The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WAN Optimization
Rank - 246 252
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 0 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.055% 0.027%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.070% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5698 5700 5697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 80.90% 77.91% 76.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4534 4846 5017
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
WAN Optimisation
England

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 23 July 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 9 (100.00%) WAN
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco
3 7 (77.78%) CCIE
3 7 (77.78%) CCNP
3 7 (77.78%) Nokia
3 7 (77.78%) CheckPoint
3 7 (77.78%) Internet
3 7 (77.78%) MPLS
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (77.78%) Juniper
3 7 (77.78%) F5
4 6 (66.67%) Riverbed
4 6 (66.67%) Security Architecture
4 6 (66.67%) Blue Coat
4 6 (66.67%) DSL
4 6 (66.67%) CCIP
4 6 (66.67%) Ethernet
4 6 (66.67%) SDH
5 5 (55.56%) OpenView
5 5 (55.56%) HP
5 5 (55.56%) CiscoWorks
5 5 (55.56%) IPTV
5 5 (55.56%) Wireshark
5 5 (55.56%) Wireless
5 5 (55.56%) Migration
5 5 (55.56%) Network Management
5 5 (55.56%) SolarWinds
5 5 (55.56%) Multicast
6 4 (44.44%) Finance
7 3 (33.33%) Advertising

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 9 (100.00%) WAN
2 7 (77.78%) Internet
2 7 (77.78%) MPLS
3 6 (66.67%) SDH
3 6 (66.67%) Ethernet
3 6 (66.67%) DSL
4 5 (55.56%) Wireless
4 5 (55.56%) Wireshark
4 5 (55.56%) Multicast
5 3 (33.33%) BGP
5 3 (33.33%) Firewall
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
6 2 (22.22%) LAN
6 2 (22.22%) OSPF
7 1 (11.11%) RIP
7 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 1 (11.11%) VPN
7 1 (11.11%) DNS
7 1 (11.11%) SSL
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Advertising
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Sales Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Sales Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) IPTV
2 1 (11.11%) SecurID
2 1 (11.11%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 5 (55.56%) Network Management
2 5 (55.56%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
3 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (77.78%) CCIE
1 7 (77.78%) CCNP
2 6 (66.67%) CCIP
3 1 (11.11%) JNCIA
3 1 (11.11%) JNCIP
3 1 (11.11%) JNCIE
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) OpenView
1 5 (55.56%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) Juniper
2 7 (77.78%) Nokia
2 7 (77.78%) CheckPoint
2 7 (77.78%) F5
3 6 (66.67%) Riverbed
3 6 (66.67%) Blue Coat
4 5 (55.56%) HP
4 5 (55.56%) SolarWinds
5 1 (11.11%) ArcSight
5 1 (11.11%) Nortel
5 1 (11.11%) CA
5 1 (11.11%) Crossbeam