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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WAN Optimization
Rank 849 829 797
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -32
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 48 70 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.064% 0.090%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.051% 0.079% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 31 62 82
Average salary £62,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £37,700
10% offered a salary of more than £170,000 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £58,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+38.23% -

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
93401 88946 88786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.12% 81.57% 78.95%
Number of salaries quoted 75687 73070 74912
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 31 October 2014 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 31 October 2014. 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 48 £62,500 +25.00% 1
London +17 31 £70,000 +19.14%
South East -13 7 £57,500 +9.52% 1
East of England - 5 £40,000 -
West Midlands -21 4 £62,500 +78.57%
Bexhill-On-Sea - 4 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 £62,500 -
Ipswich - 4 £40,000 -
East Sussex - 4 - -
Staffordshire - 4 £62,500 -
Suffolk - 4 £40,000 -
City of London +26 3 £60,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £56,250 - 1
East Midlands 0 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £60,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £45,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Watford - 1 £45,000 -
High Wycombe - 1 £55,000 -
Nottingham - 1 - -

WAN Optimisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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.

1 100 (100.00%) WAN
2 70 (70.00%) Cisco
3 50 (50.00%) Firewall
3 50 (50.00%) Riverbed
4 49 (49.00%) Cisco Certification
4 49 (49.00%) LAN
5 43 (43.00%) MPLS
6 36 (36.00%) CheckPoint
7 35 (35.00%) Wireless
8 34 (34.00%) Windows
9 31 (31.00%) CCNP
9 31 (31.00%) VLAN
10 29 (29.00%) VPN
11 27 (27.00%) BGP
12 26 (26.00%) VMware
12 26 (26.00%) TCP/IP
12 26 (26.00%) DHCP
13 25 (25.00%) CCNA
13 25 (25.00%) Law
13 25 (25.00%) Network Security
14 24 (24.00%) Load Balancing
14 24 (24.00%) EIGRP
15 23 (23.00%) Migration
16 21 (21.00%) Security Management
16 21 (21.00%) Juniper
16 21 (21.00%) SNMP
17 20 (20.00%) DNS
17 20 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
18 19 (19.00%) Cisco ASA
18 19 (19.00%) Microsoft

WAN Optimisation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 11 (11.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (7.00%) IIS
3 4 (4.00%) Apache
4 2 (2.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.00%) WorkSite
4 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (11.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.00%) MS Visio
2 8 (8.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (18.00%) IaaS
2 14 (14.00%) SaaS
2 14 (14.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 100 (100.00%) WAN
2 50 (50.00%) Firewall
3 49 (49.00%) LAN
4 43 (43.00%) MPLS
5 35 (35.00%) Wireless
6 31 (31.00%) VLAN
7 29 (29.00%) VPN
8 27 (27.00%) BGP
9 26 (26.00%) DHCP
9 26 (26.00%) TCP/IP
10 25 (25.00%) Network Security
11 24 (24.00%) EIGRP
12 21 (21.00%) SNMP
13 20 (20.00%) DNS
14 19 (19.00%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (18.00%) WLAN
15 18 (18.00%) IP Telephony
16 16 (16.00%) IPsec
16 16 (16.00%) Cisco Nexus
17 15 (15.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.00%) Hadoop
1 14 (14.00%) Big Data
2 4 (4.00%) MySQL
3 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.00%) DB2
4 2 (2.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.00%) NonStop SQL
4 2 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.00%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 25 (25.00%) Law
2 16 (16.00%) Telecoms
3 9 (9.00%) Finance
4 6 (6.00%) Legal
5 1 (1.00%) Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Marketing
5 1 (1.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (28.00%) Network Engineer
2 27 (27.00%) Analyst
3 22 (22.00%) Network Analyst
4 14 (14.00%) Chief Technology Officer
5 12 (12.00%) Operations Analyst
5 12 (12.00%) Security Engineer
5 12 (12.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 11 (11.00%) Network Specialist
6 11 (11.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 11 (11.00%) Security Specialist
6 11 (11.00%) Network Security Specialist
7 7 (7.00%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
7 7 (7.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 7 (7.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.00%) Network Support
9 5 (5.00%) Support Analyst
9 5 (5.00%) Network Support Analyst
9 5 (5.00%) Network Operations Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) Senior Network Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.00%) .NET
2 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.00%) Web Services
2 2 (2.00%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.00%) SecurID
3 9 (9.00%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (7.00%) Statistics
5 6 (6.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.00%) Clustering
6 3 (3.00%) Cryptography
6 3 (3.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.00%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.00%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.00%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.00%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 34 (34.00%) Windows
2 16 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (13.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (6.00%) Linux
5 4 (4.00%) Solaris
6 3 (3.00%) HPUX
7 2 (2.00%) UNIX
7 2 (2.00%) zOS
7 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.00%) Load Balancing
2 23 (23.00%) Migration
3 21 (21.00%) Security Management
4 15 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (14.00%) Analytics
5 14 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (14.00%) Scrum
5 14 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (13.00%) Network Architecture
7 11 (11.00%) ITIL
8 9 (9.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (9.00%) Network Design
8 9 (9.00%) Network Monitoring
9 8 (8.00%) Information Security
10 7 (7.00%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (6.00%) Mentoring
12 4 (4.00%) Vulnerability Management
12 4 (4.00%) ITIL V3
12 4 (4.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 4 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.00%) Java
2 3 (3.00%) Perl
2 3 (3.00%) SQL
2 3 (3.00%) VB
3 2 (2.00%) C#
4 1 (1.00%) C
4 1 (1.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 49 (49.00%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (31.00%) CCNP
3 25 (25.00%) CCNA
4 8 (8.00%) CCIE
4 8 (8.00%) Degree
5 6 (6.00%) CCSP
6 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (4.00%) Check Point Certification
7 4 (4.00%) CCSE
7 4 (4.00%) CEH
7 4 (4.00%) MCP
7 4 (4.00%) CCIP
8 2 (2.00%) CISSP
9 1 (1.00%) CCDA
9 1 (1.00%) CCDP
9 1 (1.00%) MCSE
9 1 (1.00%) MCSA
9 1 (1.00%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (16.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (7.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.00%) DFS Replication
5 3 (3.00%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.00%) NFS
6 2 (2.00%) VMware Server
6 2 (2.00%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.00%) XenApp
7 1 (1.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 11 (11.00%) Cacti
2 9 (9.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (8.00%) SolarWinds Orion
4 6 (6.00%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (3.00%) OpenView
5 3 (3.00%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 70 (70.00%) Cisco
2 50 (50.00%) Riverbed
3 36 (36.00%) CheckPoint
4 26 (26.00%) VMware
5 21 (21.00%) Juniper
6 19 (19.00%) Microsoft
7 17 (17.00%) SolarWinds
8 14 (14.00%) Mitel
9 13 (13.00%) HP
10 12 (12.00%) F5
11 7 (7.00%) Red Hat
12 5 (5.00%) NetApp
12 5 (5.00%) Exinda
12 5 (5.00%) Aruba
13 4 (4.00%) Brocade
13 4 (4.00%) Blue Coat
14 3 (3.00%) IBM
15 2 (2.00%) Oracle
15 2 (2.00%) Sybase
15 2 (2.00%) Citrix
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