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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WAN Optimization
UK
Rank 835 863 911
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +48
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 14 76 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.076% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.019% 0.087% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 11 64 22
Median salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £62,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +38.88%

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
74379 87644 90527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.14% 87.68% 86.05%
Number of salaries quoted 61268 72885 74721
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 20 January 2017 within the UK.

WAN Optimisation Salary Histogram in the UK

WAN Optimisation
Top 17 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +25 14 £62,500 +13.63% 1
South East +61 7 £62,500 -3.84%
West Sussex - 6 £62,500 -
Gatwick - 5 £62,500 -
London +20 3 £62,500 +13.63%
North West - 2 £46,000 -
Berkshire +46 1 £47,500 -28.30%
East of England - 1 £40,000 -
South West - 1 £25,000 - 1
Merseyside - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £40,000 -
Slough - 1 £47,500 -
Manchester - 1 £46,000 -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £40,000 -
Crawley - 1 £57,500 -
Bristol - 1 £25,000 - 1

WAN Optimisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 70 (100.00%) WAN
1 70 (100.00%) Cisco
2 53 (75.71%) Firewall
3 41 (58.57%) Riverbed
4 39 (55.71%) SAN
5 37 (52.86%) Data Centre
6 36 (51.43%) VLAN
7 35 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
8 34 (48.57%) LAN
8 34 (48.57%) Cisco Nexus
9 32 (45.71%) MPLS
9 32 (45.71%) VMware
10 31 (44.29%) SolarWinds
11 30 (42.86%) Wireless
11 30 (42.86%) Windows
12 26 (37.14%) VoIP
13 24 (34.29%) DNS
13 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
14 23 (32.86%) Active Directory
14 23 (32.86%) OSPF
14 23 (32.86%) BGP
15 22 (31.43%) VPN
15 22 (31.43%) Load Balancing
16 21 (30.00%) TCP/IP
16 21 (30.00%) DHCP
16 21 (30.00%) CCNA
17 20 (28.57%) HP
17 20 (28.57%) F5
18 19 (27.14%) Juniper
19 18 (25.71%) TACACS

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 17 (24.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 17 (24.29%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (5.71%) IIS
5 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.43%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 70 (100.00%) WAN
2 53 (75.71%) Firewall
3 39 (55.71%) SAN
4 36 (51.43%) VLAN
5 34 (48.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 34 (48.57%) LAN
6 32 (45.71%) MPLS
7 30 (42.86%) Wireless
8 26 (37.14%) VoIP
9 24 (34.29%) DNS
10 23 (32.86%) BGP
10 23 (32.86%) OSPF
11 22 (31.43%) VPN
12 21 (30.00%) DHCP
12 21 (30.00%) TCP/IP
13 18 (25.71%) IPsec
13 18 (25.71%) TACACS
13 18 (25.71%) WLAN
14 16 (22.86%) Network Security
15 15 (21.43%) EIGRP
General
1 15 (21.43%) Legal
2 11 (15.71%) Finance
3 8 (11.43%) Banking
4 7 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 6 (8.57%) Law
6 5 (7.14%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.43%) Advertising
7 1 (1.43%) Electronics
7 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (35.71%) Network Engineer
2 14 (20.00%) Architect
2 14 (20.00%) Network Architect
2 14 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (14.29%) Analyst
4 9 (12.86%) Network Team Leader
4 9 (12.86%) Team Leader
5 8 (11.43%) Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (11.43%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (11.43%) Network Security Architect
5 8 (11.43%) Security Architect
6 7 (10.00%) Citrix Analyst
6 7 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (10.00%) Server Analyst
7 6 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) Juniper Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) Network Technical Architect
7 6 (8.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 37 (52.86%) Data Centre
2 15 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 14 (20.00%) PKI
4 8 (11.43%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (10.00%) Clustering
5 7 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (5.71%) Client/Server
6 4 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (4.29%) Contactless
7 3 (4.29%) RSA SecurID
8 2 (2.86%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (42.86%) Windows
2 17 (24.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (18.57%) Linux
4 11 (15.71%) Windows Server
5 8 (11.43%) CentOS
5 8 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (5.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.43%) Load Balancing
2 18 (25.71%) ITIL
3 17 (24.29%) Infrastructure Management
3 17 (24.29%) Network Monitoring
4 11 (15.71%) Change Control
4 11 (15.71%) Information Management
4 11 (15.71%) Network Design
4 11 (15.71%) Operations Management
5 9 (12.86%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (12.86%) Web Filtering
6 8 (11.43%) SIEM
7 7 (10.00%) DDoS Mitigation
7 7 (10.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 7 (10.00%) Security Management
7 7 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
8 6 (8.57%) Problem Management
8 6 (8.57%) Security Architecture
9 5 (7.14%) Network Architecture
9 5 (7.14%) Performance Improvement
9 5 (7.14%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.00%) Bash Shell
1 7 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 7 (10.00%) Python
2 6 (8.57%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (30.00%) CCNA
3 14 (20.00%) CCNP
4 8 (11.43%) CCSE
5 6 (8.57%) CCIE
5 6 (8.57%) CISM
5 6 (8.57%) CISSP
6 5 (7.14%) Degree
7 4 (5.71%) CCMSE
7 4 (5.71%) CISA
7 4 (5.71%) IISP
8 2 (2.86%) CCNP Voice
8 2 (2.86%) CCVP
9 1 (1.43%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.71%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (32.86%) Active Directory
2 16 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
3 10 (14.29%) ISA Server
4 8 (11.43%) VMware ESX
5 7 (10.00%) DFS Replication
5 7 (10.00%) VMware Server
5 7 (10.00%) Xen
6 3 (4.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
2 11 (15.71%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (7.14%) SCCM
3 5 (7.14%) SCOM
4 2 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.86%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 70 (100.00%) Cisco
2 41 (58.57%) Riverbed
3 32 (45.71%) VMware
4 31 (44.29%) SolarWinds
5 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
6 20 (28.57%) F5
6 20 (28.57%) HP
7 19 (27.14%) Juniper
8 18 (25.71%) Palo Alto
9 14 (20.00%) CheckPoint
10 13 (18.57%) Citrix
11 11 (15.71%) Barracuda Networks
12 10 (14.29%) 3Com
13 8 (11.43%) Mitel
13 8 (11.43%) NetApp
14 7 (10.00%) Forcepoint
15 5 (7.14%) Dell
15 5 (7.14%) Dell Compellent
16 4 (5.71%) Aerohive Networks
17 3 (4.29%) Blue Coat
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