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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 136 131 132
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 1018 1066 1017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.32% 2.32% 2.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.61% 13.82% 14.26%
Number of salaries quoted 883 873 900
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 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
6970 7711 7130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.89% 16.77% 16.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5963 6366 5968
Average salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -26 206 £55,000 +10.00% 26
Docklands, London +13 14 £55,000 +0.45%
Croydon +14 11 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Chiswick +2 9 £45,000 +40.62%
Mitcham - 6 £38,250 -
Canary Wharf -4 5 £33,500 -40.17%
Beckenham - 5 £36,000 -
Feltham - 5 £24,000 -
Bromley +24 4 £22,250 -5.31%
Harrow +12 3 £23,000 -56.19% 2
Wimbledon -4 3 £51,000 +87.15% 1
Uxbridge - 2 £24,000 -
Hayes 0 1 £52,500 +1.94%
Kingston Upon Thames 0 1 £34,000 +13.33% 2
Wembley -1 1 £35,000 +4.47%
Worcester Park - 1 £30,500 -
Bexleyheath - 1 £25,000 -
Dagenham - 1 £27,500 -
Greenford - 1 £34,500 -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1724 (83.93%) LAN
2 1157 (56.33%) Cisco
3 982 (47.81%) Windows
4 878 (42.75%) Firewall
5 661 (32.18%) VMware
6 620 (30.19%) Cisco Certification
7 595 (28.97%) Microsoft
8 542 (26.39%) Finance
9 521 (25.37%) Active Directory
10 482 (23.47%) VMware Infrastructure
11 477 (23.22%) VPN
12 449 (21.86%) TCP/IP
13 411 (20.01%) SAN
14 400 (19.47%) Linux
15 395 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
16 367 (17.87%) MS Exchange
17 362 (17.62%) ITIL
18 359 (17.48%) VoIP
18 359 (17.48%) CCNA
19 352 (17.14%) Data Centre
20 345 (16.80%) CheckPoint
21 333 (16.21%) MPLS
22 332 (16.16%) BGP
23 323 (15.73%) SQL
24 318 (15.48%) DNS
25 316 (15.38%) CCNP
26 305 (14.85%) Wireless
27 300 (14.61%) Juniper
28 286 (13.92%) Network Security
29 282 (13.73%) Citrix

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 367 (17.87%) MS Exchange
2 213 (10.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 187 (9.10%) IIS
4 146 (7.11%) Apache
5 123 (5.99%) Exchange Server 2013
6 114 (5.55%) Exchange Server 2007
7 110 (5.36%) Tomcat
8 109 (5.31%) WebSphere
9 90 (4.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 87 (4.24%) Oracle Coherence
11 83 (4.04%) Lync
12 72 (3.51%) SharePoint
13 59 (2.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 37 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2003
15 26 (1.27%) nginx
16 17 (0.83%) OpenStack
17 14 (0.68%) Confluence
17 14 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
18 13 (0.63%) MediaWiki
19 12 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 257 (12.51%) MS Excel
2 237 (11.54%) MS Office
3 63 (3.07%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.39%) MS Project
6 4 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.097%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.049%) InDesign
8 1 (0.049%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 66 (3.21%) RMDS
2 11 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
2 11 (0.54%) ION MarketView
3 10 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
4 8 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.39%) Endur
5 4 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.097%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.097%) Academy Housing
7 2 (0.097%) arcHouse
7 2 (0.097%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.097%) SAP CCM
7 2 (0.097%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.097%) Line 500
7 2 (0.097%) Orchard Housing
7 2 (0.097%) Aareon QL
7 2 (0.097%) OPENHousing
7 2 (0.097%) MIS ActiveH
7 2 (0.097%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 85 (4.14%) Office 365
2 42 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (1.22%) IaaS
4 22 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (0.73%) Mimecast
6 13 (0.63%) SaaS
7 8 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.29%) Google Apps
9 4 (0.19%) PaaS
10 3 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.097%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.097%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.097%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.097%) SoftLayer
11 2 (0.097%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1724 (83.93%) LAN
2 878 (42.75%) Firewall
3 477 (23.22%) VPN
4 449 (21.86%) TCP/IP
5 411 (20.01%) SAN
6 359 (17.48%) VoIP
7 333 (16.21%) MPLS
8 332 (16.16%) BGP
9 318 (15.48%) DNS
10 305 (14.85%) Wireless
11 286 (13.92%) Network Security
12 278 (13.53%) OSPF
13 276 (13.44%) Cisco ASA
14 222 (10.81%) VLAN
15 205 (9.98%) DHCP
16 193 (9.40%) EIGRP
17 191 (9.30%) Cisco Nexus
18 187 (9.10%) Multicast
19 175 (8.52%) NAS
20 155 (7.55%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (11.34%) SQL Server
2 67 (3.26%) Hadoop
3 66 (3.21%) HBase
4 52 (2.53%) MySQL
5 43 (2.09%) DB2
5 43 (2.09%) Relational Database
6 34 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
7 30 (1.46%) RDBMS
8 22 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (0.58%) NoSQL
10 11 (0.54%) OLTP
11 10 (0.49%) MongoDB
12 8 (0.39%) OLAP
12 8 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
12 8 (0.39%) Oracle OLAP
13 5 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
15 3 (0.15%) Oracle Database
16 2 (0.097%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 36 (1.75%) Jenkins
2 33 (1.61%) Git (software)
3 29 (1.41%) Hudson
4 21 (1.02%) JIRA
5 15 (0.73%) Subversion
6 6 (0.29%) Rational Performance Tester
7 3 (0.15%) MSI
7 3 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.15%) Ant
7 3 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.097%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.049%) GCC
9 1 (0.049%) Redmine
9 1 (0.049%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.049%) JUnit
9 1 (0.049%) Selenium
9 1 (0.049%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.049%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.049%) Trac
General
1 542 (26.39%) Finance
2 220 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 170 (8.28%) Banking
4 84 (4.09%) Retail
5 72 (3.51%) Legal
6 58 (2.82%) Law
7 55 (2.68%) Marketing
8 39 (1.90%) Advertising
9 33 (1.61%) Financial Institution
10 30 (1.46%) Investment Banking
11 23 (1.12%) Front Office
12 21 (1.02%) French Language
12 21 (1.02%) German Language
13 17 (0.83%) Manufacturing
14 15 (0.73%) Japanese Language
15 13 (0.63%) Back Office
16 12 (0.58%) Local Government
17 11 (0.54%) Private Banking
18 9 (0.44%) Spanish Language
18 9 (0.44%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 491 (23.90%) Network Engineer
2 294 (14.31%) Analyst
3 219 (10.66%) Architect
4 194 (9.44%) Support Engineer
5 144 (7.01%) Infrastructure Architect
6 135 (6.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 131 (6.38%) Support Analyst
8 124 (6.04%) Senior Network Engineer
9 114 (5.55%) Administrator
10 109 (5.31%) Consultant
11 96 (4.67%) Project Manager
12 90 (4.38%) 2nd Line Support
13 88 (4.28%) Systems Administrator
14 86 (4.19%) Network Analyst
15 84 (4.09%) Solutions Architect
16 75 (3.65%) Security Engineer
17 69 (3.36%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
18 68 (3.31%) Infrastructure Manager
19 65 (3.16%) Network Security Engineer
20 64 (3.12%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (5.89%) Middleware
2 86 (4.19%) XML
3 72 (3.51%) HTML
4 66 (3.21%) XSLT
4 66 (3.21%) Rendezvous
4 66 (3.21%) Ultra Messaging
5 51 (2.48%) FIX Protocol
6 44 (2.14%) 802.1X
7 31 (1.51%) Web Services
8 25 (1.22%) .NET
8 25 (1.22%) LAMP
9 24 (1.17%) XMPP
10 16 (0.78%) SOAP
11 14 (0.68%) WebSphere MQ
12 12 (0.58%) REST
13 10 (0.49%) RabbitMQ
14 5 (0.24%) Django
15 4 (0.19%) CSS
16 3 (0.15%) MSMQ
17 2 (0.097%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 352 (17.14%) Data Centre
2 108 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 100 (4.87%) Blackberry
4 95 (4.63%) Management Information System
5 93 (4.53%) Hedge funds
6 76 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
7 67 (3.26%) Computer Science
8 48 (2.34%) iPhone
9 45 (2.19%) Mainframe
10 42 (2.04%) Clustering
11 37 (1.80%) Fixed Income
12 32 (1.56%) Client/Server
13 26 (1.27%) Equities
14 25 (1.22%) Replication
14 25 (1.22%) iPad
15 23 (1.12%) EqualLogic
16 18 (0.88%) Fat Client
16 18 (0.88%) Thin Client
17 16 (0.78%) Grid Computing
18 15 (0.73%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 982 (47.81%) Windows
2 400 (19.47%) Linux
3 395 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 245 (11.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 202 (9.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 185 (9.01%) Windows 7
7 132 (6.43%) Solaris
8 126 (6.13%) UNIX
9 125 (6.09%) Windows XP
10 105 (5.11%) Windows 8
11 51 (2.48%) Mac OS X
12 40 (1.95%) Windows Vista
13 35 (1.70%) CentOS
14 33 (1.61%) Android
15 22 (1.07%) Apple iOS
16 21 (1.02%) Ubuntu
17 18 (0.88%) Debian
18 17 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 5 (0.24%) Mac OS
19 5 (0.24%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (17.62%) ITIL
2 213 (10.37%) Project Management
3 150 (7.30%) Network Design
4 149 (7.25%) Performance Tuning
5 134 (6.52%) Load Balancing
6 132 (6.43%) Service Delivery
7 127 (6.18%) Agile Software Development
8 123 (5.99%) Disaster Recovery
9 114 (5.55%) Benchmarking
10 108 (5.26%) PRINCE2
11 95 (4.63%) Mentoring
12 85 (4.14%) Network Management
13 79 (3.85%) Change Management
13 79 (3.85%) Risk Management
14 75 (3.65%) Service Management
15 62 (3.02%) Asset Management
15 62 (3.02%) Capacity Planning
16 60 (2.92%) Information Security
17 58 (2.82%) Kalman Filter
18 56 (2.73%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 323 (15.73%) SQL
2 129 (6.28%) Java
3 96 (4.67%) PowerShell
4 90 (4.38%) Perl
5 87 (4.24%) Python
6 70 (3.41%) JavaScript
7 67 (3.26%) Bash Shell
8 47 (2.29%) C
9 35 (1.70%) Ruby
10 21 (1.02%) VBA
11 19 (0.93%) PHP
11 19 (0.93%) Shell Script
11 19 (0.93%) T-SQL
12 12 (0.58%) VBScript
12 12 (0.58%) VB
12 12 (0.58%) C++
13 8 (0.39%) PL/SQL
14 7 (0.34%) Tcl
15 3 (0.15%) Korn
15 3 (0.15%) C#
Qualifications
1 620 (30.19%) Cisco Certification
2 359 (17.48%) CCNA
3 316 (15.38%) CCNP
4 208 (10.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 196 (9.54%) Degree
6 146 (7.11%) MCSE
7 142 (6.91%) CCIE
8 109 (5.31%) Security Cleared
9 85 (4.14%) SC Cleared
10 65 (3.16%) MCP
11 60 (2.92%) MCSA
12 59 (2.87%) MCITP
13 51 (2.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 49 (2.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 39 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
15 39 (1.90%) CCDP
16 37 (1.80%) CCSA
17 29 (1.41%) CISSP
18 26 (1.27%) MCTS
19 25 (1.22%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (6.33%) SLA
2 36 (1.75%) PCI DSS
3 28 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.34%) COBIT
5 6 (0.29%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.24%) JSP 440
7 4 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.19%) QA
8 1 (0.049%) JTAG
8 1 (0.049%) BS7799
System Software
1 521 (25.37%) Active Directory
2 482 (23.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 227 (11.05%) Hyper-V
4 121 (5.89%) NFS
5 117 (5.70%) SRDF
6 71 (3.46%) XenApp
7 69 (3.36%) Oracle RAC
8 60 (2.92%) vSphere
9 54 (2.63%) Xen
9 54 (2.63%) KVM
10 47 (2.29%) Terminal Services
10 47 (2.29%) VMware ESX
11 46 (2.24%) XenServer
12 28 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
13 24 (1.17%) VMware Server
14 23 (1.12%) Terminal Server
15 20 (0.97%) DFS Replication
16 15 (0.73%) ISA Server
16 15 (0.73%) Samba
17 13 (0.63%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 53 (2.58%) Backup Exec
2 52 (2.53%) SCCM
3 42 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
4 41 (2.00%) Nagios
5 37 (1.80%) Puppet
6 31 (1.51%) Cisco Prime
7 30 (1.46%) Cisco UCCX
8 29 (1.41%) WSUS
8 29 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
9 26 (1.27%) Ansible
10 25 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
11 23 (1.12%) Salt
12 21 (1.02%) SELinux
13 20 (0.97%) Cacti
14 19 (0.93%) ZABBIX
15 17 (0.83%) OpenNMS
16 16 (0.78%) CiscoWorks
17 14 (0.68%) SolarWinds Orion
18 13 (0.63%) Icinga
19 11 (0.54%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1157 (56.33%) Cisco
2 661 (32.18%) VMware
3 595 (28.97%) Microsoft
4 345 (16.80%) CheckPoint
5 300 (14.61%) Juniper
6 282 (13.73%) Citrix
7 274 (13.34%) HP
8 220 (10.71%) NetApp
8 220 (10.71%) F5
9 202 (9.83%) Oracle
10 181 (8.81%) EMC
11 148 (7.21%) IBM
12 128 (6.23%) Intel
13 101 (4.92%) SolarWinds
14 93 (4.53%) Dell
15 90 (4.38%) Riverbed
16 88 (4.28%) Mitel
17 78 (3.80%) Sybase
18 66 (3.21%) TIBCO
18 66 (3.21%) DataSynapse
London
Connected IT
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Connected IT
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
South West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
East London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £38000 - £44500 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
South East London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
JM
Salary: £70000 - £87000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + 20% bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + great company
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday