The table below looks at the statistics for WAN Optimisation skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN Optimisation 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
WAN Optimization
Rank 236 229 246
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 2 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.033% 0.13% 0.083%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.039% 0.16% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 1
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +32.85%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,500 £29,859
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +55.73%
WAN Optimisation
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5153 5567 5777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 84.57% 82.41% 79.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4115 4473 4870
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

WAN Optimisation
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

WAN Optimisation Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

WAN Optimisation
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation across the North West region.

WAN Optimisation Salary Trend in the North West

WAN Optimisation
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation within the North West 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
Manchester +13 2 £50,000 +7.52%
WAN Optimisation
England

WAN Optimisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing WAN Optimisation 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 Optimisation.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) SDH
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE
1 2 (100.00%) OpenView
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) DSL
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) CCSA
1 2 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (100.00%) ProxySG
1 2 (100.00%) CCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 2 (100.00%) IPTV
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 2 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture

WAN Optimisation
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing WAN Optimisation 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 Optimisation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SDH
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) DSL
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (100.00%) Multicast
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) IPTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CCSA
1 2 (100.00%) CCSE
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) OpenView
1 2 (100.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 2 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 2 (100.00%) F5