The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Docklands, 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 33 24 39
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +15
Permanent jobs citing WAN 2 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Docklands, London 1.27% 5.82% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.52% 17.46% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 2
Average salary £42,750 £62,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.60% +42.04%
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 Docklands, London region.

Communications & Networking Category
Docklands, London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
21 63 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Docklands, London 13.38% 33.33% 17.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8 56 33
Average salary £40,000 £65,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.46% +44.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £43,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,950 £53,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

WAN
Salary Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Docklands, London region.

WAN Salary Trend in Docklands, London

WAN
Salary Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Docklands, London

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Docklands, 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 5 (55.56%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) Middleware
3 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 3 (33.33%) CCNP
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) VoIP
3 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (22.22%) SecurID
4 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
4 2 (22.22%) SNMP
4 2 (22.22%) Avaya
4 2 (22.22%) Juniper
4 2 (22.22%) OpenView
4 2 (22.22%) TACACS
4 2 (22.22%) Advertising
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (22.22%) Cryptography
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Security

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Docklands, 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 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Lync
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 3 (33.33%) VoIP
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) TACACS
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
4 2 (22.22%) SNMP
5 1 (11.11%) DHCP
5 1 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (11.11%) DNS
5 1 (11.11%) Internet
5 1 (11.11%) OSPF
5 1 (11.11%) tcpdump
5 1 (11.11%) HSRP
5 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
1 2 (22.22%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Head of Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Voice Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) VoIP Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Cryptography
1 2 (22.22%) SecurID
1 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Security
2 2 (22.22%) WAN Optimisation
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
3 1 (11.11%) BCP
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITSM
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) CCDP
3 1 (11.11%) MCP
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) MCSA
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) CCSA
3 1 (11.11%) CCVP
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (11.11%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) OpenView
1 2 (22.22%) Cacti
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Riverbed
3 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
3 2 (22.22%) Avaya
3 2 (22.22%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix