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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 27 June 2022 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
27 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 253 226 220
Rank change year-on-year -27 -6 +102
Permanent jobs citing SD-WAN 38 13 33
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.48% 0.24% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.94% 2.65% 4.24%
Number of salaries quoted 27 12 31
10th Percentile £52,500 £72,500 £66,250
25th Percentile £56,250 £73,438 £70,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £77,500 £74,000
Median % change year-on-year -22.58% +4.73% -4.52%
75th Percentile £88,125 £84,375 £83,750
90th Percentile £96,750 £90,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £59,742 £70,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -14.66% -6.67% -3.23%

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 769 490 779
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.72% 9.19% 12.85%
Number of salaries quoted 581 435 693
10th Percentile £34,250 £40,250 £35,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £49,625 £45,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £80,500 £76,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,450 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £62,138 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.56% - +9.09%

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 27 June 2022.

Salary histogram for SD-WAN in the City of London

SD-WAN
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SD-WAN within the City of London region over the 6 months to 27 June 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
London Bridge - 1 £120,000 -
SD-WAN
Central London

For the 6 months to 27 June 2022, 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 29 (76.32%) WAN
1 29 (76.32%) Cisco
2 21 (55.26%) Firewall
3 18 (47.37%) Network Security
3 18 (47.37%) Social Skills
4 16 (42.11%) Zscaler
4 16 (42.11%) LAN
5 15 (39.47%) VPN
6 14 (36.84%) Azure
7 13 (34.21%) Data Centre
8 12 (31.58%) VMware
9 11 (28.95%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (28.95%) CCNP
10 10 (26.32%) Citrix
10 10 (26.32%) Fortinet
10 10 (26.32%) Change Management
10 10 (26.32%) Palo Alto
10 10 (26.32%) Meraki
10 10 (26.32%) Cisco ISE
11 9 (23.68%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (23.68%) Microsoft 365
11 9 (23.68%) Project Delivery
11 9 (23.68%) SharePoint
12 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
12 8 (21.05%) Wireless
13 7 (18.42%) Agile
13 7 (18.42%) IPsec
13 7 (18.42%) Finance
13 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure

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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (23.68%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.89%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) SAP GTS
2 2 (5.26%) Toggl
Cloud Services
1 14 (36.84%) Azure
2 9 (23.68%) Microsoft 365
3 6 (15.79%) AWS
4 4 (10.53%) Mimecast
5 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (5.26%) Lucidchart
5 2 (5.26%) PaaS
6 1 (2.63%) Azure AKS
6 1 (2.63%) Azure Functions
6 1 (2.63%) Azure Key Vault
6 1 (2.63%) GitHub
6 1 (2.63%) GitHub Actions
6 1 (2.63%) IaaS
6 1 (2.63%) SaaS
6 1 (2.63%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 29 (76.32%) WAN
2 21 (55.26%) Firewall
3 18 (47.37%) Network Security
4 16 (42.11%) LAN
5 15 (39.47%) VPN
6 11 (28.95%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (26.32%) Cisco ISE
8 8 (21.05%) Wireless
9 7 (18.42%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (18.42%) IPsec
9 7 (18.42%) MPLS
10 6 (15.79%) BGP
10 6 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (15.79%) DNS
10 6 (15.79%) OSPF
11 5 (13.16%) HTTPS
11 5 (13.16%) SSL
11 5 (13.16%) VLAN
11 5 (13.16%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (13.16%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.63%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 18 (47.37%) Social Skills
2 7 (18.42%) Finance
3 5 (13.16%) Presentation Skills
4 4 (10.53%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 3 (7.89%) Influencing Skills
6 2 (5.26%) Advertising
6 2 (5.26%) Organisational Skills
6 2 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.63%) Law
7 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Network Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Architect
3 6 (15.79%) Network Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Head of Architecture
4 4 (10.53%) Head of IT
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Security Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) IT Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Network Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) JSON
2 1 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.79%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (10.53%) Cloud Native
3 4 (10.53%) Public Cloud
4 3 (7.89%) Virtual Team
5 2 (5.26%) IVR
6 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Change Management
2 9 (23.68%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (23.68%) Project Delivery
3 7 (18.42%) Agile
3 7 (18.42%) Project Management
4 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
4 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
4 6 (15.79%) Migration
5 5 (13.16%) Network Design
5 5 (13.16%) Network Segmentation
5 5 (13.16%) Service Delivery
5 5 (13.16%) Technology Roadmap
6 4 (10.53%) Data Loss Prevention
6 4 (10.53%) Data Strategy
6 4 (10.53%) ERP
6 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure as Code
6 4 (10.53%) Internal Audit
6 4 (10.53%) Software Deployment
6 4 (10.53%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (10.53%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) Python
2 3 (7.89%) SQL
3 1 (2.63%) Bicep
3 1 (2.63%) C#
3 1 (2.63%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) CCNP
1 11 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.16%) Degree
3 4 (10.53%) Master's Degree
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) TOGAF Certification
4 3 (7.89%) CCIE
4 3 (7.89%) CCNA
5 2 (5.26%) PMP
5 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.63%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.89%) SLA
3 2 (5.26%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.53%) VMware NSX
3 4 (10.53%) XenApp
3 4 (10.53%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) SCCM
2 5 (13.16%) FortiGate
2 5 (13.16%) Terraform
2 5 (13.16%) TrustSec
3 4 (10.53%) Ansible
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (7.89%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.63%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 29 (76.32%) Cisco
2 16 (42.11%) Zscaler
3 12 (31.58%) VMware
4 10 (26.32%) Citrix
4 10 (26.32%) Fortinet
4 10 (26.32%) Meraki
4 10 (26.32%) Palo Alto
5 7 (18.42%) F5
5 7 (18.42%) SolarWinds
6 6 (15.79%) Aruba
6 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 6 (15.79%) Symantec
7 5 (13.16%) Riverbed
7 5 (13.16%) SAP
8 4 (10.53%) CA
8 4 (10.53%) CheckPoint
8 4 (10.53%) Darktrace
9 3 (7.89%) Commvault
9 3 (7.89%) FireEye
9 3 (7.89%) Splunk