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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WAN Optimization
Rank 874 892 888
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 77 49 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.047% 0.059%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.087% 0.055% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 62 34 37
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £45,000 £32,250
% change year-on-year
+38.88% +39.53%

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
88106 89047 87460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.81% 85.16% 84.87%
Number of salaries quoted 73200 73150 69679
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average 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 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016 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 5 February 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
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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 +38 76 £55,000 +22.22% 4
London +36 53 £55,000 -4.34% 2
South East -14 17 £63,750 +41.66% 1
City of London +53 7 £47,500 -26.92%
Berkshire +7 6 £66,250 +15.21%
Oxford - 6 £47,500 -
Oxfordshire - 6 £47,500 -
East Midlands - 4 £62,500 - 1
Nottingham - 4 £62,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 4 £62,500 - 1
Surrey - 3 £46,000 -
Shropshire +10 2 £41,000 -
Telford +8 2 £41,000 -
West Midlands -14 2 £41,000 -
Reigate - 2 £46,000 -
Basingstoke - 2 £65,000 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £65,000 - 1
Cardiff - 1 £60,000 -
South Wales - 1 £60,000 -
Wales - 1 £60,000 -

WAN Optimisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 126 (100.00%) WAN
2 93 (73.81%) Riverbed
3 86 (68.25%) Cisco
3 86 (68.25%) Firewall
4 69 (54.76%) VPN
5 67 (53.17%) VLAN
6 65 (51.59%) LAN
7 63 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
8 62 (49.21%) Wireless
9 58 (46.03%) Windows
10 55 (43.65%) VoIP
10 55 (43.65%) Finance
11 53 (42.06%) SAN
12 52 (41.27%) VMware
13 45 (35.71%) BGP
14 44 (34.92%) MPLS
15 43 (34.13%) OSPF
15 43 (34.13%) CCNP
15 43 (34.13%) VMware Infrastructure
16 41 (32.54%) IPsec
17 40 (31.75%) Active Directory
18 38 (30.16%) Juniper
18 38 (30.16%) MS Exchange
18 38 (30.16%) Legal
18 38 (30.16%) Load Balancing
18 38 (30.16%) SolarWinds
19 37 (29.37%) WLAN
20 36 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
20 36 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
21 35 (27.78%) Cisco ASA

WAN Optimisation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 38 (30.16%) MS Exchange
2 26 (20.63%) Exchange Server 2007
2 26 (20.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 26 (20.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (14.29%) Lync
4 6 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.97%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.59%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.49%) IaaS
2 11 (8.73%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 126 (100.00%) WAN
2 86 (68.25%) Firewall
3 69 (54.76%) VPN
4 67 (53.17%) VLAN
5 65 (51.59%) LAN
6 62 (49.21%) Wireless
7 55 (43.65%) VoIP
8 53 (42.06%) SAN
9 45 (35.71%) BGP
10 44 (34.92%) MPLS
11 43 (34.13%) OSPF
12 41 (32.54%) IPsec
13 37 (29.37%) WLAN
14 36 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
15 35 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
15 35 (27.78%) SSL
16 31 (24.60%) EIGRP
17 28 (22.22%) Spanning Tree
18 27 (21.43%) Network Security
18 27 (21.43%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.97%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 55 (43.65%) Finance
2 38 (30.16%) Legal
3 26 (20.63%) Banking
4 18 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 11 (8.73%) Investment Banking
6 9 (7.14%) Law
7 4 (3.17%) Marketing
8 3 (2.38%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.59%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 36 (28.57%) Analyst
3 34 (26.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 30 (23.81%) Consultant
5 26 (20.63%) Server Analyst
6 24 (19.05%) Cisco Engineer
7 19 (15.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 18 (14.29%) Presales Consultant
9 14 (11.11%) Security Consultant
9 14 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
10 13 (10.32%) Firewall Engineer
10 13 (10.32%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 13 (10.32%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 13 (10.32%) Senior Consultant
11 12 (9.52%) LAN Engineer
12 10 (7.94%) WAN Engineer
13 9 (7.14%) Senior Presales Consultant
13 9 (7.14%) WAN Consultant
14 8 (6.35%) LAN/WAN Engineer
14 8 (6.35%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.49%) XMPP
2 8 (6.35%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 16 (12.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (4.76%) HP StoreVirtual
4 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.38%) PKI
4 3 (2.38%) SecurID
5 2 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.59%) Life Science
5 2 (1.59%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.79%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.79%) Replication
6 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 58 (46.03%) Windows
2 36 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (20.63%) Linux
4 17 (13.49%) Unix
5 16 (12.70%) Windows Server
6 5 (3.97%) Android
7 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (30.16%) Load Balancing
2 26 (20.63%) Infrastructure Management
2 26 (20.63%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 25 (19.84%) Presales
4 17 (13.49%) ITIL
5 16 (12.70%) DDoS Mitigation
5 16 (12.70%) Kalman Filter
6 15 (11.90%) Change Control
7 14 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
8 13 (10.32%) Web Filtering
9 11 (8.73%) Mobile Device Management
10 9 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
11 8 (6.35%) Network Design
11 8 (6.35%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (4.76%) Network Security Management
13 6 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
13 6 (4.76%) Security Management
14 5 (3.97%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.52%) VB
2 8 (6.35%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.38%) SQL
4 2 (1.59%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.79%) Java
5 1 (0.79%) Perl
5 1 (0.79%) Python
5 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 63 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (34.13%) CCNP
3 13 (10.32%) CCIE
4 11 (8.73%) CCNA
5 5 (3.97%) CCA
5 5 (3.97%) CCEE
5 5 (3.97%) CCVP
5 5 (3.97%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (3.97%) Degree
5 5 (3.97%) MCSA
5 5 (3.97%) MCSE
5 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.97%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.38%) CCSA
7 1 (0.79%) CCDA
7 1 (0.79%) CCDP
7 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.76%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 43 (34.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (31.75%) Active Directory
3 28 (22.22%) VMware Server
4 26 (20.63%) DFS Replication
5 13 (10.32%) Hyper-V
6 11 (8.73%) XenApp
7 5 (3.97%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.79%) KVM
8 1 (0.79%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.79%) vSphere
8 1 (0.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (15.87%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (6.35%) SELinux
3 4 (3.17%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (3.17%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (2.38%) SCCM
5 2 (1.59%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.59%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.79%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.79%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.79%) Nagios
6 1 (0.79%) OpenView
6 1 (0.79%) OPNET
6 1 (0.79%) SCOM
6 1 (0.79%) vMotion
Vendors
1 93 (73.81%) Riverbed
2 86 (68.25%) Cisco
3 52 (41.27%) VMware
4 38 (30.16%) Juniper
4 38 (30.16%) SolarWinds
5 34 (26.98%) F5
6 30 (23.81%) NetApp
7 28 (22.22%) CheckPoint
8 26 (20.63%) Mitel
9 18 (14.29%) Ipanema Technologies
10 16 (12.70%) Palo Alto
11 15 (11.90%) Microsoft
12 13 (10.32%) Citrix
12 13 (10.32%) HP
13 11 (8.73%) MobileIron
14 8 (6.35%) Websense
15 7 (5.56%) Meraki
16 6 (4.76%) ProCurve
17 5 (3.97%) Brocade
17 5 (3.97%) TippingPoint
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