The table below looks at the statistics for WAN Optimisation skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN Optimisation over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WAN Optimization
Rank 850 873 903
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +30
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 44 65 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.065% 0.058%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.054% 0.076% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 39 52 53
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £43,750 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £73,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -3.22%
WAN Optimisation
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
81094 85836 94997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.93% 86.29% 85.41%
Number of salaries quoted 68286 70492 77872
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

WAN Optimisation
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing WAN Optimisation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

WAN Optimisation Jobs Demand Trend in England

WAN Optimisation
Salary Trend in England

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

WAN Optimisation Salary Trend in England

WAN Optimisation
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation across the England region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

WAN Optimisation Salary Histogram in England

WAN Optimisation
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation within the England region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +30 28 £60,000 +9.09% 2
South East +8 14 £50,000 +11.11%
North West +22 2 £40,000 -20.00%
WAN Optimisation
UK

WAN Optimisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation 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 England region with a requirement for WAN Optimisation.

1 118 (100.00%) WAN
2 97 (82.20%) Cisco
3 84 (71.19%) Firewall
4 79 (66.95%) Riverbed
5 60 (50.85%) LAN
5 60 (50.85%) Cisco Certification
6 56 (47.46%) SAN
6 56 (47.46%) Wireless
7 54 (45.76%) VMware
8 53 (44.92%) OSPF
8 53 (44.92%) BGP
8 53 (44.92%) VLAN
9 52 (44.07%) VPN
10 51 (43.22%) SSL
11 49 (41.53%) IPsec
12 48 (40.68%) Finance
12 48 (40.68%) Juniper
13 46 (38.98%) MPLS
14 45 (38.14%) VMware Infrastructure
15 43 (36.44%) SolarWinds
16 42 (35.59%) Data Centre
16 42 (35.59%) Windows
17 41 (34.75%) F5
18 38 (32.20%) CCNP
19 36 (30.51%) VoIP
19 36 (30.51%) Load Balancing
20 34 (28.81%) Active Directory
21 33 (27.97%) Cisco ASA
21 33 (27.97%) Unified Communications
22 32 (27.12%) Legal

WAN Optimisation
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 32 (27.12%) MS Exchange
2 29 (24.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (21.19%) Exchange Server 2007
3 25 (21.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (16.10%) Skype for Business
5 4 (3.39%) IIS
6 3 (2.54%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (5.08%) MS Office
2 3 (2.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (16.10%) IaaS
2 3 (2.54%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 118 (100.00%) WAN
2 84 (71.19%) Firewall
3 60 (50.85%) LAN
4 56 (47.46%) SAN
4 56 (47.46%) Wireless
5 53 (44.92%) BGP
5 53 (44.92%) OSPF
5 53 (44.92%) VLAN
6 52 (44.07%) VPN
7 51 (43.22%) SSL
8 49 (41.53%) IPsec
9 46 (38.98%) MPLS
10 36 (30.51%) VoIP
11 33 (27.97%) Cisco ASA
11 33 (27.97%) Unified Communications
12 30 (25.42%) EIGRP
12 30 (25.42%) Ethernet
13 28 (23.73%) WLAN
14 27 (22.88%) Cisco Nexus
14 27 (22.88%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.54%) GIS
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (4.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 48 (40.68%) Finance
2 32 (27.12%) Legal
3 14 (11.86%) Telecoms
4 11 (9.32%) Banking
5 4 (3.39%) Law
6 3 (2.54%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.54%) Marketing
7 1 (0.85%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 37 (31.36%) Network Engineer
2 33 (27.97%) Consultant
3 31 (26.27%) Analyst
4 28 (23.73%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 25 (21.19%) Server Analyst
6 17 (14.41%) Network Security Engineer
6 17 (14.41%) Security Consultant
6 17 (14.41%) Security Engineer
7 15 (12.71%) Senior Network Engineer
8 13 (11.02%) Presales Consultant
8 13 (11.02%) Senior Consultant
9 12 (10.17%) Data Engineer
9 12 (10.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 12 (10.17%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
9 12 (10.17%) WAN Consultant
10 10 (8.47%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
10 10 (8.47%) Network Security Consultant
10 10 (8.47%) Solutions Consultant
11 9 (7.63%) Citrix Analyst
12 8 (6.78%) Data Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.80%) XMPP
2 5 (4.24%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 42 (35.59%) Data Centre
2 15 (12.71%) Management Information System
3 11 (9.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 9 (7.63%) PKI
5 8 (6.78%) Computer Science
5 8 (6.78%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.39%) Replication
7 3 (2.54%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 42 (35.59%) Windows
2 30 (25.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (16.95%) Linux
4 12 (10.17%) Windows Server
5 9 (7.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (6.78%) Android
6 8 (6.78%) Unix
7 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (30.51%) Load Balancing
2 28 (23.73%) Infrastructure Management
3 26 (22.03%) Network Design
4 25 (21.19%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 25 (21.19%) ITIL
4 25 (21.19%) Server Virtualisation
5 22 (18.64%) Presales
6 19 (16.10%) Change Control
7 14 (11.86%) Operations Management
8 12 (10.17%) Performance Analysis
8 12 (10.17%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (9.32%) DDoS Mitigation
10 10 (8.47%) Malware Detection/Protection
11 9 (7.63%) Information Management
11 9 (7.63%) Kalman Filter
11 9 (7.63%) Problem Management
12 8 (6.78%) Data Security
12 8 (6.78%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 8 (6.78%) Network Security Management
12 8 (6.78%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.17%) Bash Shell
2 5 (4.24%) SQL
3 3 (2.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 60 (50.85%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (32.20%) CCNP
3 9 (7.63%) Degree
4 7 (5.93%) CCNA
4 7 (5.93%) CCVP
5 6 (5.08%) CCIE
5 6 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.39%) CCDA
6 4 (3.39%) CCDP
6 4 (3.39%) MCSE
7 3 (2.54%) CCA
7 3 (2.54%) CCEE
7 3 (2.54%) CCSA
7 3 (2.54%) CCSP
7 3 (2.54%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (2.54%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (2.54%) MCSA
8 2 (1.69%) CISSP
8 2 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.56%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (38.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (28.81%) Active Directory
3 30 (25.42%) VMware Server
4 25 (21.19%) DFS Replication
5 15 (12.71%) Hyper-V
6 11 (9.32%) XenApp
7 9 (7.63%) Xen
7 9 (7.63%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.54%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (2.54%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (10.17%) SELinux
2 10 (8.47%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (8.47%) Cisco Prime
2 10 (8.47%) SolarWinds Orion
3 8 (6.78%) SCCM
4 5 (4.24%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.54%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.85%) SCOM
7 1 (0.85%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 97 (82.20%) Cisco
2 79 (66.95%) Riverbed
3 54 (45.76%) VMware
4 48 (40.68%) Juniper
5 43 (36.44%) SolarWinds
6 41 (34.75%) F5
7 27 (22.88%) HP
8 26 (22.03%) Citrix
8 26 (22.03%) NetApp
9 25 (21.19%) Mitel
10 19 (16.10%) Ipanema Technologies
11 17 (14.41%) Microsoft
12 16 (13.56%) CheckPoint
12 16 (13.56%) Palo Alto
13 12 (10.17%) Forcepoint
14 10 (8.47%) Barracuda Networks
14 10 (8.47%) Meraki
15 8 (6.78%) Brocade
15 8 (6.78%) LogRhythm
15 8 (6.78%) TippingPoint
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