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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 126 136 134
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 1016 1081 940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.34% 2.22% 2.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.18% 14.04% 11.78%
Number of salaries quoted 882 942 796
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
7167 7697 7982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.50% 15.82% 18.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6052 6374 6549
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 May 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 22 May 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 +18 244 £52,500 -4.54% 32
Docklands, London +10 11 £51,250 -45.62%
Croydon +14 6 £35,000 -12.50%
Kingston Upon Thames +9 5 £35,000 +40.00%
Canary Wharf 0 5 - -
Harrow -9 5 £23,000 -39.86%
Twickenham -11 5 £35,000 -7.89%
Bromley +15 4 £22,750 -41.29%
Orpington -2 4 £42,500 -
Greenwich -6 4 - -
Hounslow +7 3 £34,500 -28.12%
Chiswick +6 3 £45,000 - 1
Uxbridge -7 3 £27,000 -14.28%
Brentford - 3 £37,500 -
Wimbledon -10 2 £48,500 +43.70%
Isleworth - 2 £37,500 -
Wembley - 2 £31,250 -
Beckenham -2 1 £33,500 +15.51%
Mayfair -6 1 £20,500 -62.72%
Hammersmith -8 1 £45,000 -23.72%
Chessington - 1 £45,000 -
Dagenham - 1 £31,250 -
Southwark - 1 £52,500 -
Westminster - 1 - -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1979 (83.64%) LAN
2 1366 (57.73%) Cisco
3 1182 (49.96%) Windows
4 1119 (47.30%) Firewall
5 800 (33.81%) VMware
6 727 (30.73%) Cisco Certification
7 694 (29.33%) Microsoft
8 636 (26.88%) VPN
9 590 (24.94%) Finance
10 588 (24.85%) Active Directory
11 558 (23.58%) VMware Infrastructure
12 504 (21.30%) SAN
13 486 (20.54%) MS Exchange
14 465 (19.65%) Linux
15 449 (18.98%) MPLS
16 448 (18.93%) SQL
17 445 (18.81%) ITIL
18 444 (18.77%) TCP/IP
19 435 (18.39%) Citrix
20 419 (17.71%) Windows Server 2008
21 414 (17.50%) CCNA
22 398 (16.82%) VoIP
23 390 (16.48%) CCNP
23 390 (16.48%) Wireless
24 365 (15.43%) MS Excel
25 362 (15.30%) DNS
26 356 (15.05%) Network Security
27 354 (14.96%) HP
28 347 (14.67%) CheckPoint
29 345 (14.58%) BGP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 486 (20.54%) MS Exchange
2 273 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 252 (10.65%) IIS
4 169 (7.14%) Apache
5 144 (6.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 127 (5.37%) Tomcat
7 125 (5.28%) Lync
8 119 (5.03%) Exchange Server 2007
9 97 (4.10%) WebSphere
10 96 (4.06%) Oracle Coherence
10 96 (4.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 94 (3.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 87 (3.68%) SharePoint
13 55 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2003
14 18 (0.76%) OpenStack
14 18 (0.76%) nginx
15 15 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
15 15 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
16 9 (0.38%) GroupWise
16 9 (0.38%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 365 (15.43%) MS Excel
2 299 (12.64%) MS Office
3 55 (2.32%) MS Visio
4 28 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (0.80%) MS Project
6 1 (0.042%) InDesign
6 1 (0.042%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 73 (3.09%) RMDS
2 23 (0.97%) Endur
3 22 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
5 11 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.13%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.13%) SAP CCM
9 2 (0.085%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.085%) ION MarketView
9 2 (0.085%) Cognos TM1
9 2 (0.085%) HiPortfolio
10 1 (0.042%) Front Arena
10 1 (0.042%) Academy Housing
10 1 (0.042%) arcHouse
10 1 (0.042%) SimCorp Dimension
10 1 (0.042%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.042%) assyst
10 1 (0.042%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 77 (3.25%) Office 365
2 40 (1.69%) IaaS
3 35 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 23 (0.97%) SaaS
6 15 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (0.59%) Mimecast
8 9 (0.38%) PaaS
9 5 (0.21%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1979 (83.64%) LAN
2 1119 (47.30%) Firewall
3 636 (26.88%) VPN
4 504 (21.30%) SAN
5 449 (18.98%) MPLS
6 444 (18.77%) TCP/IP
7 398 (16.82%) VoIP
8 390 (16.48%) Wireless
9 362 (15.30%) DNS
10 356 (15.05%) Network Security
11 345 (14.58%) BGP
12 282 (11.92%) Cisco ASA
13 265 (11.20%) OSPF
14 252 (10.65%) VLAN
15 239 (10.10%) EIGRP
16 236 (9.97%) DHCP
17 229 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
18 215 (9.09%) Internet
19 195 (8.24%) NAS
20 183 (7.73%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 310 (13.10%) SQL Server
2 73 (3.09%) Hadoop
3 72 (3.04%) HBase
4 60 (2.54%) DB2
5 53 (2.24%) MySQL
6 36 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
7 31 (1.31%) Relational Database
7 31 (1.31%) MongoDB
8 24 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
9 22 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
9 22 (0.93%) RDBMS
10 14 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (0.46%) OLTP
11 11 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (0.34%) Oracle OLAP
12 8 (0.34%) OLAP
13 7 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (0.30%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.17%) Oracle Database 12c
14 4 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 24 (1.01%) Jenkins
2 22 (0.93%) Hudson
3 20 (0.85%) Git (software)
4 11 (0.46%) Subversion
4 11 (0.46%) JIRA
5 6 (0.25%) Rational Performance Tester
6 5 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.085%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.085%) InstallShield
7 2 (0.085%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.042%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.042%) Ant
8 1 (0.042%) JUnit
8 1 (0.042%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.042%) Selenium
8 1 (0.042%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.042%) Redmine
8 1 (0.042%) Trac
General
1 590 (24.94%) Finance
2 217 (9.17%) Telecoms
3 146 (6.17%) Banking
4 97 (4.10%) Law
5 80 (3.38%) Marketing
6 75 (3.17%) Retail
6 75 (3.17%) Legal
7 59 (2.49%) Advertising
8 52 (2.20%) Financial Institution
9 39 (1.65%) Back Office
10 30 (1.27%) Front Office
11 27 (1.14%) Manufacturing
12 25 (1.06%) Investment Banking
13 20 (0.85%) Electronics
14 16 (0.68%) Local Government
15 14 (0.59%) French Language
16 10 (0.42%) Spanish Language
17 6 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
17 6 (0.25%) Multimedia
17 6 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 539 (22.78%) Network Engineer
2 301 (12.72%) Analyst
3 260 (10.99%) Architect
4 242 (10.23%) Support Engineer
5 178 (7.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 168 (7.10%) Consultant
7 155 (6.55%) Infrastructure Architect
8 148 (6.26%) Senior Network Engineer
9 138 (5.83%) Support Analyst
10 122 (5.16%) 2nd Line Support
11 93 (3.93%) Technical Support
12 86 (3.63%) Administrator
13 83 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
14 81 (3.42%) Project Manager
15 77 (3.25%) IT Support
16 76 (3.21%) Security Engineer
17 70 (2.96%) Technical Engineer
18 69 (2.92%) Systems Engineer
18 69 (2.92%) Systems Administrator
18 69 (2.92%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (6.13%) Middleware
2 88 (3.72%) XML
3 75 (3.17%) HTML
4 73 (3.09%) XSLT
5 72 (3.04%) Ultra Messaging
5 72 (3.04%) Rendezvous
6 37 (1.56%) FIX Protocol
7 35 (1.48%) .NET
8 27 (1.14%) XMPP
9 23 (0.97%) RabbitMQ
10 19 (0.80%) Web Services
11 18 (0.76%) LAMP
12 14 (0.59%) SOAP
13 12 (0.51%) CSS
14 6 (0.25%) COM
15 4 (0.17%) Apache Flex
15 4 (0.17%) J2EE
16 3 (0.13%) SAP Basis
16 3 (0.13%) Flash
17 1 (0.042%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 149 (6.30%) Blackberry
2 132 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
3 106 (4.48%) Video Conferencing
4 91 (3.85%) Hedge funds
5 87 (3.68%) Clustering
6 74 (3.13%) Management Information System
7 61 (2.58%) Computer Science
8 60 (2.54%) Mainframe
9 46 (1.94%) Client/Server
10 37 (1.56%) iPhone
11 30 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 29 (1.23%) Replication
13 28 (1.18%) CESG
14 25 (1.06%) Fixed Income
15 24 (1.01%) Equities
16 23 (0.97%) Streaming Video
17 20 (0.85%) EPoS
18 19 (0.80%) Public Cloud
19 17 (0.72%) NHS
19 17 (0.72%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1182 (49.96%) Windows
2 465 (19.65%) Linux
3 419 (17.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 292 (12.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 254 (10.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 240 (10.14%) Windows 7
7 151 (6.38%) Solaris
8 140 (5.92%) Windows XP
9 116 (4.90%) UNIX
10 112 (4.73%) Windows 8
11 77 (3.25%) CentOS
12 49 (2.07%) Windows Vista
13 41 (1.73%) Apple iOS
14 40 (1.69%) Mac OS X
15 37 (1.56%) Android
16 32 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 26 (1.10%) Debian
18 16 (0.68%) Ubuntu
19 9 (0.38%) SUSE
19 9 (0.38%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 445 (18.81%) ITIL
2 194 (8.20%) Load Balancing
3 193 (8.16%) Project Management
4 185 (7.82%) Performance Tuning
5 177 (7.48%) Disaster Recovery
6 168 (7.10%) Network Design
7 128 (5.41%) Benchmarking
8 124 (5.24%) Service Delivery
9 112 (4.73%) Agile Software Development
10 111 (4.69%) Change Management
11 98 (4.14%) Time Management
12 89 (3.76%) Network Management
12 89 (3.76%) Service Management
13 87 (3.68%) PRINCE2
14 80 (3.38%) Kalman Filter
15 77 (3.25%) Risk Management
16 76 (3.21%) Migration
17 61 (2.58%) CRM
17 61 (2.58%) Root Cause Analysis
18 57 (2.41%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 448 (18.93%) SQL
2 129 (5.45%) Java
3 96 (4.06%) Perl
4 86 (3.63%) PowerShell
5 76 (3.21%) JavaScript
6 72 (3.04%) Bash Shell
7 68 (2.87%) Python
8 48 (2.03%) C
9 29 (1.23%) Ruby
10 25 (1.06%) PHP
11 23 (0.97%) VBA
11 23 (0.97%) VBScript
12 22 (0.93%) T-SQL
13 13 (0.55%) R
14 12 (0.51%) Shell Script
15 10 (0.42%) VB
16 9 (0.38%) PL/SQL
17 8 (0.34%) Tcl
17 8 (0.34%) C++
18 7 (0.30%) Korn
Qualifications
1 727 (30.73%) Cisco Certification
2 414 (17.50%) CCNA
3 390 (16.48%) CCNP
4 208 (8.79%) Degree
5 186 (7.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 156 (6.59%) CCIE
7 134 (5.66%) MCSE
8 112 (4.73%) Security Cleared
9 94 (3.97%) SC Cleared
10 64 (2.70%) MCSA
11 58 (2.45%) MCP
12 53 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
13 51 (2.16%) CCSA
14 48 (2.03%) CCDP
15 47 (1.99%) MCITP
16 40 (1.69%) CISSP
16 40 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 36 (1.52%) JNCIA
18 30 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 25 (1.06%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (6.68%) SLA
2 46 (1.94%) PCI DSS
3 38 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (0.76%) ISO 9001
5 15 (0.63%) COBIT
6 13 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.042%) BS15000
8 1 (0.042%) BS7799
8 1 (0.042%) QA
8 1 (0.042%) JTAG
System Software
1 588 (24.85%) Active Directory
2 558 (23.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 252 (10.65%) Hyper-V
4 138 (5.83%) XenApp
5 137 (5.79%) NFS
6 129 (5.45%) SRDF
7 88 (3.72%) vSphere
8 83 (3.51%) XenServer
9 79 (3.34%) Oracle RAC
10 53 (2.24%) Xen
11 47 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
12 45 (1.90%) KVM
13 43 (1.82%) VMware ESX
14 37 (1.56%) Terminal Services
15 30 (1.27%) Terminal Server
16 27 (1.14%) VMware Server
17 21 (0.89%) XenDesktop
18 16 (0.68%) iptables
19 14 (0.59%) Firmware
20 13 (0.55%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 70 (2.96%) Cisco Prime
2 68 (2.87%) SCCM
3 60 (2.54%) Cisco CUCM
4 57 (2.41%) WSUS
5 53 (2.24%) Nagios
6 37 (1.56%) Backup Exec
7 35 (1.48%) SCOM
8 33 (1.39%) Cisco UCCX
9 32 (1.35%) SELinux
10 31 (1.31%) CiscoWorks
11 30 (1.27%) Icinga
12 26 (1.10%) ZABBIX
13 24 (1.01%) OpenView
14 22 (0.93%) Puppet
15 21 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
15 21 (0.89%) Cacti
16 20 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
17 18 (0.76%) MOM
18 16 (0.68%) Ansible
19 15 (0.63%) Salt
Vendors
1 1366 (57.73%) Cisco
2 800 (33.81%) VMware
3 694 (29.33%) Microsoft
4 435 (18.39%) Citrix
5 354 (14.96%) HP
6 347 (14.67%) CheckPoint
7 343 (14.50%) Juniper
8 268 (11.33%) NetApp
9 256 (10.82%) F5
10 204 (8.62%) EMC
11 200 (8.45%) Oracle
12 162 (6.85%) SolarWinds
13 138 (5.83%) IBM
14 136 (5.75%) Intel
15 134 (5.66%) Avaya
16 116 (4.90%) Riverbed
17 112 (4.73%) Dell
18 91 (3.85%) Red Hat
19 89 (3.76%) Apple
20 84 (3.55%) Mitel
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + significant on site allowance
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Networking People
Posted: Yesterday
London
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
JNC Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connected IT
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55,000 per annum + £6,600 car allowance + 12% bonus + benefits
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
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 70k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ThinkForex
Salary: 55K to 65K GBP per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £125,000 per annum Up to £125k + Excellent Bonus & Ben
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £27500 - £34000 per annum + Benefits, Overtime, On Call
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago