The table below looks at the statistics for WAN Optimisation skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN Optimisation over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WAN Optimization
Rank 827 833 826
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 54 59 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.056% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.061% 0.068% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 39 38 25
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -8.82%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
88688 86784 85798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.86% 82.37% 80.06%
Number of salaries quoted 72364 68812 71587
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WAN Optimisation
Jobs Demand Trend

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

WAN Optimisation Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WAN Optimisation
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation within the UK.

WAN Optimisation Salary Trend in the UK

WAN Optimisation
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 within the UK.

WAN Optimisation Salary Histogram in the UK

WAN Optimisation
Top 24 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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
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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
England -13 51 £45,000 - 5
South East +4 28 £45,000 +29.49%
London +14 18 £57,500 - 2
East Sussex - 12 £47,500 -
East of England +6 11 £45,000 -
City of London +6 11 £67,500 +5.88%
Cambridgeshire - 11 £45,000 -
Cambridge - 11 £45,000 -
Bexhill-On-Sea - 9 - -
Bedford - 6 £45,000 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £45,000 -
Bedfordshire - 6 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £45,000 -
Kent +9 5 £42,500 -5.55%
West Sussex -3 3 £42,500 +13.33%
Crawley -8 3 £42,500 +13.33%
Glasgow - 3 £85,000 -
Scotland - 3 £85,000 -
Sittingbourne - 2 £43,250 -
Hampshire -10 1 £45,000 -18.18%
Berkshire - 1 £55,000 -
Reading - 1 £55,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £45,000 -
Brighton - 1 £37,500 -

WAN Optimisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 100 (100.00%) WAN
2 73 (73.00%) Cisco
3 68 (68.00%) Cisco Certification
4 65 (65.00%) Firewall
5 57 (57.00%) BGP
6 56 (56.00%) CCNP
7 53 (53.00%) LAN
7 53 (53.00%) Wireless
8 51 (51.00%) VPN
9 49 (49.00%) MPLS
9 49 (49.00%) EIGRP
10 47 (47.00%) TCP/IP
11 46 (46.00%) Riverbed
12 43 (43.00%) VLAN
13 39 (39.00%) Juniper
14 37 (37.00%) IP Telephony
15 35 (35.00%) OSPF
16 34 (34.00%) Network Security
16 34 (34.00%) IaaS
17 33 (33.00%) Unified Communications
18 28 (28.00%) SSL
19 27 (27.00%) CheckPoint
19 27 (27.00%) Migration
20 25 (25.00%) Telecoms
20 25 (25.00%) Degree
21 24 (24.00%) Network Architecture
22 23 (23.00%) F5
22 23 (23.00%) Security Architecture
22 23 (23.00%) Cisco ASA
22 23 (23.00%) HP

WAN Optimisation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 10 (10.00%) Lync
2 6 (6.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.00%) WorkSite
6 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (7.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.00%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 34 (34.00%) IaaS
2 6 (6.00%) SaaS
2 6 (6.00%) PaaS
3 1 (1.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 100 (100.00%) WAN
2 65 (65.00%) Firewall
3 57 (57.00%) BGP
4 53 (53.00%) Wireless
4 53 (53.00%) LAN
5 51 (51.00%) VPN
6 49 (49.00%) EIGRP
6 49 (49.00%) MPLS
7 47 (47.00%) TCP/IP
8 43 (43.00%) VLAN
9 37 (37.00%) IP Telephony
10 35 (35.00%) OSPF
11 34 (34.00%) Network Security
12 33 (33.00%) Unified Communications
13 28 (28.00%) SSL
14 23 (23.00%) Cisco ASA
15 21 (21.00%) IPsec
16 20 (20.00%) HSRP
17 19 (19.00%) VPLS
17 19 (19.00%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.00%) Hadoop
1 6 (6.00%) Big Data
2 2 (2.00%) SQL Server
General
1 25 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 17 (17.00%) Finance
3 15 (15.00%) Law
4 9 (9.00%) Legal
5 7 (7.00%) Manufacturing
5 7 (7.00%) Electronics
5 7 (7.00%) Marketing
6 3 (3.00%) Local Government
7 2 (2.00%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (39.00%) Network Engineer
2 31 (31.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 16 (16.00%) Analyst
4 12 (12.00%) Consultant
5 9 (9.00%) Senior Consultant
5 9 (9.00%) Sales Consultant
5 9 (9.00%) Security Specialist
5 9 (9.00%) Network Specialist
5 9 (9.00%) Network Security Specialist
6 8 (8.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 7 (7.00%) Senior Sales Consultant
8 6 (6.00%) Chief Technology Officer
8 6 (6.00%) Network Analyst
9 5 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.00%) Architect
9 5 (5.00%) Communications Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) Administrator
11 3 (3.00%) Technical Architect
11 3 (3.00%) Enterprise Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.00%) XMPP
2 8 (8.00%) .NET
3 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (7.00%) DTV
3 4 (4.00%) Thin Client
3 4 (4.00%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.00%) AS400
5 2 (2.00%) SecurID
5 2 (2.00%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.00%) Life Science
6 1 (1.00%) Clustering
6 1 (1.00%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.00%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.00%) Windows
2 7 (7.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.00%) Linux
3 3 (3.00%) UNIX
4 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.00%) Migration
2 24 (24.00%) Network Architecture
3 23 (23.00%) Security Architecture
4 21 (21.00%) Network Design
5 19 (19.00%) Penetration Testing
5 19 (19.00%) Load Balancing
5 19 (19.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 18 (18.00%) ITIL
7 13 (13.00%) Network Monitoring
8 11 (11.00%) Security Management
9 10 (10.00%) Network Management
10 7 (7.00%) Digital Marketing
10 7 (7.00%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (7.00%) Programme Management
10 7 (7.00%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (7.00%) Infrastructure Management
11 6 (6.00%) Analytics
11 6 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (6.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.00%) Java
2 4 (4.00%) SQL
3 2 (2.00%) C#
3 2 (2.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.00%) VB
4 1 (1.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 68 (68.00%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (56.00%) CCNP
3 25 (25.00%) Degree
4 19 (19.00%) CCIE
5 17 (17.00%) CCNA
6 10 (10.00%) CISSP
7 5 (5.00%) MCSE
7 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (4.00%) CCSP
8 4 (4.00%) CCIP
9 3 (3.00%) VCP4
10 1 (1.00%) CCVP
10 1 (1.00%) CCDA
10 1 (1.00%) CCDP
System Software
1 14 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (12.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.00%) DFS Replication
4 3 (3.00%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (3.00%) Terminal Services
4 3 (3.00%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.00%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (10.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 8 (8.00%) SCCM
3 2 (2.00%) SCOM
4 1 (1.00%) Cacti
4 1 (1.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 73 (73.00%) Cisco
2 46 (46.00%) Riverbed
3 39 (39.00%) Juniper
4 27 (27.00%) CheckPoint
5 23 (23.00%) HP
5 23 (23.00%) F5
6 18 (18.00%) VMware
7 13 (13.00%) Citrix
8 11 (11.00%) Microsoft
9 9 (9.00%) Ipanema Technologies
10 8 (8.00%) SAP
10 8 (8.00%) SolarWinds
11 4 (4.00%) Mitel
12 3 (3.00%) Blue Coat
12 3 (3.00%) Fortinet
13 2 (2.00%) ProCurve
13 2 (2.00%) McAfee
13 2 (2.00%) 3Com
13 2 (2.00%) ServiceNow
13 2 (2.00%) NetApp
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