The table below looks at the statistics for WAN Optimisation skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN Optimisation over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WAN Optimization
Rank 442 447 475
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +28
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 16 32 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.084% 0.15% 0.034%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.098% 0.18% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 15 24 7
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,400 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -3.22%
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16367 17961 19769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.48% 84.45% 83.87%
Number of salaries quoted 13744 14120 15739
Median salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East 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 South East

WAN Optimisation
Salary Trend in the South East

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

WAN Optimisation Salary Trend in the South East

WAN Optimisation
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey - 7 £47,000 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £47,500 -
West Sussex -3 4 £50,000 +17.64%
WAN Optimisation
England

WAN Optimisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 South East region with a requirement for WAN Optimisation.

1 32 (100.00%) WAN
1 32 (100.00%) Cisco
2 30 (93.75%) Firewall
3 27 (84.38%) IPsec
4 22 (68.75%) SSL
4 22 (68.75%) Data Centre
5 19 (59.38%) VPN
5 19 (59.38%) SAN
6 18 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (56.25%) LAN
7 17 (53.13%) MPLS
7 17 (53.13%) OSPF
7 17 (53.13%) BGP
8 16 (50.00%) Load Balancing
9 15 (46.88%) Linux
10 14 (43.75%) Ethernet
10 14 (43.75%) FCoE
11 13 (40.63%) Juniper
11 13 (40.63%) Wireless
11 13 (40.63%) VMware
12 12 (37.50%) Change Control
12 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (37.50%) Unified Communications
13 11 (34.38%) Cisco IOS
13 11 (34.38%) Operations Management
13 11 (34.38%) 4G
13 11 (34.38%) Wi-Fi
13 11 (34.38%) 3G
13 11 (34.38%) Network Design

WAN Optimisation
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (18.75%) Skype for Business
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (100.00%) WAN
2 30 (93.75%) Firewall
3 27 (84.38%) IPsec
4 22 (68.75%) SSL
5 19 (59.38%) SAN
5 19 (59.38%) VPN
6 18 (56.25%) LAN
7 17 (53.13%) BGP
7 17 (53.13%) MPLS
7 17 (53.13%) OSPF
8 14 (43.75%) Ethernet
8 14 (43.75%) FCoE
9 13 (40.63%) Wireless
10 12 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (37.50%) Unified Communications
11 11 (34.38%) 3G
11 11 (34.38%) 4G
11 11 (34.38%) Cisco IOS
11 11 (34.38%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (31.25%) iSCSI
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Consultant
2 12 (37.50%) Security Consultant
3 10 (31.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 10 (31.25%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
3 10 (31.25%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
3 10 (31.25%) Network Security Consultant
4 9 (28.13%) Network Engineer
5 7 (21.88%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (18.75%) IT Engineer
6 6 (18.75%) Presales Consultant
7 5 (15.63%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (15.63%) Senior IT Engineer
7 5 (15.63%) Senior Presales Consultant
8 3 (9.38%) WAN Consultant
9 2 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) Lead Network Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) Security Presales Consultant
9 2 (6.25%) Senior Security Consultant
9 2 (6.25%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) XMPP
2 1 (3.13%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 22 (68.75%) Data Centre
2 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 6 (18.75%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) Unix
3 4 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 12 (37.50%) Change Control
3 11 (34.38%) ITIL
3 11 (34.38%) Network Design
3 11 (34.38%) Operations Management
4 10 (31.25%) Performance Analysis
4 10 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (18.75%) Information Management
5 6 (18.75%) Presales
6 4 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (12.50%) Web Filtering
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
8 1 (3.13%) ITIL V3
8 1 (3.13%) Network Architecture
8 1 (3.13%) Performance Improvement
8 1 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (3.13%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (25.00%) Degree
3 7 (21.88%) CCNP
4 2 (6.25%) CCNA
5 1 (3.13%) CCNP Voice
5 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (34.38%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (31.25%) Hyper-V
3 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
4 2 (6.25%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (6.25%) ISA Server
5 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) SELinux
2 7 (21.88%) CiscoWorks
2 7 (21.88%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (3.13%) SCCM
3 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (40.63%) Juniper
2 13 (40.63%) VMware
3 9 (28.13%) Riverbed
4 8 (25.00%) SolarWinds
5 7 (21.88%) Barracuda Networks
5 7 (21.88%) F5
5 7 (21.88%) Palo Alto
6 6 (18.75%) Ipanema Technologies
7 4 (12.50%) Forcepoint
8 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
9 2 (6.25%) 3Com
9 2 (6.25%) HP
10 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
10 1 (3.13%) Citrix
10 1 (3.13%) Dell
10 1 (3.13%) Dell Compellent