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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 106 135 124
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -11
Permanent jobs citing WAN 1225 965 1099
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.80% 2.16% 2.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.70% 13.31% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1042 820 950
Average salary £46,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
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
7335 7251 9161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.77% 16.27% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 6221 5941 7785
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,500
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +42 309 £50,000 -4.76% 35
Uxbridge +10 15 £40,000 -1.23%
Greenwich -1 15 £47,500 -7.31%
Croydon +14 12 £30,000 -36.84% 1
Hounslow - 10 £42,500 - 2
Kingston Upon Thames +1 7 £45,000 +46.34% 1
Teddington - 7 £42,500 -
Canary Wharf +30 5 £72,500 -30.95%
Mayfair +1 5 £60,000 +20.00%
Docklands, London -18 5 - -
New Malden - 5 £47,000 -
Orpington +7 3 £42,500 - 2
Twickenham - 2 - -
Chiswick - 2 £45,000 -
Bromley +7 1 £35,000 -42.62%
Wembley +5 1 £21,000 -63.47%
Hayes +2 1 £42,500 -
Beckenham -1 1 £21,000 -53.33%
Harrow -1 1 - - 1
Wimbledon -21 1 £25,500 -43.33%
Stanmore - 1 £21,000 -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1881 (81.29%) LAN
2 1317 (56.91%) Cisco
3 1144 (49.44%) Windows
4 1024 (44.25%) Firewall
5 766 (33.10%) Cisco Certification
6 741 (32.02%) VMware
7 732 (31.63%) VPN
8 683 (29.52%) Microsoft
8 683 (29.52%) Active Directory
9 557 (24.07%) CCNP
10 546 (23.60%) Finance
11 537 (23.21%) TCP/IP
12 507 (21.91%) MS Exchange
13 498 (21.52%) MPLS
14 484 (20.92%) VMware Infrastructure
15 477 (20.61%) DNS
15 477 (20.61%) Citrix
15 477 (20.61%) Windows Server 2008
16 471 (20.35%) SAN
17 456 (19.71%) Wireless
18 433 (18.71%) CCNA
19 419 (18.11%) Linux
20 398 (17.20%) ITIL
20 398 (17.20%) Juniper
21 385 (16.64%) DHCP
22 378 (16.34%) BGP
23 376 (16.25%) CheckPoint
24 338 (14.61%) MS Excel
25 319 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
26 318 (13.74%) SQL

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 507 (21.91%) MS Exchange
2 275 (11.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 142 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 135 (5.83%) IIS
5 128 (5.53%) SharePoint
6 127 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2013
7 123 (5.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 95 (4.11%) Lync
9 86 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2003
10 77 (3.33%) Apache
11 51 (2.20%) Tomcat
12 40 (1.73%) Oracle Coherence
13 26 (1.12%) WebSphere
13 26 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
14 23 (0.99%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 21 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
16 12 (0.52%) CMS
17 10 (0.43%) nginx
18 7 (0.30%) IBM Notes
19 5 (0.22%) Drupal
Applications
1 338 (14.61%) MS Excel
2 316 (13.66%) MS Office
3 59 (2.55%) MS Visio
4 42 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (0.65%) MS Project
6 2 (0.086%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.043%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.043%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 44 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (1.21%) RMDS
3 12 (0.52%) Front Arena
3 12 (0.52%) Eikon
4 7 (0.30%) Summit
4 7 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
4 7 (0.30%) ION MarketView
4 7 (0.30%) 3000 Xtra
4 7 (0.30%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 4 (0.17%) Advent Moxy
6 3 (0.13%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 3 (0.13%) Endur
6 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.086%) Tridion
7 2 (0.086%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.086%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.043%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.043%) SalesLogix
8 1 (0.043%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 80 (3.46%) Office 365
2 45 (1.94%) SaaS
3 34 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
3 34 (1.47%) IaaS
4 27 (1.17%) PaaS
5 14 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.22%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.22%) Route 53
9 4 (0.17%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.043%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1881 (81.29%) LAN
2 1024 (44.25%) Firewall
3 732 (31.63%) VPN
4 537 (23.21%) TCP/IP
5 498 (21.52%) MPLS
6 477 (20.61%) DNS
7 471 (20.35%) SAN
8 456 (19.71%) Wireless
9 385 (16.64%) DHCP
10 378 (16.34%) BGP
11 312 (13.48%) VoIP
12 292 (12.62%) OSPF
13 289 (12.49%) Internet
13 289 (12.49%) Cisco ASA
14 265 (11.45%) Network Security
15 222 (9.59%) VLAN
16 217 (9.38%) EIGRP
17 213 (9.20%) Cisco Nexus
18 180 (7.78%) Cisco IOS
19 176 (7.61%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 281 (12.14%) SQL Server
2 56 (2.42%) MySQL
3 55 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 50 (2.16%) Hadoop
5 44 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 38 (1.64%) HBase
7 37 (1.60%) Big Data
8 34 (1.47%) MongoDB
9 28 (1.21%) DB2
10 25 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
11 24 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
12 19 (0.82%) Oracle Exadata
13 18 (0.78%) Relational Database
14 17 (0.73%) HCatalog
14 17 (0.73%) Riak
14 17 (0.73%) Mahout
14 17 (0.73%) MarkLogic
14 17 (0.73%) Couchbase
14 17 (0.73%) Sqoop
14 17 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 26 (1.12%) Git (software)
2 22 (0.95%) Jenkins
3 17 (0.73%) Hudson
4 14 (0.61%) Subversion
5 13 (0.56%) JIRA
6 3 (0.13%) Ant
6 3 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.086%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.043%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.043%) Metasploit
General
1 546 (23.60%) Finance
2 272 (11.75%) Telecoms
3 182 (7.87%) Banking
4 118 (5.10%) Law
5 64 (2.77%) Marketing
6 56 (2.42%) Legal
7 54 (2.33%) Retail
8 50 (2.16%) Financial Institution
9 45 (1.94%) Back Office
10 43 (1.86%) Investment Banking
10 43 (1.86%) Advertising
11 32 (1.38%) French Language
12 21 (0.91%) German Language
13 16 (0.69%) Publishing
13 16 (0.69%) Electronics
14 13 (0.56%) Aerospace
15 12 (0.52%) Italian Language
16 11 (0.48%) Billing
17 10 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
18 9 (0.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 621 (26.84%) Network Engineer
2 333 (14.39%) Analyst
3 193 (8.34%) Architect
4 188 (8.12%) Support Engineer
5 180 (7.78%) Senior Network Engineer
6 156 (6.74%) Support Analyst
7 120 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 120 (5.19%) Project Manager
8 99 (4.28%) Consultant
9 98 (4.24%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 97 (4.19%) IT Support
11 89 (3.85%) Administrator
12 86 (3.72%) Security Engineer
13 83 (3.59%) Systems Engineer
13 83 (3.59%) Infrastructure Manager
14 82 (3.54%) 2nd Line Support
15 80 (3.46%) Network Analyst
16 75 (3.24%) Desktop Support
17 72 (3.11%) Infrastructure Architect
18 69 (2.98%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (2.38%) Middleware
2 37 (1.60%) .NET
3 27 (1.17%) Web Services
3 27 (1.17%) XML
3 27 (1.17%) CSS
3 27 (1.17%) HTML
4 22 (0.95%) FIX Protocol
5 21 (0.91%) Rendezvous
5 21 (0.91%) XSLT
6 18 (0.78%) LAMP
7 15 (0.65%) XMPP
8 10 (0.43%) RabbitMQ
8 10 (0.43%) SOAP
9 4 (0.17%) XHTML
9 4 (0.17%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.17%) COM
9 4 (0.17%) Django
10 3 (0.13%) Application Packaging
10 3 (0.13%) WSH
11 2 (0.086%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 201 (8.69%) Blackberry
2 164 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
3 107 (4.62%) Hedge funds
4 73 (3.15%) Computer Science
5 61 (2.64%) Clustering
6 55 (2.38%) Management Information System
7 52 (2.25%) Replication
8 51 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
9 46 (1.99%) Client/Server
10 33 (1.43%) iPhone
11 23 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
12 21 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
12 21 (0.91%) Visualisation
13 19 (0.82%) CESG
14 18 (0.78%) Equities
15 16 (0.69%) SecurID
15 16 (0.69%) EqualLogic
15 16 (0.69%) Performance Metrics
16 15 (0.65%) Statistics
17 13 (0.56%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1144 (49.44%) Windows
2 477 (20.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 419 (18.11%) Linux
4 319 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 265 (11.45%) Windows 7
6 233 (10.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 141 (6.09%) Windows XP
8 122 (5.27%) UNIX
8 122 (5.27%) Windows 8
9 93 (4.02%) Solaris
10 80 (3.46%) CentOS
11 51 (2.20%) Android
11 51 (2.20%) Windows Vista
12 34 (1.47%) Mac OS X
13 31 (1.34%) Ubuntu
14 25 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 21 (0.91%) Mac OS
15 21 (0.91%) Debian
16 19 (0.82%) SUSE
16 19 (0.82%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 398 (17.20%) ITIL
2 243 (10.50%) Project Management
3 193 (8.34%) Load Balancing
4 143 (6.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 140 (6.05%) Network Design
6 135 (5.83%) PRINCE2
7 122 (5.27%) Network Management
8 116 (5.01%) Change Management
9 113 (4.88%) Migration
10 109 (4.71%) Performance Tuning
11 105 (4.54%) Network Monitoring
12 97 (4.19%) Kalman Filter
13 82 (3.54%) Service Delivery
14 81 (3.50%) Service Management
15 73 (3.15%) Information Security
16 71 (3.07%) Agile Software Development
17 70 (3.03%) Benchmarking
18 69 (2.98%) CRM
19 63 (2.72%) Time Management
20 61 (2.64%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 318 (13.74%) SQL
2 85 (3.67%) Perl
3 76 (3.28%) Bash Shell
4 72 (3.11%) PowerShell
5 66 (2.85%) Java
6 48 (2.07%) PHP
7 44 (1.90%) Python
8 37 (1.60%) C
9 24 (1.04%) JavaScript
10 20 (0.86%) Ruby
11 18 (0.78%) VBScript
11 18 (0.78%) VB
12 13 (0.56%) Shell Script
13 11 (0.48%) VBA
14 9 (0.39%) T-SQL
15 8 (0.35%) C#
15 8 (0.35%) C++
16 6 (0.26%) Korn
16 6 (0.26%) R
17 5 (0.22%) AWK
Qualifications
1 766 (33.10%) Cisco Certification
2 557 (24.07%) CCNP
3 433 (18.71%) CCNA
4 259 (11.19%) Degree
5 210 (9.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 165 (7.13%) CCIE
7 118 (5.10%) MCSE
8 101 (4.36%) Security Cleared
9 78 (3.37%) SC Cleared
10 75 (3.24%) MCSA
11 68 (2.94%) MCITP
12 64 (2.77%) CCDP
13 52 (2.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 46 (1.99%) CCDA
15 44 (1.90%) MCP
16 43 (1.86%) CISSP
17 41 (1.77%) CCSE
18 38 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
19 36 (1.56%) MCTS
20 34 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (4.88%) SLA
2 38 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (1.47%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.35%) QA
5 7 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.26%) COBIT
6 6 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 4 (0.17%) BS7799
8 3 (0.13%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.043%) BS15000
System Software
1 683 (29.52%) Active Directory
2 484 (20.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 184 (7.95%) XenApp
4 176 (7.61%) Hyper-V
5 157 (6.78%) vSphere
6 82 (3.54%) VMware ESXi
7 81 (3.50%) NFS
8 73 (3.15%) VMware ESX
9 53 (2.29%) SRDF
10 46 (1.99%) XenServer
11 45 (1.94%) MetaFrame
12 40 (1.73%) Oracle RAC
12 40 (1.73%) XenDesktop
13 38 (1.64%) Firmware
14 37 (1.60%) Terminal Services
15 33 (1.43%) Xen
16 20 (0.86%) Terminal Server
17 17 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 17 (0.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 17 (0.73%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 89 (3.85%) SCCM
2 78 (3.37%) SCOM
3 67 (2.90%) Cisco CUCM
4 65 (2.81%) WSUS
5 62 (2.68%) Backup Exec
6 60 (2.59%) CiscoWorks
7 57 (2.46%) Norton AntiVirus
8 53 (2.29%) Nagios
9 47 (2.03%) OpenView
10 40 (1.73%) Puppet
11 36 (1.56%) Cisco Prime
12 31 (1.34%) Cacti
13 26 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
14 25 (1.08%) Cisco UCCX
15 20 (0.86%) SELinux
16 18 (0.78%) ZABBIX
17 17 (0.73%) SCVMM
17 17 (0.73%) Ambari
17 17 (0.73%) Oozie
18 15 (0.65%) MOM
Vendors
1 1317 (56.91%) Cisco
2 741 (32.02%) VMware
3 683 (29.52%) Microsoft
4 477 (20.61%) Citrix
5 398 (17.20%) Juniper
6 376 (16.25%) CheckPoint
7 264 (11.41%) HP
8 242 (10.46%) F5
9 211 (9.12%) NetApp
10 153 (6.61%) EMC
11 147 (6.35%) SolarWinds
12 145 (6.27%) Avaya
13 140 (6.05%) Dell
14 124 (5.36%) Oracle
15 120 (5.19%) Red Hat
16 86 (3.72%) Symantec
17 80 (3.46%) Riverbed
18 75 (3.24%) Bloomberg
18 75 (3.24%) Intel
19 74 (3.20%) Mitel
London
Centric Resource
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Orpington, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Orpington, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Harrow, Middlesex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £22k - 25k per year + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £42500 - £47500 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £30,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
@ITS
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum Competitive Salary and Beneifts
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits + Over Time
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
@ITS
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £50001 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Forman Computer Staff
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50000 - 60000 with excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 45000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago