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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 139 138 140
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 884 1039 1048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.29% 2.36% 2.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.80% 14.88% 13.31%
Number of salaries quoted 745 901 857
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £76,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
5973 6983 7872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.47% 15.89% 16.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5104 5980 6492
Median salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +5 134 £57,500 +4.54% 24
Croydon +9 23 £52,500 +7.69% 3
West Drayton - 9 £37,500 -
Canary Wharf +6 8 £87,500 +161.19%
Uxbridge +4 8 £50,000 - 2
Feltham +9 7 £52,500 +118.75%
Docklands, London +9 5 - -
Wimbledon -12 5 £28,000 -45.09%
Harrow +5 3 - -
Chiswick -3 3 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Chessington - 3 £75,000 -
Twickenham - 3 £38,432 - 1
Brentford - 2 £41,250 -
Romford - 2 - -
Westminster - 2 - -
Orpington - 1 £45,000 -
Southwark - 1 - -
Finchley - 1 £35,000 -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1482 (82.56%) LAN
2 959 (53.43%) Cisco
3 826 (46.02%) Firewall
4 781 (43.51%) Windows
5 571 (31.81%) VMware
6 562 (31.31%) Cisco Certification
7 535 (29.81%) Active Directory
8 534 (29.75%) Microsoft
9 470 (26.18%) VPN
10 422 (23.51%) VMware Infrastructure
11 400 (22.28%) ITIL
12 398 (22.17%) CCNP
13 394 (21.95%) Windows Server
14 391 (21.78%) Finance
15 378 (21.06%) Linux
16 369 (20.56%) MPLS
17 364 (20.28%) VoIP
18 351 (19.55%) Wireless
19 336 (18.72%) TCP/IP
20 326 (18.16%) SAN
21 324 (18.05%) Data Centre
22 320 (17.83%) CCNA
23 283 (15.77%) Network Security
24 277 (15.43%) DNS
25 269 (14.99%) CheckPoint
26 267 (14.87%) Windows Server 2008
27 264 (14.71%) MS Exchange
28 263 (14.65%) Juniper
29 259 (14.43%) BGP
30 243 (13.54%) 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
1 264 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 123 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 122 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2013
4 107 (5.96%) SharePoint
5 103 (5.74%) IIS
6 81 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2007
7 76 (4.23%) Apache
8 61 (3.40%) Skype for Business
9 32 (1.78%) Tomcat
10 28 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 21 (1.17%) WebSphere
12 19 (1.06%) Oracle Coherence
12 19 (1.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 13 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
14 12 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
15 9 (0.50%) Confluence
15 9 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
16 6 (0.33%) Commerce Server
16 6 (0.33%) OpenStack
17 5 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 236 (13.15%) MS Office
2 234 (13.04%) MS Excel
3 48 (2.67%) MS Visio
4 20 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.78%) MS Project
6 9 (0.50%) Mozilla Thunderbird
7 8 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.22%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.17%) Revit
10 1 (0.056%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 13 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.28%) RMDS
3 3 (0.17%) Hi Portfolio
3 3 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.056%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.056%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 152 (8.47%) Office 365
2 118 (6.57%) Amazon AWS
3 110 (6.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 40 (2.23%) SaaS
5 31 (1.73%) IaaS
6 21 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (1.06%) IBM Cloud
8 15 (0.84%) PaaS
9 12 (0.67%) Mimecast
10 5 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 4 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.17%) Google Apps
12 3 (0.17%) OneDrive
13 2 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.11%) Google Compute Engine
13 2 (0.11%) Nimbula
13 2 (0.11%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1482 (82.56%) LAN
2 826 (46.02%) Firewall
3 470 (26.18%) VPN
4 369 (20.56%) MPLS
5 364 (20.28%) VoIP
6 351 (19.55%) Wireless
7 336 (18.72%) TCP/IP
8 326 (18.16%) SAN
9 283 (15.77%) Network Security
10 277 (15.43%) DNS
11 259 (14.43%) BGP
12 233 (12.98%) DHCP
13 231 (12.87%) OSPF
14 229 (12.76%) Cisco ASA
15 173 (9.64%) EIGRP
16 166 (9.25%) Internet
17 160 (8.91%) VLAN
18 140 (7.80%) Cisco Nexus
19 122 (6.80%) NAS
20 108 (6.02%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (9.64%) SQL Server
2 46 (2.56%) MySQL
3 29 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (1.17%) DB2
5 20 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (0.95%) OLAP
6 17 (0.95%) Oracle Database
6 17 (0.95%) Oracle OLAP
7 16 (0.89%) OLTP
7 16 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (0.56%) Relational Database
9 10 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (0.39%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.22%) Oracle Exadata
11 4 (0.22%) Power BI
11 4 (0.22%) QlikView
12 3 (0.17%) EDRMS
12 3 (0.17%) HBase
Development Applications
1 17 (0.95%) JIRA
2 8 (0.45%) Cucumber
2 8 (0.45%) JUnit
2 8 (0.45%) LoadRunner
2 8 (0.45%) Selenium
2 8 (0.45%) SpecFlow
2 8 (0.45%) TestNG
3 7 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (0.33%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.22%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.22%) Subversion
6 3 (0.17%) Liquibase
7 2 (0.11%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.056%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.056%) Visual Studio
General
1 391 (21.78%) Finance
2 203 (11.31%) Telecoms
3 127 (7.08%) Banking
4 88 (4.90%) Retail
5 70 (3.90%) Legal
6 57 (3.18%) Law
7 37 (2.06%) Marketing
8 35 (1.95%) Advertising
9 31 (1.73%) Games
10 30 (1.67%) Back Office
10 30 (1.67%) Investment Banking
11 27 (1.50%) Financial Institution
12 13 (0.72%) Publishing
13 10 (0.56%) Local Government
13 10 (0.56%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.39%) Billing
15 5 (0.28%) French Language
15 5 (0.28%) Japanese Language
16 4 (0.22%) Front Office
16 4 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 463 (25.79%) Network Engineer
2 307 (17.10%) Analyst
3 174 (9.69%) Support Engineer
4 172 (9.58%) Cisco Engineer
5 162 (9.03%) Senior Network Engineer
6 160 (8.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 157 (8.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 126 (7.02%) Architect
9 103 (5.74%) Support Analyst
10 101 (5.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 100 (5.57%) 2nd Line Support
12 96 (5.35%) IT Support
13 83 (4.62%) Security Engineer
14 80 (4.46%) Network Analyst
15 79 (4.40%) IT Engineer
16 76 (4.23%) Infrastructure Manager
17 71 (3.96%) Network Manager
17 71 (3.96%) Network Security Engineer
18 70 (3.90%) 1st/2nd Line Support
18 70 (3.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (3.90%) 802.1X
2 49 (2.73%) Web Services
3 42 (2.34%) Middleware
4 17 (0.95%) XMPP
5 16 (0.89%) .NET
6 14 (0.78%) LAMP
6 14 (0.78%) XML
7 13 (0.72%) FIX Protocol
8 10 (0.56%) Ruby on Rails
9 8 (0.45%) JDBC
9 8 (0.45%) Ultra Messaging
10 7 (0.39%) SOAP
11 6 (0.33%) FreeSWITCH
12 5 (0.28%) HTML
13 4 (0.22%) JSON
13 4 (0.22%) Oracle Fusion
14 3 (0.17%) Rendezvous
14 3 (0.17%) REST
14 3 (0.17%) XSLT
15 2 (0.11%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 324 (18.05%) Data Centre
2 111 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
3 89 (4.96%) Management Information System
4 85 (4.74%) Blackberry
5 71 (3.96%) Computer Science
6 50 (2.79%) Video Conferencing
7 48 (2.67%) iPhone
8 42 (2.34%) Private Cloud
9 40 (2.23%) EqualLogic
10 29 (1.62%) Public Cloud
11 28 (1.56%) Hedge funds
12 25 (1.39%) Replication
12 25 (1.39%) Smartphone
12 25 (1.39%) Statistics
13 21 (1.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 17 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
14 17 (0.95%) Virtual Team
15 16 (0.89%) Client/Server
15 16 (0.89%) iPad
16 14 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 781 (43.51%) Windows
2 394 (21.95%) Windows Server
3 378 (21.06%) Linux
4 267 (14.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 212 (11.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 167 (9.30%) Windows 7
7 92 (5.13%) Unix
8 80 (4.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 74 (4.12%) Windows 8
10 68 (3.79%) Android
11 59 (3.29%) Windows 10
12 50 (2.79%) Solaris
13 45 (2.51%) CentOS
13 45 (2.51%) Mac OS X
14 44 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 35 (1.95%) Windows XP
16 25 (1.39%) Windows Vista
17 24 (1.34%) Mac OS
17 24 (1.34%) Ubuntu
18 11 (0.61%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 400 (22.28%) ITIL
2 151 (8.41%) Project Management
3 129 (7.19%) Load Balancing
4 121 (6.74%) Disaster Recovery
5 115 (6.41%) Change Management
6 104 (5.79%) Information Security
6 104 (5.79%) Network Design
7 101 (5.63%) Network Monitoring
8 97 (5.40%) Service Delivery
9 90 (5.01%) Network Management
10 77 (4.29%) Business Continuity
11 74 (4.12%) Agile Software Development
11 74 (4.12%) Cybersecurity
12 73 (4.07%) Kalman Filter
12 73 (4.07%) Service Management
13 71 (3.96%) Presales
14 70 (3.90%) WAN Optimisation
15 65 (3.62%) High Availability
16 63 (3.51%) PRINCE2
17 60 (3.34%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 230 (12.81%) SQL
2 112 (6.24%) PowerShell
3 77 (4.29%) Python
4 54 (3.01%) Perl
5 44 (2.45%) C
5 44 (2.45%) Ruby
6 35 (1.95%) Bash Shell
7 24 (1.34%) Shell Script
8 21 (1.17%) C#
9 18 (1.00%) C++
10 16 (0.89%) T-SQL
11 15 (0.84%) VB
12 14 (0.78%) Java
12 14 (0.78%) PHP
12 14 (0.78%) VBScript
13 7 (0.39%) Lisp
14 6 (0.33%) JavaScript
15 5 (0.28%) Korn
16 2 (0.11%) Tcl
16 2 (0.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 562 (31.31%) Cisco Certification
2 398 (22.17%) CCNP
3 320 (17.83%) CCNA
4 243 (13.54%) Degree
5 176 (9.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 141 (7.86%) CCIE
7 119 (6.63%) MCSE
8 80 (4.46%) MCSA
9 64 (3.57%) Security Cleared
10 61 (3.40%) CCSA
11 51 (2.84%) MCITP
12 50 (2.79%) CISSP
13 42 (2.34%) CCDP
14 40 (2.23%) DV Cleared
15 35 (1.95%) SC Cleared
15 35 (1.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 34 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
17 33 (1.84%) MCP
18 31 (1.73%) JNCIP
19 28 (1.56%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (7.24%) SLA
2 51 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 47 (2.62%) PCI DSS
4 20 (1.11%) QA
5 9 (0.50%) COBIT
6 7 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.22%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.056%) DICOM
8 1 (0.056%) GPG13
8 1 (0.056%) HL7
8 1 (0.056%) ISO27002
System Software
1 535 (29.81%) Active Directory
2 422 (23.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 224 (12.48%) Hyper-V
4 98 (5.46%) vSphere
5 61 (3.40%) Terminal Services
6 59 (3.29%) VMware ESX
7 49 (2.73%) XenApp
8 46 (2.56%) Xen
9 45 (2.51%) Virtual Servers
10 44 (2.45%) NFS
11 35 (1.95%) VMware Server
12 30 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
12 30 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
13 29 (1.62%) XenDesktop
13 29 (1.62%) XenServer
14 28 (1.56%) SRDF
15 23 (1.28%) BitLocker
16 20 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
17 18 (1.00%) DFS Replication
17 18 (1.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 84 (4.68%) SCCM
2 54 (3.01%) Cisco CUCM
3 39 (2.17%) Backup Exec
4 38 (2.12%) SCOM
5 36 (2.01%) Puppet
6 33 (1.84%) Nagios
7 29 (1.62%) WSUS
8 25 (1.39%) Ansible
8 25 (1.39%) Cacti
8 25 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
9 23 (1.28%) Icinga
10 20 (1.11%) Cisco Prime
11 18 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
12 17 (0.95%) BMC PATROL
12 17 (0.95%) FortiGate
13 15 (0.84%) QRadar
14 13 (0.72%) Cisco UCCX
14 13 (0.72%) Nessus
15 11 (0.61%) SCVMM
15 11 (0.61%) vRealize
Vendors
1 959 (53.43%) Cisco
2 571 (31.81%) VMware
3 534 (29.75%) Microsoft
4 269 (14.99%) CheckPoint
5 263 (14.65%) Juniper
6 234 (13.04%) Citrix
7 184 (10.25%) HP
8 172 (9.58%) F5
9 138 (7.69%) SolarWinds
10 123 (6.85%) Oracle
11 117 (6.52%) EMC
12 107 (5.96%) Riverbed
13 103 (5.74%) NetApp
14 100 (5.57%) Dell
14 100 (5.57%) Palo Alto
15 79 (4.40%) Mitel
16 74 (4.12%) Fortinet
17 58 (3.23%) Avaya
18 56 (3.12%) Veeam
19 54 (3.01%) Meraki
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + shift allowance
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + unrivaled benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 30% bonus plus bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + excellent training and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £22k - 26k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Bonus + Training & Development
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to c £45,000 plus 10% bonus and benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 3k on call
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent benefits - see advert
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Recital Consulting
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
onezeero.
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 30% bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago