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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 87 145 127
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -18
Permanent jobs citing WAN 1290 885 1070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 3.16% 2.06% 2.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.42% 12.96% 12.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1098 747 909
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.31% +1.33%
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
7003 6828 8699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.17% 15.91% 19.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5916 5526 7370
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,000 £72,500
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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +55 325 £55,000 +4.76% 45
Greenwich -2 16 £47,500 -13.63%
Croydon +14 12 £30,000 -36.84% 1
Docklands, London 0 9 £45,000 -55.00%
Hounslow - 9 - -
Kingston Upon Thames +5 8 £45,000 +66.66%
Uxbridge +1 8 £53,250 +74.59% 1
Canary Wharf +27 7 £72,500 -30.95%
Mayfair -2 7 £60,000 +20.00%
Wembley - 7 £22,500 - 1
Teddington - 7 £42,500 -
Orpington +5 6 £42,500 -
Chiswick - 5 £45,000 - 1
Bromley +23 3 £35,000 -41.66%
Harrow +9 3 £48,000 +3.78% 1
Wimbledon -3 2 £50,000 +92.30%
Twickenham - 2 - -
New Malden - 2 £47,000 -
Hayes +4 1 - - 2
Beckenham +1 1 £21,000 -27.58%
Romford - 1 £32,500 -
Stanmore - 1 £21,000 -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 1988 (82.28%) LAN
2 1382 (57.20%) Cisco
3 1173 (48.55%) Windows
4 1100 (45.53%) Firewall
5 806 (33.36%) Cisco Certification
6 776 (32.12%) VMware
7 757 (31.33%) VPN
8 726 (30.05%) Microsoft
9 671 (27.77%) Active Directory
10 583 (24.13%) Finance
11 557 (23.05%) CCNP
12 532 (22.02%) TCP/IP
12 532 (22.02%) MS Exchange
13 520 (21.52%) VMware Infrastructure
14 504 (20.86%) Wireless
15 499 (20.65%) SAN
16 495 (20.49%) Citrix
17 492 (20.36%) MPLS
18 473 (19.58%) Windows Server 2008
19 450 (18.63%) DNS
20 437 (18.09%) CCNA
21 429 (17.76%) Linux
22 418 (17.30%) ITIL
23 382 (15.81%) Juniper
23 382 (15.81%) CheckPoint
24 372 (15.40%) MS Excel
25 370 (15.31%) BGP
26 367 (15.19%) DHCP
27 363 (15.02%) SQL
28 335 (13.87%) VoIP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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
1 532 (22.02%) MS Exchange
2 296 (12.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 170 (7.04%) IIS
4 145 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 131 (5.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 129 (5.34%) SharePoint
7 127 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 107 (4.43%) Lync
9 97 (4.01%) Apache
10 73 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2003
11 68 (2.81%) Tomcat
12 46 (1.90%) Oracle Coherence
13 34 (1.41%) WebSphere
13 34 (1.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 27 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
14 27 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
15 11 (0.46%) CMS
16 10 (0.41%) nginx
17 7 (0.29%) GroupWise
18 6 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 372 (15.40%) MS Excel
2 320 (13.25%) MS Office
3 60 (2.48%) MS Visio
4 39 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (0.83%) MS Project
6 1 (0.041%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.041%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.041%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 45 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (1.16%) RMDS
3 8 (0.33%) Endur
4 7 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
4 7 (0.29%) ION MarketView
5 6 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.17%) Advent Moxy
8 3 (0.12%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 3 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (0.12%) Front Arena
8 3 (0.12%) Eikon
9 2 (0.083%) Tridion
10 1 (0.041%) SalesLogix
10 1 (0.041%) Cognos TM1
10 1 (0.041%) SAP CCM
10 1 (0.041%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.041%) ReMetrica
10 1 (0.041%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 93 (3.85%) Office 365
2 42 (1.74%) IaaS
3 40 (1.66%) SaaS
4 37 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
5 24 (0.99%) PaaS
6 23 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
7 16 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.21%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.21%) Google Apps
8 5 (0.21%) Route 53
9 1 (0.041%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1988 (82.28%) LAN
2 1100 (45.53%) Firewall
3 757 (31.33%) VPN
4 532 (22.02%) TCP/IP
5 504 (20.86%) Wireless
6 499 (20.65%) SAN
7 492 (20.36%) MPLS
8 450 (18.63%) DNS
9 370 (15.31%) BGP
10 367 (15.19%) DHCP
11 335 (13.87%) VoIP
12 301 (12.46%) Internet
13 296 (12.25%) Network Security
14 294 (12.17%) Cisco ASA
15 282 (11.67%) OSPF
16 227 (9.40%) Cisco Nexus
17 223 (9.23%) EIGRP
18 213 (8.82%) VLAN
19 181 (7.49%) Cisco IOS
20 176 (7.28%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (11.71%) SQL Server
2 63 (2.61%) MySQL
3 52 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 49 (2.03%) Hadoop
5 42 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 39 (1.61%) MongoDB
6 39 (1.61%) HBase
7 34 (1.41%) DB2
8 26 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
8 26 (1.08%) Big Data
8 26 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 19 (0.79%) Relational Database
10 17 (0.70%) RDBMS
11 14 (0.58%) Oracle Exadata
12 12 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (0.50%) NoSQL
12 12 (0.50%) Apache Hive
12 12 (0.50%) HCatalog
12 12 (0.50%) Riak
12 12 (0.50%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 24 (0.99%) Git (software)
2 23 (0.95%) Jenkins
3 18 (0.75%) Hudson
4 14 (0.58%) Subversion
4 14 (0.58%) JIRA
5 5 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (0.12%) Ant
7 2 (0.083%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.041%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.041%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 583 (24.13%) Finance
2 281 (11.63%) Telecoms
3 179 (7.41%) Banking
4 128 (5.30%) Law
5 71 (2.94%) Legal
6 70 (2.90%) Marketing
7 66 (2.73%) Financial Institution
8 60 (2.48%) Retail
9 55 (2.28%) Advertising
10 46 (1.90%) Investment Banking
11 45 (1.86%) Back Office
12 27 (1.12%) French Language
13 20 (0.83%) Electronics
14 16 (0.66%) German Language
15 13 (0.54%) Aerospace
16 11 (0.46%) Front Office
16 11 (0.46%) Games
16 11 (0.46%) Billing
17 10 (0.41%) Italian Language
18 9 (0.37%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 616 (25.50%) Network Engineer
2 335 (13.87%) Analyst
3 208 (8.61%) Architect
3 208 (8.61%) Support Engineer
4 166 (6.87%) Senior Network Engineer
5 157 (6.50%) Support Analyst
6 148 (6.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 130 (5.38%) Consultant
8 119 (4.93%) Project Manager
9 93 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 92 (3.81%) Infrastructure Architect
10 92 (3.81%) IT Support
11 88 (3.64%) 2nd Line Support
12 87 (3.60%) Administrator
13 81 (3.35%) Desktop Support
14 80 (3.31%) Infrastructure Manager
15 77 (3.19%) Security Engineer
16 76 (3.15%) Systems Engineer
17 70 (2.90%) Systems Administrator
18 68 (2.81%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (2.57%) Middleware
2 43 (1.78%) .NET
3 39 (1.61%) XML
4 31 (1.28%) HTML
5 30 (1.24%) FIX Protocol
6 29 (1.20%) CSS
7 27 (1.12%) XSLT
7 27 (1.12%) Rendezvous
8 25 (1.03%) Web Services
9 23 (0.95%) XMPP
10 18 (0.75%) RabbitMQ
11 15 (0.62%) LAMP
12 11 (0.46%) SOAP
13 7 (0.29%) COM
14 4 (0.17%) J2EE
14 4 (0.17%) ASP.NET
14 4 (0.17%) Django
15 3 (0.12%) SAP Basis
15 3 (0.12%) Application Packaging
15 3 (0.12%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 190 (7.86%) Blackberry
2 167 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
3 110 (4.55%) Hedge funds
4 78 (3.23%) Clustering
5 69 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 66 (2.73%) Video Conferencing
7 55 (2.28%) Management Information System
8 44 (1.82%) Client/Server
8 44 (1.82%) Replication
9 31 (1.28%) iPhone
10 26 (1.08%) CESG
11 23 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
12 19 (0.79%) Streaming Video
12 19 (0.79%) Mainframe
13 16 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
14 15 (0.62%) Visualisation
14 15 (0.62%) Performance Metrics
15 13 (0.54%) IVR
15 13 (0.54%) SecurID
16 12 (0.50%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 1173 (48.55%) Windows
2 473 (19.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 429 (17.76%) Linux
4 292 (12.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 276 (11.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 255 (10.55%) Windows 7
7 134 (5.55%) Windows XP
8 118 (4.88%) UNIX
9 117 (4.84%) Windows 8
10 103 (4.26%) Solaris
11 77 (3.19%) CentOS
12 54 (2.24%) Windows Vista
13 48 (1.99%) Android
14 31 (1.28%) Mac OS X
15 24 (0.99%) Ubuntu
16 23 (0.95%) Apple iOS
16 23 (0.95%) Mac OS
17 18 (0.75%) Debian
18 16 (0.66%) SUSE
18 16 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (17.30%) ITIL
2 231 (9.56%) Load Balancing
3 226 (9.35%) Project Management
4 167 (6.91%) Network Design
5 163 (6.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 133 (5.50%) Performance Tuning
7 130 (5.38%) PRINCE2
8 124 (5.13%) Change Management
9 122 (5.05%) Network Management
10 115 (4.76%) Migration
11 107 (4.43%) Network Monitoring
12 101 (4.18%) Kalman Filter
13 91 (3.77%) Service Delivery
14 89 (3.68%) Service Management
15 80 (3.31%) Benchmarking
16 75 (3.10%) Agile Software Development
17 74 (3.06%) Time Management
18 71 (2.94%) CRM
19 65 (2.69%) Information Security
20 64 (2.65%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 363 (15.02%) SQL
2 84 (3.48%) PowerShell
3 83 (3.44%) Perl
3 83 (3.44%) Java
4 75 (3.10%) Bash Shell
5 47 (1.95%) Python
6 42 (1.74%) PHP
7 34 (1.41%) C
8 31 (1.28%) JavaScript
9 27 (1.12%) VBScript
10 18 (0.75%) Ruby
11 16 (0.66%) VB
12 11 (0.46%) VBA
13 10 (0.41%) R
14 9 (0.37%) Shell Script
14 9 (0.37%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.29%) C++
16 6 (0.25%) C#
17 3 (0.12%) ABAP
17 3 (0.12%) Korn
Qualifications
1 806 (33.36%) Cisco Certification
2 557 (23.05%) CCNP
3 437 (18.09%) CCNA
4 268 (11.09%) Degree
5 196 (8.11%) CCIE
6 192 (7.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 111 (4.59%) Security Cleared
8 110 (4.55%) MCSE
9 85 (3.52%) SC Cleared
10 71 (2.94%) MCSA
11 68 (2.81%) CCDP
12 58 (2.40%) MCITP
13 53 (2.19%) CCDA
14 49 (2.03%) CISSP
15 48 (1.99%) MCP
16 45 (1.86%) CCSE
17 41 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
18 39 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 37 (1.53%) CCSA
20 30 (1.24%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (4.88%) SLA
2 45 (1.86%) PCI DSS
3 41 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.33%) COBIT
4 8 (0.33%) QA
5 7 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 4 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.12%) BS7799
9 1 (0.041%) BS15000
System Software
1 671 (27.77%) Active Directory
2 520 (21.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 189 (7.82%) Hyper-V
4 176 (7.28%) XenApp
5 157 (6.50%) vSphere
6 96 (3.97%) NFS
7 68 (2.81%) SRDF
8 67 (2.77%) VMware ESXi
9 66 (2.73%) XenServer
9 66 (2.73%) VMware ESX
10 43 (1.78%) Firmware
11 42 (1.74%) Oracle RAC
12 39 (1.61%) MetaFrame
13 36 (1.49%) Terminal Services
13 36 (1.49%) Xen
14 33 (1.37%) XenDesktop
15 26 (1.08%) Terminal Server
16 16 (0.66%) VMware Server
17 12 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 12 (0.50%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 91 (3.77%) SCCM
2 81 (3.35%) SCOM
3 74 (3.06%) Cisco CUCM
4 67 (2.77%) WSUS
5 65 (2.69%) CiscoWorks
6 59 (2.44%) Nagios
7 57 (2.36%) Cisco Prime
8 50 (2.07%) Norton AntiVirus
9 49 (2.03%) OpenView
10 48 (1.99%) Backup Exec
11 37 (1.53%) Puppet
12 36 (1.49%) Cisco UCCX
13 28 (1.16%) SELinux
14 26 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
15 25 (1.03%) Cacti
16 24 (0.99%) Icinga
17 20 (0.83%) ZABBIX
17 20 (0.83%) SCVMM
18 15 (0.62%) MOM
19 12 (0.50%) Ambari
Vendors
1 1382 (57.20%) Cisco
2 776 (32.12%) VMware
3 726 (30.05%) Microsoft
4 495 (20.49%) Citrix
5 382 (15.81%) Juniper
5 382 (15.81%) CheckPoint
6 301 (12.46%) HP
7 249 (10.31%) F5
8 229 (9.48%) NetApp
9 172 (7.12%) EMC
10 158 (6.54%) Avaya
11 157 (6.50%) SolarWinds
12 145 (6.00%) Dell
13 128 (5.30%) Oracle
14 110 (4.55%) Red Hat
15 100 (4.14%) Riverbed
16 82 (3.39%) Intel
17 81 (3.35%) IBM
18 76 (3.15%) Symantec
19 71 (2.94%) Apple
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