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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 149 139 142
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 892 1019 1121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.21% 2.33% 2.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.88% 14.04% 13.97%
Number of salaries quoted 763 880 973
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £77,400
UK excluding London median salary £40,063 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.73% +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
6427 7258 8026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.95% 16.57% 15.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5524 6141 6641
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +17 202 £50,750 -3.33% 22
Docklands, London +18 11 £50,000 -2.43% 1
Canary Wharf +10 10 £73,750 -
Croydon -2 10 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Hammersmith +9 6 £52,500 +16.66%
Feltham - 6 £58,750 - 1
Uxbridge +8 3 £44,000 +62.96%
Kingston Upon Thames +6 3 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Orpington -6 3 £45,000 +5.88%
New Malden - 3 £37,500 -
Harrow +2 2 - -
Hounslow 0 2 £60,000 +73.91%
Greenwich +6 1 £31,500 -
Brentford +3 1 £34,500 -8.00%
Wembley +1 1 £30,500 -2.40%
Chiswick 0 1 £27,500 -38.88%
Bromley -4 1 £52,500 +130.76%
Surbiton - 1 £27,500 -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 1582 (86.31%) LAN
2 985 (53.74%) Cisco
3 915 (49.92%) Firewall
4 821 (44.79%) Windows
5 609 (33.22%) Cisco Certification
6 540 (29.46%) Microsoft
7 524 (28.59%) Active Directory
8 520 (28.37%) VMware
9 474 (25.86%) VPN
10 443 (24.17%) Finance
11 441 (24.06%) CCNP
12 418 (22.80%) Windows Server
13 404 (22.04%) Linux
14 387 (21.11%) ITIL
15 384 (20.95%) MPLS
16 370 (20.19%) Wireless
17 369 (20.13%) TCP/IP
18 350 (19.09%) VMware Infrastructure
19 332 (18.11%) Data Centre
20 314 (17.13%) VoIP
21 308 (16.80%) Network Security
22 307 (16.75%) CCNA
23 298 (16.26%) Juniper
24 288 (15.71%) Citrix
25 283 (15.44%) SAN
26 275 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
27 274 (14.95%) MS Exchange
28 272 (14.84%) Cisco ASA
29 265 (14.46%) CheckPoint
30 259 (14.13%) BGP

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
1 274 (14.95%) MS Exchange
2 148 (8.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 135 (7.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 106 (5.78%) SharePoint
5 102 (5.56%) Skype for Business
6 99 (5.40%) IIS
7 81 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2007
8 73 (3.98%) Apache
9 43 (2.35%) Tomcat
10 23 (1.25%) JBoss
11 19 (1.04%) WebSphere
12 17 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 17 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
13 14 (0.76%) Confluence
14 11 (0.60%) Oracle Coherence
14 11 (0.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 10 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
16 6 (0.33%) Commerce Server
17 5 (0.27%) OpenStack
17 5 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 247 (13.48%) MS Excel
2 245 (13.37%) MS Office
3 70 (3.82%) MS Visio
4 22 (1.20%) MS Project
5 13 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.38%) AutoCAD
7 6 (0.33%) Revit
8 3 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.055%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 10 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.33%) SAP CRM
5 5 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.22%) ION MarketView
6 4 (0.22%) RMDS
7 1 (0.055%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.055%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 134 (7.31%) Office 365
2 109 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
3 72 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (1.91%) IaaS
5 34 (1.85%) Mimecast
6 27 (1.47%) SaaS
7 26 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
8 23 (1.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 16 (0.87%) Yammer
10 14 (0.76%) PaaS
11 6 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 4 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.16%) GitHub
14 2 (0.11%) Nimbula
14 2 (0.11%) OneDrive
15 1 (0.055%) Google Cloud Platform
15 1 (0.055%) Google Compute Engine
15 1 (0.055%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1582 (86.31%) LAN
2 915 (49.92%) Firewall
3 474 (25.86%) VPN
4 384 (20.95%) MPLS
5 370 (20.19%) Wireless
6 369 (20.13%) TCP/IP
7 314 (17.13%) VoIP
8 308 (16.80%) Network Security
9 283 (15.44%) SAN
10 272 (14.84%) Cisco ASA
11 259 (14.13%) BGP
12 242 (13.20%) DNS
13 241 (13.15%) OSPF
14 195 (10.64%) DHCP
15 188 (10.26%) Internet
16 180 (9.82%) Cisco Nexus
17 177 (9.66%) EIGRP
18 139 (7.58%) Cisco IOS
19 135 (7.36%) VLAN
20 122 (6.66%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (10.15%) SQL Server
2 50 (2.73%) MySQL
3 35 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (1.69%) Oracle Database
5 18 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (0.55%) DB2
7 10 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (0.49%) Relational Database
9 8 (0.44%) MongoDB
10 7 (0.38%) Couchbase
10 7 (0.38%) Hadoop
10 7 (0.38%) NoSQL
10 7 (0.38%) OLAP
10 7 (0.38%) Oracle OLAP
11 6 (0.33%) OLTP
12 5 (0.27%) HBase
12 5 (0.27%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 23 (1.25%) JIRA
2 22 (1.20%) Jenkins
3 13 (0.71%) Travis CI
4 8 (0.44%) Cucumber
4 8 (0.44%) JUnit
4 8 (0.44%) LoadRunner
4 8 (0.44%) Selenium
4 8 (0.44%) SpecFlow
4 8 (0.44%) TestNG
5 7 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (0.22%) InstallShield
6 4 (0.22%) MSI
7 3 (0.16%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.16%) Liquibase
7 3 (0.16%) Subversion
7 3 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.11%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.11%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.055%) Hudson
General
1 443 (24.17%) Finance
2 228 (12.44%) Telecoms
3 136 (7.42%) Banking
4 77 (4.20%) Legal
5 56 (3.06%) Retail
6 45 (2.45%) Law
7 41 (2.24%) Financial Institution
8 40 (2.18%) Investment Banking
9 37 (2.02%) Games
10 35 (1.91%) Marketing
11 32 (1.75%) Advertising
12 30 (1.64%) Back Office
13 23 (1.25%) Manufacturing
14 12 (0.65%) Electronics
15 10 (0.55%) Publishing
16 8 (0.44%) Front Office
16 8 (0.44%) Online Betting
17 5 (0.27%) Japanese Language
18 4 (0.22%) Private Banking
18 4 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 500 (27.28%) Network Engineer
2 269 (14.68%) Analyst
3 187 (10.20%) Cisco Engineer
4 171 (9.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 158 (8.62%) Support Engineer
6 154 (8.40%) Senior Network Engineer
7 132 (7.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 121 (6.60%) Security Engineer
9 111 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
10 105 (5.73%) Architect
11 99 (5.40%) Network Security Engineer
12 97 (5.29%) Support Analyst
13 94 (5.13%) IT Support
14 90 (4.91%) Network Manager
15 88 (4.80%) Administrator
16 83 (4.53%) 1st/2nd Line Support
16 83 (4.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 82 (4.47%) IT Engineer
18 78 (4.26%) Consultant
19 74 (4.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (3.66%) 802.1X
2 42 (2.29%) Web Services
3 34 (1.85%) XMPP
4 26 (1.42%) .NET
5 21 (1.15%) Middleware
6 20 (1.09%) XML
7 15 (0.82%) FIX Protocol
8 10 (0.55%) LAMP
9 9 (0.49%) SOAP
9 9 (0.49%) Ultra Messaging
10 8 (0.44%) JDBC
10 8 (0.44%) Ruby on Rails
11 7 (0.38%) HTML
12 6 (0.33%) FreeSWITCH
13 5 (0.27%) Software Packaging
13 5 (0.27%) XSLT
14 4 (0.22%) ActiveMQ
14 4 (0.22%) COM
14 4 (0.22%) Oracle Fusion
14 4 (0.22%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 332 (18.11%) Data Centre
2 111 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 83 (4.53%) Management Information System
4 78 (4.26%) Blackberry
5 61 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 42 (2.29%) Replication
7 40 (2.18%) iPhone
8 38 (2.07%) Video Conferencing
9 37 (2.02%) Statistics
10 30 (1.64%) Hedge funds
11 29 (1.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 27 (1.47%) Private Cloud
13 25 (1.36%) Smartphone
14 24 (1.31%) Fat Client
14 24 (1.31%) Thin Client
15 20 (1.09%) Driving Licence
16 19 (1.04%) iPad
17 18 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
18 16 (0.87%) EqualLogic
19 15 (0.82%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 821 (44.79%) Windows
2 418 (22.80%) Windows Server
3 404 (22.04%) Linux
4 275 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 221 (12.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 190 (10.37%) Windows 7
7 102 (5.56%) Unix
8 88 (4.80%) Android
9 79 (4.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 72 (3.93%) Windows 8
11 64 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 50 (2.73%) CentOS
13 44 (2.40%) Windows 10
14 38 (2.07%) Solaris
15 31 (1.69%) Windows XP
16 26 (1.42%) Mac OS X
16 26 (1.42%) Ubuntu
17 23 (1.25%) Mac OS
18 22 (1.20%) Windows Vista
19 12 (0.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 387 (21.11%) ITIL
2 162 (8.84%) Load Balancing
3 154 (8.40%) Project Management
4 127 (6.93%) Change Management
5 115 (6.27%) Network Design
6 112 (6.11%) Information Security
6 112 (6.11%) Network Monitoring
7 103 (5.62%) Service Delivery
8 101 (5.51%) Network Management
8 101 (5.51%) Service Management
9 94 (5.13%) PRINCE2
10 83 (4.53%) Presales
11 82 (4.47%) Disaster Recovery
12 78 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
13 77 (4.20%) Change Control
14 75 (4.09%) WAN Optimisation
15 74 (4.04%) Agile Software Development
16 72 (3.93%) Cybersecurity
17 70 (3.82%) E-Commerce
18 67 (3.66%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 226 (12.33%) SQL
2 98 (5.35%) PowerShell
3 72 (3.93%) Python
4 58 (3.16%) Bash Shell
5 44 (2.40%) C
6 41 (2.24%) Ruby
7 29 (1.58%) Perl
8 26 (1.42%) Java
9 20 (1.09%) C#
10 17 (0.93%) C++
10 17 (0.93%) PHP
11 14 (0.76%) Shell Script
12 12 (0.65%) T-SQL
12 12 (0.65%) VB
13 8 (0.44%) VBScript
14 3 (0.16%) JavaScript
14 3 (0.16%) Korn
15 2 (0.11%) R
15 2 (0.11%) XPath
16 1 (0.055%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 609 (33.22%) Cisco Certification
2 441 (24.06%) CCNP
3 307 (16.75%) CCNA
4 194 (10.58%) Degree
5 186 (10.15%) CCIE
6 181 (9.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 134 (7.31%) MCSE
8 99 (5.40%) Security Cleared
9 72 (3.93%) SC Cleared
10 66 (3.60%) MCSA
11 56 (3.06%) CISSP
11 56 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
12 53 (2.89%) CCDP
12 53 (2.89%) CCSA
13 46 (2.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 42 (2.29%) DV Cleared
15 41 (2.24%) CCVP
16 39 (2.13%) MCP
17 38 (2.07%) MCITP
18 34 (1.85%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (5.73%) SLA
2 80 (4.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 53 (2.89%) PCI DSS
4 34 (1.85%) QA
5 8 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.38%) COBIT
7 5 (0.27%) ISO27002
7 5 (0.27%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.055%) COSO
8 1 (0.055%) DICOM
8 1 (0.055%) GPG13
8 1 (0.055%) HL7
8 1 (0.055%) PMBOK
System Software
1 524 (28.59%) Active Directory
2 350 (19.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 159 (8.67%) Hyper-V
4 91 (4.96%) vSphere
5 68 (3.71%) XenApp
6 64 (3.49%) Terminal Services
7 42 (2.29%) VMware Server
8 39 (2.13%) NFS
9 37 (2.02%) XenDesktop
10 32 (1.75%) XenServer
11 29 (1.58%) Xen
12 28 (1.53%) Microsoft App-V
13 26 (1.42%) DFS Replication
14 23 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
15 19 (1.04%) VMware ESX
16 17 (0.93%) BitLocker
16 17 (0.93%) SRDF
17 14 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 14 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
18 10 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 71 (3.87%) SCCM
2 49 (2.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 44 (2.40%) Puppet
4 36 (1.96%) Ansible
4 36 (1.96%) Nagios
5 35 (1.91%) Backup Exec
6 33 (1.80%) Cacti
7 27 (1.47%) SCOM
8 24 (1.31%) Cisco Prime
9 23 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
10 22 (1.20%) FortiGate
11 18 (0.98%) Icinga
11 18 (0.98%) Nessus
12 16 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
13 15 (0.82%) Cisco UCCX
13 15 (0.82%) SolarWinds Orion
14 14 (0.76%) WSUS
15 13 (0.71%) Nmap
15 13 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
16 12 (0.65%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 985 (53.74%) Cisco
2 540 (29.46%) Microsoft
3 520 (28.37%) VMware
4 298 (16.26%) Juniper
5 288 (15.71%) Citrix
6 265 (14.46%) CheckPoint
7 238 (12.98%) F5
8 201 (10.97%) HP
9 164 (8.95%) SolarWinds
10 121 (6.60%) Palo Alto
11 113 (6.16%) EMC
12 101 (5.51%) NetApp
13 97 (5.29%) Riverbed
14 95 (5.18%) Oracle
15 86 (4.69%) Dell
16 72 (3.93%) Fortinet
17 65 (3.55%) Avaya
18 55 (3.00%) Meraki
19 53 (2.89%) Mitel
19 53 (2.89%) Red Hat
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary plus strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £41000 - £47000 per annum + 60K package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £130000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + Car
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + pension and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
The Economist
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Trainline
Salary: Market leading salary
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + Bonus & Considerable benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus 30% bonus plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £78500 - £82500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago