14.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (7.50%) Unix
8 12 (3.33%) Android
9 8 (2.22%) CentOS
10 7 (1.94%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.39%) Windows 10
12 4 (1.11%) Solaris
12 4 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.83%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.56%) Debian
14 2 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.56%) SUSE
14 2 (0.56%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.28%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (28.06%) ITIL
2 69 (19.17%) Change Management
3 46 (12.78%) Load Balancing
4 35 (9.72%) Network Design
4 35 (9.72%) Patch Management
5 28 (7.78%) Network Monitoring
6 21 (5.83%) Project Management
7 20 (5.56%) ITSM
8 19 (5.28%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (5.28%) Service Delivery
9 16 (4.44%) Mentoring
9 16 (4.44%) Network Management
10 15 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
10 15 (4.17%) Service Management
10 15 (4.17%) WAN Optimisation
11 14 (3.89%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (3.89%) CRM
12 13 (3.61%) Trend Analysis
13 12 (3.33%) ITIL V3
13 12 (3.33%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 22 (6.11%) SQL
2 18 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 15 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 13 (3.61%) Ruby
5 8 (2.22%) C#
5 8 (2.22%) Java
5 8 (2.22%) T-SQL
6 7 (1.94%) Python
7 6 (1.67%) C
7 6 (1.67%) Perl
8 3 (0.83%) PHP
9 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.28%) Korn
10 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 127 (35.28%) Cisco Certification
2 74 (20.56%) CCNP
3 56 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 50 (13.89%) CCNA
5 45 (12.50%) Degree
6 44 (12.22%) MCSE
7 37 (10.28%) CCIE
8 25 (6.94%) MCSA
9 23 (6.39%) ITIL Certification
10 20 (5.56%) MCP
10 20 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 15 (4.17%) MCITP
11 15 (4.17%) Security Cleared
12 13 (3.61%) CCVP
13 11 (3.06%) JNCIA
14 10 (2.78%) SC Cleared
15 9 (2.50%) CCSA
16 8 (2.22%) CISSP
16 8 (2.22%) JNCIS
17 7 (1.94%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.33%) SLA
2 8 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.67%) ISO27002
4 2 (0.56%) QA
5 1 (0.28%) COBIT
System Software
1 103 (28.61%) Active Directory
2 60 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (7.50%) vSphere
4 22 (6.11%) XenDesktop
5 21 (5.83%) XenServer
6 17 (4.72%) XenApp
7 14 (3.89%) Hyper-V
8 13 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.67%) Corosync
9 6 (1.67%) VMware ESX
10 4 (1.11%) NFS
11 3 (0.83%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.56%) iptables
12 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.56%) Postfix
12 2 (0.56%) Samba
13 1 (0.28%) Docker
13 1 (0.28%) KVM
13 1 (0.28%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 26 (7.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (2.78%) SCCM
3 9 (2.50%) Nagios
4 8 (2.22%) Cisco UCCX
5 7 (1.94%) Cacti
6 6 (1.67%) HAProxy
6 6 (1.67%) ITRS Geneos
6 6 (1.67%) Pacemaker
6 6 (1.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 5 (1.39%) CiscoWorks
8 4 (1.11%) Ansible
8 4 (1.11%) FortiGate
8 4 (1.11%) QRadar
8 4 (1.11%) WSUS
9 3 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.83%) Puppet
9 3 (0.83%) vRealize
10 2 (0.56%) Salt
10 2 (0.56%) SELinux
10 2 (0.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 189 (52.50%) Cisco
2 110 (30.56%) VMware
3 86 (23.89%) Microsoft
4 65 (18.06%) Citrix
5 49 (13.61%) F5
6 41 (11.39%) Juniper
7 36 (10.00%) CheckPoint
8 27 (7.50%) HP
9 24 (6.67%) Riverbed
10 21 (5.83%) SolarWinds
11 19 (5.28%) Palo Alto
12 17 (4.72%) Avaya
13 16 (4.44%) Dell
14 14 (3.89%) Nortel
14 14 (3.89%) Veeam
15 13 (3.61%) Tandberg
16 12 (3.33%) EMC
17 11 (3.06%) Red Hat
18 9 (2.50%) Forcepoint
18 9 (2.50%) Mitel
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Bonus, Pension + Holidays
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 30-45k base + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Dunsdon Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
Rival Systems
Salary: Competitive base, bonus, and benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum + Bonuses
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago