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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 142 88 162
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +74
Permanent jobs citing WAN 937 1329 868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.28% 3.24% 2.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.46% 18.23% 12.59%
Number of salaries quoted 800 1127 720
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.63%
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
6481 7289 6892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.74% 17.75% 16.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5507 6135 5552
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 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
(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 -50 155 £55,000 - 30
Croydon +9 22 £57,500 +91.66% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +1 7 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Canary Wharf -1 6 £62,500 -13.79%
Docklands, London +14 5 £52,000 +31.64%
Harrow +5 5 - -
Hammersmith - 5 £45,000 -
Feltham - 4 £57,500 - 1
Greenwich -3 3 £31,500 +10.52%
Chiswick -14 2 £28,250 -37.22%
Greenford - 2 £34,500 -
Wimbledon 0 1 £34,500 -31.00% 1
Uxbridge -1 1 £24,000 -54.92%
Wembley -1 1 £31,500 +5.00% 1
Twickenham -3 1 £42,500 -
Mayfair -3 1 £37,500 -37.50%
Orpington -6 1 £42,500 - 1
Southwark - 1 £32,000 -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1563 (84.85%) LAN
2 1030 (55.92%) Cisco
3 913 (49.57%) Firewall
4 865 (46.96%) Windows
5 626 (33.98%) Cisco Certification
6 578 (31.38%) VMware
7 564 (30.62%) Active Directory
8 561 (30.46%) Microsoft
9 516 (28.01%) VPN
10 502 (27.25%) Finance
11 453 (24.59%) Windows Server
12 440 (23.89%) Data Centre
13 432 (23.45%) MPLS
14 419 (22.75%) VMware Infrastructure
15 418 (22.69%) CCNP
16 382 (20.74%) TCP/IP
17 367 (19.92%) ITIL
17 367 (19.92%) Wireless
18 356 (19.33%) MS Exchange
19 348 (18.89%) Network Security
20 340 (18.46%) Windows Server 2008
21 339 (18.40%) Linux
22 334 (18.13%) BGP
23 300 (16.29%) SAN
24 296 (16.07%) CCNA
25 290 (15.74%) Cisco ASA
26 287 (15.58%) Citrix
27 281 (15.26%) VoIP
28 275 (14.93%) OSPF
29 267 (14.50%) Juniper

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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
1 356 (19.33%) MS Exchange
2 205 (11.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 132 (7.17%) Skype for Business
4 108 (5.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 104 (5.65%) SharePoint
6 85 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2007
7 83 (4.51%) IIS
8 72 (3.91%) Apache
9 55 (2.99%) Tomcat
10 35 (1.90%) WebSphere
11 28 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 24 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
13 21 (1.14%) JBoss
14 14 (0.76%) Confluence
14 14 (0.76%) Oracle Coherence
14 14 (0.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 13 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
16 12 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
17 9 (0.49%) nginx
18 7 (0.38%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 223 (12.11%) MS Excel
2 217 (11.78%) MS Office
3 56 (3.04%) MS Visio
4 26 (1.41%) MS Project
5 20 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.11%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.11%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.11%) Revit
Business Applications
1 14 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.71%) RMDS
3 12 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
4 11 (0.60%) ION MarketView
4 11 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (0.43%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.054%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.054%) SAP CCM
8 1 (0.054%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.054%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 138 (7.49%) Office 365
2 76 (4.13%) Amazon AWS
3 59 (3.20%) IaaS
4 44 (2.39%) Mimecast
5 43 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 28 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 21 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
8 19 (1.03%) Yammer
9 13 (0.71%) SaaS
10 8 (0.43%) PaaS
11 3 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 3 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.16%) SoftLayer
12 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.11%) GitHub
12 2 (0.11%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.054%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1563 (84.85%) LAN
2 913 (49.57%) Firewall
3 516 (28.01%) VPN
4 432 (23.45%) MPLS
5 382 (20.74%) TCP/IP
6 367 (19.92%) Wireless
7 348 (18.89%) Network Security
8 334 (18.13%) BGP
9 300 (16.29%) SAN
10 290 (15.74%) Cisco ASA
11 281 (15.26%) VoIP
12 275 (14.93%) OSPF
13 248 (13.46%) DNS
14 243 (13.19%) Cisco Nexus
15 208 (11.29%) Internet
16 193 (10.48%) DHCP
17 181 (9.83%) Cisco IOS
18 180 (9.77%) VLAN
19 163 (8.85%) EIGRP
20 141 (7.65%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (10.97%) SQL Server
2 59 (3.20%) MySQL
3 37 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (1.03%) Oracle Database
6 18 (0.98%) Relational Database
7 14 (0.76%) Hadoop
7 14 (0.76%) HBase
8 13 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (0.60%) RDBMS
11 10 (0.54%) MongoDB
12 9 (0.49%) Couchbase
12 9 (0.49%) NoSQL
13 5 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.27%) GIS
14 4 (0.22%) Big Data
14 4 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
15 3 (0.16%) Data Mart
16 2 (0.11%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 26 (1.41%) Jenkins
2 16 (0.87%) JIRA
3 9 (0.49%) MSI
4 8 (0.43%) Git (software)
4 8 (0.43%) Hudson
5 7 (0.38%) Subversion
6 5 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (0.22%) InstallShield
8 2 (0.11%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.11%) JUnit
8 2 (0.11%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.11%) Selenium
8 2 (0.11%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.11%) TestNG
9 1 (0.054%) AdminStudio
9 1 (0.054%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.054%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.054%) git-flow
9 1 (0.054%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 502 (27.25%) Finance
2 224 (12.16%) Telecoms
3 147 (7.98%) Banking
4 104 (5.65%) Retail
5 84 (4.56%) Legal
6 69 (3.75%) Financial Institution
7 51 (2.77%) Law
8 44 (2.39%) Investment Banking
9 42 (2.28%) Marketing
10 30 (1.63%) Manufacturing
11 25 (1.36%) Games
11 25 (1.36%) German Language
12 22 (1.19%) Advertising
13 20 (1.09%) Online Betting
14 19 (1.03%) Electronics
14 19 (1.03%) Italian Language
14 19 (1.03%) Spanish Language
15 13 (0.71%) Private Banking
16 11 (0.60%) Back Office
17 9 (0.49%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 526 (28.56%) Network Engineer
2 224 (12.16%) Analyst
3 190 (10.31%) Cisco Engineer
4 177 (9.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 158 (8.58%) Support Engineer
6 154 (8.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 128 (6.95%) Architect
8 125 (6.79%) Senior Network Engineer
9 115 (6.24%) Administrator
10 92 (4.99%) Support Analyst
11 90 (4.89%) Security Engineer
12 88 (4.78%) 2nd Line Support
13 82 (4.45%) Network Manager
14 80 (4.34%) 3rd Line Support
15 79 (4.29%) Consultant
16 76 (4.13%) Network Security Engineer
17 73 (3.96%) Systems Administrator
18 69 (3.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
19 65 (3.53%) Technical Support
20 64 (3.47%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (1.90%) 802.1X
2 33 (1.79%) XML
3 29 (1.57%) Web Services
4 27 (1.47%) .NET
4 27 (1.47%) XMPP
5 26 (1.41%) LAMP
6 23 (1.25%) FIX Protocol
7 22 (1.19%) HTML
8 18 (0.98%) Middleware
9 16 (0.87%) XSLT
10 14 (0.76%) SOAP
11 13 (0.71%) Rendezvous
11 13 (0.71%) Ultra Messaging
12 12 (0.65%) WebSphere MQ
13 11 (0.60%) LAPP Stack
14 8 (0.43%) Software Packaging
15 7 (0.38%) LEMP Stack
16 4 (0.22%) ActiveMQ
16 4 (0.22%) ASP.NET
16 4 (0.22%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 440 (23.89%) Data Centre
2 163 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
3 104 (5.65%) Management Information System
4 63 (3.42%) Blackberry
5 53 (2.88%) Statistics
6 52 (2.82%) Hedge funds
7 39 (2.12%) Computer Science
7 39 (2.12%) Replication
7 39 (2.12%) Video Conferencing
8 36 (1.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 30 (1.63%) Clustering
10 25 (1.36%) iPhone
11 24 (1.30%) Fat Client
11 24 (1.30%) Thin Client
12 22 (1.19%) Client/Server
12 22 (1.19%) Driving Licence
13 20 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 19 (1.03%) iPad
15 18 (0.98%) CESG
15 18 (0.98%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 865 (46.96%) Windows
2 453 (24.59%) Windows Server
3 340 (18.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 339 (18.40%) Linux
5 239 (12.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 167 (9.07%) Windows 7
7 134 (7.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 125 (6.79%) Unix
9 76 (4.13%) Windows 8
10 66 (3.58%) Android
11 58 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 56 (3.04%) Solaris
13 50 (2.71%) CentOS
14 38 (2.06%) Windows XP
15 25 (1.36%) Ubuntu
16 24 (1.30%) Windows Vista
17 19 (1.03%) Apple iOS
18 15 (0.81%) Windows 10
19 12 (0.65%) Mac OS X
20 10 (0.54%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 367 (19.92%) ITIL
2 169 (9.17%) Load Balancing
3 148 (8.03%) Project Management
4 146 (7.93%) Network Design
5 128 (6.95%) PRINCE2
6 107 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 107 (5.81%) Service Delivery
7 104 (5.65%) Information Security
8 94 (5.10%) Mentoring
9 90 (4.89%) Service Management
10 89 (4.83%) Presales
11 88 (4.78%) E-Commerce
12 85 (4.61%) Incident Management
13 84 (4.56%) Network Management
13 84 (4.56%) WAN Optimisation
14 77 (4.18%) Root Cause Analysis
15 75 (4.07%) Change Management
16 74 (4.02%) Infrastructure Management
16 74 (4.02%) Network Monitoring
17 70 (3.80%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 209 (11.35%) SQL
2 76 (4.13%) Bash Shell
3 70 (3.80%) PowerShell
4 61 (3.31%) Java
5 59 (3.20%) Python
6 43 (2.33%) Perl
7 28 (1.52%) C
8 25 (1.36%) VB
9 19 (1.03%) PHP
10 17 (0.92%) JavaScript
10 17 (0.92%) Ruby
11 10 (0.54%) VBScript
12 9 (0.49%) Shell Script
13 7 (0.38%) C#
13 7 (0.38%) C++
14 4 (0.22%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.11%) VBA
16 1 (0.054%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 626 (33.98%) Cisco Certification
2 418 (22.69%) CCNP
3 296 (16.07%) CCNA
4 200 (10.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 171 (9.28%) CCIE
6 151 (8.20%) Degree
7 145 (7.87%) MCSE
8 80 (4.34%) MCSA
9 76 (4.13%) Security Cleared
10 62 (3.37%) SC Cleared
11 61 (3.31%) MCP
12 54 (2.93%) CCDP
13 52 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 48 (2.61%) CISSP
15 45 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
16 35 (1.90%) MCITP
17 32 (1.74%) CISM
18 28 (1.52%) JNCIS
18 28 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 26 (1.41%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (6.08%) SLA
2 87 (4.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 64 (3.47%) PCI DSS
4 27 (1.47%) QA
5 8 (0.43%) JSP 440
5 8 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.27%) ISO27002
7 2 (0.11%) COBIT
7 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.054%) COSO
8 1 (0.054%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.054%) ISO 14000
8 1 (0.054%) PMBOK
System Software
1 564 (30.62%) Active Directory
2 419 (22.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 144 (7.82%) Hyper-V
4 88 (4.78%) vSphere
5 68 (3.69%) XenApp
6 65 (3.53%) Terminal Services
7 34 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
7 34 (1.85%) VMware Server
8 33 (1.79%) NFS
9 31 (1.68%) XenServer
10 30 (1.63%) DFS Replication
11 26 (1.41%) XenDesktop
12 21 (1.14%) SRDF
13 19 (1.03%) Xen
14 18 (0.98%) VMware ESX
15 16 (0.87%) KVM
15 16 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
16 15 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
17 10 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 9 (0.49%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 87 (4.72%) SCCM
2 48 (2.61%) Nagios
3 37 (2.01%) WSUS
4 35 (1.90%) Cisco CUCM
5 34 (1.85%) Puppet
6 29 (1.57%) Ansible
7 28 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
8 27 (1.47%) Cacti
9 23 (1.25%) SELinux
10 22 (1.19%) FortiGate
11 20 (1.09%) Backup Exec
12 19 (1.03%) Cisco Prime
13 17 (0.92%) Icinga
14 16 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
15 15 (0.81%) SolarWinds Orion
16 13 (0.71%) Nessus
16 13 (0.71%) SCOM
17 10 (0.54%) OpenNMS
18 9 (0.49%) Cisco UCCE
18 9 (0.49%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 1030 (55.92%) Cisco
2 578 (31.38%) VMware
3 561 (30.46%) Microsoft
4 287 (15.58%) Citrix
5 267 (14.50%) Juniper
6 258 (14.01%) CheckPoint
7 228 (12.38%) HP
8 222 (12.05%) F5
9 137 (7.44%) Palo Alto
10 130 (7.06%) SolarWinds
11 125 (6.79%) NetApp
12 118 (6.41%) Oracle
13 111 (6.03%) Riverbed
14 104 (5.65%) EMC
15 90 (4.89%) Dell
16 75 (4.07%) IBM
17 73 (3.96%) Avaya
18 69 (3.75%) Red Hat
19 58 (3.15%) Mitel
20 48 (2.61%) Fortinet
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus, Benfits
Posted: 2 days ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £37500 per annum + Car, Pension, other
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Networking People
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Benefits, Training, Overtim
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + Car + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hunter Macdonald Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 4k Car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum + Bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits + £6,000 on call
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £54,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
CACI Network Services
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £35,000 to £44,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
RMS FinGroup Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wembley, Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + extensive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Bonuses & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago