The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
London / City of London
Rank 116 109 75
Rank change year-on-year -7 -34  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 110 188 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.17% 2.65% 3.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.03% 18.11% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 103 162 322
Median salary £42,500 £54,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.37% -0.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £82,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WAN is in the communications and computer networking 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 communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 844 1038 2016
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 16.63% 14.65% 19.73%
Number of salaries quoted 797 908 1687
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% -0.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in the City of London

WAN
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for WAN in the City of London

WAN
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in the City of London over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in the City of London

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing WAN 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.

1 185 (84.09%) LAN
2 121 (55.00%) Firewall
3 104 (47.27%) Cisco
4 100 (45.45%) Windows
5 77 (35.00%) Windows Server
6 74 (33.64%) Finance
7 73 (33.18%) Microsoft
8 71 (32.27%) VMware
9 60 (27.27%) DNS
10 56 (25.45%) TCP/IP
11 55 (25.00%) DHCP
12 53 (24.09%) Cisco Certification
13 52 (23.64%) MS Exchange
14 50 (22.73%) Citrix
15 48 (21.82%) Active Directory
15 48 (21.82%) Data Centre
16 46 (20.91%) ITIL
17 45 (20.45%) MS Office
18 44 (20.00%) MS Excel
18 44 (20.00%) Hyper-V
19 43 (19.55%) Windows 7
19 43 (19.55%) VPN
20 39 (17.73%) VMware Infrastructure
21 38 (17.27%) MPLS
22 34 (15.45%) IIS
23 33 (15.00%) Skype for Business
24 32 (14.55%) Linux
25 31 (14.09%) CCNA
25 31 (14.09%) SAN
26 30 (13.64%) Wireless

WAN
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:

Application Platforms
1 52 (23.64%) MS Exchange
2 34 (15.45%) IIS
3 33 (15.00%) Skype for Business
4 28 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2003
5 25 (11.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (4.09%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.73%) Apache
7 6 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (2.73%) OpenStack
8 5 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (2.27%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.91%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.45%) CMS
10 1 (0.45%) DataSynapse
10 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.45%) nginx
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 45 (20.45%) MS Office
2 44 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.27%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.45%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.73%) Office 365
2 15 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.82%) IBM Cloud
5 3 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.91%) GitHub
6 2 (0.91%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.45%) IaaS
7 1 (0.45%) PaaS
7 1 (0.45%) SaaS
7 1 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 185 (84.09%) LAN
2 121 (55.00%) Firewall
3 60 (27.27%) DNS
4 56 (25.45%) TCP/IP
5 55 (25.00%) DHCP
6 43 (19.55%) VPN
7 38 (17.27%) MPLS
8 31 (14.09%) SAN
9 30 (13.64%) SNMP
9 30 (13.64%) VoIP
9 30 (13.64%) Wireless
10 28 (12.73%) BGP
11 27 (12.27%) OSPF
12 26 (11.82%) SMTP
13 21 (9.55%) Telnet
14 19 (8.64%) Network Security
15 17 (7.73%) Cisco ASA
16 15 (6.82%) Wi-Fi
17 13 (5.91%) Ethernet
17 13 (5.91%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.73%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.36%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.36%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.36%) MySQL
3 3 (1.36%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.45%) Big Data
5 1 (0.45%) DB2
5 1 (0.45%) HBase
5 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.45%) OLAP
5 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.91%) JIRA
1 2 (0.91%) Travis CI
1 2 (0.91%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 74 (33.64%) Finance
2 15 (6.82%) Retail
3 11 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.55%) Banking
5 6 (2.73%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.73%) Marketing
6 5 (2.27%) Legal
7 3 (1.36%) Law
8 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (17.27%) Network Engineer
2 31 (14.09%) Support Engineer
3 28 (12.73%) Analyst
4 21 (9.55%) IT Engineer
5 20 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
6 19 (8.64%) Infrastructure Manager
7 17 (7.73%) Field Engineer
8 16 (7.27%) Administrator
8 16 (7.27%) Architect
9 14 (6.36%) Consultant
9 14 (6.36%) Systems Administrator
10 13 (5.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
11 12 (5.45%) IT Support
12 11 (5.00%) Citrix Engineer
12 11 (5.00%) Voice Engineer
13 10 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 10 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 10 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
13 10 (4.55%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.18%) Web Services
2 4 (1.82%) Flash
2 4 (1.82%) Middleware
3 3 (1.36%) .NET
3 3 (1.36%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.91%) CSS
4 2 (0.91%) HTML
4 2 (0.91%) Kafka
4 2 (0.91%) LAMP
4 2 (0.91%) Node.js
4 2 (0.91%) React
4 2 (0.91%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 2 (0.91%) XML
5 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.45%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.45%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.45%) Ultra Messaging
5 1 (0.45%) XMPP
5 1 (0.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 48 (21.82%) Data Centre
2 29 (13.18%) Public Cloud
3 26 (11.82%) Blackberry
4 21 (9.55%) Driving Licence
5 10 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.73%) e-Health
7 5 (2.27%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.82%) CLARiiON
8 4 (1.82%) Clustering
8 4 (1.82%) EMC VNX
8 4 (1.82%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.36%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.36%) IVR
9 3 (1.36%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.36%) NHS
10 2 (0.91%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.91%) PKI
10 2 (0.91%) Replication
10 2 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 100 (45.45%) Windows
2 77 (35.00%) Windows Server
3 43 (19.55%) Windows 7
4 32 (14.55%) Linux
5 30 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (13.18%) Windows 10
6 29 (13.18%) Windows 8
7 28 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (3.18%) Unix
9 6 (2.73%) Mac OS X
10 5 (2.27%) CentOS
11 3 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.36%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.91%) Solaris
12 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.45%) Debian
13 1 (0.45%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (20.91%) ITIL
2 24 (10.91%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (9.55%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (8.18%) Change Management
4 18 (8.18%) Network Design
5 17 (7.73%) Presales
5 17 (7.73%) Project Management
6 14 (6.36%) Service Delivery
7 12 (5.45%) Network Monitoring
8 10 (4.55%) Load Balancing
8 10 (4.55%) Problem Management
8 10 (4.55%) Validation
9 9 (4.09%) Capacity Management
10 8 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (3.64%) Configuration Management
10 8 (3.64%) Network Management
11 7 (3.18%) Business Analysis
11 7 (3.18%) ITIL V3
11 7 (3.18%) ITSM
11 7 (3.18%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (8.18%) SQL
2 7 (3.18%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.73%) Java
4 4 (1.82%) Bash Shell
4 4 (1.82%) Python
5 3 (1.36%) Perl
6 2 (0.91%) Scala
7 1 (0.45%) C#
7 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 53 (24.09%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (14.09%) CCNA
3 28 (12.73%) CCNP
4 19 (8.64%) Degree
5 14 (6.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (4.55%) MCSE
7 8 (3.64%) CCIE
8 7 (3.18%) DV Cleared
8 7 (3.18%) Security Cleared
9 6 (2.73%) JNCIA
9 6 (2.73%) JNCIE
9 6 (2.73%) JNCIP
9 6 (2.73%) JNCIS
10 5 (2.27%) MCITP
10 5 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.36%) CCVP
11 3 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.36%) MCP
11 3 (1.36%) MCTS
12 2 (0.91%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.00%) SLA
2 2 (0.91%) QA
3 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 48 (21.82%) Active Directory
2 44 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 39 (17.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (13.64%) XenApp
5 14 (6.36%) VMware ESX
6 12 (5.45%) Virtual Servers
7 8 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (3.18%) vSphere
9 3 (1.36%) Docker
9 3 (1.36%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.91%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.91%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.45%) Firmware
11 1 (0.45%) NFS
11 1 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.45%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.45%) Samba
11 1 (0.45%) SRDF
11 1 (0.45%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (5.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (4.09%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (1.82%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (1.82%) Puppet
3 4 (1.82%) SCCM
3 4 (1.82%) WSUS
4 3 (1.36%) Ansible
4 3 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.91%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.91%) Nessus
5 2 (0.91%) Nmap
5 2 (0.91%) SELinux
6 1 (0.45%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.45%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.45%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (0.45%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.45%) SCOM
6 1 (0.45%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 104 (47.27%) Cisco
2 73 (33.18%) Microsoft
3 71 (32.27%) VMware
4 50 (22.73%) Citrix
5 29 (13.18%) Apple
6 23 (10.45%) Juniper
7 19 (8.64%) CheckPoint
8 17 (7.73%) Avaya
9 13 (5.91%) SolarWinds
10 11 (5.00%) Palo Alto
11 10 (4.55%) Arista
11 10 (4.55%) F5
11 10 (4.55%) Oracle
12 9 (4.09%) Mitel
12 9 (4.09%) Riverbed
13 6 (2.73%) Dell
13 6 (2.73%) EMC
13 6 (2.73%) Red Hat
14 5 (2.27%) Aruba
15 4 (1.82%) Meraki
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