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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WAN Optimization
Rank 842 912 942
Rank change year-on-year
+70 +30
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 70 63 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.058% 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.083% 0.066% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 68 50 36
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,850 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £67,750 £170,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%

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
84067 95471 97586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.24% 87.53% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 69978 78940 78095
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 £30,500
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 30 September 2016 within the UK.

WAN Optimisation Salary Histogram in the UK

WAN Optimisation
Top 15 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 30 September 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 +70 68 £57,500 +4.54%
London +63 39 £60,000 +9.09%
South East +38 23 £50,000 -13.04%
West Sussex +40 20 £50,000 +5.26%
Crawley +16 18 £50,000 +5.26%
City of London +49 3 £70,000 +7.69%
Surrey +27 3 £52,500 -10.63%
West Midlands - 3 £38,000 -
Warwickshire - 3 £38,000 -
Leeds +40 2 £50,000 +42.85%
Yorkshire +32 2 £50,000 +42.85%
West Yorkshire +28 2 £50,000 +42.85%
Redhill - 2 £52,500 -
Gatwick - 2 £53,750 -
Reigate - 1 £55,000 -

WAN Optimisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 117 (100.00%) WAN
1 117 (100.00%) Cisco
2 83 (70.94%) Firewall
3 68 (58.12%) LAN
4 67 (57.26%) Riverbed
5 64 (54.70%) VLAN
6 62 (52.99%) Windows
7 61 (52.14%) SAN
8 60 (51.28%) VMware
9 59 (50.43%) Cisco Certification
10 56 (47.86%) MPLS
11 50 (42.74%) HP
11 50 (42.74%) Wireless
11 50 (42.74%) SolarWinds
11 50 (42.74%) Cisco Nexus
12 47 (40.17%) VPN
13 46 (39.32%) Data Centre
14 44 (37.61%) BGP
15 43 (36.75%) OSPF
16 42 (35.90%) VoIP
17 41 (35.04%) DNS
17 41 (35.04%) Active Directory
18 39 (33.33%) Microsoft
19 37 (31.62%) WLAN
20 35 (29.91%) Windows Server 2008
21 34 (29.06%) DHCP
21 34 (29.06%) MS Exchange
22 33 (28.21%) CheckPoint
23 32 (27.35%) CCNA
23 32 (27.35%) Citrix

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 34 (29.06%) MS Exchange
2 32 (27.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (14.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 17 (14.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (5.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (3.42%) IIS
5 4 (3.42%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (3.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.98%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (5.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 117 (100.00%) WAN
2 83 (70.94%) Firewall
3 68 (58.12%) LAN
4 64 (54.70%) VLAN
5 61 (52.14%) SAN
6 56 (47.86%) MPLS
7 50 (42.74%) Cisco Nexus
7 50 (42.74%) Wireless
8 47 (40.17%) VPN
9 44 (37.61%) BGP
10 43 (36.75%) OSPF
11 42 (35.90%) VoIP
12 41 (35.04%) DNS
13 37 (31.62%) WLAN
14 34 (29.06%) DHCP
15 32 (27.35%) TCP/IP
16 30 (25.64%) Network Security
17 29 (24.79%) EIGRP
18 27 (23.08%) NAS
19 26 (22.22%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 5 (4.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (25.64%) Legal
2 24 (20.51%) Finance
3 16 (13.68%) Law
4 8 (6.84%) Banking
5 5 (4.27%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.42%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.56%) Advertising
8 1 (0.85%) Electronics
8 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (32.48%) Network Engineer
2 31 (26.50%) Analyst
3 26 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
4 17 (14.53%) Citrix Analyst
4 17 (14.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 17 (14.53%) Server Analyst
5 14 (11.97%) Architect
5 14 (11.97%) Network Analyst
5 14 (11.97%) Network Architect
6 12 (10.26%) Network Security Analyst
6 12 (10.26%) Security Analyst
7 10 (8.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (8.55%) Network Team Leader
7 10 (8.55%) Team Leader
8 8 (6.84%) Network Operations Analyst
8 8 (6.84%) Operations Analyst
8 8 (6.84%) Security Operations Analyst
8 8 (6.84%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (5.98%) Network Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (5.98%) Network Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.98%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.71%) XMPP
3 1 (0.85%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (39.32%) Data Centre
2 19 (16.24%) Management Information System
3 16 (13.68%) PKI
4 11 (9.40%) RSA SecurID
5 9 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (5.98%) Clustering
6 7 (5.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (5.98%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (5.13%) Client/Server
8 5 (4.27%) Virtual Team
9 3 (2.56%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.56%) Contactless
9 3 (2.56%) Driving Licence
9 3 (2.56%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.85%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 62 (52.99%) Windows
2 35 (29.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (17.95%) Windows Server
4 17 (14.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (9.40%) Linux
5 11 (9.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (5.98%) CentOS
6 7 (5.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.42%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (27.35%) Infrastructure Management
2 29 (24.79%) ITIL
3 24 (20.51%) Load Balancing
3 24 (20.51%) Network Monitoring
4 22 (18.80%) Network Design
5 21 (17.95%) Change Control
6 18 (15.38%) Operations Management
7 17 (14.53%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 17 (14.53%) Server Virtualisation
8 15 (12.82%) Kalman Filter
8 15 (12.82%) Web Filtering
9 13 (11.11%) Information Management
10 12 (10.26%) Problem Management
11 11 (9.40%) Presales
12 9 (7.69%) Mentoring
13 8 (6.84%) Information Security
13 8 (6.84%) Network Architecture
13 8 (6.84%) Performance Improvement
14 7 (5.98%) Security Management
14 7 (5.98%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.84%) C
2 6 (5.13%) Bash Shell
2 6 (5.13%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 59 (50.43%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (27.35%) CCNA
3 23 (19.66%) CCNP
4 13 (11.11%) CCIE
5 12 (10.26%) CCSE
6 10 (8.55%) Degree
7 9 (7.69%) CCSA
8 8 (6.84%) CISSP
9 6 (5.13%) CCSP
9 6 (5.13%) CISM
10 5 (4.27%) CCDA
10 5 (4.27%) CCDP
11 4 (3.42%) CCMSE
11 4 (3.42%) CCVP
11 4 (3.42%) Check Point Certification
11 4 (3.42%) CISA
11 4 (3.42%) IISP
11 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.68%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (35.04%) Active Directory
2 29 (24.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (14.53%) DFS Replication
3 17 (14.53%) VMware Server
3 17 (14.53%) Xen
4 15 (12.82%) Forefront TMG
4 15 (12.82%) ISA Server
5 10 (8.55%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.56%) vSphere
7 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.85%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (13.68%) Cisco Prime
2 13 (11.11%) SolarWinds Orion
3 9 (7.69%) SCCM
4 7 (5.98%) SCOM
5 3 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.71%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.85%) Cacti
Vendors
1 117 (100.00%) Cisco
2 67 (57.26%) Riverbed
3 60 (51.28%) VMware
4 50 (42.74%) HP
4 50 (42.74%) SolarWinds
5 39 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 33 (28.21%) CheckPoint
7 32 (27.35%) Citrix
8 29 (24.79%) Juniper
9 28 (23.93%) F5
10 22 (18.80%) Mitel
10 22 (18.80%) Palo Alto
11 20 (17.09%) NetApp
12 15 (12.82%) 3Com
13 13 (11.11%) Barracuda Networks
14 12 (10.26%) ProCurve
15 9 (7.69%) Aerohive Networks
16 7 (5.98%) Dell
16 7 (5.98%) Dell Compellent
16 7 (5.98%) Forcepoint