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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WAN Optimization
Rank 819 812 834
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +22
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 47 63 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.060% 0.047%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.055% 0.073% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 31 39 34
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £32,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -23.52%

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
86105 85797 88471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.69% 82.28% 80.11%
Number of salaries quoted 70901 68441 74950
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 £72,500 £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 28 January 2015 within the UK.

WAN Optimisation Salary Histogram in the UK

WAN Optimisation
Top 27 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 January 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
England 0 45 £49,500 +23.75% 10
South East -3 22 £45,000 +48.76% 3
London -7 20 £57,500 +21.05% 4
East Sussex - 13 £47,500 - 1
City of London +13 10 £65,000 +4.00% 2
Bexhill-On-Sea - 10 - -
East of England -5 5 £45,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £45,000 - 1
Cambridge - 4 £45,000 - 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £45,000 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £45,000 -
Bedford - 3 £45,000 -
Crawley - 2 £38,750 -
Glasgow - 2 £85,000 -
Scotland - 2 £85,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £38,750 -
Kent - 2 £40,750 - 2
Telford -17 1 - -
Hertfordshire -18 1 - -
Shropshire -22 1 - -
West Midlands -25 1 - -
Brighton - 1 £37,500 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £57,500 -
Hertford - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £57,500 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £45,000 - 1

WAN Optimisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 95 (100.00%) WAN
2 68 (71.58%) Cisco
3 55 (57.89%) Cisco Certification
3 55 (57.89%) Firewall
4 51 (53.68%) BGP
5 49 (51.58%) Wireless
6 47 (49.47%) LAN
7 44 (46.32%) CCNP
7 44 (46.32%) MPLS
7 44 (46.32%) EIGRP
7 44 (46.32%) Riverbed
8 43 (45.26%) TCP/IP
9 42 (44.21%) VPN
10 38 (40.00%) VLAN
11 35 (36.84%) IP Telephony
12 34 (35.79%) Juniper
13 33 (34.74%) IaaS
14 30 (31.58%) Migration
15 28 (29.47%) OSPF
15 28 (29.47%) Unified Communications
16 27 (28.42%) Network Security
16 27 (28.42%) CheckPoint
17 25 (26.32%) Telecoms
18 24 (25.26%) SSL
19 21 (22.11%) HP
19 21 (22.11%) Cisco ASA
20 20 (21.05%) Network Architecture
20 20 (21.05%) Degree
20 20 (21.05%) IPsec
21 19 (20.00%) Finance

WAN Optimisation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 8 (8.42%) Lync
2 4 (4.21%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.11%) WorkSite
3 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (8.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.21%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.05%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 33 (34.74%) IaaS
2 10 (10.53%) SaaS
2 10 (10.53%) PaaS
3 1 (1.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 95 (100.00%) WAN
2 55 (57.89%) Firewall
3 51 (53.68%) BGP
4 49 (51.58%) Wireless
5 47 (49.47%) LAN
6 44 (46.32%) EIGRP
6 44 (46.32%) MPLS
7 43 (45.26%) TCP/IP
8 42 (44.21%) VPN
9 38 (40.00%) VLAN
10 35 (36.84%) IP Telephony
11 28 (29.47%) OSPF
11 28 (29.47%) Unified Communications
12 27 (28.42%) Network Security
13 24 (25.26%) SSL
14 21 (22.11%) Cisco ASA
15 20 (21.05%) IPsec
16 17 (17.89%) VPLS
16 17 (17.89%) HSRP
17 16 (16.84%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.53%) Hadoop
1 10 (10.53%) Big Data
2 3 (3.16%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.11%) DB2
3 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.11%) NonStop SQL
3 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 25 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 19 (20.00%) Finance
3 17 (17.89%) Law
4 8 (8.42%) Legal
5 6 (6.32%) Marketing
6 5 (5.26%) Electronics
6 5 (5.26%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.11%) Banking
7 2 (2.11%) Local Government
7 2 (2.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 31 (32.63%) Network Engineer
2 25 (26.32%) Senior Network Engineer
3 17 (17.89%) Analyst
4 10 (10.53%) Chief Technology Officer
5 9 (9.47%) Consultant
5 9 (9.47%) Network Analyst
6 8 (8.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (7.37%) Sales Consultant
7 7 (7.37%) Senior Consultant
7 7 (7.37%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 6 (6.32%) Architect
8 6 (6.32%) Senior Sales Consultant
9 5 (5.26%) Network Security Specialist
9 5 (5.26%) Communications Analyst
9 5 (5.26%) Network Specialist
9 5 (5.26%) Security Specialist
10 4 (4.21%) Administrator
10 4 (4.21%) Operations Analyst
11 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Architect
11 2 (2.11%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.63%) .NET
2 7 (7.37%) XMPP
3 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.11%) Web Services
3 2 (2.11%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.58%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (5.26%) DTV
3 3 (3.16%) SecurID
3 3 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.11%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.11%) AS400
4 2 (2.11%) Clustering
4 2 (2.11%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.05%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.05%) Life Science
5 1 (1.05%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.05%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.05%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.79%) Windows
2 8 (8.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.21%) UNIX
3 4 (4.21%) Linux
4 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.11%) zOS
6 1 (1.05%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.58%) Migration
2 20 (21.05%) Network Architecture
3 17 (17.89%) Security Architecture
3 17 (17.89%) Network Design
3 17 (17.89%) Load Balancing
4 16 (16.84%) Penetration Testing
4 16 (16.84%) ITIL
4 16 (16.84%) Vulnerability Management
5 14 (14.74%) Security Management
6 13 (13.68%) Network Monitoring
7 11 (11.58%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (10.53%) Scrum
8 10 (10.53%) Analytics
9 7 (7.37%) Network Management
10 6 (6.32%) Incident Management
11 5 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (5.26%) Programme Management
11 5 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.53%) Java
2 3 (3.16%) SQL
3 2 (2.11%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.11%) C#
4 1 (1.05%) C
4 1 (1.05%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.05%) Perl
4 1 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 55 (57.89%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (46.32%) CCNP
3 20 (21.05%) Degree
4 17 (17.89%) CCIE
5 16 (16.84%) CCNA
6 6 (6.32%) CISSP
7 4 (4.21%) CCSP
7 4 (4.21%) CCIP
8 2 (2.11%) MCSE
8 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.05%) CCVP
9 1 (1.05%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.05%) CCDA
9 1 (1.05%) CCDP
System Software
1 12 (12.63%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.32%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.21%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.11%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.11%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.11%) DFS Replication
5 2 (2.11%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (2.11%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.11%) NFS
5 2 (2.11%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.05%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 10 (10.53%) Cisco UCCX
2 5 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (5.26%) SCCM
2 5 (5.26%) Cacti
3 4 (4.21%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (2.11%) SCOM
5 1 (1.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.05%) OpenView
Vendors
1 68 (71.58%) Cisco
2 44 (46.32%) Riverbed
3 34 (35.79%) Juniper
4 27 (28.42%) CheckPoint
5 21 (22.11%) HP
6 19 (20.00%) F5
7 14 (14.74%) VMware
8 8 (8.42%) SolarWinds
8 8 (8.42%) Microsoft
9 7 (7.37%) Ipanema Technologies
10 6 (6.32%) SAP
10 6 (6.32%) Citrix
11 4 (4.21%) Mitel
12 3 (3.16%) Blue Coat
13 2 (2.11%) Brocade
13 2 (2.11%) AppSense
13 2 (2.11%) McAfee
13 2 (2.11%) Exinda
13 2 (2.11%) ServiceNow
13 2 (2.11%) Avaya
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London
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South West London
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
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Sittingbourne
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Competitive benefits
Posted: 21 days ago