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

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 130 152 129
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -23
Permanent jobs citing WAN 923 964 1099
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.43% 2.19% 2.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.73% 13.71% 14.01%
Number of salaries quoted 773 830 890
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
5869 7031 7845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.46% 16.00% 17.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5017 6008 6462
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 September 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 September 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 +18 144 £55,000 - 20
Croydon +10 19 £52,500 -
West Drayton - 12 £37,500 -
Uxbridge +11 11 £51,250 +113.54% 1
Canary Wharf +5 7 £52,500 +56.71%
Brentford - 6 £55,000 -
Chessington - 6 £75,000 -
Chiswick -7 4 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Feltham +5 3 £55,000 +48.64%
Docklands, London +4 3 - -
Wimbledon -4 3 £28,000 -45.09%
Hayes - 2 £52,500 -
Romford - 2 - -
Westminster - 2 - -
Harrow +10 1 - -
Hounslow +8 1 £37,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames -1 1 £52,500 +54.41% 3
Southall - 1 £21,000 -
Southwark - 1 - -
Finchley - 1 £35,000 -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 1474 (81.03%) LAN
2 954 (52.45%) Cisco
3 805 (44.26%) Firewall
4 762 (41.89%) Windows
5 566 (31.12%) Cisco Certification
6 561 (30.84%) VMware
7 527 (28.97%) Microsoft
8 508 (27.93%) Active Directory
9 471 (25.89%) VPN
10 426 (23.42%) VMware Infrastructure
11 407 (22.37%) Finance
12 392 (21.55%) ITIL
13 383 (21.06%) CCNP
14 369 (20.29%) Linux
15 367 (20.18%) TCP/IP
16 366 (20.12%) MPLS
17 359 (19.74%) Windows Server
18 350 (19.24%) Wireless
19 345 (18.97%) Data Centre
20 342 (18.80%) SAN
21 339 (18.64%) VoIP
22 332 (18.25%) CCNA
23 283 (15.56%) DNS
24 276 (15.17%) Network Security
25 274 (15.06%) BGP
26 269 (14.79%) Juniper
27 266 (14.62%) MS Exchange
28 247 (13.58%) OSPF
28 247 (13.58%) Windows Server 2008
29 244 (13.41%) 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
1 266 (14.62%) MS Exchange
2 119 (6.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 109 (5.99%) Exchange Server 2013
4 100 (5.50%) SharePoint
5 95 (5.22%) IIS
6 80 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2007
7 75 (4.12%) Apache
8 59 (3.24%) Skype for Business
9 32 (1.76%) Tomcat
10 26 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 24 (1.32%) WebSphere
12 23 (1.26%) Oracle Coherence
12 23 (1.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 18 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
14 13 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
15 8 (0.44%) Confluence
15 8 (0.44%) OpenStack
16 7 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
17 4 (0.22%) Commerce Server
18 3 (0.16%) CMS
Applications
1 241 (13.25%) MS Excel
2 204 (11.21%) MS Office
3 44 (2.42%) MS Visio
4 22 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.66%) MS Project
6 8 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.22%) Mozilla Thunderbird
8 1 (0.055%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.055%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 14 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.27%) RMDS
3 3 (0.16%) HiPortfolio
4 2 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.055%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 164 (9.02%) Office 365
2 127 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
3 116 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 42 (2.31%) SaaS
5 37 (2.03%) IaaS
6 21 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
7 20 (1.10%) IBM Cloud
8 17 (0.93%) PaaS
9 10 (0.55%) Mimecast
10 5 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.27%) Google Apps
11 4 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.22%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.11%) Google Compute Engine
12 2 (0.11%) Nimbula
12 2 (0.11%) SoftLayer
12 2 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.055%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 1474 (81.03%) LAN
2 805 (44.26%) Firewall
3 471 (25.89%) VPN
4 367 (20.18%) TCP/IP
5 366 (20.12%) MPLS
6 350 (19.24%) Wireless
7 342 (18.80%) SAN
8 339 (18.64%) VoIP
9 283 (15.56%) DNS
10 276 (15.17%) Network Security
11 274 (15.06%) BGP
12 247 (13.58%) OSPF
13 232 (12.75%) DHCP
14 207 (11.38%) Cisco ASA
15 168 (9.24%) EIGRP
16 167 (9.18%) VLAN
17 155 (8.52%) Internet
18 138 (7.59%) Cisco Nexus
19 123 (6.76%) NAS
19 123 (6.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (9.73%) SQL Server
2 43 (2.36%) MySQL
3 31 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (1.43%) DB2
5 25 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (1.21%) OLAP
6 22 (1.21%) Oracle OLAP
7 21 (1.15%) OLTP
8 15 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (0.66%) Oracle Database
10 11 (0.60%) Relational Database
10 11 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (0.44%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (0.22%) MongoDB
14 4 (0.22%) Power BI
14 4 (0.22%) QlikView
15 3 (0.16%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (0.82%) JIRA
2 8 (0.44%) Git (software)
2 8 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 7 (0.38%) Cucumber
3 7 (0.38%) JUnit
3 7 (0.38%) LoadRunner
3 7 (0.38%) Selenium
3 7 (0.38%) SpecFlow
3 7 (0.38%) Subversion
3 7 (0.38%) TestNG
4 6 (0.33%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.16%) Liquibase
5 3 (0.16%) Maven
6 2 (0.11%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.11%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.055%) Eclipse
General
1 407 (22.37%) Finance
2 220 (12.09%) Telecoms
3 129 (7.09%) Banking
4 100 (5.50%) Retail
5 80 (4.40%) Legal
6 58 (3.19%) Law
7 41 (2.25%) Marketing
8 32 (1.76%) Investment Banking
9 30 (1.65%) Advertising
9 30 (1.65%) Back Office
10 28 (1.54%) Games
11 24 (1.32%) Financial Institution
12 17 (0.93%) Publishing
13 9 (0.49%) Local Government
14 8 (0.44%) Spanish Language
15 7 (0.38%) Billing
15 7 (0.38%) French Language
16 6 (0.33%) Manufacturing
17 5 (0.27%) Online Betting
18 4 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 465 (25.56%) Network Engineer
2 298 (16.38%) Analyst
3 172 (9.46%) Support Engineer
4 166 (9.13%) Cisco Engineer
5 162 (8.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 162 (8.91%) Senior Network Engineer
6 150 (8.25%) Architect
7 149 (8.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 112 (6.16%) Support Analyst
9 102 (5.61%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 86 (4.73%) IT Support
11 85 (4.67%) 2nd Line Support
12 76 (4.18%) Infrastructure Architect
13 73 (4.01%) IT Analyst
13 73 (4.01%) Network Analyst
14 72 (3.96%) Administrator
14 72 (3.96%) Infrastructure Manager
14 72 (3.96%) Security Engineer
15 71 (3.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 68 (3.74%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (3.85%) 802.1X
2 58 (3.19%) Web Services
3 50 (2.75%) Middleware
4 22 (1.21%) LAMP
5 16 (0.88%) .NET
6 13 (0.71%) FIX Protocol
6 13 (0.71%) XML
7 11 (0.60%) XMPP
8 9 (0.49%) Ruby on Rails
9 8 (0.44%) HTML
10 7 (0.38%) FreeSWITCH
10 7 (0.38%) JDBC
11 6 (0.33%) JSON
11 6 (0.33%) SOAP
11 6 (0.33%) Ultra Messaging
12 4 (0.22%) HTML5
12 4 (0.22%) REST
13 3 (0.16%) Flash
13 3 (0.16%) Spring
13 3 (0.16%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 345 (18.97%) Data Centre
2 125 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
3 83 (4.56%) Management Information System
4 72 (3.96%) Blackberry
5 68 (3.74%) Computer Science
6 56 (3.08%) Video Conferencing
7 45 (2.47%) iPhone
8 41 (2.25%) Public Cloud
9 34 (1.87%) Private Cloud
10 26 (1.43%) Hedge funds
10 26 (1.43%) Smartphone
11 23 (1.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 22 (1.21%) Statistics
13 20 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
14 19 (1.04%) iPad
15 18 (0.99%) BYOD
15 18 (0.99%) Client/Server
15 18 (0.99%) Clustering
16 17 (0.93%) Replication
17 15 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 762 (41.89%) Windows
2 369 (20.29%) Linux
3 359 (19.74%) Windows Server
4 247 (13.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 196 (10.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 147 (8.08%) Windows 7
7 90 (4.95%) Unix
8 71 (3.90%) Windows 8
8 71 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 65 (3.57%) Windows 10
10 58 (3.19%) Solaris
11 51 (2.80%) Android
11 51 (2.80%) CentOS
11 51 (2.80%) Mac OS X
12 46 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 29 (1.59%) Ubuntu
14 26 (1.43%) Windows XP
15 20 (1.10%) Windows Vista
16 17 (0.93%) Mac OS
17 11 (0.60%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 392 (21.55%) ITIL
2 155 (8.52%) Project Management
3 142 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 119 (6.54%) Network Design
5 113 (6.21%) Load Balancing
6 102 (5.61%) Change Management
7 100 (5.50%) Information Security
8 92 (5.06%) Network Monitoring
9 89 (4.89%) Service Delivery
10 88 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
10 88 (4.84%) Business Continuity
11 82 (4.51%) Network Management
12 77 (4.23%) Presales
13 74 (4.07%) Risk Management
14 73 (4.01%) Service Management
15 72 (3.96%) Mentoring
16 66 (3.63%) Kalman Filter
17 64 (3.52%) Network Architecture
17 64 (3.52%) WAN Optimisation
18 60 (3.30%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 221 (12.15%) SQL
2 112 (6.16%) PowerShell
3 76 (4.18%) Python
4 57 (3.13%) Perl
5 44 (2.42%) Bash Shell
6 42 (2.31%) Ruby
7 39 (2.14%) C
8 30 (1.65%) Shell Script
9 20 (1.10%) C#
10 19 (1.04%) Java
11 17 (0.93%) VB
12 16 (0.88%) T-SQL
12 16 (0.88%) VBScript
13 15 (0.82%) C++
13 15 (0.82%) PHP
14 9 (0.49%) Lisp
15 6 (0.33%) JavaScript
16 5 (0.27%) Korn
17 2 (0.11%) R
17 2 (0.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 566 (31.12%) Cisco Certification
2 383 (21.06%) CCNP
3 332 (18.25%) CCNA
4 244 (13.41%) Degree
5 175 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 127 (6.98%) MCSE
7 124 (6.82%) CCIE
8 71 (3.90%) MCSA
9 58 (3.19%) Security Cleared
10 54 (2.97%) CCSA
11 52 (2.86%) MCITP
12 48 (2.64%) CISSP
13 44 (2.42%) MCP
14 38 (2.09%) CCDP
15 35 (1.92%) DV Cleared
16 34 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
17 30 (1.65%) JNCIA
17 30 (1.65%) SC Cleared
18 28 (1.54%) CISM
19 27 (1.48%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (7.48%) SLA
2 48 (2.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (2.03%) PCI DSS
4 21 (1.15%) QA
5 13 (0.71%) COBIT
6 8 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.38%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.055%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.055%) PMBOK
System Software
1 508 (27.93%) Active Directory
2 426 (23.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 224 (12.31%) Hyper-V
4 89 (4.89%) vSphere
5 63 (3.46%) VMware ESX
6 53 (2.91%) Xen
7 51 (2.80%) NFS
8 49 (2.69%) Terminal Services
8 49 (2.69%) Virtual Servers
9 46 (2.53%) XenApp
10 35 (1.92%) SRDF
11 25 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
12 24 (1.32%) KVM
12 24 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
12 24 (1.32%) VMware Server
13 20 (1.10%) XenServer
14 19 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
15 17 (0.93%) DFS Replication
16 16 (0.88%) BitLocker
16 16 (0.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 83 (4.56%) SCCM
2 47 (2.58%) Cisco CUCM
3 45 (2.47%) Puppet
4 41 (2.25%) WSUS
5 36 (1.98%) SCOM
6 30 (1.65%) Nagios
7 28 (1.54%) Backup Exec
8 27 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
9 25 (1.37%) Ansible
10 20 (1.10%) Cisco Prime
11 18 (0.99%) BMC PATROL
11 18 (0.99%) FortiGate
12 17 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
13 16 (0.88%) Icinga
14 15 (0.82%) Cacti
14 15 (0.82%) Cisco UCCX
15 11 (0.60%) NetBackup
15 11 (0.60%) SCVMM
16 10 (0.55%) Nessus
16 10 (0.55%) QRadar
Vendors
1 954 (52.45%) Cisco
2 561 (30.84%) VMware
3 527 (28.97%) Microsoft
4 269 (14.79%) Juniper
5 243 (13.36%) CheckPoint
6 221 (12.15%) Citrix
7 172 (9.46%) HP
8 165 (9.07%) F5
9 119 (6.54%) EMC
10 118 (6.49%) NetApp
10 118 (6.49%) Palo Alto
11 116 (6.38%) Oracle
11 116 (6.38%) SolarWinds
12 102 (5.61%) Riverbed
13 85 (4.67%) Dell
14 74 (4.07%) Mitel
15 70 (3.85%) Fortinet
16 57 (3.13%) Avaya
17 56 (3.08%) Apple
18 52 (2.86%) Meraki
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Shift allowance
Posted: 15 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Searchability
Salary: £24000 - £28500 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market salaries
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Amazing Benefits packages
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Bristow Holland
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £58,000 - £65,000+ Package
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Charles Taylor plc
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75K-£90k
Posted: 10 hours ago
South East London
Sage UK Limited
Salary: + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Imperative People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £35000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To £40K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + 22 days holidays & discounts
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Recital Consulting
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Sanderson
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £52000 Per Annum package, plus comprehensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum £45-55k+
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 3k on call
Posted: 3 days ago