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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WAN Optimization
Rank 811 879 924
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +45
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 71 58 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.080% 0.057% 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.091% 0.065% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 69 46 35
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £72,500 £170,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
78344 89548 91059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.28% 87.40% 85.35%
Number of salaries quoted 65821 74795 73477
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +65 40 £60,000 +9.09% 3
South East +45 23 £50,000 -13.04% 1
West Midlands - 4 £38,000 -
Yorkshire +30 3 £50,000 +42.85%
WAN Optimisation
UK

WAN Optimisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 111 (100.00%) WAN
1 111 (100.00%) Cisco
2 79 (71.17%) Firewall
3 65 (58.56%) Riverbed
4 63 (56.76%) LAN
5 61 (54.95%) Windows
5 61 (54.95%) VLAN
6 60 (54.05%) SAN
7 59 (53.15%) VMware
8 55 (49.55%) Cisco Certification
9 51 (45.95%) MPLS
10 49 (44.14%) HP
10 49 (44.14%) Wireless
11 48 (43.24%) SolarWinds
11 48 (43.24%) Cisco Nexus
12 45 (40.54%) VPN
13 44 (39.64%) Data Centre
14 43 (38.74%) BGP
15 42 (37.84%) OSPF
16 40 (36.04%) Active Directory
16 40 (36.04%) DNS
16 40 (36.04%) VoIP
17 39 (35.14%) Microsoft
18 35 (31.53%) WLAN
19 34 (30.63%) DHCP
19 34 (30.63%) Windows Server 2008
20 33 (29.73%) MS Exchange
21 32 (28.83%) CheckPoint
22 31 (27.93%) Citrix
22 31 (27.93%) TCP/IP

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 33 (29.73%) MS Exchange
2 31 (27.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (14.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 16 (14.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (6.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (3.60%) IIS
5 4 (3.60%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (3.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.31%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (6.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.70%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 111 (100.00%) WAN
2 79 (71.17%) Firewall
3 63 (56.76%) LAN
4 61 (54.95%) VLAN
5 60 (54.05%) SAN
6 51 (45.95%) MPLS
7 49 (44.14%) Wireless
8 48 (43.24%) Cisco Nexus
9 45 (40.54%) VPN
10 43 (38.74%) BGP
11 42 (37.84%) OSPF
12 40 (36.04%) DNS
12 40 (36.04%) VoIP
13 35 (31.53%) WLAN
14 34 (30.63%) DHCP
15 31 (27.93%) TCP/IP
16 29 (26.13%) Network Security
17 28 (25.23%) EIGRP
18 26 (23.42%) NAS
19 25 (22.52%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 5 (4.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (25.23%) Legal
2 22 (19.82%) Finance
3 15 (13.51%) Law
4 7 (6.31%) Banking
5 4 (3.60%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.70%) Advertising
6 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.90%) Electronics
7 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (31.53%) Network Engineer
2 30 (27.03%) Analyst
3 26 (23.42%) Senior Network Engineer
4 16 (14.41%) Citrix Analyst
4 16 (14.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 16 (14.41%) Server Analyst
5 14 (12.61%) Network Analyst
6 13 (11.71%) Architect
6 13 (11.71%) Network Architect
7 12 (10.81%) Network Security Analyst
7 12 (10.81%) Security Analyst
8 10 (9.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (8.11%) Network Team Leader
9 9 (8.11%) Team Leader
10 8 (7.21%) Network Operations Analyst
10 8 (7.21%) Operations Analyst
10 8 (7.21%) Security Operations Analyst
10 8 (7.21%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (6.31%) Infrastructure Architect
11 7 (6.31%) Network Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.31%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.80%) XMPP
3 1 (0.90%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (39.64%) Data Centre
2 19 (17.12%) Management Information System
3 16 (14.41%) PKI
4 11 (9.91%) RSA SecurID
5 9 (8.11%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (6.31%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (5.41%) Client/Server
7 6 (5.41%) Clustering
7 6 (5.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (4.50%) Virtual Team
9 3 (2.70%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.70%) Contactless
9 3 (2.70%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.90%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 61 (54.95%) Windows
2 34 (30.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (18.92%) Windows Server
4 16 (14.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (9.91%) Linux
5 11 (9.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (6.31%) CentOS
6 7 (6.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (27.93%) Infrastructure Management
2 29 (26.13%) ITIL
3 24 (21.62%) Load Balancing
4 23 (20.72%) Network Monitoring
5 22 (19.82%) Network Design
6 21 (18.92%) Change Control
7 18 (16.22%) Operations Management
8 16 (14.41%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 16 (14.41%) Server Virtualisation
9 14 (12.61%) Kalman Filter
9 14 (12.61%) Web Filtering
10 13 (11.71%) Information Management
11 11 (9.91%) Presales
11 11 (9.91%) Problem Management
12 9 (8.11%) Mentoring
13 8 (7.21%) Information Security
13 8 (7.21%) Network Architecture
13 8 (7.21%) Performance Improvement
14 7 (6.31%) SIEM
14 7 (6.31%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.31%) C
2 6 (5.41%) Bash Shell
2 6 (5.41%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 55 (49.55%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (25.23%) CCNA
3 22 (19.82%) CCNP
4 12 (10.81%) CCIE
5 11 (9.91%) CCSE
6 10 (9.01%) Degree
7 9 (8.11%) CCSA
8 7 (6.31%) CISSP
9 6 (5.41%) CCSP
10 5 (4.50%) CCDA
10 5 (4.50%) CCDP
10 5 (4.50%) CISM
11 4 (3.60%) CCMSE
11 4 (3.60%) CCVP
11 4 (3.60%) Check Point Certification
11 4 (3.60%) CISA
11 4 (3.60%) IISP
11 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.41%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (36.04%) Active Directory
2 28 (25.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (14.41%) DFS Replication
3 16 (14.41%) VMware Server
3 16 (14.41%) Xen
4 15 (13.51%) Forefront TMG
4 15 (13.51%) ISA Server
5 10 (9.01%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.70%) vSphere
7 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.90%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (14.41%) Cisco Prime
2 13 (11.71%) SolarWinds Orion
3 9 (8.11%) SCCM
4 7 (6.31%) SCOM
5 3 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.80%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (1.80%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.90%) Cacti
Vendors
1 111 (100.00%) Cisco
2 65 (58.56%) Riverbed
3 59 (53.15%) VMware
4 49 (44.14%) HP
5 48 (43.24%) SolarWinds
6 39 (35.14%) Microsoft
7 32 (28.83%) CheckPoint
8 31 (27.93%) Citrix
9 27 (24.32%) F5
9 27 (24.32%) Juniper
10 22 (19.82%) Palo Alto
11 21 (18.92%) Mitel
12 19 (17.12%) NetApp
13 15 (13.51%) 3Com
14 13 (11.71%) Barracuda Networks
15 12 (10.81%) ProCurve
16 9 (8.11%) Aerohive Networks
17 7 (6.31%) Dell
17 7 (6.31%) Dell Compellent
18 6 (5.41%) Forcepoint
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