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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 119 139 128
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -11
Permanent jobs citing WAN 1081 1055 1036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.44% 2.19% 2.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.71% 13.40% 13.70%
Number of salaries quoted 935 892 921
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £30,050
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
6880 7873 7564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.52% 16.33% 17.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5834 6534 6206
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015. 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 -18 231 £55,000 +6.79% 29
Docklands, London +11 12 £45,000 -19.64%
Bromley +19 7 £22,500 -4.25% 1
Chiswick +9 7 £45,000 +109.30%
Croydon +5 7 £39,000 +0.64% 1
Canary Wharf +2 6 - -
Harrow +5 5 £23,000 -47.72%
Beckenham - 5 £33,500 -
Feltham - 3 £24,000 -
Dagenham - 2 £27,500 -
Hounslow +14 1 £25,000 -50.00%
Hayes +3 1 £52,500 +1.94%
Wembley +1 1 £35,000 +10.23%
Uxbridge 0 1 - -
Hammersmith -1 1 £45,000 -23.72%
Kingston Upon Thames -3 1 £34,000 +14.28% 1
Wimbledon -8 1 £44,500 +61.81%
Twickenham - 1 £35,000 -
Bexleyheath - 1 £25,000 -
Worcester Park - 1 £30,500 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Paddington - 1 - -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 1833 (83.24%) LAN
2 1250 (56.77%) Cisco
3 1057 (48.00%) Windows
4 967 (43.91%) Firewall
5 689 (31.29%) VMware
6 669 (30.38%) Cisco Certification
7 600 (27.25%) Microsoft
8 571 (25.93%) Finance
9 557 (25.30%) VPN
10 531 (24.11%) Active Directory
11 499 (22.66%) VMware Infrastructure
12 445 (20.21%) Linux
13 439 (19.94%) SAN
14 434 (19.71%) TCP/IP
15 403 (18.30%) MPLS
16 391 (17.76%) MS Exchange
17 389 (17.67%) ITIL
18 387 (17.57%) CCNA
19 378 (17.17%) SQL
19 378 (17.17%) Windows Server 2008
20 377 (17.12%) VoIP
21 375 (17.03%) Data Centre
22 370 (16.80%) BGP
22 370 (16.80%) CheckPoint
23 342 (15.53%) CCNP
24 337 (15.30%) DNS
25 331 (15.03%) Juniper
26 327 (14.85%) Citrix
27 326 (14.80%) HP
28 318 (14.44%) Network Security

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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
1 391 (17.76%) MS Exchange
2 224 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 220 (9.99%) IIS
4 166 (7.54%) Apache
5 136 (6.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 121 (5.50%) Tomcat
7 117 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2007
8 114 (5.18%) WebSphere
9 105 (4.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 102 (4.63%) Oracle Coherence
11 96 (4.36%) Lync
12 69 (3.13%) SharePoint
13 63 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 46 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2003
15 26 (1.18%) nginx
16 23 (1.04%) OpenStack
17 13 (0.59%) MediaWiki
17 13 (0.59%) Confluence
18 12 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
19 9 (0.41%) CMS
Applications
1 289 (13.12%) MS Excel
2 253 (11.49%) MS Office
3 63 (2.86%) MS Visio
4 23 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.45%) MS Project
6 2 (0.091%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.045%) InDesign
7 1 (0.045%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.045%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.045%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 76 (3.45%) RMDS
2 15 (0.68%) Endur
3 10 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
3 10 (0.45%) ION MarketView
4 7 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.14%) SAP CCM
6 3 (0.14%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.091%) Line 500
7 2 (0.091%) Academy Housing
7 2 (0.091%) arcHouse
7 2 (0.091%) HiPortfolio
7 2 (0.091%) Orchard Housing
7 2 (0.091%) Aareon QL
7 2 (0.091%) OPENHousing
7 2 (0.091%) MIS ActiveH
7 2 (0.091%) Northgate Housing
7 2 (0.091%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 62 (2.82%) Office 365
2 39 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (1.00%) IaaS
4 20 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 17 (0.77%) Mimecast
6 14 (0.64%) SaaS
7 9 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.27%) Google Apps
9 4 (0.18%) PaaS
10 3 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.091%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.091%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1833 (83.24%) LAN
2 967 (43.91%) Firewall
3 557 (25.30%) VPN
4 439 (19.94%) SAN
5 434 (19.71%) TCP/IP
6 403 (18.30%) MPLS
7 377 (17.12%) VoIP
8 370 (16.80%) BGP
9 337 (15.30%) DNS
10 318 (14.44%) Network Security
11 313 (14.21%) Wireless
12 312 (14.17%) OSPF
13 298 (13.53%) Cisco ASA
14 283 (12.85%) VLAN
15 230 (10.45%) EIGRP
16 226 (10.26%) Cisco Nexus
17 205 (9.31%) DHCP
18 200 (9.08%) NAS
19 199 (9.04%) Multicast
20 168 (7.63%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 77 (3.50%) Hadoop
3 76 (3.45%) HBase
4 55 (2.50%) DB2
5 45 (2.04%) MySQL
6 43 (1.95%) Relational Database
7 40 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
8 29 (1.32%) RDBMS
9 22 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (0.64%) MongoDB
11 13 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (0.50%) OLTP
13 9 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
14 8 (0.36%) Oracle OLAP
14 8 (0.36%) OLAP
14 8 (0.36%) NoSQL
15 6 (0.27%) Oracle Database
15 6 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
16 4 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
16 4 (0.18%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 35 (1.59%) Jenkins
2 33 (1.50%) Git (software)
3 28 (1.27%) Hudson
4 19 (0.86%) JIRA
5 15 (0.68%) Subversion
6 6 (0.27%) Rational Performance Tester
7 4 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.14%) Ant
8 3 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.091%) InstallShield
10 1 (0.045%) GCC
10 1 (0.045%) Redmine
10 1 (0.045%) Trac
10 1 (0.045%) JUnit
10 1 (0.045%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.045%) Selenium
10 1 (0.045%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.045%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 571 (25.93%) Finance
2 221 (10.04%) Telecoms
3 167 (7.58%) Banking
4 93 (4.22%) Retail
5 77 (3.50%) Legal
6 69 (3.13%) Law
7 67 (3.04%) Marketing
8 49 (2.23%) Advertising
9 33 (1.50%) Investment Banking
9 33 (1.50%) Financial Institution
10 25 (1.14%) Front Office
11 23 (1.04%) Manufacturing
11 23 (1.04%) French Language
12 21 (0.95%) Back Office
13 17 (0.77%) German Language
14 16 (0.73%) Local Government
15 12 (0.54%) Spanish Language
15 12 (0.54%) Japanese Language
16 11 (0.50%) Mandarin Language
17 10 (0.45%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 514 (23.34%) Network Engineer
2 299 (13.58%) Analyst
3 246 (11.17%) Architect
4 202 (9.17%) Support Engineer
5 157 (7.13%) Infrastructure Architect
6 138 (6.27%) Senior Network Engineer
6 138 (6.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 134 (6.09%) Consultant
8 129 (5.86%) Support Analyst
9 104 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support
10 96 (4.36%) Solutions Architect
11 93 (4.22%) Administrator
12 87 (3.95%) Project Manager
13 85 (3.86%) Network Analyst
14 80 (3.63%) Technical Support
15 77 (3.50%) Security Engineer
15 77 (3.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
16 69 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
16 69 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
17 64 (2.91%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (6.54%) Middleware
2 95 (4.31%) XML
3 80 (3.63%) HTML
4 77 (3.50%) XSLT
5 76 (3.45%) Rendezvous
5 76 (3.45%) Ultra Messaging
6 54 (2.45%) FIX Protocol
7 46 (2.09%) 802.1X
8 31 (1.41%) XMPP
9 25 (1.14%) .NET
9 25 (1.14%) Web Services
10 24 (1.09%) LAMP
11 16 (0.73%) SOAP
12 9 (0.41%) CSS
12 9 (0.41%) RabbitMQ
13 7 (0.32%) REST
14 4 (0.18%) Apache Flex
14 4 (0.18%) Django
14 4 (0.18%) WebSphere MQ
15 3 (0.14%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 375 (17.03%) Data Centre
2 116 (5.27%) Blackberry
3 105 (4.77%) Analytical Skills
4 93 (4.22%) Video Conferencing
4 93 (4.22%) Hedge funds
5 78 (3.54%) Management Information System
6 72 (3.27%) Computer Science
7 55 (2.50%) Mainframe
8 54 (2.45%) Clustering
9 53 (2.41%) iPhone
10 44 (2.00%) Client/Server
11 38 (1.73%) Fixed Income
12 30 (1.36%) Replication
12 30 (1.36%) iPad
13 29 (1.32%) Equities
14 19 (0.86%) EPoS
15 18 (0.82%) EqualLogic
16 16 (0.73%) PKI
17 15 (0.68%) Grid Computing
17 15 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1057 (48.00%) Windows
2 445 (20.21%) Linux
3 378 (17.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 252 (11.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 215 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 206 (9.36%) Windows 7
7 150 (6.81%) Solaris
8 136 (6.18%) Windows XP
9 132 (5.99%) UNIX
10 109 (4.95%) Windows 8
11 50 (2.27%) CentOS
12 47 (2.13%) Mac OS X
13 42 (1.91%) Windows Vista
14 41 (1.86%) Apple iOS
15 36 (1.63%) Android
16 31 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 28 (1.27%) Debian
18 20 (0.91%) Ubuntu
19 7 (0.32%) AIX
19 7 (0.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (17.67%) ITIL
2 228 (10.35%) Project Management
3 163 (7.40%) Performance Tuning
4 161 (7.31%) Load Balancing
5 158 (7.18%) Network Design
6 143 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
7 137 (6.22%) Agile Software Development
8 129 (5.86%) Benchmarking
9 119 (5.40%) Service Delivery
10 102 (4.63%) PRINCE2
11 85 (3.86%) Network Management
11 85 (3.86%) Mentoring
12 84 (3.81%) Change Management
13 82 (3.72%) Risk Management
14 79 (3.59%) Service Management
15 69 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
16 68 (3.09%) Time Management
17 60 (2.72%) Asset Management
18 55 (2.50%) WAN Optimisation
19 52 (2.36%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 378 (17.17%) SQL
2 128 (5.81%) Java
3 89 (4.04%) PowerShell
4 88 (4.00%) Perl
5 85 (3.86%) Python
6 80 (3.63%) JavaScript
7 67 (3.04%) Bash Shell
8 53 (2.41%) C
9 37 (1.68%) Ruby
10 23 (1.04%) T-SQL
10 23 (1.04%) PHP
11 21 (0.95%) VBA
12 18 (0.82%) Shell Script
13 15 (0.68%) VBScript
14 11 (0.50%) C++
15 10 (0.45%) PL/SQL
15 10 (0.45%) VB
16 9 (0.41%) Tcl
17 7 (0.32%) Korn
18 3 (0.14%) R
Qualifications
1 669 (30.38%) Cisco Certification
2 387 (17.57%) CCNA
3 342 (15.53%) CCNP
4 206 (9.36%) Degree
5 196 (8.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 148 (6.72%) CCIE
7 144 (6.54%) MCSE
8 111 (5.04%) Security Cleared
9 93 (4.22%) SC Cleared
10 63 (2.86%) MCP
11 61 (2.77%) MCSA
12 57 (2.59%) MCITP
13 52 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 52 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 50 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
15 45 (2.04%) CCSA
16 44 (2.00%) CCDP
17 32 (1.45%) JNCIA
18 25 (1.14%) MCTS
19 24 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (6.54%) SLA
2 30 (1.36%) PCI DSS
3 17 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.68%) ISO 9001
5 12 (0.54%) COBIT
6 9 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.18%) QA
8 3 (0.14%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.045%) BS7799
9 1 (0.045%) JTAG
System Software
1 531 (24.11%) Active Directory
2 499 (22.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 233 (10.58%) Hyper-V
4 137 (6.22%) NFS
5 132 (5.99%) SRDF
6 88 (4.00%) XenApp
7 83 (3.77%) Oracle RAC
8 63 (2.86%) vSphere
9 57 (2.59%) Xen
9 57 (2.59%) KVM
10 56 (2.54%) XenServer
11 44 (2.00%) VMware ESX
12 38 (1.73%) Terminal Services
13 27 (1.23%) VMware Server
14 24 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
15 22 (1.00%) DFS Replication
15 22 (1.00%) Terminal Server
16 15 (0.68%) Samba
17 14 (0.64%) XenDesktop
18 13 (0.59%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 55 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 52 (2.36%) SCCM
3 51 (2.32%) Backup Exec
4 46 (2.09%) Cisco Prime
5 40 (1.82%) Nagios
6 35 (1.59%) Puppet
7 33 (1.50%) Cisco UCCX
8 30 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
9 28 (1.27%) Ansible
10 27 (1.23%) WSUS
11 23 (1.04%) Cacti
12 22 (1.00%) ZABBIX
12 22 (1.00%) CiscoWorks
13 21 (0.95%) Salt
14 19 (0.86%) SELinux
15 16 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
15 16 (0.73%) OpenNMS
16 15 (0.68%) SCOM
16 15 (0.68%) MOM
16 15 (0.68%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1250 (56.77%) Cisco
2 689 (31.29%) VMware
3 600 (27.25%) Microsoft
4 370 (16.80%) CheckPoint
5 331 (15.03%) Juniper
6 327 (14.85%) Citrix
7 326 (14.80%) HP
8 252 (11.44%) F5
9 245 (11.13%) NetApp
10 221 (10.04%) Oracle
11 194 (8.81%) EMC
12 158 (7.18%) IBM
13 142 (6.45%) Intel
14 120 (5.45%) SolarWinds
15 105 (4.77%) Riverbed
16 94 (4.27%) Mitel
17 90 (4.09%) Avaya
18 89 (4.04%) Dell
19 86 (3.91%) Sybase
20 76 (3.45%) TIBCO
South West London
Commensus
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + 25 days holiday, 5% pension etc...
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £50000 - £54000 per annum, Benefits £4,000 on call, Overtime, Expenses
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
cespace
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ferrari Healy
Posted: Yesterday
London
Imperative People
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £61000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + 4K shift + bonus + extensive Bene
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Central London / West End
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Salary: Unspecified Additional benefits:- Private Medical/ Great Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits package
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