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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 125 120 148
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +28
Permanent jobs citing WAN 1053 1073 943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.22% 2.39% 1.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.52% 14.58% 11.23%
Number of salaries quoted 863 953 817
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,900 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
7790 7361 8396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.42% 16.38% 16.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6452 6149 7116
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +19 309 £50,000 -8.25% 44
Orpington +1 8 £42,500 -
Canary Wharf +11 7 £56,000 -25.33%
Kingston Upon Thames -15 7 £30,000 -54.54%
Harrow -7 6 £65,000 +66.66% 2
Hammersmith +4 5 £59,000 -34.44% 1
Wimbledon -10 5 £27,250 -39.44%
Croydon -9 4 £52,500 +23.52% 4
Docklands, London -11 4 £54,750 -8.75%
Bromley -16 4 £23,500 -47.77%
Hounslow - 4 £51,250 - 3
Mayfair +7 2 £62,500 -3.84%
Chiswick -5 2 £32,000 -1.53%
Wembley -5 2 £31,750 -18.58%
South Croydon - 2 £47,500 -
Uxbridge +6 1 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Twickenham +4 1 £47,500 -17.39%
Hayes -8 1 £51,500 +3.00% 1
Barking - 1 £30,000 - 2
Ilford - 1 £37,500 -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1761 (82.41%) LAN
2 1197 (56.01%) Cisco
3 1102 (51.57%) Windows
4 786 (36.78%) Firewall
5 702 (32.85%) VMware
6 678 (31.73%) Active Directory
7 635 (29.71%) Microsoft
8 609 (28.50%) VPN
9 587 (27.47%) Cisco Certification
10 536 (25.08%) TCP/IP
11 535 (25.04%) DNS
12 526 (24.61%) Windows Server 2008
13 489 (22.88%) MS Exchange
14 467 (21.85%) Finance
15 462 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
16 428 (20.03%) SAN
17 404 (18.91%) DHCP
18 392 (18.34%) Linux
19 388 (18.16%) Citrix
20 386 (18.06%) CCNP
21 380 (17.78%) ITIL
22 378 (17.69%) MPLS
23 366 (17.13%) Windows Server 2003
24 356 (16.66%) SQL Server
25 348 (16.28%) Juniper
26 342 (16.00%) Wireless
27 336 (15.72%) SQL
28 318 (14.88%) CCNA
29 316 (14.79%) HP
30 300 (14.04%) BGP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 489 (22.88%) MS Exchange
2 247 (11.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 156 (7.30%) SharePoint
4 129 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 104 (4.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 94 (4.40%) IIS
7 91 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
8 83 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2013
9 66 (3.09%) Lync
10 53 (2.48%) Apache
11 51 (2.39%) Oracle Coherence
12 39 (1.82%) WebSphere
13 33 (1.54%) Tomcat
14 21 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
15 19 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
16 17 (0.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 15 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
18 13 (0.61%) IBM Notes
19 12 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
20 11 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 300 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 261 (12.21%) MS Office
3 39 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 24 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.66%) MS Project
6 4 (0.19%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 28 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (1.26%) RMDS
3 12 (0.56%) Eikon
3 12 (0.56%) Front Arena
3 12 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
4 11 (0.51%) Movex
5 10 (0.47%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 10 (0.47%) 3000 Xtra
5 10 (0.47%) Summit
6 9 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.094%) Cognos TM1
9 2 (0.094%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.094%) Tridion
10 1 (0.047%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.047%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.047%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (0.047%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 70 (3.28%) Office 365
2 26 (1.22%) SaaS
3 25 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
4 20 (0.94%) IaaS
5 19 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (0.89%) PaaS
6 12 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.28%) Joyent
7 6 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.094%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.047%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.047%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.047%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1761 (82.41%) LAN
2 786 (36.78%) Firewall
3 609 (28.50%) VPN
4 536 (25.08%) TCP/IP
5 535 (25.04%) DNS
6 428 (20.03%) SAN
7 404 (18.91%) DHCP
8 378 (17.69%) MPLS
9 342 (16.00%) Wireless
10 300 (14.04%) BGP
11 265 (12.40%) VoIP
12 227 (10.62%) OSPF
13 220 (10.29%) Cisco ASA
14 214 (10.01%) Network Security
15 190 (8.89%) Internet
16 175 (8.19%) VLAN
17 169 (7.91%) EIGRP
18 168 (7.86%) NAS
19 147 (6.88%) Multicast
20 130 (6.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 356 (16.66%) SQL Server
2 74 (3.46%) Hadoop
3 58 (2.71%) Big Data
4 56 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
5 51 (2.39%) HBase
6 48 (2.25%) MySQL
7 47 (2.20%) DB2
7 47 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
8 44 (2.06%) Oracle Exadata
9 42 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
9 42 (1.97%) Mahout
10 37 (1.73%) MongoDB
11 36 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
11 36 (1.68%) NoSQL
12 34 (1.59%) Sqoop
12 34 (1.59%) MarkLogic
12 34 (1.59%) Couchbase
12 34 (1.59%) HCatalog
12 34 (1.59%) Riak
12 34 (1.59%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 27 (1.26%) Git (software)
2 24 (1.12%) Jenkins
3 19 (0.89%) Hudson
4 17 (0.80%) Subversion
5 8 (0.37%) JIRA
5 8 (0.37%) Talend Open Studio
6 7 (0.33%) Metasploit
7 4 (0.19%) Selenium
7 4 (0.19%) FitNesse
7 4 (0.19%) JUnit
8 3 (0.14%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.14%) Maven
9 2 (0.094%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.047%) Visual Studio
General
1 467 (21.85%) Finance
2 168 (7.86%) Telecoms
3 154 (7.21%) Banking
4 116 (5.43%) Law
5 82 (3.84%) Retail
6 46 (2.15%) Advertising
7 45 (2.11%) Marketing
8 42 (1.97%) Legal
9 28 (1.31%) French Language
10 23 (1.08%) Back Office
11 22 (1.03%) Publishing
12 14 (0.66%) Investment Banking
13 11 (0.51%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.51%) Games
14 9 (0.42%) German Language
14 9 (0.42%) Italian Language
15 8 (0.37%) Spanish Language
15 8 (0.37%) Electronics
15 8 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 478 (22.37%) Network Engineer
2 344 (16.10%) Analyst
3 191 (8.94%) Architect
4 173 (8.10%) Support Analyst
5 152 (7.11%) Support Engineer
6 145 (6.79%) Senior Network Engineer
7 121 (5.66%) Project Manager
8 120 (5.62%) Administrator
8 120 (5.62%) Network Analyst
9 101 (4.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 92 (4.31%) Systems Engineer
10 92 (4.31%) Infrastructure Manager
11 91 (4.26%) Consultant
12 85 (3.98%) IT Support
13 80 (3.74%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 80 (3.74%) Systems Administrator
14 77 (3.60%) Security Engineer
15 73 (3.42%) Infrastructure Architect
16 72 (3.37%) Team Leader
17 68 (3.18%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (2.34%) .NET
2 49 (2.29%) Middleware
3 25 (1.17%) XML
4 24 (1.12%) LAMP
4 24 (1.12%) Web Services
4 24 (1.12%) HTML
5 18 (0.84%) Rendezvous
6 17 (0.80%) XSLT
7 16 (0.75%) SOAP
8 13 (0.61%) COM
8 13 (0.61%) CSS
9 6 (0.28%) FIX Protocol
10 5 (0.23%) WSH
10 5 (0.23%) JSON
11 4 (0.19%) Application Packaging
11 4 (0.19%) XHTML
11 4 (0.19%) J2EE
12 3 (0.14%) XMPP
13 2 (0.094%) .NET Framework
13 2 (0.094%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 167 (7.81%) Blackberry
2 82 (3.84%) Computer Science
3 70 (3.28%) Video Conferencing
4 67 (3.14%) Hedge funds
5 63 (2.95%) Clustering
6 54 (2.53%) Replication
6 54 (2.53%) Management Information System
7 35 (1.64%) SecurID
7 35 (1.64%) Statistics
7 35 (1.64%) Visualisation
8 32 (1.50%) iPhone
9 28 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
10 26 (1.22%) EqualLogic
11 25 (1.17%) Client/Server
12 19 (0.89%) Equities
13 16 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
14 15 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
15 14 (0.66%) iPad
15 14 (0.66%) CESG
16 13 (0.61%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1102 (51.57%) Windows
2 526 (24.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 392 (18.34%) Linux
4 366 (17.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 285 (13.34%) Windows 7
6 194 (9.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 135 (6.32%) UNIX
8 113 (5.29%) Windows XP
9 102 (4.77%) Windows 8
10 86 (4.02%) Solaris
11 60 (2.81%) Android
12 39 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 38 (1.78%) CentOS
14 36 (1.68%) Windows Vista
15 34 (1.59%) Ubuntu
16 23 (1.08%) Mac OS X
17 18 (0.84%) Debian
18 17 (0.80%) Mac OS
19 16 (0.75%) AIX
20 15 (0.70%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 380 (17.78%) ITIL
2 175 (8.19%) Project Management
3 140 (6.55%) Change Management
4 131 (6.13%) Network Design
5 123 (5.76%) Load Balancing
6 114 (5.33%) Network Management
7 113 (5.29%) Performance Tuning
8 105 (4.91%) PRINCE2
9 93 (4.35%) E-Commerce
10 86 (4.02%) Benchmarking
11 84 (3.93%) Service Management
12 73 (3.42%) Disaster Recovery
12 73 (3.42%) Service Delivery
13 69 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
13 69 (3.23%) Information Security
13 69 (3.23%) Migration
14 67 (3.14%) WAN Optimisation
15 65 (3.04%) Continuous Improvement
16 63 (2.95%) Kalman Filter
17 62 (2.90%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 336 (15.72%) SQL
2 82 (3.84%) Java
3 72 (3.37%) Perl
4 68 (3.18%) PowerShell
5 49 (2.29%) Bash Shell
6 42 (1.97%) Python
7 33 (1.54%) C
8 26 (1.22%) JavaScript
9 22 (1.03%) PHP
10 20 (0.94%) VB
11 13 (0.61%) Shell Script
12 11 (0.51%) Ruby
13 9 (0.42%) C++
14 8 (0.37%) R
15 6 (0.28%) Korn
15 6 (0.28%) C#
16 5 (0.23%) AWK
17 4 (0.19%) VBScript
18 1 (0.047%) VBA
18 1 (0.047%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 587 (27.47%) Cisco Certification
2 386 (18.06%) CCNP
3 318 (14.88%) CCNA
4 292 (13.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 289 (13.52%) Degree
6 177 (8.28%) MCSE
7 132 (6.18%) MCITP
8 103 (4.82%) CCIE
9 94 (4.40%) MCSA
10 68 (3.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 60 (2.81%) Security Cleared
12 51 (2.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 47 (2.20%) CCDP
14 46 (2.15%) SC Cleared
15 36 (1.68%) MCTS
16 34 (1.59%) CCSE
16 34 (1.59%) MCP
17 28 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
18 22 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 22 (1.03%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (7.63%) SLA
2 50 (2.34%) PCI DSS
3 39 (1.82%) QA
4 29 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.14%) COBIT
7 2 (0.094%) MiFID
7 2 (0.094%) BS7799
7 2 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.094%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 678 (31.73%) Active Directory
2 462 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 184 (8.61%) Hyper-V
4 122 (5.71%) XenApp
5 91 (4.26%) VMware ESX
6 78 (3.65%) vSphere
7 57 (2.67%) NFS
8 54 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
9 51 (2.39%) Oracle RAC
10 46 (2.15%) XenServer
11 44 (2.06%) SRDF
11 44 (2.06%) MetaFrame
12 38 (1.78%) Terminal Services
13 34 (1.59%) Apache Flume
13 34 (1.59%) HDFS
13 34 (1.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 31 (1.45%) XenDesktop
15 23 (1.08%) Xen
16 18 (0.84%) DFS Replication
17 17 (0.80%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 77 (3.60%) SCCM
2 58 (2.71%) WSUS
3 47 (2.20%) Puppet
3 47 (2.20%) SCOM
4 46 (2.15%) Backup Exec
5 45 (2.11%) Norton AntiVirus
6 42 (1.97%) Nagios
7 36 (1.68%) CiscoWorks
8 34 (1.59%) Ambari
8 34 (1.59%) Oozie
9 33 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
10 26 (1.22%) OpenView
11 25 (1.17%) Cacti
12 24 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
12 24 (1.12%) Cisco Prime
13 20 (0.94%) MOM
14 17 (0.80%) NetBackup
15 16 (0.75%) HP NNM
16 13 (0.61%) Data Guard
16 13 (0.61%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 1197 (56.01%) Cisco
2 702 (32.85%) VMware
3 635 (29.71%) Microsoft
4 388 (18.16%) Citrix
5 348 (16.28%) Juniper
6 316 (14.79%) HP
7 298 (13.94%) CheckPoint
8 208 (9.73%) F5
9 185 (8.66%) Oracle
10 172 (8.05%) NetApp
11 147 (6.88%) Dell
12 139 (6.50%) SolarWinds
13 129 (6.04%) EMC
14 96 (4.49%) Intel
15 80 (3.74%) Riverbed
15 80 (3.74%) Symantec
16 74 (3.46%) IBM
16 74 (3.46%) Avaya
16 74 (3.46%) Red Hat
17 70 (3.28%) Bloomberg
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 54 minutes ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 54 minutes ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Between 26590 and 35974
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + London Waiting
Posted: 17 hours ago
South East London
FirstCare Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
EXCELerate
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum £60k & Bonus & Corporate Benefits Pa
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60k - 65k per year
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
MBA Ltd
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 22 hours ago
East London
Latcom Ltd
Salary: + Holidays + Pension + Training
Posted: 23 hours ago
North London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
North West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Ortolan Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Romford, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday