The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 130 123 150
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +27
Permanent jobs citing WAN 1070 1043 943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.29% 2.34% 1.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.85% 14.52% 11.12%
Number of salaries quoted 878 920 819
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
7727 7181 8477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.56% 16.11% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 6393 6018 7169
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
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
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 2 September 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 2 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +30 300 £48,750 -8.87% 40
Orpington 0 8 £42,500 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames -11 7 £30,000 -
Canary Wharf +13 5 £56,000 -25.33%
Croydon -5 5 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Harrow -10 5 £52,500 - 3
Wimbledon -12 5 £27,250 -39.44%
Hounslow - 5 £52,500 - 4
Docklands, London -10 4 £54,750 -8.75%
Bromley -17 4 £23,500 -31.38%
Hammersmith +2 3 £59,000 -34.44% 1
Twickenham +8 2 £48,750 -15.21% 1
Hayes -6 2 £51,500 +3.00% 2
Chiswick -6 2 £32,000 -1.53% 1
South Croydon - 2 £47,500 - 1
Wembley -4 1 £33,500 -14.10%
Chessington - 1 £26,500 -
Ilford - 1 £37,500 -
Barking - 1 £30,000 -
Mayfair - 1 £70,000 -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1781 (82.45%) LAN
2 1214 (56.20%) Cisco
3 1109 (51.34%) Windows
4 792 (36.67%) Firewall
5 703 (32.55%) VMware
6 676 (31.30%) Active Directory
7 627 (29.03%) Microsoft
8 621 (28.75%) VPN
9 616 (28.52%) Cisco Certification
10 544 (25.19%) TCP/IP
11 535 (24.77%) DNS
12 532 (24.63%) Windows Server 2008
13 477 (22.08%) MS Exchange
14 472 (21.85%) Finance
15 463 (21.44%) VMware Infrastructure
16 415 (19.21%) SAN
17 413 (19.12%) DHCP
18 407 (18.84%) Linux
19 404 (18.70%) CCNP
20 389 (18.01%) Citrix
21 379 (17.55%) Windows Server 2003
21 379 (17.55%) ITIL
22 377 (17.45%) MPLS
23 355 (16.44%) Juniper
24 350 (16.20%) SQL Server
25 345 (15.97%) Wireless
26 333 (15.42%) CCNA
27 332 (15.37%) SQL
28 312 (14.44%) CheckPoint
29 310 (14.35%) HP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 477 (22.08%) MS Exchange
2 242 (11.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 153 (7.08%) SharePoint
4 134 (6.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 102 (4.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 94 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
7 91 (4.21%) IIS
7 91 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2013
8 67 (3.10%) Lync
9 59 (2.73%) Apache
10 53 (2.45%) Oracle Coherence
11 40 (1.85%) WebSphere
12 34 (1.57%) Tomcat
13 20 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
14 18 (0.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 18 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
15 14 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
16 13 (0.60%) IBM Notes
16 13 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
17 11 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 296 (13.70%) MS Excel
2 271 (12.55%) MS Office
3 41 (1.90%) MS Visio
4 23 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.60%) MS Project
6 4 (0.19%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 28 (1.30%) RMDS
2 27 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.56%) Front Arena
3 12 (0.56%) Eikon
4 11 (0.51%) Movex
5 10 (0.46%) Summit
5 10 (0.46%) 3000 Xtra
5 10 (0.46%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 9 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
6 9 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.14%) Tridion
8 3 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.093%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.093%) Cognos TM1
10 1 (0.046%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (0.046%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.046%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 1 (0.046%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.046%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 70 (3.24%) Office 365
2 30 (1.39%) SaaS
3 23 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
4 22 (1.02%) PaaS
4 22 (1.02%) IaaS
5 19 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (0.28%) Joyent
8 2 (0.093%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.046%) Route 53
9 1 (0.046%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.046%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1781 (82.45%) LAN
2 792 (36.67%) Firewall
3 621 (28.75%) VPN
4 544 (25.19%) TCP/IP
5 535 (24.77%) DNS
6 415 (19.21%) SAN
7 413 (19.12%) DHCP
8 377 (17.45%) MPLS
9 345 (15.97%) Wireless
10 305 (14.12%) BGP
11 265 (12.27%) VoIP
12 234 (10.83%) OSPF
13 228 (10.56%) Cisco ASA
14 216 (10.00%) Network Security
15 191 (8.84%) Internet
16 179 (8.29%) VLAN
17 174 (8.06%) EIGRP
18 164 (7.59%) NAS
19 157 (7.27%) Multicast
20 135 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 350 (16.20%) SQL Server
2 77 (3.56%) Hadoop
3 60 (2.78%) Big Data
4 57 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
5 53 (2.45%) HBase
6 52 (2.41%) MySQL
7 48 (2.22%) DB2
8 46 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
9 45 (2.08%) Oracle Exadata
10 44 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
11 43 (1.99%) Mahout
12 38 (1.76%) MongoDB
13 37 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
13 37 (1.71%) NoSQL
14 35 (1.62%) Riak
14 35 (1.62%) Apache Hive
14 35 (1.62%) MarkLogic
14 35 (1.62%) Couchbase
14 35 (1.62%) Sqoop
14 35 (1.62%) HCatalog
Development Applications
1 30 (1.39%) Git (software)
2 26 (1.20%) Jenkins
3 21 (0.97%) Hudson
4 18 (0.83%) Subversion
5 8 (0.37%) Talend Open Studio
6 7 (0.32%) Metasploit
6 7 (0.32%) JIRA
7 4 (0.19%) Selenium
7 4 (0.19%) FitNesse
7 4 (0.19%) JUnit
8 3 (0.14%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.14%) Maven
9 2 (0.093%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.046%) Visual Studio
General
1 472 (21.85%) Finance
2 165 (7.64%) Telecoms
3 162 (7.50%) Banking
4 118 (5.46%) Law
5 86 (3.98%) Retail
6 46 (2.13%) Advertising
7 43 (1.99%) Legal
8 41 (1.90%) Marketing
9 31 (1.44%) French Language
10 26 (1.20%) Back Office
11 22 (1.02%) Publishing
12 14 (0.65%) Investment Banking
13 12 (0.56%) Games
14 10 (0.46%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.46%) German Language
14 10 (0.46%) Italian Language
15 9 (0.42%) Spanish Language
15 9 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.37%) Electronics
17 7 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 488 (22.59%) Network Engineer
2 350 (16.20%) Analyst
3 196 (9.07%) Architect
4 174 (8.06%) Support Analyst
5 157 (7.27%) Support Engineer
6 140 (6.48%) Senior Network Engineer
7 124 (5.74%) Project Manager
8 123 (5.69%) Network Analyst
9 117 (5.42%) Administrator
10 98 (4.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 94 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
12 92 (4.26%) Infrastructure Manager
13 87 (4.03%) IT Support
14 85 (3.94%) Consultant
14 85 (3.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 82 (3.80%) Systems Administrator
16 77 (3.56%) Security Engineer
17 74 (3.43%) Team Leader
18 72 (3.33%) Infrastructure Architect
19 70 (3.24%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (2.45%) .NET
2 52 (2.41%) Middleware
3 26 (1.20%) LAMP
3 26 (1.20%) XML
3 26 (1.20%) HTML
4 24 (1.11%) Web Services
5 19 (0.88%) Rendezvous
6 18 (0.83%) XSLT
7 16 (0.74%) SOAP
8 15 (0.69%) CSS
9 12 (0.56%) COM
10 7 (0.32%) FIX Protocol
11 5 (0.23%) JSON
11 5 (0.23%) Application Packaging
11 5 (0.23%) WSH
12 4 (0.19%) XHTML
12 4 (0.19%) J2EE
12 4 (0.19%) XMPP
13 2 (0.093%) .NET Framework
13 2 (0.093%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 167 (7.73%) Blackberry
2 80 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 70 (3.24%) Video Conferencing
4 67 (3.10%) Hedge funds
5 63 (2.92%) Clustering
6 56 (2.59%) Management Information System
7 51 (2.36%) Replication
8 36 (1.67%) Statistics
8 36 (1.67%) Visualisation
9 35 (1.62%) SecurID
10 33 (1.53%) iPhone
11 28 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
12 27 (1.25%) EqualLogic
13 26 (1.20%) Client/Server
14 19 (0.88%) Equities
15 15 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
15 15 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
16 14 (0.65%) CESG
17 13 (0.60%) Derivative
17 13 (0.60%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1109 (51.34%) Windows
2 532 (24.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 407 (18.84%) Linux
4 379 (17.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 289 (13.38%) Windows 7
6 194 (8.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 138 (6.39%) UNIX
8 114 (5.28%) Windows XP
9 104 (4.81%) Windows 8
10 86 (3.98%) Solaris
11 63 (2.92%) Android
12 43 (1.99%) CentOS
13 40 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 39 (1.81%) Ubuntu
15 37 (1.71%) Windows Vista
16 22 (1.02%) Mac OS X
17 21 (0.97%) Debian
18 17 (0.79%) AIX
19 15 (0.69%) SUSE
19 15 (0.69%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (17.55%) ITIL
2 179 (8.29%) Project Management
3 137 (6.34%) Change Management
4 130 (6.02%) Load Balancing
5 129 (5.97%) Network Design
6 116 (5.37%) Network Management
6 116 (5.37%) Performance Tuning
7 106 (4.91%) PRINCE2
8 93 (4.31%) E-Commerce
9 88 (4.07%) Benchmarking
10 83 (3.84%) Service Management
11 76 (3.52%) Network Monitoring
12 75 (3.47%) Service Delivery
13 72 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
14 70 (3.24%) Information Security
15 69 (3.19%) Migration
16 68 (3.15%) Continuous Improvement
17 67 (3.10%) WAN Optimisation
18 64 (2.96%) Kalman Filter
19 62 (2.87%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 332 (15.37%) SQL
2 85 (3.94%) Java
3 72 (3.33%) Perl
4 68 (3.15%) PowerShell
5 54 (2.50%) Bash Shell
6 42 (1.94%) Python
7 31 (1.44%) C
8 27 (1.25%) JavaScript
9 26 (1.20%) PHP
10 20 (0.93%) VB
11 15 (0.69%) Shell Script
12 13 (0.60%) Ruby
13 9 (0.42%) C++
14 8 (0.37%) R
15 7 (0.32%) Korn
16 6 (0.28%) AWK
16 6 (0.28%) C#
17 4 (0.19%) VBScript
18 1 (0.046%) VBA
18 1 (0.046%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 616 (28.52%) Cisco Certification
2 404 (18.70%) CCNP
3 333 (15.42%) CCNA
4 293 (13.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 290 (13.43%) Degree
6 170 (7.87%) MCSE
7 127 (5.88%) MCITP
8 111 (5.14%) CCIE
9 90 (4.17%) MCSA
10 71 (3.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 64 (2.96%) Security Cleared
12 51 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 48 (2.22%) CCDP
13 48 (2.22%) SC Cleared
14 39 (1.81%) MCTS
15 34 (1.57%) CCSE
15 34 (1.57%) MCP
16 28 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
17 23 (1.06%) CISSP
18 22 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (7.50%) SLA
2 50 (2.31%) PCI DSS
3 39 (1.81%) QA
4 30 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.19%) COBIT
7 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.093%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.093%) BS7799
8 2 (0.093%) MiFID
System Software
1 676 (31.30%) Active Directory
2 463 (21.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 190 (8.80%) Hyper-V
4 123 (5.69%) XenApp
5 91 (4.21%) VMware ESX
6 84 (3.89%) vSphere
7 58 (2.69%) NFS
8 53 (2.45%) Oracle RAC
8 53 (2.45%) VMware ESXi
9 48 (2.22%) XenServer
10 45 (2.08%) SRDF
10 45 (2.08%) MetaFrame
11 37 (1.71%) Terminal Services
12 35 (1.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 35 (1.62%) Apache Flume
12 35 (1.62%) HDFS
13 30 (1.39%) XenDesktop
14 22 (1.02%) Xen
15 19 (0.88%) DFS Replication
16 16 (0.74%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 78 (3.61%) SCCM
2 63 (2.92%) WSUS
3 52 (2.41%) Puppet
4 50 (2.31%) SCOM
5 48 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
6 45 (2.08%) Backup Exec
7 44 (2.04%) Nagios
8 38 (1.76%) CiscoWorks
9 36 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
10 35 (1.62%) Oozie
10 35 (1.62%) Ambari
11 28 (1.30%) OpenView
12 27 (1.25%) Cacti
13 26 (1.20%) Cisco Prime
14 24 (1.11%) Cisco CUCM
15 22 (1.02%) MOM
16 16 (0.74%) NetBackup
16 16 (0.74%) HP NNM
17 13 (0.60%) Ganglia
18 12 (0.56%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 1214 (56.20%) Cisco
2 703 (32.55%) VMware
3 627 (29.03%) Microsoft
4 389 (18.01%) Citrix
5 355 (16.44%) Juniper
6 312 (14.44%) CheckPoint
7 310 (14.35%) HP
8 212 (9.81%) F5
9 180 (8.33%) Oracle
10 171 (7.92%) NetApp
11 147 (6.81%) Dell
12 144 (6.67%) SolarWinds
13 130 (6.02%) EMC
14 99 (4.58%) Intel
15 80 (3.70%) Avaya
15 80 (3.70%) Red Hat
15 80 (3.70%) Symantec
15 80 (3.70%) Riverbed
16 76 (3.52%) IBM
17 71 (3.29%) Bloomberg
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 30-45k base + bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Oncall + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum + up to 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hackney, London
Voxsmart
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + £6k on call allowance, annual bonu
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
East London
Imperative People
Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
@ITS
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago