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

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 141 137 148
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Permanent jobs citing WAN 909 1077 1041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.31% 2.42% 2.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.46% 15.46% 13.22%
Number of salaries quoted 779 929 883
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 £32,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
6286 6965 7872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.95% 15.66% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5402 5892 6526
Median salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +11 154 £55,000 - 28
Croydon +8 18 £51,250 +31.41% 1
Canary Wharf +4 10 £100,000 -
Docklands, London +13 9 £50,000 +11.11%
Feltham +7 7 £52,500 +118.75%
Harrow +7 5 - -
Wimbledon -12 5 £28,000 -37.07%
West Drayton - 5 £37,500 - 1
Orpington - 4 £45,000 -
Twickenham +19 3 £38,432 +9.80%
Kingston Upon Thames +11 3 £30,000 -11.76%
Hounslow +9 1 £60,000 +140.00%
Uxbridge +4 1 - - 1
Bromley -4 1 £52,500 +128.26%
Westminster -13 1 - -
Southwark - 1 - -
Finchley - 1 £35,000 -
Surbiton - 1 £27,500 -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 1573 (84.34%) LAN
2 1004 (53.83%) Cisco
3 881 (47.24%) Firewall
4 821 (44.02%) Windows
5 599 (32.12%) Cisco Certification
6 554 (29.71%) VMware
7 543 (29.12%) Active Directory
8 532 (28.53%) Microsoft
9 496 (26.60%) VPN
10 427 (22.90%) CCNP
11 420 (22.52%) Finance
12 417 (22.36%) Windows Server
13 410 (21.98%) Linux
14 407 (21.82%) ITIL
15 382 (20.48%) VMware Infrastructure
16 370 (19.84%) MPLS
17 366 (19.62%) Wireless
18 361 (19.36%) TCP/IP
19 345 (18.50%) VoIP
20 327 (17.53%) CCNA
21 321 (17.21%) Data Centre
22 317 (17.00%) SAN
23 311 (16.68%) Network Security
24 301 (16.14%) Juniper
25 288 (15.44%) Windows Server 2008
26 285 (15.28%) CheckPoint
27 279 (14.96%) MS Exchange
28 266 (14.26%) Citrix
29 263 (14.10%) DNS
30 261 (13.99%) MS Office

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
1 279 (14.96%) MS Exchange
2 144 (7.72%) Exchange Server 2013
3 129 (6.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 108 (5.79%) SharePoint
5 104 (5.58%) IIS
6 88 (4.72%) Apache
7 87 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2007
8 67 (3.59%) Skype for Business
9 47 (2.52%) Tomcat
10 28 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 21 (1.13%) JBoss
12 18 (0.97%) WebSphere
13 16 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
13 16 (0.86%) Oracle Coherence
13 16 (0.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 14 (0.75%) Confluence
15 11 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
16 9 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
17 7 (0.38%) OpenStack
18 6 (0.32%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 261 (13.99%) MS Office
2 241 (12.92%) MS Excel
3 65 (3.49%) MS Visio
4 20 (1.07%) MS Project
5 18 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (0.38%) AutoCAD
8 6 (0.32%) Revit
9 1 (0.054%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 11 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.32%) RMDS
4 5 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.16%) Hi Portfolio
5 3 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.054%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.054%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 139 (7.45%) Office 365
2 125 (6.70%) Amazon AWS
3 99 (5.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 38 (2.04%) SaaS
5 31 (1.66%) IaaS
6 25 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (0.97%) Mimecast
8 17 (0.91%) PaaS
9 7 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 6 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.21%) Yammer
13 3 (0.16%) GitHub
14 2 (0.11%) Google Apps
14 2 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.11%) Google Compute Engine
14 2 (0.11%) Nimbula
14 2 (0.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1573 (84.34%) LAN
2 881 (47.24%) Firewall
3 496 (26.60%) VPN
4 370 (19.84%) MPLS
5 366 (19.62%) Wireless
6 361 (19.36%) TCP/IP
7 345 (18.50%) VoIP
8 317 (17.00%) SAN
9 311 (16.68%) Network Security
10 263 (14.10%) DNS
11 257 (13.78%) Cisco ASA
12 245 (13.14%) BGP
13 221 (11.85%) OSPF
14 216 (11.58%) DHCP
15 190 (10.19%) Internet
16 175 (9.38%) EIGRP
17 163 (8.74%) Cisco Nexus
18 145 (7.77%) VLAN
19 125 (6.70%) NAS
20 104 (5.58%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (10.40%) SQL Server
2 52 (2.79%) MySQL
3 31 (1.66%) Oracle Database
4 28 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (0.97%) DB2
7 15 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (0.70%) OLAP
8 13 (0.70%) Oracle OLAP
9 12 (0.64%) OLTP
9 12 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (0.43%) Hadoop
13 7 (0.38%) Relational Database
14 4 (0.21%) HBase
14 4 (0.21%) MongoDB
14 4 (0.21%) Oracle Exadata
14 4 (0.21%) Power BI
14 4 (0.21%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 26 (1.39%) JIRA
2 23 (1.23%) Jenkins
3 12 (0.64%) Travis CI
4 11 (0.59%) Cucumber
4 11 (0.59%) JUnit
4 11 (0.59%) LoadRunner
4 11 (0.59%) Selenium
4 11 (0.59%) SpecFlow
4 11 (0.59%) TestNG
5 7 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (0.21%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.16%) Liquibase
7 3 (0.16%) Subversion
8 2 (0.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.11%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.11%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.054%) Eclipse
General
1 420 (22.52%) Finance
2 224 (12.01%) Telecoms
3 138 (7.40%) Banking
4 77 (4.13%) Retail
5 72 (3.86%) Legal
6 54 (2.90%) Law
7 45 (2.41%) Games
8 35 (1.88%) Advertising
8 35 (1.88%) Marketing
9 33 (1.77%) Financial Institution
9 33 (1.77%) Investment Banking
10 30 (1.61%) Back Office
11 13 (0.70%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.59%) Publishing
13 10 (0.54%) Local Government
14 8 (0.43%) Front Office
15 7 (0.38%) Billing
16 5 (0.27%) Japanese Language
17 4 (0.21%) Electronics
18 3 (0.16%) French Language
Job Titles
1 485 (26.01%) Network Engineer
2 312 (16.73%) Analyst
3 182 (9.76%) Cisco Engineer
4 178 (9.54%) Support Engineer
5 171 (9.17%) Senior Network Engineer
6 165 (8.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 157 (8.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 113 (6.06%) Architect
9 112 (6.01%) 2nd Line Support
10 110 (5.90%) Support Analyst
11 109 (5.84%) Security Engineer
12 104 (5.58%) IT Support
13 98 (5.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 92 (4.93%) Network Security Engineer
15 85 (4.56%) Network Manager
16 84 (4.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
16 84 (4.50%) IT Engineer
17 82 (4.40%) Network Analyst
18 81 (4.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
19 78 (4.18%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (4.02%) 802.1X
2 61 (3.27%) Web Services
3 35 (1.88%) Middleware
4 21 (1.13%) .NET
4 21 (1.13%) XMPP
5 17 (0.91%) XML
6 13 (0.70%) FIX Protocol
6 13 (0.70%) LAMP
7 11 (0.59%) JDBC
8 10 (0.54%) Ruby on Rails
9 9 (0.48%) Ultra Messaging
10 7 (0.38%) SOAP
11 5 (0.27%) FreeSWITCH
11 5 (0.27%) HTML
12 4 (0.21%) ActiveMQ
12 4 (0.21%) JSON
12 4 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
12 4 (0.21%) Rendezvous
13 3 (0.16%) REST
13 3 (0.16%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 321 (17.21%) Data Centre
2 106 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
3 91 (4.88%) Blackberry
4 79 (4.24%) Management Information System
5 69 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 51 (2.73%) Video Conferencing
7 47 (2.52%) iPhone
8 43 (2.31%) Private Cloud
9 35 (1.88%) EqualLogic
9 35 (1.88%) Replication
10 32 (1.72%) Hedge funds
11 28 (1.50%) Statistics
12 26 (1.39%) Public Cloud
13 24 (1.29%) Smartphone
14 22 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 19 (1.02%) Fat Client
15 19 (1.02%) Thin Client
16 17 (0.91%) Virtual Team
17 16 (0.86%) iPad
18 15 (0.80%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 821 (44.02%) Windows
2 417 (22.36%) Windows Server
3 410 (21.98%) Linux
4 288 (15.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 230 (12.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 183 (9.81%) Windows 7
7 103 (5.52%) Unix
8 81 (4.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 78 (4.18%) Windows 8
10 74 (3.97%) Android
11 63 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 62 (3.32%) Windows 10
13 54 (2.90%) CentOS
14 50 (2.68%) Solaris
15 41 (2.20%) Windows XP
16 37 (1.98%) Mac OS X
17 30 (1.61%) Ubuntu
18 26 (1.39%) Windows Vista
19 25 (1.34%) Mac OS
20 11 (0.59%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 407 (21.82%) ITIL
2 165 (8.85%) Project Management
3 151 (8.10%) Load Balancing
4 134 (7.18%) Change Management
5 122 (6.54%) Network Monitoring
6 116 (6.22%) Network Design
7 110 (5.90%) Service Delivery
8 104 (5.58%) Information Security
9 102 (5.47%) Disaster Recovery
9 102 (5.47%) Network Management
10 87 (4.66%) Cybersecurity
11 81 (4.34%) DevOps
12 80 (4.29%) Presales
13 79 (4.24%) Service Management
14 78 (4.18%) Change Control
15 75 (4.02%) Agile Software Development
16 74 (3.97%) High Availability
17 71 (3.81%) PRINCE2
17 71 (3.81%) Root Cause Analysis
18 70 (3.75%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 238 (12.76%) SQL
2 113 (6.06%) PowerShell
3 91 (4.88%) Python
4 54 (2.90%) Perl
5 51 (2.73%) Bash Shell
6 50 (2.68%) Ruby
7 43 (2.31%) C
8 27 (1.45%) Java
9 24 (1.29%) C#
9 24 (1.29%) Shell Script
10 21 (1.13%) C++
11 16 (0.86%) PHP
11 16 (0.86%) T-SQL
12 13 (0.70%) VB
12 13 (0.70%) VBScript
13 6 (0.32%) JavaScript
14 5 (0.27%) Korn
15 2 (0.11%) R
15 2 (0.11%) Tcl
15 2 (0.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 599 (32.12%) Cisco Certification
2 427 (22.90%) CCNP
3 327 (17.53%) CCNA
4 231 (12.39%) Degree
5 194 (10.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 167 (8.95%) CCIE
7 133 (7.13%) MCSE
8 89 (4.77%) Security Cleared
9 84 (4.50%) MCSA
10 69 (3.70%) CCSA
11 60 (3.22%) SC Cleared
12 54 (2.90%) CISSP
13 49 (2.63%) MCITP
14 43 (2.31%) DV Cleared
15 41 (2.20%) CCDP
16 39 (2.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 37 (1.98%) JNCIP
18 34 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
19 31 (1.66%) CCVP
20 30 (1.61%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (6.38%) SLA
2 58 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (2.09%) PCI DSS
4 25 (1.34%) QA
5 5 (0.27%) COBIT
6 4 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.054%) DICOM
7 1 (0.054%) GPG13
7 1 (0.054%) HL7
7 1 (0.054%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.054%) JSP 440
System Software
1 543 (29.12%) Active Directory
2 382 (20.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 214 (11.47%) Hyper-V
4 107 (5.74%) vSphere
5 67 (3.59%) Terminal Services
6 61 (3.27%) XenApp
7 45 (2.41%) NFS
8 44 (2.36%) VMware ESX
9 38 (2.04%) XenDesktop
9 38 (2.04%) XenServer
10 36 (1.93%) Xen
11 35 (1.88%) VMware Server
12 33 (1.77%) Virtual Servers
13 31 (1.66%) Microsoft App-V
14 27 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
15 25 (1.34%) SRDF
16 23 (1.23%) BitLocker
17 19 (1.02%) DFS Replication
18 18 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
19 15 (0.80%) KVM
Systems Management
1 76 (4.08%) SCCM
2 67 (3.59%) Cisco CUCM
3 56 (3.00%) Puppet
4 44 (2.36%) Ansible
5 35 (1.88%) Backup Exec
5 35 (1.88%) Cacti
6 33 (1.77%) Nagios
7 32 (1.72%) SCOM
8 31 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
9 23 (1.23%) Icinga
10 22 (1.18%) Cisco Prime
11 21 (1.13%) FortiGate
12 19 (1.02%) WSUS
13 16 (0.86%) Nessus
14 15 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
15 14 (0.75%) Cisco UCCX
15 14 (0.75%) QRadar
16 11 (0.59%) OpenNMS
16 11 (0.59%) SCVMM
16 11 (0.59%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1004 (53.83%) Cisco
2 554 (29.71%) VMware
3 532 (28.53%) Microsoft
4 301 (16.14%) Juniper
5 285 (15.28%) CheckPoint
6 266 (14.26%) Citrix
7 210 (11.26%) F5
8 205 (10.99%) HP
9 159 (8.53%) SolarWinds
10 127 (6.81%) Oracle
11 117 (6.27%) EMC
12 107 (5.74%) Dell
13 106 (5.68%) Palo Alto
14 100 (5.36%) NetApp
15 98 (5.25%) Riverbed
16 78 (4.18%) Fortinet
17 68 (3.65%) Mitel
18 66 (3.54%) Avaya
19 62 (3.32%) Red Hat
20 61 (3.27%) Meraki
City, London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + 20% London Allowance
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Chassam Contract
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
West London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Satigo Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + shift allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £54,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Searchability
Salary: £24000 - £28500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent Analytix
Salary: From £90,000 to £120,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wembley, Middlesex
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £27000 - £32000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Talent Analytix
Salary: From £90,000 to £120,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Harris Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £90000 - £130000 per annum + 20% bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 5 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £90000 - £130000 per annum + 20% bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lewis Paige
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago