The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WAN Optimization
Rank 849 826 827
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +1
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 70 48 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.043% 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.072% 0.055% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 54 31 65
Average salary £48,500 £46,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.30% -2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,650 £29,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
97295 87643 96229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.35% 78.82% 76.56%
Number of salaries quoted 78124 71880 81781
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%

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 17 April 2014 within the UK.

WAN Optimisation Salary Histogram in the UK

WAN Optimisation
Top 30 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -8 70 £48,500 +4.30% 6
London -20 38 £50,000 -28.57% 2
City of London -7 11 £62,500 +4.16% 2
North West +4 10 £47,500 +11.76%
South East -19 8 £42,250 -9.13% 2
West Midlands +2 7 £75,000 +87.50%
Manchester +8 6 £46,500 +9.41%
Shropshire +9 4 - -
Telford +4 4 - -
East of England - 3 £45,000 -
South West -1 2 £51,000 +70.00% 2
Oxfordshire -10 2 £42,750 +64.42%
Hampshire -21 2 £42,250 -23.18% 1
West Yorkshire -33 2 £35,250 +21.55%
Yorkshire -43 2 £35,250 +21.55%
Hertfordshire - 2 £45,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £37,500 -
Stevenage - 2 £45,000 -
Crawley - 2 £37,500 -
Cheshire -1 1 £75,000 -
Thame -7 1 £55,000 +111.53%
Wiltshire -14 1 £62,500 +108.33% 1
Docklands, London - 1 £53,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £42,500 -
Kent - 1 £45,000 - 1
Ilford - 1 £40,000 -
Keighley - 1 £40,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £75,000 -
Bristol - 1 £39,500 - 1
Corsham - 1 £62,500 - 1

WAN Optimisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 131 (100.00%) WAN
2 121 (92.37%) Cisco
3 80 (61.07%) Firewall
4 68 (51.91%) CheckPoint
5 63 (48.09%) MPLS
6 62 (47.33%) Cisco Certification
7 56 (42.75%) Riverbed
8 54 (41.22%) LAN
9 50 (38.17%) Cisco ASA
10 47 (35.88%) CCNP
10 47 (35.88%) F5
11 44 (33.59%) VoIP
11 44 (33.59%) Wireless
12 43 (32.82%) Cisco Nexus
13 37 (28.24%) Blue Coat
14 36 (27.48%) Windows
15 33 (25.19%) VPN
16 32 (24.43%) Windows Server 2008
17 31 (23.66%) VLAN
17 31 (23.66%) Degree
17 31 (23.66%) McAfee
18 29 (22.14%) Microsoft
19 28 (21.37%) HP
19 28 (21.37%) Load Balancing
19 28 (21.37%) Video Conferencing
20 26 (19.85%) VMware
20 26 (19.85%) WLAN
21 25 (19.08%) Law
21 25 (19.08%) Security Cleared
21 25 (19.08%) SolarWinds

WAN Optimisation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 14 (10.69%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.05%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.76%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (7.63%) MS Office
2 5 (3.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 131 (100.00%) WAN
2 80 (61.07%) Firewall
3 63 (48.09%) MPLS
4 54 (41.22%) LAN
5 50 (38.17%) Cisco ASA
6 44 (33.59%) Wireless
6 44 (33.59%) VoIP
7 43 (32.82%) Cisco Nexus
8 33 (25.19%) VPN
9 31 (23.66%) VLAN
10 26 (19.85%) WLAN
11 22 (16.79%) DHCP
11 22 (16.79%) DNS
12 21 (16.03%) DMVPN
13 16 (12.21%) SSL
13 16 (12.21%) SAN
14 15 (11.45%) Internet
14 15 (11.45%) Ethernet
14 15 (11.45%) Network Security
15 13 (9.92%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
General
1 25 (19.08%) Law
2 21 (16.03%) Telecoms
3 20 (15.27%) Finance
4 13 (9.92%) Advertising
5 9 (6.87%) Electronics
6 4 (3.05%) Back Office
7 3 (2.29%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.53%) Retail
8 2 (1.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (26.72%) Network Engineer
2 34 (25.95%) Analyst
3 21 (16.03%) Network Analyst
4 16 (12.21%) Network Support
5 15 (11.45%) Consultant
6 13 (9.92%) Support Analyst
7 11 (8.40%) Operations Analyst
8 10 (7.63%) IT Support
9 9 (6.87%) Senior Network Engineer
9 9 (6.87%) Network Operations Analyst
10 8 (6.11%) IT Support Analyst
10 8 (6.11%) Support Engineer
10 8 (6.11%) Architect
11 7 (5.34%) Sales Consultant
11 7 (5.34%) Team Leader
11 7 (5.34%) Network Team Leader
11 7 (5.34%) Pre Sales Consultant
12 6 (4.58%) Cisco Engineer
12 6 (4.58%) Network Manager
13 5 (3.82%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.11%) CSS
2 1 (0.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (21.37%) Video Conferencing
2 14 (10.69%) Computer Science
3 12 (9.16%) SecurID
4 9 (6.87%) Mathematics
5 6 (4.58%) Physics
5 6 (4.58%) PKI
6 5 (3.82%) IPTV
7 4 (3.05%) Hedge funds
8 3 (2.29%) Blackberry
8 3 (2.29%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.29%) CESG
9 2 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.76%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 36 (27.48%) Windows
2 32 (24.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (14.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (7.63%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.05%) UNIX
5 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.05%) Linux
6 2 (1.53%) FreeBSD
6 2 (1.53%) Debian
6 2 (1.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.37%) Load Balancing
2 22 (16.79%) Network Management
3 18 (13.74%) Incident Management
3 18 (13.74%) ITIL
4 17 (12.98%) Migration
5 15 (11.45%) Root Cause Analysis
6 13 (9.92%) Service Delivery
6 13 (9.92%) Network Architecture
7 11 (8.40%) Security Architecture
7 11 (8.40%) Information Security
8 9 (6.87%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (6.87%) ERP
8 9 (6.87%) CAD
9 8 (6.11%) Identity Management
10 7 (5.34%) Business Continuity
10 7 (5.34%) Performance Management
10 7 (5.34%) Network Design
10 7 (5.34%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (4.58%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (4.58%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.05%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.29%) C
3 2 (1.53%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.76%) Perl
4 1 (0.76%) SQL
4 1 (0.76%) VBScript
4 1 (0.76%) VB
4 1 (0.76%) Python
4 1 (0.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 62 (47.33%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (35.88%) CCNP
3 31 (23.66%) Degree
4 25 (19.08%) Security Cleared
5 23 (17.56%) SC Cleared
6 20 (15.27%) CCNA
7 19 (14.50%) CCIE
8 12 (9.16%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (6.11%) CCIP
10 4 (3.05%) CCSE
10 4 (3.05%) CCDE
11 3 (2.29%) JNCIA
11 3 (2.29%) JNCIP
11 3 (2.29%) JNCIE
11 3 (2.29%) CCDP
12 2 (1.53%) CISSP
12 2 (1.53%) A+ Certification
12 2 (1.53%) Network+ Certification
13 1 (0.76%) CCSA
13 1 (0.76%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.05%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (12.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (11.45%) Active Directory
3 8 (6.11%) DFS Replication
4 6 (4.58%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (1.53%) Terminal Server
5 2 (1.53%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.53%) XenApp
5 2 (1.53%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.76%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.76%) Snort
6 1 (0.76%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.76%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (5.34%) OpenView
1 7 (5.34%) CiscoWorks
2 4 (3.05%) SCCM
3 2 (1.53%) SCOM
3 2 (1.53%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.76%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.76%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.76%) Cacti
4 1 (0.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 121 (92.37%) Cisco
2 68 (51.91%) CheckPoint
3 56 (42.75%) Riverbed
4 47 (35.88%) F5
5 37 (28.24%) Blue Coat
6 31 (23.66%) McAfee
7 29 (22.14%) Microsoft
8 28 (21.37%) HP
9 26 (19.85%) VMware
10 25 (19.08%) SolarWinds
11 24 (18.32%) Fortinet
12 19 (14.50%) Juniper
13 14 (10.69%) Citrix
14 11 (8.40%) Nokia
15 8 (6.11%) Tandberg
15 8 (6.11%) ProCurve
16 6 (4.58%) Mitel
16 6 (4.58%) IronPort
17 5 (3.82%) MobileIron
17 5 (3.82%) BT
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