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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WAN Optimization
Rank 859 900 931
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +31
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 23 64 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.060% 0.041%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.029% 0.069% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 20 56 26
Median salary £59,000 £55,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.27% -6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,900 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £170,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500

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
78934 92697 97322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.07% 87.56% 85.72%
Number of salaries quoted 65072 76555 80048
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 £31,193
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +27 23 £59,000 +7.27%
South East +70 11 £57,500 -11.53%
London +3 9 £65,000 +18.18%
West Sussex - 7 £58,000 -
Gatwick - 4 £62,500 -
Berkshire +54 3 £47,500 -29.62%
Crawley - 3 £57,500 -
Slough - 2 £46,250 -
North West - 2 £46,000 -
Surrey +29 1 £52,500 -12.50%
East of England - 1 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £40,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £40,000 -
Redhill - 1 £52,500 -
Windsor - 1 £47,500 -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £46,000 -
Merseyside - 1 - -

WAN Optimisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 102 (100.00%) WAN
1 102 (100.00%) Cisco
2 75 (73.53%) Firewall
3 61 (59.80%) Riverbed
4 60 (58.82%) LAN
5 56 (54.90%) VLAN
6 52 (50.98%) MPLS
7 51 (50.00%) SAN
8 49 (48.04%) Cisco Certification
8 49 (48.04%) Windows
9 48 (47.06%) Cisco Nexus
10 47 (46.08%) Wireless
10 47 (46.08%) VMware
11 45 (44.12%) VPN
12 43 (42.16%) Data Centre
13 41 (40.20%) SolarWinds
14 39 (38.24%) VoIP
15 36 (35.29%) HP
16 35 (34.31%) DNS
17 34 (33.33%) OSPF
17 34 (33.33%) BGP
18 32 (31.37%) Microsoft
19 31 (30.39%) DHCP
20 30 (29.41%) WLAN
20 30 (29.41%) CheckPoint
20 30 (29.41%) Network Security
21 29 (28.43%) Active Directory
21 29 (28.43%) TCP/IP
22 28 (27.45%) CCNA
23 27 (26.47%) Juniper

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 22 (21.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 22 (21.57%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (3.92%) IIS
4 4 (3.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.94%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 102 (100.00%) WAN
2 75 (73.53%) Firewall
3 60 (58.82%) LAN
4 56 (54.90%) VLAN
5 52 (50.98%) MPLS
6 51 (50.00%) SAN
7 48 (47.06%) Cisco Nexus
8 47 (46.08%) Wireless
9 45 (44.12%) VPN
10 39 (38.24%) VoIP
11 35 (34.31%) DNS
12 34 (33.33%) BGP
12 34 (33.33%) OSPF
13 31 (30.39%) DHCP
14 30 (29.41%) Network Security
14 30 (29.41%) WLAN
15 29 (28.43%) TCP/IP
16 24 (23.53%) EIGRP
17 21 (20.59%) IPsec
18 20 (19.61%) TACACS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (21.57%) Legal
2 16 (15.69%) Law
3 14 (13.73%) Finance
4 8 (7.84%) Banking
5 7 (6.86%) Telecoms
6 5 (4.90%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.94%) Advertising
8 1 (0.98%) Electronics
8 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.98%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (34.31%) Network Engineer
2 23 (22.55%) Analyst
3 19 (18.63%) Senior Network Engineer
4 17 (16.67%) Architect
4 17 (16.67%) Network Architect
5 13 (12.75%) Network Analyst
6 12 (11.76%) Network Security Analyst
6 12 (11.76%) Security Analyst
7 10 (9.80%) Citrix Analyst
7 10 (9.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 10 (9.80%) Network Team Leader
7 10 (9.80%) Server Analyst
7 10 (9.80%) Team Leader
8 9 (8.82%) Network Technical Architect
8 9 (8.82%) Technical Architect
9 8 (7.84%) Infrastructure Architect
9 8 (7.84%) Network Infrastructure Architect
9 8 (7.84%) Network Operations Analyst
9 8 (7.84%) Network Security Architect
9 8 (7.84%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.94%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.98%) WAP
2 1 (0.98%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (42.16%) Data Centre
2 18 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 16 (15.69%) PKI
4 11 (10.78%) RSA SecurID
5 9 (8.82%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (7.84%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (6.86%) Clustering
7 7 (6.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 6 (5.88%) Client/Server
9 3 (2.94%) Contactless
10 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.96%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.98%) Handset
11 1 (0.98%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 49 (48.04%) Windows
2 27 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (17.65%) Windows Server
4 13 (12.75%) Linux
5 11 (10.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (7.84%) CentOS
7 8 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.49%) Load Balancing
2 24 (23.53%) ITIL
3 22 (21.57%) Infrastructure Management
4 20 (19.61%) Network Monitoring
5 15 (14.71%) Kalman Filter
5 15 (14.71%) Web Filtering
6 14 (13.73%) Network Design
6 14 (13.73%) Operations Management
7 13 (12.75%) Change Control
7 13 (12.75%) Information Management
8 10 (9.80%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 10 (9.80%) Problem Management
8 10 (9.80%) Server Virtualisation
9 8 (7.84%) Mentoring
9 8 (7.84%) Presales
9 8 (7.84%) SIEM
10 7 (6.86%) DDoS Mitigation
10 7 (6.86%) Security Management
11 6 (5.88%) Performance Improvement
11 6 (5.88%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.80%) C
2 7 (6.86%) Bash Shell
2 7 (6.86%) PowerShell
2 7 (6.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 49 (48.04%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (27.45%) CCNA
3 21 (20.59%) CCNP
4 12 (11.76%) CCSE
5 7 (6.86%) CCIE
5 7 (6.86%) CISSP
6 6 (5.88%) CCSA
6 6 (5.88%) CISM
7 5 (4.90%) Degree
8 4 (3.92%) CCMSE
8 4 (3.92%) CISA
8 4 (3.92%) IISP
9 3 (2.94%) CCSP
9 3 (2.94%) CCVP
10 2 (1.96%) CCNP Voice
11 1 (0.98%) CCDA
11 1 (0.98%) CCDP
11 1 (0.98%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (28.43%) Active Directory
2 21 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (11.76%) Forefront TMG
3 12 (11.76%) ISA Server
4 10 (9.80%) DFS Replication
4 10 (9.80%) VMware Server
4 10 (9.80%) Xen
5 9 (8.82%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (14.71%) Cisco Prime
2 12 (11.76%) SolarWinds Orion
3 7 (6.86%) SCCM
4 6 (5.88%) SCOM
5 3 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (2.94%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.98%) Cacti
6 1 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 102 (100.00%) Cisco
2 61 (59.80%) Riverbed
3 47 (46.08%) VMware
4 41 (40.20%) SolarWinds
5 36 (35.29%) HP
6 32 (31.37%) Microsoft
7 30 (29.41%) CheckPoint
8 27 (26.47%) Juniper
9 23 (22.55%) F5
10 21 (20.59%) Citrix
11 20 (19.61%) Palo Alto
12 15 (14.71%) Mitel
13 13 (12.75%) NetApp
14 12 (11.76%) 3Com
14 12 (11.76%) Barracuda Networks
14 12 (11.76%) ProCurve
15 9 (8.82%) Aerohive Networks
16 7 (6.86%) Forcepoint
17 6 (5.88%) Dell
17 6 (5.88%) Dell Compellent