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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN Optimisation over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WAN Optimization
Rank 412 452 436
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -16
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 32 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.034% 0.053%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.043% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 24 7 9
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -8.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +16.25%
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
17297 18816 17386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.34% 79.92% 77.17%
Number of salaries quoted 13587 14965 14077
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

WAN Optimisation
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 May 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
Buckinghamshire - 9 £45,000 -
East Sussex - 9 £47,500 -
Berkshire +2 6 £55,000 -
West Sussex +5 4 £42,500 +13.33%
Kent +18 2 £42,000 -6.66%
Hampshire +4 2 £43,250 +2.36%
WAN Optimisation
England

WAN Optimisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 55 (100.00%) WAN
2 46 (83.64%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (78.18%) VPN
4 41 (74.55%) Firewall
4 41 (74.55%) VLAN
5 40 (72.73%) LAN
6 39 (70.91%) Cisco
7 38 (69.09%) Wireless
8 37 (67.27%) CCNP
9 29 (52.73%) MPLS
10 27 (49.09%) Juniper
10 27 (49.09%) TCP/IP
11 26 (47.27%) HP
12 25 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
13 24 (43.64%) Network Architecture
13 24 (43.64%) Unified Communications
13 24 (43.64%) F5
13 24 (43.64%) SSL
13 24 (43.64%) OSPF
14 23 (41.82%) BGP
14 23 (41.82%) CheckPoint
14 23 (41.82%) EIGRP
14 23 (41.82%) Riverbed
14 23 (41.82%) Network Security
14 23 (41.82%) VPLS
14 23 (41.82%) IaaS
14 23 (41.82%) Network Monitoring
15 22 (40.00%) HSRP
15 22 (40.00%) Security Architecture
15 22 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management

WAN Optimisation
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.64%) Lync
3 1 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.82%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 23 (41.82%) IaaS
2 1 (1.82%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 55 (100.00%) WAN
2 43 (78.18%) VPN
3 41 (74.55%) Firewall
3 41 (74.55%) VLAN
4 40 (72.73%) LAN
5 38 (69.09%) Wireless
6 29 (52.73%) MPLS
7 27 (49.09%) TCP/IP
8 25 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
9 24 (43.64%) Unified Communications
9 24 (43.64%) SSL
9 24 (43.64%) OSPF
10 23 (41.82%) BGP
10 23 (41.82%) EIGRP
10 23 (41.82%) Network Security
10 23 (41.82%) VPLS
11 22 (40.00%) HSRP
11 22 (40.00%) IP Telephony
11 22 (40.00%) RIP
12 12 (21.82%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 5 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Marketing
2 2 (3.64%) Banking
2 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.64%) Electronics
3 1 (1.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 41 (74.55%) Network Engineer
2 33 (60.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (9.09%) Consultant
4 4 (7.27%) Sales Consultant
4 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Technical Sales Consultant
5 3 (5.45%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Service Manager
7 1 (1.82%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 1 (1.82%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 1 (1.82%) Cisco Consultant
7 1 (1.82%) Capacity Manager
7 1 (1.82%) Solutions Consultant
7 1 (1.82%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 1 (1.82%) Analyst
7 1 (1.82%) Network Consultant
7 1 (1.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) AS400
2 2 (3.64%) DTV
3 1 (1.82%) Clustering
3 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) Linux
2 3 (5.45%) UNIX
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) Network Architecture
2 23 (41.82%) Network Monitoring
3 22 (40.00%) Security Architecture
3 22 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 22 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 22 (40.00%) Migration
3 22 (40.00%) ITIL
4 17 (30.91%) Load Balancing
5 5 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (7.27%) Performance Improvement
6 4 (7.27%) Change Control
6 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (5.45%) Security Management
8 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.64%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.64%) Project Management
8 2 (3.64%) Network Management
8 2 (3.64%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (3.64%) Programme Management
9 1 (1.82%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.64%) SQL
2 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 46 (83.64%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (67.27%) CCNP
3 21 (38.18%) Degree
4 20 (36.36%) CCIE
5 10 (18.18%) CCNA
6 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (9.09%) MCSE
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
1 6 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.09%) Forefront TMG
3 4 (7.27%) ISA Server
4 3 (5.45%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) SCCM
2 1 (1.82%) SCOM
2 1 (1.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 39 (70.91%) Cisco
2 27 (49.09%) Juniper
3 26 (47.27%) HP
4 24 (43.64%) F5
5 23 (41.82%) CheckPoint
5 23 (41.82%) Riverbed
6 12 (21.82%) SolarWinds
7 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 10 (18.18%) VMware
9 6 (10.91%) Citrix
10 4 (7.27%) 3Com
11 3 (5.45%) NetScout
11 3 (5.45%) CA
11 3 (5.45%) SAP
12 1 (1.82%) BT
12 1 (1.82%) Blue Coat
12 1 (1.82%) IronPort
12 1 (1.82%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.82%) Infoblox
12 1 (1.82%) Symantec