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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN Optimisation over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WAN Optimization
Rank - 256 -
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 0 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.091% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Median salary - £35,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
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
5077 5848 6023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.99% 88.79% 85.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4244 4732 4748
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

WAN Optimisation
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing WAN Optimisation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for WAN Optimisation.

1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 4 (100.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (75.00%) IaaS
2 3 (75.00%) Ipanema Technologies
2 3 (75.00%) Spanning Tree
2 3 (75.00%) xDSL
2 3 (75.00%) WAAS
2 3 (75.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) IPsec
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) XMPP
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (75.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) Presales
4 1 (25.00%) iManage
4 1 (25.00%) XenMobile

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) IaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (75.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (75.00%) IPsec
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) Spanning Tree
2 3 (75.00%) SSL
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) WAAS
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) xDSL
3 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Solutions Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) WAN Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Security Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) XMPP
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Riverbed
2 3 (75.00%) Ipanema Technologies
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) iManage
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) VMware