The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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
UK / England
Rank 807 855 872
Rank change year-on-year +48 +17  
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 16 67 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.020% 0.069% 0.067%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.023% 0.078% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 15 46 50
Median salary £62,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.63% +22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £47,250 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £81,500 £67,500 £66,750
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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 71064 85494 86016
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.06% 88.59% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 58866 71552 70301
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

WAN Optimisation
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

WAN Optimisation
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for WAN Optimisation in England

WAN Optimisation
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation in England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN Optimisation in England

WAN Optimisation
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation within the England region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +33 9 £67,500 +12.50% 1
South East +49 4 £62,500 +31.57% 1
South West - 3 £30,000 -
WAN Optimisation
UK

WAN Optimisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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 England region with a requirement for WAN Optimisation.

1 36 (100.00%) WAN
2 33 (91.67%) Cisco
3 22 (61.11%) MPLS
3 22 (61.11%) Firewall
4 19 (52.78%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (50.00%) Juniper
5 18 (50.00%) Data Centre
6 17 (47.22%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (44.44%) LAN
7 16 (44.44%) Wireless
8 15 (41.67%) Load Balancing
9 14 (38.89%) BGP
9 14 (38.89%) F5
9 14 (38.89%) Riverbed
10 13 (36.11%) Ethernet
10 13 (36.11%) SolarWinds
10 13 (36.11%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (33.33%) Network Design
11 12 (33.33%) SAN
11 12 (33.33%) DNS
11 12 (33.33%) OSPF
12 11 (30.56%) IPsec
12 11 (30.56%) Junos
12 11 (30.56%) Unified Communications
12 11 (30.56%) Palo Alto
13 10 (27.78%) 4G
13 10 (27.78%) Change Control
13 10 (27.78%) 3G
13 10 (27.78%) Management Information System
13 10 (27.78%) TACACS

WAN Optimisation
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) IaaS
2 3 (8.33%) PaaS
2 3 (8.33%) SaaS
3 2 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (100.00%) WAN
2 22 (61.11%) Firewall
2 22 (61.11%) MPLS
3 17 (47.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 16 (44.44%) LAN
4 16 (44.44%) Wireless
5 14 (38.89%) BGP
6 13 (36.11%) Ethernet
6 13 (36.11%) Wi-Fi
7 12 (33.33%) DNS
7 12 (33.33%) OSPF
7 12 (33.33%) SAN
8 11 (30.56%) IPsec
8 11 (30.56%) Junos
8 11 (30.56%) Unified Communications
9 10 (27.78%) 3G
9 10 (27.78%) 4G
9 10 (27.78%) SSL
9 10 (27.78%) TACACS
10 9 (25.00%) ISDN
General
1 7 (19.44%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.11%) Banking
3 3 (8.33%) Finance
3 3 (8.33%) Legal
3 3 (8.33%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Law
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Network Engineer
2 10 (27.78%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (25.00%) Juniper Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Network Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Network Technical Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Optimisation Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Product Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Voice Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Technical Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Voice Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) WAN Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 18 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (27.78%) Management Information System
2 10 (27.78%) PKI
3 3 (8.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.78%) Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) Replication
4 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) CentOS
3 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Unix
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Load Balancing
2 12 (33.33%) Network Design
3 10 (27.78%) Change Control
3 10 (27.78%) Information Management
3 10 (27.78%) Operations Management
4 9 (25.00%) Adaptive Security
4 9 (25.00%) ITIL
5 6 (16.67%) Presales
6 3 (8.33%) IT Strategy
7 2 (5.56%) Competitor Analysis
7 2 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (5.56%) Web Filtering
8 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
8 1 (2.78%) Matrix Management
8 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.78%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) C
2 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (52.78%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (16.67%) CCNP
3 4 (11.11%) CCNA
4 3 (8.33%) CCNP Voice
5 2 (5.56%) CCVP
6 1 (2.78%) CCIE
6 1 (2.78%) CCSE
6 1 (2.78%) CISM
6 1 (2.78%) CISSP
6 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.78%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) DFS Replication
3 1 (2.78%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Server
3 1 (2.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) Cisco Prime
2 9 (25.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (8.33%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 33 (91.67%) Cisco
2 18 (50.00%) Juniper
3 14 (38.89%) F5
3 14 (38.89%) Riverbed
4 13 (36.11%) SolarWinds
5 11 (30.56%) Palo Alto
6 9 (25.00%) Barracuda Networks
7 4 (11.11%) Blue Coat
7 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 3 (8.33%) CheckPoint
8 3 (8.33%) Citrix
8 3 (8.33%) Fortinet
8 3 (8.33%) Meraki
9 2 (5.56%) Forcepoint
9 2 (5.56%) Infovista
9 2 (5.56%) VMware
10 1 (2.78%) HP
10 1 (2.78%) Mitel
10 1 (2.78%) NetApp
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