The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 148 158 118
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -40
Permanent jobs citing WAN 784 924 1197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.20% 2.14% 2.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.55% 13.61% 15.43%
Number of salaries quoted 654 784 1006
Median salary £50,000 £51,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
WAN
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
5788 6787 7759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.24% 15.70% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4895 5702 6529
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 5 December 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in London

WAN
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the London region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
City of London +7 118 £50,000 -2.43% 20
Croydon +2 6 £38,750 -26.19%
Chiswick -9 5 £51,250 +20.58%
Romford - 5 £21,500 -
Hammersmith +16 4 £48,750 +50.00%
Hayes 0 4 £52,500 -
Canary Wharf -16 4 £55,000 -18.51%
Uxbridge - 4 £52,500 - 1
Brentford - 4 £65,000 -
Chessington - 4 £77,500 -
Hounslow +16 3 £50,000 - 2
West Drayton - 3 £37,500 -
Finchley - 2 £35,000 -
Twickenham 0 1 £37,500 -30.23%
Wimbledon -3 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -3 1 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Southall - 1 £21,000 -
Barnet - 1 £32,739 -
Bromley - 1 £30,000 -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 London region with a requirement for WAN.

1 1381 (81.52%) LAN
2 940 (55.49%) Cisco
3 745 (43.98%) Firewall
4 701 (41.38%) Windows
5 549 (32.41%) Cisco Certification
6 532 (31.40%) VMware
7 459 (27.10%) VPN
8 458 (27.04%) Active Directory
9 446 (26.33%) Microsoft
10 405 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
11 403 (23.79%) Finance
12 395 (23.32%) Data Centre
13 371 (21.90%) CCNP
14 364 (21.49%) MPLS
15 353 (20.84%) TCP/IP
16 331 (19.54%) Windows Server
17 317 (18.71%) Wireless
18 316 (18.65%) Linux
19 315 (18.60%) ITIL
20 313 (18.48%) SAN
21 302 (17.83%) BGP
22 295 (17.41%) DNS
23 293 (17.30%) CCNA
24 272 (16.06%) VoIP
25 269 (15.88%) Network Security
26 268 (15.82%) OSPF
27 260 (15.35%) Juniper
28 234 (13.81%) MS Exchange
29 224 (13.22%) DHCP
30 220 (12.99%) Degree

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 234 (13.81%) MS Exchange
2 105 (6.20%) IIS
3 101 (5.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 87 (5.14%) Apache
5 81 (4.78%) SharePoint
6 70 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 62 (3.66%) Skype for Business
8 61 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2007
9 58 (3.42%) Tomcat
10 46 (2.72%) Oracle Coherence
11 45 (2.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 45 (2.66%) WebSphere
12 27 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
13 21 (1.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 8 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
14 8 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
15 7 (0.41%) Confluence
16 6 (0.35%) OpenStack
17 4 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 3 (0.18%) CMS
Applications
1 193 (11.39%) MS Excel
2 145 (8.56%) MS Office
3 28 (1.65%) MS Visio
4 25 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (0.89%) MS Project
6 6 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.059%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 22 (1.30%) RMDS
2 9 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
3 4 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.18%) HiPortfolio
5 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.059%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.059%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 137 (8.09%) Amazon AWS
1 137 (8.09%) Office 365
2 110 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (2.54%) SaaS
4 30 (1.77%) IaaS
5 23 (1.36%) IBM Cloud
6 21 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (0.94%) PaaS
8 11 (0.65%) Mimecast
9 8 (0.47%) G Suite
10 4 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.24%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 3 (0.18%) GitHub
11 3 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.059%) Dropbox
13 1 (0.059%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1381 (81.52%) LAN
2 745 (43.98%) Firewall
3 459 (27.10%) VPN
4 364 (21.49%) MPLS
5 353 (20.84%) TCP/IP
6 317 (18.71%) Wireless
7 313 (18.48%) SAN
8 302 (17.83%) BGP
9 295 (17.41%) DNS
10 272 (16.06%) VoIP
11 269 (15.88%) Network Security
12 268 (15.82%) OSPF
13 224 (13.22%) DHCP
14 178 (10.51%) Cisco ASA
15 176 (10.39%) VLAN
16 149 (8.80%) EIGRP
17 134 (7.91%) WLAN
18 123 (7.26%) Cisco Nexus
18 123 (7.26%) Multicast
19 121 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (9.98%) SQL Server
2 34 (2.01%) MySQL
3 29 (1.71%) DB2
4 27 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (1.48%) Hadoop
6 24 (1.42%) OLAP
6 24 (1.42%) OLTP
6 24 (1.42%) Oracle OLAP
7 22 (1.30%) HBase
7 22 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (0.65%) Relational Database
9 10 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.30%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.24%) Power BI
13 4 (0.24%) QlikView
14 3 (0.18%) Informix
14 3 (0.18%) NoSQL
14 3 (0.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (0.59%) Git (software)
2 9 (0.53%) JIRA
3 8 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
4 7 (0.41%) Subversion
5 4 (0.24%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (0.18%) Maven
6 3 (0.18%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.12%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.12%) JUnit
7 2 (0.12%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.12%) Selenium
7 2 (0.12%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.12%) TestNG
8 1 (0.059%) git-flow
8 1 (0.059%) Grunt
8 1 (0.059%) gulp
8 1 (0.059%) webpack
General
1 403 (23.79%) Finance
2 195 (11.51%) Telecoms
3 112 (6.61%) Banking
4 106 (6.26%) Retail
5 62 (3.66%) Legal
6 49 (2.89%) Law
7 36 (2.13%) Marketing
8 33 (1.95%) Investment Banking
9 24 (1.42%) Financial Institution
10 21 (1.24%) Advertising
11 20 (1.18%) Games
12 18 (1.06%) Publishing
13 12 (0.71%) Back Office
14 10 (0.59%) Spanish Language
15 9 (0.53%) Local Government
16 8 (0.47%) Online Betting
17 7 (0.41%) French Language
18 6 (0.35%) Multimedia
19 4 (0.24%) Billing
19 4 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 447 (26.39%) Network Engineer
2 243 (14.34%) Analyst
3 173 (10.21%) Architect
4 164 (9.68%) Senior Network Engineer
5 145 (8.56%) Support Engineer
6 141 (8.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 129 (7.62%) Cisco Engineer
8 116 (6.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 110 (6.49%) Administrator
10 102 (6.02%) Infrastructure Architect
11 87 (5.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 79 (4.66%) Support Analyst
13 66 (3.90%) Infrastructure Manager
14 65 (3.84%) Systems Administrator
15 63 (3.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 59 (3.48%) IT Analyst
16 59 (3.48%) Network Analyst
17 58 (3.42%) 3rd Line Support
18 57 (3.36%) Security Engineer
19 56 (3.31%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (4.55%) Middleware
2 52 (3.07%) Web Services
3 48 (2.83%) 802.1X
4 27 (1.59%) HTML
4 27 (1.59%) XML
5 23 (1.36%) XSLT
6 21 (1.24%) Rendezvous
6 21 (1.24%) Ultra Messaging
7 19 (1.12%) LAMP
8 12 (0.71%) Flash
9 8 (0.47%) .NET
10 6 (0.35%) FIX Protocol
11 5 (0.30%) XMPP
12 4 (0.24%) FreeSWITCH
12 4 (0.24%) HTML5
12 4 (0.24%) JSON
12 4 (0.24%) REST
12 4 (0.24%) SOAP
13 3 (0.18%) AngularJS
13 3 (0.18%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 395 (23.32%) Data Centre
2 126 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
3 79 (4.66%) Management Information System
4 61 (3.60%) Video Conferencing
5 58 (3.42%) Computer Science
6 47 (2.77%) Blackberry
7 39 (2.30%) Public Cloud
8 32 (1.89%) BYOD
9 30 (1.77%) iPhone
10 26 (1.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 24 (1.42%) Smartphone
12 23 (1.36%) iPad
13 22 (1.30%) Hedge funds
14 20 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
14 20 (1.18%) PKI
15 19 (1.12%) Private Cloud
16 16 (0.94%) Statistics
17 15 (0.89%) Clustering
18 14 (0.83%) Replication
18 14 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 701 (41.38%) Windows
2 331 (19.54%) Windows Server
3 316 (18.65%) Linux
4 218 (12.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 185 (10.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 124 (7.32%) Windows 7
7 79 (4.66%) Solaris
8 78 (4.60%) Unix
9 76 (4.49%) Windows 8
10 59 (3.48%) Windows 10
11 57 (3.36%) Windows Server 2003
12 48 (2.83%) Mac OS X
13 46 (2.72%) CentOS
14 43 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 39 (2.30%) Ubuntu
16 30 (1.77%) Android
17 28 (1.65%) Windows XP
18 14 (0.83%) Debian
19 12 (0.71%) Windows Vista
20 9 (0.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (18.60%) ITIL
2 160 (9.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 136 (8.03%) Project Management
4 134 (7.91%) Network Design
5 110 (6.49%) Business Continuity
6 106 (6.26%) Load Balancing
7 105 (6.20%) Agile Software Development
8 98 (5.79%) Information Security
9 89 (5.25%) Network Architecture
10 78 (4.60%) Change Management
11 76 (4.49%) Mentoring
11 76 (4.49%) Network Management
12 74 (4.37%) Risk Management
13 73 (4.31%) Service Management
14 71 (4.19%) Network Monitoring
15 69 (4.07%) Presales
16 68 (4.01%) Performance Tuning
17 65 (3.84%) Service Delivery
18 61 (3.60%) Migration
19 58 (3.42%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 191 (11.28%) SQL
2 94 (5.55%) PowerShell
3 60 (3.54%) Python
4 54 (3.19%) Bash Shell
5 42 (2.48%) Perl
6 36 (2.13%) Java
7 26 (1.53%) JavaScript
8 24 (1.42%) C
9 21 (1.24%) Shell Script
10 17 (1.00%) VB
11 13 (0.77%) Ruby
12 12 (0.71%) VBScript
13 9 (0.53%) Lisp
13 9 (0.53%) PHP
14 7 (0.41%) C#
14 7 (0.41%) C++
15 5 (0.30%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.12%) Korn
16 2 (0.12%) Tcl
17 1 (0.059%) Lua
Qualifications
1 549 (32.41%) Cisco Certification
2 371 (21.90%) CCNP
3 293 (17.30%) CCNA
4 220 (12.99%) Degree
5 158 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 114 (6.73%) MCSE
7 112 (6.61%) CCIE
8 69 (4.07%) MCSA
9 45 (2.66%) CISSP
9 45 (2.66%) MCITP
10 43 (2.54%) MCP
11 35 (2.07%) CISM
11 35 (2.07%) Security Cleared
12 31 (1.83%) JNCIA
13 29 (1.71%) CCSA
14 28 (1.65%) CCDP
15 26 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
16 22 (1.30%) JNCIS
16 22 (1.30%) MCDST
17 21 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (7.44%) SLA
2 43 (2.54%) PCI DSS
3 40 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (1.30%) QA
5 10 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.53%) JSP 440
7 8 (0.47%) COBIT
8 1 (0.059%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.059%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.059%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.059%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 458 (27.04%) Active Directory
2 405 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 194 (11.45%) Hyper-V
4 81 (4.78%) VMware ESX
5 72 (4.25%) vSphere
6 67 (3.96%) NFS
7 63 (3.72%) Xen
8 54 (3.19%) Virtual Servers
9 52 (3.07%) SRDF
10 46 (2.72%) KVM
10 46 (2.72%) Oracle RAC
11 41 (2.42%) XenApp
12 32 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
13 26 (1.53%) Terminal Services
14 16 (0.94%) VMware Server
14 16 (0.94%) XenServer
15 12 (0.71%) XenDesktop
16 11 (0.65%) DFS Replication
17 10 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
18 7 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 80 (4.72%) SCCM
2 50 (2.95%) Puppet
3 45 (2.66%) WSUS
4 38 (2.24%) Cisco CUCM
5 28 (1.65%) Ansible
5 28 (1.65%) Nagios
6 23 (1.36%) Cisco Prime
6 23 (1.36%) SCOM
7 22 (1.30%) BMC PATROL
7 22 (1.30%) Cisco UCCX
8 17 (1.00%) Backup Exec
9 16 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
10 15 (0.89%) Nessus
11 12 (0.71%) FortiGate
12 11 (0.65%) NetBackup
13 10 (0.59%) AirWatch
13 10 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
13 10 (0.59%) ZABBIX
14 9 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
14 9 (0.53%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 940 (55.49%) Cisco
2 532 (31.40%) VMware
3 446 (26.33%) Microsoft
4 260 (15.35%) Juniper
5 200 (11.81%) CheckPoint
6 197 (11.63%) Citrix
7 158 (9.33%) HP
8 153 (9.03%) Palo Alto
9 145 (8.56%) F5
10 139 (8.21%) Oracle
11 125 (7.38%) NetApp
12 111 (6.55%) EMC
13 100 (5.90%) SolarWinds
14 90 (5.31%) Riverbed
15 74 (4.37%) Avaya
16 70 (4.13%) Dell
17 69 (4.07%) Mitel
18 58 (3.42%) IBM
19 55 (3.25%) Fortinet
20 54 (3.19%) Intel
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Shift allowance
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Full Corporate Bens Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + 28 days holiday, good pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £70000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £110,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Reed Technology
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-£55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Recital Consulting
Salary: £40000 Per Annum including Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £43000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus + Allowances
Posted: 3 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Pension, Death in Service, 25 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + excellent company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-£55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £70000 - £71000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £22k - 27k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + qualifications
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
BGC Partners
Salary: Competitive + discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to c£80,000 base salary plus bonus to c£20,000 plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bexleyheath, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + GREAT BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Marks Sattin
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago