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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WAN Optimization
UK
Rank 854 880 909
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +29
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 9 73 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.072% 0.051%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.012% 0.082% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 8 50 39
Median salary £49,250 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.45% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £47,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +11.11%

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
74927 89028 92672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.79% 88.30% 86.70%
Number of salaries quoted 61585 73757 75638
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 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £75,000 £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 27 February 2017 within the UK.

WAN Optimisation Salary Histogram in the UK

WAN Optimisation
Top 10 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 February 2017. 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 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 +23 9 £49,250 -10.45%
South East +38 3 £62,500 +31.57%
South West - 3 £30,000 -
Gatwick - 3 £62,500 -
West Sussex - 3 £62,500 -
Bristol - 3 £30,000 -
London +10 2 £52,500 -4.54%
City of London +16 1 £52,500 -2.32%
North West -6 1 £46,000 -
Manchester -29 1 £46,000 -

WAN Optimisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 37 (100.00%) WAN
1 37 (100.00%) Cisco
2 26 (70.27%) Firewall
3 21 (56.76%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (56.76%) Data Centre
4 19 (51.35%) LAN
4 19 (51.35%) SolarWinds
4 19 (51.35%) Cisco Nexus
5 18 (48.65%) Riverbed
5 18 (48.65%) SAN
5 18 (48.65%) MPLS
6 17 (45.95%) Wireless
7 16 (43.24%) Load Balancing
7 16 (43.24%) F5
8 15 (40.54%) DNS
9 14 (37.84%) Juniper
9 14 (37.84%) OSPF
9 14 (37.84%) BGP
9 14 (37.84%) Palo Alto
10 13 (35.14%) TACACS
10 13 (35.14%) IPsec
10 13 (35.14%) Wi-Fi
10 13 (35.14%) Ethernet
10 13 (35.14%) VLAN
11 11 (29.73%) Network Design
11 11 (29.73%) DHCP
11 11 (29.73%) VoIP
11 11 (29.73%) ITIL
11 11 (29.73%) Cisco Prime
11 11 (29.73%) Management Information System

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 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (100.00%) WAN
2 26 (70.27%) Firewall
3 19 (51.35%) Cisco Nexus
3 19 (51.35%) LAN
4 18 (48.65%) MPLS
4 18 (48.65%) SAN
5 17 (45.95%) Wireless
6 15 (40.54%) DNS
7 14 (37.84%) BGP
7 14 (37.84%) OSPF
8 13 (35.14%) Ethernet
8 13 (35.14%) IPsec
8 13 (35.14%) TACACS
8 13 (35.14%) VLAN
8 13 (35.14%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (29.73%) DHCP
9 11 (29.73%) Unified Communications
9 11 (29.73%) VoIP
10 10 (27.03%) 4G
10 10 (27.03%) Junos
General
1 7 (18.92%) Legal
2 6 (16.22%) Finance
3 5 (13.51%) Banking
3 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.11%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Network Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Juniper Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Architect
4 6 (16.22%) Network Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Citrix Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Network Technical Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Server Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Technical Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Network Team Leader
6 3 (8.11%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Security Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 21 (56.76%) Data Centre
2 11 (29.73%) Management Information System
3 10 (27.03%) PKI
4 3 (8.11%) Clustering
4 3 (8.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (8.11%) Driving Licence
5 2 (5.41%) Contactless
5 2 (5.41%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (10.81%) Linux
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.41%) CentOS
4 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.70%) Unix
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Load Balancing
2 11 (29.73%) ITIL
2 11 (29.73%) Network Design
3 10 (27.03%) Change Control
3 10 (27.03%) Information Management
3 10 (27.03%) Operations Management
4 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Management
4 6 (16.22%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 4 (10.81%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (8.11%) DDoS Mitigation
6 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
6 3 (8.11%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (8.11%) Matrix Management
6 3 (8.11%) Matrix Organization
6 3 (8.11%) Problem Management
6 3 (8.11%) Security Architecture
6 3 (8.11%) Security Management
6 3 (8.11%) Web Filtering
7 2 (5.41%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) C
2 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (56.76%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (18.92%) CCNA
2 7 (18.92%) CCNP
3 3 (8.11%) CCIE
3 3 (8.11%) CCSE
3 3 (8.11%) CISM
3 3 (8.11%) CISSP
4 2 (5.41%) CCNP Voice
4 2 (5.41%) CCVP
5 1 (2.70%) CCMSE
5 1 (2.70%) CISA
5 1 (2.70%) Degree
5 1 (2.70%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.03%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.81%) DFS Replication
3 4 (10.81%) VMware Server
3 4 (10.81%) Xen
4 2 (5.41%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (5.41%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.70%) ProxySG
5 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) Cisco Prime
2 10 (27.03%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (2.70%) SCCM
4 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (51.35%) SolarWinds
3 18 (48.65%) Riverbed
4 16 (43.24%) F5
5 14 (37.84%) Juniper
5 14 (37.84%) Palo Alto
6 10 (27.03%) Barracuda Networks
7 8 (21.62%) VMware
8 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
9 6 (16.22%) HP
10 5 (13.51%) CheckPoint
10 5 (13.51%) Citrix
11 4 (10.81%) Blue Coat
11 4 (10.81%) Mitel
11 4 (10.81%) NetApp
12 3 (8.11%) Forcepoint
12 3 (8.11%) Fortinet
13 2 (5.41%) 3Com
13 2 (5.41%) Infovista
13 2 (5.41%) Meraki