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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WAN Optimization
Rank 417 441 430
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -11
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 26 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.031% 0.028%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.038% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 24 4 4
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.00%
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17267 18198 16760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 83.09% 80.94% 78.57%
Number of salaries quoted 14255 14088 13660
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
Berkshire +24 12 £57,500 -8.00%
Surrey - 6 £50,000 -
West Sussex - 5 £47,500 -
Hampshire +25 3 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Sussex - 1 £40,000 -
WAN Optimisation
England

WAN Optimisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 59 (100.00%) WAN
2 50 (84.75%) Firewall
3 49 (83.05%) Cisco
4 40 (67.80%) Riverbed
5 34 (57.63%) Juniper
6 28 (47.46%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (45.76%) VLAN
8 23 (38.98%) Network Monitoring
9 22 (37.29%) Wireless
9 22 (37.29%) LAN
10 20 (33.90%) VPN
11 19 (32.20%) SNMP
11 19 (32.20%) TCP/IP
11 19 (32.20%) CA
11 19 (32.20%) NetScout
12 18 (30.51%) Cisco ASA
12 18 (30.51%) CCNP
13 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
13 16 (27.12%) Load Balancing
13 16 (27.12%) Data Centre
14 15 (25.42%) Network Architecture
14 15 (25.42%) Unified Communications
14 15 (25.42%) HP
14 15 (25.42%) Security Management
15 14 (23.73%) SAN
15 14 (23.73%) SSL
15 14 (23.73%) ITIL
15 14 (23.73%) F5
16 13 (22.03%) Network Security
16 13 (22.03%) CheckPoint

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 12 (20.34%) MS Exchange
2 11 (18.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.47%) Lync
4 4 (6.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.56%) IaaS
2 4 (6.78%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 59 (100.00%) WAN
2 50 (84.75%) Firewall
3 27 (45.76%) VLAN
4 22 (37.29%) Wireless
4 22 (37.29%) LAN
5 20 (33.90%) VPN
6 19 (32.20%) SNMP
6 19 (32.20%) TCP/IP
7 18 (30.51%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (25.42%) Unified Communications
9 14 (23.73%) SSL
9 14 (23.73%) SAN
10 13 (22.03%) MPLS
10 13 (22.03%) Network Security
11 12 (20.34%) OSPF
11 12 (20.34%) BGP
12 10 (16.95%) VPLS
13 9 (15.25%) IP Telephony
13 9 (15.25%) EIGRP
13 9 (15.25%) DNS
General
1 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
1 4 (6.78%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Back Office
3 1 (1.69%) Electronics
3 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.69%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (45.76%) Network Engineer
2 22 (37.29%) Consultant
3 21 (35.59%) Sales Consultant
4 20 (33.90%) Technical Consultant
5 19 (32.20%) Technical Sales Consultant
6 17 (28.81%) Senior Network Engineer
7 13 (22.03%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 12 (20.34%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
9 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (3.39%) Services Delivery Manager
10 2 (3.39%) Service Manager
10 2 (3.39%) Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) Delivery Manager
10 2 (3.39%) Cisco Consultant
11 1 (1.69%) Infrastructure Designer
11 1 (1.69%) Capacity Manager
11 1 (1.69%) Voice Analyst
11 1 (1.69%) Designer
11 1 (1.69%) Cisco Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.12%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.78%) Clustering
2 4 (6.78%) Mathematics
3 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.08%) PKI
3 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.69%) DTV
4 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.64%) Windows
2 6 (10.17%) Linux
3 5 (8.47%) UNIX
4 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.98%) Network Monitoring
2 16 (27.12%) Load Balancing
3 15 (25.42%) Security Management
3 15 (25.42%) Network Architecture
4 14 (23.73%) ITIL
5 8 (13.56%) Migration
5 8 (13.56%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (13.56%) Security Architecture
5 8 (13.56%) Change Control
5 8 (13.56%) Vulnerability Management
6 7 (11.86%) Performance Improvement
6 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Management
7 6 (10.17%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (10.17%) Project Management
8 5 (8.47%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.78%) Agile Project Management
9 4 (6.78%) High Availability
10 3 (5.08%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (5.08%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.69%) C
1 1 (1.69%) VBScript
1 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (47.46%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (30.51%) CCNP
3 11 (18.64%) Degree
4 9 (15.25%) CCIE
5 8 (13.56%) CCNA
6 1 (1.69%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (18.64%) Forefront TMG
2 7 (11.86%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.86%) ISA Server
3 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (6.78%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.69%) XenApp
5 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) SCOM
2 4 (6.78%) SCCM
2 4 (6.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (5.08%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (5.08%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.69%) vMotion
Vendors
1 49 (83.05%) Cisco
2 40 (67.80%) Riverbed
3 34 (57.63%) Juniper
4 19 (32.20%) CA
4 19 (32.20%) NetScout
5 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
6 15 (25.42%) HP
7 14 (23.73%) F5
8 13 (22.03%) CheckPoint
9 12 (20.34%) VMware
10 8 (13.56%) SolarWinds
10 8 (13.56%) Symantec
11 7 (11.86%) 3Com
12 6 (10.17%) Websense
13 4 (6.78%) Citrix
13 4 (6.78%) Avaya
13 4 (6.78%) Dell
13 4 (6.78%) EMC
13 4 (6.78%) NetApp
13 4 (6.78%) Meraki