The first table below looks at the demand for WAN Optimisation skills in IT jobs advertised for the South 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 South West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WAN Optimization
Rank - 208 214
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 0 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.076% 0.018%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.097% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4877 4143 4294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 80.48% 79.22% 77.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3965 3587 3803
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £53,250
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 South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

WAN Optimisation Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

WAN Optimisation
Salary Trend in the South West

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

WAN Optimisation Salary Trend in the South West

WAN Optimisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 2 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) Compuware

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Performance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) OpenView
1 1 (50.00%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) OPNET
1 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (50.00%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 2 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Compuware
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) BT
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) NetScout