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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WAN Optimization
Rank 868 903 933
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +30
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 48 67 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.060% 0.053%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.056% 0.070% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 44 59 50
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £40,000 £42,450
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,750
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.63%

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
85739 96253 102832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.89% 86.87% 85.48%
Number of salaries quoted 71657 78628 83341
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 1 July 2016 within the UK.

WAN Optimisation Salary Histogram in the UK

WAN Optimisation
Top 19 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 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +35 47 £55,000 - 2
London +46 24 £60,000 - 1
South East +16 18 £52,500 +16.66%
West Sussex +6 9 £52,500 +23.52%
Surrey +33 8 £50,000 -
Crawley -12 6 £52,000 +22.35%
Gatwick - 3 £52,500 -
West Yorkshire +25 2 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Leeds +19 2 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Yorkshire +12 2 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Godalming - 2 £50,000 -
City of London +57 1 £60,000 -7.69%
Berkshire +3 1 £65,000 +13.04%
West Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
Reigate - 1 £52,500 -
Redhill - 1 £52,500 -
Maidenhead - 1 £65,000 -
Croydon - 1 £50,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £45,000 -

WAN Optimisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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.

1 113 (100.00%) WAN
2 100 (88.50%) Cisco
3 75 (66.37%) Firewall
4 66 (58.41%) Riverbed
5 65 (57.52%) LAN
6 56 (49.56%) Cisco Certification
7 52 (46.02%) Wireless
7 52 (46.02%) VMware
8 51 (45.13%) SAN
9 48 (42.48%) BGP
10 47 (41.59%) MPLS
10 47 (41.59%) OSPF
11 44 (38.94%) VPN
11 44 (38.94%) Windows
11 44 (38.94%) VLAN
12 43 (38.05%) SolarWinds
13 41 (36.28%) SSL
14 39 (34.51%) Juniper
14 39 (34.51%) IPsec
14 39 (34.51%) Data Centre
15 38 (33.63%) Finance
15 38 (33.63%) F5
16 36 (31.86%) VMware Infrastructure
17 34 (30.09%) Load Balancing
18 32 (28.32%) HP
18 32 (28.32%) Citrix
19 31 (27.43%) Active Directory
20 30 (26.55%) VoIP
20 30 (26.55%) Windows Server 2008
20 30 (26.55%) Cisco Nexus

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 29 (25.66%) MS Exchange
2 26 (23.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (19.47%) Exchange Server 2007
3 22 (19.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (10.62%) Skype for Business
5 4 (3.54%) IIS
6 3 (2.65%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (4.42%) MS Office
2 4 (3.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.73%) IaaS
2 1 (0.88%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 113 (100.00%) WAN
2 75 (66.37%) Firewall
3 65 (57.52%) LAN
4 52 (46.02%) Wireless
5 51 (45.13%) SAN
6 48 (42.48%) BGP
7 47 (41.59%) MPLS
7 47 (41.59%) OSPF
8 44 (38.94%) VLAN
8 44 (38.94%) VPN
9 41 (36.28%) SSL
10 39 (34.51%) IPsec
11 30 (26.55%) Cisco Nexus
11 30 (26.55%) VoIP
12 28 (24.78%) DNS
12 28 (24.78%) WLAN
13 26 (23.01%) EIGRP
13 26 (23.01%) Unified Communications
14 25 (22.12%) Cisco ASA
15 23 (20.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.65%) GIS
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (4.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 38 (33.63%) Finance
2 29 (25.66%) Legal
3 10 (8.85%) Telecoms
4 8 (7.08%) Banking
5 7 (6.19%) Law
6 2 (1.77%) Advertising
7 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (35.40%) Network Engineer
2 33 (29.20%) Analyst
3 25 (22.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 23 (20.35%) Consultant
5 22 (19.47%) Server Analyst
6 20 (17.70%) Senior Network Engineer
7 14 (12.39%) Network Security Engineer
7 14 (12.39%) Security Consultant
7 14 (12.39%) Security Engineer
8 13 (11.50%) Citrix Analyst
9 10 (8.85%) Network Security Consultant
9 10 (8.85%) Senior Consultant
10 9 (7.96%) WAN Consultant
11 8 (7.08%) Data Engineer
11 8 (7.08%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 8 (7.08%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
11 8 (7.08%) Network Analyst
11 8 (7.08%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
12 7 (6.19%) Solutions Consultant
13 6 (5.31%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.39%) XMPP
2 7 (6.19%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.88%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (34.51%) Data Centre
2 18 (15.93%) Management Information System
3 12 (10.62%) PKI
4 7 (6.19%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (6.19%) Mathematics
5 5 (4.42%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.65%) Replication
6 3 (2.65%) RSA SecurID
7 2 (1.77%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.88%) Handset
8 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 44 (38.94%) Windows
2 30 (26.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (11.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (10.62%) Linux
4 12 (10.62%) Windows Server
5 6 (5.31%) Android
6 4 (3.54%) Unix
7 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (30.09%) Load Balancing
2 29 (25.66%) ITIL
3 28 (24.78%) Network Design
4 25 (22.12%) Infrastructure Management
5 22 (19.47%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 22 (19.47%) Server Virtualisation
6 21 (18.58%) Change Control
7 18 (15.93%) Operations Management
8 17 (15.04%) Presales
9 12 (10.62%) Information Management
10 9 (7.96%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (7.96%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 9 (7.96%) Problem Management
11 8 (7.08%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 8 (7.08%) Performance Analysis
11 8 (7.08%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (7.08%) Two-Factor Authentication
12 7 (6.19%) DDoS Mitigation
12 7 (6.19%) Information Security
12 7 (6.19%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.08%) Bash Shell
2 4 (3.54%) SQL
3 2 (1.77%) C
4 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 56 (49.56%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (25.66%) CCNP
3 9 (7.96%) Degree
4 8 (7.08%) CCIE
5 7 (6.19%) CCNA
5 7 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (5.31%) CCSA
6 6 (5.31%) CCSP
6 6 (5.31%) CCVP
7 5 (4.42%) CCDA
7 5 (4.42%) CCDP
8 4 (3.54%) Check Point Certification
8 4 (3.54%) MCSE
9 3 (2.65%) CCA
9 3 (2.65%) CCEE
9 3 (2.65%) CISSP
9 3 (2.65%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.65%) MCSA
10 2 (1.77%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.04%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (31.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (27.43%) Active Directory
3 26 (23.01%) VMware Server
4 22 (19.47%) DFS Replication
5 13 (11.50%) Xen
6 9 (7.96%) XenApp
7 8 (7.08%) Hyper-V
8 7 (6.19%) XenDesktop
9 3 (2.65%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (2.65%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.88%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (10.62%) Cisco Prime
1 12 (10.62%) SolarWinds Orion
2 9 (7.96%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (7.08%) SCCM
3 8 (7.08%) SELinux
4 4 (3.54%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.65%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (2.65%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.88%) Cacti
6 1 (0.88%) SCOM
6 1 (0.88%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 100 (88.50%) Cisco
2 66 (58.41%) Riverbed
3 52 (46.02%) VMware
4 43 (38.05%) SolarWinds
5 39 (34.51%) Juniper
6 38 (33.63%) F5
7 32 (28.32%) Citrix
7 32 (28.32%) HP
8 24 (21.24%) Mitel
9 23 (20.35%) NetApp
10 20 (17.70%) Microsoft
11 19 (16.81%) CheckPoint
11 19 (16.81%) Palo Alto
12 12 (10.62%) Barracuda Networks
13 11 (9.73%) Ipanema Technologies
14 9 (7.96%) Forcepoint
15 7 (6.19%) Meraki
16 6 (5.31%) LogRhythm
16 6 (5.31%) Sourcefire
16 6 (5.31%) TippingPoint
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