The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for WAN Optimisation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN Optimisation over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WAN Optimization
London / City of London
Rank 217 256 309
Rank change year-on-year +39 +53  
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 1 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.020% 0.18% 0.098%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.022% 0.20% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 10
Median salary £52,500 £80,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.37% +18.51%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.78% +5.55%  

WAN Optimisation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4584 6380 8928
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 90.34% 90.23% 87.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4184 5679 7513
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

WAN Optimisation
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing WAN Optimisation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for WAN Optimisation in the City of London

WAN Optimisation
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation in the City of London.

Salary trend for WAN Optimisation in the City of London

WAN Optimisation
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for WAN Optimisation.

1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) ProxySG
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless

WAN Optimisation
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds