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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WAN Optimization
Rank 878 901 935
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +34
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 45 63 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.059% 0.055%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.051% 0.068% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 41 51 53
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £73,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -3.22%

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
87668 92318 100837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.86% 86.37% 85.33%
Number of salaries quoted 73071 74999 82059
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 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 27 May 2016 within the UK.

WAN Optimisation Salary Histogram in the UK

WAN Optimisation
Top 14 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 27 May 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 -4 43 £60,000 +14.28% 1
London +26 27 £60,000 +4.34% 1
South East -12 14 £50,000 +11.11%
West Sussex -1 7 £51,000 +20.00%
Crawley -2 6 £50,000 +17.64%
City of London +47 5 £70,000 -
Surrey - 5 £47,000 -
North West +20 2 £40,000 -20.00%
Manchester +4 2 £40,000 -20.00%
Oxfordshire - 2 £47,500 -
Oxford - 2 £47,500 -
Redhill - 1 £46,000 -
Gatwick - 1 £52,500 -
Croydon - 1 £50,000 -

WAN Optimisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 118 (100.00%) WAN
2 97 (82.20%) Cisco
3 83 (70.34%) Firewall
4 76 (64.41%) Riverbed
5 60 (50.85%) LAN
5 60 (50.85%) Cisco Certification
6 55 (46.61%) SAN
7 54 (45.76%) Wireless
7 54 (45.76%) VMware
8 51 (43.22%) BGP
8 51 (43.22%) VLAN
9 50 (42.37%) OSPF
10 49 (41.53%) SSL
10 49 (41.53%) VPN
11 47 (39.83%) MPLS
11 47 (39.83%) IPsec
11 47 (39.83%) Finance
12 45 (38.14%) Juniper
12 45 (38.14%) VMware Infrastructure
13 43 (36.44%) SolarWinds
14 42 (35.59%) Data Centre
15 41 (34.75%) F5
15 41 (34.75%) Windows
16 37 (31.36%) Load Balancing
17 36 (30.51%) CCNP
18 35 (29.66%) VoIP
19 34 (28.81%) Active Directory
20 33 (27.97%) Cisco ASA
21 32 (27.12%) MS Exchange
21 32 (27.12%) Legal

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 32 (27.12%) MS Exchange
2 29 (24.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (21.19%) Exchange Server 2007
3 25 (21.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (14.41%) Skype for Business
5 4 (3.39%) IIS
6 3 (2.54%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (5.08%) MS Office
2 3 (2.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.41%) IaaS
2 3 (2.54%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 118 (100.00%) WAN
2 83 (70.34%) Firewall
3 60 (50.85%) LAN
4 55 (46.61%) SAN
5 54 (45.76%) Wireless
6 51 (43.22%) BGP
6 51 (43.22%) VLAN
7 50 (42.37%) OSPF
8 49 (41.53%) SSL
8 49 (41.53%) VPN
9 47 (39.83%) IPsec
9 47 (39.83%) MPLS
10 35 (29.66%) VoIP
11 33 (27.97%) Cisco ASA
12 31 (26.27%) Unified Communications
13 28 (23.73%) EIGRP
13 28 (23.73%) Ethernet
13 28 (23.73%) WLAN
14 27 (22.88%) Cisco Nexus
15 26 (22.03%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.54%) GIS
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (4.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 47 (39.83%) Finance
2 32 (27.12%) Legal
3 14 (11.86%) Telecoms
4 11 (9.32%) Banking
5 4 (3.39%) Law
6 3 (2.54%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.69%) Marketing
8 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.85%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 39 (33.05%) Network Engineer
2 31 (26.27%) Analyst
2 31 (26.27%) Consultant
3 28 (23.73%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 25 (21.19%) Server Analyst
5 17 (14.41%) Network Security Engineer
5 17 (14.41%) Security Engineer
6 16 (13.56%) Senior Network Engineer
7 15 (12.71%) Security Consultant
8 12 (10.17%) Data Engineer
8 12 (10.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 12 (10.17%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
9 11 (9.32%) Presales Consultant
9 11 (9.32%) Senior Consultant
10 10 (8.47%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
10 10 (8.47%) Network Security Consultant
10 10 (8.47%) Solutions Consultant
10 10 (8.47%) WAN Consultant
11 9 (7.63%) Citrix Analyst
12 8 (6.78%) Data Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.10%) XMPP
2 5 (4.24%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 42 (35.59%) Data Centre
2 15 (12.71%) Management Information System
3 11 (9.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 9 (7.63%) PKI
5 8 (6.78%) Computer Science
5 8 (6.78%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.39%) Replication
7 2 (1.69%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.69%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 41 (34.75%) Windows
2 30 (25.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (16.95%) Linux
4 11 (9.32%) Windows Server
5 9 (7.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (6.78%) Android
6 8 (6.78%) Unix
7 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (31.36%) Load Balancing
2 28 (23.73%) Infrastructure Management
3 26 (22.03%) Network Design
4 25 (21.19%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 25 (21.19%) ITIL
4 25 (21.19%) Server Virtualisation
5 20 (16.95%) Presales
6 19 (16.10%) Change Control
7 14 (11.86%) Operations Management
8 12 (10.17%) Performance Analysis
8 12 (10.17%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (9.32%) DDoS Mitigation
10 10 (8.47%) Malware Detection/Protection
11 9 (7.63%) Information Management
11 9 (7.63%) Kalman Filter
11 9 (7.63%) Problem Management
12 8 (6.78%) Data Security
12 8 (6.78%) Network Security Management
12 8 (6.78%) Security Management
12 8 (6.78%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.17%) Bash Shell
2 5 (4.24%) SQL
3 3 (2.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 60 (50.85%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (30.51%) CCNP
3 9 (7.63%) Degree
4 8 (6.78%) CCNA
5 7 (5.93%) CCIE
5 7 (5.93%) CCVP
6 6 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (3.39%) CCDA
7 4 (3.39%) CCDP
7 4 (3.39%) MCSE
8 3 (2.54%) CCA
8 3 (2.54%) CCEE
8 3 (2.54%) CCSA
8 3 (2.54%) CCSP
8 3 (2.54%) Check Point Certification
8 3 (2.54%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (2.54%) MCSA
9 2 (1.69%) CISSP
9 2 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.56%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (38.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (28.81%) Active Directory
3 30 (25.42%) VMware Server
4 25 (21.19%) DFS Replication
5 14 (11.86%) Hyper-V
6 11 (9.32%) XenApp
7 9 (7.63%) Xen
7 9 (7.63%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.54%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (2.54%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (10.17%) SELinux
2 10 (8.47%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (8.47%) Cisco Prime
2 10 (8.47%) SolarWinds Orion
3 8 (6.78%) SCCM
4 5 (4.24%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.54%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.85%) SCOM
7 1 (0.85%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 97 (82.20%) Cisco
2 76 (64.41%) Riverbed
3 54 (45.76%) VMware
4 45 (38.14%) Juniper
5 43 (36.44%) SolarWinds
6 41 (34.75%) F5
7 26 (22.03%) Citrix
7 26 (22.03%) HP
7 26 (22.03%) NetApp
8 25 (21.19%) Mitel
9 17 (14.41%) Ipanema Technologies
9 17 (14.41%) Microsoft
10 16 (13.56%) CheckPoint
10 16 (13.56%) Palo Alto
11 12 (10.17%) Forcepoint
12 10 (8.47%) Barracuda Networks
12 10 (8.47%) Meraki
13 8 (6.78%) Brocade
13 8 (6.78%) Sourcefire
13 8 (6.78%) TippingPoint
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