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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 110 128
Rank change year-on-year +27 +18  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 175 175 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.38% 2.74% 2.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.86% 16.48% 15.44%
Number of salaries quoted 160 145 214
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £53,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -6.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £33,950
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

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 839 1062 1490
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 16.23% 16.62% 14.63%
Number of salaries quoted 734 924 1288
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 236 (83.10%) LAN
2 184 (64.79%) Firewall
3 138 (48.59%) Windows
4 135 (47.54%) Cisco
5 106 (37.32%) Microsoft
6 98 (34.51%) DHCP
7 94 (33.10%) DNS
7 94 (33.10%) Windows Server
8 89 (31.34%) TCP/IP
8 89 (31.34%) Active Directory
9 83 (29.23%) VMware
10 81 (28.52%) Finance
10 81 (28.52%) Cisco Certification
11 70 (24.65%) VPN
12 68 (23.94%) Wireless
13 66 (23.24%) Data Centre
14 63 (22.18%) Citrix
14 63 (22.18%) CCNP
15 62 (21.83%) MS Exchange
16 57 (20.07%) Hyper-V
17 55 (19.37%) ITIL
18 52 (18.31%) MPLS
18 52 (18.31%) Windows 7
19 44 (15.49%) VMware Infrastructure
19 44 (15.49%) CheckPoint
19 44 (15.49%) Palo Alto
20 42 (14.79%) Cisco ASA
21 40 (14.08%) XenApp
21 40 (14.08%) SAN
21 40 (14.08%) Linux

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 62 (21.83%) MS Exchange
2 36 (12.68%) IIS
3 33 (11.62%) Skype for Business
4 25 (8.80%) Exchange Server 2003
5 21 (7.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 18 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (4.93%) SharePoint
8 8 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (2.11%) Confluence
10 5 (1.76%) OpenStack
11 3 (1.06%) Apache
11 3 (1.06%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.70%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.35%) JBoss
13 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 38 (13.38%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.17%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (8.80%) Office 365
3 18 (6.34%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (4.93%) PaaS
5 12 (4.23%) IaaS
6 11 (3.87%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (2.46%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (2.46%) Mimecast
8 4 (1.41%) SaaS
9 3 (1.06%) G Suite
9 3 (1.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.70%) Dropbox
10 2 (0.70%) GitHub
11 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.35%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 236 (83.10%) LAN
2 184 (64.79%) Firewall
3 98 (34.51%) DHCP
4 94 (33.10%) DNS
5 89 (31.34%) TCP/IP
6 70 (24.65%) VPN
7 68 (23.94%) Wireless
8 52 (18.31%) MPLS
9 42 (14.79%) Cisco ASA
10 40 (14.08%) SAN
11 39 (13.73%) BGP
12 37 (13.03%) Network Security
12 37 (13.03%) OSPF
12 37 (13.03%) VoIP
13 35 (12.32%) Internet
14 29 (10.21%) VLAN
15 28 (9.86%) Cisco Nexus
16 27 (9.51%) SNMP
17 26 (9.15%) EIGRP
18 25 (8.80%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (14.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (1.76%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.06%) MySQL
5 3 (1.06%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (0.70%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.70%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.35%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.35%) OLAP
7 1 (0.35%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.82%) JIRA
2 6 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (2.11%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.11%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.70%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 81 (28.52%) Finance
2 23 (8.10%) Telecoms
3 18 (6.34%) Banking
4 12 (4.23%) Law
5 11 (3.87%) Retail
6 10 (3.52%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.46%) Legal
8 4 (1.41%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.41%) Marketing
9 3 (1.06%) Back Office
10 1 (0.35%) Advertising
10 1 (0.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 77 (27.11%) Network Engineer
2 40 (14.08%) Support Engineer
3 28 (9.86%) Senior Network Engineer
4 26 (9.15%) Architect
5 23 (8.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (6.34%) 2nd Line Support
7 17 (5.99%) Analyst
7 17 (5.99%) Network Security Engineer
7 17 (5.99%) Security Engineer
8 16 (5.63%) Infrastructure Manager
8 16 (5.63%) IT Engineer
9 15 (5.28%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 15 (5.28%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 14 (4.93%) Cisco Engineer
10 14 (4.93%) Citrix Engineer
10 14 (4.93%) Consultant
10 14 (4.93%) Network Architect
11 13 (4.58%) Citrix Support
11 13 (4.58%) Field Engineer
11 13 (4.58%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.17%) .NET
2 8 (2.82%) CSS
3 7 (2.46%) Web Services
4 5 (1.76%) 802.1X
5 4 (1.41%) SAML
5 4 (1.41%) XMPP
6 2 (0.70%) Kafka
6 2 (0.70%) LAMP
6 2 (0.70%) Middleware
6 2 (0.70%) Node.js
6 2 (0.70%) React
7 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.35%) HTML
7 1 (0.35%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Identity Foundation
7 1 (0.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 66 (23.24%) Data Centre
2 28 (9.86%) Public Cloud
3 24 (8.45%) Blackberry
4 15 (5.28%) Driving Licence
5 13 (4.58%) Computer Science
6 12 (4.23%) Replication
7 10 (3.52%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (2.11%) Client/Server
8 6 (2.11%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.76%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (1.76%) Clustering
9 5 (1.76%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.41%) EMC VNX
10 4 (1.41%) IVR
10 4 (1.41%) NHS
10 4 (1.41%) PKI
10 4 (1.41%) PMI
11 3 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (1.06%) Fat Client
11 3 (1.06%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 138 (48.59%) Windows
2 94 (33.10%) Windows Server
3 52 (18.31%) Windows 7
4 40 (14.08%) Linux
5 32 (11.27%) Windows 10
6 31 (10.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (10.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (9.86%) Windows 8
8 11 (3.87%) Unix
9 10 (3.52%) Mac OS X
10 8 (2.82%) CentOS
11 4 (1.41%) Android
11 4 (1.41%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (1.06%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (19.37%) ITIL
2 36 (12.68%) Change Management
3 31 (10.92%) Load Balancing
4 30 (10.56%) Project Management
5 27 (9.51%) Network Design
6 24 (8.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 21 (7.39%) Network Management
7 21 (7.39%) Network Monitoring
8 20 (7.04%) Presales
9 19 (6.69%) Service Delivery
10 18 (6.34%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (6.34%) Kalman Filter
11 17 (5.99%) SIEM
11 17 (5.99%) Validation
12 15 (5.28%) PRINCE2
13 14 (4.93%) Capacity Management
14 13 (4.58%) DevOps
14 13 (4.58%) Information Security
14 13 (4.58%) IT Strategy
15 12 (4.23%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 24 (8.45%) SQL
2 14 (4.93%) PowerShell
3 11 (3.87%) Java
4 5 (1.76%) Python
4 5 (1.76%) VBScript
5 4 (1.41%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.06%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.70%) Scala
7 2 (0.70%) VB
8 1 (0.35%) C#
8 1 (0.35%) Perl
8 1 (0.35%) Ruby
8 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 81 (28.52%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (22.18%) CCNP
3 31 (10.92%) CCIE
4 29 (10.21%) CCNA
5 26 (9.15%) Degree
6 22 (7.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (5.99%) MCSE
8 13 (4.58%) MCITP
9 9 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (2.82%) MCSA
11 7 (2.46%) CCSA
11 7 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
12 6 (2.11%) CCDA
12 6 (2.11%) MCP
13 5 (1.76%) PMI Certification
14 4 (1.41%) CISM
14 4 (1.41%) CISSP
14 4 (1.41%) MCTS
14 4 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 3 (1.06%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.93%) SLA
2 8 (2.82%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.06%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.06%) QA
5 1 (0.35%) PMO
System Software
1 89 (31.34%) Active Directory
2 57 (20.07%) Hyper-V
3 44 (15.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (14.08%) XenApp
5 17 (5.99%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (5.63%) vSphere
7 9 (3.17%) Docker
8 8 (2.82%) Terminal Services
9 5 (1.76%) XenDesktop
10 3 (1.06%) KVM
10 3 (1.06%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (1.06%) XenServer
11 2 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.70%) Xen
12 1 (0.35%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.35%) Snort
12 1 (0.35%) UAG
12 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (3.87%) SCCM
2 8 (2.82%) Backup Exec
2 8 (2.82%) Puppet
3 6 (2.11%) AirWatch
3 6 (2.11%) Nagios
4 5 (1.76%) SolarWinds Orion
4 5 (1.76%) WSUS
5 4 (1.41%) Nessus
5 4 (1.41%) Nmap
5 4 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (1.06%) FortiGate
6 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.06%) SCOM
6 3 (1.06%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.70%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 135 (47.54%) Cisco
2 106 (37.32%) Microsoft
3 83 (29.23%) VMware
4 63 (22.18%) Citrix
5 44 (15.49%) CheckPoint
5 44 (15.49%) Palo Alto
6 31 (10.92%) Apple
6 31 (10.92%) Juniper
7 27 (9.51%) SolarWinds
8 24 (8.45%) F5
8 24 (8.45%) HP
9 16 (5.63%) Riverbed
10 14 (4.93%) Avaya
11 12 (4.23%) Forcepoint
11 12 (4.23%) Splunk
12 11 (3.87%) Aruba
12 11 (3.87%) Dell
12 11 (3.87%) IBM
13 10 (3.52%) Brocade
14 9 (3.17%) Fortinet
City, London
Harris Rubbert Associates
Salary: £35,000 per annum + Generous Callout + Good Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Empiric Solutions
Salary: Benefits+ Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus > 25% + Medical Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I3
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Qube Global Software
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Travel Allowance, Bens
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 25 days ago
City, London
Epiq Systems Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 22 days ago