Period
to 22 February 2018

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 6 months to 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WAN Optimization
UK > England
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1113 1122 1134
Rank change year-on-year +9 +12 +52
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 55 41 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.033% 0.025% 0.063%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.037% 0.028% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 36 38 96
England median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £37,850 £43,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% -

WAN Optimisation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 148,088 148,333 175,349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.87% 89.53% 88.83%
Number of salaries quoted 121,309 123,132 146,803
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

WAN Optimisation
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing WAN Optimisation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 22 February 2018.

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 6 months to 22 February 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
East of England +25 19 £51,250 +28.13% 1
London -1 17 £52,500 -16.00%
North of England +13 8 £72,500 +57.61%
North West +10 8 £72,500 +57.61%
South West +4 5 £25,000 -16.67%
South East -14 4 £72,500 +26.09% 1
West Midlands +15 2 £32,500 -14.47%
Midlands +5 2 £32,500 -14.47%
WAN Optimisation
UK

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation 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 England region with a requirement for WAN Optimisation.

1 55 (100.00%) WAN
2 54 (98.18%) Cisco
3 41 (74.55%) Firewall
4 34 (61.82%) LAN
5 32 (58.18%) Riverbed
6 31 (56.36%) MPLS
7 30 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
7 30 (54.55%) Juniper
8 27 (49.09%) BGP
8 27 (49.09%) Wi-Fi
8 27 (49.09%) Load Balancing
9 26 (47.27%) OSPF
10 24 (43.64%) VMware
10 24 (43.64%) Network Security
11 23 (41.82%) DHCP
11 23 (41.82%) VPN
12 22 (40.00%) DNS
13 20 (36.36%) Citrix
13 20 (36.36%) CCNP
13 20 (36.36%) IPsec
13 20 (36.36%) Meraki
14 19 (34.55%) Internet
14 19 (34.55%) EIGRP
14 19 (34.55%) Linux
15 18 (32.73%) SSL
15 18 (32.73%) Palo Alto
15 18 (32.73%) Data Centre
15 18 (32.73%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (32.73%) F5
16 17 (30.91%) VoIP

WAN Optimisation
Co-occurring 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 11 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.91%) SAS
3 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (23.64%) Akamai
2 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (10.91%) Office 365
4 4 (7.27%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (7.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (100.00%) WAN
2 41 (74.55%) Firewall
3 34 (61.82%) LAN
4 31 (56.36%) MPLS
5 27 (49.09%) BGP
5 27 (49.09%) Wi-Fi
6 26 (47.27%) OSPF
7 24 (43.64%) Network Security
8 23 (41.82%) DHCP
8 23 (41.82%) VPN
9 22 (40.00%) DNS
10 20 (36.36%) IPsec
11 19 (34.55%) EIGRP
11 19 (34.55%) Internet
12 18 (32.73%) Cisco ASA
12 18 (32.73%) SSL
13 17 (30.91%) VoIP
14 16 (29.09%) NetScaler
15 15 (27.27%) DMVPN
15 15 (27.27%) DWDM
Development Applications
1 13 (23.64%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (21.82%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Law
2 3 (5.45%) Legal
3 2 (3.64%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (41.82%) Network Engineer
2 12 (21.82%) Network Systems Engineer
2 12 (21.82%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) Security Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Architect
4 6 (10.91%) Network Architect
4 6 (10.91%) Network Security Architect
4 6 (10.91%) Security Architect
5 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.27%) Administrator
6 4 (7.27%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.27%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.27%) 802.1X
2 13 (23.64%) HTML
2 13 (23.64%) XML
3 2 (3.64%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.73%) Data Centre
2 15 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (18.18%) Public Cloud
4 4 (7.27%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.64%) PKI
5 2 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 19 (34.55%) Linux
2 15 (27.27%) Unix
3 14 (25.45%) Windows
4 9 (16.36%) Windows Server
4 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) Load Balancing
2 16 (29.09%) Network Management
3 15 (27.27%) The Twelve-Factor App
4 14 (25.45%) Mentoring
4 14 (25.45%) Software Engineering
5 13 (23.64%) DevOps
6 12 (21.82%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 12 (21.82%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 10 (18.18%) Service Management
8 7 (12.73%) Incident Management
9 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (10.91%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (10.91%) Information Security
9 6 (10.91%) ITIL
9 6 (10.91%) TOGAF
9 6 (10.91%) Zachman Framework
10 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
10 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 5 (9.09%) Proactive Management
10 5 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.64%) PowerShell
1 13 (23.64%) Python
2 5 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (1.82%) VB
3 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (36.36%) CCNP
3 7 (12.73%) CCIE
3 7 (12.73%) CCNA
4 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.64%) CCNP Voice
5 2 (3.64%) CCVP
5 2 (3.64%) Degree
5 2 (3.64%) MCP
5 2 (3.64%) MCSA
5 2 (3.64%) MCSE
6 1 (1.82%) CCDA
6 1 (1.82%) CCDP
6 1 (1.82%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (1.82%) CCIP
6 1 (1.82%) CCSP
6 1 (1.82%) EMCIE
6 1 (1.82%) EMCTA
6 1 (1.82%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (29.09%) Active Directory
2 13 (23.64%) VMware NSX
3 5 (9.09%) DFS Replication
3 5 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 5 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.45%) VMware Server
5 2 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (23.64%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (23.64%) Puppet
1 13 (23.64%) vCenter Server
1 13 (23.64%) vRealize
2 6 (10.91%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (3.64%) FortiGate
3 2 (3.64%) Nagios
3 2 (3.64%) SCCM
3 2 (3.64%) SCOM
3 2 (3.64%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 54 (98.18%) Cisco
2 32 (58.18%) Riverbed
3 30 (54.55%) Juniper
4 24 (43.64%) VMware
5 20 (36.36%) Citrix
5 20 (36.36%) Meraki
6 18 (32.73%) F5
6 18 (32.73%) Palo Alto
7 17 (30.91%) CheckPoint
8 14 (25.45%) Arista
8 14 (25.45%) Aruba
8 14 (25.45%) Blue Coat
9 13 (23.64%) Fortinet
10 12 (21.82%) Tufin
11 9 (16.36%) NetApp
11 9 (16.36%) SolarWinds
12 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
13 6 (10.91%) Google
14 5 (9.09%) Mitel
15 4 (7.27%) Symantec