Period
to 29 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for SD-WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SD-WAN over the 6 months to 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 237 198 332
Rank change year-on-year -39 +134 +8
Permanent jobs citing SD-WAN 14 31 7
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.25% 0.58% 0.068%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.84% 4.36% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 13 29 7
10th Percentile £72,750 £68,250 £57,500
25th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £65,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £82,500 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.06% +10.00% -6.25%
75th Percentile £90,000 £83,750 £84,375
90th Percentile " £87,500 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £77,500 £82,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year -6.06% +10.00% -6.25%

SD-WAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 493 711 1,320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.82% 13.32% 12.89%
Number of salaries quoted 437 636 1,201
10th Percentile £39,250 £36,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £46,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,750 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.88% +1.25% +4.35%
75th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £103,000 £90,000 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -4.35%

SD-WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SD-WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for SD-WAN in the City of London

SD-WAN
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SD-WAN in the City of London.

Salary trend for SD-WAN in the City of London

SD-WAN
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing SD-WAN in the City of London over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

Salary histogram for SD-WAN in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, IT jobs citing SD-WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SD-WAN.

1 14 (100.00%) WAN
2 11 (78.57%) Cisco
2 11 (78.57%) Social Skills
3 10 (71.43%) Public Cloud
3 10 (71.43%) Firewall
4 9 (64.29%) LAN
4 9 (64.29%) Network Security
5 8 (57.14%) Ethernet
5 8 (57.14%) Data Centre
6 7 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
6 7 (50.00%) Cisco Firepower
6 7 (50.00%) Terraform
6 7 (50.00%) VMware NSX
6 7 (50.00%) Python
6 7 (50.00%) CA
6 7 (50.00%) VMware
6 7 (50.00%) JSON
6 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (50.00%) Network Design
6 7 (50.00%) Fortinet
6 7 (50.00%) SolarWinds
6 7 (50.00%) Change Management
6 7 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (50.00%) FortiGate
6 7 (50.00%) Ansible
7 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
8 4 (28.57%) Azure
8 4 (28.57%) Presales

SD-WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Azure
2 3 (21.43%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) WAN
2 10 (71.43%) Firewall
3 9 (64.29%) LAN
3 9 (64.29%) Network Security
4 8 (57.14%) Ethernet
5 7 (50.00%) Cisco Firepower
5 7 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (21.43%) Unified Communications
7 2 (14.29%) MPLS
8 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (7.14%) Internet
8 1 (7.14%) Intranet
8 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
8 1 (7.14%) SAN
8 1 (7.14%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
8 1 (7.14%) VPN
8 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
General
1 11 (78.57%) Social Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Architect
1 7 (50.00%) Network Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Product Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Professional Services Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Sales Professional
3 1 (7.14%) Network Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Network Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Professional Services Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Sales Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Public Cloud
2 8 (57.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 7 (50.00%) Change Management
1 7 (50.00%) Network Design
2 4 (28.57%) Presales
3 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (21.43%) DevOps
3 3 (21.43%) Product Management
4 2 (14.29%) Business Development
4 2 (14.29%) Communications Security
5 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (7.14%) Decision-Making
5 1 (7.14%) DNA
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) CCNP
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (50.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Ansible
1 7 (50.00%) FortiGate
1 7 (50.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco
2 7 (50.00%) CA
2 7 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 7 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Zscaler
5 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) Meraki
5 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto