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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 115 118 137
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +19
Permanent jobs citing WAN 1124 1119 1030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.48% 2.46% 2.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.83% 15.14% 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 912 976 901
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
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
7579 7389 8962
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.72% 16.27% 18.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6294 6306 7517
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 £32,500 £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 24 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 24 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 +14 286 £50,000 - 34
Uxbridge +3 11 £57,500 +41.97% 4
Hounslow +6 10 £52,500 +59.09%
New Malden - 7 £55,000 - 2
Orpington +1 6 £42,500 -
Croydon -1 6 £37,500 -23.07% 2
Kingston Upon Thames -9 6 £45,000 +42.85% 2
Harrow - 5 - - 1
Greenwich - 4 - -
Hayes -3 3 £47,000 -6.00% 1
Bromley -7 3 £23,500 -60.83% 2
Twickenham - 3 £50,000 -
Canary Wharf +29 2 - -
Mayfair +5 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Chiswick -2 1 £42,500 +30.76%
Wimbledon -21 1 £25,500 -43.33%
Docklands, London -21 1 £32,000 -54.28%
Barking - 1 £30,000 -
Hackney - 1 £31,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £27,500 -
Chessington - 1 £26,500 -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 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 1757 (80.67%) LAN
2 1236 (56.75%) Cisco
3 1053 (48.35%) Windows
4 832 (38.20%) Firewall
5 679 (31.18%) Cisco Certification
6 672 (30.85%) VMware
7 665 (30.53%) VPN
8 642 (29.48%) Active Directory
9 594 (27.27%) Microsoft
10 538 (24.70%) TCP/IP
11 518 (23.78%) DNS
12 497 (22.82%) CCNP
13 495 (22.73%) Finance
14 470 (21.58%) Windows Server 2008
15 447 (20.52%) MS Exchange
16 434 (19.93%) MPLS
17 428 (19.65%) VMware Infrastructure
18 411 (18.87%) Linux
19 409 (18.78%) Citrix
20 398 (18.27%) DHCP
21 382 (17.54%) SAN
22 377 (17.31%) Wireless
23 375 (17.22%) Juniper
24 374 (17.17%) ITIL
25 364 (16.71%) CCNA
26 349 (16.02%) BGP
27 342 (15.70%) CheckPoint
28 336 (15.43%) SQL Server
29 329 (15.11%) Windows Server 2003
30 302 (13.87%) SQL

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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
1 447 (20.52%) MS Exchange
2 199 (9.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 146 (6.70%) SharePoint
4 127 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 110 (5.05%) IIS
6 100 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 98 (4.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 85 (3.90%) Lync
9 84 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2003
10 67 (3.08%) Apache
11 59 (2.71%) Oracle Coherence
12 38 (1.74%) WebSphere
13 37 (1.70%) Tomcat
14 25 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
15 22 (1.01%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 22 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
16 13 (0.60%) IBM Notes
17 12 (0.55%) CMS
18 11 (0.51%) nginx
19 10 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 286 (13.13%) MS Office
2 268 (12.30%) MS Excel
3 49 (2.25%) MS Visio
4 28 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (0.83%) MS Project
6 10 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.14%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 33 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (1.47%) RMDS
3 12 (0.55%) Front Arena
3 12 (0.55%) Eikon
4 10 (0.46%) 3000 Xtra
4 10 (0.46%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 10 (0.46%) Summit
5 8 (0.37%) Movex
6 4 (0.18%) Advent Moxy
7 3 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.14%) Tridion
7 3 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 2 (0.092%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.092%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.092%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.046%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.046%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.046%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.046%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 66 (3.03%) Office 365
2 36 (1.65%) SaaS
3 33 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
4 27 (1.24%) PaaS
4 27 (1.24%) IaaS
5 22 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (0.23%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.23%) Route 53
9 2 (0.092%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.046%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1757 (80.67%) LAN
2 832 (38.20%) Firewall
3 665 (30.53%) VPN
4 538 (24.70%) TCP/IP
5 518 (23.78%) DNS
6 434 (19.93%) MPLS
7 398 (18.27%) DHCP
8 382 (17.54%) SAN
9 377 (17.31%) Wireless
10 349 (16.02%) BGP
11 282 (12.95%) OSPF
12 276 (12.67%) VoIP
13 257 (11.80%) Cisco ASA
14 234 (10.74%) Internet
15 231 (10.61%) Network Security
16 200 (9.18%) VLAN
17 194 (8.91%) EIGRP
18 165 (7.58%) Multicast
19 160 (7.35%) Cisco IOS
20 147 (6.75%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 336 (15.43%) SQL Server
2 82 (3.76%) Hadoop
3 67 (3.08%) Big Data
4 59 (2.71%) HBase
5 56 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
6 50 (2.30%) DB2
7 47 (2.16%) Oracle Exadata
8 45 (2.07%) Mahout
9 42 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 40 (1.84%) MySQL
11 39 (1.79%) MongoDB
12 38 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
12 38 (1.74%) NoSQL
13 37 (1.70%) Apache Hive
13 37 (1.70%) Riak
13 37 (1.70%) MarkLogic
13 37 (1.70%) Couchbase
13 37 (1.70%) Sqoop
13 37 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
13 37 (1.70%) HCatalog
Development Applications
1 29 (1.33%) Git (software)
2 20 (0.92%) Jenkins
3 17 (0.78%) Subversion
4 15 (0.69%) Hudson
5 12 (0.55%) JIRA
6 8 (0.37%) Talend Open Studio
7 6 (0.28%) Metasploit
8 3 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.046%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.046%) Visual Studio
General
1 495 (22.73%) Finance
2 220 (10.10%) Telecoms
3 167 (7.67%) Banking
4 89 (4.09%) Law
5 63 (2.89%) Retail
6 45 (2.07%) Legal
7 39 (1.79%) Marketing
8 35 (1.61%) Advertising
9 33 (1.52%) Back Office
9 33 (1.52%) French Language
10 22 (1.01%) German Language
10 22 (1.01%) Financial Institution
10 22 (1.01%) Investment Banking
11 20 (0.92%) Publishing
12 13 (0.60%) Games
13 12 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (0.55%) Italian Language
14 9 (0.41%) Billing
15 8 (0.37%) Electronics
15 8 (0.37%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 541 (24.84%) Network Engineer
2 323 (14.83%) Analyst
3 214 (9.83%) Architect
4 159 (7.30%) Support Analyst
5 156 (7.16%) Senior Network Engineer
6 150 (6.89%) Support Engineer
7 121 (5.56%) Project Manager
8 102 (4.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 97 (4.45%) Administrator
10 93 (4.27%) Infrastructure Manager
11 92 (4.22%) Network Analyst
12 87 (3.99%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 87 (3.99%) IT Support
13 84 (3.86%) Consultant
14 83 (3.81%) Security Engineer
15 80 (3.67%) Infrastructure Architect
16 75 (3.44%) Desktop Support
17 71 (3.26%) Systems Engineer
17 71 (3.26%) 2nd Line Support
18 70 (3.21%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (2.57%) Middleware
2 50 (2.30%) .NET
3 35 (1.61%) Web Services
4 30 (1.38%) HTML
5 26 (1.19%) XML
6 23 (1.06%) Rendezvous
7 22 (1.01%) XSLT
8 21 (0.96%) CSS
9 19 (0.87%) LAMP
10 15 (0.69%) XMPP
11 10 (0.46%) SOAP
12 8 (0.37%) FIX Protocol
13 4 (0.18%) Django
13 4 (0.18%) Application Packaging
13 4 (0.18%) XHTML
13 4 (0.18%) WSH
13 4 (0.18%) ASP.NET
14 3 (0.14%) J2EE
15 2 (0.092%) COM
15 2 (0.092%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 176 (8.08%) Blackberry
2 135 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
3 93 (4.27%) Computer Science
4 80 (3.67%) Hedge funds
5 66 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 55 (2.53%) Clustering
6 55 (2.53%) Video Conferencing
7 49 (2.25%) Replication
8 38 (1.74%) Visualisation
9 37 (1.70%) iPhone
9 37 (1.70%) Client/Server
10 29 (1.33%) Statistics
11 25 (1.15%) SecurID
12 24 (1.10%) EqualLogic
13 22 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
14 19 (0.87%) Performance Metrics
14 19 (0.87%) Equities
15 14 (0.64%) CESG
15 14 (0.64%) Derivative
16 13 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1053 (48.35%) Windows
2 470 (21.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 411 (18.87%) Linux
4 329 (15.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 259 (11.89%) Windows 7
6 196 (9.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 123 (5.65%) UNIX
8 112 (5.14%) Windows XP
9 99 (4.55%) Windows 8
10 87 (3.99%) Solaris
11 66 (3.03%) Android
12 50 (2.30%) CentOS
13 43 (1.97%) Windows Vista
14 35 (1.61%) Ubuntu
15 33 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 27 (1.24%) Mac OS X
17 24 (1.10%) Mac OS
18 22 (1.01%) AIX
19 21 (0.96%) Debian
20 18 (0.83%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (17.17%) ITIL
2 231 (10.61%) Project Management
3 162 (7.44%) Load Balancing
4 146 (6.70%) Network Design
5 128 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 128 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 127 (5.83%) Network Management
7 113 (5.19%) Change Management
8 96 (4.41%) Network Monitoring
9 95 (4.36%) Benchmarking
10 91 (4.18%) Migration
11 81 (3.72%) Service Delivery
12 79 (3.63%) Information Security
13 78 (3.58%) Service Management
14 75 (3.44%) Disaster Recovery
14 75 (3.44%) Agile Software Development
15 73 (3.35%) E-Commerce
16 64 (2.94%) Network Architecture
16 64 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
17 60 (2.75%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 302 (13.87%) SQL
2 75 (3.44%) Perl
2 75 (3.44%) Java
3 60 (2.75%) Bash Shell
4 58 (2.66%) PowerShell
5 53 (2.43%) Python
6 39 (1.79%) PHP
7 38 (1.74%) C
8 24 (1.10%) JavaScript
9 19 (0.87%) Ruby
9 19 (0.87%) VB
10 14 (0.64%) Shell Script
11 11 (0.51%) C++
12 8 (0.37%) R
13 7 (0.32%) Korn
13 7 (0.32%) C#
14 6 (0.28%) AWK
15 4 (0.18%) VBScript
16 3 (0.14%) XPath
16 3 (0.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 679 (31.18%) Cisco Certification
2 497 (22.82%) CCNP
3 364 (16.71%) CCNA
4 273 (12.53%) Degree
5 237 (10.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 130 (5.97%) CCIE
7 118 (5.42%) MCSE
8 84 (3.86%) MCITP
9 78 (3.58%) Security Cleared
10 68 (3.12%) CCDP
11 67 (3.08%) MCSA
12 59 (2.71%) SC Cleared
13 57 (2.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 40 (1.84%) MCTS
14 40 (1.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 35 (1.61%) CCSE
16 33 (1.52%) CISSP
16 33 (1.52%) MCP
17 31 (1.42%) CCDA
18 27 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (6.11%) SLA
2 39 (1.79%) PCI DSS
3 32 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (0.83%) 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%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.092%) MiFID
System Software
1 642 (29.48%) Active Directory
2 428 (19.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 164 (7.53%) Hyper-V
4 142 (6.52%) XenApp
5 112 (5.14%) vSphere
6 88 (4.04%) VMware ESX
7 79 (3.63%) NFS
8 61 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
9 59 (2.71%) Oracle RAC
10 49 (2.25%) MetaFrame
10 49 (2.25%) SRDF
11 39 (1.79%) XenDesktop
12 37 (1.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 37 (1.70%) Apache Flume
13 35 (1.61%) HDFS
14 29 (1.33%) XenServer
15 28 (1.29%) Firmware
15 28 (1.29%) Terminal Services
16 26 (1.19%) Xen
17 19 (0.87%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 72 (3.31%) SCCM
2 67 (3.08%) SCOM
3 56 (2.57%) Cisco CUCM
4 49 (2.25%) Puppet
5 48 (2.20%) CiscoWorks
6 46 (2.11%) Norton AntiVirus
6 46 (2.11%) WSUS
7 44 (2.02%) Backup Exec
8 42 (1.93%) Nagios
9 37 (1.70%) OpenView
9 37 (1.70%) Oozie
9 37 (1.70%) Ambari
10 36 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
11 33 (1.52%) Cacti
12 20 (0.92%) Cisco UCCX
13 17 (0.78%) Cisco Prime
14 16 (0.73%) MOM
15 12 (0.55%) SCVMM
16 11 (0.51%) NetBackup
17 10 (0.46%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 1236 (56.75%) Cisco
2 672 (30.85%) VMware
3 594 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 409 (18.78%) Citrix
5 375 (17.22%) Juniper
6 342 (15.70%) CheckPoint
7 238 (10.93%) HP
8 221 (10.15%) F5
9 186 (8.54%) NetApp
10 160 (7.35%) Oracle
11 125 (5.74%) SolarWinds
12 123 (5.65%) EMC
13 121 (5.56%) Dell
14 117 (5.37%) Avaya
15 101 (4.64%) Intel
16 99 (4.55%) Red Hat
17 71 (3.26%) IBM
18 70 (3.21%) Sybase
18 70 (3.21%) Symantec
19 68 (3.12%) Riverbed
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £25500 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health, Life
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wembley, Middlesex
euro car parts
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £55k - 60k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £54000 per annum + £3k OC
Posted: Yesterday
London
Picture More Ltd
Salary: £50-54k + £3k on-call + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days holiday, pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Code Red Associates
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley, Kent
CF Appointments
Salary: From £24,336 to £24,336 per annum £24,336 pa
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 36000 - 41000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago