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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WAN Optimization
Rank 820 858 816
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -42
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 73 49 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.043% 0.054%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.078% 0.052% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 62 35 45
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% -2.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £140,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%

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
93272 94978 86805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.17% 82.77% 81.71%
Number of salaries quoted 76819 75777 71033
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

WAN Optimisation
Jobs Demand Trend

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 28 August 2015 within the UK.

WAN Optimisation Salary Histogram in the UK

WAN Optimisation
Top 25 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 28 August 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 +25 68 £57,500 +7.47% 4
South East +36 29 £53,750 -2.27% 2
London +11 27 £60,000 -7.69% 2
Berkshire +22 13 £57,500 -8.00%
Reading +11 13 £57,500 -8.00%
Warrington - 8 £35,000 -
North West - 8 £35,000 -
Cheshire - 8 £35,000 -
City of London +27 7 £65,000 -
Crawley - 7 £42,500 -
West Sussex - 7 £42,500 -
Surrey - 6 £50,000 -
Cardiff - 4 £46,250 -
South Wales - 4 £46,250 -
Wales - 4 £46,250 -
Hampshire +6 3 £45,000 -25.00% 2
South West - 2 £30,000 -
Bristol - 2 £30,000 -
Leeds - 2 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -
Leatherhead - 2 - -
Basingstoke - 2 £47,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -
Southampton - 1 £45,000 - 2
Sussex - 1 £40,000 -

WAN Optimisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 136 (100.00%) WAN
2 100 (73.53%) Cisco
3 99 (72.79%) Firewall
4 94 (69.12%) Riverbed
5 77 (56.62%) Cisco Certification
6 65 (47.79%) Wireless
7 56 (41.18%) VLAN
8 55 (40.44%) Cisco ASA
9 52 (38.24%) Juniper
10 51 (37.50%) VPN
11 49 (36.03%) Windows
12 48 (35.29%) LAN
13 44 (32.35%) VoIP
14 43 (31.62%) F5
15 42 (30.88%) CheckPoint
16 40 (29.41%) CCNP
17 39 (28.68%) TCP/IP
18 38 (27.94%) SAN
19 37 (27.21%) VMware
19 37 (27.21%) MPLS
19 37 (27.21%) Load Balancing
20 36 (26.47%) SolarWinds
21 35 (25.74%) MS Exchange
22 34 (25.00%) BGP
23 32 (23.53%) OSPF
23 32 (23.53%) Microsoft
23 32 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
24 30 (22.06%) Exchange Server 2010
24 30 (22.06%) Cisco Nexus
24 30 (22.06%) Network Monitoring

WAN Optimisation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 35 (25.74%) MS Exchange
2 30 (22.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (13.97%) Exchange Server 2013
3 19 (13.97%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (4.41%) Lync
5 4 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.47%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.74%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.35%) IaaS
2 4 (2.94%) Symantec.cloud
2 4 (2.94%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 136 (100.00%) WAN
2 99 (72.79%) Firewall
3 65 (47.79%) Wireless
4 56 (41.18%) VLAN
5 55 (40.44%) Cisco ASA
6 51 (37.50%) VPN
7 48 (35.29%) LAN
8 44 (32.35%) VoIP
9 39 (28.68%) TCP/IP
10 38 (27.94%) SAN
11 37 (27.21%) MPLS
12 34 (25.00%) BGP
13 32 (23.53%) OSPF
14 30 (22.06%) Cisco IOS
14 30 (22.06%) Cisco Nexus
15 28 (20.59%) Network Security
16 27 (19.85%) SNMP
17 26 (19.12%) EIGRP
17 26 (19.12%) TACACS
18 24 (17.65%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.74%) SQL Server
General
1 28 (20.59%) Finance
2 23 (16.91%) Legal
3 11 (8.09%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.88%) Banking
5 6 (4.41%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.94%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.21%) Law
8 2 (1.47%) Back Office
8 2 (1.47%) Marketing
9 1 (0.74%) Electronics
9 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 67 (49.26%) Network Engineer
2 30 (22.06%) Consultant
3 25 (18.38%) Analyst
3 25 (18.38%) Senior Network Engineer
4 22 (16.18%) Sales Consultant
5 21 (15.44%) Technical Consultant
5 21 (15.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 19 (13.97%) Server Analyst
6 19 (13.97%) Technical Sales Consultant
7 14 (10.29%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 13 (9.56%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
9 7 (5.15%) Network Consultant
10 4 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (2.94%) Administrator
10 4 (2.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 4 (2.94%) Cisco Engineer
10 4 (2.94%) Network Administrator
11 3 (2.21%) Network Analyst
11 3 (2.21%) Voice Analyst
12 2 (1.47%) Cisco Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (22.06%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.74%) HTML
2 1 (0.74%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (22.06%) Data Centre
2 14 (10.29%) PKI
3 8 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (3.68%) Life Science
4 5 (3.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (2.94%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.94%) Clustering
6 3 (2.21%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.21%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.21%) HP StoreVirtual
7 2 (1.47%) IPTV
7 2 (1.47%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.74%) DTV
8 1 (0.74%) GIS
8 1 (0.74%) User Experience
8 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 49 (36.03%) Windows
2 32 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (8.09%) Linux
4 10 (7.35%) UNIX
5 8 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (27.21%) Load Balancing
2 30 (22.06%) Network Monitoring
3 26 (19.12%) Infrastructure Management
4 21 (15.44%) Kalman Filter
4 21 (15.44%) ITIL
5 17 (12.50%) Network Design
6 16 (11.76%) Network Architecture
6 16 (11.76%) Security Management
7 11 (8.09%) Migration
7 11 (8.09%) Security Architecture
7 11 (8.09%) Change Control
8 10 (7.35%) Service Delivery
9 9 (6.62%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (6.62%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (6.62%) Vulnerability Management
10 8 (5.88%) Security Patching
11 7 (5.15%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (5.15%) Performance Improvement
12 6 (4.41%) Network Load Balancing
12 6 (4.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.41%) VB
2 4 (2.94%) C
3 2 (1.47%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.74%) Python
4 1 (0.74%) Java
4 1 (0.74%) Perl
4 1 (0.74%) SQL
4 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 77 (56.62%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (29.41%) CCNP
3 29 (21.32%) CCIE
4 19 (13.97%) CCNA
5 17 (12.50%) Degree
6 5 (3.68%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.94%) JNCIA
8 3 (2.21%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.47%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.47%) CCSA
9 2 (1.47%) CCSE
9 2 (1.47%) CCDA
9 2 (1.47%) CCDP
9 2 (1.47%) CISSP
10 1 (0.74%) MCSE
10 1 (0.74%) MCSA
10 1 (0.74%) CCA
10 1 (0.74%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.74%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.68%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (19.85%) Active Directory
3 19 (13.97%) DFS Replication
3 19 (13.97%) VMware Server
4 11 (8.09%) Forefront TMG
5 7 (5.15%) ISA Server
6 6 (4.41%) Hyper-V
7 4 (2.94%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.47%) ProxySG
8 2 (1.47%) XenApp
9 1 (0.74%) vSphere
9 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (10.29%) SolarWinds Orion
2 6 (4.41%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (3.68%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (3.68%) CiscoWorks
3 5 (3.68%) SCOM
4 4 (2.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (2.94%) SCCM
5 3 (2.21%) OpenView
6 2 (1.47%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.74%) Nagios
7 1 (0.74%) OPNET
7 1 (0.74%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.74%) vMotion
Vendors
1 100 (73.53%) Cisco
2 94 (69.12%) Riverbed
3 52 (38.24%) Juniper
4 43 (31.62%) F5
5 42 (30.88%) CheckPoint
6 37 (27.21%) VMware
7 36 (26.47%) SolarWinds
8 32 (23.53%) Microsoft
9 29 (21.32%) HP
10 23 (16.91%) NetApp
11 20 (14.71%) NetScout
11 20 (14.71%) CA
12 19 (13.97%) Mitel
13 8 (5.88%) SonicWALL
13 8 (5.88%) Symantec
14 7 (5.15%) 3Com
15 6 (4.41%) Websense
15 6 (4.41%) Citrix
15 6 (4.41%) Blue Coat
16 5 (3.68%) Nokia
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