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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WAN Optimization
Rank 811 860 841
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -19
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 81 54 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.046% 0.054%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.087% 0.056% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 69 43 47
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £73,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +28.57%

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
93036 97048 88128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.83% 82.79% 80.98%
Number of salaries quoted 76147 78224 72122
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 29 July 2015 within the UK.

WAN Optimisation Salary Histogram in the UK

WAN Optimisation
Top 28 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 29 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +47 80 £55,000 +10.00% 2
South East +42 37 £50,000 +11.11% 2
London +31 34 £60,000 -7.69%
Berkshire +18 15 £57,500 -8.00%
Reading +16 14 £57,500 -8.00%
Crawley - 10 £42,500 -
West Sussex - 10 £42,500 -
City of London +31 8 £70,000 +7.69%
Cheshire - 6 £35,000 -
Surrey - 6 £50,000 - 2
Warrington - 6 £35,000 -
North West - 6 £35,000 -
Hampshire +8 4 £42,500 -
Basingstoke - 2 £47,500 -
Southampton - 2 £42,500 -
Leatherhead - 2 - - 1
South West - 2 £30,000 -
Bristol - 2 £30,000 -
South Wales - 1 £65,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Wales - 1 £65,000 - 1
Leeds - 1 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Bexhill-On-Sea - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £65,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £65,000 - 1
Sussex - 1 £40,000 -
East Sussex - 1 - -

WAN Optimisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

1 147 (100.00%) WAN
2 104 (70.75%) Firewall
3 103 (70.07%) Cisco
4 99 (67.35%) Riverbed
5 90 (61.22%) Cisco Certification
6 68 (46.26%) Wireless
6 68 (46.26%) VLAN
7 58 (39.46%) VPN
8 55 (37.41%) Juniper
9 53 (36.05%) Cisco ASA
10 50 (34.01%) CCNP
11 49 (33.33%) LAN
12 47 (31.97%) Windows
12 47 (31.97%) MPLS
13 46 (31.29%) VMware
14 45 (30.61%) F5
15 43 (29.25%) BGP
15 43 (29.25%) CheckPoint
16 42 (28.57%) VoIP
17 41 (27.89%) SolarWinds
18 40 (27.21%) TCP/IP
19 39 (26.53%) SAN
20 37 (25.17%) MS Exchange
20 37 (25.17%) OSPF
20 37 (25.17%) Load Balancing
21 36 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
22 35 (23.81%) EIGRP
22 35 (23.81%) Data Centre
23 34 (23.13%) Network Monitoring
24 33 (22.45%) Microsoft

WAN Optimisation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 37 (25.17%) MS Exchange
2 33 (22.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (13.61%) Exchange Server 2013
3 20 (13.61%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (5.44%) Lync
5 4 (2.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (4.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.20%) IaaS
2 4 (2.72%) Symantec.cloud
3 3 (2.04%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 147 (100.00%) WAN
2 104 (70.75%) Firewall
3 68 (46.26%) VLAN
3 68 (46.26%) Wireless
4 58 (39.46%) VPN
5 53 (36.05%) Cisco ASA
6 49 (33.33%) LAN
7 47 (31.97%) MPLS
8 43 (29.25%) BGP
9 42 (28.57%) VoIP
10 40 (27.21%) TCP/IP
11 39 (26.53%) SAN
12 37 (25.17%) OSPF
13 35 (23.81%) EIGRP
14 31 (21.09%) Network Security
15 30 (20.41%) Cisco Nexus
16 28 (19.05%) SSL
17 26 (17.69%) Cisco IOS
18 25 (17.01%) WLAN
19 24 (16.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
General
1 28 (19.05%) Finance
2 23 (15.65%) Legal
3 10 (6.80%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.08%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.72%) Banking
5 4 (2.72%) Marketing
6 3 (2.04%) Law
6 3 (2.04%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.04%) Electronics
7 2 (1.36%) Back Office
7 2 (1.36%) Local Government
8 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 68 (46.26%) Network Engineer
2 33 (22.45%) Senior Network Engineer
3 30 (20.41%) Consultant
4 26 (17.69%) Analyst
5 22 (14.97%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 21 (14.29%) Sales Consultant
7 20 (13.61%) Server Analyst
8 19 (12.93%) Technical Consultant
9 17 (11.56%) Technical Sales Consultant
10 12 (8.16%) Pre Sales Consultant
11 10 (6.80%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
12 7 (4.76%) Network Consultant
13 5 (3.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 5 (3.40%) Network Specialist
13 5 (3.40%) Security Specialist
13 5 (3.40%) Network Security Specialist
14 4 (2.72%) Cisco Engineer
14 4 (2.72%) Network Administrator
14 4 (2.72%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 4 (2.72%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (18.37%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.04%) XMPP
3 1 (0.68%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (23.81%) Data Centre
2 13 (8.84%) PKI
3 9 (6.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (5.44%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.72%) Clustering
5 4 (2.72%) Fat Client
5 4 (2.72%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.72%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.04%) DTV
6 3 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.04%) Life Science
6 3 (2.04%) HP StoreVirtual
7 2 (1.36%) IPTV
7 2 (1.36%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.68%) AS400
8 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (31.97%) Windows
2 30 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (7.48%) Linux
4 10 (6.80%) UNIX
5 6 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (25.17%) Load Balancing
2 34 (23.13%) Network Monitoring
3 29 (19.73%) Infrastructure Management
4 23 (15.65%) ITIL
5 21 (14.29%) Network Design
5 21 (14.29%) Network Architecture
6 18 (12.24%) Security Architecture
7 17 (11.56%) Security Management
7 17 (11.56%) Kalman Filter
8 14 (9.52%) Migration
9 12 (8.16%) Penetration Testing
9 12 (8.16%) Vulnerability Management
10 9 (6.12%) Performance Improvement
10 9 (6.12%) Change Control
10 9 (6.12%) DDoS Mitigation
11 8 (5.44%) Network Management
11 8 (5.44%) Service Delivery
12 7 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
13 6 (4.08%) Network Load Balancing
13 6 (4.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.40%) VB
2 4 (2.72%) C
3 2 (1.36%) SQL
3 2 (1.36%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.68%) Python
4 1 (0.68%) VBScript
4 1 (0.68%) Java
4 1 (0.68%) Perl
Qualifications
1 90 (61.22%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (34.01%) CCNP
3 30 (20.41%) CCIE
4 23 (15.65%) CCNA
5 20 (13.61%) Degree
6 7 (4.76%) CISSP
7 5 (3.40%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.72%) JNCIA
9 3 (2.04%) MCSE
9 3 (2.04%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.36%) CCSA
10 2 (1.36%) CCSE
10 2 (1.36%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.68%) CCDA
11 1 (0.68%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.40%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (20.41%) Active Directory
3 20 (13.61%) DFS Replication
3 20 (13.61%) VMware Server
4 13 (8.84%) Forefront TMG
5 9 (6.12%) ISA Server
6 6 (4.08%) Hyper-V
7 4 (2.72%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.36%) ProxySG
8 2 (1.36%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.68%) XenApp
9 1 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (8.84%) SolarWinds Orion
2 7 (4.76%) SCCM
3 5 (3.40%) SCOM
3 5 (3.40%) CiscoWorks
3 5 (3.40%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (3.40%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (2.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (2.04%) OpenView
6 1 (0.68%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.68%) vMotion
6 1 (0.68%) Nagios
6 1 (0.68%) OPNET
Vendors
1 103 (70.07%) Cisco
2 99 (67.35%) Riverbed
3 55 (37.41%) Juniper
4 46 (31.29%) VMware
5 45 (30.61%) F5
6 43 (29.25%) CheckPoint
7 41 (27.89%) SolarWinds
8 33 (22.45%) Microsoft
8 33 (22.45%) HP
9 21 (14.29%) NetApp
10 20 (13.61%) Mitel
11 18 (12.24%) NetScout
11 18 (12.24%) CA
12 13 (8.84%) Citrix
13 9 (6.12%) 3Com
14 7 (4.76%) SonicWALL
15 6 (4.08%) Blue Coat
15 6 (4.08%) Websense
16 5 (3.40%) Nokia
16 5 (3.40%) Symantec
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