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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WAN Optimization
Rank 241 - 243
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 6 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.092% - 0.014%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% - 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%
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
5598 5987 5760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.99% 83.50% 80.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4559 4769 4900
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 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
Cheshire - 6 £35,000 -
WAN Optimisation
England

WAN Optimisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 8 (100.00%) WAN
1 8 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) MPLS
1 8 (100.00%) Wireless
2 6 (75.00%) IPsec
2 6 (75.00%) TACACS
2 6 (75.00%) 802.11
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) SNMP
2 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (75.00%) VPN
2 6 (75.00%) DNS
2 6 (75.00%) SSL
2 6 (75.00%) CCNP
2 6 (75.00%) DHCP
2 6 (75.00%) VoIP
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) LAN
2 6 (75.00%) IP Telephony
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco PIX
2 6 (75.00%) iSCSI
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) xDSL
2 6 (75.00%) DMVPN
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
1 8 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 8 (100.00%) MPLS
1 8 (100.00%) Wireless
2 6 (75.00%) IPsec
2 6 (75.00%) IP Telephony
2 6 (75.00%) VoIP
2 6 (75.00%) 802.11
2 6 (75.00%) SNMP
2 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (75.00%) VPN
2 6 (75.00%) DNS
2 6 (75.00%) SSL
2 6 (75.00%) DHCP
2 6 (75.00%) LAN
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco PIX
2 6 (75.00%) iSCSI
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (75.00%) xDSL
General
1 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Life Science
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 3 (37.50%) Security Patching
3 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Service Continuity Management
4 2 (25.00%) Network Management
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) CCNP
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) CCIE
4 2 (25.00%) CCSA
4 2 (25.00%) CCSE
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) OpenView
1 2 (25.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) Nokia
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (25.00%) F5