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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 113 142 139
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 1104 1048 975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.48% 2.14% 2.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.38% 13.60% 11.68%
Number of salaries quoted 947 908 820
Average salary £50,000 £48,375 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.35% -3.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
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
7675 7707 8347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.21% 15.71% 18.54%
Number of salaries quoted 6415 6325 6901
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015. 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 +38 310 £52,500 -4.54% 23
Docklands, London +8 13 £37,000 -60.74%
Greenwich - 11 £28,500 -
Croydon +7 5 £35,000 -12.50%
Orpington +1 5 £42,500 -
Twickenham -2 5 £55,000 +44.73%
Uxbridge -3 5 £27,000 -14.28%
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £35,000 -
Chiswick +5 4 £45,000 - 1
Harrow -6 4 - -
Wembley - 4 £33,750 -
Bromley +16 3 £27,500 -29.03%
Canary Wharf +2 3 £72,500 -39.58%
Brentford - 3 £37,500 -
Hounslow +8 2 £39,750 -17.18%
Mayfair -3 2 £30,250 -45.00%
Isleworth - 2 £37,500 -
Wimbledon -8 1 £52,500 -
Southwark - 1 £52,500 -
Hayes - 1 - -
Chessington - 1 £45,000 -
Dagenham - 1 £31,250 -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 2035 (83.61%) LAN
2 1411 (57.97%) Cisco
3 1234 (50.70%) Windows
4 1181 (48.52%) Firewall
5 847 (34.80%) VMware
6 755 (31.02%) Cisco Certification
7 731 (30.03%) Microsoft
8 691 (28.39%) VPN
9 629 (25.84%) Active Directory
10 600 (24.65%) Finance
11 598 (24.57%) VMware Infrastructure
12 542 (22.27%) SAN
13 528 (21.69%) MS Exchange
14 474 (19.47%) MPLS
15 472 (19.39%) ITIL
16 466 (19.15%) Citrix
17 463 (19.02%) Linux
18 455 (18.69%) TCP/IP
19 454 (18.65%) SQL
20 440 (18.08%) CCNA
21 436 (17.91%) Windows Server 2008
22 425 (17.46%) CCNP
23 420 (17.26%) Wireless
24 397 (16.31%) VoIP
25 390 (16.02%) DNS
25 390 (16.02%) MS Excel
26 378 (15.53%) HP
27 364 (14.95%) Network Security
28 357 (14.67%) BGP
29 353 (14.50%) CheckPoint

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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
1 528 (21.69%) MS Exchange
2 305 (12.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 242 (9.94%) IIS
4 156 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 152 (6.24%) Apache
6 128 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 117 (4.81%) Tomcat
8 115 (4.72%) Lync
9 101 (4.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 94 (3.86%) SharePoint
11 84 (3.45%) WebSphere
12 83 (3.41%) Oracle Coherence
12 83 (3.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 61 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2003
14 16 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
14 16 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
15 15 (0.62%) nginx
15 15 (0.62%) OpenStack
16 9 (0.37%) Commerce Server
16 9 (0.37%) GroupWise
Applications
1 390 (16.02%) MS Excel
2 318 (13.06%) MS Office
3 56 (2.30%) MS Visio
4 36 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (0.86%) MS Project
6 1 (0.041%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 63 (2.59%) RMDS
2 27 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 23 (0.94%) Endur
4 11 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 10 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (0.25%) ION MarketView
6 6 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
6 6 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.12%) SAP CCM
7 3 (0.12%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.12%) Front Arena
7 3 (0.12%) Eikon
8 2 (0.082%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.082%) HiPortfolio
9 1 (0.041%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.041%) ReMetrica
9 1 (0.041%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.041%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.041%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 88 (3.62%) Office 365
2 41 (1.68%) IaaS
3 33 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
6 20 (0.82%) SaaS
7 12 (0.49%) Mimecast
8 10 (0.41%) PaaS
9 5 (0.21%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2035 (83.61%) LAN
2 1181 (48.52%) Firewall
3 691 (28.39%) VPN
4 542 (22.27%) SAN
5 474 (19.47%) MPLS
6 455 (18.69%) TCP/IP
7 420 (17.26%) Wireless
8 397 (16.31%) VoIP
9 390 (16.02%) DNS
10 364 (14.95%) Network Security
11 357 (14.67%) BGP
12 290 (11.91%) Cisco ASA
13 269 (11.05%) DHCP
14 268 (11.01%) OSPF
15 263 (10.81%) VLAN
16 247 (10.15%) Internet
17 244 (10.02%) EIGRP
18 240 (9.86%) Cisco Nexus
19 199 (8.18%) NAS
20 173 (7.11%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 309 (12.70%) SQL Server
2 63 (2.59%) Hadoop
3 62 (2.55%) HBase
4 60 (2.47%) MySQL
5 53 (2.18%) DB2
6 34 (1.40%) MongoDB
7 33 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
7 33 (1.36%) Relational Database
8 32 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
9 27 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
10 25 (1.03%) RDBMS
11 15 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (0.41%) OLTP
14 8 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (0.29%) OLAP
15 7 (0.29%) Data Mining
15 7 (0.29%) Oracle OLAP
15 7 (0.29%) Oracle Database
16 4 (0.16%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 21 (0.86%) Jenkins
2 20 (0.82%) Hudson
3 17 (0.70%) Git (software)
4 10 (0.41%) JIRA
4 10 (0.41%) Subversion
5 6 (0.25%) Rational Performance Tester
6 5 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.12%) Ant
8 2 (0.082%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.082%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.082%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.041%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.041%) Redmine
9 1 (0.041%) Trac
General
1 600 (24.65%) Finance
2 216 (8.87%) Telecoms
3 158 (6.49%) Banking
4 109 (4.48%) Law
5 77 (3.16%) Marketing
5 77 (3.16%) Legal
6 73 (3.00%) Retail
7 61 (2.51%) Advertising
8 60 (2.47%) Financial Institution
9 44 (1.81%) Back Office
10 42 (1.73%) Investment Banking
11 28 (1.15%) Manufacturing
12 26 (1.07%) Front Office
13 21 (0.86%) Electronics
14 16 (0.66%) French Language
15 14 (0.58%) Local Government
16 10 (0.41%) Spanish Language
17 8 (0.33%) Billing
18 6 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
18 6 (0.25%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 558 (22.93%) Network Engineer
2 323 (13.27%) Analyst
3 251 (10.31%) Architect
4 238 (9.78%) Support Engineer
5 181 (7.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 169 (6.94%) Consultant
7 162 (6.66%) Senior Network Engineer
8 144 (5.92%) Support Analyst
9 143 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
10 116 (4.77%) 2nd Line Support
11 93 (3.82%) Technical Support
12 91 (3.74%) Administrator
13 80 (3.29%) IT Support
14 77 (3.16%) Project Manager
15 75 (3.08%) Systems Engineer
15 75 (3.08%) Security Engineer
16 74 (3.04%) Systems Administrator
16 74 (3.04%) Solutions Architect
17 73 (3.00%) Desktop Support
18 72 (2.96%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (5.46%) Middleware
2 78 (3.20%) XML
3 65 (2.67%) HTML
4 63 (2.59%) XSLT
5 62 (2.55%) Ultra Messaging
5 62 (2.55%) Rendezvous
6 41 (1.68%) FIX Protocol
7 37 (1.52%) .NET
8 22 (0.90%) XMPP
8 22 (0.90%) RabbitMQ
9 18 (0.74%) CSS
10 17 (0.70%) Web Services
11 16 (0.66%) LAMP
12 14 (0.58%) SOAP
13 6 (0.25%) COM
14 4 (0.16%) J2EE
15 3 (0.12%) SAP Basis
15 3 (0.12%) Flash
15 3 (0.12%) Apache Flex
16 1 (0.041%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 163 (6.70%) Blackberry
2 145 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
3 106 (4.35%) Hedge funds
4 99 (4.07%) Video Conferencing
5 94 (3.86%) Clustering
6 63 (2.59%) Management Information System
7 56 (2.30%) Computer Science
8 53 (2.18%) Mainframe
9 44 (1.81%) Client/Server
10 36 (1.48%) Replication
11 33 (1.36%) iPhone
12 27 (1.11%) CESG
13 23 (0.94%) EPoS
14 22 (0.90%) Equities
14 22 (0.90%) Streaming Video
14 22 (0.90%) Fixed Income
14 22 (0.90%) Public Cloud
15 20 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
16 17 (0.70%) NHS
16 17 (0.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1234 (50.70%) Windows
2 463 (19.02%) Linux
3 436 (17.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 306 (12.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 264 (10.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 264 (10.85%) Windows 7
6 150 (6.16%) Windows XP
7 144 (5.92%) Solaris
8 135 (5.55%) Windows 8
9 124 (5.09%) UNIX
10 78 (3.20%) CentOS
11 53 (2.18%) Windows Vista
12 45 (1.85%) Android
13 40 (1.64%) Apple iOS
14 39 (1.60%) Mac OS X
15 35 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 26 (1.07%) Debian
17 15 (0.62%) Ubuntu
18 11 (0.45%) SUSE
18 11 (0.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 472 (19.39%) ITIL
2 209 (8.59%) Load Balancing
3 197 (8.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 190 (7.81%) Project Management
5 174 (7.15%) Performance Tuning
6 160 (6.57%) Network Design
7 127 (5.22%) Service Delivery
8 116 (4.77%) Benchmarking
9 115 (4.72%) Change Management
10 96 (3.94%) Agile Software Development
11 95 (3.90%) Time Management
12 94 (3.86%) PRINCE2
13 92 (3.78%) Kalman Filter
14 89 (3.66%) Service Management
14 89 (3.66%) Network Management
15 85 (3.49%) Migration
16 75 (3.08%) Risk Management
17 69 (2.83%) Network Monitoring
18 68 (2.79%) CRM
19 66 (2.71%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 454 (18.65%) SQL
2 121 (4.97%) Java
3 94 (3.86%) PowerShell
4 92 (3.78%) Perl
5 71 (2.92%) Bash Shell
6 66 (2.71%) JavaScript
7 65 (2.67%) Python
8 47 (1.93%) C
9 28 (1.15%) VBScript
10 27 (1.11%) PHP
11 26 (1.07%) Ruby
12 22 (0.90%) VBA
13 21 (0.86%) T-SQL
14 13 (0.53%) R
15 12 (0.49%) Shell Script
16 11 (0.45%) VB
17 9 (0.37%) PL/SQL
18 8 (0.33%) C++
19 7 (0.29%) Tcl
19 7 (0.29%) Korn
Qualifications
1 755 (31.02%) Cisco Certification
2 440 (18.08%) CCNA
3 425 (17.46%) CCNP
4 231 (9.49%) Degree
5 194 (7.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 163 (6.70%) CCIE
7 148 (6.08%) MCSE
8 119 (4.89%) Security Cleared
9 102 (4.19%) SC Cleared
10 79 (3.25%) MCSA
11 61 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
12 58 (2.38%) MCP
13 51 (2.10%) MCITP
13 51 (2.10%) CCDP
13 51 (2.10%) CCSA
14 43 (1.77%) JNCIA
15 42 (1.73%) CISSP
16 41 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 30 (1.23%) CCSE
18 29 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (6.70%) SLA
2 47 (1.93%) PCI DSS
3 43 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (0.74%) ISO 9001
5 15 (0.62%) COBIT
6 13 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.041%) BS15000
8 1 (0.041%) BS7799
8 1 (0.041%) JTAG
8 1 (0.041%) QA
System Software
1 629 (25.84%) Active Directory
2 598 (24.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 258 (10.60%) Hyper-V
4 156 (6.41%) XenApp
5 129 (5.30%) NFS
6 117 (4.81%) SRDF
7 109 (4.48%) vSphere
8 85 (3.49%) XenServer
9 69 (2.83%) Oracle RAC
10 54 (2.22%) Xen
10 54 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
11 45 (1.85%) VMware ESX
12 42 (1.73%) Terminal Services
13 39 (1.60%) KVM
14 34 (1.40%) Terminal Server
15 28 (1.15%) VMware Server
16 23 (0.94%) XenDesktop
17 19 (0.78%) Firmware
18 15 (0.62%) iptables
19 12 (0.49%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 79 (3.25%) SCCM
2 75 (3.08%) Cisco Prime
3 59 (2.42%) WSUS
3 59 (2.42%) Cisco CUCM
4 52 (2.14%) Nagios
5 48 (1.97%) SCOM
6 47 (1.93%) Backup Exec
7 41 (1.68%) CiscoWorks
8 36 (1.48%) OpenView
9 34 (1.40%) SELinux
10 31 (1.27%) Icinga
11 30 (1.23%) Cisco UCCX
12 25 (1.03%) ZABBIX
13 24 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
14 21 (0.86%) Cacti
14 21 (0.86%) Puppet
15 20 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
16 17 (0.70%) MOM
17 15 (0.62%) Ansible
18 14 (0.58%) Salt
Vendors
1 1411 (57.97%) Cisco
2 847 (34.80%) VMware
3 731 (30.03%) Microsoft
4 466 (19.15%) Citrix
5 378 (15.53%) HP
6 353 (14.50%) CheckPoint
7 351 (14.42%) Juniper
8 269 (11.05%) NetApp
9 262 (10.76%) F5
10 202 (8.30%) EMC
11 187 (7.68%) Oracle
12 168 (6.90%) SolarWinds
13 137 (5.63%) Avaya
14 130 (5.34%) Dell
15 126 (5.18%) IBM
16 122 (5.01%) Intel
17 117 (4.81%) Riverbed
18 95 (3.90%) Red Hat
18 95 (3.90%) Apple
19 82 (3.37%) Mitel
City, London
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus Bonus / Commission, Health, etc
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus Bonus / Commission, Health, etc
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum £50,000 to £60,000 + Bonus/Profit Sh
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 70k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Enorth Staffing
Salary: £48000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Newton Blue
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum
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City, London
HP Group
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Clayton Group
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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