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 31 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WAN Optimization
Rank 413 423 458
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +35
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 19 37 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.18% 0.057%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.21% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 19 33 9
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
15905 17705 18897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 86.24% 85.44% 83.41%
Number of salaries quoted 13363 14402 14833
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 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
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2016.

WAN Optimisation Salary Histogram 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 31 July 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
West Sussex +3 12 £52,250 +22.94%
Surrey +29 6 £51,250 +2.50%
Berkshire -16 1 £65,000 +13.04%
WAN Optimisation
England

WAN Optimisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 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 South East region with a requirement for WAN Optimisation.

1 35 (100.00%) WAN
1 35 (100.00%) Cisco
2 29 (82.86%) Firewall
3 27 (77.14%) Data Centre
4 24 (68.57%) SAN
5 22 (62.86%) LAN
5 22 (62.86%) IPsec
6 20 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (54.29%) MPLS
8 18 (51.43%) OSPF
8 18 (51.43%) BGP
9 17 (48.57%) SSL
9 17 (48.57%) Load Balancing
10 16 (45.71%) Operations Management
10 16 (45.71%) 4G
10 16 (45.71%) DHCP
10 16 (45.71%) 3G
10 16 (45.71%) DNS
10 16 (45.71%) Wi-Fi
10 16 (45.71%) Network Design
11 15 (42.86%) SLA
11 15 (42.86%) ITIL
11 15 (42.86%) Change Control
11 15 (42.86%) SolarWinds
12 14 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 13 (37.14%) VMware
13 13 (37.14%) Wireless
14 12 (34.29%) Juniper
14 12 (34.29%) Junos
15 11 (31.43%) Unified Communications

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 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 35 (100.00%) WAN
2 29 (82.86%) Firewall
3 24 (68.57%) SAN
4 22 (62.86%) IPsec
4 22 (62.86%) LAN
5 19 (54.29%) MPLS
6 18 (51.43%) BGP
6 18 (51.43%) OSPF
7 17 (48.57%) SSL
8 16 (45.71%) 3G
8 16 (45.71%) 4G
8 16 (45.71%) DHCP
8 16 (45.71%) DNS
8 16 (45.71%) Wi-Fi
9 14 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (37.14%) Wireless
11 12 (34.29%) Junos
12 11 (31.43%) TACACS
12 11 (31.43%) Unified Communications
12 11 (31.43%) VPN
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Network Engineer
2 15 (42.86%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Consultant
3 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
3 6 (17.14%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
3 6 (17.14%) Network Security Consultant
3 6 (17.14%) Security Consultant
4 5 (14.29%) IT Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Senior IT Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Juniper Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Network Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Network Technical Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 27 (77.14%) Data Centre
2 11 (31.43%) Management Information System
2 11 (31.43%) PKI
3 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
3 6 (17.14%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Windows
2 8 (22.86%) Linux
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Load Balancing
2 16 (45.71%) Network Design
2 16 (45.71%) Operations Management
3 15 (42.86%) Change Control
3 15 (42.86%) ITIL
4 11 (31.43%) Information Management
5 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 7 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (17.14%) Performance Analysis
6 6 (17.14%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (11.43%) Network Architecture
7 4 (11.43%) Performance Improvement
8 3 (8.57%) Trend Analysis
9 2 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.71%) Web Filtering
10 1 (2.86%) Business Analysis
10 1 (2.86%) ITIL V3
10 1 (2.86%) Logistics
10 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell
2 3 (8.57%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (20.00%) Degree
3 4 (11.43%) CCNA
4 1 (2.86%) CCIE
4 1 (2.86%) CCNP
4 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (20.00%) Forefront TMG
1 7 (20.00%) ISA Server
1 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.57%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.86%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (31.43%) Cisco Prime
1 11 (31.43%) SolarWinds Orion
2 6 (17.14%) SELinux
3 3 (8.57%) SCCM
3 3 (8.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (42.86%) SolarWinds
3 13 (37.14%) VMware
4 12 (34.29%) Juniper
5 11 (31.43%) Barracuda Networks
5 11 (31.43%) F5
5 11 (31.43%) Palo Alto
6 10 (28.57%) Riverbed
7 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
8 7 (20.00%) 3Com
8 7 (20.00%) HP
9 3 (8.57%) Citrix
9 3 (8.57%) Dell
9 3 (8.57%) Dell Compellent
10 2 (5.71%) Forcepoint
11 1 (2.86%) Blue Coat