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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 120 122 146
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +24
Permanent jobs citing WAN 1078 1073 1015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.39% 2.38% 2.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.15% 15.12% 11.29%
Number of salaries quoted 866 954 892
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.31% -1.29%
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
7618 7095 8990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.86% 15.76% 18.07%
Number of salaries quoted 6281 6043 7606
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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 +11 287 £50,000 -3.84% 40
Orpington 0 8 £42,500 - 1
Hounslow +5 7 £52,500 +59.09% 2
Bromley -5 7 £23,500 -57.27%
Kingston Upon Thames -8 7 £32,000 +4.06%
Croydon -4 5 £37,500 -23.07% 3
Harrow -11 5 - - 2
Hayes -4 4 £51,500 +3.00% 2
New Malden - 4 £55,000 -
Wimbledon -16 3 £26,500 -41.11%
Twickenham - 3 £50,000 -
Canary Wharf +20 2 - -
Chiswick -1 2 £32,000 -1.53%
Uxbridge -2 2 £57,500 +49.35% 1
Docklands, London -9 2 £42,750 -28.75%
Wembley 0 1 £33,500 -14.10%
Chessington - 1 £26,500 -
Hackney - 1 £31,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £27,500 -
Barking - 1 £30,000 -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 1764 (81.52%) LAN
2 1241 (57.35%) Cisco
3 1076 (49.72%) Windows
4 811 (37.48%) Firewall
5 683 (31.56%) VMware
6 658 (30.41%) Active Directory
7 657 (30.36%) Cisco Certification
8 640 (29.57%) VPN
9 600 (27.73%) Microsoft
10 542 (25.05%) TCP/IP
11 528 (24.40%) DNS
12 498 (23.01%) Windows Server 2008
13 488 (22.55%) Finance
14 462 (21.35%) CCNP
15 451 (20.84%) MS Exchange
16 445 (20.56%) VMware Infrastructure
17 418 (19.32%) Linux
18 409 (18.90%) DHCP
19 408 (18.85%) MPLS
20 389 (17.98%) Citrix
21 386 (17.84%) Juniper
22 384 (17.74%) ITIL
23 383 (17.70%) SAN
24 364 (16.82%) Wireless
25 354 (16.36%) CCNA
26 352 (16.27%) Windows Server 2003
27 347 (16.04%) SQL Server
28 342 (15.80%) BGP
29 315 (14.56%) CheckPoint
30 301 (13.91%) SQL

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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
1 451 (20.84%) MS Exchange
2 207 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 146 (6.75%) SharePoint
4 120 (5.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 105 (4.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 101 (4.67%) IIS
7 100 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2013
8 80 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
9 74 (3.42%) Lync
10 64 (2.96%) Apache
11 63 (2.91%) Oracle Coherence
12 39 (1.80%) WebSphere
13 37 (1.71%) Tomcat
14 23 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
15 21 (0.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 18 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
17 13 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
18 12 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
18 12 (0.55%) IBM Notes
19 8 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 284 (13.12%) MS Office
2 280 (12.94%) MS Excel
3 48 (2.22%) MS Visio
4 24 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.65%) MS Project
6 10 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.18%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 31 (1.43%) RMDS
2 25 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.55%) Front Arena
3 12 (0.55%) Eikon
4 11 (0.51%) Movex
5 10 (0.46%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 10 (0.46%) 3000 Xtra
5 10 (0.46%) Summit
6 6 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.14%) Tridion
9 3 (0.14%) Advent Moxy
9 3 (0.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 2 (0.092%) Cognos TM1
10 2 (0.092%) Oracle Applications
11 1 (0.046%) Oracle Financials
11 1 (0.046%) Oracle ERP
11 1 (0.046%) Oracle EBS R12
11 1 (0.046%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 72 (3.33%) Office 365
2 37 (1.71%) SaaS
3 27 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
3 27 (1.25%) PaaS
4 25 (1.16%) IaaS
5 21 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.14%) Route 53
8 3 (0.14%) Joyent
8 3 (0.14%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.092%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.046%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1764 (81.52%) LAN
2 811 (37.48%) Firewall
3 640 (29.57%) VPN
4 542 (25.05%) TCP/IP
5 528 (24.40%) DNS
6 409 (18.90%) DHCP
7 408 (18.85%) MPLS
8 383 (17.70%) SAN
9 364 (16.82%) Wireless
10 342 (15.80%) BGP
11 275 (12.71%) OSPF
12 258 (11.92%) VoIP
13 230 (10.63%) Cisco ASA
14 215 (9.94%) Network Security
15 213 (9.84%) Internet
16 195 (9.01%) EIGRP
17 189 (8.73%) VLAN
18 163 (7.53%) Multicast
19 140 (6.47%) Cisco IOS
20 139 (6.42%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 347 (16.04%) SQL Server
2 88 (4.07%) Hadoop
3 71 (3.28%) Big Data
4 63 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
4 63 (2.91%) HBase
5 55 (2.54%) DB2
6 52 (2.40%) Oracle Exadata
7 50 (2.31%) Mahout
8 48 (2.22%) MySQL
9 44 (2.03%) MongoDB
10 43 (1.99%) Apache Cassandra
10 43 (1.99%) NoSQL
11 42 (1.94%) Apache Hive
11 42 (1.94%) Riak
11 42 (1.94%) Sqoop
11 42 (1.94%) Couchbase
11 42 (1.94%) MarkLogic
11 42 (1.94%) HCatalog
12 41 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
13 34 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 30 (1.39%) Git (software)
2 22 (1.02%) Jenkins
3 18 (0.83%) Hudson
3 18 (0.83%) Subversion
4 10 (0.46%) JIRA
5 8 (0.37%) Talend Open Studio
6 6 (0.28%) Metasploit
7 2 (0.092%) Maven
7 2 (0.092%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.046%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.046%) JUnit
8 1 (0.046%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.046%) Selenium
8 1 (0.046%) FitNesse
General
1 488 (22.55%) Finance
2 191 (8.83%) Telecoms
3 171 (7.90%) Banking
4 94 (4.34%) Law
5 82 (3.79%) Retail
6 46 (2.13%) Advertising
7 44 (2.03%) Legal
7 44 (2.03%) Marketing
8 33 (1.52%) French Language
9 31 (1.43%) Back Office
10 21 (0.97%) Financial Institution
11 20 (0.92%) German Language
12 18 (0.83%) Investment Banking
13 17 (0.79%) Publishing
14 14 (0.65%) Games
15 11 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (0.46%) Italian Language
17 8 (0.37%) Billing
18 7 (0.32%) Manufacturing
19 5 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 529 (24.45%) Network Engineer
2 310 (14.33%) Analyst
3 218 (10.07%) Architect
4 154 (7.12%) Support Analyst
5 151 (6.98%) Senior Network Engineer
6 142 (6.56%) Support Engineer
7 110 (5.08%) Project Manager
8 103 (4.76%) Administrator
8 103 (4.76%) Network Analyst
9 96 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 92 (4.25%) Infrastructure Manager
11 85 (3.93%) IT Support
12 80 (3.70%) Security Engineer
13 79 (3.65%) Infrastructure Architect
13 79 (3.65%) Consultant
13 79 (3.65%) Systems Engineer
14 76 (3.51%) Team Leader
15 75 (3.47%) Systems Administrator
16 72 (3.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 71 (3.28%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (2.50%) Middleware
2 51 (2.36%) .NET
3 29 (1.34%) HTML
3 29 (1.34%) Web Services
4 27 (1.25%) XML
5 23 (1.06%) LAMP
6 22 (1.02%) Rendezvous
7 21 (0.97%) XSLT
8 19 (0.88%) CSS
9 13 (0.60%) XMPP
10 12 (0.55%) SOAP
11 9 (0.42%) COM
11 9 (0.42%) FIX Protocol
12 4 (0.18%) Django
12 4 (0.18%) Application Packaging
12 4 (0.18%) WSH
12 4 (0.18%) XHTML
13 3 (0.14%) J2EE
13 3 (0.14%) ASP.NET
13 3 (0.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 170 (7.86%) Blackberry
2 137 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
3 91 (4.21%) Computer Science
4 79 (3.65%) Hedge funds
5 65 (3.00%) Video Conferencing
6 63 (2.91%) Management Information System
7 57 (2.63%) Clustering
8 46 (2.13%) Replication
9 43 (1.99%) Visualisation
10 35 (1.62%) Client/Server
11 34 (1.57%) iPhone
12 33 (1.52%) Statistics
13 29 (1.34%) SecurID
14 25 (1.16%) EqualLogic
15 24 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
16 18 (0.83%) Equities
17 15 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
18 14 (0.65%) CESG
19 13 (0.60%) Derivative
20 12 (0.55%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1076 (49.72%) Windows
2 498 (23.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 418 (19.32%) Linux
4 352 (16.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 270 (12.48%) Windows 7
6 187 (8.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 138 (6.38%) UNIX
8 110 (5.08%) Windows XP
9 93 (4.30%) Windows 8
10 87 (4.02%) Solaris
11 66 (3.05%) Android
12 48 (2.22%) CentOS
13 43 (1.99%) Windows Vista
14 40 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 39 (1.80%) Ubuntu
16 22 (1.02%) AIX
16 22 (1.02%) Mac OS X
17 21 (0.97%) Debian
18 19 (0.88%) Mac OS
19 17 (0.79%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 384 (17.74%) ITIL
2 210 (9.70%) Project Management
3 153 (7.07%) Load Balancing
4 137 (6.33%) Network Design
5 126 (5.82%) Network Management
5 126 (5.82%) Performance Tuning
6 122 (5.64%) Change Management
7 109 (5.04%) PRINCE2
8 97 (4.48%) Benchmarking
9 92 (4.25%) Network Monitoring
10 89 (4.11%) E-Commerce
11 85 (3.93%) Service Management
12 84 (3.88%) Information Security
13 83 (3.84%) Migration
14 77 (3.56%) Agile Software Development
15 74 (3.42%) Service Delivery
16 68 (3.14%) Network Architecture
17 62 (2.87%) Disaster Recovery
18 61 (2.82%) WAN Optimisation
19 60 (2.77%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 301 (13.91%) SQL
2 78 (3.60%) Java
3 72 (3.33%) Perl
4 65 (3.00%) PowerShell
5 57 (2.63%) Bash Shell
6 46 (2.13%) Python
7 31 (1.43%) C
8 30 (1.39%) PHP
9 28 (1.29%) JavaScript
10 19 (0.88%) VB
11 14 (0.65%) Shell Script
12 13 (0.60%) Ruby
13 10 (0.46%) C++
14 8 (0.37%) R
15 7 (0.32%) Korn
16 6 (0.28%) AWK
16 6 (0.28%) C#
17 4 (0.18%) VBScript
18 1 (0.046%) VBA
18 1 (0.046%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 657 (30.36%) Cisco Certification
2 462 (21.35%) CCNP
3 354 (16.36%) CCNA
4 279 (12.89%) Degree
5 273 (12.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 151 (6.98%) MCSE
7 124 (5.73%) CCIE
8 110 (5.08%) MCITP
9 78 (3.60%) MCSA
10 66 (3.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 61 (2.82%) Security Cleared
12 60 (2.77%) CCDP
13 44 (2.03%) SC Cleared
14 42 (1.94%) MCTS
15 40 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 33 (1.52%) MCP
17 31 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
18 29 (1.34%) CCSE
19 28 (1.29%) CISSP
20 25 (1.16%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (6.84%) SLA
2 46 (2.13%) PCI DSS
3 33 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (1.34%) QA
5 7 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.23%) COBIT
7 4 (0.18%) BS7799
7 4 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.092%) MiFID
8 2 (0.092%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 658 (30.41%) Active Directory
2 445 (20.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 176 (8.13%) Hyper-V
4 123 (5.68%) XenApp
5 99 (4.57%) VMware ESX
6 98 (4.53%) vSphere
7 67 (3.10%) NFS
8 63 (2.91%) Oracle RAC
9 57 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
10 47 (2.17%) SRDF
11 46 (2.13%) MetaFrame
12 42 (1.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 42 (1.94%) Apache Flume
13 40 (1.85%) HDFS
14 35 (1.62%) XenServer
15 34 (1.57%) XenDesktop
16 31 (1.43%) Terminal Services
17 23 (1.06%) Xen
18 19 (0.88%) Firmware
19 16 (0.74%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 80 (3.70%) SCCM
2 67 (3.10%) SCOM
3 54 (2.50%) WSUS
4 52 (2.40%) Puppet
5 51 (2.36%) Norton AntiVirus
6 47 (2.17%) Nagios
7 44 (2.03%) Cisco CUCM
8 42 (1.94%) Backup Exec
8 42 (1.94%) Ambari
8 42 (1.94%) Oozie
9 37 (1.71%) CiscoWorks
10 36 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
11 31 (1.43%) OpenView
11 31 (1.43%) Cacti
12 21 (0.97%) Cisco Prime
13 18 (0.83%) MOM
14 13 (0.60%) Cisco UCCX
15 12 (0.55%) HP NNM
15 12 (0.55%) NetBackup
16 11 (0.51%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 1241 (57.35%) Cisco
2 683 (31.56%) VMware
3 600 (27.73%) Microsoft
4 389 (17.98%) Citrix
5 386 (17.84%) Juniper
6 315 (14.56%) CheckPoint
7 271 (12.52%) HP
8 231 (10.67%) F5
9 183 (8.46%) Oracle
10 173 (7.99%) NetApp
11 129 (5.96%) SolarWinds
11 129 (5.96%) Dell
12 128 (5.91%) EMC
13 110 (5.08%) Avaya
14 107 (4.94%) Intel
15 97 (4.48%) Red Hat
16 83 (3.84%) IBM
17 77 (3.56%) Symantec
18 76 (3.51%) Riverbed
19 73 (3.37%) Sybase
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Mediaforce
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
North West London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 4 hours ago
East London
Roc Search
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 10% car allowance + corporate bene
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Imperative People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum plus large company benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
@ITS
Salary: From £52,000 to £62,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Imperative People
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £46000 per annum + PENSION, TRAVEL CARD LOANS, HEALTH INS.
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + bonus and benefits + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday