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

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WAN Optimization
Rank - 236 -
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 0 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.044% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.055% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £72,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
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
6139 5439 5824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.71% 79.02% 78.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4952 4614 5030
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,700 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
3 5 (71.43%) CCIE
3 5 (71.43%) CCNP
3 5 (71.43%) Nokia
3 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
3 5 (71.43%) Internet
3 5 (71.43%) MPLS
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (71.43%) Juniper
3 5 (71.43%) F5
4 4 (57.14%) IPTV
4 4 (57.14%) Multicast
4 4 (57.14%) Wireless
4 4 (57.14%) Migration
4 4 (57.14%) Blue Coat
4 4 (57.14%) Wireshark
4 4 (57.14%) Riverbed
4 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds
4 4 (57.14%) Security Architecture
4 4 (57.14%) Network Management
4 4 (57.14%) DSL
4 4 (57.14%) CCIP
4 4 (57.14%) OpenView
4 4 (57.14%) HP
4 4 (57.14%) CiscoWorks
4 4 (57.14%) Ethernet
4 4 (57.14%) SDH
5 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
5 3 (42.86%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) Internet
2 5 (71.43%) MPLS
3 4 (57.14%) SDH
3 4 (57.14%) Ethernet
3 4 (57.14%) DSL
3 4 (57.14%) Wireless
3 4 (57.14%) Wireshark
3 4 (57.14%) Multicast
4 2 (28.57%) BGP
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (14.29%) HSRP
5 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (14.29%) MRTG
5 1 (14.29%) FWSM
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Sales Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Sales Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) IPTV
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) SecurID
2 1 (14.29%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
1 4 (57.14%) Security Architecture
1 4 (57.14%) Network Management
2 2 (28.57%) Change Control
2 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (71.43%) CCIE
1 5 (71.43%) CCNP
2 4 (57.14%) CCIP
3 1 (14.29%) JNCIA
3 1 (14.29%) JNCIP
3 1 (14.29%) JNCIE
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) OpenView
1 4 (57.14%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Juniper
2 5 (71.43%) Nokia
2 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
2 5 (71.43%) F5
3 4 (57.14%) Riverbed
3 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds
3 4 (57.14%) Blue Coat
3 4 (57.14%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Nortel
4 1 (14.29%) CA
4 1 (14.29%) Crossbeam
4 1 (14.29%) ArcSight