The first table below looks at the demand for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 140 127 134
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 1066 1027 1129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.12% 2.22% 2.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.61% 11.85% 12.10%
Number of salaries quoted 917 854 983
Average salary £48,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7831 8664 9328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.58% 18.72% 16.63%
Number of salaries quoted 6409 7139 7916
Average salary £49,250 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
England

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in London

WAN
Salary Trend in London

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

WAN Salary Trend in London

WAN
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the London region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in London

WAN
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the London region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -5 284 £54,000 -1.81% 38
Harrow -4 16 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Uxbridge +13 9 £31,500 -10.00%
Hounslow -13 8 £48,000 +2.67% 1
Orpington -2 7 £42,500 - 2
Docklands, London -18 6 £100,000 +38.88%
Croydon -7 5 £40,000 -36.00%
Twickenham -1 4 £38,000 +38.18%
Bromley -19 4 £38,750 -13.88%
Sidcup - 4 £50,500 - 1
Mayfair - 4 £57,500 -
Westminster -7 3 - -
Chiswick -9 3 £45,000 +57.89%
Beckenham - 2 £29,000 -
Ruislip - 2 £37,000 -
Hammersmith +21 1 - -
Wimbledon -14 1 - -
Finchley - 1 £38,500 -
Ilford - 1 £40,000 -
Chessington - 1 £42,500 -
Greenwich - 1 £55,000 -
Ealing - 1 - - 1
West Drayton - 1 £37,500 -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the 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 1598 (81.86%) LAN
2 1163 (59.58%) Cisco
3 1002 (51.33%) Windows
4 827 (42.37%) Firewall
5 681 (34.89%) VMware
6 644 (32.99%) Microsoft
7 617 (31.61%) Cisco Certification
8 589 (30.17%) VPN
9 568 (29.10%) Active Directory
10 554 (28.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 526 (26.95%) TCP/IP
12 485 (24.85%) Finance
13 480 (24.59%) DNS
14 468 (23.98%) VMware Infrastructure
15 452 (23.16%) MS Exchange
16 396 (20.29%) Citrix
17 395 (20.24%) MPLS
18 391 (20.03%) Windows Server 2003
19 369 (18.90%) SAN
20 368 (18.85%) Linux
21 361 (18.49%) DHCP
22 354 (18.14%) CCNP
23 353 (18.08%) CCNA
24 352 (18.03%) MS Excel
25 346 (17.73%) ITIL
26 335 (17.16%) CheckPoint
27 332 (17.01%) VoIP
28 307 (15.73%) SQL Server
29 300 (15.37%) Wireless
30 297 (15.22%) SQL

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the 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
1 452 (23.16%) MS Exchange
2 241 (12.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 144 (7.38%) SharePoint
4 137 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2007
5 135 (6.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 96 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2003
7 83 (4.25%) IIS
8 56 (2.87%) Lync
9 43 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
10 35 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
11 29 (1.49%) WebSphere
12 24 (1.23%) Apache
13 23 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
13 23 (1.18%) Confluence
14 20 (1.02%) Tomcat
15 19 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
16 10 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
16 10 (0.51%) WorkSite
16 10 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
17 7 (0.36%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 352 (18.03%) MS Excel
2 208 (10.66%) MS Office
3 29 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (1.33%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.67%) MS Project
6 6 (0.31%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.051%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 28 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.31%) RMDS
5 5 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.20%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 4 (0.20%) RiskWrite
7 3 (0.15%) Movex
8 1 (0.051%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.051%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.051%) LongView
Cloud Services
1 41 (2.10%) Office 365
2 40 (2.05%) IaaS
3 24 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (0.87%) SaaS
5 7 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.26%) Joyent
6 5 (0.26%) Google Apps
6 5 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.26%) PaaS
7 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1598 (81.86%) LAN
2 827 (42.37%) Firewall
3 589 (30.17%) VPN
4 526 (26.95%) TCP/IP
5 480 (24.59%) DNS
6 395 (20.24%) MPLS
7 369 (18.90%) SAN
8 361 (18.49%) DHCP
9 332 (17.01%) VoIP
10 300 (15.37%) Wireless
11 295 (15.11%) BGP
12 248 (12.70%) OSPF
13 235 (12.04%) Cisco ASA
14 207 (10.60%) Network Security
15 159 (8.15%) NAS
16 153 (7.84%) EIGRP
17 147 (7.53%) SSL
18 136 (6.97%) Internet
19 133 (6.81%) IPsec
20 118 (6.05%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 307 (15.73%) SQL Server
2 71 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 53 (2.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 29 (1.49%) MySQL
5 26 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 20 (1.02%) Oracle Database
7 17 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (0.72%) Oracle9i Database
8 14 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (0.61%) Hadoop
11 11 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (0.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 9 (0.46%) Relational Database
13 9 (0.46%) RDBMS
14 7 (0.36%) HBase
14 7 (0.36%) MongoDB
14 7 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (0.36%) NoSQL
14 7 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (1.28%) Jenkins
2 23 (1.18%) Git (software)
2 23 (1.18%) JIRA
3 22 (1.13%) Hudson
4 7 (0.36%) Subversion
5 6 (0.31%) LoadRunner
5 6 (0.31%) Maven
6 5 (0.26%) Selenium
6 5 (0.26%) FitNesse
6 5 (0.26%) JUnit
7 1 (0.051%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.051%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.051%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 485 (24.85%) Finance
2 171 (8.76%) Telecoms
3 120 (6.15%) Law
4 119 (6.10%) Banking
5 70 (3.59%) Retail
6 57 (2.92%) Advertising
7 52 (2.66%) Legal
8 51 (2.61%) Marketing
9 30 (1.54%) Financial Institution
10 22 (1.13%) Publishing
11 19 (0.97%) French Language
12 16 (0.82%) Investment Banking
13 14 (0.72%) Electronics
13 14 (0.72%) Games
14 13 (0.67%) Spanish Language
15 11 (0.56%) Back Office
16 5 (0.26%) Italian Language
16 5 (0.26%) Portuguese Language
16 5 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.20%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 445 (22.80%) Network Engineer
2 316 (16.19%) Analyst
3 171 (8.76%) Architect
4 141 (7.22%) Support Analyst
5 138 (7.07%) Systems Engineer
6 133 (6.81%) Support Engineer
7 124 (6.35%) Consultant
8 118 (6.05%) Senior Network Engineer
9 108 (5.53%) Administrator
10 95 (4.87%) Network Analyst
11 85 (4.35%) Team Leader
11 85 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 81 (4.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 79 (4.05%) Systems Administrator
14 72 (3.69%) Network Support
15 68 (3.48%) Project Manager
16 59 (3.02%) Security Engineer
16 59 (3.02%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
17 58 (2.97%) Solutions Architect
18 57 (2.92%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (1.95%) .NET
2 25 (1.28%) COM
3 22 (1.13%) SOAP
4 19 (0.97%) WSH
5 17 (0.87%) XML
5 17 (0.87%) Middleware
6 13 (0.67%) LAMP
7 10 (0.51%) HTML
8 9 (0.46%) CSS
9 8 (0.41%) Web Services
10 7 (0.36%) XSLT
11 5 (0.26%) J2EE
11 5 (0.26%) Rendezvous
12 4 (0.20%) WebSphere MQ
12 4 (0.20%) JSON
13 3 (0.15%) RESTful
13 3 (0.15%) FIX Protocol
13 3 (0.15%) ASP.NET
14 2 (0.10%) ODBC
14 2 (0.10%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 166 (8.50%) Blackberry
2 96 (4.92%) Clustering
3 76 (3.89%) Replication
4 71 (3.64%) Hedge funds
5 67 (3.43%) Computer Science
6 59 (3.02%) Video Conferencing
7 46 (2.36%) Enterprise Storage
8 38 (1.95%) Management Information System
9 27 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
10 26 (1.33%) SecurID
11 25 (1.28%) iPad
12 23 (1.18%) Client/Server
13 20 (1.02%) EqualLogic
14 17 (0.87%) Mathematics
15 13 (0.67%) Digital Media
15 13 (0.67%) CLARiiON
16 12 (0.61%) PKI
17 11 (0.56%) Smartphone
17 11 (0.56%) AS400
18 10 (0.51%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1002 (51.33%) Windows
2 554 (28.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 391 (20.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 368 (18.85%) Linux
5 270 (13.83%) Windows 7
6 187 (9.58%) UNIX
7 186 (9.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 95 (4.87%) Solaris
9 93 (4.76%) Windows XP
10 72 (3.69%) Windows 8
11 55 (2.82%) Windows Vista
12 38 (1.95%) Android
13 28 (1.43%) Ubuntu
14 26 (1.33%) Mac OS X
15 18 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 16 (0.82%) AIX
16 16 (0.82%) Apple iOS
17 13 (0.67%) SUSE
17 13 (0.67%) Debian
18 12 (0.61%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (17.73%) ITIL
2 173 (8.86%) Project Management
3 143 (7.33%) Load Balancing
4 130 (6.66%) Network Design
5 105 (5.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 92 (4.71%) Service Management
7 91 (4.66%) Network Management
8 89 (4.56%) Service Delivery
9 87 (4.46%) Change Management
10 80 (4.10%) PRINCE2
11 74 (3.79%) CRM
12 66 (3.38%) E-Commerce
13 60 (3.07%) Investment Management
13 60 (3.07%) Asset Management
13 60 (3.07%) WAN Optimisation
14 58 (2.97%) Migration
15 57 (2.92%) Continuous Improvement
16 55 (2.82%) Network Architecture
16 55 (2.82%) Performance Tuning
17 51 (2.61%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 297 (15.22%) SQL
2 99 (5.07%) PowerShell
3 67 (3.43%) Java
4 63 (3.23%) Perl
5 40 (2.05%) Bash Shell
6 38 (1.95%) Python
7 33 (1.69%) VB
8 21 (1.08%) JavaScript
9 19 (0.97%) C#
10 18 (0.92%) C
11 15 (0.77%) C++
12 9 (0.46%) Shell Script
13 8 (0.41%) Ruby
14 7 (0.36%) PHP
15 6 (0.31%) VBScript
16 5 (0.26%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.10%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.10%) VB6
18 1 (0.051%) Korn
18 1 (0.051%) AWK
Qualifications
1 617 (31.61%) Cisco Certification
2 354 (18.14%) CCNP
3 353 (18.08%) CCNA
4 282 (14.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 240 (12.30%) Degree
6 184 (9.43%) MCSE
7 156 (7.99%) CCIE
8 114 (5.84%) MCITP
9 76 (3.89%) MCSA
10 50 (2.56%) MCTS
10 50 (2.56%) MCP
11 49 (2.51%) CCSE
12 44 (2.25%) CCDP
13 40 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
14 39 (2.00%) CCSA
15 35 (1.79%) CCSP
15 35 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 33 (1.69%) Security Cleared
17 31 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 23 (1.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (6.51%) SLA
2 37 (1.90%) QA
3 30 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (0.92%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.10%) COBIT
7 1 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 568 (29.10%) Active Directory
2 468 (23.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 204 (10.45%) Hyper-V
4 170 (8.71%) XenApp
5 96 (4.92%) vSphere
6 92 (4.71%) VMware ESX
7 70 (3.59%) Terminal Services
8 57 (2.92%) VMware ESXi
9 52 (2.66%) MetaFrame
10 51 (2.61%) XenServer
11 31 (1.59%) XenDesktop
12 26 (1.33%) NFS
13 23 (1.18%) SRDF
13 23 (1.18%) Xen
14 20 (1.02%) Oracle RMAN
14 20 (1.02%) VMware Server
15 17 (0.87%) Forefront TMG
16 13 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
17 11 (0.56%) ISA Server
18 9 (0.46%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 107 (5.48%) SCCM
2 65 (3.33%) WSUS
3 57 (2.92%) Backup Exec
3 57 (2.92%) Norton AntiVirus
4 46 (2.36%) SCOM
5 44 (2.25%) CiscoWorks
6 38 (1.95%) Nagios
7 34 (1.74%) NetBackup
8 26 (1.33%) Puppet
8 26 (1.33%) Cacti
9 21 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
10 20 (1.02%) Data Guard
10 20 (1.02%) HP NNM
11 14 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
11 14 (0.72%) SolarWinds Orion
12 13 (0.67%) ARCserve
12 13 (0.67%) Tivoli
12 13 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
13 12 (0.61%) Ganglia
13 12 (0.61%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 1163 (59.58%) Cisco
2 681 (34.89%) VMware
3 644 (32.99%) Microsoft
4 396 (20.29%) Citrix
5 335 (17.16%) CheckPoint
6 291 (14.91%) Juniper
7 269 (13.78%) HP
8 198 (10.14%) F5
9 171 (8.76%) EMC
10 154 (7.89%) NetApp
11 129 (6.61%) Oracle
12 128 (6.56%) SolarWinds
13 121 (6.20%) Dell
14 106 (5.43%) Symantec
15 86 (4.41%) IBM
15 86 (4.41%) Riverbed
16 65 (3.33%) Avaya
17 62 (3.18%) Blue Coat
18 52 (2.66%) Bloomberg
19 44 (2.25%) Reuters
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus/benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + PRP + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis IT
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + 15% Bonus + Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Roc Search
Salary: £50000 - £71000 per annum + Benefits (Pension, Holiday etc)
Posted: Yesterday
Orpington, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Full Corporate Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Salary: £70000.00 - £95000.00 per annum + + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £67000 per annum + car allow+ben
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great package and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + car + pension + BUPA
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £43k - 48k per year
Posted: 2 days ago