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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 125 121 156
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +35
Permanent jobs citing WAN 1095 1052 950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.38% 2.36% 1.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.19% 14.80% 10.99%
Number of salaries quoted 891 937 832
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
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
7715 7109 8647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.75% 15.97% 17.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6382 6037 7314
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +16 299 £50,000 -8.25% 41
Orpington -2 9 £42,500 -
Hounslow +2 7 £52,500 +59.09% 1
Bromley -7 7 £23,500 -
Croydon -3 6 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Kingston Upon Thames -5 6 £31,625 -2.69%
Harrow -11 5 - - 1
New Malden - 4 £55,000 - 1
Canary Wharf +13 3 £37,500 -53.12%
Twickenham +8 3 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Hammersmith -1 2 £43,250 -51.94% 1
Chiswick -1 2 £32,000 -1.53% 1
Hayes -6 2 £51,500 +3.00% 2
Docklands, London -9 2 £42,750 -31.60% 2
Wimbledon -12 2 £26,750 -40.55%
South Croydon - 2 £47,500 -
Uxbridge +1 1 £57,500 +48.38% 1
Wembley -1 1 £33,500 -14.10%
Hackney - 1 £31,500 -
Chessington - 1 £26,500 -
Barking - 1 £30,000 -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1810 (82.09%) LAN
2 1254 (56.87%) Cisco
3 1104 (50.07%) Windows
4 827 (37.51%) Firewall
5 705 (31.97%) VMware
6 670 (30.39%) Active Directory
7 651 (29.52%) Cisco Certification
8 635 (28.80%) VPN
9 619 (28.07%) Microsoft
10 550 (24.94%) TCP/IP
11 531 (24.08%) DNS
12 518 (23.49%) Windows Server 2008
13 490 (22.22%) Finance
14 466 (21.13%) MS Exchange
15 458 (20.77%) VMware Infrastructure
16 447 (20.27%) CCNP
17 423 (19.18%) Linux
18 412 (18.68%) DHCP
19 403 (18.28%) SAN
20 398 (18.05%) MPLS
21 396 (17.96%) Citrix
22 391 (17.73%) ITIL
23 388 (17.60%) Juniper
24 368 (16.69%) Windows Server 2003
25 359 (16.28%) Wireless
26 353 (16.01%) SQL Server
27 349 (15.83%) CCNA
28 340 (15.42%) BGP
29 321 (14.56%) CheckPoint
30 319 (14.47%) SQL

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 466 (21.13%) MS Exchange
2 228 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 144 (6.53%) SharePoint
4 127 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 106 (4.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 97 (4.40%) IIS
7 95 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2013
8 88 (3.99%) Exchange Server 2003
9 69 (3.13%) Lync
10 64 (2.90%) Apache
11 60 (2.72%) Oracle Coherence
12 40 (1.81%) WebSphere
13 37 (1.68%) Tomcat
14 22 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
15 20 (0.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 14 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
16 14 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
17 13 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
18 12 (0.54%) IBM Notes
19 10 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 287 (13.02%) MS Excel
2 281 (12.74%) MS Office
3 49 (2.22%) MS Visio
4 25 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.63%) MS Project
6 4 (0.18%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 30 (1.36%) RMDS
2 27 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.54%) Front Arena
3 12 (0.54%) Eikon
4 11 (0.50%) Movex
5 10 (0.45%) Summit
5 10 (0.45%) 3000 Xtra
5 10 (0.45%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 9 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 3 (0.14%) Tridion
9 3 (0.14%) Advent Moxy
10 2 (0.091%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.091%) Cognos TM1
11 1 (0.045%) SalesLogix
11 1 (0.045%) Dynamics GP
11 1 (0.045%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 71 (3.22%) Office 365
2 35 (1.59%) SaaS
3 26 (1.18%) PaaS
4 25 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
5 24 (1.09%) IaaS
6 21 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.27%) Joyent
9 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (0.14%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.14%) Route 53
11 2 (0.091%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.045%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1810 (82.09%) LAN
2 827 (37.51%) Firewall
3 635 (28.80%) VPN
4 550 (24.94%) TCP/IP
5 531 (24.08%) DNS
6 412 (18.68%) DHCP
7 403 (18.28%) SAN
8 398 (18.05%) MPLS
9 359 (16.28%) Wireless
10 340 (15.42%) BGP
11 267 (12.11%) OSPF
12 257 (11.66%) VoIP
13 240 (10.88%) Cisco ASA
14 217 (9.84%) Network Security
15 199 (9.02%) Internet
16 192 (8.71%) EIGRP
17 189 (8.57%) VLAN
18 166 (7.53%) Multicast
19 147 (6.67%) NAS
20 134 (6.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 353 (16.01%) SQL Server
2 87 (3.95%) Hadoop
3 68 (3.08%) Big Data
4 61 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
5 60 (2.72%) HBase
6 53 (2.40%) DB2
6 53 (2.40%) MySQL
7 50 (2.27%) Oracle Exadata
8 48 (2.18%) Mahout
9 44 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 42 (1.90%) MongoDB
11 41 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
11 41 (1.86%) NoSQL
12 40 (1.81%) Apache Hive
12 40 (1.81%) Riak
12 40 (1.81%) MarkLogic
12 40 (1.81%) Couchbase
12 40 (1.81%) Sqoop
12 40 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
12 40 (1.81%) HCatalog
Development Applications
1 32 (1.45%) Git (software)
2 26 (1.18%) Jenkins
3 20 (0.91%) Hudson
3 20 (0.91%) Subversion
4 9 (0.41%) JIRA
5 8 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
6 6 (0.27%) Metasploit
7 3 (0.14%) Selenium
7 3 (0.14%) FitNesse
7 3 (0.14%) JUnit
8 2 (0.091%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.091%) Maven
9 1 (0.045%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.045%) Visual Studio
General
1 490 (22.22%) Finance
2 189 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 173 (7.85%) Banking
4 109 (4.94%) Law
5 87 (3.95%) Retail
6 48 (2.18%) Advertising
7 45 (2.04%) Marketing
8 44 (2.00%) Legal
9 35 (1.59%) French Language
10 31 (1.41%) Back Office
11 19 (0.86%) Publishing
12 18 (0.82%) Financial Institution
12 18 (0.82%) German Language
13 17 (0.77%) Investment Banking
14 14 (0.63%) Games
15 11 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (0.45%) Italian Language
17 8 (0.36%) Spanish Language
17 8 (0.36%) Electronics
18 7 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 526 (23.85%) Network Engineer
2 327 (14.83%) Analyst
3 212 (9.61%) Architect
4 165 (7.48%) Support Analyst
5 151 (6.85%) Support Engineer
6 146 (6.62%) Senior Network Engineer
7 122 (5.53%) Project Manager
8 113 (5.12%) Network Analyst
9 108 (4.90%) Administrator
10 98 (4.44%) Infrastructure Manager
11 95 (4.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 88 (3.99%) Systems Engineer
13 87 (3.95%) IT Support
14 82 (3.72%) Team Leader
15 80 (3.63%) Consultant
15 80 (3.63%) Systems Administrator
15 80 (3.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 80 (3.63%) Security Engineer
16 79 (3.58%) Infrastructure Architect
17 70 (3.17%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (2.45%) .NET
1 54 (2.45%) Middleware
2 28 (1.27%) LAMP
2 28 (1.27%) XML
2 28 (1.27%) HTML
3 27 (1.22%) Web Services
4 21 (0.95%) Rendezvous
5 20 (0.91%) XSLT
6 19 (0.86%) CSS
7 14 (0.63%) SOAP
8 11 (0.50%) XMPP
9 10 (0.45%) COM
10 9 (0.41%) FIX Protocol
11 6 (0.27%) WSH
12 5 (0.23%) JSON
13 4 (0.18%) Application Packaging
13 4 (0.18%) Django
13 4 (0.18%) XHTML
14 3 (0.14%) J2EE
15 2 (0.091%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 175 (7.94%) Blackberry
2 134 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
3 83 (3.76%) Computer Science
4 77 (3.49%) Hedge funds
5 63 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
6 60 (2.72%) Management Information System
7 58 (2.63%) Clustering
8 48 (2.18%) Replication
9 41 (1.86%) Visualisation
10 36 (1.63%) iPhone
11 33 (1.50%) Statistics
12 30 (1.36%) SecurID
12 30 (1.36%) Client/Server
12 30 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
13 28 (1.27%) EqualLogic
14 20 (0.91%) Equities
15 16 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
15 16 (0.73%) Firmware
16 14 (0.63%) CESG
17 13 (0.59%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1104 (50.07%) Windows
2 518 (23.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 423 (19.18%) Linux
4 368 (16.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 276 (12.52%) Windows 7
6 188 (8.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 139 (6.30%) UNIX
8 112 (5.08%) Windows XP
9 94 (4.26%) Windows 8
10 91 (4.13%) Solaris
11 67 (3.04%) Android
12 47 (2.13%) CentOS
13 42 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 41 (1.86%) Ubuntu
14 41 (1.86%) Windows Vista
15 22 (1.00%) Mac OS X
16 21 (0.95%) Debian
17 19 (0.86%) AIX
18 18 (0.82%) SUSE
18 18 (0.82%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (17.73%) ITIL
2 206 (9.34%) Project Management
3 148 (6.71%) Load Balancing
4 132 (5.99%) Change Management
4 132 (5.99%) Network Design
5 125 (5.67%) Performance Tuning
6 122 (5.53%) Network Management
7 113 (5.12%) PRINCE2
8 95 (4.31%) Benchmarking
9 93 (4.22%) E-Commerce
10 86 (3.90%) Service Management
10 86 (3.90%) Network Monitoring
11 82 (3.72%) Agile Software Development
12 80 (3.63%) Information Security
13 76 (3.45%) Migration
13 76 (3.45%) Service Delivery
14 69 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
15 67 (3.04%) Network Architecture
16 63 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
17 62 (2.81%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 319 (14.47%) SQL
2 84 (3.81%) Java
3 74 (3.36%) Perl
4 68 (3.08%) PowerShell
5 57 (2.59%) Bash Shell
6 45 (2.04%) Python
7 33 (1.50%) C
8 30 (1.36%) PHP
9 29 (1.32%) JavaScript
10 22 (1.00%) VB
11 14 (0.63%) Shell Script
11 14 (0.63%) Ruby
12 10 (0.45%) C++
13 8 (0.36%) R
14 7 (0.32%) Korn
15 6 (0.27%) AWK
16 5 (0.23%) C#
17 4 (0.18%) VBScript
18 1 (0.045%) VBA
18 1 (0.045%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 651 (29.52%) Cisco Certification
2 447 (20.27%) CCNP
3 349 (15.83%) CCNA
4 283 (12.83%) Degree
5 282 (12.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 160 (7.26%) MCSE
7 121 (5.49%) CCIE
8 115 (5.22%) MCITP
9 84 (3.81%) MCSA
10 72 (3.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 59 (2.68%) Security Cleared
12 56 (2.54%) CCDP
13 45 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 43 (1.95%) SC Cleared
15 42 (1.90%) MCTS
16 35 (1.59%) MCP
17 30 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
17 30 (1.36%) CCSE
18 25 (1.13%) CISSP
19 24 (1.09%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (7.17%) SLA
2 48 (2.18%) PCI DSS
3 35 (1.59%) QA
4 30 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.23%) COBIT
7 4 (0.18%) BS7799
8 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 2 (0.091%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.091%) MiFID
System Software
1 670 (30.39%) Active Directory
2 458 (20.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 188 (8.53%) Hyper-V
4 121 (5.49%) XenApp
5 99 (4.49%) VMware ESX
6 90 (4.08%) vSphere
7 63 (2.86%) NFS
8 60 (2.72%) Oracle RAC
9 57 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
10 49 (2.22%) MetaFrame
11 47 (2.13%) SRDF
12 43 (1.95%) XenServer
13 40 (1.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 40 (1.81%) Apache Flume
14 38 (1.72%) HDFS
15 32 (1.45%) Terminal Services
16 31 (1.41%) XenDesktop
17 21 (0.95%) Xen
18 16 (0.73%) ISA Server
19 15 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 75 (3.40%) SCCM
2 61 (2.77%) SCOM
3 57 (2.59%) WSUS
4 56 (2.54%) Puppet
5 51 (2.31%) Norton AntiVirus
6 49 (2.22%) Backup Exec
7 47 (2.13%) Nagios
8 40 (1.81%) Cisco CUCM
8 40 (1.81%) Ambari
8 40 (1.81%) Oozie
9 39 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
9 39 (1.77%) CiscoWorks
10 30 (1.36%) OpenView
10 30 (1.36%) Cacti
11 26 (1.18%) Cisco Prime
12 22 (1.00%) MOM
13 16 (0.73%) NetBackup
14 14 (0.63%) HP NNM
15 13 (0.59%) Ganglia
16 12 (0.54%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 1254 (56.87%) Cisco
2 705 (31.97%) VMware
3 619 (28.07%) Microsoft
4 396 (17.96%) Citrix
5 388 (17.60%) Juniper
6 321 (14.56%) CheckPoint
7 288 (13.06%) HP
8 233 (10.57%) F5
9 187 (8.48%) Oracle
10 176 (7.98%) NetApp
11 137 (6.21%) Dell
11 137 (6.21%) SolarWinds
12 131 (5.94%) EMC
13 108 (4.90%) Intel
14 104 (4.72%) Avaya
15 95 (4.31%) Red Hat
16 83 (3.76%) IBM
17 82 (3.72%) Symantec
18 80 (3.63%) Riverbed
19 73 (3.31%) Bloomberg
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
MBA Ltd
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
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Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + beenfits
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 per annum
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ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 to £70000 per annum
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City, London
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Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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