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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 111 129 118
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Permanent jobs citing WAN 1164 1077 1163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.61% 2.34% 2.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.55% 14.26% 12.26%
Number of salaries quoted 978 939 1005
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.63%
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
7485 7553 9488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.80% 16.40% 19.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6277 6304 7989
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.04%
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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +24 284 £51,500 - 32
Uxbridge +10 16 £48,750 +20.37% 1
Greenwich +2 14 £47,500 -
Hounslow +3 8 £52,500 +59.09%
New Malden - 8 £49,500 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames +6 7 £45,000 +42.85% 2
Orpington +3 4 £42,500 - 1
Docklands, London -20 4 £32,000 -54.28%
Bromley +3 3 £23,500 -60.83% 1
Croydon +2 3 £37,500 -21.05%
Harrow -9 3 - - 1
Canary Wharf +31 2 £37,500 -53.12%
Hayes -1 2 £42,500 -15.00%
Teddington - 2 £42,500 -
Twickenham - 2 £50,000 -
Mayfair +5 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Beckenham -3 1 £21,000 -53.33%
Wimbledon -26 1 £25,500 -43.33%
Hackney - 1 £31,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £27,500 -
Stanmore - 1 £21,000 - 1
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 1797 (81.06%) LAN
2 1263 (56.97%) Cisco
3 1094 (49.35%) Windows
4 907 (40.91%) Firewall
5 720 (32.48%) VMware
6 705 (31.80%) VPN
7 701 (31.62%) Cisco Certification
8 670 (30.22%) Active Directory
9 641 (28.91%) Microsoft
10 540 (24.36%) TCP/IP
11 520 (23.46%) Finance
12 512 (23.09%) CCNP
13 506 (22.82%) DNS
14 481 (21.70%) MS Exchange
15 477 (21.52%) Windows Server 2008
16 467 (21.06%) MPLS
17 459 (20.70%) Citrix
18 458 (20.66%) VMware Infrastructure
19 427 (19.26%) SAN
20 410 (18.49%) Wireless
21 400 (18.04%) Linux
22 399 (18.00%) DHCP
23 393 (17.73%) CCNA
24 392 (17.68%) Juniper
25 383 (17.28%) ITIL
26 355 (16.01%) CheckPoint
27 354 (15.97%) BGP
28 324 (14.61%) Windows Server 2003
29 305 (13.76%) MS Office
30 302 (13.62%) SQL

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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
1 481 (21.70%) MS Exchange
2 247 (11.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 147 (6.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 143 (6.45%) SharePoint
5 120 (5.41%) IIS
6 113 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2013
7 109 (4.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 90 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2003
9 83 (3.74%) Lync
10 67 (3.02%) Apache
11 44 (1.98%) Oracle Coherence
12 39 (1.76%) Tomcat
13 29 (1.31%) WebSphere
14 27 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
15 21 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
16 18 (0.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 14 (0.63%) CMS
18 11 (0.50%) nginx
19 9 (0.41%) IBM Notes
20 5 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 305 (13.76%) MS Office
2 298 (13.44%) MS Excel
3 56 (2.53%) MS Visio
4 40 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (0.72%) MS Project
6 7 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.045%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 37 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (1.26%) RMDS
3 14 (0.63%) Front Arena
3 14 (0.63%) Eikon
4 10 (0.45%) 3000 Xtra
4 10 (0.45%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 10 (0.45%) Summit
5 7 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
5 7 (0.32%) ION MarketView
6 4 (0.18%) Advent Moxy
7 3 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 3 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
7 3 (0.14%) Tridion
7 3 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.090%) Movex
8 2 (0.090%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.045%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.045%) SalesLogix
9 1 (0.045%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 64 (2.89%) Office 365
2 37 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
3 35 (1.58%) SaaS
4 31 (1.40%) IaaS
5 28 (1.26%) PaaS
6 18 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (0.23%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.23%) Route 53
10 3 (0.14%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.045%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1797 (81.06%) LAN
2 907 (40.91%) Firewall
3 705 (31.80%) VPN
4 540 (24.36%) TCP/IP
5 506 (22.82%) DNS
6 467 (21.06%) MPLS
7 427 (19.26%) SAN
8 410 (18.49%) Wireless
9 399 (18.00%) DHCP
10 354 (15.97%) BGP
11 283 (12.76%) VoIP
12 274 (12.36%) OSPF
13 272 (12.27%) Cisco ASA
14 257 (11.59%) Internet
15 223 (10.06%) Network Security
16 214 (9.65%) VLAN
17 199 (8.98%) EIGRP
18 188 (8.48%) Cisco Nexus
19 161 (7.26%) Cisco IOS
19 161 (7.26%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 300 (13.53%) SQL Server
2 60 (2.71%) Hadoop
3 53 (2.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 52 (2.35%) MySQL
5 49 (2.21%) Big Data
6 44 (1.98%) HBase
6 44 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
7 36 (1.62%) MongoDB
8 35 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
9 29 (1.31%) DB2
9 29 (1.31%) Oracle Exadata
10 27 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
10 27 (1.22%) NoSQL
10 27 (1.22%) Mahout
11 26 (1.17%) MarkLogic
11 26 (1.17%) Couchbase
11 26 (1.17%) Sqoop
11 26 (1.17%) Apache Hive
11 26 (1.17%) Riak
11 26 (1.17%) HCatalog
Development Applications
1 28 (1.26%) Git (software)
2 21 (0.95%) Jenkins
3 16 (0.72%) Hudson
3 16 (0.72%) Subversion
4 12 (0.54%) JIRA
5 3 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.14%) Metasploit
6 2 (0.090%) Ant
6 2 (0.090%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.045%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 520 (23.46%) Finance
2 243 (10.96%) Telecoms
3 178 (8.03%) Banking
4 116 (5.23%) Law
5 57 (2.57%) Retail
6 46 (2.07%) Legal
7 45 (2.03%) Marketing
8 43 (1.94%) Advertising
9 41 (1.85%) Investment Banking
10 35 (1.58%) Back Office
11 34 (1.53%) Financial Institution
12 31 (1.40%) French Language
13 21 (0.95%) German Language
14 19 (0.86%) Publishing
15 12 (0.54%) Games
15 12 (0.54%) Italian Language
16 11 (0.50%) Billing
16 11 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
17 9 (0.41%) Aerospace
17 9 (0.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 554 (24.99%) Network Engineer
2 336 (15.16%) Analyst
3 198 (8.93%) Architect
4 181 (8.16%) Support Engineer
5 167 (7.53%) Senior Network Engineer
6 161 (7.26%) Support Analyst
7 114 (5.14%) Project Manager
8 107 (4.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 95 (4.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 94 (4.24%) Administrator
10 94 (4.24%) Consultant
10 94 (4.24%) IT Support
11 88 (3.97%) Network Analyst
12 86 (3.88%) Infrastructure Manager
13 85 (3.83%) Systems Engineer
14 80 (3.61%) Desktop Support
15 73 (3.29%) 2nd Line Support
15 73 (3.29%) Security Engineer
16 72 (3.25%) Systems Administrator
17 70 (3.16%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (2.53%) Middleware
2 48 (2.17%) .NET
3 33 (1.49%) Web Services
4 27 (1.22%) CSS
5 25 (1.13%) HTML
6 22 (0.99%) XML
7 20 (0.90%) FIX Protocol
8 19 (0.86%) Rendezvous
8 19 (0.86%) LAMP
9 18 (0.81%) XSLT
10 15 (0.68%) XMPP
11 8 (0.36%) SOAP
12 4 (0.18%) XHTML
12 4 (0.18%) .NET Framework
12 4 (0.18%) Application Packaging
12 4 (0.18%) ASP.NET
12 4 (0.18%) Django
13 3 (0.14%) WSH
14 2 (0.090%) J2EE
14 2 (0.090%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 197 (8.89%) Blackberry
2 139 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
3 100 (4.51%) Hedge funds
4 82 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 58 (2.62%) Management Information System
5 58 (2.62%) Clustering
6 56 (2.53%) Replication
7 48 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
8 42 (1.89%) Client/Server
9 41 (1.85%) iPhone
10 30 (1.35%) Visualisation
11 28 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
12 22 (0.99%) Equities
13 20 (0.90%) EqualLogic
14 19 (0.86%) SecurID
15 18 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
16 16 (0.72%) Statistics
16 16 (0.72%) CESG
17 15 (0.68%) Performance Metrics
18 13 (0.59%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1094 (49.35%) Windows
2 477 (21.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 400 (18.04%) Linux
4 324 (14.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 274 (12.36%) Windows 7
6 215 (9.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 136 (6.13%) Windows XP
8 125 (5.64%) Windows 8
9 124 (5.59%) UNIX
10 83 (3.74%) Solaris
11 68 (3.07%) Android
12 59 (2.66%) CentOS
13 45 (2.03%) Windows Vista
14 32 (1.44%) Ubuntu
15 29 (1.31%) Mac OS X
16 28 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 28 (1.26%) Mac OS
17 21 (0.95%) AIX
18 19 (0.86%) Debian
19 18 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 383 (17.28%) ITIL
2 233 (10.51%) Project Management
3 179 (8.07%) Load Balancing
4 126 (5.68%) Network Design
5 123 (5.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 123 (5.55%) PRINCE2
6 117 (5.28%) Network Management
7 106 (4.78%) Migration
8 103 (4.65%) Change Management
8 103 (4.65%) Network Monitoring
9 100 (4.51%) Performance Tuning
10 85 (3.83%) Service Delivery
11 83 (3.74%) Kalman Filter
12 77 (3.47%) Service Management
13 72 (3.25%) Benchmarking
14 69 (3.11%) Agile Software Development
15 67 (3.02%) Information Security
16 65 (2.93%) E-Commerce
17 58 (2.62%) CRM
17 58 (2.62%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 302 (13.62%) SQL
2 81 (3.65%) Perl
3 69 (3.11%) Java
4 66 (2.98%) Bash Shell
5 65 (2.93%) PowerShell
6 53 (2.39%) Python
7 46 (2.07%) PHP
8 40 (1.80%) C
9 21 (0.95%) JavaScript
10 20 (0.90%) Ruby
11 15 (0.68%) VB
12 14 (0.63%) Shell Script
13 11 (0.50%) VBScript
14 10 (0.45%) C++
15 8 (0.36%) C#
16 7 (0.32%) Korn
17 6 (0.27%) AWK
17 6 (0.27%) VBA
17 6 (0.27%) T-SQL
18 3 (0.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 701 (31.62%) Cisco Certification
2 512 (23.09%) CCNP
3 393 (17.73%) CCNA
4 278 (12.54%) Degree
5 224 (10.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 153 (6.90%) CCIE
7 119 (5.37%) MCSE
8 98 (4.42%) Security Cleared
9 79 (3.56%) SC Cleared
10 75 (3.38%) MCSA
11 74 (3.34%) MCITP
12 63 (2.84%) CCDP
13 56 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 37 (1.67%) MCTS
15 36 (1.62%) CCSE
15 36 (1.62%) MCP
16 33 (1.49%) CCDA
16 33 (1.49%) CISSP
16 33 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 33 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (5.14%) SLA
2 29 (1.31%) PCI DSS
3 27 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.54%) QA
5 6 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.23%) COBIT
7 4 (0.18%) BS7799
7 4 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.090%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.045%) MiFID
System Software
1 670 (30.22%) Active Directory
2 458 (20.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 175 (7.89%) XenApp
4 169 (7.62%) Hyper-V
5 147 (6.63%) vSphere
6 79 (3.56%) VMware ESX
7 78 (3.52%) NFS
8 66 (2.98%) VMware ESXi
9 48 (2.17%) MetaFrame
10 44 (1.98%) Oracle RAC
10 44 (1.98%) SRDF
11 42 (1.89%) XenDesktop
12 37 (1.67%) XenServer
13 36 (1.62%) Firmware
14 33 (1.49%) Terminal Services
14 33 (1.49%) Xen
15 26 (1.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 26 (1.17%) Apache Flume
16 24 (1.08%) HDFS
17 23 (1.04%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 83 (3.74%) SCCM
2 73 (3.29%) SCOM
3 61 (2.75%) Backup Exec
3 61 (2.75%) CiscoWorks
4 58 (2.62%) Cisco CUCM
5 52 (2.35%) OpenView
6 50 (2.26%) Norton AntiVirus
7 48 (2.17%) WSUS
8 46 (2.07%) Nagios
9 42 (1.89%) Puppet
10 31 (1.40%) Cacti
11 28 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
12 27 (1.22%) Cisco Prime
13 26 (1.17%) Oozie
13 26 (1.17%) Ambari
14 23 (1.04%) Cisco UCCX
15 17 (0.77%) SCVMM
16 16 (0.72%) MOM
17 12 (0.54%) ZABBIX
18 11 (0.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1263 (56.97%) Cisco
2 720 (32.48%) VMware
3 641 (28.91%) Microsoft
4 459 (20.70%) Citrix
5 392 (17.68%) Juniper
6 355 (16.01%) CheckPoint
7 257 (11.59%) HP
8 228 (10.28%) F5
9 197 (8.89%) NetApp
10 139 (6.27%) EMC
10 139 (6.27%) SolarWinds
11 135 (6.09%) Oracle
12 128 (5.77%) Dell
13 124 (5.59%) Avaya
14 105 (4.74%) Red Hat
15 81 (3.65%) Bloomberg
16 76 (3.43%) Symantec
16 76 (3.43%) Intel
17 74 (3.34%) Riverbed
18 69 (3.11%) Apple
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £41000 - £45000 per annum + corporate bens & bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Harrow, Middlesex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £22k - 24k per year + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Gate Hampton Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + £5k Travel Allowance + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum Bonus + Pension
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Synergy Plus
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Company Car - Home Data Connection
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Imperative People
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £35000 to £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + training + dental + bupa
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
CF Appointments
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ISL
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £26k - 31k per year + Great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago