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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WAN Optimization
Rank 860 810 854
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +44
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 43 57 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.054% 0.059%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.046% 0.066% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 34 44 55
Average salary £62,750 £54,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.13% +21.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,900 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £170,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%

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
93510 86325 93089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.88% 81.09% 79.05%
Number of salaries quoted 74602 70783 78760
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 15 September 2014 within the UK.

WAN Optimisation Salary Histogram in the UK

WAN Optimisation
Top 20 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 15 September 2014. 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 -52 42 £62,750 +15.13% 4
London -15 27 £70,000 +3.70% 2
East of England -13 9 £40,000 +6.66%
Ipswich - 8 £40,000 -
Suffolk - 8 £40,000 -
City of London +9 5 £65,000 +18.18% 1
South East -24 4 £60,000 -4.00% 1
Hampshire -7 2 £60,000 +66.66%
West Midlands -8 2 £62,750 +102.41% 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £62,750 - 1
Staffordshire - 2 £62,750 - 1
Docklands, London +3 1 £53,500 +12.63%
Kent +2 1 £55,000 -
Channel Islands - 1 - -
Watford - 1 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £62,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £45,000 -
Reading - 1 £62,500 -
Fareham - 1 - -
Guernsey - 1 - -

WAN Optimisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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.

1 109 (100.00%) WAN
2 75 (68.81%) Cisco
3 64 (58.72%) Riverbed
4 59 (54.13%) Firewall
5 56 (51.38%) LAN
6 54 (49.54%) MPLS
7 50 (45.87%) Cisco Certification
8 49 (44.95%) CheckPoint
9 45 (41.28%) Windows
10 38 (34.86%) Wireless
11 35 (32.11%) VLAN
12 34 (31.19%) DHCP
12 34 (31.19%) CCNP
13 33 (30.28%) VMware
14 30 (27.52%) SNMP
14 30 (27.52%) VPN
15 29 (26.61%) WLAN
15 29 (26.61%) Law
16 27 (24.77%) DNS
17 26 (23.85%) CCNA
17 26 (23.85%) SolarWinds
17 26 (23.85%) Windows Server 2008
18 25 (22.94%) Load Balancing
18 25 (22.94%) Network Security
19 24 (22.02%) HP
19 24 (22.02%) Windows Server 2003
20 23 (21.10%) SAN
20 23 (21.10%) Cisco ASA
20 23 (21.10%) VMware Infrastructure
21 22 (20.18%) Active Directory

WAN Optimisation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 11 (10.09%) Tomcat
2 7 (6.42%) IIS
3 4 (3.67%) Apache
3 4 (3.67%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.75%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.92%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (11.01%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.34%) MS Visio
2 8 (7.34%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.09%) SaaS
1 11 (10.09%) PaaS
1 11 (10.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 109 (100.00%) WAN
2 59 (54.13%) Firewall
3 56 (51.38%) LAN
4 54 (49.54%) MPLS
5 38 (34.86%) Wireless
6 35 (32.11%) VLAN
7 34 (31.19%) DHCP
8 30 (27.52%) SNMP
8 30 (27.52%) VPN
9 29 (26.61%) WLAN
10 27 (24.77%) DNS
11 25 (22.94%) Network Security
12 23 (21.10%) Cisco ASA
12 23 (21.10%) SAN
13 20 (18.35%) Cisco Nexus
14 17 (15.60%) BGP
14 17 (15.60%) EIGRP
15 15 (13.76%) TCP/IP
16 14 (12.84%) TACACS
16 14 (12.84%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.09%) Hadoop
1 11 (10.09%) Big Data
2 4 (3.67%) MySQL
3 3 (2.75%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.83%) DB2
4 2 (1.83%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.83%) NonStop SQL
4 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.83%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 29 (26.61%) Law
2 14 (12.84%) Telecoms
2 14 (12.84%) Finance
3 2 (1.83%) Back Office
3 2 (1.83%) Advertising
4 1 (0.92%) Marketing
4 1 (0.92%) Legal
4 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (27.52%) Network Engineer
2 29 (26.61%) Analyst
3 27 (24.77%) Network Analyst
4 20 (18.35%) Operations Analyst
5 14 (12.84%) Security Engineer
5 14 (12.84%) Network Security Engineer
6 13 (11.93%) Network Support
7 11 (10.09%) Chief Technology Officer
8 10 (9.17%) Network Operations Analyst
8 10 (9.17%) Senior Network Engineer
8 10 (9.17%) Support Analyst
8 10 (9.17%) Network Support Analyst
9 9 (8.26%) Security Specialist
9 9 (8.26%) Network Specialist
9 9 (8.26%) Network Security Specialist
10 8 (7.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (6.42%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 7 (6.42%) Architect
11 7 (6.42%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
12 6 (5.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.09%) .NET
2 2 (1.83%) WSH
3 1 (0.92%) HTML
3 1 (0.92%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.43%) SecurID
1 19 (17.43%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (12.84%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (6.42%) Statistics
3 7 (6.42%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.50%) User Experience
5 5 (4.59%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.59%) Cryptography
6 4 (3.67%) IPTV
7 3 (2.75%) Clustering
7 3 (2.75%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.83%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.83%) PKI
8 2 (1.83%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.92%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 45 (41.28%) Windows
2 26 (23.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (22.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (5.50%) Linux
5 4 (3.67%) Solaris
6 3 (2.75%) HPUX
6 3 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.83%) zOS
7 2 (1.83%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.94%) Load Balancing
2 20 (18.35%) Migration
3 18 (16.51%) Continuous Improvement
4 17 (15.60%) Security Management
5 14 (12.84%) Kalman Filter
6 11 (10.09%) Analytics
6 11 (10.09%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (10.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (10.09%) Scrum
7 10 (9.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (9.17%) Information Security
8 9 (8.26%) ITIL
8 9 (8.26%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (6.42%) Network Architecture
10 6 (5.50%) Computer Security
10 6 (5.50%) Project Management
10 6 (5.50%) Network Management
11 5 (4.59%) Mentoring
11 5 (4.59%) Network Design
12 4 (3.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.01%) Java
2 5 (4.59%) Perl
2 5 (4.59%) VB
3 4 (3.67%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.83%) C
4 2 (1.83%) SQL
4 2 (1.83%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.92%) VBScript
5 1 (0.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 50 (45.87%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (31.19%) CCNP
3 26 (23.85%) CCNA
4 9 (8.26%) CCIE
5 8 (7.34%) Security Cleared
6 7 (6.42%) Degree
7 6 (5.50%) SC Cleared
7 6 (5.50%) CCIP
8 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (3.67%) Check Point Certification
9 4 (3.67%) CCSE
9 4 (3.67%) CEH
9 4 (3.67%) CCSP
9 4 (3.67%) MCP
10 2 (1.83%) JNCIA
10 2 (1.83%) CISSP
11 1 (0.92%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.92%) JNCIE
11 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.92%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.83%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.83%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (21.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (20.18%) Active Directory
3 8 (7.34%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.59%) DFS Replication
5 4 (3.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (2.75%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.83%) NFS
7 2 (1.83%) XenApp
7 2 (1.83%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.92%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (11.93%) Cacti
2 10 (9.17%) OpenView
2 10 (9.17%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (8.26%) SolarWinds Orion
4 5 (4.59%) CiscoWorks
5 4 (3.67%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (2.75%) SCCM
7 2 (1.83%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.92%) SCOM
8 1 (0.92%) Nagios
8 1 (0.92%) OPNET
8 1 (0.92%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 75 (68.81%) Cisco
2 64 (58.72%) Riverbed
3 49 (44.95%) CheckPoint
4 33 (30.28%) VMware
5 26 (23.85%) SolarWinds
6 24 (22.02%) HP
7 22 (20.18%) Microsoft
8 21 (19.27%) Juniper
9 16 (14.68%) F5
10 15 (13.76%) Mitel
11 9 (8.26%) Blue Coat
12 8 (7.34%) NetApp
12 8 (7.34%) Exinda
13 7 (6.42%) Red Hat
14 6 (5.50%) Nokia
15 5 (4.59%) CA
15 5 (4.59%) Citrix
15 5 (4.59%) Aruba
15 5 (4.59%) Tandberg
15 5 (4.59%) ProCurve
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