The table below looks at the statistics for WAN Optimisation skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN Optimisation over the 3 months to 31 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WAN Optimization
Rank 854 888 945
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +57
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 58 80 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.073% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.067% 0.084% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 55 68 41
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%

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
86010 95582 99856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.86% 87.26% 85.35%
Number of salaries quoted 71800 78299 80427
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

WAN Optimisation
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing WAN Optimisation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 July 2016 within the UK.

WAN Optimisation Salary Histogram in the UK

WAN Optimisation
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +7 57 £56,250 +2.27% 3
London +42 32 £60,000 - 2
South East +10 19 £52,500 +5.00%
West Sussex +3 12 £52,250 +22.94%
Crawley -5 10 £51,000 +20.00%
Surrey +29 6 £51,250 +2.50%
Yorkshire +27 3 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Leeds +23 3 £50,000 +42.85% 1
West Yorkshire +19 3 £50,000 +42.85% 1
City of London +66 2 £57,500 -17.85%
Godalming - 2 £50,000 -
Gatwick - 2 £52,500 -
Reigate - 2 £53,750 -
Berkshire -16 1 £65,000 +13.04%
West Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
Redhill - 1 £52,500 -
Maidenhead - 1 £65,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £45,000 -

WAN Optimisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for WAN Optimisation.

1 117 (100.00%) WAN
2 110 (94.02%) Cisco
3 80 (68.38%) Firewall
4 73 (62.39%) LAN
5 67 (57.26%) Riverbed
6 59 (50.43%) Cisco Certification
7 57 (48.72%) VMware
8 55 (47.01%) SAN
9 52 (44.44%) MPLS
9 52 (44.44%) Wireless
9 52 (44.44%) Windows
9 52 (44.44%) VLAN
10 48 (41.03%) VPN
11 45 (38.46%) BGP
12 44 (37.61%) OSPF
13 43 (36.75%) SolarWinds
14 41 (35.04%) HP
15 39 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
16 38 (32.48%) Data Centre
16 38 (32.48%) Juniper
17 36 (30.77%) Active Directory
17 36 (30.77%) Citrix
18 34 (29.06%) VoIP
19 33 (28.21%) DNS
19 33 (28.21%) SSL
19 33 (28.21%) IPsec
19 33 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
20 32 (27.35%) Windows Server 2008
20 32 (27.35%) F5
21 31 (26.50%) WLAN

WAN Optimisation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (24.79%) MS Exchange
2 27 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (16.24%) Exchange Server 2007
3 19 (16.24%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (9.40%) Skype for Business
5 4 (3.42%) IIS
6 3 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.42%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.42%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.98%) IaaS
2 3 (2.56%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 117 (100.00%) WAN
2 80 (68.38%) Firewall
3 73 (62.39%) LAN
4 55 (47.01%) SAN
5 52 (44.44%) MPLS
5 52 (44.44%) VLAN
5 52 (44.44%) Wireless
6 48 (41.03%) VPN
7 45 (38.46%) BGP
8 44 (37.61%) OSPF
9 39 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 34 (29.06%) VoIP
11 33 (28.21%) DNS
11 33 (28.21%) IPsec
11 33 (28.21%) SSL
12 31 (26.50%) WLAN
13 28 (23.93%) DHCP
13 28 (23.93%) Network Security
14 26 (22.22%) EIGRP
15 25 (21.37%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.98%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.56%) GIS
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (4.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (25.64%) Finance
2 28 (23.93%) Legal
3 14 (11.97%) Law
4 7 (5.98%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.27%) Banking
6 2 (1.71%) Advertising
7 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 42 (35.90%) Network Engineer
2 36 (30.77%) Analyst
3 25 (21.37%) Senior Network Engineer
4 22 (18.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 19 (16.24%) Server Analyst
6 17 (14.53%) Consultant
7 15 (12.82%) Citrix Analyst
8 14 (11.97%) Network Analyst
9 11 (9.40%) Network Security Analyst
9 11 (9.40%) Network Security Engineer
9 11 (9.40%) Security Analyst
9 11 (9.40%) Security Engineer
10 10 (8.55%) Security Consultant
11 8 (6.84%) Network Security Consultant
11 8 (6.84%) Senior Consultant
12 7 (5.98%) WAN Consultant
13 6 (5.13%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
13 6 (5.13%) IT Engineer
13 6 (5.13%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
13 6 (5.13%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.55%) XMPP
2 7 (5.98%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.85%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (32.48%) Data Centre
2 18 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 12 (10.26%) PKI
4 9 (7.69%) RSA SecurID
5 7 (5.98%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (5.13%) Computer Science
6 6 (5.13%) Mathematics
7 5 (4.27%) Virtual Team
8 3 (2.56%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (2.56%) Driving Licence
8 3 (2.56%) Replication
9 2 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.85%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 52 (44.44%) Windows
2 32 (27.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 15 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (6.84%) Linux
6 6 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.56%) Android
8 2 (1.71%) Unix
9 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.50%) ITIL
2 28 (23.93%) Load Balancing
3 26 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
4 25 (21.37%) Network Design
5 21 (17.95%) Change Control
6 19 (16.24%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 19 (16.24%) Server Virtualisation
7 18 (15.38%) Operations Management
8 13 (11.11%) Presales
9 12 (10.26%) Information Management
10 11 (9.40%) Problem Management
11 10 (8.55%) Kalman Filter
11 10 (8.55%) Network Monitoring
12 8 (6.84%) Web Filtering
13 7 (5.98%) Information Security
14 6 (5.13%) Change Management
14 6 (5.13%) Malware Detection/Protection
14 6 (5.13%) Performance Analysis
14 6 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
14 6 (5.13%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.13%) Bash Shell
2 4 (3.42%) C
3 3 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (50.43%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (23.93%) CCNP
3 16 (13.68%) CCNA
4 9 (7.69%) CCSA
5 8 (6.84%) Degree
6 7 (5.98%) CCIE
6 7 (5.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (5.13%) CCSP
8 5 (4.27%) CCDA
8 5 (4.27%) CCDP
8 5 (4.27%) CCSE
9 4 (3.42%) CCVP
9 4 (3.42%) Check Point Certification
9 4 (3.42%) MCSE
10 3 (2.56%) CCA
10 3 (2.56%) CISSP
10 3 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.56%) MCSA
11 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.68%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 33 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (18.80%) VMware Server
4 19 (16.24%) DFS Replication
5 15 (12.82%) Xen
6 7 (5.98%) Forefront TMG
6 7 (5.98%) ISA Server
7 6 (5.13%) Hyper-V
7 6 (5.13%) XenApp
8 4 (3.42%) XenDesktop
9 3 (2.56%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.85%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (10.26%) Cisco Prime
1 12 (10.26%) SolarWinds Orion
2 9 (7.69%) SCCM
3 6 (5.13%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (5.13%) SELinux
4 3 (2.56%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.56%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (2.56%) SCOM
5 1 (0.85%) Cacti
5 1 (0.85%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 110 (94.02%) Cisco
2 67 (57.26%) Riverbed
3 57 (48.72%) VMware
4 43 (36.75%) SolarWinds
5 41 (35.04%) HP
6 38 (32.48%) Juniper
7 36 (30.77%) Citrix
8 32 (27.35%) F5
9 27 (23.08%) Microsoft
10 25 (21.37%) CheckPoint
11 24 (20.51%) Mitel
12 23 (19.66%) NetApp
13 19 (16.24%) Palo Alto
14 12 (10.26%) Barracuda Networks
15 11 (9.40%) ProCurve
16 7 (5.98%) 3Com
16 7 (5.98%) Aerohive Networks
16 7 (5.98%) Ipanema Technologies
17 5 (4.27%) Forcepoint
17 5 (4.27%) SonicWALL
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