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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
England / London
Rank 158 148 101
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -47
Permanent jobs citing WAN 697 900 1227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.08% 2.25% 2.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.08% 14.29% 17.36%
Number of salaries quoted 577 759 1035
Median salary £52,500 £51,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.94% +8.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,400 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

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
5328 6297 7069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.93% 15.77% 17.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4517 5301 5981
Median salary £54,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +1 103 £50,000 -9.09% 17
Hounslow +22 18 £57,500 -
Chiswick -5 7 £64,750 +52.35%
Romford - 5 £21,500 -
Canary Wharf -20 4 £102,500 +51.85%
Croydon -8 3 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Hammersmith +1 2 £50,000 +11.11%
Bromley - 2 £30,000 -
Surbiton - 2 - -
Uxbridge - 2 £52,500 -
Twickenham -2 1 £37,500 -11.76%
Docklands, London -4 1 - -
Westminster - 1 - -
Finchley - 1 £35,000 -
Barnet - 1 £32,739 -
Chessington - 1 £77,500 -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 1268 (81.49%) LAN
2 904 (58.10%) Cisco
3 708 (45.50%) Firewall
4 600 (38.56%) Windows
5 522 (33.55%) Cisco Certification
6 483 (31.04%) VMware
7 422 (27.12%) VPN
8 398 (25.58%) Finance
8 398 (25.58%) Data Centre
9 385 (24.74%) Microsoft
10 380 (24.42%) Active Directory
11 376 (24.16%) VMware Infrastructure
12 361 (23.20%) CCNP
13 346 (22.24%) MPLS
14 342 (21.98%) TCP/IP
15 323 (20.76%) BGP
16 311 (19.99%) Wireless
17 294 (18.89%) Windows Server
18 286 (18.38%) OSPF
19 284 (18.25%) DNS
20 278 (17.87%) Linux
21 266 (17.10%) Juniper
22 256 (16.45%) ITIL
23 253 (16.26%) CCNA
24 252 (16.20%) SAN
25 233 (14.97%) Network Security
26 221 (14.20%) VoIP
27 203 (13.05%) DHCP
28 193 (12.40%) Citrix
29 192 (12.34%) MS Exchange

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
1 192 (12.34%) MS Exchange
2 106 (6.81%) IIS
3 89 (5.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 86 (5.53%) Apache
5 68 (4.37%) SharePoint
6 65 (4.18%) Skype for Business
7 63 (4.05%) Tomcat
8 54 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2013
9 53 (3.41%) Oracle Coherence
10 52 (3.34%) Exchange Server 2007
11 47 (3.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 47 (3.02%) WebSphere
12 33 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2003
13 25 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 12 (0.77%) OpenStack
15 10 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
16 7 (0.45%) Confluence
17 6 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 5 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
19 4 (0.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 170 (10.93%) MS Excel
2 135 (8.68%) MS Office
3 24 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 21 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 27 (1.74%) RMDS
2 10 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
3 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 125 (8.03%) Amazon AWS
2 123 (7.90%) Office 365
3 100 (6.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 39 (2.51%) SaaS
5 29 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
6 25 (1.61%) IaaS
7 19 (1.22%) IBM Cloud
8 13 (0.84%) PaaS
9 11 (0.71%) Mimecast
10 7 (0.45%) G Suite
11 5 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (0.26%) OneDrive
13 3 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 3 (0.19%) GitHub
14 2 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 2 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
15 1 (0.064%) Dropbox
15 1 (0.064%) Google Cloud Platform
15 1 (0.064%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1268 (81.49%) LAN
2 708 (45.50%) Firewall
3 422 (27.12%) VPN
4 346 (22.24%) MPLS
5 342 (21.98%) TCP/IP
6 323 (20.76%) BGP
7 311 (19.99%) Wireless
8 286 (18.38%) OSPF
9 284 (18.25%) DNS
10 252 (16.20%) SAN
11 233 (14.97%) Network Security
12 221 (14.20%) VoIP
13 203 (13.05%) DHCP
14 170 (10.93%) Cisco ASA
15 160 (10.28%) VLAN
16 148 (9.51%) EIGRP
17 128 (8.23%) Multicast
18 126 (8.10%) Cisco Nexus
19 121 (7.78%) WLAN
20 107 (6.88%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (8.23%) SQL Server
2 34 (2.19%) Hadoop
3 33 (2.12%) HBase
4 32 (2.06%) MySQL
5 23 (1.48%) DB2
6 20 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (1.29%) OLAP
6 20 (1.29%) OLTP
6 20 (1.29%) Oracle OLAP
7 17 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (0.64%) Relational Database
9 9 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.32%) Informix
12 5 (0.32%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.26%) SQL Server 2014
14 3 (0.19%) EDMS
14 3 (0.19%) NoSQL
15 2 (0.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (0.96%) Git (software)
2 10 (0.64%) Sonatype Nexus
3 9 (0.58%) Subversion
4 7 (0.45%) JIRA
5 3 (0.19%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.19%) Maven
5 3 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.19%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.064%) git-flow
6 1 (0.064%) Grunt
6 1 (0.064%) gulp
6 1 (0.064%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.064%) webpack
General
1 398 (25.58%) Finance
2 185 (11.89%) Telecoms
3 89 (5.72%) Banking
4 87 (5.59%) Retail
5 49 (3.15%) Legal
6 36 (2.31%) Investment Banking
7 32 (2.06%) Law
8 28 (1.80%) Financial Institution
9 27 (1.74%) Marketing
10 20 (1.29%) Publishing
11 14 (0.90%) Back Office
11 14 (0.90%) Games
12 11 (0.71%) Advertising
13 10 (0.64%) Online Betting
13 10 (0.64%) Spanish Language
14 8 (0.51%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.45%) Billing
16 6 (0.39%) Multimedia
17 5 (0.32%) French Language
18 4 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 427 (27.44%) Network Engineer
2 189 (12.15%) Analyst
3 168 (10.80%) Senior Network Engineer
4 166 (10.67%) Architect
5 120 (7.71%) Administrator
6 113 (7.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 112 (7.20%) Support Engineer
8 110 (7.07%) Cisco Engineer
9 103 (6.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 99 (6.36%) Infrastructure Architect
11 75 (4.82%) Systems Administrator
12 63 (4.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 61 (3.92%) Support Analyst
14 56 (3.60%) Solutions Architect
15 49 (3.15%) Network Analyst
16 48 (3.08%) Consultant
16 48 (3.08%) Infrastructure Manager
17 47 (3.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 47 (3.02%) Network Architect
18 46 (2.96%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (4.76%) Middleware
2 48 (3.08%) 802.1X
3 43 (2.76%) Web Services
4 32 (2.06%) HTML
5 30 (1.93%) XML
6 28 (1.80%) XSLT
7 27 (1.74%) Rendezvous
7 27 (1.74%) Ultra Messaging
8 16 (1.03%) LAMP
9 12 (0.77%) Flash
10 9 (0.58%) .NET
11 5 (0.32%) REST
12 4 (0.26%) FreeSWITCH
12 4 (0.26%) XMPP
13 3 (0.19%) ASP.NET
13 3 (0.19%) Hibernate
13 3 (0.19%) HTML5
13 3 (0.19%) Spring
14 2 (0.13%) J2EE
14 2 (0.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 398 (25.58%) Data Centre
2 107 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
3 65 (4.18%) Management Information System
4 54 (3.47%) Computer Science
5 48 (3.08%) Video Conferencing
6 43 (2.76%) Blackberry
7 39 (2.51%) Public Cloud
8 34 (2.19%) BYOD
9 25 (1.61%) Driving Licence
10 24 (1.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 24 (1.54%) Smartphone
11 20 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
12 19 (1.22%) PKI
13 18 (1.16%) iPhone
14 17 (1.09%) Hedge funds
15 16 (1.03%) iPad
16 15 (0.96%) Clustering
17 11 (0.71%) Statistics
18 10 (0.64%) IVR
18 10 (0.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 600 (38.56%) Windows
2 294 (18.89%) Windows Server
3 278 (17.87%) Linux
4 162 (10.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 150 (9.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 130 (8.35%) Windows 7
7 79 (5.08%) Windows 8
8 71 (4.56%) Solaris
9 66 (4.24%) Unix
10 57 (3.66%) Windows 10
11 48 (3.08%) CentOS
12 46 (2.96%) Mac OS X
13 40 (2.57%) Ubuntu
14 37 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
15 34 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 23 (1.48%) Android
17 20 (1.29%) Windows XP
18 11 (0.71%) Apple iOS
18 11 (0.71%) Debian
19 10 (0.64%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (16.45%) ITIL
2 153 (9.83%) Disaster Recovery
3 137 (8.80%) Network Design
4 109 (7.01%) Project Management
5 105 (6.75%) Agile Software Development
6 103 (6.62%) Presales
7 98 (6.30%) Business Continuity
8 97 (6.23%) Network Architecture
9 92 (5.91%) Load Balancing
10 86 (5.53%) Change Management
11 83 (5.33%) Service Management
12 80 (5.14%) Information Security
13 73 (4.69%) Migration
14 72 (4.63%) Mentoring
15 69 (4.43%) Network Management
16 64 (4.11%) Network Monitoring
16 64 (4.11%) Performance Tuning
17 61 (3.92%) Problem Management
18 58 (3.73%) Benchmarking
19 53 (3.41%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 155 (9.96%) SQL
2 82 (5.27%) PowerShell
3 55 (3.53%) Bash Shell
4 49 (3.15%) Python
5 43 (2.76%) Java
6 30 (1.93%) JavaScript
7 25 (1.61%) Perl
8 20 (1.29%) C
9 13 (0.84%) VB
10 12 (0.77%) Shell Script
11 9 (0.58%) Lisp
12 6 (0.39%) C#
12 6 (0.39%) PHP
13 5 (0.32%) VBScript
14 4 (0.26%) Ruby
15 3 (0.19%) C++
16 2 (0.13%) Korn
17 1 (0.064%) Assembly Language
17 1 (0.064%) Bourne shell
17 1 (0.064%) Lua
Qualifications
1 522 (33.55%) Cisco Certification
2 361 (23.20%) CCNP
3 253 (16.26%) CCNA
4 189 (12.15%) Degree
5 134 (8.61%) CCIE
6 128 (8.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 99 (6.36%) MCSE
8 51 (3.28%) MCSA
9 44 (2.83%) MCP
10 39 (2.51%) Security Cleared
11 34 (2.19%) CISSP
12 33 (2.12%) CISM
13 32 (2.06%) MCITP
14 29 (1.86%) JNCIA
15 28 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
16 24 (1.54%) CCDP
16 24 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 23 (1.48%) JNCIS
18 21 (1.35%) CCVP
18 21 (1.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (6.30%) SLA
2 39 (2.51%) PCI DSS
3 27 (1.74%) QA
4 26 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.71%) JSP 440
5 11 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.51%) COBIT
7 1 (0.064%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.064%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.064%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.064%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.064%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 380 (24.42%) Active Directory
2 376 (24.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 182 (11.70%) Hyper-V
4 70 (4.50%) NFS
5 68 (4.37%) Xen
6 64 (4.11%) VMware ESX
7 55 (3.53%) SRDF
8 53 (3.41%) Oracle RAC
9 52 (3.34%) KVM
10 50 (3.21%) Virtual Servers
11 45 (2.89%) vSphere
12 42 (2.70%) XenApp
13 25 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
14 17 (1.09%) XenServer
15 14 (0.90%) ProxySG
15 14 (0.90%) Terminal Services
16 10 (0.64%) VMware Server
16 10 (0.64%) XenDesktop
17 8 (0.51%) DFS Replication
18 7 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 60 (3.86%) SCCM
2 47 (3.02%) Puppet
3 46 (2.96%) Cisco CUCM
4 39 (2.51%) WSUS
5 36 (2.31%) Nagios
6 31 (1.99%) Ansible
7 28 (1.80%) Cisco Prime
8 21 (1.35%) Cisco UCCX
9 19 (1.22%) BMC PATROL
10 16 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
11 14 (0.90%) Backup Exec
11 14 (0.90%) SCOM
12 13 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
12 13 (0.84%) ZABBIX
13 12 (0.77%) Cisco CME
13 12 (0.77%) Nessus
14 9 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
15 8 (0.51%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 7 (0.45%) AirWatch
17 6 (0.39%) Salt
Vendors
1 904 (58.10%) Cisco
2 483 (31.04%) VMware
3 385 (24.74%) Microsoft
4 266 (17.10%) Juniper
5 193 (12.40%) Citrix
6 174 (11.18%) Palo Alto
7 151 (9.70%) CheckPoint
8 131 (8.42%) F5
9 117 (7.52%) NetApp
9 117 (7.52%) Oracle
10 105 (6.75%) HP
11 99 (6.36%) EMC
12 97 (6.23%) Riverbed
13 96 (6.17%) SolarWinds
14 69 (4.43%) Avaya
15 56 (3.60%) Intel
16 55 (3.53%) Fortinet
17 54 (3.47%) IBM
17 54 (3.47%) Mitel
18 52 (3.34%) Apple
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Robert Half
Salary: £45000 - £49000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive bonus and benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefts
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £35-40,000 + Good Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Comtecs
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £46000 - £54000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Ingenio
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum 24 Days Holiday - Pension Scheme - P
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Shift allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Bupa
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
London
The North Starr
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
83Zero
Salary: From £55000 to £70000 per annum, + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: £40,000 per annum (£80,000 OTE) plus private health/car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
London
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + Car, On-call bonus, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Northwood, Middlesex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-45,000
Posted: 3 days ago